Berger & Berger
Laurent P. Berger, visual artist graduated from ENSAD and Cyrille Berger, architect graduated from ENSAPLV have been collaborating since 2006 under the name Berger & Berger. In 1999-2000, Laurent P. Berger was awarded an Académie de France scholarship to Rome and was resident at Villa Médici. In 2006, he was involved in the Whitney Biennial in New York (Day for Night). His work has been shown at numerous exhibitions abroad: at Villa Medici in Rome (Le Jardin, 2000), the Festival Romaeuropa (2000), at the Watermill Centre in New York (in 2002 and then in 2006), at Space in Progress/TBA21 in Vienna (Puppets and Heavenly Creatures, 2005).
In 2007 he was involved in the “Rock n Roll Vol. 1” exhibition held at the Norrköpings Konstmuseum in Sweden and at the “Un teatre sense teatre” exhibition at MACBA, Barcelona followed by the Museu Berardo in Lisbon. In 2009 was a resident at Tokyo Wonder Site and in 2010 at Shizuoka Performing Arts Center. He is working in theatrical representation, opera and dance. In 2008, with his brother Cyrille, Berger&Berger was winner of the Nouveaux Albums des Jeunes Architectes a prize awarded by the French Ministry of Culture. Between 2008 and 2009 they were residents at Centquatre in Paris. In 2009, they have been selected to participate in the program City Visions Europe, a design-research program focusing on the urban condition in Europe, initiated by the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam.
Cyrille Berger's work has been shown in 2008 at the 11th International Architecture Biennale in Venice, in 2009 at the 5th European Landscape Biennial in Barcelona and at the 2nd Biennale des Îles Canaries, “Arquitectura Arte y Paisaje” (Territorio - Paisaje en clave de produccion). In 2010, Berger & Berger is one of the international team of the Kazuyo Sejima's 2010 Architectural Venice Biennale.
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