Research

2014
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2015
R&D
2014
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2015
R&D

    Hotel City (46°31' 26.4" N/6° 38'9.6"E)

    Hotel City is a multimedia research project concerning the fragmentation of information in the early part of the 21st century.

    It combines film, theatre and digital technologies. In an era when films are viewed online, it examines new forms of narration, fiction and editing, and maps out a poetic blueprint of the city. Taking as its basic material thirty-five fictional scenes filmed in Lausanne in the summer of 2014, the research focused in particular on the design of software capable of editing these scenes independently and randomly by fusing them together according to various protocols and links, and connecting them to other peripherals (screens, interactive maps, printers, etc.). 

    Team

    François-Xavier Rouyer, metteur en scène (diplômé Manufacture 2014), réalisateur
    Andrew Sempere, programmeur, designer graphique, doctorant EPFL dans le cadre du projet SINLAB
    Frédéric-Pierre Saget, monteur
    Hervé Coqueret, artiste plasticien, réalisateur 


    Publication(s)

     

    13 et 14 septembre 2016 
    Communication de Andrew Sempere , Symposium : Gamification: Digitale Ausrahmung des Theaters, ZHdK, Zurich

    Du 9 au 13 septembre 2015
    «Hotel City », installation vidéo de François-Xavier Rouyer, sélectionné au NEW NOW Festival, ELIA - European League of Institutes of the Artes, Amsterdam

    Du 19 février au 10 avril 2016
    «Hotel City », installation vidéo de François-Xavier Rouyer, QG (Quartier Général), La Chaux-de-Fond