David Lasnier

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ZENITH MARIS VAPORUM, 2012 Artist's Multiple / Survey Marker 7x10cm © David Lasnier 2012
Can You Fill It?, 2012 40 Unique Silkscreens Prints Completed By Hand 80x70cm © David Lasnier 2012
Point à la verticale du centre de la Terre, 2010 Measuring Device / Metal Work 50x40cm © David Lasnier 2012
Temporary Border of the Antipode's Expansionist Republic, 2010 Installation 15x15m © David Lasnier
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EPIAR Villa Arson Nice France, 2000, DNSEP-felicitations
Ecole d'Art Aix en Provence, 1998, DNAP- félicitations
installation, video-art, digital, conceptual
David Lasnier — bio



  • 2000 — 5th year art school diploma DNSEP (master of arts) : video and performance with the highest mention of the jury in the Villa Arson — Nice, France
  • 1999 — 4th year of art school : école nationale des beaux arts — Bourges, France
  • 1998 — 3rd year art school diploma DNAP (licentiate of arts) : video and drawing with the highest mention of the jury in École Supérieure d'Art — Aix en Provence, France


From High-end conceptual art to zines and £1 doodles, GYM CLASS MAGAZINE chats with London-based French artist David Lasnier
GYM CLASS MAGAZINE #05 spring 2010
Text of the interview available on this website. 

Confessions of an iPod Touch Artist

*INE – a Zine From “A” through “Z” 

"That’s hefty."
Marseille Dimensional Replication

Art made on iPod touch with David Lasnier

Tamarin Norwood
"You can’t go wrong with it"
Like a Simile

exhibitions and screenings


  • august 20 to september 26, Group exhibition "DISTANCES", Kuandu Museum Taipei — ROC (with catalogue)
  • april 22 to may 23, Group exhibition "DISTANCES", Cité Internationale des Arts Paris — France (with catalogue)
  • april, publication of "n.m." & "n.f." uls zine # 4 and 5 — (un)limited store
  • march, stall at the Publish and Be Damned event, Sommerset House — London
  • march, publication of a drawing and interview in Gym Class Magazine — London
  • self-publication of *INE # 1, 2, 3 & 4 distributed in Whitechapel Gallery's shop, Donlon Books, Bookart Bookshop — London and Florence Loewy — Paris


  • december 5th attendee at the alternative event to Artist Book International at Florence Loewy
  • november 14th - screening of "rue breteuil" in "dans les nuits de nos villes" — Musée Granet, Aix en Provence
  • october 16th - 20th screening of "Inquietante" a program by the curator Pilar Altilio including "vidéo dans laquelle je dessine" at the Expotrastiendas art fair — Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • september the 27th, attendee at Publish and Be Damned, interview given to Gym Class Magazine : listen
  • september, publication of «×-(---+      )» — uls print #6, (un)limitedstore
  • september, publication of «tamponné | stamped» — uls box #10, (un)limitedstore
  • september, publication of «soixante dix photocopies of dessins et un dessin de photocopieuse» — uls box #8, (un)limitedstore
  • june, publication of «Justification du titre, occuper toute la couverture.» — uls pocket #5, (un)limitedstore
  • june selection Instants vidéo for the GAMA project — Budapest, Hungary
  • june 6th - 12th, selection Instants Vidéo at the Festival de la Mer — Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • february 20th, publication of an article about my iPod touch work —


  • november publication of «1km» — Accusé de réception #2, la compagnie,
  • november exhibition in Okayama — Japan
  • august 22nd screening of the video "VIDE" at the One Minute Film & Video Festival — Aarau, Switzerland
  • july 18th, screening of a compilation, selected by Sylvie Frémiot for the festival Caressez le Potager — Aubagne, France
  • july 22nd, screening of the "vidéo dans laquelle je dessine" at the cultural centre of Spain, a selection of the argentinian curator Pilar Altilio — Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • february 7th-march 30th screening of the "vidéo dans laquelle je prends le métro" a selection of Vidéochroniques at the Museum of Contemporary Art — Marseille, France


  • "Pouvoir" collective exhibition in Main d'Œuvre, november 2007 — Saint-Ouen, France
  • november TV broadcasting on the municipal channel Canal Maritima — Martigues, France
  • Videos 2007 at the Instants Vidéo — (Beirut ; Marseille ; Plouhinec ; Port-de-Bouc)
  • retrospective selection 1997-2007 in avant-premiere of the Instants Vidéo — Gaza, Palestine
  • Composite #1 collective screening in l'École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts — Paris, France
  • selection Instants vidéos at the French Cultural Centre in Ramallah — Palestine
  • 3 curadores 3 orillas february Mar del Plata — Argentina


  • TV broadcasting on the municipal channel Canal Maritima — Martigues, France
  • Instants vidéos screening in l'Alcazar, bibliothèque of Marseille, MJC of Martigues, French Cultural Centre — Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • screening during the exhibition "Jouets d'artistes" association ADADA — Saint Denis, France
  • selection Instants Vidéos at the French Cultural Centre — Prague, Czech Republic


  • Instants vidéo in the Friche de la Belle de Mai — Marseille, France
  • Nuit du Film Militant octobre 2005 — Aubagne, France


  • OVNI (objets vidéos non identifiés) Méduse, a Vidéochroniques selection — Quebec, Canada


  • Neige sur neige — Quebec, Canada
  • Rencontres vidéo/Arts plastiques — Hérrouville Saint-Clair, France


  • Bandits Mages — Bourges, France


  • Vidéo/Arts Plastiques - All or Nothing in the Friche de la Belle de Mai — Marseille, France


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