Study Groups and Interdisciplinary Research Projects
The CEP hosts a growing community of research groups and projects, initiated and organized by affliated students and faculty.
risograph printing projects
Collaborating with students and school organizations to create exploratory print media. In a digital world, how can our relationship to the printed word and image continue to expand?
Multimedia feature on expanded poetics
A special issue of Evening Will Come, in The Volta, dedicated to Expanded Poetics. Featuring work by affiliated students with international artists and critics, including work in dance, textiles, music, video, sculpture, drawing, poetry, prose, and conceptual art.
expanded poetics: romantic, modernist, contemporary
This long term research project will critically periodize contemporary "interdisciplinarity" by situating it in relation to the Jena Romantic's understanding of Poesie as a general science and Modernist practics of inter-arts experimentation.
cinepoetics research group
The Cinepoetics Research Group explores relationships between poetic language and cinematic images through weekly screenings and discussions. Organized by Robin Graham.
place ville-Marie, A deformation
Place Ville-Marie is a modernist architectural landmark in downtown Montreal, featuring a cruciform curtain wall tower. Following historical and architectural analysis of the complex, we will experiment with transformations of its form utilizing the CEP's production equipment.
material codes, ephemeral traces
A woven translation of the audio recording from a collective reading of Lisa Robertson's The Men. A collaboration between Joelle Levesque and Sophia Borowska of the Weaving Data Research Group.
PLACE VILLE-MARIE, PROJECTS
We subjected the Place Ville-Marie complex to investigation and critique across two semesters. The following projects then took the landmark’s formal parameters and dense network of histories as bases for poetic transformations.