The Creators Project

Intel and Vice’s arts and technology-led event The Creators Project will head to Paris in June to showcase work from the likes of filmmaker and installation designer Chris Milk.

Chris Milk's The Treachery of Sanctuary. Photo by Bryan Derballa
Chris Milk’s The Treachery of Sanctuary. Photo by Bryan Derballa

Milk has created The Treachery of Sanctuary for the event; an interactive triptych which will be powered by viewers through the use of motion sensing kinetics.

In 2011 Milk captured the imagination of music fans at Coachella festival with this intervention into Arcade Fire’s song Wake-Up.

Creators Live by Doug Carmean. Photo by Bryan Derbal
Creators Live by Doug Carmean. Photo by Bryan Derbal

Meanwhile 1024 Architecture is working on a light installation which will react in real time to DJ sets from performers including Four Tet, Caribou, and Jamie XX.

Creators Live by Doug Carmean. Photo by Bryan Derbal
Creators Live by Doug Carmean. Photo by Bryan Derbal

Not to be outdone, Intel engineer Doug Carmean has worked with California-based consultancy Social-Print Studio to develop an interactive which aggregates real-time Instagram photos and allows visitors to manipulate them with gesture based movements.

Creators Live by Doug Carmean. Photo by Bryan Derbal
Creators Live by Doug Carmean. Photo by Bryan Derbal

The rest of the week is given over to talks and workshops, some with local artists, filmmakers and engineers, while a keynote will be given by French producer Phillipe Zdar of French house duo Cassius.

The Creators Project takes place from 19-24 June at Le Centriquatre, 5 rye Curial, and Nef Du Grand Palais, Avenue General Eisenhower, 75008, Paris, France. 

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