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Biography

Alexandre Joly was born on the 17.8.1977 in Saint-Julien en Genevois / France.
He lives and works in Geneva.

Education
2002-2003 : Post-graduate studies the ESBA, Geneva.
2000-2002 : additional training at the ESBA, Geneva.
1997-2000 : studies at the HEAA-HES, Geneva.

Diplomas
2002 : Diploma B pfor the teaching of the visual arts.
2000 : HES design diploma in Industrial and product design, specialised in ceramics/objects.

Prizes - Grants - Residences
2016 : Bourse pour artiste de plus de 35 ans de la ville de Genève.
2013 : Residence The Spirit Of The Mountain, Henan, China.
2012 : Guest - Artist on the campus of the EPFL, Lausanne.
2011 : Residence in the Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai.
2010: Winner of Fondation Irène Reymond Prize.
2009 : Artists in labs, the China/Swiss residency exchange programme, Chengdu.
           Price of the confederation, Triennale d'estampes, Le Locle.
2008 : Creation Assistance Grant, DAC, Genève.
           Residence with Cie 7273 : Sustenance in Lyon, France and Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal.
2007 : Winner of the Suisse Art Awards.
           Kiefer Hablitzel grant.
           Picker grant : first monographic catalogue.
2006 : Winner of the contest for the permanent artistic composition of the Ouches park in Geneva.
           Kiefer Hablitzel grant.
           Attribution of a studio at the Usine, 2007-2009, Geneva.
           Grant of the Simon I. Patino foundation, residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
2005 : Berthoud grant, DAC, Geneva.
           Creation Assistance Grant, DAC, Geneva.
2004 : Attribution of a studio at the Maison des Arts du Grütli, 2005-2006, Geneva.
2003 : Creation Assistance Grant, DAC, Geneva.
2000 : Prize of the Fond cantonal for visual arts, Geneva.

Solo - Exhibitions
2017 : Volta - Art Basel - Fresh Window gallery.
           Galerie Roemerapotheke, Zürich.
2016 : Come Close To How I Feel With The Wild Visions, Fresh Window, Brooklyn. 2015 : Art Basel Hong Kong, Basel, Miami Beach, commissioned work by Audemars Piguet.
           Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussels.
           Samvada, Galerie Rosa Turetsky, ArtGenève, Geneva.
2014 : Galerie Rosa Turetsky, Genève.
           Festival Mirage, Lyon.
           Festival Interstice, Caen.
           The Singing Of Mirrors, Abbey Brauweiler.
           California Sunshine, HeK@Keck Kiosk, Basel.
           Galerie Roemerapotheke, Zürich.
           Silent Movements, Kunsthaus Langenthal.
2012 : Forum Vebikus, Schaffhausen.
           Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussels.
           Galerie AroundSpace, Shanghai.
2011 : Drum Cage, Espace Kugler, Geneva.
           VOLTA, Galerie Roemerapotheke, New York.
           Trames, Villa Bernascony, Festival Antigel, Grand-Lancy.
           Dérives Exotiques, Galerie Rosa Turetsky, Geneva.
           Galerie Roemerapotheke, Zürich.
2010 : Galerie Kultur-able, Berlin.
           CIB (Chengdu Institut of Biology), Chengdu.
           Paysage transvasé, La Ferme-Asile, Sion.
2009 : Le futur antérieur, Maternity Unit of Geneva.
           Polyphonie animale, Museum of the Arts, Le Locle.
           Gallery Roemerapotheke, Zürich.
2008 : Good or ill will, Centre d'Art en Ile, Geneva. FILIALE, Berlin.
           Escadrille 50S, Grütli theatre, Geneva.
           Skins, I Sotterranei dell' Arte, Monte Carasso.
           Wild duck twist, Gallery Pieceunic, Geneva.
           West is the best, Showroom Thomas Dufour, Paris.
2007 : Brrr?, MEG, Musum of Ethnography of Geneva.
           Absolute sine, Gallery France Fiction, Paris.
           Galerie Rosa Turetsky, Geneva.
2006 : Le coup du lapin, Salle Grosnier, Palais de l?Athénée, Geneva.
           Source, festival Archipel, Geneva.
2004 : SAS 9, le souffle du scaphandre, l'Arsenic, Lausanne.
2001 : Volumes sonores, in collaboration with Christian Gonzenbach, Tokonoma, Geneva.

Group exhibitions (selection)
2017 : Art Genève, Galerie Rosa Turetsky, Geneva.
2016 : Yuz Museum, Shanghaï. Commissioned work for Audemars Piguet.
           Open End, Cimetière des Rois, Geneva.
           L?arbre visionnaire, Centre d?Art de Lacoux, Lacoux.
           Sound week 2, Galerie Âme Nue, Hamburg.
           Peurs céramiques! Fondation Bruckner, Carouge.
           Fantômes & Apparitions, Château du Rivau, Lémeré.
           Art Genève, Galerie Rosa Turetsky, Geneva.
           Force Of Nature, Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussel.
           Works on paper, Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussel.
2015 : Human Condition, Nationnal Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow.
La bête et l?adversité, Le commun, BAC, Geneva.
           Minéralis, Pierres de visions, Hors les murs Yia Art Fair, Musée des Arts & Métiers, Paris.
           Goldenfield, Château de Chamdort, Chamdort.
           Minéralis, Pierres de visions, Institut d?art contemporain, Villeurbanne.
           Vacarme, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Paris.
           HEIM@FSP, Galerie Roemerapotheke, Zürich.
           Môtiers Art en Plein air, Môtiers.
           Quantum Of Disorder, Haus Konstruktiv Museum, Zürich.
           Under Ice, Galerie Fresh Window, New York.
           Tout ce qui se fait sous le soleil, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes.
2014 : Cosmos, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Museum, Shanghai.
           Lents Sourires Diffus, avec Vidya Gastaldon, Centre d?Art de Lacoux, Lacoux.
           Le Manoir 1964-2014, Manoir de Martigny, Martigny.
           GVA-BOG, Espacio Odeon, Bogota.
           Bex & art, Bex.
           Triennale d?art en Valais, Fully.
           Art-Brussels, Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussels.
           Der helle Wahnsinn, Vögele Kultur Zentrum Päffikon.
           Holy Cow, Galerie Fresh Window, New York.
           La République, La Villa du Parc, Annemasse.
2013 : The Spririt Of The Mountain, Manoir de Martigny, Martigny.
           Banana Split, Sonnenstube, Lugano.
           The Spririt Of The Mountain, Henan Art Museum, Zhengzhou.
           Vue sur le Rhône, Halle Nord, Geneva.
           Je hais les couples, Gallery Valérie Bach, Bruxelles.
           Obscure, Villa Renata, Basel.
           Impact, Gallery Sandra Recio, Geneva.
           Love Is Not In Control, curated by Vidya Gastaldon, NewJerseyy, Basel.
2012 : Think Art - Act Science, Swiss artists-in-labs, Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City.
           Pully Art Museum, Pully.
           Art-Brussels, Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussels.
           Pièce unique, Galerie Marion Meyer Contemporain, Paris.
           Chiasmus : Zones Of Political And Aesthetic Imagination, UAG, Los Angeles.
2011 : Of Biirds And Wires, Shift Festival, Basel.
           3 heures 57 minutes, Nextex, St. Gallen.
           Think Art - Act Science, Swiss artists-in-labs, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco.
           Bourses Lissignol, Berthoud, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva.
           Rituel, Fondation d'entreprise Ricard, Paris.
           Think Art - Act Science, Swiss artists-in-labs, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona.
           Bex & art, Bex.
2010 : Shanshui - Both ways, Swiss artists-in-labs, ProgR, Bern.
           Espace Fernand Pouillon, Marseille.
           Natures mortes, Centre d'art contemporain / Passage, Troyes.
           Shanshui - Both ways, Swiss artists-in-labs, Galerie Around space, Shanghai.
           Float over the mist, La dépendance, Renens.
2009 : Corps Sonore, Archizoom, EPFL, Lausanne.
           I am by Birth a Genevese, Gallery Vegas, Londre. Galerie Forde, Geneva.
           As bright as the sun, Municipal Museum of Faro, Art Algarve.
           Paradiso 13 canto, Isola Bella.
           Ceramusica, Fondation Brückner, Carouge.
2008 : Ombres et lumières, Château de Nyon, Nyon.
           Comme des bêtes, Cantonal Art Museum, Lausanne.
2007 : Unter 30, centre Pasquart, Biel.
           Festival Arbres et Lumières, Geneva.
           Art en plein air, Môtier.
           Swiss Art Awards, Basel.
           Home, villa Bernasconi, Grand Lancy.
           Format paysage, Centre d?art en île, Geneva.
           Fais ce qu'il te plait, La Parfumerie, Geneva.
           Le bruit des Ouches, Distinction Romande d'Architecture, Geneva.
2006 : Unter 30, Centre Pasquart, Biel.
           Wireless, La Rada, Locarno.
           Swiss Art Awards, Basel.
           Plastisch, Galerie Römerapotheke, Zürich.
2005 : Lissignol Grant, Berthoud, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva.
           Swiss Art Award, Basel.
2004 : Lissignol Grant, CAC, Geneva.
           Swiss Art Awards, Basel.

Installations, sound manipulations, performances (selection)
2013 : Festival MOS ESPA, Geneva.
           Dhruva Hovering In The Roma Sky, festival Helicotrema, MACRO, Roma.
           Nuit des musées, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal.
           Dhruva Hovering In The Berlin Sky, Radio Pic-Nic, Berlin.
           Dhruva Hovering In The Geneva Sky, festival Baz?Art, Geneva.
2012: Nuit des musées, EPFL, Lausanne.
           Radar, The Leonardo, Salt Lake City.
           Radar, Espace Rien, Genève.
           Radar, UAG, Los Angeles.
2011: Radar, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco.
           Radar, BMSpace, Shanghai.
2010 : Radar, Panam, Chengdu.
2009 : Animality, festival face z, Théâtre de l'Usine, Geneva.
           Onde, festival Akouphène, Geneva.
           Radar et tambour, structure chaotique, Museum of the Arts, Le Locle.
2008 : Rokkaku, La terrasse du troc, Bois de la Bâtie, Geneva.
2007 : Radar, Sonar, Radio Suisse Romande, Lausanne.
           Radar, collectif Rue Du Nord, Théâtre 2.21, Lausanne.
2006 : Radar, festival écoute au vert, villa Bernasconi, Grand Lancy.
           La chambre de l'ours, festival Point d?impact, Geneva.
           Improvisation with Catherine Jauniaux, La Force de l'Art, Le Grand Palais, Paris.
           Radar, as a participation of the projet « Radio », Paris.
           Domino, in collaboration with Isabelle Duthoit and Rudy Decelière, Cave 12, Geneva.
2005 : Piste de danse et couloir inondé, La Bâtie festival of Geneva.
2004 : 1dl. Speakers, Duplex, Geneva.
           Vols de cerfs-volants pour poissons rouges, le Galpon, Geneva.
           Jeux de mains, Cave 12, Geneva.
2003 : Zootropes, Zoo, L'Usine, Geneva.
           Déplacement d'air, Bh9, Geneva.