Raphaëlle de Groot


Works
Biography
Exhibitions
  • 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 (det.), 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 45x65,5 Photo 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
    aphaëlle de Groot, Étude pour Venise (séquence), 2013; digital print on aluminum, cm 90x238
    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. 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
    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.
    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.
    Untitled (head) 2006 mixed media
    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-
    Dévoilements, serie 1 1998-2001, ink on paper cm 81x160 Four drawings cm 42,8x37,8 cm-
    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
    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
    Material Girls, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina public gallery, SK; Commissioners Fornwald Blair, Jennifer Matotek and Wendy Peart
    2014
    Summit meetings / Summit meetings, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge
    Raphaelle de Groot in Venice – the movie
    presented at the 32nd International Festival of Films on Art
    in Experimental programming – 3 prospects in a police station Nicole Gingras
    MIXOFF 2- Jacob Wren + Raphaelle de Groot OFFTA
    By Won, RDV Gallery, Nantes, France;
    Commissioners: Virginie Jourdain, Florence S. Larose, Libby Shea
    2013
    Biennale Online, presented by Art + under the direction of Jan Hoet
    Commissioner of Canadian artists: Josée Drouin Brisebois
    La réserve, z2o Galleria | Sara Zanin, Rome
    Venetian exercises, curated by Louise Déry, 55th Venice Biennal, Venice
    Biennale Online 2013, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Nancy Spector, Jan Hoet, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Iara Boubnova and Lorenzo Benedetti
    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
    Material Girls, curated by Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek, and Wendy Peart, Rodman Hall Art Centre Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
    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)
    Papier 11, Contemporary Art Fair of Works on Paper, Galerie Graff – espace 100, 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)
    Toronto Art Fair
    , Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Galerie Graff booth, Toronto (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
    Here and Now, in Negotiating Us, curated by Bryan Davies e Nigel Wals, Leeds City Art Gallery et Artist House, Leeds (GB)
    2004
    Just my Imagination, curated by MMB collective ArtLab, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, University of Western Ontario and  Museum London (Ontario, Canada). In 2005-2007 in Canada: 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
    Performance in the Venice Biennial, Galleria de l’UQUAM in collaboration with Conseil des arts et des lettres of Québec and The Québec Government Office of Rome
    2012
    Relation, Musée de la civilisation, Québec; Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montréal; Concordia University, Montréal (CA)
    2010
    Pêche au lancer, Expansion, curated by Louise Déry and Audrey Genois,  Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal (Ca)
    Recettes de performance, curated by Jocelyn Robert, Mois Multi 10 (Web project by Avatar) (http://avatarquebec.org/recettes/)
    2009
    Performance presented by OFF BNL MTL, organized by Pavilion Projects, La centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal (CA) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJHPe-I0Ses)
    Recettes de performance, curated by Jocelyn Robert, Mois Multi 10 (web prpoject by Avatar) (http://avatarquebec.org/recettes/)
    2007
    Materia viva, (with the musician Mirko Sabatin) organized by Théâtre in vol, Carmignano, Florence; Il cantiere, Rome
    2006
    Projection of video Drawing Session in the programation Videoism #1, Casual destruction and other forms of violence showed at Mains d’œuvres, curated by Charlie Jeffrey, 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
    Here and Now, in Negotiating Us, Leeds City Art Gallery and Leeds University, Leeds (GB)
    2003
    One person, two sheets of paper, a stapler, paint and brush, Artists’ Gestures, 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, curated by Marie Fraser and Marie-Josée Lafortune, Artists’ Gestures (organized by Optica), Square Cabot, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    2000
    Posa di ex-libris all’interno di 160 opere della Bibliothèque centrale de la Ville de Montréal, Letture project, Montréal, Québec (CA); Letture Project, Bibliothèque parallèle, Montréal (CA)
    L’algèbre d’Ariane, Les Chiroux Library, Liegi (BE)
    1999
    Mémoire X99-Y04.25, organized by Centre d’histoire de Montréal, Place d’Youville, Montréal, Québec (CA)
    Collecte d’empreintes, Biblioteca Les Chiroux in collaborazione con il Centro per l’Arte contemporanea, Les brasseurs, Liegi (BE)
    Collecte d’empreintes, Bibliothèque centrale de la Ville de Montréal, with the collaboration of Centre des arts actuels Skol

    AWARDS
    2012

    Winner of Sobey Art Award
    2011
    Prix Graff, Atelier Graff, Montréal (CA)
    Fellowship of research and creation, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    2010
    Fellowship of research and creation, Conseil des Arts (CA)
    2009
    Fellowship of research and creation, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    Design Exhange Award for square Frères-Charon , Toronto (CA)
    Prix Les Arts et la Ville, Québec (CA)
    Citation nationale, Association of Landscape Architects of Canada
    2008
    Finalist of Sobey Art Award: in nomination 2002, 2007, 2009
    2007
    Fellowship of research and creation, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    2006
    Pierre Ayot Award, Montréal (CA)
    Fellowship for higher studies A2, FQRSC
    2004
    Fellowship for higher studies A2, FQRSC
    Grant creation / production, Conseil des Arts (CA)
    Fellowship, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    2002
    Travel Grant, Conseil des Arts, Canada
    Fellowship, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    2001
    Grant creation / production, Conseil des Arts, Québec (CA)
    2000
    Support the Cooperation, Agence  Québec / Wallonie-Brussels for young people
    Fellowship B, research and creation, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    1999
    Fellowship, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    Fellowship of research and creation, Conseil des arts et des letters, Québec (CA)
    Fellowship B4, Stage of improvement in the arts, FCAR
    1998
    Fellowship B4, stage of improvement in the arts, FCAR

    RESIDENCIES
    2012
    Project Stanstead ou comment traverse la frontier: 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
    Here and Now, in Negotiating Us, Artist House, Leeds (GB)
    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)
    2000
    L’algèbre d’Ariane, Les Brasseurs, Liège (BE)
    1999
    Microcosme, Le Lobe, Chicoutimi (CA)
    1998
    Dévoilements, Congregation of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, Musée de Hospitalières, Montréal (CA)
    Centre Canadien d’Architecture, Montréal (CA)

    ART FAIRS
    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
    Collection Prêt d’œuvres d’art, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (CA); Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Québec (CA)
    City of Montréal (CA)
    Private collections

    CURATORIAL WORKS AND COLLABORATIONS
    2007
    Participation in Unesco Urban Design, Workshop Immaginare Place d’Armes, organized by Design Montreal with collaboration of Ville de Montréal, Fabrique de la Basilique Notre-Dame and la Galerie d’architecture Monopoli
    2005-07
    Member of Multidisciplinary Team, organized by Montréal city for the development of the Square des Frères-Charon, Montréal (CA)
    2003-04
    Host for “la Atlante architecture” + design, Grand-Métis, Québec (CA)
    2002-04
    8x5x363+1, project (artist in residence, intervention, exhibition, publication, symposium) realized with the collaboration of Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto and il Lanificio F.lli Cerruti, a textile factory of Biella (IT)
    2000-02
    Mémoire vive, curatorial project developed in collaboration with the Artists’ Center  Dare-Dare and Centre d’histoire de Montréal (CA)
    2001
    Toujours serviables, jamais servantes, developed in the streets of Montréal with a group of domestic workers and the Association des aides familiales (AAFQ), Québec (CA)
    1999-01
    Plus que parfaites. Chroniques du travail en maison privée 1920-2000, curated by Centre d’histoire de Montréal in collaboration with AAFQ

    ARTIST’S BOOK
    De Groot, Raphaëlle, Dévoilements, with the participation of religious hospitallers of St. Joseph, Montréal, 2001. 98 p.- Limited Edition (20 numbered copies)
    De Groot, Raphaëlle, Lectures, Montréal, 1999 (4 volumes)

    PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
    2008
    Workshop and conference in École d’Arts d’Annecy (F)
    2007
    Visiting artist, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge (CA)
    2006
    Participation in interdisciplinary workshop, Le corps et ses accents, UQAM, Montréal (CA)
    Guest, Université Laval, Québec (CA)
    Workshop Art et travail, UNIDEE in Residence International Program, Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    2005
    Guest, Drawing Symposium, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax (GB)
    Guest, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax (GB)
    Guest, Concordia University, Montréal (CA)
    2004
    Visiting artist, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (CA)
    Guest, Speakers Series, Museum London, London, Ontario (CA)
    Workshop Art et travail, UNIDEE in Residence International Program, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    Guest, Arte Fiera 2004, Bologna,  with la Cittadellarte- Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (IT)
    2003
    Guest, Jan Van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht (NL)
    Guest, meeting, Research Group Arteconomy, Constructies Espeel Nv., Roeselare (BE)
    Workshop on strategies to increase the public, RCAAQ, Montréal (CA)
    Guest as critical to Forme et fonction Course, Architecture School of University of Montréal (CA)
    2001
    Guest, Simposio Rétrospective: la mémoire, Galerie B-312, Montréal (CA)
    Lecturer in the course Histoire et fonction des musées, University of Montréal (CA)
    Lecturer in the course Canadian Church History, McGill University, Montréal (CA)
    1997-03
    Administration Council member of  the artists’ center Dade –Dare, Montréal (CA)

    WEBSITE
    www.raphaelledegroot.net

     

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

     



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