Dara Birnbaum

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Arabesque, 2011
4 channel video installation; 4 audio stereo channels
6 min. 30 sec.
Edition of 3
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Six movements: Video work from 1975, (Addendum; Autism; Chaired Anxieties: Slewed; Chaired Anxieties: Abandoned; Mirroring; Control Piece; Bar (red), 1975
Set of 6 videos: each 1 channel video, black and white, mono mix
Varying duration
Edition of 10
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Attack Piece, 1975
2 channel video (Super 8 film and 35 mm slides mastered on Beta-SP), black and white, 2 channels of stereo sound
7 min. 40 sec.
Edition of 3 +1AP
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Kiss the girls, Make them Cry, 1979
2 channel video, color, stereo; 6 min. 26 sec.
Edition of 3 +2AP
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Tiananmen Square: Break-In Transmission, 1990
5 channel color video, 4 channel stereo sound, 20 foot surveillance switcher
Equilateral triangles in variable space: 1 9/16 x 63 in. (4 x 160 cm)
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PM Magazine, 1982
4 channel video, color, 3 channels of audio, 4:20 min., black and white photographs
Edition of 3 +2AP
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Psalm 29(30), 2016
Six-channel video and sound installation, color; 8 min. looped
Edition of 3


(b. New York, USA, 1946)





Dara Birnbaum, Marian Goodman Gallery, London



Dara Birnbaum: Psalm 29 (30), Marian Goodman Gallery, New York



Dara Birnbaum: Psalm 29 (30), Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris 



Dara Birnbaum: Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, Fleckenstein Video Gallery, Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan



Dara Birnbaum – Arabesque, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NewYork

Dara Birnbaum – Arabesque, South London Gallery, London



Dara Birnbaum – Retrospective: The Dark Matter of Media Light, Serralves Foundation, Porto, Portugal



Dara Birnbaum Retrospective: The Dark Matter of Media Light, S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium

Dara Birnbaum, Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu



Dara Birnbaum: Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York



Dara Birnbaum, Y-3 Miami, Presented by Y-3 & EAI, Art Basel Miami, Miami, Florida



Dara Birnbaum: Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, KUNSTHALLE Wien, Video Wall, Vienna, Austria 



Dara Birnbaum, Screening, Art Cinema Off Off, Gent, Belgium, In collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art – SMAK, Gent, Belgium



Dara Birnbaum: Erwartung/Expectancy, The Jewish Museum, New York, New York



Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York

Dara Birnbaum (with Dan Graham), Screening, Rooftop Urban Park Project, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, New York



Erwartung, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France





Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery London, United Kingdom

WOMAN: Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s from the Sammlung Verbund Collection, Stavanger Art Museum, Norway

And still, like dust, I'll rise, Galway Arts Centre, Ireland

Brand New Art and Commodity in the 1980s, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC 

Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1973-1994, List Center for Visual Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 

Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to today, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts

Broadcasting: EAI at ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 



The Collection—Stedelijk Base, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Call and Response: Recent acquisitions from the Bass Collection, The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida

Truth: 24 frames per second, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950—1980, The Met Breuer, New York, NY

Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction, Barbican, London, UK

We Are Everywhere, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Generation Loss: 10 Years of JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany 

H(a)unting Images: anatomy of a shot, CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain 

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art and Technology 1965-85, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia



Happy Ending, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France

MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

MORE LIGHT: Media Art from Atlanta, Eyedrum, Atlanta, Georgia 

Don’t Call Me Honey, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

First Light: A Decade of Collecting, Barbara Lee Collection of Art by Women, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts

TECHSTYLE Series 1.0. Ariadne’s Thread, MILL6 Foundation, Hong Kong, China

Bodacioussss, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado

Breaking News: Turning The Lens on Mass Media, J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center Los Angeles, CA



Ludwig Goes Pop, momuk - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Wien, Austria

same same but different, imai – inter media art institute, Dusseldorf, Germany

Taking Pictures, Burlington City Arts, Vermont

The Feminist Avant-Gard of the 1970s, Hamburg Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Strangelove, curated by David Gryn, Central Saint Martins, London

Protest Against Forgetting, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 

Wirkliches Leben? Ein Panorama der Sammlungen, Museum der Moderna, Salzburg, Austria

America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

This is Not a Love Song: Video Art and Pop Music Crossovers, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Toggle Variable Speed, Logan Center for the Arts Screening Room, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois

L'art dans tous ses états - Oeuvres de la collection du Frac Île-de-France, Centre d'art les Réservoirs, Limay, France

Fireflies in the Night. Curated Robert Storr, Barbara London, Kalliopi Minioudaki, and Francesca Pietropaolo. Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center, Athens, Greece.

Technologism, MUMA-MONASH University, Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia

Push/Play: A Survey of Recent Video Art, The 23rd Annual John and Katherine Covington Art Exhibition, Sonnenschein Gallery in Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest College, Illinois

Greater New York, MoMA P.S. 1, NY

To Be Continued: Television As Art, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

The Figure in Process: De Kooning to Kapoor 1955-2015, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, Washington



No Meaning, Faircharm Studios, London, United Kingdom

Take it or leave it, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Art Post Internet, Ullens, Beijing

Copie Non Conforme, The Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna, Austria

Rewritten by Machine and New Technology, University Art Gallery, Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, Indiana

TIME::CODE, White Box, New York

The Last Brucennial, Organized by Vito Schnabel and the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York

Time Pieces, The video art collection of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein at Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Moscow Museum Nights, Artprojx selection of films, Moscow, Russia

Total Art: Contemporary Video, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Five Pioneers, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Cut to Swipe, Museum of Modern Art, New York

same same but different, imai – inter media art institute, Dusseldorf, Germany



Women Take Over, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle

Rhythm in it, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

The Whole Earth: California and the Disappearance of the Outside, The Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

ZERO+, Curated by Jan Frank, White Box, New York

Video Vintage 1963-1983, Centre Pompidou, Paris/Beirut Art Center, Beirut In partnership with the Institut Français, Foundation Saradar and BLC Bank, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon / Beirut

This is Not a Love Song, Palau de la Virreina Center de la Image, Barcelona

Kaboom! Comic in der Kunst, Weserbug- Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany

Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, by Doug Aitken, Duggal Greenhouse, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY; Union Station/The Pennsylvanian, Pittsburgh, PA; Union Station, Chicago, IL; Union Depot, St. Paul, MN; Lamy, New Mexico; La Posada, Winslow, Arizona; Skyline Drive-In, Barstow, CA;Union Station, L.A., ; 16th Street Station, Oakland, CA 

Mom, am I barbarian?, 13th Istanbul Biennial, video section, Istanbul 

Minimal Resistance. Between Late Modernism and Globalization: Artistic Practices During the 80s and 90s, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013, Outdoor screening curated by David Gryn, Miami Beach

1:1, Museum of Contemporary Art (MSUM), Ljublijana, Slovenia



This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Life and Death, Visual Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York

les 30 ans: 30 expositions – 30 lieux – 30 partenaires, du frac champagne  ardenne, Centre d-art contemporain, Troyes, France

Critical Episodes (1957-2011). MACBA Collection, MACBA, Madrid, Spain

We the People TV, Curated by Alison Gingeras, Jonathan Horowitz and Anna McCarthy, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space, NY

How to Eclipse the Light: Curated by Karen Archey, Wilkinson Gallery, London

Images against darkness. Video art from the archive of imai – inter media art institute, KIT – Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf, Germany

Sound & Vision: Crossroads, The Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada

Bilder gegen die Dunkelheit – Videokunst aus dem Archiv des imai im KIT – KIT – Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf

Remote Control, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London, England

Wunder. Kunst, Wissenschaft und Religion, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria

Vidéo Vintage: 1963-1983, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris

Indomitable Woman, a (his)tory of Women in Audiovisual Art (1944-2009), Presented by Macu Moran at the National Museum Reina Sofia, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Film and video from the Moderna Museet Collection, Moderna Museet,  Stockholm

A Trip to the Moon. Before and After Film, Bonnier’s Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston