Entries by antonia@cordltx.org

CFP: ’Complexity of power in the smart city’

CFP: ’Complexity of power in the smart city’ A Special Issue for The International Communication Gazette The ever more pervasive digitalization of physical infrastructures with the rapid proliferation of the ‘internet of everything’ has amplified the nature of cities as media, i.e. as technologically mediated communicative systems. A prime example of ICT-infused urban developments is […]

Artist Talk and Bacterial Painting Workshop with Nurit Bar-Shai

Biotechnology is a fast growing field with footprints in every aspect of our lives. Engineering and manipulating life itself is not that far-fetched these days, and the technology to read and write DNA is cheaper and more accessible. This new biotechnology revolution allows artists and citizen scientists to tinker with the living world. Nurit Bar-Shai, […]

Call for ethnographic fieldnotes, images and artifacts: Concordia living gallery.

Fieldnotes, found objects and other research artifacts are vital to ethnographic practice. Fieldnotes represent the record from which ethnographic accounts are constructed, often involving prolific note taking, scribbling and surprising analytical discoveries while on the move. In recent years, many ethnographers have pushed the boundaries of traditional fieldnotes, recognizing new ways of gathering data in […]

Call for workshop proposals

Dear comrades, the Speculative Life Cluster is soliciting proposals for featuring a series of workshops run by students this year. The aim of these workshops is to share skills among our members, engaging on the topics of the Cluster at the same time. Suggested topics are (but not limited to): biomedia systems and media // […]

DNA / The Future of Life Objects by Martin Racine

  From: October 31 – December 9, 2016 Location: FOFA Gallery, 1515 St-Catherine st. West Montréal, H3G 2W1 Vernissage: November 3, 2016, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free Originating from a major 3 year Research-Creation team project funded by the FRQSC, this research project presents a reflection on the Future Life of Objects, based on the […]