Claudia Comte

CLAUDIA COMTE

Born 1983 in Grancy, Switzerland

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Education


2010

Master of Art in Science of Education, Haute Ecole Pédagogique, Visual Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland


2007

Visual Arts, l’Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, ECAL, Switzerland BA

Residencies and Fellowships


2015

Residency at The Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia


2013

Residency at Swiss XXX, Johannesburg, South Africa


2012

Prix Kiefer Hablitzel

Prix Mobiliar

Support from the UBS Foundation for Contemporary Art


2011

Support from the Canton of Vaud

Support from the city of Lausanne


2010

Residency at the Swiss Institute in Rome, Italy

Residency at Vent des Forêts, Meuse, France


2009

Residency at Galerie Zwanzigquadrameter, Berlin, Germany


2008

Residency at Cité des Arts à Paris, Lauréate de l’atelier Vaudois du 700ème, Paris, France

Support from l’Association sociale et culturelle pour les Suisses à Paris, France

Solo Exhibitions


2017

“10 Rooms, 40 Walls, 1059 m2,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

“Curves and Zig Zags,” Desert X, Palm Springs, USA

“Claudia Comte,” Basement Roma, Roma, Italy 

 


2016

"Inauguration of The Three Graces," London

"Le printemps de Septembre," Festival International d'Art Toulouse at le Bazacle, Toulouse, France

“Zigzag division,” Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Catch the Tail by the Tiger,” Konig Galerie, Berlin


2015

“NO MELON NO LEMON,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“The Fondue Party,” BolteLang, Zurich

“Sonic Geometry,” Galerie Art et Essaie, Rennes, France

“Story Bumping,” Milieu Galerie, Bern, Switzerland

“Sonic Geometry II,” BolteLang, Zurich


2014

“Fluide Glacial,” LISTE, with BolteLang, Basel, Switzerland

“Wir baden auf der Freianlage,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

“Sharp Sharp,” David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom

“Easy Heavy III,” Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich


2013

SUNDAY Art Fair, solo presentation with BolteLang, London
“All Work and All Play,” Toshiba House, Besançon, France
“Claudia Comte & Omar Ba,” Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
“Wir baden auf der Freianlage,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
“If I were a rabbit, where would I keep my gloves?,” BolteLang, Zurich
“X, Y, Z,” Friart, Centre d’Art de Fribourg, Switzerland
Summer Villa Extension, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris


2012

“NO LEMON NO MELON,” Tripode, Nantes, France

“From Zanzibar to Acapulco,” SALTS, Basel

“Trouble Rainbow III,” BolteLang, Zurich, Switzerland

“Vanity Loop,” Kunst am Bau, Etat de Vaud, Gymnase d’Yverdon, Switzerland

“From Acapulco to Zanzibar,” with Guillaume Pilet, La Rada, Locarno, Switzerland


2011

“Scantione-Tensione,” Institut suisse de Rome, Rome

“IBIZA, Milieu Gallery,” Bern, Switzerland

“Trouble Rainbow II,” Favorite Goods, Los Angeles [traveled to: Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome]

“Estampes,” Studio Raynald Métraux, Lausanne, Switzerland


2010

“Welcome to Colorful,” Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland


2009

“Rond-point,” Darse Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

“You cut but you can’t,” Galerie 20qmberlin, Berlin, Germany

“Installation in-situ,” % culturel, Fondation lausannoise pour l’art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Naturalisés,” Musée Arlaud, Lausanne, Switzerland


2008

"Inimitable," Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Georges abstraction surface air,” Bureau des vidéos, Le George, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Video projection, “«Rêves»,” Vitrine du Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris


2007

“L’Echo,” Standard deluxe, Lausanne, Switzerland

Group Exhibitions


2017

"NOW I WON," Messeplatz, Basel
“Beneath the Salt- Conglomerate,” Kinderhook & Caracas, Berlin 
“Desert X,” Palm Springs, California

 

“KölnSkulptur #9,” curated by Chus Martinez at Sculpture Park Cologne, Germany

 

Project at Münsterhof, Zürich,” curated by Christoph Doswald, Züirch, Switzerland 


2016

Public Installation, Public Art Fund, Doris Freedman Plaza, New York

"Art Basel Miami Public" curated by Nicolas Baume, Art Basel and The Bass Museum of Art, Collins Park, Miami, Florida

"The Language of Things," City Hall Park, New York

“Quiz 2,” Mudam, Luxembourg

“Conglomerate,” Kinderhook and Caracas, Berlin


2015

“Work Hard: Selections by Valentin Carron,” Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York

"Reliability of Recognition," BolteLang, Zurich

"Gargle/Spit," TBD, New York

“My Lonely Days Are Gone Part 2,” Arratia Beer, Berlin

“Triennale de l’art imprime contemporain,” Musee des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland

“Motiers Art en plein air,” Motiers, Switzerland

“Architecture & Nature,” Parc Domaine du Muy, Le Muy, France

“Full House,” Bunk Club at Shanaynay, Paris

“WLGTDWI – a performance event,” SALTS, Birsfelden, Switzerland

“Des Seins à Dessein,” Espace Arlaud, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Ligne Aveugle,” Institut Supérieur des Beaux Arts, Besançon, France

“A M-erry X-mas S-how,” SALTS, Basel


2014

"Associations News," Salts, Basel, Switzerland

“BolteLang Stadtbiotop 2014,” Eleonorenstrasse, Zurich

“Le Passage de L’Etoile,” Vevey, Switzerland

“Bex & Arts,” triennale de la sculpture Suisse, Bex, Switzerland

“Post-Op. Perceptual Gone Painterly / Du perceptuel au pictural. 1958 – 2014,” Galerie Perrotin, Paris

“Elevation 1049.2,” Gstaad, Switzerland

“Ars Multiplicata,” Kunsthalle Koidl, Berlin


2013

“Post-Mortem,” Forde, Geneva, Switzerland

“Draft for a particular vision of the future,” Bar Babette, Berlin, Germany

“Châteaux Secrets,” Fondation Ricard, Iles des Embiez

“Mixed Message Media,” curated by Neville Wakefield, Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Harum Scarum,” Galerie Blancpain, Geneva, Switzerland

“Paraphernalia,” Telemark Contemporary Art Center, Skien, Norway


2012

Under 30,” Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland

“La jeunesse est un art,” Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

“Tell The Children / Abstraction pour enfant,” La Salle de Bain, Lyon, France

“If I had 8 hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend 6 sharpening my ax,” Kunst Raum, Riehen, Switzerland


2011

“Territoires,” Bex & Arts, triennale de sculpture suisse, Bex, Switzerland

Roma Art Fair, with galerie Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome, Italy

“Train Fantôme,” Cruise and Callas Gallery, Berlin, Germany

“Rock The Casbah,” Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome, Italy

“20 ans des espaces d’une sculpture,” Visarte Vaud, Parc de Mont Repos, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Le Fédéral à Semen-Contra,” Rotwand Gallery, Zurich

“Accrochage Vaud 2011,” Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland


2010

“Jeune Création 2010,” Le CENTQUATRE, Paris

“Minipic,” Pauline’s, New York

“10 ans du MUDAC,” Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland


2009

“I could do that! No, you could’t!,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

“Kawabanga,” Espace Delrue, La Barthoteque, Nantes, France

“Condominia,” Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland

“I am by birth a Genevese,” Espace Forde, Geneva, Switzerland [traveled to: Vegas Gallery, London]

“Transit,” collective urbain exhibition, Renens, Switzerland


2008

“Patapsychique,” Bibliothèque du Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

“Le Spectrarium,” Pavillon Le Corbusier, Cité universitaire, Paris

“Made by ECAL,” Espace lausannois d’art contemporain, Renens, Switzerland

“Zoo Art Fair,” 1m3 Gallery, London

“Abstraction-Extension,” Fondation Salomon, Alex, France

“That’s all Folks !,” Chez Popper, Geneva, Switzerland

“X,” galerie 1m3, La Diligence, Nice, France


2007

“Weihnachtsmarkt,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

“Athéne, Claudia, Orlane,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland