Marie-Julie Bourgeois

After studying visual communication, Marie-Julie Bourgeois worked at Partizan Production company as an Artistic Director and a post-production graphic designer. Developing her own artistic research, she produced a series of experimental videos on the body and its extensions through various collaborations with musicians. In 2007, she participated to a collective exhibition about metamorphosis and body mutations at Dialogos gallery. In 2008, she received a Master of New Media at École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle (ENSCI) with honors. She developed interactive devices dealing with the issues of tele-presence, where the camera object is a machine invading our everyday life. Tempo (mapping the sky in real time) was exposed at the “Nuit Blanche 2008” on the occasion of “Nemo” festival, at “SIANA” festival in Évry and Brazil. Void Extension (behaving virtual camera) is presented at “Future en Seine” at Pavillon de l’Arsenal and at “Piksel” festival in Norway. In 2009, she receives the digital creator grant from the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation for Parallel Distorsion (interactive temporal distortion).