Neïl Beloufa (born in 1985 in Paris, France) is a French-Algerian artist/director who lives and works in Paris. Through his practice, he questions society and its issues through different mediums: films, sculptures and installations. He studied at the Beaux-Arts de Paris and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris; at the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (USA); at the Cooper Union, New York and at the Fresnoy - Studio national des Arts Contemporain, Tourcoing (France).
Nominated for the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2015, the Artes Mundi (Cardiff, UK) and Nam June Paik (Essen, Germany) prizes in 2016, he was awarded the Meurice Prize for Contemporary Art 2013, the Audi Talent Awards 2011 and the Agnès B. Studio Collector 2010.
His work has been the subject of monographic exhibitions in France and internationally, including At Hangar Bicocca, Milan, 2021, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, 2018, K11, Shanghai, 2016, MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2016, Schinkel Pavilion, Berlin, 2015, ICA, Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, 2014, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2013, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012 and 2018.
He dialogues with art critics Gaël Charbau and Ingrid Luquet-Gad