Black Hat, Grey Hat, White Hat: Privacy Ethics of a Hacktivist
Martin Rodriguez / Gabriella Coleman / Bengt Sjolen / David Mirza Ahmad
3 October 2015, 14:00 - 15:30
With the growing lack of trust in governments, corporations, and public figures, it appears that hacker groups like Anonymous have become our modern day superheroes, exposing members of the KKK and chasing after cyberbullies. However, with recent data dumps...
Art and Science in the Age of Biopolitics
Vincent Marquis / Alessandro Delfanti / Mary Bunch / Tagny Duff
3 October 2015, 12:00 - 13:30
Sciences today are intimately related to societal dynamics and evolution. Advances in research and their technical applications raise complex ethical issues that directly concern individuals and communities. In fact, the development of scientific and...
Cell Track, Then and Now: subRosa's Cyberfeminist Interrogation of the Biotech century
Hyla Willis de subRosa
26 September 2015, 14:00 - 15:00
In the context of BPLTC: Cellular Control subRosa art collective member Hyla Willis will give an artist talk to accompany the Cell Track project in the BPLTC: Cellular Control exhibition. After more than a decade of subRosa's humorous and often...
8 September 2015, 18:00 - 21:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY LISA GAMBLE Eastern Bloc Lab offers this one-day workshop in collaboration with Arsenal. Participants will discuss the issues of electronic recycling in a fun way. Participants will be invited to make their own musical...
Fashion Robot Workshop
22 August 2015, 14:00 - 17:30
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY PIERRE GUIOT-GUILLAIN In the context of the Mode & Design festival Quartier des spectacles, scène M.A.D Workshop for children 5-8 years old (all ages welcome) Come make and dress up your own...
Physical Computing with MAX/MSP and Arduino
22 July - 12 August 2015, 18:00 - 22:00
WORKSHOPS GIVEN BY ERIN GEE N.B.: 15 participants max MAX/MSP: SOUND MOVES IMAGE Participants of this course will be given an introductory-level lesson in how to use basic Max/MSP objects to manipulate the playback of any video on their...
Explorations in Video Art Through VHS and Analog Glitch
11 July 2015, 11:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY GUILLAUME VALLÉE & ROB FEULNE This workshop will cover a brief history of video art related to analog video and glitch techniques, leading to a short overview of local analog artists. The artists will present their own...
Sunbox: Synth Building with Birch Cooper
27 June 2015, 10:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY BIRCH COOPER (MSHR) In this full-day workshop, taught by Birch Cooper of MSHR, participants will learn how to build a simple synthesizer based on a CMOS NAND Gate Schmitt Trigger Chip and explore various ways in which the user can control...
DIY Cosmic Gun
25 April 2015, 13:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY ANNIE WAN Cosmic Gun, the device art, is an amateur, low-cost astronomy project that enables the general public to be connected momentarily with cosmic rays coming from outside the Solar System. The metaphor of contacting cosmic rays is...
14 March 2015, 13:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY JOHNNY FOREVER & GAMBLETRON In collaboration with Artspace, Peterborough, ON Narcissus Redeemed is a workshop for performance and media artists, selfie queens, vloggers, and other generators of virtual selves. Visual artist...
Introduction to Python Programming
17 February - 7 April 2015, 19:00 - 22:00
WORKSHOPS GIVEN BY ISMAIL NEGM No matter what your field of interest, there's a good chance learning to code in Python will bring you valuable new forms of expression. Visual arts? Use the Blender API to generate 3D art programatically or...
Winter 2015 : Audrey Samson
26 January - 20 March 2015
FUNERAL PARLOUR / EMBALM YOUR DIGITAL DATA Have you ever thought of erasing your entire digital footprint? All those selfies, archived emails, tweets, likes, check-ins, late night chat sessions... We never really know what to do with our old storage...
Programming Fundamentals with Arduino
24 January - 14 February 2015, 12:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOPS GIVEN BY ANGELEAU GABEREAU In this 4 part series, Angela Gabereau will teach the basic fundamentals of computer programming using the popular controller Arduino, ranging from binary mathematics to object-oriented programming. The participants...
3D Modelling for Printing
30 November 2014, 13:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY SANTIAGO LEAL Warning! max 12 participants As part of the Medellin-Montreal residency exchange, Eastern Bloc's Colombian artist in residence, Santiago Leal will present the many ways to build 3D models for printing purposes....
Algorithmic Composition, in Pure Data
22 November 2014, 12:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY PETER VAN HAAFTEN Warning! max 12 participants Participants who have confirmed their attendance will receive a message with more information regarding the material requirements. Composers have experimented with formal processes in...