Visual, new media artist and composer— Manuel Chantre creates sculptures, installations, performances and public arts. His approach combines technologies including lighting, video projection, music, interactivity, programming and Web. For permanent object he use acrylic, glass, aluminum, concrete, steel amongs other. He creates fictive universes by exploring the identity, the memories and the tangible, imaginary or virtual space made by human being. His works are at the crossroads of sensory experience, fiction and commentary. Chantre is interested to the three-dimensional narrative properties permitted by translucent multiscreen projections, immersive environments, light beams, translucent structures as well as dome and panoramic screens. He seeks to further explore presentation style to create non-linear narratives that encourage and unearth the audience member's respective memories and experiences. Since 2004, his works have been developed for renowned international institutions in media art, prestigious events, art galleries, commercial projects, public spaces and private collections. His works are presented by institutions such as the Society for arts and technologies (CA), the International Digital Art Biennal in Montreal (CA), Ubisoft (CA), Desjardins Group Tower (CA), Mutek (CA), the Mapping Festival (CH), Filux Festival (MX), FILE Festival (BR), the Mois Multi (CA), the Festival de la Imagen (COL), Toronto Scotiabank Nuit Blanche (CA), the Festival du Nouveau Cinema (CA), Steim (NL), Videopool (CA), PAVED Art (CA), Sight and sound (CA), Center3 for Print and Media Art (CA) and the Cégep André-Laurendeau college (CA) amongst other.
Manuel's ArtPrize Entries
These are Manuel's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Manuel's Past Work
These are images of past work that Manuel has done.