vendredi 7 septembre 2007

Christophe Bruno et David Guez - "Second France" (2007)

Respectively born in 1964 in Toulouse and in 1967 in Gennevilliers.

David Guez, an artist working on community platforms and the issue of intimacy, associates with Christophe Bruno, well-known for his hacks of Google's mechanisms, in order to present Second France, a participatory utopia version Web 2.0. : on the occasion of the Nuit Blanche of Paris, become a shareholder and a priviledged partner by participating to the creation of Second France.
Christophe Bruno is also one of the two curators of the Second Night Exhibition.

Christophe Bruno's awards :

2007 Winner of the Share Festival in Turin
2007 Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, Spain. Winner of the ARCO Prize New Media
2003 Shortlisted at the Ars Electronica Festival

Christophe Bruno's exhibitions (selection):

2007 New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2007 MOCA, Taipei
2007 Laboral Cyberspaces, Gijon
2006 Rencontres Internationales Paris Berlin
2006 « Neterotopia » Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2006 Transmediale, Berlin
2006 Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, personal exhibition
2005 ICC, Tokyo
2004 Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris / ARC
2003 Contemporary Art Biennal, Tirana
2002 Vidarte, Mexico City

David Guez's personal exhibitions (selection) :

2006 « XOR », Gallery of Young Creation, Paris, France
2001 « HEROESSE », Beaux-arts de Lyon, France

David Guez's collective exhibitions (selection) :

2007 Production residency at the Centre Pompidou
2006 « Filefestival », Brazil
2001 « Les cinémas de demain », Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2001 « Interactive screen », BANFF, Canada
2000 « Net.congestion »
Festival, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas
2000 « European Media art festival », Osnabrück, Allemagne
2000 «
International Festival of new cinema & and new media », Montréal, Canada
2000 « Version 2000", Centre pour l'image contemporaine, Genève, Suisse.

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