Elektra Part 1

May 7th, 2009

Dispatch one from Elektra should fittingly start with FEED from Kurt Hentschlager. This is the third and finally year of the presentation of this sold out crowd pleaser. It’s really an experience unlike any other. It starts with a piece of video music made of low pulses and writhing three dimensional polysexual beings which lasts […]

Articulating with Tom Sherman and friends

March 31st, 2009

I had the opportunity to participate in The Ottawa Art Gallery’s critical writing series called Articulation this past weekend. This edition was with artist and critic Tom Sherman, but it was really a value added experience as the workshop was full of very bright and insightful people. It was a rare group dynamic with enough […]

Let’s all go to Daïmõn!!!!!

March 20th, 2009

I made a little field trip to Daïmõn to check out Bertrand R. Pitt‘s Horizons incertains installation presented in their studio space, but also had the pleasure of spending some time with Tim Dallett as he told me about the performance project he is currently working on while in residence. The energy at La Filature […]

Field Trip – Mois Multi 10

February 28th, 2009

Thanks to SAW Video I took a little trip to Quebec City as part of an exchange between SAW Video and La Bande Video. It was a very brief stay, but I did get the chance to take in some of the tenth edition of Mois Multi. MM is a multi-disciplinary electronic art festival with […]

PDCon 09

February 20th, 2009

This will be the third international gathering of artists and researchers to discuss all things PureData, and if you are using PureData you should really try and head to this event. The call for works and papers is out now. Go here to check it out. Artengine lent a helping hand to the slew of […]

Sharing! Sharing! Sharing!

October 28th, 2008

We had a little Artengine road trip to Interaccess this month. Artengine’s newly minted instructors headed down to our big sister organization in Toronto for the final training session of the Electronic Arts Expansion project. The trip was a great success and Jenny Cherniack and Rob Cruickshank did a great job helping us mold the […]


September 24th, 2008

It was a fantastic edition of Dorkbot. Even though I wasn’t there everyone has been telling me what a great time they had, so no I am extra sad I missed it. Thanks to all who came out to share, especially those who brought stuff like the very sweet home made sequencer. It made for […]


September 9th, 2008

The Electronic Art Expansion program has got underway. Michael Lechasseur led the initial weekend as artists Michael Ashley, Sean Lamothe, Elizabeth MacKinnon and Nathan Medema made their way through PureData again for the first time. Objects were created; bangs were banged and everyone got their computers up to speed. Well, almost everyone we had a […]

Darsha Hewitt at Arts Court Platinum Party

May 23rd, 2008

Galerie SAW Gallery, SAW Video and Artengine presented The Bakery Group, Jokers of The Scene and Darsha Hewitt as part of the Arts Courts 20th anniversary party – Platinum. Here are some photos of Darsha work we took the next day. It was very popular on the night of the event and her work, along […]

Superfan on CBC

May 23rd, 2008

Here is an interview with the lovely folks at CBC with Linda Norstrom and Ryan Stec about the Superfan project. It starts off with an excerpt of Florian Hollerweger’s 100msquared.