Curriculum Vitae on the World Wide Web
“jetlag” Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover, Germany, April 23-May 27, 2012
world premiere: Athens International Film and Video Festival, 2011
world premiere: Anthology Film Archive, New York, Dec. 7.
Athens International Film and Video Festival, 2008.videotape:
New York Video Festival, July, 2005
World Premiere, Millenium Film Workshop, February, 2005
Thailand New Media Festival, February 2005.
Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseilles, France, 2004
World Premiere, Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio, 2004.
InterFACES project, Raffles La Salle International Design School, Bangkok, Thailand, 2004.
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, Ca; May 13, 2004.
China International Gallery Exposition, Beijing, China, April 24-28.
part of Intrude, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, April 9, 2008.
1997: Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Jan.25-Mar.22.
1995: List Center for the Visual Arts, MIT, Oct. 7-Dec. 18.
1993: New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, Nov.6-Feb.13,1994.
Three Camera Obscuras, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, February 27-May 1.
Universal Theater, Melbourne, Australia, August 1.
Van Gogh’s Ear Lobe, Brisbane, Australia, July 24.
U of California, San Diego (Center for Research in Computing and the Arts), April 21.
1994 The Lab, San Francisco, June 3.
1991 Whitney Museum of American Art (Downtown), New York, May 9.
1990 Festival de la Batie, Geneva, Switzerland, September 15.
1989 Exploratorium, San Francisco, California, December 3 & 5.
1988 Artpark, July 30.
SUNY Binghamton, New York, April l6.
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, March 27.
Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, February 27 & 28.
1987 New Langton Arts, San Francisco, California, September 19.
Jacques Marchais Center for Tibetan Art, Staten Island, New York, June 7.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, December 7.
Yellow Springs Institute, Yellow Springs, Pennsylvania, August 3 (a collaboration with poet Armand Schwerner).
Giant Camera, San Francisco, June 21 (part of Ex(Centric) Lady Travellers).
Falkirk Community Cultural Center, San Rafael, California, June 12,14, 22
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, May 13.
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, May 7.
Camera Obscura Stagecoach (New Music America), Houston, Texas,April 5, 6, 12,13.
San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, March 18.
Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 19.
White Swan Pub, London, England, July 16.
St. Mark’s, New York, April 8.
1984 San Francisco Art Institute, August 31.
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, June 25.
Stichting Logos, Gent, Belgium, June 20.
1983 premier of Impressions Of Africa: Variations For Raymond Roussel
Teatro Carcano, Milan, Italy, June 25 (Polyphonix Milano).
1982 New Performance Gallery, San Francisco, December 3, 4, 5.
Exiles Bookshop Gallery, Sydney, Australia, July 23.
10 Leonard St., New York, January 7.
2009 Ellen Zweig Interview, Fei Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China
This Is My Landscape (Shanghai, Guangzhou),
2007 “The Videos of Ellen Zweig,” by Kevin Langson, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Dec.5-11;
“Inspired Imitations by a Lady Traveler,” by Debrah Malater, Performing Arts Journal, 86, Vol.29 #2 .
2006 catalogue, CUE Art Foundation, New York.
HEAP, a catalogue, DDM Warehouse, Shanghai, China.
2004: “Citing/Laughter: 3 Video Works by Ellen Zweig,” by Thomas Zummer, Millennium Film Journal, No. 42, pp.33-51
Art, Performance, Media, 31 Interviews, ed. Nicholas Zurbrugg. University of Minnesota Press.
2000 Performance Artists Talking in the Eighties, interview, ed. Linda Montano. U. of California Press.
1999 On the Beaten Track, by Lucy Lippard. The New Press, New York, pp. 57-58
1997 review of Critical Mass by Mark Swartz, Chicago Reader, February 21
review of Critical Mass by Delia O’Hara, Chicago Sun Times, January 24
1995 review of radio play, Sydney Morning Herald, Oct. 31
The Age, by Danielle Talbot, Melbourne, Australia, August 1
1994 review of Critical Mass by Christine Temin, Boston Sunday Globe, October 13
1988 review of group show “Beyond the Camera Obscura” by Jamie Brunson. Artweek
review of EVERYTHING YOU’RE GIVING ME IS JUST THINGS YOU’RE GIVING ME, by Christine Tamblyn. High Performance, Issue 40
1987 “Whose Life is it, Anyway” by Christine Tamblyn. Afterimage, 15 (1): 22–24
1986 review of SHE TRAVELLED FOR THE LANDSCAPE at the Giant Camera, San Francisco, by Alfred Jan. High Performance, Issue 35
review of EX(CENTRIC) LADY TRAVELLERS AT FALKIRK, by Christine Tamblyn. Artweek, July 12
article on SHE TRAVELLED FOR THE LANDSCAPE at the Giant Camera, San Francisco, by Misha Berson. Image Magazine, San Francisco Examiner, June 15
review of SHE TRAVELLED FOR THE LANDSCAPE, text-sound installation in a camera obscura stagecoach, by William Steen. Artscene, Houston, Summer
interview on the occasion of SHE TRAVELLED FOR THE LANDSCAPE, Houston, by Barry Brice.
review of RUNNING ERRANDS IN AFRICA, at Video Free America in the show INVENTED LOCATIONS, by Alfred Jan, High Performance, Issue 33
1985 interview, Unsound, San Francisco, Volume 2, No. 2
1994: New York 1 News
1987: Fresno Arts Center and Museum, videotape of RUNNING ERRANDS
IN AFRICA and photographic documentation of SHE TRAVELLED FOR THE LANDSCAPE (Giant Camera and stagecoach camera obscura versions), EX(CENTRIC) LADY TRAVELLER IN AUSTRALIA, and IMPRESSIONS OF AFRICA included in the exhibition “Passages: A Survey of California Women Artists-Lively Arts: Video and Performance II”, March 29-June 7.
1986: WDR-TV, West Germany, documentary on SHE TRAVELLED FOR THE LANDSCAPE (Giant Camera), by Hans-Gerd Weigand.
1983: High Performance, Issue 20 (photography issue), COMMON CROW.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: PERFORMANCE, INSTALLATION & RADIO TEXTS
2002: “Les Os Sensibles” (“Sensitive Bones”), Polyphonix, Centre Pompidou, Editions Leo Scheer.
1996: “Mendicant Erotics [Sydney],” The Drama Review, #151.
1995: “They Spoke to the Angels,” “If Archimedes…,” “The Dinner,” from Critical Mass, Conjunctions 24.
1994: “Everything You’re Giving Me Is Just Things You’re Giving Me”, (with Armand Schwerner), Kenyon Review, Vol. XVI, No. 1
1992: “A Barrel of Her Own Design”, Resurgent: New Writing by Women, University of Illinois Press.
1990: “The Lady and the Camel”, Women and Performance, Vol. 5, No. 1.
1988: “Mapping…”; “Posing for Photographs”, Drukwerk De Zaak 37, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1986: Impressions of Africa: Variations for Raymond Roussel,
Part IV: The Play, e.g. press, San Francisco.
1985: “The Act of Watching”, Unsound, Vol. 2, No. 2.
“Trade Routes”, Moving Letters, 7, Paris.
“Long Time No See”, Assembling, 12, New York.
1981: “Fear of Dining and Dining Conversation”, High Performance.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: THEORY & CRITICISM
2003: “Voicebox,” Millennium Film Journal, Nos. 39,40.
2000: “Moving Pictures: Some Notes on Counting Above 100,” Millennium Film Journal, Nos.34-35.
1999: “Absent Bodies, Writing Rooms,” Chora 3, McGill-Queen’s University Press.
1997: “The Lurker,” Being on Line, Net Subjectivity, Lusitania, Vol. 8.
1996: “Constructing Loss: Film and Presence in the Work of Eleanor Antin,” Millennium Film Journal, No.29.
1994: “The Best Kept Secret,” American Book Review, Vol. 16, No. 3.
“Describing Writing Describing,” CTheory, online.
1990: “Life/Art Projects”, The Act, Vol. 2, No. 1
1988: “The Missing Context”, Exposure, Vol. 26, Nos. 2/3
1986: “Suspicious Language”, The Act, Vol. l, No. l.
1984: “Feminism and Formalism”, Poetics Journal, No. 4.
1982: “Jackson MacLow: The Limits of Formalism”, Poetics Today, Vol. 3, No. 3.
1981: The Poetry Reading: A Contemporary Compendium of Language and Performance (ed. with Stephen Vincent), Momo’s Press, San Francisco.
2002: from Mendicant Erotics, Golden Handcuffs, Vol.1, No.1.
2001: from Mendicant Erotics, Fish Drum, Vol. 16.
1995: excerpt from Surveillance, 13th Moon, Vol.13, Nos.1&2
1993: excerpt from Surveillance, Black Ice, No. 10.
1992: excerpt from Surveillance, Trivia, No. 19
ON-LINE WRITING PROJECTS
2007: “My Language Overwhelms Her Text,” a participatory translation project, Dispatx Art Collective, Rhizome.org.
HONORS, GRANTS & AWARDS
2013 Artist in Residence, Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China
2006 Artist in Residence, VOOM HD Labs, Rainbow Media, New York.
Manhattan Community Arts Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
2000 Artist in Residence: Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University; and
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (performance experiments with Internet 2)
1998 Residency, Bellagio Conference and Study Center.
1992 Experimental Television Center, Finishing Funds (video).
Artist-in-Residence, Harvestworks, New York.(video soundtrack)
1988: National Endowment for the Arts, Interarts.
1986-7: Artist-in-Residence Program, Harvestworks, Inc., New York, and
Commission from ABC Radio, Sydney, Australia for production of the radio play IMPRESSIONS OF AFRICA.
1985 Interarts of Marin, Small Projects Award.
National Endowment for the Arts, Interarts.
1984 National Endowment for the Arts, Literature, for POLYPHONIX, a festival of language and performance.
SELECTED TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1999: Brown University, Visiting Associate Professor, Modern Culture and Media Department
1997-1999 School of Visual Arts, Computer Arts, MFA Program
1996: Duke in New York Arts Program, Academic Director
1995: Rhode Island School of Design, Sculpture, Visiting Artist
1992-1995 Brown University, Visiting Associate Professor, Visual Arts
1993: Kansas City Art Institute, Visiting Associate Professor, Photo/Video Department
1989-1992: Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Performance Studies Program, Associate Professor
1988-1989: St. Lawrence University, Assistant Professor, Fine Arts Department (Performance)
1987 (Fall): Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Visiting Artist, Fine Arts Department (Performance)
1980-1987: San Francisco State University, Lecturer, Interarts Center
1984-1985: San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Artist, Film Department (1985)
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (1984)
1980 PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Thesis: Contemporary Performance and Poetry
1970 MFA Columbia University, New York.
1967 BA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.