Tony Conrad

Biography

1940
Born in Concord

2016
Died in Buffalo

Education

1962
A.B., Harvard College, in Mathematics

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

2019
“Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective”, ICA, Philadelphia

2018
“Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective”, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge
“Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective”, Albright-Knox, Buffalo

2016
“Beholden to Victory”, Galerie Buchholz, Köln
“Undone”, Greene Naftali, New York

2014
“Two Degrees of Separation. Über zwei Ecken”, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien
“Invented Accoustical Tools. 1969-2014”, Inverleith House, Edinburgh

2013
“Farsi La Città”. Interventi, Comunità e Partecipazione”, Museu d’Arte Contemporanea, Volla Croce, Genova
“WiP (women in prison)”, Greene Naftali, New York

2012
“Invented Acoustical Tools”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Doing the City: Urban Community Interventions”, New York University, New York
“Invented Acoustical Tools”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

2009
“Re-Framing Creatures”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Brunelleschi”, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

2008
“Yellow Movies”, Art Cologne, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne

2007
“Tony Conrad”, Greene Naftali, New York
“Beholden to Victory”, Overduin and Kite Gallery, Los Angeles
“Window Enactment”, Green Naftali, New York

2006
“Yellow Movies”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

1991
“Authorized to Surrender: Tony Conrad 1977-90. A Video Retrospective”, The Kitchen, New York

1986
“Suburban Discipline + Fun; No Piddling Around [How Territoial Assumptions Affect Backyard Behavior in the American Suburbs]”, The Artists Gallery, Buffalo

1984
“The Animal – Tony Conrad, Barbara Broughel”, CEPA, Buffalo

1979
“Too Little”, Gallery 219, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York
“Installation of Recent Drawings and Paintings”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1977
Continuing Retrospective Series, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
“Victors and the Vanquished”, The Kitchen, New York

1973
“Tony Conrad: Twenty New Movies”, Millenium Film Workshop, New York
“Yellow Movie. A 40 Monitor Show”, The Kitchen, New York

Group Exhibitions

2019
“By repetition, you start noticing details in the landscape”, Espaces d’exposition “Le Commun”, Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Genève
“Museum”, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
“Vertigo. Op Art und eine Geschichte des Schwindels 1520–1970”, MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien
“Another Music in a Different Kitchen: Studio Recordings / Records by Artists”, Karma Bookstore, New York

2018
“Double Lives – Visual Artists Making Music”, MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien
“Walking Point”, Greene Naftali, New York
“Strange Attractors. The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art Vol. 2: The Rings of Saturn”, Kerry Schuss, New York
“Scripted Reality”, Museum Jumex, Mexico City

2017
“Cosmic Communities: Coming Out Into Outer Space—Homofuturism, Applied Psychedelia & Magic Connectivity”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
“1966-2016”, Greene Naftali, New York
“Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980”, Met Breuer, New York (catalogue)
“Sunlight arrives only at its proper hour”, Shao, 356 S Mission Road, Los Angeles
“Infected Foot”, Greene Naftali, New York

2016
“From Minimalism Into Algorithm”, The Kitchen, New York
Gaylen Gerber & Studio for Propositional Cinema, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz

2015
“Tony Conrad. Senga Nengudi. Toshiko Takaezu”, Essex Street, New York
“Rum, Sodomy and the Lash”, Bortolozzi, Berlin
“Works on Paper”, Greene Naftalie, New York
Essex Street, New York
“Container and Contained”, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
“Exhibition ^ 3: Documenta 5. Harald Szeemann, The Artists”, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

2014
“Alms for the Birds”, Cabinet, London
“Ouvertures/Openings”, Musée de Louvre, Paris
“Score, MARCO Museum, Vigo
“Art Expanded: 1958-1978”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Collection Lambert: La Disparation des Lucioles”, Prison Sainte-Anne, Avignon
“Abandan the Parents”, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
“Art of Its Own Making”, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis
“Looking Back: The Eight White Colums Annual”, White Colums, New York

2013
“J’Ouvre les yeux et tu es la Collection Mudam”, MUDAM, Luxembourg
“Tempus Fugit”, HiTemp Fabrication, Buffalo

2012
“Explosion! The Legacy of Jackson Pollock”, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
“Coming Soon”, Centre d’art contemporain de Genève, Genève
“Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-Garde in the 1970s”, Albright-Knox, Buffalo
“Graphology. Chapter 5”, Drawing Room, London
“Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
“Lucky 13”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

2011
“Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Time out of Mind”, Sprüth Magers, Berlin
“The Language of Less (Then and Now)”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“Absentee Landlord”, curated by John Waters, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Looking at Music 3.0”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977″, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2010
“Zelluloid”, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
“Radical Conceptual: Positionen aus der Sammlung des MMK”, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
“Film Matters”, curated by Barbara Piwowarska, Beton7 Centre for the Arts, Athen
“Picture Industry (Goodbye To All That)”, Regen Projects / Regen Projects II, Los Angeles

2009
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts,
San Francisco
“Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“See This Sound”, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
“Fare Mondi…”, 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venezia
“The Quick and the Dead”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Sonic Youth etc. – Sensational Fix”, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
“Sonic Youth etc. – Sensational Fix”, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
“Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years”, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2008
“Works on Paper”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Sonic Youth etc. – Sensational Fix”, MUSEION – Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Bozen
“Yokohama Triennale 2008 – Time Crevasse”, Central and Waterfront Sites in Yokohama, Yokohama
“West Nile Style”, D’Amelio Terras, New York
“SONIC YOUTH etc. – SENSATIONAL FIX” – LiFE – International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint-Nazaire
“Drawing on Film”, The Drawing Center, New York
“Experiment Marathon Reykjavik – Listasafn Reykjavikur”, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík
“Matthew Brannon / Tony Conrad / Nathan Hylden – One Morning I Woke Up Very Early”, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp
“The Art of the Real”, Kunstmuseum aan zee, Ostend
“Here is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2007
“Borderline Behaviour”, Tent, Rotterdam
“Stay Forever and Ever and Ever”, The South London Gallery, London
“MindFrames”, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
“Peliculas”, (part of the project: ”Pedestrian Cinema“), Perros Negros, Madero
“Exposing Cinema”, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
“Between Thought and Sound: Graphic Notation in Contemporary Music”, The Kitchen, New York

2006
“The Expanded Eye. Sehen – entgrenzt und verflüssigt”, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich
“Day for Night”, Whitney Biennial 2006, New York
“Motore Immobile”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Expanded Cinema”, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
“Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“MindFrames: Media Study at Buffalo 1973-1990”, Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe

2005
“Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht”, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe
“Expérience de la durée – Experiencing Duration”, 8e Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
“Chtonic Cartographers”, Chesapeake Gallery, Hartford Community College, Bel Air

2004
“Reverse Engineers”, Antioch College, Yellow Springs
“Nexus: Constructing Theory and Value”, Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University
of Tennessee, Knoxville
“Is This Penny Ante or a High Stakes Game?”, Guggenheim Museum, New York
“Preparing for the Propaganda War in the Time of Global Culture”, Bard College

2003
Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred University, Artist residency

2002
“Organizing Visions”, Cornell University, Ithaca
“Under the Influence” Festival, University of North Carolina, Asheville
“In Western New York 2002”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

2001
New York Underground Film Festival. Anthology Film Archives touring exhibition
Members show, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
“In Western New York 2000”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
“I Am Sitting In A Room: Sound Works by American Artists: 1950-2000”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Sint-Lukas Artsschool, Film workshop, February 22-4, 2000, Brussel
“Volume”, P.S. 1, New York
“Music and Sound for ‘The Influence Machine’”, public installation by Tony Oursler, Madison Square Park, New York City / Soho Square, London
“Hot Artworks Now”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

2000
“In Western New York 2000”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
“Volume: Bed of Sound”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York / Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle

1999
“The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000 / The Cool World: Film & Video in America
1950-2000, Part I: The 1950s and 1960s” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1998
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Flaming Creature: the Art and Times of Jack Smith”, P.S.1, New York / The Andy Warhol
Museum, Pittsburgh / Berkeley Art Museum, California / Kunstwerke Berlin, Berlin
Anthology Film Archives, New York
“Black Velvet and Other Tactile Delights”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1997
Experimental Music/Arts Festival, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
“Hall of Mirrors: Art and Film Since 1945.” Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome / The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“Luminous Structures”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York / Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

1996
“Hall of Mirrors: Art and Film Since 1945.” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles /
The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
“Time Capsule: The Art of the Future”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
“New York State Media Festival”, Syracuse University, Syracuse
“Art, Social Concerns and the Approaching Millennium”, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

1995
“Un Cabinet d’ Amateurs No. 16″, Cinematheque Francaise, Paris
“Hallwalls Twenty Years”, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo
“707: Ten Years”, 707 Gallery, Frankfurt
Alternative Spaces Forum, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo
“Wired”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
“Alternatives: 20 Years of Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center”, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

1994
Video production residency, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1993
“In Western New York 1993”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
“In a Word with Technology”, with Constance De Jong, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
“Science Fair”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1992
Anthology Film Archives, New York
documenta IX, Kassel
“FluxAttitudes”, The New Museum, New York
“Abschied von Tim & Struppi”, Symposium, Hochschulgalerie, Bielefeld
“Generiques l Desordres”, Galerie National de Jeu de Paume, Paris
Videonale 5, Bonn
Members’ Exhibition, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo
“Expose Yourself”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1991
“In Western New York, 1991”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
“Video Witnesses, 1991”, travelling exhibition, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo
“Mind and Body Control”, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago
Massachusetts College of Art, residency, Boston
The Kitchen Center, New York

1990
Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Traversals: Instructions to the Double”, Long Beach Museum of Art, California
“Feeling the Faults: Confronting Dis-Ease Through the Mediated Body”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1989
The Relative Violin Festival, Berlin
Collective For Living Cinema, New York
“Songbooks”, John Cage (1970), performance, “Cage Revisited”, The Clocktower, New York
“Rewind: The Archaeology of Moving Images”, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester
National Alliance of Media Arts Centers Conference, Rochester
“In Western New York 1989”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
“Optical Pop: Opening the Mind’s Eye”, Harvard Film Archives, Cambridge
The 11th Annual San Francisco Art Institute Film and Festival
“Infermental 9: Herz von Europa”, International Film Festival, Berlin / Olympics Museum, Sarajevo / Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund / Medienkunstfestival, Osnabrück
“Forget the Big Idea – Whatever That Was: Recent Video Works, Collective for Living Cinema, New York
“The Tragedy of Structuralism”, Music Gallery, Toronto

1988
“Infermental 7”, Buffalo / Berlin / Budapest / Chicago / Cologne / Milwaukee / Rome / Turku and other venues
Great Lakes Film and Video Festival, Milwaukee
“Waterfront Video”, Dortmund
“Other Versions (Perversions)” Artists Space, New York
“42nd Western New York Exhibition”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Rierson Polytechnic Institute, Toronto
“Media Buff: Media Art in Buffalo, New York”, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University
Media Alliance Conference, American Film Institute, Los Angeles
New Music America Festival, Miami
“Media Migration: Videotapes by Filmmakers”, San Francisco Cinematheque
4eme Manifestation Internationale de Video et de Television, Montbeliard
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück
“Post-Currents: A Gallery of Electronic Art, State University of New York at Buffalo

1987
Japan 87 Film/Video Festival
Keynote address, Media Alliance Annual Conference, New York
Group Exhibition, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo

1986
Cincinnati Artists Group Effort, Ohio
Artmart Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Media Alliance Conference, Anthology Film Archives, York City
National Video Festival, The American Film Institute, Los Angeles
“The House”, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo
“Reckoning with Retooling: Video Artists’ Relationship(s) with their Instruments, 1970s and ’80s”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
“Forty-First Western New York Exhibition”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
“Site-ing the Almighty: Religion and Media”, Video Viewing Room, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1985
“Les Immatériaux”, Centre Pompidoux, Paris
“Super 8 Motel”, The Kitchen Center, New York (with Joe Gibbons)
“Techno-Bop”, Limbo Lounge, New York

1984
“Time as Structure in Art”, State University of New York at Purchase, New York
“Art on the Beach 6”, Battery Park City Landfill, New York
“Rankled Incantations”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1983
“New Media/New Issues”, College Art Association, Philadelphia
Media Alliance Conference, Rochester
6th Tokyo Video Festival, Tokyo
“Video Installation ’83”, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester

1982
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh
“CRIXFALVIKTMTAXELARTS”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo

1981
“Fluxus Revisited”, Media Study, Buffalo (contribution of Fluxus documents)
Neighborhood Film Project, Philadelphia
The Funnel, Toronto

1980
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
IV International Festival of Abstract Film, Marseille
Hartford Art School, Hartford
Jugoslavenska Kinematek, Belgrad
“The Pleasure Dome: Amerikansk Experimentfilm 1939-1979”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
“Hallwalls: 5 Years”, New Museum, New York
Washington Project for the Arts, Washington
A Space, Toronto
Sessnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Projects: Video XXXII”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1979
“Beau Fleuve”, American Center, Paris / Espanxe Lyonnais d’action Culturelle, Lyon / Musée Cantini, Marseilles / Media Study, Buffalo
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Cornell University, Ithaca
“Watching Movies: Failure and Success”, Millenium Film Workshop, New York
“Hallwalls Group Show”, Artspace, Peterborough
“Halllwalls: Five Years”, Upton Gallery, State University College at Buffalo / A Space, Toronto / New Museum, New York

1978
Indiana Film Council Travelling Film Program
Institute for North American Studies, Barcelona
“Benefit Show”, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo
“Buffalo Chicago Exchange”, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago

1977
American Film Institute, Washington
documenta IV, Kassel
“A History of the Avant Garde Cinema”, travelling exhibition of the American Federation of the Arts, premiered at the Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Snow Show”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
“Film als Film: 1910 bis heute”, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln / Akademie der Künste, Berlin / Museum
Folkwang, Essen / Württembergische Kunstverein, Stuttgart
“Wherewhen”, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center and CEPA, Buffalo

1976
American Film Seminar, State University of New York, Buffalo
Conference on Materials of Film, State University of New York, Buffalo
“Faculty Show”, Antioch College Department of Art, Yellow Springs

1975
Experimental Film Symposium, Miami University, Oxford
International Symposium of Film Theory and Practical Criticism, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Milwaukee
“Luminous Realities”, Wright State University (gallery exhibition & seminar), Dayton
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis
New York Avant Garde Festival

1974
College Art Association Convention, Detroit
Fifth International Experimental Film Competition, Knokke-Heist
New York Avant Garde Film Festival, New York

1972
Documenta V, Kassel
Art Program of the XX Year Olympic Games, München
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh
Hamburger Filmschau 72, Hamburg
NY Avant Garde Festival, New York
University of Rhode Island

1971
Albright College, Reading, Pa
Sonsbeek 71: “Buiten De Perken (Beyond Lawn and Order)”, Arnhem
Orson Welles Cinema, Cambridge

1970
Maeght Foundation Festival, St. Paul de Vence
Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.

1969
Film-Makers’ Cooperative, New York

1968
City Art Museum of Saint Louis, St. Louis
Herron Museum of Art, Indianapolis
Tokyo Film Art Festival, Tokyo

1967
Jewish Museum, New York
Midsummer Festival, East Hampton
Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Wien

1966
Film-Makers’ Cinematheque, New York
New York Film Festivall, New York
Now Festival, Washington, D.C.

Performances and Screenings

2019
LightNight Liverpool 2019, Tate Liverpool

2017
“55 Years on the Infinite Plain 1972-2017”, The Tanks, Tate Modern, London

2016
“Paul Sharits: Prescription and Collapsed Temporality”, in conjunction with the exhibition “IN ADVANCE OF A SHIPWRECK”, Studio for Propositional Cinema, Düsseldorf
“An Evening with Tony Conrad”, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Paul Sharits Book Launch with a recreation of a lecture by Tony Conrad, Light Industry, New York

2015
Berlin Atonal Festival, Berlin, Performance with Faust
America Is Hard to See, Performance at the opening, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Tony Conrad at 75: a benefit for ISSUE Project Room, Greene Naftali, New York

2014
Screening of The Flicker, 1965, Carte Blanche film program, organized by Christopher Williams in conjunction with Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2013
“( ), ( ), ( ), ( )”, Maureen Paley Gallery, London (filmscreening)

2011
“Out-Of-Sync”, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago
Numina Lente, Performance with Charlemagne Palestine, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, New York
Performance with Jutta Koether, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2010
Millennium, Film Workshop, Inc., New York
“Picture Industry (Goodbye to all that)”, Regen Projects & Regen Projects II, Los Angeles
“XXXMacarena”, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich (with John Miller and Jutta Koether)

2008
“An evening with Tony Conrad”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz Cologne
“Unprojectable: Projection and Perspective”, Tate Modern, London
Fiac Louvre Auditorium, Paris
“In D”, Louvre, Paris
“Reykjavik Experiment Marathon”, organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Olafur Eliasson, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik

2007
Solo music performance & film/video screening, O’artoteca, Milan
Curzon Soho Cinema, London
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
“Window Enactment”, performance for Performa 07, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Swiss Institute, New York. Solo music performance

2006
Cayuga Community College, Auburn, New York
Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
Cité de la Musique, Paris
“RUIN” Festival, Vienna
“X AVANT” Festival, Music Gallery, Toronto
“Volcanic Tongue” Festival, Glasgow (with Keiji Haino)
“Sonic Focus” Festival, Brown University
“Avanto” Festival, Helsinki
“Expanded Cinema” Festival, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart

2005
St. Lukas School of Art, Brussel
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Hampshire College, Massachusetts
Film Forum, Los Angeles
Subcurrent Festival, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
“2:13 Festival”, Small Music Theatre, Athen
Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain, The Kitchen, New York
“Suspending Time: Sound and Image in the work of Tony Conrad and Michael Snow”, Getty Center, Los Angeles
Festival “(K-RAA-K)3”, Ghent
IDEAL Festival, Lieu Unique, Nantes (with Charlemagne Palestine)
Kitchen Center, NYC
Klara Festival, Brussels

2004
Liquid Architecture Festival, Melbourne/Brisbane
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville
Festival “Suoni per il Popolo”, Casa del Popolo, Montreal
Festival “Expanded Cinema: Film als Spektakel, Ereignis und Performance”, Dortmund
“Sons et lumières: une histoire du son dans l’art du XXe siècle”, Centre Pompidou

2003
Cinéma La Clef, Paris
Ocularis, New York
(K-RAA-K)3 Festival, Kunstencentrum Belgie, Hasselt
Cinéma La Clef, Paris (with Charlemagne Palestine), also, “Living Theatre / Labirinti dell’Immaginario” Festival, Castel Sant’Elmo, Napoli

2002
Podewil, Berlin
University of California at Los Angeles
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

2001
Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. “Three Violins” (premiere)
University of California at San Diego, California. “Three Violins”
Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo. “Bricollage” (premiere)
Tonic, New York City (solo and group improvisational performances)

2000
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
New York Festival of Electronic Composers and Improvisers, Knitting Factory, New York
Festival “Brussels 2000”
Museu de Arts Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto
Wisconsin Film Festival, University of Wisconsin, Madison

1998
Los Angeles Film Forum
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
Art and Design College, Nagoya
Art Center College, Pasadena

1997
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
Artspace, Auckland
Also museums in Dunedin/Wellington

1996
Alfred University, Alfred, New York
Luna Cafe, Chicago

1995
Atlanta College of Art, Georgia
University of Illinois at Chicago

1994
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
Impakt Festival, Utrecht
Oberwelt e.V., Stuttgart
Hochschule der Bildene Kuenste, Braunschweig
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Babylon, Berliner Filmkunsthaus, Berlin

1993
NY State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York

1992
SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, New York

1991
The Kitchen Center, New York. (Video Retrospective)
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

1989
Loyola University, New Orleans

1988
Donnell Library, New York Public Library
Rierson Technical Institute, Toronto
Collective for Living Cinema, New York
State University College, Buffalo, New York
Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University

1987
“Video Viewpoints”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1986
SUNY Film/Video Festival, Buffalo, New York
Boston Film/Video Foundation

1985
Museum of Contemporary Art, Milwaukee
Tonawanda Council on the Arts, North Tonawanda

1984
The Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York
Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York
Millenium Film Workshop, New York
Creative Time, New York

1983
Anthology Film Archives, New York
Denver City Center, Denver
Point Blank, New York
Rocky Mountain Film Center, Boulder
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Artists Present Artists, New York

1982
Boston Film/Video Foundation
Kent State University, Ohio
Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
State University College at Brockport, Brockport, New York

1981
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Detroit Film Project at Focus Gallery
Media Study/Buffalo, New York
Toledo Media Project at University of Toledo, Ohio

1980
The Cinematheque at San Francisco Art Institute
Collective for Living Cinema, New York
Museum of Modern Art (“Projects: Video XXXII”), New York
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
Pasadena Film Forum, California
The Kitchen Center, New York
LAICA, Los Angeles
University of California at San Diego, California
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives

1979
American Center, Paris
Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario (performance of Tiding over till Tomorrow)
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Cornell University, Ithaca
Film Workshop at Westchester
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
SUNY FIlm and Video Festival, New Paltz, New York
Workspace, Albany, New York
Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, New York (performance of “Tiding over till Tomorrow” and “Music and the Mind of the World”)
The Kitchen, New York (performance as part of “New Music New York”)
Millenium Film Workshop, New York (lecture, “Watching Movies: Failure and Success”)
“New Music New York”, The Kitchen Center, New York
“New Music Performances at P.S.1″, P.S.1, New York
State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY Film and Video Festival)
Workspace, Albany, New York

1978
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (performance of Paul Sharits: Prescription and Collapsed Temporality”
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives
College Art Association Annual Conference, New York
Eye Music, San Francisco
Mills College, Oakland
Indiana Film Council traveling film program
Institute of North American Studies, Barcelona
Oasis, Los Angeles
Pasadena Film Forum
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco State College
State University of New York at Buffalo
State University of New York at Fredonia
Survival Arts Media, Jamestown
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
University Museum, Berkeley (Pacific Film Archives)
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester

1977
American Film Institute, Washington
Boston Film and Video Foundation
CEPA Gallery, Buffalo
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
The Kitchen, New York (premiere of “Tiding over till Tomorrow”)
Media Study, Buffalo
Third S.E.M. Spring Festival, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (performance of “Sunbow”)
State University of New York at Buffalo

1976
Kent State University, Kent
Millenium Film Workshop, New York
N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville
State University of New York at Buffalo (Conference on the Materials of Film)
State University of New York at Buffalo (Conference on teh Phenomenon of Violence in Theater and Film)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (performance of “Paul Sharits: Prescription and Collapsed Temporality”)
Berks Filmmakers, Inc., Reading
College art Association Annual Conference, Chicago (panelist, “The Film Dialectic: Object/Illusion”)

1975
“Annual Avant-Garde Festival”, New York
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul (residency)
“Experimental Film Symposium”, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
International Symposium of Film Theory and Practical Criticism, University of Wisconsin
Media Study, Buffalo
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
State University of New York at Buffalo, New York
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (screening of “Articulation of Boolean Algebra for Film Opticals”)

1974
Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (projects and ‘screens’ several para-cinematic works, including “4-X Attack”, “Bowed Film” and “Flicker Matte” as part of the Independent Film Makers Series)
Harvard University, Cambridge
“Fifth International Experimental Film Competition”, Knooke-Heist
Millennium Film Workshop, New York (performance of “7360 Sukiyaki”)
Media Study, Buffalo
State University of New York at Binghamton, New York
State University of New York at Buffalo, New York
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (performance of 7360 Sukiyaki)
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Annual Avant-Garde Festival, New York
Antioch College, Yellow Springs (screening of “Film Feedback”)

1973
The Kitchen, New York
Millennium Film Workshop, New York
State University of New York at Binghamton, New York
Media Study, Buffalo (performance of “7360 Sukiyaki”)
Syracuse University, New York
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

1972
Abaton-Kino, Hamburg
Albright College, Reading
Annual Avant-Garde Festival, New York
Arsenal, Berlin
Cinémathèque Suisse, Lausanne
Collectif Jeune Cinema, Paris
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Forum für Aktuelle Kunst, Innsbruck
Universität Freiburg, Freiburg
Galerie Heiner Friedrich, München
Hamburger Filmschau, Hamburg
“Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain”, The Kitchen, New York
London Filmmakers’ Cooperative
Art Program of the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich
Times Square, New York (performance of “Waterworks for the Summer Solstice” as part of “Twelve Events for George and the Solstice”)
Millennium Film Workshop, New York
Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Wien
Undependent Film Center, München
University of Freiburg
University of Rhode Island, South Kingston, Rhode Island
X-Screen, Cologne
Yale University, New Haven

1971
Millenium Film Workshop, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1970
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (screening of “Coming Attractions” and “Straight and Narrow”)

1969
New York University

1967
Yale University

1966
New York Film Festival, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (screening of “The Flicker”)

1961
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Media Works

Beholden to Victory (1980-2007). Computer-based self-editing feature film installation
Elvis in Shreveport (Installation video, 2006, 3 min)
Acropolis Lecture (Installation video, 2006, 8 min)
The Producer (2005). Video collaboration with Joe Gibbons and Louise Bourque
Conversation 2 (2005). Video, 5:40
Grading Tips for Teachers (2003, 13 min)
Conversation I (Installation video with 5-channel audio, 14 min, 2003)
Claiming Los Angeles (3 min, 2002)
Hart (5 min, 2001)
Group collaboration with the 8MM News Collective (1991-94): News Diaries series (Parts I-IV), others
Studio of the Streets (1991-93), over 100 videotapes. Weekly hour-long cable program shown on cable public access channel in Buffalo, co-produced with Cathy Steffan
The Sea and the Scientist (1991), 28 min
Artpark–One Year Later (1991), 28 min, for the cable series Nothing You Say
Lookers (In progress, 1984- ), Pilot segment, 3 min
Long-shot/run/dead (In progress, 1986- ). Part I, completed and exhibited, 11 min
Lafayette Square. Cable TV documentary on Gulf War protest in Buffalo, 27 min, 1991
The Flicker (Computer-generated Amiga video with audio track, 1966-91, 23 min)
No Europe. Videotape, 14 min, with Chris Hill, 1990
Panoptikon. Video installation, 1988
That Faraway Look. Videotape, 25 min, 1988
Redressing Down. Videotape, 18 min, 1988
Come On In (1986). Videotape, 16 min
Weak Bodies, Strong Wills (1986). Videotape, 5 min
Suburban Discipline and Fun: Labyrinth with Video, Performance, and Dioramas (1986). Installation.
In Line (1986). Videotape, 7 min
Eye Contact (1985). Videotape, 8 min
Asinine States (1985). Videotape, 2 min
Run Dick, Run Jane (1985). Videotape, 3 min
Ipso Facto (1985). Videotape, 7 min
Literature and Revolution (with Joe Gibbons) (1985), Videotape, 3 min
Research/Performance (1985). Videotape, 10 min
Beholden to Victory (1983 version). Videotape, 25 min
Knowing with Television (1983). Videotape and installation work, 21 min
Sip Twice, Sandry (1983). Videotape, 1 min
Height 100 (1983). Videotape, 14 min
Export Import (1982). 16mm, 14 min
Accordion (1981). Videotape, 7 min
Teddy Tells Jokes (1980). Videotape, 4 min
Music and the Mind of the Word (1979-81). Performance documentation tapes, video and audio formats, many hours
Phonograph (1979). Silent 16mm film fragment
Movie Show (1977). Videotape, 60 min
Concord Ultimatum (1977). Videotape, 35 min
Cycles of 3’s and 7’s (1977). Vdeotape, 23 min
Mickey Mouse (1976). 16mm, 2 min
Moment Propagation (1975). Audio with slider, 40 min
Shadow File (1975). Photochromic panel and lamps, installation piece
Aquarium (1975). 16mm, 7 min
Articulation of Boolean Algebra for Film Opticals (1975). 16mm, 75 min
Roast Kalvar (2 realizations) (1974). 16mm, exhibition work
Boiled Shadow (1974). 16mm, 3 min
Flicker Matte (1974), 16mm, exhibition work
Pickled 3M-150 (12 realizations) (1974). 16mm, exhibition work
7360 Sukiyaki (April 27, 1974; June 15, 1974). 16mm, performance work
Bowed Film (1974). 16mm, performance work
Photochromic Emulsion Loop (1974). 16mm, variable duration
Pickle Wind (1974). 16mm, 3 min.
Electrocuted 4-X, (1974). 16mm, 10 min.
Film Feedback (1974). 16mm, 14 min.
7360 Sukiyaki (December 17, 1973). 16mm, performance work
Raw Film (1973). 16mm, exhibition work
Deep Fried 7360 (200′ version) (1973). 16mm, exhibition work
7302 Creole (1973). 16mm, 1 min.
Deep Fried 4-X Negative (2 versions) (1973). 16mm, exhibition work
Curried 7302 (1973). 16mm, 2 min.
4-X Attack (1973). 16mm, 1 min.
Deep Fried 7302 (1973). 16mm, exhibition work
Loose Connection (1973). 16mm, 55 min.
Film of Note (1973). Super-8, sound, 45 min.
Yellow Movie series (1972). Multiple realizations, including the “Twenty New Movies” shown at Millenium Film Workshop, a forty-monitor video version shown at The Kitchen, Yellow Movie- 35mm Format (series of four), and others between 1972 and 1976.
Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain (1972). 16mm, four screens, 14 min.
Four Square (with Beverly Grant Conrad) (1971). 16mm, four screens, 14 min.
Straight and Narrow (with Beverly Grant Conrad) (1970). 16mm, 10 min.
Coming Attractions (with Beverly Grant Conrad) (1970). 16mm, 78 min.
The Eye of Count Flickerstein (1967, revised 1975), 7 min.
The Flicker (1966). 16mm, 25 min.

Published Recordings

Fantastic Glissando (1969), Table of the Elements reissue of vinyl LP, 2006, CD
Untitled (2005, with Tim Barnes and Mattin), Celebrate Psi Phenomenon, (60:48),
New Zealand, 2007. CD
Included in Avanto 2006, (2006), Avanto Recordings, Helsinki, 2006, CD
An Aural Symbiotic Mystery (2005, with Charlemagne Palestine), (51:32), Sub Rosa,
Brussels, 2006, CD
Joan of Arc (1968), (64:31). Table of the Elements, Atlanta, 2006, CD
Bryant Park Moratorium Rally (1969) MP3 release (2003), Table of the Elements
Included in (K-RAA-K)3 Festival 2003, CD, Kunstencentrum Belgie, Hasselt, Belgium
Included in Out of Nowhere: Electro-acoustic music from the upstate, CD,
Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo (2003)
Included in The Wire 20 Years 1982-2002: CD Audio Issue of The Wire, London (2002)
Included in An Anthology Of Noise & Electronic Music Vol.1, Sub Rosa CD (Belgium, 2002)
Included in Angus MacLise: The Cloud Doctrine, Sub Rosa CD SR182 (2002)
Outside the Dream Syndicate: 30th Anniversary Reissue, Table of the Elements, Atlanta. 2xCD box
set. (2002; Tony Conrad & Faust)
Thunderboy. Archival recordings recorded in 1973-75. Atlanta: Table of the Elements (2002). CD
Tony Conrad & Alexandria Gelencser ‘live in Austin, TX 1999 (2001). Audio LP
release “Lactamose 01”
Brain Damage in Oklahoma City (Fall 2000), recorded 1968. On Angus MacLise Vol. 2, Siltbreeze 81.
MacLise/La Monte Young/Marian Zazeela, performers. CD Table of the Elements #74
Inside the Dream Syndicate Volume I: Day of Niagara (1965) (2000) John Cale/Tony Conrad/Angus
Jack Smith: Les E.G.s Damnees. Compilation of archival recordings and performances, 1962-64
Early Minimalism: Volume I. (1997) Four-CD box set, augmented by CD-ROM interview segments, and with 64-page booklet by Tony Conrad. Table of the Elements
Four Violins (1964) (1996), phonograph record with text. Atlanta: Table of the Elements
Nickel, with improvised selections by Jim O’Rourke, Tony Conrad, Richard Youngs, Faust, Keith Rowe Table of the Elements #28, 1995. 33 1/3 rpm record
May (Conrad 1994), performed by Tony Conrad, Alex Gelencser, and Jim O’Rourke. Included in “Copper”, Table of the Elements #29, 1995. 33 1/3 rpm record
Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain (Conrad 1971) (excerpt), performed by Tony Conrad, David Grubbs, and Jim O’Rourke, in “Copper,” Table of the Elements #29, 1995. 33 1/3 rpm record
Slapping Pythagoras (1995). Tony Conrad, solo violin, with six guitars, three violins, cello, long string
drone, bass clarinet; 42:54. Recorded Studio Steve Albini. Table of the Elements CD 23
Outside the Dream Syndicate (1972). LP record. Tony Conrad with Faust. Caroline Records C1501