From October 24 through December 16, Fahrenheit by FLAX will host the 2015 Fondation d’entreprise Ricard Prize laureates Florian Pugnaire and David Raffini for a two month residency with the support of the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard.
The residency is designed to offer artists their own time to undertake and develop artistic research and to network. It provides a ground for individual reflection, a re-evaluation of artistic expression and/or exploring new fields for upcoming projects or site-specific work.
Florian Pugnaire (b. 1980) and David Raffini (b. 1982) live and work in Nice, France and Brussels, Belgium. Their work has been exhibited at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Palazzo Cavour, Torino, or Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris. Theresidency at Fahrenheit by FLAX will encompass their initial research phase and present the opportunity for the artist duo to get immersed in the Los Angeles art scene.