CHARRIERAS As a trained academic in (no-)communication theories cultural sociology film studies political sciences, Damien Charrieras is interested in all kinds of (post)-(mo)-(medieval) ideas + the entanglements between theories and art creation. Creation - : - not solely as a commodified quasi-leisure, nor a personal identity quest, but as an instauration /event/ experience; the creators and the creations are fluctuating – invented things accumulate reality – design is ecological, not intentional - unfamiliarity is out of hands. He is interested in a variety of topics pertaining to digital creation: underground musical scenes (+ in Hong Kong) - the analog use of digital technologies in electronic music - new media arts practices and technologies (+ in Hong Kong) – speculative finance as/for creation - machine learning in arts - worldbuilding - metacreation in video games.