② Gilles Jobin / Exploring the New Digital Territories for Contemporary Dance
Contemporary dance offers an ideal field for the artistic exploration of new imaging technologies. In this lecture Gilles Jobin will present the creative process behind his recent virtual works. Based on his recent experience with immersive volumetric technologies he will share with the participants his vision about the new digital territories for dance.
Gilles Jobin(Choreographer, Artistic Director of The Cie)
Internationally renowned choreographer Gilles Jobin has created some twenty dance pieces since 1995 which have earned him critical as well as public acclaim. In 2015 he received the 2015 Swiss Grand Award for Dance by the Federal Office of Culture from Federal Councillor Alain Berset. Fascinated with new image technologies, Jobin made a 3D film in 2016, WOMB. After WOMB, He created many dance pieces including VR_I, Magic Window, Dance Trail, La Comédie Virtuelle, Live show, La Comédie Virtuelle – Live show, Cosmogony in immersive virtual and augmented reality. With his VR and AR projects, Jobin addresses the issue of content creation for these new technologies from the viewpoint of performing arts.