Documentation of HopDuff @ Absolut Nights Toronto

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Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

Absolut Nights Toronto was a fantastic night! We had our LED tiles and projections pumping to the tunes with good people, good vibes, and great drinks!

Here is some of our documentation of our LED tiles with more to come! We’ll also be posting documentation of our process so stay tuned! We want to give a mega thanks to Absolut Vodka, BOOM MarketingYoung Lions Music Club, and 2nd Floor Events. This project would not have happened if it wasn’t for our awesome team who helped us make this project happen, our Technical Consultant Christopher Thomas, Daeve FellowsPete OHearnKayla Free, John Scarpino, Mike Duffield . Also, want to toss a thanks out to Alex Leitch for being our LED hookup, and the always supportive Creatron Inc.

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Hive 2.0 Featured in ARTWINDSOR Magazine

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Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

We received our copy of ARTWINDSOR Issue #03, which features Hive 2.0 both in print and in sound alongside other cool artists working in the realm of sound!

ARTWINDWINDSOR has recently been rebranded as Barbed Magazine – dedicated to promoting the artworks of Canadian artists living at the US-Canadian border.

Barbed Magazine is printed twice a year, in the Spring and the Winter, with each issue featuring new works, interviews, and experimental and confessional art.

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L.E.A.P Featured on Daily Planet 7PM Jan 28, 2016

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Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

We got great news!

Lucas from Discovery Channel‘s Daily Planet covered our project Laser Equipped Annihilation Protocol and interviewed us for their Future Tech Segment!

Wanna watch? You can tune in at 7pm EST on January 28, 2016 to see it! If you subscribe to Bell, you can watch online and we’ll post a link when we get it.

Wanna play? L.E.A.P. is currently set up at Electric Perfume until February 26, 2016 and is available to be booked for parties or events! In addition we have some talks and audio recording sessions to turn your voice into a badass boss! As a finale we close with a takedown party II:XXVI:MMXVI on the final day!

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Electric Perfume Laser Launch Party

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Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

Friday October 16, 2015, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Electric Perfume

805 Danforth Avenue

Facebook Event Page

Price: $8 (advance tickets)

Get tickets here!

We’re excited to invite you to join us for the first ever event at Electric Perfume – a new studio/exhibition space where immersive and interactive projects are built, play tested, and displayed with a focus on public feedback and learning. Help us launch in style!

Come join us for snacks and reception and try to beat an updated version of Hopkins Duffield’s live-action laser game, The Laser Equipped Annihilation Protocol! After 9:00PM we’re putting the games on pause and reverting into a laser social, so come early if you want to play!

Laser-inspired clothing encouraged. Whether this means sexy black or glowy gadgets, arrive in whatever makes you happy!

*The Laser Equipped Annihilation Protocol will be open to the general public between 5:00 and 7:00PM before…

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MK ULTRA

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Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

Friday October 2, 2015, 8:30 p.m.

Kleiner Salon

Manteuffelstraße 42, 10997 Berlin, Germany

Facebook Event Page

Price €2-5

Hallo Berliners! Our Video-Music piece Drone will be screened along with other awesome Videodromers and A/V mashup masters at MK ULTRA at the Kleiner Salon in Berlin!

MK ULTRA is a one night screening, performance and exhibition of visual music and audio / video art.

The screening segment will feature works by members of the Toronto based “VIDEODROME” collective of a/v producers including Jubal Brown, Pete OHearn, Sean Marven, Daeve Fellows, Hopkins Duffield & Martin Czechowski.

This will be followed by an a/v performance by Emad Dabiri (aka SΛRIN) and feature the application of the literary cut-up technique to sampled audio / video, resulting in highly sequenced, rhythmic and synesthetic structures that will overwhelm the viewer’s senses and trigger a hypnotic and fixated state. The material being sourced is disintegrated and co-opted…

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Arduino Blog Featuring Laser Equipped Annihilation Protocol!

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Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

Zoe Romano from the Arduino Blog featured The L.E.A.P. Engine on their official blog! We’re thrilled people are so receptive to this project, however, that’s just the start, and there’s much more of The L.E.A.P. Engine to come 😉

You can read the Arduino blog’s post here.

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Post-Punk Article on Videodrome’s Legacy

Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield

This fantastic article on Post-Punk by Emad Dabiri chronicles the history of Videodrome, an event in Toronto that highlights the genre of video-music. We’re even mentioned at the end 🙂

We’ve been a part of this unique community for many years and it saddens us that this will be its tenth and final year.

Friday August 21, 2015, 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

952 Queen Street West, Toronto

Facebook Event Page

Price $10

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