Tristan Rain

Tristan Rain

Paris, IDF, France

About Tristan Rain

Tristan Rain is a swiss artist. He was born in Liestal/Basel in 1972 and splits his time between Paris (France) and Berlin (Germany), as well as working occasionally in Stockholm (Sweden).
Painting and Photography.
His work is about an incomplete, fragmentary, discontinuous vision of human perception.
Tristan Rain has been interested in archeology and cartography since his childhood, and his artistic works often use archaeological as well as cartographic concepts. In particular the group "Mercator" uses fragments of routes of the historical discoveries, above all the Arctic.

He realized exhibitions in Europe, Asia, North- and South-America.
His most recent exhibitions took place in the following institutions : Novembre à Vitry, Parcours d'Artistes in Pontault-Combault, Réalités Nouvelles in Paris, Contemporary Art Museum Pékin, Salon d'automne Tel Aviv, St.-Petersburg Exhibition Center of the Arts, Moscow Palace of Arts, Museum of the Americas à Miami.

Education

1989-1993 Architecture (dipl. 1993)
1990-1993 Ecole des Arts Appliqués de Bâle , Painting, Photography, Art-History (dipl. 1993)
1990-1994 Stays in several countries
1995- Studio in Paris
2000- Projects in Berlin
2008- Projects in Stockholm

Exhibitions

Exhibitions (selection)
2019
SwissArtExpo, Zürich
Limner Gallery NY (USA)
2018
Galerie Stephan Stumpf, München (Germany)
Limner Gallery NY (USA)
2017
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (USA)
2016
-Museo Internacional de Arte de Venado Tuerto (Argentina)
2015
-Réalités Nouvelles, Paris
-Galerie Ursula Pfeiffer, Wien (Austria)
2014
-He Hua Gallery, Beijing (China)
-Réalités Nouvelles, Paris
-Fine Arts Institute, Shanghai
2013
-Réalités Nouvelles, Paris
-Kunstraum Le Cube blanc, Paris
-The Which Gate Project, Factory Gallery, Berlin
-Galerie Ursula Pfeiffer, Wien
-Galerie B. Siméon, Paris
2012
-Goethe-Institut, Goethe-Loft, Lyon
-Réalités nouvelles 2012, Paris
-Novembre à Vitry 2012, Galerie Jean Collet, Vitry-sur-Seine
2010
-Galerie Ursula Pfeiffer, Wien
2009
-Museum of the Americas, Miami, USA
2007
-"Tristan Rain – Malerei & Fotografie" Galerie Monika Beck Homburg, Saarbrücken
-"Fragments", Quiévrechain/Valenciennes
-"Parcours d'Artistes", Pontault-Combault
-"Arte Digital", Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, Argentina
-"Multitudes" Salon d'art contemporain, Ozoir-la-Ferrière
2006
-Kunstraum Klingental Basel
-Art contemporain suisse, Palais Rolland et LeVicompte, Paris
2005
-"Jetzt" Kunstraum M54, Basel/Bâle
-Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie 2005, Arles
2004
-"Tristan Rain – Diptychen/Triptychen in einer Basler Privatsammlung“, La Maison Bleue, Basel
2000
-"Tristan Rain – Rapports humains", Galerie Dosch, Zürich
1998
-"Tristan Rain – Double-Portraits", Galerie Dosch, Zürich
1996
-"Tristan Rain – Peintures récentes", Galerie Bréda, Paris