Gaming

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique Symposium

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly panel series that explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a theme aligned with the corresponding exhibition. Paper presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Unsettling Surveillance

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique Symposium

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly panel series that explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a theme aligned with the corresponding exhibition. Paper presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Tactical Interventions: Interpreting and Interrupting Artificial Intelligence

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique Symposium

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly panel series that explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a theme aligned with the corresponding exhibition. Paper presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Machine Learning

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique Symposium

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly panel series that explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a theme aligned with the corresponding exhibition. Paper presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Datafication & Practices of Extraction

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique Symposium

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly panel series that explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a theme aligned with the corresponding exhibition. Paper presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Histories of Algorithmic Art

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique Symposium

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly panel series that explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a theme aligned with the corresponding exhibition. Paper presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Depth of Field: Practices in Contemporary Photography

WHEN: Wednesday February 6, 2pm-7pm

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre (ACAD)

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Before Digital: Post 1970 Photography in Alberta, this symposium will feature presentations and panel discussions with artists participating in the exhibition as well as regional artists utilizing photography in their practice. 

M:ST 9 | Performative Art Symposium | Tempaurality

WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 1:30 - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, Alberta College of Art + Design

~Symposium Schedule~

1:30 p.m. 〰 Doors
2 p.m. 〰 M:ST Panel Discussion: Listening Awry
3 p.m. 〰 Question Period
3:30 p.m. 〰 Break
4 p.m. 〰 wnoondwaamin Panel Discussion
5 p.m. 〰 Question Period
5:30 p.m. 〰 Reception

Supported by Alberta College of Art + Design, Contemporary Calgary, and Stride Gallery. Special thanks to ACAD faculty Gwenessa Lam, Mark Clintberg, and Paul Robert!

'925: A Sterling Anniversary

WHEN: Friday, February 25 until Sunday, February 28, 2016

WHERE: Alberta College of Art + Design

You’re cordially invited to celebrate a silver jubilee with ACAD’s Jewellery + Metal (J+M) program and wearable art history. This ‘sterling’ event will bring together 25 years’ worth of faculty, students and staff who will revel in the program’s rich history and look towards its exciting future.