Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People
a video screening with installations and music on the side
El Convento Rico, 750 College Street, Toronto
July 27 2000, 9 pm screening
Curated by Instant Coffee
No matter where you fit on the goodness scale, between simply adequate or
supremely virtuous, bad things are going to happen to you. But just how
bad is bad? For this event, badness ranges from merely unsatisfactory to
Take pleasure in other peoples misfortunes and leave knowing that your life
is far better than their's.
riding on defunct thursdays
with dj's curtis smith and j'air
Dionne McAffee- Slide Projection
Anitra Hamilton- Slide Projection
Michael Balser/Ed Sinclair. Flashback, 2000.
Would you want to see this on television?
Karma Clark-Davis. Railing Loop, 2000.
Punk rockers are always ready for bad things to happen.
Benjamin Nemerofsky Ramsay, Je Changerais DíAvis, 2000.
CP24 and the lonely hearts club.
Kelly Mark,Sniff, 1999.
First projected at Zsa Zsa. If you torment your cat bad things are going to happen to you.
Reid Diamond, Polarity, 2000.
A text inspired by a past visit to El Convento Rico. Always nostalgic.
Si Si P.Untitled, 2000.
We canít wait to see this work.
Patrick de Coste, Untitled, 2000.
All we know is that he was still shooting this morning.
Lisa Kannakko, Untitled, 2000.
She lost a friend, so she made a video.
Peaches, Untitled, 2000.
Made on the way out of town.
R.M. Vaughan, Untitled, 2000.
Something really bad happened to a drag queen.
Greg Hefford, Untitled, from the archives.
Weíve only heard, but soft porn is involved.
Danny Bowden, Untitled, 2000.
We donít know what to expect, but we hear it may invilve his dog scout.
Young Chul Sohn, Art/Heart/Short, 2000.
The title is the discription.
UAEUUTUQEUUAEEIUXYUDUUA, Untitled, 2000.
It seems that bad things are always happening to young people.
Andy J. Paterson, from the archives
A look back to the mid-eighties. I hear something really bad happened to a really good person.
Derek Sullivan, Untitled, 2000.
A scenic tour of some of Greater Torontoís monster homes.
Dave Dyment/ Jordan Sonenberg, Untitled: (When Bad Things Happen To Good People), 2000.
Self-help books being stacked and ordered.
Peggy Ann Burton, Untitled, 2000.
Few bad things have happened to this good person.
Michelle Kasprazak, Dig, 1998.
Bury this one deeply.
Alex Morris, Home Wrecker, 1999.
For those who didnít see this video at mercer.
Amy Wah, Rudimentary, 2000.
Good press is bad press.
Michael Buckland, Fall Down, 2000.
Kika Thorne/Barry Isenor, Super Spiralograph x2, 2000.
Kelly Richardson. Jelly, 1999.
Kelly Mark, Cat Nap, 1999.
Chris Rogers, Swirl, 2000.
David Dyment/Jordan Sonenberg, Piss Kitchen, 2000.
Jinhan Ko, Crying Tape, 2000.