Novembre Numérique/ Digital November : One month to discover French digital creation [fr]

The 3rd edition of Digital November/ Novembre Numérique is coming! This year, the program will take place from 31 October to 16 November with the support of local partners.

The Institut Français, the French agency in charge of implementing France’s cultural action abroad, has initiated the annual worldwide campaign Novembre Numérique. Each year, the month of November is dedicated to showcasing the fascinating diversity of the French digital culture in every part of the world.

Digital November is an invitation to discover the latest French technology, its usage, content production and stakeholders in the digital world through a series of events put together by local partners and coordinated by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau. Digital November focuses on the three main sectors:

i) Creative and cultural industry,
ii) Sciences, research and technology,
iii) Digital French learning

The program will take place from 31 October to 16 November 2019 with the support of local partners such as the Hong Kong Baptist University, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Alliance Française with TV5Monde, Hong Kong International Literary Festival and the University of Hong Kong.

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"Opening of November Digital - Exhibition" The Age of Robots "by French artist Yves Gellie at Hong Kong Baptist University

The photographic exhibition "the Age of Robots" was inaugurated in the new space TriAngle of the University of Hong Kong, in the presence of the artist Yves Gellie, the Consul General, Alexander Giorgini, the president of the University Roland Chin, Dean of Arts, Mette Hjort and many students and art lovers.

The students from the "European Studies", "Creative Writing" and "Music" departments produced poems, texts and musical compositions for this occasion, echoing the nine photographs, five films and 24 posters that make up the exhibition.

This exhibition confirms the fruitful and close partnership between the Consulate and Hong Kong Baptist University.

Program Rundown

Photo exhibition “The Age of Robots” by Yves Gellie

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Time: Opening ceremony 31/10/2019 (16:45 VIP opening / 18:30 public opening)
Location: TriAngle (DLB 306), Level 3, David C. Lam Building, Hong Kong Baptist University

Forum “Robot Empathy and Human Vulnerability”
Time: 02/11/2019 – 14:00
Location: AST 916, 9/F Au Shue Hung Building, Hong Kong Baptist University

"Cantine Orchestra" within Microwave festival program

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Time : Opening ceremony 08/11/2019, 18:30-21:00,
Jamming session 9-10/11/2019
Artists talks : 10/11/2019
Location : Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong City Hall

"Petit Central" by Thibault Brevet & Andrea Anner with Hong Kong International Literary Festival

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Time: 04- 11/11/2019
Location: Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, Hong Kong

"1.2.3...TiVi5monde!" by TV5MONDE and Alliance Française

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Time: 16/11/2019
Location: Alliance Française, 52 Jordan Rd, Jordan, Hong Kong

Digital November is open to the general public, professionals in the digital arts and cultural industry, tech industry stakeholders, students, French learners and teachers, and to those interested in knowing more about French digital culture.

Follow up with program updates : https://www.facebook.com/events/693393521181861/

publié le 08/11/2019

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