BIO

Manager of the independant artspace FORDE, located at l’Usine, Geneva (2012-2014)

AWARDS

2001 : FCDAV Grant and Residency in Schönhauser, Berlin
2000 : Lissignol-Chevallier-Galland Grant , Geneva
1999 : Manor Kunstpreis , Geneva
1998 : Swiss Art Award

 

GROUP AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

 

2017

SMALL (Semaine Magique Amour Liberté Luttes), Group show and conferences curated by K. Alphonso and S. Leseigneur, Le Labo, Geneva

DIE UNKRAUT BOTSCHAFT at BIG (Biennale des Espaces d’art indépendants de Genève), green riot installation in a shipping container, Plaine de Plainpalais, Geneva

THE MESS AGE IS THE MESSAGE, Collective show during Electron Festival, curated by the artist at Espace Kugler, Palladium and L’Usine, Geneva

WORK IN PROGRESS (DIY), Participative drawing installation at DAF Festival, La Reliure, Geneva

I TREAT VENOM / REMOVE TAINT / EMERITA NO TV, Lucky draw and performance in tribute to Monte Verità, curated by F. Scauso at Artvera’s Gallery and Art-Genève 2017, Geneva

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2016

WALK ON THE PUBLIC SITE, Bonfire of Poverty, performance in Geneva curated by M. Amsler & M.-E. Knoerle, www.waopa.ch

XY_IN_THE_SKY_, Skydive performance as Sisters XY with Sarah Lis and Flying Devil, featuring: “Gianni Motti Assistant” T-shirts, Bex

TOUT DOIT DISPARAITRE, Retrospective Auction- Curated by the artist; Aux Armes Etc., Carouge, Geneva

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2015

HAUTE-TENSION, Interactive 3-D printing performance curated by the artist for Amnesty International and Cities against Death Penalty, Alhambra, Geneva

SILENT MOVIES, Group show curated by C. Christie and V. Balogh at Q-Park, Cavendish Square, London

BIG, Plaine de Plainpalais, (in collaboration with Amnesty International), Group show curated by K. Alphonso, Espace Labo, Geneva

SUNDAY AT THE PARK WITH ED, Group show curated by C. Christie and P. Rousson, Display Gallery, London

ALPHABET EDITIONS, Group show of all the CEC past editions, curated by V. Bacchetta, Centre d’Edition Contemporaine, Geneva

SCULPTUMES ET COSTURES, group show curated by N. Zaric at Parc Mon Repos, Lausanne

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2014

BLIND TEST, Group show hidden inside surprise table-bombs, curated by the artist, Double Decker, Geneva

FORDA , Group show and performances during Espace Forde’s 20th birthday party, Geneva

SYNALLAGMA SHOW, Group show facing pieces from private artists collections, curated by E. Langlois, Quark, Geneva

RED BULL CURATES GENEVA, Group show and workshop curated by Trivial Mass & F. Schmied, Cercle des Bains, Geneva

MOS ESPA, Installation during the Mos Espa Festival, curated by F. Clerc & F. Post, Motel Campo, Geneva

HALLOWEEN EVERYDAY, Group show, flashmob and fanzine edition curated by the artist, Double Decker, Geneva

3AM ETERNAL, The Invisible Cultural Environment curated by The Finnish Local Heritage Federation, Helsinki

GARAGE PARADISE, group show curated by Karine Vonna Zurcher at La Tôlerie, Clermont-Ferrand

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2013

PANTONE K 2013 / KUGLER, December 2013 curated by Collectif Kugler, Geneva

THE RIDE, group show curated by Galerie J, in 3 different venues; Zoo Galerie, Nantes; Curtat Tunnel, Lausanne; Schwarzwaldallee, Basel

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2012
MMXII, video screenings at Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel

MULTI PLAKATI, silkscreen posters hung by SGA in the whole city of Lausanne and group show curated by N. Wagnières Serial Printer at Curtat Tunnel, Lausanne

LA REMISE EN JEU, group show at Villa Dutoit, curated by C.H. Tatot and the HEAD transmaster students, featuring the collection of Fonds Cantonal d’art contemporain, Geneva

PERSONAL EFFECTS ON SALE, group sale at Padiglione dell’Esprit Nouveau, curated by F. Calzolari, D. Casini, V. Emaldi, I. Guzman, U. Rossi &  M. Scotti, Arte Fiera, Bologna

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2011
DON’T BE CRUEL, group show curated by Anaid Demir at Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris

YOUTRIBE, Mapping Festival, multimedia group show at the Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva

PANORAMA, graphic group show curated by Schonherwehrs at the Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva

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2010
SALLE DES FETES, group show curated by M. A. Berthet at the Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva

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2009
GOLDEN SHOWER, solo show at Donald art-group’s window, Lausanne

PORTRAIT DE L’ARTISTE EN MOTOCYCLISTE, collection Olivier Mosset, Le Magasin, Grenoble

I AM BY BIRTH A GENEVESE, group show curated by A. Bianchini et P. Rousson at Vegas Gallery, London and Espace Forde, Geneva

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2008
GENERATION X, group show curated by R. Julliard at Galerie J, Paris

DOUBLE-VUE , group show in the public space curated by the Council, Geneva

XXX, solo show at Espace Kugler, Geneva

OIL!OIL!OIL!, solo show curated by R. Julliard at Galerie J, Geneva

FOOLS GOLD, solo show at Espace Doll, Lausanne

FORNICATION UNDER CONSENT OF THE KING, solo show at the ground floor of Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, curated by M. Vertut and L. Schwarz, Geneva

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2007
1:10, small scale group show presented in a 1:10 model, Espace Forde, Geneva

CECI N’EST PAS UNE RUINE, Geneva group show curated by the artist, Galerie Ruine, Geneva

ACCELERATION, group show at Serrières Karting Circuit, curated by A. de Pury and G. Hubert, Neuchâtel

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2006
BACK FROM THE GRAVE, group show curated by the artist, Duplex, Geneva

LOVELY SHANGAI MUSIC, group show curated by Team 404, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art

REAL vs UNREAL, group show curated by Hard Hat and A. Bianchini, Ganga Int’l Gallery, Bogota

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2005
PIRATE SATELLITE, Int’l Video and Animation, curated by E. Zile, Spacement, Melbourne

OFFICE WORLD, OFS Cultural Space, curated by S. Lamunière, Neuchâtel

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2004
GLUE, opening of the Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin DESIGNMAI, at Vogt+Weizzenegger, Pfefferberg, Berlin

SWISSART VIDEOLOBBY, curated by OFS, Vilnius Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius

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2003
WHO IS AFRAID OF FRIENDLY CAPITALISM?, Haus Schwarzenberg, Berlin

SWISSART VIDEOLOBBY, curated by OFS, Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, CIC, Geneva

SUITS, Madrearte Associassao Cultural, Lisbon

THE BERLIN FLAG UPDATE, B.T.I.I for V+W, Designmai at Rote Rathaus, Berlin

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2002
URBAN DRIFT, curated by F. Ferguson, Das Moskau, Berlin

B.T.I.I. SHOW, Frohmann Gallery, Berlin

SLOW AND STEADY, MAMCO, Geneva

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2001
RECORD ALL OVER, Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, MAMCO, Geneva

RECORD COLLECTION, Espace Forde, Geneva

THE CAMO SHOW, Museum Wiesbaden, curated by A. Vaillant and E. Svennung, Wiesbaden

HAIR STYLING, curated by A. Vaillant and E. Svennung, performances at hairdresser’s in New-York and Paris

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2000
YOU WIN!, Award from general store Manor, at MAMCO, Geneva

PHON, Espace Forde, Geneva

ONLY CONNECT, curated by FCDAV, FRAC Nord-Pas-de-Calais

PULSIONS, curated by Attitudes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

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1999
STIMULI, curated by B. Mari, Witte de With, Rotterdam

DU CAMOUFLAGE AU FREE STYLE 1, curated by A. Vaillant and E. Svennung, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

HUMAN RIGHTS KARAOKE, curated by FCDAV, Palais Wilson, Geneva

7 SECONDS, in all Métrociné cinema theaters, Lausanne and Geneva

DOGDAYS ARE OVER, videotheque, curated by N. Trembley, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

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1998
ANTICIPATION VERSION 4.0, Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, SGG, Geneva

TECHNOCULTURE, curated by M. Ritter, Fri-Art, Fribourg

EIDGENOSSISCHE PREISE FUR FREIE KUNST, Museum zu Allerheilligen, Schaffhausen

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1997
THE SINGLE USE CAMERA SHOW, curated by Attitudes, Projektraum, Zurich

LOW BET, curated by L. Pittet, audio and video festival, Geneva

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1996
THE CHRISTMAS SHOW, Galerie Art & Public, curated by G. Motti, Geneva

IN-VIVO, curated by G. Motti, Geneva