Spring 2010 Images Online

API meeting with Mittimatilik HTO members to discuss design of the Kallitaq

Images are online from our recent fieldwork conducted in Mittimatilik, Igloolik, and Iqaluit.  This spring we tested several systems, conducted meetings discussing the future design and implementations of API, and held workshops on FLOSS. Too many great ideas and expereinces to list here, but they will bubble up through our future work.  We succesfully tested our MPS - a renewable power system that continues to generate electricty in Igloolik, and we also conducted a two way video conference from a remote location on Siurarjuk Penninsula, Baffin Island to London UK, all powered from solar. A first, for sure.

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Solar panels powering the live video conference from Suirarjuk Penninsula, NU to London, UK

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API @ Subtle Technologies Festival

EXHIBITION
contingent ecologies :: investigations at the edge

Presented as a partnership between InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, Year Zero One and Subtle Technologies.

Curated by Camille Turner and Michael Alstad.

Dates: Exhibition – May 22 to June 12, 2010. Opening – June 4, 2010.
Location: InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, 9 Ossington Avenue, Toronto


SYMPOSIUM
June 4-6th
Innis Town Hall
University of Toronto
2 Sussex Ave
Toronto, Ontario

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FLOSS presentation - Iqaluit

PRESENTATIONS ON OPEN SOURCE AND FREE SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR VIDEO AND AUDIO PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION
 
WHAT: Presentations will cover the ins and outs of open-source media authoring only using free software.  Topics will include installing the Ubuntu operating system, and nesting on a USB key creating a portable system useable on any computer system available.
 
Video and audio capturing, audio/video editing, compositing, compression, and streaming will be presnted by multimedia software developers.

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FLOSS presentation - Igloolik

FREE OPEN SOFTWARE PRESENTATION AT ISUMA ᐃᓱᒪ HOUSE

Presentations will cover free software solutions for email, image editing, video and audio editing and streaming.

Everyone in attendence will recieve a USB stick with a free and open-source operating system with all necessary tools to use what you learn on any other computer! 

ATTENDENCE IS FREE!  THERE ARE NO COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS. BRING YOUR OWN
LAPTOP IF YOU HAVE ONE.
 

presented by: August Black, Matthew Biederman, Marko Peljhan through the ARCTIC PERSPECTIVE INITATIVE in cooperation with ᐃᓱᒪ

Autonomy and Technology in the North

Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London, UK

Introducing the international project behind the Arctic Perspective exhibition, a panel of artists, academics and architects explore its cultural, historical and political contexts. The Arctic Perspective Initiative aims to support a thoroughly contemporary nomadism via open and free media, environmental monitoring and communications technologies. Panel: Marko Peljhan, artist and instigator of Arctic Perspective Initiative, director Projekt Atol (Slovenia), David Turnbull, science sociologist (Australia), Richard Carbonnier, architect (Canada), Inke Arns, curator, artistic director HMKV (Germany). Chair: Michael Bravo, Scott Polar Research Institute (UK/Canada)

For more information, and to book a ticket for the talk, click here.