[Dorkbot-ott] September Edition of Dorkbot!

Ryan Stec artistic at artengine.ca
Fri Sep 12 13:38:51 EDT 2008

Hey Folks! Time for another edition of everybody favorite electronics party!

We have three great presentations by some of our region's dorkiest 
artists. We hope you will join us in the M70 Lab Tuesday September 23rd.

Here is the line up for our back in school special....

*Sean Lamothe*, our local bending guru, will be presenting his newest 
venture - bending video! Having tackled every kind of battery operated 
noise making device our consumer culture can dream up, Sean has been 
turning his attention to more adult oriented electronics ... video 
mixers and DVD players. For this edition Sean will present his project 
in progress - a portable video glitch package.

*Normand Fisher*, a man with great listening skills, will be giving us a 
demonstration on how to make your own high quality microphones for a few 
dollars and learn how to adapt the design to suit your particular needs 
(stealth, overnight, outdoor in the rain...). I understand he has been 
hooking up radar devices to microphones hidden in flower pots to record 
migrating birds. As if that doesn't peak your curiosity.

Finally *Frederic Arsenault*, who previously brought us a workshop on 
databending our digital photos, has been hard at work with his new Nokia 
N800 and modified copy of the open source visual programming environment 
PureData (PD). PD has gained wider and wider appeal as a tool for 
experimental artistic endeavours, and Fred will be talking about getting 
PD working on our mobile and hand held devices.

If you want more information or have any question please contact us at 
Artengine 613.686.1941 or at everyone at artengine.ca.

Dorkbot September Edition
Artengine M70 Lab
2 Daly Ave
Tuesday, September 23rd


Ryan Stec
Artistic Director
2 Daly Ave.	       Ottawa, ON
K1N 6E2	 	       613.686.1941

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