bio

DAVID RUSSON

biography

Born in 1971 in The Hague, Netherlands, to German and English parents, David grew up in Luxembourg and has been living and working in Brussels, Belgium, since 2006. He holds both Belgian and British nationality.

David received Fine Arts education in the UK, France, and the USA, and recently also completed a BA in Philosophy at KU Leuven. David has been represented by Nosbaum Reding Gallery in Luxembourg since 2003.




education


1990-1991: Wimbledon School of Art, London (UK) (Foundation Course in Art and Design)


1991-1993: Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier (F) (Fine Arts)


1993-1994: School of Visual Arts, New York (US) (Painting)


2012-2016: KU Leuven, Leuven (B) (BA Philosophy)       



solo shows (selection)


2017

The Crushing Force of the Unappeasable Law, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


2012

Greetings from the Basement, Hopstraat 63, Brussels | INSTALLATION VIEWS & TEXT


2011

All Things Move Toward Their End, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


2010

It's a Sad and Beautiful World, Guest Room Contemporary Art Project Room, Brussels | PRESS & TEXT


2009

Mother Lode, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS & TEXT


2007

Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


2005

Last and Final Call, Nerveshot, Luxembourg


2004

Time Is the Slaughterhouse of the Universe, Espace Royal Monterey, Banque Générale du Luxembourg, Luxembourg (série CALenGénérale) | PRESS & INSTALLATION VIEWS


2003

Lost in the Supermarket, Alimentation Générale – Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


2002

Recent Works, Luxembourg House, New York | PRESS


2001

No More Heroes - Images of a Dissolving Surface, Nerveshot, Luxembourg


2000

XV paintings black and white, La Passerelle, Luxembourg

Nowhere, Congo, Luxembourg

David Russon’s 20th Century Imagery, Celula, Bettembourg (L) and European Parliament, Luxembourg | PRESS




group shows (selection)



2018

Convento, Leuven (B), with Luc Vandervelde Lux, curated by Sven Vanderstichelen | INSTALLATION VIEWS


2017

Arture #6, De Pastorie, Herzele (B), with Stephan Balleux, Steven Peters Caraballo, Joachim Devillé, Pieter Jan Martyn, Stefan Serneels, Marilou van Lierop, and Cindy Wright, curated by Sven Vanderstichelen | TEXT

Group Show, Nosbaum Reding, with artists of the gallery

Art2Cure, Galerie Indépendance, Luxembourg


2016

Luxembourg Art Week, with Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with artists of the gallery


2014

Dernier tango à la gare, Galerie Bradtke, Luxembourg, curated by Rafael Springer


2012

So So Nice At Home, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with Frank Jons, Vera Cox, Carine Kraus, and Aïda Schweitzer

Figures de style, Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg, Espace Royal Monterey, Luxembourg, with Claude Ernster and Christan Neuman, curated by Christan Mosar


2011

Un voyage, Rue Notre-Seigneur 13, Brussels, with Stany Defize, Luc Vandervelde, Leslie Vandermeulen, and Luc Deleu | TEXT

Single Fare #2: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York


2009

Inaugural Exhibition, Goliath Institute of Art, Hillsdale, NY, curated by John Haas | PRESS


2008

Ansichtssache. Zeitgenössische Malerei und Fotografie aus Luxemburg, Embassy of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Berlin

Imágenes Latentes, Galeria Fúcares, Madrid, with Adam Adach, Yves Belorgey, Carlos Correia, Tom Fabritius, Gabi Hamm, Miki Leal, Andrei Roiter, Simeón Saiz Ruiz, Yvan Salomone, Andrea Salvino, and Pamela Wilson-Ryckman, curated by Alberto Martín | PRESS


2007

Milieu Isotope, La Lune en Parachute, Epinal (F), with Chad K and Bertrand Segonzac

New_Company. Nouveaux portraits de groupe, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with AES+F,  Atelier van Lieshout, Vanessa Beecroft, Olaf Breuning, Bruno Pacheco, and Katharina Ziemke | PRESS

Welcome to Our Neighbourhood, Arsenal, Metz, with Pierre Filliquet, François Génot, Djos Janssens, Carine and Elisabeth Krecké, Elmar Mauch, Myriam Mechita, Yoann Van Parys, and Vera Weisgerber, curated by Danielle Igniti | PRESS


2006

One For All, All For One, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, with Frederic Barthes, Nezaket Ekici, Joy Episalla, Ebru Erülkü, David Kramer, Dominic McGill, Istvan Nyari, Yoshua Okon, Samuel Rousseau, Peter Schlör, Paul M Smith, Cédric Tanguy, and Suzanne Wright


2005

Playtime, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, with Stephan Balleux, Nono Bandera, Jimi Dams, G-Brecht, Eudes Menichetti, Moke, Jacques Monory, Jans Muskee, David Nicholson, Istvan Nyari, Léopold Rabus, Till Rabus, Serse, Michael Van den Besselaar, M-H Vander Eecken, Eric White, Joanneke Meester, and Linda van Boven

Beneath the Surface, Holman Fenwick & Willan, London, and Albemarle Gallery (Winter Show), London, with Mary Grant, Louise Lawton, John Smyth, K Soo Swain, and Hiromi Watanabe, curated by Headquarter Contemporary Art/Domenic Pontone

Exposition de réouverture, Alaplage - forum d’art contemporain, Toulouse (F)


2004

B/C2, Bettembourg (L), with Frédéric Oulieu | PRESS

Nude, Nude, Luxembourg, with Rafael Springer


2003

I Love Luxembourg, 3 rue Chimay, Luxembourg, with Rafael Springer et Christophe Flammang | TEXT

2ième Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Strassen (L)

XXIe Biennale d’Esch, Esch-sur-Alzette (L)


2002

Cinematic, Nerveshot, Luxembourg, with Miikka Heinonen | PRESS

Pretendings, Nerveshot, Luxembourg, avec Rafael Springer

Miroir-Menteur, Konschthaus Beim Engel, Luxembourg

À la place – votre image nous appartient, Alaplage-forum d’art contemporain, Toulouse (F), with Marianne, Frédéric Oulieu, Bertrand Segonzac, and JF Sékail | PRESS


2001

Salon du Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg, Villa Vauban, Luxembourg | PRESS


2000

Fragile, 25 rue des Scillas, Howald (L), with Rafael Springer | PRESS




other work (selection)



2018

Observer Cinema (co-writing, voice, background conception and installation), Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (UK) and City Arts Centre, Edinburgh (UK), by Sven Werner, curated by Mark Daniels (New Media Scotland)


2016

Seventh Son (voice, lyrics, with Louise McVey), Louise McVey & Cracks in the Concrete, Under the Heart, Threads of Sound Records


2015

Homecoming: Station Stories (voice), installations in various railway stations in Scotland, by Sven Werner


2014

The Notebooks of Oskar Bode (writing, performance, set design), Finnieston, Glasgow (UK), by Sven Werner


2011-2013

Tales of Magical Realism I, II, and III (writing, performance, voice, set design), Glasgow (UK), by Sven Werner


2008

Two Pianos One Megaphone (voice/megaphone), Salon du Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg, with Bertrand Segonzac and Sven Werner, Espace Paul Wurth, Luxembourg


2006

Various musical performances (voice/megaphone) with Ropewalker, Dublin and Thomastown (IRL)


2005

Principe d’Incertitude (stage performance), Guillaume Weis Dance People, Théâtre d’Esch, Esch-sur-Alzette (L) and Tuchfabrik, Trier (D) | VIDEO


2004

Wall paintings and collages at Centre de Conférence Kiem (L), with Spike, commissioned by Mudam and curated by Björn Dahlström


2003

Insecurity, painting performance, IAM - Interactive Art and Music, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain (L)

Theatre Minimal, (megaphone), Town Hall Theatre Studio, Galway (IRL)


2002

Short Stories (set design, with Trixi Weis), Guillaume Weis Dance People, Théâtre d’Esch (L)



awards


Prix du Jury de la XXIe Biennale d’Esch, 2003

Prix d’Encouragement, 2e Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Strassen, 2003

Prix du Jeune Artiste, 2e Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Strassen, 2003

Prix de la Jeune Peinture (jointly with Nathalie Reuter), Salon du Cercle Artistique du Luxembourg, 2001


CONTACT

Studio

Rue de la Poudrière / Kruitmolenstraat 20

B-1000 Bruxelles / Brussel

dr@davidrusson.com

+32 479 77 02 59

David Russon is represented by Nosbaum Reding Gallery



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