Patrick Tresset is a contemporary French artist known for his performative installations, drawings, paintings, and digital works. Born in France in 1967, Tresset studied at Goldsmiths College in London from 2004, where he earned a master’s and an MPhil in Arts and Technology. He explores the representation of human presence and experience using computational systems, robotics, and traditional media.
Although Tresset has focused exclusively on his artistic practice for the past decade, his past research has been referenced in over 300 academic publications across various fields, including drawing, psychology, AI, robotics, and computational graphics.
Tresset's work has been exhibited in association with major museums worldwide, such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Prada Foundation in Milan, the Tate Modern and the V&A in London, the MMCA in Seoul, the Grand Palais in Paris, BOZAR in Brussels, TAM in Beijing, Mcam in Shanghai, and the Mori Museum in Tokyo.
His works are included in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Maison D’ailleurs museum, Mcam in Shanghai, the Guerlain Foundation in Paris, and the New Arts Foundation in Barcelona.
His installations have received prizes and distinctions, including at Lumens, Ars Electronica, NTAA, and the Japan Media Festival.
His works have been featured in various media outlets, such as Art Press, Art Review, Beaux Arts, Frieze, Arte, Form, Wired, Vice, BBC, DeWelle, Le Monde, and The New York Times.