Société Réaliste


artist duo (HU/FR) Ferenc Gróf (1972), Jean-Baptiste Naudy (1982)
They work and live in Paris



2016    A sötétség terrorja, Nick Gallery, Pécs

2014   Waiting for the mo(nu)ment, Jardin de la rue du Chalet, Paris
            xtortions, SIZ Gallery, Rijeka, Croatia
            ‘amal al-ğam’, acb Gallery, Budapest
            Mottopsy, Tenderpixel, London
2013    A rough guide to Hell, P!, New York
             The Shape of Orders to Come, Salon de Vortex, Athens
            Thelema of Nations, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris

2012   Komfortkampf, Lokal 30, Warsaw
            Empire, State, Building, Ludwig Múzeum - Kortárs Művészeti Múzeum, Budapest / MNAC, Bukarest
            Monotopia, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, 2012.
            Empire, State, Building, MNAC, Bukarest – solo
            Komfortkampf, Lokal30, Warsaw
            Culture States,, Cluj  

2011   Zero Euro, Anne Mosseri-Marlio, Zürich
            The city amidst the buildings, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul
            Empire, State, Building, Jeu de Paume, Paris

2010   Xenolalia, Kisterem Gallery, Budapest
            The Fountainhead and other artworks, Platform3, Munich
            Cosmopolites de tous les pays encore un effort, public monument at the MGLC/ Aksioma, Ljubljana
            One-Way World, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana

2009   Transitioners: London View, uqbar, Berlin
            Transitioners: London View, Hold & Freight, London
            Pligatures, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris
            Over the counter, Galerie Buy-Sellf Art Club, Marseille

2008   Transitioners: Le Producteur, your-space / Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
            Culture States - Exposition des Arts et Techniques appliqués à la vie moderne, Labor Gallery, Budapest

2007   Transitioners: Le Producteur, La Synagogue de Delme, France
            Transitioners, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris
            Transitioners, Ze Dos Bois, Lisbon
            Transitioners, Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck
            Deuxième contact, Bureau d’hypotheses Journiac, Paris

2006   Transitioners, TRAFO Gallery, Budapest

2005   Appendix, Espace En Cours, Paris
            Distal, Usine des Taillandiers, Paris
            MDCCLXX IX, Karton Gallery, Budapest



2017    "Save as..." - What Will Remain of New Media Art?, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art

2014    Histerical Materialism, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris

            Futurs abandonat, Centre d'Art Contemporani Fabra i Coats, Barcelona, Spain
            Monument to Cold War Victory, Cooper Union, New York, United States
            Triennale de Sorocaba,Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
            Blue Times, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
           Every Day I Pass the Place Where Our Language EndsKulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria
            Monument to Cold War Victory, Cooper Union, New York, United States 
            Blue Times, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
            Universal Anthem, Artbat Fest 2014, Almaty, Kazakhstan 
            Chrématistique, CNEAI, Chatou, France
            Monument: Aftermath of War and Conflict, The Undercroft / SCVA, Norwich, United Kingdom
            La Fureur de Vivre, La Brasserie, Foncquevillers, France
            TRIBE, Transitory Research Symposium, Nicosia, Cyprus
            Art Under a Dangerous Star, Mayakovsky 102, tranzit. hu, Budapest
            Private Nationalism, Gallery m21, Pécs, Hungary
            Pensive Pictures, Good Bye! Fantastic geography and imagined communities, Higgs Field, Budapest
            Helsinki Photography Biennial, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
            Private Nationalism, Kunsthalle Košice, Slovakia
            Too much money..., MuseumsQuartier, Vienna
            Report on the Construction of a Spaceship module, New Museum, New York, United States
            Get up, Mains d'Oeuvres, St-Ouen, France

2013   Patron Contemporary Christmas Art Fair, FKSE, Fiatal Képzőművészek Stúdiója Egyesület, Budapest

            Footnotes to breakup , Motorenhalle / riesa efau, Dresden, Germany
            Breaking Museum Boundaries , Akvarium, Budapest
            The Gift of Betrayal , Delire Gallery, Brussels
            By Any Means Necessary , acb Gallery, Budapest
            Arte: Affari, Lavoro o Perditempo , Furini Arte Contemporanea, Rome
            I have a dream , Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
            Outer Space , contemporary art in front of Mûcsarnok, Budapest
            How high is the Moon? , galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris
            Architecture and Design Film Festival, Chennai, India
            The Beginning, continued, Roonroom, Aachen, Germany

2012   One sixth of the Earth. Ecologies of Image, collective exhibition at MUSAC, León, Spain
            Where do we migrate to?, collective exhibition at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New School,
            New York, United States
            Enacting Populism in its Mediaescape, collective exhibition at Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
            La chispa que incendia la llanura, collective exhibition at Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Quito,
            Atlas Critique, collective exhibition at Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
            Patterns of Time, collective exhibition at ACB Contemporary Art Gallery, Budapest
            The Golden Cage, collective exhibition at KunstBüroBerlin, Berlin

2011   Hybridity in the Carpathians, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary
            Parallel Chronologies. Invisible History of Exhibitions,  Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art - LCCA, Riga
            Where do we migrate to?, Center for Art, Design and Visual, University of Maryland, Baltimore, United States
            Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore
            For love not money, 15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu, Tallinn

2010   Hyper Real, MUMOK, Vienna
            Flagpole, Platforme, Paris
            Transient Spaces - The Tourist Syndrom, NGBK & Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin
            Pre-specifics: Access X!, Onomatopee & Roda Sten Kulturforening, Goteborg/Eindhoven, Netherlands
            The Artists Wakes, Bury Art Gallery, Bury, United Kingdom
            Cooperation, not corporations, ITS, Belgrade
            Hostipitality: Receiving Strangers, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
            Chisinau-Art, Research in the Public Sphere, Chisinau
            Politique Zéro, Espace Niemayer, Paris
            Wealth of Nations, Spike Island, Bristol, United Kingdom
            All-over, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris
            Practicing Memory, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Olaszország
            Over the counter, Mucsarnok, Budapest
            Reasonable Force, Room Gallery, Auckland - Aotearoa, New Zeland
            2nd Rennes Biennial: Ce qui vient, Rennes, France
            Vous ętes ici, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dunkerque, France
            Geography of Trans-territories, Walter&McBean Galleries of San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, United States
            Hypotheses Verification, Laboratoria, Moscow

2009   ID: Ideology of Design, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad
            Typopass - Critical design and conceptual typography, Dorottya Galeria, Budapest
            The spectacle of the everyday, 10th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France
            What Keeps Mankind Alive?, 11th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
            28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Gallery Jakopic, Ljubljana
            Splav Meduze, Likovni salon, Celje, Slovenia
            Rites de Passage, Schunck Glaspaleis, Heerlen, Netherlands
            Bertha von Suttner Revisited, Schuttkasten, Harmannsdorf, Austria
            How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?, 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens
            Wouldn't be easier for the government to dissolve the people and elect another, Gallery Nova, Zagreb
            The man behind the curtain, Mission 17, San Francisco, United States
            Katowice Biennial, Upper Silesian Centre of Culture, Katowice, Poland
            The Inescapable Experience of Transition, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
            Living Together, Marco, Vigo, Spain
            Princess Frog, Galerie Catherine Jozsa, Brussels
            Les frontières invisibles, Tri Postal, Lille, France
            Living Together, Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

2008   Try again, fail again, fail better, Kunsthalle, Budapest
            Pancevo Republic!, 13th Biennale of Pancevo, Serbia
            The Aesthetic Center, 6th Gyumri International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Gyumri, Armenia
            Positive Critical Imagination, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
            The Mechanics of the Canvas, Ernst Museum, Budapest
            Pro Eto, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
            Be A Happy Worker: Work-to-Rule!, g-mk, Zagreb
            Na mi van?, Kunsthalle, Budapest
            L'Argent, Le Plateau, Paris
            World-ex-position, Open Space, Vienna
            MOBY Hosting, Museums of Bat-Yam, Israel
            Utopia Transfer, Kiscelli Muzeum, Budapest
            Economie 0, La Menagerie de Verre, Paris
            Transmediale 08: Conspire, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2007   Living Magazine, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
            The Other City, Hungarian Cultural Center, New York, United States
            AtL(e)As(T.) CoMpleX, Studio Gallery, Budapest
            Un_Space / Paraflows, MAK, Vienna
            Virtual Residency, ZKI, Volklingen, Germany
            Manifesta 6.1: Off Season, Cyprus
            Manifesta 6.1: M6 D3 Abschlussball, WestGermany, Berlin
            Démocratie? Faites-la vous-męme!, Mains d'Oeuvres, Paris
            The Embassy / Apocalypse Now, &nbsp, Paris
            Between white and black / Bunker Design, MKTTK, 2nd Moscow Biennale, Moskow

2006   The Other City, TRAFO Gallery, Budapest
            Article Biennale, Solvberget Kulturhus, Stavanger, Norway
            Intrusion / Apocalypse Now, &nbsp, Paris
            Transitory Operations, UMA, Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia
            How to do things? In the middle of (no)where..., Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
            Nikolaj, Copenhagen; CIAC, Bucharest; CCA Kiev; TRAFO Gallery, Budapest    
            NFO XPO, Version 06 : Parallel Cities, Iron Studios, Chicago, United States

ROSENMEYER Aoife, Société Réaliste at Mosseri-Marlio Gallery, in Art in America, New York, February 2012.

SOMZE Catherine, Dealing with Politics, History and Social Commitment, interview, in Art Pulse, No. 10, 2012

STEFAN Olga, Société Réaliste - Archiscriptons, in Flash Art n°140, Milan, 2012.

REHBERG Vivian Sky, Société Réaliste - Jeu de Paume, Paris, in Frieze Magazine n°141, London, 2011.

IHLER-MEYER Sarah, Brouiller les identités, in zérodeux, Nantes, 2011.

ALKEMA Hanna, Empire of signs, in Idea, No.38, Cluj, 2011.

SCHONWALD Cédric, Empire, State, Building, in Art21, n°30, Paris, 2011.

KEREKES Anna, Palimpseste, in, May 2011.

TREMEAU Tristan, Empire, State, Building, in Art Press, Paris, May 2011.

DENET Muriel, Empire, State, Building, in, April 2011.

PICARD Grégory, Les signes du temps, in, April 2011.

LEBOVICI Elisabeth, Boue et censures au pays du "youngest curator ever", Le Beau Vice, 1 June, 2010.

UNWIN Richard, Bucharest Biennale 4 Review, in Frieze Magazine n°132, London, 2010.

TUCKER Daniel, BB4: Getting Real, in Kunsthart, Antwerpen, 2010.

HAUFFEN Michael, Transitioners - London View, in Springerin 1/10, Vienna, 2010.

LUCCHETTI Matteo, Random curating - interview with Société Réaliste, in, Milan, 2009.

SIM ESMEN Yasemin, Drawing lines to do away with them, in Hürriyet, Istanbul, 2009.

VAN TOMME Niels, Siding with the Barbarians, in Foreign Policy in Focus, Washington D.C., 2009.

LEBOVICI Elisabeth, Un projet de société, in Multitudes n°35, Paris, 2009.

LASSIGNARDIE Isabelle, Une démonstration critique par l’absurde, in Inter Actes If n°20, Paris, 2008.

STEPANOVIC Tijana, Culturated States, in Muerto, 11 / 5, Budapest, 2008.

CSERBA Júlia, Triangular paranoia, in Balkon, 2008 / 3, Budapest, 2008.

VINCENT Cédric, Conspiratory Truths, in Conspire: Transmediale 08, catalogue, Revolver Publishing, Frankfurt/Main, 2008.

TREMEAU Tristan, Nouveaux Entrants, in Art21, No 15, Paris, 2007.

BRUNEL Raphaël, Transitioners. Bastille Days Collection, in parisART, Paris, 2007.

SOMOGYI Hajnalka, Chirurgie de l'illusion, in Art21, No 12, Paris, 2007.

WEITZEL Antje, Some points about the Ponzi's project, in How to do things? In the middle of (no)where…, catalogue of the project, Revolver Publishing, Frankfurt/Main, 2006.

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BRUNEL Raphaël, Transitioners. Bastille Days Collection, in parisART, Paris, 2007.

SOMOGYI Hajnalka, Chirurgie de l'illusion, in Art21, No 12, Paris, 2007.

WEITZEL Antje, Some points about the Ponzi's project, in How to do things? In the middle of (no)where…, catalogue of the project, Revolver Publishing, Frankfurt/Main, 2006.