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LATHER VII: Zombie Apocalypse with Morgan Sea. January 18 2011

January 30, 2011

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Starting off the 2011 LATHER season, the RAT’s very own, Morgan Sea did a special repeat presentation of “ZOMBIES: Everything you need to know for your own survival.”  Complete with candles and soundtrack. A concise history of Zombie lore through cinema and comic books was provided, as well as some handy survival tips, including but […]

LATHER VI: La métropole du XXIe siècle, le cas de Paris. December 1 2010

January 30, 2011

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Francois Seguin host’s a thought provoking discussion about city planning, the future of urbanization,  and our motions through the urban environment.  Paris was considered as a case study, and consideration also went into Montreal’s  streets and spaces.

LATHER V @ the RAT: Star Trek for Amateurs with Caitlin Thompson

November 8, 2010

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November 3rd 2010 The LATHER turns five! And to celebrate, we talk Star Trek.  The RAT;s very own Caitlin Thompson tells us all she knows on the subject and considers how the themes addressed in Star Trek commented on contemporary events and political climates.  The original series’ Utopic vision hosted a diverse and multicultural cast, […]

LATHER IV @ the RAT: Queeriosity and Gender with Jamie Robinson and Justin Karas

November 8, 2010

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October 20th 2010 The fourth LATHER was hosted by Jamie and Justin, who lead an amazing and well researched presentation questioning gender binaries.  What are male and female when there are so many in-betweens? A debate of nature vs. nurture when questioning individuals’ sexual and gender identity ensued. The example of Castor Semenya, the star […]

LATHER III @ the RAT: Rocks n’Quilts with Eliza Fernand

November 8, 2010

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October 6th 2010 Visiting NoDS artist in residence Eliza Fernand provided some insights on the correlations between geology and quilt making.  Eliza showed some Amish quilt patterns, noting the references to everyday events and natural phenomena in their names.  (Barn raising, Stairway to heaven, Streak of Lightning to name a few.)  Visual parallels were drawn […]

LATHER II: Fungi you Know and Love . Hosted by Amber Phelps Bondaroff.

November 3, 2010

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September 30th 2010 Well, first presentation @ the RAT got the ball rolling for a series of evening presentations called LATHERs. The second installment had  Mycological motivations and was hosted by the RAT;s own Amber Phelps Bondaroff. Amanita Virosa Pieds Bleue John Cage (Answers to, Most Deadly local Mushroom, deliciously sought after by french canadians, […]

LATHER I:Dance Dance Dance Party (How to throw one to be remembered) Hosted by visiting artist Brady Clark.

November 3, 2010

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Visiting NoDS artist in residence Mr. Brady Clark hosted an evening to remember @ the RAT on Thursday September 9th.  Brady is known, amongst other things, for his organization of festive spaces; Instigating hours of dancing, gyrating, moving and general merry making in un-conventional settings.  Hailing from Minneapolis Minnesota, Brady is a founding member of […]