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SuperFan
This unique exhibition brings five newly created works, and a special hockey themed screening, to a whole new environment for contemporary art – the sports bar.
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anyWhere
‘anyWare’ is a distributed sculpture that includes three identical objects that can be located in three different locations, anywhere in the world. The ‘anyWare’ sculptures are connected to the Internet, and physically mirror each other (i.e. if a blue light lights up on one sculpture, that same blue will light up on all of the sculptures).
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Words Found on an Empty Beach
Words Found on an Empty Beach employs a combination of large-scale touch screen interactives, mobile touch screen interactives, large-scale prints and micro-sculptures.
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Video is Dead
As the collection of technologies producing moving images multiplies at an incredible rate, Artengine wondered about the supposed ascent of video. Has one of the defining mediums of the twentieth century truly come to dominate the twenty-first or did something else happen? While the word video is unavoidable and ubiquitous has it also become hollow and meaningless? It is everywhere and so perhaps nowhere?
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Journal d’enfance
Yolande Laroche’s “Journal d’Enfance” was co-presented with Debasser as part of their amazing multi-sensory series Pique. This was the premiere of this intimate sonic experience mixing childhood memories and fantastical sonic experiments.
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Offer Need Machine (ONM)

The Offer Need Machine (ONM) is a digital platform in-the-making that aims to amplify the culture of generosity that already exists in local, discipline-based communities of creatives. 

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Journal d’enfance

Yolande Laroche’s “Journal d’Enfance” was co-presented with Debaser as part of their amazing multi-sensory series Pique.

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Digital Economies Lab

For our Digital Economies Lab, Artengine brought together a diverse group of artists, designers and other creatives to rethink the infrastructure of cultural production in the 21st century.

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Artwork Local 404

Artwork_local404 looks to ask the artistic community what they would want from an artists union by prompting them with a serious of situation they might find themselves in.

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Maker Faire

Artengine produced 7 Maker Faires over the course of a decade. We brought the first Maker Faire to Canada in 2010 and built up a community and audience around this fun celebration of making (in all it’s forms).

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anyWare

‘anyWare’ is a distributed sculpture that includes three identical objects that can be located in three different locations, anywhere in the world.

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Sonicity

Sonicity is an immersive sonic trip through the streets of Ottawa. Discover lush aural landscapes along the city’s bus routes created by some of the most talented local musicians.

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Future Cities Forum

Artengine and Impact Hub Ottawa brought together emerging young leaders from the technology, social impact, and creative sectors to explore and examine possible futures for our cities.

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Cloud

Cloud is a large-scale interactive work sculpted from 6,000 everyday domestic light bulbs by Canadian artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett.

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Loop

Loop is a cross between a music box, a zoetrope and a railway handcar. The work is inspired by the zoetrope, an optical toy invented in the 19th century.

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Ludic Fields

The Ludic Fields sculptures are innovative artworks designed to encourage new interactions in public space. They are equipped with sensors to track movement and translate that movement into lighting effects.

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Artificial Imagination

This symposium brings together a group of cutting edge artists working with new technologies to discuss and share their experiences, their practices and their perspectives on algorithms, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Unhanded

Underhanded is a symposium coming this fall exploring the relationship between making and digital technologies

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Local Broadcast

This April Artengine begins a great new collaboration with the Youth Services Bureau (YSB), the West-End Youth Motivators (WE-YM) and CHUO 89.1FM to deliver a new program in the Michele Heights neighbourhood in the west end of Ottawa.

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Necropolis

Necropolis is a vast media installation, a memento mori which encapsulates a decade of video experiments in a tactile and immersive environment.

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BioART

The emerging field of bioART includes a diverse range of practices from the lab, the wilderness, and cities, which use cells, microbes, plants, and bodies (human and otherwise) in the production of art.

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Bends Circuits and Rewires Minds

Jeff Morton performed live in a showcase that encapsulates many of the ideas and concepts behind All The Horses and The Egg, using DIY modified instruments to produce new and unexpected musical forms.

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Electric Fields 2008

Electric Fields is a biennial festival dedicated to the presentation of new and significant performance and installation works created at the crossroads of art, science and technology.

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YouTube Battle!

In honor of the launch of our new website, Artengine held Canada’s first ever YouTube Battle! Eight teams will battle it out to become Ottawa’s hippest nerds or nerdiest hipsters – the choice of title is theirs!

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Winters of Discontent

A screening of two hockey themed video works: Valery’s Ankle by Brett Kashmere & Death by Popcorn: The Tragedy of the Winnipeg Jets by L’atelier national du Manitoba.

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Superfan

This unique exhibition brings 5 newly created works, and a special hockey themed screening, to a whole new environment for contemporary art – the sports bar. These works, commissioned by Artengine, will be presented for 3 weeks at locations in the Elgin Street area.

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