Electric Perfume

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Here are some of the types of events we've run in the past! Have an event, project or experiment you think we'd dig? Need a studio to develop AND exhibit your work? Contact us!

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Past Events

TIFF Boombox 2019

Heroes VS Villains Halloween Party!  
October , 2019 9:00PM

Dress as a Hero or Villain, and check out our new interactive video battle Rock, Paper, Superpower, among other installations and spectacles at TIFF Boombox 2019! Tickets and info here.

Gameplanner Launch and Social

Launch and Social
September , 2019 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Gameplanner is a new resource intended to help indies plan their exhibition and networking strategy, based on in-person interviews and surveys from 50+ creators across the country.

Hypergame: HyperDream Journal 3

RPG / Musical / Improv / Comedy / Performance / Thing
August , 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM

It's round #3 of our Hypergame spin-off where the audience is invited to describe their weird dreams so they can be analyzed by dream expert Kris Bone and then turned into song by Andrew Shenkman.

Machine Learning with Javascript

Intro Machine Learning Coding Workshop
July , 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Have you ever wanted to get into machine learning, but thought it would be just too complicated? Well there's now some exciting tools available for machine learning in a simple and accessible way!

Hypergame: Death Duel to the Death

RPG / Musical / Improv / Comedy / Performance / Thing
July , 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Hypergame returns with Death Duel to the Death! The story of two gladiators fighting for survival on the surface of an alien planet, shaped by audience participation and buttressed by improvised songz!

2018 Events

Anything Electric

Interactive Virtual Reality Performance Art Party  
December , 2018 6:00PM

International performing artist Dogson steps back into VR for another evening of collaborative improvisational art! Join us for ANYTHING a casual creative VR performance party!

ChangeUp **Offsite Event**

Art + Tech Exhibition  
October - , 2018 8:00PM - 1:00AM

On October 25, multiple rooms on multiple floors of the Toronto Media Arts Centre will be transformed by a guerilla exhibition of digital and interactive art, games, music and much more!

ChangeUp **Offsite Event**

Art + Tech Jam  
September - , 2018 8:00PM - 1:00AM

ChangeUp's Art+Tech Jam will unite a diverse group of artists and technologists in an intensive, collaborative three-day creation period and culminating showcase!

Hypergame 13

RPG / Improv / Musical / Comedy / Performance / Thing  
August , 2018 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Hypergame is a live choose-your-own adventure experience that crudely smashes together elements of tabletop RPGs and improv comedy, accompanied by elaborate projected visuals and musical score…

Cathode Mark Game Jam

Game Jam for a Badass System  
August , 2018 2:00PM

Learn how to design stories, games, and animations for the Cathode Mark 1 - a locally created a game console that plays Unity3D games across multiple CRT TVs! We supply the Unity Framework and show you…

anyWare

Internet of Things Interactive Sculpture
June , 2018 July , 2018

anyWare is a Internet of Things distributed sculpture comprised of three identical objects that are individually connected across Canada created by Cindy Poremba, Jane Tingley & Marius Kintel.

Anything Commercial

Interactive Virtual Reality Performance Art Party  
June , 2018 6:00PM

International performing artist Dogson steps back into VR for another evening of collaborative improvisational art alongside famed Montreal-based artist Emmanuel Laflamme…

Make Installations With TouchDesigner

Learn How to Make Interactive Installations  
June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM

This full day TouchDesigner workshop will focus on the elements required to get started with TouchDesigner as a tool for interactive installations such as video and interfaces for controlling installations!

Hypergame: Peaches Teaches

RPG / Improv / Musical / Comedy / Performance / Thing  
May , 2018 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Hypergame is a live choose-your-own adventure experience that crudely smashes together elements of tabletop RPGs and improv comedy, accompanied by elaborate projected visuals and musical score…

0xffworld York Exhibition 2018

York University Digital Media Exhibition
April - April , 2018

This exhibition showcases York University’s Digital Media students works that explore the convergence of art and science, through the use of code for creative expression…

Anything

Interactive Virtual Reality Performance  
March , 2018 6:00PM

North American debut of ANYTHING, a collaborative virtual reality improvisation. Attendees are invited to come, create, and contribute to an evolving digital world with their own photos, videos, words, music…

Intro to Live Coding with Tidal

Make Music by Coding "On the Fly"!  
February , 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM

In this workshop we will learn the basics of Tidal - a great programming language for beginners that allows for making complex sounds almost immediately!

LiveCode.TO

Meet Toronto's Live Coding Community!  
January , 2018 7:00PM - 10:00PM

We'll be hosting a live coding get-together/meet-up/hang-out/jam at Electric Perfume! This event is meant to bring together those interested in learning about live coding and those who practice...

2017 Events

Intro to p5.js

Learn p5.js - A visual approach to Javascript!  
November , 2017 7:00PM - 10:00PM

What better way to learn p5.js than building a game! The skills the students will learn in this workshop can later be applied to any other creative coding project such as data visualization, image processing...

Hyper HalloweenTime

Hypergame Storytime + Halloween Celebrations!  
October , 2017 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Grab your Halloween Costume and come out for a night of games, music and action movie based comedy hijinks of Hypergame Storytime AND musical performances by Starpilot!

Humblebrag

Show Off Your Game to Humble Bundle!  
September , 2017 9:00PM

Massive player Humble Bundle, Inc announced at the last GDC that it's getting into publishing games, and funding lead John Polson is coming to town and wants to see what developers here have made.

Curious Cabinets

Arcade Exhibition Feat. Local Developers Games!
July - August , 2017

Curious Cabinets is a free 1-month exhibit devoted to the exploration of video game arcade hardware and public play. The exhibit features locally created games created for two custom arcade machines...

2-Bit Game Club: Sim City

Like A Bookclub For Games!  
June , 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Mythology in Progress

Interactive Audio / Video Livestream Performance Event!!!  
May 2017 8:00PM - 12:00PM

An IRL evening of sound and visual performances featuring ongoing series of interactive live stream events held on Facebook by Montreal digital artist baron lanteigne and local audio/video talent!

Cabinet of Curiosities

Arcade Jam and Exhibition Info Session!  
April , 2017 1:00PM - 3:00PM

We’re looking for SIX Toronto-based game and/or interactive digital media artists to showcase work in one of two unique arcade machines for a one month public exhibit at Electric Perfume!

2-Bit Game Club: King's Quest

Like A Bookclub For Games!  
May , 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

2-Bit Game Club

Like a Book Club for Games!  
April , 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Intro to Unity Shaders

Game Developer Workshop!  
February , 2017 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Tired of everything in your games looking kind of the same? Amp up your style with shaders! These GPU marvels are at the heart of nearly all game visuals - from realistic lighting and shadows to …

Intro to VR in Unity for mobile and Vive

Unity 3D & Virtual Reality Workshop!  
February , 2017 07:00PM - 10:00PM

In this workshop, we'll build a VR environment from scratch in Unity 3D using assets from the Unity store. You'll learn abot building applications for the HTC Vive, as well as VR for mobile devices!

2-Bit Game Club: Final Fantasy (1987)

Like a Book Club for Games!  
February , 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Raktor: Broadcast One

Virtual Reality Livestream Theatre  
February , 2017 8:30PM - 10:00PM

Raktor invites you to take part in a new medium: participatory digital theater! The show takes place both in virtual reality and in a real theatre in San Francisco and Toronto, with audiences…

2-Bit Game Club: DOOM

Like a Book Club for Games!  
January , 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

2016 Events

2-Bit Game Club: M.U.L.E

Like a Book Club for Games!  
December , 2016 6:00PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Sustain-A-Thon

Maker Workshop / Jam  
November , 2016 1:00PM - 8:00PM

Sustain-A-Thon is a community event that helps promote recycling and sustainable practices within the maker community with all proceeds going to…

Games In Sound

artist panels / musical performances / VR Installations  
November , 2016 & November , 2016

Two part event featuring artist panels, installations and performances which explore game audio from the perspective of experimental music and sound art.

Hector Centeno - Sitting Under a Highway

Virtual Reality Exhibition  
November , , - , 2016 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Sitting under a highway is part of a research-creation project and is presented as an interactive audiovisual virtual and presential space. Visitors will experience photo-realistic 3D visuals and spatial audio …

2-Bit Game Club: Pokémon Red & Blue

Like a Book Club for Games!  
November , 2016 2:00PM - 10:00PM

This month we have a special fundraiser edition of our monthly 2-Bit Game Club! We have a Pokémon Red & Blue Social, followed by a Hypergame Storytime Performance!

ectoSpasm: Halloween Celebrations

Noise & Drone Music / Video Projections / Installations  
October , 2016 8:00PM - 1:00AM

Happy Halloween! Join us at Electric Perfume for a night of sinister sounds, haunted installation, video apparitions, and classic horror videogames!

Escape The Jam

Escape Room Talks / Workshop / Jam  
September , 2016 1:00PM - 9:00PM

Welcome to Escape the Jam, an informal one-day exploration of technologically mediated Escape Room puzzles…

Make Games with Stencyl

Game Making Workshop  
September , 2016 & September , 2016 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Learn how to make videogames with Stencyl, a free game-making program where users snap together colourful "logic blocks"…

2-Bit Game Club: The Longest Journey

Like a Book Club for Games!  
September , 2016 6:30PM - 9:00PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Dianetics.V

Noise / Drone / Video / Performance  
August , 2016 8:00PM - 12:00AM

A night of experimental noise and drone musical performances, and video projections!

2-Bit Game Club: Metal Gear Solid

Like a Book Club for Games!  
August , 2016 6:30PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

2-Bit Game Club: Banjo Kazooie

Like a Book Club for Games!  
July , 2016 from 6:30PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Jazzpunk Playtesting

PS4 Launch Playtesters Wanted!  
June , June & June , 2016 3:00PM - 8:00PM

Calling all Jazzpunks! Necrophone Games is gearing up to launch Jazzpunk on the Playstation 4, with an enhanced 4-player splitscreen Wedding Qake mode!

2-Bit Game Club: Deus Ex

Like a Book Club for Games!  
June , 2016 6:30PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

2-Bit Game Club: ActRaiser

Like a Book Club for Games!  
May , 2016 6:30PM

2-Bit Game Club is like a book club for video games. We pick a game once a month to play together, and then host discussions at Electric Perfume and online in a podcast. Join in to play games, learn about…

Dispatch Issue 01 Release

Publication Launch  
March , 2016 7:00 – 11:00 PM

OKAY Collective is proud to announce the first issue of Dispatch is ready for release! Dispatch is a twice yearly publication consisting of artist multiples and other things that artists make…

Jeremy Nir - Escapade

Exhibition Artist Talk  
Mar , 2016 Mar , 2016

In Escapade: Going Places, a lone participant will enter a series of interconnected spaces, becoming aware of the unspoken power that a place holds…

Don't You Dare

Private Party Game Beta  
Feb , 2016 & Feb , 2016 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Don’t You Dare is an adult party game running in sneak-peak Private Limited Beta Mode for two nights only! Players advance the board by participating in flirty, risqué game prompts …

2015 Events

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