Pierre Chaumont

Zombies can vote too: Sentience in memesis

The image of the digital zombie, that being absorbed by its phone who barely functions in public and is almost always rescued by another bystander has become a contemporary caricature of technology, and yet most of us do not remember the last three things we’ve reacted to. Article by Pierre Chaumont.... READ MORE...

A reflection about the image. Interview with Lesley Johnstone

Reflection is a series of discussions with curators, philosophers, artists and cultural workers about the image in its broadest sense. Thinking about image-making, the diffusion of images and their mirroring of society, we will take the pulse of contemporary art. To do so, we will use exhibitions, publications, and cultural events as a material to start the discussion.  For this first edition our collaborator Pierre Chaumont met Lesley Johnstone, curator and head of exhibitions and education at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, for their new exhibition Manifesto by Julian Rosefeldt on view until January 20th2019.... READ MORE...

Has The Exhibition Started Yet?

Art is one matryoshka-like frame maker: an image is framed on a piece of paper, which is then framed, put in a thematic room inside a museum or an art gallery complex, etc…But how is this process constructed in the digital world and how does it affect the viewers? Pierre Chaumont examines Deridda's concept of frame in relation to new media.... READ MORE...

Reshaping the experience of Art: digitization and 3D archives

Following the destruction of world heritage sites and artworks in Mosul, in February 2015, a global movement sparked to digitize and preserve important works and monuments. This process is transforming our experience of Art, as every scanned object is now accessible regardless of location or ownership, revealing the 3D archive as a fascinating double-edged sword.... READ MORE...