Melodie Mousset

 
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
1981
Born
 
2011
MFA, California Institute of Art, Valencia, CA, USA
2009
Royal College of Arts, London, UK
2006
Diplome Superieur dArts Visuel, ECAL, Lausanne, Switzerland
2003
Diplome National dArts Plastique, EBAR, Rennes, France

Solo Exhibitions

2013
Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
 
Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY
2012
Joyce Gallery, Beijing, China
 
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2011
Melodie Mousset, Lime Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2010
Impulsive Control, Claudia Groeflin Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
 
Together Again, Main Gallery CalArts, Valencia, CA
2009
Party-Animal, Galerie Marion Meyer, Paris, France
2008
Dans lombre du herisson, la trajectoire de lacier repond a la courbe des arbres, Darse, Geneva, Switzerland

Group Exhibitions

2015
"S.O.S. Dada The World Is A Mess," Collateral Event of the 56th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Venice, Italy
 
Inhabitations: Phantasms of the Body in Contemporary Art, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
2013
"Inherent Vice", Peckham Artists' Moving Image Festival, London, UK
 
lentrenreneur, Crystal palace, Bordeaux, France
 
the state of making things, La RADA, Locarno, Switzerland
 
The Ride, Curtat-Tunnel, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Brigadoon, La tolerie, Clairemont-Ferrand, France
2012
(Re-) Cycles of Paradise, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
 
Les Urbaines, Arlaud Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Ampera Electric Dreams: Vauxhall Technol, curated by Ken Farmer, Filling Station, London, UK
 
Trouble Rainbow 3, Boltelang, Zurich, Switzerland
 
Das El Ohne Schale, Oslo10, Basel, Switzerland
 
Hello? I Forgot My Mantra, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY
 
The Big Toe, Wallspace, New York, NY
 
Trouble Rainbow 2, Favorite Goods, Los Angeles, CA
 
Multi Plakati, Curtat Tunnel, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
The ride, Zoo Galerie, Nantes, France
 
Plate Mappe, Curtat-Tunnel, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Drive-in, curated by Elise Hammer, Bold Tendencies Sculpture Park, London, UK
2011
Commercial Break, The Nuit Blanche, New York, NY
 
Once Emerging, Now Emerging: Now and Then, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca
 
CalArts, Plays Itself, PACT, Essen, Germany
 
Trouble Rainbow, Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome, Italy
 
Intimacies, Farley Building, Los Angeles, CA
 
George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
Paul Clay, Salon 94, New York, NY
 
Greater LA, curated by Benjamin Goodsill, Joel Messler and Eleanor Cayre, New York, NY
 
Thats how we know the tongue is blind, Curtat-Tunnel, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Commercial Break, Venice, Italy
 
Involuntary, curated by Neville Wakefield, New York, NY
2010
Mashup, LA15 Contemporary Art Space, San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
The Wight Biennial, New Wight Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
 
Minipic, tas cotte ton biclou?, curated by Pauline Beaudemont and Elise Lammer, New York, NY
 
Volume, AT 1, Los Angeles, CA
 
Snapshot, curated by Bennett Simpson, LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble, Galerie Marion Meyer, Paris, France
 
I am by birth a genevese, Vegas Gallery, London, UK
 
Post Tenebras Luxe, Musee Rath, Geneva, Switzerland
 
You cut but you cant, Galerie zwanzigquadratmeter, Berlin, Germany
 
Once in a Lifetime, curated by Dean Kissick, New Model Army, London, UK
 
Basement Project, Fred, London, UK
 
Work in Progress, RCA, London, UK
2008
Le Spectrarium, crurated by Tatiana Rihs, Samuel Dubosson, Melodie Mousset, Fondation Suisse du Corbusier, Paris, France
 
Josef Hannibal, isnt he?, Zoo art fair, London, UK
 
HOME-mentioned, but did not Stop, Box Productions, Renens, Switzerland
 
Thats All Folds, Popper, Geneve, Switzerland
 
Drole de dame, Galerie J, Paris, France
 
Joseph Hannibal now!, Galerie Blancpain, Geneva, Switzerland
 
WAWA, La Placette, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Black Diaspora, Out of this World, Territet, Switzerland
 
Abstraction Extension, Fondation Salomon, Chateau dArenthon, Alex, France
 
Transform en France, La Gnrale, Paris, France
 
Duplex, Suspens, Geneva, Switzerland
 
Prototipi-Manzoni, Salon du Mueble, Milan, Italy
 
Atman Atmen, Out of this World, Territet, Swizterland
 
West, La Gnrale, Paris, France
 
Accrochange, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, France
2007
Der Tanz der Doppeppelganger, Shark, Geneve, Switzerland
 
Bounoule & Tutube, Call me Im an artist, Naphtaline, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Sweet & extra-dry, curated by Delphine Coindet, Curcuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Outre tombe, curated by Pascal Rousseau, 1m3, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Lascaux Fiasco, Viva dolor, Lyon, France
 
Generation Melodie, curated by Raphael Julliard, Galerie, J, Geneva, Switzerland
2006
Lart est il soluble dans le rire, Le chorus, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Minigolf, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Cinquieme partie, Les abris anti-atomiques de lArsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Cabinet budget, LAtelier, Geneva, Switzerland
 
La cuisse physique, Espace Bellevaux, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
SVP, Theatre Tumulte, Neuchatel, Switzerland
 
Rouge&Cool, Espace rue de Bourg, Lausanne, Switzerland
2005
La Grande Chose, Galerie Basta, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Une energie sympatique qui booste le tout, curated by Riond, Kabak, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Accrochage, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
2004
Armleder & Co, ELAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Good Stuff, ECAL, Lausanne, Switzerland
2003
Premire vue, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
 
Leau a la bouche, lOrangerie, Rennes, France
 
LEndroit, VItrine, Rennes, France
 
Yoda/sellenties(interference of Di Matto), Theatre Nationale de Bretagne, Rennes, France
 
Wax (interference of Campy Vampy, Tacky), La Crie, Centre dart contemporain, Rennes, France

Selected Press

2013
Steffen, Patrick, Brand New: Melodie Mousset, Flash Art, No. 288, January-February
2012
Pilet, Guillaume, Trouble Rainbow, Novembre Magazine, January
 
Armstrong, Liz, Sleeping with Strangers, Passages Pro Helvetia, Volume 58, Issue 1
 
Three Friends Walk Into A Gallery, Revising Loneliness, November 6
 
Guillaume Pilet, Trouble Rainbow, Novembre Magazine, January
 
Tuck, Geoff, In the moment of Melodie Mousset, Notes On Looking, September 27
2011
Jones, Anna, Melodie Mousset, Precursor. The Creativity Watchlist, published by Gestalten
 
Bodin, Claudia, L.A. Cool, art Das Kunstmagazin, October
 
Klanten, Mollard, Precursor: The Creative Watchlist, Gestlaten
 
Smith, Roberta, Bit of Hollywood, Minus the Tinsel, The New York Times, May
2010
Forsythe, Sara, Melodie Mousset Impulsive Controle, jour, Winter
 
Kantarovsky, Alexander, Melodie Mousset, Another New Romance, The New Wight Biennial, September
 
Daniel Morgenthaler, Tages Anzeiger, September 2
 
Debailleux, Henri-Francois, ArtParis, un certain savoir foire, Liberation, March
2009
Challe, Daniel, Melodie Mousset, Breloque, May
 
Bacchetta, Joelle, With or without you, Code Magazine, Spring
 
De Wavrin, Isabelle, ART PARIS: Notre Slection, Beaux Arts, March
 
Debailleux, Henri-Francois, ART PARIS: un certain savoir faire, La Liberation, March
2008
Mentrey, A Geometrie humaine/Human Geometry, Baboo Time, September
 
Nolan, Billy, Pasta Princess, Frame, January

Residencies

 
La Generale, Paris, France
 
Galerie zwanzigquadratmeter, Berlin, Germany