David-Alexandre CHANEL & Gamgie

/// David-Alexandre CHANEL (THÉORIZ Studio)
Co-Founder and creative director of THEORIZ studio.
David-Alexandre CHANEL is a multidisciplinary artist, engineer and entrepreneur.
David studied classical music for ten years at the conservatory, and completed a scientific curriculum that led him to a degree in electronics, robotics and computer architectures.
In 2010, he co-founded Théoriz crew, then THÉORIZ studio in 2013. As co-founder and creative director of THÉORIZ studio, David-Alexandre receives multiple awards and distinctions for his work in digital art and speaks at various international conferences and events.
Creator of installations and digital shows, film director and musician, David-Alexandre is mainly inspired by ancestral cultures and knowledge and the influence of new technologies in contemporary society.
With a sensitive and aesthetic approach, a hint of illusion and new technologies, David imagines journeys and experiences that take place in universes that mix mystery and mysticism with traditional and ancestral colors.

/// Gamgie
Co-founder of Augmented Magic & Oxipital creator.
Clément Rignault known as Gamgie is a digital artist, author and adventurer.
In 2010, he co-founded the company Augmented Magic which mixes magic and new technologies. He  created shows and installations that tour all around the world. He creates shows, performances and installations where digital arts, live arts, magic, mysticism and spirituality are mixed.
He is also a traveler and feeds his creations with his explorations. He is the author of the book “Je n’ai pas peur de mourir. Just not to live” (2020) where he tells the story of his 2 years of backpacking and hitchhiking across America.
From 2019, he trained in theatrical improvisation techniques through the practice of clowning with two trainings with Eric Blouet. He follows a shamanic training with two trainings of shamanic clown with Bérangère Lacaze (Foundation for Shamanic Studies) and Eric Blouet.
His approach to digital arts is performative and explores ways to physically interact with virtual worlds. He is inspired by the movements and mysteries of nature, science and its discoveries, mystical and esoteric philosophy.

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