ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

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BEN SAINT-MAXENT
In partnership with OÙ, Marseille.

Born in 1989. Lives and works in Marseille.
www.bensaintmaxent.com

Ben Saint-Maxent develops projects as many contributions to his researches on the history of the make of exoticism.
Saint-Maxent creates installations, close to museographic objects, producing spaces of criticism, between introspection, nostalgia for elsewhere and sculptural gestures.

Ben Saint-Maxent lives and works in Marseille. After graduating from Villa Arson (National art school of Nice) in 2013, he left to mature his work in Latin America. Ben Saint-Maxent participated in the research program "creation & globalization" in Shanghai (run by Paul Devautour) and several residencies. Recently, he presented his projects for the 4th Casablanca Biennial (2018) ; #7 Clous, Marseille (2017) and at Galerie HO, Marseille (2016). He will be in Peruvia for a three weeks residency in 2019.


Ben Saint-Maxent, Loot It, performance with Tanguy Beurdeley and Gaël Canton, 2016, SIVA, Shanghai


Ben Saint-Maxent, Pimpology, installation, 2016, Bazaar Compatible Program, Shanghai


Ben Saint-Maxent, SetTheRuins, video installation, 2018, HLM, Marseille


Ben Saint-Maxent, EAP, installation, 2017, 7 clous, Marseille