Ariane Michel lives in Paris where she was born in 1973, and graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (Paris). Her work has been shown in the contemporary art field (FRAC in Reims, MoMA, New York) as well as film world, (Locarno, IFF Rotterdam or FID Marseilles).
Her recent project, THE SCREENING, which is both a performance and a film, was shown as an «Art Statements» project at Art Basel 38, and on the Piazza Grande at Locarno 60th Film Festival. Her latest personal show took place in the Atelier du Jeu de Paume, Paris. Her feature film LES HOMMES (95’, 2006, Grand Prize for french competition at FID Marseilles 2006) will be released in France in 2008 (Shellac Distribution). Whether she makes installations, performances or simple screenings, video (or film) is recurring in Ariane Michel’s work that intends to create perceptive experiences.