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Michel Chion, the Inventor

Michel Chion, l'inventeur

International symposium in tribute to Michel Chion

Colloque international en hommage à Michel Chion

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Published on Monday, September 17, 2018 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

Composer of concrete music, audiovisual director, researcher and historian in “audio-vision” and “acoulogie”, author of some thirty reference books - translated into many languages ​​- in the field of romantic music, film music, sound, voice, screenplay, concrete music and cinema, Michel Chion's work is immense and foundational. Michel Chion invents sounds, concepts, words, images, challenging conventional wisdom, clears conceptual pitfall and opens new fields of expression. It is to this Inventor, creator of a multiple work, that we wish to pay tribute through this symposium.

Announcement

2019 February 14-15

Argument

Composer of concrete music, audiovisual director, researcher and historian in "audio-vision" and "acoulogie", author of some thirty reference books - translated into many languages ​​- in the field of romantic music, film music, sound, voice, screenplay, concrete music and cinema, Michel Chion's work is immense and foundational.

Michel Chion invents sounds, concepts, words, images, challenging conventional wisdom, clears conceptual pitfall and opens new fields of expression. It is to this Inventor, creator of a multiple work, that we wish to pay tribute through this symposium.

For this transdisciplinary symposium, we hope for the participation of researchers from various backgrounds (acousticians, composers, film historians and aestheticians, musicologists, etc.), but also of friends and fellows to evoke the work and the man.

List (not exhaustive) of the topics to be addressed:

  • Michel Chion, composer of concrete music
  • Michel Chion, audio-visual director
  • Michel Chion, researcher and historian. All areas of the author's favorite are welcome: music in the cinema, sound in the cinema; "Audio-vision" and acoulogie; musicology (program music, symphony); aesthetics of cinema (science fiction, David Lynch, Stanley Kubrick, monographs, writings in the cinema, etc.); the cinema professions.
  • Michel Chion, inventor of concepts, a terminology that refers in the fields of music, sound and cinema.

Submission guidelines

Proposals of 300 words (including spaces) must be sent to Cécile Carayol (cecile.carayol@univ-rouen.fr) and Jérôme Rossi (jerome.rossi@univ-nantes.fr)

no later than October 15, 2018

Scientific Committee

  • Cécile Carayol,
  • Michel Duscheneau,
  • Gilles Mouëllic,
  • Giusy Pisano,
  • Jérôme Rossi,
  • Yannick Simon
  • Pierre Albert Castanet

Places

  • Maison de l'Université - Place Emile Blondel
    Mont-Saint-Aignan, France (76130)

Date(s)

  • Monday, October 15, 2018

Keywords

  • cinéma, musique de film, musique concrète, musicologie

Contact(s)

  • Jérôme Rossi
    courriel : jerome [dot] rossi [at] univ-nantes [dot] fr
  • Cécile Carayol
    courriel : ce [dot] carayol [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Jérôme Rossi
    courriel : jerome [dot] rossi [at] univ-nantes [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Michel Chion, the Inventor », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Monday, September 17, 2018, https://calenda.org/476283

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