The Georges Pompidou Center organized the second edition of #PhiloNum from 16 to 20 January 2017 for the classes of several high schools in the Paris region. This event provided an opportunity to address many philosophical issues tailored to the school curriculum through workshops, permanent exhibition tours, and meetings with philosophers, writers and researchers.The objective was to put into perspective the day-to-day practice of networks and technologies by students.
One of the three workshops offered an experience of the Poietic Generator. Overview :
Images by Helen Finidori (1,2,3) and Hervé Verone (4, 5, 6).
PG session by students of a) Schuman /MLS, b) Coubertin, c) Champlain, d) Schuman/Suger, e) Poe.
This is merelya display on the ground ofthe overall image ofPoieticgenerator. Students would be invited: – first, to participate increation of this image via theirmobile (PLAY), – second,to take placephysically on thepersonal signthat each onedrawsin real time.
Each participant stands or sit on his/her own sign that he/she modify in real time via mobile.
Mock-up (Building#6, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, SIVA)
The experiencemay lastabout one hour.It mayinvolve severaltens or hundreds of peoplelocally, andalso some other persons whocan participatefrom around the worldvia Internet.
Practically, so that the experiencecan take place,I need:
a powerfulbeamerlinked toa connected computer,
an ideal location(a building overlooking a light colored floor), on which to hang thebeamer,
a little helpto install the hardware, invite participants,welcome them,take pictures, etc.
Theplace, dayand time ofthe experimenthas been fixed:
Building#6, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts (SIVA)