Emily Carr University of Art + Design

2018 Conference Partner

Emily Carr University of Art + Design, established in 1925, is a world leader in education and research. Encouraging experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, our learning community merges research, critical theory and studio practice in an interdisciplinary environment.

Pantheon Sorbonne University

2017 Conference Partner

The University of Paris was created at the very beginning of the 13th century, and has inherited its name from the College created by the theologian Robert de Sorbon in 1252. Alongside Oxford and Bologna, the Sorbonne is one of the oldest universities in the world.

Institute ACTE (Arts Créations Théories Esthétiques)

2017 Conference Partner

The Institute ACTE was founded in 1960 on the initiative of Professor Etienne Souriau. Linked with the University of Paris and characterized from the start by its diversity, the new research institute intended to combine the use of traditional methods of philosophical aesthetics, history and criticism, with the use of the most advanced experimental techniques.

French National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS)

2017 Conference Partner

The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a public organization under the responsibility of the French Ministry of Education and Research.

CNRS encourages collaboration between specialists from different disciplines in particular with the university thus opening up new fields of enquiry to meet social and economic needs. CNRS has developed interdisciplinary programs which bring together various CNRS departments as well as other research institutions and industry.

UCLA Arts, School of the Arts and Architecture

2016 Conference Partner

As the premiere public arts school in the nation, the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture (UCLA Arts) plays a vital role in the cultural and artistic life of the campus and the broader community. Guiding our mission is the belief that the arts are not only an essential part of the cognitive, critical, inquisitive life of a public research university, but the practice and presence of the arts are a cornerstone of the creative, innovative thinking and collaborative approaches that the 21st century demands.

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