Curriculum vitae

Adrien Sina
Curator, Performance Art Historian, Architect, Artist
Adrien Sina



Studies & Qualifications

.  1989  European C.E.A.A. Theories of Architecture (Post-Graduate)

    . École d’Architecture Paris-Villemin, Paris

    . The Architectural Association, London

    . Facoltà di Architettura Sapienza, Università di Roma

.  1986  Government Diploma in Architecture (Architecte D.P.L.G.)

    École d’Architecture Paris-Villemin, Paris

.  1986-89  Collège International de Philosophie, Paris

.  1980-82  École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

.  1979  Baccalauréat, Mathematics and Sciences, Academy of Paris


Curatorial activities & Solo exhibitions

.  2015  Curator of the exhibitions ‘Feminine Futures I/II – The Membrane of the Dream’. Part I: 26 April – 30 August, 2015. Part II: 6 September – 29 November, 2015. Museum Langmatt, Switzerland

.  2013  Curator of ‘Feminine Futures – Avant-garde female artists in the fields of performance and dance'. 20 June – 28 Septembre, 2014. The Consortium Art Centre, Dijon

.  2012-13  ‘Archaeology of Desire #2: Foucault Museum – a history of medical gaze and flesh’, solo exhibition. Victoria Golembiovskaya director of the House of The Nobleman gallery, NEO-Bankside, Pavillion C, 19th Floor. Richard Rogers' tallest high tech building opposite Tate Modern main entrance, London. Private view: 9th October (Frieze week). Wednesday 10th October – Saturday 10th November 2012

.  2010  Curator of Unlimited Extent - perspectives for non-standard practices’ for ‘Restock, Rethink, Reflect Two: a series of activities on Live Art and Disability’, Live Art Development Agency, London

.  2009-10  Curator of Feminine Futures: Performance, War, Politics and Eroticism’. Historical exhibition and screening at The Italian Cultural Institute, PERFORMA Biennial - New York

.  2005  T1+2 Artspace, ‘Archeology of Desire’. Solo exhibition, photography & video. London

.  2000  Curator of Tragédies Charnelles’ and ‘Immanences Spatiales’, Crayères (cellars) of the Château de Pommery, Reims. Video and performance event published in La Mazarine # 12 and # 13, Paris, March and June 2000

.  2000  Curator of Architectural Peregrinations  /  Urban Gestures published in Archi-Crée # 292, Paris

.  1996  Curator of Fugitive Fluctuations - mutation 2’, architecture, performance, video-installation and philosophy, USA/France/Japan/Canada, Centre d’Art Contemporain de la Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel

.  1995  Curator of Fugitive Fluctuations’, USA/France/Japon, Espace d’Art Yvonamor Palix, Paris

 

Exhibition advisory committees

.  2011  Danser sa Vie’, Musée national d’art moderne - Pompidou Centre, Paris

.  2009  Futurism’, Tate Modern, London

.  2008  Traces du Sacré’, Musée national d’art moderne - Pompidou Centre, Paris

.  2006  PSi #12, Performing Rights Festival, Live Art Development Agency et Queen Mary - University of London

.  2005-06  Le Cercle Vicieux’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

.  2003-04  Art, Lies and Videotape: Exposing Performance’, Tate Liverpool


Publications and editorships

.  2016-17  Author & editor of ‘Feminine Futures' in 4 Volumes: 'II - Futurism, III - Ornementalism, IV - European Expressionism, IV - American Expressionism & Contemporary, Les Presses du Réel, Dijon

.  2016-17  Author of ‘Archaeology of Desire: Foucault Museum’, University College London Collections

.  2016-17  Author of ‘ethno[cinephoto]graphy of intimacy’, Marc Allégret’s ‘Travels in the Congo’ with André Gide, 1926-27. Film and photographic archives, Éditions de l’Oeil, Paris

.  2011  Author & editor of ‘Feminine Futures: Valentine de Saint-Point. Performance, War, Politics and Eroticism’, Les Presses du Réel, Dijon (in conjunction with ‘Danser sa Vie’, Pompidou Centre, Paris)

.  2010  Co-author of  Enif Angiolini Robert. Futurista = amica di Marinetti. Attrice = fedelissima della Duse’. Adrien Sina + Barbara Ballardin. L’altra metà dell’arte, Edizioni Selene, Milano, Italy

.  2010  Artistic conception of Pierre Molinier’s monography, text by Jean-Luc Mercié, 400 pages, Les presses du réel, Dijon

.  2005  arch’it papers 00, author of ‘d(t)oxic landscapes’, Navado Press, Trieste, Italy

.  2000  Author & editor of ‘Immanences Spatiales’, La Mazarine # 13 (June), Paris

.  2000  Author & editor of ‘Tragédies Charnelles’ & ‘Fugitive Fluctuations’, La Mazarine # 12 (March), Paris

 

Artist’s Residencies

.  2011  Dora Maar House - Ménerbes, The Brown Foundation Fellows Program - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

.  2011  University College London, UCL Museums & Collection, London

.  2007  Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers et Multimédia de Bamako, Mali

.  2005  ‘Thinker in Residence’ at the Live Art Development Agency, London

.  2000  Chambre de séjour avec vue, Saignon-en-Luberon

.  1999  Antoine Depage Clinic, Brussels, Art & Medicine residency

.  1999  Yvonamor Palix Gallery & Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Oxaka & Mexico

.  1998  Art Centre College of Design, Pasadena, USA, residency exchange program with Le Fresnoy, National Studio of Contemporary Arts  & AFAA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

.  1998  CICV - Pierre Schaeffer, Montbeliard-Belfort

.  1995  Atelier Pensée Nomade, Los Angeles, USA, artist’s residency organised by Bordeaux School of Fine Arts & AFAA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

.  1995  Villa Médicis hors les murs, New York and Tokyo, AFAA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

.  1994  Kyoto Future City Art Museum, Takashimaya. 1200 Years of the City Foundation. Kyoto


DVD Edition

.  2009  Farafin a ni Toubabou: Black & White ethical projects. Performances, instruction pieces & videos, 2005-2007’. ‘Eight works made on location in France and Mali reflecting aspects of Adrien Sina’s interests in ethics, human rights and political representations through participatory practices’. DVD-PAL, 40 min. Unbound, Live Art Development Agency, London.


Research publications in reviews and exhibition catalogs

.  2011   Danser sa Vie, exhibition catalog edited by Christine Macel & Emma Lavigne. ‘Avant-gardes féminines dans le
    champ de la performance et de la danse
’. pp. 110-117. Musée national d’art moderne - Pompidou Centre, Paris

.  2010   Skené - Rivista di Musica Teatro Danza,  # 3 (January-June), ‘Loïe Fuller - Umberto Boccioni, Unique forms of
    continuity in space
’, pp. 73-90. Bary, Italy

.  2009   Skené - Rivista di Musica Teatro Danza,  # 2 (July-December). ‘Feminine Futures - Una mostra sul Futurismo
    feminile a New York
’, pp. 115-126. Bary, Italy

.  2009   Tate etc.,  # 16 (Summer), ‘Action Féminine - Valentine de Saint-Point’, pp 44-47. London

.  2008   Traces du Sacré, curated by Jean de Loisy, edited by Mark Alizart. ‘Cérémonies Charnelles’ pp. 198-199-200-201 & ‘Cérémonies Sacrificielles’ pp. 382-383. Musée national d’art moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

.  2006   Love and Democracy’, exhibition catalog, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Poland

.  2004   Missives, n° spécial de Mars, ‘L’espace qui nous sépare les uns des autres’, couverture + 12 pages. Paris

.  2000   COIL, n° 9/10, ‘Mutant flesh ~ Clinical identity’, ‘An archaeology of clinical wastes’, ‘d(t)oxic landscapes’, Social corpus, togetherness, a silent hyper-perception of urbanity’, 12 pages. Royal College of Art, London

.  2000   INTER Art Actuel, n° 77, ‘L’Accident Génétique’, dialogue avec Paul Virilio, Québec

.  2000   Resistencias, catalogue d’exposition. ‘L’Accident Génétique’, dialogue avec Paul Virilio, ‘Paysages d(t)oxiques’. Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, Spain

.  1999   Atlantica, n° 23, ‘Tissues of an urban democracy - Matrix of a planetary ethics’. ‘Amorphous transitions - cybercities, megacities, homelesscities’. ‘Virtual urbanity’. ‘d(t)oxic landscapes’, pp. 24-36. Barcelona-Girona

.  1999   La Mazarine, n° 9, ‘Lien Social et Famille Humaine - Matrices d’une Éthique Planétaire’, Paris

.  1998   Libération, ‘Sina, Homo Virus’, par Annick Rivoire, Cahiers Multimédia, Paris, April 3

.  1998   La Mazarine, n° 6, ‘Héritages de la Planète, Transmission des Savoirs, Interfaçages Technologiques

.  1998   World of Design, n° 13, ‘The Age of Interface and the Social Body’, Moscow

.  1998   Dedats n° 62-63, La Urbanidad virtual’ entrevista a Paul Virilio, Valencia, Spain

.  1998   INTER Art Actuel, n° 69, ‘Paysages d(t)oxiques’, Québec

.  1997   INTER Art Actuel, n° 68, ‘Transitions Amorphes - Virtuellevilles, Mégavilles, Bidonvilles’, Québec

.  1997   Photographie 97, n° 2, ’No Picture Over There*. L.A. Down-Town’, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris

.  1996   INTER Art Actuel, ‘L’Urbanité Virtuelle - l’Être-au-Monde au Temps Réel’, entretien avec Paul Virilio, Québec

.  1996   INTER Art Actuel, n° 64, ‘Fluctuations Fugitives - Symbioses Liquides’ + ‘Entretien avec Pierre Restany’, Québec

.  1995   Annual InterCommunication 95, Liquid Symbiosis’, Tokyo

.  1994   INTER Art Actuel, n° 61, ‘Fractures, Déchirures et Disparités Contemporaines : La Ville à l’Épreuve de la Pensée
    d’Héraclite
’, Québec

.  1994   InterCommunication, n° 9, ‘The Shape of Cities in the Future’, Tokyo


Teaching & lectureship History

.  2014-15  The Courtauld Institute of Art - University of London, ‘Performative Conceptualism I / II’, conferences

.  2013  University of Cambridge, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, ‘Ethno[cinephoto]graphy of intimacy’

.  2012  École supérieure d’art et design Grenoble-Valence, ‘Feminine Futures – Performance & dance counter-archives’

.  2012  Raven Row & University College London  . ‘Feminine Futures – Performance, Dance, War, Politics and Eroticism’, workshop “Re: towards ‘minor’ histories of exhibitions and performances”.

.  2012  Darb 1718 Art & Culture Center, Cairo, ‘Feminine Futures’ workshop, ‘Mashrou3 Hagar: Art Empowers!’

.  2010  École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts Paris-Cergy, lectures and workshop ‘Cherchons en’corps’, invited by ORLAN

.  2010  The Edward James Foundation, West Dean College, Chichester. 5th International Symposium on Surrealism

.  2010  University of Edinburgh, ‘Future Collections – Imagining Study Collections in the 21st century’, workshop curated
    by Clémentine Deliss, Future Academy & Randolph Cliff

.  2009  École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts Paris-Cergy, performance art history lecture series, invited by ORLAN

.  2009  Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Hespérides II, ‘Performance, War, Politics & Human Rights’, lecture

.  2008  National Review of Live Art festival in Glasgow, ‘Performance, War, Politics and Human Rights’, lecture

.  2007   Tanzquartier Wien, Museumsplatz, ‘Performance, War, Politics & Human Rights’, lecture

.  2007   Art College, University of Brighton, The Monday Lecture series, performance art history lecture

.  2006   Queen Mary, University of London, PSi #12: Performing Rights, lecture & performance ‘Declaration of Human
    Hearts’ & ‘Gun Amnesty Picnic’

.  2005   Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, lecture series, ‘City Panic: Architecture, dystopia, negativity and catastrophy’ in conjunction with the exhibition ‘Panopticon. The Architecture and Theatre of the Prison’.

.  2004   École Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Reims, lecture series and workshop

.  2004   École d’Architecture de Montpellier, ‘Performance & Space’, lecture series

.  2003  Institut d’Art et d’Archéologie Université de Paris IV - La Sorbonne, performance art history lecture series

.  2003  Courtauld Institute of Art - University of London, performance art history lecture series

.  2002  École des Beaux-Arts de Metz, ‘Amnesia: from unawareness to mnemocide’, 3rd, 4th and diploma year, lectures

.  2001-02  École des Beaux-Arts de la Réunion (Réunion  Island - Indian Ocean). Full time teacher and coordinator, ‘New Media,
    Performance and Visual Communication’, all years and diploma

.  2002  Faculté des Lettres & des Sciences of St Denis, La Réunion, ‘Construction of the Body, the Social Corpus and Space’

.  1999  École Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, ‘Historical and contemporary dimensions of architectural theory and practice’, Design Department, workshop

.  1999  Institut d’Architecture Victor Horta, Brussels, ‘Architectural and Urban theories and experimentations’, workshop

.  1999  École d’Architecture de Montpellier, ‘Cybercities, Megacities, Slumcities’, workshop

.  1998  Art Centre College of Design, Pasadena, USA, visiting professor, Communication and New Media Department, ‘Multimedia Performance and Cross-disciplinary Fusion’

.  1998  Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC), Los Angeles, USA, visiting professor, Science and Technology Department, ‘Complexity Theories’ avec Michael Dobry

.  1999  Institut d’Architecture Victor Horta, Brussels, ‘Virtual Urbanity’, workshop

.  1998  École des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, ‘Urban Performance and Cross-disciplinary Fusion’, workshop

.  1997  Le Quai, École des Beaux-Arts de Mulhouse, lectures and workshop ‘Performance and Cross-disciplinary Fusion’

.  1996  MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, lecture, ‘Siteless Territories’

.  1996  Le Quai, École des Beaux-Arts de Mulhouse, lecture, ‘Plurial Spaces, Hybrid Practices’

.  1995  École Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, lecture, ‘Body and Anchorage of Civilizations on the Planet’

.  1994  Villa Kujoyama, Kyoto, lecture, ‘Labyrinths, Rock Gardens and Interculturalities between Ancient Greece and Japan’


Group exhibitions as artist or architect

.  2010  Live @ 8. Galway, Irland  /  FOCUS - Art Basel  /  Museum der Kulturen (Museum of Cultures), Basel

.  2009  Video-Zone, Centre for Contemporary Art. Tel Aviv, Israel  /  Lift Festival. London  /  Biennale de la photographie, Les Quartiers d’Orange. Bamako, Mali

.  2006  Love and Democracy, Centre for Contemporary Art, curated by Pawel Leszkowicz. Laznia, Poland

.  2005  Redux Art Gallery, As If By Proxy. London  /  International Festival for Architecture in Video, Florence

.  2003  Chambre de séjour avec vue, ‘Pills & Pearls’, Saignon-en-Luberon  /  Espace d’Art Yvonamor PALIX, ‘Longing for Springtime’ et ‘L’Enjeu du Jeu’. Paris

.  2000  Crayères du Château de Pommery, ‘Tragédies Charnelles’. Reims

.  1998  International Festival for Architecture in Video, ‘image | architettura in movimento’. Florence

. 1998  NAi, Netherlands Architecture Institute, ‘TransArchitectures’. Rotterdam, Netherlands

. 1998  Foundation for Architecture, ‘TransArchitectures’, Montréal

. 1998  Espace d’Art Yvonamor Palix + FIAC, ‘Out of Portrait’, Paris

. 1998  AEDESEast Gallery, ‘TransArchitectures’. Berlin, Germany

. 1998  200m3 - Architecture & Satellites, ‘d(t)oxic_landscapes’. Montréal

. 1998  Espace d’Art Yvonamor Palix, ‘Hygiene’. Paris

. 1998  Arc en Rêve, Architecture Centre, ‘TransArchitectures’. Bordeaux

.  1997  Festival of Architectural Film, ‘TransArchitectures’. Florence

.  1997  3th. International Biennial Film + Architecture. Graz, Austria

.  1997  Institut Français d’Architecture, ‘TransArchitectures 02’, Cyber-Architecture and Emerging Theories. Paris

.  1997  Columbia University, ‘TransArchitectures’, New York, USA

.  1996  Contemporary Art Centre of La Ferme du Buisson, ‘Fugitive Fluctuations - mutation 2’. Noisiel

.  1996  Espace d’Art Yvonamor Palix, ‘Fugitive Fluctuations’, Paris

.  1996  Art 27’96, Espace d’Art Yvonamor Palix. Basel, Switzerland

.  1996  IXth International Biennial of Skironio, Skironio Museum Polychronopoulos. Athenes, Greece

.  1994  Kyoto Future City Art Museum, Takashimaya. 1200 Years of the City Foundation. Kyoto

.  S.A.G.A. Espace d’Art Yvonamor PALIX, Espace Eiffel, Paris, Video installation, Indoor Outsideness, 1996

.  Espace d’Art Yvonamor PALIX, Paris, Fugitive Fluctuations, Video installation: Tissues of an Urban Democracy - Matrix of a Planetary Ethics, Nov. 1995 -Feb 1996

.  F.I.A.C. Espace d’Art Yvonamor PALIX, Espace Eiffel, Paris, ‘Berlin Fragmented Museum’, Octobre 1994

.  Kyoto Future City Art Museum, Takashimaya, Kyoto, 1200 Years of the City Foundation, Septembre 1994

 

Guest lecturships and lectures

.  2009  Hespérides II. Curated by Sarah Zürcher. Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

.  2008  Lecture au National Review of Live Art festival in Glasgow

.  2007  Lectures au Tanzquartier Wien, Museumsplatz, et au Art College, University of Brighton

.  2006  PSi #12: Performing Rights, Queen Mary, University of London

.  2005  Cycle de lectures au Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

.  2001  Multimedia Culture Space, Montreuil, ‘The place of the human in virtual spaces’

.  2000  Courtauld Institute of Art, London, ‘Origins of performance in the history of dance and choreography, early 20th century’

.  1999  Mémoires Actives’, Net-TV broadcast, Paris, Interview by Raphaël Cuir, canalweb.net,

.  1999  Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico, ~ [ Paisajes_d(t)oxicos ]

.  1998  SCI-Arc, Los Angeles, Hard Talking in a SOFT room, with Greg Lynn and Norman Klein

.  1998  NAi, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, ~ [ d(t)oxic_landscapes ]

.  1997  Family of Man, University of Luxembourg. Broadcast on France-Culture radio, Paris

.  1997  Symposium Cyber-Architecture and Emerging Theories, ‘TransArchitectures02’, Vidéothèque de Paris, ‘Amorphous Transitions: Virtual Urbanity’

.  1996  The European Youth Council, Strasbourg, ‘Colloquium : Education for the Peace, against Racism and Exclusion’, presentation of the juridical projects: ‘Matrix of a Planetary Ethics’ and the political project ‘The Virtual Parliament of Peoples and Minorities’

.  1996  École des Beaux-Arts and le Triangle, Rennes, Symposium : ‘The Photography and the other Images’

.  1996  École des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, Architecture, Ethics and Organic Urbanities

.  1996  MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, ‘Landless Territories: Architectures, Habitats and Planetary Metabolisms’

.  1996  Le Quai, École des Beaux-Arts de Mulhouse, Plurial Spaces, Hybrid Practices

.  1996  Institut d’Études Supérieures des Arts: ISEA, Paris, Moving, Fugitive and Geographic-scale Cities: Perennity of the Immaterial in Japon

.  1995  École Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Body and Anchorage of Civilizations on the Planet: Mandala and Contemporary Figures

.  1994  Villa Kujoyama, Kyoto, ‘Labyrinths, Rock Gardens and Interculturalities between Ancient Greece and Japan’

 

Articles, Press

.  1998   Libération, Sina, Homo Virus’, Annick Rivoire, Multimedia Files, Paris, Friday Avril 3

.  1998   InterCommunication, n° 24, ‘TransArchitectures 02’, Tokyo, Spring

.  1997   Archi-Crée, 279, ‘Organic Transitions in TransArchitectures ‘Towards a Trans-euclidean Space?’, Paul Virilio, ‘The Architect in the Cyberspace’, Odile Fillion, Paris, Decembre

.  Libération, Cyber-symposium’, Annick Rivoire, Multimedia Files, Paris, Friday June 27, 1997

.  d’Architectures, 72 , ‘Through the Mutants Family’ by Odile Fillion, Paris, February 1997

.  Techniques & Architecture, 429, ‘Adrien Sina’ by Jean-François Pousse, Paris, January 1997

.  Technikart, 6 ,’Fugitive Fluctuations’ at la Ferme du Buisson, by Olivier Reneau, Paris, October 1996

.  Art Présence, 18 ,’Parages in Extremis’, article by Nikola Jancovic, Paris, 1996

.  Nov’Art , n° 19, ‘Art and Ethics’ - Fugitive Fluctuations, Dorothée Boulanger, Paris, February 1996

.  Shinkenchiku, n° 11, ‘Kyoto Future City Art Museum’, Tokyo, Novembre 1994

.  Scape 21, n° 7 & 8, ‘Kyoto Future City Art Museum’, Tokyo, August & December 1994

 




























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