EXHIBITIONS

Eden Topall-Rabanes had his first public showing in 2013 and continue to exhibits across Europe.
He mainly uses writing and illustration to create installations, books and digital content. He aims to open discussion about the different forms of domination, oppression and discrimination.

QUEER ART(ISTS) NOW

Queer Art(ists) Now, presented by, and as part of, And What? Queer. Arts. Festival 2020. is an open-call platform/exhibition for new Queer art, artists and makers. The exhibition serves up a snap-shot of what Queer artists are making right now; an insight into the kaleidoscopic thoughts, preoccupations, aesthetics, and politics of contemporary queer art(ists).

RIPOSTE ~ A WEDDING

A bridge between art and performance for the immersive night Riposte. This time, we questioned the notion of relationships and more specifically the particularities of queer relationships.

RIPOSTE ~ COMING OUT

When was the last time you came out? An installation exploring the repeated action of coming out by inviting the visitors to answer this question privately to then put it up publicly. A book with some of the answers has been published.

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PRIDE UNITED

A research on prides in different countries for the 50 years anniversary of Stonewall held at La Folie Paris.

THEY, THEM, WE, US

The production coming from a three months exploration of the last 50 years of LGBTQIA+ history created in collaboration with activists and performers whose careers have spanned the period, and whose testimony has inspired the production.

CONFESS

Encapsulate gender freakery through shapes was the pitch on which Eden worked to create the visual identity of the event company Confess. For their opening night, his shapes became set design and jewelry.

QUEER ART NOW

Queer Art(ists) Now, presented by, and as part of, And What? Queer. Arts. Festival 2020. is an open-call platform/exhibition for new Queer art, artists and makers. The exhibition serves up a snap-shot of what Queer artists are making right now; an insight into the kaleidoscopic thoughts, preoccupations, aesthetics, and politics of contemporary queer art(ists).

QUEER ENCOUNTERS

Between August 2017 and May 2018, Eden interviewed 36 people of the LGBTQ+ community for his project Encounters. Throughout the year, his work focused on finding ways to use drawing and writing to tell their story and make the spectator engage with the issue. For his final show at the Royal College of Art, he is focusing on the last 5 meetings he had, to put these stories in an exhibition environment.

ENCOUNTER 30

The story of a young man telling us about his queerness and his arrival in London.

BODIES

Exploration of the physicality through 3 artists showing their work at the Dalston Superstore Gallery.

BERLIN BERLIN

The story of 6 friends visiting Berlin for the first time, exhibited at the Royal College of Art and as a book.

JEUNES DESIGNERS

15 young designers and artists invited to show their work at the National Theatre of Orleans in France.

EXHAUSTING PORN

Presentation of the serie Exhausting Porn, exploring the binarity of sexuality, with a focus on the gay community at the Ecole Superieur d'Art et de Design d'Orleans.

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THE BUNKER

A video installation showing 5 performances recorded on Eden's phone while he was performing. The performances were about the look of others when walking as a visibly queer person in the city.