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Thursday, April 11 • 16:00 - 16:40
Mélodie Mousset: My Journey to VR: Weaving Personal Mythology with Contemporary Art and Tech

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Mélodie Mousset, contemporary artist and creator of HanaHana (nominated at Amaze 2019) will share the surreal story that led her to VR and to the creation of pieces exhibited at the festival.  Back in 2012, the artist used medical imagery to obtain digital and physical copies of her internal organs which she carried in her suitcase, across the Atlantic, on board a cargo container. In Mexico, after several shamanic reimbodiement  attempts, she finally decided to engulf in the cave system of Masateca s’ magic mountain. This, also leaded to her first VR introspective piece called « We were looking for ourselves in each others (Organ Island). « Meeting my heart, brain and liver  in a desert island and stepping into them for real was a powerful experience »….

The storytelling-performance will develop perspective on how art and technology can fabricate or transform individual or collective fiction.

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Mélodie Mousset (FR)

Mélodie Mousset is a French contemporary artist based in Zurich, Switzerland.Involuntarily pioneer in the field of new media art, her practice includes making sculpture, film, performance and virtual Reality, as long the body can decompose, recompose or multiply.Renown writer author... Read More →


Thursday April 11, 2019 16:00 - 16:40
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