Eastern Bloc

Board of Directors

Esther Bourdages
Esther Bourdages is an art historian, curator and sonic explorer. She focuses on new forms of sculpture within an expanded field, as multimedia, web art, sound art.

Danny Perreault
Danny Perreault is an independent artist, cultural worker and course lecturer at UQAM's École des médias. His interests and expertise are centered on the fields of A/V performance, spatialization of videographic projections as well as immersive and interactive environments.

Pascal Beauchesne
Pascal Beauchesne is a strategic consultant in communications and multidisciplinary innovation for the creative and cultural industries. He is also an Administrator of the Living Labs Montreal and Mutek Festival boards of directors. He specializes in research, communication concepts and strategies in the fields of social responsibility, sustainable design, and social innovation.

Stéphane Rousseau
Stéphane Rousseau is the designer and creator of the EchoRap, the first 3D printer designed and produced in Montréal. Entrepreneur and founder of Robotic Sequencing, he is interested in 3D printing, automation, firmware design and programming.

Michel Ghali
Michel Ghali is an attorney for the Centre Communautaire Juridique de Montréal (also known as Legal Aid). His main fields of practice are civil law, administrative law as well as family law.

Lynn Hughes
Lynn Hughes is a digital media researcher and artist who teaches at Concordia University where she co-founded TAG, the Technoculture, Art and Games Research Centre. Her own work focuses mostly on full body and other physical games. She sees game culture as a broad, diversified, exceedingly dynamic and evolving field that is central to contemporary culture.

Émilie Trahan
Émilie Trahan is a marketing manager and is currently the marketing and communication director for Mutek, a digital art and electronic music festival. Her main fields of interest include commercializing creative projects via branding and consumer insights as well as marketing events.

Founding members:
Eliane Ellbogen
Sándor Pölöskei