Emily Jacir  (Palestinian, 1970) 

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Emily Jacir Biography
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
Selected 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”