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SYLVAIN BAUMANN

born 1981 in France. Lives and works between France, Switzerland en Germany

*project realized in collaboration with Florine Leoni


Education

2006 – 2008
Master of Visual and Media Arts – Creation, University of Quebec in Montreal, CAN

2004 – 2006
Master of Visual Arts – Creation, Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, F


Solo shows

2016 – Les Halles, Porrentruy(CH) – Terms and Conditions
2015 – Centrum, Berlin – A Climate of Trust, cur. Mareike Spendel
2014 – Schwarzwaldhalle, Basel – Good people run
2014 – Untengasse Sechzig, Basel – Reliance Room, cur. F. T. Vedarte, col. D. Stichbury
2012 – Galerie Jeune Création, Paris – Bardage
2011 – CIRCA Contemporary Art Center, Montreal – Persistance *
2010 – Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan – Voids between scenes *
2010 – WLTWSAETLV Gallery, Montreal – Station *
2010 – AXENEO7 Art Center, Gatineau-CAN – Encounter, with Pierre Baumann *
2009 – Action Art Actuel, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu-CAN – Air Plain 3
2009 – SKOL gallery, Montreal – Air Plain 2
2009 – Verticale gallery, Laval-CAN – A-Condition
2008 – CDEx gallery, Montreal – Air Plain


Group shows

2018 – Raum Vollreinigung Berlin – Adorable Shield, Sylvain Baumann, Christoph Esser, Kanta Kimura, Linus Rauch, Malte Urbschat
2017 – Dienstgebäude Art Space, Zurich – Catch of the year, cur. Dienstgebäude
2017 – Les lofts du Vieux Port, Marseille – Inauguration, cur. Julie Liger
2016 – Vitrine Gallery, Basel – Sylvain Baumann, Justin Eagle, Rajaa Khalid, Cur. A. William
2016 – Art-Zavod Platforma, Kiev – Burn, Babylon, cur. Eugene Bereznitsky and Maria Vtorushina
2015 – Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel – Meanwhile, Elswhere, cur. Mareike Spendel
2014 – Dienstgebäude Art Space, Zurich – Catch of the year, cur. Dienstgebäude
2014 – DOCK Archiv, Basel – Gastspiel
2014 – De Markten, Bruxelles – La chaleur de l’usure, cur. P. Baumann, A. de Beaufort
2014 – Paulnache Gallery, Gisborne-NZ – Tools of the trade
2013 – Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel – Being specific, cur. Dunja Herzog & Ines Goldbach
2013 – Dienstgebäude Art Space, Zurich – Catch of the year, cur. Dienstgebäude
2013 – SEE STUDIO Gallery, Paris – The End, cur. Dériva
2013 – Espace Echallens 13, Lausanne – Is there an opening here, cur. P. Höel
2013 – Oslo 10, IAAB Prokektraum, Basel – Going places 2012
2013 – Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, CH – Ernte 2013, Expansiv
2012 – Kunsthalle Basel – When I look at things, I always see the space they occupy , cur. Adam Szymczyk, Fabian Schöneich, Mareike Spendel
2012 – Galerie Espace à vendre, Nice – Be yourself
2012 – Galerie Le Cabinet/Bertrand Baraudou, Paris – Septembre, BKRM
2012 – Westpol, Leipzig(D) – In Linearis
2012 – L’Atelier, Nantes – Off Estuaire 2012 – Specific space, cur. Romain Boulay with Aurélie Gravelat, Florine Leoni, Sylvain Baumann, Clément Laigle
2012 – Westpol, Leipzig-D – Close-Range, Cur. Lorenza Diaz & Raymond Grotegut. Sylvain Baumann, Marjolin De With, Lorenza Diaz, Aurélie Pétrel, Laurent Proux, Sarina Scheidegger, Arthur Wolf Stokwis (g)
2012 – Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris – La Suisse est une ville
2012 – Galerie Moretti&Moretti, Paris – Life bloody live
2011 – Le Centquatre, Paris – La Jeune Création *
2011 – Museum of Contemporary Art of Montreal, CAN – Triennale Québecoise, Le travail qui nous attend *
2011 – Oslo 12, IAAB, Basel – Going places *
2011 – Kunstraum Riehen, Riehen-CH – Nico Unique *
2011 – Kaskadenkondensator, Basel – Déplacement de compétences 2 *
2011 – Accélérateur de particules, Strasbourg – Déplacement de compétences 1 *
2010 – Galerie sic! und Produzentengalerie Luzern, CH – Kopien und zitate *
2010 – Kunstverein Freiburg-D – Time and motions studies, Regionale11 *
2010 – plug.in, Basel – Regionale 11 *
2010 – S AM Museum of Architecture, Basel – Kunstkredit Werkbeitraege 2010 *
2010 – Messe Basel (CH) – Swiss Art Awards *
2009 – Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal-CH – How close we are *


Site specific interventions/Events

2018 – Kasern Basel – I Never Read Art Book Fair, Book presentation
2018 – Kunsthalle Basel, Authorized book released, TheirTrust®, Operator’s Guide
2015 – Balfron Tower, London – OFF THE A12, Hidden story – cur. Philomen Höel, Richard Hard
2014 – Kunsthaus Baselland-Satellit auf dem Dreispitz, Basel – Thank you for your cooperation – site specific intervention, cur. Ines Goldbach
2014 – Development AIR, Aukland-NZ – Beaurepaire, Duo site specific Project with D. Stichbury
2013 – Dreier Frenzel Architecture+Communication, La Vitrine, Lausanne – Behind, site spec. inst.
2010 – Donetsk City Center, Donetsk, Ukraine – Art-Point *
2010 – Zeughaus, BBS (Basel-Berlin-Sarnen), Sarnen-CH – Zone *
2007 – Parisian Laundry Gallery, Montreal, Colision 3, cur. Jeanie Riddle


Residencies

2015-16 – «Excellence des métiers d’art», École Supérieure d’Arts Appliqués de Bourgogne, Nevers, section Industrial Design, piloted by Parc Saint Léger, Pougue-les-Eaux (F)
2013 – La Vitrine, Dreier Frenzel Architecture+Communication, Lausanne (CH)
2012 – Parisian studio of Basel, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, IAAB program, 1 year (F/CH)
2010 – Kuandu Residency, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan *
Project BBS (Basel, Berlin, Sarnen), Sarnen (CH) *
AXENEO7 Art Center, Gatineau (CAN) *
2009 – Action Art Actuel Art Center, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (CAN)
2006 – National Studio of Contemporary Art, Le Fresnoy, Roubaix (F)


Grants/Purchases

2016 – Grant for acquisition equipment, DRAC Bourgogne/Franche-Comté (F)
2015-16 – Project grant from Kunstkredi Basel-Stadt (CH)
2014 – Shortlisted Sculpture price of the Eric Hauser Foundation, Rotweil (D)
2014 – Shortlisted Price Talent d’eau Fondation Schneider, (F)
2012 – Project grant from the Institut Français in Berlin, (F/D)
2012 – Reasearch grant from Christoph Merian Stiftung, Basel (CH)
2011 – Project grant from ProHelvetia, Kulturpauschale Basel-Stadt, kulturelles.bl (CH) *
2011 – Project grant from the Consulat Général de France à Québec (F/CAN)
2010 – Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt (Art credit, City of Basel) (CH) *
2010 – Project grant from ProHelvetia, Kulturpauschale Basel-Stadt, kulturelles.bl (CH) *
2010 – Nomination for SWISS ART AWARDS, Basel (CH) *
2008 – Project Grant from the Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles Franche-Comté (F)
2007 – Price of the Pierre-Ayot fundation, UQAM, Montreal (CAN)


Publications

2018 – TheirTrust®, Operator’s Guide, Artist book, self editing
2016 – L’usure, Pierre Baumann/Amélie de Beauffort, Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux/Académie royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles
2013 – The End, exhibition catalogue, cur. Dériva. Édition Dériva, Paris
2012 – Zérodeux, Laure Jaumouillé, Sylvain Baumann à la Kunsthalle Basel, Éd. web
2011 – Jeune Création 2011, Exposition internationnale d’art contemporain, Ed. Jeune Création, Paris
2011 – La Triennale Québecoise 2011, Le travail qui nous attend, Ed. Du Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal
2010 – Art Point, Bereznitsky Project Donetsk, Ed. Master Knyg, Kiev
2009 – Appendices. Poétique et pratique contemporaine, n˚3 FACE(S), Ed. Appendices,Edited by Christophe Lopez, Nîmes
2007 – Appendices. Poétique et pratique contemporaine, n˚1, « Entropie », Ed. Appendices, Edited by Christophe Lopez, Nîmes


Multidisciplinary collaborations

2015-16 – Scenography, Rubberbandance, Montreal (CAN)
2011 – Artist expertise, collaboration with Dreier-Frenzel Architect, Lausanne (CH)
2010 – Scenography, Rubberbandance, Montreal (CAN)
2009-11 – Collaboration with Basel based artist Florine Leoni
2008 – Scenography for DEUIL, choregraphy of Marianne Lamarre.
2008 – Scenography for Corps Noirs, choregraphy of Stéphane Gladiszweski.
2007 – Scenography for Permis d’exploitation, choregraphy of Sylvie Panet-Raymond, Société de arts technologiques (SAT), Studio 303, Montréal


Collections

2015 – Eik Frenzel, Lausanne (CH)
2015 – Simone Johns, Basel, CH
2012 – kulturelles.bl, Basel, Étude de cadre 4
2012 – Molina, Paris, Bardage 2
2010 – Ludmila Berenitzky and partner, Kiev, Monumenting