Pierre-Laurent Cassière (*1982) is a french artist whose work focuses primarily on sculpture, sound installation and expanded cinema.


    Since 2006, his work has been exhibited in art institutions such as LACE, Los Angeles (US), SMAK, Gent (BE), TENT, Rotterdam (NL), Thurn & Taxis Palace, Bregenz, (AT), Palais de Tokyo and Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (FR), Paco das Artes, São Paulo (BR), Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (DE), Glaskasten Sculpture Museum, Marl (DE), OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shanghai and Shenzhen (CN) etc. He has also taken part to different international film, media art or sound art festivals like WRO Biennale, Wroclaw (PL), Darklight Film Festival, Dublin, (IRL), Exit, Paris and Ososphère, Strasbourg (FR), Tuned City, Tallinn (EST), Sound City Days, Kosice (SVK) or the International Film Festival of Rotterdam (NL).


    After studies in the Villa Arson, national art school, Nice, France, and time spent in the Icelandic Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, he graduated in 2005 with a Master in fine Arts. In 2006, he was guest student in the Academy of Media Arts (KHM) in Cologne, Germany and graduated the same year from a Ma2 Research in contemporary art theory between Liege and Brussels Universities with a dissertation on acoustic effects in sound art practices.


 

 

 

 



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2018

Le Banc #1, (SIC), ephemeral installation in Parc Royal, Brussels, Belgium


2017

Disproportions, Atelier Jespers, Brussels, Belgium

Attractions, CHIC Hospital, Castres, France

Réponses, ON,  Alyscamps Saint-Honorat Church, Arles, France


2016

Figures, RIAM fest, Hors les Murs, Marseille, France

Distorsions, La Vallée, Brussels, Belgium


2014

Distorsions, Maison Tavel, Mapping Festival, Geneva, Switzerland


2013
Tacet, Espace pour l'Art, Arles, France
Inertie, Le Portique, Le Havre, France


2012

Acoustic Shadows, Le Bon Accueil, Rennes, France

Surfaces Limites, Interface, Dijon, France
Tacet, Le Diapason, Sciences University, Rennes, France

 

2010
Corpusculi Apparatus, Frédéric Giroux gallery, Paris, France
Turbulences, Artothèque MLIS, Villeurbanne, France
Pulse, In Extenso, Clermont-Ferrand, France

 

2009

ZOOM!, with J. Borinski, Praxis, Cologne, Germany


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PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

• FNAC (National Contemporary Art Funds), Ministry of Culture, France
• Art Library, MLIS, Villeurbanne, France

 

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EDUCATION

2006
• Master 2 research degree (DEA) in Contemporary Art Theory, magna cum laude, intercity program, Brussels and Liege Universities, Belgium. Dissertation about acoustic effects in sound art.
• Guest student in Media Theory Department of the KHM (Academy of Media Arts), Cologne, Germany

 

2005
• Master degree in Fine Art practice (DNSEP), summa cum laude for installation works, Villa Arson, National Art School, Nice, France

 

2004
• Exchange studies in the Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2003
• Three-years art school diploma (DNAP), Villa Arson, National Art School, Nice, France

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2018
Greater Taipei Biennial,  Yo-Chang Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Ricochets, Art-Cade Gallery, Marseille, France
Back to the Trees #7, Saint-Vit forest, France
Territoires Sonores, MAC Arteum, Châteauneuf-le-Rouge, France
Dans la Tête, Musée de la Main UNIL-CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland

2017
Nuit Sonore, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Mirror Mirror, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
Listening to Transparency, GRAME, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Absences, Soundwalks, Radio Campus Besançon, France
Échos de la Saline #2, Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans, France
Dans la Tête, Musée de la Main UNIL-CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ososphère, Strasbourg, France

2016
Spielerei, Schunck Museum, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Comment bâtir […], 2/3 : Relativités, Maison Populaire, Montreuil, France
Perceptions, Via, Le manège, Maubeuge, France
Perceptions, Exit, Maison des Arts, Créteil, France
Échos de la Saline, Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans, France

2015
Beyond the Sound, HK Arts Centre, Comix Home Base, Hong Kong
Le Motif des Savoirs, Mains d'Œuvres, Saint-Ouen, France
Noise Surround, Nuits Sonores, La Salle de Bain, Lyon, France
Le Domaine des Murmures #2, Domaine du Château d'Avignon, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
Vers une Architecture de Lumière, La Chartreuse, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France

2014
Roadshow, Total Museum, Séoul, Korea
Loucamente, Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbone, Portugal
Insects like/Like Insects, AFIAC, Lautrec, France
Musiques démesurées, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Le Domaine des Murmures #1, Domaine du Château d'Avignon, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
Bien Urbain, Juste Ici, Besançon, France

2013

The End of the Night, LACE, Los Angeles, United States
Heureka Goes Crazy, Heureka, Helsinki-Vantaa, Finland
Artificial Natures, St-Sauveur, Lille3000, Lille, France
Artificial Natures, EXIT, Maison des Arts, Paris-Créteil, France
Artificial Natures, VIA, Le Manège, Maubeuge, France
Sonik, Théâtre de Cornouaille, Quimper, France


2012

A Sound Off, Netwerk Contemporary Art Center, Aalst, Belgium

x, y, z & t, Anne Barrault gallery, Paris, France
Low Tech, Exit, Maison des Arts, Paris-Créteil, France
Low Tech, Via, Le Manège, Maubeuge, France
BYOB, (Entre) ouverture, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
L’Art dans les Chapelles, Pontivy / Cléguérec, Bretagne, France
La Fabrique Sonore, Expérience Pommery #9, Reims, France
Ici l’Onde, Why Note, Dijon, France
Sound City Days, Archeology Museum, Kosice, Slovakia

 

2011
Augmented Senses, OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China
Augmented Senses, OCT Suhe Creek Gallery, Shanghai, China
La Fabrique Sonore, Expérience Pommery #9, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
Eye Tunes, KOP, Breda, The Netherlands
Tuned City, Tallinn, Estonia
Phénomènes, Néon, Lyon, France
SoundART, Funkhaus Wallrafplatz, Cologne, Germany
Duelles, Montrer sa nuit en plein Jour, Palais de l'Europe, Menton, France
Documents mémoriels & Archives, Frédéric Giroux gallery, Paris, France
Ososphère, Strasbourg, France


2010
Electrified 02: Hacking Public Space, SMAK, Gent, Belgium
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo and Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
Imaginez Maintenant, Centre Pompidou Metz, France
Korte Metten, Vooruit, Gent, Belgium
Artorama, Elaine Lévy Project gallery, curating by Diligence, Marseille, France
Previously on Optical Sound, Frédéric Giroux gallery, Paris, France
Art Brussels, galerie Frédéric Giroux, Belgium
Nuit Bleue, Saline Royale d'Arc-et-Senans, France
Microwave festival, Hong-Kong, China

2009
No(t) Music, Fort du Bruissin, Francheville, France
WRO 09: Expanded City, 13th Media Art Biennale, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland
FIAC, Frédéric Giroux Gallery, Paris
X Media Forum, 31st Moscow International Film, Moscow, Russia
Ososphère Festival, Strasbourg, France
Sound by artists, Fredéric Giroux Gallery, Paris

 

2008
International Biennale Digital Art, Update II, Zebrastraat/ZKM, Gent, Belgium
Zur Zeit, Künstlerpalais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Austria
Ososphère Festival, Strasbourg, France
Darklight Filmfestival, Dublin, Irelande
Multiply, Sous-Station Lebon, Nice, France
Résonances Abymées, Sous-Station Lebon, Nice, France

 

2007
Transterritoriale Generation/Phase 2, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
Borderline Behavior, Drawn Towards Animation, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Expanded Media, Media in Space, Württemberg Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
Sound Art, Traumzeit Festival, Duisburg, Germany
Pouvoir/Puissance, Sous-Station Lebon, Nice, France
Steady State, Berlin Prenzlauerberg, Germany
Underground Sound, MuseAav, Nice, France

 

2006
Sound Art, Art Cologne, Germany
Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis 2006, Skulpturen Museum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany
City Sonics, sound art festival, Mons, Belgium
Fuites Statiques, Diligence collective exhibition, Galerie de la Marine, Nice, France
Papiers peints & Éditions, Sous-Station Lebon, Nice, France
Volubilis meeting on soundscape, théâtre des Halles, Avignon, France

 

2005
Cinquième Nuit des Galeries, Sous-Station Lebon, Nice, France
Bespielen das sympathish-temperierte Klavier, duo with Christoph Rothmeier, Vorwerkstift Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
FIMSB, sound art festival, Clans, France

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BIBLIOGRAPHY | GROUP CATALOGUES

• La Fabrique Sonore, Expérience Pommery #9, exhibition catalogue, Beaux-Arts publishing, Paris, 2011

Du Yodel à la Physique quantique, Volume 4,
éd. Palais de Tokyo, 2011
Dynasty, exhibition catalogue, Paris Musées publishing, 2010
X media Forum of the 31st Moscow International Film Festival, exhibition & screening catalogue, Moscow, 2009
International Biennale Digital Art: Update II, exhibition catalogue, Zebrastraat publishing, Gent, 2008
L'Ososphère (les nuits électroniques), Trois interventions: Pierre Laurent Cassière, Artefact publishing, Strasbourg, 2008
Zur Zeit, Sine (digital/analog converter), text by Matthias Müller, Palais Tour & Taxis publishing, Bregenz, 2008
Fuites Statiques, Diligence, exhibition catalogue, Nice Musées publishing, 2006
Autopsia, Sine (digital/analog converter), text by Matthias Müller, KHM, Art Cologne exhibition catalogue, KHM publishing, 2006
Deutscher Klangkunst Preis 2006, “Geteilte Resonanz”, exhibition catalogue, Glaskasten Skulpturenmuseum publishing, Marl, 2006
City Sonics, Transcultures publishing, Brussels, 2006
Génération 2005, exhibition catalogue, Villa Arson publishing, 2005

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PRESS

• Le Monde, L'art et la musique liés au champagne , Emmanuelle Lequeux, 6th January 2012
• L'Humanité, Le son, quand il y a matière à entendre, Maurice Ulrich, 29th November 2011
• Beaux-Arts Magazine #329, La Fabrique Sonore ou l'appel des bas-fonds, November 2011
• The Outlook Magazine #113, Augmented Senses, China, September 2011

• Le Journal des Arts #336, Paroles d'Artistes, Pierre-Laurent Cassière, interview by Frédéric Bonnet, 3rd December 2010
• Art World Magazine (Hong Kong), Transphere, summer 2010
• Neural #37, Pierre-Laurent Cassière, interview by Alessandro Ludovico, winter 2010
• Gonzo (circus) #97, Pierre-Laurent Cassière, realtime Luisteren, Peter Deschamps, May-June 2010
• Palais #12, Dynasty, Pulse & Mag-Net, Palais de Tokyo/CNAP, summer 2010
• Volume #1, Ravelin, Courtine et demi-lune, Bastien Gallet, 2010
• The Wire #304, Sound by Artists, Rahma Khazam, June 2009
• Beaux Arts #305, Le fort du Bruissin monte le son, Emmanuelle Lequeux, November 2009
• Particules #22, Musique / Pourquoi le son?, Alexandre Castant, December/January 2009
• Code #8, La discrétion du terroriste: Pierre-Laurent Cassière, Audrey Bartis, spring 2008
• Livraison #10, Soundtracks for the Blind, coordination Pierre Beloüin, autumn 2008
• Poptronics, Pop'Lab, journal de l'Ososphère, Intérieur Nuits, Annick Rivoire, 28th September 2008
• DNA-Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace, Des Arts Numériques Florissants, Didier Rambic, 26th September 2008.
• WAZ, Kunst trifft Musik: Sound-Art, 5th November 2007
• WAZ, Der skulpturen-doktor, Michael Vaupel, WAZ, 14th June 2007