Biennale

Dedicated to digital arts, audiovisual performances, live performances linked to new technologies as well as to the relationship between arts and sciences, Némo – International Biennial of Digital Arts of the Île-de-France Region, presents exhibitions, shows, performances, concerts and encounters in various venues in the Ile-de-France region for a period of three months.

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2019-2020 – Jusqu’ici tout va bien ?

For this edition, the theme of the Biennial was "Will the human race disappear?” This question was posed from the angle of new technologies, including: imaginary and artificial intelligence, robotisation and complete digitalisation, alternative realities, post-humanity and transhumanity, neo-nature and post-anthropocene, and in particular the famous NBIC (nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, computer and cognitive sciences).
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2017-2018 – Prosopopées : quand les objets prennent vie

For this edition with the theme 'Prosopopoeia: when objects come to life' the question was the possible autonomy of machines. With around thirty installations at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS and others elsewhere in the Île-de-France region, not to mention a dozen or so shows and performances in which the machines take on their autonomy and invent a world that we cannot imagine a world that we can only observe, amazed.
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2015-2016 – Chance, accident or serendipity

This edition "chance, accident or serendipity" raised the question of finitude and chance (defining human and biological life in general) in the face of the omnipotence of algorithms, or even a certain "voluntary submission" linked to social networks, connected objects or home automation. Bienniale Némo responded with the creativity of artists and their ability to organise chance and the critical dimension they offer us by reintroducing randomness and free will into our increasingly predictable digital society.
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