Johan Grimonprez

Born in Roeselaere, Belgium, 1962. Lives and works in Belgium and New York. FILMS AND VÍDEOS “Zunk”®, 2005. Lookalike, 1 min, 2005. “Looking for Alfred”, 2004. Maybe the sky is green and we're just colorblind”, 2000-2002. "Lost Nation”, 18", 1999. Dorothy doesn't live here anymore...” , 1997-2001. “Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y”, 68 min., 1997. “Beware! In playing the phantom, you become one”, 1994-1998. “It will be all right if you come again, only next time don't bring any gear, except a tea kettle...”, 1994-2001. “La force fait l'union fait la force”, 3 min., 1994. “Corner of canal and Broadway”, 9 min., 1994. “Besmettestad”, 18 min., 1993. “Well, you can't go to California, that's the first place they'll look for you”, 10 min., 1993. “Kobarweng or Where is your helicopter?”, 25 min., 1992. “Nimdol June 18, 1959 – Nimdol July 6”, 1987, 16 min., 1990. SOLO EXHIBITIONS “Looking for Alfred”, Moderna Museet, Sweden; Mead Gallery, University of Warwick Arts Centre, 2005. “Looking for Alfred”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelas. Looking for Alfred, Photographers Gallery, Londres. We never tell everything, we always keep something for the next anthropologist, Yvon Lambert, New York. OLLYWOOO: Flag Raising Ceremony, Hollywood Hills House, 2004. Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, The Essor Gallery, Londres, 2003. Remo, Osaka, Japão. Kojimacchi Gallery, 2003. During Commercial Break..., projecto web, Argos, Bruxelas, 2003. How do we know the sky isn’t really green and we're just colorblind?, videoteca Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMOA), Los Angeles, 2002. Maybe the sky is green and we’re just colorblind, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhaga. I’m a bit like you, I’m a bit in the clouds, Impakt/ Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, 2001. Erna-Hécey Gallery, Luxemburgo. Deitch Projects, New York. House of Contemporary Arts, Trafó, Budapeste. Kunstforeningen, Copenhaga. Maybe the sky is green and we’re just colorblind, videolounge, Stedelijk Museum voor Aktuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, 2000. Magnetoscopio, Rio de Janeiro. Atomium, Bruxelas. Centro Galego Arte Contemporanea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela. Museum für Neue Kunst/ Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Alemanha, 2000. Your Words Have Reached My Ears, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, Londres. INSERT COMMERCIAL HERE, videolounge no The Kitchen, New York, 2000. Oakville Gallery, Oakville,Toronto. Casino d’Art Contemporain, Luxemburgo. Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Australian Center for Contemporary Art, 1999. Gallery 227, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, 1998. We must be over the rainbow..., Centro Galego Arte Contemporanea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela. Gallery for Contemporary Art, Cambridge. Chapter Art Center, Cardiff. La Caixa, Barcelona. Centro Cultural do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro. Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main., 1998. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Bild Museet, Umea. Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlim. Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, Londres. Münchener Kunstverein, München. Ludwig-Suermondt Museum, Aachen, 1998. Galleri Riis, Oslo. Kiasma Museum of Modern Art, Helsiínquia. Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MUHKA). Palais des Beaux Arts/ Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Bruxelas. Prends Garde! A Jouer au fantôme, on le devient, De Beursschouwburg, Bruxelas. Kunstforeningen, Copenhaga. Museu da Republica, Rio de Janeiro, 1997. Deitch Projects, New York. Prends Garde! A Jouer au fantôme, on le devient, MNAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1997. Beware! In playing the phantom you become one, Vereniging van het Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, 1995. It wil be all right if you come again, only next time don't bring any gear except a tea kettle, Antichambres, Palais des Beaux-Arts/ Tentoonstellingen van het Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, 1994. YYZ Gallery, Toronto, 1993. GROUP EXHIBITIONS Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye, MART, Rovereto, Itália, 2006. Artfilmbiennale Cologne. Encosta, Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Carcavelos, Lisboa, 2005. Unheimlich, De warande, Turnhout. Museum Night Lausanne, Palais De Rumine, 50 Jahre/Years Documenta 1955 -2005, Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, 2005. Farsites: Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art, parte da IN SITE_05, Centro Cultural Tijuana, San Diego. Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, 2005. Show de inauguração, De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea Voices of Site, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, 2005. Manipulation. On economies of deceit, International Biennale of Contemporary Art 2005 (IBCA 2005), National Gallery Prague, 2005. Laocoon Devoured, Artium, Basque Center-Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Espanha, 2005. Contemporary Art Center Vilnius, Vilnius, 2005. Moderna by Night, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2005. Strange, Familiar and Unforgotten, Erna Hécey gallery Brussels, 2005. Art Brussels 2005, Brussels. videoDictionary of TheVideoArtFoundation, the Island Art Film & Video Festival, London, 2005. Casa Encendida, Madrid & Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, 2005. Fair Use: Appropriation in Recent Film and Video, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Just do it! The subversion of signs from Marcel Duchamp to Prada Meinhof, Lentos Art Museum Linz. Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago & Hayward Gallery, Londres, 2005. Detox – By Any Media Necessary, Kunstnerneshus, Oslo, 2005. Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF-Austellung (Regarding Terror: the RAF-Exhibition), Kunst Werke Berlim & Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, 2005. Screen Tests, Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam, International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2005. PROOF – The Act of Seeing With Ones Own Eyes, Screen Gallery of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, 2004. ParaDocs, Stedelijk Museum CS Amsterdam, 2004. Gutentak Gesamtausstellung 2004, Annual Show of the Stuttgart Art Academy, 2004. FLIGHT, LIFT Contemporary & LIFT Caffe, Cherokee, USA. Voice of Site: Tokyo - Chicago - New York, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, 2004. A Complete Guide to Rewriting Your History, Sparwasser HQ, Offensive for Contemporary Art and Communication, 2004. . Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York. Bozar Cinema, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 2004. 20th anniversary show, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 2004. . Slice & Dice, School of Visual Arts Museum, New York, 2004. . De Loense Strategieën van het (Kunst) Boek, Een selectie uit de Antwerpse Kunst-en Bewaarbibiliotheken, Rubenianum, Antuérpia, 2004. . Tour-isms. The defeat of dissent, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 2004. . Whitestable Biennal, Deal, Kent, 2004. A arañeira. A colección (The Cobweb. The Collection), Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, 2004. Works and Days, Acquisitions for the Louisiana Collection 2000-2004, The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, 2004. Monument to Now, The Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, (parte oficial ATHENS 2004). Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, 2004. . Laocoon Devoured, Artium, Basque Center-Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Espanha, 2004. La Casa Encendida, Madrid, 2004. How to learn to love the bomb and stop worrying about it, Central de Arte, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2004. This Much Is Certain, Royal College of Art Galleries, 2004. MULTIPLEX, revisioning the movie house in a new 3 story cineplex at Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, 2004. Tate Liverpool, UK, 2004. Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Genebra, 2004. Videoessay, Medienmuseum/ Mediathek, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, 2004. La Condition Publique, Roubaix, 2004. Once upon a time, Kunst in België in de jaren ’90, MUHKA, Antwerp, 2004. Kunst-Werke, Berlim, 2004. Wings of Art, Motiv Flugzeug, Kunsthalle Darmstadt & Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Aachen, Alemanha, 2004. Synopsis III, Testimonies between fiction and reality, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Atenas, Grécia. Remo, Osaka, Japão, 2004. Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2003, Maintenant. Images du Temps Présent sous la direction de Vincent Lavoie, Montreal, Canadá, 2003. IX foro internacionalde teoria de arte contemporaneo, Canaia, México, 2003. ã Europe exists, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Grécia, 2003. Forum des Images, Paris, 2003. Appendix 2: dif fusion and its topology, maf_Media Art Farm, Tbilisi, Geogia, 2003. "in context: a running program", Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, 2003. 'Your memorabilia', Video Art Screening: Tokyo,Tokyo International Forum (at NICAF 2003), Tokyo, 2003. Australian Center for the moving image, Melbourne, 2003. De Brakke Grond, Amsterdão, 2003. Oorlog is geen kunst, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Ghent, 2003. Hardcore, Palais de Tokyo, 2003. Media Field: pol.i.tick, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, US, 2003. M-ARS, Art and War, Neue galerie am landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, 2003. Bird’s coffe, Paris, 2003. Total Überzogen, edith-rub-haus für medienkunst, Oldenburg, Alemanha, 2002. HAUNTED BY DETAIL, De Appel, Amsterdão, 2002. Airborne/Luftburen, Midlanda Konsthall, Suécia, 2002. Future Drei, The Starting Line, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munique, 2002. The Galleries Show, The Royal Academy, Londres, 2002. 911+1: The Perplexities of Security, Watson Institute for International Studies Brown University, Providence, 2002. Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst/ Edith Russ Site for New Media, Oldenburg, Alemanha, 2002. Lost Nation, Werkleitz Biennale, Dresden, Alemanha, 2002. , Galerie im Parkhaus, Berlim, 2002. Feierabend, MARta Herford Museum, Herford, 2002. Trauma, MOMA, Oxford, 2002. Museum Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlim, 2002. 4FREE, BüroFriedrich, Berlim, 2001. Trauma, FirstSite, Colchester, 2001. Discontinuances in time, part 1.Terrorism, Galerija Likovnia Umetnosti, Gradec, Eslovénia, 2001. Een goed in de weg staande tafel, Galerie Van Gelder, Amsterdão, 2001. Trauma, the Hayward Gallery em colaboração com Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, 2001. Contemporary Arts, Escócia, 2001. 1st Bienal de Valencia, Valência, 2001. De Melkweg, Amsterdão, 2001. Maybe the sky is green and we’re just colorblind, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Boston Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine Saint-Gervais, Genebra, 2001. Finale di Partita/ Endgame / Fin de Partie, Piazza Ognissanti, Florença, 2000. Brussel, Kruispunt der Kulturen, Expositions du Palais des Beaux Arts/ Tentoonstellingen van het Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Bruxelas, 2000. Diasporical Thoughts, Tacktoren Kortrijk, 2000. Eine Munition Unter Anderen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, 2000. Agitated Histories: Video Art and the Documentary, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook, 2000. International Videogramme, Trafo-house of Contemporary Arts, Budapeste, 2000. No vacancies, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlim, 2000. Widerspenstige Praktiken, Im Zeitalter von Informations- und Biotechnologien, Shedhalle, Zurique ZKM/ Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, 2000. Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, 2000. Voilà, Le Monde dans la Tête, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 2000. Anywhere But Here, Artist Space, New York, 2000. La vérité est ailleurs, Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Saint-Gervais, Genebra, 2000. Lost Nation, a library, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, 2000. Edit, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, 2000. FAMILIY VIEWING, parte integrante de The Cool World: Film & Video in America 1950-2000, The American Century, Part II: 1950 - 2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2000. Das XX-Jahrhundert - Ein Jahrhuert Kunst in Deutschland, National galerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, 1999. Fireworks, DE APPEL, Amsterdão, 1999. Interarchiv, Kunstraum der Universität Lüneburg, Lüneburg, 1999. Lè Grând Præmière Opénïng Shöw, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhaga, 1999. War Zones, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, 1999. Space Place, Kunsthalle Tirol, Tirol, 1999. Lost Nation, a library, Beursschouwburg, Bruxelas, 1999. Spiral TV, Spiral Building /Wacoal Center, Tóquio, 1999. Collection de MNAM Centre Georges Pompidou, at ARC, Musée d'Art Contemporaine de la ville de Paris, Paris, 1999. Twee uur breed of twee uur lang, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antuérpia, 1999. XXIV Biennale Sao-Paulo, São Paulo, 1998. The Cinema Project—Das Tarantino Syndrom, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlim, 1998. Ludwig - Suermondt Museum, Aachen, 1998. MuuMediaFestival, Helsínquia, 1998. Reservate der Sehnsucht, Dortmunder U, Dortmund, 1998. Revolution 98, Corner House/ISEA, Manchester, 1998. Mächtig Gewaltig, ACC Galerie, Weimar, 1998. Videostore!, Bricks and Kicks,Viena, 1998. A Day in the Life, The Crimean Project/ Part I, Soros Center for Contemporary Art (SCCA), Kiev Global Visions II, Deste Foundation, Atenas, 1998. Two hours wide and two hours long, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa, 1998. When Worlds Collide, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, 1998. 68 - '98: trente ans de film militant…et quelques restes, Centre pour l'Image Contemporaine, Genebra, 1998. Biennale de l'image, de très courts espaces de temps, Caisse de Dépot, Paris, 1998. Kunsthaus Zürich & Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 1998. Herzliya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, 1998. Wounds, between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art, Moderna Museet, Estocolmo, 1998. Fast Forward, 'IMAGE', Kunstverein in Hamburg, 1998. Arkipelag, Nordic Museum, Stockholm, 1998. Airport, Nederlands Foto-Instituut, Roterdão, 1998. Places to stay #2, Dorothy doesn't live here anymore, Büro Friedrich, Berlim, 1998. Interarchiv,The Kunstraum der Universitat Luneburg numa cooperação com Hans-Peter Feldmann eHans Ulrich Obrist, 1997. Rencontre Vidéo Art Plastique, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse Normandie, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, Selected Memories, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Bruxelas, 1997. Zones of Disturbance, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, 1997. Knowledge/ Power/ Control, Northern Center for Photography, Helsínquia, 1997. En Collection, De Witte Zaal, Gent, 1997. Documenta X, Kassel, 1997. Espèces d'Espace in Made in France, MNAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1997. Art video/ catastrophe et nativité: TV trauma , Musée Royal de Mariemont, Mariemont, 1997. On-Line, Gent, 1996. Arte E Media, Palazzo delle Esposizionni, Roma, 1996. Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea, Santiago De Compostella, 1996. The world over - Under Capricorn, Art in the age of globalisation, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1996. City Gallery, Wellington, 1996. Video from the centre Georges Pompidou, Artist Space, New York, 1996. How is everything?, Kunstbunker, Nürnberg, 1996. Landesmuseum, Innsbrück, 1996. Vereinigung Bildener Künstler, Wiener Secession, Wien, 1996. Semaine Internationale de Vidéo, St. Gervais-Genève, Geneva, 1995. Fri-Art Centre, Fribourg, 1995. Noevas tendencias, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1995. Quarters, Old Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, 1995. TANZ-Geschichten 20: Hybridance - Vermischung der Genres, Cinemathek, Museum Ludwig, Köln, 1995. Kanagawa Arts Foundation, Japan, 1995. Points de Vue/ Viewpoint [Images d'Europe], Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst MUHKA, Antwerpen, 1995. MNAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1995. Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel, 1995. Cinématheque Yerevan, Armeniav, 1995. Kunstencentrum STUC, Leuven, 1995. Vigilando las fronteras, Casa de Cultura de Intxaurrondo, Bilbao, 1994. Musée d'art Moderne et d'Art Contemporaine, Nice, 1994. New Visions, Glasgow, 1994. Espace Lyon d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, 1994. The Pleasure Dome, Toronto, 1994. Monitor, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel, 1994. Casa de Cultura de Larrotxene Intxaurrondo, San Sebastian. Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, 1994. Films by young New York filmmakers, W 139, Amsterdam. In search of..., Information Gallery, New York, 1993. The Perverse Double, Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx Council on the Arts, New York, 1992. Never one without the other, Rivington Gallery, New York, 1991. De ente et essentiae Lijn 9, Klapstuk, University of Leuven, Department of Philosophy, Leuven, 1989.

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