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Queerstory nominated for Heritage Toronto Award!
We are pleased to announce that Queerstory – a geolocative app and interactive documentary that maps the key sites of Toronto’s vibrant LGBTQ history – has been nominated in the media category for a Heritage Toronto Award. The awards ceremony is at the beautiful Koerner Hall at 273 Bloor Street West, Tuesday October 13th at 7:30 PM .
Queerstory at Toronto World Pride Community Streetfair
Join us at the World Pride Community Streetfair on Alexander Street near Church. Friday June 27: 6PM to 9PM Saturday June 28: 6PM to 9PM Sunday June 29: 6PM to 9PM download the free LGBTQ locative history app at: queerstory.ca
Bye Bye Blue Bird Building
The Blue Bird Building, located in what was once the heart of Toronto’s thriving garment district near Spadina Avenue and Adelaide Street, was recently demolished to make way for yet another condo in an area undergoing major transformation with numerous developments under construction. The Blue Bird Building was a point of interest in TXTilecity, a mobile locative […]
Season’s Greetings from all of us at YZO! Om Shanti كل عام وأنتم بخير – Arabic Chinese (Cantonese) – 祝聖誕節快樂 Chinese (Mandarin) – 祝圣诞节快乐 Danish – Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår Dutch – Prettige feestdagen Fijian – Bula Vinaka Finnish – Hyvää Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta French – Joyeuses fêtes German – Frohe Feiertage! […]
Alan Turing Documentary
Alan Turing was a complicated and eccentric genius – a man ahead of his time. In the 1930s, this British mathematician envisioned a digital world few others could imagine. During World War II, he broke the German naval Enigma code and helped Britain defeat the Nazis. As the father of computer science and a leading […]
Immaterials: Light painting WiFi
Immaterials: Light painting WiFi from Timo on Vimeo. This project explores the invisible terrain of WiFi networks in urban spaces by light painting signal strength in long-exposure photographs. A four-metre long measuring rod with 80 points of light reveals cross-sections through WiFi networks using a photographic technique called light-painting.
كل عام وأنتم بخير – Arabic Chinese (Cantonese) – 祝聖誕節快樂 Chinese (Mandarin) – 祝圣诞节快乐 Danish – Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår Dutch – Prettige feestdagen Fijian – Bula Vinaka Finnish – Hyvää Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta French – Joyeuses fêtes German – Frohe Feiertage! Hindi – uoo”kZ dh ‘kqÒdkeuk;sa Icelandic – Gleðilega hátíð Italian […]
Arduino + Motorcycle = Motoduino
Motoduino from David X on Vimeo. Heatsync Labs member Rene Sanchez built this kicking motoduino bike computer for his motorcycle, using a bunch of parts from Adafruit, a custom welded enclosure, Makerbotted connectors, and some ingenuity. The resulting device provides GPS coordinates, bearing, temperature (probably always registering hot in Phoenix) to the driver, while still […]
doing it for the lulz
doing it for the lulz featuring presentations by: Jeremy Bailey, ginger coons, and Jon Rafman A series of presentations about making things on and for the internet. The internet is bigger than ever. With consumption and production pushed into such close proximity, XPACE has asked Jeremy Bailey, ginger coons, and Jon Rafman to talk about […]
Panoramic Wifi Camera
Panoramic Wifi Camera from Adam Somlai-Fischer on Vimeo. Wifi Camera reveals the electromagnetic space of our devices and the shadows that we create within such spaces, in particular our wifi networks which are increasingly found in coffee shops, offices and homes throughout cities of the developed world. We take real time “photos” of wifi space.