CV

Education | Residencies | Fellowships

  • 2013-2015 Vera List Fellow, Vera List Center for Art and Politics. New York, New York
  • 2006-2007 Eyebeam, Artist in Residence, New York. New York
  • 2001-2002 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1998-2000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Masters of Science in Visual Studies. Read My Thesis
  • 1991-1995 Cornell University. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Ithaca, New York
  • 1994 Lorenzo de Medici. Painting and Critical Theory. Florence, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2016

  • The Proposal, San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, California
  • Ex-Voto, LABOR, México City, México
  • The Proposal, Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. Curated by Giovanni Carmine

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Closet Drama Berkeley Art Museum: Matrix Program, Berkeley, California. Curated by Elizabeth Thomas

2010

2009

2008

  • Article 12 at Stroom and The AIVD (The Secret Service of the Netherlands). The Hague, Netherlands

2007

2005

  • Libration Point. Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam. Curated by Jelle Bouwhuis. Press Release.
  • Evidence Locker, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Gambier Night, Public projection, Tschumi Pavillion. Groningen, Netherlands

2004

  • Thomas Makes a Wish, Brussels

2003

2002

  • Facades. Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Rhinestoning Headquarters by System Azure. Permanent installation. Amsterdam Police Headquarters, Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

  • Naked Life, Museum of Contemporary Arts Taipei (MOCA Taipei), Curated by Manray Hsu & Maren Richter, Taipei
  • Lost and Found Video Screening, Art in General, New York
  • Chaos Communication Congress 23rd Annual Hackers Conference Art Exhibition, Berlin
  • The Lost Highway Expedition, through Ljubljana, Zagreb, Novi Sad, Belgrade, Skopje, Pristina, Tirana, Podgorica and Sarajevo. Project by the School of Missing Studies and Centrala Foundation
  • Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, curated by Michael Rush. Rose Art Museum, Massachusetts
  • The 7th Side of the Die, Alona Kagan Gallery, Group Exhibition, New York
  • Supervision: Jill Magid and Nicoline van Harskamp, UCR Museum of Photography, California

2005

  • And the Story Begins group show, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam
  • Berlin Art Fair, Galerie van Gelder, Berlin
  • Balance and Power, Curated by Michael Rush. Krannert Art Museum, Illinois. Press Release
  • Positioning statement | Image Cairo 3, Townhouse Gallery. Cairo
  • Evidence Locker, Solo Exhibition. Technical University, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • DMZ 2005_Korea, A project between North and South Korea, curated by Yu Yeon Kim
  • HTMlles, International Biennial of Cyberart, Montreal, Canada
  • ADAM, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
  • On Patrol, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL. Curated by Saskia Bos

2004

  • Evidence Locker, Tate Museum Liverpool, Liverpool Biennial, United Kingdom
  • Retrieval Room, FACT. Liverpool Biennial. Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Video Program, De Balie, Facade Screen. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Kunstrai, Galerie van Gelder. Amsterdam, Netherlands

2003

  • FILM@33, TURF, Brooklyn, New York
  • Yellow Pages, Turm Gallery, Germany. Curated by John Armeleder

2002

  • Surveillance and Control, World-Information Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Museum Night: Home Movies, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Married by Powers, with Paulina Olowska. TENT, Rotterdam, Holland

Performances | Readings

2013 

2012

  • Failed States, A Reading, at Press Release Art in General, New York. Moderated by Daniel Kunitz, Editor of Modern Painters

2011

2010 

2009 

2007 

2006

  • Intimate Relations, The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, curated by Corrine Fitzpatrick, New York
  • Composite, Alona Kagan Gallery, with Bradley Pitts, New York

2003

  • Kafkahouse, Manifestacao International de Perfromance, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2002

  • Rhinestoning Headquarters, Security Ornamentation Installation, Police Headquarters, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2001

  • Unmade, Facades, Museum Van Loon Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Intimacy, Collaboration with Pure Luck Dance Group. De Parel Gallery. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Intimates Unfolding, Xth Ave. Lounge. New York, New York
  • Intimacy, Collaboration with Pure Luck Dance Group. De Parel Gallery. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • The Lap Cushion, Public performance. Boston, Massachusetts
  • Monitoring Desire, Harvard Science Center. MIT Thesis Performance. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Lobby 7, MIT main lobby. Cambridge, Massachusetts

1999

  • Kissmask, Public performance. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Urban Attire, Public performances. Cambridge, Massachusetts

Grants | Awards

  • 2015 The Cuervo Foundation, Tequila 1800 Collection Acquisition Award, Mexico
  • 2006 Basis Stipendium. Fonds Voor Beldende Kunsten, Netherlands
  • 2005 Mama Cash. Grant for Arts Culture and Media
  • 2002 The Reverse Torah. Project grant, Stichting Schürmann -Krant
  • 2001-2 Bank LaBouchere Stipend for Rijksakademie residency
  • The Netherland-America Foundation Fellowship. Fulbright Grant
  • 2000 La Flaneuse, Project grant. MIT Council for the Arts.1999 The Lap Cushion, Project grant. MIT Council for the Arts
  • 1998 Jacob K. Javitz Fellowship. American Federal Government Fellowship
  • 1997 Walter King Stone Memorial Prize. Cornell University. Ithaca, New York

Commissions

  • 2005-8 AIVD, the secret service of The Netherlands. Permanent Installation, The Netherlands
  • 2006 LOVE. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Off the Record Commission
  • 2004 Liverpool Biennial International 

Teaching

  • 2015 Columbia University, MFA Visiting Critic, New York, New York
  • 2015 Parsons School of Design, MFA Program Grad Core Studio Visitor, New York, New York
  • 2014 The Cooper Union, Sculpture Studio, New York, New York
  • 2014 Parsons School of Design, MFA Program Grad Core Studio Visitor, New York, New York
  • 2013 The Cooper Union, Sculpture Studio, New York, New York
  • 2010 - 2012 The Cooper Union, Sculpture Studio, 4DD Studio, New York, New York
  • 2009 - 2011 The Cooper Union, Freshman Seminar, New York, New York
  • 2008 The Cooper Union, Sculpture, New York, New York
  • 2007 Parsons School of Design Lecturer, Design Prototyping, New York, New York
  • 2006 The Cooper Union, Visiting Artist in Sculpture, New York, New York
  • 2006 University of Pennsylvania Lecturer, Forms and Meanings, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Talks | Lectures

2016

  • Surviving Total Surveillance, Discussion at the Whitney Museum with Laura Poitras, Trevor Paglen, Hito Steyerl, Kate Crawford, Jay Sanders. Moderated by Jess Search.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2009

  • "Permission as Material" The New Museum, New York, New York
  • Performance/reading by Jill Magid and Eddie Vas, "Where We Are Now Issue #1: The Aesthetics and Politics of Intimacy," The New School, New York, New York. Press Release.

2008

  • Art On Paper Magazine Talks at the Editions/Artists' Books Fair
  • Fall Lecture Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Lecture Series, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington

2008

  • Creativity Now conference for Tokion Magazine Connected Consciousness: Art, Media and the Internet. Mediated by Lauren Cornell, New York, New York
  • Parsons Fall Lecture Series, New York
  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute, California
  • Blogspot
  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 
  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
  • Visiting Artist Lecture, Columbia University/ Barnard, New York
  • Artist Lecture Series, SUNY New Paltz, New York

2007

  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Pratt Institute 2007-2008 
  • Shifting Ground: Art, Technology, and the Activist. Bidoun's Art and Politics Series with Jill Magid, The Yes Men, (Shuddha Sengupta) RAQS Media Collective, Tom Keenan, New York
  • Sousveillance Culture Rhizome at the Conflux Festival, led by Marisa Olson, Curator and Editor of Rhizome, with Amy Alexander, Jill Magid and Hasan Elahi
  • Pratt Institute, Visual Arts Department. Brooklyn, New York
  • Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • NYCAMS, New York, New York
  • New York Studio Program, New York, New York
  • Parsons, Design and Communications Department, New York, New York

2006

  • Inviting Horror, V2 Rotterdam Netherlands @ Eyebeam, New York, New York
  • Personal Relations with Impersonal Structures, The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, New York, New York
  • Surveillance Seminar, Parsons The New School, with Margot Bouwman, New York, New York
  • The New Surveillance Conference, Technical University Berlin, Germany. Leipzig Theatre Festival, Germany. Link to Contributors
  • Very Real Time, Invitational Conference from Johannesburg, SA. Organized by Gregg Smith 
  • Performance and Surveillance, Leipzig Theatre Festival, Germany

2005

  • Something of the Night, Leeds City Art Gallery, United Kingdom
  • De Appel Lecture Series: Jill Magid and Julia Scher, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Rechstaag Conference: Surveillance and Terrorism for Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

2004

  • Jill Magid in Conversation with Geert Lovink, FACT. Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Terror-D'ecor;cor: Panel Discussion with Ziga Kariz, Tim Druckery. Max Protetch Gallery, New York