"Birds Migration"
in Jakarta, Indonesia

9 Dec. 2006
Jennifer Nelson (Greece)










Jennifer Nelson (Greece)


Jennifer Nelson
Lives in Athens, Greece

Gallery Exhibitions (selected)
2006
Give(a)way
e v +a invited, - Limerick, Ireland, Katerina Gregos, curator
Feminine Sexuality - Les Bains:: Connective, Brussels, Belgium
2005
Info-Booth: Post-traumatic Institute - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
for Social Satisfaction
The 10th Amendment Project-Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles
Marking Time-Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and Getty Museum, Los Angeles
2004
medi@terra International Technology and Art Festival, Byzantine Museum, Athens
100 Artists See God-International Curators Exhibition Baldessari and Cranston, curators - anti-contemporary art festival Kuopio, Finland
2003
Compilation I -Kunsthalle Dusseldorf- Rosa Barber, Jeanne Faust, Jennifer Nelson
Stuff from LA and Other Places-Christine Koenig Gallery, Vienna, Skip Arnold,
curator An Interest In Life Apex Gallery, New York
2002
A Show that will show that a show is not only a show
The Project, Los Angeles, Jens Hoffman, curator
Beyond Music Sound Festival-Beyond Baroque Foundation, Los Angeles
WWJD-Cherrydelosreyes Gallery, Los Angeles
Full Nelson-Performance Festival at the Palace Theater, Los Angeles
Perch-Ancillary - Diannepruess Gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles
2001
SEEING Los Angeles County Museum-Lab
Enthusiast C-level, Los Angeles
Beyond Baroque-Working Group Beyond Baroque Foundation, Los Angeles
Song Poems Cohan Leslie and Browne Gallery, New York
2000
Girls, Girls, Girls Hartsook House Gallery, Los Angeles
1999
LA Edge Festival Bergamot Station, Los Angeles
Time Time Time Durational Performance Festival, 12-hour performance, Toronto
MFA Thesis Exhibition New Wight Gallery UCLA, Los Angeles
1998
Elevator Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, Mungo Thompson curator
Seven Videotapes Ursala Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna, Paul McCarthy, curator

Actions (selected)
2002
Harmonic Engagement 3 part, site-specific, operatic debates
2001-3
Beyond Baroque Working Group on-going collective experiments
2000
Practicing McCarthy study and instructional sessions
1998
Attempted Symmetry in an Asymmetrical World Month-long attempt at symmetrical living
Symmetrical Eating Instructions Performances at UCLA Art Graduate Studios
1997
The Office Team Temps 3-day performance with hired temporary workers, Los Angeles
1996
Business Walk 8-hour performance at California Plaza, Los Angeles
Clock Performance with Glen Redpath, part of the gNAFTA Seriesh, San Miguel, Mexico

Experimental Choreographies
2005
Her Topia Choreographic video, collaboration with Christos Hassapis/ Giannis Nikolau, for a dance architecture project by Carol Brown/Dorita Hannah, Athens, Greece
2003-13
Dekalogue-Bill of Rights On-going inquiries into the social choreography between private and public bodies in the US Bill of Rights
2003
Pre-emptive Engagements Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, circulatory exercises with Michael Wilson/NatalieZimmerman
2000
Miss UCLA Y2K Royce Hall, Los Angeles producer/director Micol Hebron
1994
Motion Studies on-going experimental film
2000
director Mark Wilson
1993
Watersong Le Grutli , Geneva Switzerland dance collaboration with Cindy Van Acker Air Pockets and Other Moments Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve's eYoung Choreographersf Geneva, Switzerland, dance collaboration with Stijn Celis

Awards
2003 Guggenheim Fellow for Visual Arts
2003 Artist in residence- Stiftung Laurenz-Haus, Basel, Switzerland

Curatorial Projects
2006
Psychic Disobedience and Esoteric Acts Video/game exhibit, parallel event e v +a, Ireland
Library of Social Manifestations Open-call library in conjunction with Daghdha Dance Company and e v +a, Limerick Ireland

Publications and Bibliography (selected)
Kotsaras, Dimitri/Nelson, Jennifer, gThe Limerick Cookbookh, e v + a, Ireland, 2006
gFeminine Sexualityh, ed. Blavier/Donck/Rossi, La Trame asbl., 2006
gHeartways ? The Exploits of Genny Oh, ed. Rita McBride/Erin Cosgrove, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2004
Nelson, Jennifer, gReality Needs Changingh, Memorycage Editions, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, 2003
gCorporate Mentalityh, ed. Mir, Aleksandra, Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 2003
Michely, Viola, eCompilation If, Kunstforum, Germany, March-May 2003
revival!, Issue 3, ed. Jennifer Nelson/Michael Wilson/Natalie Zimmerman,
Post-traumatic Institute for Social Satisfaction Press, Los Angeles, 2002
revival!, Issue 2, ed. Jennifer Nelson/Michael Wilson/Natalie Zimmerman
Post-traumatic Institute for Social Satisfaction Press, Los Angeles, 2001
revival!, Issue 1, ed. Jennifer Nelson/Michael Wilson/Natalie Zimmerman
Post-traumatic Institute for Social Satisfaction Press, Los Angeles, 2000
Murakami, Takeshi, e1998 Fall L.A. Art Scene Newsf, Studio Voice Multi-Media Mix Magazine, Japan, December, 1998
Thompson, Mungo, eElevatorf catalogue, Steffany Martz Gallery, 1998
http://rhizome.org/netartnews/story.rhiz?~tamp=20041105
http://www.kunsthalle-duesseldorf.de/de/home.cfm?p=206&CFID=3585706&CFTOKEN=23796708
http://www.lacmalab.org/
http://www.ici-exhibitions.org/Exhibitions/100artists/100artists.htm
http://www.performanceart.ca/time3x/home.html

Teaching/Lectures/Workshops
Professor
2006-2007
Hellenic International Studies in the Arts, Paros, Greece Studio for Interrelated Media: gOdyssey, Perception and Time-based Mediah Theories of Art

Guest Lecturer
2006
Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick Ireland The Limerick Cookbook
2004
Hochschule der Gestaltung, Basel Presenting an American ? a talk about recent work and influences
2002
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles and Vid/Art, UCLA Manifesto for November 19th-
a talk about recent work and influences

Art Workshops
2004
C-Level Gallery, Los Angeles Psychic Disobedience ?Workshop for Artists
2001-03
Developer and facilitator of the following workshops for the Beyond Baroque Working Group
Traumatic Re-enactments Game
Experiments in Multi-Nodal Thinking

Organizations
Co-founder of the Post-traumatic Institute for Social Satisfaction
Member of the Beyond Baroque Working Group

Professional Dance Experience (selected)
1991-3
Dancer - Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve, Geneva Switzerland
Gradimir Pankov, director
1987-9
Dancer - Feld Ballet, NYC
Eliot Feld, director/choreographer

Education
1999
MFA University of California, Los Angeles Department of Art- New Genres John Baldessari, Chris Burden, Paul McCarthy advisors
1996
BFA San Francisco Art Institute, New Genres Kathy Acker, Paul Kos advisors
1992-94
Ecole Superieure d'Art Visuel, Geneva 3-dimensional work
1993
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris: Summer workshop in Bordeaux Thierry de Duve director

Education- Movement/Performance
Ballet: Maggie Black, The Joffrey Workshop, Pennsylvania Ballet School, Evanston School of Ballet
Contemporary: Ohad Naharin, Mari Kajiwara
Butoh: Minako Seki, Yumiko Yoshioka
Boxing: Sonny Marson, Ernie Marson
Tfai chi: Mr. Leung
Yoga: Jasmine Lieb, Chuck Miller, Alexander Technique


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