ÅZGRMS La Grande Écoute Series

For a third consecutive year, the GRMS (Groupe De Recherche Sur La Médiatisation Du Son), in collaboration with Hexagram, has joined forces with the SMCQ and matralab and presents the series La Grande Écoute, during the MNM (Montreal New Music) festival.
This series is made up of three events centered around the theme of MNM 2021 Beyond Borders highlighting the research-creation of GRMS members, including Hexagram members. Continue reading

BIOMETRICS: Mediating Bodies edited by Aleksandra Kaminska

Aleksandra Kaminska, Hexagram member (Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal) and David Grondin (Associate Professor, Université de Montréal) co-edited the magazine PUBLIC 60 – Biometrics: Mediating Bodies which maps out some of the ways that bodies have been measured and identified based on biometrics ever since the rise of media technologies, from nineteenth century anthropometry to modern day computational science.

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New episodes on the REC podcast series

REC met with Patricia Leavy, editor of the Handbook of Arts-Based Research (Guilford Press, 2018) and Louis-Claude Paquin, professor at the École des médias UQAM, to ask them six questions on the emergence, definition, methodologies, challenges and future of research-creation.

Dr. Patricia Leavy is an independent sociologist, best-selling author and editor. She has published extensively in the field of qualitative and mixed methods research and is a leading proponent of Arts-Based Research (ABR). Using fiction-based research as one of her methods, she has published critically acclaimed novels, including the Candy Floss Collection, a 2020 edition of three of her previous social fiction books.

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Curator : Simone Scholten
Artists : Michel Boulanger, Katja Davar
Dates : February 7 – March 21, 2020
Opening: Thursday, February 6, 5:30 p.m.

As of February, Galerie de l’UQAM will be closely observing the impact of human activity on our environment with These Rooms of Earth and Stones, an exhibition that brings together the work of artists Michel Boulanger (QC) and Katja Davar (DE). Organized by Simone Scholten (DE), the project furthermore serves as a collaborative and cultural exchange between a curator and an artist from Germany and an artist from Québec.

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ReC : A new research-creation podcast

Call for proposals
Deadline Extension : January 14th 2019

Through ReC, we propose our listeners to follow us in the vibrant world of research-creation. Each episode of the series will address a current topic through a common question to illustrate how research practices that include the arts and creation are redefining our understanding of the production of knowledge in academia Continue reading