Inspired by the Icelandic volcano, which wreaked travel havoc across Europe in May 2010, Joanie Lemercier presents
the latest incarnation of its audiovisual mapping project. Painted directly onto a large wall, a wire-framed scenery
is slowly revealed by gentle light effects. The audience’s sense are progressively challenged as optical illusions question
their perception of space.
Visuals: Joanie Lemercier
Music: Paul Jebanasam
Production: Juliette Bibasse
Joanie Lemercier is a French artist, born in Rennes in 1982. After studying graphic and web design, he moved to Bristol where he worked as VJ and managed, since 2006, the soirées Cuisine event through which he met a whole new generation of European VJ. These meetings will get him to create with an associate, the visual label Antivj in 2007. He claims to have been influenced by artists such as James Turell, the American minimalists, graffiti and the visual esthetic of music labels like Raster Noton.