Creos’ expertise is spreading

Creos has won the hearts of communities through the expertise it brings to the projects it develops and mounts around the world.

Over the years, the Creos team has shared that expertise with a variety of audiences by focusing on four themes.

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Usually, you have to go to particular places to contemplate art. Creos’ know-how brings art within the reach of communities, in public spaces.

2021

CODAhorizon – Art + Sensory Perception: Sound, Light and Motion

CODAworx is on a mission to connect members of the art and design industry and generate more commissions of art, to transform public spaces around the world.

CODAworx brings together four creative thought leaders for our last online gathering of the year. They will help us explore how artworks engage with our perceptions, going beyond the mere visual, by incorporating sound, light and motion.

Listen to the presentation, or listen to it again here.

Listening time of 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Radio-Canada Toronto – Y a pas deux matins pareils

Creos is a key intermediary between creators and presenters of temporary public art installations. We are meeting a growing demand for light by enhancing the spaces where public life takes place in order to bring communities together.

Listen to the interview in French, or listen to it again here.

Listening time of 13 minutes.

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From classical art to interactive art, technology has been used to create human connections. This means that viewers are able to see the artwork change in real-time, providing them with a unique sensory experience.

2019

COREX Program: Using light to amaze people

COREX is an initiative of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) to support Quebec entrepreneurs in developing their markets in the northeastern United States. René Vézina spoke with Alexandre Lemieux, Director of Business Development at Creos, to talk about the challenges involved in exporting interactive installations.

Creos is the ambassador for our local creativity. Light is a way of enabling viewers to feel things, by stimulating the senses and thus providing people with sensory experiences.

You can watch a great meeting by clicking here. Interview in French.

Listening time of 9 minutes.

2018

Guangzhou China: Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

THINKLIGHT – Embracing Changes Forum. Creos made its mark by demonstrating the creative and social role played by light in public spaces.

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When the creative industries contribute to a city’s economic growth, this has a domino effect on the various stakeholders involved. Everybody benefits.

2021

Les Affaires: Creative enterprises: conquering the planet

This was a real economic success, as Benoît Lemieux, co-founder and CEO of Creos, explained: “There are works that are now generating profits. The initial investment to create it is paying back. Culture no longer needs subsidies to support itself; instead, it is generating returns.”

To read the article in French, click here.

2019

CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology, and Place 

CODAworx is on a mission to connect members of the art and design industry and generate more commissions of art, to transform public spaces around the world.

Creos’ Industry presentation “Art and Business Go Hand in Hand” took participants behind the scenes of the world’s leading agency of touring interactive installations.

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2018

EDC: Success stories

EDC’s Export Guarantee Program (EGP) helped Creos access more working capital to increase its line of credit. With the extra cash, the company was able to connect its office and warehouse, which, Lemieux says, “has made productivity go through the roof.”

Key success factor: choose a quality partnership to complete projects safely.

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2018

Radio-Canada – Nouvelle vague: 3 ingredients for success in exporting interactive installations

Expand the target and democratize public art to make it more accessible. Investor + Creator + Touring Agency = key to success.

To listen to the interview in French, click here.

Listening time of 15 minutes.

2017

GCDN Barcelona: Global Cultural Districts Network

The Global Cultural Districts Network (GCDN) is a grouping of downtown districts around the world with a focus on culture and the arts. Founded in 2014 by the New Cities Foundation, the Dallas Arts District, and AEA Consulting, this international federation organizes annual events to reflect on improving the quality of urban life through the contribution of the arts, culture, and creative industries.

At the annual conference in Barcelona, Spain, Creos highlights the importance of culture through the connection between human beings, in order to build better spaces for future generations.

Québec Matin – Entrevue LCN: Light therapy that travels

In this interview, Creos emphasized its goal of finding places to present installations in public spaces – to make the names of the creators known worldwide by offering a second and third life for temporary interactive art.

Creos provides the market with a responsible investment model.

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Art is a volatile industry. Creos arranges tours of temporary installations, creating a business model that fills communities around the world with wonder.

2021

LAND Studio: Public art designed to travel

With support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, LAND studio created Studio to the Street: a workshop series providing local artists with the tools to successfully apply for, plan, and carry out public art projects.

Creos distinguishes itself by emphasizing its strategy of giving installations a second life. Thanks to the “Touring installation”, public spaces are reinvented.

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Listening time of 54 minutes.

2018

CCMM: Strategic Forum on Creative Industries

Creos creates opportunities and shares its keys to success in exporting.

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Les Affaires : Creos fait voyager l’art dans le monde

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Chromatic Montreal: Chromatic Pro

Round table: Quebec artists and export. Creos uses its multiple partnerships to position Quebec internationally.

“Talent knows neither borders nor limits of inspiration”

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La Presse : Creos tisse sa toile aux USA

We are proud to be mentioned in this article as an internationally recognized Quebec creation.

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