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ZABO CHABILAND is a visual artist and  sound performer born in France in 1968.

 

After having lived and worked in New York (1986-2003), Paris (2003-2005), Berlin (2005-2021), she established her new base in Anjou in 2021.

She studied photography at the International Center of Photography of New York in the “full time general studies” Program with visual artist

Sam Samore (class of 1988).

 

Exhibitions (Selection)

2023    Utopia Peace, Kunstraum Potsdam, Postdam, Allemagne.

2021   “Show & Tell”, Downtown NY 1980s Art (invitation: Marc Sink), Dateline Gallery, Denver, United States.

             Omme (Invitation: APte), Chapelle St Jaques , Clohars Carnöet, France.

2020     PR17 Group show, Gallery Weekend Berlin, Germany.

2019     MMXIX El Rapto de Europa (invitation: APte), TKP, Barcelona, ​​Spain.

             Lange Nacht der Bilder, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany.

2017     La Cabane Georgina, Marseille, France.

             Festival Ungemütlich IV,  (invitation: Frédéric Krauke), L'Oriel, Marseille, France

2016     Now what Wstbnd? (with Kevin Morrison), Ida Schmid, (invitation: Jen DeNike) Brooklyn, United States.

             Manhattan...I always dreamed it! (with Kevin Morrison et Mathilde Melek An), Secret studio,

             (invitation: Ileen Antelman), New York, United States.

2015     Exhibit! (Invitation: Delphine Marinier), Glogauair, Berlin, Germany.

2014     Die Sünde der Wissenschaft, 500th anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius,

             (invitation: Dominique Brancher) Library of Basel University, Switzerland.

             Photo Visa International Photography Festival, Krasnodar, (invitation: Evgeny Berezner) Russia.

             Berlin, Baleine, Balloons, Stattberlin, (with Kevin Morrison), Berlin, Germany.

2013     Face off Festival, Taichung City, Taiwan.

             Siga o cuelho branco Centro Cultural Germanico, (invitation: Hugo Houayek), Icarai, Brazil.

2012     2012  Traum vetter, Ballhaus Pankow, Berlin, Germany.

2011     Personal exhibition, Haus 1, Berlin, Germany.

2010     Kabinettschrank des Doktor  W.,  (invitation: Hannes Gruber), Bar 25, Berlin, Germany.

            “Delirium”, Illiterate Gallery, (invitation: Marc Sink), Denver, U.S.A.

             BHC Kollektiv, Berlin, Germany.

2009     DMY International Design Festival, Berlin, Germany.

2008     Treasure (invitation: Amnon Friedman), Galerie GDK Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2007     Aqua Galerie, (with A.J. Gailla), Berlin, Germany.

             Circus of Books, Los Angeles, (invitation: Jen DeNike) United States.

2006     Corpo e Identidade, Festival Encontros da Imagem, Braga (invitation: Rui Prata) Portugal.

             Personal exhibition, Panorama Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

2005     Personal exhibition, Art Week, Antwerpen, Belgium.

2004     +/- L'épicerie, Gaité Lyrique hors les murs, Paris, France.

2001     Human form, Gallery Sink, Denver, United States.

1999      Time scan, Mode bus, (invitation: Ursula Graff), Vienna, Austria.

1998     Encontros da Imagem Festival, (invitation: Rui Prata) Praga, Portugal.

             Personal exhibition, Martha Schneider Gallery, Chicago, United States.

1995     Barbara Brathen Gallery, (invitation: Maynard Monroe), New York, USA.

1994     Rising European Photographers, Bergen Museum, Paramus, New Jersey, USA.

1993     Presence, The Photographers Gallery (invitation:David Chandler), London, G.B.

             Personal exhibition, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris, France.

1992     Illegibility, Abert Benamou (invitation: Nathacha Carron) Gallery, Paris, France.

             Solo exhibition, South East Museum of Photography, (invitation: Allison Nordstrom), Daytona Beach Florida, United States.

1991     Eigen + Art Gallery, (with Ozzi Ozwald), (invitation: Ursula Graff), New York, United States.

1988     Selection Arles 1988, Nikon Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.

             Final exhibit full time general studies, International Center of photography, New York, United States.

 

Performances  (Selection)
2022     Opus des Faluns, European Heritage Days, Troglodytes & Sarcophagi, Doué en Anjou, France.

             Funkspeil, Casa Chuiso Festival, Igliano, Italy. 

2021     Force 7, Festival Omme (APte), Chapelle St Jaques, Clohars Carnöet, France.

2020      Launch of Vinyl Watewah-Sleeping Odyssey, Grautag records (Nicolas Moulin), Motto, Berlin, Germany.

2019      Sleeping Odyssey & DDR DPRK Trägheit, Young Creation 69th edition, (invitation: Elena Costelian) Club Silencio, Paris, France.

              El rapto de los suenos de Europa, XV Jornada International de Performances, TKP, Barcelona, ​​Spain.

2018      Piano Stripes for 36 hands, magazine launch, Mots Slow # 5 (invitation: Jerome Karsenti), Gr_und, Berlin; Germany.

              Wolsodonails, Festival Do Disturb, (with Pauline Payen and Kevin Morrison) Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.

              Piano Stripes for 36 hands Young Creation 68th édition, Beaux Arts de Paris, France.

              Sleeping Odyssey, NoiseLab Festival, (invitation: Pit Ruge) Teufelsberg, Berlin, Germany.

2017      Elbow in C, The spectacular Urban Spree Fest, (invitation: Nicolas Defawe) Berlin, Germany.

2016      Piano Strike & Elbow in C, Festival Blago Bung 11 (invitation: P. Lerochereuil), Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, United States.

              Nothing else Mattress, (with Nicolas Puyjalon and Solène Garnier), Ida Schmid (invitation: Jen DeNike), Brooklyn, United States.

              Nothing else Mattress (with Nicolas Puyjalon), Festival Interval 8, Cologne, Germany.

              Piano Strike, DAF Festival, Geneva, Switzerland.

2015      Elbow in C, MAD Festival, La Maison Rouge, (invitation: Mot slow), Paris, France.

              Nothing else Mattress (with Nicolas Puyjalon), Performance Month, (invitation: Delphine Marinier), Berlin, Germany.

2014      Elbow in C, Atelier KSR (invitation: Nicolas Puyjalon), Berlin, Germany.

2013      Elbow in C, Atonal Festival, Shift, Berlin, Germany.

              Piano Strike, Festival Ungemütlich III, (invitation: Frederic Krauke), Shift, Berlin, Germany.

              Voiding Performance (with Kevin Morrison), (invitation: Jen DeNike), Duve Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

              1x1, Festival Blago Bung 8 (invitation: Patrice Lerochereuil), Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, United States.

2012      Elbow in C Ballhaus Ost, (invitation: Veruschka) Berlin, Germany.

              Piano Wrist, Materia Prima, Naherholung Sternchen, (invitation: Mathieu Sylvestre) Berlin, Germany.

              Elbow in C, White Lodge, Berlin, Germany.

              Elbow in C, Butt and Better Festival, Grünau, Germany.

              Are you ready to walk on water today? Artwalk goes catwalk, Marriott Hotel, (invitation: Katia Hermann) Berlin, Germany.

2011      Piano Sleep, Hunger International Performance Festival, (invitation: Open space) Berlin, Germany.

              Piano Sleep, Occulto Fest, (invitation: Loophole, Berlin, Germany.

2010      Piano Sleep, Diverse Universe International Performance Festival, (invitation: Open space) Berlin, Germany.

              Piano Sleep, Wallywoods, Kindl Brauerei, Berlin, Germany.

2009      Scream Om loud! Something Happened on the Way to... (invitation: Hannes Gruber) Berlin, Germany.

              Piano Guts, A.J.A.R. Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

2008      Elbow in C, Galerie Wallywoods, (invitation: Paul Woods), Berlin, Germany.

              Tube Socks Angels, (avec Jason Honea), Galerie GDK, Berlin, Germany.

              Tube Socks Angels, (avec Jason Honea), Galerie Wallywoods, (invitation: Paul Woods), Berlin, Germany.

2005     Doodle TV & Wasteband (avec Kevin Morrison), La Generale, Paris, France.

2004     L'infini 2ème sous-sol (avec Xanaé Bove), Gaité Lyrique, Paris, France.

2000     Doodle TV, Dumbo Luna, Brooklyn,United States.

             Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY, United States.

1998     Wasteband (avec Kevin Morrison), Cave Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, United States.

             Wasteband (avec Kevin Morrison), Kentler International Drawing Space,(invitation:) Brooklyn, NY, United States.

 

Grants

2022      Aide individuelle à la création, DRAC Pays de la Loire.

              Aide au projet de création arts visuels - Région Pays de la Loire.

Residencies

2022     Casa Chuiso, Italy (2 weeks)

2021     Omme #2 (APte) France (2 weeks)

2016     Ida Schmid Brooklyn (with the Wasteband collective) Brooklyn, United States. (1 month)

2014     Stattberlin, (With Kevin Morrison) Berlin, Germany (1 month)

2010     Haus 1, Berlin, Germany (6 months) 

Publications (Selection)

2020     Catalogue du Festival "Lange Nacht der Bilder Lichtenberg”   

2018     Mot Slow #5 (Jerome Karsenti), 

             Kiosque N° 82 (Clémentine Roy)

2016     Catalogue du Festival “VI International Festival of Photography Photovisa"

2014     Mot Slow #2 (Jerome Karsenti), 

2012     Omen mag # 9 (Marcus Leatherdale),

2004     Playboy Magazine U.S.A.. 

2003      WeAr Magazine 

2000     "Sleep", Robert Peacock 

1998     Catalog  Festival Encontros da Imagem

1997     Catalog Paris Photo

1993     Catalog of the exhibition “Présence" (David Chandler),The Photographer’s Gallery, Londres.

             “Illivisibilité ”Art news (Ginger Danto) - “Les galeries de la résistence” Nicolas Ledoux, Le  jour.

              Michel Nuridsany, Le Figaro.

1990     Opus Magazine 

 

Collections

Smart Museum, Lester and Betty Guttman Collection, Chicago, United States.

Swiss Foundation for Photography Switzerland

Museo da Imagems, Braga, Portugal.

 

 

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