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The Society for Arts and Technology


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Founded in 1996, the Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] is a non-profit organization dedicated to digital culture. With its triple mission as a center for the arts, training and research, the SAT is a gathering space for diverse talent, curiosity, and knowledge. It is recognized internationally for its active, leading role in developing technologies for immersive creation, mixed realities and telepresence. The Society for Arts and Technology is a place of collective learning that holds the promise of exploring technology to infuse it with more meaning, magic and humanity.


Interactive 3D layout of the 1st floor : Espace SAT
Plan du 1er étage
Interactive 3D layout of the 3rd floor : Satosphere, Foodlab and terrace
Plan du 1er étage


SATOSPHERE

First permanent immersive environment dedicated to art creation and visualization, this dome forms a 360° spheric projection screen. New tool to create palpable and enveloping human experiences, the Satosphere places the audience at the centre of audiovisual works.


RESIDENCIES

The artist-in-residency program at the SAT is open to creators-researchers interested in developing their project at the SAT. Selected artists take advantage of the facilities and of a group of experts in the fields of immersive, virtual and interactive environments, broadband networking, and experiential design.


METALAB

Since 2002, the Metalab is the research laboratory at the Society For Ats & Technology [SAT]. This is a place where researchers, developers, designers, artists and creators interact together. The Metalab mission is to stimulate the raise of new digital practices in immersive, virtual and distributed spaces.


CAMPUS SAT

The Campus SAT technological arts training centre welcomes students, artists and professionals, to get training in learning to use the most recent tools of numeric creation.


LABODOME

Research and creation space specialized in immersive environments, and equipped with a model replica of the Satophere on a reduced scale. Its team offers a creative and technical support related to the use of immersive and interactive devices, as well as to interactivity, experiential and exhibition design.

ESPACE SAT

Cutting-edge urban space open to artists, organisms and promotors to distribute innovative and original project in numeric arts. Space and service rental fees adapted to different needs.


LABO CULINAIRE - FOODLAB

SAT’s culinary creation lab, where chef Timothée Vielajus adds his personal touch to the SAT’s programme. Culinary creations developed in open kitchens in the view of the public celebrate local Quebec products. Reservations available for groups.




BOARD OF DIRECTORS


  • Jenny Thibault : General and Artistic Director
  • Monique Savoie : Founder of the SAT

  • Mouna Andraos : New media artist, Co-founder Daily tous les jours

  • Vincent Chaurette : Lawyer at Fasken

  • Jo-Anne Hudon Duchesne : Director of Operations Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation

  • Nicolas Bélanger : Co-Fondateur, executive director, Groupe W

  • Sébastien St-Hilaire : Placement advisor, Valeur mobilières Desjardins

  • Frederic Latreille : Associate YUL Ventures

  • Jacques A. DeGuise : Director, Laboratoire de recherche en imagerie et orthopédie (LIO)

  • Nassib El-Husseini : Directeur général du collectif les 7 doigts de la main

  • Claude Lévis : Advisor to the Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI), observer of the Scientific Committee for the Ministry

LEARN MORE

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See the 2019-2020 annual report
See the 2018-2019 annual report
See the 2017-2018 annual report
See the 2016-2017 annual report
See the 2015-2016 annual report
See the 2014-2015 annual report