Group show
14.10.2022 - 15.01.2023
Frac Bretagne, Rennes
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Les lézards

Frac Bretagne-Art Norac Award 2022 : The Nominees

 

Launched in 2020, he Frac Bretagne–Art Norac Award aims to support the professional development of Brittany-based artists at the international level. The award is a Frac Bretagne initiative supported by Art Norac, the sponsorship association of the Norac group. The goal of the award is to help bring artists active in the region to the international scene, in order to promote the professionalisation of their journey beyond the borders of France.

Les lézards is the exhibition bringing together the 4 finalist artists. It will be presented at the Frac Bretagne from October 14th 2022 to January 15th 2023. During the opening, the winner will be announced. His/Her work will be the subject of a solo exhibition at the Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, Ireland in 2023.

The Nominees for the 2022 Award

Reda Boussella, Clémence Estève, Fanny Gicquel, Valérian Goalec

 

Elena Cardin is an independent curator and art writer, currently working as Director of Campoli Presti in Paris since 2021. She graduated in Philosophy at the University of Padua (Italy) and she pursued curatorial training at Sorbonne-Paris 4. She works as guest curator for the educational project Orange Rouge which aims to generate the encounter between teenagers with disabilities and contemporary artists through the creation of a collective work. She regularly writes for art magazines such as 02, artpress and Aware magazine. 

Between 2018 and 2019 she was in charge of the off-site curatorial program at Parc Saint Léger – Contemporary Art Center (Bourgogne, France) and she contributed to the development of its public program. In 2017, she was involved in the organization of the 57th Venice Biennale Viva Arte Viva as assistant to the artistic director. 

She is laureate of the Visual Arts Commissions of the Cité Internationale des Arts (2020-2021) as well as of the Lorenzo Bonaldi curatorial award (GAMeC, Bergame). 

Her recent curatorial projects include: Comfort Dreams, Campoli Presti, Paris (2022), The Year of Magical Thinking, Campoli Presti, Paris (2021), Lauren Coullard, Palomar projects Paris (2020), Mona Varichon and Nicolas Faubert, Palomar projects Paris (2021), Laura Gozlan. Vitalium, Parc Saint Léger (2018), Espace Liquides, Parc Saint Léger (2018), Nos ombres devant nous, Fondation Pernod Ricard (2017), Deus sive Natura, GAMeC Bergame (2015), Rob Pruitt Flea Market, Venice (2015). 

Elena Cardin is an independent curator and art writer, currently working as Director of Campoli Presti in Paris since 2021. She graduated in Philosophy at the University of Padua (Italy) and she pursued curatorial training at Sorbonne-Paris 4. She works as guest curator for the educational project Orange Rouge which aims to generate the encounter between teenagers with disabilities and contemporary artists through the creation of a collective work. She regularly writes for art magazines such as 02, artpress and Aware magazine. 

Between 2018 and 2019 she was in charge of the off-site curatorial program at Parc Saint Léger – Contemporary Art Center (Bourgogne, France) and she contributed to the development of its public program. In 2017, she was involved in the organization of the 57th Venice Biennale Viva Arte Viva as assistant to the artistic director. 

She is laureate of the Visual Arts Commissions of the Cité Internationale des Arts (2020-2021) as well as of the Lorenzo Bonaldi curatorial award (GAMeC, Bergame). 

Her recent curatorial projects include: Comfort Dreams, Campoli Presti, Paris (2022), The Year of Magical Thinking, Campoli Presti, Paris (2021), Lauren Coullard, Palomar projects Paris (2020), Mona Varichon and Nicolas Faubert, Palomar projects Paris (2021), Laura Gozlan. Vitalium, Parc Saint Léger (2018), Espace Liquides, Parc Saint Léger (2018), Nos ombres devant nous, Fondation Pernod Ricard (2017), Deus sive Natura, GAMeC Bergame (2015), Rob Pruitt Flea Market, Venice (2015). 

 

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Top images : Clémence Estève – Photo credit: Denis Estève / Fanny Gicquel – Photo credit: Malo Legrand / © Valérian Goalec / Reda Boussella – Photo credit: All rights reserved.