French-Algerian artist Neïl Beloufa (b. 1985, Paris; lives and works in Paris, New York and Los Angeles) studied at École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris; The Cooper Union, New York and CalArts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, USA. Recent solo exhibitions include Projects 102: Neïl Beloufa, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2016; En Torrent Et Second Jour, Fondation Ricard, Paris, 2014; Superlatives and Resolutions, Mendes/Wood, São Paulo, 2014; Counting on People, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2014; Production Value, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2013; Les Inoubliables prises d’autonomie, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012.
His videos have been screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (2011); the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2009, 2012, 2014); and the London Film Festival (2009, 2010, 2011), and he was awarded grand prizes at the 54th and 57th Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage in Oberhausen, Germany. Beloufa has received many other honours, including the Audi Talent Award, Paris (2011) and the Meurice Prize for contemporary art (2013).