Thomas Teurlai is the recipient of the 2015 exchange with Triangle France. The artist was shortlisted by a panel of artists and arts professionals in Marseille before being selected by a reciprocal team in Glasgow. Shortlisted artists this year were Marie Angeletti, Colin Champsaur, Jeremy Laffon and Laure Vigna.
Thomas will reside in Glasgow for three months from April – June 2015. During this time he will have access to a studio, shared accommodation in Glasgow and be provided with a 1000 euros production grant, as well as have logistical support including production, research and curatorial assistance.
This year’s exchange also involves a mutual collaboration between Glasgow Sculpture Studios and The Pipe Factory, an artist run organisation based in Calton area of Glasgow, where Thomas will have the opportunity during his residency to make a presentation of his work.
Thomas Teurlai (b. 1988, Meaux, France, lives and works in Marseille) graduated from both Nantes’ school of art and The Villa Arson in Nice, and followed the Lyon’s School of Art post-graduate programme. He has entered into many collaborations with Quentin Euverte and Ugo Schiavi. Solo exhibitions include: Chopper Desk, The Fish Factory, Stodvarfjordur (2012); Klaus Nomi auf L.S.D., Picto, Geneva (2011). Group exhibitions include: Le trou, Villa Bernasconi, Geneva (2012); Mauvais Coups Pour Trois Fois Rien, Hangar Alstom, Nantes (2011); Le Laboratorium, Arles (2011); 345 Elder, The Broadway Space, New York (2007).
This opportunity is supported by Glasgow City Council.