Julien Previeux | the artist

The artist Julien Previeux
Born 1974, Grenoble, France.
Lives and works in Paris, France, .

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Printmakers, Istanbul Biennial,

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Les vidéos et les photographies réalisées par Julien Prévieux à la fin des années 1990 éveillent délibérément le souvenir de certains gestes performatifs des années 1960 et 1970…

A la recherche du miracle économique

Julien Prévieux’s work for La Force de l’Art 02 reflects his fascination with the accumulation, organisation and classification of knowledge. The piece takes the form of a library stocked with numerous works whose content and message have become historically outdated and obsolete…

Following this spirit, job ads are obviously a good terrain to explore the tacit rules of corporate language. Julien Prévieux goes beyond observation and… replies to authentic job ads. Pretending they are addressed to him personally, he explains why he has to decline the job: low wages, too distant offices, the bad reputation of the company or simply the appalling layout of the job ad. Assuming various characters -from the incompetent anaesthetist to the paranoid who won’t work on data bases-, he takes corporate rhetoric literally, compelling Human Resources executives to send obtusely polite answers…