Born in 1972 and currently lives and works in Frankfurt.
Michael Riedel is the first artist invited by The Absolut Company with his installation «Jacques comité [Giacometti]».
Michael Riedel has advanced his own model of a self-sustaining artistic production, continuously using reproductions as a means to “reintroduce the system of art into the art system.” His practice has incorporated a wide...
this pseudonym lurks a DJ coming from the Stereotype crew (made up of her technoid double DJ AZF and
herself) and high hopes for French techno. Parfait uncompromisingly describes
her music as a repetitive techno, somewhere between poetry and nighttime din.
the FAVST and the Showcase, by way of a DJ set on Rinse FM, and the unavoidable
Concrete, Parfait is proud of...
Daniel Bortz had his first forays in Munich’s legendary clubs, such as the Optimal.
Bortz, who is highly eclectic, produces, ranging from house to techno, not
forgetting 90s’ hip hop, 80s’ new wave and disco. All these musical genres
enable him to create his own identity, most harmoniously.
remixes of James Blake and Kolombo, his many EPs and one LP...
than two years now, the Bondax duo has been enthusiastically mixing powerful
house, a kind of post-dubstep and R’n’B with a dash of UK Garage. Friends of
the Londoners Disclosure and approved by BBC1 radio, their extremely fresh
style can be recognized in their remixes, involving the duo AlunaGeorge,
Chromeo and Rudimental.
world tour (USA, Europe, Australia...), last...
Talneau, aka AleqsNotal, is a Parisian DJ and producer. His specialities:
house, techno and deep house. A great record collector, this is the favourite
medium of this underground music enthusiast.
output you can feel made-in-the-USA influences (Chicago and Detroit first among
them) as well as a great fascination for percussion. A member since 2010 of the
Simpson, which is his real name, is one of the pioneers of the acid house
hailing from Manchester. With a 25-year career and collaborations with the
greats (FrankieKnuckles, Derrick May, Herbie Hancock), A Guy Called Gerald is
still getting clubs to vibrate.
Simpson, who excels both in productions and in remixes (the best known being
those of David Bowie, Tricky, and...
of the Sound Pellegrino label in 2009, with his associate Teki Latex, Cédric Caillol, better known
by his stage name DJ Orgasmic, draws his inspiration from techno, hip hop and
bass music to deliver astute avant-garde sets.
member of the Klub Des Loosers, DJ Orgasmic is well up on the current trends in
electronic music, while sticking with his early sources of...
ClekClekBoom label will be represented at Le Point Perché by the duo NSDOS
live, signed on by this major French label since September 2013. So we can
expect a shrewd mixture of improvisation and musical experimentation coming
from these two specimens.
will have pride of place with NSDOS, meaning: be ready to move your head and
worldwide for his caustic punch lines from the days of the rap group TTC, Teki
Latex is one half of the duo Sound Pellegrino Thermal team (with DJ Orgasmic).
A DJ, producer, rapper, singer... Teki mixes in clubs all over the world,
unleashing crowds and also inviting giants from other labels.
January 2015 saw the release of the 4th “SND.PE” compilation
Integrating ﬁlm, video, exhibition, publication and curation, the nomadic artist duo Elise Florenty (b.1978, Pessac, France) and Marcel Türkowsky (b. 1978, East-Berlin, Germany) have been investigating the multiplicity of the self through a spiral of metamorphoses that interrogate our power relation - always shifting - to the Other (the enemy, the animal, the spirit, the dead). Their practice...
in 1978 in Sweden, lives and works in Berlin.
Berg is a swedish producer, remixer and live performer. Apart from
his techno and house music he also creates the soundtracks for the
swedish video artist Nathalie Djurberg. Born and raised in Sweden but
based in Berlin for over a decade, a body of their works with Nathalie Djurberg are presented in the exhibition...
work is constructed on contexturation,
conceptual and plastic process which consists in mixing textures, be
they material or abstract, ranging from contemporary urbanity as a
fabric of images and practices to the figure of the artist, by way of
electronic music, transcendence, machined steel, buffalo horns, the
Although she accepts
praise quite unwillingly, the great ambassador
of French techno Jennifer Cardini
is worthy of her title. She started out as a DJ in the 90s in Nice,
her hometown, mixing alongside her famous seniors from Detroit, such
as Luke Slater and Jeff Mills. She then moved to Paris, where she met
Sextoy, with whom she formed the Pussy Killers. Quickly showing her
was born in Paris of Danish ancestry, and is one of France’s
advocates of garage, the singing variation of house, derived from
soul, gospel and disco, which was one of the major trends of
electronic music in the 90s. As a DJ and organizer of Cheers parties
with his collaborator Greg Gauthier, Sven is one of the pioneers of
the rave generation and of the French Touch, back when...
Active since 2012,
the duet Polo
& Pan are two Parisian DJs:
Polocorp and DJ Peter Pan. The pair met at the Baron, where they are
both residents. Their cosmic and delicate universe shows a pronounced
taste for all kinds of sonic experiments, and both are unapologetic
enthusiasts of musical leaps: the former found inspiration in the
Atlas Mountains for his EP Roudani 434, and the latter...
forms the duo SunLune with Agoria, his mentor. He composed the score
for C+’s series Les lascars
and deejays for rapper Nemir, with whom he will open for Stromae.
Everydayz is one of the leading figures of the new electronic and
bass music scene in France. He regularly feeds his soundcloud page
with thoughtful tracks, which quickly gained him recognition and
Before working as a
journalist, author, and art advisor, David Sanson started out as a
musician. He gave birth to his project That Summer in 1994 with the
release of Drowsiness of Ancient
Gardens. This album, which he
co-created with Tony Wakeford (Death In June, Sol Invictus), and
which featured an intervention by Rainier Lericolais, is considered
as a precursor of the French wave of...
several years Dominique Blais has been focusing on weaving links
between the visual and acoustic components of our environment.
Working on the very edge of the perceptible, he explores the tenuous
connection between visible and invisible through installations which
challenge the relation to place and memory. By way of subtle
interplays of transposition, Dominique Blais takes our...
twelve years Kerwin Rolland has been involved with every field of
contemporary art—visual art, music, dance, theatre, film—and
engineering—acoustic and psycho-acoustic research, software
development, sound and post-production. Often turning up precisely
where least expected, his art is situate in multi-skills, adaptation
and change. This artist-cum-inventor’s
attention is focused on...
Tim Parisis the most English of French DJs.Heading the Marketing Music label, he has long lived in the underground circles of Parisian house music. Tim Paris is responsible for a major series of famous remixes and collaborations. His music is hallmarked by a very metallic electro sound, a kind of robotic orgy within the house scene.
Tom Trago, a Dutch DJ and boss of the Rush Hour label, started his relationship with music at a very young age. Ever since, his link to music has been particularly intense. Tom Trago enjoys mixing three decades of music: hip-hop, jazz, Latin influences and Afrobeat sounds. His music is tinged with insatiable and irresistible house rhythms.
Riton, whose real name is Henry Smithson, is the most Parisian of London’s DJs. With his comrade Dj Mehdi, he signed a minor hit, the “Gare du Nord” mix. He is being hailed as one of the UK’s most brilliant talents. His unbounded and prolific musical creativity is his trademark.
Bambounou carries in him all the mysteries of a wild world. Unknown just a year ago, with great esoteric feats this Voodoo sorcerer’s apprentice has won over the electronic jungle: from Modeselektor by way of the SP Thermal Team, he hurls his tracks like incantations and spellbinds everything in his wake.
Gilad Ratman is an installation and video artist
which addresses the apparently untenable aspects of human behavior by
exploring the need for community and by showing forms of resistance
and the borders of self. Pushing narrative to its limits and allowing
for a fractured chain of events to take place, the works function as
a vehicle for...
In 2006, he writes, directs
and produces Honor
de cavalleria (Honour
of the Knights),
the Directors' Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival. He writes and
directs El cant
dels ocells (Birdsong), premiered
at the Director's Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival 2008. Els
Noms de Crist (The Names of Christ) is screened
at the exhibition Esteu
he initiated paraSITE, an ongoing project in which the artist custom
builds inflatable shelters for homeless people that attach to the
exterior outtake vents of a building’s heating, ventilation, or air
conditioning system. His work has appeared in venues worldwide
including dOCUMENTA (13), P.S.1, MoMA, MassMOCA, Castello di Rivoli,
music, theatre and contemporary dance at the Bordeaux Regional
Conservatory, in 2009 he joined the ex.e.r.c.e group at the CCN in
Montpellier with Mathilde Monner, Mark Tompkins, Loic Touzé and
2010, he joined the I.D.A. MARK TOMPKINS company in BLACK’N’BLUES
(Paris Villette), then OPENING NIGHT (Théâtre de la cite
international) in 2012, and SHOWTIME...
Grimonprez's curatorial projects have been exhibited at museums
worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Pinakothek
der Moderne, Munich; and MoMA. His works are in the collections of
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the 21st Century Museum of
Contemporary Art, Kanazawa; and Tate Modern, London. His films
The performative practice of Italian artist Chiara Fumai belongs to the tradition of female psychics, who are ‘spoken by’ different controversial entities, which the artist freely (mis)interprets and combines into new stories, questioning their symbolic meaning and representation in the mind of the viewer. Dealing with radical feminism, media culture,...
Slavs and Tatars is a faction of polemics and intimacies devoted to an area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. The collective's work spans several media, disciplines, and a broad spectrum of cultural registers (high and low) focusing on an oft-forgotten sphere of influence between Slavs, Caucasians and Central Asians.
British sound artist/curator, freelance events producer and arts educator. Robin McGinley is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. He holds a PhD from the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University, UK and is co-director of Interactive Agents, the independent production company and R&D think tank.
in Buenos Aires in
1973, lives and works in Paris.
Beer is a multi-facetted artist—choreographer, dancer, sociologist
and Yoga teacher. She is developing an original body of work by using
and questioning the forms of conditioning which structure the body
and our perception of reality. What is involved for her is a maximum
exploration of our permeability, making our...
Born in 1978, lives and works in New York and Paris.
It is as if there are several Davide Balulas: the musician; the scientist testing the elasticity of reality; the painter trying to catch imprints of the world in the threads of his canvases; the choreographer getting demonstrators to brandish monochromes and reproducing time’s course with sixty dancers walking about in circles like so many...
Born in 1974
in Karlsruhe in Germany, lives and works in Paris.
work is hallmarked by the diverse range of media (installations,
films, watercolours, wall paintings, cut-outs...) which she uses and
transforms into a complex theme, in order to explore and devise her
works like so many stages and fragments of an overall oeuvre. An
oeuvre in which there is a mixture of...
Société Réaliste, an art collective founded by Ferenc Grof (1972) and Jean-Baptiste Naudy (1982).
Their work consists in appropriating and distorting the tools of communication of power structures (maps, emblems, signs, architecturs). Société Réaliste create symbolic and visual confrontations to critically examine such structures without resorting to easy denunciations. They operate in subtle...
Born in 1972, Joachim Montessuis has been developing for over 20 years, an open, contextual practice around the voice, continuous sound,
noise and resonance. His work also focuses on experimental conceptual processes that weave
together observation and perception of reality in an approach that avoids simplistic oppositions.
Montessuis approaches his actions as
Trésors is a duet composed by Adrien Kanter (b. 1978) and Adrien Durand (b.1982).
One of their first compositions,
“Visionnaires,” is a synthetic, melancholic and fragile music, on
the edge of a dance feeding on dark, retro
images (Michael Mann, Blade Runner and Terrence Malick first come to mind). Trésors first
attracted attention with their remixes for Arnaud Rebotini, of Montreal or...
fashion show in 1997 in New Delhi. Three years later, she
represented India at the Hong Kong Fashion Week and took part in the
first India Fashion Week held in New Delhi, which awarded him the
Best Women's Prêt Designer Prize
at the 2004 Indian Fashion Awards. His debut at the London Fashion
Week in September...