WORKSHOP AOIR | A Learning Expedition Through Montreal’s Third Places
10 October 2018 • 1 PM
10 October 2018 • 1 PM
Wednesday October 10th | Pre-conference Workshop | A Learning Expedition Through Montreal's Third Places
Within the AoIR 2018 theme of Transnational Materialities, LabCMO proposes an immersive half-day walked afternoon event focusing on the study of third places whose mandates intersect art, technology, and emerging digital practices.
Through walking and talking, our learning expedition will cut across many of Montreal’s iconic quarters, allowing the participants to follow the cultural and social evolution of the city, from the early immigrant neighbourhoods to the technological and artistic centres that characterize it today.
Our first stop will bring us to NOMAD Nation, a creative co-working production studio situated by the railroad tracks of the Mile End District. Led by Moment Factory founder Jason Rodi, NOMAD Nation houses a creative community specializing in live streaming and digital broadcasts. Our expedition will end at a makerspace, Eastern Bloc, located in the heart of Montreal’s Little Italy. Eastern Bloc explores new modes of production centred on audience participation, technological democratization, and the utilization of urban space.
Hashtags : #LabCMOWEE, #AoIR2018, #OWEE
Nina Duque — animation, coordination and research
Rémi Toupin — coordination and technical assistance
Florence Millerand — animation and digital traces
Guillaume Latzko-Toth — animation and digital traces
Detailed program: https://goo.gl/maps/WNeiTBP2RpT2
1 pm: Reception J-1060—Judith-Jasmin Pavilion, UQAM, 1564 St Denis St, Montreal
1 pm—1:30 pm: Presentation of the program (with coffee, tea juice)
1:30 pm—2:15 pm: Travel to Nomad Nation (Metro and walk)
2:15 pm—3:00 pm: Nomad Nation Tour, 129 Ave, Van Horne, Montreal
3:00 pm—3:45 pm: Moving to Eastern Bloc via the railway with a stop if the weather is on our side to discuss and contemplate on our Nomad Nation visit.
3:45 pm—4:30 pm: Eastern Bloc Tour, 7240 Clark St, Montreal
4:30 pm—5:00 pm: Closing Discussion at Eastern Bloc
Nomad Nation, https://www.nomadlife.tv/
Eastern Bloc, https://easternbloc.ca/fr
Bring mobile devices, as well as pencils and paper, to take pictures, videos and notes of your observations and discoveries throughout the day.
We will be using the following hashtags when uploading images, comments and videos: #LabCMOOWEE, #AoIR2018
We will be travelling mostly on foot, so please dress according to the weather forecast and do wear comfortable shoes. We will also be paying for the short subway ride to the Mile-End quarters.
TOPIC 1 — Space, place and materiality in collaborative and creative digital communities
TOPIC 2 — Knowledge production and the relationship between collaboration and innovation
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More informations : https://aoir.org/aoir2018/preconfwrkshop/#LE
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This content has been updated on 17 October 2018 at 21 h 33 min.