REBECCA ALLEN

Rebecca Allen, Inside, Virtual Reality Installation, 6:00 min, 2016
Rebecca Allen, The Tangle of Mind and Matter, Virtual Reality Installation, 4:00 min,  2017

REBECCA ALLEN

Rebecca Allen, geboren 1954, ist eine amerikanische zeitgenössische Künstlerin, Forscherin und Designerin.
Ellen begann in den 1970er Jahren mit der digitalen Bilderstellung. Ihr Werk umfasst Virtual und Augmented Reality Installationen, experimentelle Filme und großformatige Performances.
Sie ist eine international rennommierte Künstlerin, die von der Aesthetik von Bewegung, der Analyse von Verhalten und dem Potenzial von Technologie inspiriert ist.

AUSBILDUNG
B.F.A. an der Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), 1975
M.S. von der Architecture Machine Group (predecessor to the MIT Media Lab) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980

AUSSTELLUNGEN
2020
Rebecca Allen Arcade Gallery, London, UK Oktober
Enter Through the Headset 5 Gazelli Art House, London, UK. September
CADAF – Contemporary & Digital Art Fair Online
2019
You Feel Me (The Observer), FACT Gallery, Liverpool, UK. 1. November  2019 – 23. Februar  2020
360: Rebecca Allen (Life Without Matter), Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK. 12.  September – 20. Oktober, 2019
2018
Digital Gods (laberint), Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf, 9. – 25. November, 2018
Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 (Fin de Siècle II collaboration with Nam June Paik) Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY. 28. September, 2018 – 14. April, 2019
Very Real – Permanent Virtual Reality Exhibition (INSIDE and The Tangle of Mind and Matter), DAM Gallery, Berlin
The Conquest of Reality (INSIDE and The Tangle of Mind and Matter), Society for Arts and Technology (SAT), Montreal, Canada 29. Mai – 2. Juni
Sync(Emerge (Consciousness)), 10 November 2018 – 4 Februar 2019, QUAD Gallery one
Kraftwerk – 3D. Videoprojection innerhalb Europas, Februar, Juni, Juli, August, September
2017
(Premiere of VR Installation – The Tangle of Mind and Matter). Gazelli Art House, London, UK. 4. – 30.September
Moving Image New York (INSIDE) Waterfront New York Tunnel, New York, NY, Februar
Toute Seule. (with Charlotte Colbert, Elizabeth Murray, Nancy Spero, Rachel Whiteread). (Figures in Motion series and premiere of VR Installation titled INSIDE.) Gazelli Art House, London, UK. 12. Januar – 26. Februar
Kraftwerk – The Catalogue 12345678. Videoprojectionsen:
– OGR, Turin, Italien. November.
– Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, Irland. Juni
– Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Juni
– Koningin Elisabethzaal, Antwerpen, Belgien. Mai.
2016
Kraftwerk – The Catalogue 12345678. Videoprojectionen. – Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spanien. Oktober
– Den Norske Opera, Oslo, Norwegen. August
2015
Kraftwerk – The Catalogue 12345678. Videoprojectionen. – Lichtburg, Essen, November
– DR Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Dänemark. Februar
– Paradiso, Amsterdam, Niederlande. Januar.
2014
ONE Night – (Steady State) ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, West Hollywood, CA, Mai
Kraftwerk – The Catalogue 12345678
– Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, Frankreich. November
– Burgtheater, Wien, Österreich. Mai
– El Plaza Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico. März
– Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles. März
Dance Machines: From Léger to Kraftwerk. Moderna Museet Stockholm, Schweden. 22. Jan – 27. April
2013
nonliteral. B3 Biennale of the Moving Image – (Figures in Motion) ATELIERFRANKFURT, Frankfurt, Oktober-November
Spectacle: The Music Video. Australian Centre for the Moving Image
, Melbourne, Australien. 26. September 2013 – 23. Februar 2014
Kraftwerk 3D Video Installation 12345678. SPRÜTH MAGERS, Berlin, 5. Juli – 31. Aug 31
Momentum: Women/Art/Technology- (Liminal Identities) Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. 8. Juni – 26. Juli
Spectacle: The Music Video. Museum of the Moving Image, New York, NY. 3. April – 16. Juni
Kraftwerk – The Catalogue 12345678.
– Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australien. Mai
– Akasaka Blitz, Tokyo, Japan. Mai
– Tate Modern, London, UK. Februar
– Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Januar
Roboter (Kraftwerk image exhibition). NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Januar
2012
Spectacle: The Music Video.
MIS – The Museum of Image and Sound in São Paulo, Brazil. 11. Dezember 2012 – 27. Januar 27 2013
Spectacle: The Music Video. The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. 3. März – 3. September
Kraftwerk Retrospective 12345678. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 10. – 17. April
2011
Kraftwerk 3D. 3D Video Installation. Kunstbau, München, 15. Oktober – 13. November
Kraftwerk 3D Concert. Alte Kongresshalle, München, 12. – 13. Oktober
2008
Design and the Elastic Mind – (OLPC XO Laptop) Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Brit Insurance Designs of the Year Exhibition – (OLPC XO Laptop) Design Museum, London, UK
2006
Second Natures – (The Bush Soul #3) Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Liminal Identities – Interactive Art Installation. Art Futura, Mercat de Les Flors, Barcelona, Spanien
eVolution:The Art of Living Systems, (The Bush Soul #3) Art Interactive Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Hacking the Timeline: a History of Digital Art – CyberSpace Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003
The Brain Stripped Bare – Installation/Performance. Doncaster College, Doncaster, England
Women in Science (Genomically Yours), (The Bush Soul #3) Universal Concepts Unlimited Gallery, New York, NY
Music Video: A Vehicle for New Sensitivity, (Musique Non-Stop) Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Curator: Tomoe Moriyama, Dezember 2002 – Februar 2003, Tokyo, Japan.
2002
The Brain Stripped Bare – Installation/Performance. Tanzhaus NRW, Düsseldorf
The Brain Stripped Bare – Installation/Performance. Akzente Festival, Ausstellungshalle am Innenhafen, Duisburg
2001
Mixed Realities Exhibition, (Coexistence) Interaction Design Institute Ivrea Gallery, Ivrea, Italien
ACM1: Beyond Cyberspace Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #3) San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
2000
SHIFT-CTRL: Computers, Games and Art Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #3) Beall Center for Art and Technology University of California Irvine. Irvine, CA
Art Futura Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #3) Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Sevilla, Spain. • Ground Zero Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #3) The Tech Museum of Innovation. San Jose, CA
1999
Interactive Frictions Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #3) University of Southern California (USC). Los Angeles, CA
Siggraph Emerging Technologies Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #3) LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
Materiale/Immateriale, (The Bush Soul #2) Centro Trevi, Bolzano, Italien
“Life Science”, (The Bush Soul #3) Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Österreich
“Electronic Rituals” (The Bush Soul #3) Intermedia Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1998
Art and Aesthetics of Artificial Life, (The Bush Soul #2) UCLA Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Siggraph Art Exhibition, (The Bush Soul #2) Orlando Convention Center, Orlando, FL
Doors of Perception 5: Play, (The Bush Soul #2) Netherlands Design Institute, Amsterdam
“Virtual Africa,” (The Bush Soul #1/#2/#3) Royal Museum of Central Africa, Belgium, and web- based virtual exhibition. Curator: Jocelyne Rotily.
1997
THE FUTURE OF THE FUTURE (The Bush Soul #1) Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spanien
1995
Figures Le Parvis- Centre Meridien, Ibos, Frankreich
Info Art Kwangju Biennale – International Video, Kwangju, Korea
1993
International Computer Graphic Art Exhibition Yonden Hall, Tokoshima, Japan. • Sugar ‘n’ Spice Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Venice Biennale German Pavilion. Collaboration with Nam June Paik. Venice, Italy. • Korean Pavilion Taejon World Expo, Taejon, Korea
1992
Art as Information/ Information as Art Collaboration with Nam June Paik. Permanent Video Installation. Chase Manhattan Bank, Brooklyn, NY
Brandenburg Gate Collaboration with artist Nam June Paik Permanent Video Installation. Ludwig Museum, Köln
Memory Palace Multimedia Performance. Art Futura, Barcelona, Spanien
Rebecca Allen Retrospective Institute of Modern Art Valencia, Valencia, Spanien
Memory Palace Multimedia Performance. Seville World Expo, Seville, Spanien
Fire and Air / Water and Earth Opening Animation. Spanish Pavilion, Seville World Expo Seville, Spanien
International Computer Graphic Art Exhibition Seed Hall, Tokyo, Japan
1991
Cybermedia. Light installation titled “Fleeting Words” (LED displays), Art Futura
Professors’ Choice Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1990
MUGRA. Collaboration with La Fura dels Baus. Live multimedia performance. Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona, Spanien
Conversations in Video (Curator) EZTV Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Open Festival EZTV Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Passages de l’Image (traveling exhibit)
Musee National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Frankreich
Centre Cultural, Fundacio, Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona
Wexner Center for Visual Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
1989
Les Chemins du Virtuel Galerie du CCI, Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, Frankreich
Imageworld: Art and Media Culture (with Nam June Paik) Whitney Museum of Art New York, NY
1988
American Pop Culture Today Laforet Harajuku Museum Tokyo, Japan
Digital Visions: Computers and Art (traveling exhibit)
Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, OH. – I.B.M. Gallery New York, NY
Dayton Art Institute Dayton, OH
1987
Digital Visions: Computers and Art. Everson Museum of Art
Computer Superstars EZTV Gallery Los Angeles, CA
VALIS – A multimedia opera and exhibition. Concept and Music by Todd Machover, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, Frankreich
1986
Computer Art: The Future Today Aerospace Corporation Gallery El Segundo, CA • RAB Live Multimedia Performance Saint-Etienne, Frankreich
1985
RAB Live Multimedia Performance
– Joyce Theater New York, NY.
– Palace of the Fine Arts San Francisco, CA.
1984
The Artist as a Young Machine (RAB) Ontario Science Centre Toronto, Canada.
RAB Live Multimedia Performance
– Villeneuve-les Avignon Arts and Science Festival Avignon, Frankreich
– Sophia Antipolis Festival. Valbonne, Frankreich
– Ontario Science Centre Toronto, Kanada
– Colorado College DanceTheater Colorado Springs, CO
– Dance Hall Cincinnati, OH
1983
The Computer & It’s Influence on Art and Design
– Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE
– NCGA National Computer Graphic Association Chicago, IL
– DIGICON International Conference on Digital Arts Vancouver, Canada. – Computers in the Visual Arts, Drake University Des Moines, IA
– MacNider Museum Mason City IA
1981
Siggraph Art Exhibition Dallas, TX
1979
Resolutions
– Creative Photo Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
– Photo Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

FILM und VIDEO Ausstellungen
2016
Femmebit (selection of work) Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA November
2015
The Solid State Cinema (Office Workers) Glasgow, Schottland, Dezember
2014
Digital Promise Documentary. Produced by TVE (Spain) aired throughout Europe
2011
Exchange and Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach 1974-1999 – (Steady State) Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA (part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A) Oktober 2011
2007
Retrospective of Work by Rebecca Allen Columbus School of Art and Design, Columbus, OH,April
2001
CHARAMIX.com – Cultural Affairs Media Arts Festival and Exhibition The Garden Hall Tokyo, Japan, März
2000
RISD LA Film Exhibition Work by Rebecca Allen. Directors Guild. Los Angeles, Juni
Rhode Island School of Design Film presentation of preeminent alumni. (Interview by Rebecca Allen) Directors Guild. Los Angeles, CA, Juni
1996
Los Angeles-Fin de Siglo – From the Photographic Image to the Digital Image, Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica, Milan, Italien, April
1995
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo, Monaco, Februar
Toronto International Film Festival -“Synthetic Pleasures” Toronto, Canada. September 1995
New York International Film Festival -“Synthetic Pleasures” New York, NY. September
Digitale: Modern Alchemy Köln, Oktober
1993
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo, Monaco. Februar
VIDEOARCO Festival Madrid, Spanien Februar
1992
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo, Monaco, Februar
Art Futura Festival Barcelona, Spanien, April
Muu Media Festival Helsinki, Finnland, April
Nits d’Imatge Jardins dels Vivers Valencia, Spanien Juli
Siggraph Electronic Theater Chicago, IL. Juli
Images du Futur Montreal, Quebec, Kanada. September
Kinetic Perceptions LA Freewaves Festival Los Angeles, CA. September
Wxpanded Images -The Synthetic Cinema Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica/ Venice Biennale Venice, Italien, September
Premio Immagine -Mediatech Forum Milan, Italien, September
SIM International Los Angeles, CA. Oktober
1991
Art Futura Festival Barcelona, Spanien, Januar
MIMAD Computer Animation Festival Madrid, Spanien, Dezember
1990
Art Futura Festival Barcelona, Spanien Januar
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo, Monaco. Februar
Das Regime der Bilder Festival Frankfurt, Juni
Ars Electronica Festival Linz, Austria. September
ARTTRANSITION Center for Advanced Visual Studies MIT Cambridge, MA Oktober
1989
Pacific Northwest Computer Graphics Film Show Portland, OR, Februar
Image and Sound Festival Den Haag, Niederlande April
Biennale des Arts Electroniques Rennes, Frankreich, Mai
1988
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo, Monaco Februar
San Francisco Film Festival San Francisco, CA, April
World Premiere of “BEHAVE”
Image and Sound Festival Den Haag, Niederlande, April
Festival des Arts Electroniques Rennes, Frankreich, Mai – Juni
Pixel-Art Film and Video Show Barcelona, Spanien
Venice Film Festival Venice, Italien, August
Images du Futur Montreal, Kanada, September
1987
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo Februar
The Biennial of Video Barcelona, Spain April
Imaginaire Numerique Film and Video Show Saint-Etienne, Frankreich
Prix Ars Electronica Linz
Siggraph Electronic Theater Anaheim, CA Juli
Pacific Northwest Computer Graphics Film Show Eugene, OR, Oktober
1986
IMAGINA Film and Video Festival Monte Carlo Februar
Imaginaire Numerique Film and Video Show Saint-Etienne, France
International Design Congress, “Erkundungen” Stuttgart
Siggraph Electronic Theater Dallas, TX Juli
Video Festival of Madrid Spanien
1985
Screening Room West, The American Film Institute (AFI) Los Angeles CA Januar
4th International Forum on New Images Monte Carlo Februar
Munich Film Festival München, Juni
Siggraph Film and Video Show San Francisco, CA, Juli
International Animation Celebration Los Angeles, CA, September
Committed to Tape General Electric Theater, New York, NY
1984
International Forum on New Images Monte Carlo February 1984. • Siggraph Film and Video Exhibition Minneapolis, MN, Juli
1983
New Definitions: a Video Exhibition Millennium Theater New York, NY • Siggraph Film and Video Exhibition Detroit, MI, Juli
1982
National Video Festival (catalog cover) Juni
Siggraph Film and Video Exhibition Boston, MA, Juli
1981
Siggraph Film and Video Exhibition Dallas TX, Juli

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Very Real – Permanent Virtual Reality Exhibition (INSIDE und The Tangle of Mind and Matter), DAM Gallery Berlin, 2018 – 2019