Isabelle Arvers is a french media art curator, critic and author, specializing in video and computer games, web animation and digital cinema. She has coordinated ISEA 2000, Paris, and she has curated Video Cuts 2001, Centre Pompidou, Gaming Room Villette Numérique 2002, Paris, Tour of the Web 2003, Centre Pompidou, featuring French and international artists.
In 2004, she has organized a Gameboy music concert and she has curated the wireless art event Wifiledefrance for la Region Ile de France. She was the net.art curator for the 2004 Banana RAM festival, Italy. She curated the exhibit Gametime, Experimedia, Melbourne in October 2004 and la Nuit Numérique for the 2004 Bitfilms Festival, Hambourg, Germany, November 2004. Last projects: No fun games and the gaming experience, Bergen Norway, 2005; Mal au Pixel, Paris, France, 2006; Articule 3, emerging swiss creation, Annecy, France, 2007; Playing to real, Meudon, France, 2007, Gamerz 2008-2011, Aix-en-Provence, 2008 & 2009, Machinima screenings, Gameplay & Mostravideo Brasil, 2009, Game Heroes, Marseille 2011.
She is also a WJs and plays live with online creation through the multiscreen environment WJ-S created in 2006 by Anne Roquigny. She gives performances about the relationship of art and games, about Neen, an art movement created by Miltos Manetas in 2000 and also about psychogeography, a situationist concept.
She gives workshops of Machinima, movies created with videogames and also workshops of WJ-S. The purpose of these workshops is to show that mass media can be used as a way of expression and as a tool for creation.