Bertille Bak (Arras, 1983) lives and works in Paris. She graduated from the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2007 and went on to study at the Studio National des Arts Contemporains du Fresnoy. Through video, installation, sculpture and drawing, Bertille Bak stages communities in which she has immersed herself in order to capture their codes, customs and rituals.
Bertille Bak is the winner of the Prix Gilles Dusein/Neuflize (2007) and the Prix Mario Merz (2019). She is also a finalist for the Marcel Duchamp Prize (2023). Her work has been exhibited at the Galerie Xippas, the Maison Rouge, the Deux Églises art centre in Chelles, the Frac Normandie Caen, the Frac Paca, the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, and the Centre d’Art Contemporain de Genève during the Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement. In 2019 she was invited by the Pinault Collection for a residency in Lens. An exhibition will be devoted to her at the Jeu de Paume in early 2024.