Category Archives: Conferences

2018-11-01 MeMuMo Conference – Moscow, Russia

Plenary Talk: Transcription/Inscription: how to deal with movement quality?

Dominique Boutet, Associate Prof., Ph.D., Université de Rouen, France
Jean-François Jego, Associate Prof., Ph.D., Université Paris 8, France
Vincent Meyrueis, Associate Prof., Ph.D., Université Paris 8, France

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November 1st, 2018 at Moscow State Linguistic University

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2018-05-29 Mimic yourself workshop & conference – Zurich, Switzerland

Mimic Yourself Workshop

29.05. – 31.05.2018
10:00 – 16:00
InnovationLab, ZT 1.D05 Probebühne

Do you want to explore new possibilities of performance through digital technologies? Join us for this experimental workshop and open exchange. The international experts Matt Romein and Jean-François Jégo will present their artistic projects, research tools and explore new ideas with the participants.

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2017-12-05 Conférence Masques Technologiques – Le Cube, France

MASQUES TECHNOLOGIQUES : ALTÉRITÉS HYBRIDES DE LA SCÈNE CONTEMPORAINE

Colloque international14 et 15 décembre 2017
Le Cube – Centre de création numérique

Du plateau à la scène numérique
Modérateur : Massimo Bergamasco

“Acteur Réel / Acteur Virtuel : de l’imitation à l’autonomie”
Jean-François Jego (Université Paris 8)

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2017-06-05 Summer School GAIIA, Thessaloniki, Greece

Summer School GAIIA, Thessaloniki 5-9 June 2017

The body and gestures play a primordial role in everyday activities. From a young age, people develop sensory and motor skills by interacting with the world. Over time, they accumulate experiences and enrich their abilities. Their body is transformed, allowing them to express, communicate and interact with the environment. New enabling technologies contribute to a deep understanding of this interaction, through the capturing of movement, modelling, machine learning and analysis, as well as the transmission of artistic or technical gestures. Continue reading 2017-06-05 Summer School GAIIA, Thessaloniki, Greece

2017-01-06 Les Tablettistes – Ottawa, Canada

Panel: The Magic of Imagination – Les Tablettistes 2017

It’s my pleasure to run the panel Under the Spell of Possibility: The Magic of Imagination during the Event Les Tablettistes on January 6th 2017, at the Cité collégiale of  Ottawa in Canada.

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Under the Spell of Possibility: The Magic of Imagination

The year was 1973 when the celebrated writer, futurist, and inventor Arthur C. Clarke proposed his third law, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Fast-forward 43 years to the present day and it’s abundantly clear; we’ve boarded the magic school bus. With platforms from AR to VR, our new reality is constrained only by our ability to imagine it. Innovative content creators are doing just that, imagining new environments to immerse us in a world of their own creation.

Jade Raymond, EA
Ernest Webb, Minority Media/Shoolû
James Milward, Secret Location
Jean-François Jego, Université of Paris 8

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2016-10-31 MeMuMo Workshop – Moscow, Russia

Following the conference I presented in 2015 at the Moscow State Linguistic University Centre for Socio-Cognitive Discourse Studies (SCoDis) (Laboratory PoliMod), I’m organizing a workshop this year about gesture acquisition in realtime and annotation with linguist.

MeMuMo: Methods in Multimodal Communication Research – New recording methods for motion capture – Kinect

Leaders: Jean-François Jégo & Dominique Boutet. Languages: English (French available)

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