Electric Fields
Electronic music and media arts festival
November 13th to the 23rd, 2008

Reverse Engineered

Alexandre Castonguay & Mathieu Bouchard
Curated by Sandra Dyck

Carleton University Art Gallery
November 17th 2008 to February 1st 2009
Opening: Monday, November 17th
5 PM - 7:30 PM
1125 Colonel By Drive

For information: 613.520.2120

A series of drawing machines and projections will present the outcome of the reverse engineering of images and text produced by pioneers of digital art, such as Georg Nees, Frieder Nake, and Manfred Mohr. Through the analysis of computer-aided silkscreen prints made in the 1970s, the exhibition explores some of the persistent questions attendant on digitally-aided art: the agency of the artist versus the machine, the end of objecthood, and the integration of technology into our everyday lives.


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Festival Passes

Festival Passes are $15.

Electric Fields passes are valid for all events excluding Thunderheist.

Festival Highlights

Thursday, November 13th

Festival launch
Vernisage: Sophie Bélair Clément Web Launch: Cheryl L'Hirondelle

Friday, November 14th

Electronic Evangelicals
Big screens and big sound in a big church. Audio-visual fantastic!
Saint Brigid's Centre for the arts and humanities

Tickets are available online in advance for $7 or $10 at the door.
Tickets are available in person at Canteen, 238 Dalhousie,

Saturday, November 15th

Artist Talk: Danny Perreault and Thomas Ouellet Frederick (Tvestroy)
Join these artists for an in detailed demo of the complex experimental electronic work. DAÏMÕN

Sunday, November 16th

Technology vs Democracy Debate hosted by Steven Loft
Library and Archives of Canada

Tron Screening
Library and Archives of Canada

Monday, November 17th

Vernisage: Reverse Engineered
Alexandre Castonguay and Mathieu Bouchard
Carleton University Art Gallery

Wednesday, November 19th

Screening: Video Music
New works of visual music.
The Ottawa Art Gallery

Saturday, November 22nd

Closing Party
Acadian and Aboriginal Hip Hop Night
Club SAW