Guillermo Calzadilla born in Havana, Cuba
Jennifer Allora born in Philadelphia, PA
Jennifer Allora receives her BA, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Guillermo Calzadilla receives BFA, Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jennifer Allora participates in the Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center National Studio Program, New York, NY
Cintas Fellowship
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, New Orleans, LA
Guillermo Calzadilla receives MFA, Bard College, Anandale-on-Hudson, NY
Jennifer Allora receives MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Penny McCall Foundation Grant, New York, NY
Gwangju Biennial Prize, Gwangju, South Korea
Walker Art Center Artist in Residence Program, Minneapolis, MN
Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, Umbertide, Italy
Nam June Paik Award Shortlist, Düsseldorf, Germany
Hugo Boss Prize Shortlist, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Couvent des Récollets, Residence des Récollets, Paris, France
DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, Austauschdienst, Berlin, Germany
Live and work in San Juan, Puerto Rico


Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
Fault Lines, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi at Palazzo Cusani, Milan, Italy (solo)
Aqua Vitalis-Acte 2, Palais Ducal, Caen, France (solo)
Hope Hippo, The Paris Autumn Festival, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle & Galerie Chantel Crousel, Paris, France
Vidéo et Apres, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
Performance Now, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, KS
Do It, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version), Essex Market, New York, NY
Band of Outsiders, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Backstage, Frac Aquitaine, Bourdeaux
AQUA Vitalis, Positions of Contemporary Art, Artothéque de Caen, France
Flesh and Blood, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
NeMe 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
The Past is Present, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI
30th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Being an Island, daadgalerie, Berlin
Animate/Inanimate, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Australia
DLA Piper Series: Constellations, Tate Liverpool, UK
Histories Paralleles: pays mêlés, Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Nîmes
Far from the Madding Crowd, Bonnefanten Hedge House, Wijlre, Netherlands
Arca lui Noe / Noah’s Ark / L’arche de Noé, Fabrica de Pensule / The Paintbrush Factory<, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
If You Were to Live Here… The 5th Auckland Triennial, Auckland, New Zealand
13 Rooms, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney
I’m dreaming about a reality, La Douane - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes: A Restoration / A Remake / A Rejuvenation / A Rebellion, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisca, CA
More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Body in Flight (Delta) and Vieques Series, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (solo)
GLORIA, United States Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (solo)
A Man Screaming is not a Dancing Bear, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
KADIST: Pathways into a Collection, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
DOGMA, Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Fourth Plinth: Contemporary Monument, ICA, London, UK
Life in your head, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Superbody, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Living as Form, Creative Time, New York, NY
Stop, Repair, Prepare, MoMA, New York, NY (solo)
GLORIA, United States Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (solo)
A Man Screaming is not a Dancing Bear, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
Viieques Videos 2003–2011, Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
11 Rooms, Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK
El Grito, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Leon, Spain
4th Plinth Commission, The 2010 shortlist exhibition, The Foyer, St Martin-in-the-Field,Trafalgar Square, London, UK
29th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil
Adaptation: Between Species, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Nobody's Property: Art, Land, Space, 2000–2010, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Restless Empathy, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Autoconstruccion (self-construction) an exhibition by Antonio Castro, Abraham,
Cruzvillegas and Antonio Fernández Ros, Kurimanzutto, Mexico
Art, Media and Material Witness: Contemporary Art from the Harn Museum of Art, Harn Museum of Art, University of FL
Stop, Repair, Prepare, MoMA, New York, NY (solo)
Compass, Kurimanzutto, Mexico, DF (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
Number Three: Here And Now, The Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf (solo)
RETHINK Relations, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (solo)
Stop, Repair, Prepare, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla: How to Appear Invisible, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin (solo)
Number Three: Here and Now, The Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
Free as Air and Water, Cooper Union Gallery, New York, NY
Rotating Views #1, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Un Certain Etat du Monde?, Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
Private Univeres: Media Works, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Wake Up, Please, Le Quartier, centre d’art contemporain de Quimper, Quimper, France
Art TLV 09, Tel Aviv, Israel
Las Implicaciones de la Imagen, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte (MUCA), Mexico City, 2008< br />Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on “Ode to Joy” for a Prepared Piano, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, Galerie Franco Soffiantino, Turin, Italy (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, Galerie Franco Soffiantino, Turin, Italy (solo)
Never Mind That Noise You Heard, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (solo)
Prospect.1 New Orleans, curated by Dan Cameron, New Orleans, LA
Quiet Politics, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, NY
Perplexed in Public, Lisson Gallery, London
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body, Museo d’arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bolzano, Italy
After Nature, The New Museum, New York, NY
Viva la muerte, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Las Implicaciones de la Imagen (The implications of image), Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte – MUCA, Mexico City
Field Work—part 1, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
OPEN/ INVITED E V+ A 2008 ev+a, International Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick City, Ireland
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican, London, UK
Greenwashing, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Collection Videos & Films Jean-Conrad & Isabelle Lemaitre, Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany
Unrealizable Goals, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan (solo)
Wake Up, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
Clamor, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Allora & Calzadilla, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Whitechapel Laboratory: Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Sediments, Sentiments (Figures of Speech), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Artificial Light: New Light-Based Sculpture and Installation Art, John B. Ravenal, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007
Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Susan Sollins and Marybeth Sollins, Abrams Books, 2007
Curiger, Bice, ed. Parkett 80: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Mark Grotjahn, and Allora & Calzadilla, Parkett, New York
Ice Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, Phaidon, New York
Only Necessary but Possible, Optimism in the Age of Global War, 10th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
Lyon Biennial 2007: 00's—The History of a Decade That Has Not Yet Been Named, JRP Ringier, Zurich
Allora & Calzadilla, Frieze Art Fair: Yearbook 2007–08, Frieze, London, 2007
Mckee, Yates, ed. Nongovermental Politics, Zone Books, New York
10h International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfi, 2007
For Sale, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
All about Laughter, ori Art Museum, Tokyo
Depiction, Perversion, Repulsion, Obsession, Subversion, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Video Trajectories: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection and the New Art Trust, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Apocalypse Now, (Co-curated with Jens Hoffman), CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Global Multitude in the Rotunda, APC and Luxembourg 2007, Luxembourg
6th Mercosur Biennale, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Still Life: Art, Ecology & the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah
Otra De Vaqueros, Bâtiment d'art contemporain, Geneva
Cosmologies, James Cohan Gallery, Geneva
Otra De Vaqueros, Centre d’édition contemporaine, New York, NY
Après la pluie, Musée départmental d'art contemporain, Rochechouart, France
Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Valencia Biennial, Valencia, Spain
Allora & Calzadilla, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (solo)
(En)tropics, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Land Mark, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (solo)
Combine Platter, screening event, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Concentrations 50: Allora & Calzadilla, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (solo)
Clamor, The Moore Space, Miami, FL (solo)
Empathic, Temple Gallery, Temple University Campus, Philadelphia, PA
Beyond the Museum, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin, Germany
Busan Biennale 2006, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea
Ecotopia: The 2nd ICP Triennal of Photography and Video, International Center for Photography, New York, NY
International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Une Vision du Monde, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Artificial Light, Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond; Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Report (Not Announcement), Basis voor Actuele Kunst, BAK, Utrecht
Group Therapy, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzana
Nam June Paik Award 2006, Museum of Applied Arts, Cologne
Home of the Free, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago
Canary Island Biennial, Canary Islands
Estrecho Dudoso, San Jose, Costa Rica
Zone of Risk—Transition, 3rd Bishkek International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Territory, Artspeak/Presentation House, Vancouver
2éme Festival Photo et Vidéo de Biarritz, Biarritz
La Force de L’art, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Wrong, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
Other Than Art, Provisions Library, Washington, D.C.
Day for Night, Whitney Biennial. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Download, Art Positions: Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL (solo)
Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art, David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Independent Curators International, Traveling Exhibition
Les Visiteurs, Chateau d’Oiron, France
International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Ralentir Vite, Le Plateau/ FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Videographias In(Visibles), Museo Patio Herreriano de Arte Contemporaneo
Drivin, Exposition Frac-Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Second Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Loop 05 La 3ème, Barcelona
T – Torinotriennale tremuse: The Pantagruel Syndrome, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino, and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudeng
Poesia in Forma di Rosa : Tribute to Pasolini, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea di Montefalcone
Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Museum Art in Oslo; traveled to CCS, Bard College, New York, NY
Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art 2005, Lyon
inSITE_05, San Diego and Tijuana
The Gesture: A Visual Library in Progress, Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tropical Abstraction, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
51st International Art Exhibition, Venice
That From a Long Way off looks Like Flies, Platfotm Garantí Contemporary Arts
The Mind is a Horse (Part 2), Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Material Time/Work Time/Life Time, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
Land Marks, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA
Dedicated to you, but you weren't listening, Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
E-Flux Video Rental, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
No Convenient Subway Stops, Art in General, New York, NY
Contemporaneo Liquido, Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy
Dialectics of Hope,1st Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Utopia Station, World Social Forum, São Paulo, Brazil
I Love Art Vidéo, Le Forum Itinérant, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg
Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA
Unstable Atmospheres, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Ciclonismo, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
Chalk, 7th Annual ICA/Vita Brevis Project, Institute of Contemporary Art ( ICA), Boston, MA (solo)
Radio Revolt: One Person, One Watt, Artist in Residence Project, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
Triennal Poli/grafica de San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Island Nations, The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water, Gwangju Biennale, 2004, Gwangju, South Korea
PARA SITES, When Space Comes Into Play. Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Wien, Austria
Le Monde: Dak’Art 2004, Dakar Biennial, Dakar, Senegal
None of the Above, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Son et Lumiere, List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Ailleurs/Ici, Musee D’Art Moderne de La Ville De Paris/Arc Au Couvent Des Cordeliers, Paris, France
Situations construites, Attitudes, Espace d’art contemporain, Geneva
Land Mark, Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, Puerto Rico (solo)
Puerto Rican Light, Americas Society, New York, NY (solo)
Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Common Wealth, Tate Modern, London, UK
Away From Home, The Wexner Center for The Arts, Columbus, OH
How Latitudes Become Forms, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo per L’Arte, Turin, Italy; Contemporary Arts Center, Houston, TX
24/7, Center of Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
Institution2, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland, in collaboration with the Center of Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
Allora & Calzadilla, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA) at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
Interplay, The Moore Building, Miami, FL
Fair, Royal College of Art, London, UK
III Bienal Iberoamericana, Lima, Peru
Bird’s Eye View, The Arch at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
Allora & Calzadilla, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce, Puerto Rico (solo)
Zoning, The Project, New York, NY
Other Worlds, Project Rooms, ARCO, Madrid, Spain (solo)
VII Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
Puerto Rico 00 (Parentesis en la ‘Ciudad’), San Juan, Puerto Rico
S-Files, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Distinctions, a thesis exhibition at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, NY; Berrie Center for the Arts, Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ
Puerto Rico Hoy, Instituto de America, Santa Fe, Spain
1999, P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, NY
XXIV Bienal de Sao Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil
Caribe: Exclusión, Fragmentación, y Paraiso. MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain; Casa Las Americas, Madrid
Charcoal Dance Floor, Luigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico (solo)


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"American Artistic Duo Allora & Calzadilla Takes Over Palazzo Cusani," The Huffington Post, October 25, 2013.
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"Allora & Calzadilla at Fondazione Nicola Trussardi," Designboom, October 23, 2013.
Forster, Siegfried, "Le Festival d’automne à Paris s’ouvre avec un concert pour deux elephants," RFI.fr, September 13, 2013.
Lequeux, Emmanuelle, "Sons et Sens pour Allora et Calzadilla," Le Monde, September 11, 2013, p.4.
Holzwarth, Hans Werner, Art Now Vol. 4, Cologne: Taschen, 2013.
Schneider, Claire, More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, Chapel Hill: Ackland Art Museum, 2013.
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Sandler, Nathaniel, "Vernissage Barrage: Art Basel Miami Beach," Artslant, December 7, 2012.
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Forrest, Nicholas, "Kaldor Snatches Allora & Calzadilla’s ‘Stop, Repair, Prepare’ for Australia," Artinfo.com, October 23, 2012.
Hoffmann, Jens, Life in your Head: When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, San Francisco: California College of the Arts, 2012.
Documenta (13): Das Logbuch/The Logbook, Katalog/Catalog 2/3, Kassel: Hatje Cantaz, 2012.
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Adaptation, Between Species, Toronto: The Power Plant, 2010.
Hope! Une exposition d’art contemporain sur l’espoir, Dinard: Palais des Arts
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