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Bat Is Not Originally Reserved – GUEST ARTIST: Cha Ji Ryang

Oct 05, 2017 - Oct 07, 2017

Posted by Gina

TAG invites you to BAT IS NOT ORIGINALLY RESERVED, a 3 part guest artist event featuring Cha Ji Ryang.

What is a necessary language to mankind for settlement? Nations and nationalities have developed a history of hatred, endless emigration and discord as they created their language. Stigma on people who left and people who liken themselves to a bat. Those who feel the frustration of communication scream in a place where no one can hear them. …


Brett Gaylor artist talk

Sep 29, 2017

Posted by marco

The Concordia Research Chair in Interactive Documentary is  hosting internationally renowned Interactive Documentary Director Brett Gaylor.
Brett Gaylor is a documentary filmmaker and the Commissioning Editor for Advocacy Media at the Mozilla Foundation.
His most recent project, Do Not Track, is a co-production of Upian, the National Film Board of Canada, Arte France and Bayerischer Rundfunk, in association with Radio-Canada, Radio Télévision Suisse and Al Jazeera’s AJ+ network.
Further more, his 2008 feature documentary Rip A Remix Manifesto won …


Pleasure Consuming Games Workshop

Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017

Posted by andrei

Who: Everyone
When: Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23,
Where: EV Building, Resource Room 11.705 Concordia University SGW, 1515 Sainte-Catherine St. W.
What: Milieux will be hosting a 2 day workshop exploring the pleasures of contemporary, digital games alongside their pleasure-consuming potentialities and propensities.
The format is:
Day 1 (Friday) – Scholarly Opining with Bart Simon, Mia Consalvo, Laureline Chiapello (U de M) and David Nieborg (U of Toronto).
Day 2 (Saturday) – Consuming Dota 2 with Andrei Zanescu (MA Media Studies) …


SIGHT & SOUND 2017

Sep 27, 2017 - Oct 01, 2017

Posted by Gina

SIGHT & SOUND 2017
Organized by Eastern Bloc, since 2009, Sight & Sound Festival seeks out the best and most provocative and outstanding work of digital art currently being made by international and local emerging artists. It embraces the fringe of contemporary digital art and culture through installations, performances, workshops, interventions, and discussions. Sight & Sound is seeing the unseen and hearing the unheard. It’s experiencing the indescribable. It is where contemporary digital art meets its …


5a7 — Playtest : Archaeology of Meaning

Sep 14, 2017

Posted by benjamin

TAG is proud to invite you for a series of 5 a 7 showcasing its stellar members’ and friends’ ongoing research.
How is meaning produced through discourse ? That is the question Gabriel Beck, currently a Master student in Fine Arts and SenseLab member was asking himself when designing his card game : Archaeology of Meaning.
In his own words :
Archaeology of Meanings is a relational card game that digs into the flows of communication and their endless …


KM3 and TAG present: Place des Alts

Posted by Gina

August 30 @ 8:00 am – October 15 @ 5:00 pm

Presented as part of KM3, an art walk through the Quartier des Spectacles, a team from TAG has created Place des Alts, an immersive and narrative experience.

With the help of the interactive audio guide, participants will dive into a captivating mix of realistic and dreamlike stories. The narrative unfolds according to choices the players make. To experience the adventure, spectators need to wander around Place des Festivals with …