Laurent Isnard (he/they) is a French-Chilean performance artist living in Brussels, member of care practitioners collective Forest de Soin and coordinator of Vulcana organisation.
Graduated from Villa Arson Nice & ENSAPC Paris-Cergy in 2012.
MFA - 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 IRMÃ, 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 based in the region of 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), Festival Island#3 CNEAI (Paris), 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.
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.