Apolonia Sokol

APOLONIA SOKOL

(born 1988)

LIVES AND WORKS IN PARIS

ORIGINS: DENMARK – POLAND – FRANCE

 

EDUCATION:

-MFA 2015 – ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE PARIS, ENSBA, PARIS

 

SOLO SHOWS:

– 2018: I HAD  TROUBLE SLEEPING, BUT SHE SAID SHE LOVES ME, The Pill, Istanbul

– 2016: HEARTBREAK HOTEL, Dutko Gallery, Paris, France

– 2016: SABBATH, Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Danemark

– 2016: WALKER EVANS/ APOLONIA SOKOL, ATTIC, Sebastien Ricou, Brussels, Belgium

– 2016: PROCESS IS DESIRE, whitcherprojects, LOS ANGELES, USA – Curated by Isabelle Le           Normand

 

GROUP SHOWS:

– 2018: One Long Changing Body, Carlier-Gebauer Berlin Germany

– 2018: I AM WHAT I AM, Ici.gallery, Paris/ curator: Julie Crenn

– 2018: J’AIME, Galerie Henri Chartier, Lyon/ curator: Marion Bataillard

– 2018: TAINTED LOVE, Confort Moderne, Poitiers/ curator: Yann Chevallier

– 2017: EN FORME DE VERTIGE, Révélation Emerige Prize, Villa Emerige, Paris/ curator: Gaël   Charbau

– 2017: SURREAL HOUSE, The Pill, Istanbul / curator: Suela Cennet

– 2017: PEINDRE DIT-ELLE #2 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole, FRANCE / curator: Julie Crenn, Anabelle Teneze and Amélie Lavin

– 2017: QUATRIÈME SEXE, Galerie Le Coeur, Paris / curator: Marie Maertens

– 2016: TOUTE PREMIÈRE FOIS, 22 Visconti, Paris, France – curated by Francesca Napolie & Armelle Leturcq

– 2016 (SEPT) : MATIN MIDI SOIR, Honoré Visconti, Paris France

– 2016: BERLIN EST, GAD Paris- Belleville, Paris France

– 2016: RAVI, Liège, Belgium – Curated by XAVIER MARY

– 2015: COLLECTION TYPE# 3, GAD Grand Local, Paris

– 2015: YES TO ALL, Treize, Paris

– 2015: SALON YIA ARTFAIR, Galerie Arnaud Deschin, Paris

– 2015: LIFE AIN’T FAIR #2, Galerie Arnaud Deschin, Tourtour, France

– 2015: LIFE AIN’T FAIR, Galerie Arnaud Deschin, Paris

– 2015: SELECTIVE MEMORIES, Griffin Gallery, London

 

MISS-EDUCATION:

– 2009- 2019: SUBJECT OF DANISH DOCUMENTARY : APOLONIA by film director LEA GLOB, Danish Documentary production_ PROJECT IN PROGRESS

 

– 2016: residency at Andersen’s Contemporary – Copenhagen/ DK

– 2016: residency attic, with SEBASTIEN RICOU – BRUSSELS/ BE

– 2016: meeting MICHEL FRANCOIS, private studio – BRUSSELS/ BELGIUM

– 2016: casting in music video SUNDAY, THE COSMONAUTS by Dominic Santos – LOS ANGELES/ US

– 2016: meeting ANDREW BERARDINI – LOS ANGELES/ US

– 2016: residency at Whitcherprojects, with STEFAN SIMCHOWITZ -LOS ANGELES/ US

– 2015: meeting HENRY TAYLOR, private studio -LOS ANGELES/ US

– 2015: opening REDEYE STUDIO, LOUP SARION, ISABEL ALICIA BAPTISTA – NEW YORK/ US

– 2015: Assisting DAN COLEN, Dan Colen Studio- NEW YORK/ US

– 2015: meeting DAVID HORVITZ- NEW YORK/ US

– 2015: meeting ISABELLE LE NORMAND changed my life, LOS ANGELES/ US

– 2015: meeting GERARD CHENET- TOUBAB DIALAW/ SENEGAL

– 2014: Assisting for private moderne and contemporary collection, Collector LAURENT FORMISSANO- PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2014: undercover hosting controversial movement PUSSY RIOT- PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2014: Residency Photomono, learning from poet LALE MULDUR- ISTANBUL/ TURKEY

– 2013: shooting movie on Trans-Siberia train “Prose du Transyberien et de la petite Jeanne de France” poem by BLAISE CENDRARS, with actor PAUL HAMY & artist LISA SIGNORINI_ photographer JEROME CLEMENT ZILW. Project supported by MARC DACHY, APPOLINARIA et PIERRE BROCHET- PARIS/ MOSCOW- FRANCE/ RUSSIA

– 2012-2014: Hosting Ukrainian feminist mouvement FEMEN, PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2012: producing folkart festival : Les Evadés du Bocal II, Lavoir Moderne Parisien- PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2012: art projects with LABORDE psychiatrical hospital, JEAN OURY- LABORDE/FRANCE

– 2012: programming venue experimental film, music and art history with PATRICK DE HAAS, MARC DACHY, CECILE BARGUES, Oympic Café- PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2011: working with ATELIER DU NON FAIRE anti-psychiatrical association, mental hospital MAISON BLANCHE, with CHRISTIAN SABAS- PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2011: Producing folkart festival: Les Evades du Bocal, DIDIER SEMIN; ANDRE ROBILLARD, Lieut-dit- PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2011: meeting MARC DACHY, arthistorian -PARIS/ FRANCE

– 2010- 2015 : subject to the documentary about APOLONIA as a Painter; by LEA GLOB, Danish production,FRANCE-DENMARK

– 2010: Residency “Storrady” , “Villa Lenza”-STETTIN/ POLAND

– 2009: underground film making with LISA ASCHAN- DENMARK/ SWEDEN/ FRANCE

– 2009: Art schooling VERA KUNST SKOLE, with danish painter CHRISTIAN SCHMIDT RASSMUSSEN- COPENHAGEN/ DENMARK

– 2008: Assisting KHALID TAMER, festival “AWALN’ART” -MARRAKECH/ MARROCCO

– 2007: studying at Vera kunstkole, Copenhagen DENMARK

– 2007: DROPPED OUT OF SCHOOL: l’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts Lyon – LYON/ FRANCE

– 2007: Baccalaureat, CHRISITIANIA Christianshavns Gymnasium, COPENHAGUE / DENMARK

– 2005: Painting workshop with TAL. R class at the Kunstakademiet , DUSSELDORF/ GERMANY

 

FIND APOLONIA IN COLLECTIONS:

– STEFAN SIMCHOWITZ

– FRANK PERRIN

– NICOLAS LAUGERO LASSERE- ESPACE PIERRE CARDIN

– JEAN-JAQUES DUTKO

– DIDIER SEMIN