matralab is a research space of inter-x art directed by Sandeep Bhagwati at Concordia University in Montréal. We are dedicated to using interdisciplinary art practice to bridge the gap between emerging art forms and their aesthetic reflection.

Our research is leading to the establishment of a practical and theoretical framework for the creation and evaluation of interdisciplinary, intercultural, intermedia and interactive art.


Tenerenmente – World Premiere

On Monday, September 8, at 20h, the pianist Moritz Ernst will play the world premiere of Sandeep Bhagwati’s three movement work “Tenerenmente” for prepared piano [ca.21 min]. This will be part of Concert&Discussion in the off-Beethovenfest Bonn, in the PostTower Lounge.Platz der Deutschen Post 1, 53113 Bonn. Free Entry. Tenerenmente Three memorials for prepared piano 1.) […]

Replica: Finalist in International Composition Competitions

Replica, an acousmatic work co-composed in 2012-2013 by Martin Bédard and Marie-Hélène Breault is a finalist in international composition competitions “Città di Undine” (Italy) and “Métamorphoses” (Belgium). Commissioned by Erreur de type 27 (E27), the work was premiered in Quebec City, March 13, 2013, in Erreur de type 27’s Espaces mixtes II concert, and it will be […]

O V A L @ Currents 2014 Santa Fe International Arts Festival

Last month, Lenka Novakova and Otso Lahdeoja traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico to install their work O V A L at the Currents 2014 Santa Fe International Arts Festival. O V A L was originally conceived in the matrabox and installed in the Hexagram Blackbox in late 2014. O V A L is a large-scale […]

Noiseborder Ensemble meets matralab, University of Windsor

matralab artists Sandeep Bhagwati, Adam Basanta, Jen Reimer, Max Stein, Julian Stein, Navid Navab and Felix Del Tredici will travel to the University of Windsor to present their work collectively and individually.   Please stay tuned for more details.

Prof. Dr. Cornelius Pöpel- guest researcher at matralab

Prof. Dr. Cornelius Pöpel, Lecturer in Sound for Media at Ansbach University of Applied Sciences will be guest researcher at matralab in late September/October 2013. The research field he will be working on can be described with the words „human aspects in media“ and he is focusing on specific music related intermedia aspects and the […]

Dr. Gascia Ouzounian at matralab

Dr Gascia Ouzounian, Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts at Queen’s University Belfast, was a Guest Researcher at Matralab in August 2013. During her time at Matralab Gascia met with collaborators forOptophono, a label for interactive music and sound art she founded in 2013. She designed the Web sitewww.recomposingthecity.org, which documents the work of […]

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