Antoine Chapon

Year of birth, place
1990, Orsay, France
lives and works in
Paris, France

Antoine Chapon lives and works in Paris. He has a master degree with distinction in Fine arts from Nantes. He studied at the University of philosophy of Nantes, researching on the concept of vestigium (trace) in Ethique of Spinoza and has produced a master’s thesis on operative images of Harun Farocki at the School of Higher Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS).

He works with film, installation, photography and 3D animation. His work questions the concept of identity throught the relationship between memory, image and new technologies. Migratory tales, PTSD, algorithms of facial recognition appear as situations and tools present in his artistic practice. He was welcomed for a residency at Mahal Art Space (Morocco) in October 2018, at Clark House Initiative (Mumbai) in December 2018 for his solo show AUTOMATED ARBITRAGE. He currently exhibits his work at ZKM | Karlsruhe. He has participated in various group shows including Discontrol Party, Cité internationale des arts (France), Verona Art Fair (Italy), HOTEL EUROPA, Vilnius Art Fair (Lithuania), Continents des anecdotes, Félix Frachon Gallery (Belgium), État d’Urgence, Emergency Gallery (Switzerland), Haunted by Algorithms, Ygrec Gallery (France).