- Solo exhibitions
- Group exhibitions
- Polansky exhibitions
*born in 1982, works and lives between Paris and Prague
Julie Béna studied at the Villa Arson in Nice and attended the Gerrit Rietveld Academie at Amsterdam. In 2012-2013, she was part of le Pavillon, the research laboratory of le Palais de Tokyo. In 2018, she was nominated for the Prix AWARE women art prize.
Her recent solo presentations includes Jeu de Paume- Paris-, Museo Amparo- Mexico-, Frieze - New-York, Gallery Polansky -Brno-, CAPC -Bordeaux-. Among her group exhibitions: Biennale de Rennes; FUSED Space, San Francisco; Mathew, NYC, Chapter, NYC; Bozar, Brussels; RCA, London, Drdova gallery, Prague.
Her recent institutional performances were shown at Centre Pompidou, Paris; M Leuven; ICA London, Independant, Brussels; Fondation Ricard and Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
She also took part in many residencies within the past years including Fonderie Darling, Montréal; Futura, Prague; ISCP, New-York, Moly Sabata, Sablons; CCF, Surabaya; Rupert, Vilnius; INI project, Prague.?
In 2017, she published her first book with Montez Press, called “It need to be tender and to be whipped”, launched in Paris, NY and San Francisco. In 2019, at the occasion of her solo exhibition at Jeu de Paume, her first catalogue is published.
Anna and the Jester in Window of Opportunity, Jeu de Paume, Paris (FR)
Anna and the Jester, CAPC Bordeaux (FR)
Who wants to be my horse, Gallery Joseph Tang, Paris (FR)
Rose and the Wheels of Fortune, 1646, The Hague (NL)
Frieze New York with Galerie Joseph Tang (US)
GENESIS, Polansky Gallery, Brno (CZ)
Have you seen Pantopon Rose?, Passerelle, Brest (FR)
JULIE DECIDED TO TRY GROWING WATERMELONS INSTEAD AFTER ONE HAD MYSTERIOUSLY COME … SHE EXPLAINED AS WE CHATTED IN THE MARKET, ‘BEFORE BENA WAS A COLD PLACE, …. Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris (FR)
L'Eternelle insatisfaite, Curator: Marketa Stara, SYNTAX, Lisbon (PT)
Purple unicorn, Galerie Ferdinanda Baummana, Prague (CZ)
NailTang,Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris (FR)
How to Ask Better Questions?, Artopia, Milano (IT)
DESTINY, Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers (FR)
T&T consortium, you're already elsewhere, French Institute, New York (US)
The Song of the hands curator Linda Mai Green. 100% Transparent, New York (US)
Das Reisebüro. Display art projects, Paris (FR)
Body, L’inconnue, Montreal (CA)
Duo show with Romana Drdova, Drdova gallery, Prague (CZ)
I want to know now, C arte C, Madrid (ES)
Something soft, Kunstraum, London (UK)
Some of us, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany (DE)
A Cris Ouverts, Biennale de Rennes. Curated by Celine Kopp & Etienne Bernard, Rennes (FR)
Azur et Bermudes, Art-o-Rama, Marseille (FR)
Inside the House, The Community, Paris (FR)
DISORDER, BOZAR, Brussels (BE)
Entangled Tales, RUPERT, Vinius (LT)
Recto/verso. Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris (FR)
CONDO, Adams Ollman hosted by Chapter NY, New York (US)
Room Raiders, Mathew Gallery, New York (US)
Exhibition for the AWARE price 2018/ Price for women artist. Musée des Archives, Paris (FR)
How well do you behave? IN THE FLAT FIELD. Curator: Joey Tang. Beeler Gallery, Ohio, (US)
EX.PDF : exposer les écritures exposées, Académie royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, (BE)