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Cédric Pigot & Jacques Sivan
 
Cédric Pigot (born 1966, lives and works in Paris) is a French artist. Since he met Magali Daniaux in 2001, their joint work bears the dual hallmark of experimentation and performance. Their pieces bring together various media, associating elements from opposite ranges, with a taste for connections between Sci-Fi and documentary forms, high-tech engineering and fantasy tales, heavyweight materials and fleeting sensations. Starting with installations and objects, their work soon included experimental actions and more immaterial artistic gestures. Videos, sound art, music, poetry, olfactive research, virtual works bordering the digital arts have formed, over the past years, a cycle of works dealing with climate change, economic, political and geo-strategic issues, urban development and food management.
The works of Magali Daniaux & Cédric Pigot were shown in leading institutions: Musée du Jeu de Paume in Paris in 2014, Venice Biennial of Architecture in Italy in 2014, Barents Spektakel in 2013 in Norway, Ultima Festival, at Oslo Opera in 2011, Palais de Tokyo in Paris in 2011, Qui Vive International Biennial in Moscow in 2010 and Dashanzi Art Festival in Beijing in 2004. We were laureates of a Villa Medici hors-les-murs residency in 2003, fellows at the Cité Siam in Bangkok in 2005, at Dar Batha in Fez, Morocco in 2013 and at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany in 2015 and 2016. We were finalists of the COAL Prize Art and Environment in 2010.

French poet Jacques Sivan (1955-2016) invented a poetry freed from codes and conventions of language to reflect the plural complexity of the world. With Vannina Maestri and Jean-Michel Espitallier, he created and directed the review Java. His poetry was published in leading journals of contemporary poetry (TXT, Revue de Littérature Générale, Doc(k)s, Action poétique, Res Poetica, etc.). He also collaborated with artists such as filmmaker Marie Poitevin.

See also Magali Daniaux & Cédric Pigot; Jacques Sivan; Jacques Sivan & Charles Pennequin.
 

 
2011
French edition
Al Dante
Artist Cédric Pigot created a bruitist composition to accompany the words and voice of poet Jacques Sivan. The CD recording comes with a 80-page publication printed on internet-found images. With an afterword by Bernard Heidsieck.