1st "Virtual Reality as a Transformative Technology to Develop Empathy" Conference.
By the "empathic Reactive MediaLab Coalition" (eRMLab Coalition).
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Marie-Laure Cazin

Enactive Virtuality Research Group (Tallin University)
EEG-driven Neuro-Interactive Filmmaker
Marie-Laure Cazin is a French filmmaker and new media artist born in 1969 in Casablanca (Marocco). She teaches in the High Art School ESBA-TALM in Le Mans and in the Fine Arts department of Sorbonne University, Paris 1. She is nowadays following a PhD in Fine Arts for a thesis untitled « Cinema and neuroscience », in Aix-Marseille university. She had studied in Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Jan van Eyck Academy, the Netherlands, Le Fresnoy, studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing. She started with photography and short films, some were selected in international festivals like Locarno in Switzerland and the Mostra of Sao Paolo, Brésil. Then she has worked in the crossing fields of cinema and new media, with many experimental cinematic prototypes, using digital tools to create a live interaction between the film and performers or spectators. She has collaborated with scientific laboratories for some art-science projects, working with brains’ data analysed in terms of emotions in her last interactive film prototype, Emotive Cinema. Her last developments is a 360° film on Freud for a neuro-interactive experience in Virtual Reality, in collaboration with LS2N laboratory in Polytech Nantes (France), prod. DV Group and le Crabe Fantôme.