'Out of the Blue' is Tarek Lakhrissi's most significant film work to date, commissioned and first exhibited at La Galerie CAC, Noisy-Le-Sec, FR. It is a Science Fiction short film that takes place at a radical moment in time when our politically conservative era is suddenly at a threat and coming to an end because of an alien invasion.
Film length: 00:13:01
Tarek Lakhrissi (b. 1992, Châtellerault, FR) is based between Paris, FR and Brussels, BE. He holds a degree in literature from Paris III Sorbonne-Nouvelle, FR and an MA in History of Art from the University of Montreal, CA. He has been nominated for the Matsutani Occident 2019 Prize and the PSC Art Prize. Lakhrissi has had international solo presentations at museums and galleries including: Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, IT; Zabriskie, Genève, CH; Centre d’Art Contemporain, Noisy-Le-Sec, FR.
Further group exhibitions at galleries, museums and biennials internationally including: Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR; Wiels, Brussels, BE; NIRIN 22nd Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, AU; Baltic Triennial 13, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, LV & CAC, Vilnius, LT; FIAC, Grand Palais, Paris, FR; CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, FR; Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Het Hem, Amsterdam, NL; CAC Brétigny, Brétigny-sur-Orge, FR; Maison Populaire, Montreuil, FR; Centre Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris, FR; Musée D’Art Contemporain, Haute-Vienna, FR; Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, FR; Auto Italia South East, London, UK; Fondation Lafayette Anticipations, Paris, FR; L’Espace Arlaud, Lausanne, CH; Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT; Kling&Bang, Reykjavik, IS.
Residencies include: Maison Populaire, Montreuil, FR (2020-21); Wiels, Brussels, BE (2020); Workspace, Brussels, BE (2020&19); Sophiensaele, Berlin, DE (2020); CND, Pantin, FR (2020); Bundanon Trust, Illaroo, AU (2019); Artspace, Sydney, AU (2019); Kunstencentrum Buda, Courtrai (BE).
Lakhrissi is currently exhibiting in his first solo show in the UK 'Perfume of Traitors' at VITRINE, London. Further current exhibitions include the solo show 'My Immortal' at MOSTYN, Llandudno, UK (until September 2021); 'À plusieurs' at FRAC Lorraine, FR (until August 2021); 'Poet Slash Artist' at Manchester International Festival, HOME,UK (until August 2021); Horst Festival, Brussels/Vilvoorde, BE (until September 2021). Upcoming exhibitions include a solo presentation for Liste Showtime with VITRINE, Liste, Online; 'The shape of Futuros', One Gee Fog, Geneva, CH; 'Bonaventure', Fondation Ricard, Paris, FR; Ordained, Horny & Horned, VEDA, Firenze, IT; KevinSpace, Vienna, AT; Shedhalle, Zurich, CH; Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE; 'Breaking Translations', HANGAR, Online. He has been shortlisted for the 22nd Foundation Pernod Ricard Prize 2021 and will be exhibiting his work 'Sick Sad World' in 'Bonaventure (tampering with worlds)' at Foundation Ricard, Paris, FR (7 July 2021).