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Clarisse Bardiot, 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering
Clarisse Bardiot

Sylvie Lacerte, 9 Evenings and Experiments in Art and Technology
Sylvie Lacerte

Jennifer Gabrys, Residue in the E.A.T. archives
Jennifer Gabrys

Viva Paci, Lost and Found in the Images du Futur collection
Viva Paci

Yvonne Spielmann, Video and Computer: The Aesthetics of Steina and Woody Vasulka
Yvonne Spielmann

Mona Jimenez, Artist Instrumentation Database Project
Mona Jimenez

Ricardo Dal Farra, Latin American Electroacoustic Music collection
Ricardo Dal Farra

Collection of Documents Published by E.A.T.: Finding Aids
Collection E.A.T.

9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering fonds: Finding Aids
9 Evenings fonds

Steina and Woody Vasulka fonds: Finding Aids
Vasulka fonds

George Legrady, From analogue to digital: photography & interactive media
George Legrady

Sketchbook 1914, Eisenstein's Early Drawings
Serguei Eisenstein

Multimedia Mosaic
Mosaic

Luc Courchesne, The Visitor: Living by Numbers
Luc Courchesne

Radical Software, 1970-1974
Radical Software

Thomas McIntosh, Ondulation
Thomas McIntosh

Jim Campbell, Representing Simultaneous Images
Jim Campbell

John Klima, Terrain Machine
John Klima

Lynn Hershman
Lynn Hershman
 
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 2nd Morning Conference presented by the Daniel Langlois Foundation


The artists and engineers of 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering, New York, 1966 Saturday, October 28, 2006,
10:30 a.m., Fellini Theatre, Ex-Centris Complex, 3536 St-Laurent Blvd., Montreal. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. - no reserved seating. Free admission. Passes available (maximum 2 per person) beginning October 14, 2006, at the Festival du nouveau cinéma box office, located at the Just for Laughs Museum.

The Daniel Langlois Foundation joins the Festival du nouveau cinéma in presenting its second Morning Conference, with Ms. Clarisse Bardiot, a 2005 researcher in residence at the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D).

Ms. Clarisse Bardiot will present the findings of her research into 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering. This unprecedented event brought together the two seemingly different worlds of artists and engineers in a "new media" experience before the term itself even existed. The conference will feature photos, plans and diagrams, excerpts of film shot during the performances, and the Web site created by Ms. Clarisse Bardiot and the Foundation during her residency. [More...]

 Research Results: And then it was now, by Frances Dyson


Each year, the Grants for Researchers in Residence program provides two researchers with an opportunity to work at the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) as well as access to its archive fonds and collections.

Frances Dyson (Ph.D.) was a CR+D researcher in residence in 2004. She primarily focused her work on the 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering fonds and the collection of documents published by Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.). In this publication, Dyson analyzes the discourse on art and technology and the social utopias surrounding E.A.T. projects between 1966 and 1972. Ms. Dyson also examines the aspect of sound in the performances of John Cage, Alex Hay and David Tudor during 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering, held in 1966.
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 2nd DOCAM Annual Summit : Montreal, October 26, 2006
The Daniel Langlois Foundation is pleased to announce that the second annual summit of the DOCAM Research Alliance (Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage) will be held at the McGill University Schulich School of Music in Montreal on October 26, 2006.

DOCAM is a major multidisciplinary research endeavour initiated by the Daniel Langlois Foundation in collaboration with numerous national and international partners and funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

The second annual summit will provide an opportunity for members of the DOCAM research committees to report on the progress of research into the challenges of preserving and documenting technology-based works of art.

Among the guest speakers slated to appear at the summit are Pip Laurenson of the Tate Modern in London, Mona Jimenez from New York University, Hans Dieter Huber from the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart, Matthew Biederman, video performance artist and technologist, and Canadian artist Vera Frenkel.

For more information and the complete summit program, please consult the Alliance's Web site at:
[http://www.docam.ca/]

 Surajit Sarkar begins residency at the OBORO New Media Laboratory
In December 2005, the Foundation announced that Surajit Sarkar (India) had been named the first grant recipient for the Research and Experimentation Residencies in Montreal for Professional Artists from Emerging Countries or Regions. This residency program is jointly offered by the Daniel Langlois Foundation and OBORO, a Montreal art centre supporting the creation and presentation of artworks, contemporary practices and new media.

Mr. Sarkar arrived from New Delhi on September 22 to begin his residency in Montreal and will work at the OBORO laboratory until early November. The objective of his residency is to bring together digital Internet streaming technologies, performance arts and GSI (Geographic Information System) mapping techniques in order to create a working prototype to serve as the basis for the Ring of Blue project. [More...]

Please note that September 30 was the application deadline for this program. Residency recipients for 2007 will be announced by the end of 2006.

 Grants for Researchers in Residence: Deadline October 31, 2006
This year, the deadline for submission of research proposals for the Grants for Researchers in Residence Program is October 31, 2006.

A number of changes were recently made to this program, including the introduction of two research components: CR+D documentary collections and archival fonds and Information architecture and online publishing. As in previous years, the Daniel Langlois Foundation will award two research grants for 2007. The proposals selected will allow researchers to work at the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D). Anyone interested in submitting a research proposal is asked to read the new program guidelines, which can be found at: [Guidelines (PDF format)...]

Please note: an online form is now available on our site and must be used by anyone wishing to apply for this program: [Online form...]

[To view the list of researchers supported by the Foundation...]

 Survey on the Langlois Foundation Web site and electronic newsletter
We are currently conducting an online survey to gather your opinions and comments on our communication tools, our Web site and monthly electronic newsletter. The survey results are intended for internal use only. [Open survey...]

 CR+D Watch Bulletin and Monthly Acquisitions
Each month, the CR+D Watch Bulletin offers a list of newly referenced documents and recent or upcoming events. [More...]

Here is a list of the most recent acquisitions made by the CR+D. [More...]

 About the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology
The Daniel Langlois Foundation's purpose is to further artistic and scientific knowledge by fostering the meeting of art and science in the field of technologies. The Foundation seeks to nurture a critical awareness of technology's implications for human beings and their natural and cultural environments, and to promote the exploration of aesthetics suited to evolving human environments. The Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) seeks to document history, artworks and practices associated with electronic and digital media arts and to make this information available to researchers in an innovative manner through data communications. [http://www.fondation-langlois.org/]
   
             
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