Denis Beaubois          


Born in Mauritius in 1970 and lives in Sydney. .
His works have been exhibited internationally including; The TATE Modern and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2010). The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland (2009). The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, and the Zero One Biennale in San Jose (2008). The Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei and Wood St Galleries in Pittsburgh (2007). His works have also been included in The SCAPE Biennale of Art in public space,New Zealand. The Rencontres Internationale Paris, Berlin festival. The Koldo Mitxelena Kulturnea in San Sebastian (2006). The Santiago Biennale in Chile. The Adelaide film festival in Australia (2005), and as part of the Transmediale program, Berlin (2004).
He has received numerous awards for his works most notably winning the 1998 Bonn Videonale (Germany), and receiving the Judges special prize for the Internationaler Medien kunst preis 2001, ZKM (Germany).
Denis has also trained and worked as a performer he was a member of performance ensemble Gravity Feed and the Post Arrivalists. He has also performed with Japanese company Gekidan Kaitaisha in the Drifting View X in Tokyo. He holds an MA in photography and performance as well as an MFA in Time Based Arts from COFA, UNSW, where he also lectures in video art.


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2012 Currency - The division of labour
2012 No longer adrift
2010  A complex collapse
2009  Movement 2008
2008- 09 Video For Then (sight through time)
The Fall from Raiatea (5 channel) (Installation)
2006  Video for Gallery (Performance Installation)
2009  Portrait of a Guilty Man (Performance video)

2006  The Fall from Ryogoku (Installation)
2006  The Impossibility of a Still Point in a Fluid Environment
2006  The Fall From Raiatea (4 channel) (Installation)
2004  Impact (There is no aftermath) (Performance video)
2004  Writing version 2 (Performance video)
2004  Constant
2003  The Fall From Matavai
2003  Hope
2003  As it happens (Performance video)
2003  Writing version 3 (Performance video)
2000  Writing (Performance video)
2000  Everybody happy (Installation)
2000  Here Now  Infinitely There (Installation)
1999  Group Stare (Installation)
1999  The Observation of the Communal Witness (Installation)
1998  In the event of Amnesia the city will recall…(Cleveland) (Performance video)
1998 The Accidental Contract (Installation)
1997  In the event of Amnesia the city will recall…(Sydney) (Performance video)

  Here is a documentary that was made about my practice in 2001    
  The documentary is in German, was done a long time ago and belongs to the category of things I don't like but need to archive.    
  (And no, I can't tell you why I am holding a Television whist talking)