Antoine Janot

Painter, photographer, director and writer | France

Antoine Janot (1988) works in a broad range of media. He is a painter, photographer, director of short movies and writer.

Between illusion and dream, Antoine Janot portrays characters lost in a continuous flow of reality and imagination.

Artworks

Portrait

Antoine Janot (1988) holds a bachelor of Science and was initially educated as an audiovisual technician at EICAR, followed by a masters degree in Cinema from the University of La Sorbonne. 

He has co-produced an independent documentary and directed several experimental short films.  

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“My duty as an artist is to reflect on some issues related to society. The artist in my opinion, is a mirror of society. I am convinced that the artist can play an important role in providing solutions to our problems.⁠”⁠

Credentials

Solo exhibitions

2023

(Scheduled) French Alliance of Seoul, Korea

2022

French Alliance of Guatemala

2021

Gallery of the Angle, Paris, France

Group exhibitions

2022

Gallery Akié Arichi, Paris, France

Human Nature, Library of Dompierre-sur-Besbre, France

2021

CICA Museum of Contemporary Art, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Les recontres Photogrphiques du Prieuré

2019

Gallery of La reine blanche, Paris, France

2018

The shouting thought, Gallery La Passerelle, Paris, France

2017

What’s what? Gallery La passerelle, Paris, France  

2012

Photography, Gallery des Crous, Paris, France

Photography, Palais des Congres, Strasbourg, France

Another city or the “other” in the city?, photography, Modern Art museum of Yerevan, Armenia  

2011

Photography, White night festival, Minneapolis, USA

Artistic residencies

2022

Painting, OpenArtExchange, Schiedam (Rotterdam), Netherlands

2021

Author in residence, Les pieds dans l’eau, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, France

2012

Photography, Museum for Modern Art, Yerevan, Armenia (grant European Cultural Foundation)

Awards

2021

Winner Yallum Magazine Photo contest, cover 18th edition 

Publications

2021

Photo Portrait, All About photo magazine

2020

Photo series in Dodho magazine

Indoor & Outdoor Poetry, published by Maïa

2019

Feature movie La marche funèbre, produced by Les Valseurs (Drama, work-in-progress)

Short movie Electric bodies, produced by Les valseurs (Science fiction)
2018

Poetry Short stories, published by Les impliqués

2017

Short movie Lullaby for 17 skyscrapers, 192 buildings and 13,851 inhabitants, produced by Bear team production, broadcasted on French television (Fantasy)

Novel Le croque neige, published by L’Harmattan

2016

Short movie The Fog people, produced by Les valseurs, broadcasted on French television (Science fiction) 2 awards /  11 international festival selections

Novel The taster, published by Abatos

2014

Essay Le cinéma est-il devenu muet?, published by L’Harmattan 

2013

Documentary The sleeping of the crowd, co-directed by Cyprien Leduc (Society)