From the age of twelve, he attended classes at the Fashion Academy and Institute of Trades Plastic Arts and received the “Young Talent of Antananarivo, He left Madagascar for Paris when he was 19 in order to study at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture where he obtained a diploma degree in architecture in 2003. He has exhibited in Paris, London, Dusseldorf, Tokyo and Antananarivo, in a number of major group exhibitions.

Joël Andrianomearisoa © Christian Sanna
Joël Andrianomearisoa
Antananarivo, 1977
Madagascar

Past Exhibitions

Racing the Galaxy

Palace of Independence 03/07/2019 — 30/08/2019

Joel Andrianomearisoa: Blue Take Me to the End of Loves

Primo Marella Gallery
05/04/2019 — 16/05/2019

A Beast, a God, and a Line

Para Site
16/03/2018 — 20/05/2018

Joël Andrianomearisoa: Chanson De Ma Terre Lointaine

Primo Marella Gallery
10/02/2017 — 24/03/2017

Solo Shows

2020
Serenade is not dead / Dallas Contemporary / Dallas / USA
I have forgotten the night / Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire / France

2019
I have forgotten the night / Madagascar Pavilion / solo show / 58th Biennale di Venezia / Venice / Italy
Almost home / Galerie RX / Paris / France Tomorrow tomorrow those are flowers. So how about tomorrow ? / Sabrina Amrani / Madrid / Spain Blue take me to the end of all loves / Primo Marella gallery / Milan / Italy Cartography of desires, the space between us / Encounters Art Basel / Hong Kong Le printemps / Muse / Monaco 2018 No habiamos terminado de hablar sobre el amor. Centro de Arte Alcobendas – Madrid – Spain Le Pli. Fundaçao Leal Rios – Lisbon – Portugal The geometry of the angle … / Primae Noctis / Lugano / Switzerland Iarivo traduit de la nuit / Galerie Rx / Paris / France Le vent souffle sur votre cœur. Château D’Assier – Assier – France 2017 Sur un horizon infini se joue le théâtre de nos affections / Fondation Zinsou / Cotonou / Benin Les saisons de mon coeur / Sabrina Amrani / Madrid / Spain Ausência / Uma Lulik / Lisbon / Portugal Chanson de ma terre lointaine / Primo Marella / Milan / Italy Sentimental Products / Musée Les Abattoirs / Toulouse / France Le La Tour du Monde / Galeries Lafayette / Paris / France Va et vient / Canal du Midi / France A l’horizon de mes jours troubles / Galeries Lafayette / Toulouse / France 2016 Last year in Antananarivo / Tyburn Gallery / London / England The labyrinth of passions / Mykolas Zilinskas Art Museum / Kaunas / Lithuania La maison sentimentale / solo show / Biennale de Dakar 2016 / Dakar / Sénégal Accrochage / Rx / Ivry sur Seine / France 2015 De profundis. Sabrina Amrani Gallery – Madrid – Spain Parlez-moi. Institut Français – Antananarivo – Madagascar

2015

De Profundis. Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid

2014

Carte blanche to Joël Andrianomearisoa X Vendôme Luxury, Le Meurice & Hôtel D’Evreux, Paris
Perfection, the grave of our own existence. Mikael Andersen Berlin

2013

Sentimental, Maison Revue Noire, Paris

2012

Waiting for the seventh day that will bring us together, Jack Bell Gallery, London

2011

0621146952, L’inlassable Galerie, Paris
En l’attente de l’aube qui nous surprendra aux rives du sommeil, Nomad Gallery, Brussels
Le temps d’une rencontre ou pour toujours, Galerie Béatrice Binoche, Saint Denis, La Reunion
Hôtel des Rêves, Hôtel du Louvre, Antananarivo, Madagascar

2010

A perfect kind of love, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
Smatesh Remix, Comme Il Faut, Tel Aviv

Group Shows

2015

Africa Africans, Museu Afro Brasil, São Paulo
The Divine Comedy, National Museum of African Art, Washington DC
You Love Me, You Love Me Not, Municipal Gallery Almeida Garrett, Porto

2014

Schwerelos, Arthohler Gallery, Zurich
1:54: Contemporary African Art, Prima Marella Gallery, Milan
African Contemporary Art, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen
A bitter sweet legacy, Galerie de Russian, Paris
Warm Heart Of Africa, Prime Noctis Art Gallery, Lugano
Political Patterns, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
The Divine Comedy, SCADMOA, Savannah
Textile languages, Thalie Art Project, Brussels
The Divine Comedy, MMK, Frankfurt
Biennale de Dakar 2014, Dakar

2013

Periféeriques, Jacmel, Haiti
Epures, 7.5 club, Paris
Nouvelles vagues, Slmp, Palais de Tokyo, Galerie de Roussan, Paris
L’échappée belle, Grand Palais, Paris

2012

The progress of love, Menil Collection, Houston
Sericum Graphein, Glassbox Gallery, Paris
21X29,7, Galerie de Roussan, Biennale de Belleville, Paris
Drive My Car, Galería Tagomago, Barcelona
MiniArtextil, Montrouge, France

2011

MiniArtextil 2011, Milano & Como
VideoBuro #4, Paris
Eat Me, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town
Africa !, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

2010

In Context, SA National Gallery, Cape Town
The Global Africa Project, Museum of Arts & Design MAD, New York
Africa assume Art Position!, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan
12th Cairo Biennale, Cairo
Docks en ciel, Paris
3rd Sinopale Biennal, Sinop, Turkey
Winter Show, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
In Context, Goodman Gallery – Arts on main, Johannesburg
Off the wall, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
A Collective Diary, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Antananarivo Country of birth: Madagascar Date of birth: 1977 Lives in: Antananarivo and Paris