Thu Van Tran

Biography


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Born 1979 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Lives and works in Paris, France

Education

2004
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, MFA
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts , Exhibition Practice Seminar

2001
Coubertin Foundry, Saint-Rémy Les-Chevreuses - Compagnons du Devoir

2000
Glasgow School of Art, Environmental Design Department, BA

Solo Exhibitions

2020
'Novel Without a Title', Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland  

2019
‘Trail Dust’, Almine Rech, Paris, France
Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Rudiger Schottle, Basel, Switzerland Rudiger Schottle Gallery, Munich, Germany
‘24h à Hanoi’, Le CREDAC, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

2018
‘Une Place au Soleil’, La Grande Place, Musée Cristal, Fondation Hermès, St Louis, France
‘Xe Dap Oi’, Vincom Center for Contemporary Art, Hanoi, Vietnam
‘Maidday’, Galerie Saint Sévérin, Paris, France

2017
‘Mountains Are Like The Bones of The Earth. Water Is its Blood’, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium
‘The Blind Excuse’, Joseph Tang Gallery, Paris, France
Frieze New York, Meessen De Clercq, New York, USA

2016
‘Listen, The Darkness Deepens’, Ladera Oeste, Guadalajara, Mexico
‘From Stamping to Reading’, Macleay Museum, Sydney, Australia
‘Exchange of Presents’, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
‘Ecrire et Autre Eclats’, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France

2015
‘We Are This, and That, Aren’t We?’ Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium
‘Cao Su Pleure’, Espace Art et Essai, Rennes, France

2013
‘Rejections’, MEPIC - Musée Eclaté de la presqu’île de Caen, Caen, France
Statements, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
‘La Dix-Huitième Place’, Centre d’Art Villa du Parc, Annemasse, France
‘We Live in The Flicker’, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

2011
‘La Tache’, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris, France

2010
‘Le Nombre Pur selon Duras’, La Maison Rouge - Le Patio, Paris, France

2009
‘Fahrenheit 451-Homme Livre Homme Livre’, Bétonsalon - Centre d’Art et de
Recherche, Paris, France

2007
‘Thu Van Tran’, L’Espace - Centre Culturel Français de Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam

2006
‘Lumière Arrière’, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Mulhouse, Mulhouse, France

Group exhibitions

2020
‘Summer’, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

2019
Musée Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
MUCEM, Marseille, France 
FIAC Projects, Petit Palais, Paris, France
MUCEM, Marseille, France
‘Ways of Seeing / Artists of the Prix Duchamp’, Bienalsur, National Museum of Decorative Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Curitiba International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Curitaba, Brazil
‘Where The Sea Remembers’, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles
‘A Rebrousse-Temps’, Musée Camille Claudel, Nogent-sur-Seine, France
‘A Day with Marie Vassilieff’, Maba - Fondation Rothschild, Nogent-sur-Marne, France
‘Anatomy of Political Melancholia’, Conservatoire of Athens, Athens, Greece
‘The Unwritten Library / After Babel’, Visual Arts Centre in Megaron, Athens, Greece

2018
Marcel Duchamp Prize , Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
FIAC Programmes, Petit Palais, Paris, France
‘Anatomy of Political Melancholia’, The Schwartz Foundation, Art Space Pythahorion, Samos, Greece
‘Cosmogonies’, MAMAC, Nice, France
‘Un Désir d’Archéologie’, Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France

2017
‘Entre Deux Infinis’, Galerie Anne-Sarah Bénéchou, Paris, France
‘Manipulate The World’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
‘Montag or The Possible Libraries’, Frac Franche-Comté, France
‘Remember Lidice’, Lidice Museum, Lidice, Czech Republic
‘Viva Arte Viva’, 57th Venice Biennale,  The Arsenale, Venice, Italy
‘Jardin Infini. De Giverny à l’Amazonie’, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

2016
‘La Timidité des Cimes’, Le Parvis, Tarbes, France
‘The Meurice Prize Exhibition’, The Meurice Hotel, Paris, France
‘A Brief History of The Future’ , Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy 
‘ANTHROPOCENE’, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

2015
‘Soudain...La Neige’, Maba - Fondation Rothschild, Nogent-Sur-Marne, France
‘Dévider le Réel’,  Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
‘Remember Lidice’, Block Edition, Berlin, Germany
‘A Brief History of The Future’, Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels,Belgium
‘Translation as A Negotiation’, The kunsthalle, Mulhouse, France

2014
‘Matérialisme Histérique’, Galerie Jerome Poggi, Paris, France
‘Le Corps Invisible’, Gerlie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, France
‘Sans titre (Je suis là)’, Galerie Jerome Poggi, Paris, France
‘Interprète’, Le Plateau, FRAC Île-de-France, France
‘Par Les Temps Qui Courent’ LiFE, Saint-Nazaire, France

2013
Vehbi Koc Fondation, Istanbul, Turkey
Nuit Blanche, Paris, France
‘The Unanswered Question’, Tanas Fondation/n.b.k. - Berlin, Germany

2012
‘L’Homme de Vitruve’, Le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine, France
‘Twentieth to twentieth’, End of Century, New York, USA
‘Particles’, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

2011
‘Soudain Déjà’, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France
‘Au grenier quatre pièces de mémoire ‘, Musée Départemental d’Art Contemporain - Rochechouart, France

2010
Liste, Basel, Switzerland
‘All Over’, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris, France
‘Le Carillon de Big Ben’, Le CREDAC, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

2009
‘Meeting You Halfway’, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris, France
‘Phase Zéro’, Galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris, France
‘Là Ou Je Suis N’existe Pas’, Lieu Commun, Le Printemprs de Septembre, Toulouse, France
‘Memory of Void’, Kimusa, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea

2007
‘Expériences Insulaires’, Le CREDAC, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

2006
‘Voir en Peinture’, La Générale, Paris, France

2005
‘Tolerate Me’, Galerie DAP, Warszawa, Poland
Galerie Hengevoss-Durkop, Hamburg

2004
‘Félicité’, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France
‘Première Vue’, Galerie du Passage Retz, Paris, France
‘Singles’, Galerie Pitch, Paris, France

Public Collections

FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
MNAM, Musée National d’Art Moderne - Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
Fondation Kadist, France/USA
MAC VAL, France
Lidice Memorial, Lidice, Czech Republic
FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, France
The Strauss Collection, San Diego, USA
Vehbi Koc Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey
Pierluigi and Natalina Remotti Foundation, Camogli, Italy
FRAC Ile-de-France, France
Musée Departemental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart, France
Louvre Abu-Dhabi, Abu Dhabu, UAE
Fonds Municipal d’Art Contemporain de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France