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

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

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

1 October 2020

  Instructor: Nataliya Petkova Duration: 20 hours Dates : October 24 + 25, October 31, November 1, 1pm — 5pm + 1 date TBC $ 135 (taxes included) **see conditions (price includes equipment) At Ada X, online and at Fab Lab du PEC  (Pie… Read More

Video Mapping: video integration in 3D space

1 October 2020

Instructor: Nelly-Eve Rajotte Duration: 14h Dates: Fall 2020 [DATES AND ACTIVITY TO BE CONFIRMED] 105$ (tax included) **see conditions (the price includes the equipment) Workshop given in French by a bilingual teacher Number of participants: 8  At Studio XX To register, contact… 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

Collective translation + design marathon of anti-racist resources

13 June 2020

Collective translation + design marathon of anti-racist resources articule x Studio XX Saturday, June 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. Online – A link will be shared with registered participants.    articule and Studio XX are joining forces to mobilize our members and community in a collective… Read More