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: Ester Fritsch and Rebecca Fisher (Dec 9th, 2.30pm)

Please join us for a Speaker Series with Kristen Petersen, resident from Hampshire College, on August 30 at 2pm. This Speaker Series will be held at the SenseLab, room 10-785, E.V. building (1515 Sainte-Catherine west). Ester Fristch will be presenting “The Ethics of...

The Savage Thought Reading Group

The Savage Thought reading group studies the thinking through of indigenous tribes in Brazil. Central is the work of Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, who develops what he calls perspectivism — “when everything is human, what is a human?” — as a conceptual way of thinking...

Upcoming Reading Group Schedule for Fall 2016

The reading group will take place on the following Fridays at 5pm EST. We will be reading  Whitehead’s Process & Reality.  Friday September 9 pp. 184-197 Friday September 30 pp. 197-207 Friday October 21 pp. 208-215 Friday November 18 pp. 219-229...

Movement Exploration (Aug 19, 2pm)

Please join us for an exploration, inspired by Brian’s book, “What Animals Teach Us About Politics”. We will play with the curious place between ‘what is’ and ‘what could be’ through practices of attuning to their differential...

Book Launch: Minor Gesture by Erin Manning (Aug 11, 4pm)

BOOK LAUNCH: Minor Gesture by Erin Manning Aug 11, 4pm Please join us to celebrate both The Minor Gesture and our new book series at Duke, Thought in the Act!  Where: Parc St. Viateur – between Querbes and Bloomfield, behind Les 5 saisons on Bernard –...

Speaker Series: Kristen Petersen (Aug 30, 2pm)

Please join us for a Speaker Series with Kristen Petersen, resident from Hampshire College, on August 30 at 2pm. This Speaker Series will be held at the SenseLab, room 10-785, E.V. building (1515 Sainte-Catherine west).Below is the invitation from Kristen:Working in...

Inflexions 9 Launch @Kabane77 (July 18, 5pm)

Inflexions 9: F(r)ictions LAUNCH at Kabane77 Curation and Editing by Hubert Gendron-Blais, Diego Gil, Joel E. Mason Design by Leslie Plumb * please view on a computer, to experience the interactive version of this issue. A simplified version has be created for mobile...

Reading Group (July 8, 5pm)

The next reading group will happen this coming Friday, July 8 at 5pm. As it was difficult to maintain a Skype connection at Urban Futures, the reading group will move back to the SenseLab in the E.V. building (1515 rue Sainte-Catherine west), room 10.785.Let us know...

Reading Group @ SenseLab (June 3, 5pm)

The next reading group which will happen this coming Friday, June 3rd at 5pm. As it was difficult to maintain a Skype connection at Urban Futures, the reading group will move back to the SenseLab in the E.V. building (1515 rue Sainte-Catherine west), room 10.785.Let...

Curators Talk: Emelie Chhangur – Objects on the Move (May 20, 3pm)

Emelie Chhangur is an artist, curator, and award-winning writer based in Toronto. She is known for her process-based, participatory curatorial practice and the creation of long-term collaborative projects performatively staged within and outside the gallery context....

Reading Group @ Urban Futures (May 13, 5pm)

The next reading group will take place at Urban Futures, a new Concordia campus-like initiative in Mile End. The address is 5605 de Gaspé, room 106 (behind the cafe Falco). It’s almost at Bernard.We’ll continue with the reading of Nietzsche’s...

Reading Group (April 22, 4pm) – Urban Futures

The next reading group will take place at Urban Futures, a new Concordia campus-like initiative in Mile End. The address is 5605 de Gaspé, room 106 (behind the cafe Falco). It’s almost at Bernard. We’ll continue with the reading of Nietzsche’s...

Reading Group: April 1, 4pm

Nietzsche, Selections from the Late Notebooks on affect and consciousness. Reading group: April 1, 4pm. Nietzsche – Late Notebooks –...

Reading Group: March 11, 4pm

The next reading group will this coming Friday (March 11, 2016) at 4pm at the SenseLab (E.V. building, room 10-785).We’re going to discuss Ralph Savarese’s piece published in Inflexions on Autism. This is to prepare the Neurodiversity event that will occur...

Reading Group: Feb 12, 4pm

Hi everyone,The next reading group is this Friday at 4pm with the reading of Peirce text’s: “Pragmatism as a Principle and Method of Right Thinking”.It would be the last reading group on Peirce’s philosophy, then we’ll slowly morph into...

Reading Group (Jan 15, 4pm)

We are planning the winter session of the reading group, which will start with Peirce, but then slowly morph into Nietzsche (Last Notebooks) and Tarde. Reading for our first meeting: “Guess at the Riddle” from the Essential Pierce, Ch. 19.The SenseLab is...

Reading Group (Jan 8, 4pm)

We will be reading the first half of chapter 2 of Nietzsche and Philosophy (Deleuze), as well as 5 more pages (or so) of Zarathustra beginning on Zarathustra’s Speeches – On the three metamorphoses. We will be meeting at the Senselab: Concordia University,...

Reading Group (Aug 10, 4pm)

Our last meeting in FB 635. Skypers more than welcome! We’re reading “The Doctrine of Necessity Examined” from the Essential Pierce book. ***Dernier groupe de lecture dans les locaux du Faubourg. Participation par Skype possible. Nous lisons le...

Inflexions No. 8: Radical Pedagogies Launched!

Inflexions No. 8: Radical PedagogyEdited by Gerko Egert, Ilona Hongisto, Michael Hornblow, Katve-Kaisa Kontturi, Mayra Morales, Ronald Rose-Antoinette, Adam Szymanski Art Direction and Web Design by Leslie...

Reading Group (May 28, 5pm)

Our next reading group is happening at 5pm Thursday May 28 at SenseLab FB 630. We are reading pp. 33-60 of Leanne Simpson’s Islands of Decolonial Love as well as Deleuze’s Desert...

Speaker Series (May 22, 2-5pm)

Please join us Friday afternoon for a Speaker series with Jacob Wren and Nicole de Brabandere. ————————–—–1-At 2pm: Jacob Wren, writer/performer.Starting from his most recent book Polyamorous Love Song,...

An exerpt from “Archiving the City” (April 8, 4pm)

In conversation with New York artist and researcher Adeola Enigbokan. An exerpt from “Archiving the City”: “When my friends in New York ask me how I am doing in Moscow, through grainy Skype windows, I answer: I feel like a unicorn, a black unicorn, a...

Movements of Thought (April 1, 12:30 – 2pm) – Usine C

L’art de l’imposture – Acte 3 : (Dé)personnaliser la confianceThe Art of Imposturing – Act 3 : (De)personnalizing trust“Un entraînement corporatif pour le monde incorporel”Activateurs de l’atelier: Sarah Manya, Erik Bordeleau...

International Metabody Forum – IMF 2015 (April 11 – 15)

EN | FR Concordia University – Senselab – Hexagram – Urban spaces http://metabody.eu Metabody is a European project that attempts to redefine the body in Media in less reductionist ways than is usual in current information technologies, thus counteracting technology’s...

Speaker Series: Juan Pablo Anaya and Laura Ilea

Please join us this Friday afternoon at 2pm to know more about the work of Juan Pablo Anaya and Laura Ilea. ————————–—-Juan Pablo Anaya, resident at the SenseLab. He’s a philosopher from Mexico. His...

Movements of Thought (Mar 11, 12:30-2:30pm) – Usine C

L’art de l’imposture – Acte 2 : A qui de droit / The Art of Imposturing – Act 2 : To whom it may concerns Ce mercredi, joignez-vous à Mouvements de la Pensée pour le deuxième acte portant sur l’Art de l’imposture. Activateurs: Laura...

Movements of Thought (Mar 11, 12:30 – 2:30pm) – Usine C

L’art de l’imposture – Acte 2 : A qui de droit / The Art of Imposturing – Act 2 : To whom it may concerns Ce mercredi, joignez-vous à Mouvements de la Pensée pour le deuxième acte portant sur l’Art de l’imposture. Activateurs: Laura...

Reading Group (Mar 5, 6pm)

This coming Thursday (March 5th), we’ll continue with the reading of Leanne Simpson’s Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back. Please read chapters 3&4. If you would like to be Skype in, please let us...

Knots of Thought (Mar 4, 12:30 – 2:30pm) – Usine C

En collaboration avec l’Usine C, le Senselab reprend cet hiver sa série d’activités OUVERTE AU PUBLIC et GRATUITE : Mouvements de la Pensée et Nœuds de la Pensée. Mercredi le 4 mars 2015 à midi et demi au Plancher de l’Usine C (1345 av. Lalonde...

Nœuds de la Pensée -Knots of Thought (Feb 26, 12:30pm)

En collaboration avec l’Usine C, le Senselab lance une série d’activités OUVERTE AU PUBLIC et GRATUITE : Mouvements de la Pensée et Nœuds de la Pensée. Mercredi le 26 février, Le SenseLab activera les Nœuds de la Pensée.Nœuds de la Pensée est un mode de...

Reading Group: March 5, 6pm

We will reading chapters 2 & 3  of Leanne Simpson’s Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back this Thursday at 6pm. See you there: FB...

Movements of Thought (Feb 18, 12:30 – 2:30pm) – Usine C

The Art of Imposturing / L’art de l’impostureAct one: Yes is the Same as No Acte un: Oui c’est comme nonGuest artist / artiste invité: Jacob WrenThis is a call from nowherethis precarious place where we are all potentiallygeotraumaticallyimposteurs. ...

Reading Group (Feb 12, 6pm)

This coming Thursday (February 12th), we’ll be reading a new book : Leanne Simpson’s Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back. Please read the 2 first chapters. If you would like to be Skype in, please let us...

Reading Group: Thursday Feb 12, 6pm

We will read the first 2 chapters of Leanne Simpson’s Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back this Thursday at 6pm. The text is under Files.See you there: FB...

KOT: February 4, 12:30pm

Knots of Thought: Tomorrow (Wednesday Feb 4) at 12.30pm, at Usine C Mercredi le 4 février 2015 à midi et demi au Plancher de l’Usine C (1345 av. Lalonde – métro Beaudry), le SenseLab activera les Nœuds de la Pensée 1. This is an invitation to  O p e n the...

Knots of Thought (Feb 4, 12:30-2:30pm) – Usine C

En collaboration avec l’Usine C, le Senselab reprend cet hiver sa série d’activités OUVERTE AU PUBLIC et GRATUITE : Mouvements de la Pensée et Nœuds de la Pensée. Mercredi le 4 février 2015 à midi et demi au Plancher de l’Usine C (1345 av. Lalonde...

Study Group – Undercommons Reading (Jan 28, 1pm)

Another reading group is going to be held this coming Wednesday on the second half of the book: “The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study” by Stefano Harney & Fred MotenPlease read the second half of the book.We will be meeting at the...

Reading Group (Jan 22, 6pm)

Happy New year everyone. For the next months the reading group will be on Thursday from 6pm. We will continue with the reading of Guattari’s Schizoanalytic Cartographies. For the reading group, please read the last 2 short writings by Guattari in Schizoanalytic...

Reading Group (Nov 10, 4pm)

We will continue with the reading of Guattari’s Schizoanalytic Cartographies. For the next reading group, please read chapter 6. We will be meeting at the Senselab: Concordia University, Faubourg building (1250 Guy), 6th floor, room 630-19.YOU CAN ASSIST TO THE...

Knots of Thought (Nov 5, 12:30 -2:30pm) – Usine C

En collaboration avec l’Usine C, le Senselab continuera cet automne sa série d’activités OUVERTE AU PUBLIC et GRATUITE : Mouvements de la Pensée et Nœuds de la Pensée. Mercredi le 5 novembre à midi et demi au Plancher de l’Usine C (1345 av. Lalonde...

Reading Group (Oct 27, 4pm)

We will continue with the reading of Guattari’s Schizoanalytic Cartographies. For the next reading group, please read chapter 4 & 5. We will be meeting at the Senselab: Concordia University, Faubourg building (corner south-west of Sainte-Catherine and Guy),...