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Virgile Fraisse (b. Paris, 1990) studied at Otis College (USA),  ENSBA (FR) and at Le Fresnoy (FR).  

He took part in collective exhibitions such as: Les Ateliers de Rennes, À Cris Ouverts (FR) – Un barbare à Paris, Fondation Ricard (FR) – Hors Pistes Traversées, Centre Pompidou (FR) – 1st Karachi Biennale (PK) – Panorama 20, Le Fresnoy (FR) – Instatata, Kunsthal Aarhus (DK) – Hotel Europa, Art Vilnius (LT) – Wicked Problem, Triangle France (FR) – 61e Salon de Montrouge (FR) – LOOP Festival Discovery Award (SP) – Les Voyageurs, Palais des Beaux-arts Paris (FR). His first solo show was organised at Clark House Initiative (IN). 

His movies were shown many times, including at: FID Marseille (FR), ICA Singapore (SG), Palais de Tokyo (FR), Centre Pompidou (FR), Survival Kit (LV), Le Centquatre (FR), KHOJ (IN), Caro Sposo (FR), Labor Zero Labor (FR), Festival Séries Mania (FR), Athens Digital Arts Festival (GR), CAC Malaga (ES), Biennale de l’Image Possible (BE), Contemporary Istanbul (TR), Joburg Art Fair (ZA).

Virgile Fraisse

(b. 1990, Paris, France)

BIO

2017 - 2019 Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains.

2009 - 2014 MFA ENSBA Paris, jury honors, France.

2012 - 2013 Otis College of Art and Design (MFA), Los Angeles, USA.

RESIDENCIES

2020 Parc Saint Léger, residency program, dir. Catherine Pavlovic, Pougues-les-Eaux, France.

2018 Grey Projects, residency program, dir. Jason Wee, Singapore.

2018 Ateliers Marseille/Provence 2018, Marseille, France.

2017 Cité Internationale des Arts, residency program, dir. Bénédicte Alliot, Paris, France. 

2016 Clark House Initiative, residency program, dir. Sumeshwar Sharma & Yogesh Barve, Mumbai, India.

2016 Triangle France, residency program, dir. Céline Kopp, Marseille, France. 

2016 Les Réalisateurs, research program, dir. Fabrice Hybert, Nantes, France.

 

GRANTS & PRIZES

2018 Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP) – Soutien à une recherche & production artistique.

2018 Fondation Nationale des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques (Fondation des Artistes) – production grant.

2018 CNC-DICRéAM – production grant.

2016 CNC-DICRéAM – development grant.

2016 Mécènes du Sud grant.

2016 ADAGP grant for Salon de Montrouge.

2015 Video Prize – Beaux-Arts de Paris Foundation.

2013 Colin-Lefrancq grant.

EXHIBITIONS

2019 Grande section, group show, cur. Marc Bembekoff, CAC La Halle des bouchers, Vienne, France.

2019 Relevés II (Favorinos d'Arles), group show, cur. Fabien Vallos & Lætitia Talbot, Musée de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France. 

2019 100%, group show, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France.

2018 Ateliers de Rennes – Contemporary art biennial, group show, cur. Céline Kopp & Etienne Bernard, FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, France. 

2018 Un barbare à Paris, group show, cur. Joachim Hamou, Barbara Sirieix et Maija Rudovska, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, France.

2018 Panorama 20, Studio national des arts contemporains – Fresnoy, group show, cur. José-Manuel Gonçalvès, Tourcoing, France.

2018 Séries Mania - Séries d’artistes, Tripostal, group show, cur. Saison Vidéo & Fresnoy, Lille, France.

2018 Le Continent des Anecdotes, Galerie Felix Frachon, group show, cur. Théo-Mario
Coppola, Bruxelles, Belgium.

2017 Variation Media Art Fair, cur. Dominique Moulon, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.

2017 Karachi Biennale, group show, cur. Amin Gulgee, liaison by Abi Tarik, Karachi, Pakistan. 

2017 Hotel Europa, group show, Art Vilnius, cur. Théo-Mario Coppola for Galerie Nivet-Carzon, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2017 Multiple Art Days (MAD#3), Lic & éditions Mix. booth, la maison rouge, Paris, France.

2017 Instatatata, online exhibition, cur. Jacob Fabricius, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark.

2017 Hors Pistes - Traversées, group show, cur. Geraldine Gomez, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. 

 2017 SEA-ME-WE: Of all Wired Blocks Holding a City, solo show, cur. Sumeshwar Sharma, Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, India.

2017 ARCO Off: Supersimetrica, solo, Triangle France booth, Madrid, Spain.

2016 LABOR ZERO LABOR, group show and online media, cur. Benjamin Valenza & Triangle France, Triangle France, Marseille, France.

2016 Multiple Art Days (MAD#2), performance and edition, Lic & Mix editions, la maison rouge, Paris.

2016 LOOP Discovery Award, group show, cur. Loop Festival,  El Celler de Rubí, Catalogne, Espagne.

2016 61e Salon de Montrouge, group show, cur. Ami Barak and Marie Gautier, Montrouge, France.

2016 Les Réalisateurs, group show, cur. Fabrice Hybert, Galerie Paradise, Nantes, France.

2016 Wicked Problem : Dan Walwin, Lauren Hall, Virgile Fraisse, group show, cur. Céline Kopp, Triangle France, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France.

2016 8+/-2, cur. Azad Asifovitch, group show, Galerie Mansart, Paris, France.

2016 Les voyageurs, cur. Hou Hanru, group show, Palais des Beaux-arts, Paris, France. 

2015 LOOP Discovery Award, group show, Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. 

2015 LOOP Discovery Award, group show, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa.  

2015 LOOP Festival Discovery Award, group show, cur. Loop Festival, Antiga Fabricà Estrella Damm, Barcelone, Espagne. 

2014 Further Situations [Situations suivantes], solo show, ENSBA Paris, France.

 

SCREENINGS

2020 Prospectif Cinéma, cur. Laure Chauvelot, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

2020 Affected Words, cur. Maria Morata, Xcentric, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain. 

2020 Rencontres sur la N14, cur. Emma Cossée, 6B, Saint-Denis, France.

2019 SEA-ME-WE, special screening, cur. Caterina Riva & Melanie Pocock, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore - LASALLE, Singapore.

2019 FID Marseille 30th edition, Marseille, France.

2019 Scénarios d'occupation, screening, cur. Le Bal / La Fabrique du regard, Le Centquatre, Paris.

2019 Scénarios d'occupation, screening, cur. Le Bal / La Fabrique du regard, La Fémis, Paris.

2019 Affected Words, Facts and Fabrications, cur. Maria Morata, Impakt Festival Center, Utrecht, Netherlands.

2018 Survival Kit 10, cur. Solvita Krese, Inga Lāce, Sumesh Sharma, Àngels Miralda, Riga Circus, Rīga, Latvia

2017 Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein - Virgile Fraisse, Saison Vidéo, online broadcastingmedia, cur. Mo Gourmelon, Lille, France.

2017 KHOJ - Coriolis Effect: Migration, Memory and the Current Moment, screening, KHOJ, New Delhi, India. 

2017 Kinematic Modern (Gondwana series), talk & screening, cur. Sumeshwar Sharma, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

2017 Hors Pistes Production, screening, cur. Geraldine Gomez, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. 

2017 SEA-ME-WE, screening, cur. Claire Moulène, Tarmac, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.

2017 SEA-ME-WE 2: Of all Wired Blocks Holding a City, screening, Hors Pistes Festival 2017, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

2017 Virgile Fraisse (Focus), Saison Vidéo, online broadcasting media, cur. Mo Gourmelon, Lille, France.

2017 Clips Claps, screening, cur. Caro Sposo, Cinémathèque Robert-Lynen, Paris, France.

2016 Perdu à Pepinster, screening, cur. Mathilde Ganancia and Charlotte Lagro, Biennale de l’Image Possible, SPACE Gallery, Liège, Belgique. 

2016 LOOP Discovery Award, screening, CAC Málaga, Málaga, Espagne. 

2016 LOOP Discovery Award, screening, Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF), Athens, Greece.

2015 LOOP Festival Discovery Award, screening, Club Matador, Madrid, Espagne. 

TALKS & INDUSTRY EXPERIENCES

2019 Workshop with Puttnam School of Film & Animation, cur. Melanie Pocock, LA SALLE, Singapore. 

2019 Workshop with Eva Barto and as part of La Buse collective, cur. Visible & Council, Lafayette Anticipations, Paris, France.

2019 - 2020 Audiovisual introduction, teaching position, EFAP, Paris, France

2019 Cultures de demain, Workshop, La Fabrique du Regard, Le Bal, Paris, France.

2018 SEA-ME-WE 3, talk, Grey Projects, Singapore.

2017 Talk with Abi Tarik (Karachi Biennale), Viva Villa festival, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.

2017 Writing workshop series, Strate École de Design, Sèvres, France.

2017 Talk, École Supérieure d’art d’Aix-en-Provence (ESAAix), Aix-en-Provence, France.

2016 Art Protect 2016, benefit, cur. Aides Foundation and Yvon Lambert, EDF Foundation, Paris.

PERFORMANCES

2018 SMW_S, performed screening, FRAC PACA, Festival Marseille/Provence 18, Marseille, France.

2017 SEA-ME-WE 2: Of all Wired Blocks Holding a City, performance, Hors Pistes Festival 2017, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

2016 La valeur de 45 minutes, la maison rouge, Paris, France.

2016 Scénarios d’occupation III, Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge, France.

2016 Scénarios d’occupation II, Étoile Run Space, Église St Théodore, Marseille, France.

2016 Scénarios d’occupation I, Friche la Belle de Mai, Triangle France, Marseille, France.

2015 La dialectique des câbles, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France.

PRESS & CATALOGS

A 'World' for Art and the Material Turn, text by Sumesh Sharma, Curating After the Global, book, MIT Press, 2019.

L'ami d'Uccello, radio show proposed by Jean Hubert, *DUUU radio, 2019. 

SEA-ME-WE 3 - Virgile Fraisse, interview with Nathan Letoré, FID Journal, FID Festival, France, 2019.

La Villette, terrain de jeu de la jeune garde artistique, press article by Emmanuelle Lequeux, Le Monde, France, 2019.

6, Le nombre d'écoles d'art présentées à la Villette, press article by Pedro Morais, Le Quotidien de l'Art, France, 2019.

SMW_S, interview with Guillaume Mansart & Natacha Seignolles, Festival MP18 & Mécènes du Sud, France, 2019.

Opérations à cris ouverts (Les Ateliers de Rennes 2018), review by Élisabeth Lebovici, Le Beau Vice, 2018 December. 

Vu à Rennes – Ateliers de Rennes, glissements et rythme, press article by Renée Zachariou, Point Contemporain, France, 2018 November.

Urlando al futuro, press article by Sonia d’Alto, Artribune, Italy, 2018 November.

Les artistes et le monde de l'entreprise, press article by Magali Lesauvage, Le Quotidien de l'Art, France, 2018.

Les artistes du futur, press article by Pablo Maillé, Usbek & Rica, France, 2018 October.

Panorama 20, exhibition catalog, Le Fresnoy, France, 2018 October.

Virgile Fraisse (Focus), Interview by Mo Gourmelon, Saison Vidéo, France, 2017 April.

Virgile Fraisse : SEA-ME-WE, press article, Le Quotidien de l’Art, by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos, February 10th France, 2017 February.

Marginalia, press article, Witte de With Review, by Natasha Marie Llorens, Netherlands, 2017 March.

TV Resists, Zero Deux Review, by Ingrid Luquet-Gad, France, 2017 January.

Deep sea diving, Mid-Day, by Joanna Lobo, India, 2017 January.

Passage to Marseille, Artforum (09.03.16) by Linda Yablonsky, USA, 2016 September. 

61e Salon de Montrouge, text by Hanna Alkema, exhibition catalog, France, 2016.

Les Voyageurs, Interview by Camille Paulhan, Catalogue for congratulated graduation exhibition, Beaux-Arts de Paris éditions, France, 2015.

Ceci n’est pas (This is not), Fabrik Magazine, Los Angeles, USA, 2013.

Exchanging Paris for Los Angeles, Ceci n’est pas, USA, 2013.

Entrée des artistes, Nouvel Observateur, France, 2011 December.

OPEN LETTER

Meurice 4 Stoning, co-written with Georgia René-Worms, documentations.art, France 2019.