Born in 1974 in Wheeling, West Virginia. Lives and works in New York.

 

 

Selected solo exhibitions

 

2014

 

Head and Hands: My Black Angel, Art Seen, Nitehawk Cinema, New York

Keep Moving, The Power Plant, Ontario

Hey… Oh No… You’re Pretty, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Head and Hands: My Black Angel, curated by Alissa Bennett and Abel Ferrara, Soho House Berlin, Berlin

Art Basel film and conversation, curated by Marc Glöde

 

2013

 

Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles

 

2011

 

Goner, Salon 94 Bowery, New York

 

2010

 

Goner, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo La Conservera, Murcia

Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

francesca kaufmann, Milan

 

2009

 

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland

Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, New Orleans

Hammer Projects, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Aïda Ruilova: The Singles 1999-Now, The Banff Centre, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada

 

2008

 

Aïda Ruilova:The Singles 1999-Now, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, traveling to Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis

Two-timers, Galerie Guido W Baudach, Berlin

Sketch Gallery, London

 

2007

 

The Silver Globe, The Kitchen, New York

Lulu, Salon 94, New York

 

2006

 

Vilma Gold, London

Countdowns, francesca kaufmann, Milan

 

2005

 

Lets Go, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York

Endings, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis

 

2004


Projektrum: Aïda Ruilova, Gallery Charlotte Lund, Stockholm

Lets Go, The Moore Space, Miami

 

2003

 

Untitled, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson

 

2002

 

Come to Life, Salon 94, in collaboration with Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York

 

2000

 

White Room, White Columns, New York



Selected group exhibitions

 

2014

 

Reading List: Artists’ Selections from the MoMA Library Collection, MoMa Library, New York

The Crime was Almost Perfect, Witte de With, Rotterdam, curated by Cristina Ricupero

 

2012

 

Armitage Gone Dance, Abrons Arts Center, New York

 

2011

 

Expanded Territory, KAI10 | Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf, curated by Zdenek Felix

Commercial Break, curated by Neville Wakefield Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice

Flash: Light, Festival of ideas, New Museum, New York

Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Guggenheim, Bilbao

Ars Apokalipsis. Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Kreis Güthersloh, Gütersloh, Germany

 

2010

 

Art in the Auditorium 2, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TXtraveling to Whitechapel, London and GAMeC, Bergamo

 

2009

 

Las Linea de la Mano, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City

Black Mondays, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, curated by Thomas McDonell

 

2008

 

Slightly Unbalanced, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal

Tarantula, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan

Busan Biennial, Busan Museum of Contemporary Art, Busan, Korea

 

2007

 

Between Two Deaths, ZKM Media Museum, Karlsruhe

Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Exhibitionism, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, New York

Pensee Sauvage, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt

Pale Carnage, Arnolfini Bristol and Dundee Contemporary Art Center, Dundee

Koln Show 2, European Kunsthalle, Cologne

 

2006

 

INTO ME / OUT OF ME, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Containers at Art Basel Miami Beach in collaboration with Kelly Nipper, Miami

Six Feet Under (untitled as of may 2006) Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, curated by Bernhard Fibicher

La grande geste / The big scene/ Emotionality in Recent Video Art, Magazin 4, Bregenz

Good Vibrations, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy

The Beat, Haswellediger gallery, New York

The Berlin Biennale, Berlin, curated by Maurizo Cattelan, Massimilano Gioni and  Ali Subotnik

Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman

 

2005

 

Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Art, Oslo, curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Daniel Birnbaum and Hans Ulrich Obrist

The Pantagruel Syndrome, T-I: Torino triennale, Turin, curated by Francesco Bonami & Carolyn Christev-Bakargiev, organized in connection with Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli; GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino, Turin and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

Rock Music, Center and Gallery P74, Ljublijana

Kelly Nipper – Aïda Ruilova, galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan

Marking Time, curated by Glenn Phillips, 14th screening at the Getty Research  Institute, Los Angeles

RE-IMAGINIG HER, University Film Series, California State University, Chico

Reverse Engineers, Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, NY, curated by Kye Potter and Julia Szwonkoski

The difference between you and me, Ian Potter Museum, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

IRREDUCIBLE: Contemporary Short Form Video, 1995-2005, curated by Ralph Rugoff, CCA, Wattis Institute, San Francisco; Miami Art Central Museum, Miami; Bronx Museum, Bronx

 

2004

 

Phillip: Divided by Lightning, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, with John Connely Presents

Movimento/Movimenti, curated by Francesco Bonami, in association with la Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Black and White, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York

Eflux Video Rental, Eflux, New York

Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Art Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, curated by Jerry Saltz

The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiosly Strong Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Supernatural, Zurcher Gallery, Paris

Collector’s Cabinet, Marck Selwyn, Los Angeles

Disturbing the Peace, Danese Gallery, New York

It’s about memory, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, curated by Simon Watson

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

 I, Assassin, Wallspace, New York, curated by Slater Bradley

 Suspended State, Center of Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandele-on Hudson

 Possessed, Western Bridge, Seattle

 Unplugged, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Trento

 

2003

 

Strange Days, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

From the Flat Files, Ramp Gallery, Waikoto Institute of Technology, Hamilton, New Zealand, curated by Amada Cruz

Clandestines, 50th La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, Prague Biennale, Prague

The Lengths, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on- Hudson

 New Museum at Field Day, curated by Dan Cameron, Field Day, Long Island

 I See A Darkness, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

 

2002

 

Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show, John Connelly Presents, New York

 Videodrome II, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

 Monitor II, Gagosian Gallery, New York

 Altered States, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York

 

2001

 

Downtown Arts Festival, New York, organized by Simon Watson

Special Projects, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City

Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum Kunst Gent (S.M.A.K), Gent

 

2000

 

Collectors Choice, Exit Art, New York

 

1999

 

LIFER, Cardozo School of Law, Rove, NY, curated by Kenny Schachter

Hi-8, Museu Nacional de Historia Natural, Lisbon


 

Projects

 

2004

 

Videokunst: Geist, Gemeinschaft und Tschai, Locus, Athens

artFORCE, Plum TV, Art Production Fund/Yvonne Force Inc.

 

2003

 

Impakt Festival 2003, Central Museum, Utrecht

Images Festival, Toronto

Video Program, School of Visual Arts, New York

 

2002

 

The Dialogue, film/video screenings and discussion, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

 

2001

 

Impakt Festival 2002, Central Museum, Utrecht

 

2000

 

Stichting Lazymarie Video Fest, The Netherlands

Kill Rock Stars Video Compilation #2, music video for band Derrhoof

 

1999

 

Slattery for Ungdom, Alva, album, Menlo Park Recordings, New York

 

1997

 

Fair-Haired Guillotine, Alva, Compact disc, Avant, New York

New Directors / New Films, Museum of Modern Art, Alva, soundtrack for animated feature film “Calendar the Siamese” by Lewis Klahr

 

1996

 

7th Annual Independent Filmmakers Night, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

 

 

Selected public collections

 

Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, The New Museum, New York

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Stedelijk Museum Kunst Gent (S.M.A.K), Gent

 

 

Education

 

2001

 

MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York

 

1999

 

BFA, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

 

Awards 

 

2005

 

Shortlisted to the Hugo Boss prize

 

2002

 

ArtPace Residency & Fellowship, San Antonio, TX, selected by Francesco Bonami

 

2001

 

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant

Selected Bibliography

 

 

Catalogs

 

2010

 

Cream, Phaidon Press (text by Elena Filpovic)

David Ross, Christine Van Assche, 100 Video Artists, Exit Publications, Madrid

 

2008

 

That’s The Way It Is, exh. cat. Galerie Guido W. Baudach (Ed.), Berlin

Aïda Ruilova. The Singles: 1999-Now, exh. cat. Aspen Art Museum / Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (Ed.), St. Louis

Slightly Unbalanced, exh. cat. Chicago Cultural Center (Ed.), Chicago

 

2007

 

Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, exh. cat. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (Ed.), New Haven

Held Together With Water. Kunst aus der Sammlung Verbund, Gabriele Schor (Ed.), Ostfildern

between two deaths, exh. cat. ZKM, Ellen Blumenstein/Felix Ensslin (Ed.), Ostfildern

Köln Show 2, Nicolaus Schafhausen/Florian Waldvogel (Ed.), Cologne

The Hugo Boss Price 2006, exh. cat. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Lorenzo Fusi and Marco Pierini, Numerica, exhibition catalogue, Silvana Editoriale, pp. 33 – 37

Ursula Blicke and Frankfurter Kunstverein, Pensée sauvage – Von Freiheit, exhibition catalogue, Revolver, 2007, pp. 198 – 204

 

2006

 

Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick, Of Mice and Men exhibition catalogue, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006, pp. 232 – 233

 

 

2005

 

The Greater New York, exh. cat. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Klaus Biesenbach (Ed.), New York

 

2004

 

Joyce Pomeroy Schwartz Transitory Patterns: Florida Women Artists, exhibition catalogue, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC

Whitney Biennial, exhibition catalogue, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

 

2003

 

Venice Biennial, Dreams and Conflicts-The Dictatorship of the Viewer, exhibition catalogue, Venice, Italy, pp. 92 – 109

Linda Pace, Dreaming in Red: Creating ArtPace, ArtPace, San Antonio, TX, p. 292

 

 

Periodicals

 

2007

Alle Papesse arte e numeri, Arte e Critica, XIV, n. 51, June-August

 

2006

 

Roberta Smith, The Berlin Biennale, NY Times, May 7

Moreno Gean, Aïda Ruilova, Contemporary Magazine, February

 

2005

 

Adam Mendelshohn, Lets Go, ArtReview, July

Don’t Miss!, Time Out New York, May 5 – 11, p. 74

Rebecca Cascade, Making a Scene, Elle Magazine, May, p. 122

Andrea Scott, Local Heroes, Time Out New York, March 31-April 6

Jerry Saltz, Lesser New York, The Village Voice, March 28

Michael Kimmelman, Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight, The New York Times, March 18

 

2004

 

Pamela M.Lee, Crystal lite, Artforum, May

Michael Wilson, I, Assassin, Wallspace, NY, Frieze, Issue 83, May

Roberta Smith, Art that speaks to you. Literally, The New York Times, March 7

Holland Cotter, Duck! Its the Whitney Biennial Season Again, The New York TimesMarch 7

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2010
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2009
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2009
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2008
installation view, galerie guido w. baudach, berlin

two timers

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2008
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high art nude

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2008
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2008
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2008
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the passion of joan

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2008
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2008
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2008
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2008
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lulu

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2007
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2007
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life like

life like

2006
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2005
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countdown

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2004
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2004
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lets go

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2004
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2004
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2004
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it had no feelings

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2003
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come here

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2002
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2002
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2002
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2001
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2000
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you're pretty

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1999
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beat & perv

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1999
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