Ewen Chardronnet, born 1971, is an author, artist and curator based in Paris and Porto. He has been engaged in various collaborative art&research works such as Makrolab, The Laboratory Planet or World-Information.Org. He published in 2001 “Quitter la Gravité”, the french anthology on the Association of Autonomous Astronauts and performed a zero-gravity flight in this context.

In 2003, he received the Leonardo New Horizons Award for his work with the Acoustic Space Lab project  around the conversion of a former soviet giant radiotelescope in Latvia. He’s involved in several performance-art projects with Soopa records, Les Echappés / Los Escapados collective and other performances with artists and musicians.

His more recent artistic project is “Bangalore : a subjective cartography“, an online mapping project developed with Benjamin Cadon that explores the city of Bangalore (India) through various subjective methods (electromagnetic waves sensors, sound&images and psychogeographical studies), presented at the European Month of Photography 2010-2011.

In 2009 Ewen Chardronnet was artistic director for the major digital city festival in Paris’ region,  Futur en Seine. Apart TodaysArt Brussels, he’s currently coordinating the Survival Kit program for the Ars Longa gallery in Paris, participating in the editorial committee of Evento Bordeaux 2011  and working on several book publications with architecture&art publishing houseHYX.

Image credit : Los Escapados / Les Échappés, 2010

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