About

Tanguy Benoit is a french artist and designer graduated from the Master of Design, Space and Communication orientation and the Bachelor of Visual Art, Construction option at HEAD - Geneva. By articulating his research around the concept of landscape and its pictorial traditions, he re-examines contemporary ideologies of the border and otherness. His reflections are illustrated in an experimental and multidisciplinary practice that combines the domains of space design, sculpture, cinema, photography and sound design.

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Selected Exhibitions and Screenings

2020
Montage: Design and Film, Film and Design in The Design Film Festival, online screenings, Sept. 11 - Nov. 1.

2018
Flying saucers, Ariana, Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass - Geneva, Oct. 7 - Oct. 14.
Flying Saucers, during the Nuit Culturelle de Langenthal, Switzerland, in the ancient porcelain factory named Porzi, Apr. 27

Residencies and Awards

2021
Nomination for the Award of Excellence of the Hans Wilsdorf Foundation, in the domain of space design.

Academic Positions

2022
Teaching contribution in the master Space and Communication, at HEAD – Geneva, Jan. 13.

2021
Teaching contribution in the master Space and Communication, at HEAD – Geneva, Dec. 20 – Dec. 22
Teaching contribution in the master Space and Communication, at HEAD – Geneva, Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

2018
Jury member of the Creation discipline, at EBAG – Annemasse, Jan. 31

Selected Writings

2021
The Hidden Story, Les westerns parlants de John Ford (1939-1964), supervised by Alexandra Midal, HEAD – Geneva.

2019
Mouvements vaporeux, supervised by Jill Gasparina, HEAD – Geneva.

Studies

2021
Master of Arts HES-SO, in Design, Space and Communication orientation, at the HEAD – Geneva, with « Excellent Distinction ».

2019
Bachelor of Arts HES-SO, in Visual Arts, Construction option, at HEAD – Geneva, with « Congratulations of the Jury ».

2016
Preparatory school, EBAG – Annemasse.

Other

2021
Dans l’œil du Prince, conception and installation of the windows of Hermès – Geneva. Common realization of twelve students of the Master Space and Communication of the HEAD – Geneva. Supervised by François Dumas, Alexandra Midal, Arno Mathies and Emma Pflieger.

News

<i>The Design Film Festival</i>
4 September 2020

The Design Film Festival

From September 11 to November 1, 2020, The Design Film Festival presents films made by designers and films about design. The festival showcases online screenings of completed and developing works, storyboards, prototypes and research. Works by (...)
Grand tour
6 August 2019

Grand tour

On June 26, 2019, the graduates of HEAD – Geneva, Visual Arts section, exhibit their diploma works. Event program: 11am - 2pm Boulevard Helvétique 9 Bachelor options Representation and Appropriation Master CCC, Trans and Work.Master (...)
<i>Flying Saucers</i> at Ariana
6 August 2019

Flying Saucers at Ariana

From October 7 to 14, 2018, a second edition of the exhibition Flying Saucers is presented at Ariana, Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass - Geneva. The projects offer an exploration of the legacy of the former Langenthal porcelain factory (...)