Rirkrit Tiravanija

Born 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lives and works in New York, Berlin, and Bangkok.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Luma Arles, Arles, France (commission)

2020

untitled 2020 (once upon a time) (after jasper johns), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2019

untitled 2019 (the form of the flower is unknown to the seed), ICA, London, UK

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green, Hirschhorn Smithsonian Museum, Washington, US

Untitled 2019 (Beauté Esthetiqué with no Shampoo), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

2018

Antwerp Roast, Tommy Simeons, Antwerp, Belgium

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Gavin Brown, New York, US

Do We Dream Under the Same Sky?, Chaos OMOTESANDO, Tokyo, Japan

Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Commission: Rirkrit Tiravanija, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

2017

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Pilar Corrias Gallery,London, UK

skip the bruising of the eskimos to the exquisite words vs. if I give you a penny you can give me a pair of scissors, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

Utopia Station, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US

Ishikawa Architecture Project in Okayama, Japan 

2016

Unclebrother, Hancock, New York, US

Tomorrow is the Question/Morgen is de vraag, Museumplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015
Karl Holmqvist Reads, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, US

Untitled 2015 (run like hell), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Tomorrow is the Question?, Garage Museum, Moscow, Russia

untitled 2015 (there is a light that never goes out), Sant’Andrea de Scaphis, Rome, Italy

2014

Chew The Fat, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Time Travelers Chronicle (Doubt): 2014 – 802, 701 AD, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija and Superflex, 1301 PE, Los Angeles, US

Time Travelers Chronicle (Doubt): 2014 – 802, 701 AD, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore

U.F.O - Naut JK (Julius Koller), Orchestrated by Rirkrit Tiravanija, Centre d'Art Contemporani Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Focus: Rirkrit Tiravanija, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, US

2013

Untitled 2012 (passport to the middleworld), Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Harlem, New York, US

HOW TO COOK A WOLF, Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition, Berlin, Germany

Oktophonie by Karl Stockhausen, Park Avenue Armory, New York, US

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Asile Flottant, Center for Visual Communication, Miami, US

U.F.O.–Naut JK (Július Koller), Orchestrated by Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria

2012

U.F.O.–Naut JK (Július Koller) Orquestra por Rirkrit Tiravanija, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Untitled 2012 (all those years at no. 17E London Terrace), a collaboration with Arto Lindsay, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

untitled 2012 (a study for Karl’s perfect day) or (the incomparable Karl Holmqvist), Galleria Zuecca, Venice, Italy

Untitled 2001/2012, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan

Soup/No Soup, La Triennale, Grand Palais, Paris, France

untitled 2012 (freedom can not be simulated), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

2011

UNTITLED 2008-2011(the map of the land of feeling), Carolina Nitsch, New York, US

Untitled 2011 (police police potato grease), Bonnierskonsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Fear Eats the Soul, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

Murder and Mayhem, 1301 PE Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2010

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

Sanctuary, with Suthat Pinruethai, LA Art Core, Los Angeles, US

who’s afraid of red, yellow and green, 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

erasing 22'09'' (unfinished), with Nico Dockx, Gallery VER, Bangkok, Thailand 

Rirkrit Tiravanija. Just Smile and Don’t Talk, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany

Asile Flottant, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Ne travaillez jamais, Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China

2009    

Chew the Fat, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Chew the Fat, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, US

The House the Cat Built, Galeria Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain

A Long March, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Reflection, Nyehaus, New York, US

Less Oil More Courage, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany 

2008

JG Reads, Gavin Brownʼs enterprise, New York, US

Palm Pavillon, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Demonstration drawings, Drawing Center, New York, US

Magazine station no. 5, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Foster, Youʼre Dead, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy

2007    

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Editions and Multiples, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany

Untitled 1992 (Free), David Zwirner Gallery, New York, US

Stories Are Propaganda, with Philippe Parreno, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US

Brychcy Bar, Ontario College of Art and Design, Ontario, Canada

2006    

Brychcy Bar, Gavin Brownʼs enterprise, New York, US

Demonstration Drawings, 1301PE, Los Angeles, US

Philippe Parreno & Rirkrit Tiravanija, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2005    

Untitled 2005 (magazine station no. 4), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Rirkrit Tiravanija, ARC, Musee dʼArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

Hugo Boss Prize 2004: Rirkrit Tiravanija, Guggenheim Museum, New York, US

2004    

Rirkrit Tiravanija: A Retrospective (tomorrow is another fine day), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Gordon Matta-Clark-In the Belly of Anachitect (with Pamela M. Lee, Pierre Huyghe & Rirkrit Tiravanija), Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Nothing, CMU Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Social Pudding, with Superflex, 1301PE, Los Angeles, US

2003    

Untitled (Demo Station No. 4), Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

In The Future Everything Will Be Chrome, Gavin Brownʼs enterprise, New York, US

Social Pudding (with Superflex),Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

2002    

Untitled 2002 (He Promised), Secession, Vienna, Austria

Untitled (Demo Station no. 3), Sumida River Project, Asahi Beer Co, Tokyo, Japan

Untitled 2002 (The Raw & The Cooked), City Opera Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Demonstration, Sumida River Project, Asahi Beer, Tokyo, Japan

oVer station no 2, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

2001

The Land, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France 

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Over Magazine, Oslo Kunsthall, Oslo, Norway

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galleria d’Arte Moderna (GAM), Turin, Italy

Untitled 2001 (The two sons of Monchengladbach), Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Untitled (No Fire No Ashes), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Untitled 2001 (Demo Station No.3), Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Kunstverein, Wolfsburg, Germany

Passage Cosmo, Project Gallery, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan

2000    

Untitled 2000 (oVer Station No.2), Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy

Untitled 2000 (oVer Station No.1), Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan

Untitled 2000 (demonstrate), Galeria Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain

1999    

Untitled 1999 (Community Cinema for a Quiet Intersection (After Oldenburg)), The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

A Trailer for a Film (in progress for the past several years), 1301PE, Los Angeles – US

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Hamburg, Germany

Dom-Ino Effect, with Lincoln Tobier, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US

Untitled 1999 (mobile home), Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

Untitled 1999 (tomorrow can shut up and go away), Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

Untitled 1999 (reading from right to left), Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, US

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1998    

Untitled 1998 (Das Soziale Kapital), Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

Untitled 1998 (On the Road with Jiew, Jeaw, Jieb, Sri and Moo), Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, US 

Dom-Ino (Une Demonstration D'automne), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1997    

Untitled 1997 (Playtime), Projects 58, MoMA, New York, NY; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, US

Untitled 1997 (A Demonstration by Faust as a Sausage and Franz Biberkopf as a Potato), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg - Villa Franck, Ludwigsburg, Germany

Untitled 1997 (Schupfnudeln), Jan Winkelmann, Munich, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Hamburg, Germany

1996    

Untitled 1996 (Loup, es-tu-la?), Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy

Untitled 1996 (Traffic), Navin Gallery Bangkok, Thailand

Untitled 1996 (Rehearsal Studio no. 6), Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Untitled 1996 (Tomorow's Another Day), Kolnischer Kunstverien, Cologne, Germany

Untitled 1996 (one revolution per minute), Le Consortium, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Dijon, France

Douglas Gordon/Rirkrit Tiravanija, FRAC Languedoc-Rousillion, Montpellier, France

The Pool Room, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany

In/Out, a collaborative project with University of Illinois and The Resource Center, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, US

Radio Printemps, Exposition de groupe, Galerie Chantal Carousel, Paris, France

Untitled 1996 (Rehearsal studio no. 6), Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan

Stitching, DeAppel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Stormer, Helga Maria Klosterfelde Editionen, Hamburg, Germany 

1995

Untitled 1995 (Still), 303 Gallery, New York, US

Untitled 1995 (Tent), Architektenbüro Alsop & Störmer, Hamburg, Germany

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Helga Maria Klosterfelde Editionen, Hamburg, Germany

Untitled 1995 (Tent), Helga Maria Klosterfelde Editionen, Hamburg, Germany

1994    

Andy Warhol Rirkrit Tiravanija, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, US

Untitled 1994 (From Baragas...to Reina Sofia), Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Untitled 1994 (meet tim & burkhard), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Untitled 1993 (Rucksack), Architektenbüro Alsop & Störmer, Hamburg, Germany

Untitled 1994 (angst essen seele a uf), Friesenwall 116, Cologne, Germany

Untitled 1994 (Beauty), Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, US

1993    

Untitled 1993 (Live and Eat, Eat and Die), Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, US

Untitled 1993 (Rucksack), Helga Maria Klosterfelde Editionen, Hamburg, Germany

1992

Untitled 1992 (Still), 303 Gallery, New York, US

1991
Untitled 1991 (Blind), Randy Alexander Gallery, New York, US

1990

Untitled 1990 (Pad Thai), Project Room, Paula Allen Gallery, New York, US 

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

Helsinki Biennial

It’s Urgent, LUMA, Arles, France

The See that You See is not What the Others See, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

2020

Bangkok Biennial

2019

Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale that Society has the Capacity to Destroy: Mare Nostrum, The Brooklyn Rail, 58th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Tomorrow is the Question, ARoS Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

A Few Things I Cannot Leave Behind, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, Switzerland

Life to come, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2018

Wild West, Foundation De 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium

Ceramics Now, Greenwhich House Pottery, Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, US

Grand Reverse: The Odious Smell of Truth, Tommy Simoens, Antwerpen, Belgium

Voice of America: Vito Acconci, Paul Chan, Sharon Hayes, Barbara Kruger, and Rirkrit Tiravanija, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

Land Art Mongolia 2018, Shukbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

New York by Night, HDM Gallery, Beijing, China

2017

Tobias Rehberger & Rirkrit Tiravanija: Portikus XXX, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

The Time. The Place. Contemporary Art from the Collection, Henry Art Gallery, Washington, US

Out of Sight! Art of the Senses, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York, US

Being Modern: MoMA in Paris, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

Take Me (I’m Yours), Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy

We Dream Under the Same Sky, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France

The Present and Future, ARoS Triennial, Aarhus, Denmark
Graphic Witness, Drawing Room, London, UK
To Challenge The Earth, The Moon, The Sun, and The Stars, Socle du Monde Biennale 2017, Herning, Denmark
Exquisite Trust (Blindly Collective Collaborations), STPI, Singapore

2016

Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, Whitney Museum, New York, US
FREDERICK KIESLER: Life Visions, MAK Exhibition Hall – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

The Collection Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Pompidou, Paris, France

All Heritage is Poetry, Forum. Fundacao Eugenio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal

Répétition, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

Take Me (I'm Yours), Kunsthal Charlottenborg , Copenhagen, Denmark

untitled 2016 (unfortunes fortunes), Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition, Berlin, Germany

Tobias Rehberger: presently, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

The fire is gone but we have the light, Rirkrit Tirvanija/Korakrit Arunanondchai, Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, US

MIXTAPE, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK

2015
A Brief History of the Future, Louvre, Paris, France
Who Interprets the World?
, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Green Go Home, a two-man show with Tomas Vu, NFGalería, Madrid, Spain

Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, US
Arts & Food: Rituals Since 1851, Triennale di Milano, part of Expo Milano 2015, Milan, Italy
Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible
, Sharjah, UAE

Nouveau festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Interior Day, Gallery Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Trouble in Paradise, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany

The Land, Art Basel 2015, Basel, Switzerland

Open Source, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Do We Dream Under the Same Sky, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

All the World's Futures, the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

The Tell-Tale Heart, Chi Art Space, Hong Kong, China

Scenes for a New Heritage, Contemporary Art from the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

2014
Imagineering, Okayama Prefecture, Okayama, Japan
A stroll through a fun palace
,Swiss Pavilion at 14th Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
Take Liberty!, National Museum of Norway, Oslo, Norway

1984-1999. The Decade, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

{Insert 2014} The Sharp Edge of the Global Contemporary, Mati Ghar, New Delhi, India

Zero Tolerance, MoMA PS1, New York, US

Carte Blanche, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Patrick Seguin Gallery, Paris, France

Leeum 10th Anniversary Exhibition: Beyond and Between, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Solaris Chronicles, LUMA Foundation, Atelier de la Mécanique, Parc des Ateliers, Arles, France

UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

On the Blue Shore of Silence, Fitzroy Gallery and Tracy Williams, New York, US

2013
Island, Dairy Art Centre, London, UK
Foreigners everywhere, 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center Moscow, Moscow, Russia

Interruption: The 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

News/Prints: Printmaking and the Newspaper, International Print Center, New York, US

Revealed, Stonescape, Calistoga, US

do it 2013, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

The Red Queen, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Australia

Unattained Landscape, Palazzetto Tito of Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice, Italy

Liberation Annlee, Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France

The Insides Are On The Outside / Interior está no Exterior, Casa de Vidro, São Paulo, Brazil

untitled 2012 (who if not we should at least try to imagine the future, again) (remember Julius Koller), Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US 

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set. Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, US
Day After Day: The Diaristic Impulse, University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, US

Without Reality There Is No Utopia, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, US

2012

Opening, 338 Oida Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

Thai Transience, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

We the People, The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space, New York, US

Sammlung Boros #2, Boros Collection, Berlin, Germany

Art Moves Festival, Torun, Poland

ROUNDTABLE: 9th Gwangju Biennale, The Gwangju Biennale Foundation, Gwangju, Korea

Ruptures: Forms of Public Address, Cooper Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, US

John Baldessari / Rirkrit Tiravanija, 1301PE Gallery, Los Angeles, US

Echigo Tsumari Triennial, Japan

Fuori Uso in Opera, Cantiere Caldora, Pescara, Italy

Vers la lune en passant par la plage, Arles, France

Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Struktur & Organismus, Marillenhof Kausl, Mühldorf, Austria

Soup/No Soup, as part of Intense Proximite, La Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

On Air, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Art and Press : Schwarz auf Weiss? Kunst – Zeitung – Wahreit, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany*

Print/Out, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, US

Lifelike, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, US*

2011
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, US

Spiral and the Square, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Distant Star/Estrella Distante, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US; kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Politics is Personal, Stonescape, Calistoga, US

Between Utopia and Dystopia, MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico, Mexico

Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Commercial Break, Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy 

2010   

21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Sanctuary, LA Art Core, Los Angeles, US

The Last Newspaper, The New Museum, New York, US

erasing 22'09" (unfinished), Gallery VER, Bangkok, Thailand

Living with Art: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York, Neuberger Museum, New York – US One Room, One Work, 1301PE, Los Angeles, US

Jorge Pardo Scultpure Ink, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US

FischGrätenMelkStand, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany

At Home/Not at Home, Hessel Museum of Art, New York, US

Post-Monument, XIV International Sculpture Biennale of Carrara, Carrara, Italy

The Page, Kimmerich, New York, US

Neue Heimat-zwischen den Welten, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany

Open Score Variations, Center for Curatorial Studies, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, US

Pilot Light, Espace le Carre, Lille, France

And So On, And So On, And So On, Harris Lieberman, New York, US

2009    

The Social Critique: 1993-2005, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden

The Spirit of the Haus, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Bródno Sculpture Park, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

Il Tempo del Postino, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

De l’interprétation, Zoo Galerie, Nantes, France

Untitled, 2009 (Pay Attention), One Day Sculpture, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Itʼs fine as long as you draw but donʼt film (Waltz with Bashir, 2008): An exhibition of drawings, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

Compass In Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Reality Sandwiches, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany

1992009, DʼAmelio Terras, New York, US

The House the Cat Built, Galería Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain

Re-Imagining Asia, The New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands, UK

Desenhos: A-Z, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal

Moral Imagination: Current positions in Contemporary Art in the face of Global Warming, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

The Puppet Show, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, US

Mind the Step, 1301PE Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2008    

Inaugural Exhibition New Space, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

theanyspacewhatever, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US

The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art,Center for Curatorial Studies, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, US

Time Crevasse, Yokohama Triennial, Yokohama, Japan

An Unruly History of the Readymade, Colección Jumez, Mexico City, Mexico

Out Now!,E-Flux, New York, US

The New York Conversations, a project by Nico Dockx, Anton Vidokle, and Rirkrit Tiravanija, E-flux, New York, US

The Puppet Show, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US

Vertrautes Terrain: Aktuelle Kunst in und über Deutschland, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany* 

Reykjavík Experiment Marathon, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

Whoʼs Afraid of Jasper Johns?, conceived by Urs Fischer and Gavin Brown, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, US

From Gerhard Richter to Rebecca Horn: Works from the Contemporary Art Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany

Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art, Glasgow, UK

Pivot Points I: Defining Moca’s Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Miami, US

Art and Capital: Spiritual Odyssey, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea

Servitude & Simulacre, Ce Soir, Paris, France

2007    

Art Beijing 2007, Tang Gallery, Beijing, China

Tomorrow, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea

Show Me Thai, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, 8th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE

Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, Korea

Copenhagen Bar Project, Karrier contemporary art & social life, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Place and the Plate, The Jim Johnson Art Center, the French Embassy in Thailand and Alliance Française in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

The Lath Picture Show, Petzel Gallery, New York, US

Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Illinois, US

Just Use It, Nordjyllands Kunst Museum, Aalborg, Denmark

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Ontario College of Art and Design, Ontario, Canada

Trans(ient) city, Art Public Contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Lucelia Artist Award 2001 – 2002, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, US
00’s – The History of a Decade that Has not Yet Been Named, 9th Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France

Words Fail Me, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, US

Il Tempo del Postino, Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK

The Shapes of Space, Guggenheim Museum, New York, US

Get Lost: Artists Map Downtown New York, New Museum Project, New York, US

The Freak Show, Musée dʼArt Contemporain de Lyon, France*

New Economy, Artists Space, New York, US

Someone Else With My Fingerprints, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Generation 1.5, Queens Museum of Art, New York, UK 

2006    

Open Ended (the art of engagement), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US

All Hawaii Entrées / Lunar Reggae, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

25 x 25, White Columns at Cerealart, Philadelphia, US

The Exotic Journey Ends, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland; kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

How to Live Together, Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

Yes Bruce Nauman, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, US

Into Me / Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, US

Anstoss Berlin: Kunst Mach Welt, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

Thank You For the Music (London Beat), Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich, Germany

Mapping the Studio, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Not all is visible: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway

The Large Piece of Turf – Contemporary Art in the Public Domain, Nuremberg, Germany

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language (JG Reads, 2008), MoMA, New York, US

Again for Tomorrow, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Infinite Painting, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Codroipo, Italy

Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

a stop in RIGA, Emergency Biennale in Chechnya, Neatliekama Biennale, Riga, Latvia

Satellite of Love, Witte de With Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2005    

36 x 27 x 10, White Cube Berlin im ehemaligen Palast der Republik, Berlin, Germany

FUSION. Aspects of Asian Culture in the MUSAC Collection, MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain

Early Work, White Columns, New York, US

Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

BEYOND: an extraordinary space of experimentation for modernization, The Second Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Er-sha Island, Guangzhou, China

Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, US

Nach Rokytník: The EVN Collection, MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Wien, Austria

Post No Bills, White Columns, New York, US

Luna Park, Arte Fantastica, Villa Manin, Codroipo, Italy

Leçon Zéro, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Universal Experience: Art, life and the touristʼS eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US; Hayward Gallery, London, UK*

2004    

Small: The Object in Film, Video and Slide Installation. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

Utopia Station, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Gordon Matta-Clark – In the Belly of Anarchitect with Pamela M. Lee, Pierre Huyghe & Rirkrit Tiravanija, Portikus, Krankfurt, Germany

70/90 Engagierte Kunst, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany

The Encounters in the 21st Century: Polyphony - Emerging Resonances, 21st Century Museum of Modern Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Klütterkammer, ICA, London, UK

International 04, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK

e-flux video rental, e-flux, New York, US

Artists’ Favourites, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

Social Capital: Forms of Interaction, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US*
Dakar Biennial 2004, Dakar, Senegal

Big Nothing, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, US

Qualsiasi (TV), base, Florence, Italy

2003    

Installation art 1969-2002, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

Utopia Station Posters, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Writing Identity. Autobiography in Art. Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

Utopia Station, Tiravanija, 50th Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Venice, Italy

Perfect Timeless Repetition, c/o Alte Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany

2002    

En Route, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK

The Object Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK

2001    

Points of Departure, SF MoMA, San Francisco, US

Fig-1, 50 projects in 50 weeks, conceived and developed by Mark Francis and Jay Jopling, London, UK  

Public Offerings, MOCA, Los Angeles, US

Beautiful Productions Parkett, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

2000    

Loneliness in the City, Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerlan

Ein/raumen-Arbeiten im Museum, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Beruhmte Künstler Helfen Koch und Kesslau, Koch und Kesslau, Berlin, Germany

M(odel)4∞, BüroFriedrich, Berlin, Germany

Das Unheimliche Heim, Kunstverein, Wolfsburg, Germany

Continental Shift, Ludwig Forum Aachen – DE; Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht;
Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Netherlands; Musee d’Art Moderne, Liege, Germany

1999    

dAPPERTutto, 48, Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

go away: artists and travel, Royal College of Art, London, UK  

Beautiful Productions Parkett, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

1998    

Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia

Kunst und papier auf dem Laufsteg, Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Deserted & Embraced, Goethe-Institute, Bangkok, Thailand 

1997

Cities on the Move, no. 2, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France*

Enterprise, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, US

Kunst...Arbeit, Sudwest LB, Stuttgart, Germany

Deserted & Embraced, Chiang Mai – TH; Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Hamburg, Germany *

Truce: Echoes of Art in an Age of Endless Conclusions, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, US

Medium of Exchange, Congress Centrum Hamburg, Confinea 1997, Hamburg, Germany

Letter and Event, Apex Art C.P. New York, US

Performance Anxiety, MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US

skulptur.projekte, Münster 97, Münster, Germany

A Summer Group Show, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Wandstucke IV, Gallerie Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland

Campo 6, the Spiral Village, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands

1996

Gary Hume, Udomsak Krisanamis, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Gavin Brown's enterprise,

New York, US

Thinking Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Biennale D'Art Contemporain De Lyon, Lyon, France

Carsten Holler, Philippe Parreno, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea

1995

The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

1994

Rirkrit Tiravanija & Andy Warhol, Gavin Brown’s enterprise,New York, US 

1990    

Post-Consumerism, The Storefront for Art & Architecture, New York, US

Work on Paper, Paula Allen Gallery, New York, US

 

* Indicates catalogue

 

SCREENINGS & PERFORMANCES

2018

Cooking with Tobias Rehberger: S.E.A.Focus , STPI, Singapore

Talk and Solar Cooking, Miami Oceanfront, US

THE REVOLUTION WILL COME IN EVERY DIRECTION, Drawing Room Manila, Philippines

THE REVOLUTION WILL COME IN EVERY DIRECTION, Leroy Neiman Gallery booth, Miami, US

PUBLIC DAY: "THE DIVINE COMEDY", Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland

Diversionary Pleasures, Impulse [b], The Great Hall, Toronto, Canada

2015

untitled 2008 (JG reads), I Love John Giorno, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours (2011), SER 2015, Manchester, UK

2014

Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours, CCA KITAKYUSHU Project Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan

2013

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Portraits, Tate Modern, London, UK

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Karl Holmqvist, Tate Modern, London, UK

2012

Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours, Gloria Cinema, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany

Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbors (2011), Festival International de Cine UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbors (2011), World Film Festival, Bangkok, Thailand

2011

Lung Neaw visits his Neighbours, premiere at Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti, Venice, Italy

untitled 2011 (pay attention) (2011), Commercial Break, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

 

EDUCATION

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The Whitney Independent Studies Program, New York

The Banff Center School of Fine Arts, Banff, Canada

The Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2018
Inaugural Resident - The Wunderkammer Residence by Hans Op de Beeck, Museum Dhondt Dhaenens'

2010
Absolut Art Award

2007
Ontario College of Art and Design, Nomadic Residents: International Artist Residency Project April 2-5, 2007, Silpathorn Award

2004
Hugo Boss Prize

2003
Lucelia Artist Award, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Benesse, Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Japan

1996
Central Kunst Prize

1994
Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Benesse

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship

1993
Gordon Matta Clark Foundation Award

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Competition Award

1991
Gordon Matta-Clark Grant

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