Julien Maire

Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Metz, Julien MAIRE is a French new media artist with impressive works such as Exploding CameraLow Res CinemaDemi-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.

His installations and performances have been featured widely and internationally at prestigious venues such as Ars Electronica, Digital Art Festival, European Media Art Festival, Film Festival Rotterdam, Sonar, Transmediale, ZKM, ICC (Japan), Empac (New-York),... Julien was the winner of the NTAA award (Update_2 biennial) in 2008 and was nominated for the World Technology Award in New York in 2009.

Julien was invited by iMAL in 200420102012 and 2014 and is now permanent resident, installing his workplace at FabLab.iMAL where he is one of the managers.

Activities

2017

Join us for an inspiring summer under the digital sun and discover how to write code, to connect your projects to sensors and physical outputs, to build 3D models and print them, and much much more!

2016 - 2017

iMAL organise plusieurs workshops d'introduction à la fabrication numérique pour différentes hautes écoles artistiques bruxelloises francophones.

2016

Join us for an inspiring summer under the digital sun and discover programming, physical computing, digital fabrication, 3D-modeling and more!

2015

In the framework of the European project RRI-ICT Forum, iMAL organises a special Arts/Sciences event, inviting artists and scientists to debate around "Responsible Research and Innovation". With a.o. Paolo Cirio, Patrick Tresset, Julien Maire, Kris Verdonck, Bénédicte & Laure-Anne Jacobs / LarbitsSisters, Rybn, Antoinette Rouvroy, Mark Coeckelbergh and Bram Crevits.

2015 - 2016

De septembre 2015 à mars 2016, iMAL organise plusieurs workshops d'introduction à la fabrication numérique pour différentes hautes écoles artistiques bruxelloises francophones.

2015

Initiated in 2005, the Summer Digital Art Workshops go on with this 10th year! Join us for an inspiring summer under the digital sun. Register now!

2015

In the past months Julien Maire was in residency at iMAL to develop further his work 'Man at Work', created on occasion of the exhibition 'Relief' at iMAL last September. The result is called 'Formal Fiction' and will be showed in the spring of 2015 at several festivals (Festival VIA 2015 in Mons, Exit Festival in Créteil, ...).

2014

In this solo exhibition, Julien Maire presents 2 new pieces that address new technologies & media archaeology, and that manipulate fiction. Finissage on Sunday 26 Oct, 20:00!

2014

Initiated in 2005, the Summer Digital Art Workshops go on with this 10th edition! Join us for an inspiring summer under the digital sun. Register now!

2014

with projects by Julien Maire, Val Macé & David Chazam and Yann-Aël Le Borgne & Roman Miletitch.

News

The installation will be presented at the Halles de Schaerbeek, in the framework of Focus VISIONS, from 14 October to 5 November.

In the age of high resolution, "A Thousand Segments" presents a minimal screen composed of lines mechanically switching from black to white. Each of these segments constructs and deconstructs perspectives.

The minimal screen – despite the rigour of its texture – spread freely in space...