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Artists

Christine Barbe

Christine Barbe was born in France in 1955. She went to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Grenoble before attending the Centre Saint Charles at the Sorbonne University, where she studied visual art, the science of art and film studies.

Ella Bergmann-Michel

Ella Bergmann-Michel (1896-1971) is one of the most important and original artists of the German avant-garde of the 20th century. Fascinated by music and art, she decided as early as 1915 to study art at the “Grand Ducal Saxon University of Fine Arts”. With her husband Robert Michel, she maintained a very close friendship with Kurt Schwitters and was also enrolled for a semester at the Bauhaus in Weimar. As early as the 1920s, she took part in numerous exhibitions in Germany and the USA with her artworks.

Wells Chandler

Heir to the feminist art history of the 1970s, his brightly coloured crochet-knitted figures explore the notion of Queer and the canons of art history. He received his BFA from Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) in 2007 and his MFA from Yale University in 2011 where he was awarded the Ralph Mayer Prize.

Christine Crozat

Christine Crozat (born in 1952 in Lyon, lives and works between Paris and Lyon) practices drawing, printmaking, wall-paper, installations, sculpture-object and video.   Interested in what arises in movement and in displacement, she lives in two cities since the 1990s. She travels by train is…

Rémi Dal Negro

Born in 1985 and a graduate of the École Supérieure d’Art d’Annecy (2009), Rémi Dal Negro lives and works in Lyon, dividing his time between artist residency programs, workshops, exhibitions and setting up place of community spaces devoted to art and music.His work has been…

Pierre Gaignard

Pierre Gaignard (born in 1986, lives and works in Clichy) is an artist, sculptor and director, co-founder of Wonder (artist-run-space). For ten years, he has produced a documentary work composed of sculptures, performances and experimental films, both documentary and fictional.

Kendell Geers

Kendell Geers develops a polymorphic work where objects, installations, recent video works reusing existing films, appear inseparable from his critical texts or his performances. One of the first ones consisted in changing his date of birth into « May 68 ».

Romeo Gómez López

Romeo Gómez López (born in 1991, lives and works in Mexico City MX) uses various elements of mass culture, such as religion, political figures and science fiction, to critique the conservative nature of the contemporary art.

Eikoh Hosoe

Eikoh Hosoe was born in 1933 in Yonezawa, Yamagata. He is a Japanese photographer and filmmaker who emerged in the experimental arts movement of post-World War II Japan. He is known for his psychologically charged images, often exploring subjects such as death, erotic obsession, and…

Hudinilson Jr.

Hudinilson Jr (1957-2013) was one of the most important Brazilian artists of his generation, influencing the entire Brazilian artistic scene, not only through his personal work – produced between the 70s and 2000s – but also because of his active role as a catalyzing personality of artist groups and experimental exhibitions.

Kubra Khademi

Kubra Khademi is an Afghan artist and performer born in 1989. Through her practice, she explores her life as a refugee and a woman. She studied fine arts at Kabul University, before joining Beaconhouse University in Lahore, Pakistan. In Lahore she began creating public performances, a practice she continued on her return to Kabul, in response to a male-dominated society with extreme patriarchal politics.

Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier was a French-Swiss architect, designer, and painter who, along with Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, and Mies van der Rohe, is considered one of the most influential architects of the 20th century. Credited with pioneering the Modernist architecture, Le Corbusier popularized open-floor style…

Bérénice Lefebvre

Bérénice Lefevbre was born in 1987 in Paris where she currently works and lives. Bérénice Lefevbre received a congratulations from the panel of judges at the EESAB Rennes in 2012 for her diploma in fine arts (D.N.A.P) before enrolling in the ENSBA Paris where she…

Ken Matsubara

Ken Matsubara born 1949 in Tokyo, Japan. He lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. Ken Matsubara is a Japanese artist who primarily works with video art. Using photos, movies, objects and collages, Matsubara’s work addresses memories and histories to which we can all relate, regardless…

Robert Michel

Robert Michel was born in 1897. In 1917 Robert Michel moved to Weimar, Germany, where he established a practice as an independent artist. In 1919 he produced collages and drawings which were influenced by the Bauhaus. He exhibited with El Lissitsky and Kurt Schwitters in…

Samir Mougas

Born in 1980, he lives and works in Paris, France. Samir Mougas’ work explores a field of aesthetic experimentation that oscillates between the use of invented forms and the use of borrowed forms. By appropriating a broad formal vocabulary that refers as much to biodiversity as to contemporary sculpture or design.

Gwendoline Perrigueux

Gwendoline Perrigueux privileges the sensitive experience of the event to the theoretical approach: how we gather, how we make body. She plays with objects and their function. She deprives them of their usefulness and uses their connotations to give them rather silly postures.

Isabelle Plat

Lives and works in Paris. Born in Lyon.   The work of Isabelle Plat, whether intended for public or private space, is always based on the specificities of its exhibition environment, from an ecological angle. She builds a work that often transforms people into potential…

Ulrike Ottinger

After starting out as a painter, curator, and publisher in the sixties, Ulrike Ottinger (born in 1942 in Konstanz) found her artistic home in the medium of film. In her numerous projects she has developed an inimitable, unconventional imagery that seldom permits a clear separation…

Tony Regazzoni

Tony Regazzoni was born in 1982 in the Jura Mountains. He graduated from the ENSA of Dijon (2005) and the ECA o Lausanne (2006). From this rural culture, which is both preserved and overlooked, he developed links with the Queer milieu that welcomed him when he arrived in Paris.

Louis-Cyprien Rials

Louis-Cyprien Rials (born 1981 in Paris) studied theatre in France before discovering photography in Japan, where he lived for several years. In 2007, he undertook a journey in the footsteps of the painter Hiroshige to deliver a comparative analysis of the Japanese landscape over time. Since his return from Japan in 2008, he has lived between Paris, Brussels and Berlin, while continuing his travels in countries that are not internationally recognised or in areas that are off-limits to the public, which he sees as “involuntary nature parks”.

Miron Schmückle

Miron Schmückle was born in 1966 in Sibiu, Romania, and currently lives and works in Berlin. His preoccupation with the study of nature, flora and fauna form the starting point for his work in painting and photography.

Capucine Vever

Capucine Vever (born in 1986 in Paris, lives and works in Bobigny) develops a contextual work interested in the notion of the invisible, the unattainable and the imperceptible. Whether it is geographical, social and/or cultural, the territory is central to her artistic approach. Her practice…

Vincent Voillat

Vincent Voillat explores the links between a territory (real or virtual), its inhabitants and their memories. He studies more particularly the relation between the landscape and its perception.

Oliver Westerbarkey

Oliver Westerbarkey, in his works conveys that nature can live without humans, but humans cannot live without a relationship with their environment, builds dioramas from natural materials such as earth and plants, analogue representations that resemble an augmented reality.

Cyril Zarcone

Born in Marseille in 1986. Lives and works in Paris. Cyril Zarcone is co-founder of ChezKit, an artist-run-space located in Pantin, in the suburb of Paris. He teaches at the Fine Arts School of TALM Tours.   This self-proclaimed “bricoleur superieur” (superior handyman), is inspired…