Video-performance in wich ocular circumventions of the performer with a static face, races at the rhythm of a small mechanics.
- Julie-Christine Fortier. Born in 1973 in Sherbrooke, Quebec (Canada). Lives and works in Rennes (France) and Montreal (Canada). Julie-C. Fortier received a MFA at the University of Quebec in Montreal in 2000. She films short performances in which she subjects her face to particular constraints. She thus build a repertoire of performance pieces, which may then reenacted by way of installations or public performances. Since 1998, she exposes and her video works has been presented in numerous festivals like 19th World-Wide Video Festival (Amsterdam) and at the Hong Kong Microwave. Her award-winning video Mechanical Rodeo was featured at the Internazionale Festival del Film d’Arte e di biografie d’Artista, Asolo (Italy), at the MediaArtlab Festival in Moscow (Russia) and at the Estavar-Uivia Video Festival (France/Spain).