Swiss artist, b. 1976 in Lausanne
Lives and works in Cairo and Lausanne
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EDUCATION AND GRANTS

2019 Residency - Villa Empain, Fondation Boghossian, Brussels
2019 Residency - Beirut Art Center BAR, Beirut
2018 Artistic grant - SSG, Swiss Engraving Society
2018 Residency Matza Aletsch, Aletsch glacier, Switzerland
2015 Residency - Pro Helvetia, Cairo, Egypt
2014 Artistic grant Irène Reymond, Lausanne
2014 Bourse arts plastiques du Canton de Vaud
2014 Le Vent des Forêts, Meuse (France)
2013 Artistic grant Alice Bailly, Lausanne
2012 Cairo artist residency (CVC/SKK)
2004 Swiss Design Award, Bern
2002 ECAL, University of art and design, Lausanne (graphic design)
1999 CEPV, School of applied arts, Vevey (Scenography)

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SOLO SHOW

2020 Ferme Asile, Sion, Switzerland
2018 Psyché au Cyclop, Milly-la-Forêt, France. Curator: François Taillade
2017 Der Einzige Ort, Salle Poma, Pasquart, Biel
2017 Foreign Accent, Castle of Gruyères, Gruyères
2017 9.5 on Luther squale, church of Saint-François, Lausanne
2015 Opéra de Lausanne, Salon Alice Bailly, Lausanne
2015 Only The Ocean is Pacific, Musée des beaux-arts du Locle
2014 La Horde, Palexpo - art genève
2014 Masculine Moon, Rosa Turetsky gallery, Geneva
2009 Time To Clown Around, Taché-Levy gallery, Brussels
2009 GoodBye, Pieceunic galerie, Geneva
2009 Pays Extérieurs, Super Window Project, Kyoto
2008 Insekts, Fette’s gallery, Los Angeles
2006 Défi Fantastique, Centre culturel français de Milan
2006 Angoraphobia, Taché-Levy gallery, Brussels
2005 Damoisie, Frank Elbaz gallery, Paris

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SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2020 Villa Dei Cerdi, Bellinzona, Switzerland
2019 Get a Nerve, OFF art genève. Curator: Elena Montesinos
2018 Something Else, Biennale OFF, Cairo, Egypt. Curator: Simon Njami
2018 Spectres, Ici gallery, Paris, France. Curator: Vincent Mesaros
2018 Art Paris, with Rosa Turetsky gallery, Geneva
2017 Capitule, with Alain Huck, cabinet du docteur MC Gailloud-Matthieu, Lausanne
2017 Crystal Palace, galerie Escougnou Cetraro, Paris
2017 Miroir Miroir, MUDAC Lausanne, Switzerland. Curator: Marco Costantini
2017 Jeunes pousses, Château de Vullierens, Switzerland. Curator: Karine Tissot
2016 Le retour des Ténèbres, Musée Rath, Geneva
2016 Malakoff mon amour, Maison des arts de Malakoff, France. Curator: M. Vertut
2016 Oshtoora 2016 - Fayoum desert, Egypt
2016 ON/OFF, Winterthur, with Simone Monstein
2016 Less Than Important, Studio Khana, Cairo
2015 Lady Made espace le carré, Lille, France. Curator: Renato Casciani
2015 Biennale OFF, Something Else, Cairo. Curator: Simon Njami
2015 Map of the new art, Imago Mundi, Fondazione Cini, Venice, Italy
2015 Possible...but uncertain, Saad Zaghloul center, Cairo
2014 Diorama, Le Vent des Forêts. With Olivier Ducret. Curator: Pascal Yonet
2014 Emergences Bex & Arts. With Olivier Ducret. Curators: J. Schupbach & N. Enz
2014 Telling Tales, Centre PasquArt, Biel
2013 Art Brussels, Super Window Project, Brussels
2013 Géométrie Variable, with Olivier Ducret, Domaine des Crayères, Reims
2013 I am your neighbourg! Bromer Art Collection (BAC), Roggwil
2012 Contemporain...ou bien? BCV art collection - Musée de l’Hermitage de Lausanne
2012 La Jeunesse est un art, Aargauer Kunsthaus. Curator: Madeleine Schuppli
2011 Bourses, centre d’art contemporain de Genève (CAC)
2011 De l’hétérogène, Art & Rapy x Super Window Project, Monaco
2011 Incongru, Musée des Beaux Arts de Lausanne (mcb-a)
2011 Les Nuits Parisiennes, L’éclaireur, Paris. Curators: Marie-Ann Yemsi, Agnès Violeau
2011 Echoes, centre culturel suisse (CCS), Paris
2010 Black Mirror, Arsenic, Lausanne. Curator: Marco Costantini
2009 Art Osaka, with Super Window Project, Kyoto
2009 Fiber show, Lyons Wier Ortt Gallery, New York
2009 La marque jeune, musée d’ethnographie, Neuchâtel
2007 Serie Noire, Villa Bernasconi, Geneva. Curator: BySelf, Marseille
2007 Nit/Threads, Koroska Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec, (Slovenia)
2007 Eau Sauvage part II, Fieldgate gallery, Londres. Curators: Jean-Luc Manz, Juan Bolivar, Marco Costantini
2004 Unpainted, Villa Grisebach, Berlin
2004 Swiss design, winner of the federal design competition, Museum Bellerive, Zürick
2003 Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory Show, Villa Arson, Nice. Curateurs: Stéphane Magnin and Laurence Gateau
2003 Signes des écoles d’arts, Centre national d’art moderne Georges Pompidou, Paris 

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SCENOGRAPHY

2019 Le Cabaret des Réalités, cie Un Air de Rien, Lausanne
2014 La Boutique Fantastique, Puppet compagnie Chamarbellclochette, Geneva
2010 Femme de, cie Caroline de Cornière, Geneva
2010 Sanctuary, Cavalera conspiracy video clip. Directed by Surface to Air, Paris
2005–2008 Tsumori Chisato Store, Paris

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LECTURE AND WORKSHOP

ENBA (Lyon), HEAD (Geneva), ESAH (Le Havre), STUDIO KHANA (Cairo)

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ARTICLES AND PRESS

2018 – Espaces contemporains, by Josiane Guilloud-Cavat (french)
2017 – Kunstbulletin, Fragilität und Vitalität des Seins,
by Katharina Holderegger (german)

2017 – 9.5 on Luther's Squale, press release (french, italian)

2017 – Art en Jeu, by Patrick Shaeffer (french)
2017 – Die Schaffenskraft des Feuers, Freiburger Nachrichten (german)

2017 – Sandrine Pelletier: Plasticité du post-accidentel by Florian Gaité (french)

2016 – Lausanne scelle la première pierre de son grand musée, TG (french)
2016 – Extrême, by Adèle Jancovici (english)
2015 – CairoScene, by Eihab Boraie (english)
2015 – SwissInfo (arabic)
2015 – A propos de Black Eden - par Erwan Frotin (french)
2015 – Kunstbulletin by Katharina Holderegger (german)
2015 – Helvete: A journal of Black Metal Theory, Issue 2 (english)

2015 – Le Courrier by Samuel Schellenberg (french)
2015 – Revue Pharts n°115 (french)
2015 – Scene Magazine (french)
2015 – Bscnews, by Julia Hountou (french)

2014 – Walliser Bote, (german)

2014 – Vent des Forêts Diorama

2012 – GrandBag text by Isabelle Giovacchini (french)
2011 – VEINE
2008 – Magazine, by Céline Maillet (french)
2003 – Les Inrockuptibles, by Sylvie Lambert (french)

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Vertigo Radio interview with Christine Gonzales - February 2015 - Listen here

To know more about Procession Towards The Unknown - Cairo Scene, 2017 - listen here

photo © Anoush Abrar, 2017photo © Anoush Abrar, 2017