Monique Nahas

Basic Info

Name: Monique Nahas
Date of Birth: November 26, 1940
Country of Origin: FR


Monique Nahas is a doctor of theoretical physics and digital artist who works with computer-generated images and film. Born in Paris in 1940, she earned her doctorate in 1969.

Her fellow academic, Hervé Huitric, is her partner and collaborator: the two met in 1971, when Nahas was becoming involved in computer science, and they began to teach joint classes on modal logic and programming languages. It was shortly thereafter that Nahas began to experiment with computer-generated processes that transform algorithms into art. Huitric and Nahas’ body of work includes films and images that represent their artistic sensibilities as well as their research into computer science and programming.

Their art has been featured in more than a hundred exhibitions, including SIGGRAPH from 1982 to 1990.

Explore Artworks By Monique Nahas


Wooden cube covered with perforated cards, paint and lacquer. Hung from a wire. Nahas describes the work like this: “The use of perforated cards as a support, thicker than the previous printer paper, which had a particular granularity, has also led us to other achievements of which the cubes are the most exemplary. The principle […]

Artiste Et Ordinateur

Portfolio of works by  Beck-Jung, Bodin, Breval, Hoglund-Wikstrom, Huitric-Nahas, Johannesson, Luke-Kempf, Mohr, Molnar, and Ridell. L’Artiste et L’Ordinateur was a group exhibition in 1979 in Paris at Centre Culturel Suedois (Swedish Cultural Centre). From there it went to Lille and Caen. Participating artists were Holger Backstrom and Bo Ljungberg, Lars-Gunner Bodin, Jose Breval, Sven Hoglund […]