Le musée invisible, 2022
Lauren Huret's work approaches technological imaginaries with a critical approach, which owes much to current research on human-machine interactions, and more generally to the history of computing, feminism and popular cultures.The performative powers of images, the mythologies of artificial intelligence, the aura power of celebrities, self-branding, the transformation of the emotional and attentional economy in the age of mass sharing are among the questions that have inspired projects and exhibitions. In the tradition of Pop art and the Pictures Generation, she conducts a long-term dialogue inside and with images.
(Extract from the text written by Gill Gasparina)
© Thomas Maisonnasse
© Isabelle Meister (portrait)
Lauren Huret was born in 1984 in Paris. She studied at the École des Beaux-arts de Bordeaux and at the Haute École d’art et de design in Geneva. Her work and research primarily consists of videos, installations, performances, and collages that try to explore the belief systems produced by our relationship to tech and media. Today, she collaborates regularly with the artist Maria Guta. Her work has been shown at Kunsthaus Langenthal, the Hard Hat Gallery in Geneva, La Panacée in Montpellier, the Copenhagen Contemporary Art Museum, the Centre d’art contemporain in Geneva, the Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris, Fondation Ricard, the Haus der Elektronischen Künste in Basel, Jeu de Paume in Paris, the Red Brick Museum in Beijing, CAN in Neuchâtel, and many independent art spaces. Her performances have been presented at the Swiss Performance Art Award competition at the Kunstmuseum Luzern, the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin, the Théâtre de l’Usine in Geneva, and at Les Urbaines festival in Lausanne. She has published five books to date, including Praying for My Haters in 2019, L’âge des techniciens, with Pacôme Thiellement in 2017, and Artificial Fear, Intelligence of Death in 2016.
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