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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 …


Twine Ethnography, Philosophical Carpentry and the first COLLEEX network workshop on experimental ethnography

Posted by Adam

I gave  two presentations last week in Lisbon, Portugal at the COLLEEX (pronounced COLL-EEGS) network workshop for experimental ethnography. One presentation was on behalf of our team researching women who drive long-haul trucks. That was done with Carmen Lamothe (M.A. soci). Sadly, two other tagsters, Ceyda Yolgormez and Gabrielle Lavenir couldn’t attend the event. Of particular interest tagsters would be our brief description of how we intend in presenting some of our research in the …


Summer workshops at the Library Tech Sandbox

Jul 13, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017

Posted by Gina

While LEVEL UP! is on a summer break, you can still work on your skills.
CHECK OUT THE WORKSHOPS OFFERED BY CONCORDIA LIBRARY’S BRAND NEW TECHNOLOGY SANDBOX:

3D modelling 101
3D printing 101
Arduino 101
Raspberry Pi 101: Cat selfie machine
Intro to Linux
Photoshop CC Crash Course
Intro to OpenSCAD
Intro to Soldering

Tech Sandbox is a place for the Concordia community to try out emerging technologies and cutting-edge equipment. Learn about 3D printing, electronics, or digital music by attending a workshop. Work on your personal tech project, explore …