Rodolphe Janssen | Davide Balula

Davide Balula

BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1978 in Annecy, France

Lives and works in New York, NY USA

Education

2004

DNSEP, École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy, France

2002

DNAP, École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg, France

Solo Exhibitions

2016

François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

Mimed Sculptures, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland

2015

Davide Balula, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece

DAVIDE BALULA: A LIGHT TO REPEAT [ ] ON THE WALL, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK

A journey through you and the leaves, galerie frank elbaz, Paris, France

2014

Ember Harbor, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

2013

1. Turn West / 2. Form a Circle with your Mouth / 3. Let the Sun Set In, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2012

The Buried Works, galerie frank elbaz, Paris, France

2011

Wall to Wall, Blackston, New York, NY USA

Niagara Falls and Cranberry Leaves, Gallery Clifton/Benevento, NY USA

2010

Introduction (with Charlie Jeffery), La Chambre Claire, Annecy, France

Le compas dans l’oeil, galerie frank elbaz, Paris, France

« Là », Uma Certa Falta de Coerência, Porto, Portugal

2009

American Wall Nut, Fake Estate Gallery, NY, USA

The Doors behind the darts, Envoy Gallery, NY, USA

Endless Pace (Mechanical Clock for Dancers), Performa Biennale, 590 Madison Ave Building, NY, USA

2008

Le Lac, le mensonge, Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France (catalogue)

2007

De la place pour le sable, galerie frank elbaz, Paris, France

Endless Pace, Museums Quartier Wien, Vienna, Austria

Sirène du Mississipi, Musée de l’Objet, Blois & Ecole des Beaux Arts de Châteauroux & Bourges, France

Sirène du Mississipi, Project Room, CCC, Tours, France

White Hey Mister Wave !, SMP, Marseille, France

2006

L’Appareil : Un inventaire de la Collection, Nuit des Musées, Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val de Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Free Hand, Second Hand, Galerie du Jour Agnès b., Paris, France

2005

Low Fidelity, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

Performances

2016

Città Invisibili, La Box, Bourges, France

2014

Speaking in Flames (The Fire Breather’s Voice), MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY USA

User des lieux comme des vêtements portés, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Squares, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

A dumpling with soup in it, with Francesco Stocchi, Gagosian Gallery, Le Bourget, France

2013

Analog Heart, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA USA

A Sculpture to Open Doors, Elizabeth Cline & Machine Project, Los Angeles, VA USA

Air Drawings of the Guggenheim Museum, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2012

Manifestation de couleurs, Biennale de Belleville, Paris, France

Endless Pace (Mechanical Clock for Dancers), Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia

A Car Ride is a Musical Score (with Tyler Coburn), Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA (in collaboration with François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA).

2011

Niagara Falls and Cranberry Leaves, Niagara Falls, Canada

Mechanical Clock for 60 Dancers, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2009

Endless Pace (Mechanical Clock for Dancers), Biennale, 590 Madison Ave Building, NY, USA

Group Exhibitions

2015

Chromophobia, Gagosian Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

The Housebreaker (Burglar), curated by Gaël Charbon, The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia

Imaginarii, curated by Francesco Stocchi, Fondazione Carriero, Milan, Italy

Prix Marcel Duchamps, Carré d'Art- Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes, France

2014

Shit or Die, organized by Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben Salah and Marta Papini, Artissima, Turin, Italy

From The Balcony, organized by Elizabeth Jaeger, Brooklyn, NY USA

PLIAGE/FOLD, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France

Davide Balula, Jonathan Binet, Simon Collet, Blaise Parmentier, Guillaume Pellay, Élodie Seguin, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, France

2013

Earth, Wind, Fire, Ether, Patricia Low Contemporary, St-Moritz, Switzerland

5 Minutes After The Show, CCC / Université François Rabelais, Tours, France

L’Abri, Galerie Michel Journiac, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Experienz #2 - Materializing the Social, WIELS centre d’art contemporain, Bruxelles, Belgium

Un nouveau festival 2013, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France

2012

Expérience Pommery #10, domaine Pommery, Reims, France

The Mystery Spot, Fondation d’entreprise RICARD, Paris, France

Être sauvage de Rousseau à nos jours, ESAAA, Annecy, France

2011

Wall to Wall, Blackston, New York, NY USA

European - American - Friendship, Part I of a II-Part Project, DUVE Berlin, Germany

Danser sa vie, danse et arts visuels aux 20è et 21è siècle, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, curated by Christine Macel and Emma Lavigne

SOURCE, Blackston, New York, NY USA

Itinéraire Bis, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

C’est l’amour à la plage, Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan, France

De A à B, de B à P, Entrepôt-galerie, Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

Elémentaires, Collégiale Sainte-Croix, Loudun, France

Berlin-Paris, Galerie Frank Elbaz at Wentrup Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2010

La Méthode graphique et autres lignes, Ecole municipale des BeauxArts Galerie Edouard-Manet, Gennevilliers, France

From A to B, From B to P - De A à B, de B à P, Bielefelder Kunstervein, Germany

The Endless Pace (12h Variation for 60 dancers), Nuit Blanche 2010 , Toronto, Canada

Painting Extravaganza, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy, curated by Ilaria Bonacossa

Guatavita, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY USA

La musique du hasard, Palais de Thau, Reims, France

Habitat (Some Pleasures and Discomforts of Domestic Life), 21st21st, New York, NY USA

Les Elixirs de Panacée, curated by Ami Barak, Palais Bénédictine, Fécamp, France

The Zero Budget Biennale, KLEMM’S, Berlin, Germany

Ce qui vient, Les Ateliers de Rennes - Biennale d’art contemporain, Couvent des Jacobins Rennes, France

Perpetuum Mobile, Four boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm Hojskole, Skive, Denmark

Blindspot, The Wild Project, New York, NY USA

Au fil de l’oeuvre, La Galerie, centre d’art contemporain, Noisy-Le-Sec, France

The Zero Budget Biennale, Rokeby, London, UK

Infinite Fold, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

ON/OFF, La Platine, Ecole Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Saint-Etienne, France

Black Mirror, Centre d’art scénique contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland

L’écart absolu, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie, Besançon, France

The Zero Budget Biennale, Pianissimo, Milan, Italy

2009

Un nouveau festival, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France

The Zero Budget Biennale, Galerie Cardenas/Bellanger & Galerie Schleicher/Lange, Paris, France

Toe, Tap, Stomp, Step, Stamp, Spank, Snap, Slide, Shuffle, Shim, Sham, Scuff, Riffle, Pick, Leep, Hop, Heel, Flap, Dig, Click, Clap, Chug, Brush, Wing. Fake Estate Gallery, New York, NY USA

Seven in one ! seven in one third !!, Kate Werble gallery, New York, NY USA

Zweckgemeinschaft, Mica Moca, Berlin, Germany

L’avenir d’une Illusion, Centre d’Art Contemporain Passages, Troyes, France

Robot Monkey Baby Jesus Part I, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY USA

Mesure du désordre, Le parvis centre d’art contemporain, Ibos, France

Picnic, Domaine Départemental de Chamarande, France

As Small As It Gets, curated by Hanne Mugaas, Paul-Aymar Mourgue d’Algue & Fabienne Stephan, Art Since the Summer of ‘69, New York, NY USA

Return to Function, curated by Jane Simon, MMoCA, Madison, WI USA

Builder Vor Boatin, curated by Dirk Skreber, Silver Shed, New York, NY USA

008. Collections, nouvelles connexions, Frac Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France

2008

The Possibility of an Island, MOCA, Miami, FL USA

Je reviendrai, nouvel accrochage permanent du Mac/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Uovo open Office, Berlin, Germany

Nuit Rouge, CCC, Tours, France

Antidote, Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

Volume(s), Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg

The Sound Of Art, TONSPUR_expanded at Freiraum/quartier21 and in the public space at MuseumsQuartier, curated by Georg Weckwerth, Vienna, Austria

2007

The Sound of Music, Broelmuseum, Kortrijk, Belgium

Inventaire 2, MacVal, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Du machinique et du vivant, curated by Régis Durand, La Réserve, Pacy-sur-Eure, France

Science Fictions, curated by Severin Dünser, Czarna Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

L’amorce ou la partition des possibles (sculptural bootlegs and remixed artworks), LIA, Grenoble, France

Anzengruber Biennale, Caté Anzengruber, Vienna, Austria

The lab, Into position, Vienna, Austria

The Potential Meanings of Sound, Seoul, Korea

The ubiquitus aural SFX, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea Songwon Art Center, Seoul, Korea

Logiques du rêve éveillé, curated by Maëlle Dault, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, France

Off Modern, La Station, Nice, France

Balula & Contador meet Coffin, Green House, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Section Amour, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

360, Translucent, CCC, Centre de Création Contemporaine, Tours, France

2006

This Is Not For You, Sculptural Discourses, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

Nuit Blanche, Section Amour Residency, Amiens, France

Section Amour, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

L’Appareil : Inventaire de la Collection, Mac/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Re-shuffle : Notions of an Itinerant Museum, Art in General, New York, NY USA

Deaf, From the Visible to the Audible, galerie frank elbaz, Paris, France

Accords excentriques, Domaine Départemental de Chamarande, France

… D’où l’écoute prend forme, Centre d’Art Passerelle, Brest, France

Free Hand, Second Hand, Galerie du Jour Agnès b., Paris, France

The Wrinkle Party, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cinema muet en concert : Metamorphoses, Auditorium du Louvre, Paris, France

Global Tour, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005

Shobus-Mobium, Japan : Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Gifu, Yamaguchi, Daizaifu, Beppu, Nagoya…

J’en rêve, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

I still believe in miracles, Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France

Mots d’ordre, Mots de passe, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris, France

Popisme, École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Tours, France

Amour notices, Consortium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Inhabituel, Centre culturel Français, Milan, Italy

2004

Captain Subzero in the Spiral Peninsul, Glassbox, Paris, France

Occupations, Scène Nationale de Cergy-Pontoise, France

Mon Choix, La Vitrine, Paris, France

After Hours, Glassbox & Pnut, Paris, France

Study of a Pigeon Career, SKC, Belgrade, Serbia

Ecoute, Atelier des enfants, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Heavy Bricks, Wall of Sound & Mobile Home for a Spiral Tiger Device Installation, Le Plateau-Frac Île-de-France (collaboration with Palais de Tokyo and Centre Pompidou), France

Avril.dot, Confluences, Paris, France

Espace Daylight, La Vitrine, Paris, France

Ganattack, Vooruit Art Center, Ghent, Belgium

2003

Betrug, Loop Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Collections

Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, France

Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur, France