My trip to Mutek and Artengine residency in June, Part 2 – Ross Birdwise

August 6th, 2010

Part 2: Artengine Residency, family and friends, Infinite Nothing at Bird Island, if then do live @ Club Saw… My last post on this blog discussed my trip to Montreal to play the Mutek festival with my electronic music group if then do, with Ryan Stec (Artengine’s artistic director) doing visuals.  This trip to Mutek […]

Repatriating Technology

June 25th, 2009

Here is a very cool idea: take a lot of technology, put it in a very portable container and wheel it around to normally inaccessible places. Nothing that new with the idea? Perhaps not, but Mervin Jarman is doing it up pretty right with the iStreet Lab and larger Container Project. Although a little lengthy, […]

MUTEK_10 review (part 1)

June 7th, 2009

It was with a degree of apprehension that I approached the announcement of this year’s Mutek festival. Since my first visit to Montreal for the 2003 edition of the festival devoted to the “dissemination and development of digital creativity in sound, music, and audio-visual art.”, my annual treks to Montreal were shortening as fewer events […]