from the Press Release by Focal/Naim, that commissioned the work Focal Powered by Naim to showcase exclusive global tour of MoBen’s interactive artwork: POWER CHESS Video documentary, Episode 1   To celebrate the roll-out of their global network of Focal Powered by Naim stores, the two leading audio brands have...

DïaloG The first Aliens' encounter 2021 by Refik Anadol and Maurice Benayoun Public art interactive installation, Size to be adapted to the venue (usually 2-4m/screen). 2 Video displays (projection or LED screens) Sensors, AI, real-time generative graphics, behavioral design, voice recognition, text generation, sound. Production: MoBen, Analog Native, Neuro-Design Lab, ACIM, SCM,...

I died in 1927, too young to publish about my art practice. It is now time to share some of the works I produced to help art historians to figure out where I stand. Elsa F.-L. The Bachelors Stripped Bare by Their Bride, Uneven, paint on broken...

interactive 360 video of Escape Views Hong Kong Escape Views, Interactive installation, 360 videos. High-Res video panoramas of Hong Kong reveal the unseen. It is no longer about density, verticality, finance, and technology. At a time of the pandemic, places of seclusion are sought after. But...

Ars Electronica 2020 Hong Kong Garden full program: hkgardens.com Context: Arts Electronica 2020 is being crystalized as an experimental, de-centralized global affair, in response to the contingencies arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. Envisioning a journey toward measuring the ‘new’ world being realized today, this year’s festival extends beyond...

Live experiment in progress by Maurice Benayoun and Refik Anadol for the DïaloG project, MindSpaces, S+T+Arts EU program. Live, part of Ars Electronica Festival 2020, Hong Kong, Thessaloniki, and MindSpaces Gardens. DïaloG is made of two “living” entities facing each other in the public space. They don’t look...

ACM Multimedia Art Show (ACMMM2019), Chairs: Maurice Benayoun, Nathalie Delprat, Nice, France, October 21 - 25, 2019 Artists: Refik Anadol, Jean-Marc Chomaz, Peter Nelson, Olivain Porray, Lyn Chao, Lin Chen, Cecilia Suhr, Paul Chable, Gilles Arrazo, Yvain Quéau, Axel Cartier, Jean-Denis Durou, Yen-Ting Cho, Yen-ling Kuo, Yen-Ting Yeh, Yi-Chin...

With Watch Out! 2018, urban media art installation, eyes wide open come from the buildings to look down to us as if somebody finally dares to discover what’s humankind is doing at the ground level, in the streets of Gwangju....

Video of the show in Hong Kong, City University, School of Creative Media Chief Curator: Maurice Benayoun http://benayoun.com/moben/2018/03/03/young-media-artists-in-china-hk/ CREDITS 主辦單位 / ORGANIZERS 香港城市大學 City University of Hong Kong 中國美協策展委員會 China Artists Association Curatorial Committee 深圳市關山月美術館 Guan Shanyue Art Museum 出品人 / PRODUCERS 郭位 香港城市大學校長 Way KUO, President of City University of Hong Kong 范廸安 中國美術家協會策展委員會主任、中央美術學院院長 FAN Dian, Chairman of CACF,...

At the same time an innovative art installation, a world premiere, and a prototype for neuro-design technology, "Brain Cloud" is part of the "Brain Factory" series of works helping the visitors "brain-workers" to give shape to human abstractions just by thinking....

Astrilab scenic apparatus commissioned by ASTRI research Centre, HK, constituted by 3 different elements, all playing with each other. The functions of presenting Astri activities, and offering a playful way to experience innovation in action, are performed by these 3 Astrilab components: The Hypercube, the...

Framed Subversion When any attempt of subversion is rapidly institutionalized, the critic of the Spectacle becomes THE spectacle. Guy Debord is no exception. Commonly praised by the Academia, The Society of the Spectacle lost most of its subversive flavor. The Purloin Thought (a reference to The Purloined Letter by...

2D Prints from the Tunnel under the Atlantic (1995) printed in the Pompidou Center, Paris, during the actual digging between Paris and Montreal. by Maurice Benayoun Sept. 1995 - March 2016 Tunnel Shots (to see the full series  www.tunnelshots.com) They were shot, like photo shoots, inside the virtual space of...

Emotion in Space seeks to re-imagine ways in which global real- time datasets can give us a unique perspective on the understanding of world motion through emotional currents emanating from 3200 different cities...

OPEN SKY GALLERY is an international platform and gallery designed to envision specially curated time-based artworks amidst Hong Kong’s public urban space. The Open Sky is a twofold project including Open Sky Gallery for artists and Open Sky Campus allowing City University of Hong Kong, School of...

The French blue-white-red Cocarde represent simultaneously the Revolution and the Republic. Motion and institution. Values come with colors....

Furtive Video, is a new genre on its own. The video is affected with a personality. Shy or proud, the video can decide to be seen or to stay hidden. A video with a behavior that doesn't alter its content but its mode of visibility. This mode of...

"The Maieutic Engine, beyond recommendation in cultural data" Conference Museum and the Web, Hong Kong, 2013 Maurice Benayoun, Hong Kong The maieutic engine considers the user as the best filter of its desires and expectations in terms of cultural heritage and image discovery. Based on implicit queries, formal...