Maurice Benayoun (Fr)

Maurice Benayoun (Fr)
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Maurice Benayoun

Considered as one of the digital creation leaders, Maurice Benayoun’s work is not limited to technological practices. According to him, the OPEN MEDIA ART ranges from photography to video, installation, performance, from fiction to the theory of art, through the virtual reality, urban installation, augmented reality and exhibition design. Co-founder in Z-A, a laboratory which had played for 15 years a pioneering role in the field of new media, computer graphics, virtual reality and interactive museum.

Maurice Benayoun’s works were richly rewarded in international events and presentations in major international museums: the Centre Pompidou, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal , Kiasma (Helsinki), Museum of Moving Image and Eye Beam (New York), eArts Shanghai, Ars Electronica Center, Linz (Austria) … They are also present in many public and private collections, including France, in the Fund national Contemporary Art.