COCO DOLLE

Born 1974, Avignon, France. Lives and works in New York, USA.


EDUCATION

Les Hivernales de la Danse/Centre Chorégraphie Nationale, Avignon, France 1985-1992

Paris Marais Dance School, France 1992-1996

BA - Art management, branding & International Strategies, EBS, Paris 1996

The Arts Students League of New York, USA 1999-2001

The New York Studio School, USA 2001-2002


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Feminist Booth, Select Art Fair, Miami Art Basel, FL

Milk and Night, Gallery Sensei, New York, USA.

2009

Special Artist in Residence: Pop Pyramide, Fountain Art Fair, Miami Art Basel, FL

2007

Pop Intervention: The Village Voice Pin-ups, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, USA.

2005

The Village Voice pin-ups, Yukiko Kawase Galerie, Paris, France.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Galerie Yukiko Kawase, Tokyo Art Fair, Tokyo, Japan

Galerie Yukiko Kawase, Art Nagoya, Japan

2016

"In the Raw: The female gaze on the nude", The Untitled Space, New York, NY

"Self Reflection",  The Untitled Space, New York, NY

2015

"F" Word: Feminism in Art", The Untitled Space, New York, NY

"Arts in Bushwick: Making History", Ten Eyck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014

"The Last Brucennial" curated by Vito Schnabel, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2012

"Brucennial: Hardener. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer", Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2010

"Multiple Pleasures", Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

"An evening of uncontrollable flesh", curated by Salvia Jasso, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

"Brucennial: Miseducation",  Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2009

Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY

Brooklyn Academie of Music, New York, NY

2004

Jen Beckman Gallery, New York, NY


SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2017

"Trans-politics", TRANS-Ville III, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY

2016

"Unbound Feminism & Territorialities", curated by Hector Canonge, The Queens Museum, NY

New Bohemia, curated by Marie Tomanova, Czech Center, NY

"The March of the Women", 21st Suffragettes Festival, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

Performance Art by Women: Martha Wilson,Linda Mary Montano, Annie Sprinkle, Legacy Fatale curated by Jill McDermid, Rosekill International Performance Art Festival, NY

"Lasso of Truth", Wonder Women Festival/Alexandra Arts, Manchester, United Kingdom

2015

Animamus Art Salon, Gallery Sensei, Chinatown, New York, NY

"Eclipse Ritual", Pervasive Feminisms, The Lutheran Church Park co-op, Brooklyn, NY

Guerrilla performances, Armory Show, NY

2014

"The Clitney Perennial", The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Guerilla action, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

Guest Artist in Residence, Select Fair, Miami, FL

2011

"Jessea", The Hole Gallery, New York, NY

2009

"Objective Affection", BOFFO, New York, NY

Opening ceremony, Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY

2008

"Legacy Fatale", Art Parade, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2007

"Coco's Demoiselles: The Return of the Muses", Art Parade, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2006

"Coco's Demoiselles: The Bucolic Brothel after Picasso", Art Parade, Deitch Projects, New York, NY


TALKS/PANELS

2017

"Is this a Glass Ceiling?", panelists: Museum of Sex & artist curator Lissa Rivera, artist & curator Coco Dolle, SPRING/BREAK director & artist Ambre Kelly moderated by Catinca Tabacaru, The National Arts Club, New York, NY

2015

"Feminism & the 4th wave", panelists: Slutist editor Kristen Corvette, feminist activist and artist Nathalie White, curator and artist Coco Dolle, moderated by gallery director Indira Cesariane, The Untitled Space, New York, NY


CURATORIAL WORK

2018

"TRANS-Ville ACT V", a performance art series, curator, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY

"TRANS-Ville ACT IV", a performance art series, curator, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY

2017

"TRANS-Ville ACT III", a performance art series, curator, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY

"TRANS-Ville ACT II", a performance art series, curator, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY

"TRANS-Ville ACT I", a performance art series, curator,Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY

"Equilibrium", solo presentation of ANGE's works, curator, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY

"13 Artists: Black Mirror", curator, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY

2016

"Self Reflection", co-curator, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

"Cardiac Insomniac", co-curator, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

"In the Raw:The Female Gaze on the Nude", co-curator, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

2015

"Foursome", curator, Gallery Sensei, New York, NY

"Pervasive Feminisms", curator, The Lutheran Park Church co-op, Brooklyn, NY

2014

"Feminist Booth", curator, Select Art Fair, Miami, FL

"Milk and Night", curator, Gallery Sensei, New York, NY


GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2016

International Grant & Residency program at Alexandra Arts, funded by British Arts Council, Manchester, United Kingdom

21st Century Suffragette: Women in the Arts performance art residency, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, New York

2014

Special artist in Residence, Gallery Sensei , New York, NY

2001

Merit Scholarship & Painting Grant, The Art Students League of New York, USA


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

"Emergency Index; an annual document of performance practice", Index Vol.6, New York, USA, 2017

"Making History Bushwick", Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn, USA 2016

"Grrrrls: The Transition Issue", The Fine Print Magazine, Montréal, Canada, 2016

A collection of feminist art #4, "Antagonism", Hysteria Press, London, UK , 2015

"My French American Potluck", Critic's page/guest editor, The Brooklyn Rail, New York, USA, 2014 

Cube, Sartoria Publishing, Italy 2004


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHIE AND PRESS

The List, "Up and coming artists: New artists to follow", Harpers Bazaar, 2018

Jana Astanov, "Between worship and consciousness", 3AM magazine, 2018

The Editors of Artnews, "TRANS-Ville", ArtNews, 2017

Karisa Senavitis, "TRANS-fixed by the Art of Coco Dolle", Ravelin Magazine, 2017

"Who are the new curators", #3, Steidz Magazine, Paris, 2017

Ida Théren "Catinca Tabacaru + Milk and Night's TRANS-Ville exhibition", Cool Hunting, New York 2017

Rose Leadam, "Legacy Fatale: The Performance Collective Raising Feminist Awareness Through Art, Nature and Ties to Ancient History and politic of resistance", FrontRunner magazine, 2017

Emerson Rosenthal, Art Trends: Independent curators", Creators Project, 2017

Adam Lehrer, "Feminism takes many forms in Coco Dolle's Milk and Night curatorial project, Forbes, 2017

Audra Lambert, Aesthetics of contemporary feminism at Milk and Night's Black Mirror, Quiet Lunch, 2017

Michelle Varinata, "A conversation with Coco Dolle", The 405, 2017

Annabelle Fernandes, "Legacy Fatale performance directed by Coco Dolle at Queens Museum, Purple Diary, 2016

Editors, "Coco Dolle's performance collective Legacy Fatale", A Women's Thing, 2016

Katie Cercone, "Pop Amazon's Legacy Fatale leads the march", WhiteHot Magazine, 2016

Dianca London Potts, "Slutist's Legacy of the Witch", Vice/Noisey magazine, 2016

Charlotte Jensen, "Considering the nude in Feminist Art", Another magazine, 2016

Priscilla Frank, "Who's afraid the Female Gaze", Huffington Post, 2016

Nicole Disser, "These all-women shows bring feminist art of now to centerstage", Bedford and Bowery, 2015

Kristen Korvette,"Pervasive Feminisms: a feminist symposium and exhibition", Slutist, 2015

Elle Tilden,  "Pervasive Feminisms is bringing artists together in support of Women's history month", The Wild Magazine, 2015

Nicole Disser, " Join these feminists as they blow up a church in Greenpoint", Bedford and Bowery, 2015

Busra Erkara, "Our favorite artworks from Art Basel Miami 2014", NYLON, 2014

Nicole Prickett, "Excite Strategy", ARTFORUM Diary, December 2014

Kate Messinger, "The Hole and Sensei Galleries redefine the F-word - Feminism", NY OBSERVER, 2014

Kate Messinger, "Artist of the week: Coco Dolle on her feminist group show Milk and Night", The Wild Magazine, 2014

Fernando Zwillich Gil, "Coco Dolle Queen of the Amazons", BlackBook magazine, 2008

Elizabeth Thompson, "Voice Choices", The Village Voice, 2007

David Cohen, "The Joy of coyness", Arts& Letters, The New York Sun, 2007

Holland Cutter, "The creative spirit", Arts & Design, The New York Times, 2007