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SAMOA RÉMY

SAMOA RÉMY

Artist, b. 1974, Mendrisio, Switzerland
Lives and works between Oslo and Zürich

Solo exhibitions
2023 Upcoming, Oslo Kunstforening.
2022 Upcoming, Museum of Cultural History, Oslo.
2015-2016 Substratum, Jugendstilsenteret, Kunstmuseet KUBE, Ålesund, Norway. Curated by Elise C. Hoedemakers
2014 Division leads to multiplication, Museo cantonale d'Arte in Lugano, Switzerland. Manor Art Prize. Curated by Elio Schenini
2012 Strategie ohne Strategie, Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway.
2011 Along the axis of the mind, Galleri Norske Grafikere, Oslo.
2011 Ante Verbum, La Rada, Spazio per l'arte contemporanea, Locarno, Switzerland.Curated by Patrick Gosatti and Noah Stolz.
2008 Imagines faciunt saltus, Biblioteca cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland.
2007 Opening books. Opening images, Villa Bernasconi, Genève.
2002 Parabolé, Sala del Torchio, Balerna, Switzerland.
Group exhibitions
2021 Caster / Plaster / Faster / Flame, Meer Projects, Oslo.
2016 Colony Collapse Disorder, Sonnenstube, Lugano, Switzerland. Curated by Isaline Vuille and Laura Giudici.
2016 Innbundet / Ubundet, Galleri Norske Grafikere, Oslo.
2014 Entre chien et loup, Villa Bernasconi, Genève. Curated by Françoise Mamie.
2013/2014 Nationale Ausstellung für Druckgrafik, Kunsthaus Grenchen, Switzerland.
2013/2014 Catch of the Year 2013, Dienstgebäude, Zürich. Curated by Andreas Marti
2011/2012 Impression, Kunsthaus Grenchen, Switzerland.
2011 Swiss Art Awards 2011, in occasion of Art Basel, Switzerland.
2010 Che c'è di nuovo?, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, Switzerland. Curated by Elio Schenini
2009 Swiss Art Awards 2009, in occasion of Art Basel, Switzerland.
2006 Dîvân, Museo della stampa, Soncino, Italy.
2005 GrigiORI, Galleria Officina Arte, Magliaso, Switzerland.
2003 Galleri Norske Grafikere, Oslo.
2003 Museum of Applied Arts, Oslo.
1998 Galleri Asur, Oslo.
1997 The Crypt of the church San Lorenzo, Florence.
1996 Pinacoteca Züst, Rancate, Switzerland.
1995 Teatro Studio, Prato, Florence.
Awards and grants
2022 Project-support awarded from Arts Council Norway.
2019 Honorary Mention, CERN International Art Award.
2017 Art grant from Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Stiftelse, Norway.
2017 Five years Art grant from the state of Norway.
2016 Art grant awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2016 Publication support from Arts Council Norway.
2015 Exhibition support from Arts Council Norway.
2015 Exhibition support from Pro Helvetia, Switzerland.
2015 Project-support awarded from Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway.
2015 Project-support awarded from Arts Council Norway.
2014 Project-support awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2014 Three years Art grant from the state of Norway (2014-2016).
2014 Project-support awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2013 Manor Art Prize, Switzerland.
2013 Project-support awarded from Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway.
2013 One year Art grant from the state of Norway.
2012 Art grant from Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Stiftelse, Norway.
2012 One year Art grant from the state of Norway.
2011 Project-support awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2011 Art grant from the state of Norway.
2010 Project-support awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2010 Art grant from the state of Norway.
2010 Exhibition support awarded from Arts Council Norway.
2009 Exhibition support from the State of Norway.
2009 Art grant awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2008 Art grant from the state of Norway.
2007 Project-support awarded from Norwegian Printmakers Association.
2007 Artist in residence, Villa Bernasconi, Grand Lancy, Genève.
2004 Prize for research and development in printmaking, Arild Wahlstrøm Foundation, Oslo.
2001–2002 IS Scholarship from the Norwegian Research Council.
Public collections
2016 Kunstmuseet KUBE, Ålesund, Norway.
2015 The art collection of Credit Suisse, Zürich, Switzerland.
2014 The art collection of Manor Art, Basel, Switzerland.
2014 The art collection of Museo c. d'Arte di Lugano, Switzerland.
2013 The art collection of Credit Suisse, Zürich, Switzerland.
2011 The art collection of Canton Zürich, Switzerland.
2011 The collection of Kunsthaus Grenchen, Switzerland.
2011 The art collection of Canton Ticino, Switzerland.
2007 The National Museum, Oslo, Norway.
Public commissions
2023 Upcoming, Artistic intervention at Oslo Storbylegevakt (Oslo emergency Ward).
2013 Artistic intervention in Credit Suisse's office Europaallée, Zürich.
2012 Artistic intervention in the new building at the secondary school of Balerna, Switzerland. (Celoria Architects)
Artist in residence
2021 Studio 11, Berlin, The Norwegian Sculpture Society.
2019 Artist in residence at CERN, CERN International Art Award, Honorary Mention.
2014 Atelierstipendium Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Zug, Switzerland.
2007 Villa Bernasconi, Grand Lancy, Genève.
Bibliography
2021 Interview, Radio K, Museum Kanal – Centre Pompidou, Brusselles.
2016 Substratum, Jugendstilsenteret, Ålesund, Norway, exhibition catalogue with an interview between Marco Obrist (curator at Kunsthaus Zug) and Samoa Rémy.
2016 Voci dipinte, Rete 2 (rsi), 12.06.2016
2014 Division leads to multiplication, Elio Schenini, Museo Cantonale d'Arte di Lugano Manor Art Prize, exhibition catalogue.
2014 Oltre i confini del visibile, Laura Giudici, Kunstbulletin 6/2014.
2014 L'energia e le sue onde (La regione nel complesso), Vito Calabretta, La Regione, 17.05.2014.
2014 Entre chien et loup, Ville de Lancy, Françoise Mamie, Villa Bernasconi, Genève, exhibition catalogue.
2013 Polisemie, Boris Magrini, for Credit Suisse Art Collection.
2010 Geronimo, Radio svizzera italiana (rsi), 29.04.2010.
2010 Che c'è di nuovo?, Elio Schenini, Museo Cantonale d'Arte di Lugano, exhibition catalogue.
2008 Imagines faciunt saltus, Elio Schenini, Biblioteca Cantonale di Bellinzona, exhibition catalogue.
2008 Foglio volante sera, Radio svizzera italiana (rsi), 23.10.2008.
2008 Finestra aperta, Radio svizzera italiana (rsi), 24.11.2008.
Other Publications
2008 Artist's Book in collaboration with Fabio Pusterla, Grafica d'arte Lythos, Como, Italy.
2006 Artist's Book in the series Dîvân, Josef Weiss Edizioni, Mendrisio, Switzerland.
Artist talks / Lectures / Seminars
2022 Upcoming: Lecture at HEAD (Geneva Art Academy) + Upcoming: Lecture at “Ecole de Recherche Graphique” in Bruxelles.
2020 Speaker at the seminar “The Graphic Matrix as a Trace”, KHiO (Oslo National Academy of the Arts). + Lecture “Perception of time and distortion of time”. Artistic Research week, KHiO, Oslo.
2016 Artist Talk under the exhibition Colony Collapse Disorder, Sonnenstube Offspace, Lugano, Switzerland. Curated by Isaline Vuille and Laura Giudici.
2011 Artist Talk under the exhibition Along the axis of the mind.
2010 Interview between me and Elio Schenini, curator at Museo d’Arte in Lugano (Switzerland), regarding the exhibited project Bridges between parallel spheres.
2008 Artist Talk with poet Fabio Pusterla, in occasion of the publication of the artist’s book “Sulle rive, tra le foglie, sui rami”, Grafica d’Arte Lithos in Como (Italia).
2008 Artist Talk between me, Marco Franciolli (director of Museo d’Arte in Lugano) and poet Fabio Pusterla, in occasion of my solo exhibition Imagines faciunt saltus.
Education
2018 Started on a PhD project on artistic research at Oslo Academy of the Arts.
2000–2002 Master-degree in printmaking, The national academy of art and design, Oslo.
1997–1999 Guest-student, National academy of Fine arts, Oslo.
1994–1999 Academy of fine arts, Florence.