Hexagram Summer Schedule

Please note the Hexagram Network office will be closed from July 1st to August 1st 2018.
We wish you a great summer!

NEWS AND ACTIVITIES

News

Cocktail Ars Electronica Campus Exhibition

Cocktail Ars Electronica Campus Exhibition

On June 19 at La Chaufferie du Coeur des Sciences of UQAM, Hexagram held a cocktail with all selected artists and the organization team.

During this evening, we presented the selected works for the exhibition and the prodution team. We also showed the spaces where the works will be installed.

Events

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.

Members news

POSTE DE PROFESSEURE, PROFESSEUR EN PRATIQUE SINGULIÈRE

POSTE DE PROFESSEURE, PROFESSEUR EN PRATIQUE SINGULIÈRE

Appel à candidatures
ARTISTE OU PÉDAGOGUE EN RÉSIDENCE
2019-2020 / 2020-2021

L'UQAM recherche les ressources humaines les plus qualifiées afin de s'assurer un développement de qualité dans tous les domaines d'activité, tout en assurant le renouvellement de son corps professoral.




HEXAGRAM NETWORK

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.

Members

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.



SCIENTIFIC ORIENTATIONS

Research-creation

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.



DOCUMENTARY CHANNELS AND PUBLICATIONS

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 wikiradio.ca and on CKUT.ca.


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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