Tagged june 16 2016

Artists to catch at Sled Island 2016

June 16 2016 — Sled Island kicks off its 10th year as one of Calgary’s most beloved summer festivals from June 21–26. This year’s lineup is packed to the brim with musical acts of all genres. The festival is curated by Peaches — an eclectic Canadian electronic musician who performs her art as passionately as…

Ransomware — it’s not as rare as you think

By Jason Herring and Scott Strasser, June 14 2016 — On June 7, the University of Calgary admitted to suffering a ransomware attack — a form of cyberattack that encrypts computer files until a specific sum of money is paid to the attacker. In order to regain access to the encrypted files, the U of…

Twelve artists interpret Snow’s “Poem”

By Georgia King, June 16 2016 — Twelve Canadian artists  collaborated to interpret Michael Snow’s 1957 writing, “Poem,” using an eclectic mix of visual art complemented by sound and film. Electronic music composer Mark Templeton curated the collection, titled VARIATIONS, showing at the Arts Commons Gallery of Alberta Media Arts until August 31. “I just…

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