Julien Maire

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Performance Artist and Visual Artist

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • ISEA2023

    Julien Maire is a French new media artist with impressive works such as Exploding Camera, Low Res Cinema, Demi-Pas. Since the mid-1990s, he has worked between performance art, media installations and cinema to produce live performative works that are hybrids of genres and media, exploring the physicalities of the moving image and the digital image. [source: https://www.iprovoke.org/julien-maire]  


    Julien Maire lives and works in Berlin. He studied fine arts in Metz. Maire is a visual and performing artist who deconstructs and re-invents the technology of audio-visual media. He renews obsolete cinematic techniques and develops alternative interfaces to produce moving images. His research confronts immobility and movement, reality and fiction and interrogates the notion of time and memory in the film image. His performance Digit and the installation Exploding Camera both received an Honorary Mention at Ars Electronica Linz 2007. Exploding Camera also received the New Media Art award from the Foundation Liedts-Meesen in 2008. His work was nominated for the World Technology Award in New York in 2009. Recent exhibitions include venues such as The French Pavilion, 25. Biennale of Alexandria; Matter and Memory, Woodstreet Galleries, Pittsburgh; SMAK, Gent; Behind the Image, Festival Artefact, Stuk, Leuven; 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul; Elandscapes, Eart Festival, Shanghai.


Last Known Location:

  • Berlin, Germany

Role(s) at the symposia over the years: