Christine Rebet (b. 1971 )
In The Soldier's Head (2015)
The Soul Hunter (2003)
Christine Rebet (b. Lyon France, lives and works in New York) received her MFA from Columbia University and her BFA from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, London. Her work is based in drawing and develops into forms ranging from animation to the environment, installations and performance art. At the heart of her work is the elaboration of historical traumas in the context of a personal reinterpretation and a consequent reanimation.
Rebet has exhibited and held performances in various international contexts including: Bureau, New York; LACE, Los Angeles; Human Resources, Los Angeles; Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands; Grieder Contemporary, Zurich; AlbumArte, Rome; Unge Kunstneres Samfund, Oslo; Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore; the Cartier Foundation, Paris; Site Sante Fe, New Mexico; Le Magasin, Grenoble; Shanghai Art Museum; Parasol Unit, London; Kamel Mennour Gallery, Paris and Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo. Her films have been screened at various festivals in international locations including: Centre Dramatique National, Nanterre, France; Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon; The Berlinale Short Film Competition; Hong Kong International Film Festival; Norwegian Film Festival, Grimstad; Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawing, Berlin; Hollywood Hookah, LA; Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany; Jakarta International Film Festival and London Film Festival. Upcoming screening venues include Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne; York Art Gallery; and the Nottingham University Museum, all 2020. Rebet’s work appears in the collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; the Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France; and KADIST, Paris, France; San Francisco, CA.