Cédrick Eymenier was born in 1974. He lives and works in Paris and Béziers (FR). He is a photographer and videast as well as a musician and curator.
In recent years, Cédrick Eymenier has gained growing attention from art institutions and critics. His films and videos in particular have been shown in multiple festivals (“Images de Villes” Festival at Aix en Provence in 2012, “Saison vidéo” Festival in 2010, or “le Salon de Montrouge” in 2010), in exhibitions (Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 2010; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris at the exhibition “Expodrome” by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 2007) and in specific programs (Centre Pompidou in 2008, CAPC in Bordeaux). In 2010 Issue Project Room in New York showed his entire series of films, Platform.
Several monographic shows devoted to Cédrick Eymenier showed his work in recent years, at Le Pavé Dans la Mare in Besançon, at the Jérôme Poggi Gallery in 2010, at the Lieu Commun at Toulouse in 2009, at L’été photographique de Lectoure in 2008 or at Nevers in 2006 . He also curated a series of exhibitions entitled “Esope reste ici et se repose” presented in various spaces in Montpellier (Gallery Vasistas, 2009), Toulouse (Lieu Commun, 2009), Marseille (Art-o-Rama / Objet de production, 2009) and Rennes (Bon Accueil, 2011).
His work has been reproduced in various reviews, most notably in the Purple Journal to which he has contributed since 1998.
Several writers such as Yannick Haenel, Gaëlle Obiégly, Michka Assayas or art critics such as Jeff Rian, Damon Krukowski ,Eric Bulot or Judicaël Lavrador have been following his work for several years. In 2010 Ordet Edition published a double book on Cédrick Eymenier’s photographs.
A musician as well, Cédrick Eymenier plays in the group Cats Hats Gowns, writes for the Japanese music magazine OkFred and created the label Coriolis Sounds in collaboration with Guillaume Eymenier, Cedric Pin and Yvan Duhamelin 2009. In addition, Cédrick Eymenier co-directs the website Coriolislab (www.coriolislab.org). His films are distributed by Annexia in Toulouse (www.annexia-net.com) and in VOD by Point Ligne Plan in Paris (www.pointligneplan.com).