Janaina Tschäpe  (German, 1973) 


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Janaina Tschäpe Biography
1973   Born in Munich, Germany
1994   Artists in Residence Program, Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador, Brazil
1992 - 1998   Fine Arts Studies, Hochchule fur Bilende Kuenste, Hamburg, Germany
1997 - 1998   M.F.A. School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
  Currently lives and works in New York and Rio de Janeiro
Selected Exhibitions
2014   Minimal Baroque, Ronnebaeksholm, Naestved, Denmark
2014   Blue Print 2.0, Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort, Netherlands
2014   Minimal Baroque, Ronnebaeksholm, Naestved, Denmark
2014   Blue Print 2.0, Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort, Netherlands
2014   Graphic Studio: Uncommon Practice at USF, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
2014   Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China (solo)
2014   Total Art: Contemporary Video National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C
2014   Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Tucson, Arizona (solo)
2013 - 2014   Post-humanist Desire: Sexuality and Digitality in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan
2013   Semblance and Guised, Center of Visual Art, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO
2013   identityIX, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2013   See Yourself Sensing, Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery at San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
2013   Ikono On Air Festival, Web based, http://ikono.org/festival/
2013   Fluid Motion, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA
2013   Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013   Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou Collection, Cultural Centro Banco do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, Brazil
2013   Art Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013   The Ocean Within, Louis Vuitton Miami, Miami, FL (solo)
2013   The Ghost In Between, Tierney Gardarin, New York, NY (solo)
2013   The Forest, The Cloud, and The Sea, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2012   nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2012   Xippas Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
2012   Galeria Fortes Vilica, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2012   Espelho Refletido, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012   The Eye of the Collector, Manel De Santaren Collection - MAMbo, Villa delle Rose, Bologna
2012   Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee
2012   Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination,Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, Canada & Glenbow Museum Calgary, Canada
2012   Percursos Contemporos, Contemporary Art Museum of Soracoba, Brazil
2012   Fotógrafos da Cena Contemnporânea, Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo, Brasil
2012   Radical Terrain, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY
2012   Janaina Tschape - Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, Arizona (solo)
2011   Janaina Tschäpe - Instituto Paranaense de Arte, Curitiba, Brazil (solo)
2011   Galerie Xippas, Paris, France (solo)
2011   Galeria Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2011   Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2011   Artists Film Screening: Choreography for Camera, Tramway Contemporary Arts Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
2011   Kreemart - Haunch of Vension Gallery, New York, New York
2011   New Perspectives-New York, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2011   Next TWS 10 Years, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan
2011   Destricted - Galpao Fortes Vilaca, São Paulo Brazil
2011   Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy. Currated by Johannes VanDerBeek
2011   Once Upon a Time, Deutsche Guggenheim Museum, Berlin, Germany
2011   Pictures Are Words-Not-Known, LiShui Museum of Photography, LiShui, China
2011   She Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art Rome, Italy
2011   Semana de Arte do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2010   Janaina Tschäpe - Sikkema Jenkins, New York, USA (solo)
2010   Haunted: Contemporary Photography, Video, and Performance - Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2010   Underwater - Towner, Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2010   Suffern Music and Arts Festival - Suffern, New York
2010   Roppongi Art Night, chaired by Fumio Nanjo, Director Mori Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2010   Nuits des Musees. Musee de la Chasse, Paris, France
2010   Glamour, International Festival of Visual Arts in SPRIACJE, Szczecin, Poland
2009   After Utopia - Centro per L'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
2009   Forces - Portimao Museum and Tempo Gallery, Portimao, Portugal
2009   Saccharum Ba - Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
2009   Janaina Tschäpe, Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2009   Janaina Tschäpe, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2009   Janaina Tschäpe, Kasama Nichido Museum of Art, Kasama, Japan (solo)
2009   Roger Ballen Foundation for Photography, South Africa. Residency (solo)
2009   Galeria de Cultura Laura Alvim, Impanema, Brazil (solo)
2009   nca Selection - nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
2009   ICP Triennial - International Center of Photography, New York
2009   Mostravideo - Instituto Itau Cultural, Brazil
2009   A World Without Frames - Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
2009   Meet & Cake - Roos Arts, New York, USA
2009   Strike a Pose - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
2008   Moon Blossom, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2008   Chimera - Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2008   Residency at MoCA Tucson, USA (solo)
2008   Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
2008   Arte pela Amazônia, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo, São Paulo, Brazil
2008   Falling Right Into Place: The Fold in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseen Krefeld / Museum Haus Lange and Kaiser Wilhelm Museum
2008   Surreale, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milan, Italy
2008   Garten Eden: Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900 - Kunsthalle Emden, Germany and Staedtische Galerie, Bissingen, Germany
2008   Natureza, Olhar de artista MAC USP- Sao Paulo, Brazil
2008   Mostra de Video: Sergio Motta Prize for Art and Technology - Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2008   Projeto dos MultiplosGaleria Arte 21, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2008   Mono Cromaticos, Mario Siqueira Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
2008   4th Mostra Latino-Americana de Artes Visuais, Vento Sul, Memorial de Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
2007   Janaina Tschape & Vik Muniz, Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece (solo)
2007   Magnetoscópio: Ciclo de Vídeo-Arte Argentino, Brasileño y Uruguayo, Centro Cultural España – Córdoba (CCEC), Argentina
2007   Timer 01. Intimá/Intimacy, Milano, Trienniale Bovisa, Italy
2007   30th Anniversary Exhibition-Contemporary Collection, Pompidou, Paris, France
2007   Mutatis, mutandis, extraits de la collection Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
2007   Fairy Tale - Contemporary Art and Enchantment, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, Walsall, UK.
2007   Traveling to: Chapter, Cardiff; Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK
2007   Garten Eden, Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
2007   Sikkema Jenkins, New York
2006   Evolving Identies - ROCA, NY, USA
2006   Janaina Tschape - Artium, Fukuoka, Japan
2006   Camaleoas - Z Platz, Fukuoka, Japan
2006   Janaina Tschape, Galeri Bo Bjergaard
2006   Are you experienced? - Ex Mercato Ortofrutticolo, Pescara, Italy. Traveling to: Noua Gallery, Budapest, Hungray and Trafo Multimedia Center, Bucarest, Romania
2006   Video Tour - La galerie de l'universite Paris 8, Le Cube, Paris
2006   Primeira Pessoa - Exposicao Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo
2006   Busy Going Crazy - La Maison Rouge, Paris
2006   Con los ojos del otro: Una muestra de videoartistas brasilienos, Centro Cultral de Espana, Montevideo, Uruguay
2006   Art Fab - Exhibition Hall Jean Despas, St. Tropez
2006   Me, Myself and I - Artist Self-Portraits from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, Virgina Beach
2006   Janaina Tschape - Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan
2006   Melantropics, The Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
2006   Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2006   Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2005   Water, Water Everywhere…, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2005   Acting Out: The Invented Melodrama in Contemporary Art, The University of Iowa Museum of Art; The Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase, NY
2005   Museum of Art. Traveling to: The Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York (solo)
2005   Janaina Tschape, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2005   Croiser des Mondes, Jeu de Paume, Paris
2005   Landscape Confection, Wexner Center, Columbus, OH; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2005   Lacrimacorpus - Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2005   Blood, Sea - Catherine Bastide, Bruxelles
2005   Janaina Tschape - Carlier Gebauer, Berlin
2005   Blood, Sea - Espaco Maria Bonita, Sao Paulo
2004   The Sea and the Mountain - Brent Sikkema, New York, New York
2004   Janaina Tschape - Prospectif Cinema, Centre Pompidou, Paris
2004   Celebration/20 Ans Du Frac Champagne-Ardenne La Collection En Un Volue, Frac Champgne-Ardenne, Reims, France
2004   Unclosed Stories, Unlimited, Athens, Greece
2004   The Sea and The Mountain, Brent Sikkema, NYC
2004   Lacrimacorpus, ACC Weimar, Weimar, Germany
2004   Blood, Sea, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
2004   Baubourg Museum, Paris, France
2004   How would you light heaven, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany
2004   Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, USA
2004   Identity II, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
2004   Janaina Tschape - The Neistat Brothers and Hiraki Sawa, The 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision, Creative Time, New York, USA
2004   The 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision, produced by Creative Time, New York, NY
2004   Paço das Artes, São Paulo
2003   “Young Brazilian Artists”, Galeria Andre Viana, Porto, Portugal
2003   Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2003   “4th Biennal do Mercosul”, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2003   The Moat and the Moon, Images Au Centre, Le Chateau d”Azay-le-Rideau, France
2003   Ordung und Chaos, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
2003   Agua Viva, Nichido Comtemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2003   Ambivalence, Z platx Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2003   Strange and Beautiful - Janaina Tschape and Mariele Neudecker - Sketch Gallery, London, England
2003   After the Rain - Galeria Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2003   Unesco Salutes Women in Art - Unesco HQ, Paris, France
2003   Identity - Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2003   Drawing Show - Deustch Bank, New York, USA
2003   Chasse-Croise - Janaina Tschape and Francois Curlet - Centre d'Art a Albi, Toulouse, France
2002   Stories - Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2002   Sala de Espera - Paco das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2002   Janaina Tschape - Frac Champagne-Ardennes, Reims, France
2002   Recits - Abbaye Saint-Andre, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Mermac
2002   Morro/Labyrinth - Brasilianisches Kulturinstitut in Deutschland, Berlin
2002   Morro/Labirinto - Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2002   Multiplos, Galerie Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2002   Exercises, Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
2002   Interventions, Nuit des Musées, La Fondation Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
2002   Nuites Blanches, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2002   Caminhos do Contemporâneo, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2002   Dream Sequences, Art Concept, Paris, France
2001   Sala de Espera, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid,
2001   Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Brazil; Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2001   He Drowned in Her Eyes as She Called Him to Follow, Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
2001   Anatomy - Galeria Camargo Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2001   Never Ending Stories - Haus der Kunst, Munchen, Germany
2001   Rotativa Fase 1 - Galeria Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2001   In Riva al Mare Mai Stanco, Riviera di Chiaia, Napoli, Italy
2001   Pay Attention Please- MAN, Museo D'arte Nuoro, Italy
2001   My Generation, 24 Hour Video Art - Atlantis Gallery, London, UK
2001   Uma Geracao em Transito - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2001   Virgin Territory - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, USA
2001   Absences - Riksutstillinger, Oslo, Norway
2000   Vanitas Personae - Gallery Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany
2000   Sei Artist per Goethe - Eine Italienische Reise; Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma, Italy; Goethe Institute, Napoli, Italy
2000   BluePrint - Spark Gallery, New York, USA
2000   Personal Permanent Records, Blue Starr, Houston, USA
2000   He Drowned in Her Eyes as She Called Him to Follow, Artforum Berlin, Clinica Aesthetica, Berlin, Germany
1999   Face Value, Mikayo Projects, New York, USA
1999   Entering The Space That Produces Liquid, Jensen Gallerie, Hamburg, Germany
1999   Personal Permanent Records - Center of Photography, Woodstock, USA
1998   Entering The Space That Produces Liquid, Clinica Aesthetica, New York, USA
1998   Der Brasilianische Blick - The Collection of Gilberto Chateaubriand / Brazilian Contemporary Art, Haus der Kulturen de Welt, Berlin, Germany; Ludwigforum, Aachen, Germany
1998   K 3-Kampnagel - Absolventen der HFBK, Hamburg, Germany
1998   Four Walls Screening - Art in General, New York, USA
1997   ^Dimensao da Arte Contemporanea Brasileira - Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1997   A Viagem, Centro Cultural, Ricoleta, Argentina
1996   Untitled - Galeria Espaço Cultural Sergio Porto, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1996   Hamburger Boerse - Studenten der HFBK, Hamburg, Germany
1996   Dialogo - Institut Goethe, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1996   Viva Brazil - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile
1995   Corpo sobre Corpo - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1995   Objetos e Instalacoes - Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador, Brazil
1995   Metropolis e Periferia - Institut Goethe und Deutch Brazilianische Kulturelle Vereinigung, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1995   Salao de Artes Plasticas, Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador, Brazil
1994   Salao de Artes Plasticas - Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador, Brazil
1994   Ausencia - Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador, Brazil
2008   Janaina Tschape -CHIMERA-, Irish Museum of Modern Art
2004   “Agua Viva”, Cat. Exp., nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan 2004
2003   Bernard Marcelis, “Janaina Tschäpe”, Art Press, May 2003, p.73
2003   Annabel Wright, “New gallery in Ginza hunts for what it means to be human”, Daily Yomiuri, Art, March 27, 2003, p.20
2003   “On This Side of the Sky”, Cat. Exp. Unesco Salutes Women in Art, Paris, March 2003
2003   L. Yablonsky, 'Putting guts on the outside', Artnews, September, p. 105
2003   M. Bernard, 'Janaina Tschape', Art Press, May, p. 73
2003   A. Demir, 'Contes and Chimeres, Jalouse, no. 66, December, p. 68-70
2002   O. Michelon, 'Icone Gothique, Le Journal des Arts, no. 145, March 22 - April 4
2002   “Stories”, Cat. Exp. , Munich, Haus Der Kunst Museum, March 2002
2002   Olivier Michelon, “Icône Gothique”, Le Journal des Arts, nº 145, 22 March-4 April 2002
2002   Françoise-Aline Blain, “Artiste du mois, Janaina Tschäpe”, Beaux-Arts Magazine, nº214, March 2002
2001   C. Fiorvante, 'Janaina Tschape', Tema Celeste, no. 87, September - October
  Régnier Philippe, “A fleur de peau”, in Le Journal des Arts, n°177, du 26 septembre au 9 octobre, p. 10.