*1986 / France
lives and works in Berlin


Anaïs Edely is a French-German visual artist who was born in France and now works between France and Berlin. After having graduated from the École supérieure des arts et industries graphiques Estienne in Paris in 2007, Edely then obtained a diploma with distinction in information and communication design from the Fachhochschule Münster in Germany.

Edely has presented her work in several solo and duo exhibitions in Europe, amongst others at Guest Studio Daglicht, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, in 2015 and at Raum für drastische Maßnahmen, Berlin-Mitte communal gallery weisser elefant and Haus der Psychologie, Berlin, Germany in 2016 and 2020.

Furthermore, she has exhibited her works in national and international group exhibitions, at Belvedere 21. Museum of Contemporary Art, Wien, Austria in 2017, at Galerie Schaufenster, Essen in 2010, under the auspices of the European Capital of Culture and most recently she has partaken in exhibitions at galerie Rikimaze, Nagano, Japan in 2019 and galerie n/a, Seoul, Korea in 2020.

Beyond her solo work, Edely is a founding member of the artists' collective les actionnaires. She advises and supports the sculpture class of weißensee academy of art Berlin since the summer semester 2020. Her projects has been supported by the DAAD Academic Exchange Grant, London, the Goethe-Institut, Rotterdam and recently by the Regional Department of Cultural Affairs, Hauts-de-France as part of the french gouvernement programme Culture-Santé.



Master with distinction in information and communication design,
Münster Fachhochschule für Design (MSD), Münster, Germany

Diplôme des métiers d'art in Illustration, École Estienne,
École supérieure des arts et industries graphiques (ESAIG), Paris, France



2020 L'envie, présence artistique, CH Aire-sur-la-Lys, supported by the Regional Direction of Cultural Affairs (DRAC) Hauts de France and the Regional Direction of Health (ARS) Hauts de France, as part of the Culture Santé 2020 programme – France
2016 Textile Lab, TextielMuseum Tilburg – Netherlands
2015 Kunstenaarswerkplaats Beeldenstorm & Grafisch Atelier Daglicht, Eindhoven – Netherlands
2015 Résidence mission Yadra!, Marseille – France, Algeria, Germany – in cooperation with l’OFAJ/DFJW



2016 Art and Culture department, Berlin Mitte district, Exhibition funding – Germany
2015 Goethe-Institut Rotterdam – Project funding – Netherlands
2011 International DAAD Academic Exchange Grant, London – United-Kingdom
05-07 Fondation Vallet, Grant for outstanding students of the Academy of Paris – France



2021 IMMER WENN ES DUNKEL WIRD, Gmünder Kunstverein, Schwäbisch Gmünd – Germany
2020 HORIZON, Haus der Psychologie, Berlin – Germany
2020 VIDEOS EX MACHINA, R., Raum für drastische Maßnahmen, Berlin – Germany
2020 SOFT WALLS, DRY FRUITS, Gallery Nslasha, Seoul – Korea
2019 SEASONS & DIRECTIONS, Supalife, Berlin – Germany
2019 旅路の本達 : 四季 /四方, マゼコゼ Mazekoze, Nagano – Japan
2019 PENDING ISSUES, galerie weisser elefant, Berlin – Germany
2019 BRAKING A MOLD, protocol for 26 relaxexercises, stay hungry, Kleinwalsertal – Austria
2019 PLUS BELLE LA VIE, les Trois Huit, MJC des trois maisons, Nancy – France
2018 ANONYME ZEICHNER ARCHIV, Kunsthaus Kannen, Münster – Germany
2018 SEASONS & DIRECTIONS, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax – Canada
2018 PLATZ 71. KÜNSTLERBÜCHER, Bund Offenbacher Künstler, Offenbach am Main – Germany
2018 FESTIVAL NEUKÖLLNER PRODUKTIONEN, Projektraum WW48, Berlin – Germany
2017 FETISH XO, within AkT Project, Artzavod platforma, Kiev – Ukraine
2017 DRAWING FOR THE FUTURE, Salon für Kunstbuch, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vienna, Vienna – Austria
2016 FORMWANDEL, duo exhibition with artist Zora Jankovic, weisser elefant, Municipal Gallery Berlin-Mitte – Germany
2016 JÄGERPORN, solo exhibition, Raum für drastische Maßnahmen, Berlin – Germany
2016 ANONYMOUS DRAWING, Kunstverein Rüsselsheim – Germany
2015 ANONYMOUS DRAWING, artQ13, Rome – Italy
2015 JÄGERPORN, solo exhibition, Guest-Studio Daglicht, Eindhoven – Netherlands
2015 ANONYMOUS DRAWING, Galerie Nord, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin – Germany
2010 MASKEN, ruhr.2010, Galerie Schaufenster, under the scope of the Essen European Capital of Culture year – Germany
2009 CLOSE UP!, C/O Berlin – Germany



2017-2021 INSTANT COMPOSITIONS, performative research with Renaud Héléna, Aurélie Pertusot and Elma Riza within the collective les actionnaires, Art Center Bethanien, Berlin – Germany
2018-2021 HAND TO HAND, intervention in public space, Montréal – Canada ; NYC – USA ; Berlin – Germany ; Yeoju – Korea ; Kyoto – Japan
2016 DIALOGUES, interdisciplinary performance with Naïma Ferré (movement), Gösta Wellmer (Electronics) and Anaïs Edely (live sketching), R., Berlin – Germany
2015 IDIOTIE UND WIEDERSTAND, drawing performance at Herbstsalon, Sophiensaele, Berlin – Germany
2014 AMIMA, interdisciplinary theater and drawing performance at 100 Grad, festival for young talents, Sophiensaele Berlin – Germany
2013 ART FOR DEMOCRACY DEMOCRACY FOR AZERBAIJAN – insitu drawing performance for Bulistan’s group, Berlin – Germany, Azerbaijan
2012 48 STD NK, drawing performance, culture festival, Berlin – Germany