Hexagram News News from Hexagram network 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.