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About govy : French artist & creator on the Autism Spectrum. govy spectrum-born, the first of her name, the unbreakable, the wandering stranger, the five eyed wolf and the seven name changer. Most notably recognised for her Serial Bondage installations, her work has been exhibited at the MoMA of Shanghai, Triennale Design Museum of Milan, WIELS Contemporary Art Center of Brussels, Yamamoto Gendai in Tokyo, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum of Naples, Rosario Museum of Contemporary Art of Santa Fe (Argentina), Salon du Dessin Contemporain of Paris and Nuit Blanche of Paris.
STATEMENT OF ART:
“And the seventh face… the Stranger was neither male or female, yet both, ever the outcast, the wanderer from far places, less and more than human, unknown and unknowable. [...] A shadow with stars for eyes.” - George R. R. Martin

ORGANIZATION:
govy

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Artist, painter Media, graphic, printing, culture, design

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2008, “Lien”, Yamamoto Gendai, TOKYO/JAPAN.
2008, “Intrude Art: Serial Bondage”, Zendai MoMA, SHANGHAI/CHINA.
2006, “Missetsu”, Satellite Brindeau, LE HAVRE/FRANCE.
2005, “Jeu de Mains”, Moulin d’Andé, ANDÉ/FRANCE.
2004, “La Cimaise”, FRAC Haute-Normandie, SOTTEVILLE-LÈS-ROUEN/FRANCE.
2004, “Betrayed Skin”, Moulin d’Andé, ANDÉ/FRANCE.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2014, “Small Favors IX”, The Clay Studio, PHILADELPHIA/USA.
2013, “Small Favors VIII”, The Clay Studio, PHILADELPHIA/USA.
2013, “Kama Sesso e Design”, Triennale Design Museum, MILAN/ITALY.
2012, “Small Works Show”, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, PHILADELPHIA/USA.
2011, “Featured”, Gallery Nine5, NYC/USA.
2010, “Find me a gift”, Galerie Vanessa Quang, PARIS/FRANCE.
2010, “A-Venir”, Galerie Vanessa Quang, PARIS/FRANCE.
2010, “Glitch”, Brooklyn Arts Council, BROOKLYN/USA.
2009, “Ca sent le sapin II”, Galerie Vanessa Quang, PARIS/FRANCE.
2009, “Becoming Padme in Ishiiland”, Galerie Vanessa Quang, PARIS/FRANCE.
2009, “WIELS Residents Show”, WIELS Contemporary Art Center, BRUSSELS/BELGIUM.
2009, “Salon du Dessin”, PARIS/FRANCE.
2008, “Spiral Art Fair”, TOKYO/JAPAN.
2008, “Show Off”, Espace Pierre Cardin, PARIS/FRANCE.
2008, “Nuit Blanche”, Institut Cervantès, PARIS/FRANCE.
2007, “Body”, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, NAPLES/ITALY.
2007, “SelfPortrait”, Rosario Museum of Contemporary Art, ROSARIO/ARGENTINA.
2006, “SelfPortrait”, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, NAPLES/ITALY.
2006, “SelfPortrait”, Museum of Contemporary Art, SANTA FE/ARGENTINA.
2004, “8ème Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin”, La Vilette, PARIS/FRANCE.
2004, “11th Biennial of Visual Arts”, PANCEVO/SERBIA & MONTENEGRO.
2003, “A Mains Nues”, FRAC Haute-Normandie, SOTTEVILLE-LÈS-ROUEN/FRANCE.

AWARDS:
2015, A' Design Award, COMO/ITALY
2007, Vidéoformes Award, CLERMONT-FERRAND/FRANCE.
2006, Animal Symposium Award, GOLD COAST/AUSTRALIA.
2005, Vidéoformes Award, CLERMONT-FERRAND/FRANCE.
2004, 11th Biennial of Visual Arts Award, PANCEVO/SERBIA & MONTENEGRO.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2012, “Jonathan Harris: Cowbird And Humanizing The Web”, PSFK NYC, mention & photo feature, NYC/USA
2012, “Pull Up a Mouse and Stay a While”, The New York Times blog, NYC/USA
2012, “l’Oeil de Links”, Canal+, story & photo feature, PARIS/FRANCE
2012, “Chaises ligotées, chaises érotiques”, Libération blog, PARIS/FRANCE
2012, Design Milk, USA
2012, “Tiny Victorian Armchairs in Japanese Rope Bondage”, Animal NYC, NYC/USA
2011, “Bound Armchair Artistry”, TrendHunter, CANADA
2008, “Roundup #3: The Best Artists This Week on artreview.com”, Art Review, UK
2008, “Lien”, Tokyo Art Beat, TOKYO/JAPAN
2004, “Les Nouveaux Journeaux Intimes”, L’ExpressMag, PARIS/FRANCE
2002, “Multipistes”, France Culture, PARIS/FRANCE

BOOKS:
2012, “Kama Sesso e Design”, 1 page, Triennale Design Museum of Milan, Corraini Edizioni, ITALY, ISBN978-8875703844.
2006, “Photographic Diary”, interactive dvd, Lulu.
2004, “Websites: 100% loaded”, 2 pages, Feierabend Verlag, GERMANY, ISBN978-3899850505.
2003, “Taschen’s 1000 Favorite Websites”, 1 page, Taschen, ISBN978-3822825860.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
French (Native), English (Near Native), Japanese (Beginner)

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
2008, “French Day”, Triennale of Contemporary Art of Yokohama, YOKOHAMA/JAPAN.

COLLECTIONS:
2008, Zendai MoMA, SHANGHAI/CHINA.
2007, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, NAPLES/ITALY.

WEB SITE:
www.govy.fr

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.dontstareatthesun.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2014-02-18 08:48:20

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by govy


Yozakura Sake Set

A' Design Award Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2014
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Spacetime Coordinates Pendant

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2015
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Spacetime Coordinates Poster

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Limited Edition and Custom Design Category in 2015
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