Born 1981, Quebec, Canada.

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION

 

2018

Dream Journal '16-'17, Entree, Bergen

Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, Modena

 

2017

Dream Journal '16-'17, Sprueth Magers, Berlin 

Centre for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv 

 

2016

I have Ten Thousand Compound Eyes and Each is Named Suffering, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster 

 

2015

Zabludowicz Collection, London
Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal 

 

2014

HopeSpringsEternalII, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montréal
The End of the End of the End, Contemporary Art Museum, Saint Louis 

 

2013

You Are Standing in An Open Field, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York 

A Man Digging, Seventeen Gallery, London
Annals of Time Lost, Future Gallery, Berlin 

 

2012

The Nine Eyes of Google Street View, Saatchi Gallery, London 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

 

2020 

Moesman, Surrealism and the Sexes, Centraal Museum, Utrecht (Forthcoming) 

 

2019 

May You Live In Interesting Times, 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, Venice 

Leaving the Echo Chamber, Sharjah Biennial 14 ,Sharjah
The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything, Jewish Museum, New York
Jon Rafman: Dream Journal 2016-2017, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Freiburg
Serious Games, How Art Museum, Shanghai
Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong
The Assembled Human, Museum Folkwang, Essen (Forthcoming)
Black Cloud - KIyv Biennale 2019, Kiyv  

 

2018 

Art in the Age of the Internet , 1989-Today , ICA Boston 

Blind Faith, Haus Der Kunst, Munich
Your North is My South, Stadtische Museen Freiburg 

Fosun Foundation Collection Exhibition, Shanghai 

Our thing: Aude Pariset, Jon Rafman, Christopher Kulendran Thomas, Galerie Antoine, Ertaskiran, Montréal
States of Play, Fact Liverpool 

I Was Raised on The Internet, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 

Art Basel Unlimited, Basel
New Acquisitions exhibition, Musee Art Contemporain, Montreal
How To See [What Isn't There], Langen Foundation, Dusseldorf 

ANTI-: 6th Athens Biennale, Athens
Heart Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen 

Fields of Invisibility, Sesc Belenzinho, Sao Paolo 

Low Form, M AXXI, Rome 

Ghost:2561, Bangkok
Virtual Insanity , Kunsthalle Mainz 

 

2017

A Crack in Everything, Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal

.com/.cn, K11 Art Foundation and MoMA PS1, Shanghai
Jon Rafman | Stan VanDerBeek, Sprueth Magers, Los Angeles SharjahBiennial,Sharjah 

After Us, K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai
Hello World! Art after the Internet, Kiasma Museum, Helsinki Mutations, High Line Art, New York
Frieze Projects, Frieze, New York
Dream Machines, James Cohan Gallery, New York 

Suspended Animation , Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
Still Human, Rubell Family Collection, Miami 

 

2016

9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Manifesta Biennial for European Art 11, Zurich
Welt am Draht , Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin
Dreaming Mirrors/Dreaming Screens , Sprueth Magers, Berlin
Why the Performance? Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai Möglichkeit Mensch , Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen 

Mankind/Machinekind, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna 

Under Arms: Fire & Forget 2, MAK, Frankfurt
Posthumous Lives , Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich
Public, Private, Secret, International Center of Photography, New York 

Electronic Superhighway, Whitechapel Gallery, London 

 

2015

Lyon Biennial, Lyon
Welcome to the Jungle , KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
The Future of Memory, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Image Objects, Public Art Fund at City Hall Park, New York
Field Vision, Jon Rafman and Christian Jankowski, Future Gallery, Berlin Grand Tour, Jon Rafman and Keren Cytter, Feuer/Mesler, New York 

 

2014

FIAC Projects 2014 , Jardin des Tuileries, Paris
Fire and Forget: On Violence. KW Presents at HUA2 , Hebeal Am Ufer, Berlin
21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev 

Private Settings: Art After the Internet, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw 

AIRBNB Pavilion, 14th Architecture Biennale, Venice
Art Post-Internet, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Speaking Through Paint: Hans Hofmann's Legacy, Lori Bookstein, New York 

Surface Modeling, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Science Fiction: New Death, FACT, Liverpool, UK
What Is a Photograph? International Center of Photography, New York 

 

2013

Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum, Kassel 

Drone: The Automated Image, Le Mois de la Photo, Montréal 

 

2012

Moscow Photo Biennial, Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow Free, New Museum, New York
MMXII BNPJ, American Medium, New York 

 

 

SELECTED SPECIAL PROJECTS

 

2018  

The Ride Never Ends video installation for Balenciaga Spring 2019 fashion show 

Poor Magic, Bright Future Program, Rotterdam International Film Festival 

 

2017

Bomarzo, Teatro Real Madrid, scenic design for opera directed by Pierre Audi 

 

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

 

2018 Sobey Award (Shortlist)
2016 Long-Term Grant to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts 2016 Pierre Ayot Award, Ville De Montréal
2016 Sobey Award (Longlist)
2015 Sobey Award (Shortlist)
2014 Future Generation Prize, Pinchuk Foundation, Kiev (Long list) 2012 Media Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Banque Nationale, Montréals 

Burger Collection, Hong Kong
Dallas Art Museum, Dallas
DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette Fosun Foundation Collection, Shanghai 
J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles
Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf MACRO|Museo d'arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome Moderna
Museet, Stockholm
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Musée des beaux‚Äźarts de Montréal, Montréal
Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
RBC Collection, Toronto
Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Ville de Montréal, Montréal
Zabludowicz Collection, London 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2006-2008 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago 

2000-2004 BA, Philosophy and Literature, McGill University, Montréal