Le Cube is a pioneer in the French cultural scene: an outstanding venue for digital art and creation, firmly rooted in the heart of innovation, education and the digital society. It has been acknowledged within and outside France as an iconic forerunner in these fields since 2001.
Every year, Le Cube offers more than 200 workshops and events open to all. More than 3 000 international artists, young talents and established artists have been able to reach an audience eager for cultural revival. Le Cube also organises an interdisciplinary collective reflection on digital society and the meaning of progress, with various media and events in which many well-known guests have taken part in. For 16 years, Le Cube has been relentlessly exploring new horizons hence keeping up its status as an open, creative and inclusive digital society.
Created in 2001 on the initiative of the Issy-les-Moulineaux town council, Le Cube is a venue belonging to the Grand Paris Seine Ouest, and is managed and coordinated by the ART3000 Association.
A Showroom of digital creation
Throughout the year, Le Cube hosts international artists, young talents and established artists. By setting up a network of creators and cultural events organizers, Le Cube has become a renowned label which explores the advances of creation and arouses numerous collaborations.
Every year, Le Cube supports a dozen of co-productions. One on one support is provided to accompany and meet the needs of each artist and each art group. Le Cube's ecosystem is available for projects: networking, guidance and provides help to prepare funding applications, to seek co-producers, improve advertising. Le Cube also takes part in international residency programs.
Le Labo is a space dedicated to artists, developers and researchers for experiments, tests and research in the fields of installation, performance and online projects. Le Labo has HD projection equipment, a sound system with multi-channel sound options, eight-circuit lighting, three Macs equipped with Resolume, Isadora, MaxMSP, Unity, the Adobe Suite, Final Cut and Premiere, Module8, Pure Data, Blender, Arduino software and a DMX card. The period of assistance varies according to a project's requirements. Throughout the year, get-togethers are staged with the public to introduce them to artistic worlds or research work in progress, and enable them to chat with the artists supported by Le Cube.
Le Cube manages an interdisciplinary pole of reflection around several media. Focus on the evolution of digital society, Le Cube question various experts and well-known figures such as Jeremy Rifkin, Joseph Stiglitz, Claudie Haigneré, Jacques Attali, Mercedes Erra, Etienne Klein, Cédric Villani, Odile Decq, Joël de Rosnay, Michel Bauwens…
The Cube Review
Given how movement, porosity and proliferation are reconstructing the world in this digital age, the intention of the Cube Review is to provide opinions from practitioners, artists, researchers, key figures and experts with different backgrounds. Each edition focuses on a theme that conveys the emerging trends.
Les Rendez-vous du Futur
Sponsored by Joël de Rosnay, « Les Rendez-vous du Futur » is an interactive web TV programme recorded live in public and broadcasted on the Internet. It is composed of debates between important figures in order to shed light on the great societal transformations of our contemporary period.
« Le First » is a web-TV magazine that focuses on « change makers », those who are and make significant changes. This magazine highlights concrete actions, innovative initiatives and some collective experiments which have a strong, social, educational, cultural and civic dimension.
Creative practices for all
Convinced that digital is a powerful source of social innovation that allows everyone to strengthen their abilities, Le Cube trains people from very different backgrounds. It has established a programme with more than 200 innovative workshops open to people of all ages : connected objects, 3D, augmented reality, robots, code, digital design… with also intergenerational periodical events such as « La Cube Family » or « Connectons nos écoles ».
Lab of digital education
Since 2007, Le Cube has established a digital education program which includes each year around 150 primary school pupils of Greater Paris (Grand Paris Seine Ouest). This program combines educational activities, digital tools, creative experimentation and co-creation. This educational programme has been awarded several times at major international events.