The AIC interim meeting is placed under the double honorary presidency of : Mrs Dominique Cardon (Natural Colours), emerita senior research director at CNRS and M. Livio de Luca, research Director at CNRS, Head of MAP lab.
Deadline for sending abstract: april 5th 2020 17:00 (GMT)
Deadline for sending your complete article: august 21st 2020
Download the provisional version of the AIC2020 Proceedings
An exceptionnal homage will be given to Jacqueline Carron, doyenne of the Centre Français de la Couleur, a painter born in 1920!
Avignon was a great production centre for tinctorial plants and was named “City of Madder”. Today several companies add value to tinctorial resources, a lot of craftpersons are mainly working in the field of cosmetics and textile dyeing.
Avignon is also a reference site for the “French Tech Valley” strongly linked to the regional research centres of Provence.
The dual topic
We wish AIC2020 will be an important meeting where people working with traditional materials could exchange ideas and problems with scientist and high technology researchers.
Natural colours, making our environment, mineral resources, vegetal or animal, transformed or not by human activity will be broached. Colours of the sky of our planet or others allow us to understand what makes our environment, fill us with wonder but also mean the world fragility.
Digital Colours are today everywhere, even in this page, its photographs or videos, in simulation, graphic arts, knowledge transmission, etc. They are fed by the various productions of Nature or of what humans have extracted.création graphique, transmission des connaissances.
The international scientific committee
Including a lot of specialists all around the world having to evaluate the submitted articles or posters for AIC2020 conference and proceedings.
They are proposed for their high level of expertise and skills on Natural Colours (dyeing, living world, cultural heritage, etc.) and Digital Colours (simulation, spectral imaging, analysis and synthesis, virtual reality, digital architecture, scientific instrumentation, etc.). They will deliver talks on special topics according to the general themes of AIC2020.
Avignon in october
The natural daylight in Provence remains remarkable for the high transparency of its atmosphere and its mildness. The river Rhône permits to have special viewpoints on the city. A lot of historical buildings and monuments will enjoy the visitors as the main heritage of the Popes’ city was transmitted from XIth (“rue des teinturiers”) to XVIIth centuries.