Biography

Laurent Isnard (he/they) is a French-Chilean performance artist living in Brussels and coordinator at Vulcana.
Education at Villa Arson Nice & ENSAPC Paris-Cergy (MFA 2012, DNAP/DNSEP).

Practitioner of acousmatic massage, in individual or collective sessions, Laurent Isnard also works on the creation of spaces of well-being, performance and sound, such as the Queer Night of the Wood, GLAM group, Forest de Soin, Danse Aveugle, Baume des Lèvres, or Dernier Quartier evenings.

From 2010 to 2015, he coordinated and curated Suddenly Residencies, an artist run-space in the region of the Paris, which hosted hundred of international artists.

Laurent Isnard participated to several exhibitions and residencies, amongst them :
PA-F, FRAC Lorraine, La Verrerie, More Projects, Centre d’art du Parc St Léger, CCCOD (Tours), La Galerie (Noisy-le-Sec), Centre Pompidou Paris, Kaai Theater Brussels, Galerie Eric Mouchet (Paris), Centre d’art La Traverse (Alfortville), CNEAI (Chatou), Ecole d’arts HEAR de Mulhouse (programme Sonic), Festival Actoral (Marseille), Semaine du son (Digne-les-Bains), Festival de graphisme de Chaumont, Hospitalités TRAM (Paris), Centre Pompidou Metz, Ryan Gander "First Studio visit 2009" Lisson Gallery (London), Suddenly last summer (Ile-de-France), Storck Galerie (Rouen), Parc Saint Léger, Varzy.


Vulcana ASBL

Member coordinator of Vulcana, a feminist and queer organisation based in Brussels, whose objective is to support the artistic and cultural production of people from minority groups, with queer markets, film clubs, talking circles, children's workshops and much more.