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Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium, since June 2005.



1963 

Born in France/ Saint Brieuc : Côtes d’Armor.

 

1988

Masters Thesis degree in Plastic Art on “colour symbolism”, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

1986

D.E.U.G  (post graduate diploma) in Plastic Art, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

1984

Baccalauréat A3 Plastic ArtOption first Graduate. (Lycée-Lamartine, Paris).

 

REPRESENTED BY :

Anyspace/project, Brussels, Belgium.

 

MEMBER :

E IL TOPO REBIRTH, Milano, Italia.

 


Artistic videograms

 

2013 - 2014

Rhizom / Video-Art-project for UP-SITE Tower, Brussels ( artist selected by Atenor Group for a site specific project – 21 Video-Loops ) .

2007

Creation & realisation of videograms, original music compositions by the French Composer  Gilles Mardirossian RADIO FRANCE / Producer at the « Ateliers de Création Radiophonique ».

Begin a permanent collaboration with the Fench Composer Philippe Hurel. IRCAM

2007

Begin the fourth cycle  TRIBUTES : Video dedicated to Artists

- 2008 VISITING ROTHKO Numeric video and original music . 

- 2008 VISITING SOULAGES Numeric video and original music .

- 2007 VISITING KRAJCBERG Numeric video and original music .

2007

Begin the third cycle  IMMEDIATUS : video and sonor creation from Pompei and Erculano captations.

- 2007 VANITÉS Numeric video and original music . 

- 2007 LA CHAMBRE DE VANITÉS Numeric video and original music . 

- 2007 JOCONDA  Numeric video and original music . 

- 2007 IN MEMORIAM Numeric video and original music . 

- 2007 CHRYSALIDES Numeric video and original music .

2005

Begin the second cycle PRESENTIME : Video and sound creation from living in Brussels.

- 2008 Going Two Presentime. From living in Brussels.

- 2005 Presentime. From living in Brussels.

2003

Begin the first cycle VIDEOTOPOS : Video and sound creation from Nature.

creation & realisation of videograms, original music compositions by the French Composer  Gilles Mardirossian (France-Culture & France-Musique / Producer at the « Ateliers de création Radiophonique ».

Begin a permanent collaboration with the french Composer Philippe Hurel. 

- 2007 ETHERNITY From recording in Atlas desert. Numeric video and original music .

- 2005 TÉATRO DÉ OMBRES  Numeric video and original music .

- 2005 TSUNAMI Numeric video and original music .

- 2005 POOLS Music : Philippe Hurel LOOPS III (2003)

- 2005 PISTE DE LUNE .Numeric video and original music .

- 2003 NIMBUS Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 L’AU DE L’ARBRE Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 SOLARIS Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 GRIMPANT Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 BILLOTS Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 ANGE INDIGO Original Music Originale : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 TAPIS D’HERBE Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

- 2003 CARNET DE VOYAGE Original Music : Gilles Mardirossian

 

Residences / Workshops …

 

2007

- July / August Brasil , video recording. During these captations, works with Claude Mollard and Frans Krajcberg.

- February Artistic Residence Italy, in Napoli at the French Institute « Le Grenoble »  Video project and captation in POMPEI, ERCULANO …

2006

- February 

Morocco, in Atlas Desert, recording session. 

- November

France, Recording : Senlis HOSPITAL, France / “LA CÉSARIENNE DE L’ART” ( Numeric Video and performance) Creation Claude Charles Mollard, Director Caspar. Installation : ESPACE PAUL RICARD PARIS


 

Personal exhibitions

 

2014

ATENOR / PROJECT: Brussels, Belgium. ANYSPACE/PROJECTS :  Video and Digital works on DIASEC®.

Command for 44 MacroBatiks Numerical Photographs. Winner at the competition organized by Atenor Group

PERMANENT Exhibition in situ / on 40 floors, the highest tower in Belgium.

2008

- September : Brussels, Belgium / Up’art gallery / Paintings.

- February : Honfleur, France / Divan bleu gallery / Paintings. 

2007

- September : New York City U.S.A / Installation video “POOLS” at the AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM   

Music by Philippe Hurel, “LOOPS 1”. Flutist Erin Lesser. /Synchronised by Max MSP (IRCAM)

2006

- February : Marseille, France / THÉÂTRE NATIONAL DE LA CRIÉE 

Video : Performance live Caspar vidging video “POOLS” 

Music : ENSEMBLE COURT-CIRCUIT plays in live Philippe Hurel LOOPS III

- January : Paris, France / Maroquinerie 

Video : Performance live Caspar vidging video “POOLS” 

Music : ENSEMBLE COURT-CIRCUIT plays in live Philippe Hurel LOOPS III

2005

- December : Brussels, Belgium UP’ART gallery, Paintings / Video.

2005

- April : Paris, France / Galerie Primitivismes 

Paintings, Video installation / Music Gilles Mardirossian. 

2003

- November : Paris, France / Espace Caraly 

“ANTHRÔTOPOS” Paintings and Video installation / Music Gilles Mardirossian.

 


Collective exhibitions

 

2015

- May : Venice, Italy / BIENNALE ARTE : Bazar d’Artista / E il Topo : Collective of artists

2014

- December : Rennes, France / FRAC BRETAGNE 

Collection exhibition : “Un rêve d’éternité” E il Topo and Victor Burgin, Jocelyn Cottencin, Bruno Di Rosa, Tatjana Doll, & IL TOPO, Robert Filliou, Hreinn Fridfinnsson, Rebecca Horn, Julije Knifer, Bertrand Lavier, Lucas L’Hermitte, Helen Mirra, Gabriel Orozco, Michel Parmentier, Anne et Patrick Poirier, Étienne Pressager, André Raffray, Sarkis, Sturtevant, Rémy Zaugg

2013 

- February : Singapore Art Stage / Selected by Lorenzo Rudolf / exhibition with Visionnair gallery 

- December : Paris, France / Drouot / auction  with Visionnair gallery 

2011

- December : Brussels, Belgium / with Libre Cours gallery / Ulrike Bolenz Catherine Lambermont BE

- December : Gent, Belgium / LINEART Art Fair with Jos Depypere gallery / Bernard Pras FR / Robert Combas FR / Silvain BE …

- November : Strasbourg, France / St’Art Art Fair with  Libre Cours gallery / Jonone USA / Ulrike Bolenz BE / J.M Pradel Fraysse FR

- November : Courtrai, Belgium / Classic Art-Fair with Jos Depypere gallery / Bernard Pras FR / Robert Combas FR / Silvain 

- April : Brussels, Belgium /  Official OFF Art Brussels / Vrac-l’Escaut : You Are Here curated by Fred Collier / Dan Graham USA / Peter Downsbrough USA / Frédéric Fourdinier FR / Katie Holten IRL /Stephen Shore USA / Valentin Souquet BE / Emilie Pischedda BE… 

 

2010

- December : Gent, Belgium / LINEART Art Fair with Jos Depypere gallery 

- October : Kuurne, Belgium / Jos Depypere gallery / Robert Combas, Maude Richard, Cherif & Geza. 

- March  : Brussels, Belgium / 9T9 Art gallery / Video installation “IN MEDIAS RES”, video and Digital works /Jacques Benoit FR / Cathy Coez BE / Nicolas Kennet FR / François Mendras FR 

2008 

- December : Miami, U.S.A. / Bridge Art Fair with Libre Cours gallery / Video installation Pompéi Cycle. 

- November : Strasbourg, France / St’Art  Art Fair with Libre Cours gallery / Video installation “ Presentime”.

- November : Brussels, Belgium / SMARTIVALE / Video installation.

- October : Brussels, Belgium / La Ruelle gallery. Paintings exhibition “Anthrôtopos”. 

- April : Lille, France / LILLE ART FAIR with Libre Cours gallery Brussels (Belgium) Video & Digital paints. 

- April : Lille, France / LILLE ART FAIR with Jos Depypere gallery Kuurne (Belgium) Video & Digital paints. 

- April : Lille, France / LILLE ART FAIR with Le Divan Bleu gallery Honfleur (France) Video & Digital paints. 

- February : Brussels, Belgium / UP’ART gallery Paintings. 

2007

- December : Gent, Belgium / LINEART Art Fair with Jos Depypere gallery, Kuurne (Belgium) Video.

- December : Kuurne, Belgium / Jos Depypere gallery Video Installation.

- November : Strasbourg, France / St’Art  Art Fair with UP'ART gallery / Video installation.

- June : Brussels, Belgium / UP’ART gallery “ Figuratifs, Présents ! “ / Fromanger / Hillel / Mollard/ Silvain.

2006

- December : Gent, Belgium / LINEART Art Fair with UP’ART gallery / Paintings / Video.

- November : Paris, France / Espace Paul Ricard / Installation & Video projection "LA CÉSARIENNE DE L'ART”.

- November : Brussels, Belgium / UP’ART gallery / Installation & Video projection "LA CÉSARIENNE DE L'ART”.

- November : Brussels, Belgium / Auction in Hôtel de Ventes Horta / Paintings. 

- November : Strasbourg, France / St’Art  Art Fair with UP’ART gallery / Paintings & video.

- June : Brussels, Belgium / UP’ART gallery / Paintings.

- June : Brussels, Belgium / "Des hauts et des bas" Vertige gallery / Video Installation.

- Mars : Knokke, Belgium / Newman Art Gallery / Paintings. 

2005

- December : Gent, Belgium / LINEART Art Fair with UP’ART gallery / Paintings / Video.

1989

- December : Paris, France / Bernanos gallery / Biennial Paris-Santiago. Paintings. 

1988

- November : Bourges, France / Est Qui Libre gallery / Paintings.


 

Private collections :

Numerical Works &  Paintings & Video Installation

Germany / Swiss / France / Belgium / Spain / U.S.A / Singapore 

 

Edition : 

- 2016 Brussels, Belgium : Arty Book “FRACTAL VISION” / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2015 Brussels, Belgium : Arty Book “NUMERICAL WORKS” / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2014 Brussels, Belgium : Cover CD Love en un clic - Philine / Edition Touilala 

- 2011 Brussels, Belgium : Catalog “YOU ARE HERE” / Curator Fred Collier

- 2011 Brussels, Belgium : Arty Book “IN MEDIAS RES” / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2011 Brussels, Belgium : Arty Book “TOP” / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2011 Brussels, Belgium : Arty Book “MACRO#BATIKS” / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2009 Brussels, Belgium : DVD PEOPLE SOLUTION / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2008 Brussels, Belgium : DVD VIDEO TOPOS / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2008 Brussels, Belgium : DVD IMMEDIATUS / Edition SmallisBeautiful

- 2007 Brussels, Belgium : Catalog “FIGURATIF PRÉSENT” / Edition Up’Art Gallery

- 2006 Paris, France : Cover CD LOOPS Music / Philippe Hurel (Visuel : video POOLS) Edition Henry Lemoine. 

 


Visibility : 

- ALL OVER project  / all-over.be

- Up-Site project  / archi-top.eu

- Numerical works  / caspar-caspar.com

- Photographs / caspar.es

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