January 2021 | Toronto/Virtual

PATCH UP!

A workshop on synthetic sound and modular thought.

CONCEPT

Synthetic Sound and Modular Thought

Patch Up! is a workshop on modular synthesis hosted by York University and the Responsive Ecologies Lab at Ryerson University that brings together scholars, artists, educators, musical instrument designers and engineers to explore modular synthesis and its impact on music and multimedia arts. Through historical, technical, social, aesthetic, pedagogical, artistic and other perspectives, the workshop will open a collective reflection and sharing of knowledge on the powerful connections between technology, creativity, culture and personal agency.

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January 14-16, 2022

PROGRAMME

The workshop brings together scholars, artists, engineers, educators and entrepreneurs in order to break down the boundaries that often separate these spheres, thus leading to a collaborative exchange of knowledge as well as new forms of cultural engagement and artistic practice. Click to see the agenda.

Beyond the workshop

PROJECTS

Patch Up! will yield opportunities to develop transformative curriculum and teaching material; to enrich public discourses around technology and creativity; to enhance entrepreneurial strategies and increased innovations, specifically in the sectors of music technology and arts/entertainment; and to provide graduate supervision opportunities.

partners

Supported by

SSHRC

social sciences and humanities research council

york university

department of humanities

ryerson university

Responsive Ecologies Lab

CFI

Canada Foundation for Innovation

MRI

Ministry of Research and Innovation