Parreno, Philippe (1964)
Oran, Algeria
works and lives in Paris

Philippe Parreno (1964, Oran, Algeria) studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Grenoble from 1983 till 1988 and the Institut des hautes Études en arts plastiques first session Palais de Tokyo in Paris in 1989.

Solo exhibitions include Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2001), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2001), Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (2002), Centre for Contemporary Art, CCA, Kitakyushu (2003), Kunstverein Munich, Munich (2004), Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2005), Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich (2006) with Liam Gillick and the Royal College of Art Galleries, London (2006).

In 2003 he participated in the Venice Biennial. Philippe Parreno worked together with Pierre Huyghe, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Liam Gillick, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Pierre Joseph, Douglas Gordon, Bernard Joisten, Philippe Perrin, Carsten Höller, Inez van Lamsweerde, M/M Paris, and with the collective of architects R&Sie.;
Phillipe Parreno and Douglas Gordon made the video film ‘Zidane: un portrait du XXIème siècle’ (Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait), 2006, which was shown for the first time at the film festival in Cannes and also at the 36 edition of the International Film Festival in Rotterdam.