Gaëtan Le Coarer is a doctoral candidate in Information and Communication Sciences & Art Sciences. he is interested in comics, hypermedia by developing an assertive Black aesthetic.
After a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Design option Design and digital culture validated at the University of Nîmes in 2016, Gaëtan Le Coarer joined the Master in Digital Creation option Hypermedia and Intelligent Spaces at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc.
In 2018, Gaëtan Le Coarer joined the teaching team of the communication and hypermedia department of the USMB, as a teacher. He participates in various projects in partnership with the Geneva International Film Festival, or the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Chambéry.
In 2019, he enrolled in a Doctorate (Information and Communication Sciences & Art Sciences) with the subject of his thesis, “Comics and Mixed Reality, towards new narrative spaces”. How in the age of interaction and immersion, can we rethink, re-read, interact with comic book storytelling in mixed realities spaces?
Interdisciplinary Center for Digital and Sound Cultures (Artistic Director: Philippe Franck), Transcultures is an association born in 1996 in order to promote and develop crossings between contemporary artistic practices and arts/society/technology stakes; focusing in particular on sound art and digital creation. Since 2008, Transcultures is settled in Charleroi (Belgium) and through its new interdisciplinary center, is working on production, mediation and reflection regarding electronic and sound projects.
Transcultures has supported Belgian and international artists, produced a large number of interdisciplinary, electronic & sound art works and organized international art festivals and special events. Transcultures also sends abroad its productions and supported artists in relation with other music / sound / digital arts festivals, organizations and networks.
Transcultures is now running two international festivals: City Sonic is a sound art festival dedicated to the sound diversity through urban space & Transnumeriques, which are a platform for electronic and digital arts, broadcasting emergent or reknowned artists, and linking various Belgian and French cultural structures.
Through belgian, european & international projects, Transcultures has worked with more than hundred structures in four continents. It is one of the founding member of RAN-DAN (Digital Art Network) and the Numediart Consortium and it is board/active member of some other great artistic & industries networks (Pepinieres europeennes de Creation, FabLab Mons, TWIST, Creative Valley…).