LAURENT BOLOGNINI

Born in 1959 in Saint-Germains (FR)
Lives and works in Paris (FR)

 

Laurent Bolognini is a matterless sculptor. His body of work stems from Optical Art initiated at the turn of the XXth century by Marcel Duchamps and further developped by Julio Le Parc. Working with light, the sculptures sway between reverie and technology in order to question the reality of human condition. Creating persistence of vision effects the twirling lights create evocative and poetical imprinted shapes on the eye’s retina. The artist hence creates a new pictorial matter between sculpture and light choreography.

After studying at the “Societé Française de Photographie” Laurent Bolognini launched his career as a light designer conceiving his first luminous backdrop for musical circles and legendary opera. Inspired by Kinetic art movement, Bolognini extended his range of exploration. He conceived and realized his first “Galiléographe”(device of impression of luminous line (s), patent INPI note FR2803771) in 1998. The year 2000 was the starting point of a long adventure, involving two different types of partnerships, some being the interweaving of his plastic work with the performing arts, the other with the musical world. The outcome of this approach was to become the substance of further exhibitions and performances.

SOLO SHOW

2018

E[c]lipse, La maison Folie hospice d’Havré, Tourcoing (FR)

2017

Inauguration de l’espace Totem, Institut des Systèmes Complexes, Paris (FR)

2013

Docks Art Fair, Lyon (FR)

2012

Olympia, Galerie Louise Alexander, Porto Cervo (IT)

2011

Variations, Galerie Louise Alexander, Porto Cervo, (IT)

2010

Butterfly, Galerie Louise Alexander, Porto Cervo (IT)

2007

Star Lab, My Favourite Gallery, Paris (FR)

Abracadabra, My Favourite Gallery, Paris (FR)

1999

Galiléographe, Espace Electra, Paris (FR)

GROUP SHOW

2017

In Between, Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels (BE)

2016

Lumière et mouvement, Denise René Gallery, Paris (FR)

Cercle et carré, Denise René Gallery, Paris (FR)

Interactive, Odalys Gallery, Madrid (ES)

2015

Kinetic and Numeric, Denise René Gallery, Paris (FR)

2014

Affinités abstraites, Galerie Wagner, Le Touquet (FR)

Variation, Media Art Fair, Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris (FR)

Light Fantastic, The House of the Nobleman, Londres (UK)

Exposition collective, Galerie Louise Alexander, Porto Cervo (IT)

2013

Exposition internationale de light painting « Paris Lumière », Espace Cardin, Paris (FR)

D-Light , 3ème édition d’Immersions Digitales, Accenture Happen Space, Paris (FR)

Exposition collective, Galerie Louise Alexander, Porto Cervo (IT)

2011

Perception en question, la sculpture contemporaine dans l’art concret  Musée PAB d’Alès (FR)

Formes et lumière, la sculpture dans l’art construit, Musée de Cambrai (FR)

The Return, The House of the Nobleman, Londres (UK)

Installation « Electra #2 », Festival Archipel de Genève (CH)

2010

Exposition collective, Galerie FUMI et Galerie Louise Alexander, Londres (UK)

Nevermore, Musée MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine (FR)

2008

ELay down the reality, Galerie Moretti & Moretti, Paris (FR)

« Carte Blanche à André Le Bozec », Musée d’Art contemporain LAAC de Dunkerque (FR)

2004

« La nuit des Musées », Musée de Cassel (FR)

FAIRS/EVENTS

2016

Variation Paris Art Fair, Paris (FR)

Art Basel, Basel (CH)

2015

Art Up ! Lille Grand Palais, Lille (FR)

2014

Art International Istanbul (TR)

Art Fair Art Paris (FR)

Média Art Fair « Unpainted », Munich (DE)

Variation, Media Art Fair, Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris (FR)

2013

Art International Istanbul (TR)

Art Fair Art Paris (FR)

2012

Art Fair Art Paris (FR)

COLLECTIONS

Musée de Cambrai (FR)

Fondation Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul (TR)

Musée d’Art contemporain MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine (FR)

Several private collections