Alicia Framis

Alicia Framis

Born in Spain in 1967, lives and works in Amsterdam.

LifeDress (Nina), 2018. Photo by Elsa-Hanneke de Jong & Stijn van Hapert. Is My Body Public? (English), 2018.
Inkjet print on photosatin paper mounted on dibond, 66,5 x 100 cm. Is My Body Public? (Dutch), 2018. 
Inkjet print on photosatin paper mounted on dibond, 66,5 x 100 cm. Is My Body Public? (Spanish), 2018. 
Inkjet print on photosatin paper mounted on dibond, 66,5 x 100 cm. Century 22 in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Performance, symposium. Photo: Maarten Nauw. Deleuze, Repetition and Care, 2016. Ceramic, 205 lunch boxes, 17.5 x 11 cm each I?m in the wrong place to be real (Installation view at 3bisf, France), 2015. Fitting rooms, clothes rack, psychiatric hospital pajamas, 400 x 220 x 80 cm. Photo: J.C. Lett
Room of Reflection (Installation view at 3bisf, France), 2015. Wooden crate, projector, camera, computer, chair. 750 x 180 x 220 cm. Photo: J.C. Lett. Room of Reflection (Installation view at 3bisf, France), 2015. Wooden crate, projector, camera, computer, chair. 750 x 180 x 220 cm. Photo: J.C. Lett. Stendhal Syndrome Pavilion (Amsterdam, 2015), 2015. Three wooden crates, ventilation bags, installed in the exhibition When I Give, I Give Myself, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, 2015. Matilda (Gijón, 2014), 2014. Taxidermied pigeon, video camera, fabric. Room for Forbidden Books, 2014. Photo: Michel Claus The Screaming Room, 2013. Interactive installation with 3D printer, printing biodegradable plastic cups. The Screaming Room, 2013. Interactive installation with 3D printer, printing biodegradable plastic cups. Departure Board (Utrecht, 2012), 2012. Vinyl, 1200 x 300 cm. Cartas al Cielo, Central Park, 2011-2017. Stainless Steel, Sphere 150 cm diameter. 100 Ways to Wear a Flag, 2007. Clothing collection, for which Framis invited sixteen designers to produce a garment inspired by the Chinese flag. This highlighted the explosion of the garment export industry in modern China, while also questioning how the associations of nationhood could both empower and burden the wearer. ANTI_DOG (Amsterdam, 2002)
Performance, 2002 - 2003, fashion-demonstrations in Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Birmingham, Helsinborg, Barcelona, Venice, featuring a collection of 23 dresses. The anti-dog demonstration magazine called En Garde was inserted in NC magazine, curated by Hussein Chalayan, published by Artimo. Cinema Solo (Grenoble, 1996), 1996. Series of 36 BW photographs Cinema Solo (Grenoble, 1996), 1996. Series of 36 BW photographs
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Alicia Framis
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Biography

Alicia Framis (1967 Barcelona, Spain) is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice blends architecture, design, fashion and performance. Her work is project based and focuses on different aspects of human existence within contemporary urban society. Framis often starts out from actual social dilemmas to develop novel settings and proposed solutions. She develops platforms for creative social interaction, often through interdisciplinary collaboration with other artists and specialists across various fields.

Alicia Framis (Barcelona, 1967) studied at the Barcelona University and the École de Beaux Arts in Paris. She completed two masters programs, one at the Institut d’Hautes Etudes, Paris and another at Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. Framis won Prix Lleida Contemporary Art, Spain (2000) and Prix de Rome, Italy (1997).

Her recent exhibitions include the Kunsthalle Nurenberg, (2017), CREATIVETIME New York (2015), Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem (2013), PERFORMA BIENAL New York, 2011, La Frac Haute-Normandie, Rouen (2012), Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2010), MACBA, Barcelona (2008), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2002), and many more. Framis represented The Netherlands in the Dutch Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale (2003) and has had work featured in the 2nd Berlin Biennale (2001), Performa 09 New York (2009), and Manifesta 2 Luxemburg (1998).

Her work is included in numerous permanent collections, including those of Collection FRAC Lorraine (France), Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst (Switzerland), Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (Netherlands), MUSAC de Castilla y Léon (Spain), Rabo Art Collection (Netherlands), Stedelijk Museum Collection (Netherlands), Avalon Park (New York, USA) among others.

Exhibitions

Forbidden Collections

23 Nov - 22 Dec '18

Invisible Languages

21 Apr - 30 May '18

De la Habana ha venido un...

18 Nov '17 - 12 Jan '18

Alicia Framis. fearless.

14 Sep - 12 Nov '17

Statements

13 Jan - 13 Jan '17

When I Give, I Give Myself

20 May '15 - 17 Jan '16

Framis in Progress

15 Mar - 14 Jun '14

Framis is Progress

8 Jun - 29 Sep '13

We Are The World - Anti_Dog

15 Jun - 2 Nov '03

Berlin Biennale 2

20 Apr - 20 Jun '01

Manifesta 2

28 Jun - 11 Oct '98

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