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MICHEL FRANÇOIS
Born in 1956 in Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.

 

  • SOLO SHOWS

 

2016

“dix-neuf mille affiches. 1996-2016”, Frac île-de-France., Le chateau, Rentilly, France.

 

2015

“Léone & Michel François - Take the Floor”, Théâtre de la Cité Internationale, Paris, France.

“Michel François”, Thomas Dane Galery, London, UK.

“Philaetchouri”, Exposition with Ann Veronica Janssens, La Verrière, Hermès Brussels, Belgium.

“Kunsten festival des arts”, juin 2015, Belgium.

2014

“Ciel ouvert”, galerie kamel mennour, Paris, France.

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK.

“Pieces of Evidence”, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK, Bortolami, New York, USA carlier, gabauer, Berlin, Germany.

2013
“Une Exposition Universelle”, with Guillaume Desanges, Huitieme Biennale de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

“Pieces of Evidence”, carlier, gabauer, Berlin, Germany.

“Partita 2”, Creation Rosas by Anna Teresa de Keermaeker, scenography by Michel Francois, Avignon, France.

2012

“Pièces à conviction”, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, CRAC – Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France. 

“Michel Francois: Le Trait commun”, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France.

“Photographe”, rue Visconti, centre culturel de Beaugency, Paris, France.

2011

“Michel François”, kamel mennour, Paris, France.

“45.000 affiches (1994, 2011)”, Mac’s Grand Hornu, Belgium.

“22500 affiches (1994, 2011)”, CCC Tours, France.

The Independent, New York, USA.

2010

Carlier, Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

“En attendant”, Création Rosas de AT de Keersmaeker, MFrançois, création à Avignon, France.

“Editions&Multiples 1979-2009”, Bela Editions, Brussels, Belgium.

“Plans d ‘évasion” IAC, Villeurbanne, France.

La chaussette, Brussels, Belgium.

“Walk, Talk chalk”, Création Compagnie Pierre Droulers, Kunst festival des arts, Brussels, Belgium.

“Collisions” collaboration, compagnie Isabella Soupart, Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium.

Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA.

“Faux Jumeaux”, Projet curatorial, SMAK Gent, Belgium.

2009

“Plans d’évasion”, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium.

“The Song”, Création Rosas de AT de Keermaeker, AV Janssens et MFrançois, Théâtre de la ville, Paris, France.

“La Ricarda”, Macba, Barcelona, Spain.

“Hespérides I”, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.

Galleria Sales, Rome, Italy.

2008

“40 cartazes em exposiçao 1994, 2008” (with Richard Venlet), Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal.

“Domestic”, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK.

“Golden Cage”, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

“Domestic”, MC kunst, Los Angeles, USA.

Gallery Bortolami, New York, USA.
2007

“Editions and Multiples, 1979–2007”, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2006

“Theater of operations”, Bortolami-Dayan, New York, USA.

“Instant gratification”, Art Unlimited, (Carlier, Gebauer-Hufkens) Basel - La Ricarda, (movie design and selection of invited artists), Basel, Switzerland.

“Lieux dits”, commande publique mission tramway, Lormont, Bordeaux, France.

“Mur à l’emporte-pièce”, commande pour l’école Van Artevelde, projet Blinde Muren, Ghent, Belgium.

“Scultpure show”, Carlier, Gebauer gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2005
“Théâtre des opérations”, with Richard Venlet, Frac Haute-Normandie, France.
“Théâtre des opérations”, with Richard Venlet, Frac Aquitaine, France.
Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.
“35 posters on display”, with Richard Venlet, CCStrombeek, Belgium.
“Théâtre des opérations”, with Emilio Lopez-Menchero, Maison de la culture d’Amiens, France.
2004
“Théâtre des opérations”, Centre photographique Ile de France, Pontault-Combault, France.
“Déjà vu”, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France.
“Déjà vu”, De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands.
“Psycho jardin”, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
“Mini expo”, Lycée Boris Vian, Coudekerque, France.
“Déjà vu”, Galerie Carlier, Gebauer, Berlin, Germany.

“Théâtre des opérations”, Art Pace, San Antonio, USA.
2003
“Déjà vu”, Espace Vox, Montréal, Canada.
“Déjà vu”, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan.
“Hallu”, Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Westfälischer Kunstverein”, Münster, Germany.
2002     
“Autoportrait contre-nature”, Carlier, Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“Senzatitolo”, with François Curlet, Carlier, Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“Salon intermédiaire”, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France.
“680.000 Bailleurs”, Centre de la photographie, Geneva, Switzerland.
“Editions, rétrospective”, Librairie Florence Loewy, Paris, France.
“Photoshow”, Ursula-Blickle-Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany.

“Michel François. Dessins-Multiples”, CIAP, Hasselt, Belgium.
2001     
“Autoportait contre nature”, Argos, Brussels, Belgium.
“Psycho jardin”, Fondation Miro, Barcelona, Spain.
“Ensemble”, with Meshac Gaba, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Sur-le-champ”, le BLAC, Brussels, Belgium.
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, USA.
2000
“La plante en nous”, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland.
“Bildseiten in der Berner Zeitung”, Pages of images in the newspaper Berner Zeitung, Berne, Switzerland.
“La plante en nous”, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany.
1999
“Horror vacui, Belgian Pavillion”, with Ann Veronica Janssens, 48th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy.
“L’Exposition, la boutique et le bureau”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium.
“Un centre culturel mis sens dessus dessous”, Cultureel Centrum St Truiden, Belgium.
“Bureau augmenté”, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France.
“Arco”, Madrid (Gebauer Gallery, Berlin), Spain.
1998           
“Hyperspace”, Brussels, Belgium.
“A flux tendu”, Moulin albigeois, Cimaise et Portique, Albi, France.
“Bureau augmenté”, Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
1997           
“Affichage Urbain”, Cimaise et Portique, Albi, France.
“Project with patients of the Detention Clinic TBS De Kijvelanden”, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
“Engrais, Orties et Pissenlits”, Witte De With, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
“Engrais, Orties et Pissenlits”, Tecla Sala, Barcelona, Spain.
“Urban placarding”, Liège, Belgrade, Tatihou, with Espace 251 Nord, Belgium.
1996           
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, USA.
“Affichage Urbain”, EDA, Dunkerque, France.
“Le monde et les bras, une résidence terrestre”, FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France.
Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Istanbul Biennial”, Istanbul, Turquie.

1995           
Galerie Marie-Puck Broodthaers, Brussels, Belgium.
Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf.
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France.
Ulrich Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
1994           
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, USA.
“XXIInd São Paulo Biennial”, São Paolo, Brasil.
1993           
Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
1992           
Le Monde et les Bras, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
“Documenta IX”, Kassel, Germany.
1991           
Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“Le Monde et les Bras”, Vereniging voor het Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium.

1990           
Galerie Michel Vidal, Paris, France.
Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
1989           
Galerie Camille Von Scholz, Brussels, Belgium.
“Het Latijnse noorden in vier scènes”, Espace 251 Nord, Provinciaal Museum, Hasselt, Belgium.
1988          
“Etat des choses”, Vereniging voor het Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium.
Galerie Christine & Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium.
Musée d’Art Moderne, Brussels, Belgium.
1987           
“Belgica”, Galeria La Planita, Rome, Italy.
1986           
“Michel François”, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.

1984           
“Michel François”, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
1983
“Araignées”, Fondation pour la tapisserie, Tournai, Belgium.
1980

“Appartement à louer”, Galerie ERG, Brussels, Belgium.

 

  • GROUP SHOWS

 

2016

“Sound Transparences”, curated by James Giroudon, Total Museum Contemporary Art, Séoul, South Korea.

“5ème édition des Ateliers de Rennes”, Biennale d’art contemporain, Rennes, France.

“Images et Mots depuis Magritte”, curated by Michel Baudson, centre Wallonie-Brussels, Paris, France.

“Tierra Vaga”, Michel Francois & Harold Hancart, Fondation casa Wabi, Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

“Daniel Buren, Une Fresque”, Group show curated By Joel Benzakin and Daniel Buren, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium.

 

2015

“Le grand large, territoire de la pensée”, curated by B. Robbe and D. Dutrieux, Mons, Belgium.

“Domaine du Muy, parc de sculptures”, Group show curated by S.Lamunière, Le Muy, France.

“Les mains libres”, Group show curated by L.Jacob, La Comète, Liège, Belgium.

“Accidental Colors”, Group show curated by Maud Salembier, BIN, Turnhout, Belgium.

“Nel Mezzo del Mezzo”, Group show, curated by C. Macel, B.Mari and M. Bazzini, Museo Riso, Palermo, Italy.

“Clouds”, Group show, curated by M. Moutashar, Château du Rœulx, Belgium.

“Roc”, curated by Hugues Reip, galerie du Jour Agnès B., Paris, France.

“The Importance of Being...”, touring : Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana, Cuba, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

“Théâtre, plan d'évasion”, performance théâtrale, Collaboration Léone Francois, Michel Francois, Guillaume Désanges, Production Kunstenfestivaldesarts, KVS, Brussels, Belgium.

2014

“Lucky Strike”, la Tôlerie, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

“Arpenter”, IAC, Villeurbanne, France. 

“Pixels of paradise”, BIP 2014, Liège, France.

“L’image suivante”, Mac’s, Grand Hornu, Belgium.

“A Story of Absence”, Bibliothèque de la Banque nationale, Brussels, Belgium.

“Collection à l’étude à Villeurbanne, Expériences de l’œuvre proposé par le Laboratoire espace cerveau”, Lyon IAC, France.

“Gogolf, echelle 1 : Playtime”, Biennale de Rennes, France.

“Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd’hui”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

“De vierkantiggste Rechhoek”, Kunstal in Amersfoort, Netherlands.

“Flying Black Cow Utopia Club”, galerie du Dourven, Trédrez-Locquémeau, France.

“Green Art 2014 augmented reality”, Biennale de sculpture, Namur, Belgium.

“Museum to scale 1, 7”, Musée royal des Beaux-Arts de Belgium., Brussels, Belgium.

“Narcisse, l’image dans l’onde”, Fondation France.Schneider, Wattwiller, France.
2013 

“My Crippled Friend”, Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio, USA.

“The Probably that Nothing Will Happen”, carlier gebauer, Berlin, Germany.

“I Open My Eyes and You’re There”, Mudam Collection, Luxembourg.

“Images Like Birds”, Beautiful Wasteland in May, Marseille, France.

“Imminent Sounds – Falls and crossings”, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan.

“All this here, tout est lá”, Pavillon du carré Baudouin, Paris, France.

“Play and Replay”, Photgraphy Biennial, Mulhouse, France.

“With influences”, Maison Rouge, Paris, France.

“Views from above”, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France.

“Artzuid 2013”, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“Gestures of thought”, The Canopy Hermes Foundation, Brussels, Belgium.

“Turbulence II”, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium.

2012

“Everyday Abstract – Abstract Everyday”, curated by Matthew Higgs, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA.

“Lux Perpetua”, kamel mennour Galerie, Paris, France.

“Images and words from Magritte”, Namoc, Beijing, China.

“La voce delle immagini, lyrics images, voice of images”, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy.

“Along the way, the center of the engraving and the image printed”, La Louviere, Belgium.

“Rooms to share VI: Paths poetic, political trajectories”, La Reserve, Paris, France.

“brussels days arts”, gallery Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.

“Almost Work”, Blancpain Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland.

“Many hands …”, Beaux Arts de Lyon, France.

“Dimensions Variable”, IAC Lyon, France.

“From Menocchio, we know a lot”, Bétonsalon, Paris, France.

“The Post Show”, Galerie Carlier, Gebauer, Berlin, Germany.

“Flower castle”, 1 Keukenhof, Lisse, Netherlands.

“Traces”, Ianchelevici Museum, La Louviere, Belgium.

“Selección del archivo Eating Impresos”, Limac, Madrid, Spain.

“Pop-Pup”, Museum of Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium.

2011

“Les mille rêves de Stellavista”, Crac synagogue de Delme, France.

“Erre, variations labyrinthiques”, centre Pompidou-Metz, France.

“Sculpture is three-dimensional artwork created by shaping or combining hard materials” J. König, Berlin, Germany.

“Everything You Can Imagine Is Real…” Galerie Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.

“Open frame”, Crac de Sète, France.

“invocations of the blank page”, Antwerpen, Belgium.

“Légèreté”, Maison particulière, Brussels, Belgium.

2010 

“prospective XXI siècle”, Frac Ile de France., le Plateau, Paris, France.

“Syndrome de Peter pan”, espace Louis Vuiton, Paris, France.

“ABC-Art Belge Contemporain”, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France.

“Le printemps de Septembre”,Toulouse, France.

“Re-dressinge”, New York, USA.

“Brussels Art Days”, Galerie Hufkens, Belgium.

“La Sombra del Habla” Collection MACBA - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon, South Korea.

“Expérience Pommery 8”, Reims, France.

“Le décor à l’envers” La Filature, Mulhouse, France.

BIP 2010 – Biennale internationale de la Photographie et des Arts visuels, Liège, Belgium.

“Gogolf”, Chapelle du Généteil, Château-Gontier, France.

“Nieuwe monumen”, Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp, Belgium.

“Between the Sacred and the Profane”, Ciap Hasselt, Belgium.

“Parade”, collection Frac ile de France., parc naturel de la haute vallée de Chevreuse, France.

“Fabuleux Destin du Quotidien” MAC’s, Grand Hornu, Belgium.

“Double bind, Arrêtez d’essayer de me comprendre !” Villa Arson, Nice, France.

Présentation de la collection permanente du Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg, France.

“La Ricarda” “Le studio”, The NMAC, National Museum of Contemporary Art of Korea, Gwacheon, South Korea.

2009

“Printed Matter – Set 6 aus der Sammlung des Fotomuseum Winterthur”, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland.

“Double Object”, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK.

“Autres Mesures”, Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France., Pontault Combault, France.

“Sound of Music”, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, UK.

“Jeugdzonde. Over opus één en opus min één”, Hedah, Maastricht, Netherlands.

“Old Masters, Modern & Contemporary Art”, Galerie Marie-Puck Broodthaers, Brussels, Belgium.

“Un plan simple 1, 3 (Perspective)”, Maison populaire – Centre d’art Mira Phalaina, Montreuil, France.

“Argos – Open Lounge”, Villa Merkel Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany.

“Isomopolis”, Etablissements d’en face, Brussels, Belgium.

“Apoteker Horror Picture Show”, Maison Pelgrims, Brussels, Belgium.

“The Uncertainly Principle”, Macba, Barcelona, Spain.

“Achtung Baby”, Gemeentemuseum, Helmond, Netherlands.

“Mes Dalton”, La Chapelle du Genêteil, Château-Gonthier, France.

2008

“Corpus Delicti”, Palais de justice, Brussels, Belgium.

“Honorons Honoré”, Cultuurcentrum, Mechelen, Belgium.

“La foule zéro-infini, Espace la Tolerie, Clermont-Ferrant, France.

“Grandeur” (Sonsbeek 08), Arnhem, Netherlands.

“Art Unlimited”, Galeries Hufkens et Gebaeur, Basel, Switzerland.

“L’argent”, Frac Ile de France., Le plateau, Paris, France.

“Casseur d’image”, conference with Michel Assenmaker, centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

“Livres d’artistes”, Musée Royal de Mariemont, Belgium.

“La Ricarda”, Rencontre internationales Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Spain.

“Ce curieux pays curieux”, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium.

“P2P”, Casino Luxembourg, forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg.

“Les Environnementales”, Jouy en Josas, Paris, France.

2007

“La Ricarda”, IKOB, Eupen, Belgium.

“Sound of Music” (collection frac Nord Pas de Calais ), Broelmuseum, Courtrai, France.

“Who’s got the Big Picture”, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium.

“Passage du temps”, Collection François Pinault, Tri Postal, Lille, France.

“Intocable” Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, France.

“La Ricarda”, Bartolomi Gallery, New York, USA.

“La Ricarda”, chapelle du Genêteil, Château Gontier, France.

“Who is there ?”, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, Greece.

“Verzameling Roger en Hilda Matthys-Colle” Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium.

“La Ricarda”, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium.

“L’empire du lieu”, caves Pommery, Rheims, France.

“La Ricarda”, studio II, Charleroi Danses - La raffinerie, Belgium.

“La Ricarda”, Laboratoire artistique international du Tarn, Albi & Castre, France.

“Interaction”, Frac Provence–Alpes-Côte d’azur, France.
2006

“Sudden impact”, Le plateau, Frac île de France., Paris, France.

“verglückt nochmal”, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany.

“Happy end”, Le Blac, Brussels, Belgium.

“25 years Zeno X”, Galerie Zeno X, Antwerp, Belgium.

“Peintres de la vie moderne, Modern-life painters” - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

“Anagramme”, Mac’s, Grand Hornu, Hornu, Belgium.

“Continuum Distorsion”, participation à l’exposition de Noiret Thomé, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland.

“Intouchable, l’architecture de verre & l’idéal transparence”, Villa Arson, Nice, France.
“My home is my castle”, Dexia Banque, galerie l’indépendance, Luxembourg.

“Images Publiques”, Triennale d’art public, 251 nord, Liège, Belgium.

“Extiem”, Poëziezomer Watou 2006, Watou, Belgium.
2005

“Lotissement de cimaises”, Villa Arson, Nice, France.
“Open ended”, Gallery Thomas Dane, London, UK.
“Faire Signe, la Criée”, centre d’art contemporain, Rennes, France.
“Le jeune, le vivace, le bel aujourd’hui (épisode 3, 3)”, Maison Populaire de Montreuil, France.
“a guest+ a host = a ghost”, Hedge House, Limburg, Germany.
“Œuvres politiques et politiques de l’œuvre”, Institut Français de Casablanca, Morocco.
“Le jeune, le vivace, le bel aujourd’hui (épisode 2, 3)”, Maison Populaire de Montreuil, France.
“Voisins officiels”, Musée d’Art Moderne de Lille, France.
“Belgique. Visionnaire”, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
“Le jeune, le vivace et le bel aujourd’hui (épisode 1, 3)”, Maison Populaire de Montreuil, France.
2004
“Aan de hand van Gagarin”, collectiepresentatie X, Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium.
“Ralentir vite”, le Plateau, Frac Ile de France., Paris, France.
“Figures de l’acteur”, Jeu de Paume, hôtel de Sully, Paris, France.
“As A house that moves”, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland.
“Ipermercati dell’arte”, Santa Maria della Scala, Sienna, Italy.
“L’ombre du temps”, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France.
“Eblouissement”, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France.
“Les Afriques”, Espace 251 Nord – Lille, France.
“Amicalement vôtre”, Tourcoing, France.
“You said erotic”, Marijke Schreurs, Brussels, Belgium.
“Storage”, l’entrepôt du musée, Collection de la province du Hainaut, Charleroi, Belgium.
2003        
“Outlook, international Art Exibition” Athens, Greece.
“As a house that moves”, Kunstalle de Fribourg, Switzerland.
“Wiels !”, Centre des Arts Contemporains, Brussels, Belgium.
“Storage and display”, Programa Art Center, Mexico, Mexico.
“Plasticiens en mouvement”, De Markten, Brussels, Belgium.
“Particules élémentaires”, Atelier 340 Muséum, Brussels, Belgium.
“Coconutour”, crac de Sète, Sète, France.
“Le colloque des chiens”, Centre Wallonie-Brussels, Paris, France.
“Tattoo”, exhibition Artwalk Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Dessins, La lettre volée”, Brussels, Belgium.
“Gelijk het leven is”, S.M.A.K, Ghent, Belgium.
“Fables d’identité”, CNP, Paris, France.
“Stop & Go”, Frac Nord pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France.
“Le paysage vu de profil”, Les chiroux, Liège, Belgium.
Kuntsammlung IKOB, Eupen, Belgium.
Collection de la communauté française de Belgique, Eupen, Belgium.
2002           
“Nature Humaine”, Les Brasseurs, Liège, Belgium.
“Vivement 2002”, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland.
“Recent Video from Belgium”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA.
“100 ans de la ligue des droits de l’homme”, Palais de justice, Brussels, Belgium.
“Sunday Afternoon”, 303 Gallery, New York, USA.
“Multiples”, Galerie Art&Com, Brussels, Belgium.
“L’herbier et les nuages”, Mac’s, Grand-Hornu, Hornu, Belgium.
“Octopus”, Bruges, Belgium.
“Self, In material conscience”, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy.
2001
“Locus Focus”, Somsbeek, Arnhem, Netherlands.
“Atelier”, Dexia, Brussels, Belgium.
“Instabilités”, Institut St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium.
“Milano Europa 2001”, Pallazzo della triennale, Milan, Italy.
“Azerty”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
“Voici”, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
“Soyez Réalistes, Demandez l’Impossible”, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France.
“Le mois de la photo”, Montreal, Canada.
“Das versprechen der Fotografie”, Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany.
“La trahison des images”, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.
2000
“Biennale de Louvain la Neuve”, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.
MA collaboration à la scénographie du chorégraphe Pierre Droulers.
“Leaving the Island”, First Biennial of Pusan, South Korea.
“The Box Project”, Museum of installation, London, UK.
“Kinder Spel”, Dorpscafé Waarschoot, Belgium.
“Affichage urbain et distribution d’affiches”, Brussels, Belgium.
“Small Stuff 2”, H. Teirlinckshuis, Beersel, Belgium.
“The Rain Project”, Bamako, Mali.
“Continent”, Brussels, Belgium.
“Une autre dimension”, Hyper Space, Brussels, Belgium.
“Musée en oeuvre(s)”, collection de la province du Hainaut, Belgium.
“Les chantiers du musée”, Mac’s, Grand Hornu, Hornu, Belgium.
“Pièces à conviction”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
“World Wild Flags”, Liège, Belgium.
“les premiers les derniers”, Centre Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris, France.
“Printemps de Cahors”, Cahors, France.
“Un chant d’étoiles”, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium.
“3 Räume – 3 Flüsse”, Hann. Münden, Germany.
“Œuvres de tous poils”, Galerie Papillon, Paris, France.
“Soldes Monstres”, Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris, France.
“Affichage Urbain”, CHU Sart Tilman, Liège, Belgium.
“Box Project”, Museum of installation, London, UK.
“Body Beautiful”, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France.
1999
“Biennale d’architecture” (with Erwan Maheo) Thalia Sall, Graz, Austria.
“Homepiss”, with Erik Frandsen and Luc Tuymans,Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
“Laboratorium”, Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp, Belgium.
“Held and let go”, CCAC, Oakland, USA.
“Trafique, affichage urbain”, urban placarding, Ghent, Belgium.
“Quatuor d’images”, centre Wallonie-Brussels, Paris, France.
“Acquisitions”, Le Botanique, Brussels ; Musée d’art moderne, Liège, Belgium.
“Jardin d’Eros”, Tecla Sala, Barcelona, Spain.
“Operatie Eenoog”, Ruimte voor aanvallen van uiterste, Ghent, Belgium.
“Smallstuff”, H. Teirlinckhuis, Beersel ; Klagsburn Gallery, New York, USA.
“Démarches”, Louvain, Belgium.
“Freizeit und Überleben”, Gallery im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria.
1998
“Ecoles liégeoises et spécialités belges”, La boutique, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
“Aanwinsten”, Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium.
“Cet été-là”, Centre régional d’art contemporain du Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France.
“L’arbre qui cache la forêt”, Musée d’Art moderne et d’art contemporain, Liège, Belgium.
“(Id)entiteit”, Muséum voor fotografie, Antwerp, Belgium.
1997
“Tapta”, Musée Ixelles, Brussels, Machine à Eau, Mons ; Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Liège, Belgium.
“Fishing for shapes”, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
Curt Marcus gallery New York, USA.
“L’empreinte”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
“Beeld in park”, affichage urbain, Brussels, Belgium.
“Flevoland gevoel”, (one image published in several newspapers).
“Skindeep”, Galerie Jennifer Fay, Paris, France.
“Densité”, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France.
“Who loves Brussels ?”, Encore... Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.
“Histoires d’image”, U.E.O., Espace 251 Nord, Brussels, Belgium.

1996
“Fertile Ground”, Sociaal Cultureel Centrum, ‘T Eizenveld, Antwerp, Belgium.
“Art & Nature - Element Feu”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
“Prospect 96”, Kunstverrein, Francfort, Germany.
“Karl Blossfeld, Michel François”, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
“Wordt Vervolgd”, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Nach Weimar”, Weimar Museum, Germany.
Fortlaan Galerie, Ghent, Belgium.
1995           
“Johannesburg Biennale”, Johannesburg, South Africa.
“La valise du célibataire”, affichage urbain, Gare de Maastricht, Netherlands.
“Belgïe”, Belgische Haus, Cologne, Germany.
“Westchor Ostportal”, Marstall Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“Infections”, Wolfslaar Park, Breda, Netherlands.
“Photographies”, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
“Mountain-Fountain”, scénographie pour le chorégraphe Pierre Droulers.
“Sculpture as Object”, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, USA.
“A night at the show”, Fields, Zurich, Switzerland.
“Belgio”, ex. Lanificio Bona Carignano, Turin, Italy.
“Chroniques new-yorkaises”, agnès b., New York, USA.
“Opname”, Ignatlus Ziekenhuis, Breda, Netherlands.
“Les yeux d’un monde”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
“La tentation de l’image”, Fondation Gulbenkian, Paris, France.
Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Beeld Buiten, Tielt, Belgium.
1994         
“De Maat der Dingen”, Helmond Museum, Helmond, Netherlands.
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Etienne, France.
IK + De Ander, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“Beeld Beeld”, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium.

“A Mascara, A Muller, A Morte” Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal.

Art Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

1993           
“L’Art en Belgique depuis 1980”, Musée d’Art moderne, Brussels, Belgium.
“Chambres d’hôtels”, Quebec, Canada.
“Acquisitions”, Gent Museum, Ghent, Belgium.
“Autoportraits contemporains”, ELAC, Lyon, France.
“L’objet théorique”, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France.
Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France.
“Kunst in Zoersel”, Zoersel, Belgium.
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
“Le jardin de la vierge”, Ets. Old England, Espace Nord, Brussels, Belgium.
“L’architecture de jardin au xxe siècle”, (with A.V.Janssens) Fond pour l’Architecture, Brussels, Belgium.
“Art in Belgium”, Hong Kong, China.
1992
“Belgien zu Gast”, Galerie Schroder, Mönchengladbach, Germany.
“selectie Belgische Kunstenaars voor Dokumenta IX”, Musée Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium.
Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“Arti en Amicitae”, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
1991
“Les voies de la culture européenne”, Narodna Gallery, Bratislava, Hôtel de ville, Brussels, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany.
“1951-1991 : Images d’une époque”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
“Un Détail immense”, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi, Belgium.
“De collectie alsnoch”, Provinciaal Museum, Hasselt, Belgium.
“Multiples”, ed. Zeger Reijers, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
“Door de herhaling van de dromen naar de realiteit”, galerie Grita Insarm, Vienna, Austria.
“Résonances contemporaines en Communauté française”, Centre d’art contemporain, Brussels, Belgium.
“Basserode, Janssens, François, Vergara”, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
“Dynamiques contemporaines”, Centre Wallonie-Brussels, Paris, France.
1990     
“Le Merveilleux et la Périphérie, Eurégionale IV”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
1989
Galerie Michel Vidal, Paris, France.
“Incidents de parcours”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.

“De Integrale”, Atelier Steel, Bruges, Belgium.
“Anamnèse”, Galerie Métropole, Brussels, Belgium.
“De Rozeboomkamer”, Diepenheim, Netherlands.
“Transatlantique”, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium.
1988
Zeno X Galerie, Antwerp, Belgium.
“5 artistes belges”, Sala Amadis, Madrid, Spain.
“De collectie”, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium.
“Belgicisme – Objet dard”, Casa Frollo, Espace 251 Nord, Venice, Italy.
“De l’animal et du végétal”, Van Reeckum Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
Galerie Adrien Maeght, Montrouge, France.
“Etats limites, archives des passions”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
1987
“Belgica, Art en situation-situation de l’art”, Espace 251 Nord, Rome, Italy.
“Jeune sculpture”, Paris, France.
“Beeldhouwerssymposium”, Meersen, Belqique.
“Dialogue d’art”, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium.
“Clair-Obscur”, Chez Bernard Villers, Brussels, Belgium.
Galerie Christine & Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium.
1986           
“Sala Uno”, Espace 251 Nord, Rome, Italy.
“Mandelzoom”, Casino di Viterbo, Viterbo, Italy.
“Initiatief 86”, Campo Santo, Ghent, Belgium.
“Portrait de scènes à l’île aux phoques”, Casa Frollo, Espace 251 Nord, Venice, Italy.
“Initiative d’amis”, Centre d’art Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium.
Galerie Christine & Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium.
“Portraits de scènes”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
1985           
“Jeune peinture”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
“Location”, Brussels, Belgium.
“Investigations Place Saint-Lambert”, Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium.
“De l’animal et du Végéta”, Atelier 340, Brussels, Belgium.
“Biennale de la critique”, Palais des congrès, Brussels, Belgium.
“Siméon et les Flamants roses”, Cimaise et portique, Albi, France.
1984           
“Tectonic”, Liège, Belgium.
“Eclipse”, Brussels, Belgium.
“Transparence et lumière”, le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium.
Zeno X Galerie, Antwerp, Belgium.
1983
“La grande absente”, Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium.
“Parcours”, Centre d’art contemporain, Brussels, Belgium.
“De eerste Chauvinistische”, Montevideo, Antwerp, Belgium.
1982
“La Magie de L’image”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.


  • PUBLICATIONS

 

2010

“Plans d’évasion”, Roma publications, Smak Gent et IAC, Villeurbanne, France.

2003

“François M., Déjà vu”, Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Kitakyushu, Japan.

2002

“Theys H. ; François M., Carnet d’expositions”, Kraichtal, ed. Ursula Blickle Stiftung-Westfälischer Kunstverein Münster-Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy.

2000

“Zacharopoulos D. ; Derycke L. ; François M., La plante en nous, catalogue d’exposition”, éd. Steidl, Munich, Germany.
1999

“Michel François, Où je suis vu du ciel, 48ème Biennale de Venice”, ed. La Lettre volée et Espace 251 Nord, Brussels, Belgium.

1998

“François M., En même temps”, ed. La Lettre Volée, Brussels, Belgium.

1996

“Paul France. ; Theys H., Le Monde et les Bras. Une résidence terrestre, catalogue d’exposition”, FRAC Limousin (Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain), Limoges, France.
1993

“Maroc, Janssens A. V. ; François M., Maroc”, ed. Fondation pour l’Architecture, Brussels, Belgium.

1992

“Le Monde et les Bras, une résidence terrestre”, ed. Société des Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
1989
“François M., Espèce d’image”, ed. Galerie Camille Von Scholz, Brussels, Belgium.

 

  • PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

“Lieux Dit”, Public commission (tramway), Lormont, Bordeaux, France.

“Scribble”, intervention in Louvière, Belgium.

“Frigolith”, video installation, Jeugdherberg, Antwerp, Belgium.