visual artist / photographe plasticienne

born in 1986 in Grenoble, France

lives and works between Albi (Tarn) and Paris, France

contact@juliagenet.com

Background

Marbling Artist at Tomàs Avinent Atelier 2016 - 2020

Photography Workshop with Paolo Verzone at VU Agency, Paris, France 2017

Photography Workshops with Claudine Doury in Arles France, and Prague, Czech Rep 2012 and 2013

Master's Degree Photography Direction in Cinema at S.A.T.I.S, Aubagne, France 2010

Biography

After studies in cinema, during which Julia Genet tried her hand at photography to exercise her framing skill, she gradually reoriented herself towards this new medium which brought her freedom and independence.

She follows several workshops with Claudine Doury and Paolo Verzone, confirming her taste for portraiture. In 2016, selected by Dazed and Confused magazine, she participated in the If You Leave Showcase presented in New York and Berlin.

At the same time, Julia learns marbling, a painting technique on water, which she will modernize in her approach and patterns in her art workshop : Tomàs Avinent atelier.

In her constant search for the most appropriate medium to translate her artistic expression, she realized that the medium is only a language that she can invented to create her own words.
From then on, without limits in her technical approach, Julia Genet mixes photography, Japanese painting, encaustic and collage, transposing her life experience and emotion, beyond language.

In addition to her personal practice, she also works on commissions. So far, her work has been published in Télérama, Galimard and La Croix.

She recognizes herself in Soulage's words: "It's what I do that reveals what I'm looking for."

Publications (selected)

Plateform Magazine - 2017, Mars, plateformag.com

Positive Magazine - 2017, Février, positive-magazine.com

TjejLand Publication - tjejland.com - Take Over Instagram, 2016, Février, @tjejland 

Festival MAP Toulouse - Sélection Instagram, 2016, Janvier, @maptoulouse 

Fisheye Magazine - Sélection Instagram #12, 2015, Novembre, fisheyemagazine.fr

Open Doors Gallery - opendoorsgallery.com, Take Over Instagram, 2015, Avril, @odtakeovers

Of the Afternoon - “The Instagram list, Who you should be following in 2014”, 2014, Septembre, oftheafternoon.com

Exhibitions

If You Leave Showcase - Exposition collective, Berlin, mai 2016

If You Leave Showcase - Exposition collective, Londres, décembre 2015 

Strom - Exposition collective, Napa Gallery, Prague, avril-mai 2013

Tiefenrausch - Exposition collective, Arles, avril 2012


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