Biography

Geneviève Favre Petroff (*1978, Lausanne) is a swiss visual and performance artist who works and lives in Paris. She studied Fine arts at the Geneva University of Art and Design from 1996 to 2000. Her Perfomances & Installations were several time rewarded in Switzerland and are internationally presented during contemporary art exhibitions and festivals.

Solo Exhibitions

 

2014        

Nuisettes blanches, Kilt-Studio de création, Paris (FR)

2010        

Incarnations, Tours et remparts, Aigues-Mortes (FR)

2008        

Electra’s world, Galerie Synopsis m, Lausanne (CH)

2006        

Meditations, Galerie Imoberdorf, Morat (CH)

2002        

Multi média 1, Galerie Donzévansaanen, Lausanne (CH)

2002        

Sweet dependence, Galerie Imoberdorf, Morat (CH)

2001        

No woman no cry, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel (CH)

 

Collective Exhibitions

 

2017        

L’Eau Textile, La Manufacture, Roubaix (FR)

2016        

Résonances, Galerie de la Ferme du Mousseau, Elancourt (FR)

2015        

Sculptumes et Costures, Visarte.Vaud, Parc Mon-Repos, Lausanne (CH)

2013        

Vallée de la Jeunesse, Ferme Asile, Sion (CH)

Pièces d’été, Art en plein air, Malbuisson (FR)

2012        

Rousseau en Pays de Vaud, Espace culturel Assens (CH)

2011        

Connections, Kunsthalle Luzern (CH)

Chair(e) fiction, La Nef, le Noirmont (CH)

Territoires, Bex&Arts, Bex (CH)

2010        

Luces de hiel, Instituto Cerventes, Lyon (FR)

Casanova Forever, Frac Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier (FR)

Festival 6. InSpiracje-glamour, Szczenin (PL)

Pas du Jeu, Manoir de la Ville, Martigny (CH)

2009        

Wanderziel Kunst: Ein- und Aussichten, Mont-Fort, Verbier (CH)

2008        

Double Vue, Art Chêne 2008, Chênes-Bourg and Thônex (CH)

Lasciami, Bex&Arts, Swiss contemporary sculpture, Bex (CH)

Les sens en tous sens, Espace culturel Assens (CH)

Fertilesdifferences.ch, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva (CH)

2007        

Sommerakademie Exhibition, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern (CH)

Môtiers 2007–Art en plein air, Val-de-Travers, Môtiers (CH)

2006        

Wireless, Spazio per l’arte contemporanea Rada, Locarno (CH)

Imprévus au Jardin, Domaine de la Pièce, St-Gervais s/Mare (FR)

Swiss Art Awards, Concours Kiefer Hablitzel, Basel (CH)

2005        

Accrochage, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (CH)

2004        

Swiss Art Awards 2004, Halle 3.0, Basel (CH)

Accrochage, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (CH)

2003        

Môtiers 2003–Art en plein air, Val-de-Travers, Môtiers (CH)

Swiss Art Awards 2003, Halle 3.0, Basel (CH)

In diesen Zeiten/C’est le moment !, Centre Pasqu’Art, Biel (CH)

2001        

Larger than Life–living installations, Bunkier-Sztuki, Cracow (PL)  

2000        

Swiss Art Awards 2000, Basel (CH)

Festivals / Performances

 

2016        

L’insolite Cabaret des sens, Volumes, Paris (FR)

Le Loukoum prêt-à-porter, Le Pigalle, Paris (FR)

Maker Faire Nantes, Machines de l’île, Nantes (FR)

2015        

Corpus in Act, Fabrique à Rêves, Le 6b, Saint-Denis, Paris (FR)

Burning Night, La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris (FR)

2014        

Vanishing Entities, London Science Festival, London (GB)

2013        

Perform Now! #3, Gaswerk, Winterthur (CH)

Dimanche Rouge, La Villette Enchantée, Paris (FR)

Art Souterrain, Nuit Blanche, Montreal (CA)

2012        

Instants Video Numériques et poétiques, Marseille (FR)

|FAT| Arts & Fashion Week, Toronto (CA)

Museumsnacht, Zentrum Paul Klee - Sommerakademie, Bern (CH)

2011        

Nuit Blanche, Bruxelles (BE)

Wunder der Prärie, Zeitraumexit, Mannheim (DE)

2010        

Ex-Corpus, Ex-Machina, Geneva (CH)

1001 Nights with Yves Saint Laurent, Zurich Film Festival, Zurich (CH)

Museumsnacht, Zentrum Paul Klee - Sommerakademie, Bern (CH)

2009        

5th Visibility Project, Galata Perform, Istanbul (TR)

|FAT| Alternative Arts & Fashion Week, Toronto (CA)

Migma Performance, Museum of Transport, Luzern (CH)

2007        

Nweamo, Roulette, SoHo, New York (US)

La Nuit des Musées, Mudac, Lausanne (CH)

Cabled Madness, Digital Art Weeks, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich (CH)

Der längste Tag Non-Stop-Performance, Kunsthof, Zurich (CH)

Mal au Pixel, Mains d’Oeuvres, Paris St-Ouen (FR)

Spark - festival for electronic music and arts, Minneapolis (US)

Carte blanche au collectif PétaHertz, Maison Pop, Montreuil (FR)

2006        

International Performance Art, Turbine, Giswil (CH)

2005        

Festival Arbres & Lumières, Geneva (CH)

Die Sicht auf das Original, Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt, Muttenz (CH)

Arborescence’05, Terre Active, Aix-en-Provence (FR)

Impex, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel (CH)

Point d’Impact, Piano Nobile, Geneva (CH)

2004        

Superformances, Forum Itinérant, Strasbourg (FR)

Frisch eingetroffen, Zeitraumexit, Mannheim (DE)

2003        

International Performance Art, Willisau (CH)

2002        

High Calibre, International Performance Festival, Berlin (DE)

2001        

Bone 4, Schweizerische Performance Szene, Bern (CH)

2000       

Symposium Performance Video Computer, Kunstraum, Innsbruck (AT)

 

Distinctions 

 

2009        

Bourse Picker, Geneva (Making the image sing, Monografik-editions)

2007        

Valiart by Valiant, Mediaprojects, Bern (CH)

2006        

Sitemapping/mediaprojects, Federal Office for Culture, Bern (CH)

2005        

Swiss Award for a Performance, Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt, Basel (CH)

2003        

Award «Young Art 2003», Providentia/La Mobilière, Nyon (CH)     

2000        

Swiss Fine Art Awards, Federal Office for Culture, Bern (CH)

© Geneviève Favre Petroff - 2017

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