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Céleste Boursier-Mougenot
 
Known for installations that are as much auditory as visual, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot (born 1961 in Nice) is an artist and composer based in Sete (France). First trained as a musician at the Conservatory for Music in Nice, he began his career as a composer for the Pascal Rambert theatre company. His most well known piece, from here to ear (1999-2014), fills a room with chromatically tuned, amplified electric guitars and flock of finches. The birds create sound both through their own calls and their interaction with the instruments. The resulting aleatory music recalls John Cage's compositions, and a sonic environment that has its roots in everything from the 1960s experiments of La Monte Young to the more recent work of artists like Susan Hiller.
 

 
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press
An introduction to the notion of behavioral object based upon a case study on three emblematic works by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues
Drawing relations between writers' quotes and the works of Céleste Boursier-Mougenot (with a text by Benoît Viguier).

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues
New monograph.

2015
Analogues
€64.00 €54.00
Special offer: the two complementary monographs États seconds and Perturbations.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues
An extensive documentation on CÚleste Boursier-Mougenot's installation for the French Pavilion of the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais de Tokyo
New monograph.

2008
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues
First monograph on Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, conceived by the French artist/musician, adapting in the book format his sound installations.