Raphaëlle de Groot


Works
Biography
Exhibitions
  • Subsistences - Inniun, 2016-2017. Process based collaborative project, bivouac-exhibition and me-dium length film. Minganie region, North-Shore of Quebec, Que. (CA). Photo: Luc Leclerc
    Subsistences - Inniun, 2016-2017. Process based collaborative project, bivouac-exhibition and me-dium length film. Minganie region, North-Shore of Quebec, Que. (CA). Photo: Léo Harvey-Côté.
    Summit Meetings, Part 3, 2016. Installation: objects donated to the artist, objects borrowed in va-rious museum collections, stop-motion video animations, sound. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Que. (CA). Photo : Idra Labrie
    Summit Meetings, Part 3, 2016. Installation: objects donated to the artist, objects borrowed in va-rious museum collections, stop-motion video animations, sound. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Que. (CA). Photo : Idra Labrie
    The Wait - Experimenting Expectation, 2015. Installation and durational performance with audience participation, collection of materials, found objects, accessories and video documentation. Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Ont. (CA). Photo: Jessie Lau.
    Summit Meetings, Part 1, 2014. Installation: objects donated to the artist, objects borrowed in va-rious museum collections, stop-motion video animations, sound. Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alb. (CA). Photo : Rod Leland
    Summit Meetings, Part 1, 2014. Installation: objects donated to the artist, objects borrowed in va-rious museum collections, stop-motion video animations, sound. Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alb. (CA). Photo : Raphaëlle de Groot
    Weighing, 6,704 kg balanced on head, 2013, Graphite on wall, objects , Plexiglas cube 30x30x30 cm , digital print on aluminum cm 45x65,5Photo credits: Giorgio Benni
    Weighing, 6,704 kg balanced on head, 2013, Graphite on wall, objects , Plexiglas cube 30x30x30 cm , digital print on aluminum cm 45x65,5Photo credits: Giorgio Benni
    Weighing, 6,704 kg balanced on head, 2013, Plexiglas cube 30x30x30 cm, Photo credits: Giorgio Benni
    Weighing, 6,704 kg balanced on head (det.), 2013, digital print on aluminum cm 45x65,5 Photo credits: Giorgio Benni
    Stock, 2013 Installation: various materials, networks, bricks ; variable size Photo credits: Giorgio Benni
    Stock, 2013 Installation: various materials, networks, bricks ; variable size Photo credits: Giorgio Benni
    Raphaëlle de Groot, Étude pour Venise (séquence), 2013; digital print on aluminum, cm 90x238
    Raphaëlle de Groot, Étude pour Venise - séquence (det.), 2013; digital print on aluminum, cm 90x238
    Raphaëlle de Groot. En exercice à Venise 55 Venice Biennale 2013 curated by Louise Déry
    Raphaëlle de Groot. En exercice à Venise 55 Venice Biennale 2013 curated by Louise Déry
    Raphaëlle de Groot, La réserve, 2012; video projection, HD, audio, 17’ 10’’
    Raphaëlle de Groot, Gants (mère, enfant), 2012; digital printing on forex, cm 23x38 (framed)
    1273 petites choses qui ne servent plus, 2010-11, digital print, ed 5, 51 x 71,5 cm
    70 objets emportés avec moi, 2010-11, digital print, ed 5, 51 x 71,5 cm
    Porter, 2010, digital print, ed 5, cm 51 x 71,5
    Pianoro-bologna, 2010, digital print, ed 5, cm 51 x 71,5
    Tous ces visages, 2007-2008, installation, partial view, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Photo: David Jacques
    Tous ces visages, 2007-2008, installation, partial view, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Photo: David Jacques
    Drawing Session (video stills) 2004-2007 c-printed on photographic paper cm 47,5 x 69,22
    En exercice (performance) 2006-2007 c-printed on photographic paper cm 59,69 x 39,06
    The inner face 2007 Performance, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome.
    The inner face 2007 Performance, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome.
    The inner face 2007 Performance, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome.
    The inner face 2007 Performance, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome.
    Life Class 2005, c-printed on photographic paper.
    Dévoilements, serie 1 1998-2001, ink on paper cm 81x160 Four drawings cm 42,8x37,8 cm-
    Colin-maillard (fragment:Marco) 1999-2001 /mixed media
     
  • Born in Montréal, Quebec (Canada) in 1974, where she lives and works

    STUDIES AND EDUCATION
    1993/1997

    Bachelor’s degree in visual art, Université du Québec in Montréal (CA)
    1996/1997
    CRÉPUQ exchange programs, State University of New York, Purchase College, United States
    2004/2006
    Master’s degree, Écoles des arts visuels et médiatiques, University of Québec in Montréal (CA)

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2017
    Subsistences — Inniun, bivouac-exhibition (8 stopovers in 21 days), Moyenne-Côte-Nord (Minganie), Qué., presented as part of the event LandMarks2017 created by Partners in Art. Curator : Véronique Leblanc

    2016

    Rencontres au sommet – Volet 3 | The Summit Meetings – Part 3, curated by Bernard Lamarche, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec (upcoming)
    2015
    Rencontres au sommet – Volet 2 | The Summit Meetings – Part 2, exposition solo, curated by Srimoyee Mitra, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
    2014
    Rencontres au sommet – Volet 3 | The Summit Meetings – Part 3, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge
    MIXOFF 2- Jacob Wren + Raphaelle de Groot OFFTA
    2013
    La réserve, z2o Galleria | Sara Zanin, Rome
    En exercice à Venise, curated by Louise Déry, 55th Venice Biennal, Venice
    2012
    Raphaëlle de Groot, Oeuvres récentes, Galerie Graff, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2011
    Le poids des objets – Recommencer, La Chambre Blanche, Québec (CA)
    2009
    Le poids des objets, Le lieu, Québec (CA)
    The Burden of Objects, curated by Ryan Doherty, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge (CA)
    2008
    Le moment de la déprise, Galerie B-312, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    Chantiers, curated by Dominique Abensour, Le Quartier-Centre d’art Contemporaine, Quimper (F)
    2007
    Il volto interiore, z2o Galleria | Sara Zanin, Rome
    2006
    Raphaëlle de Groot. En exercice, curated by Louise Déry, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2004
    Raphaëlle de Groot, curated by Dominique Abensour, Le Quartier-Centre d’Art Contemporaine, Quimper (F)
    2002
    Colin-maillard, Centre Marguerite-d’Youville, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2001
    Dévoilements,Occurrence-Espace d’art et d’essai contemporains, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2000
    Microcosme, Le Lobe, Chicoutimi, Québec (CA)
    1999
    Lectures, Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    1997
    Reconnaissance, Dare-Dare, Centre de diffusion d’art multidisciplinaire di Montréal,Québec (CA)

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2017
    Voices : artists on art, Artport Gallery, Harbourfront Center, Toronto (CA). A project by artists Yvonne Lammerich and Ian Carr-Harris
    Les Grands voyageurs, Diagonale, Montréal. Curated by Ann Stouvenel
    Entre le soi et l’autre, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal. Curated by Marie-Ève Beaupré
    2016
    Familiarités, Fondation Guido Molinari, Montréal
    Sweet Gongs Vibrating, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego (CA), United States. Curated by Amanda Cachia.
    2015
    Flesh of the World, exhibition and performances, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto (CA). Curated by Amanda Cachia
    The Art of the Lived Experiment, exhibition and performances, presented as part of DISART Festival at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts and other locations, Grand Rapids MI, United States. Curated by Aaron Williamson and Amanda Cachia
    Marking Blind, curated by Amanda Cachiaonline exhibition presented by Curated Space, Arts&Disability Ireland, www.adiarts.ie.
    Material Girls, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Gallery, Saskatchewan. Curated by Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek and Wendy Peart. In circulation in Canada since 2015: Doris McCarthy Gallery, Toronto; Contemporary Calgary, Calgary; Rodman Hall Centre, Brock University, St Catharines; College Art Galleries, Saskatoon
    2014
    De la part des vaincus, Galerie RDV, Nantes, France. Curated by Virginie Jourdain, Florence S. Larose, Libby Shea
    Raphaëlle de Groot en performance à Venise, film projected at the 32nd Edition of the Festival international du film sur l’art (FIFA) in a program curated by Nicole Gingras
    2013
    Correcciones marginales II, Spanish Agency for international cooperation, Carthagène, Colombia. Curated by La Redhada/L’araignée
    BiennaleOnline 2013, online exhibition presented by Artplus under the general direction of Jan Hoet. Canadian curator : José Drouin Brisebois
    Les matins infidèles, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec. Curated by Bernard Lamarche
    2012

    Sobey Art Award Exhibition, MOCCA, Toronto (CA)
    National Biennial of Contemporary Sculpture of Trois-Rivières,  Trois-Rivières, Québec (CA)
    Candido, curated by Sylvain Campeau, Hospicio Cabañas, Festival cultural de Mayo, Guadalajara (MEX)
    Archi-féministes! Performer l’archive, curated by Marie-Ève Charron, Marie-Josée Lafortune and Thérèse Saint-Gelais, Optica, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2011
    Archi-féministes! Le corps archivé, curated by Marie-Ève Charron, Marie-Josée Lafortune and Thérèse Saint-Gelais, Optica, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2010
    Femmes artistes. L’éclatement des frontières 1965-2000, curated by Pierre Landry, Musée national des beaux-arts, Québec (CA)
    The Only One, curated by Julia Trolp, Studio Tommaseo-Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste (IT)
    Artiste-modèle, Galerie Graff, Montréal (CA)
    2009
    Vendu / Sold, Esse Benefit Auction, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal (CA)
    2008
    Metamorphosis,
    curated by Louise Déry, AKBank Sanat Art Center, Istanbul
    Se revoir
    , Le Lobe, curated by Carl Bouchard, Chicoutimi, Québec (CA)

    Sobey Art Award Exhibition, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (CA)
    Rien ne se perd, rien ne se crée, tout se transforme. La Triennale québécoise 2008, curated by Josée Bélisle, Paulette Gagnon, Marc Lanctôt and Pierre Landry, Musée d’art contemporain of  Montréal, Montréal (CA)
    2007
    Rendre réel, curated by Marie Fraser, 106 rue Sparks, Ottawa, Ontario (CA)
    2006
    Arte al Centro – Il Gioco, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    2005
    Negotiating Us Here and Now ,curated by Bryan Davies e Nigel Walsh, Leeds City Art Gallery and Artist House, Leeds (UK)
    2004
    Just my Imagination, curated by MMB collective ArtLab, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, University of Western Ontario and  Museum London (Ontario, Canada). Toured in Canada from 2005 to 2007 at: Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor (Ontario Canada); Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, Toronto (Ontario); Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax (Nouvelle-Ecosse); Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon (Saskatchewan); Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste-Marie (Ontario Canada); Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary (Alberta); Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge (Alberta); Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna (British Columbia)
    Ils causent des systèmes, curated byAnne-Marie Ninacs, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    Regarder, observer, surveiller, curated by Nicole Gingras, Galerie Séquence, Chicoutimi, Québec (CA)
    Nous venons en paix…Histoires des Amériques, curated by Pierre Landry, Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    Opening Show, curated by Bryan Davies, Artist House, Leeds (GB)
    2003
    GRAFF/Graff, Galerie Graff, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    Michelangelo Pistoletto & Cittadellarte &, curated by CALC, Musée d’art contemporain of Anvers (BE)
    Espacios Mestizos, curated by Orlando Britto Jinorio, Second  International Meeting of Contemporary Art, Osorio, Canary Islands (ES)
    2001
    Point de chute, curated by Louise Déry, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal, Québec (CA); Contemporary Art Center of Brussels, Brussels
    2000
    L’algèbre d’Ariane, curated by Stéphane Gilot and Caroline Boileau (project of  exchange and collaboration project organized by Centre Dare-Dare):
    Phase 1
    : Centre d’art contemporain Les Brasseurs, Liège (BE)

    Phase 2 :Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    L’arène des livres, curated by Florence Chantoury, Exhibition Center of University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    1998
    Questions d’identités, curated by Marie-Claude, Galerie Verticale, Laval, Québec (CA)
    1996
    Valérie Blass, Hugo Brodeur, Raphaëlle de Groot, Ani Deschênes, Martin Valiquette, Galerie Clark, Montréal, Québec (CA)

    PERFORMANCES
    2013
    En exercice à Venise, during the opening day of the Venice Biennial in the Giardini and canals of Venice, curated by Louise Déry, produced by Galerie de l’UQAM in collaboration with the Conseil des arts et des lettres of Québec and the Québec office in Rome.
    2012
    Relation, in various venues in Canada : Musée de la civilisation in Québec City (Auditorium Roland-Arpin) ; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal (Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings) and Concordia University in Montreal ; Cégep de Granby-Haute-Yamaska in Granby and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax.
    2010
    Pêche au lancer, presented as part of Nuit Blanche during the exhibition Expansion curated by Louise Déry and Audrey Genois, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal (CA)
    2009
    Performance presented by OFF BNL MTL, organized by Pavilion Projects, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal (CA)
    Recettes de performance, curated by Jocelyn Robert, web project by Avatar
    2007
    Materia viva, with the musician Mirko Sabatini presented at Carmignano, Florence and at Il cantiere in Rome.
    2006
    Projection of video Drawing Session in the program Videoism #1, Casual destruction and other forms of violence curated by Charlie Jeffrey showed at Mains d’œuvres, St-Ouen, France (October 2006); RLBQ Gallery, Marseilles, France (November 2006); Galería 10+36, Medellin, Colombia (November 2006); Lago Film Festival, Lago, Italy (July 2007); Sjoredsfestivalen, Gothemberg, Sweden (August 2007)
    2005
    Performances as part of the exhibition Negotiating Us, Here and Now, Leeds City Art Gallery and Leeds University, Leeds (UK)
    2003
    One person, two sheets of paper, a stapler, paint and brush, Artists’ Gestures book launch, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
    2002
    One person, two sheets of paper, a stapler, paint and brush, curated by Filippo Fabrica, Circo Fragile, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, Pavia (IT)
    2001
    Collecte de poussière, Square Cabot, Montréal (CA), as part of the event Artists’ Gestures, curated by Marie Fraser and Marie-Josée Lafortune, organized by Optica center.
    1999
    Mémoire X99-Y04.25, organized by Centre d’histoire de Montréal, Place d’Youville, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    Collecte d’empreintes, Bibliothèque centrale de la Ville de Montréal, with the collaboration of Centre des arts actuels Skol

    AWARDS
    2014
    Long-term grant to visual artists, Canada Art Council, 2014-2016
    2013
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec (CA)
    2012
    Winner of the Sobey Art Award
    Creation/production grant, Canada Art Council
    2011
    Prix Graff, Atelier Graff, Montréal (CA)
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    2010
    Research/creation grant, Canada Art Council
    2009
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    Design Exchange Award for Square des Frères-Charon (CA)
    Prix Les Arts et la Ville for Square des Frères-Charon (CA)
    Citation nationale, Association of Landscape Architects of Canada for Square des Frères-Charon
    2008
    Finalist for the Sobey Art Award
    2007
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    Travel Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    2006
    Pierre Ayot Award, Montréal (CA)
    2004
    Fellowship for graduate studies, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture, 2004-2006, (CA)
    Creation/production grant, Canada Art Council
    2002
    Travel Grant, Canada Art Council
    Travel Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    2001
    Creation/production grant, Canada Art Council
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    2000
    Travel grant, Agence Québec/Wallonie-Brussels for youth
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    1999
    Research/creation grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    Travel Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CA)
    1998
    Grant, internship in the arts, Fonds des chercheurs et de l’aide à la recherche, 1998-1999

    RESIDENCIES
    2012
    Projt Stanstead ou comment traverse la frontière: phase 2, curated by Geneviève Chevalier,  Galeria d’ art Foreman, Sherbrooke, Québec (CA)
    2012-11
    Cégep de Granby-Haute-Yamaska, 3e Impérial, Granby, Québec (CA)
    2011
    Le poids des objets – Recommencer, La Chambre Blanche, Québec
    2009
    The Burden of Objects, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge (CA)
    2008
    Chantiers, Le Quartier, Quimper (F)
    2005
    Negotiating Us, Here and Now, in Negotiating Us, Artist House, Leeds (UK)
    2004
    Just my Imagination, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (CA)
    2003
    8x5x363+1, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    Espacios Mestizos, Second International Meeting of Contemporary Art, Osorio, Canary Islands (ES)
    2002
    UNIDEE in residence, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    2000
    L’algèbre d’Ariane, Les Brasseurs, Liège (BE)
    1999
    Microcosme, Le Lobe, Chicoutimi (CA)
    1998
    Dévoilements, Congregation of the Religieuse Hospitalières de St. Joseph, Musée de Hospitalières, Montréal (CA)
    Centre Canadien d’Architecture, Montréal (CA)

    ART FAIRS
    2013
    Zoom In Award, video program and prize with an international jury, Context, Art Miami, Art Miami Pavilion, Miami FL, United States. Curated by LaRete Art Projects
    2012
    Art Toronto 2012, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto (CA)
    Papier12, galerie Graff, Montréal (CA)
    2011
    Toronto Art Fair 2011, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto (CA)
    Papier11, galerie Graff, Montréal (CA)
    2010
    Toronto Art Fair 2010, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto (CA)

    COLLECTIONS
    Musée national des beaux-arts du Canada (CA)
    Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (CA)
    Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (CA)
    Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (CA)
    Galerie de l’UQAM (CA)
    Ministère des affaires étrangères (Québec) (CA)
    Ville de Montréal (CA)
    Ville de Longueuil (CA)
    Private and corporate collections

    SPECIAL PROJECTS
    2007
    Participation in Unesco urban design workshop “Imaginer la place d’Armes organized by Design Montreal in collaboration with the City of Montreal at la Fabrique de la Basilique Notre-Dame and the Galerie d’architecture Monopoli
    2007-05
    Member of multidisciplinary team, organized by the city of Montreal for the development of the Square des Frères-Charon, Montréal (CA)
    2003-04
    Museum display design and artistic interventions in collaboration with Atlante architecture + design for Les jardins de Métis permanent exhibition, Grand-Métis, Québec (CA)
    2002-04
    8x5x363+1, a residency project including various interventions in a textile factory, an exhibition, a publication and a symposium with the collaboration of Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto and the Lanificio F.lli Cerruti, Biella (IT)
    2000-02
    Mémoire vive, curatorial project produced in collaboration with the artist-run center Dare-Dare and the Centre d’histoire de Montréal
    2001-99
    Plus que parfaites. Chroniques du travail en maison privée 1920-2000, exhibition at the  Centre d’histoire de Montréal in collaboration with the Association des aides familiales du Québec.

    ARTIST’S BOOK
    De Groot, Raphaëlle and Johanne Jarry. L’espace commun. Montreal : Galerie B-312. 200 numbered copies, 2008
    De Groot, Raphaëlle, Dévoilements, with the participation of the Religieuses Hospitalières de St. Joseph, Montréal, 2001. 98 p.- Limited Edition (20 numbered copies)
    De Groot, Raphaëlle, Lectures, Montréal, 1999 (4 volumes)

    PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
    2017
    LandMarks2017, intensive creative workshop, Université du Québec à Montréal, Concordia University and McGill University, Montreal (CA); with Sophie Castonguay, Shauna Janssen, Véronique Leblanc, Lisa Lorenzino and Douglas Scholes.
    2014
    Autour des restes, intensive creative workshop, 29-30 January, École multidisciplinaire de l’image, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau (CA).
    2012-2014
    Visiting artist and associate professor, Painting & Drawing Department Concordia University, Montreal (CA).
    2008-2013
    Lecturer, École des arts visuels et médiatiques, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal (CA).
    2008
    Workshop and conference at École d’Arts d’Annecy (F)
    2007
    Visiting artist and lecturer, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge (CA)
    2006
    Workshop Art and Work, UNIDEE in Residence International Program, Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    2005-2001
    Guest speaker in various events and institutions including : Drawing Symposium, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax (CA); Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax ; Concordia University, Montreal (CA) ; University of Quebec in Montreal ; University of Western Ontario, London (CA) ; Arte Fiera 2004, Bologna (IT) ; Jan Van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht (NL) ; Arteconomy research group meeting, Constructies Espeel Nv., Roeselare (BE); Architecture School, University of Montreal (CA) ; Simposio Rétrospective: la mémoire, Galerie B-312, Montreal (CA).

    WEBSITE
    www.raphaelledegroot.net

     

  • La réserve
    La réserve
    May 22nd - July 12th, 2013
    Il volto interiore
    The inner face
    November 11th - December 29th, 2007

     



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