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Pauline Curnier Jardin

Lives and works between Amsterdam and Berlin.
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Biography
Pauline Curnier Jardin (b.1980 in Marseille, France) is an artist, filmmaker and performer who lives and works in Amsterdam and Berlin. She is represented by the Galerie Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Along with many degrees, awards and scholarships (ENSAPC and ENSAD in Paris, Goldrauschkunstlerinnen Projekt Stipendium in Berlin, M.F.A Sciences and Technics at the Swedish University of Linköpping) she completed the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten residency in Amsterdam in 2015-2016.  She leads the seminar “OPERA CORRUPTION” at the Dutch Art Institute together with If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution and semiotician-curator Sara Giannini, and this year she is guest teacher at the Kassel Kunsthochschule. Her film installation Grotta Profunda Appronfundita was on display at the 57th Venice Biennale curated by Christine Macel and will be again presented at the Cobra Museum in Amsterdam in 2018. Her work has travelled internationally in festival, biennales, museums and galleries, including Tate Modern, Performa15 NYC Biennale, Museum of Modern Art of Paris, PSM Gallery in Berlin, Palais de Tokyo, M.I.T List Visual Arts Center of Cambridge, ZKM of Karlsruhe, MIGROS Museum in Zurich, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt in Berlin, FUTURA in Praha, Museum of Contemporary USP São Paulo.

In 2018 she won the Dutch NN Group Art Award. In 2017 she was laureate of the French Prize d’Entreprise Fondation Ricard pour l’Art Contemporain, then commissioned by Frieze Film and Channel 4 to realized Teetotum (a three minutes long film broadcasted on tv), and made her first solo exhibition at Ellen de Bruijne Projects in Amsterdam. With her last film Explosion ma Baby released in 2016 after five years of collecting footage, she won several prizes in international film festivals (Age d’Or Prize at Age d’Or Festival in Brussels; Outra Mirada Prize at Verín IFFF; Otto d’Ame Prize at Firenze’s schermo dell’arte). The film was presented in numerous cinema-based exhibition projects and film festivals all over the world, including the International Film Festival in Rotterdam in 2017.

EDUCATION

2003-2006
Diplôme avec Félicitations de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris, FR

2001-2006
Diplômes (DNAP & DNSEP) avec Félicitations de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Cergy, FR

2007-2010
M.A au Vision Forum- Linköping Swedish University, SW

SOLO SHOWS

2019

I still send you a lot of affection and I kiss you through my denture, 1646, The Hague, NL
Parties sans éteindre les lumières, Fondation Ricard pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR

2018

Sebastiano Blu, Tomaskerk, Amsterdam, NL (performance)

Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

You think you are within in me now, KRIEG, Hasselt, BE

2017

Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL

2016

Le Granit, Scène Nationale de Belfort, Belfort, FR
The Shower of Sister Bondage, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Blutbad Parade, Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Paris, FR

2015
The Resurrection Plot, Performa Commission, Performa15, Pioneer Works New-York, USA
Parade-bain-de-sang, Soirées Nomades de la Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, FR

2014
Mémoires Perdues, Europäische Kulturtage Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, DE

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, USA
Kulturtage festival & ZKM 14-18, The big circus, DE
Viola Melon, Baiser Melocoton 2, Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, FR

2013
Art Berlin Contemporary (ABC), Berlin, DE

Viola Melon, Baiser Melocoton, PSM Gallery, Berlin, DE

2012
Crèche Vivante, Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR
The Mysteries of Creation without Hands, Antenne du FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, FR

2007
The Entertaining of the Shy, Museum of Rauma City, Rauma City, FI

EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES, PERFORMANCES & PROJECTIONS

2019

Collection Lafayette Anticipations, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR

Marta Herford, Herford, DE
Momentum The Emotional Exhibition, Moss, NO

2018

Sie ist die Zukunft (She is The Future), Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, DE
HOME Artist Film Weekender, HOME, Manchester, GB (screening)
Nikki Agency presents Chants of Disorder, Les Bains, Paris, FR
Una verdad sospechosa, Estampa Contemporary Art Fair, Feria de Madrid (IFEMA), Madrid, ES
Excavating Darkness, Trafó Galéria, Budapest, HU
Mademoiselle, Centre régional d’art contemporain (CRAC), Sète, FR
Shelter a contemporary intervention, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, NL
Double Feature, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, DE (screening)
Restless Matter, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, NL
Circuses and Taxidermists, Sunday Narratives, Rivieria Cinema, Athens, GR (screening)
Tattoo Sospir, Villa Santo Sospir, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, FR
Voici des fleurs, La Loge, Brussels, BE
A Fleshly School of Poetry, D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, DE
Gaia in the Anthropocene, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival (BIEFF), Bucharest, RO
Videoart Midnight, Babylon Cinema, Berlin, DE (screening)
Affinities, or The Weight of Cinema: An Affinity for Color, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, US

2017

VIA XIV, Film Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Verín, Verín, ES
Terrestrial Records, Manifesta Foundation Offices, Amsterdam, NL
International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA), Amsterdam, NL
L’Alternativa, Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona, Barcelona, ES
Winterthur International Short Film Festival, Winterthur, CH
Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC), Paris, FR
Âge d’Or Film Festival, Brussels, BE
Amours Courtoises, Galerie Sultana, Paris, FR
Frieze Projects 2017, Frieze London, London, GB (screening)
25 FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zagreb, HR
Re: Imagining Europe, Box Freiraum, Berlin, DE
Les Bons Sentiments, 19e Prix, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR
Guanajuato International Film Festival, Guanajuato, MX
Rolling Snowball/9, Chinese European Art Center (CEAC), Djúpivogur, IS
Lima Independent International Film Festival, Lima, PE
Rolling Snowball/8, Chinese European Art Center (CEAC), Xiamen, CN
Videoex Experimental Film & Video Festival, Zürich, CH
Beldocs International Documetary Film Festival, Belgrade, RS
Viva Arte Viva, Arsenale, 57th International Venice Biennale, Venice, IT
Scattered Disc, Futura Project, Prague, CZ
Independent Brussels, Brussels, BE
Hearts of Flint, Tate Modern, GB (screening)
International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Rotterdam, NL

2016

Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC), Paris, FR
RijksakademieOPEN, Rijksakademie Van Bilden den Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
Berend Strink, Redifining Realness, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
Heterotropics (with Alex 2000), Indische Buurt, Amsterdam, NL
Snail Nacht #Dracula, El Rincón Latin, Amsterdam, NL (performance)
W8 Summer Cinema, W8 Art Architects, Amsterdam, NL (screening)
World Breakers, Drodesera XXXVI, Centrale Fies, Drodesera, IT
Welcome to Caveland!, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, BE
61eme Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge, FR
The House Looks for an Admiral to Rent, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC),
Bucharest, RO
Daniel Faria + PSM, Art Cologne, Congress-Centrum Koelmesse, Cologne, DE
Festival 100%, La Villette, Paris, FR
The One Minutes, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
Blutbad Parade, Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Paris, FR
Knot Knot, Flat deux, London, GB
Ein Schelm, wer Böses dabei denkt, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, DE

2015
The end of the world, Gridlocked/ Christchurch , NZ
l’Adresse, Printemps de Septembre à Toulouse, FR
Volume Unfold, curated by Sara Giannini, Amsterdam, NL
Bataille Far°, Festival des arts vivants 2015, Nyon, CH
Radical Software, Galerie Alain Gutharc, Paris, FR
Mexico film festival 2014, Mexico, MEX
Alfred Jarry Archipelago : La valse des pantins – acte I” Le Quartier, centre d’art contemporain, Quimper, FR
Code Magazine, Episode 16, Middlemarch gallery, Bruxelles, BE

2014
Grotta Profunda, Puerta, Bilbao, ES
Volume Project, 98 weeks gallery and Assabil Association, Beirut, LB
Grotta Profunda,  screening, Ouunpo Brazil at the Museum of Modern art of Sao Paolo, BR
Piano Nobile, festival WAOPA, Genève, CH
Mexico film festival 2014, Mexico, MEX
Des nouvelles de la Kul», Centre d’art de St-Fons, FR
Orange Rouge, Espace Kiasmha, FR
Outline Volume, Assabil Library, Beirut, LB

2013
Coeurs de Silex, Carré Beaudoin, Nuits Blanches, Paris, FR
screening, Vdrome, www.vdrome.org
the B’s, Anne Barrault Gallery & Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Vanished, Christophe Gaillard Gallery, Paris, FR
Excquisite Corpses, GP & N Vallois gallery, Paris, FR
Marie Déménage, Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR
Once upon a time there were two knights, Gallery Nettie Horn, Londres, UK

2012
Labor 12 Drifting, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
Les Rencontres Urbaines, ARSENIC Lausanne, SW
We gave a party to the gods and they all came, Galerie ARKO Nevers, FR
The Mysteries of Creation without Hands, Biennale de Belleville, FR
Keys to our Heart, the John Institure, LUX London, Image-Mouvement Berlin, Basel Liste, SW-DE-GB
Recitatif, Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR
Nuits des tableaux Vivants, Biennale de Belleville, FR
The Hidden Mother, Atelier Berthe Morisot, Paris, FR
Fill this white up to the roof!, Kaskadenkondensator, Bâle, CH
Coeur de Silex, La Galerie de Noisy-le-Sec, FR
Hors-Piste festival, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR

2011
The Global Contemporary, Center for Art and Media, ZKM, Karlsruhe, DE
Hantologie des colonies, Médiathèque de Noisy-le-sec, FR
Les Innomables Grotesques, Galerie LMD, Paris, FR
D’un autre monde, Le Printemps de Septembre de Toulouse 2011, Galerie Lieu Commun, Toulouse, FR
Attempts to Get Inside the World, Lewisham Arthouse, Londres, UK
Les Soirées Nommades, Le Printemps de Septembre de Toulouse 2011, Ecole des Beaux Arts de Toulouse, Grotte de Niaux, FR
Une chambre à soi, Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, FR
Die Bar, Pauline Curnier Jardin’Bernadette Bar, HBC, Berlin, DE
Vision Forum Spring Symposium, Norrköping Konstmuseet, Norköping, SE
Figure Humaine, l’autre est moi, Ecole Nationale d’Arts de Belfort / La Vitrine, Paris, FR

2010
Glass Crash Feeling, Goldrausch 2010, Galerie September, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, DE
Dynasty, ARC/Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris et Palais de Tokyo, FR
Les Vraoums, Bancs Publics, Marseille / Mains d’Oeuvre, Paris / Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, FR
LOV & TVO, performance in Sonja Draub solo show, Galerie Mitte/KUBO, Brême, DE
The Unclassifiable Romanesco, performance with Catriona Shaw, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, DE
The Invisible Generation, La’s Kurbas Center, Kiev, UKR
Portons dix wiskys à l’avocat qui fumait au zoo, La Générale en Manufacture, Paris, FR
Screened Realities, IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna, AT

2009
Jeune Creation, Le 104, Paris, FR
Instant Vidéos Festival, Marseille, FR
Le Salon d’Alone, Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Paris, FR
Les Vraoums, New-York Exhibition and Shows, Aunts, Bob Wilson’s Watermill Center, Buschwick, New York, US
On Clouds with Catriona Shaw, Observatory, New-York, US
(Anti)Realism 1, Gallery Adele-C , Roma (I) / (Anti)Realism 2, Norrköping Konsthall, Norrköping, SE
Nordic Chaud! performance avec Catriona Shaw, Le 104, Paris, FR

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