Born 1978 in France, Davide Balula lives and works in Paris and New York City. His practice takes on a wide range of forms such as recording the effects of nature through soaking canvases in rivers and burying paintings in soil, to developing performances that explore ideas including geometry, movement , time, dance, food, etc.
Balula's work is represented in numerous major museum and public collections including Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris; Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine; Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes; Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris; Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur.
His work has been included in a number of solo and group shows at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Wiels centre d'art contemporain, Brussels; Confort Moderne
, Poitiers; Bielefelder Kunstverein; Madison Museum for Contemporary Art; Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami; Museums Quartier Wien; Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow; Centre d'Art Scénique Contemporain, Lausanne; Casino Luxembourg
; Frac Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême; Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val de Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine; Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie, Besançon.