Renaud Marchand

Renaud Marchand was born in 1977 in Delémont (CH) and has been living in Geneva since 1998. He is co-author of the film New York 2007. Between 1998 and 2002, he undertook a photography apprenticeship in Geneva and graduated in 2002 from the École de photographie de Vevey. In 2007, he graduated from the Art/Media department of the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ESBA) in Geneva.

New York 2007

The video is a parody of John Carpenter's movie New York 1997. It studies the feminism of our time, which is forced to choose between poorly-visible activism or extremism. Accused more and more of moralism, positivism or even Puritanism, feminist movements are struggling to recover their fighting spirit. In a time where only extreme positions can attract the media, is the position of the martyr the only option?

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