Clément Cogitore

L’intervalle de résonance, 2016

Assange dancing, 2012

Élégies, 2014


Clément Cogitore is here proposing three video works that may be seen as both independent and complementary, in which myth and poetry offset the shortcomings of reality. The artist thus sets up a dialogue between the real and the imaginary, allowing us to glimpse new and unforeseen possibilities.


Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde

179, Grande Allée Ouest
418 643-2150


February 17 to March 14
Tuesday to Sunday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Opening – February 17, 5 p.m.


© Clément Cogitore, L’intervalle de résonance, 2016. Photo : Idra Labrie MNBAQ


Clément Cogitore

(Paris and Strasbourg, France)

Clément Cogitore is a graduate of the École supérieure des arts décoratifs in Strasbourg and of Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains. His work has been shown at several exhibitions, in particular at the Palais de Tokyo (2016) and the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain in Strasbourg (2014). His films have been selected at numerous international festivals and have received many awards. He won the Fondation Gan prize for distribution in 2015, awarded on the occasion of the Cannes Film Festival, for his first full-length film, Ni le ciel ni la terre, also listed for the César award for the best first film. Cogitore is represented by the Eva Hober gallery (Paris) and the Reinhard Hauff gallery (Stuttgart).