RAN winners projects

1st Call for projects of digital  works of the RAN

This experimental call for projects launched by the RAN privileged projects developed by artists and scientists in three categories: Live performances / Installations / Net.art

Winners projects

Within the framework of the professional days on the digital arts organized by the Centre des arts of Enghien-les-Bains June 24th and 25th of this year, joining the programming of the Future festival in the Seine, members of the RAN jury have auditioned 10 projects preselected.

The RAN emphasized the necessity for the teams to elaborate a common methodology of coproduction between artists and researchers.

At the conclusion of deliberations, three projects have been selected. They were chosen as their formal variety going of the live performance to the visual arts, of the performance in the immersive installation and for the requirement of their artistic and scientific approach and in the broad sense, of the body, the perception and the language.

This selection involves the guarantee, for these three artistic projects carrying the label “RAN selection”, of a coproduction of at least three structures of the network RAN (45 structures of artistic, scientific and industrial research, production, distribution and training(formation)) working in synergy.

The projects prize-winners are:


Etienne Rey (FR)

This project will benefit from a specific accompaniment consisting of a follow-up by professionals’ committee and documentation (paper and video) on its process of creation.

OUTREACH : Crystallising Movements

Alex Haw (atmos) & Mauritius Seeger (dr. mo) (UK)

C2M1 (c’est demain / it’s tomorrow)

Siegfried Canto et Magali Desbazeille (FR)

Besides, the jury chose to award a “quotation” to the project S.U.N. – SEON (ZEN) UNIVERSEL NUMERIQUE of the cie Corée’graphie, Young Ho Nam as example of collaboration art / science and between the members of the RAN.



The jury was composed by artists, directors of cultural venues and by scientists, which was representative of the variety of expertise of the RAN:

Philippe Baudelot (Digital Performances & Culture) _ Verniolle / FR

Ghislaine Boddington (body>data>space) _ London / UK

Pauline Chasseriaud (Acces – cultures électroniques) _ Pau / FR

Thierry Danet (Artefact – La Laiterie – Les Nuits de l’Ososphère) _ Strasbourg / FR

Christian Delécluse (Digital Flesh) _ Paris / FR

Philippe Franck (Transcultures) _ Mons / BE

Francis Lestienne (Modesco _Université de Caen Basse-Normandie) _ Caen / FR

Dominique Roland (centre des arts) _ Enghien-les-Bains / FR

Nicolas Schelté (Artefact – La Laiterie – Les Nuits de l’Ososphère) _ Strasbourg / FR



This first call for proposals of the RAN have been launched on January 2011.The RAN members choose to select couple with artist and scientist. 92 applications have been received, 32 projects was preselected.

Between March and May 2011, this 32 projects have been evaluated by around 12 members of the RAN. Then, 10 projects carried the label « RAN Selection » were in the final selection.

Auditionned on 25th of June, projects of the 10 teams have been inspected with differetns criteria, as the global artistic value of the proposal, the quality of the Relationship between artist and scientist, the innovative nature artistically and technologically and the possibility to integrate RAN members and producers/distributors in the program and production policy.

The accompaniment of this 3 projects will be proposed to the others RAN members.

This supports will depend on nature of the projets et could be a coproduction, a residency, a support, expertise…



January > launching of the call for proposals

March > reception of the 92 applications

April > administrative preselection of 32 projects

May > First selection of 10 projects

June > audition of 10 projects et selection of 3 winners projects

July – September > proposition of accompaniment to others RAN members