English + Engineering = Art

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On Friday, April 7, the Departments of English and Fine Arts and the Faculty of Engineering will present an exciting double bill of digital art and technology at UWaterloo English’s 44 Gaukel Street in Downtown Kitchener.

The first is “Technically Art”: An interactive exhibition where technology and art converge. The exhibition features student work from the University of Waterloo Tech Art Course, FINE 392 / GENE 499.

The second is “=SUM(Things)”, which features a large number of media and data-based projects and installations from UWaterloo English XDM students, staff, community members, and various universities.

“The evening of April 7 will be a fun, lively, and thought-provoking event, which serves as a closing party for the Tech Art show and as an opening for the XDM exhibition,” says a note from the event organizers. “Everyone is welcome at this catered and licensed event, which will be open from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The “Technically Art” exhibition is also offering public walk-in hours, hosted by students from the Tech Art course, from Tuesday April 5 to Saturday April 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On Saturday, April 8, the Critical Media Lab will follow up their XDM exhibition with a symposium entitled “Data Publics/Data Paradigms” from 1:00 p.m. to  3:00 p.m., which will feature presentations from students from English 794 this past term


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