May 10 - Visit of the Stephane Ducret Studio

Visit of the studio with a cocktail

Co-organized with the American International Women's Club of Geneva

 

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Speaker: Stéphane Ducret
Speaker Stéphane Ducret
Stéphane Ducret was born in Lausanne in 1970 and was Silvie Defraoui’s, Gilles Porret’s and Christian Marclay’s pupil at the Ecole Supérieure d’Art Visuel of Geneva now called HEAD, where he graduated in 2005 with specialization in art history in 2006. Ducret was granted by the Leenaards Foundation a CHF 50’000.- Award in ...

Stéphane Ducret was born in Lausanne in 1970 and was Silvie Defraoui’s, Gilles Porret’s and Christian Marclay’s pupil at the Ecole Supérieure d’Art Visuel of Geneva now called HEAD, where he graduated in 2005 with specialization in art history in 2006. Ducret was granted by the Leenaards Foundation a CHF 50’000.- Award in 2003 and had his studio in New York (1999-2001), Porto (2001-2002) and Buenos Aires (2006-2012).Ducret now lives and works in Geneva.


Ducret’s work has been the subject of the solo exhibitions ’I saw the best minds of my generation…’, Laurent Marthaler Contemporary, Montreux (2015); ’Open Window (on the Possible) or : How I Stopped Worrying and Love the Present’, Laurent Marthaler Contemporary, Montreux (2014); ’Stéphane Ducret + Bret Slater, annex14’, Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Zürich (2013) and ’Primeros capítulos distraídos’, el mirador espacio, Buenos Aires (2013). Recent group exhibitions include ’SPRAY#4 | Stéphane Ducret, Thierry Feuz, Daniel Orson Ybarra’, Spray Studio, Geneva (2015); ’Printmaking by ECAL’, Musée Jenisch, Vevey (2015); ’Bruit’, Villa Dutoit, Geneva (2015); ’S.P.R.A.Y. - PAINTING NOW’, Laurent Marthaler Contemporary, Montreux; ’Drive the Change’, 100plus, Zürich (2014); ’Usine genevoise de dégrossissage d’or’, Forde, Geneva (2013); ’Collection d’art de la BCV’, Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne (2012).


Ducret’s work will be the subject of his most important solo exhibition to date: ’Because Tomorrow is Today’ at the Galería Ethra, CDMX, México, from April 15th to June 17th, 2016.


Ducret’s work is included into the following collections: BCV ART | Banque cantonale vaudoise, CICG | Centre international de conférences de Genève, AXA Assurances, Fonds cantonal d’art de Genève, Fonds des arts plastiques de Lausanne, Hôpital universitaire de Genève, Musée de Pully, the collections of David Brolliet, Nicolas Torroni, Manuel Noriega (México) and Hôtel La Cour des Augustins.

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When?

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

(GMT+0200) Europe/Paris

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Where?

Studio Stephane Ducret

21 route des Jeunes
Carouge 1227
Switzerland