Timeline

1992
BA in Fine Art, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, USA
1994
MFA studies, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, USA
1998–1999
Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, USA
Lives and works in Ramallah and New York

Exhibitions

2011
Inshallah: The Future of a Promise, Magazini del Sale, Venice (Biennale di Venezia official programme)
2011
Plot for a Biennial: Sharjah Biennial 10, Sharjah, UAE
2010
Emily Jacir: Stazione, Alberto Peola, Torino, Italia
2010
affiliations, Beirut Art Centre
2010
Krieg/Individuum, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster
2010
The Last Newspaper, The New Museum, New York
2010
21st Century: Art in the first decade, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
2010
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, Tate Modern
2010
There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
2009
Emily Jacir: Hugo Boss Prize, Guggenheim Museum, New York (solo)
2009
Palestine c/o Venice, evento collaterale alla 53. Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Venezia (a cura di Salwa Mikdadi)
2009
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2009, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
2008
Passageworks; Contemporary Art from the Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
2008
The object quality of the problem (on the space of Palestine/Israel), The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
2008
Mediterranee II, Carre d’Art, Nimes
2008
Collection Video & Films; Isabelle & Jean-Conrad Lemaitre, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
2008
Disputed Territories: Emily Jacir, A Space Gallery, Toronto (solo)
2007
Emily Jacir, Villa Merkel, Galerien Der Stadt Esslingen Am Neckar, Germany (solo)
2007
Emily Jacir, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2007
Emily Jacir, Alberto Peola, Torino (solo)
2007
Unbound, Contemporary Art Plaform, London
2007
La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
2007
Bound, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
2007
Recognise, Contemporary Art Platform, London
2007
Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
2006
Now, Here, Over There, Fonds regional d’art contemporain de Lorraine
2006
Re: location, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2006
Venice-Instanbul, Instanbul Modern, Instanbul, Turkey
2006
Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo
2006
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
2006
Sincerity, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2006
When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York
2006
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
2006
Now Voyager, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
2006
Made in Palestine, touring exhibition, Bridge Gallery, New York
2006
The Only Book, The Center for Book Arts, New York
2006
The Wall & the Check Points, The Khalid Shoman Foundation - Darat il Funun, Amman, Jordan
2006
Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2006
Taking place…Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, DK
2006
Slow Revolution, The Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Une vision du monde - la collection video d’Isabelle et Jean-Conrad Lemaitre, La Maison Rouge, Paris (cat.)
2005
Emily Jacir, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London. (solo)
2005
Where We Come From, The Jerusalem Fund Gallery, Washington D.C. (solo)
2005
accumulations, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY (solo)
2005
This May Be What Parallel Looks Like, video screening, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
2005
Episode 2 [To Lose without Being a Loser] and Episode 3 [Democracies], Tirana Biennale, Tirana, Albania
2005
General Ideas: Rethinking Conceptual Art 1987-2005, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, S. Francisco, California
2005
Classified Materials: Accumulations, Archives, Artists, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2005
EindhovenIstanbul, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (cat.)
2005
In the Poem about Love you don't write the word Love, CCA, Glasgow
2005
In absentia: Collective Contemporary Art Exhibition, Centre d’art Passerelle, Brest
2005
Made in Palestine, touring exhibition, T.W. Wood Gallery and Arts Center, Montpellier
2005
Made in Palestine, touring exhibition, SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco
2005
Mirage, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2005
Getting Emotional, ICA, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
2005
Always a little further, Arsenale , 51 Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, Venice, Italy
2005
HOME, Cork, Ireland
2005
Mediterranean Encounters, Parco Orcynus Orca, Messina; Castle of Scilla, Reggio Calabria
2005
7th Sharjah International Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
2005
Flight 405, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, Lebanon.
2005
Do Not Interrupt Your Activities, Royal College of Art, London (cat.)
2005
Desenhos: A-Z, [Drawings: A-Z], Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira
2005
The Art of Aggression: Iraqi Stories and Other Tales, Reynolds Gallery, Inc., Richmond, VA
2005
Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, USA
2004
'Wherever I Am', Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK
2004
---, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany
2004
Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, Netherlands
2004
The Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre, Ramallah, Palestine
2004
Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
2004
'Cover Girl: The Female Body and Islam in Contemporary Art', ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, USA
2004
'Neither Here Nor There: Video Artists Navigate Cultural Displacement', Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
2004
'5th Gwangju Bienniale', Joongoe Park, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
2004
'PhotoEspaña 2004', Madrid, Spain
2003–2004
'Where We Come From', Nuova Icona, Venezia, Italy and Debs & Co., New York, USA
2003
Belongings, O-K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Upper Austria
2003
'Los Angeles International Art Biennial Invitational', Frumkin Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, USA and Al Ma’Mal Foundation, Jerusalem,
2003
'8th Istanbul Biennale', Istanbul, Turkey
2003
'Cynical Culture', Galerie Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany
2003
'VEIL', Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), Touring Exhibition; Liverpool, Walsall, Oxford and Stockholm
2000
'From Paris to Riyadh (Drawings for my mother)', University Gallery, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, USA

Literature

2011
Rachel Spence, ‘A Spring In Their Step’, FT.com, 3 June
2011
Nazanin Lankarani, ‘Echoes of Political Unrest at Venice Biennale’, International Herald Tribune, 26 May
2010
21st Century Art in the First Decade, (catalogue) Queensland Art, Gallery of Modern Art
2010
Joshua Decter, ‘Emily Jacir, Alexander and Bonin’, ArtForum, January
2010
Christophe Leclercq, ‘Histoire(s) de Deception’, Art 21, Autumn 2010
2009
Morgan Falconer, ‘Emily Jacir’, Art Monthly, April
2009
Doris Bittar, ‘Crossing Boundaries’, Canvas, March/April
2009
T.J. Demos, ‘Emily Jacir’, Flash Art, March
2009
Kurt Mueller, Caitlin Haskell, ‘The Activist Impulse, Austin’, Art Papers, Jan/ Feb
2009
Michael Z. Wise, ‘Borders Crossing Between Art and Life’, www.nytimes.com, 30 January
2009
Jackie Wullschlager, ‘Saatchi and the Middle East’, www.ft.com (Financial Times), 30 January
2008
Penelope Curtis, ‘The object quality of the problem’, The Henry Moore Institute (cat.)
2008
Kirsty Bell, ‘Another Country’, Frieze, April (ill.)
2008
Portfolio; Reinvent the wheel, March
2008
Daniela Mett, ‘Stimmen im Schrank’, Weltkunst online, 22 February
2008
Nicole Busing and Heiko Klaas, ‘Poesie und Irritationen im Alltag’, Nordsee Zeitung, 30 January
2008
Jens Ronnau, ’Audiovisuelle Kost zwischen Dreiecksbeziehung und Wiedergeburt’, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landeszeitung, 19 January
2007
Ossian Ward, ‘Critics Choice’, Time Out, August 29th – 4th September
2007
http://universes-in-universe.org, October
2007
www.kunstmuseumsg.ch, September
2007
Carola Serminato, ‘Emily Jacir’, Espoarte, no. 46, 4th May
2007
Alberto Peola, ‘Emily Jacir’, Flash Art, no 263, 4th May
2007
‘Emily Jacir’, Futuro Contemporary Art, 3rd April
2007
Barbara Reale, ‘Emily Jacir’, Exibart.com
2007
Lisa Parola, ‘Quel concerto negato per Emily e un simbolo’, La Stampa, TorinoSette, 9th February
2006
Rasha Salti, 'Emily Jacir', Zones of Contact - 2006 Biennale of Sydney (cat.) (ill.)
2006
Demos, T.J. "Life Full of Holes." Grey Room 24, Summer
2006
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, New Art For A New Middle East, Art and Auction, March
2006
Cotter, Holland. "Made in Palestine." The New York Times, March
2006
Emily Jacir’, Une Vision du Monde la Collection Video d’Isabelle et Jean-Conrad Lemaitre, February (cat.) (ill.)
2006
Neit Mulholland, ‘In the Poem About Love You Don’t Write the Word Love’, ArtReview, February
2005
Emily Jacir, Where We Come From, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas
2005
Martin Coomer, Emily Jacir – Anthony Reynolds Gallery, June 29, 2005
2005
Kerryn Greenberg, Eva Meyer Hermann, Istanbul-Eindhoven, Vanabbemuseum
2005
Frances Richard, “Emily Jacir”, ArtForum, May
2005
Lori Waxman, “Emily Jacir”, www.artforum.com
2005
Alejandra Aguado, “Do Not Interrupt Your Activities”, Royal College of Art Galleries
2004
Gilane Tawadros, “Changing States: Contemporary Art and Ideas in an Era of Globalisation”, InIva, London
2004
Anna Kafetsi, “Transcultures” The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
2004
Francesco Bonami, “Non Toccare La Donna Bianca”, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudendo, Turin
2004
Andrew Nairne and Suzanne Cotter, “Wherever I Am”, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
2004
Stella Rollig; John Menick; Edward Said; Christian Kravagna, “Emily Jacir: belongings”, Folio Verlag Wien
2004
Caroline Lagnado, “Whitney Biennial well worth the visit”, Tufts Daily, April 8
2004
Editors, “Emily Jacir”, This Much is Certain , Catalogue from the Royal College of Art, March to April
2004
Tyler Green, “Hit the Road, Whitney”, Wall Street Journal-Editorial page, March 30
2004
Jerry Saltz, “The O.K. Corral”, The Village Voice, March 15, 2004.
2004
Michael Kimmelman, “Touching all bases at the Biennial”, New York Times, March 12
2004
Celia McGee, “Whitney Sticks its Thumb Out”, New York Daily News, March 11, 2004.
2004
Holland Cotter, “Duck! It’s Whitney Biennial Season Again”, New York Times, March 7
2004
Kate Ledogar, “Screaming from the Gallery: Road Trip!”, Boston Weekly Dig, March
2004
Karen Rosenberg, “Biennial Favorites,” New York Magazine, p. 38, March 1
2004
Tom Vanderbilt, “Emily Jacir,” Artforum, p.140 –141, February
2004
Martin Sturm, et al., Emily Jacir: belongings Exhibition Catalog, January
2003
Emily Jacir: belongings. Arbeiten/Works 1998-2003, O-K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
2003
Emily Jacir (im)mobility, Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem
2003
T.J. Demos, “Desire in Diaspora: Emily Jacir,” Art Journal, vol. 62, no. 4 (Winter 2003), pp.68-80
2003
Tory Dent, “Emily Jacir”, PARACHUTE, 012, Fall
2003
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, p. 32-33, November, Vol. XXII, No.9.
2003
Contemporary Art from the Islamic World, Online Magazine, 4th Issue, October, 22
2003
Eleanor Heartney, “Emily Jacir at Debs & Co.,” Art in America, October
2003
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Peace Through Art, ‘Made in Palestine,” Humanizes the Middle East Conflict,” The Houston Press, July and August
2003
Editors, “So Much in a Simple Request,” The Los Angeles Times, July 18
2003
Tom Breidenbach, “Emily Jacir- Debs & Co,” Artforum, Summer
2003
Editors, “Emily Jacir Where We Come from Installation at the 8th Istanbul Biennial
2003
Kirsten Butler, “Enter the Ghost, Exit the Ghost, Re-enter the Ghost,” Empire/State Catalog
2003
Edward Said, “Emily Jacir”, Grand Street, Issue 72, Fall
2003
Holly Myers, “So Much in a Simple Request,” L.A. Times, July 18
2003
Louise Roug, “The Talking Pictures,” The Los Angeles Times (Calendar Weekend), July 10
2003
Holland Cotter, “Empire/State-Artists Engaging Globalization,” The New York Times, July 5
2003
Laura Auricchio, “Homeland,” Time Out New York, June 19-26
2003
Paul Bass,“Where We’re Going”, The New Haven Advocate, June 19
2003
Eugenie Tsai, “Emily Jacir, ‘Where We Come From’,” Time Out New York, May 8-15
2003
Editors, “Emily Jacir”, The New Yorker, May 12
2003
Holland Cotter, “Emily Jacir,” The New York Times, May 9th
2003
Kim Levin, “Emily Jacir,” The Village Voice, Shortlist, April 23-29
2003
Kyle MacMillan, “Timely exhibit of Arab works offers new view of raging political debate,” The Denver Post, February 28
2002
Rebecca Faulkner, “Marked Space,” 5, Rebirth
2002
Benjamin Young, “In Translation,” Social Sectors Catalog, Vienna
2002
Regina Urban, “New York im Untergrund,” Nurnberger, April 11
2002
Uma, “Vom Kunstbunker zu den Konfliktherden der Welt,” Abendzeitung, April 11
2002
Matthew McAllester, “Seeking Art Amid the Chaos,” Newsday, April 4, 2002
2002
Linda Yablonsky, “Unjustified,” Time Out New York, February 14-21
2001
Editors, “Emily Jacir”, Fisuras de la Cultura Contemporanea, Summer
2001
Editors, “My America (I am still here),” Economies/Exchanges, n.paradoxa, vol.8, July
2001
Oz Shelach, "Ohel Yizkor for the Nakba," Ha'aretz, May 18
2001
Jacqueline S. Stoeckler, "Exiles and Cosmopolitans," Afterimage, vol. 28, Jan./Feb
2000–2001
Herkenhoff, “Emily Jacir,” P.S.1 Studio Program Catalog
2000
Carlos Basualdo, “A Worthless Question, Many Invaluable Answers,” Moderna Galerija
2000
Carrie Lambert, “Pointing at P.S.1,” Greater New York Writer’s ProjectBrian Holmes, "Carnival in the Eye of the Storm:Kosov@,” Afterimage, September/October
2000
Susan Canning, "Greater New York Bucks the Biennial," Art Papers, July/August
2000
Colwell Carol, DWCA 1995 National Juried Exhibition Catalog, Irving Art Center, Irving, TX.
2000
Rebecca Faulkner, "Traveling Towards (Dis)appearance: A Response to Emily Jacir's Drawings," Barnard Feminist Art Conference and Greater New York Catalog
2000
Delinda C. Hanley, “Made in Palestine: A Stirring Exhibit Rocks Houston and Hits the Road”