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Chris Girard

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Lady/Applicant: The Lazarus, 2010 Film/audio Installation
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Law of the Father, 2008 Photography 13" X 18" © Chris Girard
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Lady/Applicant: The Lazarus (film), 2010 Film © Chris Girard
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Tombstone Poem, 2011 Film © Chris Girard
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Gestalt, 2009 Interactive Poetry © Chris Girard
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Christop, 2002-2008 Photography, Book © Chris Girard
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Strength Through Song, 2006 Audio/photo Documentary
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York
Birth year
1983
Lives in
London
Works in
London, Los Angeles
Schools
Goldsmiths College, University of London, 2011, PhD
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010, MFA
Otis College of Art and Design
Tags
poetry, self-portraits, performativity, collage, surrealism, film, filmic collage, contemporary-avant garde mixed-media installation, video-art, performance, photography, abstract, conceptual
Statement

chris girard

Chris Girard (also known by his pen name Christoph Girard) is a London-based artist and poet whose work explores embodiment, appropriation and self-expression on the internet. His work has appeared at the Digital Arts and Culture conference at University of California, Irvine; and published online and in print at DIAGRAM, Fourteen Hills, Moria Poetry and Shampoo Poetry. He has also completed an interactive version of his chapbook entitled TRY ME. which generates poems into spam email and a book of self-portraits entitled Christop, both of which are available on his website: www.chrisgirard.com.

As for his California connection, he holds two MFAs; one from Northern California and the other from Southern California. His first one is in Writing with an emphasis in Poetry from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles; and the second one is in Digital Arts and New Media from University of California, Santa Cruz. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Arts and Computational Technology program at Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Follow him on Twitter: twitter.com/christop.

Facebook page: facebook.com/christophgirard.