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Annick Bureaud was born in 1958 in Limoges, France. She has been living in Paris since 1980 and has been working as a consultant in the field of art, science and technology since 1985. She is the director of Leonardo/Olats, Observatory for the Arts and Techno-Sciences, the French Leonardo web site (http://www.olats.org). She is an independent art critic (being a member of the Leonardo Editorial Board and writting regularly in ART Press, a French contemporary art magazine). She has taught in several schools, among them the Art School of Aix-en-Provence. Bureaud lectured at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in January 1999 and gave a seminar at the UQAM (University of Quebec in Montreal) in spring 2001.
In 2002, she co-edited the book Connexions: art, rˆ©seaux, media, published by the Press of Ensba; she co-organized the International Symposium "Artmedia VIII: From the Aesthetics of Communication to Net art", in Paris and edited the online proceedings published by Leonardo/Olats. Her article "Typologie des interfaces artistiques", has been published in the collective book Interfaces et sensorialité, edited by Louise Poissant, Sainte-Foy, Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2003. In 2003, she organized the Symposium "Visibility--Legibility of Space Art. Art and Zero G.: The Experience of Parabolic Flight," within the @rts Outsider Festival in Paris.
In 2004, Bureaud published the first online book in the Leonardo/Olats series "Les Basiques" on "Art multimédia." Her goal for the coming years is to learn Russian and hopefully take some holidays!
Updated 21 August 2007