Parsons Paris is pleased to welcome Nicolas Maigret for his research “Disnovation” commissioned by Benjamin Gaulon, director of the MFA Design + Technology.
“Disnovation” is a critical exploration of the mechanics and rhetoric of innovation.
While in residence Nicolas Maigret’s will participate in the Parsons Paris community at the following events:
- Public talk as part of the Dorkbot meetings, April 3rd
- Series of workshops on “Disnovation” April 23rd & May 14th
- Research blog [coming soon]
The Pirate Cinema makes the hidden activity and geography of Peer-to-Peer file sharing visible.
Conception: Nicolas Maigret | Software development: Brendan Howell
Listen to the surface of the earth transposed into the groove of a vinyl record.
Conception: Nicolas Maigret, Nicolas Montgermont
Since 2006, the Art of Failure collective has been sending bass frequencies into remarkable architectural structures. These experiences reveal building’s specific acoustic and vibrating qualities.
Conception: Nicolas Maigret, Jeremy Gravayat, Nicolas Montgermont
Concrete and tangible binary code exploration, “System Introspection” is best understood as the physical experience of a computer’s numerical data by meticulous observation of the machine by itself.
Nicolas Maigret’s work has been presented in international festivals, galleries and museums: Sonar (Barcenola, ES) – File (Sao Paulo, BR) – Museum of Art and Design (New York, USA) – SETI (San Francisco, USA) – Upgrade! (Chicago, USA) – Eastern Bloc (Montreal, CA) – Gli.tc/h (Birmingham, UK) – Sonica (Ljubljana, SI) – Leeds Film Festival (UK) – Mapping Festival (Genève, CH) – National Gallery (Kosice, SK) – Cimatics (Brussels, BE) – Gaite Lyrique (Paris, FR)…
The residency runs March 15-April 15, 2014.
More of Nicolas’ work can be seen online: