July 11 2017
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cloître Saint-Louis, Avignon Festival -
  • Europe, nouvelle génération - Europe new generation

Winners of the 2017 edition of the Artistic Residencies Program VERTIGO STARTS will be announced at the Avignon Festival

As a part of the H2020 horizon, the VERTIGO STARTS residencies program, coordinated by IRCAM,  offers artists from all fields the opportunity to collaborate and work on an ICT R&D project. The 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 - Announcement of the winners of the VERTIGO STARTS 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.