52_hypersonica4Nicolas Maigret exposes the internal workings of media, through an exploration of their dysfunctions, limitations or failure thresholds which he develops sensory and immersive audio visual experiences. After completing studies in intermedia art, Maigret joined the LocusSonus lab in Aix France, where he explored networks as a creative tool. As a curator, he initiated the disnovation.net research, a critique of the innovation propaganda. He teaches at Parsons Paris and cofounded the Art of Failure collective in 2006. He’s an artist selected by SHAPE 2016.

His work has been presented in international exhibitions and festivals: Transmediale (Berlin) – File (Sao Paulo) – Museum of Art and Design (New York) – 30th Chaos Communication Congress (Hamburg) – NWFF (Seattle) – SAIC (Chicago) – China Museum of Digital Arts (Beijing) – The Pirate Bay 10th Anniversary (Stockholm) – Palais de Tokyo (Paris) – Eastern Bloc (Montreal) – Gli.tc/h (Birmingham)..

Nicolas Maigret rend perceptible les caractéristiques internes des technologies à travers une exploration de leurs dysfonctionnements, états limites ou seuils de rupture, dont il développe des expériences audio-visuelles à la fois sensorielles et immersives. En tant que curateur, il a initié la recherche disnovation.net, une critique de la propagande de l’innovation. Au sein du laboratoire LocusSonus, il a engagé une recherche sur la physicalité du réseau informatique mondial. Il enseigne à présent à Parsons Paris et a co-fondé le collectif Art of Failure en 2006. Il fait partie de la sélection SHAPE 2016.

Ses travaux ont été présentés dans des festivals, galeries et musées internationaux: Transmediale (Berlin) – File (Sao Paulo) – Museum of Art and Design (New York) – 30th Chaos Communication Congress (Hamburg) – NWFF (Seattle) – SAIC (Chicago) – China Museum of Digital Arts (Beijing) – The Pirate Bay 10th Anniversary (Stockholm) – Palais de Tokyo (Paris) – Eastern Bloc (Montreal) – Gli.tc/h (Birmingham)…

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Installations/Exhibitions

06/02/16 – 03/04/16. The Pirate Cinema – Photomuseum Winterthur – CH
28/01/16 – 10/04/16. The Pirate Cinema – Arts Santa Monica – Barcelona – ES
18/09/15 – 29/11/15. Global Proxy – Pavillon Vendome – Clichy – FR
13/05/16 – 16/05/15. Resonant Architecture – Elektra Festival – Montreal – CA
26/03/15 – 05/04/15. The Pirate Cinema – Exit Festival – Créteil – FR
21/01/15 – 20/02/15. The Pirate Cinema – Aksioma – Ljubljana – SLO
04/11/14 – 06/12/14. The Pirate Cinema – Seconde Nature – Aix en Provence – FR
30/10/14 – 02/11/14. War Zone – 104 – Paris – FR
03/06/14 – 08/06/14. Resonant Architecture – Les Rencontres Internationales de Berlin – Haus Der Kulturen Den Welt – Berlin – DE
25/02/14 – 02/03/14. Resonant Architecture – Les Rencontres Internationales de Paris – Gaité Lyrique & Palais de Tokyo – Paris

Live Performances

04/02/16 – Drone-2000 – Transmediale Festival – Berlin – DE
07/08/15 – System Introspection – Strelka Institute – Moscow – RU
23/05/15 – Drone-2000 – Sight+Sound – Montreal – CA
29/01/15 – The Pirate Cinema – Transmediale Festival – Berlin – DE
03/12/14 – The Pirate Cinema – Palais de Tokyo – Paris – FR
03/10/14 – Drone-2000 – Gamerz Festival #10 – Aix en Provence – FR