Jacques Perconte

Born in 1974 - France


Born in 1974 in Grenoble (France), Jacques Perconte lives and works in Paris.

He is well known as one of the pioneers of French internet art. He is among the first artists to have worked on compression codecs. Jacques made his debuts with internet and video art. His first films date back from 1995 and his first internet artworks from 1996.

Even though his works become less and less theoretical, the relation between form and substance remains crucial.

Jacques Perconte works on the forms of fiction on various medias as well as a formal research, focused on the body and the landscape.

Jacques Perconte apparently has a good knowledge of his technology, which serves him when dealing with frame and color. He tries to transform digital technology into a new media, which can be esthetically as rich as any other classical art.

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Attitude Art Fair (Slick), Galerie Charlot, Pont Alexandre III, Paris
«De toutes les couleurs», nuit blanche au Collège des Bernardins, Paris.
Solo show «Mistral!», Collège des Bernardins, Paris.
panOramas, biennale du parc des Coteaux, Cenon.
Performance avec Jeff Mills, Extension Sauvage, Panorama, Le rocher Palmer, Cenon.
Solo show, «Mistrau e aigo douço» Prieuré Saint-Pierre, Pont-Saint-Esprit
Solo Show, Galerie Charlot, Paris, F
Silencio, Paris, F
Les Dérivés de la photographie, Frac Aquitaine, F
UNPAINTED - The Media Art Fair , Galerie Charlot, Munich, D

Solo show, Galerie Charlot, Paris, F
Focus Jacques Perconte (20 films), Festival Côté Court, Pantin, F
«BLOW UP», Filature, Mulhouse, F
Cutlog NY, Galerie Charlot, New York, USA
Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville du Havre, MuMabox, le Havre, F
«Chill Out», Group exhibition, Le Commun, Fonds d’Art Contemporain, MamCo, Genève, CH
Master-Class, Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris

Solo show, Galerie Charlot, Paris, F
«Natural digital», Paris, Cur. Julie Miguirditchian, F
«Holy Motors» de Léos Carax, Festival de Cannes, Cannes, F
Winnipeg’s Festival of Film and Video Art, Ca
«The Free Screen», programmed by Chris Kennedy, TIFF Cinematheque, Toronto, Ca
«Nuit blanche», Kyoto. Cur. Samuel André, Kyoto, Jp
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scottish Borders, Uk

Sounding Images Festival, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cinémathèque Française, Paris, F
International Festival of Contemporary Animation & Media-art LINOLEUM, Moscow, Ru
Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY, USA
«Rendez-vous with french cinema». The Film Society of Lincoln center, New York, NY, USA

12ème Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux, Paris, F
Festival Côté Court, Pantin première rétrospective à l’Etna, Paris, F
«Illuminations», Galerie G, Paris, F
«Hors Piste(s)», Centre Pompidou, Paris, F

«Le cinéma numérique», Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris, F
Festival Exprmntl 21, Liège, B
International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Nl


Prix Conseil Général du Puy-de-Dôme, Videoformes 2013

Prix du meilleur film étranger / Best International work, Winnipeg’s Festival of Film and Video

Lauréat de la commission Brouillon d’un rêve, SCAM

Prix du Groupement National des cinémas de Recherche
Lauréat de la commission Image/mouvement, CNAP

I love you, Mention Honorable, Netarts Grand Prize, Tokyo, Japon

Golden Lasso Award (collectif), Web3D RoundUP, siggraph, Canada

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