Artist Profile: Joanie Lemercier (AntiVJ)
Joanie Lemercier runs the visual label AntiVJ, a project initiated by a group of European visual artists whose work is focused on the use of projected light and its influence on our perception.
Clearly stepping away from standard setups & techniques, AntiVJ presents live performances and installations, providing to the audience a senses challenging experience. They’ve presented work in public spaces (architectural projections) and in galleries (installations) across France, Europe, Brazil, China, South Korea, Canada, USA.
An extended portfolio of recent projects can be seen on the label’s website: www.antivj.com
Light canvas, a visual installation by Joanie Lemercier.
3×1.5m print on dibond, video projection, light.
Inspired by a “light sculpture v2”, a projection onto a three-dimensional structure
designed in 2008 with Yannick Jacquet, Olivier Ratsi and Romain Tardy. antivj.com/light_sculptures_2
This project was curated by Architecture d’Aujourd’hui and presented at Grand Palais in Paris, FRANCE.
EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL an installation by Joanie Lemercier
a video by Jérome Monnot (cargocollective.com/jeromemonnot) and Vania Jaikin Miyazaki
Produced by Elefant Films
VISUALS: Joanie Lemercier
Additional visuals: Simon Geilfus
MUSIC: Monolake – Oomoo
PRODUCTION: Nicolas Bo
This piece was originally comissioned by Shane Walter / onedotzero during a residency at Empac, Troy (NY), and has since then been presented in Bristol and London (UK), and will be shown in Nantes (FR) in September. More details: http://www.antivj.