Philippe Parreno is a French artist and filmmaker based in Paris. Throughout his career, he has worked collaboratively with other artists in a diverse range of media including film, sculpture, performance and text. His solo exhibitions include the Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland (2012), Serpentine Gallery, London (2010), Kunsthalle Zurich and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, among other venues. His work has also appeared in the Venice Biennale (1993, 1995, 2003, 2007, and 2009), Lyon Biennale (1997, 2003, and 2005), Let’s Entertain at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis (2000), Istanbul Biennial (2001), The Big Nothing at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (2004), and theanyspacewhatever at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York (2008). His work is included in the major collections of Tate Modern (UK), the Museum of Modern Art New York (MOMA), the Walker Art Center (USA), the Centre Georges Pompidou (France), the Paris Museum of Modern Art (France), the Guggenheim Museum New York (USA), the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco and the Museum of the 21st Century (Japan). Philippe Parreno has directed many films including: 8 Juin 1968 (2009); The Writer (2007); with Douglas Gordon Zidane, un portrait du 21e siècle (Anna Lena Films, 2006); with Rirkrit Tiravanija Stories are Propaganda (2005); with Liam Gillick Briannnnnn & Ferryyyyyy (animated movie, 2004); Boy From Mars (2003); El Sueno De Una Cosa (2001); Anywhere Out of the World (2000, 3D animated movie); Vicinato II (2000); with Charles de Meaux Le pont du trieur (Anna Sanders Films, 1999); Some Products (1998); Zoe (1996); OU/Or (1996); Vincinato I (1995); Cinemascope (1994); L’Homme Public (1995); Anna (1994); La nuit des héros (Les Films du Requin, 1994); Snaking (1992); and No More Reality (1991). He is the author of several publications including: Philippe Parreno. (JRP|Ringier, 2009); with Hans Ulrich Obrist Hans Ulrich Obrist & Philippe Parreno: The Conversation Series (Walther König, 2008); Philippe Parreno (2004); Parade? (Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2009); Suicide in vermillon sands (Friedrich Petzel Gallery, 2008); All Hawaii entrées / Lunar reggae (Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2006); Philippe Parreno: Fade to Black (MFC-Michele Didier, 2006); The boy from Mars (CCA Kitakyushu, 2004); Alien Affection (Paris Musées, 2002); Speech Bubbles (Les Presses du Réel, 2001); [Was Nun?] (Schipper und Krome, 1997); Snow Dancing (GW Press Ltd., 1995). He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Grenoble from 1983 till 1988 and the Institut des hautes Études en arts plastiques, Palais de Tokyo in Paris in 1989.