Education / Residencies

2017                  
Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2014/15 
The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, EMPAC, Troy, New York

2014 
Artpace, San Antonio, Texas

Since 2013
Pursuing a PhD in Fine Arts at Malmö Art Academy

2013 
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas

2008 
Dia Art Center, New York

2007/2008
IASPIS, International Artists Studio Program, Stockholm

2007
Museumsquartier, Vienna
Villa Aurora, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, USA

2006
Production-in-Residence, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden

2003-2004 
Two-year residency program, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

2001/2002 
C3-Institute, Budapest

1995-2000 
Academy of Media Arts, Cologne

1993-1995 
Theatre and film studies in Erlangen, Germany



Solo Exhibitions (selection)
 
2017 
Rosa Barba: Solar Flux Recordings, Palacio de Cristal, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, curated by Manuel Borja-Villel
Rosa Barba: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, curated by Roberta Tenconi
Rosa Barba: Spacelength Thought, Secession, Vienna, curated by Jeanette Pacher
Rosa Barba: Elements of Conduct, Konsthall Malmö, Sweden, curated by Mats Stjernstedt
Rosa Barba: Unprocessed in States, web project for Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada

2016 
Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space, n.b.k., Berlin, curated by Kathrin Becker
Rosa Barba: From Source to Poem, CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France, curated by María Inés Rodríguez
Rosa Barba: Blind Volumes, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, curated by Esther Schlicht
Rosa Barba: Thoughts of Sorts, Parra&Romero, Madrid
Rosa Barba, White Museum – Live, Sunday Sessions, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York

2015 
Rosa Barba: Spaces for species (and pieces), Albertinum, Dresden, Germany, curated by Hilke Wagner
Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, curated by Henriette Huldisch
Rosa Barba: Inside a Magnified Picture, Meyer Riegger, Berlin
Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space, EMPAC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

2014 
Rosa Barba: Performativity of Presence, Centre of Contemporary Art, Hotel de Inmigrantes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, curated by José-Carlos Mariategui
Rosa Barba with Lenor Antunes, Daniel Roth, Ettore Spalletti, Vistamare, Pescara, Italy
Rosa Barba: A Fictional Library–Live, Center of Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania, curated by Juan de Nieves
Rosa Barba. The Mute Veracity of Matter II,MAXXI, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome
Rosa Barba: New Works, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas

2013 
Rosa Barba: A Home For a Unique Individual, MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo deCastilla y León, Spain, curated by Juan de Nieves
Rosa Barba: Subject to Constant Change, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK, curated by Henriette Huldisch
Rosa Barba: Subject to Constant Change, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK, curated by Lauren Wright
Time as Perspective, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway, curated by Solveig Øvstebø
The Mute Veracity of Matter, Giò Marconi, Milan

2012 
Time as Perspective, Kunsthaus Zürich, curated by Mirjam Varadinis
Back Door Exposure, Jeu de Paume, Paris, curated by Filipa Oliveira
 A Private Tableaux and Printed Cinema, Marfa Book Co, Marfa Texas
Rosa Barba: Desert—Performed, Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, USA, curated by Kelly Shindler
The Move, ARTER, Istanbul, curated by Basak Senova
October Salon, Kulturni Center, Belgrade

2011 
Stage Archive, Fondazione Galleria Civica - Center of Research on Contemporary Art, Trento, Italy
Stage Archive, MART d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy, curated by Chiara Parisi and Andrea Viliani
carlier | gebauer, Berlin
Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany, curated by Hilke Wagner
Somnium, XL, Lobby New orleans gebouw, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rosa Barba/David Maljkovic, la Pedrera, Barcelona, Spain, curated by Cristina Cámara

2010 
Rosa Barba, TATE Modern, London, curated by Ben Borthwick
A Curated Conference: On the Future of Collective Strength within an Archive, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (curation by the artist)
Is it a two-dimensional analogy or a metaphor?, Centre international d’art et du paysage de l’île de Vassivière, France, curated by Chiara Parisi and Andrea Viliani
Rosa Barba, Center of Contemporary Arts, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by Sergio Edelsztein

2009 
Western Round Table, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
Stating the Real Sublime, Giò Marconi, Milan

2008 
Outwardly from Earth’s Center, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
Vertiginous Mapping, Dia Art Foundation, New York (web project)
Villa Romana, Florence, Italy, curated by Angelika Stepken
Handed Over (with David Maljkovic), Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
Esbama, École des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France
Outwardly from Earth’s Center, Bildmuseet Umeå, Sweden, curated by Jan-Erik Lundström
Handed Over (with David Maljkovic), Project Art Center, Dublin, Ireland, curated by Tessa Giblin
Western Round Table, Gallery Patricia Dorfmann, Paris, curated by Romain Torri

2007 
They Shine, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, curated by Jelle Bouwhuis
Present Future, Artissima, Turin, Italy, curated by Cecilia Alemani
HAP-Grieshaber-Preis, Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin
With a Hidden Noise, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria, curated by Sandro Droschl
Western Round Table, Koje Medienturm, Museumsquartier, Vienna

2006 
Rosa Barba, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden, curated by Johan Pousette
Who Can Tell If I Am Inventing?, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, curated by Angelika Stepken
Its Gonna Happen, Croy Nielsen, Berlin (with David Maljkovic)
Rosa Barba: Printed Cinema, Schaufenster im Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany, curated by Inke Arns

2005 
Rosa Barba, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Rosa Barba: You Cannot Remain Indifferent, Kasseler Kunstverein, Fridericianum, Kassel
A Tangible Accomplishment, Gallery Vera Gliem, Cologne

2004 
Buckle and Jitter, Argos, Brussels, Belgium, curated by Paul Willemsen

2003 
Compilation1 with Jeanne Faust and Jennifer Nelson, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, curated by Ulrike Groos and Peter Gorschlüter
Rosa Barba, Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart

2002 
Rosa Barba, Sala de arte contemporanéo, Lima, Peru, curated by José-Carlos Mariátegui
Pirate Spaces, c/o Peter Gorschlüter, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe

2001 
Navigator, Ancient Gallery, Cinematexas, Austin, Texas
Flightmachine, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria, curated by Sandro Droschl
Counter-Motion, C3-Gallery, Budapest

2000 
Rosa Barba: Navigator im Licht-Raum-Modulator, artothek, Cologne
Moltkerei Werkstatt, Cologne



Group Exhibitions (Selection)


2017
Da Io a Noi (nessuno è mai solo), Palazzo del Quirinale, Roma (upcoming)
Never Ending Stories. Der Loop in Kunst, Film, Architektur, Musik, Literatur undKulturgeschichte, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (upcoming)
trigon 67: „ambiente / environment“, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz(upcoming)
Time as Landscape, The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida (upcoming)
Le Storie del Film d’Artista in Italia, MAXXI, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome (upcoming)
Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie – Farewell Photography. Leaving the Still Image, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Mannheim
32nd Bienal de São Paulo, touring program: SESC Garanhuns, Brazil;SESC Itajaí, Brazil
Sculpture on Screen—The Very Impress of the Object, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum,Lisbon, Portugal
Wither the Winds, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
Invisible Cities (MODA curates 2017), The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Toujours. El museo como testigo, Museo Amparo, Peubla, Mexico
Collecting Europe, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
The String Traveller, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art, Gent, Belgium
Pafos2017 - Planites, Pafos, Cyprus


2016
Re/Turning Out, opere scelte dal Fondo Regionale Arte Contemporanea, Castello del Monferrato,Italy
The Artist’s Museum, ICA Boston, curated by Dan Byers
I would prefer not to / Preferirei di no, La Quadriennale d’Arte, Rome
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Hieroglyphen, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Celluloid: Rosa Barba - Tacita Dean - João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva - Luis Recoder & Sandra Gibson, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam
32nd Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil, curated by Jochen Volz
Surfacing Earth, Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden Remember Lidice, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Germany
Sublime, Centre Pompidou Metz, France, curated by Hélène Guenin
Fertile lands, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris, curated by Alexandra Fau

2015
Plagiarizing the Future, Hangar. Center for Artistic Investigation, Lisbon, Portugal, curated by Bruno Leitao and Andrea Rodriguez Novoa
Timisoara Art Encounters, Sequential Strings, Timisoara Art Museum, Timisoara, Romania, curated by Nathalie Hoyos and Rainald Schumacher
Screen City Festival, Stavanger, Norway
Doing The Impossible Light, Arton Foundation, Warsaw, Poland, curated by Florian Zeyfang and Marika Kuzmicz
Remember Lidice, Edition Block, Berlin
A Space Is A Space Is A Space, DAZ, Berlin, curated by Karima Boudou, Céline Poulin, Agnès Violeau
Arte In Centro, Palazzo De Sanctis, Castelbasso (TE), Italy, curated by Andrea Bruciati
All the World’s Futures, 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Central
Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy, curated by Okwui Enwezor
Checkpoint California. 20 Jahre Villa Aurora, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin
The Coming Museum, Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal, curated by Filipa Oliveira
I’ll Be There Forever. The Sense of Classic, Palazzo Cusani, Milan
Poetic Minimalism - Bernd Lohaus et. al., Salon Dahlmann, Berlin
Landschaft in Bewegung - Filmische Ausblicke auf ein unbestimmtes Morgen, Kunsthaus Graz
Verdingte Wahrscheinlichkeit, Ingrid Wiener & Rosa Barba, Galerie Charim, Vienna
Hong Kong Art Centre - ifva Media Art Exhibition, Cinema 2.0: Hard Cinema, Hong Kong

2014 
Playtime, Cornerhouse, Manchester
Up Close and Personal, De Hallen Haarlem, Netherlands
In the mouth of the wolf ! Die! Die!, House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece
Pier 54, High Line, New York
Islands Off the Shore of Asia, Para Site, Spring, Hong Kong
thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art 2014, NAMOC, Beijing, China
8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Germany
Le musée imaginaire d’Henri Langlois, La Cinémathèque Française, Paris
Words as Doors - in Language, Art, Film, Künstlerhaus – Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria
You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
The Text: First Notions and Findings - II. Escapes. Fiction as Rigor, Fabra i Coats Art Center, Barcelona, Spain
1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Lens-based Sculpture, Akademie der Künste, Berlin and Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts

2013
Performa13, New Visual Art Performance Biennial, New York 
 Iskele2/The Unanswered Question, n.b.k., Berlin, curated by Rene Block
Des Mondes Possibles (Possible Worlds), Frac Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
Die gestundete Zeit, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf
Nur hier. Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Ankäufe von 2007 bis 2011, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Film as Sculpture, WIELS, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, curated by Elena Filipovic
Langages: Entre le dire et le faire, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris

2012
Telling everything, not knowing how: After the Death of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, CA2M, Madrid, curated by Joao Ribas
Man in the Holocene, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, USA
Field Experiences, Centre International d’Art & du Paysage de Vassivère, France
Pink Caviar, New works in the Collection 2009-2011, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
MACRO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
A Trip to the Moon. Before and After Film, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, curated by Sara Arrhenius
The Poster Show, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
Made in Germany 2,Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Never Odd or Even, Museum for Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
Collezione Acacia, Palazzo Reale, Milan
Du monde clos à l’univers infini, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Quimper, France
Unfinished Journeys, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Vistamare, Benedetta Spalletti, Pescara, Italy 
A Doll’s House, Isola Art Center, Milan Ciudad Moderna, Le Silo, Inha, Paris
Man and Machine, Botkyrka Konsthall, Botkyrka, Sweden
Regarding Marisa Merz, MAXXI, Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome

2011
Never Odd or Even, Grimmuseum, Berlin, curated by Solveig Øvstebø 
videocriação, Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, curated by Julieta Roitman
Alles Gute, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Les Marques Aveugles, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
Surviving the Future, Murmansk Art Museum, Russia, curated by Jan-Erik Lundström
El Mapa: Cartografías críticas, MAMM - Museo de Arte Moderno Medellin, Colombia
Segalega, Zero, Milan
Staging Documentary, Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany
Magical Consciousness, Arnolfini Art Centre, Bristol, United Kingdom, curated by Nav Haq and Runa Islam
Terminal Convention, Cork Airport, Cork, Ireland, curated by Peter Gorschlüter 
H-Box, MUDAM, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Mudam Luxembourg H-Box, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Corea

2010
SI, Magasin, Grenoble, France, curated by Yves Aupetitallot
Camera, Light, Action, ABC, Berlin, curated by Marc Glöde
Premio Italia, MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
Transatlantische Impulse, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, curated by Markus Richter
Quando si parte, Assab One, Milano, Italy, curated by Gaia Fugazzi
La scultura Italiana del xxi secolo, Fondazione Pomodoro, Milano, Italy
The Moon is an Arrant Thief, David Roberts Foundation, London, curated by Thom O’Nions, Luiza Teixeira de Freitas and Oliver Martínez-Kandt
Faux Amis, vidéothèque éphémère, Jeu de Paume, Paris, curated by Marta Ponsa
Behind the Curtain, Giò Marconi, Milan
Autokino, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, curated by Phil Collins
H-Box (touring), New Museum, New York, curated by Benjamin Weil
H-Box (touring) Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Paris
H-Box (touring), Fondazione Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
H-Box (touring), Laboratorio de Arte Alameda, Mexico City
21/21, 21 artists for the 21st century, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy, curated by Francesco Bonami
And nothing turned itself inside out, Galeria Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia
Biennale Cuvée, Ok Center for Contemporary Arts, Linz, Austria
Terra Infirma, ICSP New York curated by Chiara Sartori
A Generation, Petah-Tikva Museum of Art, Israel, curatd by Avi Feldman
Rethinking Location, Sprüth Magers, Berlin, curated by Johannes Fricke Waldthausen
From The Liberty Square to Independent Square, Fokus Lodz Biennale, Lodz, Poland
Nam June Paik Award, Museum Kunst-Palast, Düsseldorf
Touched, Liverpool Biennale, United Kingdom, curated by Lorenzo Fusi
October Salon, Belgrade, curated by Johan Pousette and Celia Prado

2009 
Making Worlds, Palazzo delle Eposizione, 53rd Venice Biennale, curated by Daniel Birnbaum
Ecstatic Resistance, X-initiative, New York, curated by Emily Roysdon
And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out, WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, curated by Antonia Majaca and Ivana Bago
The Boundary Layer, The Prairie Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada, curated by Catherine Dean
New Acquisitions, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, curated by Rosario Pérez
Passaggi in Sicilia, Palazzo Riso – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Fondazione Sambuca, Palermo, Italy
Art at the Centre of a responsible transformation of society, Collezione FRAC Piemonte, Vercelli, Italy, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
Art at the Centre of a Responsible Transformation of Society, Collezione FRAC Piemonte, Vercelli, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
Eppur si muove (And yet it moves), Fondatione Re Rebaudengo, Fondazione Eduardo Garrone, Palazzo Ducale, Genua, Italy
Italics, Italian Art between Tradition and Revolution, 1968-2008, MCA Chicago, USA, curated by Francesco Bonami
A Despot in Flora’s Garden, Preston Gallery, New York, curated by Jasper Sharp
What a Wonderful World, Göteborg Biennial, Sweden, curated by Celia Prado and Johan Pousette
Life Forms, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, curated by Sara Arrhenius
Solaris, sGiò Marconi, Milan, curated by Cecilia Alemani
Just in the Dark, Mercati di Traiano, Museo dei Fori Imperiali, Rome, curated by Andrea Viliani
Images Festival, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, curated by Pablo Ocampa
Drifting Histories, CCS Bard, Hessel Museum, New York, curated by Anais Lellouche
Six Tuesdays After Film as a Critical Practice, The Lux 28, London, curated by Ian White

2008
Rooms look back and Inserts with Ursula Mayer and Margret Salmon, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, curated by Simone Neuenschwande and Annette Amberg
50 Moons of Saturn, Torino Triennale, Italy, curated by Daniel Birnbaum
Video Report Italia 2006/2007, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy, curated by Andrea Bruciati
Degrees of Remove: Landscape and Affect, Sculpture Center, Long Island and Anthology Film Archive, New York, curated by Sarina Basta and Andrew Lampert
Italics, Italian Art between Tradition and Revolution, 1968-2008, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, and MCA Chicago, curated by Francesco Bonami
Map-Navigating the Present, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden, curated by Brita Talje and Jan-Erik Lundström
Visible Cinema, Center of Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland, curated by Isla Leaver-Yap
We want to thank the curators, Seventeen Gallery, London, curated by Vincent Honoré
Soft Cell - dinamiche dello spazio in Italia, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy, curated by Andrea Bruciati
Abstracts of Syn, Ar/ge Kunst, Bolzano, Italy

2007
52nd Venice Biennale, Italy, Slovenian Pavilion, film program, curated by Francesco Manacorda Heterotopias, 
1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece, curated by Jan-Erik Lundström
12th Biennial of Moving Images, Geneva, Switzerland
Loop, Centro Cultural Valentina, Barcelona, Spain
Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland, curated by Tessa Giblin
Turtle Salon, Slade Woburn Studios, London, curated by Michael Shamberg
Nederclips, Stedelijk Museum, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, curated by Bart Rutten
Dissecting the Ear, Sign Gallery, Groningen, Netherlands, curated by Bojan Faifric
Jahresgaben Ausstellung der Atelierstipendiaten, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

2006 
Last Lives in the Universe, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, curated by Tessa Giblin and Chiara Sartori
Revisie, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
No Picture, Swiss Institute, New York, curated by Gianni Motti
Bathhouse, Gouda, curated by Theo Tegelaers
Almost Cinema, Kunstcentrum Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium

2005
Gravity in Art, de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, curated by Theo Tegelaers
Image and Sound, Senef Film Festival, Seoul, Corea
Horror, Science Fiction and Porn, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada, curated by Philip Monk
Murmur, Tent - Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands, curated by Edwin Carel

2004
A Molecular History of Everything, Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia, curated by Juliana Engberg
Doku/Fiction, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany, curated by Mouse on Mars and Peter Gorschlüter
Pole Position, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany
FEEL the Old FEEL the New, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium, curated by Edwin Carels and Pieter Van Bogaert
The Ex, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Club Transmediale 04, Club Maria, Berlin
Duo Track, Nederlands Cultuurhuis, Brussels, Belgium, curated by Paul Willemsen 
Travelling without moving, W139, Amsterdam, curated by Ann Demeester 
Born To Be A Star, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, curated by Ursula Probst

2003
Streams of Encounter, Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2002
Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico, curated by Guillermo Santamarina
Vision, Muescarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest, curated by Miklos Peternak

2001
Köln-Kunst 6, Josef-Haubricht Kunsthalle, Cologne
See you Hear, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, curated by Siegfried Zielinski
KölnQuartett, Kunstraum Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne

2000
Media Model, Muescarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest
Wie man sieht, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, curated by Siegfried Zielinski
Insensatezza, Fondazione Teseco, Pisa, Italy, curated by Luca Cerizza

1999
Copy and Paste, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
Masterclass, Montevideo, Amsterdam



Awards/Commissions

2017
Experimental Film Award (From Source to Poem), 25th Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal

2016
Experimental Film Award (Bending to Earth) , 24th Curtas Vila do Conde International FilmFestival, Portugal
No Violence Award, 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival, USA

2015
46th PIAC - Prix International d’Art Contemporain (International Prize for Contemporary Art), Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco
CPH:DOX NEW:VISION Award; Copenhagen

2012
Premio ACACIA, Milan

2010
Nam June Paik Award, Museum Kunst-Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea, MAXXI Museum, Rome; award nominee
The Award of The Cultural Centre of Belgrade, 51th October salon
International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Tiger Short Award nominee

2008
Web project for the DIA Art Foundation, New York

2007
Prix du Centre pour l’image contemporaine, Genève (12th Biennale of moving Image), Switzerland
Project Grant Atelier, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Germany
International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Tiger Short Award nominee

2006
Artist Book Award for Printed Cinema, Ontario Association of Art Galleries, Canada 
Kunstpreis Berlin, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Berlin, sponsorship Award
HAP-Grieshaber Preis, Kunstfonds, Bonn, Germany

2005
Hartware MedienKunstVerein (HMKV) Grant, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Installation Award, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
Project fund for Printed Cinema, Kunstiftung North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

2004
Netherlands Filmfonds
Special Award, Split Film Festival, Croatia
Acquisitions Prize, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

2003
Grant of the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Germany
DAAD-Grant, Germany
Uriot Award, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

2002
Chargesheimer Stipendium für Foto-Film-Video (grant), Cologne

2001
Music Video Prize, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
Hermann Claasen Förderpreis, Cologne



Screenings and Festivals (selection)

2017 
ACMI Melbourne, Australia (screening and artist talk; upcoming)
Valdivia International Film Festival, Valdivia, Chile (upcoming)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: screening and artist talk (within the exhibition: Calder:Hypermobility; upcoming)
Open City Docs Festival, London
Toronto International Film Festival
22nd Media City Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
25th Curtas Vila do Conde IFF, Portugal, Experimental Competition
CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
IFFR , 46th International Film Festival Rotterdam; Tiger Short Award nominee

2016
EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam
33rd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany
Projections, 54th New York Film Festival
Curtocircuito Film Festival, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
FACT screening program, Liverpool Biennial
24th Curtas Vila do Conde IFF, Portugal
51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
Centre Pompidou, Metz, France
32. Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg
Edinburgh International Film Festival
An Evening with Rosa Barba in conversation with Stuart Comer, MoMA, New York
54th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Tramway, Glasgow, UK
IFFR, 45th Rotterdam Film Festival

2015
CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
8th Imagine Science Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Image, New York
Whitechapel Gallery, London
An Exhibition of a Film, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Art Basel Parcours Night: The Hidden Conference, film and sound performance, Münsterplatz, Basel, Switzerland
The Hidden Conference, film and sound performance, Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium, London
Subconscious Society, a Feature, HOME, Manchester, UK
Planete+ Doc Festival, Warsaw-Wroclaw, Poland

2014
Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, Artists’ Cinema Program
CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Filmforum, Gorizia, Italy
Conversation at the Edge: Rosa Barba, Gene Siskel Center, Chicago
Artist’s Films: Rosa Barba, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, London

2012
Private Tableaux, Le Silo at INHA, Paris
Locarno Film Festival, Italy
ICA/LUX Biennial, London (curation)
Centre Culturel de Suisse, Paris
Antimatter Festival, Victoria, Canada
Abandoned Projectors: A Pavilion Forum, Leeds Art Gallery

2011
What Makes Art Popular, What Makes Popular Art?, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
Rosa Barba, Outwardly from Earth’s Center, Tirana Art Center, Loopfestival, La Pedrera, Barcelona
Moves # 22: Rosa Barba, Image Movement, Berlin
Séance # 3 Rosa Barba, FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
Rosa Barba, Outwardly from Earth’s Center, Rietveld Academy, Studium Generale, Amsterdam
Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus, Nurimberg, Germany

2010
Rosa Barba in Conversation, Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, London
Rosa Barba in Conversation, Cornerhouse, Manchester
IFFR , International Film Festival Rotterdam; Tiger Short Award nominee
Kopietheater, Arsenale, Berlin, curated by Ian White
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
Courtisane Festival, Ghent, Belgium

2009
Prospectif Cinéma: Rosa Barba, Centre George Pompidou, Paris
Pavillion Projects, Toronto, Canada
Centro per l‘arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Art Film, Art Basel, Switzerland
Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands
Size Matters, 38th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands

2008
Anthology Film Archive, New York
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
Soirée Flare #3, Languedoc Roussillon Cinéma, Montpellier, France
Sugar Is Sweet, Filmbank Tour with Fiona Tan and Nora Martirosyan, various cinemas and film museums, througout the Netherlands
IASPIS Open House, Stockholm Filmwinter, Stuttgart

2007
No Picture, Swiss Institute, New York
12th Biennale of Moving Image, Geneva, Switzerland
International Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
Virtuous Siblings (with Werner Herzog), Goethe-Institute, Los Angeles
Contemporary Passages, Tent, Rotterdam, Netherlands
IFFR, International Film Festival Rotterdam; 
Tiger Short Award nominee International Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany

2006
Refracted Lens, The Pioneer Theatre, New York
Rosa Barba, Goethe-Institute, Los Angeles

2005
Senef, Seoul Film Festival, Seoul
Museum of Contemporary Arts, Lyon, France 
International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen 
Emaf, Osnabrück

2004
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Centre for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

2002
Video Art Festival, Lima, Peru
Avanto Film Festival, Helsinki
Rosa Barba, Cinema Gejzir, Budapest
International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen

2001
Invideo, Milano
Netmage, Bologna

2000
IFFR, International Film Festival Rotterdam
FCMM Film Festival, Montreal 
Internationales Film Festival, Odense
Cinematexas, Austin, Texas
Murphy’s Cork Film Festival, Cork, Ireland
Internationales Film Festival, Dresden

1999
Cinema Nova, Brussels
Video Art Festival, Lima, Peru

1998
12th Video Festival, São Paolo
Golem Video Festival, Turin 
Raindance Film Festival, London



Performances

2017
Summer Whispers, sound festival curated by Rosa Barba, and Hear, There, Where theEchoes Are, live with Chad Taylor, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan

2016
Hear, There, Where the Echoes Are, with Chad Taylor, CAPC Bordeaux, France 
White Museum – Live, with Chad Taylor, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany
Rosa Barba, White Museum – Live, with Chad Taylor, Sunday Sessions, MoMA PS1, LongIsland City, NY

2015
The Color Out of Space, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center EMPAC, Troy,New York

2013
Wichtel und die Wuchteln (with Klaus Sander, Jan St. Werner, Ingrid and Oswald Wiener), Performance, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin

2011
Wichtel und die Wuchteln (with Klaus Sander, Jan St. Werner, Ingrid and Oswald Wiener), Performance, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy

2010
„Maps for the 21st Century“ with Hans Ulrich Obrist,DLD Conference München
Performance and Conversation: Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, London
Rosa Barba in Conversation: Cornerhouse, Manchester

2009
“To retrieve new places“, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Saloon Biennale, Konsthogskolan, Gothenburg

2007
Wichtel und die Wuchteln (Rosa Barba, Klaus Sander, Jan St. Werner, Ingrid and Oswald Wiener, Mariazeller Alpenchor), Performance, Kunstverein Graz

2008
Handed Over, with David Maljkovic, 16mm film and scultpure
Hämchen, CD with Klaus Sander, Ingrid Wiener, Oswald Wiener, Jan St. Werner, Anja Theismann, published by supposé, Cologne

since 1996 
Production of music videos for projects like: Mouse on Mars, Microstoria, and Monade.

Live performances with Microstoria (selection):
Sounds like Film, Kölnischer Kunstverein, 2000
Frascati Theater, Amsterdam, 2004
Beursshowburg, Brussels, 2004Club Transmediale, 2004

Live performances with Mouse on Mars (selection):
Milano Film Festival, 2004
Center of Contemporary Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2004
Serravales Museum, Porto, Portugal, 2003
International Film Festival Rotterdam, 1998 and 2000



Teaching

2016
Visiting Professor at MIT, ACT (program in art, culture and technology), Cambridge, Massachusetts (spring semester)
Film als Skulptur? Symposium of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, and BildFilmRaum, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2015
“On Objects as Ideas,” lecture at MIT, program in art, culture and technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

since 2013 
Professorship in Fine Arts at the University of the Arts, Bremen, Germany (ongoing)

2013
Lecture at Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
Visiting Artist at the School of the Arts Institute, Chicago

2012
Visiting Artist at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

2011
Visiting Artist at de ateliers, Amsterdam
Visiting Lecturer at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
Workshop at the Kunstakademie Nürnberg, Germany

2010
Visiting Lecturer at the Hochschule für Kunst und Medien, Zurich
Visiting Artist at the Art Academy, Oslo
Lecture at EHESS, Paris
Lecture at Jeu de Paume, Paris

2009
Visiting Lecturerat Hochschule für Kunst und Medien, Zurich
Lecture at the Art Academy Malmö, Sweden

2008
Lecture at Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France (with Benjamin Weil)
Lecture at Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden
Lecture at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg

2007
Lecture at the Photography department, Art Academy, Gothenburg
Lecture at Department of Fine Arts, University Gotland, Sweden

2005
Teaching at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

2004
“Kunst macht Schule” (workshop), Saarland

2003
Lecture, “Videonale”, Kunstmuseum, Bonn

2002
Lecture at the Fachhochschule für Kommunikationsdesign, Wuppertal
Lecture at the Faculty of Arts and Design, National Autonomous University of Mexico,Mexico City
Lecture at the City Audiovisual Department, Istanbul Bilgi University

2001
Lecture at the University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts, Texas



Public collections

CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France
Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris
Collezione MAXXI, Rome
Collezione FRAC Piemonte, Vercelli, Italy
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Fondazione Prada, Italy
Fundación Tantica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
Galleria civica d’arte moderna e contemporanea (GAM), Turin, Italy
André Iten Collection, Geneva
Jumex Collection, Mexico City
Kunsthaus Zürich
Lemaître Collection, London
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris
Mart – Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Art Collection UniCredit, Rovereto
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona
Museo del Novecento, Milan
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporanéo, Castilla y Léon, Spain
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
Nomas Foundation, Rome
Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Germany
Staatliche Museen Berlin, Nationalgalerie
Tate Modern, London
Vehbi Koc Fondation, Istanbul