Longueuil, June 7, 2023 - Creative agency Les Prétentieux and Jack World, in collaboration with Culture Montérégie, presented the 6th edition of Maillage Numérique on June 6th in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Over 90 people attended the highly successful event. Under the theme of Creativity: between materialization and dematerialization, spectators were able to discover inspiring and innovative projects, as well as a panel of seasoned experts from all over Quebec.
Eight projects were submitted:
- Biennale Montérégienne by Épigraphe Maison D'architecture (Beloeil)
- A global arts and entertainment community in a highly immersive universe by Umanize Technologie (Saint-Hyacinthe)
- Hexaphone 2 by Troublemakers (Montreal)
- L'arbre à souvenirs by Carl Veilleux (Longueuil)
- The clone dome by Expertise laser 3D - iScan (Trois-Rivières)
- The new via the old by Courtney Clinton (Saint-Hyacinthe)
- Lucia by In bocca al lupo (Saint-Sauveur and Montreal)
- Virtual tour of the Canadian Space Agency by Tungsten Studio (Montreal)
The panel of experts included environmental designer and architect Vincent Hudon, web designer Lisa Leguourrierec, Nicolas Jacques Vice-president of JackWorld, Antoine Clayette President of Wireframe. C2MTL programmer Amélie Richard moderated the panel, during which discussions touched on various aspects of our relationship with artworks, between immateriality and materiality.
The event took place in Jack World's design and manufacturing studios, and the public was able to experience interactive digital works designed by the company.
" It was a great pleasure to help organize this event, welcoming so many talented people to our premises. This digital effervescence is fabulous. People's passion for this art form is growing steadily, and we're proud to contribute to the recognition and influence of Quebec's creative industries. " "- Michael Jacques, President and CEO of Jack World.
" We would like to thank Jack World and Les Prétentieux for organizing this 6th edition of Maillage Numérique. We want to contribute to the digital development of the Montérégie region, and Maillage Numérique is an essential meeting place for designers, producers and distributors of interactive digital works."- Nancy Bélanger, General Manager, Culture Montérégie
" It's very motivating for a creative agency like ours to take part in a project like Maillage Numérique. It's fascinating to see local artists competing in the creation of digital works. Talent is everywhere, and this Montérégie event helps to bring together both creators and those interested in the field."- Charles Morin, Partner and Managing Director of Les Prétentieux.
A seventh edition of Maillage Numérique is in the works. The aim of the event is to stimulate digital creativity by promoting exchanges and collaborations between industry and creators. To keep abreast of the latest news, we invite you to visit the event's website: maillagenumerique.ca.
About Jack World
Jack World specializes in the manufacture and design of interactive works for public spaces. Firmly rooted in the creative industries sector, the company has established itself over the years as an essential partner in the Quebec ecosystem. Recognized for its rigorous, turnkey approach to designing high-end projects, Jack World has successfully designed over a hundred interactive and digital installations in Canada, the United States and Europe.
About Culture Montérégie
Culture Montérégie is the strength of over 400 members united around a common goal: to support, develop and promote culture and communications in our region. We have been bringing together, representing and supporting Montérégie's professional artists, cultural organizations and their partners since 1977.
About Les Prétentieux agency
A multidisciplinary agency specializing in strategy, communications, design and digital development, Les Prétentieux specializes in the marketing and development of tools designed to raise the profile of its customers and partners throughout Quebec. Integrating a strategic approach based essentially on Design Thinking into its entire creative process, the agency proposes innovative solutions centered on the reality and objectives of its customers.