28-29 October 2016
Une Collection, presented by Camille Frasca and Antoine Py in their apartment at Picpus, Paris.
Photo Courtesy of FrenchArt
22 October 2016
Interview with Valérie Toubas et Daniel Guillonnet from Point Contemporain for their printed issue #3.
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21 October 2016
Don Quichotte meeting with Kader Belarbi, Ballet du Capitole, Toulouse, France.
19-23 October 2016
...to tell the truth, The Maverick Expo #4, Showroom Louis Bontemps, Paris
18-26 October 2016
Group Show Relève at Crédit Municipal de Paris
Curated by Irène Karabayinga and Laure Wauters, organised by Marty de Montereau and AAEEnsAD.
On view: Untitled (Veranda), 2016, gouache, acrylic ink and oil on polycarbonate panels, 200 x 100 x 5 cm
Crédit Municipal de Paris
55 - 57 rue des Francs Bourgeois
Vernissage October 18. 2016
October 18-26. 2016: 9am-6pm daily
October 20. and 22. 2016: 9am-9pm
Artists in the exhibition: Yann Bagot, Samuel Bianchini, France Bizot, Paul Bertier, Ronan (& Erwan) Bouroullec,
Lucie Calise, Jean-Baptiste Caron, Charlotte Charbonnel, Bastien Cessa, Charline Deschamps, Sandra Detourbet,
Bruno Fert, Marion Flament et Ludovic Leger, Julia Gault, Benoit Gehanne, Gabrielle Gobeaud Bianco,
Lyes Hammadouche, Irène Karabayinga, Sophie Kitching, Quentin Lefranc, Gabriel Leger, Thomas Lélu,
Quentin Levasseur, Kevin Lucbert, Giulia Manset, Sandra Matamoros, Maximum (Romée de la Bigne et Basile de Gaulle), Eva Medin, Mathieu Merlet-Briand, Elsa Naude, Camille Pajot, Ji-Min Park, Naïmé Perrette, Sylvain Polony,
Etienne Pottier, Regis R Vidal, Éric Robin, Pauline Sarrus, Laurent Seuws Drummer, Laëtitia Striffling, Clio Szeto,
Chloe Tallot, Elene Usdin, Emmanuel Vaillant, Juliette Vivier, Laure Wauters.
Graphic design: Etienne Macquet.
11 October 2016
New York studio visit with Bjarke Ingels.
9 October 2016
Ecritures (Essai, Atala, Génie, Voyage, Mémoires, Mémoires), 2015 featured on @ArtObserved
8 October 2016
5-9 October 2016
...to tell the truth, The Maverick Expo #3, Noho Studios, London
26 September 2016
Downtown meeting with Aperse founder Klio Mandalou.
10 September 2016
View from the studio, Bleecker Street, New York
Finalist page featured on Bourse Révélation Emerige 2016.
April 2016 - April 2017
Collaboration on the scenography of Kader Belarbi's ballet Don Quichotte, Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse.
2 August 2016
New York studio visit with Valérie Toubas et Daniel Guionnet de Point Contemporain.
18-19 July 2016
Paris studio visit with Gaël Charbau and Aurélie Faure to prepare the exhibition at Villa Emerige, Paris.
12 July 2016
Paris studio visits: drawings, paintings, prints.
23-24 June 2016
Studio 21 Bleecker, New York. Work in progress.
Come by, call 646-460-5552 or email email@example.com to schedule a visit.
13-16 May 2016
New York Design Week 2016 - WorkOf - Wanted Design - NYCxDESIGN
The series of Islands is constructed as a narrative where the process of adding and layering confronts a gradual disappearance. Created over a period of four days in March 2015, these works embody intervals of times exploring the evolution of light and surface, shadows and images, distance and proximity.
A form of urgency, derived from accidents and choices, leads these abstract painting. Repetition generates a soothing pace. In this collection of works, the experimental and the reflective overlap, allowing the eye to explore gaps in between.
Day 1 and a half
Day 1 and three quarters
Day 2 and a half
Day 2 and three quarters
Day 3 and a quarter
Day 3 and a half
Day 4 and a quarter
Day 4 and a half
2015- to date
Paintings from the series Memories (Red) (2013) installed in Jeppe Hein's studio in Berlin.
14-17 April 2016
Art expo New York 2016 - Huayuan Art
ruyi/as [you] wish (2016) is a poetic experimentation with fabric and thread, imagined as a minimalist contemporary interpretation of a traditional silk embroidery by Chinese artist Wang Lihua. Her hand-woven embroidery is based on a photography of ‘A Gilding Copper Ruyi’ made in the Middle Qing Dynasty, currently in the collection of Taipei's National Palace Museum. A « Ruyi », which literally translates by "as desired; as [you] wish”, is a curved decorative object that serves as a ceremonial sceptre in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore.
The design and colors of the embroidery inspire the global shape of the installation. Its pattern is projected into the third dimension by a hundred of silk threads stretched in space, giving materiality to the two dimensional image. The threads become structural, and create a new tension, form and rhythm. The public is invited to physically experience the embroidery process through tangible and optical sensations.
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