• Javier Téllez

    1. 1969born in Valencia, Venezuela
    2. lives and works in New York
  • Soloshows

    1. 2014Javier Téllez (curated by Mirjam Varanidis), Kunsthaus Zürich (upcoming)
    2. Games are forbidden in the labyrinth, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco / REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles
    3. 2013Praise of Folly (curated by Philippe van Cauteren), S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    4. 2012The Conquest of Mexico, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
    5. Ungesehen und unerhört II: Javier Téllez, Museum Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg
    6. Rotations, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
    7. 2011Javier Téllez. O Rinoceronte de Dürer, Galerie ArratiaBeer, Berlin
    8. 2010Larger Than Life -Mais que a vida, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    9. Larger Than Life -Mais que a vida, CAM -Fundacäo Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
    10. 20094 ½, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig
    11. Mind The Gap, Kunsthaus Basselland, Muttenz/Basel
    12. Javier Téllez: International Artist in Residence, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
    13. Caligari und der Schlafwandler, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
    14. 2008Letter on the blind for the use of those, who can see, Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich
    15. 2007Oedipus Marshal, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
    16. Oedipus Marshal, Loop, Barelona
    17. 2006Oedipus Marshal, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
    18. La Batalla de Mexico, Arriata/Beer Galerie, Berlin
    19. La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc (Rozelle Hospital), Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich
    20. 2005La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc (Rozelle Hospital), The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
    21. S-t-e-r-e-o-v-i-e-w, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
    22. 2004A Hunger Artist, Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City
    23. 2002Alpha 60 (The Mind-Body Problem), White Box, New York
    24. A Hunger Artist, Sala Mendoza, Caracas
    25. 2001Bedlam, Sala 7, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
    26. Aire de México, La Panadería, Mexico City
    27. 2000Bounced, Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich
    28. 1999I am Happy Because Everyone Loves Me, Gasworks Gallery, London
    29. 1997The Ship of Fools, Sala Mendoza, Caracas
    30. 1996Penalty, Silverstein Gallery, New York
    31. The Cure of Folly, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas and Museo Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela
    32. Jonac 2001 mg, Silverstein Gallery, New York
  • Groupshows

    1. 2014The Torches of Prometheus, Kunsthaus Zürich 
    2. Recycling Memory: Recapturing the Lost City, Managua
    3. We are Living on a Star, Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
    4. Artlovers – Histories d´Art dans la Collection Pinault, Grimaldi Forum Monaco
    5. Here and Elsewhere, Espacio Promoción del Arte – Tabacalera, Madrid
    6. Under The Same Sund: Art from Latin America Today, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
    7. acting-out: the institution denied, Anexiety Arts Festival London 2014, Colechuch House, London
    8. High Horizon: Bruegelland early 21th century, Stedelijk Museum, Lier
    9. inSite: Cuatro ensayos de lo público, sobre otro escenario, La Tallera, Cuernavaca Mexico
    10. 2nd CAFAM Biennale: Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, CAFA Art Museum Beijing
    11. El Hotel Electrico, MHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen
    12. The Marvelous Real. Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Art from the MUSAC Collection, MOT Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    13. 2013Infra-Mince, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Berlin
    14. À triple tour (curated by Caroline Bourgeois), Conciergerie, Paris
    15. "Ils sont nous et nous sommes eux!", Collection FRAC Nord / Pas de Calais, Centre Arc en Ciel, Liévin
    16. Au-delà de cette limite, votre ticket n'est plus valable, Pavillon Vendôme, Aix-en-Provence
    17. Disabled by Normality, DOX - Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague
    18. What To Do, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona
    19. KINO DER KUNST, Munich
    20. Changing Scenes: Points of View in Contemporary Media Art, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
    21. 2012Castle in the Air. A séance of imagination, Zamek Culture Center, Poznan
    22. Von hier nach dort, Vögele Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon
    23. Gestures in Time, Qalandiya International, Jerusalem / Ramallah
    24. Busan Biennale 2012, Busan
    25. Voices of Images, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
    26. Artaud's cave, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel
    27. Track, S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
    28. Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien
    29. Air de Lyon, Fundacion PROA, Buenos Aires
    30. More to Tell, Museum Het Domein, Sittard
    31. Wunder, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
    32. 201111. Biennale de Lyon "A Terrible Beauty is Born", Biennale Lyon
    33. Spectrums of Light, Temporary Gallery, Cologne
    34. El Grito/ The cry, Musac Museo de arte Contempora´neo de Castilla y León 
    35. Daydream Believer!! Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative
    36. Visions, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
    37. 2010Die Nase des Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich
    38. Highlights From the Cologne Kunstfilmbiennale in Berlin, KW Institute forContemporary Art, Berlin
    39. Epilogo (Epiloque), Museo de Arte Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico, cur. Cristián Silva
    40. Sem Fronteiras, Museu, Bispo de Rosário Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro
    41. De Frente al Sol (Facing the Sun), Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna
    42. Alienator: Le Retour, Museum Murten, Murten
    43. Model Kits, Musac Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Castilla y León, León
    44. De Frente al Sol (curated by Patrick Charpenel), Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna
    45. Adaption, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
    46. Substitute Teacher, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta
    47. Larger Than Life Stranger Than Fiction, 11. Triennale Felbach Kleinplastik 2010, Fellbach
    48. 2009For the Use of Those Who See, Kunst-Werke Berlin
    49. Alienator on Tour, Marks Blond Project, Berne
    50. Islands + Ghettos, Stadtmuseum Graz, Graz
    51. Alienator on Tour, Ancienne Gare, Fribourg
    52. For You / Para Usted, Videos aus der Daros-Latinamerica Sammlung, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich
    53. Acting Out, ICA, Boston
    54. Islands + Ghettos, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst e.V., Berlin
    55. 2008Rational / Irrational, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
    56. Manifesta 7, Bozen
    57. Whitney Biennial, New York
    58. 2007Atlas Américas (curated by Paulo Herkenhoff), 01 Futuro, Rio de Janeiro
    59. Doppelgänger. O dobre da realidade, MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Vigo
    60. Zwischen zwei Toden/Between two deaths, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
    61. Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle collection of Latin American Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    62. Visiones del paraíso: utopías/distopías/heterotopías, espacio 1414, Coleccion Berezvidin, San Juan
    63. Jump Cuts, Cisnero Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami
    64. 2nd Moscow Bienniale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    65. CE3, MCA, Sydney
    66. 2006Limites - Estrecho Dudoso, ARS TEOR/éTica, San José Norte
    67. postEr, Hydra School Project, Hydra
    68. On Mobility (final sequence), De Appel, Amsterdam 
    69. Die Kunst erlöst uns von gar nichts, ACC Weimar, Weimar
    70. Capital Culture, prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano 
    71. First Architecture and Landscape Biennial of the Canaries, Canary Islands
    72. Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles
    73. When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York
    74. 2005T1 Pantagruel Syndrome, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d' Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    75. InSite_05, San Diego / Tijuana
    76. Jump Cuts, Americas Society, New York
    77. The Here and Now, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
    78. 2004On Reason and Emotion, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
    79. Emotion eins, Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt
    80. Settlements, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, St. Etienne
    81. Serge Ziegler, Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
    82. 2003Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennale
    83. Living in a Cloud, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
    84. 2nd Valencia Biennale, Valencia
    85. Prague Biennale 1, Pheripheries become the center, Prague
    86. Dreamspaces, Deutsche Bank, New York
    87. Forbidden, Gana Art Center, Seoul
    88. Etnografia: Instrucciones de uso, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas
    89. Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, New York
    90. 2002Fotofest, Houston Community College, Houston
    91. Bienal Iberoamericana de Lima, Lima
    92. Think Local, Sicardi Gallery, Houston
    93. Taboo and Marvericks, Kunsthalle Baselland, Basel
    94. 2001Plateau of Humankind, 49th Venice Biennale
    95. Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama
    96. Ideal House, NICC, Antwerp
    97. Hieronymus Bosch, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
    98. Loop: Alles auf anfang, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
    99. 2000Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    100. Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S.1/MOMA, Long Island City
    101. SOS: Scenes of Sounds, Tang Museum, Saratoga
    102. False Start, Center for curatorial studies, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson
    103. The End, Exit Art, New York
    104. Demostration Räume, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada and Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
    105. 1998III Bienal Barro de América, Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo
    106. IX Premio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza, Caracas
    107. Longitud de Onda: Videos-Fotografía, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas
    108. 1997Así Está la Cosa, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
    109. Primera Bienal de Artes Visuales MercoSur, Porto Alegre
    110. Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art Today, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa
    111. 1996Video Faz, Art & Idea, Mexico City and Museo de Guadalajara,
    112. Guadalajara
    113. 1995Imaginary Beings, Exit Art, New York
    114. Una Visión del Arte Venezolano, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas
    115. 1994Insane Asylum, I.S.P. P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City
    116. The art of the Next Generation, Cristinerose Gallery, New York
    117. Courage, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
    118. Projects, Franklin Furnace Archive, New York
  • Works in public collections

    1. MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León
    2. Tate Modern, London
    3. Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
    4. Princeton University Art Museum
    5. Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zurich