KEYNOTE by Daily Tous Les Jours: Technology + Storytelling + Cities & the Power of Humans(Montreal)
Through a series of case studies, Mouna Andraos will discuss the process of co-creating and co-running Daily tous les jours – her most ambitious project to date – as a studio and practice with blurry, constantly shifting edges.
About Mouna Andraos
Mouna is co-founder, together with Melissa Mongiat, of art and design studio Daily tous les jours. Daily tous les jours creates large scale interactive installations driven by collective experiences. The studio uses technology and storytelling to explore collaboration, the future of cities and the power of humans.
Daily tous les jours is best known for its work in public spaces, where passing crowds are invited to play a critical role in the transformation of their environment and their relationships. Their work mixes digital arts, performance and placemaking, utilizing contemporary tools that range from sensors, phones and real-time data, to musical instruments, dance choreographies, food and meditation.
Their work has won numerous international recognitions including Best in Show at the IxDA Interaction Awards, the Grand Prize at the UNESCO Shenzhen Design Awards, the Knight Cities Challenge for Civic Innovation, the Fast Company Innovation by Design Award, and an Americans for the Arts Public Art Network Award. They are also very active in the design and digital arts communities, giving lectures and workshops worldwide, notably at SXSW, EYEO, INST-INT, New Cities Summit, TEDx, Ars Electronica.
Mouna holds an MPs from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), is an alumni of Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology and is an associate professor at Concordia University in Montreal.