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Exploration of alternative water sources defining different relationships with the environment International Interdisciplinary Symposium June 12-15, 2019, Paris, France

The Garden The Sky Water symposium begins on Wednesday, June 12 with a full day of workshops (limited places, CV required to participate) followed by a two and a half day conference on June 13, 14 and 15. On Thursday, June 13 and Friday, June 14 (DAY 2 and DAY 3), keynote speakers will be followed by round tables.

The conference is free however registration is mandatory.
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DAY 1 Wednesday June 12th, 2019, 10 am-6pm, École Polytechnique
Workshop at SIRTA (Instrumental Site of Research by Atmospheric Remote Sensing)
25 to 30 participants, artists and scientists
Visit of SIRTA and workshop on the use of data.

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DAY 2 Thursday June 13th, 2019 : 9.30 am - 12.30 am / 2 pm - 5 pm, Cité internationale des arts, Paris

  • Session # 1 Rivers in the Sky
    Keynote speaker Veronica Strang, Gardening the World: Agency, Identity and the Ownership of Water
  • Session # 2 Water in Cosmos
    Keynote speaker Karolina Sobecka

DAY 3 Friday June 14th, 2019 : 9.30 am - 12.30 am / 2 pm - 5 pm, Cité internationale des arts, Paris

  • Session # 3 Every drop counts
    Keynote speaker Arturo Vittori Fog Collection Structure in Ethiopia
    Warka Project
  • Session # 4 Water links
    Keynote speaker Jamila Bardach director of the NGO Dar Si Hmad
  • Evening-party about the film and the video game Dune, at Studio des Ursulines

DAY 4 Saturday June the 15th, 2 pm-7pm, Maison des Métallos, Paris

  • Session # 5 Gardening future (3 Keynote speakers (in French)
    Nicolas Reeves, Atmosphéries : généalogie et descendance d'une harpe à nuages
    The Cloud Harp
    Anne-Marie Lagrange on Exoplanets
    Gilles Clément, The garden in motion
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    Thursday June 13th
  • Cocktail at Café des arts, Cité internationale des arts
  • Friday, June 14th
  • Evening-party about the film and the video game Dune, at Studio des Ursulines
  • Saturday, June 15th
  • Experimental workshop for children "wet lab" at Maison des Métallos :
    art-science experimentations, with the artist–researcher Brice Ammar-Khodja, https://b-ak.com/
  • Art installations by Labofactory.
    "Sky - Mist Behaviour" : an interactive art-science installation to explore the behaviour of mist
    (in collaboration with the composers Filippo Fabbri and Greg Louis)
    " Nues" : a video installation where mist movements interact with a cello solo (in collaboration with the composer Gabriel Pareyon and the visual artist Célia Boutilier)