ALLORA & CALZADILLA

Artist Bio

Jennifer Allora, born in 1974, Philadelphia, USA; Guillermo Calzadilla, born in 1971, Havana, Cuba.


Solo Exhibitons
2012
Body in Flight (Delta), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA.

2011
Vieques Videso 2003-2011, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Allora & Calzadilla: A Man Screaming is Not a Dancing Bear, Weathersppon Art Museum, Greensboro
Stop, Repair, Prepare, MoMA, New York
Gloria, Allora & Calzadilla U.S. Pavillon, The Giardini, 54th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Italy

2010
Performance 9: Allora & Calzadilla, MoMA, New York
Compass, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
Allora & Calzadilla, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Allora & Calzadilla, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2009
Allora & Calzadilla The National Museum of Art, Oslo
Allora & Calzadilla Tempor´┐Żre Kunstalle Berlin, Berlin
Allora & Calzadilla Kunstmuseum Krefeld, Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld
Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on Ode to Joy for a Prepared Piano Gladstone Gallery, New York

2008
Allora e Calzadilla, Galleria Franco Soffiantino, Turin, Italy
Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on Ode to Joy for a Prepared Piano Haus der Kunst, Munich
Wake Up, Clamor, Sediments, Sentiments Kunstverein M´┐Żnchen, Munich
Never Mind that Noise you Heard Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

2007
Sediments, Sentiments (Figures of Speech) San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
Allora & Calzadilla Lisson Gallery, London
Allora & Calzadilla Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich
Clamor Serpentine Gallery, London
Wake Up The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Whitechapel Laboratory - Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Unrealizable Goals Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan

2006
Clamor, The Moore Space, Miami
Land Mark, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
(En)tropics, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
Concentrations 50: Allora & Calzadilla, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Under Discussion & Amphibious Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce, Puerto Rico

2005
Download Art Positions, ArtBasel Miami Beach

2004
Unstable Atmospheres Lisson Gallery, London
Ciclonismo Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Chalk. 7th Annual ICA/Vita Brevis Project Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, MA
Radio Revolt: One Person, One Watt. Artist in Residence Project Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2003
Land Mark Escuela de Artes Pl´┐Żsticas, San Juan, PR
Puerto Rican Light Americas Society, New York, NY

2002
Allora & Calzadilla Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA) at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2001
Allora & Calzadilla Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce, PR

2000
Other Worlds. Project Rooms ARCO, Madrid

1997
Charcoal Dance Floor Luigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan, PR


Group Exhibitions
2012
Living With Video, curated by Chantal Crousel, Pavillon Downtown, Duba´, UAE.
2011
II Rooms, MIF, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Living as Form Creative Time, New York
El Grito MUSAC, Leon (showing Sediments, Sentiments-Figures of Speech)
2010
Adaptation: Between Species, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Au Pair ´┐ŻCoppie di fatto nell´┐Żarte contemporanea´┐Ż, Fondazione Menegaz, Castelbasso (TE)
Rethink Relations, Statems Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, DEN
It is It, Espacio 1414, Santurce
Restless Empathy, Aspen Art Museum, Aspern, CO

2009
Land, Space, Territoy Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Rethink Relations Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Free as Air and Water 41 Cooper Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Private Universes: Media Works Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Wake Up, Please Centre d´┐ŻArt Contemporain de Quimper- Le Quartier, Quimper, France
Musica ex Machina 09 Museo de Reproducciones Art´┐Żsticas de Bilbao, Spain
Panorama da Arte Brasileira Museu de Arte Moderna de S´┐Żo Paulo, Brasil
Close Encounters 2 Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY
ARTLV_0 Tel Aviv, Israel
Una F´┐Żbrica, una M´┐Żquina, un Cuerpo... Arqueolog´┐Ża y Memoria de los Espacios Industriales Centre
d´┐ŻArt la Panera, L´┐Żrida
KR´┐ŻYOL Factory Grand Halle de la Villete, Parc de la Villete, Paris
Un Certain Etat du Monde? A Certain State of the World? Garage Center for Contemporary Culture ´┐Ż
GCCC, Moscow
Lisson Presents 4 / 29 Bell Street Lisson Gallery, London
Videoarde, video cr´┐Żtico en Latinoam´┐Żrica y Caribe CCE ´┐Ż Centro Cultural de Espa´┐Ża Montevideo
Puerto Rico: geograf´┐Ża humana Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce
Rotating Views #1 - Astrup Fearnley Collection Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo

2008
Perplexed in Public Lisson Gallery, London
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body MUSEION Museo d´┐Żarte moderna e Contemporanea, Bolzano
E-flux Video Rental Centro de Arte Moderna Jos´┐Ż de Azeredo Perdig´┐Żo - Funda´┐Ż´┐Żo Calouste
Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Viva la muerte Centro Atl´┐Żntico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Las Implicaciones de la Imagen (The implications of image) Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte -
MUCA, Mexico City
Field Work - part 1 Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
OPEN / INVITED e v+ a 2008 ev+a, Limerick
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art Barbican, London
Greenwashing Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Collection Videos & Films Jean-Conrad & Isabelle Lemaitre Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Christian-Albrechts-
Universit´┐Żt, Kiel

2007
Uncertain States of America Rudolfinum, Prague; CSW Centrum Sztuki Wsp´┐Ż┼éczesnej / Centre for
Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning
IKF Latin American Art Auction 2007 Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami
R´┐Żsidents Espace EDF Electra, Paris
Video Trajectories: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection and the New Art Trust
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
For Sale Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon
9e Biennale de Lyon 2007 La biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
10th International Istanbul Biennial International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
Stigma: An exhibition of the San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial in the 27th Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic
Arts Cankarjev Dom Gallery, Ljubljana
Rencontres d'Arles 2007 Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles
Valencia Biennial Valencia
6´┐Ż Bienal do Mercosul: A Terceira Margem do Rio Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre
Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn
Otra de Vaqueros Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City; CECCH - Centre d'´┐Żdition Contemporaine ´┐Ż
Gen´┐Żve, Geneva
A Global Multitude in the Rotonde Luxembourg
Beyond Green ´┐Ż Toward a Sustainable Art CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati;
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton
Beneath the Underdog Gagosian Gallery, New York City
E-flux Video Rental Centre culturel Suisse, Paris; Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge
Rozamira 07´┐Ż Festival Winzavod Art-center, Moscow
8th Sharjah Biennial: Still Life Sharjah International Art Biennial, Sharjah
Apr´┐Żs la pluie Mus´┐Że D´┐Żpartemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art Moscow Biennale of Contemporary art, Moscow
depiction perversion repulsion obesession subversion Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art,
Rotterdam
All About Laughter Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Critically Correct (2) Givon Art Gallery Ltd, Tel-Aviv
Cosmologies James Cohan Gallery, New York City

2006
1. Bienal de Canarias Bienal de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Beyond Green ´┐Ż Toward a Sustainable Art UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach
Une Vision du Monde La Maison Rouge, Paris
Other Than Art Provisions Library, Washington D.C.
La Force de L´┐Żart Grand Palais, Paris
2´┐Żme Festival Photo et Vid´┐Żo de Biarritz Biarritz
E-Flux Video Rental Arthouse at the Jones Center ´┐Ż Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin; Extra City ´┐Ż
Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp
Empathetic Temple Gallery, Philadelphia
Group Therapy MUSEION ´┐Ż Museo d´┐Żarte moderna e contemporanea, Bolzano
Artificial Light Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; Museum of Contemporary Art ´┐Ż North Miami
(MOCA), Miami
Ecotopia ´┐Ż The Second ICP Triennial of Photographie and Video The ICP Triennial of Photography and
Video, New York City
Uncertain States of America Serpentine Gallery, London; The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard
College, Annandale-on-Hudson
Home of the Free Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago
Nam Jun Paik Award Museum f´┐Żr angewandte Kunst, Cologne
Busan Biennale 2006 Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea
Territory Artspeak, Presentation House, Vancouver
Report (Not Announcement) Basis voor Actuele Kunst ´┐Ż BAK, Utrecht
Mafia (Or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes) Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Wrong Klosterfelde, Berlin
International Documentary Festival Amsterdam Amsterdam
Whitney Biennial 2006 - Day for Night Whitney Biennial, New York City

2005
Ralentir Vite Le Plateau/ FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
I Love Art Vid´┐Żo Le Forum Itin´┐Żrant, Mus´┐Że d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, Strasbourg
Utopia Station World Social Forum, S´┐Żo Paulo
1 Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art: Dialectics of Hope Moscow
Contemporaneo Liquido galleria franco soffiantino, Turin
No Convenient Subway Stops Art in General, New York City
E-Flux Video Rental KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Dedicated to you, but you weren't listening Power Plant, Toronto
Monuments for the USA CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
Land Marks Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Material Time/Work Time/Life Time. Reykjavik Arts Festival Reykjavik
The Mind is a Horse (Part 2) Bloomberg Space, London
That From a Long Way off looks Like Flies Platfotm Garant´┐Ż Contemporary Arts Center, Istanbul
51st International Art Exhibition 51 Venice Biennale, Venice
Tropical Abstraction Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
The Gesture: A Visual Library in Progress´┐Ż Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
inSITE_05 San Diego; Tijuana
Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art 2005 Lyon
Uncertain States of America Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo; Bard College,
Annandale-on-Hudson
Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
Poesia in Forma di Rosa : Tribute to Pasolini Galleria Comunale d´┐ŻArte Contemporanea di
Montefalcone, Montefalcone
T1 ´┐Ż Torinotriennale tremuse: The Pantagruel Syndrome Castello di Rivoli Museo d´┐ŻArte
Contemporanea, GAM Galleria Civica d´┐ŻArte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino, and Fondazione
Sandretto Re Rebaudeng
Loop 05 La 3´┐Żme Barcelona
Second Guangzhou Triennial Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Drivin Exposition Frac-Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Videographias In(Visibles) Museo Patio Herreriano de Arte Contemporaneo Espanol, Valladolid
International Documentary Festival Amsterdam Amsterdam
Les Visiteurs Chateau d´┐ŻOiron

2004
´┐ŻTriennal Poli/grafica de San Juan´┐Ż, San Juan
´┐ŻIsland Nations´┐Ż, The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence
´┐ŻGwangju Biennale 2004: A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water´┐Ż, Gwangju
´┐ŻPARA SITES. When Space Comes Into Play´┐Ż, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung
Ludwig Wien, Vienna
´┐ŻDakar Biennial: Le Monde: Dak´┐ŻArt 2004´┐Ż, Dakar
´┐ŻNone of the Above´┐Ż Real Art Ways, Hartford
´┐ŻSon et Lumiere´┐Ż, List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge
´┐ŻAilleurs/Ici´┐Ż, Musee D´┐ŻArt Moderne de La Ville De Paris/Arc Au Couvent Des
Cordeliers´┐Ż, Paris
´┐ŻSituations construites, Attitudes´┐Ż, Espace d´┐Żart contemporain, Geneva
´┐ŻIKI and thanks for all the IKA´┐Ż, Artspace, Auckland
´┐ŻHow Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age´┐Ż, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston

2003
Triennal Poli/grafica de San Juan San Juan
Island Nations The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence
Gwangju Biennale 2004: A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water Gwangju
PARA SITES. When Space Comes Into Play Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Dakar Biennial: Le Monde: Dak´┐ŻArt 2004 Dakar
None of the Above Real Art Ways, Hartford
Son et Lumiere List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge
Ailleurs/Ici Musee D´┐ŻArt Moderne de La Ville De Paris/Arc Au Couvent Des Cordeliers´┐Ż, Paris
Situations construites, Attitudes Espace d´┐Żart contemporain, Geneva
IKI and thanks for all the IKA Artspace, Auckland
How Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston

2002
Interplay The Moore Space, Miami, FL
Fair Royal College of Art, London, England
III Bienal Iberoamericana Lima, Peru
Bird´┐Żs Eye View The Arch at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
Coleccionismos Contempor´┐Żneos - P´┐Żblico / Privado MADC Museo de Arte y Dise´┐Żo Contempor´┐Żneo,
San Jos´┐Ż

2001
Zoning The Project, New York, NY

2000
VII Bienal de la Habana Havana, Cuba
Puerto Rico 00 (Parentesis en la ´┐ŻCiudad´┐Ż) San Juan, PR
S-Files El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Distinctions Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, NY; Berrie Center for the Arts, Ramapo
College, Ramapo, NJ
Puerto Rico Hoy Instituto de America, Santa Fe, Spain

1999
P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, NY

1998
XXIV Bienal de Sao Paulo S´┐Żo Paulo, Brazil
Caribe: Exclusi´┐Żn, Fragmentaci´┐Żn, y Paraiso MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain; Casa Las Americas, Madrid,
Spain


Fellowship & Residencies
2008
DAAD, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Berlin, Germany

2006
Couvent des R´┐Żcollets, Residence des R´┐Żcollets, Paris, France

2004
Walker Art Center Artist in Residence Program, Minneapolis, MN
Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, Umbertide, Italy
Headlands Center for the Arts Bridge Residency Program, CA

1998/1999
P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center National Studio Program, NY

Awards & Grants
2006
Nam June Paik Award Finalist
Hugo Boss Prize Finalist

2004
Gwangju Biennial Prize

2003
Penny McCall Foundation Grant

2002
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

2000/2001
Cintas Fellowship


Public Collections
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst
ATRIUM Centro- Museo Vasco de Arte Contempor´┐Żneo
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA
Berezdivin Collection, Santurce, PR
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
Ellipse Foundation, Caicais, Portugal
Fmac (Fonds Municipal d´┐ŻArt Contemporain), Paris, France
Fnac (Fonds National d´┐ŻArt Contemporain), Paris, France
Frac (Fonds R´┐Żgional d´┐ŻArt Contemporain) Aquitaine, France
Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem, Israel
Julia Stoschek Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kunstmuseen Krefeld/Museum Haus Esters, Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
Mus´┐Że d´┐ŻArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC, Paris, France
Museion-Museum of modern and contemporary art, Bolzano, Italy
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum Het Domein Sittard, The Netherlands
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (SMAK), Ghent, Belgium
Tate Collection, London, UK
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Education
Jennifer Allora
2001-2003 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS), Cambridge, MA
1998-1999 Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
1996 University of Richmond (BA), Richmond, VA

Guillermo Calzadilla
1999-2001 Bard College (MFA) Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1998 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1996 Escuela de Artes Pl´┐Żsticas (BFA), San Juan, Puerto Rico


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