MAGALI DANIAUX & CÉDRIC PIGOT
Live and work in Paris

Since 2001, Magali Daniaux and Cédric Pigot have been working in tandem to create a multiform and multimedia work, most often developed during in situ research in places that have the triple characteristic of having populations that maintain an ancestral relationship with their environment and their landscapes, of being examples of the visible impact of climate change and of presenting complex socio-economic and geo-strategic interests. Their artistic work is based on various disciplines and experiments: theoretical and documentary research that is used in poetic and literary forms, notably projective science fiction; experiments in and with these spaces, anthropological and cultural but also geological and archaeological, which provide the works with both a conceptual and formal anchorage, for example in the choice of materials and techniques, in relation to local resources; a strong link to the inhabitants, their uses and their culture, which gives an understanding of the inside and allows them to work with other trades and thus to have access to complementary skills and new know-how, with the links that this implies – professional, cultural, personal.

 

Their works range from installations to the creation of objects in a multiplicity of fields, materials and forms: video, poetry and literature, collage, drawings, performance, Artificial Intelligence or ceramics. These are multi-sensory works that invent images and sounds, but also smells, haptic sensations or real (olfactory installation) or virtual (Virtual Reality experience) immersive experiences.
Daniaux & Pigot have developed, at the same time, technological works stemming from their interest in contemporary science and technology, and low-tech works sometimes using ancestral mediums such as ceramics or paper. In recent years, they have begun collecting natural objects during their travels, a sort of portrait in hollow, through an assembly of samples of characteristic elements, of the identity and specificity of a landscape and its history.

 

In 2017 they found UV Éditions, a publishing house focused on Offshore finance, Information Theory, Media Critic, Philosophy of the Technics, Anthropology of the Medias, Feminism and queer Theory , Animalism and Cinema.

 

Their works have been shown in numerous exhibitions in France and abroad: Abbaye de Maubuisson, 2021, Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, 2020/21, Transpalette in Bourges, 2019; Biennale Némo in Paris, 2019; Terminal B, Kirkenes in Norway, 2017; Festival acce)s( in Pau, 2016; Parvis in Tarbes, 2016; Anchorage Museum, Alaska in 2015; Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2014; Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2014; Ultima Festival at the Oslo Opera House, 2011; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2011; 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, 2005; Dashanzi Art Festival, Beijing, 2004.

Upcoming exhibitions and events

 

2021 — Group show — Connected Nature — Watermans — London
2021 — Workshop — Oslo school of architecture — Norway
2021 — Workshop — Ecole Media Art — Chalon-sur-Saône
2022 — Solo Show — Centre d’art contemporain de Istre

Solo Shows

 

2020 – HELLO HUMANS! – NARCISSIO – NICE
2018 – THE DARK FACET OF NATURE – BUDSJORD – NORWAY
2017 – COME HELL OR HIGH WATER – TERMINAL B – KIRKENES –  NORWAY
2016 – COME HELL OR HIGH WATER – GALERIE ART N+1 – PARIS
2015 – 78°55’N – GALERIE LAURENT MUELLER – PARIS
2014 – DEVENIR GRAINE – MUSÉE DU JEU DE PAUME – PARIS
2013 – ÉPIDERME AFFAIBLI – PALACE SIDI MOHAMED BEN YOUSSEF FEZ MEDINA – MAROC
2013 – DISTANCE K – GALERIE DE L’INSTITUT FRANÇAIS FEZ VILLE NOUVELLE – MAROC
2010 – LAIT FRELATÉ – GALERIE EVA HOBER – PARIS
2007 – MINUS HABENS – GALERIE EVA HOBER – PARIS
2007 – NÉCROPHORUS – GALERIE CHAPPE – PARIS
2005 – LO MOTH – 100 TONSON GALLERY – BANGKOK

Group Show – Performances – Lectures

 

2021 – INAUGURATION URSULAB – ENTRE PEAUX – BOURGES
2021 – EL MIRADOR – ABBAYE DE MAUBUISSON – FRANCE
2020 – AUDIOSPHERA – Experimentación sonora 1980-2020 – MUSEO REINA SOFIA – MADRID – CURATOR: FRANCISCO LOPEZ
2020 – DEVENIR GRAINE – WATERMANS – LONDON – CURATOR KLIO KRAJEWSKA
2021 – MARBLEHEAD YUYUDIA – ABBAYE DE MAUBUISSON – FRANCE
2020 – RESPIRE – MAINS D’OEUVRES – SAINT-OUEN – CURATOR KLIO KRAJEWSKA
2020 – MARBLEHEAD YUYUDIA – LISTA & OSLO – NORWAY
2020 – MODULATION #10 – CRÊTE DE CHANTEDUC – FRANCE
2019 – BIENNALE NÉMO – LE 104 – PARIS
2019 – OU/VERT – LE TRANSPALETTE – BOURGES – CURATORS JENS HAUSER ET ANIARA RODADO
2019 – MIDI MINUIT FESTIVAL – MAISON DE LA POÉSIE / LIEU UNIQUE – NANTES
2018 – APPEL DE LA FORÊT – GALERIE ARBRE DU MONDE – ARLES
2017 – THE DILUTED HOURS – PLATEFORME – PARIS
2016 – THE DILUTED HOURS – GALERIE DU JOUR AGNES B – PARIS
2016 – NOVE SED NON NOVA – WINTER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL – OLSO
2016 – VARIATION ART FAIR – PARIS
2016 – LA TIMIDITÉ DES CIMES – LE PARVIS – TARBES
2016 – FRONTIÈRES ET PROJECTIONS – FESTIVAL ACCES)S( – PAU CURATORS : HORTENSE GAUTHIER ET PHILIPPE BOISNARD
2016 – VIEW FROM UP HERE – ANCHORAGE MUSEUM – ALASKA
2016 – AKA GOES THEO – WINTERGARTEN – STUTTGART – GERMANY
2016 – VOICES OF CELLOPHANE – WAGGONS – STUTTGART – GERMANY
2015 – SUPERVUES – HÔTEL BURRHUS – VAISON-LA-ROMAINE
2015 – ARTCOP21 – CONFERENCE OF CREATIVE PARTIES – PARIS
2015 – ARTJAWS – GALERIE VANESSA QANG – PARIS
2015 – RRRadio Supernova – instants chavirés – Montreuil
2015 – HELICOTREMA FESTIVAL – PUNTA DELLA DOGANA – VENICE
2015 – NOUVEAUX RÉCITS DU CLIMAT – GAITÉ LYRIQUE – PARIS
2015 – ARCTIC CONFÉRENCE – MUSÉE DE LA CHASSE – PARIS
2015 – IMAGO MUNDI – LUCIANO BENETTON COLLECTION FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI – VENEZZIA – ITALY
2015 – 25 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF AKADEMIE SCHLOSS SOLITUDE STUTTGART – GERMANY
2015 – VOICES OF CELLOPHANE – WAGGONS – STUTTGART – GERMANY
2015 – SESSION IN THE WOODS – AKADEMIE SCHLOSS SOLITUDE STUTTGART – GERMANY
2015 – FRENCH XPERIMENTAL SCENE – WAGGONS – STUTTGART GERMANY
2015 – MICROWORLD #1 – AKADEMIE SCHLOSS SOLITUDE – STUTTGART GERMANY – CURATOR: ELISA CALOSI
2015 – SUPERNOVA CONCERTS – SAINT MERRY CHURCH – PARIS FRANCE
2015 – THE OFFICE OF GRAVITATIONAL DOCUMENTS #FAX
GALERIE LAURENT MUELLER – PARIS – FRANCE – A PROJECT OF DIEUDONNÉ CARTIER AND COLLABORATORS
2014 – AVANT GARDEN – FIAC OFF – LA GÉNÉRALE – SÈVRES – FRANCE – CURATOR: CARTEL DE KUNST
2014 – THE WEEK OF THE ARCTIC – ANCHORAGE – NOME – KOTZEBUE BARROW – ALASKA – USA
2014 – HELICOTREMA FESTIVAL – MILANO – ITALY
2014 – CINÉMA DE LA NOUVELLE LUNE – CITÉ INTERNATIONAL DES ARTS PARIS – CURATOR: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE ARCOS
2014 – BIENNALE D’ARCHITECTURE DE VENISE PAVILLON ANTARCTIQUE – ITALY
2014 – MIKRO TV – SONIC PROTEST – LA GÉNÉRALE – PARIS
2014 – CHAMPS MAGNÉTIQUES III – CINÉMA LE BALZAC – PARIS
2013 – ANTI ATLAS DES FRONTIÈRES – LA COMPAGNIE – MARSEILLE FRANCE – CURATOR : ISABELLE ARVERS
2013 – FRIENDS & FAMILY – GALERIE EVA HOBER – PARIS – FRANCE
2013 – IRL PERFORMANCES – 19 MIRACLES – PARIS – FRANCE
2013 – SHOW OFF ART FAIR – PARIS – FRANCE
2013 – CHRONIQUES DES MONDES POSSIBLES – FESTIVAL SECONDE NATURE – AIX EN PROVENCE
2013 – AU-DELA DE CETTE FRONTIÈRE, VOTRE TICKET N’EST PLUS VALABLE – PAVILLON VENDÔME – CLICHY – FRANCE
2013 – 19 MIRACLES – LE PLACARD – SEVRES – FRANCE
2013 – 19 MIRACLES – 10 ANS DE MCD – GAÎTÉ LYRIQUE – PARIS
2013 – TICKING BARENTS – KIRKENES – NORVÈGE CURATOR : LUBA KUSOVNIKOVA
2013 – BIOFEEDBACK – ATELIER DE CREATION RADIOPHONIQUE FRANCE CULTURE 93.5 FM
2013 – 19 MIRACLES + EAU VIOLETTE – DAR BATHA – FEZ – MAROC
2012 – CHAMPS MAGNÉTIQUES – CINEMA LE BALZAC – PARIS
2012 – NACHTRADIOFESTIVAL, RADIO AS AN ART SPACE – BERLIN
2012 – NACHTRADIOFESTIVAL RADIO AS AN ART SPACE – POSTDAM
2012 – AAPENT FORUM – POETRY EVENING – OSLO – NORVÈGE
2012 – PASSAGE(S) – BIENNALE DESIGN, ART ET TRANSITION TOULOUSE
2011 – THE RADIO AS AN ARTSPACE – ON FM 88.8MHZ AND SKUC GALLERY LJUBLJANA – SLOVÉNIE
2011 – B-LINK FESTVAL / THE RADIO AS AN ARTSPACE – BELGRADE SERBIE
2011 – ARCTIC TACTICS – ULTIMA, FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC OPERA OF OSLO – NORVÈGE
2011 – ARCTIC TACTICS – PALAIS DE TOKYO – PARIS
2011 – ARCTIC TACTICS – ATELIER DE CREATION RADIOPHONIQUE FRANCE CULTURE 93.5 FM
2011 – 1/60EME (65 X 60”) – AMBIENT SUNDAY – GAÎTÉ LYRIQUE – PARIS
2011 – LYOPHILIZED MUSIC IN SPRAY – BARENTS SPEKTAKEL KIRKENES – NORVÈGE
2011 – ANARCHISATION – + SI AFINITES – FIAC – CURATOR : PASCAL PIQUE
2011 – DREAMTIME N°3 – GROTTE PRÉHISTORIQUE DU MAS D’AZIL CURATOR : PASCAL PIQUE
2011 – PAYSAGES D’INGÉRENCES – SYNESTHESIE – SAINT DENIS CURATOR : ANNE-MARIE MORICE
2010 – GALAXIE PANDORA – LE MONTE EN L’AIR – PARIS
2010 – QUI VIVE! – INTERNATIONAL BIENNIALE – MOSCOU – RUSSIE CURATOR : DARIA PYRKINA
2010 – ÉCLAIRCIES – QUAI D’ANGERS – ANGERS CURATOR: LAURANNE GERMONT
2010 – VOLVOX + LYOPHILIZED MUSIC IN SPRAY – SYNESTHESIE – SAINT DENIS
2010 – CYCLONE KINGKRAB + LYOPHILIZED MUSIC IN SPRAY L’EMBOBINEUSE – MARSEILLE
2010 – LAIT FRELATÉ + YETR – DATA – MARSEILLE – FRANCE
2010 – IN EXTREMIS #6 – THÉÂTRE GARONNE – TOULOUSE
2010 – LAIT FRELATÉ – CIRQUE ÉLECTRIQUE – PARIS
2009 – I PRAY DAILY FOR MICHAEL ! – GALERIE CHAPPE – PARIS
2009 – INDISCIPLINES 09 – NICE – CURATOR : FLORENCE FORTERRE
2009 – LA FORCE DE L’ART 02 – GRAND PALAIS – PARIS
2009 – SALON DU DESSIN CONTEMPORAIN – PARIS
2008 – AD VITAM II – ATELIER DE CREATION RADIOPHONIQUE FRANCE CULTURE 93,5 FM
2007 – FIAC – GALERIE EVA HOBER – PARIS
2007 – 1/60EME – ATELIER DE CREATION RADIOPHONIQUE FRANCE CULTURE 93,5 FM
2007 – MULTIPLES – GALERIE EVA HOBER – PARIS
2007 – SOL AIR – INAUGURATION DE LA LIGNE EST DU TGV – METZ
2006 – NOËL – LE COMMISSARIAT – PARIS
2006 – VIDEO ON DEMAND – DIS_PATCH FESTIVAL / CZKD BELGRADE – SERBIE
2006 – LEURRES, SOURNOISERIES OU AUTRES STRATEGIES GALERIE EOF – PARIS
2006 – PARIS IS BURNING – RUSH ART GALLERY – NEW YORK – USA CURATOR : RASHAAD NEWSOME
2006 – TERRITOIRES FANTOMES – MAISON DU GESTE ET DE L’IMAGE PARIS – CURATOR : MU
2005 – NUIT BLANCHE – PARIS
2005 – VIDEO ON DEMAND – DIS_PATCH FESTIVAL / SKC GALLERY BELGRADE – SERBIE – CURATOR : ANNE ROQUIGNY
2005 – VIDEO ON DEMAND – CENTER NEW MEDIA KIBLA / MARIBOR SLOVÉNIE – CURATOR: ANNE ROQUIGNY
2004 – FIRST DASHANZI INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL – BEIJING – CHINA CURATOR : HUANG RUI
2004 – ///ERRATUM TRIBUTE – ANNECY CURATOR : JOACHIM MONTESSUIS

Books

 

2016 – THE DILUTED HOURS – ÉDITIONS SUPERNOVA
2015 – UV – ÉDITIONS SUPERNOVA

Grants, Awards, Residencies

 

2015 – 2016 AKADEMIE SCHLOSS SOLITUDE – STUTTGART – GERMANY
2013 – DAR BATHA – FEZ – MOROCCA – INSTITUT FRANÇAIS
2012 – MAIRIE DE PARIS
2012 – NORWEGIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
2010 – NORWEGIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
2010 – FINALIST OF COAL PRIZE : ART & ENVIRONNEMENT
2005 – CITE SIAM – BANGKOK
2002 – VILLA MÉDICIS HORS LES MURS – CHINA