Fabien Giraud is an artist. Since 2007, he has collaborated extensively with the artist and filmmaker Raphael Siboni, with whom he has exhibited internationally (Palais de Tokyo – 2008, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – 2009, Santa Fe Biennial – 2008, Moscow Biennial – 2009, Sharjah Art Foundation – 2013, Biennale de Lyon – 2015 ). Since 2014, their new and ongoing body of works entitled The Unmanned has been presented in a series of monographic shows in Luxembourg (Casino Luxembourg), Canada (Vox in Montreal) and France (Centre International d’Art et du Paysage de l’Ile de Vassivière).
Together with Ida Soulard, he co-founded The Matter of Contradiction in 2011, a series of seminars and workshops addressing the geological concept of the Anthropocene and its consequences for the theory of art. In 2012, they co-initiated Glass Bead, a research platform and journal launched in 2014 through a series of events in New York and Paris. They currently collaborate on a book entitled The Marfa Stratum.