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HERVE CONSTANT - CV

Born in Casablanca, French nationality.

Studio:10 Martello Street E8 3PE, London,England.

UK Telephone and Fax: (44)0207 249 6021

Email: info@herveconstant.co.uk

Website: www.herveconstant.co.uk

EDUCATION:

1967-70 Conservatoire National de Musique de Toulon

1971-73 Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Techniques du

Theatre,Paris.

1980-83 Beaux-Arts de Toulon(Etchings/Silkscreens).

SOLO EXHIBITION:

1982 Galerie Brune,Toulon

1984 Studio Art Centre International, Florence , Italy

1985 Theatre Sextius,Aix-en-Provence,France

1987 Sala Alta, Cuenca, Spain

Kingsgate Gallery, London

1988 Galerie Sapet, Valence , France

1988 Central Space Gallery, London

1990 Galerie "La Tete d'Obsidienne", La Seyne/Mer,France

1990 Galerie Bercovy-Fugier, Bastille, Paris

1990 Wolverhampton Artists Group, Eagle Works , England

1991 Musee Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville/Mezieres, France

1992 Small Mansion Arts Centre, Gunnersbury Park , London

1995 Ben Uri Museum , 'As above so below' Soho, London

1995 Tricycle Gallery 'The Major Arcana', Images of the Tarot

1996 The Living Room 'A Pilgrim's Progress' Greenwich , London

1996 Alliance Francaise de Londres,London

1997 Dom Armije Museum , Tuzla , Bosnia

1999 Vermont Studio Center , Johnson , USA

2000 Galerie Genevieve Godar, Lille , France

2003 Gallery 5a, London , with Swiss artist Felix Baudenbacher, October

2004 Galeria do Poste Art Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro , March

2006 STU DIO RA, Roma Italy. Projection of 2 films, December

2007 New York University in London, presentation of two films, Jan

2007 Scarlet Maguire gallery, Kings Cross, London

2007 Studio Ra, Roma Italy

2007 Barbican Film cinema 1 Between Two Worlds July

2009 Kings Place, London Projection of paintings during the event 'Rimbaud & Verlaine' Poet in the City

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1978 Fischer Fine Art Gallery , London

1984 Biennale de Nice, Espace Nicois d'Art Contemporain,France

1984 Arthoteque de Provence,'PREFACE' 10 artistes du Sud

1987 Galerie Matisse, French Institute, London

1988 8 Contemporary British Artists, Valence , France

1989 Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery 'Ways of Telling' Llandudno, Wales

1991 Phillips Fine Art Auction, 'The Green Contemporary Art', London

1991 Galerie Gammelstrand, Copenhagen , Denmark

1991 Plymouth Arts Centre,'The Poet in Paint', Plymouth , England

1995'95 Sorak International Biennale' Korea

1995 The Alsager Gallery, 'The Word is Art ', Stoke-on-Trent

1996'Under different Skies' , Copenhagen , Denmark

1996 Alvar Aalto Museum , Museum of Central Finland

1997 The City Art Gallery ,'Board Games', Leicester

1999 Jewish Museum, 'Magic & Mysticism', Camden Town , London

2000 Clare College Church , 'Zero-G', London

2000 EU-Man, Exhibition 'Participation' Kabelfabriken, Helsinki

2001 Biennale of St Petersburg, Russia, "Outside of the Inside" , july

2002 Museo National de Bellas Artes, Havana Cuba

2003 Artist's Book Triennal, Vilnius 2003,Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius

2003 V Salon de Arte Digital, Galeria Carmen Montilla, Havana Cuba june-July

2003 Radio FM 104.4, Resonance. Talk about the book on Antonin Artaud The Screaming Body by Stephen Barber,

2004 T-DEUS : To Make a Portrait of God, Chapelle St Roch, Liege Belgium, FF04 Net Art Gallery New forms festival Technography 14th October - 28th October Vancouver Canada, File 2004 International Electronic Language Festival 22 Nov - 12 Dec Sesi Art Gallery Paulista Avenue Sao Paulo Brazil

2004 VI Salon International de Arte Digital, Havana Cuba , June

2004 OUTVIDEO festival, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia , May-June

2004 VII Bienal do Reconcavo, Centro Cultural Dannemann, Bahia, Salvador , Brazil nov-jan 2005

2004 Ben Uri Gallery The London Jewish Museum of Art International Jewish Artist of the Year Award' short listed with the digital photo 'Jennie's Shoes'

2004 Encuentro Internacional Poesia Visual Sonora Experimental, Buenos Aires Argentina Sept - October

2004 Co-Curated with Louis Benassi 'Celebration' a mixed event based on the life and poetry of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Venues: NYU in London , 291 Gallery and Corsica Studios London

2005 MONA ,The Detroit International Video Festival, Third video Festival, USA Jan-Feb

2005 www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/concerhall Soundlab Channel Feb

2005 Thailand 3 rd New Media Arts Festival, sound and videos, Feb and June

2005 Island Art Film & Video Festival 05, video Portraits of Cath Diaz' March

2005 Seattle Print Arts, Seattle WA Michigan , USA April

2005 OUTVIDEO Festival 2, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia

2005 Castello di Rivara Museum, Turin Homage to Arthur Rimbaud' may

2005 GALERI-X Obsession' International Video Art Festival Istanbul Turkey june

2005 Portobello Film Festival 4 21 august

2005 Sound Fetish' WPS1 part of the Archive of MOMA New York and Venice Biennale

Curator Steve Piccolo

2005 EAST 05 Norwich Art gallery, participant to the project Making Things Better' by Jonathan Pierce

Curator Gustav Metzger

2005 PI-Five video/short films festival, National Museum in Szczecin Poland and then Berlin Germany

2005 Concerthall at MediaCentre, Launch of Edition III Cologne Germany Oct

2005 Thailand/Australia, ElectroFringe Playhouse Theatre Newcastle SWA Oct

2005 Studio Eventi Magister (auction of 2 works) Milano Italy 21-22 Dec

2006 Paper politics' 2 Brooklyn New York USA curator: Josh MacPhee

2006 MAGMART video under volcano, public show at Videodrome Naples Italy

2006 Folate Iridescenti Villa Doria d'Angri Universita degli Studi di Napoli march

2006 PROJECT 59, third screening Tribeca New York USA

2006 Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain de Liege Belgium

A Terra Sacrificada Curated by Tamara LAI 5e Biennale de la Photo et des arts visuels, fev-mars

2006 59 Seconds Festival at Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport , Maine

2006 Self Portrait for Bethlehem , interactive media installation curated by Agricola de Cologne Alf Kahf Art Gallery Israel and Cologne Germany July

2006 Museu Historico de Santa Catarina Florianopolis Brazil curated by Flavia Fernandes

2006 Project 59, 59 Seconds Video Festival in April 2006 Germany , Poland , Austria and Slovakia . Curated by Irina Danilova

2006 Manastre Kisa film Gunleri Galatasaray Turkey selection by Hulya Kupcuoglu

2006 National Film Theatre, selected with video Run'. Projection organized by the Hayward Gallery July

2006 Ad Hoc Sant'Agata De' Goti (BN) - dal primo al 16 luglio 2006


2006 Knoll Galéria, Félperces felismerések Liszt Ferenc tér 10.G Budapest , Hungary

2006 Liverpool Biennale, The Projection Gallery Sept-Nov

2006 The Video Art Gallery, London (representing my video work) aug

2006 Kurzfilmfestival, Oberschoneweide Berlin Erstes Internationales October

2006 Centre Culturel Franais, Video Dia Loghi, Torino

2007 Kargart Video Festival, Istanbul Turkey

2007 MONA Museum of New Art Detroit, USA 2 films, March

2007 KargART Uluslararasi Video Festivali - Kurye / Courier Sergisi Istanbul Turkey March

2007 Academia Internacional de Cinema, Sao Paulo Brazil, March

2007 City in Motion finalist with the film Between Two Worlds Barbican big screen, 6 artists short listed.

2007 Portobello Film Festival, august, 2 films

2007 Ypec Yolu Film Festival Bursa Istanbul curated by Hulya Kupcuoglu

2007 Contemporary Art fair Istanbul Turkey Dec curated by Irmak Arkman

2008 City Without Walls Close to the Edge curated by Kevin Sampson New York US Jan March

2008 FILE - Electronic Language Festival "memoryscapes" soundlab IV Rio de Janeiro/Brazil March

2008 Portman Gallery, London The Stuff of Life 9 artists curated by Ricarda Vidal

2008 Nunnery Gallery, Works on Water, curated by Ricarda Vidal

2008 City Without Walls '1800FRAMES/Take4' New Jersey, curated by Norene Leddy

2008 ARTPROJX SPACE 59 Second Video Festival curated by Irina Danilova

2008 Dowd Gallery, New York 'Paper Politics' by Josh MacPhee Sept-Nov

2008 Corridor Gallery 'Close to the Edge' curated by Kevin Sampson and Reynolds, Brooklyn NY

2009 Galleria studio.ra Roma TRANSIZIONI a cura di Barbara Martuscillo Dec - Jan

2009 Roseberys Auction House, painting "Houses" sold

2009 Berznitsky Gallery 'Reliquaries of Empires Dust' curated by Adam Nankervis Berlin Germany

2009 OUTCASTING-Season 8 Cardiff Wales June-July

2009 Inernational Review of Water - The "CHIENA" - Interdisciplinary Multimedia

2009 Ghost Print Gallery Richmond Virginia USA 'Paper Politics' Aug

2009 'A Spires Embers' Mystelskyi Arsenal Kiev Ukraine presented by A.Nankervis Sept

2009'Vision in New York City' Gallery Macy Manhattan curated by Maurizio Pellegrin Dec

2009 FEST'AFILM FESTIVAL AMADIS DU FILM Montpellier France

2010 Plasto-Baader-Books Exhibition of Unique Artists Books Kaleid Editions

2010 Video Capitale Villexel France curated by Valentine Verhaeghe

2010'Holding Time' Bavhan Art Centre, London curated by Darshana Vora

2010 XX.9.12 FABRIKArte Villa Farsetti Italy 2 Films included

2010 Magmart Festival Napoli Italy curated by Enrico Tomaselli

2010 Spectre Gallery Brooklyn NY 59 Seconds Video Festival curated by Irina Danilova

2010 Pitzer Art Galleries 'Writ Large, 4 artists curated by Ciara Ennis Los Angeles CA

2010 Museo Della Civilta'Romana in Roma - INFINITES SPACES - curated by Carlo Fatigoni October

2010 Anemic Festival - Prague. Film 'Killing' 4 minutes included

2011 'DE CHARDIN A HERVE CONSTANT' presentation in French at UCL Feb

2001 Oriel Mwlden Wales 'A Century of Artists' Film' curated by Michael Cousin

2011 SGUARDI SONORI CLAC Centro Labicano Arte Contemporanea Roma

2011'The Mystical Self' Art Verona Video Project curated by Cecilia Freschini

2011 Video Capital Ronchamp France 'Homage a Le Corbusier

2011 Videoholica, Bulgaria curated by Pavlina Mladlena Film selection

2011 Samson Gallery, Boston ‘Chain Letter’ July

2011 Portobello Film Festival ‘The Inquisition’ 30 min by Herve Constant included, Sept

2011 The YES Foundation / STICHTING JA ~ Artnight 2011 in Den Bosch, the Netherlands

2011 Videoart: CologneOFF VII - Beirut- Budapest – Riga

2011 XX.9.12 FABRIKArte project - VIDEOART – INSTALLATIONS – PERFORMANCE /

2011 “International Thermaikos 2min Film Festival”, Inclusion of ‘DANCE IN 59 SECONDS'

2011 Out of Range 2011 esperienze digitali e multimediali Castello di Frontone PU

2012 Cologne International Videoart Festival, film 59 STEPS included

2012 Aleister Crowley "Do What Thou Wilt" Art Touring Show, USA paintings included

2012 Museo Del Vetro, VISUALIZZARTE POLLINATIONS June

2012 2012 Red Red Shoes Gallery, ‘Wicked Love’ London, 15 June – 15 July

2012 Sguardi Sonori 2012 GINO ON MY MIND, 2 short vieos and a sound recording Roma - Ancona Settembre

2012 Naoussa Film Festival Greece, Vision in New York, video included Sept

2012 Thermaikos Film Festival, video installation PORTRAITS (3) OF CATH DIAZ

2012 A Terra sacrificada / The sacrificed Earth" 15th Generative Art Conference (Lucca,IT)

2013 Cultivate Gallery Back in Black, painting A TOI included February

2013 VIDEO CAPITALE 2013 DU 16 au 24 mars / Montbozon Curated by Valentine Verhaeghe

2013 59seconds - Athens Video Art Festival, Greece Feb

2013 ARTBOSPHORUS Contemporary Art Fair Istanbul 3 – 7 April organised by Denizhan Ozer

2013 Water Tower Art Fest Sofia Bulgaria Sound Installation The Dream 5min June

2013‘TGV en 50 Secondes’ EDEN Theatre La Ciotat – Homage to the Lumiere Brothers. Sept

Selected AWARDS,COMMISSIONS,PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

1983 Espace Interrogation, (Stained Glass panel:2x1m)Toulon

1984 Biennale de Nice,Award O.E.C,Nice,France

1984 Cercle des Officiers Mariniers,Toulon'Envol d'Icare'

1989 Galerie'La Tete d'Obsidienne',La Seyne\Mer

1990 Commission: A series of paintings 'Garden of Eden',

Private Collection, Norfolk

1990 Leicestershire Education Authority , England

1991 Collection Arthur Andersen & Co, London

1992 Musee Arthur Rimbaud,Charleville/Mezieres, France

1994 London School of Economics,2 paintings and Publication

for the 'Annual Review 93'

1994 Michael F.Howard, Tradition Bond brokers Ltd, London

1994 Institut Azazel,Chateau de Pauligne,Limoux,France

1995 Lynam Richard Partnership, London

1995 Foundation Azazel, Chateau de Pauligne, Limoux, France

1995 Earl Estates Limited, London

1996 Collection McKenna & Co, London

1996 Collection Arthur Andersen & Co, London

1996 British Art Council Award 'Under Different Skies', Copenhagen

1997 Award from Balkan Arts Link, to exhibit and work in Bosnia

1998 Vermont studio center, Artist's Grant for a residency Session

1999 John Lewis Partnership Grant, JL Brent Cross

2001 Peter Lang Publishing, inc..Painting 'Labyrinth', cover of a

book on Philosophy and Education, University of Minnesota , USA

2001 John Lewis, painting "voler vers la lumiere" 64x52in

2001 New York University in London , Bedford Place

2003 Library of Winchester, Artist's Book, Killing'

2004 Art Council of Macedonia , to join the art colony in Galichnik, august

2004 National Centre for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia

2004 Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje , Macedonia august, 2 paintings

2004 Vortice, 7 Encuentro Poesia Visual, Sonora . The artist's Book Killing' and the video Hand Ballet' july

2005 MONA, Museum of New Art , Detroit Michigan 2 videos

2005 GALERI-X Obsession' International Video Art Festival Istanbul Turkey june

2005 OUTVIDEO Festival 2, National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Russia

2005 Thailand 3 rd New Media Arts Festival, sound and videos

2005 Sound Fetish' WPS1 part of the Archive of MOMA New York

2006 MONA Detroit, USA 2 films

2007 Casoria Museum Naples Italy

2007 Musee de l'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou Paris, Artists Interviewss Book, by Nicholas James

2007 Winner of the competition I Love London organized by Filmaka and LoveFilm October

2010 FEST'AFILM FESTIVAL AMADIS DU FILM Montlellier France shortlisted film for an award

2010 Rosebery's Auction House 20 March 2 paintings

2011 Swiss Cottage Library 'DE CHARDIN A HERVE CONSTANT' presentation in French

2011 Art Below, Poster Competition… Short listed with a project called ‘Let’s keep going!’

2012 University College London ‘DE CHARDIN A HERVE CONSTANT’ presentation in French

Selected PUBLICATIONS,REVIEWS:

1983 Le Courrier des metiers d'Art, NO 30

1984 Herve Constant ,Theatre Sextius,Pierre Minne,La Marseillaise

1984 Biennale de Nice,L.E Andreani,Var Matin

1984 Artheme Magazine,edition de Nice,France'Trois Laureats'

1986 Art 's Review, Vivien Lowenstein

1987'La solilad del Pintor ante el Lienzo' by Juan Paris

1987 Galerie Sapet, Introduction by Andrew Wheatley

1988 World Service radio, Interview with Pierre Lefevre,

1988 8 Contemporary British Artists, essay by Michael Archer

1990 Time Out, by Robert Macdonald

1990 C.V Journal of Art, Interviewed by Nicholas Wegner

1990 City Limits, Visual Arts by Mark Currah

1990 World Service Radio, Interviewed by Francois Turmell

1991 Surface and Symbol, essay by David Cohen. Gallery K + Gammel.

1991 The Good Times, Art & Museums by Robin Dutt

1991 Introduction to the catalogue 'Herve constant at the Musee

Arthur Rimbaud' by Curator Alain Tourneux, essay by Robin Dutt

1991 Phillips Fine Art, London ; The Green Contemporary Art Sale,

essay by Hugh O'Donnell

1991 The Poet in Paint, Plymouth Art Centre, curated & catalogue

essay by J.Livingstone

1991 Art's Review, 'Rimbaud,The poet in Paint'by John Furse

1991 Art Monthly 'Rimbaud Centenary; Plymouth 91 by John Furse

1991 Art's Review, The capsule', Bridge by Sarah Kent

1992 Evening Standard Magazine, by Andrew martin

1992 The New stateman by David Langsam, 'East End Open Studios'

1993 The Big Issue Magazine, Saunders

1993'The house of ideas', London School of Economics, essay

by the Professor David Ruben

1993 Independent Newspaper, 'Whitechapel Open & Open Studios'

by Iain Gale, may

1994 10+International Art Exhibition, 'From the same Wilderness',

1994 Ben Uri Museum , introduction by Julia Weiner

1994 Artists Newsletter,'10+International Exhibition', Karelian

1994 B Kahyh Bephncaha, Karelia Newspaper

1994 Arts in Westminster , Publication no32

1994 The Artist Magazine,10+international art Exhibition, Russia

1994 Introduction to the exhibition 'As Above so below'

by the writer Fernand Auberjonois, Ben Uri Museum

1994 JC Magazine, 'Mystical Matters', Impressions Diary

by Michelle Morris

1994 Interviewed on GLR radio, 'Kabbalah and its meaning'

1994 what's On magazine, by Ria Higgins

'Spiritual search for Man's Origins'

1995 Artists Review Book,april

1995' Herve Constant and the Tarot' by Erica Davies,

Director of the Freud Museum , London

1995 ES Magazine, by Emma Beal, Painting 'Death' from the Tarot

series, Major Arcana

1995 The Guardian Newspaper, 'A brush with genius:no10, Herve

Constant on Masaccio's Adam and Eve banished from Paradise

1996 Sue Hubbard, Essay for catalogue 'Under Different Skies',

Oksnehallen, Copenhagen

1996 Graphica Creativa 96, Alvar Aalto Museum , Jyvaskyla , essay

by Seppo Heiskanen

1997 Management Consultancy. 'Picture this. Consultants as

connoisseurs. 'By Alycen Mitchell and Nicholas King

1997 Artists Newsletter, Currents, 'Balkan Arts Link forged' by Susan Jones, Oct

1997 Arts Dialogue Magazine, Sept

1998 Le Journal du francophone, propos recueillis par Isabella Pitisci,

1998 OFFENE ateliers, Cologne , invited artist, oct

1999 Interview with Psychotherapist Madelyn Freeman, studio, nov

1999 Jewish Chronicle, 'Angels and Demons', Julia Weiner

1999 Metro Life, Jewish Magic and Mysticism, Claire Allfree

1999 Financial Times, Magical tour around a mystical tradition, august 27, by David Jays

2000 The Spirit of the Balloon, catalogue essay by Claire Lofting

2002 Biennale of St Petersburg's catalogue, Dialogues,

2002 IV Salon de Arte Digital, catalogue introduction by Abel Casaus

2003 Londoners, film by Teresa Teran, article in Der Tagesspeigel

2004 Time Out, London . The Art of Love at the Arndean Gallery, Cork street, feb

2004 The Guardian newspaper, The Art of Love at the Arndean Gallery, Cork street, London feb

2004 Press Release for the exhibition at Galeria Do Poste, Rio de Janeiro by Luiz Sergio de Olivera

2004 Film by Etienne Faure Quoi l'Eternite' script by Claude Jeancolas. In the studio reading some poems from the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, July

2004 International Jewish Artist of the year Award 2004, catalogue

2004 A Season of Rimbaud in London , Catalogue introduction by Louis Benassi

2004 Aesthetica A Review of Contemporary Artists, interview with Debbie Ellison, December 04

2005 ARTLIFE,Communication for the creative mind, Volume 25,Number 1 Issue No. 266

2005 Aesthetica A review of Contemporary Artists, painting Sous le Pont' for cover of the book , march

2005 PAPER/politics an exhibition of politically & socially engaged printmaking by Josh Mac Phee, Curator 2005 Paper Politics, Introduction to the catalogue by Joseph Pentheroudakis

2005 Blog on Rimbaud, introduction by Dr Maria Luisa Stringa Italian Federation of Unesco

2005 Journal Contemporary Impressions Paper Politics Exhibition' Nov USA

2006 La Republica, article on Folate Iridescenti 2 march

2006 The Saatchi Gallery website : Interview with Debbie Ellison submitted essay

2006 Video Channel Interview with Agricola de Cologne

2006 Pittsburgh City Paper, Bill O'Driscoll, (June 21-28)

2006 La Republica Trova ROMA La cita in tasca,, December

2007 TROVAROMA Le Inaugurazioni Videofusion 1, 15 Feb

2007 Videofusion1 catalogue essay by Gabriele Perretta Feb

2007 Subat, KargART Uluslararasi Video Festivali - Kurye / Courier Sergisi March

2007 JULIET N.132 Recensione videofusion (Aprile-Maggio) - pag 94

2007 Interviews-Artists recordings fromCv/VISUALS ARTS RESEARCH ARCHIVE 1988-96 by Nicolas Wegner

2008 The Video State of the Global Union Curators'Statements

2008 The Jersey Journal selects Close to the Edge as its Top Pick January 4

2008 The New York Times review of the cWOW exhibition by Ben Genocchio

2008 'Close to the Edge' essay by Daniel Dawson Nov

2009 TRANSIZIONI a cura di Barbara Martusciell testo di Luca Barberini Boffi

2010 published on art a part of cult(ure)? approfondimenti musica video multimedia proponiamo/Intervista a Herve Constant/ Interview with Herve Constant by Raffaella Losapio

2011 Praeterita Interview with Herve Constant by Philip Hartigan

2012 The eighth issue of The Bow-Wow Shop, the international poetry magazine edited by Michael Glover

2012 "A View from the Easel" by Philip Hartigan published in Hyperallergic, New York Magazine

2012 The Bitemag.com ‘Bridging the gap’ featured article written by Jada Brookes

2012 CityZenTV Interview with Vasiliadis, Thermaikos Film Festival

2012 IL Messaggerio, Ancona Domenica 16 Settembre Nel Segno di Gino

2013 ARTBOSPHORUS Contemporary Art fair, Istanbul by Denizhan Ozer