in 1983. Self-taught. Lives and works in Brooklyn,
aureliengrezes (at) gmail.com
search intriguing and confusing shapes that involve
Frictions occur between reality and appearances. Boundaries with fiction remain
unclear, time and memories are blurred.
part of my work deals with human interactions.
No longer kept in their original private context,
they are offered to the attention of a foreign
Unfamiliar to the relations and the people who are depicted, the viewer changes
the nature of these images via his gaze.
The spectator’s presence is enhanced, mirroring that of the people at
which he is staring.
parallel, my creation embraces time.
and overlap temporalities to produce frictions
between the time within the video and the viewers’ current
Oppositions emerge: motion / fixity, tension / slacking, etc.
These gaps shape
the global understanding of the works: I expect meanings to appear progressively,
as if they were covered by a veil
that requests patience and empathy to be
what the works show, I focus on the sensations
they produce: absorption, detachment, strain, floating,
I imagine the experience of the viewer to look like a destabilizing flow, that
brings him closer or away to the work.
I strive to make the spectator feel powerless to grasp what he is facing or
to determine at what he is “really” looking.
d'écarts. » Thomas Fort
Création 2013 : on a aimé ça, ça
et ça. » Magali Lesauvage, Exponaute
« Aurélien Grèzes, Parties communes » Frédérique
Giraud, liens socio
l'off et l'officiel. » Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret, le litteraire.com
« Le jeu de l'élu. » Guylain Desnoues
« Lettres. » Béatrice
communes » Eve Chambrot
communes » Philippe Hameau
/ shows /
Engaging Artists- group show (Queens Museum, NY)
The Chosen (L'Elu) - screening (Five Myles, Brooklyn)
The Chosen (L'Elu) - screening (Video Revival, Brooklyn)
Engaging Artists Residency (NY)
OPEN (C)ALL: The Artist's Studio - group show (BRIC, Brooklyn, NY)
Pixelling (video art charity auction)
Jeune Création - group show (le Centquatre, Paris)
Letters (Lettres) - solo show (Jour et Nuit, Paris)
The Chosen (L'Elu) - screening (Les yeux de l'ouïe,
Communal parts (Parties communes) - screening (Les yeux de l'ouïe,
Nothing (Rien) - (Gallery Julio Gonzalez, Arcueil)