Workshops

Oct 18 2020

Democratizing Mushroom Cultivation: Fungal Bio-Materials

Get introduced to the fantastic potential of mycelium for collaboration and experimentation at the intersection of art and science. 

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Oct 24 2020

Microbial Life in Mud

In this hands-on online workshop, participants will create sculptures that use mud as a medium in order to explore the life within it and our connections to it. 

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Oct 28 2020

Intro to Sound Synthesis in Max/MSP

This workshop led by Jessica Ekomane will give an introduction to elementary skills for working with sound synthesis in the music programming software Max, in the context of experimental electronic music performance and sound art.

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Nov 5 2020

Live Coding in Supercollider

Joanne Armitage will show participants how to get started making music with code in SuperCollider, a powerful open-source platform for audio synthesis and algorithmic composition.

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Nov 7 2020 to Nov 14 2020

Parametric Thinking with Images

In this workshop, we will learn how to transform images into designs and patterns, or abstract them into 3D forms using Grasshopper3D. 

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Nov 10 2020 to Nov 12 2020

Immersive Audio: Experimental Sound Design in Unity3D

Join us to explore how to build adaptive and sonic environments using Unity3D, FMOD, and Ableton’s Max for Live. 

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Nov 17 2020 to Nov 19 2020

Generating Images with Shaders

Learn how to make algorithmic images and animations with GLSL shaders. 

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Nov 24 2020 to Nov 26 2020

Create a Discord Bot!

Together we will explore the wonderful world of online communities and learn how to use code to customize your own bot in Discord servers. 

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Nov 24, 2019

DIY Eurorack ADSR

Build your own Eurorack Envelope Generator at the Toronto Sound Festival. Join us to practice your soldering and circuit building skills, and add a new unit into your rack!

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Nov 23 - 30, 2019

Drawing Out Urban Interfaces — Experimental Reading Group

Technology transforms how people live, as well as their attitudes, instincts, personas, and psyches, all of which comprise human subjectivity. This experimental workshop lead by Simon Rabyniuk will bring together artists, designers, and technologists to read, discuss and explore present-day issues related to technology and the city. 

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Nov 16, 2019

Making Things With Light

SOLD OUT -- Let’s take a look at how light behaves, and explore different sources of light that can be used in artworks. Rob Cruickshank will contemplate the physics of light. Is it a wave? A particle? Or both? What is the difference between reflection and refraction? What is colour, and how do we see it? 

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Nov 2, 2019

Basic Electronics, the Body and Squishy Futures

Lee Wilkins will teach you how to build basic circuits and switches. This exploratory workshop serves as a departure point for considering how cybernetics, materials, and the future of electronics will unfold.

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Oct 26, 2019

Virtual Brush Strokes

Dive into virtual and augmented reality and learn to draw in 3D space using Tilt Brush with multimedia artist Casey Koyczan. Presented as part of imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

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Oct 19, 2019

Drawing with Code using p5.js

Join us for an introduction to generative art and the fundamentals of p5.js, a programming language developed for artists to simplify drawing with code, with instructor Adam Herst.

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Oct 12, 2019

Staining for Microscopy

Join us for an in-depth workshop with visual artist and scientist Raddah Chaddah on how to mount stains and natural dyes made from saffron, beets, and blue-green algae, and prepare them for photography using the InterAccess microscopes.

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Oct 1 - 3, 2019

Live Vjing with Resolume

Discover infinite possibilities of Resolume Arena with Ilze Briede [Kavi] and learn how to run your own live visual show using the software, projectors, sound, and midi devices. The workshop will finish with an opportunity to showcase your work at a live music venue. 

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Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Art Writing & Criticism in the Digital Age

SOLD OUT -- In this two-day workshop, Sky Goodden will discuss the tools and strategies required to navigate the publishing field successfully, and will focus on the professional and practical realities of working in art writing, journalism, and criticism. Presented in collaboration with Critical Distance Centre for Curators (CDCC).

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