Introducing keynote speaker John Waters - Thursday, November 4 at 7pm
Noam Gonick explores a variety of iconoclastic issues and positions surrounding radical politics and queer sexuality, exploring Utopian hippie cults, Aboriginal street gangs, labour uprisings, stockbroker meltdowns, and prison architecture -- using film, TV and installation art. He has premiered work at the Venice and Sundance film festivals, is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, and is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (NY) and the National Gallery of Canada. His projects have been exhibited, distributed and broadcast internationally. Gonick is Board President of the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art.