Gesamt

The videos I shot with dancer/actress Verena Lopes have been included in the
upcoming Gesamt installation by Lars von Trier which opens at the Copenhagen
art festival
on October 11th in Charlottenborg. It runs until December 30th.

Le Vieux de la Montagne

Opening on September 5th at the Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne, a transgalactic electro-mechanical opera inspired by Alfred Jarry featuring live puppets of Superman and William Burroughs operated by Patrick Sims, vintage video game animations by Entter, music by Ata Ebtekar, a giant pinball machine built by Eric Zollikofer, and interaction design by Alex Posada.

Launch of the SINLAB

I have the pleasure to announce that I was accepted as a PhD student and Research Assistant in the Media x Design Laboratory at EPFL, in Lausanne, Switzerland, in the context of a revolutionary new lab between arts & sciences, called SINLAB, focusing on performance and new technologies that was launched officially on February 14th 2012, at the Manufacture, with a dance performance by Chris Ziegler called «corpus pygmalion». I made a small video improvisation on the music of Andrea Valvini and the live glitches of Benjamin Efrati during the launch party.

Game Story

In order to celebrate the end of the first term of the «Introduction to Programming» course
in video game coding at SAE Geneva, we went with the students to the Grand-Palais in Paris
to see the Game Story expo.

New Narrative Frontiers

Participating in a workshop on Alternate Reality Games and New Narrative Frontiers with the mobile cinema game we are preparing for Rousseau 2012, in Lisbon at the ACM SIGCHI ACE 2011 conference.

Back to school…

Today is my first day of class, as an unaffiliated PhD student in the doctoral school of computer, communication and information sciences at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Palimpsestes

Performance du groupe de poésie électronique «infolipo» rattaché à l’Université de Genève, dont je fais partie, au cours duquel nous avons projeté de la typographie en mouvement sur les murs et sur des gens avec des pico-projecteurs mobiles alimentés sur batteries.

Veux-tu ?

Résidence de création en février-mars 2011, au Centre des Arts d’Enghien-les-Bains (réputés pour leurs annuels Bains Numériques), en compagnie de Yves Rousseau (musique), Mié Coquempot (danse) et Cyril Hernandez (percussion / électronique) – moi à la vidéo.
Le spectacle est basé sur un texte de Fabrice Melquiot.

Computational Cinema

I was invited to give a talk at the Media x Design Laboratory led by Prof. Jeffrey Huang, at EPFL, on my research and previous work, where I expressed my intention to create a center for the study and research of Computational Cinema.

Black Dogs on the Beach

I presented a very short video at the «Ex-Werner» gallery/atelier on rue de Lyon in Geneva. It was presented as a loop, on a monitor.