visual artist / photographe plasticienne
born in 1986 in Grenoble, France
lives and works between Paris and Bibel, South of France.
© portrait par Tiphaine Caro
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
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 (french magazines).
She recognizes herself in Soulage's words:
"It's what I do that reveals what I'm looking for."
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