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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...
Data : Salon XXX
13 April 2017, 19:00 - 22:00
For its 30th Data : Salon since 2010, Eastern Bloc will transform into an arcade of experimental video games exploring the poetics of virtual environments. In partnership with the co-curators Roby Provost and Jules Deslandes as well as the research...
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....
Winter 2017 : Peter Flemming
6 April 2017, 19:00 - 21:00
My principal aim is to build systems I do not fully understand, with the intention of attempting to understand them. Technological systems aimed at interpreting and shaping desire texture daily life; a means to rationally orchestrate the world. Might not there...
RIPA - rencontre interuniversitaire de performance actuelle
1 April 2017, 18:30 - 23:30
For its sixth edition, RIPA – rencontre interuniversitaire de performance actuelle is proud to present nine projects from emerging artists, in addition to the project of this year’s guest artist, k.g. Guttman. The 2017 programming, achieved in...
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
Agent-based art is an approach to new media art that use autonomous systems such as robots, virtual characters, chatbots, artificial life systems, generative videos, and other artificial devices and programs, as a means to build aesthetic...
7 March 2017, 12:00 - 16:00
"When we consider the progress of the Northern races of mankind, it cannot be denied, that while the struggles of the hardy races of the North with their severe climate, and their forests, have gradually endowed them with an unconquerable energy of...
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...