Explore the world (of moving images) with this Images Festival map

Images Festival brings more than 80 of the world's most innovative artists together in Toronto from April 14-23 for North America's biggest celebration of experimental video, film and installation. Preview some of this year's notable works and see how the artists' hometowns influence their art.

How does your hometown influence your art? 14 Images Festival artists share their answers

A scene from Isla Santa Maria 3D. The film by Oliver Husain screens as part of Images Festival, April 14-June 4 at Toronto's Gallery TPW. (Images Festival)

It's North America's biggest celebration of the moving image — whether that means experimental film, live performance, video art or installation — and April 14-23 the Images Festival returns to Toronto for its 29th year.

More than 80 artists from around the world will share their innovative perspectives at this year's festival, exploring discussions of culture and race, gender and sexuality. And whether they hail from Winnipeg (Sarah Anne Johnson) or Beirut (Roy Dib), CBC Arts asked this year's guests to share how their hometowns influence their art.

Their answers are featured in the map below. Explore it to visit all the places they call home, and get a preview of some of the notable works coming soon to Images. 

Images Festival. Apr 14 - 23.


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