Gregory Chatonsky


Born in France, 1971. Lives and works in Canada

Gregory Chatonsky holds a master’s in Philiosphy from the Sorbonne and a multimedia advanced degree from the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris. He has worked on numerous solo and group projects in France, Canada, the United States, Italy, Australia, Germany, Finland and Spain. His works have been acquired by public collectors such as the Maison européenne de la photographie. In 1994, Chatonsky founded a Net Art collective,, and has produced numerous works, such as the websites of the Centre Pompidou and Villa Médicis, the graphic signature for the Musée contemporain du Val-de-Marne, and interactive fiction for Arte. He has taught at Le Fresnoy and at UQAM’s school of visual and media art. Chatonsky’s body of work, including interactive installations, networked and urban devices, photographs and sculptures, speaks about the relationship between technologies and affectivity, flow that defines our time and attempts to create new forms of fiction.