Kerry Tribe

Kerry Tribe

Kerry Tribe

Critical Mass, 2013
HD Video
50 1/4 x 89 in.

b. 1973 Boston, MA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California


MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, NY

BA, Brown University, Providence, RI

Solo Exhibitions

Kerry Tribe: Critical Mass, performance at Modern Mondays, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Kerry Tribe: Critical Mass, performance at Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco
Studio #6: Kerry Tribe "Do You Know What Time Is?" Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

There Will Be ________, 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA
Kerry Tribe: Critical Mass, performance at Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK
Kerry Tribe: Speak, Memory, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada*

Dead Star Light, Camden Arts Center, London
Dead Star Light, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford

Dead Star Light, Arnolfini, Bristol*
Retrospective: Kerry Tribe, Migrating Forms Festival, New York

H.M.,1301PE, Los Angeles

Near Miss, Artspeak, Vancouver
Art Statements, Art Basel 38, Galerie Maisonneuve, Basel

Rewind, REC, Berlin
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin*
Galerie Maisonneuve, Paris

Here & Elsewhere, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

Florida, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago

MWMWM Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Group Exhibitions

Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War, Imperial War Museum North, Manchester
Un Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Migrating Forms Film Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn

Trapping Lions in the Scottish Highlands, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
Images of an Infinite Film, Museum of Modern Art, New York
NYFF51: Views from the Avant-Garde, New York Film Festival, New York
57th BFI London Film Festival, London
Salon Der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Either - Or, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sound and Vision, Paris Photo Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Tiger Competition for Short Films, International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Greetings from Los Angeles, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
True Stories: Scripted Realities, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Lo Bueno y Lo Malo, Galeria Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Out-Of- , Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA; Galerie Dohyang Lee, Paris, France

The Distance Between You and Me: Three Artists from Vancouver, Los Angeles and Guadalajara, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
The Limits, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener
All of this and nothing, Hammer Museum / LAXART, Los Angeles*
Highways Connect and Divide, Foxy Production, New York

Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin*
2010: Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York*
One Room, One Work: Philippe Parreno, Kerry Tribe, Rirkrit Tiravanija, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Auto-Kino!, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin*
How Many Billboards, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles*
A very, very long cat, Wallspace, New York

Enonces, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg
talk talk, The Interview as Artistic Practice, Academy of Visual Arts [HGB], Leipzig
Kunstverein Medienturm Graz, Austria; Galerie 5020, Salzburg

Idle Youth, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Re-enactments, DHC-ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal
Memory is Your Image of Perfection, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Multiverse, Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont
The Lining of Forgetting: Internal & External Memory in Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image Part II: Realisms, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
History Will Repeat Itself – Strategies of Re-enactment in Contemporary Art, CSW Centrum Sztuki
Współczesnej  / Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw*

History Will Repeat Itself – Strategies of Re-enactment in Contemporary Art, Hartware
MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, & KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin*
Doppelgänger, MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo*
Moment Making, ARTSPACE, Auckland
Villa Photon, International Film Festival Rotterdam, 36th Edition, Rotterdam
Elephant Cemetery, Artists Space, New York*Exile of the Imaginary: Politics / Aesthetics / Love, Generali Foundation, Vienna*
Material for the Making, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York

Happiness, Gagosian Gallery, 4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Down By Law, organized by The Wrong Gallery for the 2006 Whitney Biennial, New York
Werkleitz Biennale — Happy Believers, Werkleitz Biennale, Halle (Saale)
700% Plus KB Kunsthal Centenniale, KB Kunsthal, Copenhagen

De Sculptura, Galerie Ruzicska, Max-Gandolph-Bibliothek, Salzburg
Contour II, 2nd Biennial for Video Art, Mechelen*
Over Sight, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

How Can You Resist?, LA Freewaves: 9th Biennial Festival of Film, Video and New Media, Los Angeles
2004 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach*
Adaptive Behavior, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Between You and Me, SculptureCenter, Long Island City
2048 km, Or Gallery, Vancouver*

First Person, Mercer Union, Toronto
Pol-i-tick, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown
Echo Sparks, Ars Electronica Center, Linz

Videodrome II, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
A Show That Will Show That a Show Is Not Only a Show, The Project, Los Angeles*
Alternate Routes, California Museum of Photography, Riverside
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück

Not Quite Myself Today, ASU Art Museum, Tempe
Drawn From L.A. (Home Is Where the Heart Is), Midway Initiative, St. Paul
Impakt Festival, Centraal Museum, Utrecht

Leaving the Island: Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival, Pusan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pusan
Fact-Fiction, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg*
D>Art.00, Sydney Film Festival, Sydney

4ème Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Electronique, Champ Libre, Montreal
Impakt Festival, Utrecht*

Selected Bibliography

Martha Schwendener, “Phanstasms of an Analog Twilight” in The New York Times, Jan. 2 2014

Matthew Goulish, “A Clear Day and No Memories: Neurology, Philosophy, and Analogy in Kerry Tribe’s H.M.” in art journal, Fall 2013
Andy Battaglia, “The Message is the Medium” in The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 6, 2013
Jody Zellen, “Kerry Tribe” in Artillary, Feb. 7, 2013

Kevin McGarry, “Kerry Tribe’s ‘There Will Be ________’” in Art Agenda, Nov. 1, 2012
Sharon Mizota, “In video art, Kerry Tribe works through Doheny mystery,” in Los Angeles Times. Oct. 2012
Adler, Dan, “Kerry Tribe: Power Plant, Toronto, Canada,” in Frieze. Issue 149, Sept. 2012
Jori Finkel, “Artists Alison Saar, Kerry Tribe, William Leavitt are USA fellows” in Los Angeles Times, Dec. 2012
Leora Morinis, “Watching Audrey Think” in …might be good, Jan. 2012

Brian Dillon, “Into the Abyss” in Sight and Sound, July
Kathleen Madden, “Critics’ Picks: Kerry Tribe” in, June
Skye Sherwin, “Artist of the week 139: Kerry Tribe” in The Guardian online, May 19
Mark Sheerin, “Kerry Tribe explores time, space and memory through film at Camden Arts Centre” in Culture 24 online, May 26
Courtney Barella, “Kerry Tribe’s Dead Star Light exhibition at Camden Arts Centre” in NW3 News online, May 19
Shana Nys Dambrot, “Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light” in Flavorpill online, May 13
Rosalie Doubal, “Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light” in Time Out London, May 26-June1

Kerry Tribe, Dead Star Light (monograph), Arnolfini, Bristol; Camden Arts Centre, London; Modern Art, Oxford
Paul Teasdale, “Kerry Tribe at Arnolfini” in Frieze, October
Laura Cumming, “Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light” in The Guardian, August 22
Chus Martínez, “Whitney Biennial” in Artforum, May
Dan Fox, “”Whitney Biennial 2010” in Frieze, May
Halle, Howard, “2010 Whitney Biennial” in Time Out New York, March 4-10
McGarry, Kevin, “2010: A Small Odyssey” in Rhizome News online, March 10
Holland Cotter, “At a Biennial On a Budget, Tweaking And Provoking” in The New York Times, Feb 26
Carolina Miranda, “Whitney Biennial: Three Must-Sees,” Morning Edition, WNYC, Februrary 25
Gloria Sutton, “Kerry Tribe,” in How Many Billboards? Art In Stead, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles
Suzanne Hudson, “A Very, Very Long Cat at Wallspace,” in Artforum, April
Scarlet Cheng, “Art is the message on these billboards,” in Los Angeles Times, February 20
Erica Zora Wrightson, “The Big Canvas,” in LA Weekly, Mar 18

Martin Herbert, “Focus: Kerry Tribe” in Frieze, September
Michael Ned Holte, “Kerry Tribe at 1301PE” in Artforum, Summer
Catherine Taft, “Kerry Tribe, H.M. at 1301 PE” in Art Review, Summer
Tucker Neel, “Kerry Tribe at 1301PE” in Artlies, Summer

Colin Browne, “The Frisson of Artifice,” in Retrospect, Artspeak, Vancouver
Karen Rosenberg, “Now You Percieve It, Now You Think You Do,” in The New York Times, August 22
Anja Bock, “Re-enactments, Montreal,” in Art Papers, March/April
Luke Heighton, “History Will Repeat Itself: Strategies of Re-Enactment in Contemporary Art,” in ArtReview, February
Robin Laurence, “A flash of near-totalled recall,” in Georgia Straight, Jan 3-10

Kerry Tribe, Althea Thauberger, Melanie O’Brian, “Make-Up: Conversation about Medium,” in X-Tra, Fall
Gloria Sutton, “Kerry Tribe,” in Ice Cream, Phaidon Press, London
Parveen Adams, “Art in the Time of Repetition,” in Exil des Imaginärin: Politik / Äesthetik / Liebe (Exile of the Imaginary: Politics / Aesthetics / Love), Generali Foundation, Vienna
Juli Carson, “Exile of the Imaginary: Politics / Aesthetics / Love,” in Exil des Imaginärin: Politik / Äesthetik / Liebe (Exile of the Imaginary: Politics / Aesthetics / Love), Generali Foundation, Vienna

Kerry Tribe: Recent History (monograph), American Academy in Berlin, Berlin
Power Ekroth, “Draft Deceit,” in: Frieze, June-August
Candice Breitz, “Artist’s Favourites,” in Spike, Summer
Silke Hohmann, “Monopol Watchlist: Fünf junge Künstler, die uns aufgefallen sind,” in Monopol, June-July
Miranda Robbins, “Kerry Tribe” for “Focus Los Angeles” in Flash Art International, January/February


Sophie Ekwe-Bell, LA Artland, Black Dog Publishing, London
Jan Tumlir, “California Biennial,” in Artforum, February

Christopher Knight, “Biennial Arrives and So Does a Museum,” in Los Angeles Times, October 12
Kenneth Johnson, “Adapting and Constructing in a Dizzily Changing World,” in The New York Times, September 24
Daniel Adler, “Kerry Tribe at LACE,” in Art in America, September
Holly Myers, “Itineraries,” in Los Angeles Times, August 20
Michael Ned Holte, “Critic’s Pick: Itineraries,” in, August 2
Eve Wood, “Kerry Tribe,” in Artweek, February
Anne Lesley Selcer, “Somewhere Else,” in Goin’ Solo, Or Gallery, Vancouver

Christopher Knight, “Around the Galleries,” in Los Angeles Times, December 26
Bill Stamets, “Kerry Tribe: Critic’s Choice,” in The Chicago Reader, April 18
Leslie Dick, Sharon Hayes, Mary Kelly, Kerry Tribe, “Something Like a Bridge: A Conversation on the Occasion of ‘Gloria: Another Look at Feminist Art in the 1970s’” in X-Tra, Spring

Rita Gonzales, “Kerry Tribe’s History/Detour,” in Independent Film & Video Monthly, July
Miranda July, “Let’s Walk Together,” in Independent Film & Video Monthly, July
Ann Klefstad, “Drawn From LA,” in New Art Examiner, March-April

Robert Pincus, “Life As We Know It,” in San Diego Union-Tribune, December 5
Frederico Windhausen, “Unpacking,” in Zing Magazine, Winter

Claire Daigle, “Kerry Tribe,” in New Art Examiner, December-January 

Selected Awards, Fellowships and Residencies

Artadia Fund for Art and Dialogue Awardee

United States Artists Fellow
Creative Capital Grantee

Guna S. Mundheim Fellow, American Academy in Berlin
Artist in Residence, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Awardee

Artists’ Resource for Completion Grantee, The Durfee Foundation
Associate Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency, Florida

Hoyt Scholarship, Department of Art, UCLA

Clifton Webb Fine Arts Scholarship
Darcy Haymen Award, Department of Art, UCLA


Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, CA
Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, CA

Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, CA

Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA

Selected Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
FRAC Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, USA
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium