BIOGRAPHY

Born 1965, Canterbury, England.

Lives and works in Berlin

 

EDUCATION

The Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall, England

The Supreme School of Fine Art, Athens, Greece

The Slade School of Fine Art, London, England

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Tacita Dean – Print Projects, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

JG, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah; Film Forum, New York

2013

Tacita Dean: Fatigues, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

 

Tacita Dean: Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS…(six performances, six films), The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

2012

Tacita Dean: Five Americans, New Museum, New York

 

Tacita Dean, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida

2011-12

The Unilever Series: Tacita Dean, Tate Modern, London

2011

Tacita Dean – The Line of Fate, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria

 

Craneway Event Screening, IDANS Istanbul International Contemporary Dance and Performance Festival, Istanbul, Turkey; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

 

Tacita Dean: Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS…(six performances, six films), Academie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

2010

The Friar’s Doodle, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia/Abadia de Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain

 

Craneway Event, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

2009

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

 

Still Life, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy

2008

In My Manor, Villa Oppenheim Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany

 

Tacita Dean: Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS…(six performances, six films), Dia Beacon, Beacon, New York

2007

Tacita Dean, Hugo Boss Prize Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

They Eye on Time: Works from Adrastus Collection, Museo de Arte de Sonora, Sonora, Mexico

 

Ship to Shore: Art and the Lure of the Sea, John Hansard Gallery, Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom

 

Rain Lust, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

 

You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Biennale Sydney, Sydney, Australia

 

The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts

2013

Looking at the View, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

 

Besser scheitern, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

 

L’image Papillon, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM), Luxembourg

 

Paisaje. Revision de un genero (Landscape. A revision of a genre), Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico

 

Ulysse(s) L’autre mer, Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, Rennes, France

 

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2012

First Act, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

 

Motion Capture: Drawing and the Moving Image, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

 

Gravity and Disgrace Ep. 2 - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela

 

Malerei in Fotografie - Strategien der Aneignung, Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

 

Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel

2011

ATLAS. How to Carry the World on One’s Back?, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

Neue Realitäten. Von Warhol bis Havekost: Fotografie im Medium der Druckgrafik, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany

 

BLOCKBUSTER: Cinema for Exhibitions, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico

 

Staging the Archive, MACE – Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Elvas, Portugal

 

The Art of Deceleration, Motion and Rest in Modern Art, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

 

The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image, La Caixa, Barcelona

 

Ostalgia, New Museum, New York, NY

 

Drawing 2011 – Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London

 

The Smithson Effect, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)Possible, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York City, NY

 

Dance with Camera, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, SMoCA, Scottsdale, Arizona

2010

The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

 

Festival d’Automne, Paris, France

 

elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

 

Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside–Out, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

 

En presence, Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, Germany

 

Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

 

Les Promesses du passé, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

 

PhotoEspaña Festival, Teatro Fernán Gómez Arts Center, Madrid, Spain, MAN / Museo D’Arte Della Provincia Di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy, La Regenta Arts Centre, Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, Spain

2009

The Quick and the Dead, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

 

elles@centrepompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2007

Il Tempo del Postino Group Show, Co-Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Philippe Parreno, Manchester International Festival, Opera House Manchester, England

 

SELECTED GRANTS & AWARDS

2009

The Kurt Schwitters Price

2006

The Hugo Boss Prize at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

2005

The Sixth Benesse Prize at the 51st Venice Biennale

2002

The Aachen Art Prize

2000

DAAD – German Academy Exchange Service, New York