Sex, Desire and Data is an immersive group exhibition exploring the links between sexuality and technology.
What questions were at the heart of the exhibition's development? Find out in this video (available in French only), in which the creators of Sex, Desire and Data share their thoughts.
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Sex, Desire and Data is a PHI Studio and a_BAHN co-production. Created in partnership with Club Sexu.
Greffe designs and creates immersive interactive experiences. He brings together artists and technologists to develop innovative proposals nurtured by his enthusiasm for new technologies.Since 2005, he has actively taken part in setting in motion original creative processes, in phase with current technological movements. From cinema to digital arts, his curiosity pushes him to create atypical paths to conduct extraordinary projects. Over the years, he has accumulated a solid network of collaborators (Lemieux – Pilon, CNA, HBO, Mathematic studio) that he constantly involves in his various works.
Sandra Rodriguez is a creative director and technology sociologist. Exploring non-fiction in VR/AR/AI, she directs, conceptualizes, and produces interactive and immersive works broadcast and awarded internationally. The spokesperson for the AI&Arts initiative in Montreal (QdS, ONF, Google AI, Element AI), she also leads HackingXR at MIT, the very first program in immersive creation (in partnership with Oculus).Rodriguez has acted as a mentor, consultant, and speaker on immersive creation, user experience, and digital storytelling at numerous events.
Édouard Lanctôt-Benoit is an artist and creative developer specialized in interactive videos and installations. For 10 years, he was part of Vincent Morisset's team at AATOAA, with whom he collaborated to the development and the creation of interactive art produced, amongst others, by the NFB and the Google Creative Lab. In 2022, he joined PHI where he specializes in creating audacious installations through visual effects and artificial intelligence. His work has been rewarded with prestigious prizes such as the Emmy Awards, Cannes Cyber Lions, South By Southwest, the Webby Awards, FITC Technical Excellence Award and the Adobe Cutting Edge Award.
Ianna is a multidisciplinary trans artist who lives and works in Montreal. Since 2001, she has participated in several group exhibitions. In spring 2016, Ianna had a solo exhibition at the Leslie & Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York. Currently, she is part of the curatorial selection for the Brooklyn Museum's Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.
Created in partnership with:
With the financial participation of:
Le Ministère de la culture et des communications;
La Société de développement des entreprises culturelles;
Atelier Grand Nord XR;
Le Fonds des médias du Canada;
Le Film Fund Luxembourg;
Le Conseil des arts de Montréal;
UQAM - Université du Québec à Montréal
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