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

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