Pipilotti Rist



Biography

Born 1962 21.6 in Grabs in the Swiss Rhine valley
In 1982-86 studies of commercial art, illustration and photography at the Institute of Applied Arts in Vienna
1986-88 studies of audio visual communications (video) at the School of Design in Basel, Professor René Pulfer
1987-94 Freelancer as a grafic computer operator in different industrial videostudios
1988-94 Member of the music band Les Reines Prochaines, concerts, performances and LP/CD's
1990-2001 Lives and works as a video/video installation artist in Zurich, Switzerland
2002-2003 Visiting professor at UCLA, Los Angeles/USA
Since 2004 Lives and works in Zurich, in the mountains and in Los Angeles
Her favorite number is 54.

Solo Exhibitions

2006
Contemporary Arts Museum, cur. Paola Morsiani, Houston TX/US _Fondazione Prada, cur. Germano Celant, Milano/IT

2005
MUSAC - Museo de arte contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, cur. Rafael Doctor Roncero, Agustin Perez Rubio, Leon/ES
Hauser & Wirth London, London/GB _AROS
New Aarhus Kunstmuseum, 'one of the 9 rooms' cur. Jens Erik Sorensen, Anna Krogh-Nielsen, Aarhus/DK _Venice Biennial
51st International Art Exhibition, Contribution of Swiss Federal Office of Culture BAK, San Stae Church, cur. Andreas Münch, Urs Staub, Venezia/IT

2004
OPA Oficina para Proyectos de Arte A.C., Con algo hay que empezar cur. Fernando Paloma, Gonzalo Lebrija, Liliana Zarate + [et al.], Guadalajara/MX
Luhring Augustine Gallery, Herbstzeitlose, New York NY/US
Centre of Contemporary Art - Zamek Ujazdowski Warszawa, Pipilotti Rist, cur. Milada Slizinska, Warsaw/PL
SF MOMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Stir Heart, Rinse Heart, cur. Benjamin Weil, San Francisco CA/US

2003
KIASMA Museum for Contemporary Art, Kontti Gallery 80m2, cur. Maaretta Jauukuri, Helsinki/FI

2002
Shiseido Foundation, The Cake is in Flames, cur. Keiko Toyoda, Tokyo/JP

2001
Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Apricots Along the Streets, cur. Rafael Doctor Roncero, Madrid/ES
PADT (Public Art Developpement Trust), The 4th Wall MusicalTheater, cur. Sandra Percival, London/GB
Centraal Museum, Pipilotti Rist 54, cur. Ranti Tjan, Utrecht/NL
Tramway, Show a Leg, cur. Alexia Holt, Glasgow/GB
The Contemporary Arts Center, Scopophilia. The Pleasure in Looking, cur. Sue Spaid, Cincinnati, OH/US
Hauser & Wirth, Pipirotti List, cur. Cornelia Providoli, Zurich/CH

2000
CCA Kitakyushu, Super Subjective, cur. Akiko Miyake, Kitakyushu/JP
Oboro, Pipilotti Rist - les monobandes vidéo, cur. Bernard Bilodeau, Montréal/CN
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Pipilotti Rist, cur. Stephane Acquin, Montréal/CN
Public Art Fund, Times Square 'Open My Glade', cur. Tom Eccles, New York, NY/US
Luhring Augustine, Pipilotti Rist, New York, NY/US
Devleeshal, cur Lex ter Braak, Middelburgh/NL

1999
Museum Ludwig, Wolfgang Hahn Preis, cur. Jochen Pötter, Cologne/DE
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Remake of the Weekend (french), cur. Laurence Bossé, Paris/FR
Pitti Immagine- Projectroom, cur. Francesco Bonami, Florence/IT
Fundaçao de Serralves, Pipilotti Rist, cur. Vicente Todoli, Porto/PT
Kunsthalle Zürich, Remake of the Weekend à la zurichoise, cur. Bernhard Bürgi, Zurich/CH

1998
Site Santa Fe, cur. Louis Grachos, Santa Fe, NM/US _Wadsworth Atheneum, cur. James Rondeau, Hartford (Connecticut), OH/US
Kunsthalle Wien, Remake of the Weekend (auf österreichisch), cur. Gerald Matt & Sabine Folie, Vienna/AT
Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin, Museum für Gegenwart, Remake of the Weekend in Berlin, cur. Britta Schmitz, Berlin/DE

1997
Stedelijk Museum Het Domeijn Sittard, The Social Life of Roses. Or Why I'm Never Sad, with Samir, cur. Stijn Huijts, Sittard/NL
Museum Villa Stuck München, The Social Life of Roses. Or Why I'm Never Sad, with Samir, cur. Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Munich/DE

1996
Kunstmuseum Solothurn, The Social Life of Roses. Or Why I'm Never Sad, with Samir, cur. André Kamber, Solothurn/CH
Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, The Social Life of Roses. Or Why I'm Never Sad, with Samir, cur. Margrit Brehm, Baden-Baden/DE
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, cur. Dominic Molon, Chicago, IL/US
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Shooting Divas, cur. Paolo Colombo, Geneva/CH
Chisenhale Gallery, Slept In, Had A Bath, Highly Motivated, cur. Judith Nesbitt, London/GB

1995
Galerie Akinci, De kop van de kat is jarig en zijn pootjes vieren feest, Amsterdam/NL
Galerie Franck & Schulte, Berlin/DE
Kunstverein in Hamburg, I'm Not The Girl Who Misses Much - Ausgeschlafen, frisch gebadet und hochmotiviert, cur. Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen, Hamburg/DE
Galerie Lehmann, cur. Danièle Fischer, Lausanne/CH
Neue Galerie Graz, I'm Not The Girl Who Misses Much - Ausgeschlafen, frisch gebadet und hochmotiviert, cur. Peter Weibel, Graz/AT

1994
Musée d'art et d'histoire Geneva, 5 installations vidéo, cur. Claude Ritschard, Cäsar Menz, Geneva/CH _Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, I'm Not The Girl Who Misses Much - Ausgeschlafen, frisch gebadet und hochmotiviert, cur. Konrad Bitterli, St.Gallen/CH
22 Internationale Biennale di Sao Paulo, (Schweizerpavillon with Hannah Villiger und Herzog/DeMeuron), Sao Paulo/BR
Stampa, Yoghurt on Skin - Velvet on T.V., ART Basel, Basel/CH

1993
Stampa, Schwester des Stroms, Basel/CH

1992
Galerie Walcheturm, Nett, dass Du mich begleitest durch die Kanalisation, cur. Eva Presenhuber, Zurich/CH

1989
Kunsthalle St.Gallen, Die Tempodrosslerin saust, with Muda Mathis, cur. Josef Felix Müller, St.Gallen/CH

1985
Kupferdruckwerkstatt Bregenz, Über & unter Wasser, with Ralph Pröll, cur. Edgar Leissing, Bregenz/AT

1984
Galeria Prottore / Stauraum, Bank für Mond & Scheine, cur. Karl Friedrich, Vienna/AT