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Past events

[The Brain] 24 Nov 2018 at 20:00

Discover what it’s like to be part of a collective brain: a self-organizing, complex system that generates autonomous output.

Doclab Live: Jacco Gardner’s Somnium 23 Nov 2018 at 20:00, 22:00

Sensory live performance in the ARTIS planetarium of Jacco Gardner’s new album Somnium and the kinetic installation Volverium by Thijs Biersteker.

DocLab Academy: Workshop Day at Lava Lab 20 Nov 2018 at 9:30

A full day of hand’s on workshops by several professionals, taking place at design and technology innovation lab Lava Lab.

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David Dufresne

Independent journalist and filmmaker.

In 2010, he authored and co-directed Prison Valley (Upian/Arte) with Philippe Brault, a web documentary, which won a host of international awards: Best interactive non-linear work of the year by World Press Photo 2011, best web documentary Visa pour l’image 2010 (Perpignan, France), special mention from the documentary jury at the Sheffield Doc/Fest (England), best cross-media production (AIB, London), 2010 Cross-media Award in Bellaria (Italy) and the Prix Italia (Turin, Italy). In 2011, he also created, with Sébastien Brothier, Manipulations, l’expérience web (Upian/France Télévision).
David Dufresne also crafted the film Quand la France s’embrasse (France 2, in 2007, with Christophe Bouquet). He was a long-time reporter for Libération and managing editor of iTélé, France’s 24-hour newscast. He has also published a dozen investigation books. He was also one of the first Internet players in France (he published the first webzine, La Rafale, in 1995). He published, in March 2012, Tarnac; magasin général (Calmann Lévy), an essay qualified as a “small masterpiece” by Le Monde. David now lives in Montreal.

Profile details

Based in: Montreal, Canada Website

Field of expertise

Independent Journalist, Filmmaker

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