Ali Cherri is a visual artist based in Beirut and Paris. Recent solo exhibitions of his work have been presented at Jeu de Paume, Paris; CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux (2017); Galerie Imane Farès, Paris (2017); Jönköpings läns Museum, Jönköping, Sweden (2017); and Sursock Museum, Beirut (2016). His work has also been exhibited at Centre Pompidou, Paris (2017); Lyon Biennial (2017); MAXXI, Rome (2017); Guggenheim, New York (2016); MACBA, Spain (2015); Warsaw Museum of Modern Art (2015); and Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea (2014), amongst others. Cherri has received the Rockefeller Foundation Award (2017), Harvard University’s Robert E. Fulton Fellowship (2016) and a Sharjah Art Foundation production grant (2014). His films have been shown in international film festivals, including New Directors/New Films, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Cinéma du Réel, Centre Pompidou, Paris; CPH:DOX (NewVision Award), Copenhagen; Dubai International Film Festival (Best Director); VideoBrasil (Southern Panorama Award); Berlinale; Toronto International Film Festival; and San Francisco International Film Festival.
Gaëlle Choisne lives and works in Amsterdam and Paris. She is currently in residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. Choisne’s work has been exhibited internationally at La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal; Villa Vassilieff, Paris; Internationale Biennale of Lyon; Internationale Biennale of Havana; Villa Croce, Genova, Italy; CAFA Museum, Beijing; and MAMO, Cité Radieuse, Marseille. She has been involved with several private and public institutions, alternative projects, collective projects and extra-cultural projects in Haiti.
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