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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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“Dreamland: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and the Blackpool Chapter” The Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool England
“The Days of the Commune” Slought Foundation, Philadelphia
“The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff” Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

2012
“A History of Dreams Remains to be Written…” The Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972” Espai Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona
“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972” Espacio para el Arte Caja Madrid, Aranjuez Spain
“The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff”, M HKA Museum, Antwerp
“Adventures of a Dreamer”, Freud’s Dream Museum, St. Petersburg Russia

2011
 “The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff” Site Gallery, Sheffield
“Freud’s Droomland” Het Dolhuys: national museum van de psychiatrie, Haarlem The Netherlands
“The Somnambulists” The Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles

2010
“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972” Kiosk, Gent Belgium
“Adventures of a Dreamer” Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London

2009
“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972”, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2008
“The Somnambulists” Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
“The Somnambulists” Arcite Gallery, Windsor Ontario

2005
“The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C” Bellwether, New York
“The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C” Siena Heights University Art Gallery, Michigan.
“The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C” Gallery TPW, Toronto

2003           
“The Influencing Machine of Miss Natalija A.” Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2013
“More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness” The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
" 30X30 – Artcite30th anniversary show pt 1 ”, Windsor Ontario
“Imaginary Friends” Interstate Projects, Brooklyn

2012
“Pulsion(s) art et déraison” Musée Félicien Rops, Namur Belgium
“More Real: Art in the Age of Truthiness” Site Santa Fe, New Mexico

2011
Inconscinet! Les Artistes et la Psychanalyse. Galerie Alfa, Paris 
 “Beloff/Maddin/AMVK – Learning to Dream” Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum,
Rotterdam

2009
“Magic Show” a touring exhibition organized by the Hayward Gallery London, venues: Quad, Derby, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, Chapter, Cardiff, Pump House Gallery, London
Shift Festival der Elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
“Heaven” 2009 Athens Biennale, Greece
“Hysteria: Past yet Present” Paul Robson Gallery, Rutgers University New Jersey

2007           
“Now You See It” Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York State
Artefact Festival, Stuk Art Center, Leuven, Belgium
"The Air Loom and other dangerous influencing machines” The Prinzhorn Collection, Heidelberg, Germany
 “Wolfgang von Kempelen.Mensch-[in der]-Maschine” Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

2006
“The Golden Hour” Gigantic Art Space (GAS), New York City

2005           
Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
“Trifecta” Bellwether Gallery New York

2004           
“The Disembodied Spirit” Bowdoin College Museum of Art traveling to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas, Austin Museum of Art Texas

2003           
Future Cinema, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

2002           
Nam June Paik Award 02, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Some Assembly Required: Collage in Post-War America” Everson Museum of Art Syracuse traveling to Madison Art Center Wisconsin and the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
 Le Fresnoy Studio National des arts contemporains, Tourcoring, France
The Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, New York

2001           
Center for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
“International Distinguished Artist Symposium & Exhibition”, Joseloff Gallery at Hartford University, Hartford, Connecticut
 “World Without End” Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia

2000           
“Alien Intelligence”, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
“Lo Spazio Sospeso - usi e riusi di aree industriali dismesse” Turino Italy
“Les Mondes Inventés” Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes
Microwave festival 2000, Hong Kong

1999
Videoformes 99 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Digital Code/Cultural Patterns, University of Texas at Dallas
“Zonas de Contacto el arte en CD-ROM”, Mexico City
Tramvideo, Lyon France
Videoformes 99 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Word Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck
Impakt Festival, Utrecht

1998           
“Biennale de l’Image,” Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris, France
“Les Mondes Inventes, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
Galerie VOX, Montreal
Cyber 98, Lisbon Portugal
Panaemonium Festival: London Electronic Arts

1997           
“Selected Memories”, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
“Staging Surrealism” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
The Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, New York

SELECTED SCREENINGS

2013
Center for Contemporary Art , Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Birkbeck College, London
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, May 4

2012
Museum der Unerhörten Dinge, Berlin
Venus and Apoll, Dusseldorf
Freud’s Museum of Dreams, St Petersburg, Russia

2011
S8 Mostra de Cinema Periférico, A Coruña, Spain
La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Festival Ambulante, Mexico City
21ème Festival International du Documentaire de Marseille

2010
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley
Rotterdam Film Festival
Art Cinema Off Off, Gent, Belgium
Museum of Modern Art, New York

2009
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, Los Angles

2007
North West Film Forum, Seattle
Festival Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal
Freud Dream Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
CIANT International Center for Art and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic

2006
The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley
MadCat Film Festival, San Francisco
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo
The Images Festival of Independent Film & Video, Toronto

2005
Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival @ American Museum of Natural History, New York

2004
PICA – Portland Institute for Contemporary Arts TBA Festival
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley

2003
The Images Festival of Independent Film & Video, Toronto
Anthology Film Archives, New York

2002
London International Film Festival
American Museum of Natural History

2001
American Museum of the Moving Image
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Society for Psychical Research, London

2000
San Francisco Cinematheque

1999
Melbourne Film Festival Australia

1998
Kaaitheater Brussels
Film Forum Los Angeles
Rotterdam Film Festival

1997
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival
Museum of Modern Art New York
The Video Festival of Navarre, Spain

1996
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley

1994
Film/performance( collaboration with John Cale) The Arts at St Ann's Brooklyn

1990
London Film Festival
New York Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Seattle Film Festival
AFI Film Festival, Los Angles
Collective for Living Cinema, New York
Sundance Film Festival
Berlin Film Festival

GRANTS AND AWARDS

Fellowships: The Radcliffe Institute Harvard  (2013), Guggenheim Foundation (2003), The Foundation for Contemporary Arts (1997) and NYFA (1997, 2001). Individual Artists grants from NYSCA (1997, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2010), CEC Arts Link (2012), PSC CUNY Research Foundation (2009, 2007, 2004), The Jerome Foundation (1992, 1998, 2000) and Experimental Television Center Finishing Funds Award (2009, 2007, 2004, 2002, 1997). Residences: Harvestworks Digital Media Arts New York, Hallwalls Buffalo, Tesla Berlin

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BY ZOE BELOFF

“A Drive-In Dreamland” in WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly 40: 3 & 4 Fall/Winter 2012

“Le Reve Infernal de Mutt et Jeff” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 82, summer 2012

“Plastic Reconstruction of a Face (1918)” in Michael Sappol editor Hidden Treasures: The National Library of Medicine: Blast books 2012

Adventures of a Dreamer by Albert Grass, Christine Burgin 2010

“The Dreamer, or, the Adventures of a Luftmensch” in Cabinet issue 36, spring 2010

Zoe Beloff editor The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and their Circle Christine Burgin 2009 (included two essays by Zoe Beloff)

“Mettre en scène I’inconscient” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 69, spring 2009

Zoe Beloff editor The Somnambulists: a compendium of sources Christine Burgin 2008

 “Mental Images: the dramatization of psychological disturbance” in Karen Beckman and Jean Ma editors Still Moving: between Cinema and Photography Durham: Duke University Press 2008

“Towards a Spectral Cinema” in Eric Kluitenberg, editor Book of Imaginary Media: excavating the dream of the ultimate communication medium, Rotterdam Nai Publishers, 2006

“The Influencing Machine of Miss Natalija A.” in Thomas Röske and Bettina Brand-Clausen, editors, The Air Loom and other dangerous influencing machines, Sammlung Prinzhorn 2006

“Natalija A. and Eva C.” in Louis Armand, editor, Mind Factory, Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, 2005

 “Deux femmes visionaries” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 44, winter 2002,

“An Ersatz of Life” in Martin Rieser and Andrea Zapp, editors, New Screen Media: Cinema/Art/Narrative London: BFI London in collaboration with ZKM Karlsruhe, 2002

“La vie rêvée de la technologie,” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 30, summer 1999 pp 84-91

INTERVIEWS WITH ZOE BELOFF

Jennie Hirsh Days of the Commune: An Interview with Zoe Beloff Art in America (online) May5, 2013

Jonathan Kahana Zoe Beloff in Conversation with Jonathan Kahana:
Mongrel Media and Contemporary Currency --A Conversation on Brecht, The Days of the Commune, and Occupy Wall Street
The Journal of e-Media Studies, Volume 3, Issue 1 (2013)

Thom Donovan Five Questions for Contemporary Practice with Zoe BeloffPBS Art:21 Blog July 2, 2012

Jessica Lee and Kathryn Sonnabend French Lessons Triple Canopy, May 16 2012

Jussi Parikka, With each project I find myself reimagining what cinema might be": An Interview with Zoe Beloff. Electronic Book Review October 24, 2011

Isabelle De Baets “Coney Island Gedroomd”, (H)art: On contemporary art in Belgium and its surroundings No. 73 November, 2010

“Dreamland: The Intimate Politics of Desire Zoe Beloff in conversation with Niels Van TommeArt Papers July/August 2010

Alex Callender Hallucinations and Hysteria: An Interview with Zoe Beloff NY Art Beat September 24, 2008

Heather Hendershot “Of Ghosts and Machines: An Interview with Zoe Beloff” Cinema Journal vol. 45:3 Spring 2006

Karen Beckman “Impossible Spaces and Philosophical Toys: An Interview with Zoe Beloff” Grey Room vol. 22 winter 2006

Chris Gehman “Zoe Beloff’s Mechanical Medium ” in Cinemascope, issue 6, Winter 2001

Willem van Weelden Catalog of the15th World Wide Video Festival,Stedelijk Museum. September 1997

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jason Livingston, The Communards of Wall Street: On Zoe Beloff’s The Days of the Commune The Brooklyn Rail May 2013

Aaron H. Esman Book Review: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 2013 61: 416
http://apa.sagepub.com/content/61/2/416

Raymond Bellour La Querelle des Dispositifs  2012 pp 66-68, 96, 97

Iris Dankemeyer Dreamteam: Die Kunstlerin Zoe Beloff traumt von der Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society Konkret August 2012 p 50-51

Jussi Parikka What is Media Archeology, Polity Press 2012 pp 12, 28, 52-5, 61, 62, 107, 137, 139, 141, 144, 157

Paul Mason “Does Occupy signal the death of Contemporary Art?” BBC Newsnight 30 April 2012

Ulrich Meurer “ Traume, Tiere, Translationen: Die Filme der Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society” in Ulrich Meurer (Hg.) and Maria Oikonomou editors Ubersetzung and Film: Das Kino als Translationsmedium, Verlag Bielefeld 2012 pp 175-202

Anna van Leeuwen Zoe Beloff Focus: Voer voor Freud, Kunstbeeld, February 2012 p 82

Rebecca Rothbaum  “A Slow-Motion Drama About the Occupiers of 1871”, Wall Street Journal March 30, 2012

Anna van Leeuwen Freud’s Droomland, Kunstbeeld, September 2011

Caroline Chik L’Image Paradoxale: fixité et mouvement  Presses Universitaires Septentrion 2011

Ed Halter “Top Ten”, Art Forum, October 2010 p 113

Morgan Falconer “Zoe Beloff: Coney Island Museum” Art in America, December 2009
p 135

John Strausbaugh “The Case of Sigmund F. and Coney I.” New York Times, July 26, 2009, page AR21

Annie Buckley “Mad World” Artforum.com April 26, 2009

T.J. Carlin "Zoe Beloff, The Somnambulists", Art Review, December 2008

Darren Tofts “Keep Your Virtual Hands Off Me!Paranoia, Affect and Influencing Machines” rhizomes17 winter 2008

Colby Chamberlain “Zoe Beloff, Bellwether” Critics Picks Artforum.com September 2008

John Harvey Photography and Spirit London: Reaktion Books 2007 pp 49, 155

Oliver Grau “Remember the Phantasmagoria! Illusion Politics of the Eighteenth Century and its Multimedial Afterlife” in Oliver Grau, editor, Media Art Histories Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press 2007 pp 137-141

Joe Milutis Ether: the nothing that connects everything Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006 pp105-107

Nancy Princenthal “Willing Spirits: the Art of the Paranormal” Art in America, February 2006

Jeffrey Skoller Shadows Specters Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005 2005 pp 188-192

Emily Hall “Zoe Beloff, Bellwether”, Art Forum, May 2005

Karen Beckman  “Ectoplasmic Cinema: The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C.” This essay accompanies the exhibition Zoe Beloff: The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C. Toronto: Gallery TPW, April 05

Timothy Druckery “Zoe Beloff”, Catalog for Nam June Paik Award 2002, Hatje Cantz Ostfiden-Ruit Germany, 2002

Leslie Mcleave “Film Medium: Zoe Beloff’s Uncanny Resurrections “, Res Magazine Vol.5 No.3

David Kilpatrick  “Catching up with Gertrude: Stein’s Faustus and the Wooster Group”, Contemporary Drama in English Vol. 7 2000

Pascal Beausse. “After-Images”, Art Press, May 1998 pp 43- 47

Mike Leggett. “Beyond the Millenniums”,World Art, issue 18, 1998 p 76

Steve Shaviro. “Future Past: Zoe Beloff's Beyond”, ARTBYTE, Vol.1, No.3, 1998 pp 17-18

Steven Tomasula, “An Image and Narrative Round UpElectronic Book Review, September 1998

Steven Ball. “Up the Snakes and Down the Ladders”, Mesh, issue 12, 1998

EDUCATION

BA/MA 1980 Edinburgh University/ College of Art – joint degree in Painting and Art History.
MFA 1983 Columbia University. Film Production.
1985-86 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program.