galerie anne barrault

Born in Lebanon in 1983
Lives and works between in Beirut and Paris

Her work takes as a departure point the moment when one becomes estranged from his surroundings. The artist explores the shape of the distance that now separates them, and attempts to make it visible. A process of Artificial Nostalgia is developed, through which strange locations, familiar to the artist, are assembled, and faraway horizons reactivated, to exist in the present. Pairs are created, in which the elements, forced to cohabitate, constantly long to part, emitting a tension as intense as imperceptible. The nature of the tied links is questioned, their possible persistence, or their inevitable ephemerality. Mechanisms are activated and disseminated in the space, silent clocks which follow different speeds to complete one rotation: one day, one month, or eternity. A world is constructed, out of works which function like mythological objects. It is meant to be inhabited.

Stéphanie Saadé graduated in Fine Arts from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and attended a post-graduate program at the China Academy of Arts, Hangzhou. She was an artist in residence at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (2014/2015), and the Cité Internationale des arts of Paris (2015).

Her work has been exhibited recently at Home Works 7, Beirut / La Traverse, Centre d’Art Contemporain d’Alfortville, France / MuHKA, Antwerp / Marres, house for contemporary culture, Maastricht / La Conservera, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Murcia, Spain / Mosaic Rooms, London / New Positions, Art Cologne / Van Eyck, Maastricht / Le 59e Salon de Montrouge, France / Beirut Art Center, Beirut / Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut / A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah / Qalandyia International Biennial, Palestine.




ONGOING / UPCOMING

Luogo e Segni, commissariat de Mouna Mekouar et Martin Bethenod
Punta della Dogana, Venise, Italie
24 mars - 15 décembre 2019

Personne, pas même la pluie, n'a de si petites mains
(Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands)

La Criée centre d'art contemporain
5 avril – 26 mai 2019

Exposition personnelle
Grey noise, Dubai, UAE
18 mars - 11 mai 2019

Exposition personnelle
commissariat : Aude Halbert
La Scep, Marseille, FR
11 janvier - 22 mars 2019

Beirut, Beyrut, Bayrut, Beyrouth, Beyrout
exposition collective itinérante
commissariat de Yrr Jonasdottir, Marianne Hultman and Birta Gudonjsdottir
Oslo Kunstforening, Norvège / 15 mars - 29 avril 2018
Ystads Konstmuseum, Suède / 8 septembre - 11 novembre 2018
Listasafn Islands, Islande / décembre - février 2019


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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
- SOLO EXHIBITION, LA SCEP, MARSEILLE, FR

- SOLO EXHIBITION, GREY NOISE, DUBAI, UAE


2018
- SOLO EXHIBITION, PARC ST LÉGER, POUGUES LES EAUX, FR

- SOLO EXHIBITION, MAISON SALVAN, LABÈGE, FR

- SOLO EXHIBITION, ANNE BARRAULT GALLERY, PARIS, FR


2017
- THE SECOND SPACE, MARFA' PROJECTS, BEIRUT, LB, WITH A TEXT BY CAROLINE CROS

2016
- THE LEAF ONCE PILGRIM, CURATED BY CHIARA IANESELLI, AKINCI GALLERY, AMSTERDAM, NL

- BUILDING A HOME WITH TIME, COUNTER SPACE, ZURICH, CH.

- THE SHAPE OF DISTANCE, GREY NOISE GALLERY, DUBAI, U.A.E.

2015
- EN DORMANCE, GALERIE ANNE BARRAULT, PARIS, FR.

- NEW POSITIONS, WITH AKINCI GALLERY, NL, ART COLOGNE, COLOGNE, DE.

- SLOW ERASURE, VAN EYCK OPEN STUDIOS, VAN EYCK, MAASTRICHT, NL.

- DISCIPLINE OF NOSTALGIA, adhoc GALERIA, VIGO, SP.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
ZEITSPUREN, THE POWER OF NOW, GROUP SHOW CURATED BY FELICITY LUNN AND SAMUEL LEUENBERGER, KUNSTHAUS PASQUART, BIEL, CH.

OR, CO-CURATED BY MARCEL TAVÉ, PHILIPPE JOCKEY, JEAN-ROCH BOUILLER AND MYRIAME MOREL DELEDALLE, MUCEM, MARSEILLE, FR

BEIRUT, BEYRUT, BEYROUTH, BEYROUT, CURATED BY MARIANNE HULTMAN, YRR JONASDOTTIR AND BIRTA GUDONJSDOTTIR, OSLO

KUNSTFORENING (PAST), YSTAD KONSTMUSEUM (SEPT. 8 - JAN. 6) (ONGOING), LISTASAFN ISLANDS (FEBRUARY 2019) (UPCOMING)

CYCLES OF COLLAPSING PROGRESS, GROUP SHOW CURATED BY STUDIO CUR'ART (KARINA EL HELOU) IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANISSA

TOUATI CORPORATION, OSCAR NIEMEYER'S RACHID KARAMÉ INTERNATIONAL FAIR, TRIPOLI, LB.

SO LONG AGO IT FEELS LIKE A MEMORY OF SOMEONE ELSE, CURATED BY ANDREW HIBBARD, HESSEL MUSEUM, CCS BARD, NEW YORK, USA

SUNDAYS, CURATED BY VALENTIJN GOETHALS, 019, GHENT, BE

FESTIVAL DES ARTS ÉPHÉMÈRES, PART OF PRINTEMPS DE L'ART CONTEMPORAIN, PARC DE MAISON BLANCHE, MARSEILLE, FR

MOONSHOW, CURATED BY SAIRA ANSARI, GREY NOISE GALLERY DUBAI UAE

NON PLACE TO PLACE, GROUP SHOW CURATED BY MARTHA REYEST, QITING MO, JIAYI YU, GLASSBOX PARIS, FR

CONDO UNIT WITH GREY NOISE GALLERY (DUBAI) AT THE BREEDER, ATHENS, GR

ASHKAL ALWAN 25TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, ASHKAL ALWAN, BEIRUT, LEBANON


2017
SHARJAH BIENNALE 13, TAMAWUJ, ACT I, CURATED BY CHRISTINE TOHMÉ, SHARJAH, U.A.E

HOME BEIRUT. SOUNDING THE NEIGHBORS, GROUP EXHIBITION CURATED BY HOU HANROU AND GIULIA FERRACCI, MAXXI, ROME, IT

THE MATERIALITY OF THE INVISIBLE, GROUP EXHIBITION AT VAN EYCK, MARRES AND BUREAU EUROPA, MAASTRICHT NL

LE CHEMIN DU RETOUR, FIAC HORS-LES-MURS, JARDIN DES TUILERIES, PARIS, WITH GALERIE ANNE BARRAULT, PARIS, FR

GHOSTING OF BEINGS AND WORLDS, GROUP EXHIBITION , GREY NOISE GALLERY, DUBAI, UAE

QUIET, CURATED BY SAMUEL LEUENBERGER, BARBARA SEILER GALLERY, ZURICH, CH

KINDLING, GROUP EXHIBITION CURATED BY RACHEL DEDMAN, FOTOPUB, NOVO MESTO, SL

EPITOPOU, EPHEMERAL WORKS IN THE LANDSCAPE, ANDROS, GR

SCAMMING, GROUP EXHIBTIION CURATED BY FRANZISKA SOPHIE WILDFOERSTER AND FLAVIO PALASCIANO, PALAZZO LANCIA, TORINO, IT

HOME IS SO FUCKING COMPLICATED, CURATED BY SAMUEL LEUENBERGER PART OF CURATED BY_VIENNA, NATHALIE HALGAND GALLERY, VIENNA, AT

WHERE THE F* IS MY SOCK, GROUP EXHIBITION, AKINCI GALLERY, AMSTERDAM, NL

TWO TO TANGO, UPON INVITATION BY THOMAS GEIGER, SPERLING GALLERY, MUNICH, DE

KUNSTHALLE 3000, A PROJECT BY THOMAS GEIGER, DALIEH, RAOUCHÉ, BEIRUT, LB

TRANSFORMATIONS, AKINCI GALLERY, AMSTERDAM, NL

2016
- SAY IT WITH FLOWERS!, MUSEUM SCHLOSS MOYLAND, BEDBURG-HAU, DE.

- SÈVRES OUTDOORS, CITÉ DE LA CÉRAMIQUE, SÈVRES, FR.

- DO BOOMERANGS ALWAYS COME BACK?, CASTLE OUD-REKEM, LIMBURG, BE.

- STILL LIFE, CURATED BY FRANK BALLAND, PARC SAINT LÉGER HORS LES MURS, NEVERS, FR.

- LES FRAGMENTS DE L'AMOUR, CURATED BY LEA BISMUTH, LA TRAVERSE CENTRE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN D'ALFORTVILLE, FR.

- HOME WORKS FORUM 7, CURATED BY CHRISTINE TOHME, BEIRUT, LB.

- NOUVEAU!, GALERIE ANNE BARRAULT, PARIS, FR.

- VOICE OF THE BORDER, CURATED BY FATMA CHEFFI, SELMA FERIANI GALLERY, TUNIS, TUNISIA.

- THE MORNING I KILLED A FLY, CURATED BY CHIARA IANESELLI GALERIA MAZZOLI, MODENA, IT.

2015
- I SPY WITH MY LITTLE EYE : AN EMERGING GENERATION OF BEIRUT ARTISTS, MOSAIC ROOMS, LONDON, UK, CASA ARABE MADRID AND CASA ARABE CORDOBA.

- ADAM, EVE AND THE DEVIL, MARRES, HOUSE FOR CONTEMPORARY CULTURE, MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.

- SUN, ROMANCE AND DESTRUCTION, GALERIE ANNE BARRAULT, PARIS, FRANCE.

- THE GIRL WITH THE SUN IN HER HEAD, VAN EYCK EXHIBITION SPACE, MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.

- ETERNEL RETOUR, PERCEPTION PARK GALERIE, PARIS, FRANCE.


2014
- 13, LA CONSERVERA, CENTRO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO, MURCIA,? SPAIN.

- PASSAGES, AKINCI GALLERY, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS.

- THE PINK SKY, M HKA, ANTWERP, BELGIUM.

- 59E SALON DE MONTROUGE, LE BEFFROI, MONTROUGE, FRANCE.

- ?MEMORY MATERIAL, AKINCI GALLERY, AMSTERDAM.

- WITNESS MATTER, VITRINE GALLERY, LONDON.


2013
- INTANGIBLE EXPERIENCES..., GREY NOISE GALLERY, DUBAI.

- PEEPING TOM ISSUE #3 BEIRUT LAUNCHING EXHIBITION, PAPERCUP, MAR MIKHAEL, LEBANON.

- CRISIS PRACTICE, WORKSHOP GALLERY, JISR-EL-BASHA, LEBANON.

- JOURNEYS THROUGH OUR HERITAGE, BEIRUT EXHIBITION CENTER, LEBANON.

- ANOTHER TIME, THE RUNNING HORSE, BEIRUT, LEBANON.

- WE HESITATED BETWEEN ARRANGEMENTS, MODULATIONS AND MANŒUVRES, MINUS 5, LEBANON.

- TRANSFORM, PROJECT CURATED BY SIBYLLE HEINIGER AND FRANZ KRÄHENBÜHL, BERN, SWITZERLAND.

- PROGR-FENSTER (PROJECT SPACE), PROGR, BERN, SWITZERLAND.


2012
- QALANDIYA INTERNATIONAL (QI) BIENNALE, PALESTINE.

- YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR, A.M.QATTAN FOUNDATION, RAMALLAH, PALESTINE.

- A TERRITORY OF RESISTANCE, THE RUNNING HORSE GALLERY, BEIRUT, LEBANON.

2011 - EXPOSURE 2011, BEIRUT ART CENTER, BEIRUT, LEBANON.

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PUBLICATIONS
BY STÉPHANIE SAADÉ

2014 - VITRINE 70, TEXT AND WORK IMAGES PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 06, CEMENT BLOCK, BROADSHEET, EDITOR : CARL HAASE
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE CHARLES NYPELS LAB.

2013 - STANDING IN THE LIMINAL ZONE, OR HOW DUBAI IS GRADUALLY CHANGING THE MENTALITIES, TEXT AND WORKS
PUBLISHED IN PEEPING TOM'S DIGEST #3 BEIRUT.

2011 - VITRINE 70, IN EXPOSURE 2011 EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, BEIRUT ART CENTER.

PRESS

2017
- ART PRESS N°444, 13e BIENNALE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN DE SHARJAH, BY ANAËL PIGEAT, (COVER: PORTRAIT OF A LAKE).
- THE DAILY STAR, PRECIOUS BANALITIES IN GOLD LEAF, BY JIM QUILTY.
2016
- EXTÉRIEURS, STÉPHANIE SAADÉ MAGNIFIE LE TEMPS, BY CORALIE TÉCHER.
- IBRAAZ, REVIEW ON STÉPHANIE SAADÉ'S THE SHAPE OF DISTANCE, BY RAHEL AIMA.
2015
- ART PRESS ONLINE, "HOME WORKS 7 : BEYROUTH SOLAIRE MALGRÉ TOUT", BY LÉA BISMUTH.
- THE DAILY STAR, "TOXIC MONUMENTS, PRECIOUS LANDSCAPES", BY JIM QUILTY.
2014
- FRIEZE ISSUE 162, EXHIBITION REVIEW BY PAUL CAREY KENT.
2013
- DUST MAGAZINE ONLINE.
- LE QUOTIDIEN DE L'ART N°761, "STÉPHANIE SAADÉ, SOUVENIR DU LIBAN", BY EMMANUELLE LEQUEUX.


CATALOGUES

2015
- THE MORNING I KILLED A FLY, WITH AN ESSAY BY CHIARA IANESELLI, CURATOR, PUBLISHED BY MAZZOLLI GALLERY, MODENA, ITALY.
- VAN EYCK OPEN STUDIOS CATALOGUE.
2014
- THE PINK SKY EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, MUHKA.
2013
- CRISIS PRACTICE, PUBLICATION, WORKSHOP GALLERY, LEBANON.
- VOLUME 2, ANNUAL PUBLICATION, GREY NOISE GALLERY, DUBAI.
- SALON DE MONTROUGE EXHIBITION CATALOGUE.
2012
- YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, A.M.QATTAN FOUNDATION, RAMALLAH, PALESTINE.
2011
- EXPOSURE 2011, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, BEIRUT ART CENTER, LEBANON.
- PEEPING TOM DIGEST #3 BEIRUT.
- JOURNEYS THROUGH OUR HERITAGE EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, BEIRUT EXHIBITION CENTER, LEBANON.
2010
- CATALOGUE DES DIPLÔMÉS, ENSBA, PARIS, FRANCE.



PUBLICATIONS

2016 - REWIND, FAST, FORWARD, COUNTER SPACE, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND.
2015 - TRANSFORM, BERN, SWITZERLAND.
- I SPY WITH MY LITTLE EYE, MOSAIC ROOMS, LONDON, UK.
- ADAM, EVE AND THE DEVIL, MARRES, HOUSE FOR CONTEMPORARY CULTURE, MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.
- THE GIRL WITH THE SUN IN HER HEAD, WITH INTERVIEWS BY PADRAIC E.MOORE, CURATOR, AND CONTRIBUTIONS BY ARTISTS, VAN EYCK, NETHERLANDS.


EDUCATION / RESIDENCIES

2015 - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT CITÉ DES ARTS, PARIS, FRANCE.

2014 / 2015 - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, JAN VAN EYCK ACADEMIE, MAASTRICHT, NL.

2013 - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, PROGR, BERN, SWITZERLAND.

2010 / 2012 - SCHOLARSHIP FOR POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM, CHINA ACADEMY OF ARTS, HANGZHOU.

2005 / 2010 - ENSBA, ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE DES BEAUX-ARTS, PARIS, GRADUATED WITH THE DNSAP.



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