September 13, noon-2pm
Digital and Collaborative Research Space, Maanjiwe nendamowinan 3230, University of Toronto Mississauga
The third Reading the River session will consider water security and the destruction of oceanic and watershed environments, as well as perspectives on disaster management and ways of building more resilient and sustainable systems. This session will feature a screening of Polina Teif’s short film Eulogy for the Dead Sea and Zoe Hopkins’ 360-degree video Impossible to Contain, as well as a conversation between Teif and Steve G. Hoffman on large-scale disasters and environmental responsibility. This will be followed by a walk along Credit River, where Hoffman will read from his text “Broadening the Imaginary in Disaster Management” from Issue 05: ACCOUNTING of our SDUK broadsheet series.
Hopkins’ 360-degree video Impossible to Contain will also be available for individual viewing with a VR headset from September 9-13 in the Digital and Collaborative Research Space, Maanjiwe nendamowinan, Room 3230, in advance of the screening on September 13.
Participants are advised to dress appropriately for outdoor, physical activity. This event will run rain-or-shine. The path along the river in unpaved, with some uneven terrain and slight inclines.