Fabrice Gygi (Swiss, born )

Timeline

1965
Born in Geneva, Switzerland
1983–1984
Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Genève
1984–1990
Ecole Supérieure d‘Art Visuel, Genève
1995
Lissignol Grant, Geneva
1996
6° Cairo International Bienale, Cairo, Egypt, 2° prize
1996–1998
Swiss Federal Prize of Fine Arts (Federal Grants), Bern
1997–2002
teaches at Ecole cantonale d‘art, Lausanne
Lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland

Exhibitions

2010
Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2009
Biennale Venice, Swiss representation, Chiesa di San Stae, Venice, Italy (solo)
2009
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Galerie Guy Bartschi, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2009
Galerie Francesca Pia, Top 10 Allegories. An exhibition curated by Hard Hat, Zürich, Switzerland
2007
FRAC Pays de la Loire, Rouge Baiser, 1ere edition de la Biennale Estuaire Nantes – Saint Nazaire, Nantes, France
2007
Domaine du Château d’Avignon, Dans ces eaux là..., Avignon, France
2007
Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Une question de génération, Lyon, France
2007
Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Collective One, Geneva, Switzerland
2007
Centre d'édition contemporaine, Editions, Geneva, Switzerland
2007
Cabinet des estampes, The Plastic Vacuum, a proposal by John Tremblay, Geneva, Switzerland
2007
BFAS / Blondeau Fine Arts Service, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2007
COMA, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2007
Môtiers 2007, (Juny - September), Môtiers, France
2006
Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Human Game, Florence, Italy
2006
Pelouses autorisées, Parc de la Villette, France
2006
Galerie Sint-Lukas, Brussels, Belgium
2006
Museum of Art, Talking about the Real World – a aspect of Contemporary Swiss Art, Chiba City, Japan [cat.]
2006
La Vidéothèque mobile, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris Belleville, France
2006
Konsthall, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2006
Le Plateau, installation „vidéotheque mobile“, Paris, France (solo)
2005
Orange County Museum, New Port Beach, California, USA (solo)
2005
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
2005
Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany [cat.] (solo)
2005
Tribunal, Château de Châteaudun, France (solo)
2005
Museum Ludwig, Des deux côtés du Rhin – Mouvement, Cologne, Germany[cat.]
2005
Contemporary Swiss Art, Chiba City Museum of Art, Talking about the Real World, Japan
2005
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Leçon Zéro, Paris, France
2005
Maison de la culture d'Amiens, Agir Proche, France
2005
Kunst Museum St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2004
MAMCO, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
2004
Swiss Institute, None of the Abov", New York, USA
2004
Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
2004
Le Confort Moderne, Personne n'est innocent, Poitiers, France
2004
Nature Morte in collaboration with Visual Arts Gallery & India Habitat Centre, New Dehli, India (solo)
2004
Cabinets des estampes, L'estampe/à chaque technique ses chefs-d'oeuvre, Geneva, Switzerland
2004
Re : Location 6 : Re(framed)locations, dis(covered) desires, Gdansk, Poland
2004
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, L'air du temps, collection printemps / été, Zürich, Switzerland
2004
La Manufacture des Oeillets, Playgrounds & Toys, Ivry sur Seine, France
2004
Attitudes, Espace d’arts contemporains, Situations construites, Geneva, Switzerland
2003
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Through the Eye of a Needle, Paris, France
2003
Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Pantella Suiza, Madrid, Spain
2003
ESBA, Fast Food, Fast Love, Geneva, Switzerland
2003
Museion – Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea, Multitudes – Solitudes, Bolzano, Italy [cat.]
2003
Alcala 31,Urban Diaries: Young Swiss art, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
2003
Swiss Institute, Dust Memories, New York, USA
2003
25th Biennial of Ljubljana
2003
Mostra internazionale d'arte all'aperto, G2003, Vira Gambarogno e Ascona
2003
John Kiakossian School, Playgrounds & Toys, Erevan, Armenia
2003
ACS Editions, Glassfab. Praha>Milano, Milano, Italy
2003
Villa Arson, Re : Location, Nice, France
2003
Galeries contemporaines des musées de Marseille, Mouvements de fonds. Acquisitions du Fnac 2002, Marseille, France
2003
Museo de arte contemporaneo, Buenos Dias Buenos Aires : Arte contemporaneo siuzo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2003
Chapelle de la Sorbone, Meanwhile in the real world, Paris, France
2003
URDLA, Prestige, Villeurbanne, France
2003
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
2003
Happiness Overdose , CentrePasquArt, Biel
2002
Biennal Sao Paulo (representing Switzerland)
2002
DKM Stiftung, Duisburg
2002
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
2002
Art & Public, Geneva
2002
Le Plateau, De la représentation à l'action, un projet de Maria Ines Rodriguez, Paris, France
2002
Galeria João Graça, JRP Editions _ Instalação, Lisbon, Portugal
2002
Evens Foundation, Community art collaboration, Antwerp, Belgium [cat.]
2002
Galerie Martin Janda Raum Aktueller Kunst, JRP Editions, Vienna, Austria
2002
Kunsthaus, Public Affairs, Zurich, Switzerland
2002
Le Plateau, Objets de réflexion, Paris, France
2002
Musée d’ Art et d’ Histoire, Prière (s), Saint-Denis, France [cat.]
2002
Villa Médicis, Tutto Normale, Rome, Italy
2002
Matthew Marks Gallery, Something Anything, New York, USA
2002
Migros Museum, The collective unconsciensness, Zurich, Switzerland
2002
FRAC Bourgogne, Onze débardeurs/Palissades, France
2002
Espace d’art contemporain, Energies de résistance, attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland
2002
The gift…, International tour organised by ICI, New York, USA
2002
Deepalaya School, Playgrounds & Toys, New Dehli, India
2001
Museum of Contemporary art, Under Pressure, Tucson, USA
2001
Villa du Parc, L'Esprit de Famille, Geneva, Switzerland
2001
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
2001
centre d’edition contemporaine, Genève
2001
Swiss Institute, New York
2001
Self-Tattoos: Estampes et multiples 1982-2001, Cabinet des estampes au Musée
2001
d‘art moderne et contemporain, Genève
2001
rt Unlimited, Vidéothèque Mobile, Basel
2001
Sonsbeek 9 : LocusFocus, Arnhem, Netherlands
2001
Duomo Piazza, The over exited body, Milano, Italy
2001
Ambiance magasin, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac, France [cat.]
2001
Gonflé, Faux Mouvement, Metz, France [cat.]
2001
Palazzo Candiani, The gift, Generous offerings, threatening hospitality, Sienna, Italy
2001
Espace d’arts contemporains, Work produced for the courtyard of Attitudes, , with the help from Fonds d’art contemporain de la ville de Genève, Switzerland
2001
Collection Michel Poitevin, Fondation Guerlain, Histoire de cœur, Les Mesnuls. France
2001
Fabrice Gygi, in : 5,6,7,8,9,10-Centre d’Art de Neuchâtel, France
2001
Espace d’arts contemporains, Mégahertz, Attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland
2000
Artissima, Arte contemporanea a Torino, Italy
2000
Maison des arts, XN 00, Châlon sur Saône, France
2000
Défense L’ELAC, Lausanne, France
2000
Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Only connect, Dunkerque, France
2000
SMAK, Over the Edges, Gand, Belgium
2000
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Kunst in der stadt 4, Bregenz, Austria
2000
Kunsthalle Tirol, Ex Lux, Hall in Tirol, Vienna, Austria
2000
Galerie De Lege Ruimte, Gent
2000
Magasin, Centre national d‘art contemporain de Grenoble
2000
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich
1999
Chantal Crousel, Paris
1999
Aéroport de Zurich-Kloten en collaboration avec le migros museum für gegenwartskunst, Zurich
1999
Free Market, Kunsthof, Schule für Gestaltung, Zürich
1999
Kunstkasten, Winterthur
1999
Ausstellungsraum Goethestrasse 78, Offenbach am Main
1998
Galerie De Lege Ruimte, Gent
1997
CAN, Centre d‘art Neuchâtel
1997
ECAL, Ecole cantonale d‘art de Lausanne
1997
Gramercy art fair, New York, Galerie Bob van Orsouw
1997
Galerie Gabrielle Vitte, Ajaccio
1996
In Vitro, Genève
1996
Ecart, Art 27‘96, Basel
1996
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich
1994
Espace d‘Art Contemporain, Lausanne
1994
Attitudes, Chêne-Bougeries
1993
La Régie, Genève
1991
Galerie Skopia, Genève
1990
M/2, Vevey

Literature

2006
Talking about the Real World –Contemporary Swiss Art Japan
2005
Fabrice Gygi, MAMCO, Geneva; Villa Merkel, Esslingen; Kunstverein, St Gallen. JRP Ringier, Zurich
2005
Des deux côtés du Rhin – Mouvement, Museum Ludwig, Köln – Aus den Sammlungen der FRAC / Un choix des collections des FRAC
2003
Molditudini-Solitudini, Museion-museo d’Arte Moderna e contemporanea, Bolzano
2002
Community art collaboration, Evens Foundation, Antwerp
2002
Prière (s), Musée d’ Art et d’ Histoire, Saint-Denis
2001
Self Tattoos, MAMCO, Geneva
2001
Ambiance magasin, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac
2001
Gonflé, Faux Mouvement, Metz
2001
Across / Art/Suisse/1975-2000, Ed. by Lionel Bovier, Skira/Seuil (cover designed by the Fabrice Gygi especially for the book)
2000
Gygi, Le Magasin, Grenoble
2000
Art at the Turn of the Millenium, Taschen, Cologne
1999
Dogdays are over, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
1999
Power, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
1999
999, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellizona