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March 19, 2020

Mia Donovan on documenting vulnerable subjects

Mia Donovan, an award-winning Montreal-based filmmaker who received a BFA in Photography at Concordia University, recently spoke at Milieux during an event hosted by the Post Image Cluster. Donovan’s films have been presented worldwide at film festivals, on TV, in theaters and on digital platforms such as Netflix. Her latest film, Dope is Death, tells the story of how the Black Panther Party in the U.S. launched a radical harm reduction program to treat heroin...
March 16, 2020

Q&A with visiting artist Misha Penton

Soprano and performance creator Misha Penton visited Milieux’s performing arts research cluster, LePARC. Misha Penton is a soprano, performance creator, composer, director, and filmmaker. She traveled to Montreal to lead a multi-day voice and performance workshop for Milieux members and the community. We got a chance to chat with her about the experience. Q: What brought you to Milieux? A: I’m a doctoral candidate in voice and music at Bath Spa University in the UK....
March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Milieux Facilities Closed

Following guidance from the Quebec Government and Concordia University administration, Milieux facilities will be closed through at least March 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Milieux staff will be working remotely and can be reached by email: You can also stay in touch via our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter.
January 27, 2020

New Deadline: Field Schools to ISEA2020, Colombia, and Mexico

UPDATE: Undergraduate and graduate students may submit applications for the programs listed below until the new March 15, 2020 deadline. Also, see below for new details on a funding opportunity. Montreal, CanadaInternational Symposium on Electronic ArtMay 15 – 25, 2020This intensive summer course is organized around the programming of ISEA, one of the world’s leading international arts and technology events that brings together scholarly, artists, and scientific domains in an interdisciplinary discussion and showcase of creative productions. This...
January 16, 2020

Post-Doc Position: Design, Infrastructure and Politics

Concordia’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology is seeking a post-doctoral associate for a position of 3 years (potentially extendable to 4 years pending funding) as part of the global research project, “Governing Through Design: An Interdisciplinary Phenomenon,” sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation. This position will be affiliated with Milieux’s Speculative Life Research Cluster. This multi-year, multi-site project investigates how design shapes planetary governance, environments, politics, and futures. The project is part of a...
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