Hello !

My name is Julien Posture, I’m an illustrator and researcher based in Montreal. I like to make simple, colourful and meaningful images that are quietly queering up representations.
 
I’m also a researcher, studying and writing about visual culture,
predominently within the creative industry, preferably with a critical perspective. I like to talk about anthropology, semiotics and visual culture. 

julienposture[at]gmail.com


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Clients
The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Medium, NBC News, Plan Sponsor, Plan Adviser, Imagination Agency, The Guardian,  FT Weekend, Maisonneuve, EnRoute Magazine, L’Obs,  Courier, Johns Hopkins Magazine, L’Esprit Libre, Université de Montréal, and more.


Education
- M.Sc anthropology, 2018, University of Montreal - BFA visual arts (printmaking), 2013, European School of Visual Arts

Features
Booooooom - 2019
The Design Kids - 2019
La Presse (Fr) - 2020
Communication Arts - 2020

Talks
- University of Applied Sciences, Würzburg, Germany, 2020
- ACSALF, Canada, 2018
- University of Montreal, Canada, 2016


Writings
- Who gets to define illustration ? 2020
- (Why) Do illustrators need to talk about ethics ? 2020
- “Style”, copyright and money : 3 faces of the same coin, 2020
- “How to find my style” : A (short) critical history of an illustration myth, 2019
- Religion and nationalism : Visual blaspheme in Myanmar, (in French) 2017
- When is a Buddha image ? Semiotic process in the consecration of a Buddha statue in Myanmar, 2017
- Film, Photography, and the Contemporary Museum: An Interview with Denis Chevallier and Florent Molle, Cultural Anthropology, 2017


© Julien Posture 2020