Schizo-Somatic Proposition, October 31st, 3-5pm

On Halloween, October 31st from 3 to 5 pm, Catharine Cary proposes to “open the present “ of pure nonsense – welcome to the Nonsense Lab. Starting with elements of her “Upside Down Protocol”, she will activate a session of continual movement (during which you...

Schizo-Somatic Proposition, 24th of October, 3-5pm

Please join us for the next schizo-somatic proposition, this time activated by Hanako Hoshimi-Caines. I like dancing I like dancing I’ve been looking for a way to dance and a new way of thinking my way into dancing. I’ve tried not thinking as the way to get free in...

Schizo-Somatics meet Stirring the Pot, October 17th, 4-6pm

This iteration of Schizo-somatic meets Stirring the Pot is an invitation for Grasiele Sousa and Lucio Agra at the intersection of these two ways of sharing; by schizzing and by presenting a practice in an active way. From Lucio and Grasiele: We would like to make a...

Schizo-somatic workshop, 3rd of October, 3-5 pm

Please join us for the next schizo-somatic workshop iteration, this time activated by Sybille Muller and Erin Robinsong. Polymorphic Microbe Bodies is a research invitation into the manifold self, through experimental meditation, choreography that is knitted in your...

Schizo-somatic workshop 19th September, 3-5pm

Hello Everyone,   The schizo-somatic workshops are continuing,the first one of the season with André Fogliano this coming Wednesday, the 19th of September between 3-5pm in the room next to the Senselab.   Practicing the schizz with capoeira The proposition of this...

‘Diversity in Diversity’ launch, Sept. 5 at 19h30 @ SenseLab

Please join us Wednesay Sept. 5 at 19h30 for the launch of our first Minor Inflexion ‘Diversity in Diversity’ for a SpLaSh with Spazze – at SenseLab. http://www.inflexions.org/diversityindiversity/ “Because even autistics, who are most definitely...

Schizo-somatic workshop #19 July 4, 5-7pm

Please join us for the next schizo-somatic workshop Wednesday, July 4 from 5-7pm, at SenseLab. This week’s activation is by Marcela B. The workshop gives simple and concise instructions to work with things found at hand. It presents the acts of choosing,...

Schizo-somatic workshop #18 June 27, 2-4pm

Please join us for the next schizo-somatic workshop Wednesday, June 27 from 2-4pm, at SenseLab. This week’s activation is by Sean Smith, with an intervention by k.g. Guttman. We are interested in the question of the leak, specifically by a reminder from Barbara...

Schizo-somatic workshop #17 June 20th, 3-5pm

Please join us for the next schizo-somatic workshop Wednesday June 20 from 3-5pm, at Sense Lab. This week activation is by Diego Gil. Summer schizo-somatics are fun. Following the impulse of the past session activated by Mayra Morales called “Let’s Dance”, we will...

Schizo-somatic workshop series #16 June 13th, 3-5pm

Please come and us for the next schizo-somatic workshop next Wednesday June 13th from 3-5pm at the Senselab activated by Mayra Morales: “For this ‘Let’s Dance’ schizo- somatic activation I bring a dance practice that has built some moves in...

Schizo-somatic workshop series #15 June 6th, 3-5pm

Please join us for #15 of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday, June 6, from 3-5 hours next to the Senselab. We’ll be watching a series of interviews by Suely Rolnik on Lygia Clark’s work, starting with the interview given by Rolnik in conversation...

Schizo-somatic workshop series, #14 May 30th, 3-5pm

Hi Everyone, Join us for the second schizo-somatic interlude next Wednesday May 30th from 3-5pm at the Senselab activated by Erin Manning. SCHIZOSOMATIC INTERLUDE – Anarchiving 2 Please come to explore the shape and vitality of a schizosomatic interlude, this...

Spinoza Reading Group – May 25, 4:30pm

Hi everyone, Our next Spinoza reading group will happen Friday, 25th of May, at 4:30pm (EV 10-785). Spinoza (Curley edition under Files) pp. 504-516 (Postulates 18-38) Deleuze (Expressionism in Philosophy) chapter XVI “The Ethical Vision of the World” pp....

Schizo-somatic workshop series #13 May 16th, 5-6.30pm

Please join us for the 13th iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 16th of May from 5-6.30pm at the Senselab, activated by Sara Hanley. We invite you to attempt to unwind time unravel thoughts undo our last movement and the one before and the one...

Schizo-somatic workshop series #12 May 9th, 5.30-6pm

Please join us for the 12th iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 9th of May from 5-6.30pm Eastern Time at the Senselab, activated by Daniel Pinheiro and Csenge Kolozsvari. We will have the workshop on Wednesday the 9th of May at 5-6.30pm MTL time...

Schizo-somatic workshop for an extra-economical body, May 2nd, 3-5pm

Please join us for the eleventh iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 2th of May from 3 to-5pm at the Senselab, activated by Erik Bordeleau and Diego Gil. “The incompetent observer has the impression that this whole economic schema, this whole story...

Schizo-somatic workshop series: 10th iteration, April 25th 3-5pm

Dear All,Please join us for the tenth iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 25th of April from 3 to-5pm at the Senselab, activated by Esthel Vogrig Nardini. “Sometimes by shifting a little thing everything changes”. For this...

Schizo-somatic workshop series: 9th iteration, April 18th 3-5pm

Dear All, Please join us for the ninth iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 18th of April from 3 to-5pm at the Senselab, activated by Thea Patterson. when objects wink at you Through the activation of light scores, we will spend time with some...

Spinoza reading group April 20th, 4:30pm

Our next Spinoza reading group will happen in two weeks: Friday, April 20, at 4h30pm (EV 10-785). Finally, we have reached the “Third Part Of the Ethics On the Origin and Nature of the Affects”! Readings: Spinoza (Curley edition under Files) pp. 491-504...

Schizo-somatic workshop series: 8th iteration, April 4, 4-6pm

Dear All, Please join us for the eight iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 4th of April from 4 to-6pm at the Senselab, activated by Anatoli Vlassov. PHONÉSIE is a practice that articulate dance and speech in common flesh. Here the relationship...

Spinoza reading group, March 30, 16h30

Our next Spinoza reading group will happen Friday, 30th of March, at 4h30pm (EV 10-785). We would like to stride along towards the “Third Part Of the Ethics On the Origin and Nature of the Affects,” so we have decided to read 30 pages of Spinoza in the...

Schizo-somatic workshop series – March 21, 4pm

Please join us for the sixth iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 21st of March at 4-6pm at the Senselab, activated by Mariana Marcassa and Csenge Kolozsvari.  Durational Spaces This workshop proposes to explore sensations across body-spaces...

Schizo-somatic workshop series – interlude

Hi Everyone, Join us for the first schizo-somatic interlude next Wednesday March 14th at 3-5pm at the Senselab activated by Erin Manning. SCHIZOSOMATIC INTERLUDE – Anarchiving 1 Working through a map of concepts – the amodal, a primitive form of déjà vu,...

Schizo-somatic workshop series: fourth iteration

The schizo-somatic series keeps on rolling and we are already in the fourth iteration! Come this Wednesday 7 of March from 4 to 6PM at the Sense Lab, to the session activated by Maria Kefirova and Diego Gil.On Nexuses Bring Big Scissors !!!    Schizo-somatics is a...

Reading Group – Spinoza Friday March 2nd, 4.30pm

Our next Spinoza reading group at the Senselab will happen this Friday, 2nd of March, at 4h30pm (EV 10-785) We will be discussing: Spinoza (Curley edition under Files) pp. 454-462 (from postulate 10 until end of L7 on p. 462) Deleuze (Expressionism in Philosophy)...

Schizo-somatic workshop series: third iteration

Come join us for the third iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops next Wednesday 28th, February at 1.30-3.30pm at the Senselab, this time, activated by Flo Dacy-Cole and Annette Manning. Techniques for soothing in whaletime Swaddling, stone and slime (in time.)...

Schizo-somatic workshop series: second iteration

Come join us for the second iteration of the schizo-somatic workshops for the next Wednesday 21st, February at 4-6pm at the Senselab, this time, activated by Mariana Marcassa. Voicing Experimentation I invite you to join in exploring exercises in voicing and...

Postulates of Linguistics Reading Group: Wednesday, Feb 14th, 13h

  Invitation from Ana Ramos: I have been thinking about the anarchive as a collective enunciation that foregrounds the intensive dimension of communication. Everything that in-forms this agency-ing is crystallized as becoming-form. I have wished to go back to...

Reading Group: Feb 9, 5pm

We will continue reading Spinoza, Spinoza (Curley edition under Files) pp. 446-454 (up to the end of prop 9)Deleuze (Expressionism in Philosophy) Part 3, XII Modal Essence pp....

Schizoeconomies

From November 27th to December 20th 2017, a group of SenseLabbers travelled across four different cities in Brazil in order to meet with local and international collaborators around issues pertaining to alter-economies, the neoliberalization of the university,...

The Desire that Crosses You / Le Désir qui Te Traverse

Sometime in the past year we woke up inside a dystopian novella. We are like Alice falling down the rabbit hole – but as things gets deeper and deeper, they get bleaker and bleaker. And how to get out? Desire is force, source, power, it is a real delirium. Desire is...

Reading Group Fall 2017

The reading group takes place on the following Fridays at 4:30pm EST. We will be reading  Spinoza in tandem with Deleuze Expressionism in Philosophy. Friday September 22 Friday October 13 Friday November 3 Friday November 24 Everyone is welcome, to Skype in add:...

The Affect-o-Meeting in Weimar, Germany, 24-27 August

As part of our ongoing alter-economy project, the SenseLab European Hub will be coming together in Weimar, Germany to explore core concepts and develop digital tools. The alter-economic platform, the 3 Ecologies Seed Bank, is conceived as a self-organizing creative...

Film screening with Deej Savarese, 20:30pm, September 20, 2017

We will be screening the documentary ‘Deej’ that creates an opening into Deej Savarese’s life – a non-speaking autistic who has been collaborating with the crew for 6 years. He writes: ” in Deej, the camera intrudes on every aspect of my...

Bodies in Dark Times – Corps en Temps Obscurs August 3

The world as we know it is ended. And yet there is still ground to walk on, and sun in the sky. And yet art must survive. We lead with our bodies, they are seismographs for our times. But how can our bodies survive the times we are living through? And how can they...

Speaker Series: Nina Reggi July 21, 14h

This is an invitation for a Speaker series, FRIDAY, July 21st, at the SenseLab, starting at 2pm, as part of the speaker’s series with Nina Reggi. Nina Reggi is a Cultural Anthropologist and PH.D. candidate at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, in the...

Principle of Unrest By Brian Massumi: Book Release

Brian Massumi’s new book is out… and free in the PDF format. Enjoy! —————— Le nouveau livre de Brian Massumi est sorti… et gratuit au format PDF. Bonne lecture!   Download PDF    Buy Paperback    ...

Speaker Series with Khadija Baker, April 21 14h

Dear everyone, Please join us for our next Speaker Series with Khadija Baker who will be presenting her last work: “Blue Beard Today’s Tale” a short movie which has been selected at the last RDV du Cinema Québecois. The Speaker series will be at the...

Speaker Series with David Lee Carlson and Monica Monin, Mar 10 14h

lease join us Friday March 10 at 2pm for a Speaker Series with David Lee Carlson and Monica Monin.The Speaker Series will be held at the SenseLab, E.V. building (1515 Sainte-Catherine west), room 10-785.2pm: DAVID LEE CARLSONBio:David Lee Carlson is currently an...

Adventure Capital reading group – starting Feb 2, 4pm @SenseLab

Hi everyone, we have the beautiful opportunity of some undergraduate students joining us for an internship around Adventure Capital. To those ends, we are organizing a little 4-week reading group. We would love you to come as well – some of the texts will be...

Speaker Series with Peter Kulchyski, Jan 30 14h

Monday, January 30 at 2pm Peter Kulchyski, author of Aboriginal Rights are Not Human Rights: In Defence of Indigenous Struggles will be sharing his work at SenseLab in an informal setting. All are welcome! Aboriginal rights belong in a different category than...