International Videoart Festival Madrid Festival Internacional de Videoarte de Madrid New Media Festival La Neomudéjar
Sinopsis: The blow of a baton can give birth to a character. Objects loom before him brutally and without reason, revealed by a harsh and shadowless light. An endless series of catastrophes, From beginnings to beginnings follows the travels of a strawman without interiority or speech.
Bio: Born in 1977 in Bordeaux, Simon Quéheillard studied at the School of Fine Arts in Bordeaux where he participated in the writing workshop of the poet and writer Emmanuel Hocquard, which greatly influenced his work. Currently, he lives and works in Paris. In 2005, he participated in the exhibition « L’oeil du touriste » (‘The tourist’s eye’) (curator Jeanne Truong) at the Frédéric Giroux gallery. His first solo exhibition was in 2006 in the same gallery. Titled « L’image dans le papier » (‘The image in paper’), the exhibition could be understood as the preview of the book of the same name that he published two years later, in June 2008, edited by MIX. The book is the fruit of his encounter with the philosopher Fabien Vallos, director of MIX. Since 2010, Simon Quéheillard has collaborated closely with the Espace Khiasma in Les Lilas, directed by Olivier Marboeuf, in an ongoing process of production and presentation of his films.