JOAN FONTCUBERTA


Biography


Born February 24, 1955 in Barcelona
Lives and works in Barcelona

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

 

2012 Through the looking glass, Photoforum PasquArt, Bienne

A través del mirall, Museu de l’Empordà, Figueres

Sirènes, CAIRN Réserve Géologique de Haute-Provence, Digne-les-Bains

Through the looking glass, Photoforum PasquArt, Bienne

2011 Fauna, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mèxico

A través del espejo, Puertas de Castilla, Murcia

A través del espejo, Casa de la Moneda, Bogotá

Frontal Nude i altres paisatges, Palma XII, Vilafranca del Penedès

2010 La Chartreuse, Avignon

De Natura, Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille

Through the looking glass, Galeria Angels Barcelona

[Artspace] at Untitled, Oklahoma City

Landscapes Without Memory, Foam, Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam

Resiliència, Galeria Mayoral, Barcelona

Miracles et Cie – L’Odyssée du Soyouz, La Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon

2009 Images Recalled, Reiss-Engelhorn Museen, Mannheim

Alter llenguatges, Fundació Espais, Girona

Blow up Blow up, Atelier des Forges, Arles

Datascapes, Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham

Googlegramas, Galeria Vanguardia, Bilbao

Santa inocencia, Museo de Albarracín

Hydropithèque: la sirène d’Annecy, Musée-Château,

Annecy

2008 Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich, Germany

Des monstres et des prodiges, Musée-Château, Annecy

Sputnik, Musée Gassendi, Digne

Googlegramas, Palacete del Embarcadero, Santander

Googlegramas, Instituto Cervantes, Valladolid

Deconstructing Osama, Fundació Octubre, Valencia

2007 Landscapes without Memory, The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, USA Orogenesis, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA

Perfida Imago, Musée d’Angers (France) Datascapes, Galerie VU, Quebec Datascapes, Espace Virtuel, Chicoutimi, Canada Landscapes without Memory, Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko-Biala (Poland) Deconstructing Osama, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Palma de Mallorca Googlegrams, Galeria Visor, Valencia Googlegrams, Galeria Xavier Fiol, Palma de Mallorca Googlegrams, Studio Marangoni, Florence Googlegrams, Australian Center of Photography, Sydney Googlegrams, My Name is Lolita Gallery, Madrid Goglegrams, Galería Fernando Silió, Santander

2006 Landscapes without Memory, Aperture Foundation, New York Googlegrams, Zabriskie Gallery, New York Datascapes, Artcore / Fabrice Marcolini, Toronto Contravisions, Pavillion des Arts, Aix-en-Provence La sirena del Tormes, Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca

Orogenesis, Galeria Cadaqués Dos, Cadaqués

2005 Sciences – Friction, Musée de l’Hotel-Dieu, Mantes-la-Jolie (France)

Miracles et Cie, Cloître Saint-Trophime, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles

Googlegrammes, Institut Cervantes, Paris

Orogenesis : Dalí, Galería Bacelos, Vigo

Pin Zhuang, Forum Pasquart, Bienne (Switzerland)

Pin Zhuang, Casa de Cultura Ignacio Aldecoa, Vitoria

Mazzeri, Centre Culturel de Bastia (Corse)

Lugares comunes, Fotomuseo, Bogotá

2004 Pin Zhuang, Zabriskie Gallery, New York Karelia : Miracles & Co, Galeria Forum, Tarragona

Imaginary Gardens, Centro Cultural Español, Miami Imaginary Gardens, Centro Culrural Español, Mexico DF Orogenesis : Dalí, Galeria Senda, Barcelona

Orogenesis : Dalí, Galeria Xavier Fiol, Palma de Mallorca

Orogenesis : Dalí, Galería Vanguardia, Bilbao

Mazzeri, Institut Français, Barcelona Pin Zhuang, Galerie Synopsis, Lausanne

2003 Imaginary Gardens, The Salvador Dalí Museum, St Petersburg, FL

La isla de los vascos, Artium, Vitoria La isla de los vascos, Ertzi Museoa, San Sebastian

Karelia : Miracles & Co, Zabriskie Gallery, New York

Karelia : Miracles & Co, Etelä-Karjalan Taidemuseo, Lappenranta, Finland El ojo, la cámara y la guitarra, Museo Picasso, Málaga

El ojo, la cámara y la guitarra, Aliança Francesa, Sabadell Orogenesis, Galería T20, Murcia

Orogenesis, Galería Spectrum, Zaragoza

Mazzeri, Bastion de Saint Lorent, Corsica

Securitas, Chateau de Salses (Francia)

2002 Karelia : Miracles & Co, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid

Paysages Encryptés, Galerie Nathalie Pariente, Paris

Scherzi della Natura, Fondazione Italiana per la Fotografia, Torino

Simulis, Forum Culturel, Blanc-Mesnil (France)

Pin Zhuang, Galeria Vanguardia, Bilbao

Pin Zhuang, Galeria Xavier Fiol, Palma de Mallorca

Securitas, Sala Caballerizas, Murcia

Securitas, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon

Constelaciones, Transfoma, Vitoria

Orogenesis, Galeria Rrose Selavy, Barcelona

2001 Contra Natura, Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Roma)

Contra Natura, Museo de la Universidad de Alicante

Sputnik, Bell Gallery, List Art Center (Providence)

Pin Zhuang, Galeria Senda (Barcelona)

Securitas, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica (Barcelona) Securitas, Fundación Telefónica (Madrid) Securitas, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica (Barcelona) Twilight Zones, Adriana Schmidt Galerie (Stuttgart) Joan Fontcuberta, La Fábrica (Madrid) Twilight Zones, Galerie 52 (Anterwen)

Semiopolis, Yeni Tzami (Museum of Archeology) (Tessaloniki)

Fauna, Dunlop Gallery (Regina)

2000 Twilight Zones, Zabriskie Gallery (New York) Semiopolis, Adriana Schmidt Galerie (Cologne) Twilight Zones,Galeria Cesar (Lisbon) Twilight Zones, Museu Comarcal Salvador Vilaseca (Reus, Spain) Fauna, Musée du Seminaire (Sherbrooke, Canada) Sputnik, Galeria Tinta Invisible (Barcelona) Sirens, Galerie du Cairn (Digne, France) Fauna, Presentation House (Vancouver) Mummies Garden, L’Oeil de Poisson (Quebec City) Fauna, TPW Gallery (Toronto) Countervisions, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo (Madrid)


Selected Group Exhibitions
1995 The End(s) of the Museum, Fundació Tápies, Barcelona
1994 Lessons in Life, The Art Institute of Chicago
1994 Barcelona a vol d'artista, Centre de Cultura Contemporania, Barcelona
1994 Quest for the Moon and Other Stories, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1993 Curios et Mirabilia, Chateau d'Oiron, France
1993 Within Memory, Montage '93. Midtown Plaza Center, Rochester, and Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA
1993 Flora Photographica, New York Public Library, and Muses des Beaux Arts, Montreal
1992 More Than One Photography: Works Since 1980 from the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1992 De la curiosité. Petite anatomie d'un regard, Dazibao, Montreal
1992 La Ménagerie du Palais, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
1991 La photographie en miettes, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre George Pompidou, Paris
1991 Des vessies et des lantevnes, Centre Culturel La Botanique, Brussels, and Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
1990 Signs of Life. Process and Materials, 1960-1990, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

Selected Public Collections
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Art Institute, Chicago
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara
National Gallery of Art, Ottawa, Canada
Museo de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires
Museo Espanol de Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid
MNAC Barcelona
IVAM Valencia
MNCARS Madrid
MACBA Barcelona
ARTIUM Vitoria
Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
FNAC, Paris
FRAC, Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
FRAC, Champagne-Ardennes, Reims, France
FRAC, Rhone-Alpes, France
Musée Cantini, Marseilles
Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Musée de Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark

Publications
Landscapes without Memory, Aperture, 2005
Miracles et Cie, Actes Sud, Arles, 2005
Joan Fontcuberta: Sciences – Friction, Ed. Somogy, Paris, 2005
Pin Zhuang, Arte y Naturaleza, Madrid, 2004
Mazzeri, Centre Méditerranéen de la Photographie, Bastia, 2003
La Isla de los Vascos, Artium, Vitoria, 2003
Mapping Dalí, Dalí Museum, St Petersburg, FL, 2003
Karelia: Milagros & Co, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, 2002
Securitas, Editorial GG, Barcelona, 2001
Contra Natura, Actar, Barcelona, 2001
Securitas, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, 2001
Joan Fontcuberta, Phaidon, London
Twilight Zones, Actar, Barcelona, 2000
The Artist & The Photograph, Actar, Barcelona, 2000
Ciencia y fricción, Mestizo, Murcia, 1998
Sputnik, Fundación Arte y Tecnologia and Fundacion Sputnik, 1997
Historia Artificial: Joan Fontcuberta: El Cor I Les Tenebres, Ivam Centre Julio Gonzalez, 1997
L'artista e La Fotografia: Acura di Joan Fontcuberta, Galleria Civica, Modena, 1995
Joan Fontcuberta, Wundergarten der Natur, Rupertinum, 1995
Joan Fontcuberta, Moby Dick, Tarragona, 1995
Ria De Bilbao: Vulkanoren Sutegia, Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, 1994
Joan Fontcuberta, Constel-lacions, Generalitat de Catalunya, 1994
Joan Fontcuberta, Lankidetzak, Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, 1994
Joan Fontcuberta, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1990
Joan Fontcuberta: Frotogramas, Galerie Juana Mordo, Madrid, 1989
Fauna Secreta, Fundacio Caixa de Catalunya, Barcelona, 1989
Joan Fontcuberta, Pere Formiguera, Fauna, Junta de Andalucia, 1989
Frottogrammes, Dept de Cultura, Generalitat de Catalunya, 1988
Fauna, European Photography, Gottingen, Germany
Ciencia y Ficcion, Palacio Almudi,Ajuntament de Murcia, 1987
Animal-trouvé, Caja de Ahorros Vizcaina, Bilbao, 1985
Herbarium, Cromoarte, Barcelona, 1985
Herbarium, ed. Gustavo Gili, Barcelona, 1984


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