Born in 1989 in Brest, France
Lives and works in Marseille
contact@carolinemesquita.net

 

Education

2014   MSA^, The Mountain School of Art, Los Angeles, USA
2010-2013    MA Beaux-arts de Paris, Jury Honors, FR
2007-2010    BA Beaux-arts de Rennes, FR

 

Awards

2017  19th Prize Fondation d'entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR
2013  Sculpture Prize Joseph Ebstein, Paris, FR

 

Solo exhibitions

2021   Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, USA (upcoming)
           Statement Art Basel, Bâle, CH (upcoming)

2020   In vivo, Pivô, São Paulo, BR
           Le Festin, Passerelle Centre d'art contemporain, Brest, FR

2019   La Casa dell'Eremita sul Naviglio, Fondazione Pomodoro, Milan, IT, curated by Cloé Perrone
           Astray, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, DE
           Astray, Galeria Municipal do Porto, PT, curated by Sofia Lemos

2018   Astray (Prologue), Kunsthalle Lissabon, PT
           Os & Oas, JoBrand (with Tore Wallert), Glasgow, UK
           Night Engines, 19ème Prix de la Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Centre Pompidou, MAM, Paris, FR
           The Machine Room, Parcours Art Basel, Barfüsserkirche, Historisches Museum Basel, CH, curated by Samuel Leuenberger

2017   Night engines, T293, Roma, IT
           Night engines, Present Future Artissima with T293 and Carlier Gebauer, Turin, IT
           The Visitors, SALTS, Basel, CH, curated by Elise Lammer
           L'engin, RATS Collectif, Indiana, Vevey, CH
           The Ballad, 221A, Vancouver, CA, curated by Martha Kirszenbaum
           The Ballad, Fondation d'entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR, curated by Martha Kirszenbaum

2016   Pink everywhere, Kunstverein Langenhagen, DE, curated by Valérie Chartrain
           Cream sacrifice, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK      
           Some blue in my mouth, MOT International, Brussels, BE

2015   123 Soleil Victoria, abc, Art Berlin Contemporary, DE
           Bal, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
           Windsurfers, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, DE
           Sloths, Pavillon du Centre d'art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, FR
           Camping, Union Pacific, London, UK

2014   Les Bains-Douches, Les Bains-Douches, Alençon, FR

2013   Tube, 1m3, Lausanne, CH

 

Group exhibitions

2020   Sur pierre brûlantes, Triangle France, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR, curated by Céline
           Kopp and Marie de Gaulejac
           Unterschiedswesen, Von Bartha, Basel, CH, curated by Fabian Schöneich
           Your friends and neighbors, High Art, Paris, FR

2019   Futur, ancien fugitif, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
           The Assembled Human
, Folkwang Museum, Essen, DE
           Cosmologic Arrow, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, SE, curated by Caroline Elgh
           Fallen empires and refound desires, Horst, Vilvoorde, BE, curated by Evelyn Simons
           Big Orchestra, SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANKFURT, FRANKFURT, DE, curated by Matthias Ulrich
           Lille 3000 - ELDORADO, Gare Saint-Sauveur, Lille, FR, curated by Dorothée Dupuis

2018   The Gravity Show, Grisebach, Berlin, DE, curated by Verena Gillmeier
           GRAND OPENING (Summer Rhapsody),
KURA., Fonderia Artistica Battaglia Milan, IT
           Loopstar, Mother Culture, Los Angeles, USA
           Post-disaster Residencies, Stadium de Vitrolles, FR, curated by Paul Paillet and Jonathan Vidal
           Salle des Pas-Perdus, DOC, Paris, FR, curated by Michel François
           Voici des Fleurs, La Loge, Brussels, BE
           One Long Changing Body, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, DE
           CONDO, Union Pacific, London, UK

2017   Les bons sentiments, 19ème Prix Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR curated by Anne-Claire Schmitz
           Sticky Fingers, Arsenal Contemporary New York, NYC, USA, curated by Martha Kirszenbaum
           Tender Comrades, STUDIOLI, Roma, IT, curated by Pauline Baudemont
           Summer Show, Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, SE
           NOTHING TO HIDE, Sans titre (2016), Paris, FR
           Parisque, DOC, Paris, FR, curated by Marie de Gaulejac

2016   COOL MEMORIES, Occidental Temporary, Villejuif, FR, curated by Myriam Ben Salah
           I pledge allegiance, On Stellar Rays, New York City, USA, curated by Elisa R. Linn & Lennart Wolff
           Lodos, Material Art Fair, Mexico City, MX

2015   Le Bal Jaune special project, Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris, FR
           Mon horizontalité, Untilthen, Saint-Ouen, FR, curated by Julie Boukobza
           Maladie d'amour, Lili Reynaud Dewar's studio, Grenoble, FR

2014   Explore, FRAC Ile-de-France, Le Château de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin, FR
           Europe, Europe, The Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, NO, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Thomas Boutoux
           Possibles d’un Monde Fragmenté, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR, curated by Enrico Lunghi
           The Space Between Us, Flax Fondation, Fahrenheit, Los Angeles, USA
           Speedboat, Nicelle Beauchene, New York, USA, curated by Alex Ross
           Memory Palaces, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, DE
           MOMENTUM? MAYBE THE TIME HAS COME TO LIVE OUR CORPORALITYRATHER THAN
           SPEAK OURSEXUALITY
, PSM-Gallery, Berlin, DE curated by Petunia, Art and Entertainment Magazine

2013   La Vie Matérielle, 15ème Prix Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR, curated by Yann Chateigné
           Barbarie, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, FR
           Le Salon des Testeurs, Chalet Society, Paris, FR

2012   Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, FR
           BYOB, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR, curated by Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel
           Skypy Gang Archange, Chez Treize, Paris, FR

2011   Nul Ptyx, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, FR, curated by Laetitia Paviani

 

Screenings

2020  Vidéodrome in Lucca, cycle The myth of plenty, IT
          Vidéodrome in Corsica, cycle Les Métamorphoses, FR
2019  Petunia Symposium, Goethe in the Skyways, US
2017  Notte Bianca, Villa Medici, Rome, IT, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto
2016  Launch Petunia 7 at Beverly's New York City, USA

 

Residencies

2019-2020   Ateliers d'artites de la Ville de Marseille, FR
2018   Astérides, Marseille FR
2017   Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver, CA
2014   Résidences Secondaires, Centre d’art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, FR
2013-2014   Résidence Villa Manet, Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, FR

 

Public collections

FCAC, Marseille, FR
Arthotèque, Brest, FR
Centre Pompidou, Paris FR
Le Plateau, FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, FR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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