JEAN-MICHEL ROLLAND (FR)
First Person Shooter, 2012, 4:43
Rhythm’n’split video where the artist makes a failed self-shooting session. The frenzy in the handling of the camera, the visible lack of interest of the performer and disfigurements inflicted to the self-portraits leave an indelible stain which could permanently tarnish the public image of the subject.
Jean-Michel Rolland born in Aix-en-Provence, France in 1972. Lives and Works in Paris, France. Master in Foreign Literature and civilization by Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris). Produces art videos and audiovisual performances regularly since 2012. Major exhibitions / events:
Vidéoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2012; Digital Graffiti, Alys Beach, USA, 2012 (won the most innovative work prize); Directors Lounge 8, Berlin, Germany, 2012; Kasseler Dokfest, Kassel, Germany, 2012.