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Benoît Maire

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Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

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Benoît Maire

*1978, France — Lives and works in Bordeaux

Education

2005 – 2006 
Pavillon, unité pédagogique et de recherché, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2003
DNSEP Villa Arson, Nice

2002
DEA philosophie, Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Solo Exhibitions

2017
CAPC, Bordeaux (upcoming)
Disaster, Croy Nielsen, Vienna

2016
castled, Jose Garcia, Merida
quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris
Lito S. Freeman, Benoit Maire, Room East, New York
George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Castling the Queen, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels

2015
Nuages et déchets, Galerie Thomas Bernard, Paris
Nuages indexé, Onestar press, Paris
Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco

2014
Organon (with Falke Pisano), The Snake, Paris
Beings, Hollybush Gardens, London
LETTER, Western Front, Vancouver
Letre, La verrière Hermes, Brussels

2013
Spiaggia di menzogne (Lying Beach), Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Weapon, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
Film studies, Blau Projects, São Paulo
Ohne Warum, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Le fruit est défendu, Cortex Athletico, Paris

2012
du classicisme (with Alex Cecchetti), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2011
Soon the metal between us will turn into gold, Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
The History of Geometry, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
The History of Geometry, Walden Affairs, The Hague
The Object Of Criticism, De Vleeshal, Middelburg

2010
L’espace nu, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Le concept de Cordélia, Statement, Art Basel 41, Basel (Cortex Athletico)
L’histoire de la géométrie, Rosascape, Paris
The Wave (with Falke Pisano), Hollybushgardens, London

2009
Aesthetics of the Differends, Hollybushgardens, London
The Photograph, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Organon and the Wave (with Falke Pisano), Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

2008
1929, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
toucher Cordélia, module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Desert Solitaire (with Falke Pisano), Hollybush Gardens, London
Benoît Maire and Falke Pisano, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2007
The Repetition, Hollybush Gardens, London
Tiresias & the geometry, Art Forum fair, Berlin

2006 
Le Présent (with Etienne Chambaud), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Twilight of the copyists, Liste – the young art fair, Basel

2004
Flat Screen’s Tragedy (ending), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

Group Exhibitions

2016
Reponse, MACL, Saint-Jérôme
What do you read my lord ? – Words…, GDM, Paris
Zodiaco, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Objects from the Temperate Palm House, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh
Les Possédés, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2015
Là où commence le jour, Lille métropole musée d´art moderne d’art contemporaine et d’art brut (LAM), Lille
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo, Museo Riso, Palermo
The Crack-Up, Room East, New York
Les images constellantes, Villa du Parc, Annemasse
Transmissions, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
L’usage des formes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
After Dark, La Collection du Frac Île-de-France, Mamco, Geneva
Unendliche Bibliothek, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil

2014
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Ernesto, CEAAC, Strasbourg
Me and You in a Living Room, ArtSpace, Seoul
Quelque chose à vous dire, Cortex Athletico, Paris
A Thousand Varied Uses, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid
Zodiaco, CAR DRDE, Bologna
Les dérivés de la photographie, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Soleil politique – The museum between light and shadow, MUSEION, Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Seymour, CEAAC – Centre européen d’actions artistiques contemporaines, Strasbourg
Propos d’Europe 13 : Le musée d’une nuit (script for leaving traces), Fondation Hippocrène, Paris

2013
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Archeologia, 40mcube, Rennes
Les archipels réinventés 2, Ricard Foundation Prize, Marseille
Les Pléiades – 40 ans des FRAC, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
L’amour atomique, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard
The lie and the powerpoint, Shanaynay, Paris
Des gestes de la pensée, La Verrière, Brussels
Paint it black, Frac Île de France, le plateau, Paris
A house of leaves, David Robert Art Foundation, London
Bow-lal, Juliette Jongma Galerie, Amsterdam
Collection Joseph Kouli, Mains d’oeuvres, Saint-Ouen
Campagne/​Campagnes, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2012
Rotary connection, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Hapax Legomena, Mercer Union, Toronto
Houses of leaves, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
To the Moon via the Beach, Maja Hoffmann, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Who I am? What I’m going here?, Shanaynay, Paris
Le mont Juji n’existe pas, plateau Frac Ile-de-France, le plateau, Paris
Reed, Look! We promise it’s not dangerous, Emily Havey Foundation, New York

2011
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Collections contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Codex, Live In Your Head, Geneva
Il est si doux…, Château Giscours, Margaux
Monitor, Rome 
Tableaux, Le Magasin, Grenoble 
Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
Desert Solitaire, CAC Vilnius
The rehearsal of repetition, Grantpirrie, Sidney
Inaugural group show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Radical Autonomy, Netwerk, Aalst

2010
Les interlocuteurs, Printemps de septembre, Toulouse
Monsieur Miroir, 12éme Prix Ricard, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone. Afterwards only the curve remains.*, Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart
SC13, Design Mall, San Francisco
Une exposition du sensible, Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo, MAM ARC, Paris
History of art, the, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Blind Mirror, Galleria Raucci/​Santamaria, Naples
Memories of the future, Sean Kelly gallery, New-York
Il cristallo d’Islanda, Gamec, Bergamo
You don’t need eyes to see, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Arrivals and departures, Mole Vanvitelliana, Anconna
The sunday of life, Coco Kunstverein, Wien
ANTIANTIANTI, shapes, contexts & rules, LOG Bergamo
The Happy Interval, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New-York
Dans la forêt, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Armory show, with Cortex Athletico, New-York

2009
Lisson presents 6, Lisson Gallery, London
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
What if this was a piece of art?, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
Un Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Garden of the Forking Paths, Mulhouse Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
La collection du 20éme siècle, La Vitrine, Paris
Le chant de la carpe, Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
22ème ateliers internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire, chapitre 2, Parc culturel de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin
Nous tournons dans la nuit…, Musée departemental d’art de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Paper exhibition, artistspace, New York
Fugues, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

2008
Blank Complexity, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
For the First and the Second Time, CAC, Vilnius
Les feuilles, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Trahison (collection), CapcMusée, Bordeaux
nonknowledge, projects arts centre, Dublin
All the best, David Roberts Foundation, London
XXII éme ateliers internationaux, Frac de la Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
toute la collection du Frac Ile-de-France (ou presque), Mac/​Val, Ivry-sur-Seine
l’anomalie d’Ararat, Irmaveplab, Chatillon-sur-Marne
Exercises In Seeing, tulips and roses gallery, Vilnius
one of these things is not like the others things, 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
The artist is a mysterious entertainer, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
Weisses Lächeln, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
object, the undeniable success of operations, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam
We would like to thanks the curators who wish to remain anonymous, seventeen gallery, London
Sans Titre (15 jours), Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux
The unfair fair, Rome
excepté peut être une constellation, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Katamari, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris

2007
from a distance, Wallspace gallery, New York
Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Le jardin de Cyrus, galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers
Rooms, Conversations, Frac Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
Prologue, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
All we ever see of stars are their olds photographs, 220 jours, Paris
Rien n’aura eu lieu que le lieu, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Twice Told Tales, galerie Michel Rein, Paris
On fait le mur (…), Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
Re-trait, Fondation de’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Proposition de Colloque, Fondation Kadist, Paris
The moment You Realise You Are Lost, Johann Koenig gallery, Berlin
The as yet Issue (video screening), De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
there have to be many …, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

2006
Meeting Sébastien Planchard, Dolores, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
Fiction, la Box, Bourges
The Library, Villa Warsaw, Varsovie
Ausserordentliche Zustände, Berlin
Two scenes in three acts (video screening), Stockholm
Notre Histoire, La Cabane, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Radio Kills the video stars, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
Terra Incognita (video screening), Malba, Buenos Aires
Waking-up, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2005 
Rendez-vous, Blue space gallery, Hô Chi Minh
idealondon, ICA, London
Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Aujourd’hui c’est ravioli, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Peau d’âne 4, galerie Soardi, Nice

Conferences / Performances

2015
Conversation XLII (Conference with Daniel C. Barber), Le Foyer, Zurich

2012 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Corner College, Zurich
Critique de la mesure, ESAD, Reims

2011 
Esthétique des différends, École des Beaux-Arts, Lyon
à propos de ce dont je né peux parler, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Esthétique des différends, Rosascape, Paris

2010 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Nationale Gallery, Vilnius
Aesthetics of the Differends, Gerrit Rieveld Academy, Amsterdam
Esthétique des différends, Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg

2009
Aesthetics of differends, Istituto svizzero, Milan
Lecture with Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield in collaboration with Hollybush Gardens, Central Saint Martins
College of Art and Design London
Comment je réalise certains de mes travaux, Ecole des Beaux-arts, Brest

2008
L’obstacle est la tautologie, galerie Xippas, Paris
Drawing Attention, gallery one one one, London
Drawing Attention, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Discussion with chance, Royal College of Arts, London
L’objet Impossible, école des beaux arts de Mulhouse
L’objet impossible, Frac Lorraine, Metz
Quatre livres, Kadist Art Fondation, Paris

2007
Conversation avec le hasard, espace de l’art concret, Mouans-sartoux
Interrompre Jacques Lacan, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2006 
Aesthetics of the conference of aesthetics (distributed text), LSE, London

2005 
New Chaotic Idealism, a conference for a dead man, Nash Room, ICA, London
the signifying monkey, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Flat Screen’s tragedy – area – visual / audio / information – 45’00, à suivre, Bordeaux
Ce qui reste du ciel, galerie Cortex Athlético, Bordeaux
L’objet impossible, CapcMusée Bordeaux
éthique des fantômes, jet FM, Nantes

Curatorial

2013
Broken Windows, New-York Gallery, New York, 2013

2010  
The Obstacle is Tautology,
Studio D1 cité des arts montmartre, Paris

2009 
The Obstacle is Tautology, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius

Publications

2014
Esthétique des différends (2éme volume), Rosascape, Paris

2012
Benoît Maire, Drawing Room Confessions, Mousse publishing, London 
The object of Criticism, published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title in De Vleeshal, Middelburg in 2011, Roma Publications, Amsterdam

2011 
Ésthétique des différends, édition Rosascape, édition limité – livre d’artiste, édition Rosascape
Aesthetics of differends (extracts), in The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists and the Addition, edited by Koen Brams and Krist Gruijthuijsen, JRP Ringier, Zurich

2010 
Repetition Island, Skulpi, Berlin
Organon (and the audience perception), Paletten n°2 2010, Göteborg
Esthétique des différends, Palais, magazine du Palais de Tokyo, été 2010, Paris
Esthétique des différends, the crystal hypothesis, cat. Gamec, Bergamo

2008 
The square in a forest, Westphalie Verlag, Vienna
Why do we like images from the past (w. Raimundas Malasauskas), The Mock, London
La répétition de l’affect, text, Berlin

2007 
What is consciousness?, Revolver, Frankfurt
Tiresias, Artlies (in future perfect curated by R. Malasauskas), Houston
Spéculation, FR David, Magazine, De Appel
interrompre Jacques Lacan, Cross, Italy (with The Unready)

2006 
Elements for a discussion after the end of neon in exhibitions, Omagiu, Bucharest
The square in a forest, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2005 
New Chaotic Idealism, manifesto, IDEA London

Awards

2010 
Prix Ricard, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Public collections

David Roberts art Foundation, London
MAC / VAL
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
FRAC Franche-Comté
CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Kadist Art Foundation
Musée National d’Art Modenre, Centre Pompidou
FNAC Fonds National d’Art Contemporain
Artothèque de Pessac
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez
Nomas Foundation, Rome

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Benoît Maire

Un coup de dés jamais n'abolira le hasard
Château de La Borie, Solignac

15. 9. – 11. 11. 2017

Images

Benoît Maire

*1978, France — Lives and works in Bordeaux

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

CV

Benoît Maire

*1978, France — Lives and works in Bordeaux

Education

2005 – 2006 
Pavillon, unité pédagogique et de recherché, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2003
DNSEP Villa Arson, Nice

2002
DEA philosophie, Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Solo Exhibitions

2017
CAPC, Bordeaux (upcoming)
Disaster, Croy Nielsen, Vienna

2016
castled, Jose Garcia, Merida
quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris
Lito S. Freeman, Benoit Maire, Room East, New York
George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Castling the Queen, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels

2015
Nuages et déchets, Galerie Thomas Bernard, Paris
Nuages indexé, Onestar press, Paris
Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco

2014
Organon (with Falke Pisano), The Snake, Paris
Beings, Hollybush Gardens, London
LETTER, Western Front, Vancouver
Letre, La verrière Hermes, Brussels

2013
Spiaggia di menzogne (Lying Beach), Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Weapon, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
Film studies, Blau Projects, São Paulo
Ohne Warum, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Le fruit est défendu, Cortex Athletico, Paris

2012
du classicisme (with Alex Cecchetti), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2011
Soon the metal between us will turn into gold, Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
The History of Geometry, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
The History of Geometry, Walden Affairs, The Hague
The Object Of Criticism, De Vleeshal, Middelburg

2010
L’espace nu, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Le concept de Cordélia, Statement, Art Basel 41, Basel (Cortex Athletico)
L’histoire de la géométrie, Rosascape, Paris
The Wave (with Falke Pisano), Hollybushgardens, London

2009
Aesthetics of the Differends, Hollybushgardens, London
The Photograph, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Organon and the Wave (with Falke Pisano), Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

2008
1929, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
toucher Cordélia, module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Desert Solitaire (with Falke Pisano), Hollybush Gardens, London
Benoît Maire and Falke Pisano, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2007
The Repetition, Hollybush Gardens, London
Tiresias & the geometry, Art Forum fair, Berlin

2006 
Le Présent (with Etienne Chambaud), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Twilight of the copyists, Liste – the young art fair, Basel

2004
Flat Screen’s Tragedy (ending), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

Group Exhibitions

2016
Reponse, MACL, Saint-Jérôme
What do you read my lord ? – Words…, GDM, Paris
Zodiaco, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Objects from the Temperate Palm House, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh
Les Possédés, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2015
Là où commence le jour, Lille métropole musée d´art moderne d’art contemporaine et d’art brut (LAM), Lille
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo, Museo Riso, Palermo
The Crack-Up, Room East, New York
Les images constellantes, Villa du Parc, Annemasse
Transmissions, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
L’usage des formes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
After Dark, La Collection du Frac Île-de-France, Mamco, Geneva
Unendliche Bibliothek, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil

2014
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Ernesto, CEAAC, Strasbourg
Me and You in a Living Room, ArtSpace, Seoul
Quelque chose à vous dire, Cortex Athletico, Paris
A Thousand Varied Uses, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid
Zodiaco, CAR DRDE, Bologna
Les dérivés de la photographie, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Soleil politique – The museum between light and shadow, MUSEION, Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Seymour, CEAAC – Centre européen d’actions artistiques contemporaines, Strasbourg
Propos d’Europe 13 : Le musée d’une nuit (script for leaving traces), Fondation Hippocrène, Paris

2013
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Archeologia, 40mcube, Rennes
Les archipels réinventés 2, Ricard Foundation Prize, Marseille
Les Pléiades – 40 ans des FRAC, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
L’amour atomique, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard
The lie and the powerpoint, Shanaynay, Paris
Des gestes de la pensée, La Verrière, Brussels
Paint it black, Frac Île de France, le plateau, Paris
A house of leaves, David Robert Art Foundation, London
Bow-lal, Juliette Jongma Galerie, Amsterdam
Collection Joseph Kouli, Mains d’oeuvres, Saint-Ouen
Campagne/​Campagnes, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2012
Rotary connection, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Hapax Legomena, Mercer Union, Toronto
Houses of leaves, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
To the Moon via the Beach, Maja Hoffmann, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Who I am? What I’m going here?, Shanaynay, Paris
Le mont Juji n’existe pas, plateau Frac Ile-de-France, le plateau, Paris
Reed, Look! We promise it’s not dangerous, Emily Havey Foundation, New York

2011
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Collections contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Codex, Live In Your Head, Geneva
Il est si doux…, Château Giscours, Margaux
Monitor, Rome 
Tableaux, Le Magasin, Grenoble 
Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
Desert Solitaire, CAC Vilnius
The rehearsal of repetition, Grantpirrie, Sidney
Inaugural group show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Radical Autonomy, Netwerk, Aalst

2010
Les interlocuteurs, Printemps de septembre, Toulouse
Monsieur Miroir, 12éme Prix Ricard, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone. Afterwards only the curve remains.*, Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart
SC13, Design Mall, San Francisco
Une exposition du sensible, Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo, MAM ARC, Paris
History of art, the, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Blind Mirror, Galleria Raucci/​Santamaria, Naples
Memories of the future, Sean Kelly gallery, New-York
Il cristallo d’Islanda, Gamec, Bergamo
You don’t need eyes to see, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Arrivals and departures, Mole Vanvitelliana, Anconna
The sunday of life, Coco Kunstverein, Wien
ANTIANTIANTI, shapes, contexts & rules, LOG Bergamo
The Happy Interval, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New-York
Dans la forêt, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Armory show, with Cortex Athletico, New-York

2009
Lisson presents 6, Lisson Gallery, London
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
What if this was a piece of art?, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
Un Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Garden of the Forking Paths, Mulhouse Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
La collection du 20éme siècle, La Vitrine, Paris
Le chant de la carpe, Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
22ème ateliers internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire, chapitre 2, Parc culturel de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin
Nous tournons dans la nuit…, Musée departemental d’art de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Paper exhibition, artistspace, New York
Fugues, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

2008
Blank Complexity, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
For the First and the Second Time, CAC, Vilnius
Les feuilles, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Trahison (collection), CapcMusée, Bordeaux
nonknowledge, projects arts centre, Dublin
All the best, David Roberts Foundation, London
XXII éme ateliers internationaux, Frac de la Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
toute la collection du Frac Ile-de-France (ou presque), Mac/​Val, Ivry-sur-Seine
l’anomalie d’Ararat, Irmaveplab, Chatillon-sur-Marne
Exercises In Seeing, tulips and roses gallery, Vilnius
one of these things is not like the others things, 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
The artist is a mysterious entertainer, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
Weisses Lächeln, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
object, the undeniable success of operations, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam
We would like to thanks the curators who wish to remain anonymous, seventeen gallery, London
Sans Titre (15 jours), Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux
The unfair fair, Rome
excepté peut être une constellation, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Katamari, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris

2007
from a distance, Wallspace gallery, New York
Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Le jardin de Cyrus, galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers
Rooms, Conversations, Frac Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
Prologue, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
All we ever see of stars are their olds photographs, 220 jours, Paris
Rien n’aura eu lieu que le lieu, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Twice Told Tales, galerie Michel Rein, Paris
On fait le mur (…), Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
Re-trait, Fondation de’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Proposition de Colloque, Fondation Kadist, Paris
The moment You Realise You Are Lost, Johann Koenig gallery, Berlin
The as yet Issue (video screening), De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
there have to be many …, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

2006
Meeting Sébastien Planchard, Dolores, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
Fiction, la Box, Bourges
The Library, Villa Warsaw, Varsovie
Ausserordentliche Zustände, Berlin
Two scenes in three acts (video screening), Stockholm
Notre Histoire, La Cabane, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Radio Kills the video stars, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
Terra Incognita (video screening), Malba, Buenos Aires
Waking-up, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2005 
Rendez-vous, Blue space gallery, Hô Chi Minh
idealondon, ICA, London
Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Aujourd’hui c’est ravioli, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Peau d’âne 4, galerie Soardi, Nice

Conferences / Performances

2015
Conversation XLII (Conference with Daniel C. Barber), Le Foyer, Zurich

2012 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Corner College, Zurich
Critique de la mesure, ESAD, Reims

2011 
Esthétique des différends, École des Beaux-Arts, Lyon
à propos de ce dont je né peux parler, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Esthétique des différends, Rosascape, Paris

2010 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Nationale Gallery, Vilnius
Aesthetics of the Differends, Gerrit Rieveld Academy, Amsterdam
Esthétique des différends, Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg

2009
Aesthetics of differends, Istituto svizzero, Milan
Lecture with Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield in collaboration with Hollybush Gardens, Central Saint Martins
College of Art and Design London
Comment je réalise certains de mes travaux, Ecole des Beaux-arts, Brest

2008
L’obstacle est la tautologie, galerie Xippas, Paris
Drawing Attention, gallery one one one, London
Drawing Attention, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Discussion with chance, Royal College of Arts, London
L’objet Impossible, école des beaux arts de Mulhouse
L’objet impossible, Frac Lorraine, Metz
Quatre livres, Kadist Art Fondation, Paris

2007
Conversation avec le hasard, espace de l’art concret, Mouans-sartoux
Interrompre Jacques Lacan, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2006 
Aesthetics of the conference of aesthetics (distributed text), LSE, London

2005 
New Chaotic Idealism, a conference for a dead man, Nash Room, ICA, London
the signifying monkey, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Flat Screen’s tragedy – area – visual / audio / information – 45’00, à suivre, Bordeaux
Ce qui reste du ciel, galerie Cortex Athlético, Bordeaux
L’objet impossible, CapcMusée Bordeaux
éthique des fantômes, jet FM, Nantes

Curatorial

2013
Broken Windows, New-York Gallery, New York, 2013

2010  
The Obstacle is Tautology,
Studio D1 cité des arts montmartre, Paris

2009 
The Obstacle is Tautology, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius

Publications

2014
Esthétique des différends (2éme volume), Rosascape, Paris

2012
Benoît Maire, Drawing Room Confessions, Mousse publishing, London 
The object of Criticism, published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title in De Vleeshal, Middelburg in 2011, Roma Publications, Amsterdam

2011 
Ésthétique des différends, édition Rosascape, édition limité – livre d’artiste, édition Rosascape
Aesthetics of differends (extracts), in The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists and the Addition, edited by Koen Brams and Krist Gruijthuijsen, JRP Ringier, Zurich

2010 
Repetition Island, Skulpi, Berlin
Organon (and the audience perception), Paletten n°2 2010, Göteborg
Esthétique des différends, Palais, magazine du Palais de Tokyo, été 2010, Paris
Esthétique des différends, the crystal hypothesis, cat. Gamec, Bergamo

2008 
The square in a forest, Westphalie Verlag, Vienna
Why do we like images from the past (w. Raimundas Malasauskas), The Mock, London
La répétition de l’affect, text, Berlin

2007 
What is consciousness?, Revolver, Frankfurt
Tiresias, Artlies (in future perfect curated by R. Malasauskas), Houston
Spéculation, FR David, Magazine, De Appel
interrompre Jacques Lacan, Cross, Italy (with The Unready)

2006 
Elements for a discussion after the end of neon in exhibitions, Omagiu, Bucharest
The square in a forest, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2005 
New Chaotic Idealism, manifesto, IDEA London

Awards

2010 
Prix Ricard, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Public collections

David Roberts art Foundation, London
MAC / VAL
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
FRAC Franche-Comté
CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Kadist Art Foundation
Musée National d’Art Modenre, Centre Pompidou
FNAC Fonds National d’Art Contemporain
Artothèque de Pessac
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez
Nomas Foundation, Rome