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 […]

Graffiti Research Lab + Ghetto Blast Sound System = Awesome + Awesome!

July 9th, 2009

Friday, July 24th Artengine teams up with Club SAW and House of Paint to present Graffiti Research Lab, Ghetto Blast Sound System and from L.A.’s DJ Huggs. This an official Late Night Event for Hip Hop 360 and a big launch party for House of Paint. Sprinkle in some Straight Goods and Disorganised and everything […]

Sophie Bélair Clément

November 9th, 2008

Sophie has been working in our lab to install her project for the Electric Fields festival. Not only she is wonderfully pleasant to work with the project is quite beautiful. The room is slowly taking on an eerie quality that will likely not be repeated in the space as we will never be able to […]


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 […]


February 6th, 2008

The Ottawa chapter of Dorkbot got rolling last night in our lovely new M70 Lab. It started with an interesting presentation from Sebastian Baillard on the RepRap 3D printer. Thanks Sebastian, everybody can’t wait to see it done!There is more Dorkbot to come on March the 11th (and every second Tuesday of the month after […]

Removing Walls!

November 30th, 2007

I would say tearing down walls, but this really was careful removal… But yes the M70 renovations have begun, and by the end of next week we will have a nice open 22 x 27 foot space for people to begin to use. There is much more to come hopefully in the spring, but for […]


June 1st, 2007

Mutek and Radio-Canada collaborated to present artists from across the country during three days of the festival. Yesterday evening Ottawa-Gatineau soundscape duo If Then Do broadcast their Mutek debut from the Artengine space at Arts Court as a part of this concert concept. It was a fantastic intimate show and the first artists we have […]