BEHIND THE SCENES: KEITA JUMA, ABSOLUTELY FREE, NAILBITER, INTERNET DAUGHTER
Sep 27 2016 | 18:00
FREE RSVP HERE Moderated by Nyles Miszczyk, this interactive artist talk will feature a behind the scenes look at the creative process of some of Toronto’s most progressive musicians. Come and learn the production techniques Keita Juma, Absolutely Free, Internet...
ENTER THE MUTUAL WAVE MACHINE
Sep 28 2016 | 12:00
The Mutual Wave Machine (MWM), developed by NYU neuroscientist Suzanne Dikker and interaction designer Matthias Oostrik, is the first project to be developed at the Marina Abramovic Science Chamber in New York City. Installation hours: 12-5pm (All Access Pass or...
AI IN ART IS METAPHOR
Sep 28 2016 | 13:00
Digital media artist Nick Verstand discusses the creative process of developing ANIMA, a hyper-responsive interactive installation that senses human presence and modifies the environment accordingly through a coordinated array of light and sound cues. Creating a captivating and mysterious ambiance,...
TOOLS AND PROCESSES FOR INTERACTIVITY
Sep 28 2016 | 14:00
Toronto-based collaborative duo Hopkins Duffield work in audio, video, installation, electronics, gaming, and performance disciplines. Drawing from experiences collaborating within the Toronto arts, education, gaming, and maker communities, they explore ways of combining both new and familiar mediums to create...
FINDING YOUR DIGITAL SHADOW
Sep 28 2016 | 15:00
Visual Interactive designer Mattias Oostrik will discuss his project The Mutual Wave Machine, the first project developed at the Marina Abramovic Science Chamber in New York City. An extension on the concepts that began Abramovic’s The Artist is Present series,...
FORMS1: NONOTAK, ABSOLUTELY FREE, BAMBII, KEITA JUMA, VSVS, ANIMA, MUTUAL WAVE MACHINE
Sep 28 2016 | 20:00
LIVE A/V + INTERACTIONS FORMS1 brings together acclaimed international and local artists who specialize in A/V live performance, interactive art forms, architecture and sound for a special one night only experience that celebrates immersive experimentation in technology and art. PERFORMANCE...
NICK VERSTAND'S AI METAPHOR "ANIMA"
Sep 28 2016 | 20:00
ANIMA is a hyper-responsive interactive installation that senses human presence and modifies the environment accordingly through a coordinated array of light and sound cues. Creating a captivating and mysterious ambiance, ANIMA’s ever evolving visual form interprets body movement and responds...
BEYOND KNOWN BOUNDARIES: BUILDING SPACE FOR IDEAS
Sep 29 2016 | 10:00
More than ever we are mobilizing around convergence as a means to experiment between and beyond set boundaries, calling on input from different fields, cultures and perspectives to explore new ideas and solve complex issues. Exploring the work of internationally...
LOCATING OURSELVES THROUGH DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Sep 29 2016 | 12:45
Mobile City Dialogues is an inspiring new media project from Amsterdam that uses location aware technologies to research and contrast ongoing urban dialogues. Comparing location based stories from site-specific Toronto locations with those collected in New York and Amsterdam, the...
EMBELLISH OR INTERRUPT: DIALOGUES ON PUBLIC ART
Sep 29 2016 | 14:00
This talk will look at public art in both Toronto and Amsterdam. Exploring topics of temporality, technology, interventions and participation, the goal is to unveil any potential commonalities and best practices between the cities, ultimately leading to new perspectives on how...
THE MOMENTARY ZINE WORKSHOP + HACK NIGHT
Sep 29 2016 | 18:00
At this publishing workshop and talk, visitors are invited to co-create and examine cross-media publishing. Using a thermal printer (receipt printer) as a point of departure, the visitors will become both the subject of an accumulating publication as well as...
THE SCIENCE OF CREATING
Sep 29 2016 | 18:00
The aim of this talk is to explore the applied practices arrived at through the convergence of technology and creativity. Here, a diverse panel from an array of disciplines spanning interaction design, digital media, advertising, food and architecture will meet...
FORMS2: LAUREL HALO, KARA-LIS COVERDALE, SERGIO LEVELS, JEREMY GARA, BRIGITTE BARDON'T
Sep 29 2016 | 19:30
EXPERIMENTATION IN SOUND An exceptional lineup of artists whose experimentation in sound knows no limits. Berlin-based experimental electronic artist LAUREL HALO presents a special set of of abstracted rhythms and chaotic ambience during her much anticipated return to Toronto. KARA-LIS...
Sep 30 2016 | 10:00
This discussion explores a number of inspiring projects by imaginative planners, urban designers and community leaders from Toronto and abroad who are mobilizing people to re-imagine our expectations of commercial space in a rapidly growing city. From laneway pop-up shops...
THE INVISIBLE CITY PROJECT
Sep 30 2016 | 13:00
Sjoerd ter Borg's project "The Invisible City" invites writers to create fictional stories in forgotten spaces. He has initiated this project a number of times in Amsterdam, inviting writers to vacant buildings, bomb shelters, bridge houses, and railway signal boxes....
GENTRIFICATION FRONTLINE: A CASE STUDY ON URBAN AMSTERDAM, BROOKLYN + TORONTO
Sep 30 2016 | 14:00
The English-language online magazine Pop-Up City, based in Amsterdam-Noord, was launched in 2008 by Golfstromen's Jeroen Beekmans and Joop de Boer. With over 100,000 monthly readers and over 60,000 followers on social media, Pop-Up City has developed into one of...
DESIGNING BETTER HUMAN EXPERIENCES IN CITIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO HXD
Sep 30 2016 | 15:00
HXD stands for Human Experience Design. It is a framework for looking at urban planning, design and development from the lens of the human end-user and is rooted in the principles of user experience research and design thinking. It is...
BREAKING THE GRID: BIOMIMICRY AND NATURE'S IMPACT ON THE DESIGN OF FUTURE CITIES
Sep 30 2016 | 16:00
An introduction to how the concepts of Biomimicry can be adopted as future design-forms to create a new paradigm in city-building. This talk will investigate nature’s potential impact on the built environment in the context of networked urbanism and how...
MAPPING NEIGHBOURHOODS IN TRANSITION: A GUIDED WALK THROUGH TORONTO'S LOWER JUNCTION
Sep 30 2016 | 18:00
Join Jane's Walk Director Denise Pinto on a guided tour of Dundas West's Lower Junction; a neighbourhood in the midst of major transition punctuated by large scale projects such as the restoration of the iconic Tower Automotive Building (the future...