Artist Biography

Geneviève Gauckler

Geneviève Gauckler is a Paris-based artist and creator of a world of eccentric characters, blending them seamlessly into her everyday environment. She can already look back on an accomplished career in graphic design, illustration and art direction, having worked for French record label F Communications (Laurent Garnier, St. Germain), on music promo projects for Dmitri from Paris, Pierre Henry and Sparks with directors Kuntzel & Deygas.

In 2007, Geneviève worked on Beck’s The Information album and website, experimental videos with Pleix, and exhibitions at Colette in Paris, Tokyo and Someday Gallery in Melbourne. She spends any free time traveling around the world, giving lectures, exhibiting work and obsessively taking photos to fuel her ever-expanding photomontages.



L’Arbre Génialogique. Editions de l’An2 2003. Published in Japan in August 2008 by Random House Kodansha.
GasBook #15. Publisher: Gas As Interface, Japan. 64 pages, English and Japanese texts, 2004.
Design&Designer No13, 120 pages. Publisher: Pyramyd, France, 2004. English and French texts. Published with Chinese texts in April 2006.
Around The World, PamBooks, 2007.
Food Chain, catalogue of the exhibition, Mu, 2008. English and Dutch texts.
Solo Exhibitions
La Ferme Du Buisson Contemporary Art Center, with Pleix, February-May 2004.
Colette Paris (“Yeah/Outch”), Summer 2004
Colette meets Comme des Garçons, Tokyo (“Invasion”), august 2004.
Biennale d’Art Contemporain “Art Grandeur Nature” in La Courneuve, Summer 2004.
Someday Gallery, Melbourne (“Around The World”), August/September 2006.
Galerie Sara Guedj, Paris (“Around The World”), June 2007.
Mu, Eindhoven (“Chain Food”), January/February 2008.
Stitch, BeamsT Daikanyama, Toki-Shirazu stores, Tokyo (“Paris 59%, Tokyo 41%”) July/August 2008.
Lazy Dog (“The Secret of Life”), Paris, October 2009.
Kemistry Gallery (“Digitally Isolated”), London, November/December 2009.
Parco (“A Good Day”), Fukuoka, October/November 2010.
Tel Aviv, 1999
Kolla, Stockholm, 2004
Pictoplasma, Berlin, 2005
Elektra Festival, Montreal, 2006
Semi-Permanent, Auckland, 2006
ShapeShifters, Bruxelles, 2007
Grafil, Oslo, 2007
Transplant, Norway, 2008
Arts Deco School (ESAD), Strasbourg, 2009
Berghs School, Stockholm, 2009
Kolla, Stockholm, 2011
Pictoplasma, New York City, 2011
Pictoplasma, Paris, 2011
Pictoplasma, Berlin, 2013
Playgrounds, Tilburg, 2013
Jury Member
Art Directors Club, New York City, 2006 and 2009 (Jury Chair)
Uniqlo Grand Prix (UTGP) jury, Japan, 2009 and 2010