Olivier Le Gal

Collectif MU - FR

Olivier Le Gal is producer and artistic coordinator of Collectif MU. After economic science studies, he creates a festival dedicated to young video artists (Rennes-France – 1994-95). Since 1996, he works as production manager for documentary films and short movies in Canada, London and France. In 2000, he joins pedagogic staff of Le Fresnoy and organizes about thirty productions (Tsaï Ming Liang, Dominique Gonzales-Foerster, Edgardo Cozarinski...). In March 2003, he founds MU art group in Paris with 3 former colleagues of Le Fresnoy. Installations or performances, MU’s creations operate a series of reality shifts by the means of sound and video projections, ambulation in a natural setting or a scenography... In the meantime, MU develops a programmation activity in the field of contemporary art, music and cinema. In 2006, Olivier Le Gal also founded REMU, a company dedicated to implement MU R&D programs and to provide a technical support for other artistic projects. In 2016, he coordinates “ La Station - Gare des Mines” project, a former railway warehouse in the North of Paris : a new third-place dedicated to emerging art scene and a sound-art laboratory gathering several other collectives.

Olivier Le Gal