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Louis Frehring | About

Education

2019 | Vocational training GENERATOR, 40mcube, Rennes (France).
2017 | DNSEP (MA) in Fine Arts, École Européenne Supérieure d'Art de Bretagne, Brest (France).
2015 | Erasmus+ semester, University of central Lancashire, Preston (UK).
2015 | DNAP (BA) in Fine Arts, École Européenne Supérieure d’Art de Bretagne, Brest (France).


Expositions

2020 | D1G1TAL S3CR3TS : group exhibition, Die Digitale festival, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf (Germany).
2020 | Digital Wild : group exhibition, Meta.morf Biennale, Trondheim Kunstmuseum - Gråmølna, Trondheim (Norway).
2019 | Nuit noire : group exhibition, galerie Kashagan, Lyon (France).
2019 | Off-grid : group exhibition part of The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale, Compiler, London (UK).
2019 | mulhouse 019 : Young artists biennale, Parcexpo, Mulhouse (France).
2019 | Getaway is Halfway : group exhibition, The White House Studio Project, Toronto (Ontario).
2019 | http://www : a birthday celebration: group exhibition, Carnation contemporary, Portland (Oregon).
2018 | Projected.Capital : group exhibition, Roehrs & Boetsch, Zurich (Switzerland).
2018 | FOMO : group exhibition, Palais Bondy, Lyon (France).
2018 | Digital Landscapes : solo exhibition, Maxxx Project space, Sierre (Switzerland).
2018 | SHRED D'ART : group exhibition organised by Die Fortunisten, Schau Fenster, Berlin (Germany).
2018 | Net Art For Storage : group exhibition part of The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale, Net Art For Storage Pavilion (World Wide Web).
2017 | Starring, une exposition pilote : group exhibition, 69 rue Navarin, Brest (France).
2017 | Félicitations : group exhibition, Maison de la fontaine and EESAB, Brest (France).
2017 | Start-up : group exhibition with Jérémy Boulc'h and Ronan Lecrosnier, Les abords, Brest (France).
2017 | Fraction : group exhibition, Hôtel Pasteur, Rennes (France).
2017 | WHAT IF : group exhibition on networks and Internet at EESAB, Brest (France).
2016 | FFIAC : group exhibition, EESAB's gallery, Brest (France).
2016 | Foundering to me is sweet : group exhibition, EESAB's gallery, Brest (France).
2013 | Plus jamais seul : group exhibition, galerie Standards, Rennes (France).


Performances

2017 | Hardwork : Performance, Unité 9, Clermont-Ferrand (France).
2017 | We Might See : group installation in Emmanuelle Lainé's exhibition: Incremental Self, Bétonsalon, Paris (France).
2014 | Extreme Territories : group Performance with Joe Walker and Maxime Kerneis, centre d'art Passerelle, Brest (France).


Residencies

2020 | Residency organised by the city of Brest, in collaboration with Leah Geay, Local de la pointe, Brest (France).
2018 | Residency organised by Fondation Château Mercier, Villa Ruffieux, Sierre (Switzerland).
2017 | ÇA ROOLE ! : residency organised by 35h, Unité 9, Clermont-Ferrand (France).


Public collections

Collection of the Château Mercier, Sierre, (Switzerland).
Fonds départemental d'Ille-et-Vilaine, Rennes (France).
Collection of the Art Library of the City of Brest, Brest (France).


Aids & Prizes

2021 | Traversées : financial aid, CIPAC. (France).
2019 | Public aid from the local government, DRAC Bretagne. (France).


Publications & writings

[dedicated website in French]

Ongoing | Online publication of poetry. [dedicated website in French]
2021 | X-plore : publications and co-direction, Brest (France).
2020 | Reading review, Critique d'art. (France).
2017 > 2018 | Art critics for the website Le Poullailler, Brest. (France).
2015 > 2017 | M.S.T.: fanzine (publications and co-direction), Brest (France).
2014 > 2015 | Liesse Magazine: publications, Lorient (France).


Teaching

2019 | La pratique artistique : une forme critique du web, apprenez à en tirer parti: conference about artistic practice and web, Paris Web, Sup'Internet, Paris (France).
2017 | Hack it !: transdisciplinary workshop Art and Hacking, EESAB, Brest (France).
2014 > 2017 | After-school activities contemporary practices, City of Brest and EESAB, Brest (France).


Curating

2021 | R.U.R. : direction and curating, Brest (France). [dedicated website in French]
2016 | FFIAC : co-curating with Sarah Penanhoat, Brest (France).


The Artist collective Club Avant-Gardes

Club Avant-Gardes is a duo composed of Louis Frehring and Léah Geay that is focusing its work on the following topics: Future, Discoveries, Exploration and Sci-fi. [dedicated website in French]

2021 | Club Avant-Gardes : exhibition, Maison de la Fontaine, Brest (France).
2019 | Trattoria 42 : culinary and video performance, The White House Studio Project, Toronto (Ontario).
2018 | 2084 : danced performance, Machin Machine #7, Mac Orlan, Brest (France).
2016 | Disco pas de bol : street poster, Panoscope, EESAB, Brest (France).


Contact: louisfrehring[@]gmail.com    -     +33 761 985 161