[ISEA2023] Artist Talk: Cécile Chevalier — Technoculture and the Ripple Effect of Nomadic Imaginaries

Artist Statement

Theme Interactive – Networked – Human Computer Interaction Sub theme Symbiotic Imaginaries

Keywords: Techno-nomadic-imaginaries, sound art installation, social art practice, community, collective expression, alternatives

200.104.202 (2016) and Listening Mirrors (2019-ongoing) are two sound art installations and techno-nomadic-imaginaries that in their engagement became new musical instruments
for collective expressions. Both instruments are built in collaboration, 200.104.202 with Andrew Duff and Listening Mirrors with Chris Kiefer.

An artist talk on how building sound art installations leads to make real techno-nomadic-imaginaries

  • Cécile Chevalier (FR, UK-based) works with computational art installation and instrument making. Her background is in Fine Art, Crafts & Design and digital media Studies, while her current artworks and investigations draw from an interdisciplinary practices between techno-feminism, systems art and social art. Critically, Cécile investigates the human body and technological forms of augmentation to ask how collective and cultural expressions have been and are being transformed through computational technology altering not only the ways in which they are embodied and performed, but also they are thought about. Cécile is UK Co-I for the AHRC-IRC funded ‘Full Stack Feminism in Digital Humanities’ project and co-founding member of the FACT///. Network. http://cecilechevalier.net