Schizo-somatic workshop series: 10th iteration, April 18th 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...

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...

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...