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Le French May - "Materials for Inventions"

Date                 19 - 25 May 2014
Time                 11:00am to 8:00pm
Venue               Innovation Gallery I, Jockey Club Innovation Tower,                                                PolyU
Free Admission & No Registration Required

Main Exhibition “Materials for Inventions”
19 - 25 May 2014
(Click here for the video preview of the exhibition) 

Special Exhibition “Chromotopias Along with Colours of China”
3 - 25 May 2014

Opening Ceremony
19 May 2014 at 5pm

Salon d’art from 3pm - 5pm on scheduled dates:
4 May (Sun)
Mr. Francois BOSSIERE
Chinese and European Colour Perceptions and Practices
24 May (Sat)
Dr. Patrick CALLET
Spectral Simulation for Cultural Heritage - Application to the Design of New Materials (photonics)
24 May (Sat)
Mr. Christian LAVIGNE
Sculpting with Machines: History and Mythology, Achievements and Future Prospects
25 May (Sun)
Mr. Rinus ROELOFS
Structures and sculptures: the Development of the Digital Techniques as a tool for the Artist
25 May (Sun)
Dr. Patrick SAINT-JEAN
A way to Concretise the Complex thought and to give a New 3D Visualisation of the Abstract and Virtual Significance of our World

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About Ars Mathematica
An international organisation founded in 1992 & based in Paris, France. It promotes the meeting of artists, scientists and engineers, by organising or contributing to thematic events. In this exhibition, ARS MATHEMATICA explores art as a vital, lucid and critical partner in the development of science and technology. 

Opening ceremony
The opening ceremony of the “Materials for Inventions” exhibition was held on 19 May at the Jockey Club Innovation Tower of PolyU
(from left: Prof Tim JACHNA, Associate Dean of School of Design, PolyU; Prof HUANG Chu-ren, Dean of Faculty of Humanities, PolyU; Dr Isabelle SAVES, Attaché (Science and Academic affairs), Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau; Dr Patrick SAINT-JEAN, member of Ars Mathematica; Mr Nicholas YANG, Executive Vice President, PolyU; Mr Christian LAVIGNE, President of Ars Mathematica; Prof Ming Xi TANG, Professor of School of Design, PolyU; Dr Patrick CALLET, member of Ars Mathematica; Mr Rinus ROELOFS, member of Ars Mathematica)/files/002.jpg
Welcoming Remarks by Mr Nicholas W. YANG, Executive Vice President of PolyU
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Speech by Dr Isabelle SAVES, Attaché (Science and Academic affairs), Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau
Demonstration of 3D scanning
Demonstration of 3D scanning

 

 

 

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Main exhibition - Materials for Inventions
Main exhibition - Materials for Inventions
Exhibits of Dr Patrick CALLET displayed at Materials for Inventions
Dr Patrick CALLET explaining his exhibits
Exhibits of Mr Christian LAVIGNE displayed at Materials for Inventions
Mr Christian LAVIGNE (2nd from left) explaining his exhibits
Exhibits of Mr Rinus ROELOFS displayed at Materials for Inventions
Mr Rinus ROELOFS (4th from right) explaining his exhibits
Exhibits of Dr Patrick SAINT-JEAN displayed at Materials for Inventions
Dr Patrick SAINT-JEAN (left) explaining his exhibits
Special exhibition - Chromotopias Along with Colours of China by Mr Francois BOSSIERE
Mr Francois BOSSIERE with Prof Huang Chu-ren, Dean(FH)
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