“Le violon de Jos” presents
for digital fabrication and media
At the crossroads of people, technos and trad
A residency-mediation, in Fab Labs and medialabs spaces, to create a show and its scenography.
Bringing people from different fields together through a cultural experience, in a collective project of discovery and sharing of technologies and traditions.
With cultural organizations, artists and the public.
A multimedia scenography that facilitates interaction between performers and the audience.
Unique meshing opportunity
Broadening the horizons through meeting and collaborating with people in the fields of culture, education, technology and traditions.
Enriched with digital technologies and spontaneous collaborations specific to Fab Labs and Medialabs.
Fabs labs and Medialabs
Environments of inventiveness and appropriation of digital manufacturing tools and media technologies.
Toolbox of devices, instruments, digital plans and software that improves with each StageLab.
From the StageLab blog
StageLab: concrete results and projects perspectives
An opening performance created for the next edition of FAB16 Montréal, an international Fab Lab conference (Montreal, August 2021).
On hold (COVID-related)
A traditional music cabaret with 6 artists playing together virtually from two different stages and locations (Rimouski and Montmagny, date to be announced).
Rencontres avec l’Être-gigueur
(An encounter with the Jig Dancer)
A solo show by Guillaume Coulombe that showcases the open innovation behind the Jig Dancer.
A prototype for shows created during four Fab Labs and medialabs. The multimedia foot percussion board and Jig Dancer were created as a result of the show.
StageLab shows in cultural centres, libraries and corporate settings.
A shared creative blueprint
The interactive objects and multimedia works integrated into set designs for StageLab shows are made to be reused, rebuilt and transformed. (CC BY SA)
Original props and software
Pressure sensors that create visual effects
Software that interprets the MIDI signal as a video
Integrated video animation software
More details on Wikifactory project page
Podorythmic Board software
Detecting and rendering real time analog input peaks.
- Github project page. See :
- Subfolder Read Resistance (and Read Resistance and Midi) : transform analog signal in Midi and send Left and Right analog (for the Jig Dancer). Can receive Midi signal from afar and transform to analog Left and Right.
- Subfolder DrawPlank : visual rendering and games. Developped with Processing.
Lateral or vertical picture defilator with a midi signal. Developped with Processing.
A step-dancing marionette that comes to life when a performer stomps their feet on the tap board
A skirt with an integrated LED string that lights up when its wearer dances
A jukebox mode that lets users choose from five pre-set dances when they contribute to a donation box.
Ideas in the works
Making the Jig Dancer move to live music
Interacting with the audience at a show through multimedia works
Share your ideas with us !