In addition to its regular programming, TOPO organizes cultural mediation activities in partnership with social and educational organizations. The centre also hosts experimental projects by artists in its multifunctional space and participates enthusiastically in the Montreal digital arts community.

ALÉAS : Échos et reflets des éolithes​ | Cléo Palacio-Quintin

  • November 3 - December 22 2023

For its final window display exhibition of 2023, TOPO announces a poetic work that gives voice to rocks chosen or imagined by Cléo-Palacio Quintin. At the launch on Friday November 3, the Quatuor Bozzini, who created the music for the project, will be invited to interpret the musical voice of a few rocks chosen by Read more »

Sympoïetic Reverie | Isabella Salas

  • September 16 - October 28 2023

A troubled summer comes to an end, and for TOPO, a cycle. As the autumn season approaches, a reminder of the inevitable change of seasons, TOPO closes its Fluidité thematic cycle with a timely work. With Sympoietic Reverie, Isabella Salas guides our imagination between fragile ecosystems and ephemeral urban landscapes. On view in our window Read more »

Assemblée générale annuelle (AGA) 2023

  • Tuesday, August 29th, 5:30 pm

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Participez à notre AGA 2023   Nous avions le plaisir de vous convier à l’assemblée générale annuelle (AGA) des membres de TOPO, Read more »

VerdunReality : Riparian Play | Natalie Doonan

  • July 20 - July 23 2023

Natalie Doonan VerdunReality : Riparian play TOPO is pleased to support VerdunReality by Natalie Doonan, to be discovered under July’s sun. This 90 minutes multimedia performance was designed to for the St. Lawrence waterfront in Montreal’s Southwest borough of Verdun. VerdunReality: Riparian Play is a journey along the St. Lawrence waterfront in Montreal’s Southwest borough of Read more »

4 Hours | Michel Huneault and Johann Mazé

  • May 25 - June 30 and August 22 - September 9 2023

Michel Huneault and Johann Mazé 4 Hours Following TOPO’s 2019–2022 programming theme, Frontier, TOPO is announcing the launch of a new project by artist Michel Huneault, 4 Hours, with an online experience and a window installation on Pôle de Gaspé’s ground floor, starting May 25, 2023. In June 2022, at the invitation of TOPO and Read more »

N-h9 | Sandrine Deumier

  • April 7 - May 19 2023

By weaving imaginaries in the mode of biomimicry, Nh-9 is an immersive poetry experience that attempts to develop notions of interrelationships between humans and non-humans. The aim of this project is to allow to be immersed in a state of sensory modifications (and/or mutations) in order to construct interconnected landscapes by imagining a living world – made Read more »

ILIDI – Exhibition launch | Digital literature incubator

  • March 16 from 6 to 8 pm

Leer en Español   ILIDI | Digital Literature incubator Exhibition launch When : Thursday, March 16th 2023, from 7 to 9 pm, Montreal time. Where : On the web (Mozilla Hubs) Price : Free Language : Mainly in spanish, but also in french, and english. Facebook Event   ILIDI is a Quebec-Mexico cocreation program of Read more »

Yesica Duarte’s end of residency talk

  • Mars 4 2023 at 3 pm

Yesica Duarte End of residency talk To highlight the end of her residency at TOPO, Yesica Duarte had a public meeting Saturday, March 4th at 3pm during which she presented her work and the results of her residency at TOPO. Her creative research project entitled Pinch to Awaken uses breathing as a means of navigation: Read more »

Pinch to awaken | Yesica Duarte

  • february 20 - march 3

Yesica Duarte Pinch to Awaken From February 6, 2023, TOPO hosted a residency for the Argentine artist Yesica Duarte. During her residency, Yesica proposed a virtual reality project that communicates with the entire body, including the breath of the person experiencing it. She built her own system to capture the breath of the helmet wearer. Read more »

Talk with Baron Lanteigne about Cinématographie de la matière virtuelle

  • February 16th 2023, 5 to 7 pm

On Thursday, February 16, a meet-and-greet was held with our artist-in-residence of the moment, Baron Lanteigne, about his work in progress. His residency work was titled Cinématographie de la matière virtuelle and was on display in our exhibition window from January 26 to March 11, 2023. It was also possible to follow his experiments online Read more »

Cinématographie de la matière virtuelle | Baron Lanteigne

  • january 26 - march 11 2023

Starting Thursday, January 26, 2023, TOPO hosted artist Baron Lanteigne in an open residency as part of its thematic programming Fluidity. The work metamorphosed over the course of this experimental residency and was shown live in TOPO’s showcase. This residency formula combined with the window exhibition gave Johann Baron-Lanteigne the opportunity to work with the Read more »

Homesick Brasil | Léo Sanches

  • 24 - 27 November 2022

Léo Sanches Homesick Brasil From Thursday, November 24 to Sunday, November 27, 2022, TOPO hosted in its studio a photographic exhibition by Léo Sanches, Homesick Brasil. The title of Léo Sanches’ photographic project refers to the feeling of belonging to one’s country of origin that is deeply rooted in his integration process in Quebec. Driven Read more »

Selfgen | Marion Schneider

  • november 17 - december 22 2022

Following the launch of Marion Schneider’s web work Selfgen on both TOPO’s and Virtual Mutek’s websites for a month during the summer of 2022, TOPO has decided to continue exhibiting Selfgen through a window projection. On Thursday, November 17th at 5pm, during the launch of the video installation, we will offer you to experience simultaneously Read more »

AGROTEXTE is 40 years old

  • Birthday performance

On October 10, 1982, Jean-Yves Fréchette teamed up with some farmers from Saint-Ubalde to write the micro-poem “TEXTE TERRE TISSE” while plowing hay in a field with their tractors. Each letter was 91 m high by 76 m wide. The whole was spread over 1.6 km and even got its entry in the GUINESS book Read more »

L’Arpenteur | Bleu Diode

  • September 9 - October 29 2022

Isabelle Gagné and Sven [Bleu diode] had been inspired by the multidisciplinary artist Jean-Yves Fréchette’s work for the past 10 years. As a digital art precursor, Fréchette’s research is rooted in the practice of performative writing, with a mathematical rigor, through data accumulation and the excavation of expression territories, whether they are technological (twittérature) or Read more »

LopLop’s open residency

  • august 15 - september 3 2022

Open residency : LopLop LopLop is a Montreal-based software programming company combining interactivity, augmented and fragmented reality. Since 2018, LopLop focuses on landscape modeling, design and animation of vegetal worlds aimed at generating creative and interactive experiences. A compelling example is the Garden app created for the Montreal Botanical Garden, which allows users to navigate Read more »

Million | LopLop

  • August 22 - Sptember 3 2022

TOPO announces the destruction of one million digital works, between Monday, August 22nd, 2022 at 5pm and Saturday, September 3rd at 1pm. The destruction of the works, programmed by LopLop at a rate of one per second, will be visible continuously, day and night, in TOPO’s exhibition window on the first floor of 5445 de Read more »

Assemblée générale annuelle (AGA) 2022

  • Wednesday, august 31th, 5:30pm

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Participez à l’AGA 2022 Nous avons eu le plaisir de vous convier à l’assemblée générale annuelle (AGA) des membres de TOPO, qui Read more »