A deep dive into the making of Théo and WhiteFeather’s Bucci dress, the connection between beauty and birth in Yvonne Pelling’s Mother project, and much more.
The Speculative Life Biolab discusses the intersection of art, science, and magic.
A symbiotic structure that incorporates slime mold into reclaimed electronic waste.
From a voiceless personal shell to a dialogic social platform
The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth!
“Like many people, Théo Chauvirey often feels anxious about the state of the world’s environments and ecosystems. Yet unlike most, he is seeking to inspire change — through his work with the vegetative part of a fungus… On November 16 and 17, at the Montreal Mini Maker Faire at Concordia, Chauvirey will display the potential of…
Installations and performances that challenge the idea of the environment as separate or outside of the “self.”
Fall lab orientation for new users
Several research projects completed by student, affiliate, visiting and faculty researchers is featured in the most recent issue (21) of Center for Sustainable Practices in the Arts Quarterly, guest edited by WhiteFeather Hunter. The issue features thesis research by Courtney Books (Queens University) that was carried out in the Speculative Life BioLab, as well as…
An institute-wide event
Cultured Waters: Mangling maker methods through art/science research-creation workshop led by Treva Pullen Monday, April 9th, 9am-12pm This half-day workshop will explore the complex systems of microbial life in Montreal’s Lachine Canal through an experiment in water culturing. Together we will create Winogradsky columns, a simple device for culturing a large diversity of microorganisms invented in…
GIY workshop led by Théo Chauvirey