Valery Grancher

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Member Since January 1, 1996

Website: www.nomemory.org

Valéry Grancher:
Birth date: 1967.04.22
Birth place: Toulon, Var, France

Valery Grancher is dealing with new media and culture as an artist, theorist, curator and lecturer since 1992.



Since the begining of the 90's, the artist's main exhibition and performance include:

Institutions:

- Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (2004, 2002)
- Tirana Biennale, National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albania (2003, 2001)
- Istambul Biennale, web biennale Contemporary Art Museum, Istambul, Turkey (2003)
- MUHKA Contemporary Art Musuem, Antwerp, Belgium (2003)
- Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (2003, 2002)
- Artsonje Museum, Gyeong Ju, South Korea (2002)
- Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea (2002)
- New Langton Art Center, San Francisco, USA (2002)
- Israeli center for digital art, Digital ArtLab, Holon, Israël (2001)
- Pacific Film Archive Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA (2001)
- Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France (2000)
- Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2000)
- Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France (1999, 1998)
- Artspace of Australia, Sydney, Australia (1999, 1998)
- Bonn Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany (1998)
- Documenta X Kassel, Kassel, Germany (1997)
- Ars Electronica Center (residence), Linz, Austria (1997)
- CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France (1996)
- ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (1995)
- Carillo Gil Museum, Mexico, Mexico (1995)
- Pecci Museum, Prato, Italy (1995)
- Moderna Museet, Helsinki, Finland (1994)
- Contemporary Art Center, St Petersburg, Russia (1994)
- Centre d'Art Contemporain, Bruxelles, Belgium (1994)
- Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France. (1993)

Private galleries :

- http://www.artcart.de, Franckfurt, Germany (2003, 2004).
- Galerie Rachlin Lemarié, Paris, France (2003).
- Galerie Incognito, Paris, France (2002).
- Electronic Orphanage, Los Angeles, USA (2001).
- Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA (2001).
- Deitch project, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York, USA (2001).
- Galerie Gilbert Brownstown, Paris, France (2000).
- Galerie Chez Valentin , Paris, France. (2000).
- Tadu Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand (2000).
- Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco, USA (2000).
- Galerie Glassbox, Paris, France. (1998).
- Galerie Yvonamor Palix, Paris, France (1996).
- Galerie Patrick Martin, Lyon, France (1995).


Public collection:

- Rhizome artbase Net and media collection, New Museum - New York: USA
- http://www.computerfinearts.com: Net and media art collection - New York, USA: "Jerusalem".(site internet) 2001
- Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Art Outsiders:Paris, France: "heart time / time heat".(site internet) 2001
- Fond National d'Art Contemporain, FNAC, Paris, France: "Reposoirs d'écran" (screensaver), "On Air" (Performance VJ sauvegardé sur DVD) 2000.
- Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA: "24h00" (website) 1999 - 2000
- La Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France: "Longitude 38" (site internet) 1999, "Self" (site internet) 1998
- Centre d'art contemporain de St Fons, St Fons, France: "Ulysse" (vidéo) 1996
- ZKM Media museum (video), Karlsruhe, Germany: "Memory" (vidéo) 1994 - 1995
- Carillo Gil Contemporary art museum, Mexico, Mexique: "Memory" (vidéo) 1994, "U-Topos" ( installation Réalité Virtuelle) 1995
- Le nouveau musée, l'institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France: "Epridemik Remix" (vidéo coproduite avec Benoît Berry) 1993


Lectures since 1995 (selection):

-June 20 18h00 : cycle 'troisième oeil': "Les immatériaux vingt ans après, les artistes numériques". Musée d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
- February 5 2004 18h30: "WIFI and Art" at Institut de L'image de l'Océan Indien Paris, with video conference at the Visual art school of Annecy (real time).
- "Les plasticiens du web: Calin Man", Cinémas de demain, Pompidou Center (debate with Calin Man) December 15 2003 at 8.00 PM. Paris, France.
- Christophe Bruno, Loz et Valéry Grancher "Le réseaux c'est trop de l'art" (lectures) on November 6 2003 19-21h at Metz, at"Trinitaires". France
- Université de Genêve Laboratoire d'écologie humaine, Genêve, Suisse. (2003)
- CRDP de Grenoble sur l'invitation du Magasin Centre d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (2003)
- Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France. (2004, 2003, 2002, 2001)
- Centre Culturel Français, Douala, Cameroun.(2003)
- Mediacité, Bordeaux, France.(2002)
- Soros Fundation, Bucarest, Romania. (2001)
- Université de Paris IV la Sorbonne, Paris, France. (2000)
- Silipakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. (2000)
- The Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium (Ken Goldberg), UCLA Berkeley, Berkeley, USA. (1999)
- Seïan University, Kyoto, Japan. (1999)
- ENSBA de Lyon, Lyon, France. (1995)

Grant and fellowships for production :

- DICREAM, CNC, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, France for "Samsara" (website) (2003)
- DICREAM, CNC, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, France for "Heart Time / Time Heat" (2001)
- FIACRE (aide à l'édition), Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, France for "No memory book" (2000)
- La mission de l'An 2000, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, France for "On Air" VJ performance. (2000)
- Alliance française for a solo show at Tadu Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thaïlande (2000)
- "Programme à la Carte", AFAA, Ministère des affaires étrangères, France for "24h00" (1999)
- "Etant donné" The French-American Fund for contemporary art, USA for "24h00" (1999)
- UC Berkeley Consortium for the Arts, USA for "24h00" (1999)

Awards:

- Lauréat de "La Villa Médicis hors les murs" for Japan, AFAA (commission vidéo, nouvelles technologies), France.(1998)
- "Internationaler videokunstpreis", finalist to the international awards for video art "Memory", ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.(1995)


Exhibitions :


2004:

- June 20 18h00: Cycle 'Troisième oeil' : "Les immatériaux vingt ans après, les artistes numériques". Musée d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
- June 10 - july 10: 'Group show', Incognito Gallery, paris, France.
- March 24 to May: "Webpaintings", show at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris ARC bookstore, Couvent des Cordeliers 15 rue de l'école de médecine, 75006 Paris France.
- January 18 20h00: "3 ème oeil" (third eyes); (Art et cultures électroniques) "Tokyo / Frisco II: Docteur Dick" curator: Mark Alizart and Géraldine Gomez; Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris, France.
- From december 12: "Google pataphysics" Art Cart gallery, Solo show, Franckfurt, Germany.

2003:

- From december 12: "Google pataphysics" Art Cart gallery, Solo show, Franckfurt, Germany.
- Since october 4: "Banner Art" collective show, Great Britain.
- September 12 - October 25 : "U_Topos", Tirana biennale 2 curated by Edi Muka, new media section. National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Alabania.
- September - December :"Global landscape" in "Web biennial 2003", Istambul Contemporary Art Museum, Istambul, Turkey.
- August 9 "Global Landscape", photo performance at the MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium.
- July 10 - 25 : "Visitation", collective show curated by musica falsa magazine, Rachlin Lemarié gallery. Paris, France.
- Since april 28: "State of net art", curator: Arthur X Doyle, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.
- Since april 4 : "On war!" in "Violence on line festival". collective exhibition curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
-February 4 -23: "Videorium 01" video, net-art, sound, digital art, multimedia, Les abattoirs, Toulouse, France.
- Since February 1 : "Search art", exosition collective en ligne. Paris. France.
- Since January : "Situation actuelle du net art français" Collective net art show curated by Agricola de Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
- From January : "Beauty whithout irony" Collective art show curated by Ninette Murk. Antwerp, Belgium.

2002:

- December 4 : "Revues parlées", La voix de son maître. Les Arts au défi de la musique électronique: "Moebius trip", curator Marc Alizart, Musée d'Art moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
- November: "High Light" curated by Refusalon Gallery and Culture Lounge, San Francisco, USA.
- September 14 - November 10 : "Less Ordinary",a french art scene, collective show curated by Sungwon Kim. Artsonje center, Gwongjyu. Korea.
- September 16 - October 10 : "Day Jobs" collective internet show curated by Rick Rinehart, New Langton Art Center. San Francisco, USA.
- May 24 - August 25 : "Free manifesta" collective internet show curated by Sal Randolph, Frankfurter Kunstverein ground floor. Franckfurt, Germany
- April 27 - June 24 : "Less Ordinary", a french art scene, collective show curated by Sungwon Kim. Artsonje center, Seoul. Korea.
- March 20 - 23 : "Videoformes 2002", new media festival curated by Gabriel Soucheyre. Clermont Ferrand, France.
- March 18 - April 18 : "Webpaintings", solo show, Incognito gallery, Paris, France.
- March 12 : "fotofest biennial", live performance (1 DJ, 1 VJ) curated by Wendy Watriss and Fred Baldwin, Houston, USA.
- Since March 8 : "State of net art", curator: Arthur X Doyle, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.
- March 5, 6, 7 : "Whitney biennial project" initiated by Miltos Manetas and curated worldwild by Lev Manovich, Olivier Zham, Hans Ulrich Obrist, New York, USA.
- March 1 - April 1 : "New media line" , kanonmedia, Vienna, Austria.

2001:

- December 6 - January 5 2002: "Multiple personalities" curated by Amy Davila and Mario Hergueta, Haines gallery, San Francisco, USA.
- November 5-6-7: "Biennale.net" curated by Miltos Manetas, Deitch project, Jeffrey Deitch gallery, New York, USA.
- November 3: "Texture", curator: Galit Eliat, Israeli center for digital art, Digital ArtLab, Holon, Israël.
- October 16: No Memory book launching, copublished by Editions du Seuil, French ministry of culture and Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive. Librairie OFR, html show and screening party, Paris, France.
- September 15: Tirana Biennale, "biennale.net' html show curated by Miltos Manetas, Tirana, Albania.
- September 15 - 20: "Verbal". Curator: Miltos Manetas, electronic orphanage, Los Angeles, USA.
- from September 3 : "1st of Java - Perspective on New Media" on www.javamusuem.org curated by Agricola Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
- August 26 - September 29: "The Virtual mine" curated by Fevzi Konuk, Germany.
- April 28 - May 1: Art Cart and Station Rose at Franckfurt art fair, "webcast lounge" curated by Mario Hergueta with, Pavu, Mouchette, Takuji Kogo, Blank and Jeron and many others … Franckfort, Germany.

2000:

- November 3 - 25 : "Lomo, vues de Paris", curator Samantha Barroero. Le mois de la photo. Collective show at the Gilbert Brownstown family foundation, rue St Gilles, paris, France.
- October 21 - November 18 : Solo show at the Gallery Chez Valentin, rue St Gilles, Paris, France.
- October 6 - 8 : "Net congestion", streaming media festival, Amsterdam, Netherland.
- September 7 -17 : "Art Outsiders", curator: Henry Chapier, Jean Luc Soret. Maison europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, France.
- August 8 - September : First electronic language festival 'File'. Museu da Imagem e do Som , Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- July 22 - August: "Channel", video biennal curated by Robert Wienek and Malcolm payne. University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
- July 8 : "On Air !", video performance sponsorized by La mission an 2000 (ministère de la culture, France). Curator: Gilles Mora. "Les rencontres internationales de la photographie d'Arles", Antic theater, Arles, France.
- June 17 - July 2 : "Deptford X Festival, South London. Curator: Paul malone. Collective Show, London, England.
- April 28: "Street TV", video event sponsorized by the contemporary art museum of Kita Kyushu. Curator: Takuji Kogo, Hidenobu Mori. Street giant video screen in Kokura, Kita Kyushu, Japan.
- February 18 - March 19 : "Inside Out Bangkok", solo show. Curator: Luckana Kunavichyanont. Tadu Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
- February 11 - February 13 : Ouverture de la BF 15, curator: Claire Peillod, collective show. BF 15, Lyon, France.
- January 6 - February 6 : Ange Leccia, Marie Ange Guilleminot, XFC, Evelyne Keoppel, Valéry Grancher. Collective show curated by Shmulik, Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco, USA. (collective show)

1999:

- Since November : "Net art" Smart project space, Amsterdam. Holland.
- November : "Oriental Bazaar", curated by Takuji Kogo and Kazunari Horiguchi, with John Miller, Mouchette,Ethical Bros., GH Hovagymian, Peter Sinclair, Michael Kosturos, Candy Factory, Yokohama, Japan.
- November : "Try to connect", curated by Olga Kisseleva, Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, Ptolémée 1999, La Villette, Paris, France.
- October 19 - 29 : "Someone you know may be art", Worth Ryder Gallery, University of Art and Anthropology, Berkeley, USA. (project regarding "24h00" project at the Berkeley Art Museum)
- October 18 - November 14 : "White Cube", curated by Richard Turner, Gughenneim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange County, Los Angeles, USA.
- October 4 - January 31 2000 : "24h00", curated by Constance Lewallen, Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive (Opération côte ouest, , french art scene on west coast of USA), Berkeley, San Francisco bay, USA. (solo show)
- September : "Carte Blanche" FIAC 1999, curated by Pascale Cassagnau, French Ministry of Culture both, Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Portes de Versailles, Paris, France.
- August : "Voices" (included 'project?') curated by Takuji Kogo, Candy Factory, Yokohama, Japan.
- June 29 - November : "1 monde réel" curated by Hervé Chandès and Hélène Kelmachter, Cartier Fundation for contemporary art, Paris, France.
- March 11 - April 4 : "Project ?" curated by Valéry Grancher and Takuji Kogo, with Mouchette, Rainer Ganahl, GH. Hovagymian, Artspace of Australia, Wooloomooloo, Sydney, Australia. (solo show)

1998:

- December 19 1998 - January 10 1999 : "Project ?" curated by Takuji Kogo,with Rainer Ganahl, Mouchette, GH. Hovagymian, Candy Factory, Yokohama, Japan.
- November 12 - 28 : "Surveillance", solo show curated by Nicholas Tsoutas and Adam Boyd, Artspace of Australia, Wooloomooloo, Sydney, Australia.(solo show)
- September 29 : "Videotheque" curated by Raphaëlle Jeune, Bonn kunstverein, Bonn, Germany.
- September 28 : "Young video art from France" curated by Inke Arnes, Neuer Berliner kunstverein, Berlin, Germany.
- September 19 - 26 : "In Vitro" curated by Gianni Motti, Glassbox gallery, Paris, France.
- June 18 - 20 : "Sonar", curator Natascha Carron, Barcelona, Spain.
- April 10 :"Self" (curated by Hélène Kelmachter and Hervé Chandes), Command for La Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain virtual gallery. Paris, France. (solo show)
- March 11 - March 28:"Videoformes" (curated by Gabriel Soucheyre), Video and multimedia festival. Clermont Ferrand, France.
- Until February : Neoart 1 st anniversary (Curated by Virginia Freeman). Athens - New York. Greece - USA. (solo show)
- January 6 - February 13 : "Embrasser le futur" (curated by Jacqueline Klugman and Jean Michel Ribette). Le passage de Reitz. Paris. France.

1997 :

- Starting on August 1997 : "La Galeria de net art". Lima, Pérou.
- August 1997 to February 1998: 'Artist in residence'.Ars Electronica Center. Linz, Austria.
- June 21 to September 28 : Documenta X Debate. Documenta X, Kassel, Germany.
- April 7 to September 13 : "Fleshfactor" Ars Electronica net symposium. Ars Electronica center, Linz, Austria.
- March to March 1998 : "Obsessions", CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Galerie du musée. Bordeaux, France. Curator: Jean Marc Avrilla. (solo show)
- January 21 to February 21 : "Re-figuraciones X-transfiguraciones", ACC l'Angelot, Barcelona, Spain.

1996 :

- October : "Mutation 2", La Ferme du Buisson, Noysel, Marne la Vallée, France.
- October : "Le cirque d'hiver", Paris, France.
- October : "FIAC 1996", Espace d'art Yvonamor Palix, Espace Eiffel Branly, Paris, France.
- September : "Global Tekno2", CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Galerie pour la vie. Bordeaux, France.
- June to September: "Global Tekno2", Passage de Reitz, Paris, France.
- June : "Basel Art fair 1996", Espace d'art Yvonamor Palix, Basel, Suisse.
- May : "Version 2.2", Centre d'art de St Gervais, Genêve, Suisse.
- April : "SAGA 1996", Espace d'art Yvonamor Palix, Espace Eiffel Branly, Paris, France.
- January to February : "Fluctuations Fugitives", Espace d'art Yvonamor Palix, Paris, France.

1995 :

- November : "6e semaine internationale de la vidéo de St Gervais", Centre d'art de St Gervais, Genêve, Suisse.
- November : "Internationaler videokunstpreis", nominated to the international awards for video art "Memory", ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.
- October : "XY", "Just from cynthia" collaborative project with Alberto Sorbelli, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
- August to September : "Le marché des arts nouveaux", Montréal, Québec, Canada.
- April to May : "Ensayo General", Carillo Gil contemporary art museum, Mexico, Mexique.
- April : "Eletronie d'arte e altre scriture", Pecci Museum, Prato, Firenze, Italy.
- January to February : "Cyber", Galerie Patrick Martin, Lyon, France.
- January : "DIGI", Hong Kong, China.

1994 :

- October : "Computer space", National Palace of culture, Sofia, Bulgaria.
- August : "F.I.S.E.A", Moderna museet, Helsinki, Finland.
- July : "Art and new technologies", Contemporary art center, St Pétersbourg, Russia.
- July : "SIGGRAPH 1994", County convention center, Orlando, USA.
- April : "Festival vidéo 'videoforme'", Clermont Ferrand, France.
- March : "Exposition", Centre d'art contemporain, Bruxelles, Belgium.

1993 :

- December : Festival vidéo "Arts plastiques", Hérouville St Clair, France.
- November : "F.I.S.E.A", Mineapolis, USA.
- September : "Biennale de Lyon", ateliers Gilbert Monin, Villeurbanne, France.
- June : "Image en scènes", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
- May : "The five senses", Brighton, Great Britain.
- May : "Ateliers Gilbert Monin", Villeurbanne, France.

1992 :

- November : "Ars Technica, les arts au défi des technosciences", Pavillon tusquet, La Villette Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, Paris, France.