Xavier de la Porte is a journalist at France Culture, where he presents “Place de la toile”, a weekly magazine about new technology and its use. He also writes the “digital culture” section in the Beaux Arts magazine and the “special correspondent in my computer” column in Le Tigre, and is a member of the editorial committee for the Vacarme journal.
With Jade Lindgaard, he published Le B-A-BA du BHL (published by La Découverte, 2004) and with François Bégaudeau coordinated Le Sport par les gestes (Calmann-Lévy, 2006).
Carine Le Malet
Artistic Programme Manager at Le Cube since its creation in 2001, Carine Le Malet previously accrued significant experience in curating and managing cultural events at the Centre Georges Pompidou, where she was an external relations assistant alongside Laurent Claquin. She also assisted Anne-Pierre d’Albis with the “Parcours Saint-Germain” and was assistant production manager for “ISEA 2000 Révélation” (10th Symposium of Electronic Arts).
She has been on many festival panels within and outside France, and since 2006 has also worked as an independent curator.
A Parisian gallery owner with a scientific background, Vanessa Quang opened her first contemporary art gallery in Paris in 2000. In 2005, she co-founded SHOW OFF, an art fair devoted to digital art, and she regularly takes part in many national and international fairs.
Focusing specifically on the younger generation, since starting up she has notably supported and presented artists working with digital art, such as the Artificiel and HEHE collectives, Olga Kisseleva, Hanna Haaslahti and Michaël Cros. She is active in numerous art associations and projects, and became a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2007.
Her gallery in the Haut-Marais aims to explore the relationship between various artistic techniques.
A digital artist and researcher, Djeff Regottaz was awarded the Hachette Foundation “Digital Creation” grant in 2000 for his interactive, generative crime novel Trajectoires. He founded the Dekalko digital entertainment studio and from 2001 to 2009 taught new media at the Paris 8 University in the “Culture and communication” department. In 2009 he became artistic director, then in 2012 creative director, at Sciences Po in Paris. In his artistic work, he likes to question perception, and uses our environment as a playground.
His creations focus on three areas: game play, mobility and traces. His installations and videos are regularly exhibited in France and abroad.
Margit Rosen has been a curator and researcher attached to ZKM, an art and media centre in Karlsruhe (Germany), since 1999. She was also curator at Lothringer13/Halle, a contemporary art centre in Munich, from 2002 to 2003. Margit Rosen taught at HFG (a university of art and design) in Karlsruhe and is a member of the teaching body for the Media Art Histories Master’s programme at the Danube University in Krems. She is also a guest lecturer at the Fine Arts Academy in Munster.
She has written several articles on 20th and 21st century art dealing specifically with the relationship between art, technology and science.