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 is becoming Ada X in 2020.

In progress

PAID INTERNSHIP OFFER Web Developer and Integrator

20 October 2020

As part of the “Digital Competence for Youth” program, coordinated by Communautique, Ada X (aka Studio XX) is looking for an Web Developer and Integrator. The context for the internship is to contribute to the integration of content and to the development of the various websites of Ada-X (Studio… Read More

PAID INTERNSHIP OFFER | Interactive Media Developer

15 November 2020

As part of the “Digital Competence for Youth” program, coordinated by the Independent Media Arts Alliance, Ada X (fka Studio XX) is looking for an interactive media developer. The internship project is the collaborative development of an interactive web platform dedicated to Ada X’s educational activities. Deadline to apply: November… Read More

JOB OFFER | Administrative and Financial Coordinator

2 November 2020

Ada X (formerly Studio XX) is hiring an administrative and financial coordinator. In collaboration with the team and the board, the coordinator will develop a strategic vision for sustainable development in line with our mandate and values. They will be responsible for tasks related to the financial and administrative functioning… Read More

khipu | Constanza Piña Pardo

2 October 2020

artist residency
RESIDENCY khipu (Electrotextile prehispanic computer), Constanza Piña Pardo October 2 – 29, 2020 Online Artist talk (date TBA) As part of its Slow Tech programming, Ada X welcomes Constanza Piña for a Web residency from October 2nd to 29th. Constanza’s work in the… Read More

HTMlles Festival – save the date!

5 November 2020

exhibition festival
Since 1997 Ada X has produced HTMlles, a feminist festival of media arts and digital culture, in collaboration with artist-run centers, arts organizations and research clusters in Montreal and abroad. Bringing together artists, theorists and activists, each edition explores topical sociopolitical issues through a series of exhibitions, lectures, performances and… Read More

LES COURANTS | Apocalypse – open for business – Josée Brouillard

21 November 2020

educational activities exhibition
As part of Slow Tech programming, Studio XX presents Les courants, an introductory digital arts program for young people and families in Rivière-des-Prairies. PHASE 3: Apocalypse – open for business / ouvert pour affaires Josée Brouillard and the Le Phare youth Josée Brouillard’s light works are inspired… Read More

DIY Electro

24 October 2020

With Nataliya Petkova Sundays, November 15, 22 et 29 & December 6 et 13, 2020 1pm — 5pm (20h total) $ 135 (taxes included) **see conditions (price includes equipment) Online + Fab Lab du PEC  (Pie IX metro station -1691 Boulevard Pie-IX) Workshop given… Read More


A Harlem Nocturne | Deanna Bowen

12 September 2020

EXHIBITION A Harlem Nocturne, Deanna Bowen Curated by Kimberly Phillips September 12 to October 17, 2020 At 4001 Berri (OBORO, Ada X, and Groupe Intervention Vidéo (GIV) Registration required here: *Please choose a time slot from the drop-down… Read More

Bookclub → Kindred by Octavia Butler with Anastasia Erickson

8 October 2020

Book club: Kindred by Octavia Butler with Anastasia Erickson Thursday October 8 and 15, 2020 7pm – 9pm In English In dialogue with the exhibition A Harlem Nocturne by Deanna Bowen, Anastasia Erickson’s book club invites readers to discuss Octavia Butler’s 1979 novel Kindred. Read More

The Mouth of Every Cave Will One Day Close | The ffiles

17 September 2020

community performance workshop
PERFORMANCE-INSTALLATION + WORKSHOP The Mouth of Every Cave Will One Day Close, The ffiles Thursday, September 17th, 2020, 5pm – 11pm In collaboration with Darling Foundry, as part of Place Publique The ffiles collective (fka XX Files) will present a performance-installation that offers… Read More

Fighting against harassment and violence in cultural settings

21 September 2020

other workshop
TRAINING Led by l’Aparté Monday September 21, 2020, from 4 to 7pm Online via Zoom Free (registration required before Tuesday, September 15 at 5:00 p.m.) IN FRENCH ONLY Following the community discussion in August on abuses of power in the arts, Ada… Read More

Studio XX becomes Ada X!

26 August 2020

  After nearly 25 years of existence, Montréal’s feminist media arts centre Studio XX is changing its name! Since 1996, the centre has worked to support equity in the arts, technology, and digital culture in Canada. Hoping to better represent gender diversity and inclusive feminist values, last year the… Read More