- Vong Phaophanit
- Collaborative Work
- Claire Oboussier
Born: 1963, London.
Lives and works in London, UK.
PhD, French critical theory in the visual field/Philosophy, University of Bristol, UK.
Dyment and Thomas Scholarship for Doctoral Research in the Arts and Humanities, University of Bristol, UK.
BA. Hons, French Literature/cultural theory, University of Sussex, UK.
Urban Firefly, winner of the ICE Public Art Project, Toronto, Canada.
Light Veils, a large scale permanent light installation for the regeneration of Weymouth Esplanade. Weymouth.
Coronium, a large scale light installation for Kilden, The New Performing Arts Centre, Kristiansand, Norway.
Mute Meadow, ‘Foyle Public Art Project’, Derry, Northern Ireland. In collaboration with Vong Phaophanit.
Weir, Finalist in the Pier 27 Public Art Project. Toronto, Canada.
‘Outside In’, SW1 Gallery, London. UK
Winning artists for Canopy of Light Public Commission for the new Woolwich Squares in collaboration with Gustafson Porter and art consultants Modus Operandi – Greenwich Borough Council.
'Unreal Asia', 55th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany.
The Tropics, the National Gallery of Cape Town. South Africa.
Light Curtain, Public Commission for the new Hull Truck Theatre building, Hull.
Commission for the Olympic Energy Centre buildings, London. In collaboration with architects John McAslan + Partners.
‘All that’s solid melts into air’ (Karl Marx)’ Video installation. The Light Box, Tate Britain (in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit).
The Tropics, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin.
Northern Light, commissioned work for the C4 Big Art Project. In collaboration with Vong Phaophanit.
All the world is two, commissioned public sculpture for Broadmead development, Bristol with Insite Arts. In collaboration with Vong Phaophanit.
Vocal Chords, commissioned sculptural work for Thomas Tallis School, London, with Modus Operandi. In collaboration with Vong Phaophanit.
Topography of Dreams, commissioned installation work for Birmingham Festival.
The Animators, The Angel Row Gallery Nottingham.
Text for film All that’s solid melts into air by Vong Phaophanit commissioned by The Quiet in the Land.
Bay Windows, in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit, neon installation commissioned by Canterbury City Council as part of ‘Sparks – ‘Make it Real’ cultural programme.
Life Lines, Pier Hill Commission, public sculpture (in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit), Southend City Council with Commissions East Art Consultants.
Outhouse, in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit, public sculpture commissioned by Modus Operandi Art Consultants for Liverpool Housing Action Trust.
Pipe dream, in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit, public sculpture commissioned by Modus Operandi Art consultants for City and Islington College, London.
Poole Harbour, Consultant Artists (with Vong Phaophanit) for streetscape for the Redevelopment of Poole Harbour with architects/landscapers B+B Small Global.
Scan, video installation in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit and Greg Pope commissioned by Rosemary Butcher Dance Company. First shown at Jerwood Gallery, London followed by European Tour. London Film Makers Coop.
Third eye Gallery, Glasgow.
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.
Red Herring Gallery, Brighton.
The Tropics, Views from the Middle of the Globe. Goethe-institut / Kerber Art. Berlin.
Sparks, Insite Arts publication.
The Animators, catalogue, The Angel Row Gallery Notingham.
Atopia book in collaboration with Vong Phaophanit, DAAD Publications, Berlin.
Vong Phaophanit, in 20th Century British Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute Publications, Leeds, UK.
Vong Phaophanit in Transmission: Speaking and Listening, Sheffield Hallam University.
In between, Wimbledon School of Art Publications, London.
To truly see something we must forget its name, The Third Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery Publications, Australia.
Atopia, South Bank Publications, London.
Ash and Silk Wall, Public Art Development Trust Publications, London.
Synaesthesia WIF Publications.
From Light, Chambers Publications, Bristol, UK.
Things are the secret folds of my flesh, De Appel Publications, Amsterdam.
Synaesthetic Writing, Nottingham French Studies, vol 33, no.2, (Autumn).
What falls to the ground but can’t be eaten, Chisenhale Gallery, London.
Tutor at University of Bristol, Department of French.
Set up and ran the Interdisciplinary Critical Theory seminar for faculty at The University of Bristol.
Member of Executive Committee for MAKE.
Editorial advisor for MAKE magazine.
Panel member for Birmingham City Hospital new art commissions.