Rencontres Audiovisuelles, DeVisu laboratory of the University of Valenciennes and Arenberg Creative Mine propose a research and thematic creation residency about video mapping.

The aim of those residencies is to experiment new forms of writing: (animation) movies, interactive pieces or performances, that are spatialised and contextualised. It is also to experiment new technological devices.

This application call is adressed to artists such as scriptwriters, filmmakers, museographs, stage designers, animation artists, game designers, developers, sound designers, musicians, etc., from anywhere in the world.

The application call is open to people who do not have any experience in video mapping yet.


. An exceptional setting: a former mine site part of World Heritage of UNESCO, in a natural setting, beautifully reconverted in a place dedicated to the image.
. High-performance audiovisual equipments available
. Support regarding the project and its needs: researchers, video mapping artists, animators, sound designers or musicians…
. Accommodation, transport management, flat-rate for the meals, salary

The works produced in those residencies will be screened during the Video Mapping Festival, which second edition will be held in Lille on the 29th and 30th of March. They are aimed at the general public and also international professionals.

Closing application date:
5th October 2018

. Patrice Curtillat and Thomas Lanza (France) : Goddess Column, Grand’Place
. Frédéric Duzan (France) : Sound design and music
. Motomichi Nakamura (USA) : Micro mapping, Mairie de Lille Area
. Mina Perrichon (France, Bulgaria) : Salle du Conclave, Palais Rihour
. Momoko Seto (Japan) : Lille Flandres Train Station
. Andreea Stan (Romania) : Bridge of the Porte de Paris
. Theodore Ushev (Canada) : Palais des Beaux-Arts
. Soetkin Verstegen (Belgium) : Micro mapping on plants, Rue du Réduit
. Acéphale – Célia Bétourné, Léa Camilleri, Louis Cortes, Anthony Revollat (France) : Inner courtyard of the Vieille Bourse
. Design Lab – Fahd Bouaziz, Elyes Rebai, Zouhour Saoud (Tunisia) : Crédit Mutuel Nord Europe (régional headquarters)
. IDEAL CRASH – Laurent Moulin, Frank Ternier (France) : Video mapping and live show, Hallway of the City Hall
. Nature Graphique – Mourad Bennacer, Aurélien Lafargue (France) : Lille Flandres Train Station
. Studio Train-Train – Gilles Cuvelier, Thomas Machart (France) : Palais des Beaux-Arts
. Vamos Animation – Sae-Yun Jung, Igor Shin Moromisato (Germany) : Lille Flandres Train Station

Proposed by Rencontres Audiovisuelles, DeVisu laboratory of the University of Valenciennes and Arenberg Creative Mine, with the support of the region Hauts-de-France, the European Union, the ERDF programme, and the city of Wallers-Arenberg.




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