For all those who thought the invention of Photoshop changed the way we read photos, think again. Petapixel just publish an article about portraits made by AI, photos of people who never exists. This looks like the end of stock photography, but for artist, the fun times are only about to start!
The Post-Image Lab is closed to non-members for the month of July and will resume operations and normal hours to students and non-members in August. Inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org but please note that response time for inquiries will be delayed as the coordinator is also out office for the month of July.
For the month of July, members may still use the lab but there will be no booking system available or technical support. It is on a first come first serve basis. We are well stocked with printing materials but if¬† you still run out of your favourite paper, there is nothing that can be done. If you do use the lab, please shake¬†White¬†and¬†Metallic Silver¬†ink cartridges on the¬†solvent printer.
2.¬†New VR Station¬†
There are a couple new stations at the back of the lab designed for VR research, which is being led by new post-image member Daniel Cross. Please don’t alter the placement of their setup. When the lab reopens at the beginning of August, we can rethink how to design the space for the upcoming academic year.
3.¬†Welcome new members!
A warm welcome to new affiliate, student and faculty members to post-image! We are looking forward to a productive and exciting new year at post-image with several cross-cluster and interdisciplinary events in the works. Please do not hesitate to approach me (Pascha) about ideas you may have for events or questions concerning upcoming cluster activities for the 2018-19 academic year.
4.¬†Upcoming end-of-summer event
We are hoping to have a meet and greet at the end of August or beginning of September at the Post-Image lab. This would be a great opportunity to share event ideas, projects-in-motion and new work among members.¬†
We will also be launching a catalogue of the 2017 print fundraiser to coincide with this event.¬†
More info on this event and how you can participate will be forthcoming in August.
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Wishing everyone a safe and relaxing summer break. See you in August!
Elevator Gallery, Concordia University‚Äôs newest, most mobile and smallest exhibition space is pleased to announce its first open call for proposals.
Located in both passenger elevators of the EV building (Faculty of Fine Arts side) the Elevator Gallery‚Äôs exhibition space is comprised solely of two small frames located near the doors inside each elevator cabin.
Proposals may be either image or text, or a combination of both. Faculty, staff, and students and alumni at Concordia University are encouraged to submit proposals that will be installed in the elevators for two week cycles throughout the fall term. A second call for proposals will be held for the winter term exhibitions.
Elevator Gallery is an initiative of Post Image, a research cluster at Concordia University‚Äôs Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology.
October 5 from 12 to 1, outside the elevators on the ground floor of the EV, Fine Arts side.
Proposals may be either image or text, or a combination of both.
Applicants may propose to use each of the elevators differently, or to submit a single image or text for both elevator cabins.
Visual proposals could take the form of graphic design, reproductions of photographs, drawings, prints or paintings etc.
Purely text based submissions of poetry, manifestos, or very short essays and stories are welcomed.
Please note that the Elevator Gallery cannot ensure that works installed in the gallery will remain undamaged, so original artworks are not be accepted .
Only individuals whose proposals have been selected for exhibition will be notified.
Elevator Gallery will print and install selected projects. No fees or reimbursements are provided.
What and how to submit
Email your submission to email@example.com no later than Friday September 29th at 5:00pm.
All artwork must be two dimensional and require no electricity.
Artwork is to be submitted as an attachment to your submission email at the following dimensions: 12cm x 12cm JPEG @72dpi.
Files should be labeled using the following naming convention: Lastname_Firstname_1.jpg , Lastname_Firstname_2.jpg
Text submissions are limited to 75 words or less per elevator.¬† Text submissions should be placed in the body of your email submission. Do not submit Word doc. attachments.
On Sept 20th, ¬†join Cluster Member Jessica Auer at¬†this interdisciplinary roundtable. ¬†Alongside Auer,¬†Matthew Anderson (Theological Studies), ¬†G. Scott MacLeon (MA, Art Education) and Kathleen Vaughan (Art Education), ” will present their own work and then together take up questions of the complexities and joys of working in Iceland.” A¬†group discussion and reception to follow. For more information click here.
Coinciding with the exhibition “The Long Moment”, Patrick Mikhail Gallery presents the video works of¬†Velibor BoŇĺovińá, Jinyoung Kim, Thomas Kneubuhler and David K. Ross. Join them Sept 21st for ” Le plus long moment “.¬†For more information click here.
Organized by Gwynne Fulton and Ilona Jurkonyte, Slought presents ” A Sea of Images”, a program of short films exploring the visual geopolitics of oceans. Open to visitors Sept 14th. For more information click here.