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lorian Liber’s body representations are primitives with ritual energy. Layering color near color, he paints suddenly, emptying his emotions and feelings onto canvas. He leaves graphic marks, drips of paint, scratches and scribbles as evidence of the physical act of painting. Contemporary subjects are

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We have an appointment with an analyst of social psychology regarding the actual metropolitan life. (On April 30, 2004, “Le Devoir”, Montreal) *** Flori(a)n Liber is a visual and media artist. He completed his master degree in Media Communication at University of Montreal. onsequently, Liber’s praxis tests the limits of an aesthetic theory of performance that rests upon the exclusion of any “machinelike technicity.” The “body” in this case is not the represented body (e.g. the figure of the dancer in Liber’s digital video “performance,” Human Body Dismemberment), but the transcoded body, the body inscribed in and by a metamorphic algorithm (“le code plastique et gestuel”). It is a programmatic apparatus, or what, in French, may be described as an écriture au corps: a body of writing and an embodied writing. And it is in accordance with a technics of writing, of inscription and circumscription, but equally of gesture, that Liber’s quasi-analytic “dismemberment” brings into question what Derrida has termed the “inherited, ossified, simplified opposition between technē and physis” – that is to say, between technology and nature, the organic, the auto-mobile and self-sufficient. In turn, this questioning implies a further examination of the opposition between the whole and the fragment, the living body and the dead, already rendered ambivalent in Plato’s treatment of the body as sōma. Echoing Artaud’s conception of a corps sans organs and Victor Tausk’s machine à influencer, Liber’s experiment in performative dismemberment deconstructs the human/non-human dichotomy and treats the “body” as a discursive, informatic topology which does not point towards a “post” human condition but rather to a “prosthesis at the origin” of the human as such. In this way we are presented with what amounts to an attempt at an “enactment” of a critique. (in Towards A New Aesthetics, by Louis Armand and Brian Rosebury, ISSN 0862-8424, December 2006).

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explored using the raw emotion of archaic processes to create a sense of uniqueness. ou will discover an original artist, continuously opened to the external world, who has multiplied his artistic experiments. Florian LIBER is an artist of European tradition which was formed in the field of the Viennese contemporary and modern art. Its artistic works were exposed to Japan, Italy, France, Canada… beside PICASSO, MIRO, APPEL, RIOPELLE (Sam Borenstein, curator, Montréal) – see “Montreal Hour/ Visual Arts” Sept-Oct 2004.
http://www.hour.ca/visualarts/venue.aspx?iIDSalle=538

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VISION URBAINE/ NONCHALANCE DE SALOME 2004

VISION URBAINE/ NONCHALANCE DE SALOME 2004

Nonchalance de Salomé, acrylique sur toile, Florian LIBER Ce tableau a été exposé à Montréal, en septembre 2004

Winner and Personality, Art and Culture 2005

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Nuit Blanche sur Tableau Noir, Montréal 2006

Street Painting Performance NBTN, Montréal 2006

CLONING STRATA. ULTIMATE BODY ATAVISM he contrasting binarism between ultimate disembodiment on the one hand and the return to the fleshy body on the other coincides with the dichotomous boundary between technology and biology accelerating the emergence of unprecedented entities. (L.Parisi) “I am defining corporealization as the interactions of humans and nonhumans in the distributed, heterogenous work processes of technoscience. The nonhumans are both those made by humans, for example, machines and other tools, and those occurring independantly of human manufacture. The work processes result in specific material-semiotic bodies--or naturaltechnical objects of knowledge and practice-such as cells, molecules, genes, organisms, viruses, ecosystems, and the like. . . . The bodies are perfectly ‘real.’ and nothing about corporealization is ‘merely’ fiction. But corporealization is tropic and historically specific at every layer of its tissues .”(E. Thacker, Bioinformatic Corporealizations ) Florian LIBER, University of Montreal M.Sc. in Media Communication

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http://www.clonestrata.blogspot.com

Drawing and New Technology Art, Montreal 2006

Paysages Éphémères 2007, Montreal - Finaliste 2006

Démembrement du corps humain 2.1 proposé par : Florin Liber http://www.mont-royal.net/concours_photos. php?module=5&page=156

Paysages Éphémères 2007, volet concours Maison de la Culture Côte-des-Neiges

ALTERNANCE art center, Montreal 2006 http://www.alternance-art.com/fr/?FlorianLiber

Vernissages & expositions de peinture et de sculpture

URBAN INTERVENTION in LOWER MANHATTAN

http://www.humanitiesandtechnology.org/HTA%202006%20Conference/program.html

International Conference, New York 2006

http://dezmembrare.skyrock.com/

HUMAN BODY DISMEMBERMENT, HTA New York 2006
INSTALLATION PROJECTION, VIRTUALLY DANCING

http://www.legrandparcours.com/freepage.php?page=31

Le grand parcours - peinture en direct/ live painting

http://www.voir.ca/artsvisuels/fichespectacle.aspx?iIDSpectacle=74036&iIDRepresentation=150291

SALOME GODDESS, painting opening ALTERNANCE art center 2006-2007

TOWARDS A NEW AESTHETICS, Prague & Amsterdam 2007
http://litteraria.ff.cuni.cz/journals/extracts/16.32_intro.pdf

GUERRIERS DU SOLEIL,

2007,

art primitif

ValCamonica Italie

- vernissage de peinture

Florian LIBER Painter, visual & new media artist
a r t c o n t e m p o r a i n MONTREAL, MMVII

E-mail: artcontemporain@fido.ca chicmetropolitan@yahoo.com ADDRESS: 206-3380,ÉdouardMontpetit blv. Montréal, Québec H3T 1K5, CANADA P: 1 (514) 731-6551

M.Sc. in Media Communication Montreal 2004-2007