ZIN TAYLOR CV
(b. 1978, Canadian)
2005 MFA, University of Guelph
2000 BFA, Alberta College of Art and Design
2014 The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 7),Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto
L’Observatoire – Maison Gregoire, Brussels
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 Gallery, Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island, Canada
Letterhead, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Alphabet City, MiArt with Supportico Lopez, Milan
Parrot Soup, Supportico Lopez, Berlin
2012 The Ceremony and The Spirit (with Roe Ethridge), La Loge, Brussels
Art Statements, Art Basel, Basel
The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 2), Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 1), New Art in Antwerp 1958-1962, MuHKA, Antwerp
2011 The Flute of Sub, The Artist’s Institute, New York
Growth, KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium
The Instruments, ABC Berlin
The Five Arms of Supportico, Supportico Lopez, Berlin
The Units, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
The Voids, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels
2010 The Nine Fingers of Malakoff, Pavilion Projects, Les Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Malakoff, France
The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit (first arrangement) Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis
2009 The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York The Bakery of Blok, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
2008 The Crystal Ship - BELvue Museum, Brussels, Belgium / Etablissement d’en Face projects, Brussels
2007 The Flute of Sub, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
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
Who Named the Days?, Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto
Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentary recording Martin
Kippenberger’s Metro-net Station in Dawson City, Yukon, YYZ Artist-Outlet, Toronto; Presentation House, Vancouver
2005 Nub, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto
The Spiders, Collaborative project with Damian Moppett for the exterior windows of the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
2003 The Flower Called Nowhere, Artspace, Peterborough, Canada
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014Interprète, Frac Ile-de-France / Le Plateau, Paris Thinking Things, CGP London - Dilston Grove, London
Dirt and Copper (Portraits), with Lorna MacIntyre, 221A, Vancouver The Tools, Root Division, San Francisco
2013 The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Storytelling, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Collection, FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, France
Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Austria
IN THE HOUSE OF MR & MRS, Temporary Gallery, Cologne
An Anatomical Chart of Love Pains, The Model, Sligo, Ireland
Dawson Gold, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
A Handful of Dust, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California, USAListe Performance Project 18, Basel
2012 Stoppages, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York Manufacture, Centre PasquART, Biel, Switzerland
2011 x-Libris, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels
We Don’t Need to Do This, MOT International, London
Melanchotopia, Witte de With, Rotterdam
The Gong Show, Galerie Micky Schubert, curated by Dieter Roelestrate, Berlin
2010 Architectooralooral, 1857, Oslo
The Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
2009 The Archeologists, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
Dream Machines: Objects and Physical Phenomena (A Reciprocal Love Story), Beaubourg, Brussels
Transformer, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Architecture of Survival, Komplot, Brussels
2007 The Idea of North, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi. Berlin
18:Beckett, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
2006 Habitat, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
18:Beckett, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Toronto
Poster Project, Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto
Du Cote de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Galerie Rene ́ Blouin, Montreal
2005 Arm in Arm, Or Gallery, Vancouver
Dedicated to you but you weren’t listening, The Power Plant, Toronto
2004 What the World’s Like With The Words We Like, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver
Switch, University at Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
Publish or Perish, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, 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, Saskatchewan
Interaccess Gallery, Toronto
Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
2001 Secondhand, Or Gallery, Vancouver
Blue Calgary Sky, Art Gallery of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
BIBLIOGRAPHY – BOOKS AND CATALOGUES
2013 Taylor, Zin and Ethridge, Roe. The Ceremony and the Spirit. New York: Karma.
Roelstraete, Dieter. The Way of the Shovel. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art.
Taylor, Zin. Palms of the Fog, Mousse Publishing, 2013.
Liste Performance Project 18, Basel.
Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien.
Taylor, Zin. Lichen Voices / Stripes and Dots. Berlin: Sternberg Press; Fogo Island: Fogo Island Arts
2012 Taylor, Zin. Cane, Ring, Bracelet, Finger, Cup. Brussels: Galerie VidalCuglietta; Berlin: Supportico Lopez; Toronto: Jessica Bradley Gallery.
2011 Taylor, Zin. Growth. Berlin: Sternberg Press/Ursula Blickle Stiftung.
2010 Taylor, Zin. Plants Do Things. Toronto: Bywater Bros. Editions.
Taylor, Zin. The Nine Fingers of Malakoff. Paris: Pavilion Projects.
2008 Taylor, Zin. Crystal Ship. Toronto: Bywater Bros. Editions.
2007 Taylor, Zin. Nook. Vancouver: Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver and Toronto: YYZ Artists’ Outlet.
Shier, Reid. “Dedicated to you but you weren’t listening.” Toronto: The Power Plant.
2003 Fischer, Barbara. Soundtracks: Re-Play. Edmonton Art Gallery.
Moppett, Damian. “Flower Called Nowhere.” Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: Artspace.
BIBLIOGRAPHY – ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2013 Loeffler, Frances. “Zin Taylor: Supportico Lopez.” Frieze. June-July-August, p. 217.
Latourelle, Rodney. “Zin Taylor at Supportico Lopez.” Akimblog. 19 March.
Mohseni, Yasmine. “A Handful of Dust.” Blouin ARTINFO, February.
2012 Rosales, Esperanza. “Melanchoptopia.” Frieze. Jan-Feb.
Twerdy, Saelen. “Zin Taylor.” Border Crossings. Fall, pp.125-126.
2011 Roelstraete, Dieter. “Taylor Made: Zin Taylor and the Story of Form.” Mousse Magazine. Issue 27, Feb-Mar.
Taylor, Zin. “500 Words.” Artforum.com. June. <http://artforum.com/words/id=28411>
2009 Woodley, EC. “How Zin Taylor Fits the Practice of Contemporary Sculpture.” Border Crossings. Issue 112, Winter, pp. 74-81.
Adler, Dan. “Zin Taylor at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects.” C Magazine. Issue 103, Fall.
“100 Emerging Artists.” Flash Art. October.
Paulson, Michael. “Critic’s Pick: The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit.” Artforum. September.
Asfour, Nana. “Zin Taylor: The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit.” Time Out New York, 23-29 July.
2007 Adler, Dan. “Critic’s Pick: Who Named the Days?” Artforum.com. March.
Allen, Jennifer. “The Idea of North” Artforum, February.
Mende, Doreen. “Idea of North.” C Magazine. Summer.
2005 Milroy, Sarah. “Exploring Collaboration.” Globe and Mail. 5 April, R3.
Vaughn, RM. “Art that Entertains: Now There’s a Concept.” National Post. 9 April, pp.8-9.
2004 Pearce, Tralee. “Talk of the Town.” Globe and Mail. 8 May, M6.
Strickland, James. “Various Canadian Artists,” db Magazine. Issue322, Jan 28-Feb 10.
“Now Regarding Music.” CBC Radio 3.com. January 16 – 22.
2003 Balzer, David. “We Got Art.” Eye Magazine. 25 January.
Benson, Denise. “The Art of Noise.” Eye Magazine. 30 October.
Bouchard, Gilbert A. “Soundtracks: Various Artists.” Edmonton Journal.5 July, pp. 8. Demkiw, Janis. “PHTCPY #2.” Broken Pencil Magazine, Issue 22, pp. 93 – 94.
FRAC le Plateau, Paris
Shorefast Foundation, Fogo Island Arts, Newfoundland, Canada
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
RBC, Royal Bank of Canada Collection, Toronto