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

“La Ligne Claire,” Basement Roma, Rome

“Black and White Circles in the Sky,” Münsterhof, Zurich

“NOW I WON, Messeplatz,” Art Basel, Basel


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

Solo booth for ArtGeneve, König Galerie, ArtGeneve 2017, Palexpo, Geneva  


2016

“The Curves, the Corners and the Machines,” Festival International d‘Art Toulouse at le Bazacle, Toulouse


“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

“The Primary Fondue Party,” BolteLang, Zurich


2015

“Sonic Geometry,” BolteLang, Zurich

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

“Story Bumping,” Milieu Galerie, Bern, Switzerland

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


2014

“Le Passage de L’Etoile,” Vevey


“Fluide Glacial,” LISTE, 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

“Sharp Sharp,” David Dale Gallery, Glasgow 


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

“Trouble Rainbow,” Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Roma

“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


2018

“New Swiss Performance Now,” Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland


2017

“Crib II,” Galerie 95, Biel, Switzerland

“KolnSkulptur #9,” Sculpture Park Cologne, Cologne, Germany 

“Gartenschau,” König Gallery, St. Agnes Garden, Berlin

“Beneath the Salt- Conglomerate,” Kinderhook & Caracas, Berlin

“Curves and Zigzags,” Desert X, Palm Springs, California 


2016

“128 triangles and their demonstrations,” ArtBasel Miami Beach

“The Language of Things,” Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York

“Gartenschau,” König Gallery, St. Agnes Garden, Berlin

“UM DIE ECKE DENKEN – DIE SAMMLUNG (1986-2016),” Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich

“Tous les tableaux sont à l’envers,” Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland

“/Quiz 2,” Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg 


2015

“Christmas show,” SALTS, Basel


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


“Ligne Aveugle,” ISBA, Besançon, France

“Full House,” Bunk Club at Shanaynay, Paris


“Architecture & Nature,” Domaine de Muy Contemporary Sculpture Park, France


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


“Art Imprimé,” Triennale 2015, Musee des Beaux-Arts Le Locle, Le Locle


"Pour que vous aimiez quelque chose il faut que vous l'ayez vu et entendu depuis longtemps tas d’idiots." Francis Picabia, Performance at Collection Cahiers d’Artistes 2015, LISTE, Basel

“WLGTDWI - a performance evening with Claudia Comte,” SALTS, Basel


“Môtiers Art en plein air 2015,” Môtiers


“Gargle/Spit,” TBD, New York


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


“Reliability of Recognition,” BolteLang, Zurich 


2014

“Elevation 1049.2,” Gstaad, Switzerland

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

“Poirier,” Galerie Perrotin, Paris


“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

“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

“Black Diaspora,” Galerie Out of this World, Montreux 


2007

“Weihnachtsmarkt,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

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


2006

“Cabinet Budget,” Atelier 304, Usine, Geneva

“Sonal,” Arsenic, Lausanne Sublime, collective exhibition, Atelier 304, Usine, Geneva

“Morgenstern,” Château de Morges, Morges

“Mini-golf,” Circuit, Lausanne