24 August 2011

The Board of Directors of Agence TOPO, artist-run center in New Media, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Marc Fournel as the new General Coordinator of the organization.

Holding a Master’s degree in communications from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Mr. Fournel pursues creative research work in interactive media, while having developed a rich background as a cultural manager in Canadian artist-run centres.

Mr. Fournel has been director of Vidéographe Production, Artistic Director of DAÏMÕN, and was one of the organizers and artistic curators of the 2nd International Congress of Pure Data held in Montréal in 2007. Co-founder of the cultural organization DAGAFO, he is also a Sessional teacher at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC).

Agence Topo will release its program of activities for the fall during the Annual General Meeting of Members on Friday September 23, 2011, with the presentation of a new production project for mobile platforms with artist in residence Taien Ng-Chan.

Stay tuned for activities at Agence TOPO!