Valérie Hasson-Benillouche founded Galerie Charlot in 2010 with the aim to champion innovative practices in contemporary art. Attentive to artistic experimentation, Galerie Charlot develops a reflection on the relationship between art, technology and science.
Through its pioneering attitude, Valérie Hasson-Benillouche has created a space dedicated to contemporary art where her expertise in the world of digital art brings together artists, collectors and scientists. The gallery’s calendar is punctuated by conferences and performances around digital art and its place in contemporary art. It exhibits emerging, mid-career and established artists.
Partnerships with galleries, institutions and curators are key points to develop the gallery’s international influence, as well as participation in festivals, off-site exhibitions, round tables and fairs in Paris, Basel, Brussels and New York, among others.
Partner of the Nemo Festival, member of the Arcadi jury, and Laguna Price Venezia, Valérie has been part of the SIGGRAPH Paris Reflection Committee and participates in various conferences, including those held at Elektra-Montreal, ArtBrussel, and Ars Electronica-Linz. She develops specific projects with companies such as Hermes, Société Générale, Audemars Piguet, Oddo Bank, C21 Hotels, and Shiseido. She is also a member of the CPGA and is on the committee of the FHDN Foundation and the Digital Humanities Foundation.
Valérie and her team are dedicated to the development of digital art as a major art form, an essential part of contemporary art.
A Space for Contemporary Art
Valérie Hasson-Benillouche’s expertise in the realm of digital art has allowed Galerie Charlot to create a dynamic and inclusive space for contemporary art. The gallery serves as a platform for emerging, mid-career, and established artists, offering them a space to showcase their work and engage with a diverse audience. By fostering an environment that encourages artistic exploration, Galerie Charlot plays a vital role in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in contemporary art.
Conferences and Performances
At Galerie Charlot, the exploration of digital art goes beyond static exhibitions. The gallery’s calendar is punctuated by conferences and performances that delve into the world of digital art and its place in contemporary society. These events bring together artists, scholars, and enthusiasts to exchange ideas and engage in thought-provoking discussions. By facilitating these interactions, Galerie Charlot actively contributes to the intellectual and conceptual development of digital art.
Partnerships and International Influence
Galerie Charlot recognizes the importance of partnerships with galleries, institutions, and curators to enhance its international influence. Through collaborations and joint ventures, the gallery expands its reach and fosters cross-cultural exchange. Participating in festivals, off-site exhibitions, round tables, and fairs in prominent art hubs like Paris, Basel, Brussels, and New York further solidifies Galerie Charlot’s presence in the global art scene.
Valérie Hasson-Benillouche’s Engagement
Valérie Hasson-Benillouche’s passion for digital art extends beyond Galerie Charlot. Her active involvement in various organizations and committees demonstrates her commitment to advancing the field. As a partner of the Nemo Festival and member of the Arcadi jury, she plays a crucial role in recognizing and supporting digital art initiatives. Her participation in conferences worldwide, including Elektra-Montreal, ArtBrussel, and Ars Electronica-Linz, highlights her dedication to promoting dialogue and collaboration within the digital art community.
Collaborations with Industry
Valérie Hasson-Benillouche’s vision for Galerie Charlot extends beyond the art world. By forging partnerships with companies such as Hermes, Société Générale, Audemars Piguet, Oddo Bank, C21 Hotels, and Shiseido, she integrates digital art into various industries. These collaborations showcase the versatility and applicability of digital art, expanding its impact beyond traditional gallery spaces.
Commitment to Digital Art as a Major Art Form
At the core of Galerie Charlot’s mission is the belief that digital art is a major art form that deserves recognition and appreciation within contemporary art. Through its innovative exhibitions, interdisciplinary collaborations, and thought-provoking events, the gallery aims to elevate digital art to the same level as other established art forms. Valérie Hasson-Benillouche and her team are committed to pushing the boundaries of digital art, ensuring its continued growth and development in the art world.