Pascale Marthine Tayou

CURRICULUM


Born in Nkongsamba 1966.
Lives and works in Ghent, Belgium and in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Solo exhibitions

2014
I Love You, Kunsthalle, Bregenz (Austria)

2012
Secret Garden, MACRO, Rome (Italy)
Intramoulins, Le Chemin Lumineux, Lille (France)
Collection Privée, Pavillon Paul-Delouvrier, Parc de la Villette, Paris (France)
Plastic Bags, Gare Saint Lazare, Paris, (France)
Le Chemin du Bonheur, Castello di Ama, Ama (Italy)

2011
Black Forest, MUDAM LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg
Transgressions, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin Boissy-le-Châtel (France)
Fétiches Revue Noire, REVURE NOIR Expressions Contemporaines d'Afrique et du Monde Paris, (France)
Always All Ways (tous les chemins mènent à…), Mac Lyon, (France)

2010
Transgressions, Galleria Continua / San Gimignano, (Italy)
LOoObHy n.50, Goethe on Main, Goethe-Institut Johannesburg (South Africa)
Traffic Jam, Gare Saint Sauveur, lille3000, Lille, (France)
Always All Ways. Omnes Viae Malmö Ducunt, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, (Sweden)
Liaisons Courtes, International Film Festival, Rotterdam, (Nethederlands)

2009
Le Grand Cheval Belge 2009, Benedengalerie Culturcentrum, Kortrijk (Belgium)

2008
Matiti Elobi, Chateau de Blandy Les Tours, Blandy Les Tours
(France)
Kiosk
, Louis pasteurlaan 2 +, Godshuizenlaan, Gent (Belgium)
Jungle Fever, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano (Italy)

2007
Plastik Diagnostik, Milton Keynes Gallery, Central Milton Keynes (UK)
Plastic Bags, MK Dons Football Stadium, Central Milton Keynes (UK)
Zigzag Zipzak!, Galleria Continua Beijing, Beijing (China)

2006
Plastic Bags, Kunstalle Wien, public space Karlsplatz, Wien  (Austria)

2005
Rendez-vous, Martha Herford, Herford (Germany)

2004
Young Collector, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano (Italy)
Rendez-vous, S.M.A.K., Gent (Belgium)
Le menu familial, Espace Doual’Art, Douala (Cameroon)
Omnes viae Romam ducunt, MACRO - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Roma (Italy)

2003
Transferts, Palais des Beaux Arts, Bruxelles (Belgio)

2002
Game of Power, Galeria Alain Le Gaillard, Paris (France)
Erection, Portikus, Frankfurt (Germany)
Qui perd gagne, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (France)
Le menu familial, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (Switzerland)

2001
Ici Maintenant, Tour & Taxi, Bruxelles (Belgium)
Kunst & Zwalm 2001, Zottegen (Belgium)

2000
Somewhere, Galerie der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin (Germany)
Damasquine Aeoroplastics, Bruxelles (Belgium)

1999
Trafique, Stedelijk Museum voor actuele Kunst, Gent (Belgium)
Crazy Nomad, Lombard Freid Gallery, New York (USA)

1997
Looobhy, performance, Doual'Art, Douala (Cameroon)
Le Déballage, Goethe Institut, Yaounde (Cameroon)
Le Tronçonnage, Performance, Paris (France)

1996
Détripations, Centre of French Culture, Yaounde (Cameroon)
Transgressions Majeures, Goethe Institut, Berlin (Germany)

1995
Art of our Time, Museum of Art of Setegaya, Tokyo (Japan)
La Chaise à Doual'Art,  Centre of French Culture of Douala (Cameroon)
Looobhy, performance, Goethe Institut, Yaounde (Cameroon)

1994
Transgressions, Centre of French Culture , Yaoundè (Cameroon)
Jazz sous les manguiers, Yaounde (Cameroon)
Atelier la Rencontre, Goethe Institut, Yaounde (
Cameroon)

Group Exhibitions

2013
Heaven, Hell, Purgatory – The Divine Comedy from the Perspective of Contemporary African Artists
, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)   
Des hommes, des mondes, Collège des Bernardins, Paris (France)
Avec motifs apparents, Le CENTQUATRE-Paris, Paris (France)
Hémisphères vodous : un parcours d’art contemporain à Strasbourg, Strasbourg (France)
Michelangelo Pistoletto’s & Pascale Marthine Tayou’s exhibition, CONtemporarySULER, La Punt (Switzerland)
Nuit Blanche, Toronto (Canada)
Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2013, Abu Dhabi (Emirates)

Perpetual Travellers
, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (Germany)
Middle Gate Geel’13, Cultuurcentrum, Werft (Belgium)
Rives de Saône, Au fil de l’eau, Lyon (France)

Triennale Fellbach, Stuttgart (Germany)
Les Nouvelles Folies Françaises, Domaine National de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France)
My Little Paradise, Middelheim museum, Antwerp (Belgium)
OpenArt, Orebrö (Sweden)
Artzuid, Amsterdam (Netherland)
Chinafrique, Paris (France)
Sharjah Biennale 11, Sharjah Art Foundation (United Arab Emirates)
Love is Colder Than Capital, Kunsthaus Bregenz (Austria)

2012
Unfinished Journeys, GL Strand, Copenhague (Danemark)
Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery, London (England)
Homo Faber, Castello Sforzesco, Milano (Italy)
Les artistes et le tramway de Paris, Paris (France)
Pont culturel - Les Flâneurs d’Edéa, Douala – Institut français, Goethe Institut - Yaoundé (Cameroun)
Facing Walls, Opening Windows, Galleria Continua, Beijing (China)
«Pommery : 10 ans d’Expériences. Expérience Pommery #10», Domaine Pommery, Reims (France)
Masques Passeport, Au fil de l'eau, Rives de Saône, Lyon, (France)
9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, (China)
Terres Sacrées, Nuit des Bains, Quartier des Bains, Genève (Switzerland)
Unfinished Journeys, GL Strand, Copenhague (Danemark)
Where is the time? Fondation Izolyatsia, Donetsk (Ukraine)
Art et Nature, Jardin du Hauvel, Saint Hymer, Calvados (France)
NEON La materia luminosa nell’arte, MACRO, Rome, Italy
The World Falls Apart, We face Forrward, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (UK)
TRACK a Contemporary city invitation, S.M.A.K, Citadelpark, Gent, Belgium
4th Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech (Maroc)

2011
Beijing Online Inlive 10 Hands 100 Fingers, Galleria Continua / Beijing (China)
Les Nuits Noires, Eternal Network, Lycée Descartes, Tour, (France)
Le Musée - Monde, Musée du Louvre, Paris, (France)
EVENTO, Musée d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux, (France)
Evergreen, Crédit Agricole de Montrouge, (France)
TRA Edge of Becoming, Palazzo Fortuny, Venezia, (Italy)
Barely there, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (USA)
30 et Presque Songes, Chambre de Commerce et d’industrie, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
3ème Festival International d’Art Contemporain d’Alger, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain d’Alger (Algeria)
Arken Price, Museum of Modern Art, Arken (Denmark)
After Shave, Maison de la Revue Noire, Paris (France)

2010
21st  century Art in the First Decade, Gallery of Modern art, Brisbane, Australia
SUD 2010, Salon Urbain de Douala, festival triennal d'art public, Espace doual'art centre d'art contemporain Place du Gouvernement Bonanjo, Douala, Camerun
ATTRACTION !, Le CENTQUATRE, Paris, France
the Good, the Bad & the Ugly, Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Gemeenteplein,
Strombeek-Bever, Belgium
The New Décor, The Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
TERRE VULNERABILI a growing exhibition, HangarBicocca, Milano, Italy
Make Yourself at Home, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, (Denmark)
Trasparenze. L’arte per le energie rinnovabili, Macro, Roma, (Italy)
The New Décor, Hayward gallery, London, (UK)
Éclaircies, Le Quai Forum des Arts Vivants, Angers, (France)
Rem(a)inders, Galleria Continua / Beijing, (China)
Who Knows Tomorrow, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, (Germany)
ART FOR THE WORLD (THE EXPO), Expo 2010 Shanghai, Expo Boulevard, Shanghai,(China)
One Shot! Football and contemporary art, B.P.S.22 space for contemporary creation of the Province of Hainaut, Charleroi (Belgium)

2009
Fare mondi / Making worlds, 53. Biennale di Venezia, Venice (Italy)
Open Source Amsterdam, Bridge of Groesbeekdreef, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Dream Time 2009, Les Abattoirs - Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Toulouse (France) - Grotte du Mas d’Azil (France)

Un certain état du monde: Sélection de la collection de la Fondation François Pinault, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, (Russia)
Solo al buio, Ai Mercati di Traiano, a cura di Andrea Viliani e Cecilia Canziani, Roma, (Italy)
Altermodern: Tate Triennial 2009, Tate Britain, Millbank, London (UK)

2008
Strike a Pose, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (UK)
Sphères, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Chatel, (France)
Prospect .1, New Orleans for creative arts, New Orleans, (USA)
NEON, Nomas Foundation, a cura di Achille Bonito Oliva, Roma, (Italy)
«Can art do more?», Art Focus Jerusalem 2008, a cura di Ami Barak and Bernard Blistène, the Talpiot Beit Benit Congress Centre, Jerusalem (Israel)

2007
Global Moltitude, Rotonde 1, Luxembourg Ville (Luxembourg)
World Factory, SFAI - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (USA)
L’emprise du lieu. Experience Pommery # 4,  Domaine Pommery, Reims (France)

2006
Commitment, progetto di bkSM (beeldende kunst Strombee/Mechelen), several museums (Belgium)
Venice-Istanbul, Selections of the 51th International Venice Biennale, Venice (Italy) - Istanbul (Turkey)
Testigos witnesses, Fundación NMAC, Cádiz (Spain)
La Force de l’Art, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
Human Game, Stazione Leopolda per Pitty Immagine, Firenze (Italy)
9a Biennale della Avana, La Avana (Cuba)

2005
Rencontre Photographique, Bamako (Mali)
51a Biennale di Venezia, Venezia (Italy)
Senza Confine (15th year), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano (Italy)
“L’expérience de la durée”, 8° Biennale di Lione (France)
Manmano, Galleria Continua, Beijing (China)
Museum of World Culture, Gothenborg (Sweden)
African Art now, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (USA)
Universal Experience, Museum of Contemparary Art, Chicago (USA)
Interessi Zero!, Galleria Civica di Trento, Trento (Italy)
“Africa Screams”, Kunstuerein Aalen, Aalen (Germany)
Africa Remix, Hayward Gallery, London (UK); Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France)
Grimaldi Forum, Monaco (Germany)
Delicious, Sint-Truiden (Belgium)
Super, Triennale di Hasselt (Belgium)

2004
Spread in Prato 2004, Prato (Italy)
Place m’as tu vu, Knokke con Gallery Beaulieu (Belgium)
Museum of World Culture Gothenberg (Sweden)
Africa Remix, Museum Kunst palast, Düsseldorf (Germany)
Les Afriques, Lille 2004, Lille (France)
Instructions, Kunsthalle, Vienna (Austria)
Once Upon a Time, MuHKA, Antwerpen (Belgium)
Working Ethics, Krinzinger Projekte Vienna (Austria)
Africa Screams, Iwalewa Haus, Bayreuth (Germany)
Camuflaje, Fundacion Celarg, Caracas (Venezuela)

2003
Münsterland Skulptur Biennial, Münster (Germany)
Next flag, B.P.S 22, Charleroi (Belgium)
8a Biennale di Istanbul, Istanbul (Turkey)
Le colloque des Chiens, Centro Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris (France)
Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (Japan)
Documenta 11, Kassel (Germany)

2002
Pressing, Objectif, Antwerp (Belgium)
Tutto Normale, Villa Medici, Roma (Italy)
Game Station, Documenta 11, Kassel (Germany)
Brazilism, Biennale di São Paolo (Brazil)
Afrodiziak etc... Tutto normale, Villa Massimo, Roma (Italy)
Sonic City, Arc en Rêve, Centro d'architettura, Bordeaux (France); Galerie TN Probe, Tokyo (Japan); Charleroi Bruxelles (
Belgium); Goethe Institut, Salvador de Bahia (Brazil); Ambasciata del Camerun, New York (USA)
In Honor of, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano (
Italy)

2001
Mirrors Edge, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen (Denmark); Tramway, Glasgow (UK)
The Short Century, Berlin (Germany); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (USA)
2a Biennale di Berlino, für zeitgenössische Kunst, Kunst-Werken, Berlin (Germany)
Institute of Visual Art, Milwaukee (USA)
Musée d'art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris (France)
Arte all' Arte 6, Associazione Arte Continua, San Gimignano (Italy)

2000
The Short Century, München (Germany)
Büro Friedrich, Berlin (Germany)
Musée d'art Moderne de La ville de Paris,  Paris (France)
New South Wales Gallery, Sydney (Australia)
Show curated by Tayou with four artists: Moshekwa Langa/Zwlethu Mthetwa/ Aimé Ntakica/Joël Andrianomerisoa, Centro Atlantico CAAM, Las Palmas (Spain)
Nagaoya City Art Museum (Japan)
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (Japan)
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art (Japan)
Lyon Biennale (France)
Vancouver Art Gallery (Canada)
Mirrors Edge, Castello di Rivoli, Torino (Italy)
New French Art, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo (
Japan)
Zeitwenden, Museum moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig Wien (Austria)
South Meets West, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (Switzerland)
The sky is my limit, Biennale di Tapei (Taiwan)

1999
Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool (UK)
Mirrors Edge, Bild Museet, Umea (Sweden)
Setagaya Museum, Tokyo (
Japan)
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido (
Japan)
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (
Japan)
Nagoya City of Art, Nagoya (
Japan)
South meets West, Accra, Ghana Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (
Japan)

1998
Galleria Bernard Dulon, Paris (France)
Tobu Museum of Art, Tokyo (
Japan)
11a Biennale di Sydney (Australia)
Galleria Lucien Durand, Galeria Bernard Dulon,Paris (France)
“Europa-Afrika”, 7a Triennale di Kleinplastik, Stuttgart (Germany)
La Laiterie, Strasburgo (
France)
Gare de l'Est, Casino Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
La ville dans tous ses états, Doual'Art, Douala (Cameroon)
The Bridge, Melbourne (Australia)
L'art dans le Monde, Passage de Retz, Paris (France)
Cet été-là, CRAC-Sète (Francia)
Bridgind the Gap, Ginevra (Switzerland)
Personal Touch, Presence and Absence, Art in General, New York (USA)
Art' Sénik, Ile de La Réunion (France)

1997
De Rode Poort, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent (Belgium)
Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht (Netherlands)
Université de Pau (France)
6th Havana Biennale, La Avana (Cuba)
2th Santa Fe Biennale, Nuovo Messico (USA)
2th Kwangju Biennale (South Korea)
2th Johannesburg Biennale (South Afric)
Neue Kunst aus Afrika, Völkerkundemuseum Zürich (Switzerland)
Suites Africaines, Couvent des cordeliers, Paris (France)
La vigne en Fumée ou la Chambre Noire, Castello di Tanlay (France)

1996
Galerie du jour, Agnés B, Paris (France)
Biennale dell'Arte contemporanea Africana, Dakar (Senegal)
Setegaya Art Museum, Tokyo (Japan)
Tokyshima Modern Art Museum, Tokyo (Japan)
Himeji City of Art (Japan)
Horiyama City of Art (Japan)
Marigame Inokuma-Genichiro Museum of Contemporary Art (Japan)
Museum of Fine Art, Gifu (Japan)
Campo 6, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte, Galleria civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin (Italy)
Neue Kunst aus Afrika, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (Germany)

1995
Beyound the Borders, Kwangju Biennale (South Korea
Art of our Time, Museum of Art of Setegaya, Tokyo (Japan)

1994
Les Artistes africaines et le Sida, Doual'Art, Douala (Cameroon)
Festival delle  Arti e della Cultura, Douala (Cameroon)

Works in public collections:

MAC Lyon, France
MARTa Herford, Germany
Fundación NMAC, Spain
ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Denmark
SMAK, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Belgium
MUDAM, Luxembourg
MACRO Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Italy


Films

Snapshotafrica, 2005
LooobhyScritto  directed by Pascale Marthine Tayou, with Jean Loup Pivin and Simon Njami, 40’, RN Productio-Arte-Berlin, Paris, 1998
Lumière Noire, Nicolas Cornut, Paris, France, 1997
La Porte Rouge, RTBF, Gent, Belgium, 1997
Le suites africaines, Revue Noir, Paris, France, 1997
Les Artistes et la Sida, RN Production, Paris, France, 1996
9 Creations of Pascale Marthine Tayou and Nicolas Cournut, Yaoundè, Cameroon, 1995
La Tête dans les nuages, Jean Marie Téno, Paris, France, 1994



NEWS

11/04/2014 - 'African Way'

PASCALE MARTHINE TAYOU: mostra collettiva 'African Way'
Chapelle de la Visitation – Espace d’art contemporain de Thonon-les-Bains
25, rue des Granges, Thonon-les-Bains, Francia
Inaugurazione: 11 aprile 2014, ore 18.30
05.04.2014 - 01.06.2014
www.ville-thonon.fr