Bernadette Corporation

Biography

Bernadette Corporation is a New York-based art and fashion collective founded in 1994 and is currently composed of two members, Bernadette Van-Huy and John Kelsey.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017
The Gay Signs, GAGA Los Angeles, Los Angeles

2016
Multiplyplex
, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Bernadette Corporation, organized by Rob Mckenzie and Beata Von Oelreich, Rehnsgatan 3, Stockholm

2013
2000 Wasted Years, ICA London

2012
2000 Wasted Years, curated by Stefan Kalmár and Richard Birkett, Artists Space, New York

2011
Stone Soup, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2010
A Haven for the Soul, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo

2009
The Complete Poem, Greene Naftali, New York

2008
Bernadette Corporation, Josef Strau, Kunsthalle Zurich Parallel, Zurich

2007
Peliculas, Perros Negros, Mexico City
Multiplyplex, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Bernadette Corporation, How To Cook A Wolf, Kunsthalle Zurich Parallel, Zurich

2006
Be Corpse, Volksbühne Pavilion, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin
King Kong, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg

2005
Bernadette Corporation, Witte de With, Rotterdam

2004
Cinéma des damnés / Tout doit disparaître, The Project Room and Studio, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

2003
How to make life fashionable? Volksbühne Pavilion, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin

2000
Genesis, Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen, Norway

1997
Bernadette Corporation (with F.C. Gundlach), American Fine Arts Gallery, New York

 

Selected Group Exhibition

2022
Not In My Name, CCA Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv
Illusions of Comfort, Campoli Presti, Paris
Die Reflexion des Publikums, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin

2021
The Insurgent Archive: Contronarrazioni e rappresentazioni: Genova 2001, Laveronica Arte Contemporanea, Genova
In the Beginning Was the Deed!, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland
A Fire in My Belly, Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin

2020
Body. Gaze. Power. A Cultural History of the Bath, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden

2019
Buildings, Lodos Gallery, San Rafael, Mexico City, Mexico
Avengers: Someone Left the Cake Out In the Rain, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, House of Gaga, Los Angeles
Do it (in school),Hunter East Harlem Gallery, New York

2018
Passageways: On Fashion’s Runway, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004), CCS Bard, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale On Hudson, New York
General Rehearsal. A show in three acts from the collections of V-A-C, MMOMA and KADIST, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Petrovka Street, Moscow
Optik Schröder II. Works from the Alexander Schröder Collection ,MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

2017
Greene Naftali, New York

2016
Poetry Passage #3: Silent Eternity, curated by Adam Budak, Trade Fair Palace, Prague

2015
Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris
Untitled, Goton & Montassut, Paris
In Girum Imus Nocet Et Consumimur Igni, curated by Fernando Mesta, Eva Svennung, Bernadette van-Huy, Susana Vargas, Peter Wächtler, and Nicolas Ceccaldi, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
Made in USA, V-A-C Foundation, Moscow
Violent Incident, Vleeshal Zusterstraat, Middelburg
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of Art, New York
Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism, curated by Lisa Schiff, Leslie Fritz and Eugenio Re Rebaudengo, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2014
The Decade, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Disobedience Archive (The Park), Salt Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Video Container: Museum as Method, Museum of Contemporary Art,North Miami (MOCA)
If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford
Words as Doors in Language, Art, Film, Künstlerhaus KM, Graz
Art Post-Internet, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2013
do it, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Stacion-Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Prishtine
Ich bin eine andere Welt, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Der Schein. Glanz, Glamour, Illusion, kestnergesellschaft, Hanover
White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (catalogue)

2012
How to Eclipse the Light, Wilkonson Gallery, London
Pinot Noir, curated by Jason Alexander, Tomorrow Gallery, Toronto
Collaborations & Interventions, CCA Andratx, Mallorca

2011
Homo Economicus, MD 72, Berlin
Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate (catalogue)
The Perfect Man II, White Columns, New York
Video Show, House of Gaga, Mexico City
4 th Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Various Transmitters, Renwick Gallery, New York

2010
Novel, dépendance, Brussels
Not in Fashion, MMK, Frankfurt
The Evryali Score, David Zwirner, New York
Disobedience, Raven Row, London
9 Screens, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Don Juan in the Village, curated by Bjarne Melgaard, Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm

2008
Cult of the Artist: “I can’t just slice off an ear every day”. Deconstructing the Myth of the Artist. Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für gegenwart – Berlin
Business As Usual, MoCA Detroit
Manifesta 7, Rovereto section, curated by Adam Budak, Trentino-South Tyrol, Italy
The Perception of Ideas Leads to New Ideas, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
One Season in Hell, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
Payday, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Records Played Backwards, curated by Daniel Baumann, The Modern Institute, Glasgow

2007
Shandyismus. Autorschaft als Genre, curated by Helmut Draxler, Wiener Secession, Vienna; Kunsthaus Dresden
How to Cook a Wolf: Terrible Video, Kunsthalle Zurich Parallel
Extended Animation: Digital Effects, Corporate Logos and Style, curated by Hanne Mugaas, Gallery F15, Moss
Self Fashion Show, Extra City – Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp
Someone Else with My Fingerprints, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Otra de vaqueros, curated by Toasting Agency and Perros Negros, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City; CECCH – Centre d’édition contemporaine – Genève
Josef Strau and Galerie Meerrettich, Vilma Gold, London
USA: American Video Art At The Beginning Of The 3rd Millennium, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
American Video-Art, Laznia – Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk

2006
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, curated by Bennett Simpson, Institute for Contemporary Arts, Philadelphia; The Power Plant, Toronto; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; Museum of Contemporary Art – North Miami (MOCA)
In the poem about love you don’t write the word love, curated by Tanya Leighton, CCA Glasgow; Artists Space, New York; Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis; Overgaden – Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen
1, 2, 3 Avant-Gardes, curated by Łukasz Ronduda and Florian Zeyfang, CSW Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej / Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Sala Rekalde, Bilbao.
Group Therapy, Museion Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano, Italy
Fiction, La Box – École Nationale Supérieure d’art de Bourges
La Maman et la putain, curated by Eva Svennung, Galerie Air de Paris
Whitney Biennial 2006 – Day for Night, curated by Chrissie Isles and Phillipe Vergne, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2005
Rupture des évidences, curated by Rita Ackermann, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
Populism, curated by Cristina Ricupero, Lars Bang Larsen, Nicolaus Schafhausen, The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Frankfurter Kunstverein
From Our Cold Hands, curated by Thomas Kilper, VTO Gallery, London

2004
Now and Ten Years Ago, curated by Stephan Dillemuth, Josef Strau, and Axel Wieder, Kunstwerke, Berlin
There Must be an Alternative, curated by Oliver Ressler, Forum Stadtpark, Graz
Rheinshau, Galerie Meerrettich at Art Cologne Projects
Four Easy Pieces, No. 2 “A Dead Sentence Here and Abroad”, Casco Projects, Utrecht
Republican Like Me, Franklin Furnace, New York
The Big Nothing, curated by Ingrid Schaffner, Bennett Simpson, and Tanya Leighton, ICA – Institute for Contemporary Arts, Philadelphia
Let the Bullshit Run a Marathon, curated by Nate Lowman, Nicole Klagsburn, New York
Indigestible Correctness II, curated by Rita Ackermann and Lizzi Bougatsos, Kenny Schachter/Rove, New York
The Personal is Political, und Peinlich, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Atelier Europa, curated by Marion von Osten and Angela McRobbie, Kunstverein München
Ex-Argentina, curated by Alice Creischer and Andreas Siekmann, Museum Ludwig, Cologne; MACBA, Barcelona

2003
Dave Allen, Bernadette Corporation, Naomi Ben-Shahar, Edith Russ Site for Media Art, Oldenburg
Feu de bois: XVIIIe Ateliers Internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire, curated by Alexis Vaillant, FRAC – Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Sandwiched, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Public Art Fund/The Wrong Gallery, New York
Get rid of Yourself, ACC Galerie Weimar; Stiftung Federkeil Halle 14 Leipzig; Lothringer Dreizehn, Munich

2002
Violence the true way, curated by Lizzi Bougatsos and Rita Ackermann, Galerie Peter Kilchman, Zurich
The Communications Department, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London

2001
The Love of Look, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna

1997
State of transition, Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg
Time out, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg
tunnel vision, Depot, Vienna

2000
Let’s Entertain, curated by Philippe Vergne, Walker Arts Center, Minnesota; Portland Art Museum; Miami Art Museum; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
Au déla du Spectacle, curated by Bernard Blistène, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
Etats des Lieux, Fri-Art Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg

1999
Nothing, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Hair Styling – the cut of the month, curated by Toasting Agency, Paris
The Production of Production, curated by Tim Griffin and Bennett Simpson, Apex Art, New York
Too Wide Enough, The Swiss Institute, New York
Accelerator, Arnolfini, Bristol; Southhampton City Art Gallery; Oldham Art Gallery

1995
Collections, curated by Purple (Olivier Zahm and Elein Fleiss), Galerie Analix, Geneva

 

Projects and Artists Writings

2010
The Complete Poem, a book to present two elements poem and fashion shoot in a single package, as one complex object, Koenig Books

2007
Eine Pinot Grigio, Bitte, a screenplay, published by Sternberg Press, 2007
Pedestrian Cinema, an underground film studio in Berlin and Mexico City, 2005

2006
Be Corpse, Afterall, Autumn/Winter

2005
Reena Spaulings, a collectively-authored novel, published by Semiotext(e), Native Agents Series, 2002-2005

2004
A Dead Sentence Here and Abroad, spoken word CD-audio tribute to the ELF and ALF, Casco Projects

2001
Made in USA magazine, issues 1-3, 1999-2001
“What Are You Doing After the Orgy?” Libération Style Supplement, October
“Whatever-block”, in: Texte zur Kunst, December

1998
Bernadette Corporation fashion label, five seasons of women’s ready-to-wear, 1995-98
The Everpresent Monkey Clan and Bernadette Corporation Present ‘Hell On Earth’ Fall/Winter 1997, Purple Fashion, Winter

1997
“Corporate Responsibility and the Swine We Are”, Purple Prose, Summer

 

Selected Bibliography

2016
Clyde, Jacqueline. “10 Most Inspiring Artist Collectives Working Today.” Wide Walls, November: Web
Gross, Jack. “Bernadette Van-Huy.” Texte zur Kunst June: 76-77

2015
Ascari, Alessio. “They Exist.” Kaleidoscope Spring/Summer: 95-101

2014
Durbin, Andrew. “On Disintegration.” Mousse. Oct-Nov: 122-128
Ekardt, Philipp. “In Defense of Styling.” Texte zur Kunst. Sept: 78-91
Gavin, Francesca. “Bernadette Corporation: Club Kid Collective.” Dazed. 18 June: Web

2013
“re-fashion capitalism.” Purple Fashion. Spring/Summer: 243-55
Barnes, Freire. “Bernadette Corporation.” TimeOut London. 9 April: Web
Farago, Jason. “Bernadette Corporation: ‘Don’t have sex with each other.’” The Guardian. 24 March
Luke, Ben. “Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years.” London Evening Standard. 28 March
Paginton, Fred. “Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years at London’s ICA.” Whitewall. 16 April
Pilger, Zoe. “Bernadette Corporation, 2000 Wasted Years, ICA, London.” The Independent. 1 April
Sheerin, Mark. “Bernadette Corporation looks back at 2000 Wasted Years with art show at ICA.” Culture24. 4 April
Vogel, Wendy. “Bernadette Corporation.” Modern Painters. March: 93
Wikstrom, Josefine. “Get Rid of Capitalism.” May. October: 220-23

2012
Bernadette Corporation. Interview with Jim Fletcher by Asher Penn. Sex
Magazine # 3. Spring 2013: Web
“Astro Focus.” Mister Motley, Issue 31: 73
“Critic’s picks.” TimeOut New York. 6-12 September: 57
“On the Horizon: Corporate Culture.” The New Yorker. 3 September: 15
“The Story of a Trailblazing Collective.” Details. September: 118
“This is Pop: When We Were Queens.” POP Magazine. Autumn/Winter: 71- 81
Bernadette Corporation. “500 Words.” Artforum. 8 September: Web
Bernadette Corporation. Interview with Blake Gopnik. The Daily Beast. 7 September: Web
Bernadette Corporation. Interview with Kayla Guthrie. “The Contagious
Retrospective: Q+A with Bernadette Corporation.” Art in America. 5 September: Web
Bianconi, Giampolo. “Package Yourself.” Rhizome. 25 July: Web
Bernadette Corporation. “Work in Progress.” V Magazine. Fall: 141-42
Birnbaum, Daniel, Cornelia H. Butler, and Suzanne Cotter. Defining Contemporary
Art: 25 Years in 200 Pivotal Artworks. London: Phaidon Press, 764-7
Browne, Alex. “All of Their Business: Bernadette Corporation at Artists Space.”
The New York Times Style Magazine. 6 September: Web
Gavin, Francesca. “Appetite For Deconstruction.” Dazed and Confused. October: 222-25
Joselit, David. “The Power to Style.” Texte zur Kunst. November
Okishii, Ken. “Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years.” Artforum. December: 222-225
Pollack, Maika. “Andy’s Kids.” The New York Observer. 1 October: B8
Singer, Maya. “Can Fashion Get Radical Again?” Style.com. 31 August: Web
Zhong, Fan. “Don’t Miss: Bernadette Corporation.” W Magazine. September: 202

2011
Ascari, Alessio, ed. “Mono: Bernadette Corporation;” Chris Wiley, “Go On, I’ll Go On”; Vincenzo  Latronico, “Matter Expands Away”; Annie Ochmanek, “If Everything Works”; Bernadette Corporation, special project. Kaleidoscope, Fall: 109-139
Cernuschi, Stefano. “Books; Bernadette Corporation: The Complete Poem.” Mousse, Issue 28, April-May
Henry, Max. “Bernadette Corporation’s ‘Stone Soup’ at Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna.” Art Agenda,
21 April: Web

2010
Hilbig, Volkmar, “How to cook Hundescheiße”, in: AP/100, 11-2010, p.6-7
Prince, Mark, “Bernadette Corporation”, in: Frieze, Issue 135, November – December 2010, p.137
Maak, Niklas, “Der Mond ist nicht nur schön, er ist auch weit weg”, FAZ, 04.10.2010
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen, “Unter der Dusche singt jeder für sich alleine”, artnet.de, 21.09.2010
Coomer, Martin, “A History of Irritated Material,” Time Out London. April 22-28, p. 46
Dillon, Brian, “A History of Irritated Material,” Frieze May, p. 134
Kraus, Chris, “The Complete Poem: Bernadette Corporation,” May Revue. No. 3, p. 104-123
Licht, Alan, “Writers’ Reflections,” Wire, No. 311, January, p. 44

2009
Stillman, Nick, “Bernadette Corporation, Greene Naftali,” Artforum, December, p. 232
Koether, Jutta, “Best of 2009: Artists’ Artists”, Artforum, December, p.93
Smith, Roberta, “Art: Galleries: Chelsea: Bernadette Corporation: ‘The Complete Poem’,” The New York Times, Friday, October 2, p. C22
Smith, Roberta, “In Chelsea, a Chapter in Abstract Art and Some Long Verse,” The New York Times, Friday September 25, p. C35
Clayton, Joshua Kit, “Top Ten,” Artforum, September, p.111

2008
“The Power 100.” Art Review, November 2008

2007
Lütticken, Sven, “Black Bloc, White Penguin: Reconsidering Representation Critique.” Artforum March 2007
Büsing, Nicole and Klaas, Heiko, “Sammlertreffen im Grand Hotel: Notbremse für die Kunst.” Spiegel Online, 27/9/2007
van Der Heide, Bart, “To Be Alive is to Be Dead Already.” Useless #6 2007

2006
“Top Ten Art Books of 2005”, Spex, January 2006
Cotter, Holland “The Collective Conscious.” New York Times 3/5/2006
Chevalier, Catherine and Van Parys, Yoann “Bernadette Corporation, Witte de With, Rotterdam.” Frog, Spring/Summer 2006
Johns, Kerrie-Dee, “Covert Corporations and Organised Art.” un Magazine, Issue 7 Autumn
Sarbanes, Janet, “An Independent Group? Bernadette Corporation, Post Pop Collective.” Afterall, Autumn/Winter 2006
Too, Jian-Xing, “Burn a Debt to the Present.” Afterall, Autumn/Winter 2006
Roundtable with Stephan Geene, Jutta Koether, Markus Muller moderated by Mirjam Thomann, Texte zur Kunst, September 2006

2005
Wark, McKenzie, “Indestructible Life: A review of Bernadette Corporation, Reena Spaulings.” nettime.org, February 2005
Pethick, Emily, “Bernadette Corporation.” Frieze, March 2005
Abs, Peter, “Hallo Wände (Bernadette Corporation: Reena Spaulings).” Spex, May 2005 Geene, Stephan, “Greater Gatsby.” Texte Zur Kunst, June 2005
Svennung, Eva, “Bernadette Corporation in Witte de With.” Metropolis M, December 2005
Aviv, Rachel, “Corporate Blanding – Bernadette Corporation’s Reena Spaulings.” The Village Voice Literary Supplement, November 8 2005

2004
Kraus, Chris, “Get Rid of Yourself.” Index Magazine, June 2004
Bracewell, Michael, “Molotov Cocktails.” Frieze, November/December 2004, p.94.
Simpson, Bennett, “Bernadette Corporation, Techniques of Today.” Artforum, September

2003
Koether, Jutta “Jutta Koether Besucht Bernadette Corporation,” Texte zur Kunst Online March 2003
Diedrichsen, Diedrich, “Radical Chic.” Die Zeit Leben, 4/09 2003
Siepen, Nicolas “A Critique of Imperial Reason: Thoughts on the impact and receptive history of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt’s ‘Empire’,” Springerin, April 2003

2002
Reich, Alexander “Kommunikationsabbruch : Die Volksbühne Berlin sagt ‘Nein!’ (Teil 2 und Schluß),” Junge Welt Online, 02/07 2002

2001
Cusset, François, “Slow Fashion ou Ralentir la mode.” La revue des deux mondes, September 2001

2000
“Current Undercurrent” Hanatsubaki, February 2000
Grabner, Michelle, “Let’s Entertain.” Frieze, July 2000
Simpson, Bennett, “Specific Spectacles: Art & Entertainment.” Artext, November 2000
Strau, Josef, “Geheimnis der Mode.” Texte zur Kunst, December 2000

1999
“Art Club 2000’s Top Ten” Artforum, October 1999, p.40

1997
Interview, Index Magazine, May/June 1997
Interview with Viktor & Rolf, Self-Service, Fall/Winter 1997

1996
Zahm, Olivier, “Mario Sorrenti and Bernadette Corporation.” Artforum, April
White, Constance C.R., “Passion Spills Out of American Design.” The New York Times, September 29th
Yaeger, Lynn, “Song of Bernadette.” The Village Voice, October 22nd

1995
Gan, Stephen “Style Watch.” Harper’s Bazaar, July

 

Catalogs and Publications

2016
Liese, Jennifer, ed. Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000-2015, Brooklyn, NY: Paper
Monument: 449-457

2015
Banks, Eric, ed. Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, New
Haven and London: Yale University Press: 276-279; 297; table of contents

2014
Archer, Michael, Art Since 1960, London: Thames & Hudson, 271-2
Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years, London: Walther König

2012
Bernadette Corporation, bernadettecorp: 2000 Wasted Years featuring Hell on
Earth, exh. cat. New York: Artists Space

2011
Art Since 1900, edited by Hal Foster, Rosalind Krauss, Yve-Alain Bois, Benjamin H.
D. Buchloh and David Joselit, 2nd ed. London: Thames & Hudson
Bernadette Corporation: The Complete Poem, London: Koenig Books
Nothing in the world but youth, exh. cat. Margate: Turner Contemporary
Rewriting Worlds, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow: Institute of Contemporary Art, 42-43
Produced@, edited by Joachim Werren, Berlin: Revolver Publishing

2008
Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, edited by Olga Adelantado, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Otra de vaqueros, edited by Perros Negros and Toasting Agency, Sternberg Press

2007
1,2,3… Avant-Gardes – Film/Art between Experiment and Archive, edited by Łukasz Ronduda and Florian Zeyfang, Sternberg Press

2006
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, edited by Tanya Leighton, Sternberg Press
Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night, edited by Chrissie Isles and Phillipe Vergne, Whitney Museum of American Art
The Uncertain States of America Reader, edited by Noah Horowitz and Brian Sholis, Sternberg Press

2005
Do it, edited by Hans Ulrich-Obrist, Revolver Books
The Populism Catalogue, edited by Lars Bang Larsen, Cristina Ricupero, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Sternberg Press

2004
ExArgentina: Schritte zur Flucht von der Arbeit zum Tun, Interzona and Verlag de Buchhandlung Walther Konig Cologne
Feu de Bois/Firewood, FRAC des Pays de la Loire and Toasting Agency Paris
The Big Nothing, The Institute for Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

2003
Corporate Mentality, edited by Alexandra Mir and John Kelsey, Sternberg Press
Sandwiched (in New York), Now Entering Brooklyn, Public Art Fund, New York

2000
Let’s Entertain: Life’s Guilty Pleasures, edited by Philippe Vergne, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

1997
Visionaire’s Fashion 2000, Rizzoli, New York

 

Screenings and Events

2013
“Get Rid of Yourself,” Somos Libres: arte y cine, MATE Asociación Mario Testino, Peru

2010
Exodus, International Project Space, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design

2008
Max Art Fest, Zagreb, Croatia
Ke Center, Shanghai

2007
In the Poem about Love You Don’t Write the Word Love, CPH:DOX 2007, International Documentary Festival, Copenhagen
Platypus screening, University of Chicago
Aitken Auditorium, Cleveland Institute of Art
Kinomuseum, curated by Ian White, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

2006
Kino Bar Tutti – Digital Ash on the Digital Pedestrian (for the video lounge), featuring No Neck Blues Band, KuLe, Berlin
Bernadette Corporation – Introductory Screening, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
No More Reality – Crowd and Performance: Re-enactment, Public Space, Use of Body, organized by Claire Staebler and Jelena Vesic, Center for Cultural Decontamination, French Cultural Centre, Context Gallery, Belgrade
Screening Number Three: “C as in Culture”, Film Series: Deleuze From A To Z, presented by Semiotext(e), Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles
Be Corpse, Invasionen in den Körper, Hamburg-Altona

2005
Pedestrian Cinema: Screen Test, The Artist’s Cinema, curated by Ian White, Frieze Art Fair, London
Seminal works from the 20th century: Activism, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Do It, Berlin, organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist, with Jimmie Durham and Emmet Williams, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
Autonomy and Agency, Other Cinema, Valencia
Globalization/War, Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston
Argosfestival 2005, Argos Centre for Contemporary Art, Brussels
Hammer Forum: Bernadette Corporation, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Artists’ Television Access, San Fransisco
Documentary Frontiers, Union Theater, University of Wisconson, Milwaukee
Artistes et Cinéastes Entre Fiction et Documentaire, special screening program organized by the Centre Pompidou at FIPA-Biarritz

2004
Get Rid of Yourself & Saute Ma Ville, in the Chantal Ackerman retrospective, Cinematexas 9, Austin, Texas
Prospectif Cinéma, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
marx’ gespenster/RAF’ gespenster, Universität der Künste, Berlin
Content, in Snowscape, an installation by Roma Pa, Casco Projects, Utrecht
New Filmmakers, Anthology Film Archives, New York
FID Marseille Hors les Murs, Montévidéo, Marseille
Changer son matin, CRAC – Center of Research for Artistic Creation, Valence, France

2003
What the Fuck is Communism? L’Institut Jean Vigo, Perpignan, France
Plans to Desert the Overview, Hebbel Theater, Berlin
Filmstudio der Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig Germany
Passerby, Gavin Brown, New York
B-movie, Hamburg
Filmcasino, Vienna
Havana Biennale, Havana
Video 6: Real Utopia, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg
Postplatz, Dresden
Camera Novo, Festivale Internationale Documentaire -FID, Marseille
Montag praxis, b-books, Berlin
Pointligneplan, La Fémis – École nationale supérieure des métiers de l’image et du son, Paris

2002
Die Kraft der Negation, Theater der Welt Festival, Schauspielhaus, Cologne; Volksbühne, Berlin

1997
Bernadette Corporation Fall ’97 fashion show, 18 Wooster St., New York

1996
Bernadette Corporation Spring ’97 fashion show, The Roxy, New York

1995
Bernadette Corporation Fall ’95 fashion show, CBGB Gallery, New York
Bernadette Corporation Spring ’96 fashion show, Marc Ballroom, New York

 

Lectures and Workshops

2006
Reena Spaulings the collaborative novel, Traveling Magazine Table, IASPIS-International Artists Studio Program, Stockholm

2005
Nausea Workshop at the Merz Akademie, Stuttgart
Klartext: The Status of the Political in Contemporary Art and Culture, with Fulvia Carnevale at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2004
Le film politique ou l’orphélinat du sujet, with Fulvia Carnevale at the CRAC (Center of Research for Artistic Creation) Valence, France
Lecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Valenciennes, France

2003
What the fuck is communism? With Fulvia Carnevale at the Academy of Fine Arts, Perpignan
Lecture, Academy of Fine Arts in Braunschweig
Plans to desert the overview, panel discussion on Negation, Hebbel Theater, Berlin
Lecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Representation and repression, at the symposium “Representation through artistic-aesthetic Strategies Or Activists Engage Artists, Artists Engage Activists, Companies Engage Art Spaces, Art Spaces Engage them all.” Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
Lecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg

2000
Genesis: a study of trendy neighborhoods, Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen
Style seminars, with Olivier Zahm, ECAL – Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne

 

Awards and Stipends

2007
Art in General New Commissions Program, New York

2005
Centre national des arts plastiques – Ministère de la culture et de la communication au titre d’Image / Mouvement
Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Germany

2004
Artist in Residence, Villa Arson, Nice

2003
The Bohen Foundation, New York, 1996, 2003
Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst Work Stipend, Oldenburg, Germany

1998
Casio Japan Event Sponsorship