Hexagram News News from Hexagram network We're welcoming a new general coordinator at Hexagram In the framework of the new 2020-2027 cycle of support received from the FRQSC, Hexagram will further its goals to develop and promote research-creation, by fostering collaborations with communities of research and practice. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Manuelle Freire as the new General Coordinator of the network. REC x radio atelier x Sympoïétiques REC spoke with several contributors of the SYMPOETICS web platform on CIBL 101.5 on the following topic: Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, several cultural events have to go digital. What does this turnaround imply for the creators involved ? 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. Competition results 2020-2021 Fonds de recherche du Québec Société et culture At the end of April, the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture released the results of the evaluation of some 15 strategic clusters that applied for funding this fall. We are very pleased to announce that Hexagram has received a total of $1,827,000 in support over the next seven years, from 2020 to 2027. Indeed, in response to the current pandemic context, the Fonds de recherche du Québec has decided to support its many researchers for an additional year. We are extremely grateful for this support. Research-creation in confinement In just one month, the world for much of the planetary population has radically transformed. Daily life has ground to a halt. Political, economic, educational, medical, cultural and social systems have been upended. The old ways of living and doing have been suspended. The pause button has finally been pressed. Call for projects Hexagram-ELEKTRA 2021 The Hexagram network and ELEKTRA are pleased to announce a joint call for projects aimed at students and artist-researchers from the Hexagram network to exhibit at the Galerie ELEKTRA located in the heart of the Mile-End, a major support and dissemination centre for the artistic community. Since its opening in 2019, Galerie ELEKTRA's mandate is to create a space for aesthetic and discursive research through digital artistic production. In this context, the Hexagram-ELEKTRA partnership has for objective to encourage exchanges between cultural and academic communities in the field of digital arts. The selected projects will be part of the Galerie ELEKTRA's programming between January and December 2021. 2020 Laureates of the Hexagram grants It is with great pleasure that we present the laureates of the 2020 Hexagram Student Grant Competition. You will find here a summary of the supported projects. You will also have the opportunity to find out more about each of them at the very friendly Gala of Laureates to be held in December 2020! Call for projects CQAM + Element AI + Hexagram Deadline to apply: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Following the Artificial Intelligence in the Media Arts, Industry and Academic Community forum, the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques (CQAM) is launching a call for projects to the arts community! Katja Davar et Michel Boulanger - Le paysage : visualisation alternative Jeudi 6 février 2020, 12h45-13h45 Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, UQAM Local J-7120, situé au 7e étage 405, rue Sainte-Catherine Est Métro Berri-UQAM. Entrée libre Le Programme ICI est ravi d’accueillir pour cette première conférence de l’année 2020 les artistes Katja Davar et Michel Boulanger dans le cadre de leur exposition These Rooms of Earth and Stones présentée à la Galerie de l’UQAM. 3 Field School opportunities All CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY program are OPEN to UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE STUDENTS from CONCORDIA and OTHER UNIVERSITIES to participate. FIELD SCHOOL to Manizales, COLOMBIA 2020. [3 credits] Appel à participation ISEA2020 : Prolongation de la période de soumission Date limite : 16 décembre 2019 ISEA2020 sera entièrement consacré à l’examen de la résurgence de la sentience – ressentir-sentir-créer du sens – dans l’art et le design récents, les études médiatiques, les études scientifiques et technologiques, la philosophie, l’anthropologie, l’histoire des sciences et le monde des sciences naturelles – notamment la biologie, les neurosciences et l’informatique. Milieux Bauhaus @ Concordia University From November 5th to 14th 2019 Milieux Insititue for Art, Culture and Technology A multidisciplinary celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus What if it was the 1920s, the world is a mess and a new kind of design thinking was all the rage? What if science and technological innovation was seen as key to social progress and culture and technology were hopelessly intertwined? Première mondiale du film « Les yeux de mon amour » aux RIDM Dimanche 17 novembre 2019 | 17h45 Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Canal D Vendredi 22 novembre 2019 | 17h00 Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin FILM DOCUMENTAIRE RÉALISÉ PAR RUI SILVEIRA RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES DU DOCUMENTAIRE DE MONTRÉAL (RIDM) COMPÉTITION NOUVEAUX REGARDS Tous les quatre ans, on trouve un généreux jardin de fleurs de papier dans l’aride paysage de l'intérieur de l'Alentejo, au Portugal. Cet étrange mirage est rendu possible grâce aux habitants de Campo Maior qui se réunissent pendant des mois pour transformer leur village à l'image de leurs rêves. Uncommon Senses III: The Future of the Senses Call for proposals Uncommon Senses III: The Future of the Senses will be taking place May 1–4 2020 at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Submissions are invited from scholars across the social sciences, humanities and arts interested in exploring the future of the senses in a changing world. The call for proposals closes on November 15 2019. Proposals will be peer-reviewed and decisions rendered in mid-December 2019. New partnership HEXAGRAM + FNC EXPLORE Hexagram Network is proud to be an official partner of Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (FNC) in the presentation of FNC EXPLORE a new portion of the festival dedicated to new and emerging technologies. Talks and workshops round out the section, helping us sharpen our critical gaze and inspiring new thinking. Hexagram at Touchdesigner Summit 2019 The 2019 edition of the Touchdesigner Summit ended just a few weeks ago. Hexagram is proud to have hosted this international event and to be part of the Touchdesigner community. Two Hexagram members also presented workshop and talks at the event, positionning the network as a key player in developping and sharing knowledge around this important tool for audio / visual creation. Chronique de Cynthia Noury sur la recherche-création sur ICI Première Le 8 août dernier Cynthia Noury, membre étudiante du réseau Hexagram, co-responsable du balado REC et nouvellement chroniqueuse pour l'émission Longueur d'Onde sur ICI première nous a offert une chronique sous le thème de la recherche-création. Lancement : Art performance, manoeuvre, coefficients de visibilité La genèse de l’art performance est constituée d’une multitude d’expérimentations transdisciplinaires qui ont remis en cause les modes d’existence de l’art. Prisée pour ses audaces souvent spectaculaires, la performance est aujourd’hui célébrée et présentée dans un grand nombre de lieux de diffusion de la culture. Colloque : Art public, sites et cultures numériques Le colloque «Art public, sites et cultures numériques / Public Art, Sites and Digital Cultures» se tiendra les 29, 30 et 31 mai à la Maison de la culture Côte-des-neiges et au Carrefour des arts et des sciences. Avec la participation de Jean Dubois, co-directeur réseau Hexagram et professeur à l'école des arts visuels et médiatiques de l'UQAM. Call for proposals : REⒸ – Radio Magazine on Research-Creation The preparation of REⒸ is ongoing as we’re about to launch our first episodes.This radio magazine dedicated to research-creation is supported by the Hexagram Network and CHOQ.ca and is a unique space for discussion and dissemination of your projects. Calls for applications: Hexagram exhibition at Colloque Art, société et partage de savoir The Hexagram network is currently looking for staff to fill two temporary positions at an event to be held on the UQAM campus. We are looking for an exhibition mediator and a technician to ensure the smooth running of the activity, which will take place from May 15 to 17. Hexagram grants winners 2019 With the help of student grants, Hexagram wishes to provide concrete support to the research of its student members. Added to this is access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment, integration into the governance of its network, and training. This year again, about fifty projects were analyzed by a jury of members-researchers and an external expert. Behavioral Matter A series of events to explore the notion of “behavior” at the intersections of art, design and the sciences From February 23rd to April 14th, 2019 – Centre Pompidou, Paris In the framework of the exhibition “La Fabrique du Vivant” (cycle Mutations/Créations 3) How do we create out of inspiration from living systems? Un dernier au revoir à Chantal duPont Chantal nous a quittés cette semaine, quelques jours après avoir présenté une prodigieuse exposition au Cœur des sciences de l'UQAM. Malgré la fatigue d'un dur combat contre la maladie, elle était encore toute souriante comme à l'habitude. C'est ainsi que nous nous souviendrons d'elle, rayonnantes et déterminée. Hexagram network's 2019 programming announcement The Hexagram network is very pleased to announce its program of activities for the first half of 2019. With this programming, we express our desire to reach out to the academic community, the arts practice community and the general public. Launch of the Toolkit for Responsible Conduct in Research-Creation The Hexagram network is happy to announce the launch of the Toolkit for Responsible Conduct in Research-Creation. The latter proposes concrete tools to reflect upon research integrity issues (authorship, conflicts of interest, dissemination, evaluation, data management, etc.) in the specific context of research-creation. 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 Call for applications from student members to join Hexagram's executive or programming committees The members of the Executive and Programming Committees wish to invite Hexagram student members to participate in the governance of the network. Participation in committees allows those who are part of them to engage in the reflection and implementation of Hexagram's mandates and projects. Hexagram Cartography : Preliminary results To the members of Hexagram and its wider community, Last spring, we launched a questionnaire on the themes, collaborations and research-creation practices within the Hexagram network. A majority of you answered this questionnaire and we thank you very much for participating in the exercise. Back from the Ars Electronica Festival The Hexagram delegation has returned from the Ars Electronica Festival during which the network presented the exhibition "Taking Care" at the Kunstuniversität in Linz. The exhibition was a great success with more than 2500 visitors and three exhibition venues: the Linz University of Art (Kunstuniversität), the Salzamt Gallery and the Deep Space 8K room in the Ars Electronica Center. 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. 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. Grantees of the 2018 Hexagram competition With the help of student grants, Hexagram wishes to provide concrete support to the research of its student members. Added to this is access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment, integration into the governance of its network, and training. This year again, about fifty projects were analyzed by a jury of members-researchers and an external expert. Follow Hexagram on Twitter A new way to keep up with Hexagram Network! Follow @HexagramNetwork on Twitter now to get updated on the Network's activites, news and audio/video content directly in your news feed. Follow us Hexagram members at CMMAS center, Mexico Last January a call was launched to collect project proposals for two audio creation residencies at the CMMAS center in Morelia, Mexico. This artistic residency follows the visit in Montreal of Rodrigo Sigal (Director, CMMAS) and Francisco Colasanto (Technical Director, CMMAS) who worked during 10 days on the 32-loudspeaker dome installed at the mezzanine of the Agora Hydro-Québec du Coeur des Sciences by HexagramUQAM. Équipe de coordination Ars Electronica Exposition "Campus" Annonce de la formation de l'équipe de coordination dans le cadre du projet Ars Electronica Exposition "Campus" 2018 Le réseau Hexagram est heureux d'annoncer l'embauche de cinq membres étudiants afin d'assurer la coordination du projet Ars Electronica Exposition "Campus". Call for applications ARS ELECTRONICA 2018 - CAMPUS EXHIBITION Hexagram Network is proud to announce that it will be presenting the campus Exhibition at Ars Electronica Festival in September 2018. This major event in Linz, Austria will put forward research-creation as it is being practiced by Hexagram members' works and methodologies. Open call for researcher Audio creation residency at CMMAS (Morelia, Mexico) Audio creation residency in Morelia, Mexico Hexagram Network has developed a partnership with the “Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras” (CMMAS) as a cultural exchange in contemporary music and sound creation. Appels de candidatures (2 contrats) / Calls for applicants (2 contracts) English below Appel à candidatures : Mener une entrevue avec Dieter Mersch Le réseau Hexagram est à la recherche d’un(e) étudiant(e) ou d’un groupe d’étudiant(e)s afin de mener une entrevue avec Dieter Mersch. Canada Research Chair in Material Futures : Textiles Surface Structure Fibres The Department of Design and Computation Arts in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Material Futures : Textiles Surface Structure Fibres. We are seeking a designer, artist, engineer or scientist with recognized research and/or research-creation strengths in cross-disciplinary collaborative investigations into experimental textiles, fibre structures, bio or bio-inspired cloth, soft surface or responsive wearables, that specifically explore the interface between the body and the environment. Hexagram @ ZKM 2017-2018 Hexagram will be present at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media à Karlsruhe Open Codes - Living in Digital Worlds exhibition from October 20 2017 to August 5 2018. Laureates of Hexagram grants, Donna Legault and Julia Ghorayeb Zamboni will present their recent research and Christopher Salter, network co-director, the installation N-Polytope. Archée online magazine September 2017 issue REALIZED IN COLLABORATION WITH HEXAGRAM In this issue, André Éric Létourneau and Cynthia Noury meet with Sandeep Bhagwati, Jason Lewis and Gisèle Trudel and in the next issue with Jean Dubois and François-Joseph Lapointe, five artists whose approach is developed between research and creation through performative explorations using digital, biochemical and electronic technologies. MIAN / HEXAGRAM meeting 2017 Hexagram once again had the pleasure to welcome more than thirty guests from ELEKTRA’s MIAN. During this informal meeting, Hexagram artist-researchers members are linked with broadcasters, curators and participating artists. This is a special and enjoyable time for meetings and discussions. A call for participation was sent to all our members (regular and students). 2017 Student grants recipients Since the beginning, researchers involved in Hexagram have sought to give concrete support to student members, whether by giving access to research equipment and infrastructure, governance integration, training or grants. Annually, more than fifty research-creation and internationalization projects are analyzed by a jury of researchers and an external expert. Quebec-Mexico exchange In 2016-2017, Hexagram and the Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts (CMMAS) will organize four artistic exchanges on music and sound.Following the initiative of Ricardo dal Farra and Sandeep Bhagwati, two Hexagram members, these exchanges will develop tangible cooperation between these organizations. Call for applicants – data entry assistant contract (closed) TasksIn collaboration with Hexagram’s General Coordinator, the data entry assistant will extract and sort information from members-researchers CCV and fichier joint to integrate it to the annual report and eRegroupement data base (FRQSC). 2017 Hexagram Students members Grants Competition The annual Hexagram Student Grants competition is now launched! The application deadline is Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 5 pm. Detailed information and application forms are available on our website. Hexagram @ Research Sector Showcase Hexagram will be present at Concordia University Research Showcase, Wednesday, November 23, from 2pm to 4pm with members publications and the network’s activities. Come drop by! Le circuit de Bachelard | A collaboration between UQAM & ÉTS Jean Dubois and Ghyslain Gagnon’s latest collaboration is featured in Québec-Sciences Magazine. In this article, the researchers discuss links that enrich the disciplines of arts and engineering. While Jean Dubois states: “Interactive technologies engage the public like never before”, students and engineering professors contributing to these interactive artworks discover, a new way to see their own discipline. Hexagram-UQAM Open House Hexagram-UQAM invites you to the tour of the antenna infrastructureOctober 18th at 3 pm 2016We will visit labs and you will also have the chance to discover projects from some of the artists – researchers. Welcome to all students curious to know more about Hexagram-UQAM. CQAM: Media Art University Labs tour CQAM invites you to the Montreal’s Media Art University Laboratories tour in partnership with Hexagram! October 18th at 3PMWe will visit labs from Hexagram-Concordia and Hexagram-UQAM. You will also have the chance to discover projects from artists/researchers. Annual General Members Assembly The Annual General Members Assembly will take place on September 15, 2016, at 5:30 pm.Resource Center – EV 11.705Pavillon EV Concordia University1515 rue Sainte-Catherine West11th floorMontréal Concerted Action Responsible conduct in research-creationThe Hexagram network is please be part of a concerted action on responsible conduct in research-creation with a team of ethics and scientific integrity specialists from l’Université de Montréal. MIAN_2016 Hexagram once again had the pleasure to welcome more than thirty guests from ELEKTRA’s MIAN. During this informal meeting, Hexagram artist-researchers members are linked with broadcasters, curators and participating artists. This is a special and enjoyable time for meetings and discussions. Student grants recipients Hexagram network wishes to acknowledge the work of all the students who participated in the 2015–2016 Student Grants Contest, as well as congratulating the laureates. Once again this year, there was an overwhelming response to this call for applicants which attests to the vitality of students research within the network. Student Grants 2015-2016 The annual Hexagram Student Grants program is now launched!The application deadline is Monday, January 18, 2016 at 5 pm. Detailed information and application forms are available on our website. Expanding Definitions of Glasswork Timothy Belliveau is the recipient of a Hexagram Research grant for Post Glass and Digital Craft, a project experimenting with 3D print and hot glass. His interest is to create research by generating objects and discussions that can expose our changing relationship to materials and work. Member’s General Assembly 2015 The Hexagram Network’s Annual Member’s Assembly will be held Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 2 pm and will take place at the Concordia University fine arts auditorium. 1515 Ste-Catherine St. West, EV Building ground floor, room EV-1.615.Please submit your propositions for the agenda and any question about the network before April 9th. Hexagram Student Member Manuelle Freire visits SymbioticA Manuelle Freire has been awarded an internationalization student grant to pursue her residency at SymbioticA – The Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts, School of Anatomy Physiology & Human Biology at The University of Western Australia. 2014/15 Hexagram Student Member Grantees Hexagram is pleased to announce that the following students members have been awarded grants in 2014/15.Jury Members: Jean Décarie (president), Thomas Corriveau (UQAM), and Robin Dupuis (Media Artist; President of the Board of Directors, CQAM; Director, Perte de Signal) Information Workshop for CCV Updating your Canadian Common CV and filling out the attachment is a challenge? Maybe you have never created an account ?Hexagram requires Regular Members to update their CCV annually in order to maintain membership. Student members are also welcome to attend. Interview with Chris Salter The DEMO or Die event, which took place on March 20, 2014, featured researchers and practitioners from different fields and several universities in Montreal. | Photo courtesy of HexagramCheck out Hexagram: when art, technology and culture collide posted on January 21, 2015 | By: Tracey Lindeman Emerging Researchers’ Symposium – Re-Create 2015 Deadline extended to February 15, 2015The next edition of the prestigious Media Art History – MAH Re-Create 2015 conference will be hosted by Hexagram in Montreal (Quebec, Canada), November 5 to 8. Interview with Gisèle Trudel Following an interview with Hexagram Co-Director Gisèle Trudel, Valérie Martin published the article Au cœur de la recherche-création in Actualités-UQAM.Photo: The project Tryphons by Hexagram member Nicolas Reeves. Credit: Mathieu Pothie Symposium Research as Practice North West Consortium Doctoral Training PartnershipOn January 23 2015, Co-Directors Chris Salter and Gisèle Trudel will present the Hexagram Network and their own individual research at the Research as Practice Symposium. Hexagram Student Grants 2014-15 The annual Hexagram Student Grants program is now launched!The deadline for applications is January 26, 2014, 4 pm.Grants are awarded every year to students whose supervisor or co-supervisor is a member of Hexagram. Re-Create 2015 – call for proposals RE-CREATE 2015 The 10th anniversary and sixth international conference on the histories of Media, Art, Science and TechnologyCall for Proposals now closed.Re-Create 2015, the sixth international Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology will mark the 10th Anniversary of the Re conference series. Re-Create 2015 is devoted to exploring what theories, methodologies and techniques can be used to understand past, present and indeed, future paradigms of creative material practice involving technologies Media-N – call for papers What is Research-Creation?Special issue of Media-NDeadline for submissions November 15, 2014This special issue of Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus will explore the various permutations of the term “research-creation” in relation to the work and community linked to the Hexagram Network for Research-Creation in Media Arts, Design and Digital Culture. The main question for this thematic issue, “What is research-creation?” is not intended to produce a definitive statement.