Mathieu Merlet Briand

French artist born in 1990.
He graduated from EnsAD in 2013.
He lives and works in Paris.

Mathieu Merlet Briand is interested in the influence of the internet in the perception of our reality. Through his abstract works, he seeks to translate our sensitive experience and our collective imagination.

His works question the digital materiality. Through his algorithms and recycling processes he develops, in analogies to nature, he shapes data flows in order to create tangible materializations. Abstractions, relics, crystallizations or fragments of the World Wide Web, his work materializes mainly in digital painting, sculptures and architectural installations.

Mathieu Merlet Briand has participated in numerous solo and collective exhibitions in France and abroad, including : The Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art at the New Tretyakov Gallery, 2017, where his work has been selected to represent the biennial, NEW NATURE, 2019, solo show in the Contemporary Art Platform in Kuwait, with the French Institute, his installations #RED-SCREEN TEMPLE, 2018, in Kerkennah island, Tunisia and #BLUE-SCREEN TEMPLE, 2019, in the New Museum in Bienne, Switzerland. Within the framework of the 1% artistic he also has a permanent installation COLOR GRADIENT, 2021, in the IMT Mines Ales school in South of France.

Mathieu Merlet Briand graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 2013, after a study trip to Ecal in Switzerland. He then continued his studies in the research cycle at EnsadLab, the EnsAD Research Laboratory.
Mathieu Merlet Briand is also a teacher - researcher in Art & Design specialized in Digital Cultures. He notably worked at Parsons Paris, ENSAD and Sciences Po.

Studio Paris 11

Workshop POUSH Clichy

Workshop Aubervilliers


16 Passage Piver
75011, Paris, France.

6 Boulevard du Général Leclerc,
92110, Clichy, France.

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