Montreal based digital artist, Starnault aka Louis-Philippe St-Arnault has been directing the SAT [Immersion] department at the Society for Arts and Technology since 2007. He was head of Satosphere project design and integration from 2008 to 2011 and now acts as program manager for its related immersive experiments and creations. In parallel, he continues to create digital scenography and interactive installations and to participate in collective creation processes, such as Irradiance an environnement reactive massive projection in 2016, Dream Collider an oneiric immersive installation in 2015 and Entropia with Fraction presented in 2015 and still on tour.Entropia is an audio-visual performance staging a LED geodesic sphere and ambisonics sound and featured by Creators Project, DesignBoom and XLR8. He also signed in 2014, UrbaMorphic Vol.1 also know as L’allumière,a permanent digital architectural artwork for Montreal’s Bibliothèque Marc-Favreau.
First and foremost a space and lighting designer, he has worked for the last 16 years on creating performance environments and experiential installations that transform light into mouvements and visuals into trips, and has had the chance to collaborate with numerous renowned artists, choreographers, designers and programmers and to show his works in more than twelve countries. These projects have led him to develop a great interest in the intense physicality and the infinite space modularity of the immersive digital environment, subjects that he and the SAT have been together pursuing.