Caroline Molusson

Throughout her artistic research, Caroline Molusson tries to make physical sensations and perceptions of space visible and sentient, to make the spectator wobble in his perception of reality. She puts the spectator in a situation where he can feel physical sensations and have different perceptions of the body and of space. Molusson perceives reality as a fragile gift, changing depending of how we look at it. It is this perception of reality that she wants to set free through playing, experimenting. The result of these games and experimentations are what Molusson wants to show through her work. Her work deals with questions of movement, of the multiplication of our points of view, of the loss of direction, of the inversion of landmarks, of the search of balance, the fight against weight lessness, suspension and the moment where things become fragile... She tries to disturb the natural order of things, to invent new rules, to break the logic of our habits and our automatisms and wants the spectator to participate in this new order of things. The questioning of these notions is nourished by her personal practice of dance and trapeze. Molusson would like to escape from a purely utilitary relation to the body, to space and to the objects around us. She tries to propose another logic than the ones which animates us constantly and to reflect on her approach of reality. She tries to catch a glimpse of another reality in which physical laws are different, relationships between body and space are more instable and more enigmatic. Her works would be then, like flashes where this gap, this crack of reality is caught with brief glimpses.


Caroline Molusson was born in 1976 in Tours. She graduated from the Ecole du Louvre in 1998 and also hold a diploma from the Paris-Cergy Fine Art School. Moreovr, she is trained in dance and trapeze rope improvisation. She currently lives in Nantes.

Recent exhibitions


Je ne suis pas sûre d’être là, Galerie Arts et Essais, Rennes, France
Ce qui me fait rêver, Zan Gallery, cur. Florent Lamouroux
Que rien ne soit sans importance (performance), Chapidock, Nantes, France


Otherworldly, Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany
Image du monde flottant, galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France


Preview, foire d’art contemporain, Galerie Ilka Bree, Berlin, Germany
Cela reste à voir, 44°50’54N/0°34’19W programme jeunes artistes, CAPC, musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France, cur. François Poisay
Zones d’ombres, Centre d’art de la Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, France, cur. Julie Pellegrin


Période de flottement, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France
Carton plume, Entre, deux propositions pour La Planck, galerie Air de Paris, galerie Léo Scheer, Paris, France, cur. Keren Detton
Rencontre-débat, CAPC, Bordeaux, France, cur. Yann Chateigné