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In the Middle, a Chimera Finissage

2022-05-18 @ 18:00 - 21:00

Clusters: Milieux

Please join on on WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH, at 6:00 PM EST at The Milieux Institute (11th Floor, EV 11.725) for the official closing party for In the Middle, a Chimera, as well as the closing for the exhibition element at the Milieux Institute. The evening will feature live demonstrations of games and installations, as well as a live performance by Alexandre Saunier and Marc-André Cossette happening at 7 PM EST in the Speculative Life Cluster (EV 10.625)!

Milieux cofounder Chris Salter and his partner Anke Burger will also use the opportunity to say farewell to dear colleagues and friends before their move to Switzerland. Everybody is welcome!

Mask wearing will be mandatory, and social distancing will be maintained during the event.

The exhibition will be open as of May 5th (some artist exceptions) from Monday to Saturday, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST.

In the Middle, a Chimera considers how new, breakthrough technology developed under the veil of capitalism inevitably bends to its whirling, maelstrom pull (sometimes despite more communitarian originary intentions): the goal of this exhibition/project is to envision and develop community-oriented futures where this pull is redirected towards mutually beneficial relationships, and ways in which we might undermine or re-conceptualize these technologies to not only nurture ourselves but our surrounding ecosystems and environments. 


10TH FLOOR (Floor maps will be available on site)

Tricia Enns | Narrative Debris: Mapping with pulp, debris, electronics, and many hands

Megan Stein | The Yellow Wallpaper – Sensory Implications

Andrew Rabyniuk | A representational disassembly of the practical machinery for a conditional technicity in material relations (Leclerc Artistat 36” four-shaft jack loom I, II, and III)

The Solar Media Project: Isabelle Boucher Alex Custodio Janna Frenzel Michael Iantorno Idun Isdrake Malte Leander Fenwick McKelvey Robert Marinov Bart Simon Don Undeen Edith Viau Christine White Lee Wilkins

Patrick Seemann-Ricard | Exposed Façades

Melina Campos Ortiz | Abolissons les tropiques: An ethnography of snow in three blog entries

(On view as of May 9TH)

lee wilkins | void

Natalia Balska, Brice Ammar-Khodja, Maurice Jones, & Idun Idrake | Sensing field.

Brice Ammar-Khodja | The Cycles of Attraction

Steven Sych | Oceanic Theremin, a Triptych

Minecraft and Modernity Student Research Cabal

Scott DeJong | Lizards & Lies


Ora4Art (Debora Alanna & Bora Bodur) | Poetics as Psychogeography

Puneet Jain | Umwelten: Shifting agencies among the human, non-human and a machine learning algorithm. 

Idun Isdrake | Ravens Ice

Marie-Christine Larivière, Anne Boutet, & Audrey Coulombe | Moving Boundaries

Vanessa Mardirossian | Residual Textile Dye Spectrum

Malte Leander | When in Shade

Etta Sandry | Pathways


18:00 - 21:00
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