Jean Jullien says, Allo?

Jean Jullien is a French artist and illustrator who lives and works in London. His first solo exhibition opens at the Kemistry Gallery in February and deals, appropriately enough, with the subject of communication

Jean Jullien is a French artist and illustrator who lives and works in London. His first solo exhibition opens at the Kemistry Gallery in February and deals, appropriately enough, with the subject of communication…

Jullien is a talented observational artist, deftly summing up the particulars of modern technology and how it affects how we interact with each other – from the way that smart phones have become part of our lives (or ours theirs), to the rise of the self-service till at the supermarket.

Jullien graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2008 and from the Royal College of Art in 2010 (CR blogged about his installation at his graduate show). He now works in a range of media, including illustration and photography, video, costumes, installations, and fashion design.

Jean Jullien | Allo? opens at the Kemistry Gallery in London on February 7 and runs until March 23. Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PD. See jeanjullien.com.

 

 

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  • http://www.garrox.nl Jeff

    A lot of recognition in these pictures

  • http://www.butteredtoast.net Daniel

    That “Never Alone” one is so true!

  • http://adlib.co Curator

    Yup. A dog sniffing it’s own arse.

    Now that’s communication.

  • Jamie

    Love the dog sniffing its own arse.

  • Alun Shooter

    As brilliant and insightful as you would expect from Jean.

  • http://www.sabaileela.co.uk/ Brian James

    @ Daniel

    So many memories phones/ tablets buzzing in the middle of the night! lol