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May 5, 2017 - The NT2 Laboratory of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is proud to announce its participation to the HyperPavilion, a thematic pavilion taking place during the 57th edition of the contemporary art Venice Biennale. The HyperPavilion will constitute in a large-scale exhibition dedicated to artists creating work about how technology has changed humanity. Curated by Philippe Riss-Schmidt and produced by Sungbok Myron Jung, CEO of Fabulous, this exhibition will open its doors at the Venice’s Arsenale North, on May 11th, at noon.

Uchronia | What if?
The members of NT2, the research laboratory on hypermedia art and literature, have gathered five artists of international reputation for an online exhibition entitled Uchronia | What if? This online exhibition will be shown at the Arsenale North, as well as online starting May 9th. Under the theme of uchronia and speculative futures, Uchronia | What if? puts forward the artworks of:

  • Pippin Barr (Canada)
  • Roderick Coover (United States/France) & Scott Rettberg (United States/Norway)
  • Stéphane Degoutin & Gwenola Wagon (France)
  • João Enxuto & Erica Love (United States)
  • Skawennati (Canada)

Montreal launch event
A launch event will take place in Montreal on May 24th at 6 pm, room D-R200 at the Université du Québec à Montréal (Athanase-David Pavilion, 1430 Saint-Denis Street, Montreal, H2X 3J8). The artists’ participation and the media design team work will be highlighted at this occasion.
Free admission

About the NT2 Laboratory
Founded in 2004, Lab NT2 is a research collective based at the Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) working to promote digital art and literature, to critically analyze digital culture, and to archive hypermedia artworks. Its main focus is the development of novel strategies for research in Digital Humanities. Lab NT2 maintains a ‘free access’ approach in curating its online exhibitions. 

For more information 
514 987-3000, ext. 1931
UQAM, Maisonneuve Pavilion
405 Maisonneuve East blvd., suite B-2300
Montreal, QC, H2L 4J5

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Source: Maude N. Béland, Press Relations Officer
Université du Québec à Montréal
Phone: 514 987-3000, ext. 1707

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