Born 1981, Quebec, Canada
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
Basement Roma, Rome, Italy
Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Dream Journal '16-'17, Sprueth Magers, Berlin
2016
"I have Ten Thousand Compound Eyes and Each is Named Suffering", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jon Rafman, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster, Germany
2015
"Jon Rafman", Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
2014
"The End of the End of the End", Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO "Jon Rafman: Mainsqueeze", Plymouth Rock, Zurich, Switzerland
"Hope Springs Eternal", Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Toronto, Canada
Hope Springs "Eternal II", Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, Canada
2013
"Annals of Lost Time", Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Remember Carthage", Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, Canada You Are "Standing in An Open Field", Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
A Man Digging, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK
2012
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
"The Nine Eyes of Google Street View", Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
"Mirror Sites", International Art Object Galleries and M+B Gallery, Los Angeles,
"CA Nine Eyes of Google Street View", Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON "BNPJ MMXII", American Medium, New York, NY, USA
2010
"The Age Demanded", Golden Age, Chicago, IL, USA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
2018
"How to See [What Isn't There]," Burger Collection Hong Kong, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany
"I was Raised on the Internet," Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL, USA
"Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art,"
Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
"Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today," The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston,
Boston, USA
Our Thing, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montréal
Your North is my South, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg
Heart Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
2017
Suspended Animation, curated by Gianni Jetzer, les Abattoirs, Musée - FRAC Occitanie Toulouse, France
An Immersive Cinema and Animation Experience-Jon Rafman,
Stan Vanderbeek, Sprüth Magers Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989-Today, ICA Boston, USA
Group Exhibition, K11, Shanghai, China
Hello World! Art after the Internet, Kiasma Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Maxxi Museum, Rome, Italy
Mutations, High Line Art, New York, USA
Frieze Projects, Frieze, New York, USA
2016
Posthumous Lives - Mitchell Anderson - Jon Rafman, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland
9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
2015
"Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape", University of Richmond, VA, USA
2014
"What Is a Photograph?" International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA
"Science Fiction: New Death", FACT, Liverpool, UK
"Art Post-Internet", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
"DISown", Installation in Red Bull Studios, New York, NY
"Surface Modeling", Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna, Austria
"The Paranormal", Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool "Scripted Spaces", Martos Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Tunguska", Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
2013
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, USA
"Ed Ruscha Books & Co.", Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY, USA "Jew York", Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY and Untitled, New York, NY Biennial of the Americas 2013: DRAFT URBANISM, Denver, CO, USA
"Speculations on Anonymous Materials", Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
"ANAMERICANA", American Academy, Rome
"Jon Rafman and Rosa Aiello: Remember Carthage", online exhibition, The New Museum, New York NY, USA
2012
"Scope Creep", Yaffo23, Jerusalem, Israel
"UK Nine Eyes", Moscow Manege, Moscow, Russia "CT Mapas Invisibles", Mexico
2011
"Format", The Luminary
"*new jpegs*", Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmo, Sweden "From Here On", Les Rencontres d'Arles Photographie: International Photography Festival, Arles, France
2010
"Free", New Museum, New York, NY, USA
"Maps & Legends", Fotographia Festival Internazionale di Roma, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Italy
Repair, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria
A Unicorn Basking in the Light of Three Glowing Suns, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI, USA
Photobienniale, Central Exhibition Hall Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico City,
Center for the Arts, St Louis, MO
FutureEverything Festival, Manchester, UK
EDUCATION
2008
M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Film, Video and New Media
2004
B.A. McGill University, Philosophy & Literature, 2000-2004
AWARDS
2012
Media Arts Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2010
Filmmaker's Assistance Program Grant - National Film Board of Canada 2008 Artist Production Grant - Canada Council for the Arts, Emerging
2008
Research & Creation Grant - Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec