Crystal Forming Robots on Overhead
20 May 2014, 12:00 - 18:00
The crystal forming robots are a physical simulation of a growth process, similar to the growth of crystal structures. Each robot operates autonomously and is driven by the light of the overhead projector. When a robot has collected enough energy, it is all...
Turntablism for the Hard of Hearing: Harmonic Motion
20 May 2014, 12:00 - 18:00
Turntablism is the art of manipulating recorded sound using direct drive turntables. Simple harmonic motion is a type of periodic motion used in physics where the restoring force is directly proportional to the displacement. Inspired by the concept of a...
Videos: Saving the Planet / Primum Mobile Network / Accident Study (Hylomorphic Birth)
20 May 2014, 12:00 - 20:00
Bradford Kessler uses many techniques in his absurd video works including animation, green screen, digital sculpture software and found movie clips to cross the aesthetics of science fiction movies and instructional videos. In Saving the Planet (2011),...
Pirate radio transmissions (Micro-FM)
20 May 2014, 10:00 - 18:00
Micro-FM is an open space workshop for the study of radio-electric waves in a wide range spectrum. From Micro-FM to net.radio, passing over on satellite transmissions, radio control flying devices, and local radio scanning. Participants will build a micro-FM...
20 May 2014
PirateBlockRadio is the object of Duque’s residency in the Eastern Bloc Lab. Setting up a station functioning as an open channel or laboratory, he will transform free radio waves into a site of experimentation. Duque, operating out of the Lab, will pair...
La Sonora Telematica (Workshop)
17 May 2014, 13:00 - 18:00
Astrovandalistas invites you to occupy their server! Astrovandalistas is giving a workshop where participants will create a collective archive of recent social movements from data floating on the internet, and turn it into a physical documentarial experience,...
Networked Performativity: Systems, Platforms, and Identity
26 May 2013, 18:00 - 20:00
Panelists: Jennifer Chan, Vincent Chevalier, Emilie Gervais, Heather Dewey-Hagborg Moderator: Michelle Lacombe This year’s edition of Sight & Sound aims to explore black markets in a global sense. While the series of workshops and...
Critical Making: Montréal - Alternate Modes of Academic Publishing
Workshop given by Garnet Hertz [CA-US]
26 May 2013, 10:00 - 18:00
This workshop will explore the concept of critical making and how handmade books can function as an alternate mode of academic publishing. Led by Garnet Hertz (University of California Irvine / Art Center), the workshop will produce an additional booklet to...
25 May 2013, 20:00 - 22:00
"Ohm IV" is the most recent iteration of a series of site-specific performance environments developed by Future Archaeology. While spanning multiple exhibition contexts including gallery, cinema and theatre, works in the OHM series share a common...
Analyze Dat: TOR Visualization
25 May 2013, 13:00 - 18:00
Sex, drugs, money laundering, guns, gambling, Identity theft. This workshop will explore the use of natural language processing tools to analyze the goods, products and services available on online black markets, trying to reveal a faithful cartography of the...
19 May 2013, 13:00 - 18:00
Following Noxious Sector’s participatory performance on the 18th, the members of the collective host a workshop, which will explore and demonstrate techniques for trance induction. This will include discussions of musical strategies, creation of...
18 May 2013, 20:00 - 22:00
“Nightmare Inductions” uses self-hypnosis techniques to lead audience members on a guided meditation in which their teeth fall out. Trance induction sound techniques and ghost hunting equipment will provide a soundtrack for the experience alongside...
- Unraveling the Algorithm Bill Doran [IE/CA] 18 May 2013, 11:00 - 18:00
Ryan Jordan [UK]
17 May 2013, 13:00 - 18:00
In this workshop participants will use a mesh of point contacts connecting to chalcopyrite and iron pyrite to make crude amplifiers out of rocks. When an electric current is sent through the rocks sporadic noise bursts from the speakers. With some fine-tuning...
Jean-Baptiste Bayle [FR/PT]
12 May 2013, 18:00 - 19:00
This project proposes a reinterpretation of the science-fiction series “Terminator,” whose narrative reveals itself as a veritable almanac, prophetic in nature. In analysing the links between history and fiction, “Terminator Studies”...