Denicolai and Provoost
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Project(s) at West
2015.03
ARCO Madrid
2015.02
Art Rotterdam
2014.10
Simona Denicolai and Ivo Provoost
2013.02
ARCOmadrid
2011.05
Roma
2010.03
Simona Denicolai and Ivo Provoost
2008.06
Le Commissariat
 
Simona Denicolai *1972 in Milano and Ivo Provoost *1974 in Diksmuide — living and working in Brussels, Belgium.
 

solo exhibitions and projects
2014
Le Machin Financier, presentation of a comic book 'Le machin financier', NICC vitrine, Brussels, Belgium
2013
Air Liquide, curated by Raphael Pirenne and Yoann Van Parys, (SIC), Brussels, Belgium
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Les Aventures Anthropolgiques de Owen Park, intervention in the magazine 'La Tribune de Lyon', N° 373.
2012
Let's Religion, project in collaboration with Tranquinquennal, Next Festival, Buda Fabriek, Kortrijk, Belgium.
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Let's Religion, project in collaboration with Tranquinquennal, Kunst Centrum Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium.
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Let's Religion, project in collaboration with Tranquinquennal, Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2012, Brussel, Belgium.
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Simona Denicolai & Ivo Provoost / Mise en doute 14, curated by Juan d’Oultrement, Brussel.
2011
Yes We Don't, curated by Nathalie Ergino et Joël Benzakin, IAC Villurbanne, France.
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Revolution Is Not A Pique-Nique, L'Antenne/ Le plateau Frac île-de-france, Paris, France
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A dream called MACBA, MOCA, MOMA, etc..., alerie Aliceday, Brussels, Belgium
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La table ronde / ('rassurer' + a performance by Antoine Boute), curated by Carole Louis et Stephan Goldrajch, Brussels, Belgium
2010
Uitburgeren, Baby!, West Den Haag, The Netherlands
2009
Artist intervention + cover, ‘Multitudes’ magazine N°36.
2008
Bad Translations are Cheaper, solo exhibition, Aliceday, Brussels, Belgium
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USERS’ END, solo exhibition ( with existing works by Jef Geys, Neal Beggs, Dan Shipsides and Ben Moore ), curated by Philippe Braem and Patrick Ronse, Be-Part, Waregem, Belgium
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E’ Tutto Oro, solo exhibition curated by Joël Benzakin, Le Carré, Château-Gontier, France
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Denicolai & Provoost, Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium
2007
Problems with actors, OneTwenty gallery, Gent, Belgium
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Integratie, kunstintegratie Netwerk Aalst, Belgium
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Residenz, artist book, isthme éditions, Paris, France
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Co-propriété temporaire, Valence, Association des parcs des monts d’Ardèche, Vallée de la Drobie, France
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foreveryoung, in the frame of Eco e Narciso, Carmagnola/Torino, Italy
2006
P.S.: all information correct at time of printing, ottovia8otero, Torino, Italy
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Voor de achterkant van de saloncondities, CC STROMBEEK, Grimbergen, Belgium
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2005
Releaseparty vynil ’Nothing’, L’italia non rispetta kyoto acid rave, SMAK, Gent, Belgium
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Booby prize, Blac, Brussel, Belgium
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KunstNu, SMAK, Gent, Belgium
2004
Hans & Gretel : Communauté des biens [Août 2004], Frac Bourgogne, Dijon, France
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Noir between the sexes, Lokaal01, Antwerpen, Belgium
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Flanders technology, Glassbox, Paris, France
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Architonic, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
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Agenda, Hangar, Barcelona, Spain
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Airfrance.be, Galerie Paolo Boselli, Brussels, Belgium
2003
Residenz, Parc Saint Léger, Centre d’Art de Pougues-Les-Eaux, France
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Happy end, 24 mai, mise en vente du lot, Cannes Enchères, Cannes, France
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Small Noise n° 11, Galerie Paolo Boselli, Brussels, Belgium
2002
Present Future, Galerie Paolo Boselli, Artissima, Torino, Italy
2001
Building/underwood, (with David Evrard), Caudiès de Fenouillèdes, France
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Takeaway, Roger Vandaele Editie, Antwerpen, Belgium
2000
Hans & Gretel / Communauté des biens, Het Kleine Kunst Centrum van het Zoniënwoud, Groenendaal, The Netherlands
1999
Logos, Saint-Nazaire, France
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02 Handmade, (only Ivo Provoost), Nantes. Magazine by hand, 10000 ex.
1998
Dan Graham Plaza, Nantes, France
 

group exhibitions
2013
A La Recherche du Temps Perdu / Le Temps Retrouve, curated by Madeleine Santandrea, Librairie Chapitre XII, Brussels, Belgium
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Les Gares, Portes Des Arts / In the frame of '30 years of the FRACs', Gare de Rouen - Hall historique, France
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Espaces In / Civils - Parallel Program of the 13th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Hilde Teerlinck, Sayoko Nakahara, Gauthier Melin (Frac Nord-Pas de Calais), InstItut FrançaIs d’Istanbul
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Some Misunderstanding [on Mondegreens and Pareidolias], curated by CG Associate Sevie Tsampalla, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
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Incidence / + Denicolai & Provoost ("Revolution is not a pique-nique" / a wardrobe in co-ownership), APDV - Centre d'art, Paris, France
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Marcel&Brigitte5: TOMORROW, evening composed by Martine Doyen, Les Brigittines
Petite, Brussels, Belgium
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Final Show (Once more, unto the breach, dear friends, once more), Lokaal 01, Breda, Nederlands.
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One show a Day Keeps High Cholesterol at Bay, curated by Wivine de Traux, Art Brussels 2013 - Maison GREGOIRE-Bn PROJECTS, Belgium
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Found in Translation, Chapter M, curated by Emmanuel Lambion, Muse Program (by Nathalie Guiot), Brussels, Belgium
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#1 was Wir Wollen, curated by Konstanze Schuetze and ff konzeptzuactuellekunst, Königspavillon, Hauptbahnhof Dresden, Germany
2012
Collection 12, I.A.C Institut d’art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
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Screening Room: Brussels, curated by Regina Barunke, c/o Temporary Gallery, Köln, Germany
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Vinyle A L'atelier, Mu.ZEE, Oostende, Belgium
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Track (Small boats and sheep day / performance), curated by Philippe Van Cauteren and Mirjam Varadinis, Gent, Belgium [catalogue]
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Le Salon invite, (SIC), FORMCONTENT, 1M3, curated by Sic, Brussel, Belgium
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Pop-up, curated by Claire Leblanc, Musée d’Ixelles, Brussel, Belgium
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Le grand atelier, curated by Laurent Busine, Mac’s - Grand Hornu, Belgium
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Channel-TV, curated by cneai= (Paris) / Halle für Kunst Lüneburg / Kunsverein Hamburger Bahnhof (Hambourg) / in collaboration with the magazine ’Multitudes’, Goethe-Institut Paris, France
2011
Anonymously yours, curated by Wivine de Traux and Emmanuel Lambion, Maison Grégoire, Brussels, Belgium. [catalogue]
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Found in Translation, curated by Emmanuel Lambion, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
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Trucville, curated by Bertrand Godot, Chapelle de Genêteil, centre d'art contemporain, Château-Gontier, France.
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Pays’arbres, La cabane au bout du jardin, curated by Willy Dory and Gauthier Pierson, L'Orangerie, Bastogne france
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Pole gry / Le terrain de jeu, curated by Magda Nowa Poczta, Zacheta Galery, Warsaw, Poland
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Yes, we don't, curated by Nathalie Ergino et Joël Benzakin, IAC Villurbanne, France
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L'art est un sport de combat, curated by Jean-Marc Huitorel, Musée de beaux Arts, Calais, France
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A la galerie_Au manège, curated by Sylvie Eyberg, Manège (B9) de l'Esa Saint-Luc, Liège, Belgium
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A la galerie, curated by Sylvie Eyberg, Galerie de l'Esa Saint-Luc, Liège, Belgium
2010
Playground Festival, curated by Els De Bodt, Steven Vandervelden & Eva Wittocx, STUK, Leuven, Belgium
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Channel TV, curated by Sylvie Boulanger, Hannes Loichinger, Madeleine Mathé, Britta Peters, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg, Germany
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Channel TV, curated by Sylvie Boulanger, Hannes Loichinger, Madeleine Mathé, Britta Peters, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnof, Hamburg, Germany
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Channel TV, curated by Sylvie Boulanger, Hannes Loichinger, Madeleine Mathé, Britta Peters, CNEAI, Chatou, France
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Gogolf, curated by François Curlet, La Chapelle du Genêteil (Le Carré, scène nationale), Château-Gontier, France
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Belgian pavilion, Shanghai 2010
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Ce qui vient, Biennale de Rennes, curated by Raphaële Jeune, Rennes, France
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Avecindamientos discretos (Discrete neighbourhoods), group show, curated by Joël Benzakin and Michèle Lachowsky, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló (EACC), Castelló, Spain
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Hacking public space, group show, curated by Thibaut Verhoeven and Eva De Groote, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
2009
Pleurer et Bonheur, group show, curated by Silvio Salgado, Vienna International Apartment, Brussel, Belgium
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Bande annonce II, group show, Aliceday, Brussel belgium
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Twilight zone, curated by François Curlet, in the frame of : Faux jumeaux (a curatorial project by Michel Francois) , S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
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Versus V, group show, Oudenaarde, Belgium
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Mise à l’échelle, accrochage de la collection, curated by Jerôme André, Mac’s - Grand-Hornu
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Dialogic Park, curated by Cédric Libert et Renaud Huberlant, Bétonsalon, Paris, France
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Une expédition, group show, curated by Stéphane Calais, Fondation Ricard, Paris, France
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Vitrines, FRAC Ile de France, Le Plateau, Paris, France
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Jeugdzonde.Over opus één en opus min één, group show, curated by Ulrike Lindmayr, LLS 387, Antwerpen, Belgium
2008
Un-Scene, group show, curated by Dirk Snauwaert, Charles Gohy, Devrim Bayar, Wiels, Brussels, Belgium
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Go Golf (After Tron), curated by François Curlet, ggroup show, Galerie commune, Tourcoing, France
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Curiosität, group show curated by François Curlet, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen, Belgium
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Belgier - aktuelle Kunst aus Belgien, group show curated by Philippe van Cauteren and Thomas Caron, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne, Germany
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From love, with Brussels, curated by Komplot, VanAbbemusem, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Faire et défaire c’est toujours travailler, curated by Le Commissariat, West Den Haag, The Netherlands
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Canvascollectie, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
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It’s not fair – Le monde est arbitraire, curated by Bram Van Damme, Huis Van Winkel, Dendermonde, Belgium
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Architectures of Survival, curated by Komplot, Sparwasser, Berlin, Germany
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Le maçon et la blanchisseuse, curated by Lino Polegato, galerie Flux, Liège, Belgium
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Group show curated by Ulrike Lindmayr, LLS 387 Ruimte voor actuele kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium
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Group show curated by Jean-Paul Jacquet, Maison Gregoire Brussels, Belgium
2007
Biennale de Lyon 2007, lyon, France
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Out of place : performing the everyday, Argos, Brussels, Belgium
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Twice Told Tales - Dora Garcia, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, France
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Cabinet Reclus / Potential Estate, Netwerk Aalst, Belgium
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Elusive Cities, Witte Zaal, Gent, Belgium
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Paulo Post Futurum, Lokaal 01, Breda’s Museum, Breda, The Netherlands
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Mimetic, Château de Tanlay, France
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Vie(s) à vis, œuvres de la collection du Frac Bourgogne, Musée municipal, Semur-en-Auxois, France
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Videospritz #2, international video art presentation, Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste, Italy
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Commitment., BKSM, Mechelen, Belgium
2006
In the presence or the absence of the artists, Komplot, Sparwasser, Berlin, Germany
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Biennale of Bucharest, Absent without leave (Awol)
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B-1010, Cité Administrative
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Ego devant la mort, with John Gillis & Aline Bouvy, Joe Dalton R house, Brussels, Belgium
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Fordham, Netwerk, Aalst € 1000/beeldende kunst, Stuk, Leuven, Belgium
2005
Tijdelijk (on)bewoonbaar verklaard (UMFblyzer), Lakenhallen, Ypres, Belgium
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Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels south airport, Krinzinger Projekte, Wien, Austria
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Chantier public #2, 40mcube, Rennes, france
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Galerie Paolo Boselli, Brussels, Belgium
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Entre ces deux là, N36, Strasbourg, France
2004
Molti Multipli, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
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Vollevox #9, Komplot, Maïs Festival, Dexia Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
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Artissima 11, Galerie Paolo Boselli, Torino “Oeuvres de la collection Ch. Veys”, Galerie Porte 11, Brussels, Belgium
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Vollevox #7, Komplot, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
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No friture, Mannheimer Kunstverein & Kunsteverein Ludwigshafen, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Germany
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New Stories for Brussels, Argos Festival, Brussels, Belgium
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Values, 11th Biennal of Visual Arts, Pancevo, Serbia
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Vollevox #2, Komplot, Théâtre Mercelis, Brussels, Germany
2003
Re : location, Villa Arson, Nice, France
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Artissima 10, Galerie Paolo Boselli, Torino, Italy
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Je me souviens (titre provisoires), Archives de la Ville de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
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Video Nocturne, Roger Vandaele editie, Antwerpen, Belgium
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Coconutour, CRAC de Sète, France
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Special Dedicace, Musée Départemental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart
2002
Legal space/public space, Etablissement d’en face projects, Brussels, Belgium
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Rhok Savon, RhOK, Brussels, Belgium
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Artissima 9, Galerie Paolo Boselli, Torino, Italy
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A-Venue, Argos, Brussels, Belgium
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Liaisons secrètes, Brussels Central Station, Belgium
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Autour de Bruno di Rosa, BBL ForwArt, Brussels, Belgium
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Vidéos d’artiste au café du Centre, Centre National de la photographie, Paris, France
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ArtBrussels 2002,The Flying Cow Project, Brussels, Belgium
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Multiples by numbers, Art&Com, Brussels, Belgium
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Mobiles, Parcours d’artistes de St-Gilles, Brussels, Belgium
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Landscape - Belgian Focus, Le Botanique - Centre Culturel de la Communauté Française, Brussels, Belgium
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Caminade festival, The Flying Cow Project, Brussels, Belgium
2001
Belgian System ici et maintenant, Tour et Taxis, Brussels, Belgium
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Las caminades, The Flying Cow Project, Brussels, Belgium
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Caminade caminade, The Flying Cow Project, Brussels, Belgium
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Réactivation 1998, ART6 Centre Dansaert, Brussels, Belgium
2000
BIG 2000 - Biennale di Torino, Torino, Italy
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At your service, by Karin Pernegger, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien, Austria
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Activ/Reactiv, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, France
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At your service, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert’s Gallery, New York, USA
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Biennale d’art contemporain, Louvain-La-Neuve, France
1999
Inauguration de la salle polyvalente Bianca, dans le cadre de la deuxième biennale d’art contemporain, The Flying Cow Project, Brussel, Belgium
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10 artists / 8 months / Nantes, Sala de Arte Joven, Madrid, Spain
1998
BXL mini FM, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
 

Public Collections
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S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium.
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FRAC Ile de France Le Plateau, Paris, France.
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Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France.
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Mac's Grand Hornu, Hornu, Belgium.
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Artothèque de Villaurbanne, Villeurbanne, France.
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Netwerk (Netwerk-Museum), Aalst, Belgium.
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B.P.S. 22, Charleroi, Belgium.
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Frac Bourgogne, Dijon, France.
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collection de l'institut d'art contemporain, Rhône-Alpes, France