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Day by day program / June, 2010


The Cité des sciences et de l’industrie and the Palais de la découverte--who have come together to form universcience--and IRCAM join forces in June 2010 to shed light on the cross-breeding of these fields of human activity. By federating a series of emblematic events where scientific and artistic, research and creative, cultures meet, the science-arts-society meridian runs through the lines of artistic intuition, of technological innovation, of scientific discovery, and the way they are perceived by the public. more details

International Symposium

Tuesday, June 8


Reading and Films

The Science-Arts-Society Meridian crosses through the Géode in Paris with the words of the French philosopher, man of letters, and humanist, Michel Serres.

from Tuesday, 8 to Saturday, June 19


Interactive Installation

Pierre Jodlowski has designed an immersive installation where the user interacts intuitively and intelligently with the sonorous and visual environment.

from Tuesday, 8 to Saturday, June 19

Mortuos Plango, vivos voco

Video Installation

Composed by Jonathan Harvey in 1980, this electro-acoustic masterpiece blends together the composer’s son’s voice, a chorister, and the harmonies of the bell at Winchester cathedral (using CHANT software for the synthesized voiced created at IRCAM).

Thursday, June 10

Réseau Varèse Conference

The issues of creation and artistic research in Europe.

Thursday, June 10

Round Table Research in Art

The complex notion of research in art transfers a central aspect of scientific culture to artistic practices.

Saturday, June 19

Prototype Evening

The evening of June 19 belongs to the place Igor Stravinksy and to the IRCAM studios, invaded by technological prototypes in action, films of music and of future works.

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