The Alliance Française de Chandigarh, an official French language and culture center in Chandigarh, in partnership with the Embassy of France in India, is bracing up to present an extraordinary digital spectacle embracing modern art and technology for the people of Chandigarh. The event will start on 15th November 2023 at 6:30 pm and will continue until 21st November 2023.
Midi Minuit: A Futuristic Art Expedition
Aurélien Jeanney, the curator of the exhibition, informed, “Witness an endless cycle between day and night through the lens of eleven globally acclaimed artists. Via the Midi Minuit, an augmented reality exhibition, people will witness 11 posters showcasing an endless cycle between day and night through the lens of eleven globally acclaimed artists. Every poster is a bilingual delight (French/English), available on both iOS and Android platforms. Just hover over the posters with your device, and each image springs to life, narrating tales of timeless moments.”
Aurélien Jeanney is the founder and artistic director of Maison Tangible, a Paris-based manufacturer of images and graphic objects founded in 2015. Maison Tangible is at once a design studio, publishing house, and creator of augmented reality experiences, navigating between illustration, art direction, and motion design across multiple mediums to create a colorful, joyful, and geometric universe.
Exploring Modern Art and Technology
Featuring works from eminent artists including Tom Haugomat, Vincent Mahé, Bruno Mangyoku, Pierre De Menèzes, Théo Guignard, François Maumont, Johan Papin, Kim Roselier, Juliaon Roels, Florent Remize, and Lila Poppins, this exhibition is curated by renowned French illustrator, graphic, and motion designer Aurélien Jeanney, visiting Chandigarh from 14th to 16th November 2023.
Meanwhile, there will be a conference with Aurélien (Let’s Talk with Aurélien Jeanney) on November 15th in the evening at 5:30 pm and a guided tour with virtual reality, ‘Paris Behind the Scenes,’ from 12 noon to 1 pm from 16th to 21st November.
MIDI MINUIT, an Augmented Reality Exhibition
15th Nov. 2023 to 21st Nov. 2023
Alliance Française Chandigarh
Timings: 9 am to 1 pm; 3 pm to 6 pm
About the Exhibition
Escape: A Journey to the Heart of Digital Cultures
Dive deep into the evolution of the internet, big data, cyber-surveillance, and the pervasive digital environment. The exhibition is an ode to the pioneers, the artists, the cyberactivists, and all visionaries who foresaw digital disruptions. Escape urges the audience to momentarily step back, critically examine the digital realm, and re-establish the connection with our tangible, organic surroundings.
VR Selection 2023: An Odyssey of Immersive Experiences
This selection is an unforgettable journey, offering audiences an exclusive opportunity to explore the magic of Paris in virtual reality. It’s a one of a kind opportunity to visit the most iconic places of the City of Lights, such as the Garnier Opera, the City Hall, the Orsay Museum, the Saint Eustache Church, the River Seine and, of course, the Eiffel Tower! The VR journey allows audiences to transcend time and space. With 360° vision headsets, viewers are teleported into narratives, stories, and arts, blurring the lines between virtual and real, narrative and interactive. This sensory immersion guarantees a once-in-a-lifetime, invigorating experience.