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£1000
A Toi
 
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Alphabet
 
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Cloth
 
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Graham's Hands
 
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Jennie's Shoes
 
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My Heart
 
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Steps
 
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Tetraktys
 
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At Havana
 
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Gate
 
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Herve Constant Paintings
Herve Constant is based in London since the mid 80s. He is born in Casablanca (Morocco) and has a French nationality.
 
Education:
EDUCATION:1967-70 Conservatoire National de Musique de Toulon1971-73 Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Techniques du Theatre,Paris.1980-83 Beaux-Arts de Toulon(Etchings/Silkscreens).
 
Awards:
1984 Biennale de Nice,Award O.E.C,Nice,France
1990 Leicestershire Education Authority, England
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia august, 2 paintings
2004 Vortice, 7 Encuentro Poesia Visual,Sonora. The artist�s Book �Killing� and the video �Hand Ballet� july
2005 MONA, Museum of New Art, Detroit Michigan 2 videos
2005 GALERI-X �Obsession� International Video Art Festival Istanbul Turkey june
2005 �Sound Fetish� WPS1 part of the Archive of MOMA New York


 
Selected Commissions/collections:
1983 Espace Interrogation, (Stained Glass panel:2x1m)Toulon
1984 Cercle des Officiers Mariniers,Toulon'Envol d'Icare'
1990 Commission: A series of paintings 'Garden of Eden',
Private Collection, Norfolk
1991 Collection Arthur Andersen & Co, London
1992 Musee Arthur Rimbaud,Charleville/Mezieres,France
1994 London School of Economics,2 paintings and Publication for the 'Annual Review 93'
1994 Michael F.Howard, Tradition Bond brokers Ltd, London
1994 Institut Azazel,Chateau de Pauligne,Limoux,France
1995 Lynam Richard Partnership, London
1995 Foundation Azazel, Chateau de Pauligne, Limoux, France
1995 Earl Estates Limited, London
1996 Collection McKenna & Co, London
1996 Collection Arthur Andersen & Co, London
1996 British Art Council Award 'Under Different Skies', Copenhagen
1997 Award from Balkan Arts Link, to exhibit and work in Bosnia
1998 Vermont studio center, Artist's Grant for a residency Session
1999 John Lewis Partnership Grant, JL Brent Cross
2001 Peter Lang Publishing, inc..Painting 'Labyrinth', cover of a
book on Philosophy and Education, University of Minnesota, USA
2001 John Lewis, painting "voler vers la lumiere" 64x52in
2001 New York University in London, Bedford Place
2004 Art Council of Macedonia, to join the art colony in Galichnik, august
2004 National Centre for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia august, 2 paintings
2004 Vortice, 7 Encuentro Poesia Visual,Sonora. The artist’s Book ‘Killing’ and the video ‘Hand Ballet’ july
2005 MONA, Museum of New Art, Detroit Michigan 2 videos
2005 GALERI-X ‘Obsession’ International Video Art Festival Istanbul Turkey june
2005 OUTVIDEO Festival 2, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia
2005 Thailand 3rd New Media Arts Festival, sound and videos
2005 ‘Sound Fetish’ WPS1 part of the Archive of MOMA New York
2006 MONA Detroit, USA 2 films
2007 Casoria Museum Naples Italy
2007 Musee de l’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou Paris, Artists – Interviews’s Book, by Nicholas James
2007 Winner of the competition I Love London organized by Filmaka and LoveFilm October
 
Single Exhibitions:
1982 Galerie Brune,Toulon
1984 Studio Art Centre International,Florence,Italy
1985 Theatre Sextius,Aix-en-Provence,France
1987 Sala Alta, Cuenca, Spain
Kingsgate Gallery, London
1988 Galerie Sapet,Valence,France
1988 Central Space Gallery,London
1990 Galerie "La Tete d'Obsidienne", La Seyne/Mer,France
1990 Galerie Bercovy-Fugier, Bastille, Paris
1990 Wolverhampton Artists Group, Eagle Works,England
1991 Musee Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville/Mezieres, France
1992 Small Mansion Arts Centre, Gunnersbury Park, London
1995 Ben Uri Museum, 'As above so below' Soho, London
1995 Tricycle Gallery 'The Major Arcana', Images of the Tarot
1996 The Living Room 'A Pilgrim's Progress' Greenwich, London
1996 Alliance Francaise de Londres,London
1997 Dom Armije Museum,Tuzla,Bosnia
1999 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, USA
2000 Galerie Genevieve Godar, Lille, France
2003 Gallery 5a, London, with Swiss artist Felix Baudenbacher, October
2004 Galeria do Poste Art Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, March
2006 STU DIO RA, Roma Italy. Projection of 2 films, December
2007 New York University in London, presentation of two films, Jan
2007 Scarlet Maguire gallery, Kings Cross, London
2007 Studio Ra, Roma Italy
2007 Barbican Film cinema 1 ‘Between Two Worlds’ July
 
Group Exhibitions:
1978 Fischer Fine Art Gallery, London
1984 Biennale de Nice, Espace Nicois d'Art Contemporain,France
1984 Arthoteque de Provence,'PREFACE' 10 artistes du Sud
1987 Galerie Matisse, French Institute, London
1988 8 Contemporary British Artists, Valence, France
1989 Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery 'Ways of Telling' Llandudno, Wales
1991 Phillips Fine Art Auction, 'The Green Contemporary Art', London
1991 Galerie Gammelstrand,Copenhagen,Denmark
1991 Plymouth Arts Centre,'The Poet in Paint', Plymouth, England
1995'95 Sorak International Biennale' Korea
1995 The Alsager Gallery, 'The Word is Art ', Stoke-on-Trent
1996'Under different Skies' ,Copenhagen, Denmark
1996 Alvar Aalto Museum,Museum of Central Finland
1997 The City Art Gallery,'Board Games',Leicester
1999 Jewish Museum, 'Magic & Mysticism', Camden Town, London
2000 Clare College Church, 'Zero-G', London
2000 EU-Man, Exhibition 'Participation' Kabelfabriken, Helsinki
2001 Biennale of St Petersburg, Russia, "Outside of the Inside" , july
2002 Museo National de Bellas Artes, Havana Cuba
2003 Artist�s Book Triennal, Vilnius 2003,Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
2003 V Salon de Arte Digital, Galeria Carmen Montilla, Havana Cuba june-July
2003 Radio FM 104.4, Resonance. Talk about the book on Antonin Artaud �The Screaming Body� by Stephen Barber,
2004 T-DEUS : �To Make a Portrait of God�, Chapelle St Roch, Liege Belgium, FF04 Net Art Gallery New forms festival �Technography � 14th October - 28th October Vancouver Canada, File 2004 International Electronic Language Festival 22 Nov - 12 Dec Sesi Art Gallery Paulista Avenue Sao Paulo Brazil
2004 VI Salon International de Arte Digital, Havana Cuba, June
2004 OUTVIDEO festival, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia, May-June
2004 VII Bienal do Reconcavo, Centro Cultural Dannemann, Bahia, Salvador, Brazil nov-jan 2005
2004 Ben Uri Gallery The London Jewish Museum of Art �International Jewish Artist of the Year Award� short listed with the digital photo 'Jennie's Shoes'
2004 Encuentro Internacional Poesia Visual Sonora Experimental, Buenos Aires Argentina Sept - October
2004 Co-Curated with Louis Benassi 'Celebration' a mixed event based on the life and poetry of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Venues: NYU in London, 291 Gallery and Corsica Studios London
2005 MONA ,The Detroit International Video Festival, Third video Festival, USA Jan-Feb
2005 Soundlab Channel Feb
2005 Thailand 3rd New Media Arts Festival, sound and videos, Feb and June
2005 Island Art Film & Video Festival 05, video �Portraits of Cath Diaz� March
2005 Seattle Print Arts, Seattle WA Michigan, USA April
2005 OUTVIDEO Festival 2, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia
2005 Castello di Rivara Museum, Turin �Homage to Arthur Rimbaud� may
2005 GALERI-X �Obsession� International Video Art Festival Istanbul Turkey june
2005 Portobello Film Festival 4 �21 august
2005 �Sound Fetish� WPS1 part of the Archive of MOMA New York and Venice Biennale
Curator Steve Piccolo
2005 EAST 05 Norwich Art gallery, participant to the project �Making Things Better� by Jonathan Pierce
Curator Gustav Metzger
2005 PI-Five video/short films festival, National Museum in Szczecin Poland and then Berlin Germany
2005 Concerthall at MediaCentre, Launch of Edition III Cologne Germany Oct
2005 Thailand/Australia, ElectroFringe Playhouse Theatre Newcastle SWA Oct
2005 Studio Eventi Magister (auction of 2 works) Milano Italy 21-22 Dec
2006 �Paper politics� 2 Brooklyn New York USA curator: Josh MacPhee
2006 MAGMART � video under volcano, public show at Videodrome Naples Italy
2006 Folate Iridescenti Villa Doria d�Angri Universita degli Studi di Napoli march
2006 PROJECT 59, third screening Tribeca New York USA
2006 Musee d�Art Moderne et d�Art Contemporain de Liege Belgium
A Terra Sacrificada Curated by Tamara LAI 5e Biennale de la Photo et des arts visuels, fev-mars
2006 59 Seconds Festival at Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport, Maine
2006 Self Portrait for Bethlehem, interactive media installation curated by Agricola de Cologne Alf Kahf Art Gallery Israel and Cologne Germany July
2006 Museu Historico de Santa Catarina Florianopolis Brazil curated by Flavia Fernandes
2006 Project 59, 59 Seconds Video Festival in April 2006 Germany, Poland, Austria and Slovakia. Curated by Irina Danilova
2006 Manastre Kisa film Gunleri Galatasaray Turkey selection by Hulya Kupcuoglu
2006 National Film Theatre, selected with video ‘Run’. Projection organized by the Hayward Gallery July 2006 Ad Hoc Sant'Agata De' Goti (BN) - dal primo al 16 luglio 2006
2006 Knoll Galéria, ”Félperces felismerések” Liszt Ferenc tér 10.G Budapest, Hungary
2006 Liverpool Biennale, The Projection Gallery Sept-Nov
2006 The Video Art Gallery, London (representing my video work) aug
2006 Kurzfilmfestival, Oberschoneweide Berlin Erstes Internationales October
2006 Casoria Museum Naples Italy
2006 Centre Culturel Français, Video Dia Loghi, Torino
2007 MONA Museum of New Art Detroit, USA 2 films, March
2007 KargART Uluslararasi Video Festivali – Kurye / Courier Sergisi Istanbul Turkey march
2007 Academia Internacional de Cinema, Sao Paulo Brazil, march
2007 City in Motion finalist with the film ‘Between Two Worlds’ Barbican big screen, 6 artists short listed.
2007 Portobello Film Festival, august, 2 films
2007 Ypec Yolu Film Festival Bursa Istanbul curated by Hulya Kupcuoglu
2007 Contemporary Art fair Istanbul Turkey Dec curated by Irmak Arkman

 
Artist's Statement:
Hervé Constant is a London-based French artist having been born in Casablanca (Morocco) where his background includes having been brought up in an orphanage over ten years in Hyeres, South of France, where later he studied theatre acting at the Conservatoire de Toulon before obtaining a grant to further his studies at Ecole Nationale Superieur des Arts et Technique du Theatre in Paris.Hervé’s work is a mixture of different interests, social and cultural influences.Recent projects involve video, photos and sounds and Artist's Books. Hervé Constant’s most recent exhibitions were at: File06 International Electronic Language Festival Sesi Art Gallery Sao Paulo Brazil, 7 Encuentro International Poesia Visual Sonora Experimental, Buenos Aires Argentina. His work is shown and in the collection of MONA, Museum of New Art, Detroit USA. PI-Five video/short films festival, National Museum in Szczecin Poland and then Berlin Germany 05, Soundlab Channel, edition III, Cologne 06. Most recently a sound recording of his was included in ‘Sound Fetish’ WPS1 at the Venice Biennale 05 and is now part of the Archive of MOMA New York. Project 59, 59 Seconds Video Festival, touring to Brooklyn NY, Alfred University NY, and at the Academia Internacional de Cinema, Sao Paulo, Brazil; curated by Irina Danilova, March 2007. Most recently the video called ‘Run’ was selected by the Hayward Gallery as part of the 60 second Surreal ; the projection took place at the National Film Theatre the 23rd of July 06. Recent projections have taken place in Roma, Studio Ra, Dec 06 and the New York University in London January 2007.His film called ‘Between Two Worlds’ 8mn is to be shown at the Barbican Film Festival, Cinema 1 the 2 July 2007 6pm. The same film, this year October 07 was winner of the competition I LOVE LONDON organised by Filmaka and sponsored by LOVEFILM.Hervé’s work is represented by: The Video Art Gallery, London and studio.ra Roma Italy
 
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