Nicolas Bralet is a visual and sound artist. Born in in 1972 in Perpignan, France, he lives and works between Paris and Bourgogne. With a background in horticulture, Nicolas studied at École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris/Cergy (ENSAPC 2000-2005). He continued his post-graduate research in Art Audio Locus Sonus at La Villa Arson in Nice and École d’Arts d’Aix-en-Provence (2006-2007). He was an assistant to the composer Nicolas Frize on “ÉCOUTE, ÉCOUTE” a program to teach children about sound environment in elementary schools in Saint-Denis. In 2008, he joined the LAAB (Laboratory Association in Arts and Botany) collective, where he worked on translating biological data into sound and light. He has exhibited at Le Potager du Roi (Versailles), City Sonic festival (Mons, Belgium), Subsistances (Lyon), Bains Numériques (Enghien-les-bains), as well as in Tainan (Taiwan), and designed a sound performance for a lecture by Esther Salmona at the Louis Vuitton Foundation (Paris).

“In my musical compositions, drawings and installations, I use living energy—relationships in scale, variations and processes of actions and reactions to inject movement into my arrangements. I play with the weather and time in space. The expected result is a shift from what is merely ‘given’, in search of a presence, a relief…”

This artist has been selected by the guest curator Emmanuel Cuisinier as part of his ArtJaws collection entitled “HEMISPHERES”.