BIOGRAPHIE
Lucy+Jorge Orta
Lucy Orta, née en 1966 à Sutton Coldfield, Angleterre
Jorge Orta, né en 1953 à Rosario, Argentine.

Lucy Orta, born in Sutton Coldfield, UK 1966
Jorge Orta, born in Rosario, Argentina 1953

Ils fondent le studio Orta en 1991 à Paris.

Expositions individuelles / Solo Exhibitions

2012 Fabulae Romanae, MAXXI - Musée National d'Art Contemporain, Rôme, Italie
70x7 The Meal act XXXIII, Smiths Row Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, Angleterre
2011

Clouds, La Maréchalerie – centre d’art contemporain, Versailles, France
Antarctica, GalerieofMarseille, Marseille, France
Amazonia, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas
Lucy + Jorge Orta | Light Works - Black Dog Space - UK
Amazonia, Natural History Museum, London, UK

2010

Wijheizij – Milk, Permekemuseum, Jabbeke, Belgium
Light Works | Lucy + Jorge Orta, Black Dog Space, London, UK
The Gift, Jam Factory Adelaide International, Adelaide, Australia, curator: Victoria Lynn

2009

OrtaWater, DSM, Heerlen and Sittard, Holland, curator: DSM
OrtaWater, Vienna Art Fair - Motive Gallery - A 0901 , Vienna, Austria, type: Installation, curator: Motive Gallery

2008

Body Architecture, The Swedish Museum of Architecture, Stockholm, Sweden Antarctica, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin, Boissy Le Chatel, France Antarctica, Hangar Bicocca spazio d'arte, Milan, Italy Antarctic Village - Works in Progress, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland OrtaWater, Austrian Pavilion International Expo, Zaragoza, Spain Antarctic Village - 13:3,  Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Holland

2007

Antarctic Village - No Borders, Galeria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy Fallujah - works in progress, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland Fallujah, Institute of Contemporary Art offsite Old Truman Brewery, London, UK, Theatre collaboration with Jonathan Holmes, Director Fallujah - Auszug 01, Context Festival, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Germany, Collaboration with Jonathan Holmes, Performance and Installation Fallujah, Motive Gallery Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany

2006

OrtaWater07, Galleria Continua Beijing, Beijing, China Selected Works: Lucy + Jorge Orta,  Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2005

Drink Water !, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice Biennale, ItalyWater & Works, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland

 

Expositions collectives / Group Exhibitions

2011 Drawing Now – salon du dessin contemporain – présenté par la galerieofmarseille.
Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design, Museum Voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, Pays Bas
Les Nouveaux Explorateurs, Crypte Sainte-Eugénie, Biarritz, France
2011

Architectures/Dessins/Utopies. Oeuvres du CNAP de Paris, MNAC, Bucharest, Roumanie
Unfold, Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, Chicago, Etats-Unis
MAXXI’s art and architecture collection – inauguration- MAXXI Rome - Italy
GSK Contemporary - Aware: Art Fashion Identity - Royal Academy of the Arts London - UK
Amazonia, Motive Gallery Amsterdam – Holland
Somewhere Else – Ailleurs, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton – France
You are not alone, Fundació Joan Miró - Spain

2010

A New Stance For Tomorrow: Part 3, Sketch, London, UK UNFOLD, The Universitaet fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria, curator: Capefarewell Weiss (Ice-White), Kunstverein, Untergröningen, Germany, curator: Otto Rothfuss L'été des arts. Festival international d'arts visuels, Montbard, Montbard, France, curator: Jean Voguet Climate Capsules: Means of Surviving Disaster, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany, curator: Friedrich von Borries Art et Changement Climatique, EPCC-Le Quai, Angers, France, Performance,curator: Lauranne Germond ICONS. A silent auction of contemporary art in aid of St. Joseph's Hospice 
St-Botolph-without-Aldgate, London, UK (Un)Inhabitable? Art of Extreme Environments - Festival @rt Outsiders , 2009 Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France, curator: Jean-Luc Soret and AnnickBureaud Esthétique des pôles ou le testament des glaces, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France, curator: Beatrice Josse
GSK Contemporary – Earth, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, curator: David Buckland

2009

Green Platform. Art, Ecology, Sustainability, Palazzo Strozzi, Centro di Cultura, Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence,Italy, curator: Valentina Gensini, Lorenzo GiustiDress Code, Iselp, Brussels, BelgiumPot Luck, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK, Group Touring Exhibition, curator: Cynthia Morrison-Bell and AnthonyKey Intemperie. Fenomenos Esteticos da Mundaca Climatica e da Antartida, Centro Cultural OI Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Sur Polar. Arte en Antartida, Mutec / Museo Tecnologico, Mexico City, Mexico curator: Andrea Juan Return to Function, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, USAFrozen Time, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany, curator: Alfons Hug (director of the Goethe-Institut, Rio deJaneiro) and Alberto Saraiva (curator at the Centro Cultural Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro) HEAVEN, 2nd Athens Biennale 2009 – Live, Flisvos Building & P. Faliro Beach, Athens, Greece Retreat, KunstFort Asperen, Acquoy, Holland Off the Beaten Path, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway A Way Beyond Fashion, apexart, New York, USA, curator: Robert Punkenhofer Antarctic Village - Nuit Blanche, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France Sphères, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel , France AntArctica, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tonsberg, Norway The Spectacle of the Everyday - TAMA project, Xth Biennale de Lyon, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, Lyon, France Life Size Utopia, Louis De Cordier, Lucy + Jorge Orta, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

2008 

Poëziezomer Watou 2008, Watou, Watou, Belgium Water and our future 1%, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium Totipotent Architecture - Skin Deep, Fort Asperen, Leerdam, Holland Shelter / Survival - alternative homes for fantastic lives, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan Sur Polar, Arte en Antártida, MUNTREF Museo Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2007

Urban Life Guard, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France The Politics of Fear, Albion, London, UK OrtaWater 06 - Envisioning Change, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway, curator: Randy Rosenberg, Natural World Museum OrtaWater 06 - Environmental Renaissance, City Hall, San Francisco, USA, curator: Randy Rosenberg, Natural World Museum OrtaWater 05 - Dans ces eaux là... , Chateau d'Avignon, Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, France

Public art / espace public

2011 70 x7 The Meal Act XXXII, 20 june 2011, MAXXI - Italy
2010 Light Works, to celebrate The Year of France in Brazil, curator: Cultures France
2009 70 x 7 The Meal,act XXXI, Sherwell Church Hall, North Hill , Plymouth , UK
2008

70 x 7 The Meal act XXIX, Venaria, Reale, Turin, Italy 70 x 7 The Meal act XXVIII, Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, Monaco, France

2007

Antarctic Village, Antarctic Marambio Base, Antarctica, Ephemeral Installation, curator: Biennale al Fin del Mundo, Ushuaia Antarctic Village - No Borders, 1st End of the World Biennial, Ushuaia City, Argentina, Contemporary Art Biennial 70 x 7 The Meal, act XXVII, Albion Gallery, London, UK Fallujah, Casey's Pawns, 11th Prague Quadrennial of Performance and Theatre, Prague, CzechRepublic

2006

70 x 7 The Meal, act XXV, Open House, Casa Argentina, London, U.K.

2005

70 x 7 The Meal act XXII, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium 70 x 7 The Meal act XXI, Plein Museum, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Holland

2003 70 x 7 The Meal act XX, UNESCO, Paris, France
2002 70 x 7 The Meal act XIX, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Holland 70 x 7 The Meal act XVII (Enactments of the Self), Sterischer Herbst, Graz, Austria Borderline, Compagnie Blanca Li/Maison des Arts de Créteil, Créteil, France, Performance with Blanca Li, curator: Berlin Ballet, Komische Ope 70x7 The Meal act XVI Waltherplatz, Ar/ge Kunst Museum Gallery, Bolzano, Italy
2001

70 x 7 The Meal act X (Active Ingredients), The American center for food wine & th arts, Napa Valley, USA 70 x 7 The Meal act XI (They say this is the Place), Provinciebesturr van Antwerpen, Belgium 70x7 The Meal act XII, Picnic installation 1500m, Amiens, France 70 x 7 The Meal, act XIII, FirstSite Gallery, Colchester, UK 70 x 7 The Meal, act IX (Opera.tion Life Nexus), Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln, Cologne, Germany 70x7 The Meal act V-VII, Casa de Francia / Museo Diego Rivero Museum / Couvent de la Mercedes, Mexico City, Mexico

2000

The Dairy, The Dairy, Saint Siméon, France - type: Purchase of the first modern dairy, found Studio Orta production studios 70 x 7 The Meal act III (The Invisible Touch), Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria 70 x 7 The Meal act IV, Town of Dieuze, France

1992 Establish Studio Orta
   
Publications monographiques (sélection)
Clouds | Nuages - Lucy + Jorge Orta, Damiani editore, Milan, 2012
Food Water Life: Lucy + Jorge Orta, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2011
Light Works: Lucy + Jorge Orta, Black Dog Publishing, Londres, 2010
Antarctica: Lucy + Jorge Orta, Electa Mondadori, Milan, 2008
Pattern Book, an introduction to collaborative practices: Lucy + Jorge Orta, Black Dog Publishing, 2007
Collective Space: Lucy + Jorge Orta, IXIA, Londres, 2006
Drink Water! Lucy + Jorge Orta, Gli Ori, Pistoia, 2005