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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 (Upcoming, September)
  '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

  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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