Born in 1957. Lives and works in Paris.
Following philosophy studies at the École Normale Supérieure (Paris) and City College (New York), he turned to artistic work intersecting the fields of visual arts, video, photography and cinema. His work garnered immediate interest. A personal exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in 2002 curated by Christine Van Assche, a portrait by Jacqueline Caux followed by two articles by Laurence Louppe and Laurent Goumarre in Artpress; an interview with Cyril Beghin and Stéphane Delorme and a piece by Françoise Parfait added to growing recognition.
He was quickly featured in major events: Venice Biennial (Der Bau and Collective Jumps, 2016), Garage, Moscow (Collective Jumps, 2016), Le Bal (Cesser d’etre un, 2016), Jeu de Paume (Broken Loops, 2014), MOMA PS1 (La Rencontre, 2014), Gulbenkian Foundation (Sculpture mobile #4, 2002), Musée National d’Art Moderne (Expo N°26, 2002). Today Laurent Goldring features in prestigious collections including the Musée National d’Art Moderne (Sans titre acquired in 1989, Petite chronique de l’image (1995/2002) acquired in 2003, 24 images seconde acquired in 2013). His images from the world of dance have influenced many choreographers. He was directly involved with the creation of shows by Xavier Le Roy, Blut and Boredom, Ectoderme and Self-Unfinished (1996-1998), and by Maria-Donata d’Urso, Pezzo 0 (uno and due) (2002). He then co-signed work with Benoit Lachambre, Saskia Holbling and Louise Lecavalier the rrr… (reading readings reading) pieces, (2001), Is you me (2008) and Squatting Project (2012-2016). With Germana Civera he created Figures (2008), with Isabelle Schad, Unturtled (2009/2012), Der Bau (2013) and Collective Jumps (2014), and with Eva Klimackova, Ouvrir le temps (2014). After exhibitions at Le Bal (Paris) and Garage (Moscow), in 2017, the Palais de Tokyo exhibited a monumental installation of his body loops videos.