What’s Happening

Bio Art at IOTA

IOTA: BETA is launching a Bio Art project in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Working with 9 contemporary artists and three curators, who bridge the topic of life sciences through arts.

Ruth Marsh and IOTA in the CBC News!

“This summer, Marsh is teaming up with IOTA Institute, a Halifax-based arts organization, for what’s called an immersive cinema artist residency. She plans to broadcast her animation inside a nine-metre 360-degree dome that’s meant to mimic a living, breathing beehive.”

Jordan Bennett selected for Signature Piece

IOTA is proud to announce that Jordan Bennett has been selected for the creation of a new signature public artwork for the Dartmouth Sportsplex, and IOTA is SO incredibly pleased to be a project partner. Follow us on all social media platforms @IOTAinstitute to see the art in progress! You can find out more about

IOTA on Indiegogo!

We’ve invited Halifax based artist Ruth Marsh to pilot the residency! The Immersive Experience is a 15-min stop-motion, sound and video piece. The film will feature several hundred cyborg bees for this immersive environment. The presentation will invite viewers to enter into a technologically altered, large-scale beehive.

Web-Art e-Publication

Couldn’t be more excited to announce that #IOTADATA is working on an e-pub in an e-pub, mid-2018, with web-art writers David Clark, Isabelle Avers, Johanna Drucker, and Adrienne Crossman. Available in April. #epub #webart Isabelle Avers IOTA has invited Isabelle Arvers, author, art curator and game artist to write about Liz Solo’s #thewidesky machinima #webart commission for

The wide sky – an archive – by Liz Solo

Liz Solo’s “The Wide Sky” is a story based on the fragmented memories of a scientist desperately trying to make sense of her deteriorating world. “During a recent archeological dig into the deep future, researchers discovered a damaged memory sphere embedded in the floor of an uninhabited forest planet. Though much of the sphere was corrupted some of the data was retrievable.

Art-science collaboration projects could win this award for the creation of a new work. #artopp

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