Autonomous Media Room (May 19)
Saturday, May 19, 11am-5pm
@ Montreal’s 2012 Anarchist Bookfair
CEDA, 2515 Delisle street – métro Lionel-Groulx
Room #125 (wheelchair accessible)
This room will include hands-on workshops that are bilingual and all-ages. The AUTONOMOUS MEDIA ROOM is dedicated to sharing the skills and knowledge of different mediums as deployed by anarchists – such as pirate radio, screen printing, secure communication, and more.
*NB workshops presented in only one language will have whisper translation towards English and French.
Bloc 1 (11am-1pm)
FM Transmitter Building Workshop – with CKUT Radio (EN/FR)
Pull back the veil on radio transmission and mass communication bybuilding your own FM radio transmitter. We will pull out our solderingirons and assemble all the parts necessary to start up a live broadcast.
** There will be a cost of $10 for each FM transmitter kit. This cost can be split among a few participants, and you can keep your transmitter after the workshop.
Bloc 2 (12pm-4pm)
Live Radio: Workshop by CKUT 90.3fm (EN/FR)
This workshop will take place in the hall on the first floor. Noon-2:00pmwill include training in live radio setup and production followed by alive radio show broadcast from the bookfair on CKUT from 2-4pm.
Bloc 3 (1pm-3pm)
Screenprinting for the Revolution – presented by The Ste. EmilieSkillshare (EN/FR)
Come to this screenprinting crash course and learn how you can use screenprinting as a tool for revolution. We’ll learn about screens,emulsion, image preparation, paper and fabric printing, basic image registration and all the rad projects you and your affinity group can do.
Bloc 4 (3:00-5:00pm)
Round table discussion: “Autonomous Media, A Decade After Indymedia”
With interventions from: Gretchen King (CKUT, Indymedia), Patrick Cadorette (CMAQ), Tim McSorley (Montreal Media Coop), Laura Kneale (CUTV)
A co-presentation of: CKUT Radio and the Montreal Media Coop