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SHANTA RAO
Lives and works in Paris

EXHIBITIONS (selected)

UPCOMING 2017-2018

CAMARGO FOUNDATION CORE PROGRAM 2017, Cassis, France

ORANGE ROUGE 2018, curated by Barbara Sirieix, France

2017

ROY DA PRINCE, curated by Michal Novotný, group show, Centre For Contemporary Art Futura, Prague, Czech Republic

UNE LIGNE DROITE BIEN TOUCHÉE VAUT MIEUX QU'UN CERCLE MAL VU, two-person show W/ David Cousinard
Glassbox/Grande Forme, Paris, France

THE PLATES OF THE PRESENT, SO FAR, by invitation of Thomas Fougeirol and Jo-ey Tang, group show
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

2016

A STRAIGHT LINE TO THE TOUCH IS WORTH A CIRCLE TO THE SIGHT, two-person show W/ David Cousinard
Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norway

MORE MORE THAN THAN LOVERS LOVERS,, MORE MORE THAN THAN FRIENDS FRIENDS
Film screening, organized by Jo-ey Tang, in collaboration with Rupert/Vilnius
Ozo kino salé, Vilnius, Lithuania

I-N-T-O-T-O, group show
Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris, France

MORE THAN LOVERS, MORE THAN FRIENDS, curated by Jo-ey tang, group show
Centre For Contemporary Art Futura, Prague, Czech Republic

ART PROTECTS, group show
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

LAPIN-CANARD, group show
Galerie Triple V, Paris, France

BAU INSTITUTE/ CAMARGO FOUNDATION, group show
FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY, USA

QUELLE ÉNERGIE METTONS-NOUS À TRANSFORMER LES CHOSES, AVEC UN PLAISIR NON DISSIMULÉ
two-person show W/ Rada Boukova
Popkimoto/ Coordonnées, Le Pré-Saint-Gervais, France

4 PIÈCES, curated by Stéphanie D'Orglandes & Julia Van Hagen, group show
Atelier Relief, Brussels, Belgium

2015

PATCH, two-person show W/ Jo-ey Tang
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France

OM, by invitation of Michal Novotný/Futura
Karlin studios, Prague, Czech Republic

CURATORS STATEMENT, curated by Michal Novotný, group show
Parallel Vienna, Artfair, Vienna, Austria

YES TO ALL, curated by Gallien Déjean, group show
Treize, Paris, France

DUST : THE PLATES OF THE PRESENT, curated by Sonel Breslav, group show
Baxter St/ Camera Club of New York, NYC, USA

LITURGIE, curated by Michal Novotný, group show
Czech Center, Paris, France

PRESENTE, curated by Eva Nielsen et Joël Riff, group show
La Traverse, CAC (Contemporary Art Center), Alfortville, France

2014

LES PIERRES SE BATTENT ENTRE ELLES, curated by Allison Somers & Emmanuelle Day, group show
Motor cross park, Auvers Saint Georges, France

EAT THE BLUE, invited by Jagna Ciuchta, group show
Le 116, Center for contemporary art, Montreuil, France

2013

DRAWING QUOTE, invited by Nick Oberthaler, group show
Pigna Project space, Rome, Italy

WHFT/The plates of the present, photogram project curated by Thomas Fougeirol and Jo-ey Tang, group show
Le Chalet, Paris, France

PLUS JAMAIS SEUL, group show
Standards, Rennes, France

ART PROTECTS, group show
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2012

5C5C, curated by Clodagh Keogh, group show
CIAC, Centro Internationale per l’Arte Contemporanea, Gennazzano, Italy

BRAINBOW I, group show
Le Chalet/Belleville, Paris, France

ANYWHERE MULTIPLES, curated by Alain Coulange, group show
ALB gallery, Paris, France

L’ASCENSION D’UNE MONTAGNE COMMENCÉE DANS LE SALON, invited by Rada Boukova, group show
PLOT HR/ ESADHaR, Rouen, France

2011

WINTER OR THE DELUGE, group show
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France

ART PROTECTS, group show
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

DUSK, curated by Julia Van Hagen, two-person show
Espace Lhomond, Paris, France

5C5C, curated by Clodagh Keogh, group show
Sangsangmadang gallery (institution), Seoul, South Korea

SHOW, curated by Nicolas Milhé, group show
HBC, Berlin, Germany

INSIDE STUDIO E1, curated by Gabriel Jones, group show
Cité des Arts, Paris, France

100 DRAWINGS AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR, curated by Damien Airault, group show
Le Commissariat, Paris, France & Komplot Brussels, Belgium

HELP, organized by Kana Sunayama & Asami Nishimura, group show
Galerie Premier Regard, Paris, France

OUTRE-FORÊT, curated by Jöel Riff et Mathieu Buard, group show
6B, Saint-Denis, France

2010

SHANTA RAO & RADA BOUKOVA, two-person show
National School of Architecture Paris-Belleville, Belleville Biennale & Nuit Blanche, Paris, France

INVISIBLE ?, group show
Le Chalet/Belleville, Belleville Biennale, Paris, France

IMAGE, EDGE, MEDIUM, curated by Joseph Tang, three-person show
La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, France

2009

ART PROTECTS, group show
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

LIGNE A LIGNE, curated by Michel Nuridsany, group show
Drawing Biennal, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

2007

ART PROTECTS, group show
Galerie Yvon Lambert , Paris, France

DEATH BEHIND THE STRAW, group show
Galerie Synopsis M, Lausanne, Switzerland

PREMIERE VUE, curated by Michel Nuridsany, group show
Hôtel de Retz, Paris, France

THE ICEBERG (Xploitation, Love etc./volet 1), group show, invited by & nbsp
Module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2006

THE END, group show
& nbsp gallery, La Générale/Belleville, Paris, France

COLLECTIVE, group show
Galerie Synopsis M , Lausanne, Switzerland

2005

LIGHT MY FIRE, group show
& nbsp gallery, La Générale/Belleville, Paris, France

APPAH & CO, curated by Jérôme Neutres, solo show
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India

APPAH & CO, curated by Jérôme Neutres, solo show
Alliance Française, New-Delhi, India

BANG BANG PARTNER, solo show
& nbsp gallery, La Générale/Belleville, Paris, France

2004

ALL EUROPEANS WHO HAVE HAD RELATIONS WITH INDIAN WOMEN HAD BEEN DISAPPOINTED, group show
Center for Contemporary Art, Royan, France

2002

EUROPEANS IN PARIS/ DES EUROPEENS A PARIS, commissioned by the City of Paris, group show
Month of Photography, Paris City Hall, Paris, France

FATHER FIGURE, solo show
Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece

2003

THE PRETENDERS, solo show
Images au Centre, Cheverny Castle, France

2001

SHANTA RAO, solo show
Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen, Netherlands

TEMOINS OCULAIRES, group show
CAUE 92, Galerie du Petit Château, Sceaux, France

ADOLESCENCES URBAINES, group show
CAUE 92, Galerie du Petit Château, Sceaux, France

1998

MON VISAGE FAIT LOI, solo show
commissioned by the French State/Ministry of culture & FRAC Midi-Pyrénées/ France (Regional Found for Contemporary Art)
Le Parvis, center for contemporary arts, Ibos/Tarbes, France

EXHIBITIONS ORGANIZED BY SHANTA RAO & GUESTS

2012

22, in collaboration with Nicolas Milhé
Le Chalet/ Belleville, The Belleville Biennale, Paris, France

2011

WINTER OR THE DELUGE, in collaboration with Rada Boukova & Thomas Fontaine
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France

BRAINBOW , in collaboration with Rada Boukova & Thomas Fontaine
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Paris, France

2010

INVISIBLE ?, in collaboration with Rada Boukova & Thomas Fontaine
Le Chalet/ Belleville, The Belleville Biennale, Paris, France

AWARDS/GRANTS (selected)

DICRéAM/ CNC (National Film and Moving Image Centre), development aid (2015)

KODAK Critic’s Prize (2000)

EUROPEAN PUBLISHERS AWARD FOR PHOTOGRAPHY (1995)

VILLA MEDICI Extramural Prize (1993)

FIACRE/ French Ministry of Culture and Communication (1992)

RESIDENCIES/ PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

LKV, residency program, Trondheim, Norway (2016)

A.I.R. FUTURA : artists in residence program, Prague, Czech Republic (2015-2016)

BAU Institute, Summer residency program,The Camargo foundation, Cassis, France (2015)

SoART Millstättersee, Artists in Residence, Austria (2014)

Artists in Residency Programm, French Embassy in India (2005)

Residency, Center for Contemporary Art, Royan, France (2004)

Public commission Images au Centre/ FRAC Centre (Regional Found for Contemporary Art), (2003)

MON VISAGE FAIT LOI, commissioned by Le Parvis, National Center for Contemporary Art, Frac Midi-Pyrénées (Regional Found for Contemporary Art) & French Ministry of Culture and Communication (1998)

COLLECTIONS (selected)

FRAC Centre (Regional Found for Contemporary Art)

FINNISH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Helsinki, Finland

MUSEUM OF HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Turin, Italy

Private collections

EXHIBITION CATALOGS AND ARTIST BOOKS (selected)

YEAR 2012, annual magazine by KOMPLOT & David Evrard (Belgium/2012)

5C5C, published by Workroom press, catalog (South Korea/2011)

INSIDE STUDIO E1, book (France/2011)

25 CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ARTISTS, foreword by Nicolas Bourriaud, Ravi Kumar publisher, book (2007)

DEATH BEHIND THE STRAW, John Lippens, Cqfd Editions, book (Switzerland/2007)

APPAH & CO, monograph (India/2004)

VERSO, N°34, Portfolio, Art & literature magazine (France/ 2004)

IMAGES AU CENTRE, Monum, Editions du Patrimoine, text by Laurent Martin, catalog (France/2003)

THE MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY/ PARIS, catalog (2002)

MON VISAGE FAIT LOI,monograph, published by Le Parvis, National Center for Contemporary Art,
FRAC Midi-Pyrénées (Regional Found for Contemporary Art) & French Ministry of Culture and Communication, catalog (France/1998)

EDUCATION

MFA (top honors of the Jury), Paris-Cergy National Graduate School of Arts, France

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SHANTA RAO

EXPOSITIONS (sélection)

À VENIR 2017-2018

FONDATION CAMARGO, programme de résidence 2017, Cassis, France

ORANGE ROUGE 2018, commissariat Barbara Sirieix, France

2017

ROY DA PRINCE, commissariat Michal Novotný, exposition collective
Futura, centre d'art contemporain, Prague, République Tchèque

UNE LIGNE DROITE BIEN TOUCHÉE VAUT MIEUX QU'UN CERCLE MAL VU, avec David Cousinard
Glassbox/Grande Forme, Paris

THE PLATES OF THE PRESENT, SO FAR, by invitation of Thomas Fougeirol and Jo-ey Tang, exposition collective
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

2016

A STRAIGHT LINE TO THE TOUCH IS WORTH A CIRCLE TO THE SIGHT, avec David Cousinard
Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norvège

MORE MORE THAN THAN LOVERS LOVERS,, MORE MORE THAN THAN FRIENDS FRIENDS
Projection filmique, organizé par Jo-ey Tang, en collaboration avec Rupert/Vilnius
Ozo kino salé, Vilnius, Lituanie

I-N-T-O-T-O, exposition collective
Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris

MORE THAN LOVERS, MORE THAN FRIENDS, commissariat Jo-ey tang, exposition collective
Futura, Centre d'art contemporain, Prague, République Tchèque

LAPIN-CANARD, exposition collective
Galerie Triple V, Paris

ART PROTECTS, exposition collective
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

BAU INSTITUTE/ CAMARGO FOUNDATION, exposition collective
FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY, USA

QUELLE ÉNERGIE METTONS-NOUS À TRANSFORMER LES CHOSES, AVEC UN PLAISIR NON DISSIMULÉ, exposition personnelle avec Rada Boukova
Popkimoto/Coordonnées, Le Pré-Saint-Gervais, France

4 PIÈCES, commissariat Stéphanie D'Orglandes & Julia Van Hagen, exposition collective
Atelier Relief, Bruxelles, Belgique

2015

PATCH, exposition personnelle avec Jo-ey Tang
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France

OM/, sur une invitation de Michal Novotný/Futura
Karlin studios, Prague, République Tchèque

CURATOR STATEMENT, commissariat Michal Novotný, exposition collective
Parallel/ Vienna, Foire d'art contemporain, Vienne, Autriche

YES TO ALL, commissariat Gallien Déjean, exposition collective
Treize, Paris

DUST : THE PLATES OF THE PRESENT, commissariat Sonel Breslav, exposition collective
Baxter St/ Camera Club of New York, NYC, USA

LITURGIE, commissariat Michal Novotný, exposition collective
Centre Tchèque, Paris

PRÉSENTE, commissariat Eva Nielsen & Joël Riff, exposition collective
La Traverse, Centre d’art contemporain, Alfortville

2014

EAT THE BLUE, sur une invitation de Jagna Ciuchta, exposition collective
Le 116, Centre d’art contemporain, Montreuil

LES PIERRES SE BATTENT ENTRE ELLES, commissariat Allison Somers & Emmanuelle Day, exposition collective
terrain de motocross, Auvers-Saint-Georges, France

2013

DRAWING QUOTE, sur une invitation de Nick Oberthaler, exposition collective
Pigna Project space, Rome

PLUS JAMAIS SEUL, exposition collective
Standards, Rennes, France

ART PROTECTS, exposition collective
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

WHFT, commissariat Jo-ey Tang & Thomas Fougeirol, exposition collective
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Paris

2012

5C5C/ ROMA, commissariat Clodagh Keogh,
CIAC, Centre International d’Art Contemporain, Genazzano, Italie

BRAINBOW I, exposition collective
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Paris

ANYWHERE MULTIPLES, commissariat Alain Coulange, exposition collective, ALB gallery, Paris, France

L’ASCENSION D’UNE MONTAGNE COMMENCÉE DANS LE SALON, sur une invitation de Rada Boukova , exposition collective
PLOT HR/ ESADHaR, Rouen

2011

L’HIVER OU LE DELUGE, exposition collective
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

DUSK, avec Yann Coleno, commissariat Julia Van Hagen
Espace Lhomond, Paris

5C5C/ SEOUL, commissariat Clodagh Keogh, exposition collective
Sangsangmadang gallery, Séoul, Corée du Sud

SHOW, commissariat Nicolas Milhé, exposition collective
HBC, Berlin, Allemagne

INSIDE STUDIO E1, commissariat Gabriel Jones, exposition collective
Cité des Arts, Paris

ART PROTECTS, exposition collective
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

100 DESSINS CONTRE LA GUERRE DU VIETNAM, commissariat Damien Airault, exposition collective
Le Commissariat/ Paris & Komplot/ Bruxelles

HELP, proposition de Kana Sunayama & Asami Nishimura, exposition collective
Galerie premier regard, Paris

OUTRE-FORÊT, commissariat Jöel Riff et Mathieu Buard, exposition collective
6B, Saint-Denis

2010

IMAGE EDGE MEDIUM (+ Chloé Quenum & Jason Hwang), commissariat Joseph Tang
La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres

INVISIBLE ? exposition collective
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Biennale de Belleville, Paris

SHANTA RAO & RADA BOUKOVA, Biennale de Belleville/ Nuit Blanche,
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, Paris

2009

LIGNE A LIGNE, commissariat Michel Nuridsany, exposition collective
National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonésie

ART PROTECTS, exposition collective
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

2007

LA MORT DERRIERE LA PAILLE, exposition collective
Galerie Synopsis M, Lausanne, Suisse

ART PROTECTS, exposition collective
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

PREMIERE VUE, commissariat Michel Nuridsany, exposition collective
Hôtel de Retz, Paris

L’ICEBERG ( Xploitation, Love etc./volet 1), exposition collective, isur une invitation d’& nbsp  
Module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2006

COLLECTIVE, exposition collective
Galerie Synopsis M, Lausanne, Suisse

THE END, exposition collective
Galerie & nbsp, La Générale/Belleville, Paris

2005

APPAH & CO, commissariat Jérôme Neutres, exposition personnelle
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, Inde

LIGHT MY FIRE, exposition collective
Galerie & nbsp, La Générale/Belleville, Paris

APPAH & CO, commissariat Jérôme Neutres, exposition personnelle
Alliance Française, New-Delhi, Inde

BANG BANG PARTNER, exposition personnelle
Galerie & nbsp, La Générale/Belleville, Paris

2004

TOUS LES EUROPEENS QUI ONT EU DES RELATIONS AVEC DES FEMMES INDIENNES ONT ETE DECUS, exposition collective
Centre d’Arts Plastiques, Royan

2002

DES EUROPEENS A PARIS, exposition collective
Mois de la Photo, Mairie de Paris, Paris

FATHER FIGURE, exposition personnelle
Musée de la Photographie, Thessalonique, Grèce

2003
THE PRETENDERS, exposition personnelle
Images au Centre/ FRAC Centre, Château de Cheverny

2001

SHANTA RAO, exposition personnelle
Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen, Pays-Bas

TEMOINS OCULAIRES
, exposition collective
CAUE 92, Galerie du Petit Château, Sceaux

ADOLESCENCES URBAINES
, exposition collective
CAUE 92, Galerie du Petit Château, Sceaux

1998

MON VISAGE FAIT LOI, exposition personnelle
avec le soutien du FRAC Midi-Pyrénées et le Ministère de la Culture et de la communication
Le Parvis, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Ibos/Tarbes

PROPOSITIONS CURATORIALES

2012

22, en collaboration avec Nicolas Milhé
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Paris

2011

L’HIVER OU LE DELUGE, en collaboration avec Rada Boukova et Thomas Fontaine
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

BRAINBOW , en collaboration avec Rada Boukova et Thomas Fontaine
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Paris, France

2010

INVISIBLE? , en collaboration avec Rada Boukova et Thomas Fontaine
Le Chalet/ Belleville, Paris

DISTINCTIONS/ BOURSES (sélection)

DICRéAM (dispositif pour la création artistique multimédia et numérique-CNC), aide au développement (2015)

Prix KODAK de la Critique Photographique (2000)

PRIX EUROPEEN DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE (1995)

VILLA MEDICIS HORS LES MURS (1993)

FIACRE/ Ministère de la Culture et de la communication (1992)


RESIDENCES/ COMMANDES PUBLIQUES

LKV, programme de résidence, Trondheim, Norvège (2016)

A.I.R. FUTURA : artists in residence program, Prague, République Tchèque (2015-2016)

BAU Institute, résidence d'été, Fondation Camargo, Cassis (2015)

SoART Millstättersee, Artistes en Residence, Autriche (2014)

Programme Artistes en Résidence, Ambassade de France en Inde (2005)

Résidence, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Royan (2004)

Commande publique Images au Centre/ FRAC Centre (2003)

MON VISAGE FAIT LOI, commande publique Le Parvis/Ibos, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées et Ministère de la Culture et de la communication (1998)

COLLECTIONS (sélection)

FRAC CENTRE

MUSÉE FINLANDAIS DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, Helsinki, Finlande

MUSÉE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE HISTORIQUE ET CONTEMPORAINE, Turin, Italie

Collections privées


PUBLICATIONS
(sélection)

YEAR 2012 par KOMPLOT & David Evrard, magazine annuel (Belgique/2012)

5C5C, Workroom press éditions, catalogue (Corée du Sud/2011)

INSIDE STUDIO E1, livre d’artiste (France/2011)

25 CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ARTISTS, préface de Nicolas Bourriaud, Ravi Kumar éditions, livre (Inde/2007)

LA MORT DERRIERE LA PAILLE, John Lippens, Cqfd Editions, livre (Suisse/2007)

APPAH & CO
, catalogue (Inde/2004)

VERSO N°34, portfolio, revue d’Arts et Lettres, (France, 2004)

IMAGES AU CENTRE, Monum, Editions du Patrimoine, texte de Laurent Martin, catalogue (France/2003)

LE MOIS DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE /PARIS, catalogue (2002)

MON VISAGE FAIT LOI, Le Parvis/ Ibos, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées,
Ministère de la Culture et de la communication, catalogue (France/1998)

EDUCATION

DNSEP (avec félicitations du Jury), Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Paris-Cergy