Clarisse Bardiot : Design & project management

A historian of contemporary theatre, specialized in digital humanities and digital performances, Clarisse Bardiot has been an associate professor at the Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France since 2006 and a research fellow at the CNRS (Thalim laboratory). After a PhD on digital performances (Les Théâtre virtuels, Sorbonne Nouvelle/CNRS, 2005) under the direction of Béatrice Picon-Vallin, she obtained a researcher-in-residence grant from the Daniel Langlois Foundation in Montreal for research on9 Evenings, Theatre & Engineering and then contributed to the international DOCAM project on the documentation and conservation of media arts. From 2006 to 2010, she coordinated two European projects (CECN2 and Transdigital), led numerous training projects and artists in residence program on digital performances, and created the magazine Patch, of which she was editor-in-chief. In 2011, she founded Subjectile, a publishing house dedicated to contemporary creation, whose books are regularly awarded prizes. In 2016, she was selected to participate in the « culture analytics » long program at the Institute for Pure & and Applied Mathematics at UCLA. In 2016 and 2017, invited by Roger Malina, she was a research fellow at the ArtSciLab Experimental Publishing Initiative at UT Dallas. In 2018, she joined the scientific management team of the Maison Européenne des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société (MESHS) to develop the digital humanities program. In the same year, she was on temporary assignment to the CNRS, renewed in 2019. In 2019, she defends her « habilitation to direct research » with Bruno Bachimont. The manuscript is entitled « Mémoire de l’éphémère : les traces numériques des arts de la scène ». Her research focuses on digital humanities, the history and aesthetics of digital performance, the relationship between art, science and technology, the preservation of digital works, and experimental publishing.

Buzzing Light : Design & development

Buzzing Light is an interactive design studio based in Paris. We focus on crafting interactions for cultural institutions and creative tools for digital artists, with close attention to design and user experience.

Thierry Coduys : Consultant

Versatile artist, musician, specialist in new technologies, Thierry Coduys is particularly interested in projects connecting interactivity and contemporary art. Since 1986, he has worked closely with composers and has created numerous electroacoustic and computer systems

Edwige Perrot : Teaching

Edwige Perrot holds a PhD in performing arts. She teaches litterature and contemporary theatre from middle school to university.


MemoRekall is part of a larger project on the documentation, preservation and analysis of performing arts. Initiated by Clarisse Bardiot since 2006, it lead to the development of Rekall, an open-source environment. Further to this first experiment, the team decided to develop a tool for video annotation: MemoRekall. It was released in 2015. This work is supported by many cultural institutions and the French Ministry of Culture.