French Book Week: Baptiste Gaillard

Writer and artist, Baptiste Gaillard has exhibited installations and objects in galleries and art spaces in Geneva, Berlin, Lucerne, Basel and Lausanne. Language has gradually become the subject of his work. His texts are regularly published in reviews (notably in larevue*, the magazine of beautiful letters, rehaut, fabric, watts). He has published the collections Le Chemin de Lennie (Héros-Limite/HEAD, 2013), r a z (Contre-mur, 2017), Un domaine des corpuscules (Hippocampe, 2017) and Bonsaï (Hippocampe, 2018). He has received several prizes and scholarships, including a writing grant from the Commission consultative de mise en valeur du livre du Canton de Genève (2013), a Swiss Literature Award (2018), a Pro Helvetia creative-writing scholarship (2020) and a creative-writing scholarship from the Centre national du livre (2020). For further information visit:

Photo of Baptiste Gaillard by OFC Ladina Bishof

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