Wilfrid Almendra

Wilfrid Almendra was born in 1972 in Cholet (France), he lives between Marseille and Casario (Portugal). In 2017, he produced a piece chiming with the architecture of Palais de Tokyo for the Little Palais space, devoted to educational activities. His work has appeared in several solo shows in France and abroad, including, most recently, “Light Boiled Like Liquid Soap”, Fogo Island Arts, Canada (2016); “Between, the Tree and Seeing It”, Les Églises, Chelles (2014); “L’Intranquillité”, Centre d’art Passerelle, Brest (2013); “Matériologique”, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris (2013). He has also taken part in many group shows, including “Flatland / abstractions narratives #1”, MRAC, Sérignan (2016); “L’Esprit du Bauhaus”, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris (2016); “Let’s Play”, Galerie du cloître, Rennes, as part of the Biennale d’art contemporain (2014); “Parapanorama”, Palais de Tokyo (2014); “Vue d’en haut”, Centre Pompidou-Metz (2013); “Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2012). He was nominated for the Prix Meurice and the Prix Maif for Contemporary Art in 2010, and was awarded an Audi Talent Award for Contemporary Art in 2008.