Biography

Julien Bouillon (b. 1971) lives and works in Paris, FR. he received his M.F.A. from the ENSA Villa Arson, Nice, in 1998. His work has been exhibited at Rod Barton, London and in some recents exhibition at Camera Club in New York, NY. Le Bleu de la nuit, CCA Andratx, Mallorca – Spain, Run Run Run, Villa Arson, Nice and Costermongering, London. Julien Bouillon’s works also could be seen in Modern Painters – 25 artists to watch Blouin Art Info and Atelier A, Arte Creative.

Julien Bouillon worked in recent years to hijack a number of standard formats (paintings, magazines, etc.) to produce specific objects. His work has developed on the basis of a multimedia approach and a permanent interest for all technics. In his book «Against Method» Paul Feyerabend defended the idea that there is no immutable methodological rules that scientists should always be used, and which would ensure beyond doubt the validity of their research. According to him, a «dose» of methodological anarchism could only be beneficial to science. That’s what Julien Bouillon aspire for Art

Solo Shows

2018

HBD Season 03 Episodes 12, 13, 14 & 15
Curated by: Paul Branca/David Horvitz – Galerie Morille – Los Angeles

2014

THE CENTER OF THE EARTH IS MOLTEN HISTORY
Curated by: Cory Scozzari Rod Barton Gallery – London

2008

Art-o-rama 2008
Salon international d’art contemporain
Invited Artist – Curated by: Gaïd Beaulieu & Jérôme Pantalacci
Friche Belle de Mai
Marseille

2007

MÉMÉPLEXE
Curated by: Éric Mangion
Centre National d’Art Contemporain – Villa Arson
Nice

Commissaire de paille
Curated by: Joseph Mouton
Le Commissariat
Paris (11).

2004

Réveil Classique
Curated by: Olivier Lécine
Musée de la photographie
Mougins

2002

JULIEN BOUILLON
Curated by: Laurence Gateau
Centre National d’Art Contemporain
Villa Arson
Nice – catalogue

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Group shows

2020

DUST – The plates of the present
Curated by Thomas Fougeirol & Jo-ey Tang
Centre Pompidou – Paris

2019

Magmatism Pic-Nic at Pavillon 02
Curators : Gabriel Mestre Arrioja and Jacek Sosnowski
Pavillon 02 – Santa Cosma and Damiano – Venice

2018

INTOTO 6
Curators : Thomas Fougeirol, Julien Carreyn, Pepo Salazar
Fondation d’entreprise Ricard – Paris

How well do you behave? IN THE FLAT FIELD.
Curated by Jo-ey Tang
Beeler Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2017

The plates of the present, so far
Curated by Thomas Fougeirol & Jo-ey Tang
Praz-Delavallade Gallery – Paris

Enjambre / Swarm
screenings made by Gabriel Mestre  – the National Museum of Mexican Art – MUNAL. Mexico.

2016

A Stitch in Time
Julien Nédélec and Julien Bouillon
We Want Art Everywhere with the support de Samsung TV.
Comte Vollenweider Architects, Nice.

More More Than Than Lovers Lovers,, More More Than Than Friends Friends (screening)
curator: Jo-ey Tang
Rupert – Vilnius, Lithuania

Le Bleu de la nuit,
Curator: Niels Trannois
CCA Andratx,
Mallorca – Spain

Run Run Run
Curator: La Station
Villa Arson
Nice

Shoulder Of The Road
Artists: Julien Bouillon, Paul Branca, Tracy Molis, Jeannine Han & Dan Riley
Curated by: Jeannine Han
Long Island City

Costermongering
Curator : Paul Branca
Market Stall
London

2015

“Dust: The plates of the present, February 2013 – July 2015”
at Baxter St / Camera Club of New York
Guest-curated by Sonel Breslav
NYC

2014

ART PROTECTS – Charity Sale to benefit the AIDES
November 19-20, 2014 – Yvon Lambert Gallery.

THE CENTER OF THE EARTH IS MOLTEN HISTORY
Mona Varichon, Julien Bouillon, Emily Gable, Rob Chavasse
Rod Barton Gallery – London 

2013

Eat the Blue
A proposition from Jagna Ciuchta
in Singularités partagées.
Curated by: Marlène Rigler.
116 Centre d’art contemporain, Montreuil

GREENSPACE – Le jardin souterrain
Paris, Metro station Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Curated by: Barbara Nemitz

ABSTRACTION MANIFESTE
du 19 janvier AU 5 mai 2013
Curated by: Keren Detton
Le Quartier Centre d’Art Contemporain – Quimper

2012

PARTOUSE.
32 Positionen, 3 Wände.
Reichenbergerstrasse 107, Berlin

IBG2011 : Ins Blickfeld gerückt
Presentation of IBG2011 with 91 editions from various artists.
Curated by: Gaëlle Boucand et Francisca Würz.
Galerie des multiples – Paris

Blabla et Chichi sur un bateau
Curated by Christophe Hamaide Pierson and Xavier Mazzarol
Galerie Hussenot – Paris

2011

AI WEI WEI IS IN CHINA
Curated by Cédric Aurelle, Xavier Mazzarol, Louis-philippe Scoufaras
Fichte Bunker – Berlin.

DUELLES
From Documentsdartistes.org
With Juliana Borinski, Anna Byskov, Julien Bouillon, Christophe Boursault, Pierre-Laurent Cassière, Jean Dupuy, Jean-Baptiste Ganne, Virginie Le Touze.

La Peinture Autrement
Musée National Marc Chagall
Curated by: Maurice Fréchuret et Ariane Coulondre

La Couleur en Avant
Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain
Curated by: Gilbert Perlein
Nice

2010

THRILLER
Curated by: Eric stéphany & Xavier Mazzarol
Rigaerstr. 69, 10247
Berlin, Germany

Ins Blickfeld Gerückt
Curated by: Gaëlle Boucand et Franscisca Würz
Institut Français de Berlin
Berlin

DOUBLE BIND/Arrêtez d’essayer de me comprendre !
Curated by: Eric Mangion, Dean Inkster, Sébastien Pluot
Centre National d’Art Contemporain – Villa Arson
Nice

2009

169A2
Curated by: Eric Stephany et Xavier Mazzarol
au 28 rue du château d’eau, Paris

Everybody’s got (more) money Issues
A local reader about money and its relationship to our work and lives.
Mess Hall, Chicago – Curated by AREA Chicago

2008

Carte blanche à la Station
Curated by Marc-Olivier Walher
Palais de Tokyo
Paris (16)

SHOOTING
en collaboration avec Zora Star
Political Fashion Project
SHOWstudio© (Nick Night’s website)

45 MILLE BACI FROM BUBAQUE
OFFSHORE II

Curated by: Noël Dolla
Bubaque – Bijagos Archipelago
Guinea-Bissau

2007

DÉRIVE
Curated by: Mathieu Mercier
Prix Paul Ricard 2007
Fondation d’entreprise Ricard,
Paris (08)

We Are The Robots
Curated by: Le Commissariat
Le Commissariat
Galerie Léo Scheer
Paris (07)

2006

L’égosystème
Curated by: Yann Chevallier, Cédric Teisseire
Le Confort Moderne
La station – Poitiers & “Le clou” du FRAC Poitou-Charentes

2005

BoundLess
An invitation from Jan Cristensen.
Stenersenmuseet
Oslo, Norway

2004

Samoupravljanje – Troisième république-Deuxième round-Premier raout

2003

Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory Show
Curated by: Julien Bouillon, Maxime Matray, Stéphane Magnin et Laurence Gateau – Centre National d’Art Contemporain
Villa Arson
Nice

La lutte finale
Galerie Corentin Hamel
L’entreprise culturelle, Paris

2002

TigerLAND
Curated by: Stéphane Magnin
In “Objets’session”
A proposition from Sylvie Froux
FRAC Basse-Normandie

2001

Enter – Appartements der Kunststiftung Baden-Wurttemberg
Stuttgart

2000

Air-Air show
section Projets
27ème Stratagème
Infaltables Unit
Forum Grimaldi
Monaco

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Residencies – Talks

2017

πνεύμα – Residency – Lisbon
Curator : Estelle Nabeyrat

2016

Empirically posited and reconfigured as waves of thought

A series of real-time events and informal moments: presentations, performances, musical instances, readings, soundings and hybrid manifestations. Organized by the Kerenidis Pepe Collection and Association Phenomenon, Paris. Curated by Daniel Kurjaković, researcher/curator, Paris/Zurich. Curatorial assistant: Sandra Doublet.

2013

Lecture – Institute of the Arts – Toulouse – ISDAT

Cité Internationale des Arts – Montmartre

2012

HEART OF DARKNESS : Miriam Austin, Vincent Ceraudo, Lorraine Châteaux, Aurélien Cornut-Gentille, Amandine Lourmière, Zoé Paul, Elizabeth Porter, Ilona Sagar and guests …  Mentors : Julien Bouillon, Richard Wentworth This exhibition is the result of an exchange between eight recently graduated artists from The Royal College of Arts (Londres) and The Villa Arson (Nice). The novel HEART OF DARKNESS by Joseph Conrad is at the heart of their investigations, which focus on issues of relations between landscape, myth and history, as well as physical and psychological journey. With the support of the British Council, the French Institute, the European Commission and the assistance of the International Psychic Institute (IMI).

2010

Curating: HIC – The exhibition is called HIC wich means HERE in Latin and thus refers to “the location”, HIC could also suggest that there is a problem (hic) and it is happy because no research without problem.

Ma rétrospective
Julien Bouillon presents the exhibition DOUBLE BIND as the retrospective of his work. Proposal from Grégory Castera and Joris Lacoste.

Meeting around “The shape of ideas”
with members of the ZE # 1 (Astérides)
April 30, 2010: Nicolas Fourgeaud-Cristophe Cuzin
Julie Thomas Fruchon Klimowski-Jérémy Laffon-
Martin Laborde-Ahram Lee.

Lecture – How to Overcome luck?
The Baghriche’s method
Le Quartier – Centre d’Art Contemporain de Quimper

2008-2011

“The Shape Ideas: Project Centre for Research and Artistic Creation and Theory.” The purpose of this research project, for a period of two years, is to experiment with forms of collaboration between artistic practices and theoretical practices that break with the practices of commentary and illustration, contributing to recognize both the authentic research activities plastics and specificity of the same type of research that is practiced in the art schools.

2007

“L’exposition des idées”
Séminaire Villa Arson/ENS Ulm

2005

La Villa du Lavoir
L’entreprise culturelle, Paris

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Private Collections

Public Collections

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Grants

2007

CAC (édition) – Conseil Général AM

2006

Aide Individuelle à la Création – DRAC PACA

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Sound (as Soja Auer)

LostSongs : http://myownspace.fr/Soja

DustSongs : http://www.myspace.com/sojaauer

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