Visualist - Creative Coder - Interaction Designer

Born in the suburbs of Paris in 1984, I am from this generation which has grown up with computers, internet and affordable cameras. Since my childhood, I have always been very interested in technology and visuals to develop my creativity.

Music is a very important source of inspiration to me, from early jazz pioneers to today's electronic producers. It is very naturally that I first started making video clips and visual effects in relation with music.

Video is by far the best medium I found to express my feelings.

In summer 2002, I worked on a construction site and bought a mini DV camera. Soon after, I began filming skateboard teams and graffiti crews from the suburbs of Paris. Back home, I was editing footage and making videos to share with my friends. This is how I started learning how to film and edit video, releasing materials under the names "lecloneur" and "cloneproduction".

In 2009, I graduated from Paris Val de Seine Achitecture school. During my studies, I learnt how to think in 3D space, analyse the environment I live in, look at the things surrounding me, find and develop concepts to design projects. At the same time, working in companies taught me how to work with professional methods, be well organised and collaborate with project managers, partners and clients.

Studying architecture made me understand how art and design take place in our society.

Learning computer code and real-time graphics helps me to investigate deeper in the relation between music and images. Working as a VJ, where visuals are made for the moment, impacts my creative process : it challenges my ideas and my skills in a different way. People I collaborate with also influence me a lot to improve my style, they open my mind to new approaches and techniques to create something more personal.

I started making my own synthesizer because I was not able to find a ready-made program to create audio-reactive visuals and a specific kind real-time live graphic composition. By designing a VJ software, which is now my instrument for live performances, I extended my knowledge to interactive installations, tangible interfaces and touch-screen applications.

Today, I am a visualist, a creative coder, an interaction designer and CloneProduction.


Visualist - Creative Coder - Interaction Designer