Hi, I'm Ay.

BIO

KiAy, born 1980 in NE, CH • lives & works in GVA, CH • graduated from HEAD & CUI, GVA • fell in ❤︎ with vhs & computers as a little girl & became an AV & web artist as a grown up • has been featured in both institutional & cyber/off-space exhibitions in Europe • works mostly with installations but also as a freelance videographer & video editor • has been one of the pillars of the Mac Gyver Manifesto DIY feminist pirate collective • focuses on the process of individuation, mental borders & the multiplicity of reality • likes the number 7 but loves the number 4 • does not sell & is not part of the art market • not now, not tomorrow, probably not ever.

SHOWS

The Wrong, New Digital Art Biennale, Near Field Communications Digital Art Bang Embassy, Wroclaw, Poland, November 2019 - March 2020 ■ One-Off Moving Image Festival 2020, Valencia, Spain & Gol, Norway, February 2020 ■ NFCDAB Düsseldorf, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany, November 2018 ■ NFCDAB @ Valencia LEG, Parque de la Cultura (MUVIM), Valencia, Spain, November 2018 ■ NFCW, Wroclaw, Poland, August 2018 ■ BrowserBased.org + NFCDAB, Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2018 ■ NFCW, Warsaw, Poland, June 2018 ■ NFCDAB (Near Field Communication and Digital Art Biennale), Gol, Norway, may 2018 ■ Kulturnat, Institut français du Danemark, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 13 2018 ■ The Inaugural International Autonomous Biennale (OR Cf) @ The Research Pavilion, Venice, Italy, Sep 29 + Oct 1st 2017 ■ PIKSEL17, festival for elektronisk kunst og fri teknologi, SKUR 14 (PIKSEL STUDIO), Bergen, Norway, 2017 ■ UNE VUE, Ateliers Ouverts, Meisenthal, France, May 2017 ■ Hotel Europa, Concordia Centre of the Arts, Enschede, The Netherlands, august to october 2016 ■ DAF (Deviant Art Festival), Geneva, 2016 ■ the 48 Hour Film Project, screening on the 10th of november, Cinérama Empire, Geneva, 2015 ■ Leap Second Festival, cyberspace, Norway, 2015 ▲○ LUFF, Lausanne, 2014, ■ Grange Canal Film Festival, Galerie Nylon, Geneva, 2014 ■ "the else { } statement", KiAy solo exhibition, curated by Isaline Vuille, Kunstunion, Zürich, (24.10 - 22.11) 2014 ■ DAF (Deviant Art Festival), Geneva, 2014 ○ International Women's Day, Basel, 2014 //// DIY manifesto poster workshop ○ Monstre Festival, L'Usine, Geneva, 2013 //// epistolary-themed DIY desktop publishing workshop with the Mac Gyver Manifesto collective ■▲○ Salefriche Festival, Geneva, 2013 ■ Une saison en enfer, ("carte noire" surprise guest of artist Emeline Vitte), Bâtiment d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, 2013 ○ Emergency, Usine Kugler, Geneva, 2013 //// hacking gutter press workshop ■ Goddesses, Montreux Palace, Montreux, 2012 ■ The Heap, (member of the Mac Gyver manifesto), Live In Your Head gallery, Geneva, 2012 ▲ Festival Tous Écrans, Geneva, 2012 //// member of the international short film selection committee ▲○ La Remise en Jeu, FCAC acquisitions exhibition, Villa Dutoit, Geneva, 2012 //// video curating with Alexandrine Boyer & Marine Froeliger ○ Vous êtes ici, MAMCO, Thomas Huber exhibition, Geneva, 2012 //// conceptual design, management & actuation of a performative mediation system with Marine Froeliger & Maud Le Monnier ▲○ Les Urbaines Festival, Marelle, Raphaël Julliard exhibition, Lausanne, 2011 //// theatralized guided tour conceptual design, curating & Julliard related authoring with Marine Froeliger & Maud Le Monnier ■ Café des Rêves, (work selected for the media library), Helmhaus, Zurich, 2011 ■ Re-launch of l’émiliE, swiss feminist newspaper, Théâtre de la Comédie, Geneva, 2011 ■ Fenêtre sur Lac, Live Art Club, Nuit des Bains, Geneva, 2011 ■ GNOK GNIK, Agent Double Gallery, Geneva, 2010 ■ Everybody’s perfect, LGBTIQ Festival, Geneva, 2010 ■ Electric Rendez-Vous, Plug In - New media art institution, Basel, 2009

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CONTACT

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