Norbert Hillaire

Norbert Hillaire is a University Professor (special class). He teaches in the Department of Science of Information and Communication at the University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis.


Director of the professional Master Engineering of multimedia creation and projects Art Direction, Research Director at I3M Laboratory (Information, Midfield, Media, Mediation) of the University of Nice, he is a regular guest expert in several international institutions: University of Quebec at Montreal, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Kobe University in Japan, and in various institutions in Europe (Cologne, Warsaw, Budapest, Montenegro, etc.) Morocco, Lebanon (French Cultural Centre), etc...

In 1994, he created a studies office specialized in social, artistic and urban changes generated by the development of new information and communication technologies, NHecs.


Its research, focused on the development of digital networks in art and culture and their relationship with the territories give rise to several studies and prospective tasks: to the Ministry of Culture - Delegation to Arts, the International Center of Video Creation, the Georges Pompidou Centre of Paris, the Delegation for lend settlement, DRAC, the General Council of the Alpes Maritimes, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc. .

Art critic, member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics), he regularly publishes articles and artists' catalogs and manage several special edition of Art Press magazine concerning the development of technologies in art: Nouvelles technologies, un art sans modèle? (1991), Internet All over, L’art et la Toile (1999) et Ecosystèmes du monde de l’art. Pratiques, marchés, institutions, mondialisation (2001), and recently the artpress2 n° 29 L’art numérique, et après.


Its artistic practice is as an extension of its academic research and its intellectual preoccupations.


Date City Interventions Summary Media
2013-06-14 Enghien-les-Bains Reinventing the image of the Floating World in the digital age - Norbert Hillaire The project: revisiting "the image of the floating world" launching a call for proposals to artists. Powerpoint