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Sébastien Bonin


Biography

Born in 1977 in Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels (Belgium).

Sébastien Bonin uses pictorial and photographic medium. After graduating in screen printing at ENSAV La Cambre, he toured the studios to lear photographic technique. He, therefore, decides to focus on experimentation by developing a photographic language that leaves a large part to the darkroom. The light and exhibition methods are all pretext for questioning the medium.


After an exhibition at Wiels in 2015, painting becomes a natural parent in his practice. For Sébastien Bonin, painting is a ‘cosa mentale', between abstraction and figuration that testifies to the world in which he lives. Sébastien Bonin makes society one of his working tools by taking interest in what disturbs our daily lives through fragments of information, most of the time thanks to the documents that surround him, whether written or sound.

The artist created an exhibition platform called Island in 2012. Sébastien Bonin's work has been exhibited at Wiels (Brussels), BOZAR (Brussels), Botanique (Brussels, Karl Marx Studio (Paris) and Ixelles Museum (Brussels).


Selected works

I had no desire to paint this painting, Sébastien  Bonin
Over #1, Sébastien  Bonin
Compost, Sébastien  Bonin
Sans hasard il n'y a pas de rencontre, Sébastien  Bonin
Commémoration #1, Sébastien  Bonin
Booba, Sébastien  Bonin
Et les escargots à la bourgogne, Sébastien  Bonin
Qui trompe-t-on ici ? III, Sébastien  Bonin
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Museum exhibitions

Karl Marx Studio, Paris

Karl Marx Studio, Paris

Karl Marx Studio, Paris

Karl Marx Studio, Paris

Karl Marx Studio, Paris

Karl Marx Studio, Paris

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Le Botanique, Brussels

Montecristo Project, Italy

Montecristo Project, Italy

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Bande Annonce, Karl Marx Studio, Paris, France, 2021

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Bande Annonce, Karl Marx Studio, Paris, France, 2021

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Bande Annonce, Karl Marx Studio, Paris, France, 2021

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Documenti, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium, 2020

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Documenti, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium, 2020

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Documenti, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium, 2020

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Documenti, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium, 2020

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A l'arrière plan, le nouveau plan, Montecristo Project, Sardinia, Italy, 2018

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Kledze Hatal, D+T Project Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 2016

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Kledze Hatal, D+T Project Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 2016

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Look Who's Talking, Wiels, Forest, Brussels, Belgium, 2015

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Salon indien, Island, Brussels, Belgium, 2014


Videos

EXHIBITION

Sébastien Bonin, "Black Maria", Michel Rein, Paris, 2022


Press


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