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Cecile B Evans | Neil Beloufa | Antoine Catala | Diogo Evangelista | Oliver Laric | Shana Moulton | Katja Novitskova | Laure Prouvost | Magali Reus

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Artists Bios

Cécile B. Evans (1983, USA) is a Belgian American artist based in Berlin and London. She is the 2012 recipient of the Emdash Award which resulted in a commissioned work for the Frieze Art Fair in London. She is also the 2013 recipient of the PYA Prize, which resulted in the production and exhibition of a new video work at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris). Other previous exhibitions have included La Voix Humaine curated by Saim Demircan, Kunstverein Munich, Annals of the 29th Century curated by Gareth Bell-Jones, Wysing Arts Centre, How to Eclipse the Light curated by Karen Archey, Wilkinson Gallery (London) and Desire at the Bergen Art Museum (NO). She was recently an artist in resident at the Wysing Arts Centre (UK) and participated in talks series such as Rhizome’s Seven on Seven at the Barbican (UK), ICA Salon (UK), and Art Basel Miami Beach Conversations (FL). She is currently working on a long term project with the Serpentine Galleries (UK), AGNES.


French-Algerian artist Neïl Beloufa (1985, Paris) has had recent solo exhibitions at the Mendes Wood Gallery, Sao Paolo (2014); Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris (2014); the Hammer museum, Los Angeles (2013); and Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (2012); His videos have been screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (2011); the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2009, 2012, 2014); and the London Film Festival (2009, 2010, 2011), and he was awarded grand prizes at the 54th and 57th Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage in Oberhausen, Germany. Beloufa has received many other honours, most recently the Audi Talent Award, Paris (2011) and the Meurice Prize for contemporary art (2013). In 2014 had solo exhibitions at ICA, London and The Banff Centre in Canada.


Antoine Catala (1975, Toulouse) lives and works in New York. His work has recently been shown at the 12th Lyon Biennial, Meanwhile… Suddenly, and then, in the Speculations on Anonymous Materials exhibition at Fridericianum in Kassel, at Empire State at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome and Thaddeus Ropac in Paris, ProBio, EXPO 1: New York at MoMA PS1 in New York and Pommery Experience #11 “An Odysse : FRAC Champagne-Ardenne 30th anniversary”, at Domaine Pommery in Reims.


Diogo Evangelista (1984, Lisbon) Diogo Evangelista lives in Lisbon. His work reflects about the status of images and their potential as countercultural vehicles, using as point of departure archival footage of printed matter and video to produce nonlinear narratives and speculative view points of our reality.  Selected solo exhibitions include; Sunset. ( Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisboa, 2013)  " No future in that Place" ( Parkour, Lisbon, 2012); "Preparations for an Eclipse"( Uma certa falta de Coerência, Porto, 2012)  and Right Lobe ( Old School, Lisbon, 2012 ). Selected collective shows include Grotto-Heavens ( CAC, Vilnius, 2014)  “World of interiors”, (The Green Parrot, Barcelona, 2014), BesRevelação13 ( Serralves Museum, Porto, 2013/14)  “From Radiance to Dissolution" (Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler Berlin, 2013) ; "Tranceatlantic Cubizm",(Boutique Raum Fur temporare Kunst, Cologne, 2013); "A Quest for a Flight of the Aurora of Psychedelia" ( the Barber Shop, Lisbon, 2013).


Oliver Laric (1981, Innsbruck) lives and works in Berlin. He studied at the Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien. Laric's first solo exhibition in Germany ‘Be Water my Friend’ took place at Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin in 2012. His video work 'Versions' (2012) premiered at Art Statements, Art|43|Basel (14-17 June 2012). Recent solo and group exhibitions include: alienate/demonstrate/edit, Artspace, Auckland (2012); Villa du Parc Centre d’art Contemporain, Annemasse, France (2012); In Other Words, NGBK, Berlin (2012), Lilliput, High Line, New York (2012); Frieze New York (2012); Kopienkritik, Skulpturhalle Basel (2011); Based in Berlin (2011); You don’t love me anymore, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (2011); Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London (2011); Music for Insomniacs, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico D.F. (2011); Priority Moments, Herald Street, London (2011); Memery, Mass MoCA, (2011); Frame, Frieze Art Fair, London (2010); Artists’ Video, Vancouver Art Gallery (2010); The World is Flat (curated by Lauren Cornell), X-initiative, New York (2009); Unmonumental, New Museum, New York (2008). Forthcoming group shows include: Detours of the Imaginary (curated by Julien Fronsacq), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); The Imaginary Museum (curated by Bart van der Heide), Kunstverein München (2012); Museum of the Image, Breda, The Netherlands (2012). Laric is a co-founder of the VVORK platform (www.vvork.com).


Shana Moulton (1976, Oakhurst) grew up near Yosemite, California, earned her BA from University of California, Berkeley in Art and Anthropology and her MFA from Carnegie Mellon University. Over the past ten years she has been developing her ongoing video/performance series Whispering Pines, in which she plays the role of "Cynthia", both a fictional figure and the artist's alter ego. Moulton has had solo exhibitions or performances at The New Museum, SFMOMA, MoMA P.S.1, Performa 2009, The Kitchen, Electronic Arts Intermix, Art in General, The Andy Warhol Museum, The Palais De Tokyo in Paris, The Migros Museum in Zurich and the Times Museum in Guangzhou. Moulton's work has been reviewed in the Village Voice, Artforum, the Brooklyn Rail, the New York Times, Artnet Magazine, Frieze Magazine, Art Review, Artpress and Flash Art. She is a featured artist at Electronic Arts Intermix and Art21 and teaches art at The Kunstakademie Münster.


Katja Novitskova (1984, Tallinn), currently lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In her project “Post Internet Survival Guide” (2010), Novitskova and her collaborators collectively gathered images and texts from the Internet to create a book that does not lament the powerless state of the image but rather attempts to “interpret and index this ocean of signs” in order to present us with strategies of “survival.” From 2008–2010 she studied at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam in the Graphic Design department. Recent exhibitions and curatorial initiatives include: (group exhibition) Mawu-Lisa, New Gallery London, London, UK; (group exhibition) Oggetto Soggetto, Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Madrid, Spain; (curated project) Post Internet Survival Guide, Future Gallery and Gentili Apri, Berlin; and (curated exhibition) TruEYE surView, W139, Amsterdam.


Laure Prouvost (1978, Croix-Lille). She studied at Goldsmiths College and Central St Martins, London. Her recent solo presentations include the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, Whitechapel Gallery, London, and Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (2013); Schwitters in Britain, Tate Britain, London (2013); Why Does Gregor Never Ring? Shut Your Lips, Somewhere Under That Bridge Lies the whole Truth (The Wanderer Sequence 5), MOTINTERNATIONAL, London (2012); and Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London (2011). Her numerous group exhibitions include 12th Biennale de Lyon, Meanwhile... Suddenly and Then, Lyon (2013); Soundworks, ICA, London (2012); Time Again, Sculpture Center, New York (2011); and Flaca, Portikus, Frankfurt (2011). In 2013, she received the Turner Prize, UK.


Magali Reus (1981, The Hague) lives and works in London.  Studied at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL and Goldsmiths College, London, UK. Recent solo exhibitions include The Hepworth Wakefield, UK, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, IT and Sculpture Centre, New York, USA (all 2015),  The Approach, London, UK and Circuit, Lausanne, CH (all 2014). Group exhibitions include Nature after Nature, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel DE and Geographies of Contamination, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK (both 2014), Comrades of Time, Cell Project Space, London (2013), Painting without paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, DK (2012) among others.