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Pierre Yves Clouin has been working exclusively in film since 1995. He was born and is based in Paris. He studied architecture at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, and later exhibited his paintings and photos.

His work has been honoured with prizes and distinctions such as the Silver Spire Arward San Francisco International Film Festival and Institut français Hors les murs residency Film, video/ Cinema.

His videos have been selected in festivals worldwide: the International Film Festivals of San FranciscoChicago, Thessaloniki, SplitMoscow, Los Angeles, the Biennial of Moving Images Geneva, VideoBrasilVideonaleArs ElectronicaSundance , FID  and RISC Marseille, Courts Agoulême and Les Inattendus Lyon, among many others, and screened at BFI and Lux London, Saw Galery Ottawa and Pleasure Dome TorontoYerba Buena Center for the Arts and San Francisco Cinematheque, Anthology Film Archives (MIX NYC), Paula Cooper Gallery (New Art Program) and Apexart New York City, Cineteca Nacional México and México City's Museo Tamayo Arte ContemporáneoChicago FilmmakersDublin Art House, Modern Art OxfordGuggenheim BilbaoHong Kong Space Museum (Microwave International Media Art Festival), Museum of Africa JohannesburgMuseum of Contemporary Art of Rosario Argentina, Philadelphia Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art Lille-Metropole,  Pro Arte Institute St. PetersburgArt Basel (VIPER International Festival for Film, Video and New Media), Muhka Antwerp, Centre Pompidou  (Rencontres Paris Berlin), Villa Arson (Un festival c'est trop court!), among others.

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