Intimate Narratives in Twine
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY DIETRICH SQUINKIFER
3 November 2016, 13:00 - 16:00
Twine is an accessible tool for creating text-based games with branching narratives. In this three-hour workshop, participants will begin with a discussion about intimacy and care in the context of games and game culture. The facilitator,...
Wave Field Synthesis
Argeo Ascani / Todd Vos / Jeff Svatek
17 - 20 October 2016
The music curator of the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY), Argeo Ascani, lead audio engineer at EMPAC Todd Vos and audio engineer Jeff Svatek are coming to...
Advanced Eurorack DIY: Build a Mutable-Instruments Braids Macro-Oscillator
3 September 2016, 10:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY ISMAIL NEGM MUTABLE-INSTRUMENTS releases both open hardware and source for its modules with the intention of encouraging collaboration and contributions from the hardware and software hacker community. This advanced workshop is...
Printed Circuit Board
13 August 2016, 10:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY PIPO PIERRE-LOUIS & GRÉGORY PERRIN This workshop will cover different methods of homemade fabrication of printed circuit boards and explain how to make your own circuit boards with readily available tools. During the...
Explorations in Video Art through VHS and Analog Glitch
24 April 2016, 11:00 - 15:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY GUILLAUME VALLÉE & ROB FEULNER 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...
Pure Data & Raspberry Pi: Music and Sound in New Medias
9 - 23 April 2016, 11:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY PETER VAN HAAFTEN This workshop in three parts will introduce artists to the Raspoberry Pi and PureData as tools for new media creation. Raspberry Pi is a low cost computer that is the size of a credit card, which can be programmed with...
23 January - 6 February 2016, 10:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY SKAWENNATI Presented in partnershp with the Initiative for Indigenous Futures To reserve your place, please email email@example.com Skawennati is an artist who creates and encourages new media work in cyberspace,...
Circuits of Consumption: Art, Activism and the Biopolitics of Food Control
Lisa Myers / Shawn Bourdages & Al Harrington / Niamh Leonard / Lauren Rathmel / Janis Timm-Bottos / Alex Ketchum / Nadège Grebmeier-Forget, Tina Carlisi / Natalie Doonan / Navid Navad / Sonja Zlatanova / Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint / Arcangelo Constantini
17 January 2016, 10:30 - 16:00
The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) of McGill University and Eastern Bloc are pleased to announce the upcoming symposium Circuits of Consumption: The Art, Activism, and Biopolitics of Food Control. The day will consist of a...
16 January 2016, 11:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY LEILA NADIR & CARY PEPPERMINT (ECOARTTECH) The OS Fermentation workshop is part of art duo Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint’s new Edible Ecologies project, a series of social sculptures that work collaboratively with local...
Deconstructing the Scientology E-Meter: Re-Creating Apocryphal Technologies
7 - 8 November 2015, 13:00 - 16:00
The technological presents itself as the forward image of our desires, and these projections often cause us to hide what should be resolute disappointment or dissatisfaction. Often things that don’t work simply must, as we’ve invested so much...
Fall 2015 : Yolanda Duarte
1 - 30 November 2015
In November 2014, Eastern Bloc welcomed the Colombian artist Santiago Leal, thus realizing the first in a series of international artist-in-residence exchanges with the city of Medellin. This year, we continue this project and welcome the artist Yolanda Duarte...
Introduction to Python
13 October - 17 November 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 programmatically or...
Cine Expandido: Handmade Cinema and Projection Device Building
10 - 11 October 2015, 10:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY THE LUZ Y FUERZA COLLECTIVE (MX) This workshop is an introduction to hand made cinema through the manipulation of light with a very simple handcrafted projection device. A practical workshop that begins with the construction of...
Off-the-Grid : Alternative Networks in the 21st century
Sophie Toupin / Julian Oliver / Matthias Strubel / Sébastien Pierre / Louis-Richard Tremblay
3 October 2015, 16:00 - 17:30
The Internet reaches ever more profoundly into the everyday of citizens. With governments worldwide enacting security laws that directly affect our sense of privacy and corporations collecting and selling personal data, it becomes increasingly difficult to...
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...