Sophie Usunier ART WORKS

sophieusunier@hotmail.com


CV

Lives and works in Metz (Fr) and Milan (It)

=================================================================== SOLO SHOWS

  • Marraine de Coeur, collective creation, with schools, social institutions, and ACB scène nationale, Bar-le-Duc (Fr) 2015

  • Les Empaillés en mouvement, collective creation with Côte Sainte Catherine Inhabitants, and ACB scène nationale.Choreography with Hélène Lebeau, Festival RenaissanceS, Musée Barrois, Bar-le-Duc (Fr) 2015

  • Les Empaillés, collective creation with Côte Sainte Catherine Inhabitants, and ACB scène nationale.Choreography with Hélène Lebeau, ACB scène nationale, Bar-le-Duc (Fr) 2014

  • Epiphaneia, ACB scène nationale, Bar-le-duc (Fr) 2014

  • L'età del dubbio, http://letadeldubbio.blogspot.com, bi-personal with Concetta Modica, Scicli,Sicily (It) 2013

  • Phishing, at the Le Pavillon du Kaysersguet, Parc Henri Louis Kayser, curator KartierNord, Strasbourg (Fr) 2012

  • Presentation and concert for the CD realease "Psychologia Balnearia", realised during the residency "Plombières-in-situ", in collaboration with the jazz musician Alphonse Anougna, Plombières-les-Bains (Fr) 2010/11

  • Les Vents Contraires, with FRAC Lorraine, C.Culturel Le Trait d'Union, Neufchâteau (Fr) 2011

  • Promemoria (je voudrais tant que tu te souviennes), C.Culturel Le Trait d'Union, Neufchâteau (Fr) 2010

  • Vous verrez si ça vous plaît beaucoup, bi-personal with Alexandra David, curator Vincent Verlé, supported by FRAC Lorraine, ex-nursing home Deux Augustins, Plombières-les-Bains (Fr) 2010

  • Bientôt une nouvelle exposition!, bi-personal with Alexandra David, curator Vincent Verlé, supported by FRAC Lorraine, nursing home Notre Maison, Nancy (Fr) 2009

  • Les Vents Contraires, with FRAC Lorraine, médiathèque, Forbach (Fr) 2009

  • Knot #1 – Frankie Morello meets art, curators Marco Tagliafierro and Rossella Moratto, Flagship store Frankie Morello, Milan (It) 2009

  • Domestic Conditions, curator Claudio Cravero for the GREENHOUSE (SUMMER) at the Parco Arte Vivente (P.A.V.), Turin (It) 2009

  • Les Vents Contraires, with FRAC Lorraine, CARRE VAUBAN, Longwy (Fr) 2008

  • Les Vents Contraires, in the courtyard of FRAC Lorraine,for the white night, Metz (Fr) 2008

  • Hors-Champs, Abbaye des Prémontrés, Parey-sous-Monfort (Fr) 2008

  • Molto Vento e qualche mosca, curator Marinella Paderni, Art Waiting Room, Lago srl/Fondation March, Villa del Conte, Padova (It) 2008

  • Molto Vento e qualche mosca, gallery Placentia Arte, Piacenza (It) 2008

  • Cum Grano Salis, curator A.Bianco, supported by FRAC Lorraine, Fondation SoutHeritage, Matera (It) 2005

  • Court Circuit, curators E.Bordignon and G.Giannuizzi, NeonProjectBox, Milan (It) 2003

  • Sophie Usunier, curator L.Bruni, gallery Note Artecontemporanea , Arezzo (It) 2001

=================================================================== SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

  • Sopra Sotto.Disequilibri della visione, Ex Supermercato Bottegone, Sesto Calende (It), 2016

  • Prière de Toucher, Spazio C.O.S.M.O., Milan (It), 2016

  • IBYM (reflect what you are), https://ibymblog.wordpress.com, Studio Arianna Giorgi, Milan (It), 2016

  • No Place, castello di Fombio (It), 2016

  • Una gita nel bosco/ Ein Ausflug in den wald, Museo Arte Contemporanea, Lissone (It) 2015

  • Grand Hotel,Riot Studio, Napoli (It) 2015

  • Walking on the planet, curator P.Gagliano, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno (It) 2015

  • Una gita nel bosco/ Ein Ausflug in den wald, Haarmann Bloedow Haus, Berlin (Ger) 2015

  • ID entity, Mars, Milan (It) 2015

  • Grand Hotel,SMS Santa Maria della Scala Museum, Sienna (It) 2015

  • Festival Studi #1, Grand Hotel, Milan (It) 2015

  • Racconto di20, series of meeting with visual artists, Milan (It) 2014

  • Il fantasma della libertà, Museo Teo, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan (It) 2014

  • Presentation and conversation about l'Età del dubbio (the age of doubt), http://letadeldubbio.blogspot.com, with Concetta Modica, Made in Filandia, Pieve a Presciano (It) 2013

  • The Plastic side of the sea, Hôtel Straf, Milan (It) 2013

  • Fragments de voyages immobiles, with FRAC Lorraine, Bibliothèque Dom Calmet, Senones (Fr) 2012

  • Les Vents Contraires, PAV( Parco Arte Vivente), Musées/Institutions section, Artissima 18, Turin (It) 2011

  • Fables de l'imaginaire, with FRAC Lorraine, Centre ACB, Bar-Le-Duc (Fr) 2010

  • Cavour oltre il mito, curator E.Tolosana, Villa Santena,Turin (It) 2010

  • Encore! Du plaisir au désir, Centre d'Art Bastille, Grenoble (Fr) 2010

  • Exposition collective, gallery Z2o, Rome (It) 2008

  • Plektrum, Festival international de video, Tallinn (Estonie) 2008

  • Bozopenday, curator E.Bordignon, Milan (It) 2008

  • Silere (be silent), curator C.Cravero, Palazzo Sansovino, Turin (It) 2007

  • Sight 06/07: Percorsi, Museo Laboratorio Ex-Manufattura Tabacchi, Città Sant’Angelo (It) 2006

  • Quote Rosa, curator C.Ghielmetti, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan (It) 2006

  • Dissertare/disertare, curatrice E.Vannini et Start, Castello di Genazzano, Rome, 2006

  • Tiratiaporta, curator M.Saccomandi, Spazio Amaneï, Salina, Iles Eoliennes (It) 2006

  • Multiplo_3, withe the collaboration of ViaFarini, gallery Nogallery, Milan (It) 2005

  • Videodrome, curator M.Chini, Elettro +, Florence (It) 2005

  • Godart, Museo Laboratorio Ex-Manifattura Tabacchi, Città Sant’Angelo (It) 2005

  • Premiata officina Trevana, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi (It) 2005

  • Neon/ProjectBox Extended, gallery Neon, Bologne (It) 2004

  • Collection, Museo Laboratoirio Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Città Sant’Angelo (It) 2003

  • Godart, Museo Laboratorio Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Città Sant'Angelo (It) 2002

  • Mutamenti/inganni, curators M.Altavilla and F.Cavallucci, Cloître de Scardavilla (It) 2001

  • Officina 2001, Mole Vanvevitelliana, Ancona (It) 2001

  • Under 325gr, gallery Note Arte Contemporanea, Arezzo (It) 2001

  • Sensoazione, curator D.Filardo, Museo E. Greco, Catania (It) 2001

  • Il Giardino si raddoppia, curator L.Bruni, VicchioMaggio gardens, Greve in Chianti (It) 2000

  • L'Occhio in Ascolta, Artevisive 3 curator V.Conti, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa (It) 2000

  • Il Furore del Novanta/die Blaue Begeisterung, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin (Germany) 2000

  • Entropia, curateur M.Chini, Gallery Spaziotempo, Florence (It) 2000

=================================================================== Residencies and grants

  • finalist of the "Talents d'eau" prize, Fondation F.Schneider, Wattwiller (Fr) 2016

  • Residency Walking on the planet, curator P.Gagliano, San Giovanni Valdarno (It) 2015

  • Residency at ACB, scène nationale, creation « Epiphanieia », Bar-le-Duc (Fr) 2014

  • Residency in Scicli with Concetta Modica, Sicily (It) 2013 (http://letadeldubbio.blogspot.com)

  • Grant "aide à la création", DRAC Lorraine 2012

  • Residency Made in Filandia, Pieve a Presciano, Arezzo (It) 2012 (http://www.madeinfilandia.org/)

  • Residency Plombières in situ, Plombières-les-Bains (Fr) 2010/11 (http://psychologiabalnearia.blogspot.it/)

  • Residency in the nursing home Notre Maison, with Alexandra David, curator Vincent Verlé, supported by FRAC Lorraine, Nancy (Fr) 2009 (http://dansnotremaison.blogspot.it/)

  • Grant "aide à la création", DRAC Lorraine 2008

  • Residency Hors-Champs, Abbaye des Prémontrés, Parey-sous-Montfort (Fr) 2008

=================================================================== Projects in collaboration

  • IBYM, reflect what you are, in collaboration with the artists, and especially with Arianna Giorgi, Alessia Armeni, Sara Rossi, and with the musicists Francesca Petrolo and Filippo Monico. https://ibymblog.wordpress.com

  • with Concetta Modica: http://www.raccontodi20.it : Racconto Di20 is a series of particular meeting with artists of different generations, Milan (It) 2014-2015

  • with Concetta Modica : residency and project about the doubt, Sicily (It) 2013-2015 http://letadeldubbio.blogspot.it (book in preparation)

  • with Alphonse Anougna : realisation of a CD «  Psychologia Balnearia »,Plombières-les-Bains (Fr) 2010-2011 http://psychologiabalneria.blogspot.fr

  • with Alexandra David : residency in a nursing home during a month,Nancy (Fr) 2009-2010 http://dansnotremaison.blogspot.fr

  • with Antonio Cos : project of design : POST, project Babilonia, 2010 ; PRE-GIUDIZIO, chocolate project, 2004

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