Geraldine Gallavardin on going impromptus part of her installation “Are you ready for the Fair Marcel Duchamp” – Frames as Ping Pong bats with a collage/photo featuring “Sixteen Miles of String” Marcel Duchamp piece (during the exhibition the First Papers of Surrealism exhibition, New York, 1942)+ foil paper+strings — during exhibition Rhizome’0002 “The Indian Summer” at Camden Image Gallery October 2014 – London
Geraldine Gallavardin is a conceptual contemporary French artist; a curator, poet, musician & actress based in London. She’s originally from Lyon, France. She holds two MA in Fine Art, one from “Les Beaux-Arts de Grenoble”, France (1997) & one from Chelsea College of Fine Art & Design, London (1999). Geraldine has been in the Art Scene since the 90s.
She used participatory/readymade performances art, social sculptures, installations, drawings, videos & live art as her main artistic language. She create Free Improvised Music/soundscape in her performances & had played abroad & in the UK with band such as “The A Band”. She has exhibited internationally in Art Centres, Galleries, Art Festivals & in the UK in places such as the ICA, the South London Gallery, during the London Biennale in-situ by the Tate Modern, The Serpentine Gallery…
She’s curating few shows in the months coming for the Camden Image Gallery & other venues. She’s holding an Art Residency on her website amongst other projects. She’s planning to open a private Gallery before 2016.
She was acting in few films during her artistic career & more recently in “Third Contact” filmed in London by British director Simon Horrocks, the film is now available online (www.thirdcontactmovie.com). She is acting in the film “The Mentor” by director Ngozi Enuma since 2014.
She was part of a broadcast on Resonance FM for The News Agents show curated by artist Jude Cowan Montague the 04/04/15:
Performing ‘Sonic potatoes‘ with artist & curator Jude Cowan Montague during her show
The news Agents – Performed at the end of the radio show
“Are you ready for the Fair Marcel Duchamp?” October 2014
Geraldine Gallavardin ©
(photo by Eugen Brodner)
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