Benoit Ménard

Born in 1982, Benoit Ménard lives and works in Paris. He graduated from Ecole d’Enseignement Supérieur d’Art de Bordeaux. Since 2009, he attended residency programs at Pollen Monflanquin, La Générale en Manufacture (Sèvres), la Cité des Arts (Paris), la Villa Belleville (Paris), Glassbox (Paris). He participated in several group exhibitions such as the 57th Salon de Montrouge (Paris), la Nuit Blanche (Paris), La Biennale de Belleville (Paris) and he had solo shows at Galerie Zirkumflex (Berlin), Centre d’Art le Bel Ordinaire (Pau), 5UN7 (Bordeaux), Espace Short (Nantes), 2Angles (Flers), Glassbox (Paris).

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Benoit Ménard, WHITE WIDOW STILL LIFE, 2016. Hydroponic equipment & aquariums, video-projections, electronics Arduino hardware, mist makers, water pumps, air pumps, grow light, black light, phosphorescent acrylic, energy drinks (liquid & cans), synthetic hairs, compost, worn batteries, vitamin-C tubes, 150 x 200 x 400 cm

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Benoit Ménard, GROWZONE CONTROL, 2016. Hydroponics grow box, supplemental lighting LEDs, atomizer, timers, egg shells, 300x300x200 cm

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Benoit Ménard, ASHES LAB TESTING, 2015. Soundproofing-tar wall-painting, resin, insole shoes, print on flags, Bluetooth speaker & Bluetooth mp3 player (loop 36’00), plastic bag, Energy cans, sandow, rat poisons

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Benoit Ménard, EROSION POWER GREEN (GROWZONE CONTROL FOUNTAIN VERSION), 2016. Sculpture (cork, resin, PVC, acrylic) basin, water pump, atomizer, pipe, supplemental lighting, carper, sand, plants, variable dimensions