Ce film a été réalisé en 2003 sur l'initiative Acoustic Space Lab pour la Maison Européenne de la Photographie de Paris et son Festival Art Outsiders. Il aborde l'idée de conversion et inclut le travail sur le radiotelescope RT32 en Lettonie et le projet Makrolab. Il faisait partie d'une installation plus large qui incluait le projet Radio-Astronomy de Radioqualia et la video du RIXC.
En 2004, Makrolab et Radio-Astronomy ont reçu le prix UNESCO Digital Arts comme dauphins du principal prix décerné aux Indiens du Sarai Media Lab.
L'installation "Open Sky" a reçu le Prix Leonardo Art-Outsiders Nouveaux Horizons 2003. Liser l'annonce du prix en anglais et clicker sur la photo pour voir la vidéo.
This film was made in 2003 on the Acoustic Space Lab initiative for the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris and its Festivval Art Outsiders. It deals with conversion idea and includes the RT32 radiotelescope in Latvia and the Makrolab project. As part of a larger installation including Radio-Astronomy project by Radioqualia and RIXC video.
In 2004, Makrolab and Radio-Astronomy were awarded UNESCO Digital Arts behind main prize given to Indian Sarai Media Lab.
The "Open Sky" installation received the Leonardo Art-Outsiders New Horizons Award 2003. Read the Leonardo Announcement and click on picture to see the video.
Leonardo/ISAST News announcement
Prix Leonardo - @rt Outsiders / Nouveaux Horizons 2003
awarded to Ewen Chardronnet and art collective on OPEN SKY project
Leonardo/ISAST and the Paris based @rt Outsiders Festival are pleased to announce that the "Prix Leonardo - @rt Outsiders / Nouveaux Horizons 2003" has been awarded to Ewen Chardronnet and associated arts collective for the work OPEN SKY.
The jury particularly noted the innovation of the work of the Acoustic Space Lab network and the art groups federated around the OPEN SKY project : Rasa Smite, Martins Ratniks, Raitis Smits, Radioqualia and Makrolab.
OPEN SKY is an installation set by Ewen Chardronnet on the conversion of the soviet-era radiotelescope RT32 of Irbene in Latvia in the context of the on-going research projects of the Acoustic Space Lab collective. The RT32 is a 32 meters former espionage antenna converted to radioastronomy and fondamental science. Since 2001, artists, radio-amateurs and scientists work together to explore the tactical and artistic possibilities of the dish.
The jury also awarded a special mention to the installation" FILE /AIR, The Ambiguity of Limits" by Kitsou Dubois and Eric Duranteau .The work translates documentation of the work of Kitsou Dubois in zero gravity parabolic flight in the context of an installation with powerful poetic and sensory impact.
The Jury consisted of : Roger Malina (Astronomer and President of the Paris based Association Leonardo ), Frank Popper (Professeur Emeritus - Université de Paris 8), Alex Adriaansens (Directeur of V2 in Rotterdam), Isabelle Rieusset Lemarié (Maître de Conférence in sciences Information science at the IUFM of Versailles), Hervé Michaud (Conservateur at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris), Michel Jaffrennou (Author).
The Prize was awarded to one of the art works exhibited at the European Museum of Photography, Paris in the context of the @rt Outsiders Festival dedicated this year to the topic of SPACE ART. Roger Malina, Henry Chapier (Président of @rt Outsiders Festival ), Annick Bureaud (Director of Leonardo Olats) et Jean-Luc Soret (Artistic Director of [email protected] Outsiders festival ) made the award which includes a 1000 _ prize ; in addition the winner has been invited to publish his work in the Journal Leonardo (MIT Press) and present his work publically to the Leonardo Networks.
The purpose of the Leonardo New Horizon awards is to recognise new types of emerging work at the intersection of the arts, sciences and technology and to make this work known to a broader audience
The Leonardo Prizes and this Prix "Leonardo - @rt Outsiders / Nouveaux Horizons 2003" are co sponsored by the Art Department and par le Center for Technoculture, University of California, Davis, USA. Leonardo Prizes are awarded by the Leonardo Prize and Awards Committee chaired by Professor Lynn Hershman of the University of California, Davis.
@rtOutsiders Festival: Yannick le Guillanton - Tel : 01 44 78 75 20 eMail : [email protected]
Leonardo/OLATS : Annick Bureaud, @nunc.org
Leonardo/ISAST : Melinda Klayman, @
Further information on the Leonardo Prize and Awards program can be found at https://www.leonardo.info
Further information on the @rt Outsiders Space Art Exhibition and Conference can be found at https://www.olats.org