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Exhibitions

09.2020Benefit #2, Le Doc, Paris
08.2020DIAS kunsthal, Vallensbæk Station, Denmark
01.2019   30 ans pile!, Galerie Papillon, 13 rue Chapon, Paris 03
11.2019L'effet falaise, Prix Emerige, 81 blv Voltaire, Paris 11
10.2019Félicità 2019, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 13 quai Malaquais, Paris 06
07.2019LABO_DEMO #1 / STAND, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris 04
06.2019FINALE, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris 06
04.2019+333, curated by Folle Béton, 37 rue Tournefort, Paris 05
03.2019Performance omniprésent, Live 006, 104 Factory, le 104, Paris
11.2018Performance omniprésent, Live 005, Mirage Festival, Lyon
10.2018Performance omniprésent, Live 004, Silicon Malley, Lausanne, Suisse
06.2018Performance omniprésent, Live 003, Electrons Libres, Stereolux, Nantes
04.2018Chalon Tout Court, Festival de court-métrage, Chalon-sur-Saône
02.2018Binary Sunrise, concert/performance sonore, Chapelle des Petits-Augustins
10.2017Performance omniprésent, Live 002, Les Grands Voisins, Paris
07.2017Performance omniprésent, Live 001, Les Petites Serres, Paris
06.2017Les Yeux Ouverts: Rencontres documentaires, La générale Nord-Est, Paris
05.2017Prix suisse de musique : immersion, Centre culturel Suisse, Paris
05.2017Le tout est toujours plus petit que ses parties, Béton Salon, Paris
11.2016Fstvl Dcmtr, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris
10.2016Bon Esprit, Nuit Blanche, La Rotonde, Paris
01.2015ECAL Photography, Display Gallery, Londres
05.2014ECAL Photography, 10 Corso Como, Shanghai, Chine
01.2014ECAL Photography, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
12.2013PhotoForum Pasquart, Bienne, Suisse
11.2013ECAL Photography, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris
06.2013La Nuit des Images, Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne, Suisse
02.2013Half-Time, Espace Lausannois d’Art Contemporain, Lausanne
 

(b.1989, Paris) studied at Écal Switzerland (2013), ENSBA Paris (2018) and at Le Fresnoy (2021). His works focuses on our growing use of new information and artificial intelligence technologies, and the way these new means of representation and storytelling affects out relationship to time and one another.


Education

2019 - 2021   Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains
2016 - 2018   ENSBA Paris, Master of fine arts with honors
2010 - 2013   ECAL, Switzerland, Bachelor in Photography

Distinctions

2020 – Production grant from Les Amis des Beaux-Arts de Paris
2019 - Selection of Emerige Revelations 2019
2018 - New Technologies prize - Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris

Texts

DIAS Kunsthal
Marion Zilio

Publications

Ecal photography, Hatje Cantz, 2013
Round and Around, Aaluägä Books, 2013
Entwürfe #77, Agglo, 2014
Finale, Beaux-Arts de Paris éditions, 2018
Le Quotidien de l’Art, Juillet 2019
L’Effet Falaise, Emerige, 2019
Libération, octobre 2019
Felicità, Beaux-Arts de Paris éditions, 2019

(b.1989, Paris) studied at Écal Switzerland (2013), ENSBA Paris (2018) and at Le Fresnoy (2021). His works focuses on our growing use of new information and artificial intelligence technologies, and the way these new means of representation and storytelling affects out relationship to time and one another.

Education

2019 - 2021   Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains
2016 - 2018   ENSBA Paris, Master of fine arts with honors
2010 - 2013   ECAL, Switzerland, Bachelor in Photography

Exhibitions

09.2020Benefit #2, Le Doc, Paris
08.2020DIAS kunsthal, Vallensbæk Station, Denmark
01.2019   30 ans pile!, Galerie Papillon, 13 rue Chapon, Paris 03
11.2019L'effet falaise, Prix Emerige, 81 blv Voltaire, Paris 11
10.2019Félicità 2019, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 13 quai Malaquais, Paris 06
07.2019LABO_DEMO #1 / STAND, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris 04
06.2019FINALE, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris 06
04.2019+333, curated by Folle Béton, 37 rue Tournefort, Paris 05
03.2019Performance omniprésent, Live 006, 104 Factory, le 104, Paris
11.2018Performance omniprésent, Live 005, Mirage Festival, Lyon
10.2018Performance omniprésent, Live 004, Silicon Malley, Lausanne, Suisse
06.2018Performance omniprésent, Live 003, Electrons Libres, Stereolux, Nantes
04.2018Chalon Tout Court, Festival de court-métrage, Chalon-sur-Saône
02.2018Binary Sunrise, concert/performance sonore, Chapelle des Petits-Augustins
10.2017Performance omniprésent, Live 002, Les Grands Voisins, Paris
07.2017Performance omniprésent, Live 001, Les Petites Serres, Paris
06.2017Les Yeux Ouverts: Rencontres documentaires, La générale Nord-Est, Paris
05.2017Prix suisse de musique : immersion, Centre culturel Suisse, Paris
05.2017Le tout est toujours plus petit que ses parties, Béton Salon, Paris
11.2016Fstvl Dcmtr, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris
10.2016Bon Esprit, Nuit Blanche, La Rotonde, Paris
01.2015ECAL Photography, Display Gallery, Londres
05.2014ECAL Photography, 10 Corso Como, Shanghai, Chine
01.2014ECAL Photography, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
12.2013PhotoForum Pasquart, Bienne, Suisse
11.2013ECAL Photography, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris
06.2013La Nuit des Images, Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne, Suisse
02.2013Half-Time, Espace Lausannois d’Art Contemporain, Lausanne
 

Distinctions

2020 – Production grant from Les Amis des Beaux-Arts de Paris
2019 - Selection of Emerige Revelations 2019
2018 - New Technologies prize - Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris

Texts

DIAS Kunsthal
Marion Zilio

Publications

Ecal photography, Hatje Cantz, 2013
Round and Around, Aaluägä Books, 2013
Entwürfe #77, Agglo, 2014
Finale, Beaux-Arts de Paris éditions, 2018
Le Quotidien de l’Art, Juillet 2019
L’Effet Falaise, Emerige, 2019
Libération, octobre 2019
Felicità, Beaux-Arts de Paris éditions, 2019

Next

15.10 - 03.01  Panorama 22, Les Sentinelles, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing
19.11 – 16.01Muses Algorithmiques, Le Granit, Belfort
26.11 – 02.12Solo, Galerie Grand Verre, Paris 3

Selected Works

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It's ten past ten and time stands still on the watches in advertisements. A brand logo proudly appears in the center of the V formed by the two hands. The mercantile hour of consensus.
Here time drags on and then starts again. A succession of extraordinarily vain events is in progress. The protagonists don’t worry too much, the path seems to be clearly indicated. Their gestures slide and repeat across the surface of the screen. The set takes some initiatives but no one really pays any attention. So the story has many false starts, nothing happens and the real stutters and stammers. The vessels overflow but no longer communicate.

Il est dix heures dix et le temps s’arrête sur les montres des publicités. Le logo de la marque peut apparaître fièrement au centre du V que forment alors les deux aiguilles. L’heure mercantile du consensus.
Ici, le temps s’éternise. Une succession d’événements extraordinairement vains est en cours. Les protagonistes ne s’inquiètent pas trop, le chemin paraît bien balisé. Leurs gestes glissent et se répètent à la surface de l’écran. Le décor prend des initiatives et personne n’y prête vraiment attention. Alors l’intrigue multiplie les faux départs, rien ne se réalise et le réel bégaye. Les vases débordent et ne communiquent plus.

Alice & John is a conversation between Alice, an Artificial intelligence to chat with people online, and John Lennon. The conversation is made of Alice's answers to each sentence of Lennon famous song; 'Imagine'. Then starts a dialogue of the deaf between an out of date anthem of hope, and the arrogants answers of a blond and anorexic chatbot, dancing on a smartphone displaying John Lennon and Yoko Ono's videoclip from 1971.

John asks George and George answers him. From suggestions to suggestions John enters a virtuous marketing circle. A story without an end. This scenario was based on real patents for new techniques and advertising technologies to aim and target consumers more precisely, that you can find online.
A selection of diagrams extracted from those patents are screen-printed on Ikea furnitures that are also present in the film. the Ikea tables are presented together withe the film.

A work of Art was submited every day to Microsoft's artificial stupidity Caption Bot during the course of 2019. The results were published every day on Instagram.
Complete collection here

10¢ collective attempts is a sound installation simulating randomly and continuously 3 sound-interactions normally coming from a group of people. Laughter, applause, and a mantra. Each interaction is made up of 100 recordings made by 100 different individuals, paid $0.10 on the Amazon Mechanical Turk website, a platform launched by amazon.com in 2005 to hire remotely located "crowdworkers" to perform discrete on-demand tasks that computers are currently unable to do. The recordings are then broadcast simultaneously but randomly to simulate a group recording. A diffusion which by its cohabitation of different rhythms and sound textures testifies to a break-up of the participants, and the impossibility of gathering. A report of each financial transaction is displayed on a A4 laser-printed piece of paper, hanged on a clipboard below each speaker.

Omniprésent is a performance by Olivier Bémer and Pablo Altar. Video and music are linked by computer programming and interacting with each other. They take on a narrative dimension in which the viewer is involved. All the images used during the performance are live streams. They bear witness to moments that are doomed to disappear. Pattern recognition and computer vision applied to these images trigger sounds which become the sound material of a music made of randomness and improvisation.
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Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations, you may understand the word « distant » in a broader sense. It can be one way or a round trip, as long as you remember where you began. Travel can also include relatively short stays between successive movements.
Navigation is the process of monitoring and controlling any movement from one place to another. Navigation, in a broader sense, can refer to any skill or study that involves the determination of position and direction. wether it’s land navigation, marine navigation, aeronautic navigation, space navigation, or somewhere else.
Time is exhausted, space is mapped, and we have the gift of ubiquity. Landscapes or wallpaper ? We are spectators of our own representations, we move from one paradox to another and we take pictures of other pictures. "in real life" is a vague idea. Representation and experience are two porous notions.

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