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Born in 1988, François Roux is a videographer based in Besançon (France).
Working across a wide array of aesthetic and intellectual investigations, Roux follows a photographer and
field recordist approach to compose short and synthetic videos that he often shows through screenings and installations.

francoisroux[at]protonmail.com
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Rehearsal/Reversal – R-Space, Vancouver (Canada)
2016
The Western Bug – YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto (Canada)
2012
Moonstruck – CSA Space, Vancouver (Canada)
H2o cycle – Grunt Gallery, Vancouver (Canada)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS – FESTIVALS
           
2019
Noise and the fury, XXXV International Festival Sarajevo, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
2018
Intl Limestone Coast Video Art Festival, Riddoch Gallery, Mount Gambier (Australia)
Video Art Miden, Archeological Museum, Kalamata (Greece)
Winnipeg Underground Film Festival #06, Winnipeg (Canada)
Cineautopsia #04, Bogotá (Colombia)
Madatac #09, Conde Duque, Madrid (Spain)
2017
Visionaria International Film Festival #24, Siena (Italy)
Instants Vidéo #30, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille (France)
Entre-deux, Galerie Deux, Marseille (France)
300 Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart (Germany)
2016
Salon de Montrouge #61, Paris (France)
Images Festival #29, Toronto (Canada)
Jeune Création #66, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (France)
I do care but I don’t understand, 4D-Projektort, BBK, Leipzig (Germany)
2015
Blow Up Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival, Chicago (USA)
Festival Oodaaq, Rennes, St-Malo, Nantes (France)
Traverse Video, Toulouse (France)
2014
Athens Video Art Festival #10, Athens (Greece)
Façade Video Festival, Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
Lumen Festival, Staten Island, New-York (USA)
Festival philosophique du film Eidôlon, Louvre, Lievin-Lens (France)
2013
Travaux en cours / En cours de travaux, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint Etienne (France)
Outsiders, un geste à part, Centre d’Art Bastille, Grenoble (France)
Refractio, Institut Français, Prague (Czech Republic)
Des coquilles et des mondes, Galerie de l’ERG, Brussels (Belgium)
2012
Exposition de Noël – Le Magasin (CNAC), Grenoble (France)
2011
Open Space – 11ème Biennale de Lyon (France)

 

EDUCATION

2013
DNSEP/Master in fine arts – Ecole Supérieure d’Art de Design de Grenoble
2011
DNAP/Bachelor in fine arts – Ecole Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Grenoble

 

PRIZES & RESIDENCIES

2018
Prix Levallois for Young International Photography - finalist, Paris (France)
The Buddha International Film Festival - Best smartphone short Award, Pune (India)
2017
Artists in Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)
Ateliers du Grand Large, ADERA, Lyon (France)
2014
Est-Nord-Est, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli (Canada)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS PRESS/WEB

2017
ŒGG – entretien avec Anna Hess – le 149
2016
Catalog text by Guillaume Désanges - Salon de Montrouge #61
The Western Bug : le vertige du voir – entretien avec Vittoria Ramondelli – Le Chassis
Issue #82, Mouvement magazine
2015
Delayed Boomerang review – by Rick Weaver – Tiny Mix Tapes
2014
Portrait Room #11 – by Michela Alessandrini – Droste Effect Magazine

 

TALKS

2018
MAMC Residency selection, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Étienne (France)
VI Simposio, Conde Duque, Madrid (Spain)
2017
Lecture, Sojo Fine Arts University, Kumamoto (Japan)
2015
The-voyerist.com launch, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (France)
2013
Lecture, Borj Kallel, Sfax (Tunisia)