Julie Béna works on environments that draw inspiration from the world of literature, film, theater and popular culture. Béna studied at the Villa Arson in Nice and attended the Gerrit Rietveld Academie at Amsterdam.
In 2012-2013, she was part of le Pavillon, the research laboratory of le Palais de Tokyo.

Béna was recently nominated for the Prix AWARE women art prize. Her recent exhibitions include at the Passerelle Art Center, Brest; Galerie Joseph Tang; FUSED Space in San Francisco; Mathew NYC and Bozar, Brussels. Her recent institutional performances include at Fondation Ricard; M Leuven; ICA London, and Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
In 2018, Béna is invited to participate in the next Biennale de Rennes. In 2019, in the frame of Satellite, she will open her first solo show in a parisian institution at Jeu de Paume.
Her upcoming performances include at Independent Brussels; Centre Pompidou, and MRAC Serignan.