Guillaume Martial is a French artist, video maker and photographer. After ten years of figure skating in his childhood, he studied film and animated image. In 2009, he directed the making of Jour de Fête’s house, place dedicated for Tati’s film in Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre. Inspired by burlesque cinema, sport or circus’s world, Guillaume MARTIAL constructs visual narratives with the space by interpreting characters with poetry and humor. His work raise the question of the place of the man in his environement. In 2013, he joined the collective project France(s) Territoire Liquide, published by Le Seuil and exhibited in BnF, french national library. In 2015, he received the HSBC award and published the monograph Slap-Stick by Actes Sud. His work is regularly exhibited in galleries, festivals and international institutions. He pursues his personal researches during artist residencies, accepts private and public commissions and teaches with several publics. He lives and works in France.