Deborah Bowmann French

Overview

Deborah Bowmann is a Brussels based non-profit organization directed by artists Amaury Daurel and Victor Delestre which activities comprises curating exhibitions and producing sculptures, installations and set design.

Deborah Bowmann is both an artistic identity and an exhibition space and thus articulates a studio practice and a curatorial practice.

Deborah Bowmann aims to develop alternative manners of thinking exhibition making in the fields of contemporary art and design.

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Victor Delestre (1989) b. Bordeaux, France

 

Amaury Daurel (1990) b. Bordeaux, France

 

2022

Art Brussels 2022 - scenography for Everyday Gallery, Booth E.16

 

2021

Le Club du poisson Lune, CAPC, Bordeaux - curated by Cédric Fauq

Extra! 2021, scenography for Extra! - Centre Pompidou, Paris

The spectacle of our lives - official guest curators of the Antwerp Art Weekend, De Studio

The joy of painting - collaboration with Carles Benjamin, D.B. Brussels

Talking Baloney - collaboration with Gaillard&Claude, D.B. Brussels

 Potluck - Everyday Gallery, Antwerp

 

2020

Salon de Normandy - organised by The Community, Paris

VG Awards, finalists - Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag

Crooked Positions - curation Felix Kindermann & Charlotte vander Borght at D.Bowmann

Rien n’aura lieu - participation à l’exposition collective, cur. Fabien Vallos, Margaux Bonopera, Grégoire Dablon

Grand Salon - retrospective exhibition, centre d’Art Passage, Troyes

The Magician & The Lover - collaboration with Jamie Fitzpatrick à D.Bowmann

 

2019

LOVE DATA - ‘Alios’ biennale of La teste de buche

Verdant - Mirko Canesi at D.B.Bruxelles

Openning of FRAC Aquitaine / La Méca - collective, Bordeaux Residency and exhibition at Gallery Paradise, Nantes

Art Cologne - presented by Gallery Conradi, Cologne, april

Le Trogloxène - collective curated by Théo Demans at D.B.Bruxelles

Palmstrom - Jorge Diezma at D.B.Bruxelles

Cerise sur la déco - D.Bowmann, Bruxelles (Solo show)

 

2018

Leonard Koren & Guests - collective ex. with Nathalie Du Pasquier, Uta Eisenreich, Catherine Geel, Thomas

Jeppe, Leonard Koren, Jeppe Ugelvig, Boy Vereecken at La Loge, Brussels

Aggiornamento by Tom Volkaert - curated by Eloi Boucher, Brussels, September

Ce n’est peut être qu’un détail pour vous mais pour nous ça veut dire beaucoup, public sculpture in Antwerp, Belgium - cur. by Isabel Van Bos

The Red Päck, collective exhibition in Rotterdam, cur. by Roodkapje

Concept, options et autres plantalons, Solo show at Art center Les Capucins, Embrun, April - curated by Solenn Morel

LEARN FROM YESTERDAY, LIVE FOR TODAY - by Alexandre Lavet and Nicolas Moreau, Brussels, Mai FRED Chaussures - D.Bowmann Brussels, January

Listening to the form - collective exhibition with Tom Volkaert, Sarah&Charles, Philip Janssens, etc., Panthera.today, Brussels, January

 

2017

Grand Confort - at Nadie Nada Nunca No, Madrid (Solo show)

Skydeck Scare, with Ludovic Beillard - D.Bowmann Brussels

Les Bons Sentiments, nominated at 19th edition of Prix Ricard - curated by Anne-Claire Schmitz - Fon dation d’entreprise Ricard

Welcome Back - with Elise Van Mourik, Kim David Bots, Barbara Braccini - D.Bowmann

Misters Higgledy & Piggledy - a collaboration with Daniel Dewar and Grégory Gicquel, Deborah Bowmann Brussels,

May The office of gravitational documents #Neptune - with Jean-Baptiste Carobolante et Dieudonné Cartier - D.Bowmann

White sun grey thoughts - D.Bowmann Brussels

OPTIONS - with Alix Brandenbourger, Tatiana Defraine, Théo Demans, Will Polard and Tom & Artur, Deborah Bowmann Brussels

 

2016

Just what is it’ - Collection #3 - curated by Matylda Krzykowski, with Martino Gamper, Stéphanie Baechler, Maxime Guyon at Chamber, New-York City

De gustibus et coloribus, non disputandum, as part of the Brussels Gallery Week-end with Deborah Bowmann and Horrible Bise - D.Bowmann, Brussels

(to come) Manchester Contemporary - invited by Collar - Manchester Contemporary, Manchester, September

Les Fausses dents du prince - with Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Stéphane Barbiet-Bouvet, Martin

DEBORAH BOWMANN is a collaboration of artists Amaury Daurel (1990, Bordeaux) and Victor Delestre (1989, Bordeaux).

Belou, Margaux Schwarz, After Howl, Romain Juan, Cyril Debon, Hector Latrille - D.Bowmann, Brussels

Easy come, easy go, with Deborah Bowmann and Jean-Baptiste Carobolante - during POPPOSITIONS 2016, Brussels

Starting over and failing again, with Deborah Bowmann, Rémi Lambert and Ludovic Beillard - D.Bowmann, Brus, Mar. Proposal for Andrea Crews, by Deborah Bowmann Studio© - Andrea Crews, Paris

TANGO CHALLENGE - with Michele Rizzo and Laurent-David Garnier - D. Bowmann Brussels

 

2015

Back in ten minutes - curated by Irwin Marchal, Silicone Gallery, Bordeaux

Opening of Deborah Bowmann Brussels

Everything you need to bring bathrooms to a shine - collaboration with Thea Djordjadze, Estrid Lutz & Emile Mold, Vincent Knopper and Amaury Daurel

Grand Salon n°1 - the first Deborah Bowmann retrospective, Sandberg Graduation, Burgerweeshuis, Amsterdam

Full Time Sofa - with Alice Hauret-Labarthe, guests, at Treize Gallery, Paris

In the end horses are only what they are not, curated by Caroline Lange, Luis Leu, Berlin

Deborah Bowmann Grand Bakery, Kunstenaarsbal - curated by SSBA-Salon, Amsterdam

Moucharabieh - collaboration with Victor Delestre, Clémence Seilles, Triangle France, Marseille

Noblesse Oblige - collaboration with Travis Broussard, Jean-Baptiste Carobolante, Amsterdam

Suspended Goods Delicate Holes - collaboration with Alliance Française, HabitDeNous and Jeanne Magnenat, Amsterdam

 

2014

Opening of Deborah Bowmann Amsterdam

Blue Curtains Black Coffee - a collaboration with Clémence Seilles, Stéphane Barbier-Bouvet, Heather & Rosetta, Jurjen Van Houte, Victor Delestre, Deborah Bowmann Amsterdam, Amsterdam

 

Talks and workshops

 

Studio visits at Goldschmidt, London, 2020

Talk and studio visits, Kask, Ghent, 2019

Workshop at Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Dunkerk, 2019 Examination board at Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, July 2018

Talk at La Cambre, Brussels, May 2018

Talk at Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, November 2017

Workshop at Dirty Art Department, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, October 2017

Workshop at École des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, February 2016

 

Publications

Exhibition review in Beaux-Arts Magasine, October 2017

Exhibition review in Les Inrockuptibles, by Ingrid Luquet-Gad, September 2017

Exhibition review in Libération, by Judicaël Lavrador, September 2017

Essai in Metropolis M, by Laura Herman, 2017

Interview in Manifesto 21, by Marjolaine Szwed, 2017

Review in La Libre, by Claude Lorent, October 2016

Interview dans Bijutsu, by Miki Kanai, Japon, Apri 2016 Interview dans Le Chassis, by Queenie Tassell, April 2016 Critical essai in LE SALON, by Jean-Baptiste Carobolante, March 2016

Review in Artspaces, April 2016

Review in TheWord Magazine, 2016, 2017, 2018

Review in Art Viewer, 2016, 2017, 2018

Review in KUBAPARIS, 2016, 2017, 2018

Review in DAILYLAZY, 2016, 2017, 2018

Review in COLLECT, January 2016

Review in SEEYOUTHERE, 2015, 2017, 2018

Interview in SSBA-SALON, Amsterdam, 2014

Interview with Minke Havelaar, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, 2015

Interview in MUG Magazine, Amsterdam, 2014 2015 2014

 

Education

AMAURY DAUREL (1990) 2014 MLitt Fine Art Practice - Sculpture (master) – A level Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland 2013 D.N.S.E.P. (master) / Congratualations EBABX - Ecole des Beaux-arts de Bordeaux 2011 D.N.A.P (Licence) / Congratulations EBABX - Ecole des Beaux-arts de Bordeaux

 

Education

VICTOR DELESTRE (1989) 2013-2015 Master at Dirty Art Department, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam 2012 Diplôme National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique, Que faire ? / MA thesis directed by Fabien Vallos, École d’Enseignement Supérieur d’Art de Bordeaux, January