VR Arles Festival 2019 Gives the Floor to the Best Virtual-Reality Directors and Artists

Thursday, June 20, 2019
VR Arles Festival 2019 Gives the Floor to the Best Virtual-Reality Directors and Artists

For its fourth edition, VR Arles Festival once again gives the floor to the best virtual-reality directors and artists, and invites the people of Arles to experience the panorama of possibilities opened up by this immersive media, with a large virtual-reality exhibition at the Saint-Césaire convent, workshops for children, a day of conferences, and a writing residency.

Image: Courtesy VR Arles Festival 2019

 

For its fourth edition, VR Arles Festival once again gives the floor to the best virtual-reality directors and artists, and invites the people of Arles to experience the panorama of possibilities opened up by this immersive media, with a large virtual-reality exhibition at the Saint-Césaire convent, workshops for children, a day of conferences, and a writing residency.

 

Courtesy VR Arles Festival 2019

 

During the opening week of the Rencontres d'Arles, a multidisciplinary jury chaired by British actress Charlotte Rampling will present several prizes to the best works of the selection, a mixed-reality live show will be put on, and the festival will inaugurate Rencontres du Virtuel, a day of conferences hosting international artists, presentations of immersive hybrid works, and discussions between speakers from both the technological research and artistic worlds.

Jury

Charlotte Rampling,
Actress and President of the jury
Renaud Grand-Clement, Vice-President Le Point
Christopher Miles, Managing Director Palais de Tokyo
Paolo Moretti, Artistic Director of Directors’ Fortnight, Director Festival International du Film de La Roche-sur-Yon and Cinéma Le Concorde
Alia Ouabdesselam,  Head of Strategic Partnerships, Cinema and Group Event BNP Paribas
Vincent Perez, Actor Director and Photographer
Celine Tricart, Director
Yukio Yamagata, Acting Director for the Open Society Foundations Documentary Photography Project


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