Raphaële Bidault-Waddington (born in 1971) lives in Paris and works in various countries (France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, USA, Switzerland, Georgia, Dubai, Iran, China, Uruguay, Mexico, Ivory Coast).


In addition to the exhibitions listed below, check out her conferences, publications, and special projects / “labs” on LIID Future Lab,


Wikipedia Page (FrenchEnglish) – Page Academia



Solo exhibitions



Semiospace, a Spaced-Out Artistic Experiment, exhibition, conference and book launch, Forde gallery, Geneva, Switzerland.

Grand Paris Future Lab, performative installation and collaborative research program, with Paris La Villette School of Architecture, CNAM Prospective Studies Dept., Centre Michel Serres, Atelier International du Grand Paris, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France. Website:


Semiospace, exhibition and conference-performance (with Sylvain Menétrey), Corner College, Zurich, Switzerland. Curator: Stefan Wagner.


Mesopolis, Atelier Martel Architecture, Paris, France.


Paris Galaxies, a Vision for the Grand Paris, Paris College of Art (ex-Parsons School Paris), Paris, France.

Mental Matter II, Silencio Club, Paris, France.


Mental Matter, Espace d’En Bas gallery, Paris, France. Curator: Jean-Louis Chapuis


Exposition Universelle / World Expo, France Fiction gallery, Paris, France.


Red-Blue-White, France Fiction gallery, Paris, France.


White Noise, Surface to Air, Paris, France.


Volatil-Volatile-Volatility, Paris Project Room gallery, Colette Boutique and Magazine ®, Paris, France.


Zone of Aesthetic Intelligence, private viewing, Paris, France.


Group Exhibitions



Manifesta, parallel event to Donate to Curate, Zurich, Switzerland. Curator: Stefan Wagner

The Green Chill Project, Espace des Blancs-Manteaux, Paris, France.


Artes Mechanicaes, Spooky Action at a Distance, Corner College, Zurich, Switzerland. Curator: Dimitrina Sevova.


Cities Methodologies, exhibition and conference, Urban Lab, Slade Research Center,University College London, London, Grande-Bretagne.


The Incidental Person (after John Latham), Apex Art gallery, New York, USA. Curator: Antony Hudek (with Barbara Stieveni, Gianni Motti, Luca Frei, Will Holder, Harrell Fletcher, Eric Steen, Jason Zimmerman, etc.).


International Times: New Works of Art by Young Foreign Artists, 78 Lyndhurst, Peckham, London, UK. Curator: Hannah Barry


Building and Breaking: Drawing in Pencil, 78 Lyndhurst, Peckham, London, UK. Curator: Hannah Barry


Talking Cures, the Discursive as Heuristic Medium, MOCA MAAS/Hedah Art Center, Maastricht, Netherland. Curator: Antony Hudek (with Gianni Motti, Falke Pisano, Olivier Foulon, Inga Zimprich, L. Pozzi).

The Force of Art / la Triennale I, The Uncertain Laboratory, Grand Palais, Paris, France. Curator: Hou Hanru. Contribution to the Donnant/Donnant project by Antonio Gallego and Jean-Louis Chapuis.


France-China Presidential Program, Maison de l’Architecture d’Ile de France, Paris, France.


L’atelier de Peirécie, Maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille 2004 European Capital of Culture, France. Curator: Cécile Paris and Jean-Louis Chapuis

Christiania, Over Gaden Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.


My Small Company, Contemporary Art Center, Meymac, France. Curator: Caroline Bissière and Jean-Paul Blanchet (with Mattieu Mercier, Atelier Von Lieshout, NE Thing, Yann Toma/Ouest Lumière, Andrea Crews, Readymades belong to everyone, Gille Mahé, Soussan Ltd, etc.).

Summer Stage Program, “Feed-Back” Festival, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France. Curator: Frédéric Mazelly


PING, Espace Console, Paris, France. Curator: Muriel Colin-Barant


Inside Out,  Home Sweet Home program, I.F.A, Paris, France. Curator: Fiona Meadows





Check out LIID Future Lab, publications and conferences pages to view all academic engagements in various disciplines: art, photography, design, science, prospective studies, economy, urban design and societal innovation.


Selected publications:

2017: Paris Ars Universalis, a Fictional Future Scenario for the Greater Paris Metropolis (in French), Avant-Garde Collection, L’Harmattan publishing, Paris. 190p

2017: Aesthetic Intelligence Experiments and New Frontiers, an art-based research laboratory translated into a critical design strategy, in Design for Next 2017 conference proceedings, Design Journal Open Access, Taylor & Francis publishing.

2014: Paris Galaxies, Aesthetic Audit Critical Report, in A. Schramme, R. Kooyman, G. Hagoort (eds.), Beyond Frames, Cultural and Creative Industries, Knowledge Institutions and the Urban Environment, Antwerp University, Eburon Publishing.

2011: Innovation: The Role of Art in Territories (in French),

2011: Testimony of a Self-Made Artist (in French), in Y. Toma and R. Barrientos (eds.), Artistes & Enterprises, proceedings of the Artists-Entrepreneur international conference in 2010, Paris Sorbonne University press.

2006: Christiania in Perspective, an Experimental Aesthetic Audit of a City within a City, in J. Carrillo, Knowledge Cities, Approaches, Experiences and Perspectives, Butterworth-Heinemann / Elsevier publishing, New York, US.


Selected conferences:

2018: Hospitality and Resilience: Four Future Scenarios for the Trans-Region of Arles Keynote, Luma Days #2, Luma Arles Foundation, France.

2018: The Soft-Power of Creative Labs on the Public Space, Future of Public Space conference, GDI Future think-tank, Zurich.

2018: AI x Feminism, a Mixed Feeling Thought Experiment Keynote, Disputaziune #2 “Do They Dream of Electronic Sheeps” (Curator: Mareike Dittmer), Muzeum Susch, Switzerland.

2018: Machination #4: A Story of Raphaële Bidault-Waddington between Science and Fiction, in Science & Fiction seminar (dir. philosopher Manuela de Barros), Department of Visual Arts, Paris 8 University.





2019: Is the sky the future of water?, Daré Pejic, in

2017: Series of reviews of Paris Ars Universalis, Scénario-Fiction d’un Futur Grand Paris: by Ewen Chardonneret on, Gérard Lacoste, In Futuribles Review N°421, and Jean Haëntjens on

2017: Radio interview in duo with Aurélien Bellanger, by Dominique Jenvrey on

2013: Mañana, Arte y Cerebro article, and Que Sea con Otros, El Arte Colectivo como Base de Transformacion y Orientador del Futuro (in Spanish), interview by L. Rey, La Diaria, Montevideo.

2013: « Raphaële Bidault-Waddington, when Creation Infiltrates the Mechanics of Companies» (in French), portrait in Enterprise Magazine n°147, Paris.

2012: Interview by Dominique Jenvrey in

2012: The Artist as an Entrepreneur and the Entrepreneur as an Artist (in French), essay by Norbert Hillaire in The Artist, an Entrepreneur, Impressions Nouvelles publishing, Brussels.

2011: Les Cahiers de la Ville Responsable, interview about art and urban development.

2011: Review of Mental Matter exhibition at Espace d’En Bas, by I. de Maison Rouge, Art Actuel Magazine, Paris.

2011: Salut l’Artiste, I. de Maison Rouge, Cavalier Bleu publishing, Paris.

2011: En Bas, article by Eileen Sommermann (about the Mental Matter exhibition), Hunter & Cook Magazine #8, Toronto.

2008: I Believe in God, I Believe in Market (in French), critical analysis by Maxence Alcalde, Marges #8 academic publication (Art and Images Research Dept., Paris 8 University), Paris.