Neïl Beloufa

Neil Beloufa
Born in 1985. Lives and works in Paris, France.
Through his work, Neïl Beloufa questions society and its issues using different media: films, sculptures and installations.

He studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris; the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (USA); Cooper Union, New York; and Le Fresnoy - Studio national des Arts Contemporain, Tourcoing (France).

Nominated for the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2015, the Artes Mundi Prize (Cardiff, UK) and the Nam June Paik Prize (Essen, Germany) in 2016. He was the winner of the Prix Meurice pour l'art contemporain 2013, the Audi Talent Awards 2011 and the Agnès B. Studio Collector 2010.

His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions in France and internationally, including at K11, Shanghai, 2016, MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New-York, 2016, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, 2015, ICA, Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, 2014, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2013, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012 and 2018, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, 2018, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2021, Secession, Vienna, 2022. Neïl Beloufa also took part in the Shanghai Biennale of Contemporary Art in 2014, the 55th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art in 2013, the Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art in 2013 and the 58th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art in 2019.

In 2021, he co-founded, a creative studio driven by a multidisciplinary team of artists, curators, researchers, and developers. explores the integration of new technologies into cultural domains, actively contributing to the creation of new distribution models aligned with the emerging values of our society.

He is currently represented by the galleries Kamel Mennour in Paris, Mendes Wood in New York and Sao Paulo, Galleria Zero in Milan and François Ghebaly in Los Angeles.

His work can be found in many prestigious collections, including the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, The Museum of Modern Art collection, MoMA, New York, the Sammlung Goetz collection and the Julia Stoschek collection, Dusseldorf & Berlin.

In 2024, he participated in the collective exhibition Coming Soon at Lafayette Anticipations, Paris.