Justine Emard exhibits at the Mupi Gallery long exposure photographs that capture some interaction experiments between the robot Alter and humans. Alter is an autonomous robot that expresses his particular behavior through complex movements. Alter is developed by Ishiguro lab, Osaka University and Ikegami Lab, Tokyo University. The humanoide appearance of the Alter robot allows an emotional projection, opening a space for imagination and constructing a new defintion of existence : "living implies that you are part of the reality and/or are alive.
Justine Emard (1987), visual artist, based in Paris, France. She creates exhibitions to explore the relations between our existences and technologies. Through dierent types of interactions, she explores a crossing between robotics, objects, articial intelligence and life, based on deep learning experiences and human-machine dialogues. Her practice revolves around video, installation, photography and augmented reality. Since 2011, she shows her work in France and abroad into individual and group exhibitions. She had been in residence in the Cité internationale des arts in Paris (2015-2016) and in 2017, she was laureate of the residency Hors-les-murs of the Institut Français and Tokyo Wonder Site in Tokyo, for her project Reborn in Japan. She participates at "Clouds-Forests", the 7th International Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, curated by Yuko Hasegawa and Nuit Blanche Kyoto with the show "Mitate & imagination". In 2018, Emard performed “Parade for the End of the World” in collaboration with Jérémie Bélingard and Keiichiro Shibuya for Yokohama Dance Collection 2018, co-produced by the Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris. Her last exhibitions are "Fukami, une plongée dans l'esthétique japonaise" in Paris, "Pendoran Vinci" in the NRW Forum museum in Düsseldorf, Germany, “Des horizons et le depart” in Maison Populaire, Montreuil, France, "Daemons in the Machine" in the Moscow Museum of Modern Art in Russia.
Exhibition part of Vivarium Festival
Production and Communication: Mariana Vitale
Production and Communication Assistance: Catarina Rangel Pereira
Supported by: Bondlayer, Epson, JCDecaux, CM Porto