Monthly Archives: July 2011

Calling All Ladies: The Difference Engine Initiative

The Hand Eye Society invites you to apply to one of two free Game-Making incubators!  These incubators are part of TIFF Nexus and supported by the OMDC.  They will take place in August-September and October-November.  Applications for the incubators are being accepted now and are due by midnight on Sunday July 31st.  There will be […]

You have to see it: Tentacle 1.0 at the MoMA!

  You may remember a couple months ago we showed Tentacle 1.0 at Doors Open Toronto, now Tentacle 1.0 is on display again! Tentacle 1.0 is on display at the Museum of Modern Art as part of Talk to Me: Design and the Communication Between People and Objects. The exhibition takes place from July 24 […]

TIFF Presents Packaged Goods

Hollywood is banking on 3-D breaking its way into the home.  The second installment of Packaged Goods looks at works that have experimented with the 3-d format in new and profitable ways. Join the experts for a live chat and screening on the 3-d renaissance. Details When: Thursday July 21, 7:00pm Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox […]

The Future of Photography

When I was 16 years old, I got my first “real” camera, a Minolta X-700. A number of years ago, I tracked down a copy of the company’s production records and managed to locate my camera’s serial number within a production run during the summer of 1982… the same year and season in which I […]

You have to be there: Crossmedia TO!

Crossmedia TO 2011 aims to bridge the gap between the media sectors, this month’s focus is on publishing. On Wednesday July 20th, Crossmedia TO will host several interesting speakers including: Candice Faktor, Vice President of Strategy and New Ventures Torstar Digital, Gavin McGarry, President of Jumpwire Media LLC, Dr. Eric McLuhan, Bryan Segal, Vice President of […]

See you there: Startup Festival

Another amazing festival you can’t miss is coming up! The International Startup Festival is a two-day conference on the business of startups. It brings together industry veterans and fresh faces, thought leaders and technology giants from around the world, for a series of lean, fast-paced events. It includes startup launches, inspiring keynotes, and deep-dives into […]

AntiVJ at MUTEK: Projection mapping masters talk up unconventional visuals and running a “visual label”

Continuing our MUTEK interview series, we talk to AntiVJ artist Joanie Lemercier and producer Nicolas Boritch about their approach to mind-bending projected music visuals, their evolution from nightclub VJing to producing large-scale artistic collaborations, and their approach to working as a “visual label.” Since 2005, AntiVJ has had a resounding influence on visuals in dance […]


In 1922, Ray Cummings famously noted that “time is what keeps everything from happening at once.” 90-odd years later, it would appear that we have arrived at a confluence of opportunities to question Mr. Cummings observation – but pondering the nature and valuation of time is hardly something new. For centuries, philosophers and scientists alike […]

You’re invited: How to Create Beautiful Maps using Open Source Tools

Alumni, Tristen Brown will be leading a workshop on creating beautiful maps with open source tools and you are invited to attend! Development has been moving fast over the past few months making it easier to create beautiful maps on the web that are quick and responsive, using exclusively open source tools. This talk will […]