Screenwriting/filmwork

(current activity)

2019 - strasbourg in hanoi

Creative documentary feature film by David Liver and François Combin. With Blixa Bargeld, Arno Brandlhuber, and Pascale Richter. (In development) produced by Urubu films

2019 - the fug nothing

Feature film by D. Liver and directed by Thomas Burstyn, with Graham Greene, Tom Burstyn and David Liver. (Currently developed by Cloud South Films, New Zealand and Canada)

2019 - Ciernwstopiewski

20’ Short film written by D. Liver and to be directed by Bastien Brenot. (Currently in development by Bonne Nouvelle films, Paris)

SOLO SHOWS

2017 - DAVID LIVER OCCULTA E VENDE IL PICCOLO TEATRO GRASSI!

Nowhere Gallery. Milano.

2016 - BLUR #5 — HER VARIATION

Caffé Internazionale Art Space, Palermo (I) + Performance in collaboration with E IL TOPO.

2016 - I'M SORRY

Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris.

2016 - FICTIONS CRITIQUES (AS E IL TOPO)

Centre Clark - Montréal (CA)

2015 - DAVID LIVER OUGHTA MOVE TO KAPUSKASING

New Eldorado, Montréal (CA)

2015 - & IL TOPO N°17

Exhibition and edition of the issue n°17 at the Cabinet du Livre d'artistes CLA, Rennes (F)

2015 - NIVOLA E IL TOPO (AS E IL TOPO)

Museo Nivola, Orani (IT)

2014 - GIVE ME HONEY

Luna park project N° 11 (on line show) http://www.lunaparkproject.be

2014 - E IL TOPO SHOW + M.A.R.T.I.N PERFORMANCE

Frans Masereel Centrum. Kasterlee (B) - (With Gabriele di Matteo, Frédéric Liver and Steve Piccolo).

2014 - 1/2 AN INVENTORY

Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris (F) 

2013 - THE LENNY MACBETTO SHOW

Weltecho - Galerie Oscar, Chemnitz (D) + performance

2013 - THE SIEGELAUB PROJECT

Galleria L.E.M, Sassari (IT) - As Y LIVER. Curated By Giuliana Altea

2013 - IL TOPO À PARIS (AS E IL TOPO)

CNEAI, Paris

2012 - CRISIS WHAT CRISIS

Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris (F) + performance as Y LIVER

2011 - THE THREE CHRISTS

Salaisons, Paris (F) - As Y LIVER

2009 - Y LIVER IN NY

Marhami Bookatz + Kurdi, New York City (US) 

2009 - THE EYES MOVEMENT THE MEN MIGRATION AND YOU

Galerie Estace, Paris (F) - As Y LIVER.

2008 - JUDE

Bimal Projects, Berlin (D) + performance with Otto Kallscheuer.

2001 - IVRIM

Galleria Pino Casagrande, Roma (IT) - As Y LIVER. Curated by Emma Ercoli.

PERFORMANCES

2019 - a theater as a spoken sculpture

Marjanishvili Theater. Tbilisi (Georgia) - Hotel Europa III, cur. Théo Mario Coppola.

2019 - IL TORO & IL TOPO

Thomas DANE Gallery, Napoli. With : Gabriele Di Matteo, Steve Piccolo, Frédéric X.Liver, Guillaume Clermont, Franco Silvestro, Gak Sato, Giancarlo Norese and Jimmie Durham.

2016 - FROM THE GOLD IN THE MORNING MOUTH

YAM, Clovis XV, Brussels

2016 - JEWS KONG DOGS & BANANAS

Performed with Thierry Maboang - MAD / CNEAI at la Maison Rouge, Paris

2016 - The stolen book

MUSEO MADRE, Napoli (I). With: Gabriele Di Matteo, Steve Piccolo, Gak Sato, Françoise Lonardoni, Dagmara Stephan, Martin Gimenez Larralde, Angelo Leonardo, Franco Silvestro.

2016 - COSBY KRUMP

Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris. With Shin Sharingan.

2015 - FRASQ #7

24h of performing conference about performance art, with Anne Dreyfus, François Durif, Bino Sauitzvy and Baptiste Gille. Le Générateur, Paris

2015 - ART FOR BEHIND WALLS

Museo Nivola, Orani. With : Frédéric Liver and Fabien Pinaroli.

2015 - SHUFFLING OFF THE BROKEN TALE

TETEM Kunstruime, Enschede (NL). By David Liver & Guillaume Clermont.

2015 - DIAPORAMA TACTILE "GIVE ME HONEY"

MAMCO, Geneva. By David Liver & Fabien Pinaroli. 

2014 - GIVE ME HONEY

Le Générateur. Paris

2014 - IL MOSTRO E IL TOPO

Rocca Malatestana. Cesena (I) With Gabriele di Matteo, Steve Piccolo and Gak Sato,

2014 - L COME L’ AMORE

Le Générateur + Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris. With Aurore Laloy.

2014 - & IT WILL BE IN A & IL TOPO PERFORMANCE

Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris. Performance for the David Liver solo show 1/2 an inventory, with IAIN BAXTER&, Gabriele di Matteo, Fabien Pinaroli, Guillaume Clermont and Geoff Lowe.

2013 - FLEA MARKET (by Rob Pruitt)

La Monnaie. Paris

2012 - RED TOPO

Printed Matter, NYC (US). Performance with Steve Piccolo, Martin Gimenez, Gabriele di Matteo, Frédéric Liver.

2012 - FROM THE CHEAP TALK SERIES

Frasq  Le Générateur, Paris.

2012 - SUKKOTH

Les Salaisons. Romainville.

2012 - LAOCOON

SLICK Art Fair, Paris.

2012 - E IL TOPO E Y LIVER

CareOf, Milan.

2012 - SALUT ALFRED

Galerie Nivet Carzon, Paris.

2011 - FROM THE GENERAL INTELLECT - MY NAME IS ALBERT AYLER

Frasq - Le Générateur, Paris.

2011 - STOP MAKING SENSES - Biennale di Venezia.

CAM Napoli (I) - By Nicola di Caprio

2011 - INTERVIEW WITH AFARAT

Teatro della contraddizione, Milan. Cur. Massimo Mazzone

2010 - LOGICAL SPEECHES FROM THE MAGICAL THINKING

Chic Art Fair, Paris. Cur. Laurent Quénéhen

2010 - I'M KLAUS KINSKI

Chic Art fair, Paris. Cur. Laurent Quénéhen

2010 - LOGICAL SPEECHES FROM THE MAGICAL THINKING

Les Salaisons, Paris.

2009 - HEY! ANOTHER IMPERTINENT QUESTION

Galerie Nivet-Carzon, Paris.

2008 - DEIN JUDE

Bimal Project, Berlin. Performed conference with philosopher Otto Kallscheuer (Frankfurter Allgemeine).

2008 - BANANA INK

Les Salaisons, Paris.

2008 - EATING PICKELS BY THE GHETTO

11th VENICE BIENNALE of Architecture, Venezuela pavillon, Venise.

2007 - 15,37:41

Atelier Marras and maison Kenzo. Alghero-Paris. Performance with Antonio Marras.

2003 – LE CAPITAINE ET LE SERVEUR

Galleria Colombo, Milano - Cur. Gabriele di Matteo

2001 - NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM

Suvereto (I) - Cur. Domenico Nardone.

2001 - IVRIM

Galleria Pino Casagrande, Roma (I)

2000 - SUKKOT

Galleria Luciano Inga Pin, Milano (I)

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017 - INDEXMAKERS - LE 19, CRAC de Montbéliard (F) - Curated by Fabien Pinaroli.  http://le19crac.com/expositions/indexmakers

2017 - HOTEL EUROPA - Vilnius Art Fair  - Cur. Théo-Mario Coppola.

2016 - TRADERS - Design Academy, Eindhoven. 

2016 - SVILUPPO PARALLELO - KUNSTMUZEUM, Luzern. 

2015 - 3EN1 - Le Générateur, Gentilly. 

2014 - RÊVE D'ÉTERNITÉ (AS E IL TOPO) - FRAC Bretagne, Rennes. 

2014 - DESTINAZIONE PIAZZA - Public art exhibition, Sassari Piazza Tola - Cur. Giuliana Altea.

2013 - HELTER SKELTER - Galerie Nivet Carzon. Paris.  

2013 - SALO - Salon du dessin érotique - Les Salaisons, Romainville. 

2012 - CARTABIANCA_MILANO - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce. Genova - Cur. Gabi Scardi. 

2012 - INVERTED CHASE - Duo show for the Galerie Nivet-Carzon at Vilnius Art Fair 12, Vilnius.

2011 - KAMPFGEIST - IDEALIST PUBLISHING, Berlin  - http://www.idealist-art.com/

2010 – LE DROIT DU PLUS FORT - Les Salaisons, Romainville - Cur. Laurent Quénéhen.

2008 - ZEBRA CROSSING - Facoltà di lettere e filosofia, Sassari - Cur. Giuliana Altea.

2008 - LOOP POOL ON ICE 2 - Treffpunkt NBK, Berlin (D)

2007 - MUTE - THINC GALLERY, Syracuse NY (USA).

2007 - LOOP POOL ON ICE - Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen KÖLN - http://www.raumfuerprojektion.de/

2006 - KASSELER DOKUMENTARFILM FESTIVAL

Kassel (D) http://www.kasselerdokfest.de

2006 - URP! - Uffici assessorato alla cultura di Cagliari (IT) - Cur. Mark Gisbourne and Giuliana Altea. 

2006 - LE REFLET, LE DOUTE, LA MENACE 2 - FRAC CORSE - Cur. Christophe Domino and Giuliana Altea.

2006 - PERSEIDS ANTIPASTI - Olmsted Hall, New York City - Cur. Anna Mosby Coleman.

2006 - VIDEOPASSAGES - Care OF, Milan - Cur. Simona Bordone and Roberto Pinto.

2005 - LE REFLET, LE DOUTE, LA MENACE - FRAC Corse - Cur. Christophe Domino and Giuliana Altea.

2004 - DAZIBAO - Nuit Blanche, Paris - Cur. Hou Hanru.

2003 - PRAGUE BIENNALE 1 - National Gallery, Prague  - Project Cur. Lino Baldini.

2003 - FIAV - Festival Internacional Art Video.Tavira (P)

2002 - OUVERTURE - Care OF, Milan - Cur. Gabi Scardi

2000 - IL VICINO DELLA PORTA ACCANTO - Galleria Luciano Inga Pin, Milan.

 

PUBLISHING

2019 - E IL TORO (E IL TOPO #24)

24th issue of E IL TOPO magazine, with Jimmie Durham

2017 - I'M THE 23RD ISSUE, E IL TOPO

(Certificate and 24h in 3 days performance)

2017 - OUR LADY, E IL TOPO #22

With Fabien Pinaroli, Dagmara Stephan, Frédéric Liver and Gabriele Di Matteo - Le CRAC 19, Montbéliard (F)

2017 - E ORA VI CHIEDERETE CHE AFFARE È QUESTO

Novel - Nowhere Gallery Milano and Huskies Books Montréal.

2016 - IN THE ABSENCE OF CERTAINTY, LET’S STICK ON OUR EXTRAORDINARY POPULAR DELUSION

LE GÉNÉRATEUR, 10 ans de performances. Ed. du Générateur - La presses du réel, Paris

2015 - celebrity café 02

ADLMN / Les presses du réel, Paris

2015 - UN MANIFESTO TOPISTA

Book by and about E IL TOPO's manifest. Postmedia Books, Milano and Museo Nivola, Orani.

2015 - NIVOLA E IL TOPO #18

Museo Nivola, Orani (I)

2015 - DIAPORAMA TACTILE "GIVE ME HONEY"

A0 Poster, Ed. Mamco, Genève.

2014 - MANIFESTO

Writing and edition of the Topism manifest published on a korean newspaper. (Seoul, Korea)

2014 - THE JEWISH EDITION, E IL TOPO #13

(With Frédéric Liver)

2013 - & IL TOPO, E IL TOPO #15

With Iain BAXTER& and Raven Row, London (UK)

2013 - THE PRESENCE

3 weeks long written performance at Le Générateur. Paris. With Fabien Pinaroli.

2013 - J’essaie d’arrêter la performance

Cahier de Frasq N3, Cur. Lore Gablier, Ed. du Générateur

2012 - REBIRTH, E IL TOPO #12

Collaboration to the rebirth edition of the cult artist run magazine E IL TOPO

 

CURATING

David Liver was the art director at the Jerome Nivet Carzon Gallery in Paris in 2014-15. He curated several exhibitions and created links between structures such as Le Générateur (performing art center) and La ferme du Buisson (art center) with the gallery.

THEATER AND STAGE ART

Beside of several art performances held in theatrical venues David Liver collaborates, creates and tours with professional theater companies in France as Internationally.

2018 - The Miraculous Mandarin by Bela Bartok

Visual Dramaturgy, vidéo and live analogic projections with Dagmara Stephan. This original two pianos version of the symphonic masterpiece is performed by Wilhem Latchoumia and Marie Vermeulin. Premiered at Limoges Opera House in May 2018, the play is still available.

2016 - TILLHET (by MELO, Stockholm)

Visual Dramaturgy, Light designer and live digital designer. This dance performance involving 12 dancers premiered in September 2016 at the Dansens Hus of Stockholm and has been on tour until 2018.

2007 - 2016 - Cie ACTA, Paris

Concepts, Visual Dramaturgy, Writer, Performer for : “Moi Seul”, “"Actions/Contexte”, “En Corps” and “En corps et cris” by director Laurent Dupont. With over 100 performances per year these plays have been on stage almost 2000 times internationnally.