Ada X is a bilingual feminist artist-run centre engaged in exploration, creation, and critical reflection in media arts and digital culture. The centre supports the production and dissemination of work by women, trans, non-binary and queer artists. With the goals of making accessible, demystifying, equipping, questioning and creating, Ada X actively participates in the development of a digital democracy. Ada X hosts residencies, workshops, discussions, exhibitions, performances and educational activities. Founded in 1996, Studio XX became Ada X in 2020.

In progress

Alien Bloom – Journées de la culture

2 October 2022

educational activities
Family workshop Sunday, October 2, 2022, 1 to 2:30 pm or 2:30 to 4 pm At Ada X, 4001 Berri street, # 201 Free | Registration via this link Have you ever wondered what makes something a weed? Join us as we explore this question with… Read More

Fading Fables (Zar-Afshun) | Naghmeh Sharifi

23 August 2022

artist residency
Residency from August 23rd to October 18th, 2022 At Ada X Naghmeh Sharifi’s residency project, Fading Fables (Zar-Afshun), is an audio-visual installation inspired by an old Iranian fairytale told to Sharifi by her grandmother as a bedtime story during the Iran-Iraq War. This tradition of oral storytelling has been… Read More

LES COURANTS : Dismantling your électroniques – Lou Fozin

26 August 2022

educational activities exhibition
This exhibition is the sixth phase of Les courants, an introductory digital arts program for young people and families in Rivière-des-Prairies. Exhibition dates: August 26th to October 16th, 2022 At the Maison Pierre-Chartrand 8000 Boulevard Gouin E, Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal This interactive augmented reality installation invites the audience to… Read More


Welcome Back Party + Tech Tech Tech Zine Launch

16 September 2022

Friday, September 16th, 2022 From 6pm to 10pm At Reine Garçon, 611 Ave. Duluth Free Entry | Register here Join us on September 16th to launch the new programming year and celebrate the unveiling of our Tech Tech Tech zines, which collect the research and reflections of… Read More

ffiles radio camp

15 August 2022

educational activities
Listen to the show live today at 1:00PM! After a first experience in 2018, Ada X and the ffiles collective are once again hosting 15 and 16 year olds for a week-long radio creation camp. Participants will learn about sound creation and collection,… Read More

Claiming the night [public presentation]

14 August 2022

presentation workshop
Claiming the night [public presentation] Sunday August 14th at 7:30pm At Parc La Fontaine. Meet at the tables in front of Art neuf (3819 Av. Calixa-Lavallée, Montreal, QC H2L 3A7) How do we listen collectively? How can we map our gendered and particular experiences of place, and specifically… Read More

LES COURANTS : Diagenèse – workshops – Isabelle Gagné

1 November 2021

educational activities
In the context of the educational program “Les Courants,” five families from Rivière-des-Prairies in digital art workshops given by Isabelle Gagné in June 2022 at the Maison Coeur-à-Rivière. Making use of images from family archives, participants experimented with a bot called “Portrait-Robot”, which creates re-compositions by… Read More

☺ Summer Closure ☺

24 June 2022

Ada X is going on vacation! We’ll be closing our doors to the public from June 24 to September 6. You can still contact us at info[at] this summer, but please allow some time for us to get back to you.  Have a great summer! ~ ☼ ~ ☼ ~… Read More