11 pop songs inspired by artworks from the Frac Île-de-France's collection.
Julien Perez (born 1986 in Bordeaux, lives and works in Paris) is a French composer, musician, singer and visual artist. His practice is at the confluence of pop music, performance and visual arts. Since 2013, the musical project PEREZ, initiated during his year of residency at the Pavillon du Palais de Tokyo
, plays with the codes of French pop music, surrealism and fantasy through records released on the labels DIRTY, Barclay or his own label Etoile Distante, but also numerous performances in art centers such as the MAC VAL, the Palais de Tokyo, or MO.CO, and collaborations with visual artists like Yann Gonzalez, Arnaud Dezoteux
, Thomas Levy Lasne, Aldéric Trével or Alexis Langlois.
In parallel, he has composed for visual artists such as Saâdane Afif
, Ange Leccia
, Benoît Maire
or Flora Moscovici, and led several musical projects in the field of plastic arts and architecture as reflections on the exercise of translating one artistic medium into another. By with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
the experimental pop duo Exotourisme, which mixes music, video and transformism, and echoes and echoes the obsessions of the cinema and the literature of Science-Fiction. In April 2022, he realizes his first exhibition as a visual artist at the art center L'Onde in Vélizy in the form of a duo show with the plastic artist Elisa Pône entitled ARDER HAVIR.