Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz CV

Switzerland, 1972 / Germany, 1963
Live and work in Berlin, DE

Solo Shows

2019
Backwards, Swiss Pavillion Venice Biennial, IT
Boudry/Lorenz, Julia Stoschek foundation, Berlin, DE

2018
Improvisation télépathique, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, FR
Silent, High Line Art, New York, US

2017
Everybody talks about the weather, we don’t, Participant Inc, New York, NY, US
Silent, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montréal, CA
Silent, Galerie Marcelle Alix, Paris, FR
Telepathic Improvisation , Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, US

2016
Toxic, arteBa, Booth SH5 Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
The Right to Opacity, Asakusa, Tokyo, JP
Normal Work & Toxic, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
To Valerie Solanas…, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, CA

2015
In Memoriam of Identity, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Loving, Repeating, Kunsthalle Vienna, AT
Opaque, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Opaque, La Bf15, Lyon, FR
Portrait of an Eye, Kunstalle Zürich, CH
To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of their Desperation, Frac Franche-comté, Besançon, FR

2014
Journal Notes from Backstage, Marcelle Alix, Paris, FR

2013
Aftershow, CAPC, Bordeaux, FR
normal work, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, US
Pauline Boudry - Renate Lorenz, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, DE

2012
A Toxic Play in Two Acts, South London Gallery, London, UK, curated by Electra
Toxic, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Toxic, Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, as part of the Triennale Paris, FR

2011
Chewing the Scenery, Venice Biennale, Swiss Pavillon, Teatro Fundamenta Nuove, CH
No Future and No Past, Statements, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Art 42 Basel, CH
Salomania, Galerie Marcelle Alix, Paris, FR

2010
Contagieux! Rapports contre la normalité, Centre d’art contemporain Genève, Geneva, CG
Salomania, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Charming for the Revolution, Les Complices, Zürich, CH

2009
Salomania, Les Complices, Zürich, CH
N.O.Body, Swiss Institute, New York, US

2008
Normal Work, Galerie 44 Center for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, CA
Normal Work, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt Austria, AT
N.O.Body, Les Complices, Zürich, CH
Normal Work, Dolores, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL

Group shows

2018
A Grammar Built with Rocks, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, US
A Study in Scarlet, Le Plateau, Paris, FR
Biennale de Rennes, Rennes, FR
Could Be (An Arrow): A Reading of la Coleccion Jumex, Jumex Museum, Mexico, MX
Essayer encore, rater encore, rater mieux, Espace Le Commun, Genève, CH
Flâneuses?, La Box, Bourges, FR
General Rehearsal, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, RU
Hidden Workers, Coreanna Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
Kathy Acker, Get Rid of Meaning, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, DE
Queer Stories, Tranzit.sk, Bratislava, SK
Somatechnics, Museo d’Arte Moderna et Contemporanea di Bolzano, IT
Soon enough: art in action, Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, SE

2017
Among other things I’ve taken up smoking, Tent, Rotterdam, NL
Nora, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
Wild - Transgender and the Communities of Desire, Edith Ruth Haus, Oldenburg, DE
Biennale of Moving Image, Faena Art, Miami Beach, US
A Trigger: Gender as Tool as Weapon, New Museum, New York, NY, US
Coming Out, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
New Acquisitions, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, US
Silent, White Night, Paris, FR
Odarodle - Sittengeschichte eines Naturmysteriums, 1535-2017, Schwules Museum, Berlin, DE Pórtate Bien (Behave Yourself), Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, COL
Reframing Worlds, NGBK, Berlin
The resistance of transparency, Centro Párraga, Murcia, ESP
To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of their Desperation, The Cinema, Plymouth Arts Center, UK

2016
1.-3. Person Singular, Kunstverein Leipzig, Leipzig, DE
COLLECTION. Territories and Fictions. Thinking a New Way of the World, Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Madrid, ES
Cosi Fan Tutte, Video Art Centre, Verona, IT
Feminism is Politics!, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, US
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, KR
Il y a de l´autre, Rencontres photographiques d'Arles, Arles, FR
Islas Nuevas, Galería Macchina, Santiago, CL
Our Heart Is a Foreign Country (Friendship as an alternative in a normal world), Tranzit, FKSE Studio Gallery, Budapest, HU
Sound Fields, Beirut Art Center (BAC), LB
Video, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AU

2015
Alfred Jarry Archipelago : La Valse des pantins I, Le Quartier, centre d'art contemporain, Quimper, CH
All Men Will Be Sisters, Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, PL
Andy Warhol, stars of the silver screen, TIFF Lightbox, Toronto, CA
Bring Your Own Body: Transgender Between Archives and Aesthetics, 41 Cooper Gallery, New York and The Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, US
Cine Esquema Novo Expandido: Forum Berlinale, Cinemateca Capitólio, Porto Alegre, BR
Doors Open, Forum Expanded Berlinale, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, DE
Feminine Futures – The Membrane of the Dream & The Membrane of the Real, Museum Langmatt, Baden, DE
Gelecek Queer, Ark Kültür, Istambul, TR
Haunting, Firstdraft , Sydney, AU
Ident-alter-ity, 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR
La vérité des apparences (Truth of appearances), La Tôlerie Art Center, Clermont-Ferrand Nascent States, Waterside Contemporary, London, UK
Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Melanie Bonajo, Terence Nance, Parse Gallery, New Orleans, US
She Devil, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast IE
Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE

2014
8. Tanznacht Berlin 2014, Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin, DE
About glass ceilings and sticky floors, Kunstverein Wegenhallen, Stuttgart, DE
Fringe Film Art Fest, Rose Lipman Building, London, UK
Humainnonhumain, Fondation Ricard, Paris, FR
Le Rire, un parcours jaune, Centre d'art contemporain du Pays de Lorient FR
Now Showing, Caroll/Fletcher, London, UK
Of Other Bodies, Centre for Contemporary Art, Derry~Londonderry, UK
Sequins, Self & Struggle, Centre for Curating the Archive at Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, ZA
The Missing Stories, CAFAM Biennial , CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, CN
The Other Sight, CAC Vilnius, LT
The Yvonne Rainer Project - Lives of Performers, Ferme du Buisson, Paris, FR
Transformers, Beursschouwburg, Bruxelles, BE
Wie wir leben wollen, Shedhalle, Zürich, CH
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

2013
Bad Girls, Fonds régional d’art contemporain de Lorraine, Metz, FR
Désirs sans destin, Théâtre Saint Gervais, Genève, CH
Disabled by Normality, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, CZ
Economy, Stills, Edinburgh, UK
Fais un effort pour te souvenir, ou à défaut invente, Bétonsalon, Paris, FR
Good Girls-Memory, Desire, Power, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, RO
Lips Painted Red, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, NO
Make-up, at Antonia Baehr and Werner Hirsch's table, Beursschouwburg, Brussel, BE
Per Speculum Me Video, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE
The Grand Domestic Revolution, Centre for Contemporary Art, Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK

2012
Accrochage, Musée d´Art, Lausanne, CH
Plus ou moins sorcières, Maison Populaire, Montreuil, Paris, FR
Reality Manifestos, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien, AT
Buy My Bananas, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US
Impulse(s), Musée Felicien Rops, Namur, BE
Intense Proximity, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
La jeunesse est un art, Kunsthaus Aarau CH
Many Colored Hands Placed Side By Side... , Réfectoire des Nonnes, Lyon FR
Masquerade, Coreana museum of Art, Seoul, KR
Rentmeister, Boudry/ Lorenz, Ottersbach, Tobias Naehring, Leipzig, DE
Rosa Arbeitet auf goldener Strasse, Akademie der Künste, Vienna, AT
The Grand Domestic Revolution, The Showroom, London, UK

2011
Accrochages, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, CH
All I Can See is the Management, Gasworks, London, UK
Coming after, The Power Plant, Toronto, CA
Junge Kunst“, Kunsthaus Zürich, CH
K.Acker : The Office, Galerie de la Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR
Untold Stories, Tallinn Art Hall, EE
Nothing Personal, Galerie Marcelle Alix, Paris, FR
Historical Structures, Kurator / Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil, CH
Pop Sex, Illingworth Gallery, Calgary, CA

2010
Lecture Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, RS
N.O.Body with Antonia Baehr, Aichi Triennale, JP
Contagious, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, CH
Gender Blending, Galerie Michel Journiac, Paris, FR
Auto-Kino, curated by Phil Collins, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, DE

2009
Lecture Performance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
Bertha von Suttner Revisited, Schüttkasten, Harmannsdorf, AT
Everywhere. Sexual diversity policies in art, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, ES
Mother Festival, Hayarkon 70, Tel Aviv, IS
Swiss Art Awards, Bundesamt für Kultur, Basel, CH

2007
Oh Girl, it´s a Boy, Kunstverein München, Munich, DE
Du Nord, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, CH
Normal Love, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Eau Sauvage, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK
Lost & Found. Of Losses and Strategies of Cultural Self-Empowerment, Shedhalle, Zürich, CH
Swiss Art Awards, Bundesamt für Kultur, Basel, CH
Feministische Strategien in der kulturellen Selbstorganisation, Galerie Bildende Kunst, Vienna, AT

2006
Concept has never meant horse, Generali Foundation, Vienna, AT
Null Problemo, Rudolf-Sharpf-Galerie, Ludwigshafen, DE
Revolt she said, La Criée. Centre d’art contemporain, Rennes, FR
Eau sauvage, galerie Lucy Mackintosch, Lausanne , CH
Audio, Cabinet des Estampes, Genève, CH
Arbeit, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, AT

Publication, catalogues

2014
Aftershow, Artists' book, 2014, Edited by Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Anja Casser, in collaboration with Electra. Published by Sternberg Press

2012
Toxic, Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, 2012, Fanzine, Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers

2011
TEMPORAL DRAG, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, 2011, Catalogue, Texts by Elisabeth Freeman, Mathias Danbolt, Marc Siegel, Diedrich Diederichsen, Denis Pernet and interview with Andrea Thal. Presents documentations of the works Contagious, Charming for the Revolution, Salomania, N.O. Body and Normal Work, Published and distributed by Hatje Cantz (an english-french version is available from Musée des Beaux-Arts Lausanne)

2010
Salomania, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, 2010, Fanzine, Ellen de Bruijne

2008
N.O.Body, Pauline Boudry, Renate Lorenz, 2008, Newspaper, Les Complices
Normal Work“, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, 2008, Catalogue, interview with P.Boudry and R.Lorenz by Antke Engel, text by Gregg Bordowitz, b-books

2007
Normal Love, precarious sex, precarious love“, ed. Renate Lorenz, 2007, Catalogue, texts by Jose Esteban Munoz and Renate Lorenz, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, b-books

1999
Reproduktionskonten fälschen! “, ed. Pauline Boudry, Brigitta Kuster, Renate Lorenz, 1999, b- books

Press, interviews

2012
Repetition and Change. The Film Installations of Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Gregg Bordowitz, Afterall: A Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry, no. 31 (Autumn/Winter 2012): 12-25 The End of Detox - Visual Myths and Estranged Dualisms, Nana Adusei-Poku, Le Journal des Laboratoires, Paris, September-December. 38-43
La fin de la détox –Mythes visuels et dualismes écartés par Nana Adusei-Poku, Le Journal des Laboratoires, Paris, September-December. 42-43

2011
Queer Temporalities and the Chronopolitics of Transtemporal Drag, Antke Engel, e-flux journal, October, No. 28

2010
Scènes. Conversation entre Andrea Thal, Pauline Boudry et Renate Lorenz, Berlin, September Stages- A Conversation Between Andrea Thal, Pauline Boudry, and Renate Lorenz, Berlin, September
Andrea Geyer and Sharon Hayes in conversation with Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz out of : "History is Ours", Andrea Geyer / Sharon Hayes, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen

2009
Salomania by Pauline Boudry, Renate Lorenz, Kadist Paris, Vimeo (Colour video with sound, 13 framed black and white documents)

2008
Interview with Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Antke Engel, Normal Work, b-books, UK
Lachen über N.O.Body von Pauline Boudry und Renate Lorenz (deutsch)
Laughing about N.O.Body by Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz (english)
Transformative Translations: Cyrillizing and Queering, Katrin Pahl, Copy me - I want to travel

Grants, awards

2018
Residency New York, Senat, Berlin, DE

2016
Residency New York, Canton de Vaud, CH

2013
Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, DE

2012
Paris-Atelier Cité des Arts, Canton de Vaud
Résidence aux Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, Paris

2011
Paris-Atelier Cité des Arts, Senat, Berlin

2010
Katalogförderung Senat Berlin
Accrochages, Lausanne

2009
Swiss Art Awards

2008
Bourse arts plastiques du canton de Vaud

2007
Swiss Art Awards
Film- und Videoförderung des Künsterlinnenprogramms des Senats Berlin

2004
Swiss Art Awards
Projektförderung im Bereich Bildende Kunst des Senats Berlin