Symposium’s program

20 June 2012. Published by Benoît Labourdette.
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Thursday, June 14, 2012

  • 8:30-9am / Introduction : Laurent Creton, Roger Odin, Laurence Allard Benoit Labourdette

Mobile, Writing and mNovel (Chair: Roger Odin)

Session 1 - 9am-11am

  • Explosion of documentality, Maurizio Ferraris (University of Turin)
  • Writing on mobile: gesture and forms: SMS/MMS, Menrath Joëlle (Discourses and Practices) and Anne Jarrigeon (University Paris Est)
  • M-Novels in South Africa: Engaging readers through mobile phones, Steve Vosloo (

Mobile, political and transmedia formats (Chair: Laurence Allard)

Session 2 - 11h-13h

Mobile Movies and creation (Chair: Benoît Labourdette)

Session 3 - 15h-17h

A new culture of creation

  • Serge Tisseron (psychiatrist)
  • Workshop by Benoît Labourdette

Friday, June 15, 2012

Geolocation, mobility, nomadism and augmented reality (Chair: Laurent Creton)

Session 4

  • The algorithmic vision to a new documentary practice, William Uricchio (MIT / Utrecht)
  • Play-Mobile Immutable, Nicolas Nova (Near Future Laboratory - Geneva)
  • Bollywood’s Rythm’n Games: adaptations of Indian movies on mobile phones, Alexis Blanchet (Université Paris 3 - IRCAV)
  • The music portable desert, Christopher Kirkley (
  • Mobile Phones and design: a conceptual approach, Thomas Paris (HEC)
My work as an exploration of creative possibilities of mobile crossed the passion of three researchers (and long-time colleagues) : Laurent Creton (economist), Laurence Allard (sociologist) and Roger Odin (semiotics), who asked me to jointly organize the first instance of Mobile Creation Symposium in June 2012. First instance in June 2012.Second instance december, 2013, the 5-6.Symposium’s official website :