Extended Arts - XARTS2013
A pioneer of Interactive Art, Dr. Benayoun is a Professor at the City University of Hong Kong- Creative Media School. His extended and important artistic work has been presented in the top international Museums, Exhibitions and Festivals of Interactive Art, and was awarded many top International Prizes and Recognitions. Internationally acclaimed Representative of Open Art, Dr Benayoun published several articles and was honored with several monographies, including the recent book Maurice Benayoun: Open Art (2011).
Maurice Benayoun is the Chair of XARTS 2013 Conference (From Virtual to Real) Session dedicated to the Artistic Practice.
Roy Ascott is a British artist and theorist, who works with cybernetics and telematics, whose work focuses on the impact of digital and telecommunications networks on consciousness. He is the founding president of the Planetary Collegium an advanced research center which he set up in 2003 at the University of Plymouth, UK, where he is Professor of Technoetic Arts. He is recently appointed DeTao Master of Technoetic Arts in Beijing DeTao Masters Academy. He is the founding editor of the research journal Technoetic Arts, an honorary editor of Leonardo Journal, and author of such the books as Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art, Technology and Consciousness,
Roy Ascott is the Chair of XARTS 2013 Conference (From Virtual to Real) Session dedicated to the Theory aspects.
Emeritus Professor at the University of Paris 1 (UFR des Arts Plastiques et Sciences de l'Art) and Director of the anarchive collection, editing retrospective monographies of interactive artists in packages containing books and DVD-Rom published by George Pompidou Art Center. She is an internationally acclaimed Curator for Exhibitions on Art and New Technologies. She is the author of important books on the artistic applications of new technologies, including Jean Christophe Averty, Les Paysages virtuels, Jeffrey Shaw. From expanded Cinema to Virtual Reality.
Anne-Marie Duguet is the Chair of XARTS 2013 Conference (From Virtual to Real) Session dedicated to the History subjects.