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Société des arts technologiques
Société des arts technologiques

11.04 | 10:45 am_1:00 pm

Founded in 1996, the Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] is a non-profit organization from Quebec dedicated to the development and support of digital culture.

SAT is internationally recognized for its active and pioneering role in the development of technologies for immersive creation, telepresence and mixed realities. Its transdisciplinarity and hybrid mission make it a unique organization in Montreal and around the world.

Marek Blottiere
holds a master's degree in cultural and digital studies from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS). In 2023, he joined the Metalab team at the SAT as project manager. Since then, he has been involved in various projects involving collective immersion, interactivity and sound spatialization.

With a master's degree in project management, Alexandra Marin has been working in the cultural and artistic sector for several years, where she has led projects involving technological innovations with a social and artistic impact. She has worked for public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada and for the MUTEK digital creativity festival in Montreal. She is currently R&D Services Manager at the SAT, where she works on research and development projects in partnership with several organizations around the themes of collective immersion, collective interactivity, sound spatialization and hybridization of multi-site performance

After studying cinema and anthropology, Jenny Thibault quickly branched out into cultural event production. She worked on several Quebec festivals before co-founding the FME in 2003 in her hometown, an award-winning event with which she has evolved over the years. In 2004, she joined the NFB in project marketing, where she contributed to the growth and international influence of early interactive works and installations and its dedicated studios. In 2017, she took the helm of RPM, which became Xn Québec under her leadership. In less than 5 years, she has strategically repositioned this association to federate and represent the entire Quebec digital creativity sector. Since 2021, she has been General Manager of the SAT, a mandate that is in line with her career path. Working closely with all stakeholders, she is sure to develop a forward-looking, unifying vision for this pioneering institution.