Liv Schulman

Portrait of Liv Schulman. Credit: Koekart Studio
Portrait of Liv Schulman. Credit: Koekart Studio

Liv Schulman was born in 1985. She grew up in Buenos Aires and lives in Paris.

Liv Schulman's videos are inspired by TV series. Assuming the contradictions of different forms of political resistance and "the frustration of restrained revolutionary potential", her characters "tend to construct self-destructing theses and become what they seem to criticize", in monologues at once logical, psychotic and sarcastic.

After studying at the École nationale supérieure d'arts de Cergy, she trained at Goldsmiths University of London and at the Beaux-Arts de Lyon postgraduate program. Her work was notably presented at the CRAC Alsace, Bemis Art Center, Fondation Ricard, the Rennes Biennial (curated by François Piron) or at the Galerie, Centre d'art contemporain, in Noisy-le-Sec (curated by Vanessa Desclaux & Emilie Renard), at the SixtyEight Art Institute in Copenhagen ("The Obstruction", curated by Celine Kopp). In 2019, the Fondation Ricard Prize was awarded to her on the occasion of the exhibition "Le Vingtième Prix de la Fondation d'entreprise Ricard", conceived by Neil Beloufa, and she also had a solo show at the Villa Vassilieff. In 2022, Liv Schulman was a resident at the Villa Medici in Roma. In 2023, she presented a solo show at FRAC Bretagne entitled "Adidas, Jennifer, Ariel, Woolite, le Chat, la Croix, le Temps, la Sangsue, les Problèmes, la Transformation, l'Ennui". In 2024, Liv Schulman is artist-in-residence at the Fondation Fiminco in Romainville and will present a new exhibition at galerie anne barrault in October 2024.