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          Ghislain Amar
          Born in 1984 in Montpellier, France
          Lives in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and runs
Peach
          ghislain.amar@gmail.com
  

          
          Solo/Duo Exhibitions 
          2018
          'Amar', Peach, Rotterdam link

          2017
          ‘Bergen Bar’, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
          ‘Filet Americain’ (duo with Anna Maria Luczak), Roll on Phenomena, Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht

          2016
          ‘Amar Amar’, Basis Projektraum, Frankfurt am Main
          ‘Rowing (Iphigenia or A Girl for the Wind, Part 2)’, Stellwerk, Kassel
          ‘The Iceberg of’, The Tip, Frankfurt am Main

          2015
          ‘The L.A.I.F. Workshop’ (as Riama Nashlig), Peach, Frankfurt/Rotterdam

          2014
          'Lizzy', Pracownia Portretu, Lodz, Poland
          'Let Out / Outlet' (with Bernd Krauss & Gerwin Luijendijk) in a former shop (of I don't know what) in Nykarleby, Finland

          2011
          ‘The sound is a vibration of the air that is propagating’ in a former flower shop, Yrkeshögskolan Novia, Nykarleby, Finland (duo with Lionel Biermann)
          ‘Days of Wavering/Some Representations’, Guest Room, Rotterdam

          2008
          Courir Après Toi, Michael Rabotin, Montpellier (duo with Micky Backham)

          Group exhibitions & projects
          2018
          'Amor Infinito' @Salón, Madrid (with Tracy Hannah, Erika Roux, Victor Santamarina and Sophie Varin) https://www.instagram.com/saloncito_salon/

          2017
          ‘Fire, Smoke, Steam’ (with Joost Nieuwenburg), Peach, Rotterdam
          ‘All the Time at Work’; Galeria Labirynt, Lublin - curated by Romuald Demidenkko, Poland
          ‘Meet Me at The Metro Station’, Guestrooms - curated by Romuald Demidenkko, Amsterdam
          ‘Feeelings’, Brussels

          2016
          'Peach', W139, Amsterdam
          'State of the City', Basis, Frankfurt – curated by Christin Muller
          'Life in 400 BCE' (Iphigenia or A Girl for the Wind, Part 1), Belle Air, Essen (DE)
          'All the Time at Work', BWA Tarnów, Tarnów (PL) - curated by Romuald Demidenko

          2015
          ‘Us’, Swimming Pool, Sofia (BG) – curated by Viktoria Draganova
          ‘Super in Position’, November Complex @Hofpoort, Rotterdam
          ‘The Peet Market’, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
          ‘An evening with’; Flat i, London
          ‘The Below Standard Performance Business Man’, GDCC, Rotterdam

          2014
          ‘November Second’, November Complex, Rotterdam
          ‘The Social Insurance Institution of Finland’, Nykarleby, Finland
          ‘The Group’, Rollaversion Gallery, London
          ‘Is it art or is it just’, BWA Zielona Góra, Poland – curated by Romuald Demidenko

          2013
          ‘I would prefer not to’, Exo Exo, Paris – curated by Elisa Rigoulet & Clara Guislain
          ‘Blu Heron Social Club’ (curated by Kevin Gallagher & Perri MacKenzie), Rotterdam
          ‘Letters by the useless spectator’, Hobusepea Galleri, Tallinn - curated by Mathijs van Geest

          2012
          '1, 3, 5 etc', Gro Galleri, Novia University, Jakobstad, Finland
          'Apart', Festival International d'Art Contemporain, St-Remy de Provence, France
          'Obstruktionist', Past Vyner street, London
          'Obstruktionist', Urgent Paradise, Lausanne and Fribourg
          'Onze Tuin', Het O'tje, Rotterdam – curated by Nikki van Strien
          'Days of Wavering', Abilene Gallery, Brussels - curated by Theophile’s Papers
          'My first solo with', Upominki, Rotterdam

          2011
          'Study of a Territory', Galerie de Roussan, Paris - curated by Thomas Arsac
          'The Spur of the Moment', NEST, The Hague - curated by Whatspace

          2010
          ‘If You Say Something See Something’, TENT, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam
          ‘Reception Room’, Wolfart Project Space, Rotterdam – curated by Roderick Hietbrink and Joshua Thies
          ‘Bruegel's Village’, Blaak 10 Gallery, Rotterdam
          ‘Leave Live’, Wolfart Project Space, Rotterdam – curated by Eleonore Joulin and Joshua Thies

          2009
          ‘I Know A Friend That Knows A Friend’, Het Poortgebouw, Rotterdam

          2008
          ‘1989/2001’, École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Montpellier

          Curatorial
          Since 2015: Peach, Rotterdam link
          Since 2014: November Complex link
          2012-2014: Sils Project Space, Rotterdam

          Education
          2008-2010
          Master of Fine Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam

          2005-2008
          Diplome National d’Arts Plastique, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier, Montpellier, France

          Grants
          2016
          AFK, Amsterdam - For the project ‘Peach’, W139, Amsterdam
          Mondriaan Fonds - 'Bijdrage Praktijkverdieping' for the project 'State of the City'
          2015/2016
          CBK Rotterdam - O&O (Research & Development) for the project 'The Estate of Yves Mercol'

          Residencies
          2016
          AIR Frankfurt, project ‘State of the City’, Frankfurt am Main

          2011
          Skv Air, Novia University, Nykarleby, Finland
          Foundation BAD, Rotterdam

          Artist editions
          2014
          Exo Exo, Paris

          2013
          La Serre at Galerie Michele Didier & 8 Rue Saint Bon, Paris – commissioned by Hadrien Gerenton

          Books
          2016
          ‘Paralysis’, Peach Books, Rotterdam
          ‘Iphigenia or A Girl for the Wind’ (a play by Yves Mercol, book edited by Ghislain Amar), French and English editions, Peach Books
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          2015
          ‘World of Echo, Part 1’, Peach Books
          ‘World of Echo, Part 3’, Peach Books

          Exhibition catalogues
          2017
          'The Tip', The Tip, Frankfurt am Main
          ‘All the time at work’, Galeria Labirynth / BWA Lublin, Poland

          2016
          ‘State of the City’, Basis, Frankfurt
          ‘All the Time at Work’, BWA Tarnów, Tarnów, Poland (online)

          2015
          ‘The Peet Market’, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam - Design by Daniel Fogarty

          2013
          ‘I would prefer not to’ #2, Exo Exo, Paris

          2010
          ‘If you Say Something See Something’, Tent/Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam

          Recent bibliography

          2018
          Series of photographs for the magazine 'La Belle Revue', Clermont Ferrand, France http://www.labellerevue.org/ - Release April 2018

          2017
          Lotte van Geijn, interview in Metropolis M, May 2017           http://www.metropolism.com/nl/features/31410_micro_art_initiatives_7
          Amelie gr. Darrelmann, interview in KubaParis, April 2017 http://kubaparis.com/places-and-hearts-4-peach-rotterdam/

          2016
          ‘All the time at Work’, review in Szum Magazine, June 2016
          ‘Amar Amar’, write up on aqnb.com, October 2016 http://www.aqnb.com/2016/10/10/ghislain-amar-amar-amar-2016-exhibition-photos/
 
          2015
          Viktoria Draganova, interview for Swimming Pool, Sofia, October 2015 http://swimmingpoolprojects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/P-Peach.pdf

          2014
          Karolina Plinta, Review from ‘Is it art or is it’ in Szum Magazine, May 2014 https://magazynszum.pl/krytyka/sztuka-na-goraco-zyc-w-galerii

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