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Camille Jeanjean

France
From 23 August 2020 to 28 August 2020
Camille Jeanjean est lauréate 2020 de la résidence d’écriture VR de l’Institut français et du VR Arles Festival.

Biography

Inspired at first by journalism, she wrote for severals medias giving meaning and weight to the world's cultures. It is in the sector of traditional production that she finds fulfillment by accompanying magazines, documentaries and tv shows while putting herself at the service of the information. In 2017, she dived into immersive artworks developing, producing VR experiences and helping companies and festivals to develop new formats. She constituted a solid XR network and experiences as an observer about the XR industry. Her interest is to craft touchy experience at crossroads of arts and sensory cinema verité.

In 2018, Camille was laureate and supported by the Pôle Média Grand Paris and in 2019 she obtained a first fund from the CNC for the Lost Path experience. She is hosted at the Centquatre in residence and at the Storygraphes in Toulouse. In 2020, she experienced a hackathon at MIT University and she is selected to participate at the Smart Lab at Fipa Doc and the VR Arles residence as well as the GIFF market. In collaboration with the Atelier Daruma collective, his project continues its development path.

Residency project

In Iran, dance artwork has been banned since the Islamic revolution. The dancer Sina Saberi aims to make it last through the experience offered by Lost Path, a virtual reality dance documentary. The experience is designed as a moment of playful and aesthetic exploration. In medias res, users travel through time. Seeking to find forty years of stolen, lost dance, Sina explains his work through two of his performances.

By mobilizing their senses, spectators seem to both learn and interact but also discover their own relationship to movement. Lost Path, written by Camille Jeanjean with Sina Saberi is a 30-minute multi-user virtual reality documentary experience for six participants wearing Oculus Quest headsets. At home, with friends or in an art center, experience a unique moment within a true story.