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Year Zero One (YZO) is a registered non profit organisation committed to the production, development and distribution of electronic media art through internet-based projects and site-specific public art exhibitions. Founded in 1996 by Toronto based media artists Camille Turner and Michael Alstad, YZO established a Canadian node in a network of international groups which fostered the emergence of projects exploring the web as an art medium.

jill anholt: making connections

jill anholt: making connections

subtle technologies presentation Sustainability has become an all-encompassing term that allows us to view the whole world through its lens. Its definition has expanded from our influence on the natural environment to include social, cultural and economic structures of the human condition, tying us together within a vast network of relationships. It is this cloud […]

subtle technologies art cruise

subtle technologies art cruise

Subtle Technologies – In Water Colours An art and science cruise aboard the Pioneer Princess Join us for Subtle Technologies – In Water Colours, an art and science cruise over our glistening lake on board the classic HMS Pioneer Princess. Highlights include a recital by Gordon Monahan on his new instrument, the “Sauerkraut Synthesizer” and […]

junk to juice: DIY power generation on the cheap

SUBTLE TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP Junk to Juice: DIY power generation on the cheap This workshop is presented in partnership with the Sustainability Office and The Learning Zone at the Ontario College of Art & Design Workshop Director: Hackett Director, The Madagascar Institute Workshop Dates: May 29th & 30th Workshop Location: OCAD: The Learning Zone Somehow, going […]

hair soaks up oil spills

You shampoo because hair collects oil. That means it can collect petroleum oil spills too. Over 300,000 pounds of hair are cut each day in the US and not to mention all the clippings from pet groomers. We hope you’ll enjoy this little film about Matter of Trust’s “Oil Spill Hair Mats Program” Our […]

eneropa: our energy future?

eneropa: our energy future?

Rem Koolhaas‘s architectural practice OMA has created an audacious design for an Europe-wide power network tapping into the different regions’ various renewable energy capabilities. Commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, the proposal claims it would cut carbon emissions in Europe by 80% by 2050. OMA’s proposal also cheekily redraws the map of Europe as ‘Eneropa‘, […]

open source ecology

Factor e Farm One Room Schoolhouse from Marcin Jakubowski on Vimeo. Open Source Ecology is a movement dedicated to the collaborative development of tools for replicable, open source, modern off-grid “resilient communities.” By using [permaculture] and digital fabrication together to provide for basic needs and open source methodology to allow low cost replication of the […]

new climates

New Climates presents new and existing artworks responding to the relationship between art, global climate change and networked culture. This curatorial weblog will create a flexible and open-ended space to address these ideas at a time when climate change has become a vital concern among artists.

a fresh look

How might urban agricultural practices be elaborated and illuminated through the contribution of artistic practices; and, conversely, what contributions might urban agriculture make to artistic practices in the contemporary moment? These are the questions out of which the idea for A Fresh Look emerged. We share the belief that the myriad of issues attached to […]

cape farewell

Cape Farewell pioneers the cultural response to climate change. Working internationally, we bring artists, scientists and communicators together to stimulate the production of art founded in scientific research. Using creativity to innovate, we engage artists for their ability to evolve and amplify a creative language, communicating on a human scale the urgency of the global […]

the linguists

Subtle Technologies Film Screening K. David Harrison National Geographic Society and Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages This is a screening of the documentary film “The Linguists” followed by a Q and A with David Harrison , one of the linguists in the film. Summary The Linguists is an independent 2008 American documentary film about […]