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Avignon's Europe New Generation
July 11, 2017. Avignon. Europe Nouvelle Génération. More Info
Winners of the 2017 edition of the Artistic Residencies Program Vertigo Starts
will be announced.
As a part of the H2020 horizon, coordinated by Ircal, the program offers artists from all fields the opportunity to collaborate and work on an ICT R&D project. This program is supported by Starts, Science Technology and the Arts, launched by the European Commission DG Connect. The presentation of the projects will be followed by a debate with European representatives.
2.30 PM. Annoucement of the winners of the call
3 PM to 4.30 PM. A new impetus for synergies between the arts and technology in the European Union
Discussion with representatives from research, industry, the art world and policy on the advantages of a new strategy of collaborations for innovation in society at the nexus of science, technology, and the arts.
Participants will discuss how links between industry and the arts in the context of technological and social innovation could lead to a win-win situation with industry gaining momentum in innovation and society profiting from a new alliance of technology and the arts, in particular in the context of digital technologies and their use in regional and urban development.
Followed by A new impetus for Culture in the European Union
Discussion with policy makers from France, the European Commission, the European Parliament on the advantages of the expressed desire for a new political impetus for culture within the European Union.
Organized by the Avignon Festival, Ircam, French Tech Culture, the European
Union, Relais Culture Europe.