Zin Taylor

Born in 1978 in Calgary, Canada. Lives and works in Paris.

He is represented by Supportico Lopez gallery, Berlin.


Biography
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EDUCATION

2005 MFA - University of Guelph
2000 BFA - Alberta College of Art and Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

A Dove on the Beach: a piece of cloth to relax upon is void to stage your thoughts - FRAC île-de-france / Le Plateau - Vitrine - Paris, France - June - July
Westfälischer Kunstverein - Munster, Germany - March - May


2016
The Canyon - Two-person exhibition with Ute Muller - Galleria collicaligreggi - Catania, Italy  
Five Units of Haze - Oakville Galleries - Oakville, Canada

2015
Stripes and Dots on the Isle of Portikus - Portikus - Frankfurt, Germany
A Segment of Translation - In Light of 25 Years - Witte de With - Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Three Ideas About Haze - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany
The Hippie and the Envelope - Bureau des Realities - Brussels, Belgium
Void Flowers - Nosbaum Reding - Luxembourg

2014
Karl’s Body - Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz - Vienna, Austria
The Illustrator - 1646 - The Hague, The Netherlands
Foto/Studio/Zig-Zag - 21er Haus - Vienna, Austria
The Tangental Zig-Zag, Kunstraum - London, England
Portals (SUN MILK) - Maison Gregoire - Brussels, Belgium
Dirt Not Copper - Two-person show with Lorna MacIntyre - 221a - Vancouver, Canada
The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 7) - Jessica Bradley Gallery - Toronto, Canada

2013
The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 6) - Southern Alberta Art Gallery - Lethbridge, Canada
The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 5) - Fogo Island Arts - Fogo Island, Canada
Letterhead - Kunsthal Charlottenborg - Copenhagen, Denmark
Alphabet City - MiArt with Supportico Lopez - Milan, Italy
Parrot Soup - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany

2012
The Ceremony and The Spirit (with Roe Ethridge) - La Loge - Brussels, Belgium
Art Statements - Art Basel - Basel, Switzerland
The Story of Stripes and Dots (chapter 2) - Jessica Bradley - Toronto, Canada
The Story of Stripes and Dots (chapter 1) - MuHKA - Antwerp, Belgium

2011
The Flute of Sub - The Artist's Institute - New York, USA
Growth - KIOSK - Gent, Belgium
The Instruments - ABC Berlin - Berlin, Germany
The Five Arms of Supportico - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany
The Units - Ursula Blickle Stiftung - Kraichtal, Germany
The Voids - Galerie Vidal Cuglietta - Brussels, Belgium

2010
The Nine Fingers of Malakoff - Pavilion Projects / Les Maison des Arts de Malakoff - Malakoff, France
The Bakery of Blok (first arrangement) - Front Room - Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, St Louis, USA

2009   
The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit - Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
The Bakery of Blok - Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2008   
The Crystal Ship - BELvue Museum, Brussels, Belgium / Etablissement d’en Face Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2007   
The Flute of Sub - Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentary recording Martin Kippenberger’s Metro-net Station in Dawson City, Yukon - Etablissement d’en Face Projects, Brussels, Belgium
Who Named the Days? - Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto, Canada
Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentary recording Martin Kippenberger’s Metro-net Station in Dawson City, Yukon - YYZ Artist-Outlet, Toronto, Canada
Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentary recording Martin Kippenberger’s Metro-net Station in Dawson City, Yukon - Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada
   
2005   
Nub - Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
The Spiders - Collaborative project with Damian Moppett - Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2003   
The Flower Called Nowhere - Artspace, Peterborough, Canada

GROUPSHOWS

2017
Presentation House Gallery - Vancouver, Canada - October
National Gallery of Canada Biennial - National Gallery of Canada - Ottawa, Canada - October
Belonging to a Place - Scrap Metal - Toronto, Canada - June - September
Ich weiß nicht – I don’t know - VIENNA BIENNALE 2017 – Robots.Work.Our Future - Vienna, Austria - June - October


2016
Répétition - Villa Empain - Brussels, Belgium

2015
AXOLOTLISM - Nogueras|Blanchard Gallery - Madrid, Spain
Trust - Copenhagen Art Festival: Kunsthal Charlottenborg and Kunstforeningen GL STRAND - Copenhagen, Den- mark
Poem No 00000000000000000000000000000,9 - MendesWoodDM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
I want to be. Inside Out. - MOT International - Brussels, Belgium
Out of Line - Oakville Galleries - Oakville, Canada

2014
The Word Today Serves No One Except To Say To The Grocer Give Me A Pound Of Lentils - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany
Thinking Things - CGP London - Dilston Grove - London, England
Interprète - Frac Ile-de-France / Le Plateau - Paris, France
The Tools - Root Division - San Franciso, USA

2013
The Way of the Shovel - Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago, USA  Storytelling - National Gallery of Canada - Ottawa, Canada
Collection - FRAC Basse-Normandie - Caen, France
Salon der Angst - Kunsthalle Wien - Vienna, Austria
IN THE HOUSE OF MR & MRS - Temporary Gallery - Cologne, Germany
An Anatomical Chart of Love Pains - The Model - Sligo, Ireland
Dawson Gold - Carleton University Art Gallery - Ottawa, CA
A Handful of Dust - Contemporary Arts Forum - Santa Barbara, USA

2012
Stoppages - Hessel Museum of Art - Bard College, USA
Manufacture - Centre PasquArt - Biel, Switzerland

2011
Ex-Libris - Galerie VidalCuglietta - Brussels, Belgium
We Don't Need To Need to Do This - MOT International - London, United Kingdom
Melanchotopia - Witte de With, Rotterdam - The Netherlands

2010
Architectooralooral - 1857, Oslo, Norway
Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life - Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2009   
The Archeologists - Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
Dream Machines: Objects and Physical Phenomena (A Reciprocal Love Story) – Beaubourg, Brussels, Belgium  
Transformers - Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
Architecture of Survival – Komplot, Brussels, Belgium

2007   
Ideas of North - Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie. Berlin, Germany
18:Beckett - Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada

2006   
Habitat - Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
18:Beckett - Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Poster Project - Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto, Canada
Du coté de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects - Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada

2005   
Arm in Arm - Collaborative project with Allison Hrabluik - Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. October-November.
Dedicated to you but you weren’t listening - Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Can ada

2004   
What the World’s Like With The Words We Like - Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Switch - University at Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
Publish or Perish - Open Space Gallery, Victoria, Canada
New Toronto Artists in Adelaide - Downtown Art Space, Adelaide, Australia

2003   
Soundtracks: Re-Play (Touring 2003 – 2005)
Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
MacKenzie Gallery, Regina
Interaccess Gallery, Toronto
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton

2001   
Secondhand - Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Blue Calgary Sky - Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

TALKS

2016
Lecturer in Contemporary Art - La Cambre - Brussels, Belgium

2015
Artist Talk - Witte de With - Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2014
Artist Talk - Stadeschule - Frankfurt, Germany

2013
Conversation with Nicolaus Schafhausen - Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Round Table - Art Brussels - Brussels, Belgium
Artist Talk - Education Lecture - Glasshaus - Vienna, Austria

2012
Artist Panel - Centre PasquArt - Biel, Switzerland
Artist Talk - University of Lethbridge

2011
Artist Talk - Witte de With - Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Artist Talk - KIOSK - Gent, Belgium
Artist Talk - The Model - Sligo, Ireland

2010
Artist talk - Apent Forum, Oslo Art Academy, Norway, September

2009   
Programming Board, Etablissement d’en face projects, Brussels, Belgium
Artist Talk - Hogeschool Sint-Lukas Brussel, January

2008   
Artist talk - Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, July
Instructor – Collage, University of Toronto, Summer
Visiting Lecturer – University of Guelph, March

2007   
Visiting Lecturer – University of Toronto, November
Scottish Sculpture Workshop Residency – Lumsden, Scotland, July/August
Instructor – Extended Media 1, University of Guelph, Winter
Panel Discussion – Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, January
Visiting Lecturer – History of Photographic Media, University of Guelph, March

2006   
Instructor – Special topics in Sculpture, University of Guelph, Fall.
Instructor – Extended Media 1, University of Guelph, Fall.

2005   
Visiting Lecturer – Special Topics in Sculpture, University of Guelph
Media Convergences Instructor – Winter Semester, University of Guelph
Panel Discussion – Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Artist Talk – Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Speakerlab Workshop – Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

2004   
Media Convergences Instructor – Fall Semester, University of Guelph
Visiting Lecturer – Dundas Valley School of Art
Technician for Media Convergences – Winter Semester, University of Guelph

2003   
Speakerlab Workshop – Catch da Flave Community Radio Station, Regent Park, Toronto
Speakerlab Workshop – Interaccess Artist-run Centre, Toronto
Technician for Media Convergences – Fall Semester, University of Guelph
Artist Talk – Artspace, Peterborough
Artist Talk – Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
Speakerlab Workshop – Art Metropole, Toronto

AWARDS

2014
Canada Council Artist Travel Grant

2011
Canada Council Artist Travel Grant

2009
Canada Council Artist Grant

2008
Canada Council Artist Travel Grant

2007
OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant
Canada Council Artist Travel Grant

2006
TAC Emerging Artist Grant

2005
OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant

2003
Steamwhistle Contemporary Art Award, Best Group Show

2001
Canada Council Artist Travel Grant 2001

2000
Stanford Perrot Innovative Project Grant


Exhibition