About the NMPL

Discrete Strains performance photo by Sigi Torinus

The Noiseborder Multimedia Performance Lab (NMPL) is a facility at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada dedicated to research and creation involving sound, light, and moving images. Since its inception in 2010, the NMPL has hosted artists and researchers from Canada, the United States, and Europe. Established with the support of the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, the NMPL supports research/creation projects undertaken by University of Windsor faculty and advanced students, as well as, workshops and performances by local and visiting artists.

Facility
The Noiseborder Multimedia Performance Lab (NMPL) consists of three physical spaces: a large performance space, a single-user development studio, and a storage space for equipment and works-in-progress. …read more about our Facility

People
The co-directors of the NMPL are Sigi Torinus and Brent Lee. …read more about our People

Noiseborder Ensemble
The Noiseborder Multimedia Performance Lab is home to the Noiseborder Ensemble. The Noiseborder Ensemble (NBE) creates and performs multimedia works featuring a combination of acoustic and electronic instruments as well as live processing and mixing of sound and video. …read more about Noiseborder Ensemble

Electric Improv Lab
The NMPL is also home to the Electric Improv Lab (EIL). Founded in 2003, the EIL is a chamber ensemble incorporating electronic instruments and sound processing in their improvised musical creations. …read more about Electric Improv Lab

in/fuse
Initiated in 2006, in/fuse is a series of multi- and inter-disciplinary performance events at the University of Windsor featuring faculty, students, and guest artists. …read more about in/fuse

Residencies
The NMPL is open for collaborations and exchanges with artists/scholars engaged in similar work or with related research interests. …read more about Residencies

Events Archive
In addition to performances, the NMPL also hosts artists' talks, workshop series, jam sessions and work sessions. …go to Events Archive

 

The Noiseborder Multimedia Performance Lab is supported by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada,
the Canada Foundation for Innovation, and the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.

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Noiseborder Festival 2017 poster

Noiseborder Festival 2017
March 6-17, 2017
University of Windsor

The Noiseborder Festival 2017 featured two weeks of multimedia performances, interactive installations, improvisations, concerts and screenings. Visiting artists included Plumes Ensemble (Montreal), Douglas Finch (London, UK), Jeremy Brown (Calgary), Megumi Masaki (Brandon), Riaz Mehmood (Thunder Bay), and Anthony Giglio (Saskatoon).

All events FREE admission unless otherwise noted. ...see the schedule and read more about the Noiseborder Festival 2017 here

 

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