Chronik

1977
Born in Martigny, Switzerland
1992 – 1997
Ecole Cantonale des Beaux-Arts, Sion
1999
Prix Odette Steinmann
1999
Prix de la Fondation Ernest Manganel
1999
Prix d’encouragement à la création de l’Etat du Valais
1997 – 2000
Haute école d'arts appliqués, Lausanne
2000
Eidgenössischer Kunstpreis
2001
Prix Moët Hennessy
2001
Eidgenössischer Kunstpreis
lives and works in Martigny, Switzerland

Ausstellungen

2011
L'Ecal, un pied à Paris, Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, Fance
2010
Die Nase des Michelangelo, Group Exhibition curated by Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Niederdorf Zurich, Switzerland
2010
Tutti Frutti Summer Love , Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland
2010
XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara, Carrara, Italy
2010
Optical Shift. Illusion and Deception, b-05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum Montabaur, Montabaur, Germany
2010
Edition 5 Erstfeld (Collection Nyffeler), Haus für Kunst Uri, Uri, Switzerland
2010
Distant Memory, Kunstverein Solothurn at the Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn, Switzerland
2010
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Pergola: Monsieur, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Fibre fibre, austère austère, La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Ceuti/Murcia, Spain (solo)
2009
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2009
Public Art Projects, Art Basel 40, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2009
303 Gallery, New York/NY, USA (solo)
2009
We are sun-kissed and snow-blind, Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Paris, France
2009
Hard Hat at Francesca Pia Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
2009
Made by ECAL, L'elac, Lausanne, Switzerland
2009
ReMap 2, Athens, Greece
2009
Event Horizon, Karma International at Galerie Raster & Villa Zoliborz, Warsaw, Poland
2008
Comme des bêtes - ours, chat, cochon & Cie, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
2008
Présence Panchounette, Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2008
Le Spectrarium (les fantômes dans la machine), Pavillon Suisse de Paris, Paris, France
2008
Abstraction Extension. Une scène romande et ses connexions, Fondation pour l'art contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Le château d'Arenthon, Alex/Haute-Savoie, France
2008
Blasted Allegories. Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
2008
Villa Flora, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Valentin Carron: Héroïque Horizon, L'elac. l 'espace lausannois d'art contemporain, Renens, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Luisant de sueur et de brillantine, Viafarini DOCVA, Milan, Italy (solo)
2008
Nous ne marcherons plus jamais seuls – Âpre Mont, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France (solo)
2008
Less is less and more is more, CAPC musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2008
Bass Model Diffusion, Fieldgate Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2008
P2P. peer to peer, Casino Luxembourg. Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2007
The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2007
Jubilee Exhibition, House Eva Presenhuber, Vnà, Switzerland
2007
Welschland, Substitut. Raum für aktuelle Kunst aus der Schweiz, Berlin, Germany
2007
Villa Bernasconi, Geneva, Switzerland
2007
Mutamenti. Kulturelle Entwicklungen und globalisierte Welt, Gallerie 57/34.6 at the castles Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro, Bellinzona, Switzerland
2007
The Droste Effect, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
2007
The Freak Show, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
2007
art en plein air, Môtiers, Switzerland
2007
The Happiness of Objects, SculptureCenter, Long Island City/NY, USA
2007
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse in Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
2007
Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2007
La Ténèbre et l'Azur, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (solo)
2006
In den Alpen, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
2006
Déchéance, élégance, déhanchement, Swiss Institute, New York/NY, USA (solo)
2006
Valentin Carron vs Mai-Thu Perret. Solid Objects, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Great Britain (solo)
2005
Rellik, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2005
Mai-Thu Perret versus Valentin Carron, Centre d’ Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland(solo)
2005
HIP, HIP, YOU’RE RAW, Alimentation Générale, Art Contemporain Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg,(solo)
2005
Fer de Lance, Galerie Francesca Pia, Berne, Switzerland (solo)
2005
OK/OKAY, Swiss Institute/Grey Art Gallery, New York/NY, USA
2005
La piste noire, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France
2004
It’s All an Illusion, migros museum für gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
2004
Dalla Gina Allo Spazio, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Lugano, Switzerland
2004
Homo Social, Champion Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA
2004
Genesis Sculpture, Expérience Pommery, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
2004
Fürchte Dich, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
2004
Art Statement, Art Basel 35, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2004
Land Crusade, Galerie Evergreen, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2004
Les Halles, Le mal necéssaire (with Charles Duplain), Porrentruy, Switzerland (solo)
2004
Galerie Loevenbruck, La Piste Noire, Paris (solo)
2003
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (solo)
2003
Freelandeer, Alimentation Générale, Art Contemporain Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (solo)
2003
In diesen Zeiten – c’est le moment, Centre PasquArt, Bienne, Switzerland
2003
Biennale de Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
2003
Kontext, Form, Troja, Secession, Vienna, Austria
2003
Mursollaici, Centre Culturelle Suisse, Paris, France
2003
Fink Forward, Kunsthaus, Glarus, Switzerland
2002
The golden week, Kodama, Osaka, Japan
2002
énergies de resistance, attitude, Geneva, Switzerland
2002
Sweet Revolution, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland (solo)
2002
Jeep heep heep, Galerie Francesca Pia, Berne, Switzerland (solo)
2002
Land Over, FAC, Sierre, Switzerland (solo)
2002
After the hunting rush, circuit. Association d'art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland(solo)
2002
Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2001
La conduite du Rucher, Mamco. Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland(solo)
2001
easy glissing, Glassbox, Paris, Switzerland (solo)
2001
rock paper scissors, Galerie Francesca Pia, Berne, Switzerland
2001
Vraisemblablement, Alimentation Générale, Art Contemporain Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg,
2001
Synthétiseur, Espace Furiel, Saint-Etienne, France
2001
Camo-Show, Kunsthaus Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
2000
Prix fédéraux des beaux arts 2000, Fri Art, Fribourg, Switzerland
2000
Saison Morte, Galerie Forde, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2000
Slide Side, Camion, Sierre, Switzerland (solo)
2000
La station fait main basse, Galerie des Ponchettes, Nice, France
2000
Turbo, Le studio/CAN, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (solo)
1999
Canapé, Galerie de l'ELAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
1998
Maison de Courten, Sierre, Switzerland
1998
Gorgeous, Galerie de l'ELAC, Lausanne, Switzerland

Literatur

2006
Pierre Keller, Valentin Carron, in: BILAN, no. 200, March 15 – 28, 2006, p. 63
2006
Eva Scharrer, Valentin Carron – Galerie Eva Presenhuber, in: Artforum International, no. 7, March 2006, p. 307
2006
Hug, Cathérine, Valentin Carron, in: tema celeste, no. 113, January/February 2006, p. 62–67
2005
Baumann, Daniel, Valentin Carron „Rellik“, in: spike ART QUARTERLY, 06, Winter 2005, p. 107–108
2005
Trembly, Nicolas, Souvenirs de Suisse, in: Numeró, No. 66, September 2005, p. 82
2005
Menz, Marguerite, Valentin Carron versus Mai-Thu im Centre d’Art Contemporain, in: Kunst Bulletin 07/08, July 2005, p. 58
2005
Henkes, Alice, Valentin Carron in der Galerie Francesca Pia, in: Kunst Bulletin 03, March 2005, p. 46
2004
Bovier Lionel, Cherix Christophe, in: FlashArt International, May–June 2004
2004
Valentin Carron, Collection Cahiers d'Artistes, Pro Helvetia, Arts Council of Switzerland, Zurich (cat.)
2002
Huber, Gauthier, Les vertiges de la rétine, in: Kunst Bulletin, April 2002, p. 32–33
2001
Mai-Thu Perret, Valentin Carron, CAN, Neuchâtel, in: Frieze (reviews), July and August 2001
2000
Bovier, Lionel, Accross/Art/Suisse/1975–2000, Skira, Milan/Geneva (cat.)
2000
Artistes et galeries à travers le monde, l'actualité de l'art contemporain Paris, Aperto Geneva, in: Le Journal des Arts, n° 176, p. 12