JEAN-MICHEL JARRE’S ALONE TOGETHER


VR live experience  _Vrchat, Youtube, Facebook, Palais Royal (Paris)_
Creative director: Pierre Friquet
Art director: Vincent Masson
Production: VRrOOm
2020

The live-streamed was seen by more than 600,000 people split between the French Ministry of Culture’s and Jarre’s social networks”.

World premiere.
Live from his studio, French musician Jean-Michel Jarre, via his Avatar, performed live in a virtual stage and universe specially designed and produced by VRrOOm simultaneously broadcasted and accessible to everyone online via PC in video game mode, tablets, and smartphones in 2D mode, or in total immersion using any tethered VR headset.

For the occasion, Louis Cacciuttolo has gathered a team of innovative talents such as Pyaré, digital artist, author and director of Jet Lag, Patterns and SPACED OUT, award-winning interactive virtual reality experiences at Sundance or Montreal, and Vincent Masson, creator of graphic universes who signs opulent chromatic and architectural universes, and who created Morphosis and The Tide, among other spectacular works.

A group of startups and technicians expert in their field are contributing to this ambitious project, bringing together immersive technology specialists like Antony Vitillo, VR developer at consultancy agency New Technology Walkers, who is also speaker at major XR conferences and creator of the renowned blog The Ghost Howls, Manifattura italiana design architects Lapo Germasi and Victor Pukhov, Georgiy Molodtsov, producer of virtual reality content  and VR film festivals curator, Jean-Baptiste Friquet, a visual explorer, glitch artist and director for the digital live experiences.

Also involved in the project are tech startups such as SoWhen?, experiential designers responsible for using the technology to transcribe the real performance inside the virtual environment, innovation studio Atelier Daruma with the director Mathias Chelebourg, who is behind the multi-awarded VR experiences Alice, Jack, and Dr Who and worked on Jean-Michel Jarre’s real-time avatar animation stunt, Seekat, who is simultaneously broadcasting across various digital medias, MindOut the LBE VR specialist who will host the VR experience in its dedicated locations in Paris, Velizy 2 and Lille, and the social XR platform VRChat.


PRESS:

TRAXMAG
https://www.traxmag.com/amp/jean-michel-jarre-en-live-et-en-3d-pour-la-fete-de-la-musique/

HUFFINGTON POST
https://www.huffingtonpost.fr/entry/jean-michel-jarre-revendique-600000-spectateurs-a-son-concert-virtuel_fr_5ef067b2c5b6532b50973e28

KONBINI
https://www.konbini.com/fr/amp/musique/jean-michel-jarre-live-realite-virtuelle/


PRESS:

CNEWS
https://www.cnews.fr/videos/culture/2020-06-19/fete-de-la-musique-jean-michel-jarre-devoile-son-projet-pour-le-21-juin

LE FIGARO
https://www.lefigaro.fr/musique/franck-riester-seduit-par-l-avatar-de-jean-michel-jarre-20200620

XRMUST
https://www.xrmust.com/xrmagazine/jean-michel-jarre-full-vr-live-performance-vrroom/

LE PARISIEN
https://www.leparisien.fr/amp/culture-loisirs/fete-de-la-musique-l-avatar-de-jean-michel-jarre-a-joue-pour-600000-fans-21-06-2020-8339700.php

NUMERO
https://www.numero.com/fr/musique/jean-michel-jarre-realite-virtuelle-concert-fete-de-la-musique-techno-intelligence-artificielle-numero-magazine#/newsletter

RTBF
https://www.rtbf.be/vivacite/article/detail_unique-au-monde-jean-michel-jarre-proposera-un-concert-live-en-realite-virtuelle?id=10524997

JOURNAL DU GEEK
https://www.journaldugeek.com/2020/06/21/concert-virtuel-live-jean-michel-jarre-fete-de-la-musique/

WECULTE
https://www.weculte.com/musique/jean-michel-jarre-en-concert-virtuel-live-pour-la-fete-de-la-musique/

UPLOADVR
https://uploadvr.com/jean-michel-jarre-vrchat-concert/

SONOVISION
https://sonovision.com/jean-michel-jarre-et-vrroom-feteront-la-musique-en-realite-virtuelle-sociale/

RESIDENTADVISOR
https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1410466