Monograph / artist's book dedicated to Davide Balula's "Burnt Paintings".
Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition at Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, in 2014.
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.