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born in 1973 in Chinon, France.



STUDIES

1998 / MA visual arts (DNSEP), Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Strasbourg (FR).
1997 / Student exchange program at Edinburgh Art Academy (UK).
1996 / BA visual arts (DNAP), Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Strasbourg (FR).
1991 / Baccalaureate in Applied Arts - Fine Arts, Tours (FR).


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

- This is not Versailles, Thomas Fischer Gallery, Berlin, feb 2017
- The Fake, the Fold and the Erased, Thomas Fischer gallery, Berlin, feb 2013.
- Butterfly, ABC Berlin / Thomas Fischer Gallery, sept 2014.
- Le Verbe Voir, Le Lobe gallery, Chicoutimi (QU), march 2012.
- La Détente, La Fermeture Eclair, Caen (FR), sept 2011.
- One thing's sure : If you place your eyes at groundlevel, there's nothing
left but a line. SECONDroom Antwerp (B), may 2011.
- The direct matching hypothesis, galerie Thomas Fischer, Berlin (DE), april-june 2011.
- Thank you for watching, Samsa, Berlin (DE), may 2009.
- Our dried voices, Souterrain, Berlin (DE), jul 2008.
- Mentalgaraj, La Maison Rouge / le vestibule, Paris (FR), march 2008.
- Fast fade to grey grey grey, Ronmandos Gallery, Amsterdam (NL), feb 2008.
- The Third Room, SecondRoom, Bruxelles (B), dec 2007.
- Le contraire d'un feu, contemporary art center C. Lambert, Juvisy-sur Orge (FR), nov 2005.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

- Détour - Instruction - Colmatage (dessin / performance), invitation Alexandra Sà / exTend ed, CAC le 116, Montreuil, march 2017
- L'espace du dessin (part of Pareidolie, salon du dessin / Marseille), Musée Estrine, St Rémy de Provence, sept 2016
- Drawing performance night, Art on paper at Bozar, Brussels, sept 2015.
- Remember Iceland, Verksmidjan a Hjalteyri, Akureyri, Iceland, may 2013.
- Brussels art fair / Thomas Fischer booth, april 2013.
- Zeichnungen im Salon Dahlmann, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, jan 2012.
- A NO N YMOUS L Y OURS, curated by W. de Traux and E. Lambion, Maison Grégoire, Brussels 2011.
- 100 drawings against vietnam war, Komplot(B)/ Le commissariat(F), mai 2011.
- (THE OLD SOW) SENT THEM OUT TO [...] I GOT INTO IT AND ROLLED DOWN THE HILL,
Wiels, Bruxelles (BE), Sept 2010.
- über zeichnung, Olaf Stüber gallery, Berlin (DE), jan 2010.
- On paper, Wendt&Fridmann gallery, Berlin (DE), dec 2009.
- 58T, curated by E. Lambion, gare congrès Brussels (BE), oct 2008.
- The Cause, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam (NL), june 2007.
- Wrong time, wrong place, TENT, Rotterdam (NL), may 2007.
- Frederic magazine, Galerie Eof, Paris (FR), nov 2006.
- Gemütlichkeit, VKS gallery, Toulouse (FR), apr 2005.
- 9 bis gallery, Curator Damien Deroubaix, Saint-Etienne (FR), apr 2003.
- La ventileuse, Marseille (FR), 2001.
- Cette sacr�e v�rit� ! architecture academy gallery, Strasbourg (FR), 1998.
- Carte blanche à Joel Benzakin, Strasbourg art fair (FR), 1998.


RESIDENCIES / GRANTS

- Aide Individuelle à la Creation, Drac île de france, july 2013.
- Le Lobe, Chicoutimi (Quebec), february 2012.
- Kaus Australis, Rotterdam (NL), april to july 2007.
- Triangle France, Friche de la belle de mai, Marseille (FR), april to may 2003.


PUBLICATIONS / WRITINGS

- La Détente, artist book, Brussels 2011. Publie.net, invitation by François Bon.
- Laetitia Gendre, Se constitue à la rencontre, in Nioques 6,2009. Chief editor J.M. Gleize,
invitation Nathalie Quintane. http://atheles.org/­lemotetlereste/­nioques/­nioques6/­
- Laetitia Gendre, De la Perspective, in Baston Blanco n3, 2009. Editor Mario Fletcha.


COLLABORATIVE PROJECT / WORKSHOP

FROM WHERE WE ARE
a lecture / workshop developped in collaboration with Miriam Rohde.
nov 2016 : with master students in scenography, Toneelacademie Maastricht.
march 2017 : at Kask, Gent, in he frame of Heike Langsdorf's research project.


PUBLICATIONS / CATALOGUES / BOOKS

- Kulturstiftung des Bundes magazine n°23, Berlin, sept 2014.
- Year 2013, Komplot, Bruxelles.
- Collection revue #3, Paris, 2012.
- Silkscreen print, edition of 35, by Bongoût, Berlin, 2008.
- Collective book by artistduo M+M, Pie Bible, collabration with Tobias Zielony, Verlag für moderne kunst
Nüremberg, 2008. http://www.youtube.com/­watch?v=G2YAy-YFDhg
- Collective book of drawings, Frederic magazine, paris oct 2006.
- Catalogue published by C.Lambert center for contemporary arts, Le contraire d'un feu, Paris, 2005.
- Collective book of drawings by Michael Quistrebert, Armpit of the Mole, Fondation 30km/s, Barcelona SP, 2005.
- Solo book of drawings, ALORS, FLTMSTEPC, Paris, 2002.
- Contribution to several drawing magazines published by FLTMSTEPC beetween 2002/2005.


PRESS

- Heidi Ballet, The fake, the fold and the erased, Le Salon, mai 2014.
http://welcometolesalon.be/­?journal=Exhibition_reviews&id=104
- Verena Straub, Frieze magazine d/e n°15, juin 2014.
http://frieze-magazin.de/­archiv/­kritik/­laetitia-gendre/­?lang=en
- Silke Hohmann, Laetitia Gendre in Monopol magazine (DE), 2008.
- David Maroto, Kaus australis is not so far (about the show The cause) in Fucking good art n�17, 2007.
http://www.fuckinggoodart.nl/­fga17.html#kaus

Online portefolio on New York Drawing Center viewing program :
http://www.drawingcenter.org/­viewingprogram/­search_result.cfm (+enter laetitia gendre)







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