Ars Electronica Campus Exhibition 2018 official selection

Ars Electronica Campus Exhibition 2018 official selection

Hexagram Network is proud to present the official selection of Ars Electronica Campus Exhibition. This exhibition will take place in Linz (Austria) from September 5th to 11th 2018.

We would like to take this opportunity to mention the excellence of received propositions from Hexagram members. In total over 80 submissions were evaluated by the Campus Exhibition selection committee.


TENOR 2018 Fourth International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation

TENOR 2018 Fourth International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation

May 24-26, 2018

Four research centres and networks (matralab, CIRRMT, Hexagram) spanning three Montréal universities (Concordia, McGill, UQAM) are co-hosting the 4th International Conference on Technologies of Notation and Representation (acronym: TENOR) from May 24-26.

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Hub créatif Lune Rouge - Appel à projets / Call for projects

Hub créatif Lune Rouge - Appel à projets / Call for projects

Visant à soutenir et à accroître le rayonnement de Montréal en tant que plaque tournante de la créativité et de l’innovation, le Hub créatif Lune Rouge fait appel aux talents d’ici!

Entrepreneurs et créateurs, nous cherchons des pistes de solutions novatrices répondant à des enjeux concrets dans le domaine de la créativité numérique. Défiez ces enjeux et proposez-nous votre idée!


Introduction to the network

Hexagram is an international network dedicated to research-creation in the fields of media arts, design, technology and digital culture. The quality and diversity of research and technical infrastructure available to researchers and graduate students makes Hexagram unique. Hexagram has two central goals: (1) Promoting collaborative work between Hexagram researchers to develop theoretical, methodological concepts/tools/processes and practices for the promotion of research-creation as an emerging field and (2) consolidating, exchanging and exporting this expertise on the international stage.


Hexagram consists of over 80 members working from its two main research antennas at l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and Concordia University, with additional researchers from partner institutions. The network also collaborates with industry, arts and cultural organizations in Québec, across Canada, and around the world.

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Gorvernance and Antennas

In keeping with its ethos of collaboration, Hexagram has two directors, one from each antenna. The codirectorship is responsible for the general direction of the network, programming and communications in the research axes, networking with partners, supervising and managing research and personnel, research, finance and media relations strategies, resources for the transfer of knowledge, creating impact and maximizing the value of the network. An annual general meeting of the members takes place once a year. It is at this point that members ofthe Executive Board and various committees are elected.



Research-Creation is a developing research trend in Canada’s academic milieu, linking the interpretive disciplines (humanities and social sciences) with creative ones (art and design). This involves the creation of knowledge in and through creative material and performative practice.

Research axis

The 2014-2020 research program is centered on three axes: (1) Senses, Embodiment and Movement; (2) Materiality; (3) Ubiquity. These axes reflect the changing landscape of media arts, design and technology research with the inclusion of researchers from sociology, art history, anthropology, game studies, philosophy and communication/media studies in addition to artists and designers into the network.


Hexa_Wave and Hexagram original creations

A 48-episode radio series presenting 48 Hexagram researchers in 1-hour interview format. Hexa_Wave objective is to promote Hexagram research within the scientific community and to the general public. Hexa_Wave will be available in podcast format directy on Hexagram website and will also be broadcast on and on

Hexagram Podcasts

Recordings of Hexagram network activities are now available through podcasting. Access directly to an extensive collection of lectures and discussions captured from Distinguished speaker series, Hexa_out, L.A.S.E.R., Workshop and Symposium. Subscribe for free via iTunes to receive new recordings.

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