Autonomous Media Room, May 19th

CKUT will be at Montreal’s 2012 Anarchist Bookfair CEDA - 2515 Delisle Street (Metro Lionel Groulx), room #125 (wheelchair accessible) 11am to 5pm on Saturday, May 19th 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.

*Workshops presented in only one language will have whisper translation towards English and/or French.


Bloc 1 (11:00am-1:00pm)

FM Transmitter Building Workshop with CKUT Radio (EN/FR/SP)

Pull back the veil on radio transmission and mass communication by building your own FM radio transmitter. We will pull out our soldering irons and assemble all the parts necessary to start up a live broadcast.

Bloc 2 (12 noon-4:00pm)

Live Radio: Workshop by Radio CKUT (EN/FR)

This workshop will take place in the hall on the first floor. Part one will include training in live radio setup and production followed by a live radio show broadcast from the bookfair on CKUT from 2 to 4pm.

Bloc 3 (1:00-3:00pm)

Screenprinting for the Revolution - presented by The Ste. Emilie Skillshare (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), and Laura Kneale (CUTV).

A co-presentation of CKUT Radio and the Montreal Media Co-op

More information can be found on the Autonomous Media Room’s facebook event. More information about the Anarchist Bookfair can be found here.