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Pure Data: Music and Sound for New Media Art
13 May 2017, 10:00 - 17:00
During this workshop, participants will focus on the basic principles of sound design and on different programming "objects" in sound generation. Supervised by the facilitator, the participants will explore a variety of instruments and will create...
Printed Circuit Board Workshop
22 April 2017, 10:00 - 18:00
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 workshop, the participants will benefit from the instructors’ experience...
13 April 2017, 18:00 - 22:00
During this workshop, participants will create a small environmental sound instrument, which will subsequently be used during a group walk in and around the streets of Montreal. Everyone will leave with their own box containing an amplified solar panel....
Your first GMO: Plasmid Transformation Workshop
18 March 2017, 12:00 - 15:00
In this workshop, participants will create their first genetically modified organism. They will be doing a plasmid transformation, which involves introducing a foreign piece of DNA to a bacterial cell. The result is a bacteria that will have a new colour (red,...
Lifelike Embodied Agents : Programming Artificial Behaviors as Art and Craft
11 - 12 March 2017, 9:00 - 18:00
In this 2-day workshop, participants will learn the basics of agent-based programming on electronic systems. They will familiarize themselves with both theoretical and practical dimensions of agent-based art in embodied artificial systems, such as Cybernetics,...
4 March 2017, 19:00 - 4:00
Never Apart and Eastern Bloc have teamed up once again for this year’s edition of Nuit blanche. Using Expo ’67 as a guiding programming principle, “Social Habitat” is a nod to Habitat ‘67 and the environments in which we inhabit...
Residency for Winter 2017
27 February - 29 March 2017
Eastern Bloc Lab is a space for experimenting, learning, theorizing and creating – a place to further develop systems-based, networked, generative and hybrid practices through an artist-led discourse. The lab is a site of convergence for artists (both...
25 January - 1 March 2017, 19:00 - 22:00
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 PyProcessing to create generative and...
The Dead Web - La Fin
19 January - 15 February 2017
"Will the internet end soon?" It is with this question that Eastern Bloc will begin 2017 with an exhibition on the possibility of the collapse of the World Wide Web. With five works, this exhibition, which takes place from January 19th to February...
16 December 2016, 19:00 - 2:00
Eastern Bloc Tombo-Lab Holiday Fiesta ! After a year of expanding and improving our Lab, the Lab members are throwing a Tombo-Lab Holiday Fiesta to celebrate all that has been accomplished. We will kick off the event with our first DATA : SALON of the year...
Data : Salon XXIX
16 December 2016, 19:00 - 2:00
POST-MORTEM by Camilo Parra is a multidisciplinary project combining digital collage and found objects that intend to link elements of Martian and Canadian landscapes revealed through a common emblematic color: red. POST-MORTEM explores elements of an...
Demystification of Electronic Art
10 December 2016, 11:00 - 18:00
A workshop specifically created for artists and the general public who are interested in electronics. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD-OUT ! Participants will learn the basics of electronic circuits and apply their acquired skills in a practical and creative...
Explorations in Video Art Through VHS and Analog Glitch
19 November 2016, 11:00 - 16:00
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 artistic practical process. Those attending will be able to acquire...
18 November - 16 December 2016
Camilo Parra is a multidisciplinary Colombian artist who has developed processes and techniques to alter printed digital images - mostly taken from space missions -, in order to create unique paintings. The current project he’s developing during his...
15 - 30 November 2016
For Children In a world where the line between what’s real and what’s virtual has disappeared, what part of what makes us human do we want to keep? Through an interactive installation, DELETE will ask this question to its young...