David Ancelin is a French artist. Born in 1978, he graduated from Villa Arson (France) in 2005. Currently he lives in Paris and is teaching silkscreen printing at the Toulouse Fine Arts School. In 2007 he was invited by Anthony Huberman to show his Installation Avis de Grand Frais as part of the exhibition M, Nouvelles du Monde Renverse at Palais de Tokyo in Paris. In 2008, for his solo exhibition at Monnaie de Paris he presented his sculpture Flipper. His project Deep Blue, a protean and multiple part installation, will be presented at Palais de Tokyo in November 2013 at the occasion of the exhibition of Push Your Art contest organized by Palais de Tokyo and Orange. His work is part of the Mamco collection in Geneva as well as several private collections.
After a month and a half residency at Jiali Gallery David Ancelin will present two series produced on site that form the backbone of the exhibition: Smog and By night, consisting of large screen prints on stainless steel plates and small paintings on paper. Beside three sculptures of the serie Deep Blue will be presented to complete a multi-faceted exhibition set up.
The entire exhibition is built around the relationship between original images and their changes through usurpation, manipulation, blur, fabrication, and remodeling the reproduced image…