The International Digital Arts Biennial (BIAN) is a major exhibition featuring vernissages and special events, which takes you on an artistic journey dedicated to digital art, by bringing together Montréal's leading contemporary creation spaces.


The 3rd edition of the International Digital Art Biennial (BIAN) starts from June 3 to July 3 with a serie of soft openings beginning April 16. This year’s theme is AUTOMATA: Art made by machines for machines, with the BIAN and the 17th edition of the ELEKTRA festival – from June 1 to 5 looking at the impact of artificial intelligence in art and culture, with a program of robotic, immersive, virtual reality, augmented reality, sculpture and digital video works. The main exhibition of the BIAN, AUTOMATA, takes place at the Arsenal Contemporary Art, from June 3 to July 3, 2016. 





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Artistic & General Direction: Alain Thibault

Project Manager BIAN: Sarah Eve Tousignant

Development: Nathalie Bachand

Communications: Anaïs Lauvergnat

Communications Assistant: Camille Montuelle

Logistic assistant : Louise Sebes

Production Director: Grégoire Martel

Design: BAILLAT.

Web: Folklore

Press Relations: RUGICOMM 

Board of Direction: Vincent Brie, Alain Thibault, Stéphane Landry, Daniel Fortin, Carole Bouchard, Chanèle Dumontier, Martine Blais

Artistic Committee: Jean Piché, Jean Décarie, Katherine Melançon, Dimitri Della Faille, Jean-Christophe Yacono, Zack Settel, Ned Bouhalassa.

Traduction: Rhonda Mullins

Thanks to all our partners, collaborators, technicians and volunteers for their invaluable support.