Freeka Tet

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Biography

  • Visual artist from France.
    "Freeka Tet is a French-born, New York City-based digital artist and creative mercenary working in the realm of experimental art. His practice combines objects, prosthetics, animatronics, hacking, coding, electronics, audio & video plunderphonics, bricolage, and performance-based work. Taking inspiration from internet culture, memes, trolls, and irrational social human behavior, Tet reinterprets the elements he comes into contact with, blurring creative expression with technical execution. His work has been exhibited in museums and event such as Day for Night, La Gaité Lyrique, Benaki Museum, Foundation Cartier, Google IO2018, Miami Art Basel and more. He often gives lectures and workshops on new media and interactivity for institutions such as the Ecole des Beaux-arts de Rennes and Samsung Creative. Tet has also collaborated with creative minds such as Kyle McDonald, Charlie Lemindu, and Satoru Higa, and has conceived stage or done consulting for musicians such as Chromeo, Jackson & His Computer Band and Gesaffelstein. His portfolio of clients includes Nike, Hotel W and Levi’s, among others." - elektramontreal.ca