Governance change at Hexagram

Sofian Audry becomes co-director of the network, taking over from Jean Dubois.

On June 1st, 2021, Sofian Audry (Professor at the École des médias – UQAM) took over from Jean Dubois (Professor at the École des arts visuels et médiatiques – UQAM) as co-director of Hexagram, thus joining Christopher Salter, Professor in Design and Computation Arts and co-director of the network for Concordia University in this important governance role.

Sofian Audry is an artist and teaches interactive media at UQAM. After receiving an interdisciplinary PhD in Humanities (Faculty of Fine Arts) from Concordia University (2016), from 2017 to 2019 Audry was a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then Assistant Professor at the University of Maine and Clarkson University (USA). Audry is also an honorary member of the artists center Perte de Signal, where they served as president from 2009 to 2017. Their work and research has been featured in major events and exhibition venues worldwide. Their engagement with the network dates back to their doctoral studies; During their tenure at the University of Maine, Audry was a member collaborator of Hexagram, and became a co-investigator member since joining UQAM in 2020.

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Call for applications – The REC Podcast

The REC Podcast is expanding its team!

Are you interested in the popularization and dissemination of research-creation?

The REC research-creation podcast (rec.hexagram.ca) is currently looking for collaborators to expand its team. We are looking for people who can assist us with the coordination of our activities as well as take part in the research, production and animation of content, depending on their motivation. This is a great way to contribute to the Hexagram Network’s dissemination mission and getting in touch with interesting and renowned academics while developing a media and podcasting experience. Continue reading

Call For Applications To Become A Hexagram Student Member

Deadline: April 30, 2021
Hexagram launches its call for applications to become a student member of the international network comprised of 45 co-investigators and over 200 collaborators and student members. The Network collaborates with several cultural and research institutions in Québec, Canada and internationally to organize and promote art and science events that aim to exchange knowledge between experts from different disciplines, and disseminate new forms of artistic creation in the public space.
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Call for Projects: Fall 2021 Programming

This call for contributions is the gateway to the DEMO component of the Hexagram Network’s programming at UQAM.
It comprises the two following streams:

  • Residency Program
  • Organization of a group activity

General Terms and Conditions

  • The support offered by Hexagram consists of equipment loans, space preparation and basic technical assistance. It does not include ongoing support from staff. Additional costs for intensive training or coaching will be charged to applicants according to the salary rates effective at UQAM personnel.
  • Needs should be assessed and planned as much as possible with the help of the technical coordinator before an application is submitted.

Deadline : April 18, 2021.
Information : hexagram@uqam.ca
Fill out this form to submit a project.

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SUR_EXPOSITION: Dissemination or Creation?

Digital creation, dissemination and mediation through new immersive spaces.

CALL FOR PROJECT PRESENTATIONS, ONGOING RESEARCH AND CREATIONS
The MIMESIS laboratory (NAD-UQAC) and Hexagram are preparing 3 lunch-meetings to bring together creators, researchers, experts and students, who will present their work and initiatives on modalities of artistic creation, dissemination, and mediation through the new virtual and immersive spaces.

The meetings will take place on May 13th, May 27th and June 10th from 12 to 2pm.

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Share and disseminate your research and creations through DEMO

Hexagram is inviting all co-investigators and student members of the network to apply for support towards outreach and dissemination of their research-creation activities.

What is the DEMO program?
DEMO is the interuniversity research-creation residency program, one of the main programs put in place by Hexagram to support and promote collaboration in research, through short stays in research groups and labs or collaborating organizations in spaces of practice affiliated with Hexagram.

About this call
The current context has had an impact on the program of residencies planned with our partner institutions, therefore Hexagram wishes to support co-investigators and student members to communicate and interact with the scientific community and the public about the work they have carried out throughout 2020 and 2021, their results, their approach, in order to foster interest and a better understanding of research-creation. This is an outreach support initiative for activities planned and/or for the presentation of research-creation; the program does not entail creation grants.

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Call for applications to Hexagram’s Executive Committee

The executive committee of Hexagram calls for applications from student members to fill three vacant positions.

The mandate of the executive committee is to :

  • ensure the proper operation and management of the Network;
  • help harmonize operations between members and partner institutions;
  • create the programming committees and appoint members, while providing representation that is as fair as possible of partner institutions: UQAM, Concordia and at least one other partner institution;
  • determine the operating rules of the committees that it sets up and oversees;
  • support the appointment of co-investigators;
  • assess their contributions;
  • develop membership policies;
  • assess authorization requests;
  • carry out the triennial review of co-investigators’ statuses.

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