PARIS · Québec numérique is a speical event organized jointly by Elektra (Montreal) and Arcadi (Paris), taking place during the second part of the Némo Fesitval, as part of the 50th anniversary of the General Delegations of Québec in France. For three days, Quebec numérique shines a spotlight on digital creations from Québec and presents a selection of important recent works on Parisian soil along with a special edition of the International Marketplace for Digital Arts (IMDA).

Audiovisual performaces:

La chambre des machines - Nicolas Bernier & Martin Messier

Train Fragments - Herman Kolgen & L'Ensemble Intercontemporain

White Box - Purform


Robotics Performance:

The Tiller Girls - Louis-Philippe Demers


Trackers - Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Video Games:

Kokoromi & TAG carte blanche

Québec numérique also plays host to the IMDA a unique rendezvous created by Elektra in 2007, which is a venue for professional networking and exchange to promote the international exposure of digital creators.

thursday, october 6th and friday october 7th 2011 - 2:30PM at the Gaîté lyrique (auditorium)

3bis Rue Papine

free admission


Sofian Audry // Nicolas Bernier + Martin Messier // Yan Breuleux // Alexandre Castonguay // Grégory Chatonsky // Luc Courchesne // Louis-Philippe Demers // Jean Dubois // Herman Kolgen // Lynn Hughes (TAG) // Émile Morin // Nicolas Reeves // Alain Thibault // Cindy Poremba (kokoromi) // Chris Salter

Organisations: ACREQ (Elektra) // HexagramCIAM // MUTEK // Perte de Signal // Société des arts Tchnologiques (SAT)

catalogue here

the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) will host a round table on saturday, october 8th from 2:30pm to 5:30 pm at the Gaîté lyrique (auditorium), with specialists from Europe and Québec debating the identity of digital art and its different issues. the round table takes place with Yvan Gauthier, President of the CALQ, in attendance with Dominique Moulon, teacher, journalist and French expert in digital arts, as the moderator.

Québec numérique will also mark the 50th anniversary of the Délégation générale du Québec à Paris

see here for the Némo program or visit the festival website

and follow the event on facebook and twitter.

see here for a previous report of Elektra Montreal from june's festival