The XX Files is the Studio’s aural-satellite, a weekly radio show exploring all aspects of our techno-world from the perspective of women, queer and non-binary people living it. Tune in to CKUT 90.3FM every Wednesday from 11h30 to noon, and hear diverse, compelling feminist perspectives on art, technology and society aired on CKUT 90.3 FM. Julia Dyck et Amanda Harvey are the current hosts of the show.
Radio show recorded with guests Maria, Budlyne, Charles and Mylène, participant of Studio XX and XX Files Radio Camp, with the collaboration of Montréal Relève as part of its program Classe Affaire, offered to high school students in their 3rd and 4th year.
In studio interview with game designer, Squinky. They play video games on air, and speak about game designing as resistance to gender norms and a way to work though social justice issues.
In studio interview with artist Zinnia Naqvi. She speaks about her video installations up at Articule for the HTMLles festival and how her work addresses authenticity, narrative, and identities mediated through the internet.
Bilingual Pre produced interview with Erandy and Martine from Studio xx about the HTMlles festival. The theme is Terms of Privacy. They discussed surrounding themes including privacy, intimacy, surveillance & how these ideas are explored by feminists in cyberspace
Prerecorded interview Kimura Byol about their residency at Studio XX making Korsokow film #6261 MONTRÉAL. Kimura discusses how they explore dysphoria, adoption, and displacement through art. They also explain their project #6261 Montreal, where Kimura created a interactive and non linear film by exploring the number 6261 in Montreal, and having conversations with strangers.
B_Please led a discussion about breast cancer awareness month, joined by Jules the Ghoul and IRL Human. Their talk touched on cultural expectations of femininity, cancer support group & volunteer opportunities, as well as cancer research & its surrounding discourse.
Special guest Paloma Dawkins speaks about animation and game-making and her personal learning and practice.
This week’s XX Files features discussions upcoming events in Montreal, including HTMlles festival and the artists exploring self-image in it.
Amanda is on the show this week to talk about Pop Montreal and women-identified musicians involved with the festival.
The XX Files chats with Malek of Sisters in Motion, a writing and poetry showcase by Black, Indigenous & Racialized Women and Femmes.
The XX Files discusses the burkini ban and the broader context of the policing of women’s bodies.
Discussions on the concept of utopia and how it relates to artist run centres.
An interview with Unicole, a ‘pop star cult leader and digital salvationist, or spiritual transhumanist’.
This week’s XX Files interviews guests and organizers from the World Social Forum.
Chatting with Amanda Harvey on her writing, podcasts, and her project ‘The Status of Sound’.
This week’s XX Files features an interview with Olivia McGilchrist, Studio XX’s artist-in-residence.
Discussion of hacking, phishing and internet security on this week’s XX Files.
XX Files welcomes new host Julia Dyck, featuring discussions surrounding voices – the tools and instruments used to broadcast on the radio.
Julia plays for us a performance piece she created with Siri, featuring discussion of artificial intelligence and our relationship with technology.