University of Valenciennes-France
Clarisse Bardiot works as a curator and editor with digital artists, choreographers, directors, engineers, computer scientists and technicians. From 2006 to 2010, she joined le manège.mons/CECN and Technocité to conduct two European programs (Interreg) on art, science and technology. These two programs, CECN2 and Transdigital, are between Wallonia, Flanders and France. She coordinated the partners (Le manège.mons, le manège maubeuge, Le Fresnoy, Vooruit, Latitudes Contemporaines, Art Zoyd, Danse à Lille, Technocité, Charleroi/Danses), defined the workshops, conferences and artists in residence program and was the chief editor of Patch, a bilingual magazine on digital performance and digital art.
Clarisse Bardiot studied theater and contemporary art, receiving a PhD in 2005. Her Ph.D. dissertation Virtual Theatres traces the history and aesthetics forms of digital performance with a corpus of more than 300 works around the world. She is an associate professor at the Arts Department, University of Valenciennes (France) where she teaches new media art and theory and digital performance history and practice.
As a researcher, Clarisse Bardiot contributed to various research programs, among them the Docam program on digital art presentation and documentation. She presented lectures and seminars in different cultural institutions and universities. She is also a member of the CNRS team “ARIAS” (Atelier de recherches sur l'intermédialité et les arts du spectacle). Clarisse Bardiot’s grants include Daniel Langlois Foundation researchers in residence for a research on artists and engineers dialogue in 9 Evenings, Theatre & Engineering.
Currently based in Brussels, she is working on two books on digital performance, a book series on digital art with Internet and Ipad extensions and exhibition projects.