Michel François (b. 1956 in Saint-Trond, Belgium) is a conceptual artist living and working in Brussels, Belgium, whose practice encompasses sculpture, video, photography, painting, printed matter, and installation. He attended École de Recherche Graphique in Brussels. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Xavier Hufkens in Brussels, Kamel Mennour in Paris, Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Fondation d’Enterprise Hermès in Brussels, and Bortolami in New York. Institutional presentations include Panopticon, Yarat Contemporary Art Centre, Baku (2022); Pièce à conviction, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp (2016); Nineteen thousand posters. 1994-2016, MAC’s Grand Hornu, Boussu (2011) and Frac île-de-France (2016); Plans d’évasion, SMAK, Ghent and IAC, Villeurbanne (2009-10); and most recently, Contre nature, a major survey of his work at BOZAR in Brussels (2023). His work is held in the collections of SMAK, Ghent; Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy; and Museo Jumex, Mexico City, among others.