Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Movie Studio Playhouse @ Scotiabank Nuit Blanche…

The Movie Studio Playhouse, a collaboration between CFC Media Lab and TIFF will also be  on display during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche.  The Movie Studio Playhouse is an interactive installation that allows participants to make and play with moving image stories in real time. As participants act in spontaneously-created films, the images they create will be projected live onto […]

CFC Media Lab Struts Its Stuff at the Bata Shoe Museum for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Exhibit ‘Technological Displacement’ Brings Out Apps and Popular Technology Consoles for an Evening of Creativity TORONTO, ONTARIO– On the eve of October 1, a diverse group of fourteen artists, producers and contributors from the latest installment of CFC Media Lab’s TELUS Interactive Art & Entertainment Program (IAEP) will transform the Bata Shoe Museum into a space of […]

Ana Serrano Speaks About Closing the Immersion Loop!

Director of the CFC Media Lab, Ana Serrano, will be speaking at Challenging Digital Media: The Performing Arts at University of Waterloo, Stratford Campus. This talk, called Closing the Immersion Loop, will bring to light some of the most challenging yet rewarding aspects of “digital storytelling.”  We know how traditional media are brilliant at immersing […]

@tweet2hold seeks 2,525 secrets about the future for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2011

TORONTO, ON (September 22, 2011) – On October 1, tweet2hold, will fill the Bata Shoe Museum with 2,525 paper birds containing secrets about the future. In order to share a secret, participants simply send @tweet2hold an @reply. Created specifically for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2011 by Toronto media collective the Brototypes, tweet2hold is a site-specific version […]

Want to Win a Residency at CERN?

Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN is the new international competition for digital artists to win a residency at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory in Geneva. It is the first prize to be announced as part of the new Collide@CERN artists residency programme initiated by the laboratory. The Winning Artist Will Receive: 10,000 Euros prize […]

International Women in Digital Media Summit (iWDMS)

This October the CFC Media Lab is going to the International Women in Digital Media Summit (iWDMS).  We are proud to be showing alone together, a recently completed prototype by residents: Shawn Kerwin and Laurel MacDonald.  We invite you to join us with a special industry rate, see the details below! October 23-25, 2011 | […]

(Dis)location – Sampa being shown at New Forms Festival

Congratulations to alumni, Sarah Shamash, as her project is being shown as part of the New Forms Festival (NFF) in Vancouver! Details about the project: (dis)location – Sampa – www.dislocationsampa.com “Modes of production write History in time; social formations write them in space. Taken individually, each geographical formation is representative of a mode of production or […]

Languages and their SQLs

Languages are the vessels of culture and history. Unfortunately, many of them are also going extinct at an alarming rate. As English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and a handful of other languages dominate the globe, ancient tongues are often unable to compete for a userbase of fluent speakers; leaving them vulnerable to some of the same […]