[MILIEUX INSTITUTE] In the Middle, a Chimera

Thursday, May 5, 2022 –
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

This event is free


The Milieux Institute


Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex
1515 St. Catherine W.
Room EV 11.705



The exhibition portion at the Milieux Institute will be open as of May 5th (some artist exceptions) from Monday to Saturday, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST. Floor maps will be available on site to situate the works.

In the Middle, a Chimera considers how new, breakthrough technology developed under the veil of capitalism inevitably bends to its whirling, maelstrom pull (sometimes despite more communitarian originary intentions): the goal of this exhibition/project is to envision and develop community-oriented futures where this pull is redirected towards mutually beneficial relationships, and ways in which we might undermine or re-conceptualize these technologies to not only nurture ourselves but our surrounding ecosystems and environments.


10TH FLOOR (Floor maps will be available on site)

  • Tricia Enns | Narrative Debris: Mapping with pulp, debris, electronics, and many hands
  • Megan Stein | The Yellow Wallpaper – Sensory Implications
  • Andrew Rabyniuk | A representational disassembly of the practical machinery for a conditional technicity in material relations (Leclerc Artistat 36” four-shaft jack loom I, II, and III)
  • The Solar Media Project: Isabelle Boucher Alex Custodio Janna Frenzel Michael Iantorno Idun Isdrake Malte Leander Fenwick McKelvey Robert Marinov Bart Simon Don Undeen Edith Viau Christine White Lee Wilkins
  • Patrick Seemann-Ricard | Exposed Façades
  • Melina Campos Ortiz | Abolissons les tropiques: An ethnography of snow in three blog entries


(On view as of May 9TH)

  • lee wilkins | void
  • Natalia Balska, Brice Ammar-Khodja, Maurice Jones, & Idun Idrake | Sensing field.
  • Brice Ammar-Khodja | The Cycles of Attraction
  • Steven Sych | Oceanic Theremin, a Triptych
  • Minecraft and Modernity Student Research Cabal
  • Scott DeJong | Lizards & Lies


  • Ora4Art (Debora Alanna & Bora Bodur) | Poetics as Psychogeography
  • Puneet Jain | Ethnographic collaboration with a machine-learning algorithm: an epistemological intervention
  • Idun Isdrake | Ravens Ice
  • Marie-Christine Larivière, Anne Boutet, & Audrey Coulombe | Moving Boundaries
  • Vanessa Mardirossian | A Spectrum of Local Colours
  • Etta Sandry | Pathways
  • Malte Leander | When in Shade
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