Simone Dompeyre (France)

Simone Dompeyre (France)
director & curator of Traverse Video Festival Toulouse (France)

curator @ The W:OW Project – We Are One World

Multidisciplinary university education with diplomas and competitions in Philosophy – PhD Thesis in Modern Letters – Capes Aggregation in History of art with endorsements.
Professor of film analysis and semiology of the image; Lecturer for the first Net-based teaching, the first to be done with Chat: Aesthetic and Audiovisual and Aesthetics and Multimedia.
Jury of university exams and competitions.
Jury of Scenario and comic strip.
Jury of Film, short film, feature films, video art, intermediality.
Numerous articles on stage direction, experimental art. Articles for websites or artists’ exhibitions.
Annual publication for Traverse Vidéo’s book-catalog Video, 150 pages.
Production of documentary shorts: Toulouse, Petite Chine// Le Ciné m’a// Opus Opéra //Sémiologie, première leçon. //Baroque vous disiez ? Baroque vous saviez ? J’aime l’animation//Pourtant artiste//J’installe, tu installes, il installe//Dit du dedans//D’accordi//ils lisent et elles aussi//De la ferme à l’assiette// Pourquoi tant de performance(s) ? Chapitre 1

Participation in various symposia, round tables on stage direction, on experimental art at national and international festivals.
Speaker in many festivals with workshop on experimental cinema.
Organiser of meetings and audiovisual artistic events.
Founder of Traverse Vidéo in 1997 of which she is the president and art curator for about fifteen places, several cities and interventions here and elsewhere.

curated selection

Mémoire (Memory) [total duration: 27:07] – Sylvie Denet, Train Un (03:30)
– Marie Minot, Tropical Amnesia (05:03 / subtitled in English)
– Erwan Soumi, Le Bateau de Thésée (02:28 / subtitled in English)
– Nathalie Joffre, He told me that his garden (09:30)
– Gérard Cairaschi, Magia (06:36)

Je est un autre [total duration: 30:56] – Agnès Quillet, Paysage (00:59)
– Jonas Schloesing, Je ne suis personne (05:55 / unfortunately, there is no English subtitles of this film)
– Johanna Vaude, Inner Stranger (05:00)
– Sigfried Bréger, Catleyas (07:01 / I’m currently working on the English subtitles)
– Les Sœurs H, La Vie de Fraulein Erzebeth est une sorte de chaos organisé (12:01 / subtitled in English)