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Zin Taylor
b. 1978 in Calgary, Canada
Lives and works in Paris, France


Solo Exhibitions
2016
The Canyon - Two-person exhibition with Ute Muller - Galleria collicaligreggi - Catania, Italy  

Five Units of Haze - Oakville Galleries - Oakville, Canada

2015
Stripes and Dots on the Isle of Portikus - Portikus - Frankfurt, Germany

A Segment of Translation - In Light of 25 Years - Witte de With - Rotterdam, The Netherlands 

Three Ideas About Haze - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany

The Hippie and the Envelope - Bureau des Realities - Brussels, Belgium

Void Flowers - Nosbaum Reding - Luxembourg

2014
Karl’s Body - Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz - Vienna, Austria

The Illustrator - 1646 - The Hague, The Netherlands

Foto/Studio/Zig-Zag - 21er Haus - Vienna, Austria

The Tangental Zig-Zag, Kunstraum - London, England

Portals (SUN MILK) - Maison Gregoire - Brussels, Belgium

Dirt Not Copper - Two-person show with Lorna MacIntyre - 221a - Vancouver, Canada 

The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 7) - Jessica Bradley Gallery - Toronto, Canada

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 Arts - Fogo Island, Canada 

Letterhead - Kunsthal Charlottenborg - Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Alphabet City - MiArt with Supportico Lopez - Milan, Italy

Parrot Soup - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany

2012
The Ceremony and The Spirit (with Roe Ethridge) - La Loge - Brussels, Belgium 

Art Statements - Art Basel - Basel, Switzerland

The Story of Stripes and Dots (chapter 2) - Jessica Bradley - Toronto, Canada 

The Story of Stripes and Dots (chapter 1) - MuHKA - Antwerp, Belgium

2011
The Flute of Sub - The Artist's Institute - New York, USA

Growth -
KIOSK - Gent, Belgium

The Instruments - ABC Berlin - Berlin, Germany


The Five Arms of Supportico - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany

The Units - Ursula Blickle Stiftung - Kraichtal, Germany


The Voids - Galerie Vidal Cuglietta - Brussels, Belgium


2010
The Nine Fingers of Malakoff - Pavilion Projects / Les Maison des Arts de Malakoff - Malakoff, France

The Bakery of Blok (first arrangement) - Front Room - Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, St Louis, USA

2009   
The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit - Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA

The Bakery of Blok - Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada

2008   
The Crystal Ship - BELvue Museum, Brussels, Belgium / Etablissement d’en Face Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2007   
The Flute of Sub - Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany

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, Belgium

Who Named the Days? - Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto, Canada
   
Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentary recording Martin Kippenberger’s Metro-net Station in Dawson City, Yukon - YYZ Artist-Outlet, Toronto, Canada

Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentary recording Martin Kippenberger’s Metro-net Station in Dawson City, Yukon - Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada
   
2005   
Nub - Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

The Spiders - Collaborative project with Damian Moppett - Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2003   
The Flower Called Nowhere - Artspace, Peterborough, Canada

Group Exhibitions
2016
Répétition - Villa Empain - Brussels, Belgium
 
2015
AXOLOTLISM - Nogueras|Blanchard Gallery - Madrid, Spain

Trust - Copenhagen Art Festival: Kunsthal Charlottenborg and Kunstforeningen GL STRAND - Copenhagen, Den- mark

Poem No 00000000000000000000000000000,9 - MendesWoodDM, Sao Paulo, Brazil

I want to be. Inside Out. - MOT International - Brussels, Belgium

Out of Line - Oakville Galleries - Oakville, Canada

2014
The Word Today Serves No One Except To Say To The Grocer Give Me A Pound Of Lentils - Supportico Lopez - Berlin, Germany

Thinking Things - CGP London - Dilston Grove - London, England

Interprète - Frac Ile-de-France / Le Plateau - Paris, France

The Tools - Root Division - San Franciso, USA

2013
The Way of the Shovel - Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago, USA  Storytelling - National Gallery of Canada - Ottawa, Canada

Collection - FRAC Basse-Normandie - Caen, France

Salon der Angst - Kunsthalle Wien - Vienna, Austria

IN THE HOUSE OF MR & MRS - Temporary Gallery - Cologne, Germany 

An Anatomical Chart of Love Pains - The Model - Sligo, Ireland

Dawson Gold - Carleton University Art Gallery - Ottawa, CA

A Handful of Dust - Contemporary Arts Forum - Santa Barbara, USA

2012
Stoppages - Hessel Museum of Art - Bard College, USA 

Manufacture - Centre PasquArt - Biel, Switzerland

2011
Ex-Libris - Galerie VidalCuglietta - Brussels, Belgium

We Don't Need To Need to Do This - MOT International - London, United Kingdom

Melanchotopia - Witte de With, Rotterdam - The Netherlands

2010
Architectooralooral - 1857, Oslo, Norway

Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life - Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2009   
The Archeologists - Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
   
Dream Machines: Objects and Physical Phenomena (A Reciprocal Love Story) – Beaubourg, Brussels, Belgium
   
Transformers - Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada

Architecture of Survival – Komplot, Brussels, Belgium

2007   
Ideas of North - Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie. Berlin, Germany
   
18:Beckett - Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada

2006   
Habitat - Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada

18:Beckett - Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Poster Project - Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto, Canada

Du coté de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects - Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada

2005   
Arm in Arm - Collaborative project with Allison Hrabluik - Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. October-November.

Dedicated to you but you weren’t listening - Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Can ada

2004   
What the World’s Like With The Words We Like - Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Switch - University at Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA

Publish or Perish - Open Space Gallery, Victoria, 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
- Interaccess Gallery, Toronto
- Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton

2001   
Secondhand - Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Blue Calgary Sky - Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Bibliography - Books and Catalogues
2016    Taylor, Zin. Void Flowers. Bywater Bros. Port Colborne, Canada

2015    Taylor, Zin. Citizen Palm. Black Pages. Vienna, Austria
           
2014    Ethridge, Roe and Taylor, Zin. The Ceremony and The Spirit. New York: Karma

2013    Roelstraete, Dieter. The Way of the Shovel. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art,
            Liste Perfrormance Project 18. Basel, Switzerland.
            Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien. Wien, Austria.
            Taylor, Zin. Lichen Voices / Stripes and Dots. Berlin: Sternberg Press; Fogo Island.
            Taylor, Zin. Palms of the Fog. Milan: Mousse Publishing.

2012    Taylor, Zin. Cane, Ring, Bracelet, Finger, Cup. Brussels: Galerie VidalCuglietta/Supportico Lopez/  Jessica Bradley.

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.
2005     Shier, Reid. “Dedicated to you but you weren’t listening.” Toronto: The Power Plant.

2003     Fischer, Barbara. Soundtracks: Re-Play. Edmonton Art Gallery.

2003    Moppett, Damian. “Flower Called Nowhere.” Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: Artspace.

Press
2015
Frieze Magazine, Review of Zin Taylor at 1646 by Vivian Sky Rehberg, March/April 2015 
Metropolis M, Zin Taylor at 1646 by Domeniek Ruyters, January 2015

2014
Le Salon, Zin Taylor: The Tangental Zig-Zag by Letitia Calin, June 2014
This is tomorrow, Zin Taylor: The Tangential Zigzag by Beth Bramich, July 2014
Art Texts Pics, Interview with Marta Ravasi, July 2014
Metropolis M, GO'S EN NO-GO'S OP DE VRIJPLAATS by Laura Herman, July 2014
Art Agenda, The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 7) by Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, March 2014

2013
Frieze Magazine, Review of Zin Taylor at Supportico Lopez by Frances Loeffler, June 2013
Contemporary Art Daily, Zin Taylor at Supportico Lopez, April 2013
Akimblog.com, Zin Taylor at Supportico Lopez in Berlin by Rodney Latourelle, March 2013
Blouin Artinfo, SoCal’s “A Handful of Dust” Features Zin Taylor’s Contemporary Mystique by Yasmine Mohseni, February 2013
 
2012
Frieze Magazine, Melanchoptopia by Esperanza Rosales, Jan - Feb, 2012  B order Crossings, Zin Taylor by Saelen Twerdy, Fall, pp.125-126

2011
Mousse Magazine, Taylor Made: Zin Taylor and the Story of Form by Dieter Roelstraete, Issue 27, Feb Mar, 2011 
Artforum.com, 500 Words, Zin Taylor, June <http://artforum.com/words/id=28411>, 2011

2009   
Border Crossings, How Zin Taylor Fits The Practice of Contemporary Sculpture by EC Woodley, Issue 112, Winter 2009
C magazine, Zin Taylor at Jessica Bradley Art + Pojects by Dan Adler, Issue 103, Autumn 2009
Flash Art, 100 Emerging Artists, October, 2009
Artfagcity.com, Zin Taylor’s The Bakery of Blok at Miguel Abreu Gallery by Karen Archey, August, 2009
Artforum.com, Critic’s Pick, The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit by Michael Paulson, July, 2009
Time Out New York, Zin Taylor, “The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit” by Nana Asfour, Issue 721 : Jul 23–29, 2009

2007   
Artforum, Idea of North by Jennifer Allen, April, 2007
Artforum.com, Critic’s Pick, Who Named the Days? By Dan Adler, March, 2007
C Magazine, Idea of North by Doreen Mende, Summer 2007

2005   
Puerto Rico Herald, Exploring Collaboration by Sarah Milroy, April 5, 2005.
National Post, Art that entertains. Now there’s a concept by RM Vaughn, Pg. 8 – 9, April 9, 2005.
The Globe and Mail, Exploring Collaboration by Sarah Milroy, Pg. R3, April 5, 2005

2004   
The Globe and Mail, Talk of the Town by Tralee Pearce, Pg. M6, May 8, 2004.
db Magazine #322, Various Canadian Artist review by James Strickland, Jan 28 - Feb 10, 2004.
Now Regarding Music, CBC Radio 3.com, January 16 - 22, 2004.

2003   
Eye Magazine, We Got Art by David Balzer, January 25, 2003.
Eye Magazine, The Art of Noise by Denise Benson, October 30, 2003.
Jack Magazine, The Flower Called Nowhere, August 2003.
Broken Pencil Magazine #22, PHTCPY #2 review by Janis Demkiw, Pg. 93 - 94, 2003.
Edmonton Journal, Soundtracks: Various artists by Gilbert A. Bouchard, Pg. 8, July 5th, 2003.

Professional
2016
Lecturer in Contemporary Art - La Cambre - Brussels, Belgium

2015
Artist Talk - Witte de With - Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2014
Artist Talk - Stadeschule - Frankfurt, Germany

2013
Conversation with Nicolaus Schafhausen - Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Round Table - Art Brussels - Brussels, Belgium
Artist Talk - Education Lecture - Glasshaus - Vienna, Austria

2012
Artist Panel - Centre PasquArt - Biel, Switzerland
Artist Talk - University of Lethbridge

2011
Artist Talk - Witte de With - Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Artist Talk - KIOSK - Gent, Belgium
Artist Talk - The Model - Sligo, Ireland

2010
Artist talk - Apent Forum, Oslo Art Academy, Norway, September

2009   
Programming Board, Etablissement d’en face projects, Brussels, Belgium
Artist Talk - Hogeschool Sint-Lukas Brussel, January

2008   
Artist talk - Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, July
Instructor – Collage, University of Toronto, Summer
Visiting Lecturer – University of Guelph, March

2007   
Visiting Lecturer – University of Toronto, November
Scottish Sculpture Workshop Residency – Lumsden, Scotland, July/August
Instructor – Extended Media 1, University of Guelph, Winter
Panel Discussion – Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, January
Visiting Lecturer – History of Photographic Media, University of Guelph, March

2006   
Instructor – Special topics in Sculpture, University of Guelph, Fall.
Instructor – Extended Media 1, University of Guelph, Fall.

2005   
Visiting Lecturer – Special Topics in Sculpture, University of Guelph
Media Convergences Instructor – Winter Semester, University of Guelph
Panel Discussion – Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Artist Talk – Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Speakerlab Workshop – Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

2004   
Media Convergences Instructor – Fall Semester, University of Guelph
Visiting Lecturer – Dundas Valley School of Art
Technician for Media Convergences – Winter Semester, University of Guelph

2003   
Speakerlab Workshop – Catch da Flave Community Radio Station, Regent Park, Toronto
Speakerlab Workshop – Interaccess Artist-run Centre, Toronto
Technician for Media Convergences – Fall Semester, University of Guelph
Artist Talk – Artspace, Peterborough
Artist Talk – Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
Speakerlab Workshop – Art Metropole, Toronto

Education
2005    MFA - University of Guelph
2000    BFA - Alberta College of Art and Design

Collections
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, France
FRAC Le Plateau, Paris, France
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
RBC, Royal Bank of Canada Collection, Toronto, Canada 
Shorefast Foundation, Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island, Canada

Awards
2014   
Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2011    Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2009    Canada Council Artist Grant
2008    Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2007    OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant
            Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2006    TAC Emerging Artist Grant
2005    OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant
2003    Steamwhistle Contemporary Art Award, Best Group Show 
2001    Canada Council Artist Travel Grant 2001
2000    Stanford Perrot Innovative Project Grant