Biography

 

 

Mathilde Bouvard is a multidisciplinary artist born in 1985, working on photography, painting, scenography and performances, and as an event manager.

Since 2006, Mathilde develops her artistic activities in Europe with exhibitions, festivals and photo-report projects, after doing several exhibitions and decors in France.

 

The first one: Prostitutes of Europe, was set in Paris, Brussels, London, Berlin, Avignon, in the Castle of Bligny in Champagne and Geneva.

In october 2010, Mathilde Bouvard was invited to exhib some pictures in La Monnaie de Paris, during the opening party of L'Imparfaite, magazine of the famous school of Sciences Politiques.

 

The exhibition was also the object of several publications, documentaries, press articles, radio and TV programs (The Guardian, Le Soir, La Tribune….).

 

Mathilde did a second photo-report project in 2011: I'm hungry!, dealing with contemporary starvation and big poverty in western Europe, but also food wasting, agro-ecology and news ways of food production and consumption.

In the mean time of this european project, she did a serie of portraits about activist girls of Paris, fighting against matters like Aids and homophobia.

 

Mathilde Bouvard tries to give a socio-artistic dimension to her work, to transcend aesthetics and to transport the spectator in a social and involved conception of art.

 

Mathilde devotes 2012 to a more personal creation and research, by writing a novel about Berlin and by travelling specially to Island and Japan, after the creation and the management between 2006 and 2011 of " Le Petit Laboratoire - S.O.U.A.D "*, an Event gallery - bar - Atelier in the heart of Berlin.

In 2013, between two exhibitions, Mathilde start a new european photo-report project, about life in Atlantic fishing port.

 

In 2015, Mathilde Bouvard worked on a new abstract painting's serie an and co-organized Alternatiba Cornouaille in link with the festival of cinéma of Douarnenez. She's now working on a new collectif about transition and environmental matters.

 

Taking an "Harmonisation Vitale Bio-Energétique" training (mix between ostéopathie and chinese medecine) and knowing the importance of climatic changes, Mathilde writes Links in 2016: a new exhibition project mixing Art, Quantum Physics, Botany, Mycology, Marine Biologie and Oriental Medecine.

 

 

 

* The place benefited from several articles and photos in numerous guides of the city ( Zitty) or from outside like Le Petit Futé. It was also classified among 10 better night places of Berlin in 2008 by the English-speaking guide Time Out - Berlin and by Tip in its Speisekarte on 2008.