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24 Thoughts about Stripes and Dots made into forms and arranged upon a vitrine made of brass and glass, (detail), 2012 Brass, Glass, MDF, Paint, Plaster, Clay, Papier-mâché 63 X 19.6 X 19.6 In. © Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Bradley Gallery
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A Portrait of Arranged Parts (Stripes and Dots) , 2013 Plaster, Wood, Wire, Acrylic Paint 38.5 X 12.6 X 11.75 In. © Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto
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Double Sliver / Stripes and Dots , 2013 Plaster, Wood, Acrylic Paint, Epoxy Clay 133.4 X 25.4 X 24.1 Cm © Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto
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A structure for language onto an organic form (#11) © Courtesy of the artist & Kunsthal Charlottenborg
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Black & Vases, 2013 © The artists and Komplot. Photo credit: Fabrice Dermience
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Installation View © Courtesy of the artist & The Southern Alberta Art Gallery
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Flute of Sub, 2007 © Collection du Frac Ile-de-France © Zin Taylor
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A Structure for Language onto an Organic Form © Courtesy of the Artist and Nogueras Blanchard Madrid
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The Cristal Ship, 2008 Sculptural Installation Variable Dimensions © Courtesy of the Artist and Mendes Wood DM | Jardins
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Calgary, Canada
Birth year
1978
Lives in
Brussels, Belgium
Works in
Brussels, Belgium
Statement

 

ZIN TAYLOR CV

 

(b. 1978, Canadian)

EDUCATION 

2005  MFA, University of Guelph

2000  BFA, Alberta College of Art and Design 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

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.

<http://akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=675

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.

COLLECTIONS

FRAC le Plateau, Paris

FRAC Basse-Normandie 

Shorefast Foundation, Fogo Island Arts, Newfoundland, Canada

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

RBC, Royal Bank of Canada Collection, Toronto 

 

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