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Émilie Pitoiset

b. 1980, based in Paris
emiliepitoiset AT

Ongoing Master of advanced studies in Psychoanalysis, University Paris 8 (FR)
2005 Christian Bernard's Seminar, Ensb-a - Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris (FR)
2005 DNSAP with honors, teachers Claude Closky & Jean-Luc Vilmouth, Ensb-a - Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris (FR)
2002 Master of advanced studies (Art & Aesthetic) with honors, University Paris 8 (FR)
2001 Master 2 with honors, University Paris 8 (FR)
3rd year, Art Academy of Iceland (IS)
2014 Won special Prize of the jury A.I.C.A.
2012 Nomined - 14th Ricard Foundation Prize, curated by Elena Filipovic, Paris (FR)
2010 Won Audi Awards (FR)
2020 MANIAC, Klemm's, Berlin (DE)
2019 Between Mirrors, L'adresse du Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse (FR)

The Vanishing Lady, Klemm's Gallery, Berlin (DE)

2016 Sweetie, curated by Pierre-Alexandre Matéos & Charles Teyssou, No Conformism, Lausanne (CH)
Adult, Island, Brussels (BE)
2015 The Third Party, Double feature program, Schirn Museum, Francfort (DE)
2014 A cat is a cat, Fiac art Fair, Paris (FR)
It's all the gold that i have, Klemm's Gallery, Berlin (DE)
A cat is a cat, Performance, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris (FR)
2013 Les actions silencieuses, Frac Champagne Ardenne, Reims (FR)
2012 Giselle, Klemm’s Gallery, Berlin (D)
Vous arrivez trop tard, Cérémonie, Les Églises, Chelles (FR)
2011 Glue your eyeslids together, Klemm’s Gallery, Berlin (D)
Davon Loch, Zoo Galery, Nantes (FR)
La Hantise, Lucile Corty Gallery, Paris (FR)
2010 Comme on fait disparaître les miroirs, Module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)

L’ordinaire de la Multitude, Lucile Corty Gallery, Paris (FR)
Ordinary Experience, Beau Window #3 - Confort Moderne, Poitiers (FR)

2008 Animal's can't laugh, Casino Luxembourg - Luxembourg (LU)
La Reprise, Lucile Corty Gallery - Paris (FR)
Un cil dans l'oeil suffit à gâcher le paysage, Sox, Berlin (D)
2020 Where Did Our Love Go? STUK & M Museum, Festival Playground, Leuven, Belgium.
The Dark Side Of The Moo , curated by Cristina Recupero, Parc Saint-Léger (FR)

"In the Spotlight of the Night – Life in the Gloom", curated by Friederike Fast, KAI10 / Arthena Foundation Dusseldorf & Museum Marta Herford (DE)
Trois fois rien, curated by Aymar Crosnier & Juliette Pollet, CND - Centre National de la Danse, Pantin (FR)
Festival Move, curated by Caroline Ferreira, Pompidou Center, Paris (FR)
Tainted Love, curated by Yann Chevallier, La Villa Arson, Nice (FR)
On danse ? curated by Emilie Girard, MUCEM, Marseille (FR)

2018 The Artist-Reading, curated by Lison Noël & Emeline Jaret, Pompidou Center, Paris (FR)
La Nouvelle Adresse, curated by Juliette Pollet, Cnap - Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Pantin (FR)
Rehearsal, curated by Xue Tan & Tobias Berger, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong (HK)
I Simply Never Got Lost in The Story, curated by Arlène Berceliot Courtin, Furiosa, Monaco (MC)
2017 Tainted Love, Club Edit, curated by Yann Chevallier, Confort Moderne, Poitiers (FR)
An Exhibition of a Dream, curated by Mathieu Copeland, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris (FR)
L'ami de mon amie (boyfriends and girlfriends), curated by Judickaël Lavrador & Claire Moulène, Galerie des Multiples, Paris (FR)
Zodiaco, curated by Davide Bertocchi, Galerie Samy Abraham, Paris (FR)
Back to Mulholland Drive, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, La Panacée, Montpellier (FR)
2016 Dance, Dance, Dance, curated by Mathilde Roman & Benjamin Laugier, New National Museum of Monaco - Villa Paloma, Monaco (MC)
Transitions, curated by Pedro Morais, Alain Gutharc Gallery, Paris (FR)
Nuit Blanche Monaco, curated by Jörg Heiser, Cristina Ricupero, Leonardo Bigazzi, Monaco (MC)
Duplify, Kate Werble Gallery, New York (US)
Happy ending, curated by Florence Derieux, Frac Champagne Ardenne, Reims (FR)
  "Now, At The Latest", EVN sammlung, Kunsthalle Krems, Vienna, (DE)
PLAYTIME, curated by Pierre-Alexandre Matéos & Charles Teyssou, 9800 S Sepulveda, Los Angeles (US)
Disappearing acts, curated by Matt Packer & Arne Skaug Olsen, LIAF, Lofoten, (NO)
My Horizontality, curated by curator Julie Boukobza, Untilthen gallery, Paris (FR)
2014 Lives of Performers, curated by Chantal Pontbriand, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel (FR)
Petunia (magazine insert), curated by Dorothée Dupuis, Valérie Chartrain, Lilly Reynaud-Dewar (FR)
Simples Gestes, cutared by Jean de Loisy, Christallerie de Saint Louis (FR)
Arche Noah - Tier und Mensch in der Kunst der Moderne bis zur Gegenwart, curated by Philippe-Alain Michaud, Museum Ostwall , Dortmund (D)
30/60 works from the collection of the frac champagne-ardenne, curated by Leonardo Bigazzi & Florence Derieux, Museo Marino Marini, Florence (IT)
Thinking Things, curated by Frances Loeffler, CGP and Dilston Grove gallery, London (UK)
Entre les mondes, curated by Magali Gentet, Le Parvis, Tarbes (FR)
L'embarras, curated by Toke Lykkeberg, Toves, Copenhagen, (DK)
Zodiaco, curated by Davide Bertocchi, CAR Gallery, Bologna (IT)
The Crime Was Almost Perfect, curated by Cristina Ricupero, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
La vie de bureau, curated by Julie Boukobza, Prospective Cinéma, Pompidou Center - NMAM (FR)
2013 Le mouvement des choses, curated by Florence Derieux, La Ménagerie de verre (FR)
Artists’ Film, PlotPoint, curated by collectif_fact, The Swiss Church London (UK)
The Black Moon, curated by Sinziana Ravini, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
Hold, Repeat, Pause, curated by Nadja Quante, duo show with Hanna Schwatz, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (D)
2012 Evocateur, curated by Elena Filipovitch, 14th Ricard Foundation Prize, Paris (FR)
This & There, curated by Claude Closky, Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Paris (FR)

2001-2011 Soudain, déjà, curated by Guillaume Desanges, Ensba, Paris (FR)
La Fabrique du Sonore, curated by Claire Staebler & Charles Carcopino, Domaine Pommery, Reims (FR)
Initiation au Mystère, curated by Grazia Quaroni, Soirée Nomade, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (FR)
De B à P, curated by Yann Chevallier & Thomas Thiel, Confort Moderne, Poitiers (FR)
So Schön..., curated by Sara Stehr & Elke Gruhn, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden (D)
Collection 25 ans et 1 printemps, curated by Olivier Michelon, Musée Départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart (FR)
Chambres sourdes, curated by Audrey Illouz, Château de Rentilly (FR)
Shoot ! La photo existentielle, curated by Clément Chéroux, C/o, Berlin (D)

2010 Prospectives XXIe siècle, curated by Xavier Franceschi, Frac Ile de France, Paris (FR)
Von A nach B, curated by Yann Chevallier & Thomas Thiel, Bielefeld Kunstverein (D)
Bild für Bild Collection of Centre Pompidou, curated by Philippe-Alain Michaud, Museum am Ostwalt, Dortmund (D)
Shoot! Fotos schießen, curated by Clément Chéroux, Museum für photographie, Braunschweig (D)
FIAC Art Fair, Lucile Corty Gallery, Paris (FR)
Shoot !, curated by Clément Chéroux, Rencontres Photographiques de Arles (FR)
La musique du hasard, Frac Champagne Ardenne Collection, Palais de Tau, Reims (FR)
Liste, Basel Art Fair, Lucile Corty Gallery, Basel (CH)
Ins Blickfeld gerückt, French Institut in Berlin (D)
2009 Silent Post, Pavement Gallery, Manchester (GB)
Liste Art Fair, Basel (CH)
2008 FIAC, Art Fair, Lucile Corty Gallery - Paris (FR)
2007 À l'oral, curated by Le Bureau, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris (FR)
No More Boring Art, curated by Daria Joubert, Point Éphémère, Paris (FR)

"Au centre Pompidou", with Pavel Althamer, curated by Christina Macel, Espace 315, Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)
L'usage du monde, curated by Ana Janevski, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia (HR)
Terra Incognita, curated by Pascal Beausse, MALBA- Latino-American Museum, Buenos Aires (AR) and Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
Attentifs Ensemble, curated by Christian Bernard, Attitudes, Geneva (CH)
Radio Kills the Video Stars, curated by Laurence Dreyfus & François Quintin, FRAC Champagne Ardenne, Reims (FR)


11th The Moving Image Biennal - Centre de l'image contemporaine - Geneva (CH)


GhostScapes, curated by Philippe Rahm, Villa Savoye Le Corbusier, Poissy (FR)
Density± 0, curated by Caroline Ferriera & Marianne Lanavère, ENSBA, Paris (FR)

2019 FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand (FR)
2016 FRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, Marseille (FR)
2013 FRAC Champagne Ardenne, Reims (FR)
DZ Bank fotographie Sammlung, Francfort (DE)
2012 Domaine de Chamarande (FR)
2011 Musée Départemental de Rochechouard (FR)
EVN Collection, Vienna (AT)
2010 Pompidou Center - National Modern Art Museum (FR)
FNAC - National Art Collection of Contemporary Art (FR)
FRAC Ile de France (FR)
2007 FRAC Champagne Ardenne (FR)
2021 Fondation Onassis Internation Residency Program, Athens (GR) 
2020 Fondation Lafayette Anticipations, Paris (FR) 
2019 Rupert, Residency Program, Vilnius (LT)
2012 Hermès Foundation Residency Program, Paris (FR)
2011 Flacc, Residency Program, Genk (BE)
2008 La Box, Residency Program, Bourges (FR)
2006-05 Pavillon Neuflize OBC research lab, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
2017 The Vanishing Lady, Pierre-Alexandre Matéos & Charles Teyssou, 2017 (FR/EN)
2014 Dear Emilie, Sinziana Ravini, 2014 (EN)
Othello Interview by Marie Maertens (FR)
2013 Interview by Raimundas Malasauskas, catalog edited by Frac Champagne Ardenne, les presses du réel, Dijon, 2013 (EN/FR)
Penumbra and Palimpsest
by Dominic Eichler, catalog edited by Frac Champagne Ardenne, les presses du réel, Dijon, 2013 (EN/FR)
2012 Devon Loch, or how to entertain a desire of reality, Kathy Alliou, 2012, ed. Pavillon/Palais de Tokyo (EN/FR)
2011 Là où tout se rejoue, Laurie Merle, 2011 (FR)
2010 Janus, Claire Staebler, 2010 (EN/FR)


2020 Frieze Picks,  "The city’s best autumn exhibitions", by Sonja-Maria Borstner, 09.09.2020
TAZ Newspaper, Den Marathon immer
weitertanzen, by Beate Scheder, 09.14.2020
Tzvetnik, Featured   , 2020.
2018 Twin Magazine, by Francesca Gavin, n°20 March 2018
2017 Critic's Pick, by Mitch Speed, April 2017
Liberation, by Judickael Lavrador
The Steidz Magazine, Review by Maxime Crosnier, April 2017
2015 Monopol, Art cologne Junge Kunst, April 2015
2014 Monopol, A Poem for a day curated / edited by. Bruno Devos, Nico Dockx & Clara Meister, nov. 2014
Les Inrockuptibles, Un chat est un chat, by Claire Moulène, oct 2014.
Picks, by Mary Rinebold Copeland, oct. 2014
2013 Paletten, Peepin Tom, Sinziana Ravini, #294, 2013.
Frieze Magazine, Withholding, covering up and glimpsing the secret world of objects, by Rahma Khazam, n°154, avril 2013.
Le Journal des arts, Développer un rituel dans le faire, by Frédéric Bonnet, n°385 du 15 au 28 février 2013.
Le Quotidien de l’art, Formes solides et brumes d’histoire à Reims, by Julie Portier, 12 février 2013.
Les Inrockuptibles, « Emilie Pitoiset », by Jean-Max Colard, n°903, 20-26 mars 2013, p. 104., Vertige des objets, by Marjorie Miccuci, 21 février 2013.
2012 02 Magazine, Vous arrivez trop tard, by Audrey Illouz, n°62 été / summer 2012.
Le journal des arts, Ce soir là, by Françoise Chalouin, 11-17 mai 2012.
ArtSlant:Berlin, Choreographed to the last detail, by Adriana Caneva, 10 mai 2012.
Le Quotidien de l’art, L’ère du soupçon, by Julie Portier, numéro 136, 24 avril 2012
2011 Connaissance des arts, L’art en équilibre, Marie Maertens, juillet-août 2011., Échanger c’est créer, Pascaline Vallée, 13 avril 2011.
2010 Technikart, Spécial FIAC, La symétrie désaxée, Antoine Marchand, oct. 2010.
2009 Critic's Pick, David Lewis, mars 2009.
2008 Technikart, Spécial FIAC, Born in the 80’s, Marie Maertens, oct. 2008.
WOXX, Sans pitié, Luc Caregari, nov. 2008.