Author, Artist, and Curator
Ewen Chardronnet Ewen Chardronnet is an author, artist and curator based in Paris. Ewen has been active with projects focusing on information systems and tactical media, and engaged in various collaborative works such as the Association of Autonomous Astronauts, Makrolab, Acoustic Space Lab and World-Information.Org. He published in 2001 “Quitter la Gravité”, the french anthology on the Association of Autonomous Astronauts and in 2003 received the Leonardo New Horizons Award. His recent works include electromagnetic waves related artworks with the Spectral Investigations Collective and the journal “The Laboratory Planet”. He’s currently curator for the digital city festival in Paris’ region, Futur(s) en Seine.
Fabrice Lapelletrie has a Ph. D in art history from the University of Paris IV Sorbonne. The subject of his thesis is the life and work of Frank Malina : a pioneer in astronautics and kinetic light art, and also founder of Leonardo Journal in 1968. He regularly collaborates with www.olats.org website and the Malina family to promote the artworks of Frank Malina through publications, exhibitions and conferences. His interests also go to art and science relationship, photography, space art, land art and interdiscplinary studies. Today, his professional activity is surveyor-topographer.