|(Born)||1978 in Annecy, France|
|(Based)||New York, NY, USA|
Biography ( )
Davide Balula received his DNAP in 2002 from the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg, France, and his DNSEP in 2004 from the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris–Cergy, France. His work is articulated around sound, electronic, and visual devices. The participation of the viewer is often required to activate his pieces. Familiar objects and forms are taken out of their practice crosses visual and sound and complete the musical aspect of his activities. He regularly collaborates with chefs, dancers, and musicians on performances and improvisation concerts. His multi-sensory and multi-disciplinary practice is made up of various experiments and chance encounters that question the passage of time.
His solo exhibitions and performances have been presented at Performa 09, Centre Georges Pompidou, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, and MoMA PS1, New York. His work has been in group exhibitions at galerie frank elbaz, Dallas, USA, Gagosian, San Francisco, CA, USA, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY, USA and Daejeon Museum of Art, Seo-gu, South Korea.
Davide Balula’s work is present in many French collections such as: Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France, Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, France, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France, Centre Georges Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur, Marseille, France.