Bernard Joisten

  • Artist In Residence1996
  • StayOct 2, 1996 -Jan 7, 1997
  • NationalityFrance

Born in Gap, France in 1962. Graduated from Ecole des Beaux Arts, Grenoble in 1987. Lives and works in Paris.

During residency
Created Meditron, Blood Type, and Shooting Wall, influenced by the polarized image of Japanese society, which consists of progressive culture represented by pachinko parlors and modern buildings, and traditional spirit, represented by temples and gardens.

Workshop: Shooting Game
Dec 1, Dec 8, Dec 22, 1996
ARCUS Studio
10 junior high school students
Participants were asked to act out the scene from Japanese manga selected by Joisten. The act was filmed on video, and shown at a screening session.

Studio Presentation
Nov 16, Nov 17, Nov 30, Dec 1, Dec 7, Dec 8, Dec 14, Dec 15, 1996
ARCUS Studio

Project Room Exhibition
Jan 25-Feb 16, 1997
ARCUS Studio

Resident Artists 1996

Elmer Borlongan  <the Philippines>

Bernard Joisten  <France>

Sharon Lockhart  <USA>

Tawatchai Puntusawasdi  <Thailand>

Shin Ji-Young  <Korea>

Jun'ya Yamaide  <Japan>