Russell Tovey, Martin Clark and Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey talk about why they chose Julien Creuzet as winner of the 2019 Camden Arts Centre Emerging Artist Prize at Frieze
Martin Clark is Director of Camden Arts Centre. Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey is Head of Programme at Kettle's Yard.
Julien Creuzet is represented by High Art (Paris). He was born in the Paris banlieue, grew up in Martinique, and now lives and works in Paris. He attended the Post-Diplôme course at the Lyon Academy of Fine Arts and Le Fresnoy (the National Studio for Contemporary Arts). Solo shows include the VR Arles Festival as part of the Palais de Tokyo’s off-site exhibition during the Rencontres d’Arles (2018); the Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard and Bétonsalon – centre d’art et de recherche (Paris, 2018); NaMiMa at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Art et de Design, Nancy (2016); and at the Frac Basse-Normandie (Caen, 2015). Group shows include: “Aujourd’hui aura lieu”, Palais de Tokyo at 12th Gwangju Biennale (2018); “A Cris Ouverts”, Biennale d’Art Contemporain (2018); the Rencontres de Bamako, 11th Biennale Africaine de la Photographie (2017); the 14th Biennale de Lyon (2017); the 12ème Biennale de l’Art Contemporain Africain de Dakar, Sénégal (2016).