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I/O Media at InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre

Fri Mar 23, 2007 00:00 - Thu Mar 22, 2007

The I/O Media Collective will be holding the next in their successful series of improv events this Friday, March 23 at InterAccess Media Arts Centre.

Come for a VJ'd, circuit bent, dance, and audio improv experience.

I/O Media Aboveground @ InterAccess
9 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, ON.
(416-599-7206 for more info)
Friday March 23
9PM - 11PM (sharp!)

Live electronic Audio/Video and Dance improv

Dafydd Hughes
Rob Cruickshank
Michael Trommer
David McCallum
Kristin Trethewey
Oliver Heinrich
Rob King
Julie Lassonde


Call for Studio Technician at InterAccess!

Tue Oct 10, 2006 09:27

InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre is seeking an electronics and interactivity guru for the position of Studio Technician.

Reporting to the Director, and liaising with the Studio Coordinator, the Studio Technician acts as a technical mentor to InterAccess members and artists, assisting with member projects and troubleshooting art works in the InterAccess gallery. The Studio Technician also assists with facilities planning, and in-house equipment troubleshooting and maintenance, including office and gallery facilities. Occasionally, the Studio Technician may provide support for InterAccess off-site exhibitions or assist affiliated organizations with their technical needs. The Studio Technician has the opportunity to teach workshops in his or her area of expertise.

The Studio Technician is a part-time employee with a one-year renewable contract and opportunities for professional development. The position requires an average of 7 hours per week with regular evening and weekend work as required, and with possibilities for additional paid hours, as necessary. This position is scheduled to begin November 6, 2006.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
- Degree in Media Arts or related discipline
- Strong knowledge of contemporary new media and visual art practices, especially within Canada; strong knowledge of and interest in new media, interactive and electronic arts, with an emphasis on new technologies
- A specialty in at least one of the following, with familiarity in at least one other area: graphical programming environments such as MAX/MSP/Jitter, PureData; electronics, microprocessors, sensors
- Assets include: experience in multiple platforms, computer languages, software applications such as Final Cut Pro, ProTools, DVD Studio Pro, website development including PHP, as well as experience with physical art installations that include an electronics or new media component, and basic construction skills
- Patience and diplomacy when working with artists and members requiring technical assistance and services
- Experience in teaching technical concepts to artists
- Excellent office computer skills, including Macintosh networking and troubleshooting
- Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to multi-task and attention to detail; ability to work toward tight deadlines and keep projects on schedule and on budget
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Please send letter of interest and curriculum vitae to
Dana Samuel, Director
InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre
9 Ossington Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M6J 2Y8

All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 16, 2006. Printed applications sent by regular mail preferred. If sending by email, provide PDF files only. No phone calls or faxes, please.