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.

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Call for proposals | programming 2021-2022

20 January 2021

Deadline: Monday March 1, 2021 In addition to its production residencies, Ada X offers participatory workshops, exhibitions, discussions, evening performances, and screenings, as part of its programming. This call is aimed at developing the 2021-2022 Ada X programming calendar. Before submitting a proposal, candidates are strongly encouraged to consult Ada… Read More

Gentle Bot Seeks Same | Liane Décary-Chen

12 January 2021

artist residency
Residency from January 12th to February 22th, 2021 At Ada X As part of its Slow Tech program, Ada X welcomes artist Liane Décary-Chen in residence from January 12 to February 22, 2021. Exploring accessible tools for AI computing such as deep fake generators and AI libraries, Liane will… Read More

AGA 2021 | Become a Board member!

28 January 2021

call community
Annual General Meeting Thursday, January 28th, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Online on Zoom | To register click here Open to the public, everyone is welcome. The general assembly of Ada X is an ideal moment to take part in the life of… Read More

S’éclipser | Phases of Resilience

6 November 2020

exhibition festival
Presented by Laboratoire NT2  S’éclipser | Phases of Resilience Exhibition With Elisa Gleize, Joselyn McDonald & Sarah Friend November 6, 2020 – February 6, 2020 Launched on November 6, 2020, at 11:37 a.m. when the sun is at its zenith. S’éclipser | Phases of Resilience,… Read More

LES COURANTS | ce qui pousse, se défait, grouille encore – Anne-F Jacques

23 November 2020

educational activities exhibition
As part of our Slow Tech programming, Ada X presents Les courants, an introductory digital arts program for young people and families in Rivière-des-Prairies. PHASE 2: ce qui pousse, se défait, grouille encore Anne-F Jacques and the Le Phare youth ce qui pousse, se défait, grouille encore… Read More
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LES COURANTS | Apocalypse – open for business – Josée Brouillard

27 February 2021

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


PAID INTERNSHIP OFFER | Interactive Media Developer

10 January 2021

Do you make websites, animations, applications, and/or other experiments for digital democracy? Are you interested in open source platforms, new tools for DIY tech, and alternative education? Come work with us as an interactive media developer to help make spaces of dialogue, learning, and play. This position is made possible… Read More

Take Heed: Mental Health and Wearable Development

2 December 2020

festival presentation
Presented by Technoculture, Art and Game Artist Talk with Alessia Signorino, Isabelle Charette, Amélie Charbonneau, and Nina Parenteau Wednesday, December 2, at 3pm Online | More details to come Take Heed tunes in to how different individuals experience mental distress and neurodivergence. Interacting via… Read More


27 November 2020

discussion festival workshop
Presented by Moving Image Research Lab (McGill) With Olivia McGilchrist, Ivetta Sunyoung Kang, Émilie Morin et Nadège Grebmeier Forget Moderated by Alanna Thain Friday, November 27, 12:30pm – 2pm Online | Register here Today, we find ourselves herded into online spaces such as Zoom with… Read More

Faced with the turmoil of ecological urgency, slowness and sustainability as a mode of production and creation

26 November 2020

discussion festival
Roundtable Thursday, November 26, 12pm – 1:30pm Moderator: Ariane Plante Speakers: Alice Jarry, Asa Perlman, Adam Basanta, Vanessa Mardirossian, Alex Bachmayer, Maria Checkhanovich, Matthew Halpenny, Philippe Vandal, PK Langshaw Online (more details to come) Today, ecological concerns are addressed by a growing number of contemporary artists and institutions,… Read More

Dismantling Your Electronics

25 November 2020

educational activities festival
Presented by Ada X as part of the HTMlles festival Dismantling Your Electronics | Lou Fozin Workshop Wednesday, November 25, 5 pm – 7 pm Online (Zoom + Mural) | Registration at Designed for teens and young adults, this trading-game based online workshop encourages… Read More