Claire Fontaine Exhibition

August 23, 2018

The Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA program, in collaboration withWilliamson | Knight, is pleased to announce Same war time zone, an exhibition by Paris-based collective artist Claire Fontaine. The exhibition will open August 2 and run through September 1. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm.

Claire Fontaine is feminist, conceptual artist and Paris-based collective founded in 2004. Fontaine is expropriated from the popular brand of school notebooks of the same name and has declared herself a readymade artist. Recent solo presentations include: #’displaced at Städtische Galerie (Nordhorn, DE: 2018), I Am Your Voice at Karst (Plymouth, UK: 2017), The Crack-Up at N.B.K (Berlin, DE: 2016), Claire Fontaine at Académie de France à Rome at Villa Medici (Rome, IT: 2016), Claire Fontaine at Museo Pietro Canonica (Rome, IT: 2017), MAY YOUR ENEMIES NOT PROSPER at Galerie Neu (Berlin, DE: 2016), The Winter of Discontent at Carl Kostyál (London, UK: 2015), Love Is Never Enough at Air de Paris (Paris, FR: 2015), Stop Seeking Approval at Metro Pictures (New York City, USA: 2015), Pretend To Be Dead at T293 (Rome, IT: 2015) and Using Wall, Floors and Ceilings at the Jewish Museum (New York City, USA: 2013). She has been included in a. o., Architecture Biennial (Venice, IT: 2016), CAFAM Biennial, (Beijing, CN: 2014), Thessaloniki Biennale (Thessaloniki, GR: 2013), Performa New York (New York City, USA: 2013), Shanghai Biennial (Shanghai, CN: 2012/2013); Istanbul Biennial (Istanbul, TK: 2011 and 2007); Moscow Biennial (Moscow, RUL 2011) and the Time Based Arts Festival at the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (Portland, USA: 2011).

Claire Fontaine is represented by Galerie NEU (Berlin, DE), T239 (Rome, IT), Regina Gallery (Moscow, RU) and Reena Spaulings Fine Art (New York City, USA). She is an artist in residency and a visiting faculty member of the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA, in collaboration with the Institute of New Connotative Action and the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA.