Timeline

1972
Born in Neyruz, Switzerland
1996–1999
Haute école d'arts appliqués, Lausanne
1999
Diplôme d’art visuel, Ecal, Lausanne, Switzerland
Lives and works in Paris and Lausanne

Exhibitions

2007
Ultramoderne, Espace Paul Wurth, Luxembourg
2007
Stéphane Dafflon / Jim Isermann / Olivier Mosset, Le Spot, Le Havre
2007
Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson, Nice
2007
Made in Dole, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dole
2007
DaimlerChrysler Collection – Minimalism and Applied I, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin (cat.)
2007
Statik Dancin, Frac-Collection Aquitaine Bordeaux, France (solo)(cat.)
2006
Peintures Aller / Retour, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
2006
Poetics of Space, Whanki Museum, Seoul
2006
Big City Lab (curated by Friederike Nymphius), Art Forum Berlin
2006
ELDORADO, Galerie UNE, Auvernier-Neuchatel
2006
Offshore (curated by Jean-Max Colard), Attitudes, Geneva
2006
Ordnung & Verführung, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich
2006
Mamco, L’expostion qui n’existe pas 3, Geneva
2006
Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Surfaces Polyphoniques, Sète
2006
Espace Arlaud, 53 Lauréats 1986–2005: Fondation Irène Reymond, Lausanne
2005
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Offshore, Bordeaux (cat.)
2005
Wallstreet One Gallery, Passion Beyond Reason, Berlin
2005
Centre d’Art Contemporain, (…) et le canard était toujours vivant, Meymac
2005
Espace Paul Ricard, Offshore, Paris (cat.)
2005
Palais de Tokyo, WA -surface d’autonomie temporaire, Paris (cat.)
2005
Kunsthaus Baselland, Space Invaders, A discussion about painting, space and its hybrids, Muttenz/Basel (cat.)
2005
CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain, Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, Bordeaux
2005
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Cohabitats, Paris
2005
Galerie des Filles du Calvaire, Interior Worlds, Brussels
2005
Galerie Francesca Pia, Instant Pleasure, Bern (solo)
2005
Galerie Jan Winkelmann, Berlin (solo)
2005
Galerie Georges Verney-Carron, (with Philippe Decrauzat and Stéphane Kropf), Villeurbanne (solo)
2004
Le Spot, Pattern Recognition, Le Havre (solo)
2004
Le Quai, Ecole Supérieure d’Art Visuel, Step-By-Step, Mulhouse (solo)
2004
Jan Winkelmann, ED002, Dusseldorf/Berlin (solo)
2004
Galerie Air de Paris, Something More Abstract, Paris (solo)
2004
Swiss Insitute, None of the Above, New York
2004
Galerie Air de Paris, Casa Nostra, Paris
2004
Galerie Une, John Armleder, Francis Baudevin, Stéphane Dafflon, Philippe Decrauzat, Auvernier
2004
Galerie Francesca Pia, pOp, Bern
2004
Frac Franche - Comté/Musée de Dole, La Lettre Volée, Dole
2004
Mori Art Museum, Small is ok, in connection with d’Ozawa Tsuyoshi’s project, Tokyo
2004
Galerie 1:10, heeresbaeckerei-kultur guestroom, Berlin
2003
Fuori Uso 2003, Great Expectations, Pescara (cat.)
2003
Air de Paris, Galerie 1:10, Paris
2003
Villa Arson, Lee 3 Tau Central Armory Show, Nice (cat.)
2003
Collection Lambert, Coollustre, Avignon (cat.)
2003
Galeria Javier Lopez, JRP Editions, Madrid
2003
Centre culturel Suisse, Mursollaici, Paris
2003
Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dreams Never End, Copenhagen (solo)
2003
Galeria Graça Brandào, No Alvo, Porto (solo)
2002
Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2002
Fri-Art, Small is Ok, Fribourg
2002
Galerie Fransceca Pia, Bern; Joäo Graça, Lisbon; Chouakri Brahms, Berlin ; Martin Janda, Vienne; Air de Paris, Paris, JRP Editions
2002
Fri-art, Fri-art-81, Fribourg
2002
Centre Culturel Français, C’est pas joli joli, Turin
2002
Mamco, Wall Walk, Geneva (solo)
2002
La Synagogue de Delme, Silent Gliss, Delme (cat.) (solo)
2002
Villa Arson, Stéphane Dafflon (with Peter Kogler et Francis Baudevin), Nice (cat.) (solo)
2001
Highway, CAN , Neuchâtel, Switzerland (solo)
2001
Stéphane Dafflon, Liam Gillick, Xavier Veilhan, Le Spot, Le Havre, France
2001
Salon de Musique, MAMCS, Strasbourg, France
2001
The New Domestic Landscape, Galleria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
2001
Artistes Fribourgeois : Stéphane Dafflon, a tribute to Bruno Baeriswyl and Jacques Silder, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland (solo)
2001
Les Fribourgeois de l’écal, Ecal, Lausanne, Switzerland
2001
Selections from Student’s works from the Departement of Visual Art from l’Ecal, Espace Arlaud, Lausanne, Swizerland
2001
Blue Dragon, Air de Paris, Paris, France
2001
Record Collection, Forde, Geneva, Siwtzerland
2000
4, le Hall, Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, France (solo)
2000
Fiac 2000, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
2000
Beyond the pleasure Principle, Forde, Geneva, Swizerland (solo)
2000
Fri-art, Préfiguration du Museum of Contemporary Art Tucso (AZ). Collection JRP, Fribourg (cur. Lionel Bovier)
2000
Kiron Galerie/Art: Concept, Paternism, Paris
2000
Glassbox, Intermezzino Pop (with Francis Baudevin), Paris (solo)
1999
Espace Forde, Beyond the Pleasure Principle, Geneva (solo)
1999
Nouvelle Galerie, Scènes Ouvertes, Grenoble
1999
L’Usine, Following and to be Followed, Dijon
1998
alternatives spaces: In vitro, Kunsthaus Zürich, Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Zurich
1997
Mac, Lausanne

Literature

2006
Verchère, Laure, L’éminent gris, in: Elle Décoration, n° 152, March 2006, p. 96
2005
Offshore, Espace Paul Ricard, 2005 (cat.)
2005
Frieze Art Fair 2005–2006, Frieze, London, 2005 (cat.)
2005
Space Invaders, A discussion about painting, space and its hybrids, Kunsthaus Baselland, JRP/Ringier, 2005 (cat.)
2005
WA -surface d’autonomie temporaire, AFAA, p. 36–43, 2005 (cat.)
2004
La Lettre Volée, le Centre d’Art Mobile, le FRAC Franche-Comté and les Presses du réel, 2004, p. 46 (cat.)
2004
Judicaël, Lavrador, Pour quelques degrés de plus, in: Les Inrockuptibles, n° 447, June 2004, p. 78–79
2004
Bovier, Lionel; Cherix, Christophe, Aperto Geneva, in: Flash Art, n° 236, May– June 2004, p. 85–87
2004
Barachon, Charles, Stéphane Dafflon, in: Flash Art n° 235, March–April 2004, p. 115
2004
Gauthier, Michel, Une beauté séculière, in: Art press n° 299, 2004, p. 36–39
2004
Laubard, Charlotte, Stéphane Dafflon, in: Technikart n° 79, February 2004, p. 94
2003
Coollustre, les Presses du réel, Dijon, 2003 (cat.)
2003
Die Kunstsammlung der DaimlerChrysler Schweiz AG, 2003, p. 24–25 (cat.)
2003
Extra, Swiss Institute - Contemporary Art, New York, 2003, p. 135–143 (cat.)
2002
Troncy, Eric, Kogler, Dafflon, Baudevin, Villa Arson, Nice, 2002 (cat.)
2002
Vitamin P, New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon, 2002 (cat.)
2002
Nuridsany, Michel, Ecoutez la différence!, in: Figaro, 16.08.2002
2001
Basta, Sarina, Stéphane Dafflon/Gabriel Lester, in: Flash Art, November/December 2001, p. 98–99
2000
Rian, Jeff, Stéphane Dafflon, in: Flash Art, n° 213, Summer 2000, p. 118–119
1999
Mack, Gerhard, Jetzt greifen sie vider zum Pinsel, in: Cash, n° 45, 12.11.1999, p. 74–75
1999
Visionnaire, Issue n°34 Paris, 2000
Supplementary biography provided by Air de Paris