CV

VISUAL ARTIST

Born in 1961, France
1986 Graduated Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs – Paris (1986). First class mention. Highly commended by the jury. Paris, France.
1982 Diploma in Fine Art, Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, France
1989 Research and creation Grant Romain Rolland of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1987 Personal Grant allowed from DRAC (Public French Cultural Affairs).

Lived in India 1989-90. From 1991 à 1996, based in Paris. Lived in Asia from 1997 to 2002: Hong Kong and Singapore. Actually, based in Paris

Lecturer at EnsadLab, Paris

2023 MAGNETIC MOMENT & MILKY WAY, Large luminous artworks on Halle Maxwell in the Athletic Village, Saint-Denis (near Paris), FRANCE  

2022 SONGE SOLAIRE (Solar Dream) A light artwork on the Maison Hermès. Entered the Hermès Contemporary Art Collection in 2022, Barcelona, Spain

2021 ODYSSÉE (Odysseum), Artwork-carpet on the Murat staircase at Elysée Palace commissioned by Mobilier national, Paris, FRANCE  

2021 PHAROS  Creation for a luminous sculpture made of lace. Commissioned by Mobilier national, Paris.

2019 DUPLICATION (Dédoublement) Artwork : glass, ink and Led light, programming. Commissioned by CNAP, France.

2019 PRECIOUS BRILLANCE site specific installation in the frame of Embellir Paris (City of Paris) in the urban space, Place de l’Europe-Simone Veil, Paris, FRANCE

2018, The textile artwork “Paradoxical Space Orientation” commissioned by the Mobilier National and carried out by the Manufacture de la Savonnerie, chosen by Mme Brigitte Macron, is installed in the Elysée Palace. Paris

2017 THE UNFOLDING OF LIGHT A permanent light artwork on the Austerlitz building designed by the architect Jean Mas, Agency Ateliers 2/3/4. Project master : Cogedim. ZAC Paris Rive Gauche, Paris France.

2014 SILENT VARIATIONS A permanent light installation, between public space and private space, in the city of Vitry. Prize-winner of the competition. Place : Residence « Jardins de lumière ». Realisation in 2014. Commissioned  by City of Vitry-sur-Seine, FRANCE

2011 LATERAL EXPANSES An installation of light on the facade of the Galerie des Gobelins, a commissioned and permanent work by Mobilier National. Work created and realised in the frame of the exhibition Décor & installations. Curator: Françoise Ducros. GALERIE des GOBELINS, 42 avenue des Gobelins, 75013 PARIS. FRANCE

2011 FLOATING HORIZON Prize-winner of the international competition for a permanent work of light in the museum of contemporary art MACRO via Nizza 138 – 00198 ROME. ITALY

2011 Orders of the French state, the Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Mobilier National: Purchase of two works for the realisation of carpet. In March 2011. Mobilier National and Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins. PARIS, FRANCE

2010-2020 PERSISTENT TWILIGHT Commissionned by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication for a permanent work of art, a light work on the fountain of the place André Malraux in Paris, within the framework of the fiftieth anniversary of the Ministry of Culture. PARIS, FRANCE

2010 Art works (drawings) Fonds National d’Art Contemporain. CNAP, La Défense, Paris

2007 INVISIBILITY An work of art that makes visible the natural light when the artificial light becomes invisible. Commissioned work by the Contemporary Art Centre La Maréchalerie and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles ENSAV. Cour de la Forge. VERSAILLES, FRANCE.

2007 PENETRATING THE INVISIBLE Permanent work of art in the Palazzo delle Esposzioni museum, commissioned by the museum, ROME, ITALY

2007 LINE OF VISION Permanent light work of art with neon tubes. Prize-winner of the competition. Gymnasium J. Verdier. Montargis, FRANCE

2005-2010 PHENOMENOLOGY OF LIGHT Permanent light work of art. Installation conceived as a laboratory of light. Multimedia Studio. Commissioned by the museum Georges Pompidou Cultural Centre, PARIS

2005-2010 FLOATING Permanent light work of art.  Digital Studio. Commissioned by the museum Georges Pompidou Cultural Centre, PARIS

2004 IMMERSION Permanent installation of light in the School at Boileau Street 63, – Paris. Sponsor : City of Paris. PARIS

2024 UN REFLET D’INCENDIE Exhibition Maison Triolet-Aragon, St Arnoult-en-Yvelines, France

2023 LUMIERES Exhibition in duo, Nathalie Junod Ponsard & Xie Tian, Bastille Design Center, Paris

2023 PARTICULES FLOTTANTES ET BRILLANTES, Site specific sculptural installation & ALPHA, site specific installation, 2023 Maison Poincaré (New Museum of Mathematics), Paris, France

2023 HELIOCENTRIC WORLDS Galerie KLOTZ SHOWS Bruxelles, Belgique

2022 SOLARS Maison Louis Carré (by Alvar Aalto). An exhibition of installations and light works. Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, France

2022 FIGURA SERPENTINATA, Gallery baudoin lebon : Act 1 & Act 2 Paris, France

2020 CIRCULAR WANDERING, Court House, Licht Kunst Biennale, Hildesheim, GERMANY                                                          

2019 VERTICAL WANDERING site-specific light installation Maison Louis Carré by architect Alvar Aalto, Bazoche (Yvelines), France

2019 ONDES exhibition at Galerie GRAF with Elias Crespin, 23 September 2019- 15 January 2020. 104 avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris France

2018 TWILIGHT, sideways wandering Site specific artwork of light. Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, France

2015 THE DENSIFIED AREA Installation. University of Jadavpur Raja S.C. Mullick Road, Kolkata, INDIA

2015 SPACE IS RUNNING OUT Exhibition Luxelake Art Center Yizhan Zhongxin, Tianfu Dadao Tianfu District, Chengdu CHINA

2015 PARADOXICAL SPACE ORIENTATION Comisioned by Mobilier National, Achievement January 20, 2015 at the Manufacture nationale de la Savonnerie. Head of production: Benoit Jorba. Lodeve (Hérault) FRANCE

2014 THE THICKNESS OF THE VOID Installation. Exhibition at Art Centre Omnibus, Clapham, LONDON, UK, March 2014

2013 THE THICKNESS OF THE LIGHT – Solo Exhibition in the former electric power station, museum of the Foundation Electricité de France / in Nuit Blanche 2013 and part of the FIAC. A large light installation in the totality of the space moves and turns horizontally. Catalog of the exhibition, essais by Matthieu Poirier, Damien Schoëvaërt. Espace Fondation EDF (Foundation EDF museum) 6 rue Récamier 75007 Paris, FRANCE

2012 AN OCEAN of AIR An exhibition composed of 3 site specific installations in the 3 rooms of the Assas Cassel. 11 rue des Barris 30120 Le Vigan (Gard) Château d’Assas. FRANCE

2011 WAITING AREA Light installation in the Cultural Centre Moulin des Muses in Breuillet, as part of the Biennale of Art  & Science, Department of Culture in Essonne. France.

2011 EXISTENTIAL REFUGE Light installation in the Maison de la Communication in Viry-Chatillon as part of the Biennale of Art & Science, Department of Culture in Essonne. France.

2010 ELECTRIC LANDSCAPE A large light work in the entire museum: Modern Art Gallery –Oural MUSEUM Yekaterinburg. 32, Krasnoarmeyskaya-St. Yekaterinburg, 620075 Russia Oural – RUSSIA

2010 THE INSISTENCE OF OPPOSITE CURRENTS Exhibition in Delacroix Gallery. April-May 2010.Tangier MOROCCO

2010 LIGHT MADE INTO A CIRCLE Light installation in the Italian Institutions Palace (Palais Moulay Hafid), May 2010. 23, Mohammed Ben Abdelouhab Street. 90 000 Tangier MOROCCO

2009 SPATIAL RELATIVITY Light installation on the facade of the Institute of the visual Arts.

Heritage Days, at Night of the Architecture. Ordered by the Institute of the Visual Arts in Orléans, with the support of the French Ministry of Culture, Centre region and City of Orléans. 14 street Dupanloup, Orléans. FRANCE

2008 PERSISTENT HORIZON An installation of light on the facades of HERMES building. A configuration of light flow takes place every half a second reinforcing our hypnotic state, which correspond to the state where we could not control the instant of our gaze anymore, and the impossibility to fix our gaze. The device of perception is modified. November 2008 to January 2009. HERMES 24 rue du Faubourg saint Honoré, 75008 PARIS

2008 HYPNOTIC CLOUD Exhibition. 2008-2009. Point Ephémère 200 Quai de Valmy 75010 PARIS

2008 9ème Biennale Art Grandeur Nature “ Zones Urbaines Partagées ” en Seine-Saint-Denis.In exhibition “Matière à paysage”, La Galerie: videos. La Galerie Centre d’art contemporain de Noisy-le-Sec, FRANCE

2007 DENSITY Light Installation on the town hall 4° arrondissement in Paris. A temporal work of art that accelerates every night.  City hall in 4° arrondissement, PARIS

2007 TRIBUTE to MARK ROTHKO Exhibition, 3 installations of light in the White Cube, Laboratorio delle’arte, Musée du Palazzo delle Esposizioni ROME, ITALY

2006 PHOSPHENIC MIX Exhibition. Installations of light. Theme: dazzle and vertigo. Contemporary art centre Maison Neyrand. LYON, France

2006 ARISING Installation of light on the Place des Trois Gares à Cergy le Haut. Artwork commissioned by the Direction de la Culture et du Patrimoine Ville de Cergy, France

2005-2006 ABSORBED TRAJECTORIES Light & mirror work along the corridor of the Grande Galerie (70 m long). Through programmed lights and mirror the public experiments the crossing of this public space.
Programmation & production: Art Public Contemporain for the SEM Paris Centre. Grande Galerie, Forum des Halles – Paris FRANCE

2005 TRANS> LIGHT>AIR..))) Video and sound installation.
Light radiates visitors ’trajectories and movements. Aerial skies oscillate on the video screen as seen through the planes windows. A new aerial vision overwhelms us.
Multipurpose Studio & Multimedia Studio Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris May 2005 Museum Night

2005 HALLUCINATORY HORIZON Light installation onto the AFAA’s facade. This installation of light changes our visual perception by creating programs of on and off sequences. When the red comes back, it creates instantaneously a visual vertigo.
AFAA (Association Française d’Action Artistique)  1 bis avenue de Villars. PARIS

2004 ROTATING IMMERSION Light installation on the Pier of Paquis, Leman Lake. Light as vertical lines stand between the upper part of the trees and the ground create a rain of luminous photons, transforming our visual perception and creating fascination and disorientation. Trees & light Festival. City of Geneva. SWITZERLAND

2004 WEIGHTLESS DIZZINESS Installation of light on the BAUHAUS Stiftung Dessau.
Intense light projections in complementary colours depict a revolving ring trough the glass façades. One half of the ring, the latter half indigo is orange. The visitors, in the centre, in front of the building are attracted by a feeling of vertigo in limbo, weightlessness. Inside the Bauhaus, the physical body of the spectator finds itself captures and immersed in light sensation. Everything seems to be revolving.
7- Farbfest. BAUHAUS DESSAU, GERMANY

2004 VERTIGO Light installation on the Gaîté Lyrique façade. The building is filled up with crimson coloured light. The building seems to breath; the intensity of the light is slowly coming down and up. Chromatic quality of the light immobilises our eye. Gaîté Lyrique, Digital art centre. PARIS

2003/2004 ARTIFICIAL SLEEP Installation. Translucent vinyl film, flash lamps and flood light, pillows, paint. Tsumori Chisato PARIS

2002  DEEP WATER “A space without sleep” Installation of light with red light which speeds up our heart time and green light deleting the secretion of melatonin. Installation in the Pontoise swimming pool for a contemporary art event “Nuit Blanche” (white night) commissioned by the city of Paris. Curator: Jean Blaise. ATC International. Nuit Blanche Ville de Paris. FRANCE

2001 TO SHARE THE LANDSCAPE No2 Installation on the Singapore Art Museum, selected by the Biennale Visual Arts festival, Nokia Singapore Art 2001. Curator: Ahmad Mashadi. SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM. SINGAPORE

2001 TO SHARE THE LANDSCAPE An installation of light using the glass walls of the gallery and working with the changing light day and night. Monochromatic screens are exposed to the public gaze, on a diagonal line running around the external boundaries of the gallery. The Open Space at Gallery Evason. 76 Robertson Quay. SINGAPORE

2000 COSMIC GEOMETRY Solo exhibition. Site-specific installation of light comprises two huge luminous geometrical and architectural volumes: a yellow rectangle parallelepiped, symbolising the sun and a white, cold triangular structure symbolising the moon. Installation to be experimented by the public. Concept of space and time. Brochure, text by Venka Purushothaman Presented by The Substation. Supported by the National Arts Council. The Substation Gallery, 45 Armenian Street, SINGAPORE

2000  FLOATING SPACE Light installation on the rooftop of the Centennial Tower. Sponsored by the National Arts Council, Arts Fund, Millennia Singapore, Official Billboard, International Convention Centre, Alternate TV, Arts Central. Centennial Tower, 3 Temasek Avenue, SINGAPORE    Filmography: TV12 Arts Central on March 2001, 1 Hour documentary Urban Sanctuary

2000  COSMIC GEOMETRY / GEOMETRIE COSMIQUE Solo exhibition. Presented by the Lycée Français de Singapour / French School 3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3. SINGAPORE

1999/2000 ENERGY FLOWS Light installation on Alliance Française’ building
Introduced talk by Gunalan Nadarajan. Text by T. Sasitharan. ALLIANCE FRANCAISE 1 Sarkies Road, SINGAPORE

1998 SOLO EXHIBITION. Exhibition. Catalog. ARTSPACE Gallery, Aberdeen, HONG KONG.
Filmography: CNN in “Hong Kong City of Life”.

1997 LIGHT INSTALLATIONS At the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre. HONG KONG

1998 RED IN CIRCLE Solo exhibition. Paintings and installation. HONG KONG FRINGE FESTIVAL 98. Presented by the Alliance Française de Hong Kong and the H.K.Fringe Festival 98. Agfa Gallery at theFringe Club. 2 Lower Albert Road, HONG KONG

1992 THE TITANS Motorway A40. A project for ten installations of light for a route of 22 km, giving the interpretation, at night, of the events created by the union of the motorway in the mountainous nature. In collaboration with G.Berne & A.Astorg. Catalog. Sponsor : SAPRR- Company of the Paris Rhin Rhônes Motorways. FRANCE

1989 JANTAR MANTAR.  Large installation of light on the outdoor 18th century observatories in New Delhi (collaboration Christophe Jallais). Sponsors: Indian Ministry of Culture, French Embassy in New Delhi, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs Festival of France in India. New Delhi, INDIA.

1985 Blow lamps to solder the magnetic waves and metallic joints under the fusion of blue sparksPerformance. Film s/8 presenting a grey colour sea and 6 working blow lamps (with blue fire) creating the hypnotic sound of the waves.  Fusion of 2 elements: Fire & Water. Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, PARIS, FRANCE

2023 BIENNALE PRÉSENCE DU VERRE DANS L’ART CONTEMPORAIN, Troyes, France

2023 SUZHOU JINJI LAKE BIENNALE, CHINA International Contemporary Art 2023.4.15–6.25 ‘Light Under Skin’. With the selected artists in the International Group Exhibition : Alice Anderson /Anne & Patrick Poirier / Auguste Rodin / Barthelemy Toguo / Bernar Venet /Carlos Cruz Diez / Christo & Jeanne Claude / Joana Vasconcelos / Keith Haring / Marcel Broodthaers / Nathalie Junod Ponsard

2022 Liberalitas Galerie Wagner, Paris, France

2022 Entre Fil(les) Galerie Wagner, Paris, France

2020 Garden Party URBEXAn Ocean of Air, 2 in situ installation. Cultural Centre La Chapelle, Clairefontaine. France

2020 INTERNATIONALE LICHT KUNST BIENNALE Hildesheim, Evilichtungen. ‘Circular Wandering’, 2020. Light installation on the court house. Curators: Alice Hinrichs and Klaus Wilhelm. Hildesheim, Germany

2017 WESTERN CHINA INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE 2017 IN THE CENTER OF ITS HALO, installation. Oct 17-Jan 2018. French representation in the biennale. Curator : Tian Ye. INNER MONGOLIA ART MUSEUM, HOHHOT, INNER MONGOLIE – CHINA
(Artists : Jing Ai, Elina Brotherus, Song Dong, Marlene Dumas, Olafur Elliasson, Yang Fudong, Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Fang Lijun, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Li Qiang, Wang Qingsong, Mireya Samper, Brian Tolle, Liu Wei, Chen Wenling, Cang Xin, Yin Xiuzhen, Jiao Xingtao, Ma Yuan, Xu Zhongmin, Qi Zhilong, Jia Zhangke

2016 LE TERRITOIRE À L’ŒUVRE Exhibition organised by the French ministry of culture, CNAP, Galerie Fernand Léger, City of Ivry-sur-Seine. Crépuscule persistant, commissioned by Ministère de la culture and CNAP, permanent artwork on the square André Malraux in Paris. Artists : : Vito ACCONCI, Dennis ADAMS, Jean AMADO Armando ANDRADE TUDELA Siah ARMAJANI Elisabeth BALLET BEN Alain BERNARDINI Karina BISCH Katinka BOCK Martin BOYCE Delphine BRETESCHÉ et Martin GRACINEAU Daniel BUREN Jean-Marc BUSTAMANTE William CHATTAWAY Jean CLAREBOUDT Gérard COLLIN-THIEBAUT Coop Himmelb(l)au Jan DIBBETS Erik DIETMAN Philippe DRUILLET Sylvain DUBUISSON Didier FAUSTINO Helmut FEDERLE Michel FRANÇOIS Dan Graham Mathieu HERBELIN Jacques HOEPFFNER Carsten HÖLLER Joël Hubaut Fabrice HYBER Émilia et Ilya Kabakov Nathalie Junod Ponsard Marin KASIMIR Piotr KLEMENSIEWICZ Joseph KOSUTH Jean-Marie KRAUTH Bertrand LAVIER Jacques LIZÈNE Mario MERZ Robert Milin François MORELLET Valérie MREJEN Matt MULLICAN Bernard PAGES Laurent PARIENTE Estefanía Peñafiel Loaiza Paola Pivi Jaume PLENSA Roland SABATIER SARKIS Alain SECHAS Richard SERRA Joël SHAPIRO Peter SINCLAIR Daniel Spoerri Robert STADLER Stalker Simon STARLING Laurent TERRAS Bert THEIS Tatiana TROUVE Jean-Luc VILMOUTH Krzysztof WODICZKO

2013 DRAWING NOW Salon du dessin contemporain, Paris 1955-65 Exhibiition with Céline Ahond, Julien Berthier, Benjamin Chaumaz, Valérie du Chéné, Matthieu Clainchard, Sara Cremer & Carlo Goncalvez, Sara Favriou, Aurélie Godard, Charlie Jeffrey, Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Anais Jerafi Maayane, Seulgi Lee, Julien Levy, Jacques Loustal, Lovers Craft, Luca Merlini, Morand – Doucin – Depeyre – Dufourmantelle, Manuel Fanzine, Marine Pages, Bruno Persat, Aude Picault, Jean-Christophe Quinton, Martha Salimbeni, Alejandro Scarpa, Ruppert & Mulot, Thibaut Waré, Heesook YuEdouard Albert, Jean Balladur, Jean Dubuisson, Jean Ginsberg, Bernard Henry, Denis Honegger, Claude Parent. Avec le soutien des collections du Centre Pompidou MNAM-CCIAvec le soutien de la Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine/Archives d’architecture du XXe siècle. Galerie Spéciale, École Spéciale d’Architecture 254 boulevard Raspail 75014 Paris, FRANCE

2012 NEON La materia luminosa Contemporary art Museum MACRO, Roma, ITALY avec Chul Hyun Ahn, He An, Jean-Michel Alberola, Stephen Antonakos, Olivo Barbieri, Massimo Bartolini, Jean-Pierre Bertrand, Pierre Bismuth, Stefan Brüggemann, Marie José Burki,Pedro Cabrita Reis, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Maurizio Cattelan, John Cornu, Tim Davis, Cédric Delsaux, Laddie John Dill, Tracey Emin, Cerith Wyn Evans, Flavio Favelli, Spencer Finch, Dan Flavin, Claire Fontaine, Piero Golia, Douglas Gordon, Alfredo Jaar, Gyula Kosice, Joseph Kosuth, Brigitte Kowanz, Piotr Kowalski, Sigalit Landau, Bertrand Lavier, Marcello Maloberti, Mario Merz, François Morellet, Andrea Nacciarriti, Maurizio Nannucci, Moataz Nasr, Bruce Nauman, Valerio Rocco Orlando, Fritz Panzer, Anne e Patrick Poirier, Riccardo Previdi, Delphine Reist, Jason Rhoades, Paolo Scirpa, Jamie Shovlin, Keith Sonnier, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Tsuneko Taniuchi, Massimo Uberti, Bik Van Der Pol, Grazia Varisco, Vedovamazzei. 21-06-2012/ 11-11-2012

2012 DRAWING NOW   DIAGRAMME(S) : Matteo Cainer, Christian Delécluse, Charlie Jeffery, Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Jean-Christophe Quinton, AY Architects, Alisa Andrasek_Biothing, Chora, Odile Decq Benoit Cornette, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, David Tajchman, Hugh Dutton Associés, Fake Industries Architectural Agonism, Family & Play Lab, Sou Fujimoto, GROSS MAX, Zaha Hadid Architects, Toyo Ito & Associates, Petra Kempf, Perry Kulper, Jordan L. Lloyd, Peter Macapia, Naja & deOstos, Open Source Architecture, Emanuela Ortolani & David Vecchi, Palace, PEG Landscape & Architecture, Reiser Umemoto, SMAQ, SO-IL, Studio Gang, UNStudio, Work AC, Peter Zellner.  SALON DU DESSIN CONTEMPORAIN 2012. Galerie Spéciale, École Spéciale d’Architecture 254 boulevard Raspail 75014 Paris, FRANCE

2012 AS A WAITING AREA Light Installation presented in Nuit Blanche Montréal. ART SOUTERRAIN Tour 1000 de la Gauchetière. Montréal February 25th  – March 11th, 2012. With the artists Fayçal Baghriche, Virginie Barré, Julie Béna, Zoulikha Bouabdellah, John Cornu, Marcelline Delbecq, Renaud-Auguste Dormeuil, Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Angelika Markul, Anita Molinero, Jérôme Poret, Laurent Suchy, Ulla Von Brandenburg

2011 DECOR & INSTALLATIONS Exhibition in Décor & installation Curator Françoise Ducros. GALERIE des GOBELINS, 42 avenue des Gobelins, 75013 Paris. FRANCE  Artistes : Martine Aballéa, Jean-Michel Alberola, Michel Aubry, Pierrette Bloch, Louise Bourgeois, Champion Métadier, Claude Closky, Marc Couturier, Sylvie Fajfrowska, Monique Frydman, Julien Gardair,Gérard Garouste, Paul-Armand Gette, Sheila Hicks, Christian Jaccard, Shirley Jaffe, Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Bertrand Lavier, Claude Lévêque, François Morellet, Tania Mouraud, Bernard Piffaretti, Anne et Patrick Poirier, François Rouan, Claude Rutault, Frédéric Ruyant, Esther Shalev-Gerz, Corinne Sentou, Patrick Tosani, Didier Trenet, Jacques Vieille

2011 DAZZLING PARALLAX Site specific Light Installation in Foundation Napoléon 254 rue du Faubourg St Antoine PARIS

2011 Settimana delle Cultura – MACRO NOTTE DEI MUSEI – MACRO Mai 2011, Roma, ITALY

2011 SEQUENCE 1- Exhibition at ARTCURIAL Paris, FRANCE

2011 DIAGRAMME SALON DU DESSIN CONTEMPORAIN 2011, drawings. Galerie Spéciale, École Spéciale d’architecture Paris

2010 PRÉMICES D’ARCHITECTURE SALON DU DESSIN CONTEMPORAIN 2011, drawings extracted from Jantar mantarGalerie Spéciale, École Spéciale d’Architecture 254 boulevard Raspail 75014 Paris, FRANCE

2007 CRASHING WAVE Installation of light in the Farnese Palace in Roma. French-Italian Art contemporary festival LUCE DI PIETRA. Curator : Henry-Claude Cousseau. Roma, ITALY. Artists Christian Boltanski, MichelVerjux, Claude Lévêque, Arnaud Sauzedde, Laurent Grasso, Yann Toma, Sarkis, Jean-Baptiste Ganne, Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Enzo Cucchi, Giovanni Anselmo, Micol Assaël, Elisabetta Benassi, Jannis Kounellis, Patrick Tuttofuoco Mars/ Avril 2007. Farnese Palace ROMA, ITALY

2005 E  MOTION “Art & Cognition” with Jozef Robakoski, Zbignew Dlubak, Jozef Bury… Group exhibition in the Arsenal Gallery in Torun 5° Art & Science Festival in Torun, POLAND

2003 HYPNOTIC TRAVEL Site-specific installation explorating the hypnosis field. Translucent & purple vinyl film, wood and paint, flood light and 130 flash lamps. In Ready Made Colour Exhibition presented by the Contemporary art centre Passerelle in Brest, France

2003 HYPNOTIC CAPSULE Installation explorating the hypnosis field through the creation of an individual capsule and hypnotic light. In the exhibition “Subjective light”. Catalogue. 15 square de Vergennes. PARIS

2003 TO SHARE THE LANDSCAPE nº3. Video film. Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin. Windowcontemporary art centre. Catalogue  41 rue du Faubourg saint Martin. PARIS

2003 JE VEUX (I want) Participation of the “I want” art book in process. One Star Press Editor.  Palais de Tokyo PARIS

2002 DEEP IMMINENT INSTANT Installation based on the influence of the light on our human body. InOver Here (There) Group exhibition. Art critic: MA Greenstein. With the artists : Mee Ping Leung, Lisa Tan, Brenda Regier,  Nina Tchitchoua & Yin Xiuzhen. Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. USA

2002  Red/blurred/blood/passerby Group exhibition: Reactions at Exit Art gallery, NEW YORK. USA

2001 TURN ON, A CONVERSATION WITH A SPACE Installation of light in Delocating Margins, an installation by Francis Ng. Site : abandoned shop house, N°8 Loke Yew Street. SINGAPORE

2001 in FUSION STRENGHT, Group exhibition, installation and performance. Collaboration for a video performance with Aleksandar Obradovic. Plastique Kinetic Worms Gallery, 199 A/B South Bridge road, SINGAPORE

2000  WHITE DAYS, installations relative to the “white days”. Presented by the French Embassy and the Alliance Française de Singapour.  Gallery Société Générale, Alliance Française, 1 Sarkies road, SINGAPORE

1999 in NOKIA SINGAPORE ART 1999, “CITY / COMMUNITY : SINGAPORE ART TODAY” Two art works selected by the biennale: “2 Surfaces” and “Reflection”. Catalogue. Orchard Point Gallery. Singapore. SINGAPORE

1998 in SPACE in TIME, in Hong Kong CURATOR AND ARTIST in this exhibition, with LEUNG Mee Ping, Jolans FUNG, LAM Hiu Tung, Sonia AU, Cécile LIOTARD, Bernard POKOJSKI and Nathalie JUNOD PONSARD. Five installation works + 2 works using sound. Personal work exhibited: “Inside, Outside, One part of the Green”. Co presented by the Festival “Le French May” and the Fringe Club. Catalogue.  Fringe Studio and Gallery at the Fringe Club Contemporary art space, 2 Lower Albert road,  HONG KONG.

1998 IMPRESSIONS OF HONG KONG Group exhibition. CONFLUENCE. PARIS, FRANCE.

1997 VISIONS OF HONG KONG Group exhibition with hongkongese artists at approach of significant turning point: the handover. Curator: Geoffrey Dobbs. Catalog. Text by Wucius Wong. Taikoo Place, Devon House, Quarry Bay, HONG KONG.

1993 Volcanic archipelago and incandescent piece Installation. Brochure. ROULARTA RESEARCH CENTER, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.

1992 Volcanic archipelago and incandescent piece Installation. Brochure. ORSAY GALLERY, Paris, FRANCE.

1987 SYNTHETIC COMETS Performance with lights inside the Tramway Station of Zurich, collab.C.Jallais. ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

1986 13 MODULES+ONE, THE FUSION Installation created in situ for the 14 circus stables, cubicle by cubicle. Collaboration C.Jallais. Curated by Nicolas Bourriaud. Sponsor: Allons z’idées (Jack Lang). Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, FRANCE.

1986 OBSERVATORY Installation. Collaboration C.Jallais. Presented by Nuit Perpendiculaire Studio Quai de la Gare. PARIS, FRANCE

2003 ART BOOK. “A book to project text”. Group exhibition with the artists from Gallery N.R.A. CENTRE NATIONAL DES ARTS PLASTIQUES, 27 Avenue de l’Opera, PARIS, FRANCE

Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Light as a second skin, Editions Pyramyd. Texts by Agnès Violeau, Anaïd Demir, Christophe Kihm, Line Herbert-Arnaud, Marie-Christine Loriers, Venka Purushothaman and Damien Shoëvaërt-Brossault. Paris, 2022

In RESIDENCES PRÉSIDENTIELLES Éditions Flammarion, text by Adrien Goetz, photographies by Ambroise Tézenas. Paris 2022

WESTERN CHINA INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE 2017 ‘Uniqueness and locale’ Curator : Tian Ye. Museum INNER MONGOLIA ART MUSEUM, HOHHOT, INNER MONGOLIA – Catalogue. CHINA 2018

La legge del 2% e l’arte negli spazi pubblici Texts by Alessandra Acocella, Alessandra Donati, Fabio De Chirico, Dario Franceschini, Federica Galloni, Maria Grazia Messina, Caterina Toschi. Editor Cura.Books, Italy 2017

Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Luminous Phenomenologies. Catalogue accompanying the retrospective exhibition at the Greenland Center and the solo exhibition ‘Sliding light’ at MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art in Chengdu, China 2015

L’Épaisseur de la lumière Exhibition catalog Texts by Matthieu Poirier (art critic ) & Damien Schoëvaërt (biologist & lecturer University Paris-Sud Paris-Saclay). EDF Foundation 2013, France

Biennale La science de l’art 2011 Catalogue. Texts written by Damien Schoevaert, Karine Lemaire. Direction de la Culture de l’ESSONNE 2012

MONUMENTAL Monuments historiques et création artistique Text by Bernard Schotter. Editions du Patrimoine, Centre des Monuments nationaux 2012

Light works Experimental light art by Francesco Murano Milan 2012, Edition Maggioli Editore

DÉCOR & INSTALLATIONS Text written by Françoise Ducros, Mobilier national Editions Dilecta. Paris 2011

50 ANS MINISTERE DE LA CULTURE ET DE LA COMMUNICATION – Culture 1959-2009

Nathalie Junod Ponsard Galerie Delacroix Tangier, published by the French Institute in Tangier, Marocco. 2010

Light Art in Italy. Gisella Gellini, Francesco Murano. Maggioli Editore. Rimini, 2009

ICONE LUCENTI : NUOVI TERRITORI DELL’ARTE by Chiara Fagone, REFLECTIVE ICONS: NEW ART LANDSCAPES Editore Design Diffusion2009

LUCE DI PIETRA A French-Italian contemporary art route in Roma. « Déferlante, Nathalie Junod Ponsard » text by Christophe KIHM. SKIRA 2007

Techniques & architecture « Les géométries spectrales de Los Angeles Centre Pompidou » by Matthieu Poirier 2006

International Lighting Review Yearbook « Art/ light Nathalie Junod Ponsard » j 2006

LUZBOA Biennale in Lisbon, Extramuros and Institut Franco-Portugais, 2004

Vertigo in limbo in Techniques & Architecture by Marie-Christine Loriers. Jean Michel Place, 2004

Festival arbres & lumière Geneva City 2004

Ready Made Color Edited by Passerelle. France 2003

Lumière Subjective Exhibition book. Edited by “15 square de Vergennes” Paris. 2003

Je veux (I want) Artbook, One Star press editor. Paris

Nuit Blanche Leaflet. City town of Paris 2002

Over Here (There) Art critic MA Greenstein, 6 international artists. Guggenheim gallery, Los Angeles, USA 2002

Histories identities technologies spaces Singapore Art Today 2002

Nathalie Junod Ponsard” Essay by Venka Purushotaman, texts by Gunalan Nadarajan & T. Sasitharan

Cosmic Geometry Singapore. Text  by Venka Purushotaman “ Wandering through the Wonder, The Phenomenology of Nathalie Junod Ponsard’s Cosmic geometry”

City/Community : Singapore Art Today Nokia Singapore Art 1999

Space in Time, Hong Kong various texts 1998

Visions of Hong Kong Hong Kong, Text by Wucius Wong

Presse-Papiers & Pers papiers Bayard Presse, Paris and Brussels

AWARDS, GRANTS

AIDE INDIVIDUELLE A LA CREATION Personal Grant allowed from DRAC ( Public French Cultural Administration ). 1987, France

“ROMAIN ROLLAND Award” Given by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for researches and creations in INDIA. 1989, France

French Embassy in New Delhi Grant for the installation of light on the Jantar Mantar, 1989

Alliance Française in Hong Kong Grant for the exhibition Red in Circle, 1998

French Embassy/ Alliance Française de Hong Kong, grant for the exhibition Space in Time,1998

Alliance Française in Singapore Installation of light An Architecture of light & flux of Energy,1999

French Embassy/ Alliance Française de Singapour grant for the exhibition White Days, 2000

National Arts Council in Singapore Grant for Cosmic geometry, May 2000

Nokia Singapore Art 2000 Grant for the exhibition at the Singapore Art Museum, 2000

A permanent light installation in a school in Paris. Award from the City of Paris 2003/2004

RESIDENCIES
2010 Residency in Tangier, Tangier-Tétouan French Institute. May 2010 Morocco

WRITTEN & PUBLISHED ARTICLES

“Space in Time” Article presenting the exhibition Space in Time in Hong Kong. Published in Paroles Magazine in Hong Kong (French/Chinese)May 1998. Hong Kong

“Space in Time in Hong Kong” Article in the catalogue of the exhibition (English), May 1998, Hong Kong.

“Signes et Inscriptions/ article presenting the exhibition “3 Singaporean + 3 French artists, Written forms and inscriptions in contemporary art” in LIEN magazine March/April 1999. Singapore.

“Black nights & White days” article presenting this exhibition in Lien magazine, January/February 2000. Singapore.

“Singapore, Contemporary art and urbanity, The search of the place of the individual in the city” Article written for Paroles magazine (French/Chinese), July 2000, Hong Kong.

“La Beauté à Avignon” article about the exhibition with international artists “Beauty” in Avignon, France. Lien magazine, January 2001.

“Chantiers/Publics”, article, site specific installations by 2 French artists in the Montpellier’s museum, that will become a contemporary art centre in the future. Paroles, 2001.

RESIDENCIES

2004 Artist residency at Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany

2010 Artist residency in Tangier, Tangier-Tétouan French Institute. May 2010 Marocco

2018 Artist residency at the French Institute of Morroco – Casablanca

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTION

1998 Collection Lindy Foss Quillet

1998 Collection Laurence Lochu

2000 Collection BBL Bank Bruxelles, Belgium

2001 Collection Michel Van der Hoeven, Bangkok, Thailand

2001 Collection French Embassy, Cultural service , Singapore

2002 Collection Gunalan Nadarajan, Director of Visual Art department at the Lassalle College of the Arts, Singapore

2003 Collection 15 Square de Vergenne Paris, France

2003 Contemporary Art center La Passerelle in Brest, France

2004 Paris city : Installation Immersion Boileau School , paris, France

2005 Centre d’art et de culture Georges Pompidou: 2 light installations, Paris.

2007 L’INVISIBILITE permanent art work. Cour de la Forge, La Maréchalerie Centre d’art contemporain Ecole nationale supérieure d ‘architecture de Versailles. VERSAILLES, France

2007 PENETRER L‘INVISIBLE . permanent art work commissioned by the Palazzo delle Exposizioni Museum in ROMA

2007 RAYON VISUEL Permanent light work Gymnasium J. Verdier, Montargis (45), France.

2010 PERSISTENT DUSK, a permanent light artwork, commissioned by the French ministry of culture and National centre for visual arts. Fountain place Malraux PARIS.

Since 2011 artist-researcher at Ensad/Lab , SAIL Arts & Sciences. ENSAD/lab. Paris

2014 Intervalle d’espace Foundation EDF Paris

WORKSHOPS, TALKS, LECTURES AND TUTORIAL

1990 BHARAT BHAVAN, Bhopal, INDIA Contemporary Art Centre. Workshop .

1990 LECTURE : “Light and Art” at the Bharat Bhavan, Contemporary Art Center and National Art School in Bhopal, INDIA

1991 LECTURE “Site specific installations” at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris 1991 MUSEUM in Paris, FRANCE Workshop. Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

1992 MUSEUM Paris, FRANCE Workshop. Musée des Arts Décoratifs

1997 FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Workshop. HONG KONG.

2000 LECTURE concerning installations of light created in galleries and on urban spaces. Women Artists Registry. Singapore

2000 Contribution in Text and Subtext , International Contemporary Asian Women Artists exhibition curated by Binghui Huangfu. Singapore.

2000 LECTURE Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore. 2001 Workshop and tutorial LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore.

2001 ASSESSOR for the B.A. and Masters in Fine Arts. Lasalle-Sia College of the Arts. Singapore.

2002 Lecture at the Ecole nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in Paris. 2003 Lecture at the Ecole nationale supérieure de création industrielle ENSCI. Paris

2000 Lecture in the international seminar “Art of light” LUZboa, French & Portuguese Institute, Lisbon Portugal

2003 Lecturer at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Nancy. France

2003/2004 Workshop at the Ecole nationale supérieure d’art de Nancy: Site specific light installation. France

2004 Lecturer at the ICN School in Nancy, France 2005 Lecturer at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts, Paris

2005 ENSBA Paris, Workshop with the students from Jean-Luc Vilmouth ‘studio. Works exhibited at Finnish Institute, Paris.

2006 Lecture Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts LYON 2007 Lecture ENSAD Paris (Observatoire des nouveaux médias’ Programmation, ENSAD)

2008 Lecture Ecole ICN Nancy. ARTEM.Metz France 2008 Lecture for the 9th Biennale Art Grandeur Nature “ Zones Urbaines Partagées ” in Seine-Saint-Denis, in the exhibition “Matière à paysage”, La Galerie, Contemporary Art centre, Noisy-le-Sec. France

2009 Lecture « Sens et états de la lumière » TaiK, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, FINLAND

2010 Lecture Tetouan French Institute. MAROCCO

2010 Talk at Palais de la Découverte, collaboration with Dr. Damien SCHOEVAERT-BROSSAULT, Bio – morphologist, professor (teaching and research) in biology to the Université Paris-Sud and Pr. Joseph ZYSS, director of the institute of Alembert of the ENS CACHAN.France

2009-2012 Workshops with Taik, TeaK (Helsinki, Finlande) and ENSAD students in Helsinki and Paris, workshops and exhibitions.

2011 Workshop au National Institute of design Ahmedabad. Gujarat, INDE 2012 Workshop à la Streminzki Art School Lodz, POLAND

2012 Colloque « Dispositifs du décoratif » with Françoise Ducros, Georges Roque, Monique Frydman Sheila Hicks. Galerie des Gobelins Paris

2013 Lecture “Spatial and experimental perceptions of light” at Centre français de la Couleur, Paris

2013 Conference « Pratiques actuelles : l’artiste entre invention et réalisation » with Marianne Jakobi, Diane Watteau, Marie-Hélène Bersani, Eva Jospin, Nathalie Junod Ponsard & Ramy Fischler. Galerie des Gobelins, Paris 2012 Workshop at the University of Winchester UK

2014 Lecture “Spatial and experimental perceptions of light” at Clapham Art Center, London, UK

2014 Conference «La couleur immatérielle : le défi lumineux de la matière » with Maria Grazia Messina, Marie-Hélène Bersani and Nathalie Junod Ponsard, Galerie des Gobelins, Paris

2015 Lecture at the Fine Arts school in Athens, Greece 2015 Lectures at the University of the Aegean, School of Design, Ermoupolis, Syros, Greece.

2016 Art & Science Working Group of Paris-Sud Paris-Saclay University : Lecture « Light and colour of shadows »

2015 Lecture «Particular Levels of Consciousness, Space & Light Experimented » Luxelake art Center – A4, Chengdu, CHINA

2015 Lecture «Light Artworks That Change the Density of Spaces’ University of Jadavpur Kolkata, INDIA

2017 Lecture «VILLA@RDIGITAL « Expériences artistiques contemporaines et technologiques digitales »With Nathalie Junod Ponsard and Miguel Chevalier, Moderator : Mohamed Rachdi Villard de Lans, France

2018 Lecture « Light Artworks That Change The Density of Spaces » in ’PUBLIC SPACES’ 8 th Forum Yuan Ye Summit – Beijing, CHINA

2018 Lecture « L’épaisseur de la lumière « – L’ART QUI PENSE H2/61.26 Casablanca- Morroco

2019 Lecture « At Night, Light Artworks in the Urban Space » in Hengshui Lake Ecological Civilization International Exchange Conference Organizer Yuan Ye Award In Hengshui City, Hebei, China

CURATORIAL

Space in Time, le French May (Hong Kong 1998)

Singaporean + 3 French artists, for the French Embassy in Singapore (1999)

Contribution at the exhibition Text & Substext organized by Binghui Huangfu, Earl Lu gallery, Singapore (2000)

Collaboration at the Festival de France in India (1989)

Etre dans Exhibition at the Finnish Institute and ENSBA. Paris ( 2005)

Dans l’univers d’Hilma, Suedish cultural centre. With the students of the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture Paris (2008)

Etre un espace de lumière. Lintulahdentaku 3 Helsinki. FINLAND 2009

Etre un lieu de lumière. Finnish institute – Town Hall and ENSAD Gallery. Paris. 2009. Catalogue. Sponsors DAP and CulturesFrance.

Chantier de lumière. Installation of light by the student from my art studio at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture December 11th 2010 to March 2011, Atelier Atelier / TRANS305, 51 avenue de Verdun 94 200 Ivry-sur-Seine.

Swiatłosc. Exhibition of the installations created by the Streminzki Art School and the Ensad students Galeria DomekOgrodnika Zrodiska Park, Lodz, POLAND