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Speculative Life BioLab artist talk: Amélie Brindamour and Brice Ammar-Khodja
2020-01-23 @ 16:30 - 18:00
Amélie Brindamour (Montréal) is an artist and educator exploring issues pertaining to the natural and urban environment. Her research includes electronic art, biomaterials, installation, and participatory performances. Awarded by the Conseil Quebecois des Arts Médiatiques (CQAM), she recently completed a residency at Milieux’ Speculative Life Biolab, and developed a new body of work exploring bioluminescence and communication. Her works have been exhibited at the McCarthy Art Center, Eastern Bloc, Avatar, the Caetani Cultural Centre, Murmur Land Studio, Great Island Arts Co-op, and White Rabbit.
Brice Ammar-Khodja (Paris) is an artist and designer working at the intersection of digital arts, material science, and anthropology. His research problematizes the relation between form, matter, and function. Affiliated with EnsadLab (Paris) and the Reflective Interaction research group (dir. Samuel Bianchini), he combines responsive materials, video, and soft
robotics to question the symbolic, spatial, and sensory relations pertaining to materiality and visual information. His works have been exhibited at Biennale internationale du Design, la Cité internationale des arts, V2_Institute for Unstable Media, Musée historique de la ville de Strasbourg, and Modulab.