G A L E R I E    K A R I N    S A C H S




Lebt und arbeitet in New York City und Berlin

1987 MA Communication Arts, Computer Graphics

New York Institute of Technology, New York

Preise und Stipendien

LINE, book award.
New York Foundation for the Arts, Emerging Forms Fellowship.
New York State Council on the Arts, Video.
Art Matters, New York.
Art Matters, New York.
National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship.
New York Foundation for the Arts, Emerging Forms Fellowship.
Wexner Center for the Arts ,Residency in Video.
New York Foundation for the Arts, Emerging Forms Fellowship.
Friedrich Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts.
Best Pavilion, 8th Cairo Biennale, Cairo.
das Netzwerk ausgestrahlten Ausschnitte zum Thema «Grenz»-Dasein an vielen Orten widerspiegelt
Audience Award, 8th Cairo Biennale, Cairo.
Anonymous was a woman.
UCLA, Art Council Chair for the 2005-2006 academic year, an Elected Honorary
MIT, Senior Fellow at CAVS 2005-2006 academic year, Honorary position
NYSCA, Film/Video production grant, 2005
Daniel Langlois Foundation Project Grant, Montreal
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship

Einzelausstellungen - Auswahl

Performances and Screenings (continued)

“Cup/Couch,” La Mamelle Gallery, San Francisco, performance, catalogue.
“PastPresentFutureTense,” 80 Langton Street, San Francisco, performance, catalogue.
“Kaleidoscope,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, performance,
“Video Viewpoints,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, screening.
“Ideology/Praxis,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, screening.
“Casual Shopper/They Agape,” University Art Museum, Berkeley, screening.
“Space Invaders,” International Cultural Center, Antwerp, installation, catalogue.
“Mass Fantasies/Special Cultures,” de Appel, Amsterdam, performance.
“Change the Zoning Laws,” Times Square Spectracolor Board, New York (this
project was censored).
“Echo,” Projects 2, Museum of Modern Art, New York, installation, brochure.
“In the Shadow...,” New Langton Arts, San Francisco,
“C.O.C.A. Natural Foods Pavilion,” C.O.C.A., Seattle, installation, catalogue.
“Echo” and “In the Shadow...,” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, installation, catalogue.
“Loie Fuller: Dance of Colors,” Nouvelles Scènes, Dijon, Biennale de la Danse, Lyon,
performance with Brygida Ochaim.
“Echo/In the Shadow of the City...vamp r y,” Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels,
“Adams Wish,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, installation, brochure.
“Maelstrom,” MATRIX, University Art Museum, Berkeley, installation, brochure.
“In the Shadow of the City...vamp r y,” Washington Project for the Arts, installation,
“Imagination, Dead Imagine,” Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, installation.
“Public Fantasy,” Institute of Contemporary Art, London, 4 installations; Public Fantasy,
anthology of critical essays ,fictions, project descriptions by the artist.
“In Other Words,” Riverside Studios, public video projection in Hammersmith
Underground Station, London, installation.
“Imagination, Dead Imagine,” “Model for Stage and Screen,” The Renaissance Society,
The University of Chicago, Chicago, iinstallation, catalogue.
“Selected Works,” Rotterdam Film Festival, screenings, catalogue.
“The Work of the Forest,” de Appel, Amsterdam, installation.
“First and Third,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, installation.
“The Work of the Forest,” Fondation pour lʼarchitecture, Brussels; traveled to Musée des
Beaux Arts, Dunkerque; Palais Jacques Coeur, Bourges, installation, catalogue.
“Imagination, Dead Imagine,” “Model for Stage and Screen,” Presentation House,
Vancouver, catalogue.
“The Work of the Forest,” MOPT, Madrid, installation, catalogue.
“Rouen: Touring Machines, Intermittent Futures,” Statengalerie, Den Hagg, Holland,
installation, catalogue.
“Au bout des levres,” Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, sculpture.
“Rouen: Touring Machines, Intermittent Futures,” Sous Sol, Geneve, installation,
The terror and possibilities in the things not seen,” Luis Serpa Galeria, Lisbon,
installation, catalogue.
“First and Third,” MediARTS, St Louis, outdoor public projection in multiple locations.
“The terror and possibility of the things not seen,” Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa
Monica, three video installations.
“First and Third,” City Hall, Vienna, in conjunction with the Kiesler Prize.
“Voice off,” Luis Serpa Galeria & Promontorio, Lisbon, installation with photographs,
“au bout des levres,” Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich, installation.
“First and Third,” ARTcontainer, New York, outdoor public projection.
“the Museum you want,” ICA, Boston, web project.
“Study for the Mirror and Garden,” Caja San Fernando, Seville, installation, catalogue.
“Voice off”, Luis Serpa Galeria, ARCO, Madrid, installation, catalogue.
“Study for the Mirror and Garden,” Museum Jose Guerrero, Granada, catalogue.
“Public Fantasies,” Faluka Gallery, Cairo, installation.
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, two installations, drawings.
“Study for the Mirror and Garden,” Caja San Fernando, Cadiz, installation, catalogue.
“Wall to be destroyed,” Frac Lorraine, Metz, France, installation.
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, two installations, photographs.
Karin Sachs, Munich, installation.
“Judith Barry: Body without limits, a survey,” Domus Atrium 2002, Salamanca, Spain,
12 installations, catalogue
“Judith Barry: Body without limits, a survey”, Berardo Museum,Lisbon, Portugal (10 installations), (c)  
“Judith Barry”, Architecture  Museum La Loge, Bruxelles, Belgium (postponed)“…Cairo Stories”, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich (inst. / other venues)
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah

ZKM, Karlsruhe – projected outdoors for 2 day screening
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
Slought Foundation, Philadelphia

Waterside Contemporary, London April
SKUC Gallery,  Ljubljana, Slovenia, November
Helsinki Museum of Photography, Helsinki, September

Gruppenausstellungen Auswahl ab 2000

Performances and Screenings (continued)

“7th Biennale of Venice, International Exhibition in Architecture,” installation, catalogue.
“Performing Bodies,” Tate Modern, London, installation.
“Insite 2000,” San Diego/Tijuana, installation, catalogue.
“Vision Machine,” Musee des Beaux Arts, Nantes, installation, catalogue.
“Around 1984,” PS 1, New York, installation, brochure.
“Cross Currents,” Russian Museum, St Petersburg, installation, brochure.
“Open Ends,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, video multiple screenings, brochure.
“Off the Shelf,” Mass Moca, North Adams, MA.
“Lincoln Center Festival,” Walter Reade Theater, New York, installation.
“Notorious,” traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Sdyney; Art Gallery Hamilton,
Ontario; Kunsthallen Brandst Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark, installation, catalogue.

“8th Cairo Biennale,” Official USA Representative, Cairo, installation, catalogue.
“Shopping,” Generali Foundation, Vienna, installation, brochure.
“Notorious,” traveled to Tokyo Opera City Art Museum, National Museum of Modern Art,
Kyoto, Centre Cultural de la Fundacio `la Caixa’ de Lleida, Centre Cultural de la
Fundacio `la Caixa’ de Tarragona, installation, catalogue.
“Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam,” multiple screenings.
“Insite 2000,” San Diego/Tijuana, installation, catalogue.
“Antogonisms”, MACBA, Barcelona, as part of ‘Services.ʼ
“Parasite,” Shedhalle, Zurich, as part of “Services.ʼ
2001 “Endurance: the Information,” Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO.
The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, photographs.

“Future Cinema,” ZKM, Karlsruhe, exhibition traveled to Kiasma Museum, Helsinki,
ICC, Toyko, and the ACMI, Melbourne, catalogue.
“Notorious,” Provinciaal Centrun Boor Beeldende Kunsten, Hasselt, Belgium, installation,
“Bomb,” Brooklyn Front, Brooklyn, installation.
“Aftermath: Photography in the Wake of 911,” International Center of Photography, New
York, exhibition design in collaboration with Ken Saylor, brochure.
“Reactions,” Exit Art, New York, drawings, catalogue, traveled to numerous venues in
“The Big Picture,” The Contemporary, Baltimore, photographs.
“Performing Bodies,” Moderna Museet, Stockholm, installation, brochure.

“Good Morning America”, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, installation, brochure.
“Fate Of Alien Modes,” Secession, Vienna, installation, catalogue.
“the Museum you want,” Cyberarts Festival, Boston, traveled to various web locations,
web project.

 “The Museum in Motion,” Museum het Domein, Masstricht, web project.
“Phonorama,” ZKM, Karlsruhe, installation, catalogue.
“Horizont(e),” Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon,(installation, catalogue.
“Power T’s,” Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn.
“Vinte Anos (1984-2004),” Luis Serpa Gallerie, Lisbo, photographs, catalogue.
Berlin Biennale 3, Kunstwerke Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, installation, catalogue.
“Sublime Audacity: the stroller’s experience,” Luis Serpa Galerie, Lisbon, traveled to
Maus Habitos, Porto, installation, catalogue.
The Armory Show, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, New York, installation, catalogue.
“Breathtaking,” Art Institute of Boston, Boston.

“East Village USA,” New Museum, New York.
“Phonorama,” ZKM, Karlsruhe, installation, catalogue.
“Traveling Video Gallery,” e-flux in collaboration with various venues including Kunst
Werke, Berlin; Plug-In, Basel Art Fair; Miami Art Museum and many more; several
video tapes including “Casual Shopper” and “Death Valley ʼ69.”
“Resonance, Contemporary Performance Art,” The Netherlands Media Art Institute,
Montevideo Time-Based Art, Amsterdam.
“Performance with Brygida Ochaim,” as part of “Visual Music” exhibition sponsored by
IOTA in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and The
Hirshhorn, Washington, D.C., curated by Jeremy Strick, Kerry Brougher and others,
“Baroque and Neo-baroque,” Salamanca Contemporary Art Centre, Salamanca, Spain,
curated by Javier Panera, “Voice off” installation.
ARCO, Hubert Winter booth, Madrid.

“Dark Places: Mapping Enigma,” Santa Monica Museum of Art, curated by Joshua
Dector, traveled.
“Performance, Part 3,” Whitechapel, London, installation.
“Reshuffle: notions of an itinerant museum,” Bard Center for Curatorial Studies/Art in
General, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, catalogue, “Heard Not Seen”, Orchard Gallery,
New York, installation.
“Not Sheep,” Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, installation.
“Extra City,” Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp.
e-flux touring video show,” Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, traveled to Muscarnok
-Kunsthal, Budapest; INSA Art Space, Seoul.
“Cabinet dʼamateur II ou a Arte Como Modo de vida,” Luis Serpa Projectos, Lisboa,
“Renegades,” EXIT ART, New York, photographs.
“A Short History of Performance IV,” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, installation,
“Queens International,” Queens Museum of Art, New York, installation, catalogue.

“Playback,” Musee dʼart Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC, Paris.
“Sympathy for the Devil,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
“E-flux touring video show,” Arthouse at the Jones Center for Contemporary Art for
Texas, Austin.
“Vienna Art Fair,” Karin Sachs Gallery, Vienna, installation.
“E-flux touring video show,” Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard, Cambridge.
“Collective for Living Cinema,” Orchard Gallery, New York, semi permanent installation.
“E-flux touring video show,” Centre Cultural Suisse, Paris.
“One Minute Film & Video,” Jason Simon/Moyra Davey Projects, various locations, New
Yorkand elsewhere.
“Body of Evidence,” Getty Center, Los Angeles

“The Prisonerʼs Dilemma: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection,” CIFO,
Miami, installation, catalogue.
“The Prisoner’s Dilemma: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros
Collection”, CIFO, Miami, (inst) (c)
“Sympathy for the Devil”, Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal
“Aquilo Sou Eu”, Fundacao Carmona e Costa, Lisbon (inst)
“Paul McCarthy: Film List”, Whitney Museum, NYC
“Whose History”, International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
“E-flux touring video show”, the building, Berlin, Germany and Cali, Columbia
“Crossroads / Rock My Religion”, DA2 Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca (c)
“Sympathy for the Devil”, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (c)                        
“Ulysses Fascination, Part 2”, Galeria Luis Serpa Projects, Lisbon (inst)
“One Minute Film & Video”, Jason Simon/Moyra Davey Projects various locations in NYC and elsewhere
“Sensational Fix (Sonic Youth retrospective), LiFE/Lieu international des Formes Emergentes, Saint-Nazaire, France
traveling to Museion, Bolzano, Italy “E-flux touring video show”, Foundation Gulbenkian, Lisbon

“Sonic Youth, etc.: Sensational Fix”, Malmo Kusthall, Malmo Sweden
“Time as Matter: New Acquisitions, MACBA collection, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (inst) (b)
“Looking at Music: Side 2, MoMa
20 “Years”, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC (inst)

“Forbidden Love - Verbotene Liebe: Kunst im Sog von Fernsehen”, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (c)
“TV/ARTS/TV”, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, (inst) (c)
“ARE YOU READY FOR TV?”, MACBA, Barcelona, (c)
“Changing Channels - Kunst und Fernsehen 1963-1987”,
Museum Moderne Kunst Stiftung Ludewig - MUMOK, Vienna (c)
“Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix𔄢, CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles, Spain (c)
“Ulysses Fascination”, MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain (inst) (c)
“e-flux video rental”, Fondazione Giuliani per l'arte Contemporanea, Rome
“Neuve Tripulacion para el Pequod”, Coleccion de arte contemporaneo
Fundacion “la Caixa”, TEA – Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerif
“Voir/Revoir, a project of Tania Bruguera”, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
“Wandering Positions: Selections from the InSite Archive”, MUAC, Mexico City

“Under the Big Black Sun: California 1974-1981”, MOCA, Los Angeles photos (c)
“The Deconstructive Impulse”, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY (c)
“Plot for a Biennial”, Sharjah Biennial 10, Sharjah, UAE, (inst) (c)
“Territorium der Frau in der Visuellen Kunst und der Femnine vorstellungskraft”, Kunsthalle Brennabor, Brandenburg, Germany (inst) (c)
“In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art”, De Vleeshal, Middleburg, Netherlands, (c)
“Berlin Carré”, Pop-up Gallery Berlin, (curated by Annette Maechtel)
“F is for Fake”, (with Emma Hedditch and Laura Mulvey), Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn,
“Fresh Angle on the Arts”, Ford Foundation, NYC, “Agency of Unrealized Projects”, Kopfbau, Basel Art Fair, Basel
“Are You Ready For TV”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea,  Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (c)
“The Deconstructive Impulse, Part 2”, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina (c)

Sammlungen - Auswahl

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
CIFO – Cisneros Fontanais Art Foundation, Miami, Florida
DIA Center for the Arts, New York
Diputacion de Granada, Granada, Spain
Fonds National d'art Contemporain, Paris, France
FRAC Corse, Corscia, France
FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France
Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
MACBA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Netherlands Media Art Institute/Montevideo, Amsterdam
POSTPERFECT, New York, New York
Progressive Insurance, Cleveland, Ohio
Sammlung Goetz, Munich