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Living in the material world

March 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Research | Leave A Comment »

Living in the material world

‘Living in the material world’ is the current working title of my thesis that I’m conducting in the Doctor of Design program of Harvard Graduate School of Design. A new technological revolution that has the potential to impact our everyday lives is currently happening: we can conceive, design, make and build things in a way […]

Fabulous Fabrication!

March 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Research, Workshops | Leave A Comment »

Fabulous Fabrication!

During the Design Event Festival in 2011, Culture Lab OnSite organised a workshop for designers and artists interested in Digital Fabrication and Rapid Prototyping. For one week, 15 people worked in Culture Lab’s fab lab equipped with an industry grade laser cutter and a Makerbot 3D printer that we custom built the week before. After […]

RAW app

March 23rd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Featured, Research, Workshops | 2 Comments »

RAW app

Based on the RAW project, we developed an iPhone app, where sound is recorded when still pictures are taken. In the case of RAW, more specifically, the system records sound continually but only commits to memory the one minute of audio before – and after – the moment at which the photography is taken. Based […]

United We Act / Connected Communities

February 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Curation, Research | Leave A Comment »

United We Act / Connected Communities

This research project encompasses a scoping study and a symposium on the topic of connected communities brought about by a team of creative researchers and social scientists from the ‘Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy’ (SiDE) research project. As researchers from SiDE’s Creative Media group and the Social Sciences Perspective we collaborated on a proposal […]

Festival de l’Eau 2010

January 14th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Research, Workshops | Leave A Comment »

Festival de l’Eau 2010

From the 26th of December 2010 to the 2nd of January 2011, the Festival de l’eau went to Burkina-Faso and stopped in 3 villages : Léri, Walo and Ouessa. Set-up by the cultural organisation ‘Les Arts improvisés’ and run by Camel Zékri and Dominique Chevaucher, the Festival de l’eau proposes to bring traditional musicians and […]

Switch On, Switch Off

January 12th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Research, Workshops | Leave A Comment »

Switch On, Switch Off

Switch On/ Switch Off is a creative workshop where participants learn the basic principles of interactivity by building simple electronic circuits. Thus, participants “hack” their bodies and their environment, turning them into switches that activate and deactivate simple electronic circuits. The workshop was created and is facilitated by two artists and designers who do not […]

Passages

January 10th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Art, Research | Leave A Comment »

Passages

Passages is a public space installation that aims to connect intimately people in different cities. This installation presents the random passer-by with a moving and transiting experience where he/she has to engage the entire body to uncover the possibilities of a relationship with a stranger. A video documentation (see link below) presents the project as […]

Les Machines de l’Imaginaire

May 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Research | Leave A Comment »

Les Machines de l’Imaginaire

Abstract: “Imagination under influence”. Social, political and artistic effects of the emerging technologies and networks in the 19th century. This thesis traces the emergence of technologies and networks in the 19th century and their particular influence on social and collective imaginations. This research is rooted in the history of ideas, of fears and fantasies, of […]

Guyana : Identities and political conflicts in a multi-ethnic society

April 7th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Publications, Research | Leave A Comment »

Abstract “Guyana : Identities and political conflicts in a multi-ethnic society” is a master thesis in Geopolitics about a society that aims to address its ethnic diversity with a historical heritage of colonisation, emancipation and economic identities. For this research, I conducted interviews with the Guyanese diaspora over the Internet. In 1996-97, it was very […]

RAW

January 1st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Art, Research, Workshops | Leave A Comment »

RAW

An audio/photographic tool for conveying minimally-mediated impressions of everyday life Records and accounts of everyday life in our pasts and presents are often mediated by numerous third parties (researchers, producers, editors, and so on). We feel this mediation degrades the full sense of awareness and appreciation we could achieve of other peoples and places. The […]

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