DIY Vinyl Press
19 December 2012, 10:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP LEAD BY YANN LEGUAY Complete program of Objet Inusité This workshop will focus on vinyl pressing techniques using a homemade vinyl press. A workshop that will teach the skills and knowledge surrounding a quasi-ancestral technique: sound...
Building Local Autonomy Networks
13 November 2012, 13:00 - 16:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY MICHA CARDENAS Part I of this workshop (copresented by Life After Life) engages participants in a discussion, using Theatre of the Oppressed and performance exercises, of how we can form local networks of autonomy and solidarity in...
Before the Law: Art, Risk and Public Intervention
12 November 2012, 17:00 - 19:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY CJAM (CLINIQUE JURIDIQUE DES ARTISTES DE MONTRÉAL) Part I (artist presentations): International artists Fantasy is Reality Unlimited (FiRU) [CA] and lnd4 [BE] briefly present their respective projects PWYC and A Public Domain, as an...
Risk, Greed and Consequences in the Digital Era
11 November 2012, 12:00 - 18:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY VIOLETA VOJVODIC-BALAZ The workshop is introduced with a lecture on “Risk, Greed, and Consequences in the Digital Era” in relation to the project Value Quest Bourse. The workshop themed “Risk and Consequences” is...
Biosensing & Music
21 October 2012, 14:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY CRAIG FAHNER In 1965, Alvin Lucier first performed "Music For Solo Performer", a piece in which brainwave-detecting sensors were interfaced with musical instruments. Lucier performed this work by entraining his brainwave...
13 October 2012, 10:30 - 14:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY MATHIEU LE SOURD This 6 hour workshop is an introduction to TouchDesigner, a real-time visual development platform that can be used for creating interactive media systems, immersive projection mapping environments, music visuals,...
Fall 2012 : Kelly Jaclynn Andres
Kelly Jaclynn Andres
8 October - 3 December 2012
The Temporary Archive explores the overlap between the imagined, the speculative, the subjective, the “experiment” and the sensitive nature of working between site, technical processes, material-objects, and living organisms. The work combines...
Trolling the Deep Web for Fun and Profit
15 September 2012, 14:00 - 15:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY MATT GOERZEN AND JULIAN GARCIA Goerzen and Garcia will present a short introduction to the network known as the "deep web," "invisible web," the "darknet" and myriad other names. The TOR browser will be...
2 September 2012, 14:00 - 17:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY ALEXANDRE CASTONGUAY & MARIANGELA APONTE Agit P.O.V (Petit Objet de Vélo) is a microhack for bicycles relying on the persistence of vision (POV) effect, the propaganda tactics of the russian avant-garde (AGIT Prop) and the...
Introduction to Arduino
25 - 26 August 2012, 10:00 - 17:00
A 2-day beginner workshop on Arduino with artist Patrice Coulombe. Coulombe will give an introduction to the creation of artistic projects using electronic circuits. Arduino is a prototyping device that can be programmed to analyze and produce electric signals...
Circuit Bending with Peter Edwards (Casper Electronics)
5 May 2012, 13:00 - 16:00
WORKSHOP LEAD BY PETER EDWARDS This workshop is for artists and musicians who want to start learning about electronics. We will not be covering any complex theory or math and will instead be looking at physical circuits and identifying the basic building...
15 April 2012, 14:30 - 16:30
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY CRAIG FAHNER Inaugural lab activities In this workshop, Craig Fahner will lead participants in creating simple energy harvesting devices, siphoning wasted vibrational energy into batteries. Craig Fahner is a Calgary-based artist...
The Echo of the Vinyl Record
15 April 2012, 13:00 - 14:00
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY ESTHER BOURDAGES Inaugural lab activities This workshop-presentation proposes a reflection on visual and sound art practices of the last decades, appropriating the record and turntable as a means of creation. Reuniting the visual realm...
« Bleeps » DIY
14 April 2012, 13:00 - 16:00
WORKSHOP LEAD BY ADAM BROWN Inaugural lab activities Participants will learn basic soldering techniques while assembling a futuristic light-controlled synthesizer. No prior experience with electronics or soldering is required. Adam Brown is a Montreal...
10 March 2012
WORKSHOP GIVEN BY GUY VAN BELLE OF OKNO (BE) Preview activity of the Eastern Bloc Lab Eastern Bloc welcomes Guy Van Belle of OKNO (Brussels) to present an artist talk and workshop. This is an inaugural activity for Eastern Bloc’s new...