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September 20 – December 30, 2018
Group show: Panorama #20, Le Fresnoy

Panorama #20, Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Tourcoing (FR), curator José-Manuel Gonçalvès, with Seul Richard, installation et film, 2008-2018.

June 22 – September 6, 2018
Group show: Fading away, 22,48 m2 Gallery

Curators Rosario Caltabiano and Céline Flécheux, opening June 22th

May 4 – 27, 2018
Duo show: Axolotl, with Laura Gozlan

Axolotl, duo show with Laura Gozlan, Capa – Centre d’arts plastiques d’Aubervilliers (FR).

March 24 – April 29, 2018
Solo show: Machinal

Machinal, Villa Henry, Nice (FR), curated by Isabelle Pellegrini. Catalog with a text by art critic and philosopher Céline Flécheux, and an interview with Isabelle Pellegrini.

March 16 – April 6, 2018
Curating: solo show Andrés Baron, Mirror Travelling

Mirror Travelling, first solo show of Andrés Baron, Colombian artist living and working in Paris
Cité internationale des arts, Paris, March 16 – April 6.

2017 – 2018
Guest artist and teacher, Le Fresnoy

Thierry Fournier is guest artist and teacher at Le Fresnoy in 2017 – 2018. He will follow the works of seven artists and create a new work, Only Richard. All the works will be exhibited within Panorama #20 at Le Fresnoy, September 21th – December 30th 2018.

16 – 23 février 2018
Co-curating: Collection Artem

Creation and head of Collection Artem, first public collection in a French art college, Ensad Nancy / Artem, in collaboration with Jean-François Robardet.

November 17, 2017 – May 30, 2018
Group show: Bandjoun Station / Newwwar

Newwwar, exposition collective, Bandjoun Station Art Center (Cameroun), curated by Marion Zilio, 17.11.2017 – 30.05.2018.


22 September – 23 December 2017
Group show: Thessaloniki Biennale / Sacred sites

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki Biennale (Greece), curated by Thouli Misiroglou, 22.09 – 23.12.

09 November – 23 December 2017
Group show: Delaunay gallery / Le Paradoxe du cartel

Galerie Delaunay, Paris, curated by Isabelle de Maison Rouge.

15 – 25 November 2017
Variation Media Art Fair

Variation Paris Media Art Fair, Cité Internationale des Arts, 18 rue de l’Hôtel de Ville Paris, curated by Dominique Moulon.


Several works are now distributed by the online gallery ArtJaws who organizes Variation Media Art Fair: the neon Hide me and the installation Just in case that are exhibited this year, the installation Oracles and the series of prints Non-Lieu.

15 September – 22 October 2017
Group show: Vasarely Fondation / Langages Machines

Group show Fondation Vasarely / Seconde Nature, Aix-en-Provence, curated by Mathieu Vabre, Corentin Touzet and Émilie Fouilloux, from 15.09 to 22.10, opening on 15.09.

25 – 29 September 2017
The Lookout : Venice

Résidence in Venice for the production of En Vigie (The Lookout) IV. This generative video takes part in a series begun in Collioure, Strasbourg and Nice. Two solo shows will follow in 2018 in Nice (Villa Henry) and the Alliance Française in Venice.

June 24th, 2017
Catalogue Heterotopia: Ingrid Luquet-Gad & J. Emil Sennewald

Release of the exhibition catalogue Heterotopia (Paris: Pandore, 2017), that features a text by Ingrid Luquet-Gad (French version here), an interview with J. Emil Sennewald (FR) and photographs of the exhibition.

June 15 – August 7, 2017
Solo show: Heterotopia

Chapel of the Saint-Denis Art and History Museum / Synesthésie, Saint-Denis (FR). See the Press release.

17 – 21 juillet 2017
Résidence: Villa Henry, Nice

Shooting and creation of the video En Vigie : Nice, third edition of the En Vigie series. The work will be exhibited at the Villa Henry in 2018.

July 4 8, 2017
Group show: Voies Off, Arles

The series of digital images Non-lieu is preselected for the Prizes 2017 of the Voies Off photography festival in Arles.

May 11th, 2017
Text: Data Soliloquies

Essay on the exhibition Data Soliloquies by Martin John Callanan, Argentea Gallery, Birmingham, May 2017.

April 28 – May 8, 2017
Group show: Ososphere Festival

Ososphere festival and group show in Strasbourg (FR): installation Sous-ensemble at the Opera national du Rhin (photograph), installations En Vigie and Ecotone at the Coop site.

March 9 – April 9, 2017
Group show: Saarländisches Künstlerhaus

Group show In Lothringens Fruchtbäume kletterte ich… Die Heimat des Weltbürgers, Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Saarbrücken (DE), opening March 8.

March 2 – 29, 2017
Group show: Well, I’m the only one here

With Kevin Cadinot, Thierry Fournier, Laurent Lacotte, Souad Mani, Wendy Vachal, Alicia Zaton, Daniela Zuniga. Curated by Jean-Christophe Arcos & Laurent Lacotte. ALMA Espace d’Art, Paris (FR).

27 janvier – 12 mars 2017
Group show: Real Time, Centre d’art Lo Pati

Centre d’art Lo Pati, Amposta (Spain), January 27 – March 19, 2017
Curated by Pau Waelder. With Guillem Bayo, Clara Boj y Diego Díaz, Martin John Callanan, Thierry Fournier, Nicolas Maigret, Antoine Schmitt, Thomson and Craighead, Addie Wagenknecht, Carlo Zanni.

March 6 – 9, 2017
Creation of a public collection and group show : Collection Artem

For the first time in France, the project Collection Artem creates a public collection with art students works, at l’École nationale supérieure d’art de Nancy. The acquisitions will be chosen within a selection exhibited in a group show in March 2017.

February 15, 2017
Panel: IMERA, Marseille

With Denis Chevallier (ethnologist and curator), Thierry Fournier and Manoël Pénicaud (anthropologist), IMERA, Marseille (FR).

29 janvier – 12 février 2017
Group show: Revelations, Marseille

January 29 to February 12, Marseille, France, opening January 29, 11am-8pm
Curated by Seconde Nature & Zinc. With Michael Ang & Hamza Abu Hayyash, Alice et David Bertizzolo, Thierry Fournier, Quayola, Résonance numérique & Miograd Gladovic, Antoine Schmitt, Adelin Schweizer & Fred Sechet.


December 9
Publication: How to Create A Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later

Maison Populaire de Montreuil, catalogue How to Create A Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later, foreword by Thierry Fournier, excerpts from panels with Ingrid Luquet-Gad, J. Emil Sennewald and Marion Zilio.

October 8 – December 23, 2016
New work: The Promise

The Promise, in situ installation, Nanterre, 2016

October 7 – December 23, 2016
Curating: Datas on view

Group show Data on view / Données à voir, La Terrasse, Nanterre art center. Curators: Sandrine Moreau and Thierry Fournier.

October 22
Data on view: Press

Catherine Pétillon on France Culture, Données à voir, regards d’artistes contemporains (FR), Orianne Hidalgo-Laurier in Mouvement : Data way of art, Digitalarti : Ces données à voir

Novembre 12 – January 4
Group show: Home Cinema, Shenzhen

Home Cinema, group show curated by Charles Carcopino, OCT Arts & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, Chine. With Emilie Brout, Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion, Jim Campbell, Delphine Doukhan, Antoine Schmitt, Thierry Fournier, Nicolas Maigret, Lauren Moffatt, Mariano Pensotti, Etienne Rey, Wilfried Wendling and Yeondoo Jung.

December 1st
Publication: Real Time

Online publication of the exhibition catalogueReal Time à Ars Santa Monica, curated by Pau Waelder. Texts: Raquel Herrera, Vanina Hofman, Pau Waelder. Artists: Guillem Bayo, Clara Boj + Diego Diaz, Gregory Chatonsky, Martin John Callanan, Thierry Fournier, Varvara Guljajeva + Mar Canet, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Nicolas Maigret, Katie Paterson, Antoine Schmitt, Jon Thomson + Alison Craighead, Addie Wagenknecht and Carlo Zanni. Design: Hastalastantas.

December 6
C-E-A : Public Pool

Public Pool #2 / Les objets ont la parole, invited by Jean-Christophe Arcos, Marianne Derrien and Leïla Simon for C-E-A, Commissaires d’Exposition Associés. Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.

October 17 – 23, 2016
Variation Art Fair

Curated by Dominique Moulon. Curated work: Non-Lieu, series of digital prints on dibond, 75 x 50 cm (2015-2016).

October 22, 2016, 4pm
YIA – Young International Artists Art Fair

Talk : Economy and Value of Art, Carole Douillard, Thierry Fournier and Grégory Jérôme, presentation of the Economie Solidaire de l’Art group.

September 5-16, 2016
Versions, an international workshop and panel

What becomes of the exhibition, especially in the context of post-digital cultures? Versions, which will take place over the course of two weeks (Sept 5th – 16th), is an international practice, debate and critique workshop-conference to experiment and discuss exhibition forms. It is offered through the Displays research group led by Thierry Fournier and J. Emil Sennewald at EnsadLab, research laboratory of the École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (Paris).

July 20, 2016

Research through the exhibition and post-digital condition, Proteus Journal #10, Curating as a form of research, by Thierry Fournier, J. Emil Sennewald et Pauline Gourlet (French, publication of the English version on September 5th, 2016).

April 27 – August 28
Group show: Home Cinema, Korea

Daegu Art Museum, Korea, curated by Charles Carcopino.

May 2016
New work: Oracles


May 2016
New work: Non-Lieu

Non-Lieu, series of digital prints on Dibond, variable dimensions (2015-2016)

April 19-29, 2016
Curating: The Self and the World

The Self and the World, 2 films and a group show, project directed by Thierry Fournier and Jean-François Robardet, NaMiMa Gallery, Ecole nationale supérieure d’art de Nancy (FR).

April 2016
Artistic direction: antiAtlas Journal

antiAtlas Journal is out, journal of art / science research dedicated to the border studies. Editorial board Cédric Parizot, Anne-Laire Amilhat Szary, Jean Cristofol. Artistic direction and design Thierry Fournier. Programming and design Papascript.

April 27-August 28, 2016
Group show: Home Cinema

Curated by Charles Carcopino, Printemps à Saint-Sauveur, Lille (FR).

April 7-17, 2016
Group show: Perceptions

Exit Festival (Maison des arts de Créteil, FR) April 7 to 17, opening on April 7 at 6pm, curated by Vladimir Demoule et Emilie Fouilloux.

April 16th, 2016
Presentation and lecture: Last Room/Dépli

Le Cadran, Evreux, Festival Terres de Paroles, April 16th, 3pm, presentation of the movie Last Room and the installation Dépli, Pierre Carniaux and Thierry Fournier.

January 28-April 10, 2016
Group show: Real Time, Barcelona

Arts Santa Monica (Barcelona, ES), curated by Pau Waelder.

January 2016
Interview: Revue Archée

Interview with Christine Palmiéri in Archée art magazine about the exhibition Overflow (French).


November 2015
New work: Just in case

Just in case

November 13, 2015
Lecture: Centre d’Arts Plastiques d’Aubervilliers

Lecture and talk about the Overflow exhibition.

November 12-15, 2015
Group show: Ososphere festival

Ososphere festival in Strasbourg, with Ecotone.

September 17, 2015
Catalogue: Overflow

The catalogue Overflow is organized in three independant parts: critical texts by Jean Cristofol, J. Emil Sennewald and Pau Waelder / work photographs and work documents / poster. Published by Pandore Edition with support from Lux Scène nationale de Valence.

September 17-November 8, 2015
Solo show: Overflow

Solo show at Lux Scène nationale de Valence (FR), opening Thursday, September 17th, 6pm. See the press release.

September 26, 2015 – January 17, 2016
New work: Sous-ensemble at Renaissance Festival, Lille

Creation of the installation Sous-ensemble at the Renaissance Festival, Lille. The installation is showed in the 17th century church Sainte-Madeleine in Lille.

October 7-18, 2015
Group show: New Cinema Festival, Montréal

The network installation Ecotone is showed within the New Cinema Festival in Montréal.

June 28, 2015
New work: Ecotone

New work Ecotone, network installation.

June 8-19, 2015
Residency: Sous-ensemble

Residency in Lille for the creation of Subset, new installation that will be showed within the Renaissance Festival (Lille, FR) from September 26 to January 17.

May 29 & June 4, 2015
Research panels: Display

May 29, Spaces and networks with Jean Cristofol (philosopher and researcher at ESAA Aix en Provence), Mari Linmann (curator, Contexts and Nouveaux Commanditaires) and Pau Waelder (art critic and curator). June 4, Expérimentations and audiences with Nathalie Candito (Musée des confluences), Eli Commins (author and adviser on digital politics at DGCA – French Culture Ministry), Raphaële Jeune (curator) and François Mairesse (Université Paris 3 / CERLIS, ICCA). Read more on

May 5, 2015
Screening: The Self and the World

IECA – Institut Européen de Cinéma et d’Audiovisuel, Salle Marcel Ophüls, 10 rue du Maréchal Ney, 54000 Nancy (FR). The projection will be followed my a meeting with the film crew and the presentation of the digital edition

April 15-30, 2015
Panel: Media Art Futures

The installation See You is presented by Pau Waelder within the Media Art Futures lectures in Murcia (ES).

April 22 – August 14, 2015
Group show: Kino der Kunst

Archeology of the future, art and games, Group show curated by Franziska Stöhr within the Kino der Kunst festival and exhibition, April 22 – June 14, 2015, State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich (DE). With Dear Reality, Thierry Fournier, Galactic Café, Playdead, Lea Schönfelder & Peter Lu, Thatgamecompany, The Chinese Room, Bill Viola. Work exposed: Dépli.

April 5, 2015
Screening: Last Room

Projection of the movie Last Room by Pierre Carniaux, Maison des Arts de Créteil, in dialog with the installation Dépli and discussion after the film.

March 30, 2015
Research panel: Displays: first panel

At the Maison des Arts de Créteil, first panel organized by the Displays emerging research program (EnsadLab) that I coordinate, dedicated to the evolution of the exhibition forms.
With Inke Arns (curator, artistic director of the Hartware KunstVerein Dortmund), Charles Carcopino (curator), Marc-Olivier Gonseth (curator of the Neuchâtel Ethnology Museum), Emmanuel Mahé (head of research Ensad / EnsadLab), François Mairesse (University Paris 3 / CERLIS, ICCA), Claire Malrieux (artist), Omer Pesquer (museographical consultant and lecturer at University Paris 3). Organization and moderation Thierry Fournier and J. Emil Sennewald, art critic.

March 26 – April 5, 2015
Group show: Exit Festival

Festival Via Festival (Maubeuge, March 12-22) et Festival Exit (Maison des Arts de Créteil, March 26 – April 5), exposition Home cinemas avec Dépli et Précursion, curated by Charles Carcopino.

March 17, 2015
With the Lille National Orchestra

Recordings with Lille National Orchestra for the interactive installation Sous-ensemble that I will create within the Renaissance Festival in Lille on September 26.