06.06.06 Program of Festival of the Fourth Dimension – The First Global Festival of the Arts, Science and Technology

The Festival of the Fourth Dimension is a celebration of artistic and scientific fusion. On five consecutive days leading artists from all over the globe will come together in Sophia Antipolis, each bringing with them their vision of what can be achieved when non-traditional materials - light, sound, the elements are harnessed to achieve insight.
Festival Program »
Program 06 June 06 – 10 June 06

 

 

 

Tuesday June 6th, 2006 - Valrose Park, Nice Sophia Antipolis University

 

18:00

 

 

Parc de Valrose, Nice Sophia Antipolis University
Opening ceremony of the Festival of the Fourth Dimension
at Nice Sophia
Antipolis University, Château de Valrose, under the high patronage of Christian
Estrosi, Minister for Regional Development, President of the Conseil General des
Alpes Maritimes, with all the artists, scientists and partners of the Festival.

 

 

21:00

 

Opening of the Festival of the Fourth Dimension in the Valrose park /
University of Nice - Sophia - Antipolis

“ Voyage in the Fourth Dimension - At the frontiers of Art and Science:
Rotations in space and time ”

 

21:15

 

“ A new experimental dimension of Jean Vigo’s film ‘A propos de Nice’ ”
Dr. Pierre COULLET, Nice Sophia Antipolis University, introduced by Marianne
BOUSSARD from Mission Cinéma and François PARIS of CIRM, composer of the
last musical version of the film.

 

21:40

 

“ Retour-Windungen” from Iannis XENAKIS
Arc en Cello chamber orchestra, director Manfred STILZ

 

22:00

 

“ The Rainbow”
Dr. Pierre COULLET, Nice Sophia Antipolis University

 

22:30

 

End of the Opening Evening of the Festival of the Fourth
Dimension with participation by the Kulth Student Association.

Wednesday June 7th, 2006 - Sophia Antipolis Park

 

12:00

 

Hervé
JOUBERT-LAURENCIN
“Cinema at the Dawn »
Conference in French by Hervé JOUBERT-LAURENCIN
with the Masterpieces of Oskar FISCHINGER, Len LYE,
John and Jens WHITNEY (Mission Cinéma)
Fondation Sophia Antipolis (60 minutes)

 

16:00

 

Derrick de KERCKHOVE
“Inauguration of Global Village Square”
World Creation with Telepresence screens.
Conception : Derrick de KERCKHOVE
Inauguration : Senator Pierre LAFFITTE
Fondation Sophia Antipolis (20 minutes)

 

16:30

 

Michel ROUDNITSKA
“World Scents”
Olfactive Multimedia show.
Michel ROUDNITSKA, Art-et-Parfum
Fondation Sophia Antipolis (90 minutes)

 

18:00

 

Maurice BENAYOUN
J B BARRIERE
“ The Emotional Map of the Planet”
Maurice BENAYOUN and Jean Baptiste
BARRIERE with Colette GUEDJ, Norbert
HILLAIRE and Derrick de KERCKHOVE.
Introduced by Senator Pierre LAFFITTE.
Agora Einstein (90 minutes)

 

20:00

 

Public Anemie
Servovalve

“ Cinéma Live ”
"Ainsi dansent les images" by Emeline ULASIEN
"Pays de Feuille de Vignes " by Michal HUVAR et Damien RIBA"
"Virus H " by Loring CHARPENTIER
Entracte
"Public Anemie" by Servovalve
Espaces Antipolis (120 minutes)

Thursday June 8th, 2006 - Sophia Antipolis Park

 

16:00

Fishinger
“Cinema at the Dawn”
Conference by Marianne BOUSSARD (Mission Cinéma)
with the Masterpieces of Oskar FISCHINGER, Len LYE,
John and Jens WHITNEY
Espaces Antipolis (60 minutes)

 

16:00

 

Ercolano

“ERCOLANO virtual museum and Panorama 3D from Realviz”
World Premieres by Videoconference
with Senator Pierre LAFFITTE, the Mayor of Ercolano
and Dominique Pouliquen, CEO of Realviz
Fondation Sophia Antipolis (30 minutes)

 

17:00

 

“ The Making of the Symphonie des Machines”
Conference in French with all participants of the ‘Symphonie des
Machines’ François PARIS, Director of CIRM, and the composers-
researchers Frédéric VOISIN and Robin MEIER
CICA (30 minutes)

 

17:30

 


“Présentation of the ‘Symphonie des Machines’ ”
Videoconference in English with Frédéric VOISIN and Robin MEIER,
Live with the 6th International Conference ‘New Interfaces for Musical
Expression’ (NIME06), IRCAM, Paris.
CICA (30 minutes)

 

18:00

 

Dr Lisa Randall

“From the Fourth Dimension to the Extra Dimension”
Conference in English by Dr. Lisa RANDALL,
the most cited theoretical physicist in the world,
with senator Pierre LAFFITTE, Derrick de KERCKHOVE
and Roger MALINA as moderators.
Ecole des Mines (60 minutes)

 

18:00

 

“World Scents”
Olfactive Multimédia show.
Michel ROUDNITSKA, Art-et-Parfum
Agora Einstein (90 minutes)

 

20:00

 

“Hidden Pictures / Discovered Worlds”
Art Opening of the works of Piero FANTASTICHINI
with a concert of Beethoven and Mozart Masterpieces
on the theme of Mozart’s « La Flûte Enchantée »
Introduced by Senator LAFFITTE
CICA (45 minutes)

 

20:30

 

"Ainsi dansent les images" d'Emeline ULASIEN
performance sous forme de tableaux vivants
Agora Einstein (30 minutes)

 

21:30

 

“World Creation of ‘The Symphony of Machines’”
World creation, Sophia Antipolis Park. Opening by Senator Pierre LAFFITTE,
Laurent LONDEIX, President of Telecom Valley Association, Ulrich FINGER,
General Director of EURECOM and Francois PARIS, General Director of CIRM,
with the composers-researchers Frédéric VOISIN and Robin MEIER and the
‘Symphonie des Machines’ team.
The ‘Symphonie des Machines’ will be played continuously throughout the Sophia
Antipolis Park until midnight on June 10th. Broadcast areas
throughout the park of Sophia Antipolis:
• CICA / Eurecom
• Espaces Antipolis
• Fondation Sophia Antipolis / France Telecom
• Infineon
• Philips


Friday June 9th, 2006 - Sophia Antipolis Park

 

16:00

 

Len LYE
“Cinema at the Dawn”
Conference by Estelle MACE (Mission Cinéma)
on the Masterpieces of Oskar FISCHINGER, Len LYE,
John and Jens WHITNEY
Espaces Antipolis (60 minutes)

 

18:00

 

“World Scents”
Olfactive Multimedia show.
Michel ROUDNITSKA, Art-et-Parfum
Espace Antipolis (90 minutes)

 

18:00

 

Roger Malina

“The New Leonardos : How the Arts can change the Future of Sciences and Technology ”
Conference in French by Dr. Roger MALINA,
President Founder and Chief-Editor of
« Leonardo, the International Journal for the Arts, Science
and Technology », with Prof. Pierre COULLET, UNSA,
Derrick de KERCKHOVE,
and Dr. Lisa RANDALL
Ecole des Mines (60 minutes)

 

21:00

 

Pléiades

“ Makhi XENAKIS – Introduction to her father’s
(Iannis XENAKIS) masterpiece ‘Les Pleiades’ ”

Agora Einstein

 

21:30

 

Arc en ciel

“Rainbow”
Dr Pierre COULLET,
Professor, Nice Sophia Antipolis University
Espaces Antipolis (20 minutes)

 

21:30

 

“La Symphonie des Machines”
Sophia Antipolis Park
Saturday June 10th, 2006 - Sophia Antipolis Park

 

14:00

 

“WiFi Art-In”
Discover and create Art together with your laptop or mobile !
Fondation Sophia Antipolis (30 minutes)

 

16:00

 

“Dialtones – A telesymphony”
Golan LEVIN
Espaces Antipolis (30 minutes)

 

19:30

 

Iannis Xenakis

“ Conference by Makhi Xenakis on her father’s
life, Iannis Xenakis”

Agora Einstein (40 minutes)

 

21:00

 

“Xenakis Concert”
« KOTTOS » solo cello
« Pour la Paix IV » with a text by Françoise XENAKIS
« Retour WINDUNGEN » for 12 cellos
Arc en Cello chamber orchestra, director Manfred STILZ
Agora Einstein (40 minutes)

 

22:00

 

Grand Finale
“TRIP - MultiMedia Opera” by Franck Otto
Interactive cinema with live musicians and dancers
Espaces Antipolis (75 minutes)


 

24:00

 

Grand Finale of the ‘ Symphonie des Machines’
Sophia Antipolis Park
 
EXHIBITIONS - Sophia Antipolis Park - 06.06.06 to 10.06.06

 

Art-the Pla.net with masterpieces from SOSNO, BLANCHARD, BOSIO, BROQUET,
CHAMANE, COQUERILLE, GILLANT, GNIDZAZ, GRAFF, NIKA, NITHAEL,
PETTITI, SEREE, TSELOO : Fondation Sophia Antipolis, Espaces Antipolis and Agora Einstein.

Piero FANTASTICHINI : CICA and Agora Einstein

« The Global Village Square » from Derrick de KERCKHOVE : Fondation Sophia Antipolis
The paintings from TRIP and Emeline ULASIEN : Espaces Antipolis.
Paintings by Céline CHARPENTIER and Céline GUESDON : Agora Einstein.

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The Festival will be on :
Google Earth - http://earth.google.com
Orange http://www.f4d.orange.fr ou http://www.orange.fr avec mots clés: F4D, f4d
Tele@vision - http://www.teleavision.net/f4d

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Festival world creations and premieres realised with the participation of all the partner
companies, research institutes and startups:
• « La Symphonie des Machines » by Frédéric VOISIN and Robin MEIER, in partnership with the CIRM research project - NEUROMUSE.
• « A Voyage in the Fourth Dimension » UNSA, CIRM, Mission Cinéma
• « Global Village Square » by Derrick de KERCKHOVE
• « The Emotional Cartography of the Planet » by Maurice BENAYOUN and J-B BARRIERE
• The first mobile interactive map from Tele@vision
• RFID /NFC /JPEG2K with Piero FANTASTICHINI’s paintings
• Ercolano Virtual Museum and Realviz Panorama 3D
• First Festival on Google Earth

 



© 2006 - Sophia Antipolis, Nice, Cote d'Azur, France - Conception: Philip Mark Elliott & Emrah Omuris