French/American Artist and Filmmaker
Born 1982 in Evanston, IL, USA
Lives and works between New York and Paris

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The work of Antoine Wagner (b. 1982, USA) has been the subject of solo exhibitions at The Völkerkunde Museum Hamburg (2015-2016), PSBZ Hamburg (2016), La Filature de Mulhouse (2015), the Opera Bastille in Paris (2013), Henn Gallery in Munich (2011), Liszt Concert Hall in Raiding , Austria (2009) among others.

Notable group exhibitions featuring his work include: BredaPhoto, Holland (2016), Patrice ChereauMusée Imaginaire at La Fondation Lambert en Avignon(2015) and The Open at Jeffery Deitch Projects (2009).

Wagner 's work is included in the public collections of La Fondation Lambert en Avignon and the Völkerkunde Museum Hamburg.

His films “From a Mess to the Masses” & “Wagner in der schweiz” have aired in France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland & America amongst other countries to name a few.


Northwestern university-bachelor of arts in theater (2005)

Northwestern university + sciences po , paris, france - bachelor of science in political sciences (2005)

New york university, scps  at the tisch school of the arts - film studies (2006)



"Echo" Julien David, Tokyo, Japan - September - October

"Supersonic" Deck, Singapore - August - September

ArtParis Art Fair with Editions LN , Grand Palais , Paris - March

Silence: Hermes, Pantin, France (solo internal show : January - June) 

"Wagner in der schweiz" : screening and lecture - The Four Arts Society, Palm Beach - Florida - January 14th


"Exil": breda museum (solo show) - breda, netherlands

"Common denominator": st. gallen theater (solo show) - st. gallen, switzerland

"Wagner in der schweiz" : screening and lecture - goethe institut, washington DC

Bredaphoto - breda museum holland

Interference (solo show) - galerie rabouan moussion paris 

Again - psbz hamburg

Artparis with galerie rabouan moussion at the grand palais, paris

Kundry signature + exhibition feb 3rd - 14th - librairie yvon lambert, paris

"Exil": Gertrude Salon - New York, NY

Kundry (60 pages):  published by gourcuff gradenigo 


"Cadences" : la filature (solo show) - mulhouse, france

"Wagner in der schweiz" : screening and lecture - jcc, san francissco + goethe institut, los angeles , california

"Un musee imaginaire" collection yvon lambert (group show) - avignon, france

Patrice chereau - un musee imaginaire (220 pages) : published by act sud

"Exil" : volkerkunde museum (solo show) - hamburg, germany


Villa medicis: residency - french academy, rome, italy

Faberge “marblegg”: sculpture (oak, marble and gold), april sotheby’s auction - new york, ny

"Gesamtkunstwerk" (with designer julien david): collaboration on fall 2014 collection and show – paris, france


“Wagner in der schweiz”: book published by verlag fuer moderne kunst – nuremberg, germany

“Wagner: the swiss years” (with aw): documentary, 52 min, hd/8mm - premiered on srf in switzerland and presented at the villa rietberg - zurich, switzerland + german embassy- new york, ny

“Common denominator”: six photosculpture installations- (opera bastille, paris, france - festspielhaus, bayreuth, germany - palazzo vendramin, venice, italy - oper leipzig, germany – rigi kulm luzern, switzerland – nurnberg staatstheater, germany)

Prix de l’academie lyrique pierre berge - paris, france

“Atlantic avenue” / nantuket film festival: special mention of the jury for cinematography - nantuket, ct


“From a mess to the masses” (with phoenix): documentary, 52 min, hd/16mm/8mm directed+ produced by aw – arte france+germany

“Trashopy”:  short film, (d. london + c. smith), 11 min, hd - woodstock, ny


“Landscapes escaped”: henn gallery (solo show) - munich, germany


“The open”: dietch projects (group show) - new york, ny

“Alabama leaves”: short film (m. gummer+aw) 9 min, hd - port jefferson, ny

“Lost + found”: short film, (b. corbet + c. pignal), 11 min, hd - shelter island, ny

Rozamira: musical curator for rozamira festival - moscow, russia


Michael haneke: assistant  + translator (french, german +english) - new york, ny


“Lisz[:t:]raum”: video + sound installation, 11 min, hd -  raiding, austria + luxembourg + bayreuth, germany

“1+1= 11”: documentary, 11 min, hd - rio de janeiro, brazil

“Ball trippin’”: short film, 5 min, hd- shelter island, ny

“Bloody hell”: short film, 7min, 16mm - new york, ny

NYU - scps: film studies - new york, ny


Watermill foundation: residency - watermill, ny

“The mohawk”: documentary, 11min, hd - nicaragua