Jimenez - Colon Collection
Robin Rhode
Open Court
Video Edition of 5
Rhode, Robin
Born 1976 in Cape Town, South Africa
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

EDUCATION

2000

South African School of Film, Television and Dramatic Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa
1995 - 1998 Department of Fine Art, Witwatersrand Technikon

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012

Imaginary Exhibition, L & M Arts, Los Angeles

2011

Robin Rhode: Variants, White Cube, London

2010

Robin Rhode, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Robin Rhode: Catch Air, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH.

2008

Who Saw Who, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Through the Gate, White Cube, London, UK
Promenade Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin, Italy

2007

Walk Off, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Robin Rhode, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Robin Rhode, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Storyteller, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, France
The Storyteller, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany

2005

Street Smart, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

2004

Robin Rhode, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
The Score, Artists Space, New York, NY
The Animators, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2000

Fresh, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Living in Public, Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

Chance, The George Economou Collection, Athens
Art thou gone, beloved ghost?, 4th Narracje Festival, Gdansk
Chambres a part VI: Poetic trajectories/Political trajectories, La Reserve, Paris
Beyond Beauty, Twig Gallery, Brussels
All Our Relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
Prism: Drawing from 1990 to 2012, National Museum of Norway – Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

2011

Streetlife and Homestories, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
Blink! Light, Sound & the Moving Image, Denver Art Museum, Denver
21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery; Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Queensland
Things are Queer – Highlights der Sammlung UniCredit, Marta Herford, Herford
Echoes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
FotoSkulptur: Die Fotografie der Skulptur, von 1839 bis heute, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Staging Action: Performance in Photography since 1960, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2010

The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture from 1839 to the present, Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Dissolve, SITE Sante Fe Eighth Biennale, New Mexico
Street and Studio, from Basquiat to Seripop, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London More of an Activity: the artist as choreographer, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
The Bearable Lightness of Being 2, The Metaphor of the Space, Venice Biennale of Architecture 2010, Venice
In Context, Arts on Main, Johannesburg
1910-2010: From Pierneef to Gugulective, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town
Darkroom: photography and new media in South Africa since 1950, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Visual Arts Center, Richmond; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Video Art: Replay Part II: Everyday Imaginary, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Philadelphia
Choreographing You: Fifty years of Art and Dance, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg; The Hayward Gallery, London
Framed, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

2009

Being in the World: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Cisneros Collection, Miami, FL
Dada South, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
30 Seconds Off an Inch, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Intimate Geographies, Curated by Daniele Tilkin,
Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander, Spain
The Moving Image: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection, Part I,
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Silent Writings, Espace Cultural Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Animated Painting, Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa. Feb - April; and, El Cubo at Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico. June - October.

2008

VideoStudio Series: Psychogeography, The Studio Museum in Harlem,
New York, NY
Prospect.1 New Orleans, The New Orleans Biennial, curated by Dan Cameron, New Orleans, LA
Street Art, Street Life, Bronx Museum Bronx, New York, NY
Walls in the Street, Siemens Art Program, Belgrade, Serbia
Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshorn Museum, Washington, DC
Art Focus International Contemporary Arts Biennale, curated by Bernard Blistène and Ami Barak, Jeruselem, Israel
The Morning After: Videoworks from the Goetz Collection, Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Geopoliticas de la Animación, MARCO Vigo, Spain
Sensory Overload: Light, Motion, Sound and the Optical in Art Since 1945, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Stray Alchemists: Robin Rhode, Sterling Ruby, Matt Bryans, Amy Granat and Takeshi Murata, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova, and Robin Rhode, (touring) Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA;
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC;
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
For The Love of the Game, Wadsworth, Hartford, CT
Robin Rhode, Solo Presentation, Johannesburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa

2007

C’est pas du Jeu!, Centre Photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault-Combault, France
e-flux: VIDEO RENTAL, (touring) Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal; Centre culturel suisse, Paris, France;
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge MA;
Arthouse Texas, Austin, TX, ; Mucsarnok – Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary; KW Berlin, Germany
Animated Painting, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
An Atlas of Events, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
International Contemporary Art, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL; Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraßa in Bremen 2007, Art Prize, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
Cape 07, Cape Town Biennial, Cape Town, South Africa
Momentary Momentum: Animated Drawings, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK
All About Laughter: The Role of Humour in Contemporary Art,
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2006

Dirty Yoga: 2006 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei,Taiwan Venice – Istanbul: Selections from the 51st International Venice Biennale, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Version Animée: Animation in Contemporary Art. Centre pour l’image contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Street: Behind the Cliché, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Out of Time: A Contemporary View, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
ars viva 05/06 – Identität/Identity, KW Institute for Contemporary Arts, Berlin, Germany
Echigo Tsumari Trienniale 2006, Echigo-Tsumari, Japan
Human Game: Winners and Losers, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
Empieza el Juego, La Casa Encindida, Madrid, Spain
The Beautiful Game: Contemporary Art and Fútbol, BICA, Brooklyn Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Dak’Art, Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain, Dakar, Senegal
Collection in Context: Gesture, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Contemporary Masterworks: St. Louis Collects, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
mima Offsite: Animated Drawing, Middlesborough Institute for Contemporary Art, Middlesborough, UK
Personal Affects: Power & Poetics in Contemporary South African Art, Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI
biennale cuvée: World Selection of Contemporary Art, O.K. Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria

2005

Hidden Rhythms, Museum Het Valkhof & Nijmegen, Netherlands
New Photography ‘05, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Sounds like Drawing, The Drawing Room, London, UK
Sculpture in a Non-Objective Way (S.N.O.W.), Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporaneo, Torre Pelice, Italy
ars viva 05/06 Identität/Identity, Kunthalle Rostock, Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany
Art Circus, Yokohama Triennial, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video, Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
The Experience of Art, Italian Pavilion, 51st International Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
I Still Believe in Miracles/Drawing Space (part 1) Musée ďArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ ARC, Paris, France
Attention a la marche (histories de getes), La Galerie, The Art Center of Noisy-Le-Sec, Paris, France
Tres Escenarios, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain
How Latitudes Become Forms, Museum of Modern Art, Monterrey Mexico
Upon Further Review; Looking at Sports in Contemporary Art, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY

2004

Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Dedicated to a Proposition, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
How Latitudes Become Forms, (touring) Museo Tamayo Arte Comtemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary South African Art, Museum for African Art, Long Island City, NY and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
Adaptive Behavior, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY,
MINE(D)FIELDS, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz/Basel, Switzerland and Stadtgalerie Bern, Switzerland
Tremor. Contemporary South African Art, Palais des Beaux Arts, Charleroi, Belgium
Things you Don’t Know 2, Home Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Schizorama, National Centre for Contemporary Art (NCAA), Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
BUSTED: New Works by Felipe Dulzaides and Robin Rhode, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

2003

Making Space, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey

How Latitudes Become Forms, (touring) Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per L’Art, Turin, Italy; Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
Things You Don’t Know 2, Gallery K & S, Berlin, Germany
Coexistence: Contemporary Cultural Production in South Africa, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Boston, MA,
Intersection, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2002

Survivre á l’apartheid: De Drum Magazine á Aujourd’hui, Musée Maison Europénne de la Photographie and Le Studio – Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Playtime: Video Art and Identity in South Africa, Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dislocation, Image and Identity in South Africa, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
Shelf Life, Spike Island, Bristol, UK

2001

Shelf Life, Gasworks Gallery, London, UK
FNB Vita Art Prize, NSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa
Tour Guides of the Inner City, Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa
Switch On/Off, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Light Sculptures, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Juncture, The Granary, Cape Town, South Africa; Studio Voltaire, London, UK

2000

Pulse: Open Circuit, NSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa

1999

Babel Tower – 70 South African Artists, Johannesburg Civic Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Softserve, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Visions of the Future: The World’s Largest Canvas, Civic Gallery to Sydney Olympic Games, Johannesburg, South Africa
Personal Concerns, Market Theatre Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Truth Veils: The Inner City, Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa
Channel: South African Video Art, Association for Video Art (AVA), Cape Town, South Africa
Unplugged IV, Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa

1998

Human Rights Day Exhibition, Hillbrow Fort, Johannesburg, South Africa
Technikon Witwaterstrand Final Year Exhibition,
Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa

Bibliography

Key:

(S) Solo Exhibitions

(G) Group Exhibitions

2011

Sherwin, Skye. Robin Rhode – Variants. Jay Jopling/White Cube, London. (S)

2010

Fast Forward 2: Catalogue Raisonné of works in the Goetz Collection. Munich. (G)


2009

Hall, Edith and Ossian Ward. Robin Rhode – Through the Gate. Jay Jopling/White Cube, London. (S)


2008

Robecchi, Michele and James Sey. Robin Rhode: Who Saw Who. Edited by Stephanie Rosenthal. Hayward Publishing, London (S)
Stray Alchemists. Edited by K. Fowle. Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing. (G)

2007

Walk Off. Edited by Stephanie Rosenthal. Hatje Cantz, Germany. (S)
All About Laughter: Humor in Contemporary Art. Edited by M. Kataoka. Exh. cat. Mori Art Museum. Tokyo. (G)
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen 2007. Edited by M. Sauer. Exh. cat. Kunsthalle. Bremen. (G)
Momentary Momentum: Animated Drawing. Edited by Z. de Weck Ardalan. Exh. cat. Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. London. (G)
Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova, and Robin Rhode. Edited by T. Schoonmaker. Exh. cat. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Durham. (G)

2006

Animated Drawing. Edited by J. Winter. Exh. cat. mima:offsite, Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art. Middlesbrough. (G)
Ashida, Mónica. Casa Del Lago Juan José Arreola: Memoria de Exposiciones ’06. Mexico City. (G)
Biennale Cuvée: World Selection of Contemporary Art. Edited by I. Fischer-Schreiber. Exh. cat. O.K. Center for Contemporary Art. Linz. (G)
Contemporary Masterworks: Saint Louis Collects. Edited by P. Ha. Exh. cat. Saint Louis Art Museum. St. Louis. (G)
Das Schicksal des Paradieses liegt in seiner Geometrie. Edited by P. Walz. Exh. cat. Kunstverein KISS Temporäres Museum, Kunst im Schloss Untergröningen e.V., Abtsgmünd-Untergröningen. (G)
Dirty Yoga: 2006 Taipei Biennale. Edited by S. Yu and F. Chou. Exh. cat. Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei. (G)
Inéditos 2006. Edited by Obra Social Caja Madrid. Exh. cat. La Casa Encendida. Madrid. (G)
Human Game: Winners and Losers. Edited by F. Bonami, M. L. Frisa and S. Tonchi. Exh. cat. Fondazione Pitti Discovery. Florence. (G)
Robin Rhode. Edited by T. Okamura. Exh. cat. Shiseido Gallery. Tokyo. (S)
Robin Rhode: The Storyteller, une légende d’automne. Edited by G. Ménou. Exh. cat. Le Collège / Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, published in the series: Editions Analogues, Semaine 08.06, No. 84. Arles. (S)
Street: Behind the Cliché. Edited by N. Schafhausen. Exh. cat. Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art. Rotterdam. (G)
Venice-Istanbul: A Selection from the 51st International Venice Biennale. Edited by C. Ileri. Exh. cat. Istanbul Modern. Istanbul. (G)

2005

ars viva 05/06 –Identität / Identity. Edited by Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V. Exh. cat. Kunsthalle Rostock, Extra City – Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, and KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Frankfurt am Main. (G)
Attention à la marche (histories de gestes). Edited by J. Pellegrin. Exh. cat. La Galerie, Centre d'art contemporain. Noisy-le-Sec. (G)
Demos, JT. Vitamin Ph. Phaidon Press. New York.
Hidden Rhythms. Edited by H. De Brujin. Exh. cat. Museum Het Valkhof & Paraplufabriek. Nijmegen. (G)
Hoffmann, Jens, and Joan Jonas. Art Works: Aktion. Hildesheim.
S.N.O.W.: Sculpture in Non-Objective Way. Exh. cat. Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea. Torre Pellice. (G)
Tres escenarios. Edited by E. Dyangani. Exh. cat. Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Gran Canaria.

2004

Adaptive Behavior. Edited by Y. Kamiya. Exh. cat. New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York.
Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary African Art, 2 vols. Edited by S. Perryer. Exh. cat. Museum for African Art, Long Island City, New York. (G)
Tremor. Contemporary South African Art. Edited by E. Bedford. Exh. cat. Palais des Beaux Arts, Charleroi. Brussels. (G)

2003

How Latitudes Become Forms. Edited by P. Vergne. Exh. cat. Walker Art Center. Minneapolis, Minnessota. (G)
Things You Don’t Know. Edited by K. Cisar. Exh. cat. K & S Gallery, Berlin. (G)

2001

Fresh. Robin Rhode. Edited by E. Bedford. Exh. cat. South African National Gallery. Cape Town. (S)

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