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Film Screening: Bicentenario (2020) + Master Class with Pablo Álvarez Mesa

Film Screening: Bicentenario (2020) + Master Class with Pablo Álvarez Mesa   Join Concordia Ethnography Lab for the last film screening of the semester. No registration, no fees, all are welcome! The film which runs 45min will be followed by excerpts of the second film of Pablo’s trilogy on Bolívar titled La Laguna del Soldado (2024) as well as a master-class type […]

17 Stations: An Interactive Exhibition and Discussion

4th Space

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by United Nations Member States outlines a collective vision for global peace and prosperity. Its core consists of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), urging both developed and developing nations to collaborate in addressing poverty, enhancing health and education, reducing inequality, fostering economic growth, combating climate change, and conserving […]

Performance as research – A conversation with André Lepecki and Lília Mestre

Speculative Life Research Cluster

Join us on April 12th, 2024, from 5-7 PM, at the Speculative Life Cluster (EV 10.625), for conversation between Lília Mestre and André Lepecki hosted by LePARC. ABOUT THE TALK: This conversation will focus on the relationships between performance practice and academic research. Participants will be invited to discuss how performance-based actions shape alternative academic processes and […]

A Montreal Game Studies Conversation with Dr. Carl Therrien and Dr. Darren Wershler

TAG Lab (EV 11.435)

On Friday, April 12th, TAG Research Cluster is organizing an engaging and candid conversation on game history and immersion within the context of Montreal Game Studies, featuring Dr. Carl Therrien from Université de Montréal and Dr. Darren Wershler from Concordia University. This open and freeform discussion will delve into unconventional and exploratory approaches to researching and […]

Milieux Annual General Meeting and Pizza Lunch

Speculative Life Research Cluster

We are thrilled to invite all Milieux members for a gathering at the Speculative Life Research Cluster EV 10.625 next Wednesday! Join us for lunch and conversation for our Annual General Meeting! We will be sharing the latest proofs of the Milieux Annual Report (2022-2023). We warmly encourage everyone to join us, regardless of your […]

The Hologram: Towards an Anti-capitalist Care Practice

Speculative Life Research Cluster

On April 9th, Machine Agencies of Speculative Life Cluster is hosting a 4-hour hands-on workshop on The Hologram, a viral distribution system for non-expert healthcare, led by Cassie Thornton.   WHAT IS THE HOLOGRAM? The Hologram serves as a mythoreal viral distribution system for accessible healthcare, operating across the globe. Its concept is straightforward: 3 individuals, […]

Materialist Ecomodding and Picopower Logics: The Case of SunBlock One, a solar Minecraft server

TAG Lab (EV 11.435)

Join us for an engaging presentation of the SunBlock One solar Minecraft server project, part of the Pico Power residency with TeZ. Bart Simon, Director of Milieux Institute will share with us the research-creation journey of the SunBlock project. This innovative project tackles two crucial challenges in energy transition research: The significant contribution of personal computing […]

Writing urban life: stories of waste and cities

Join the Concordia Ethnography Lab for a thought-provoking exploration of urban life with Durham University professor Colin Mcfarlane, as he challenges conventional narratives and invites us to reimagine the cityscape! In this presentation, Colin Mcfarlane will delve into his recent research on urban fragments and waste, asking: "how do we write differently about urban life?". […]

Milieux at Rencontres Interdisciplinaires 2024!

UQAM | Agora du coeur des sciences 175, Av. du Président-Kennedy, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

The Milieux Institute is proud to announce the participation of several of its members in Rencontres Interdisciplinaires. Organized by Hexagram, Rencontres Interdisciplinaires tackles current research-creation discussions through the prism of a specific theme. For this 3rd edition, discussions will focus on the theme of agency·ies.   After the recent discoveries in the fields of biotechnology, AI, […]

Rendering Desired Spaces: Crafting Methods for New Digital Geographies

Speculative Life Research Cluster

On March 22nd, The DIGS lab is hosting a research talk to explore the work of Lotte de Jong and Antonia Hernández. This will be followed by the screening of Fantasy Lane at 5 p.m.   About the talk: This research talk will explore the work of Lotte de Jong and Antonia Hernández addressing the spatial construction […]

The Killing Movie + Goodbye (again) Juan

Juan Miceli invites you to The Killing Movie which is all at once a screening, a performance and another farewell. You can either drop-in for a few minutes or stay for the entire time. Juan claims that this is the perfect excuse to consider the scope of research-creation as movement while we share time together. […]

Film Screening: Evicted City by Laurence Turcotte-Fraser & Priscillia Piccoli +Q&A (co-presented by the Concordia Ethnography Lab + with the McGill Critical Media Club)

Concordia University - VA-114 Cinema 1395 Blvd. René-Lévesque Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Concordia Ethnography Lab has once again teamed up with McGill's Critical Media Club, this time to host Laurence Turcotte-Fraser & Priscillia Piccoli who will present their powerful film Evicted City (2023). The screening and talk is happening March 15th, 2024 at 6:30 pm at the VA-114 Cinema of Concordia. Free! No registration! All are invited! About the film: Montreal […]