Cédric Maridet is an artist based in Hong Kong. His work explores the act of listening, collecting and archiving as a departure point for a possible reinterpretation of knowledge and fiction to construct alternative landscapes in the forms of video, installations, photography, sound compositions, and works on paper. His works are presented internationally through residencies (Asia Art Archive), group and solo exhibitions (Blindspot Gallery, Art in General, Tate Modern, Para/Site, 2P Contemporary). Maridet studied literature and sociolinguistics in Paris VII University, and holds a Phd in Media Arts (City University of Hong Kong). He was awarded Prize of Excellence in the Hong Kong Art Biennial 2005, Gold Award in Media Arts category at the 19th IFVA, and HKADC’s media artist of the year in 2014. He has participated in several residencies (like in Asia Art Archive and Mamori ArtLab) and public talks on listening theories and the aesthetics of sound (Rijeka Contemporary Art Museum, EMF-EMS 2011 conference in New York University). His writings have been published in two books on sound (Around, soundpocket 2011) and on curating (Who Cares? 16 essays on curating in Asia, Para/Site, 2010).

He currently holds a position of Associate Professor and Director of the Research Postgraduate Programme at the Academy of Visual Arts (Hong Kong Baptist University) and he is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of soundpocket, a non-profit organisation promoting sound art and culture in Hong Kong. Some of his works have been published on his platform monème and released on CD and books.

his works are collected by Hong Kong Museum of Art and private collectors.


2009 PhD in Media Arts, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

Dissertation “acoulogy as a framework for environmental sound” under the supervision of Dr Hector Rodriguez

1999 DEA in English (Ist class Honors). [post-master degree] Charles V Institute of English, Paris 7 University

Sociolinguistics dissertation on computer-mediated communication under the supervision of Professor Marina Yaguello


2015 Best Artist of the Year (Media Arts), ADC Hong Kong

2014 Nominated for the Prudential Eye Award

2014 Gold Award (interactive media art) 19th IFVA, Hong Kong Art Centre

2013 Secretary for Home Affairs’ Commendation
(outstanding contributions to the development of arts and culture), Hong Kong.

2005 Prize of Excellence, Hong Kong Art Biennial, Hong Kong Museum of Art.


Oct 2014 The Arctic Circle residency, The Farm, NY.

Nov. 19/Dec. 04  Mmambolela sound workshop, South Africa.

Oct.-Nov. 2009  Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong

06 -19 Dec 2008 Mamori Sound Project, Mamori Artlab, Brazil.

July 06/Sept. 06 Hong Kong Visual Art Centre.

Audio-visual immersive environments

(works with Jeffrey Shaw / Sarah Kenderdine)

[Co-author: Tobias Gremmler (design), Bernd Lintermann, Cédric Maridet (sound)]

[Co-author: Sarah Kenderdine, Cédric Maridet (sound)]

[Co-author: Sarah Kenderdine, Tobias Gremmler (design), Cédric Maridet (sound)]

[Co-author: Sarah Kenderdine, Cédric Maridet (sound)]

[Co-author: Sarah Kenderdine, Cédric Maridet (sound)]

[Co-author: Sarah Kenderdine, Cédric Maridet (sound)]

[Software: Cédric Maridet (audio), Adolf Matthias]