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SWISS ART AWARDS 2013


 1983 Née à Besançon, France. Vit et travaille à Genève·2003-2006 Villa Arson, Nice, diplôme national d'arts plastiques·2007-2008 Haute école d'art et de design (HEAD), Genève, Bachelor Art Visuel·2008-2010 HEAD, Genève, Workmaster


Jeanne Gillard

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Soap Sculpture (Emile or On Education Burned, Geneva, 1798) Savon, graphite sur bois,


Benvenuto Cellini, the renaissance sculptor, once lacked material to finish the casting of a metal statue. He melted everything in the house from salt cellars to silver spoons, and chopped up all the tables and chairs to keep a fire going to smelt the metal. The sculptor of today - amateur or professional - will never encounter that difficulty. For a few cents, and with the simplest of tools, he is supplied with a means of carving to his heart's content. He can start on simple models with no years of experience as a prerequisite. With the realization of possibilities in soap, sculpture has become as democratic as all art in its essence is.
Excerpt from "The National Soap Sculpture Committee”; annual booklet. The Development and Use of Soap Sculpture. New York, 1932.


Expositions collectives (sélection):
2010 Full Vacuum, LiveInYourHead, Genève·2011 Seeing the Capital, Perla-Mode, ­Zurich·2011 888, Le syndicat potentiel, Strasbourg·2012 Capital (à un seuil de maturité: ce qui apparaît essentiel), Centre chorégraphique national, Montpellier·2012 Bourses, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Genève·2013 Hotel Abisso, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Genève (cat.)·2013 Historico-vagabond. Saison Nouvelles vagues, Palais de Tokyo, Galerie Alberta Pane, Paris

Distinctions/Prix:
2009 Bourse, DICRéAM, Paris·2011 Bourse du Fonds cantonal d'art contemporain, ­Genève·2012 Aide à la création, Drac Franche-Comté·2013 Aide à la production, Fonds ­cantonal d'art contemporain, Genève



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