Hakeem b : ARTIST

TEXT :

HAKEEM B was born in France in 1977. He lives and works in Lyon since 2015. After many residencies, winning-awards, collective exhibitions and festivalS around the world, Hakeem b began to be interested by the language of graphic design. He has been working for many companies such as APEC, SERVICE CIVIQUE, SFR, Agnes b, ACT UP Paris, Arte ... and with some french publishing houses. His audiovisual research leads Hakeem b to work with performances and multimedia installations through a constant search of an exact visual language.

 

EDUCATION :

2003 BACHELOR — National Superior School of Fine Art - Dijon - FR

2005 MASTER — National Superior School of Fine Art - Dijon - FR

2005-2007 POST-DIPLOMA Art and Sciences — Studio Le Fresnoy - Tourcoing - FR

 

AWARDS :

2006 Tentaciones Award | Madrid | SPAIN

2007-2008 Resident at La Casa Velasquez | Madrid | SPAIN

2009-2012 Resident at La Cité Internationale des Arts | Paris | FRANCE

2010 Sea Symposium Award 2010 | Alexandria | EGYPT

2012 Resident at KunstlerHaus Schloss Balmoral | Bad-Ems | GERMANY

AudioVisual Experimentations

#0-Y3 — 1920x1080 — 2015

 

Video mono channel — FULL HD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Sound design : Hakeem b

Running time : 5 mn — In loop

Year of production : 2015

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : A VISUAL EXPERIMENTATION BASED ON THE RAN-

DOM OF THE COLOR AND THE SHAPES.

JANE ELECTRONIC POEM — 1920x1080 — 2014

 

Video mono channel — FULL HD

Creavive Concept: Hakeem b

Sound design : Hakeem b

Running time : 5 mn

Year of production : 2014

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : Jane Electronic Poem rewrites in a audiovisual installation two scenes from the Wim Wenders feature Paris-Texas.

A 18.000 frames poem dedicated to the physical and emotional territories.

PERIMETRE CARRE — 1920x1080 — 2012

 

Video Installation — FULL HD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Sound design : Hakeem b

Running time : 12 mn — In loop

Year of production : 2012

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : HOW TO GIVE A NEW MEANING OF A TERRITORY WITH THE HELP OF THE INTERACTIVE NEW MEDIA TOOLS? PERIMETRE CARRE TRY TO BRING AN ANSWER, USING THE SQUARE AND THE ARCHITECTURE AS MAIN ELEMENTS IN 5 INTERACTIVE boards.

 

With the support of SFR-Jeunes Talents.

CITY — 728x596 — 2010

 

Video Mono Channel — SD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Music : Hakeem b

Running time : 6 mn

Year of production : 2010

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : EVERYTHING STARTS WITH ONE POINT. THEN POINTS BECOME LINES. AND THE INVISIBLE CITY APPEARS. CITY A PLACE WITH NO NAME, sOMETIME BEAUTIFUL, sometime CRUAL.

 

With the support of Cité Internationale des Arts.

TOMORROW AGAIN — 1280x720 — 2008

 

Video Mono Channel — HDTV

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Sound Design : Hakeem b

Running time : 6 mn

Year of production : 2007

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : A BOY FROM THE HOOD MEETS THE MOON.

A FIGHT AGAINST THE LONELYNESS AND THE REGARDLESS.

 

With the support of Casa Velasquez Madrid.

ONCE UPON A TIME — 1920x1080 — 2007

 

Video Installation — FULL HD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Performance with Motion Capture System

Sound Design : Hakeem b

Running time : 5 mn — In loop

Year of production : Le Fresnoy 2007

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : Humanity runs with its arms stretched out as wide as possible to catch what it’s running after. An outsized ambition which may lead to genius or to pure and simple madness.

 

With the support of Le Fresnoy.

THANK YOU FOR ALL — 1920x1080 — 2006

 

Video Installation — FULL HD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Sound Design : Blandine Tourneux

Running time : 5 mn 56 — In loop

Year of production : Le Fresnoy 2006

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : Thank you for all plays with our desires, our fantasies and brings back very quickly to the reality, to the difficulties that we meet every day. The installation raises the question of the place of the individual in our Western societies and what is the price of "the dream comes true".

 

With the support of Le Fresnoy

STEP — 728X596 — 2005

 

Video Mono Channel — SD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Running time : 4 mn 30

Year of production : ENSA Dijon 2005

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

TEXT : A MAN STEP UP AND STEP DOWN EVERY STAIRCASES THROUGH DIFFERENT LANDSCAPES.

HE SEEMS TO LOOKING FOR SOMETHING... LOOK AROUND HIM...WAITS AND RESTARTS TO STEP UP AND STEP DOWN. HAKEEM B PLAYS HERE WITH THE REPETITION OF THE MOVEMENT AND THE CUT OF HIS TIMELINE.

THis video IS the FIRST DRAFT BEFORE THANK YOU FOR ALL installatIoN in 2006.

NEGOTIATION — 728X596 — 2004

 

Video Mono Channel — SD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Running time : 6 mn

Year of production : ENSA Dijon 2004

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

 

TEXT : THREE MEN AROUND A TABLE HAVE A STRANGE WAY OF COMMUNICATION.THEY TRY TO NEGOGIATE WITH their HANDS AND with their EYES. HAKEEM B PUT ON THE TABLE IN A IRONIC WAY of a RECCURENT PROBLEM IN POLITIC :

THE EGO AND THE POWER.

JUST DO IT — 728X596 — 2002

 

Video Mono Channel — SD

Creative Concept: Hakeem b

Running time : 2 mn 40

Year of production : ENSA Dijon 2002

Editions: 5 + 1 EA

TEXT : A man front of the camera explains how to do it? So listen and you will learn how to do it.

Here Hakeem b raises the question of the language and its territory.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Edition — Act Up Paris — 2009

«NOUS SOMMES AU REGRET DE VOUS ANNONCER LES 20 ANS D’ACT UP PARIS»

Éditions Jean di Sciullo

Collection : Democratic Books

145 x 210mm - 224 pages

100 photographies, 120 affiches.

Préface de Pierre Bergé et Agnès b.

Tirage original 5970 exemplaires.

Création du design graphique et typographique.

Client : Edition Jean di Sciullo, Act Up Paris.

EditionLa face cachée des fesses — 2010

«SUR LES PLUS HAUTS TRÔNES, ON N'est JAMAIS ASSIS QUE SUR SON CUL!»

Éditions Jean di Sciullo — Arte editions

Collection : L’ART VU AUTREMENT

210 x 275mm - 264 pages

Pus de 200 Images provenant de la RMN paris

Tirage original 10.000 exemplaires.

Création du design graphique, typographique,

Client : Editions Jean Di Sciullo, Arte Editions.

MOTIONPARIS-PROVINCE — 2011-2012

«LE MERCREDI JE ME CONSACRE À 200% À MES ENFANTS»

APEC

Mini-webdoc de 2 mn/séquence

Nombre de séquences: 2

Size: 480x270

RT: 2 minutes

Photographies: Yves Gellie

Montage et post-production: Hakeem b

Direction artistique et motion.

Client : APEC (Paris)

MOTIONSERVICE CIVIQUE — 2012

«LE MERCREDI JE ME CONSACRE À 200% À MES ENFANTS»

APEC

Mini-webdoc de 2 mn/séquence

Nombre de séquences: 2

Size: 480x270

RT: 2 minutes

Photographies: Yves Gellie

Montage et post-production: Hakeem b

Direction artistique et motion.

Client : SERVICE CIVIQUE (Paris)

EDITIONHUMAN VERSION — 2013

«UN ROBOT NE DOIT PAS TROMPER UN ÊTRE HUMAIN»

Loco Éditions — Fondation Agnès b

280 x 350 mm - 60 pages

24 reproductions quadrichromie du photographe Yves Gellie Charte et Convention de la robotique

Interview de Jean michel Besnier, Philosophe.

Tirage original 800 exemplaires.

Direction artistique et création du caractère "NoBody"

Client : Loco Editions (Paris)

EDITIONPOSTERS : 2010-2013

EDITIONILLUSTRATIONS : 2014-2016

Hakeem b : CARRECERCLETRIANGLE