Jan Mot

Tris Vonna-Michell
Born in 1982 in Southend on Sea, United Kingdom
Lives and works in Stockholm

Co-founder of Mount Analogue


Prizes and Awards

Shortlist Turner Prize

Statements Art 39 Basel, Bâloise Art Prize
Ars Viva Prize, Berlin

Solo Exhibitions

The Surveyor, Galeria Francisco Fino, Lisbon

Sifting, 21 Lambert, London

Vonna-Michell, back segments, Jan Mot, Brussels

Mount Analogue with Diana Kaur, Jan Mot, Brussels on BY ASSOCIATION (online project)
Tris Vonna-Michell, No more racing in circles - just pacing within lines of a rectangle, CAV / Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra (PT)

Balustrade: Endless Tapes, KMAC Museum, Louisville (US)

Walking Sonic Texts – Sound Poetry and Movement in Space, Jan Mot, Brussels
Material Longevities, Galeria Francisco Fino, Lisbon
Tris Vonna-Michell, Local Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago (CL)
Walking Sonic Texts – Sound Poetry and Movement in Space, Bozar, Brussels (screening)
Walking Sonic Texts – Sound Poetry and Movement in Space, NY Calsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

Punctuations & Perforations, La Verrière – Fondation Hermès, Brussels

Register, T293, Rome

Wasteful Illuminations: Distracted Listening, Jan Mot, Brussels
Capitol Complex, Appleton Square, Lisbon
Tris Vonna-Michell, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles (US)
Tris Vonna-Michell, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver (CA)

Postscript III (Berlin), Metro Pictures, New York (US)
Capitol Complex, Gallery TPW, Toronto (CA)
Tris Vonna-Michell, VOX Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal (CA)

Postscript II (Berlin), Jan Mot, Brussels
Pebble Dash, T293, Rome
The Story Behind, NoguearsBlanchard, Barcelona (ES)

Capitol Complex, Jan Mot, Mexico City
The Residents, BALTIC, Gateshead (UK)

Tris Vonna-Michell, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Tris Vonna-Michell, Metro Pictures, New York

Wasteful Illuminations, T293, Naples (IT)
No More Racing in Circles — Just Pacing Within Lines of a Rectangle, Focal Point Gallery, Southend (UK)
Tris Vonna-Michell: Concrete Island, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin
Overduin + Kite, Los Angeles (US)

Capstans, Halle für Kunst, Lüneberg (DE)
Finding Chopin: Endnotes, Jeu de Paume Satellite, Paris
Tris Vonna-Michell, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm
Auto-Tracking: Ongoing Configurations, Jan Mot, Brussels
Studio A: Monumental Detours/Insignificant Fixtures, GAMeC, Bergamo (IT)
Auto-Tracking-Auto-Tracking, Kunsthalle Zürich (CH)
Tris Vonna-Michell, X-Initiative, New York

Cabinet Gallery, London
Auto-Tracking, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich (CH)
The Trade Of Others, T293, Naples (IT)

Tall Tales and Short Stories, Cubitt, London
Puzzlers, Kunstverein Braunschweig Cuboid, Braunschweig (DE)

Tris Vonna-Michell, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)

Faire un effort, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Down the Rabbit-Hole, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm

Group Exhibitions, Screenings and Performances

Dataton Dialogues, Pachinko, Oslo (residency, until January 2024)

Kalbjärga Filmfestival, Fårö (SE)
nEYEYEght or the Openings, Galeria Francisco Fino, Lisbon

Filmform, Stockholm (screening and discussion)
Zijn naam was Austerlitz / Austerlitz was his name
, TLÖN PROJECTS, Satellietprogramma, A Tale of A Tub, Rotterdam (NL)

Solitude. Six artistic projects to activate at home
, Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee (BE) (online)
Tris Vonna-Michell. No more racing in circles - just pacing within lines of a rectangle
, Jan Mot, Brussels (publication release)

Constellations: a coreography of minimal gestures, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisboa
Videonale.17 – Refracted Realities, Kunstmuseum Bonn (DE)
Chopin, International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL) (screening)

Galeria Contempôranea / Fundação Serralves, Porto (PT)
Back to the Future! Im Karussell der Diakonservierung, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (DE)
Registers; Smoke & Mirrors, Städelschule, Frankfurt (DE) (screening)
Chopin, Italian Institute, Stockholm (screening)
Sound, Artissima, Torino (IT)

Artist’s Books, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (DE)
Performance lecture 1: Tris Vonna-Michell, Lothringer13, Munich (DE) (performance)
Rosebuds, D21 Kunstraum Leipzig, Leipzig (DE)
Registers, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh (UK) (screening)
Registers, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (DE) (screening)

VI x VI Positionen zur Zukunft der Fotografie, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz (AT)
…und eine welt noch, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg (DE)
Outwardly a Rectangular Plain Building, Inside Is Composed of Large Black and White Squares, MUMOK, Vienna (screening)
Par tibi, Roma, nihil, Palatino archeological area, Rome
This Is Your Replacement, Sies + Höhe, Dusseldorf (DE)
New-Self-Portrait-Paradox, MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residences Ludow 38, New York (US)

No Song to Sing, Adn_Platfom, Barcelona (ES)
Performative talk and screening, Fiac, Paris (25/10)
A Story within A Story, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Göteborg (SE)
When Photography Revises, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (DE)
Digital Voices, Oxford Library and the Language Center, Oxford (UK)

The Heart is the Frame, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (US)
Society Acts – The Moderna Exhibition 2014, Moderna Museet, Malmö (SE)
Against the grain – La photographie à contre-courant, Centre de la photographie, Genève (CH)
T293-in-residence, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Le Nouveau festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Return Journey, Mostyn, Llandudno (GB)
Overflowing History, VOX Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal (CA)

Lecture-Performance: New Artistic Formats, Places, Practices and Behaviours, MUSAC, León (ES)
L'Image papillon, Mudam, Luxembourg
I Know You, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Unrest of Form. Imagining the Political Subject, Secession, Vienna
Only here, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn (DE)

9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai (CN)
Searching for the Fountain, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Swans, Amputees, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris (performance)
To the Moon via the Beach, Arènes d'Arles, Arles (FR)
Never odd or even – A text spaced exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art Roskilde, Roskilde (DK)
Descriptive Acts, SFMOMA, San Francisco (US)
Prototype #1, Mount Analogue, Stockholm (performance)

The Other Tradition, Wiels, Brussels
Tris Vonna-Michell, Loughborough University, Leicestershire (UK) (performance)
Tris Vonna-Michell, CCA Glasgow, Glasgow (UK) (performance)
Eye is a Lonely Hunter: Images of Humankind, 4. Fotofestival Mannheim – Ludwigshafen – Heidelberg, Ludwigshafen (DE)

New Frankfurt Internationals: Stories and Stages, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main (DE)
British Art Show 7, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (UK) (performance)
NineteenEightyFour, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
Marino Marini Museum, Florence (IT) (performance)
Exhibition, exhibition / Mostra, mostra, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli (IT)
Manifesta 8, Murcia (ES)
Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Guggenheim Museum, New York (performance)
Les rendez-vous du form – Fun Place, Centre Pompidou, Paris (performance)
Morality Act VII: Of Facts and Fables, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL) (performance)
NineteenEightyFour, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
Leipzig Calendar Works, Projekt Kaufhaus Joske, Leipzig (DE) (performance)
Morality Act VII: Of Facts and Fables, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Number Three. Here and Now, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf (DE) (performance)
Focal Point Gallery, Southend (UK)
Nomas, Rome
Storytellers, Centre d’art contemporain Passages, Troyes (FR)

Lecture Performance, Cologne Kunstverein, Cologne (DE)
Blinding the ears, Artissima, Turin (IT)
5 x 5 Castelló 09. Premi Internacional d'Art Contemporani, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló EACC, Valencia (ES)
This World & Nearer Ones, Creative Time, New York
ars viva 08/09. Inszenierung / Mise en scene, Atelier Augarten Contemporary, Vienna
Spatial Works, Färgfabriken, Stockholm
Critical applause 3: Tris Vonna-Michell, CCA, Glasgow
Finding Chopin, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (DE)
Art Cologne / Open Space (with Cabinet, London)
The Generational: Younger than Jesus, New Museum, New York
Just in the dark/Solo al buio, Mercati di Traiano, Rome (with T293, Naples)
The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum, Saint Louis (US)
ars viva 08/09. Inszenierung / Mise en scene, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
The Space of Words, Mudam Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
I Repeat Myself When Under Stress, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit (US)
IASPIS Open House, IASPIS, Stockholm
Altermodern: Tate Triennial, 2009, Tate Britain, London
A spoken word exhibition, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead, Gateshead (UK)

Speak and Spell, performance at Vienna Art Week, Vienna
Storyteller – Organizing Time and Space, 0047, Oslo
Lieber Künstler, erzähle mir!, Kunstverein Hildesheim, Hildesheim
Stone-Paper-Scissors, Hebbel am Ufer (HAU), Berlin
Kunst Im Heim, Capitain Petzel, Berlin
ars viva 08/09. Inszenierung / Mise en scene, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg, Würzburg (DE)
Bending the Word / MATRIX 226, BAM/PFA - UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley (US)
Time Crevasse, Yokohama Triennale 2008, Yokohama
ICA:60 Past, Present and Future, performance at ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Fia Backström: That social space between speaking and meaning, performance at White Columns, New York
The Store, Tulips & Roses, Vilnius
Experiment Marathon Reykjavík, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík
Oral Culture: Auto-Tracking: Ongoing Segments, performance at Jan Mot, Brussels
Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 1, Tate Britain, London
Self-Storage, CCCA - California College of the Arts, Metro Self Storage, San Francisco
Of this Tale, I cannot Guarantee A Single Word, Royal College of Art Galleries, London
5th berlin biennial for contemporary art, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Monumental Detours / Insignificant Fixtures, performance at KW, Berlin
Performa 07, The second Visual Art Performance Biennal, New York
Playground, Stuk Performance Festival, Leuven (BE)
The Year of the Human Sciences, performance at Hebbel am Ufer (HAU), Berlin
Experiment Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London
Floating Territories, Evens Foundation, Transbiennial Project, Istanbul and Athens
The Present Order, Museum de Hallen, Haarlem (NL)
The Moment You Realise You Are Lost, Johann König, Berlin
KölnShow2, European Kunsthalle, Cologne (DE)