Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Marseille - Roxane Borujerdi, Radu Comsa, Athene Galiciadis, Fernanda Gomes, Ana Mazzei, Charles-Henri Monvert, Jean-Simon Raclot, Peter Robinson, Sérgio Sister, Nuno Sousa Vieira, Derek Sullivan, Zin Taylor, Tina et Charly

Zin Taylor was born in 1978 in Calgary (Canada), he lives and works in Paris (France)
www.zintaylor.com

Educations

2000 - BFA, Alberta College of Art, Calgary (Canada)
2005 - MFA, University of Guelph, Guelph (Canada)


Selected solo exhibitions


2021 - Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Cananda (forthcoming)
2018 - Cut Flowers, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2017 - A Dove on the Beach: a piece of cloth to relax upon is a void to stage your thoughts , FRAC île-de-france/Le Plateau - Vitrine, Paris, France
2017 - Creative Writing, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
2017 - The Mobiles - Independent Regence - Brussels, Belgium
2016 - Five Units of Haze, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
2015 - Stripes and Dots on the Isle of Portikus, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
2015 - The Hippie and the Envelope
- Bureau des Realities - Brussels, Belgium
2015 - A Segment of Translation - In Light of 25 Years, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2015 - Three Ideas About Haze, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
2015 - Void Flowers - Nosbaum Reding - Luxembourg
2014 - Portals (SUN MILK) - Maison Gregoire - Brussels, Belgium
2014 - Karl's Body, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
2014 - The Tangental Zig-Zag, 
Kunstraum, London, UK
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4 - The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 7), Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2014 - Foto/Studio/Zig-Zag - 21er Haus - Vienna, Austria
2014 - The Illustrator - 1646 - The Hague, The Netherlands
2013 - Letterhead - Kunsthal Charlottenborg - Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 - The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 6), Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
2013 - The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 5), 
Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island, Canada
2013 - Parrot Soup, 
Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
2012 - The Ceremony and The Spirit, (with Roe Ethridge)La Loge, Brussels, Belgium
2012 - The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 2), 
Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2012 - The Story of Stripes and Dots (Chapter 1), 
MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2012 - Art Statements - Art Basel - Basel, Switzerland
2011 - The Voids - Galerie Vidal Cuglietta - Brussels, Belgium
2011 - The Instruments - ABC Berlin - Berlin, Germany
2011 - The Flute of Sub, The Artist's Institute, New York, USA
2011 - Growth, KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium
2011 - The Five Arms of Supportico, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
2011 - The Units, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
2010 - The Bakery of Blok (first arrangement), Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, USA
2010 - The Nine Fingers of Malakoff - Pavilion Projects / Les Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Malakoff, France
2009?-The Bakery of Blok and the Three Forms of Unit, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
2009?-The Bakery of Blok, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2008 - The Crystal Ship - BELvue Museum, Brussels, Belgium / Etablissement d?en Face Projects, Brussels, Belgium
2007 - The Flute of Sub, Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2007 - Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentaty recording Martin Kippenberger's Metro-net Station in Dawson City,Yukon, Establissement d'en Face Projects, Brussels, Belgium
2007 - PPut Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentaty recording Martin Kippenberger's Metro-net Station in Dawson City,Yukon, YYZ Artist's Outlet, Toronto, Canada
2007 - Put Your Eye in Your Mouth: a conversational documentaty recording Martin Kippenberger's Metro-net Station in Dawson City,Yukon, Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada
2007 - The Flute of Sub - Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie - Berlin, Germany
2007 - Who Named the Days, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2005 - Nub, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
2005 - The Spiders (collaborative project with Damian Moppett)Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2004 - What the World?s Like With The Words We Like - Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2003 - The Flower Called Nowhere - Artspace - Peterborough, Canada


Selected group exhibitions

2021 - Open Source?, Une exposition dans les vitrines du quartier Belleville, Paris, Franc
2020 - Photography to the test of abstraction - Frac Normandie Rouen, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France
2020 - Cool Invites - XYZ collective - Tokyo, Japan
2019 - Camouflage - Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Saint Gallen, Switzerland
2019 - After 8 - Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch - Donaueschingen, Germany
2019 -The Clock That Went Backward - Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2019 - Body Talk - MuMo2 - Frac Île-de-France - Traveling mobile exhibition, France
2018 - a nanking cherry finds a hill - 67 Stepsm Los Angeles, USA
2018 - Belonging to a Place - Canadian Embassym Washington D.C., USA
2017 - 2017 Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2017 - Les Bons Sentiments, 19th Prix Ricard,
 Fondation Ricard, Paris, France
2017 - Belonging to a Place,
 Scrap Metal, Toronto, Canada
2017 - While I was also listening David, Eleanor, Mariana, Jean, Mark, Genk, Daphne, Pierre, Shima, Simon, Zin, Christian and Virginie - La Criée, Rennes, France
2017 - Alors que j'écoutais moi aussi Virginie, Pierre and Zin - La Criée  Rennes, France
2017 - Index for The Flute of Sub - Meeting Points 8: Both Sides of the Curtain, Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
2017 - VIENNA BIENNALE 2017 - Robots.Work.Our Future - ich weiß nicht ? I don?t know - MAK? Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst/Gegenwartskunst, Vienna, Austria
2016 - The Canyon -  Galleria collicaligreggi, Catania, Italy
2016 - Répétition, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
2016 - Hybrid Objects,
 L'inconnue, Montreal, Canada
2016 - L?esprit du Bauhaus,
 Musée des Arts décoratifs, Le louvre, Paris, France
2016 - Sound Bath - Franz Kaka, Toronto, Canada
2015 - AXOLOTLISM, Nogueras|Blanchard Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2015 - Out of Line, 
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
2015 - I want to be. Inside Out. - MOT International, Brussels, Belgium
2015 - TRUST - Kunsthal Charlottenborg , Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 - Poem No 00000000000000000000000000000,9 - MendesWoodDM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2014 - Dirt Not Copper - 221a, Vancouver, Canada
2014 - The Tools - Root Division, San Franciso, USA
2014 - Thinking Things - CGP London - Dilston Grove, London, England
2014 - The Word Today Serves No One Except To Say To The Grocer Give Me A Pound Of Lentils, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
2014 - Interprete, 
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, France
2014 - The Tools
, Root Division, San Franciso, USA
2013 - The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2014 - Storytelling
, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2014 - Salon der Angst
, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
2014 - N THE HOUSE OF MR & MRS, Temporary Gallery, Köln, Fermany
2014 - An Anatomical Chart of Love Pains
, The Model, Sligo, Ireland
2014 - Dawson Gold
, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2014 - A Handful of Dust
, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, USA
2014 - The Word Today Serves No One Except To Say To The Grocer Give Me A Pound Of Lentils - Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
2013 - A Handful of Dust - Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, USA
2013 - Dawson Gold - Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, CA
2013 - An Anatomical Chart of Love Pains - The Model, Sligo, Ireland
2013 - IN THE HOUSE OF MR & MRS - Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2013 - Collection - FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, France
2013 - Storytelling - National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2013 - The Way of the Shovel - Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2012 - Stoppages, Hessel Museum of Art - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
2012 - Manufacture, 
Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
2011 - Ex-Libris, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belhium
2011 - We Don't Need to Need to Do This, MOT International, London, UL
2010 - Melanchotopia, 
Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010 - Truimphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life, 
Contemporary Art Gallery,Vancouver, Cananda
2010 - Architectooralooral, 1857, Oslo, Norway
2009 -  The Archeologists, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
2009 -  Dream Machines: Objects and Physical Phenomena (A Reciprocal Love Story), Beaubourg, Brussels, Canda
2009 - Transformers, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2009 - Architecture of Survival, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium
2007 - Ideas of North, Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery, Berlin,  Germany
2009 - 18-Beckett, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canda
2006 - Habitat, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2006 - 18-Beckett, Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, Canda
2006 - Du coté de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects - Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada
2005 - Arm in Arm, (collaborative project with Allison Hrabluik), Or Gallery, Vancouver,Canada
2005 - Dedicated to you but you weren't listening, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2005 - Nub - Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
2004 - New Toronto Artists in Adelaide - Downtown Art Space, Adelaide, Australia
2004 - Switch, University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
2004 - Publish or Perish, Open Space, Victoria, Canada?2003 ? Soundtracks: Re-Play, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2003 - Soundtracks: Re-Play,MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
2003 - Soundtracks: Re-Play, Interaccess, Toronto, Canada
2003 - Soundtracks: Re-Play, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton,Canada
2001 - Secondhand, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2001 - Blue Calgary Sky - Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Residencies

2021 - Viridarium Chymicum - Torino, Italy
2020 - Ville Belleville - Paris, France
2018 - Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch - Heiligenberg, Germany
2017 - Cité Internationale des Arts - Paris, France
2016 - Cité Internationale des Arts - Paris, France
2014 - 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
2012 - Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island, Canada
2011 - The Model - Sligo, Ireland
2010 - Fogo Island Arts - Fogo Island, Canada
2007 - Scottish Sculpture Workshop - Lumsden, Scotland-

Bibliography of Publications,  Artists books and Rec-rds


2020 - Taylor, Zin. Ambient Visions of a Dot. Gent: Art Paper Editions
2018 - Taylor, Zin. CV & JAB ? Zin Taylor ? Thoughts of a Dot as it Travels a Surface. Munster and Rennes: Shelter Press and Westfalischer Kunstverein
2018 - Roelstraete, Dieter and Taylor, Zin. Lavender Glass. Milan: Mousse Publishing
2017 - Taylor, Zin. Void Flowers 2. Munster and Toronto: Bywater Bros. Editions and Westfalischer Kunstverein
2017 - Taylor, Zin. Fan of. Brussels and New York: Bunk Club
2016 - Taylor, Zin. Void Flowers. Toronto: Bywater Bros. Editions.
2015 - Taylor, Zin. Citizen Palm. Vienna: Black Pages
2014 - Ethridge, Roe and Taylor, Zin. The Ceremony and The Spirit. New York: Karma
2013 - Roelstraete, Dieter. The Way of the Shovel. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art.
2013 - Liste Performance Project 18. Basel, Switzerland
2013 - Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien. Wien, Austria
2013 - Taylor, Zin. Lichen Voices / Stripes and Dots. Berlin: Sternberg Press; Fogo Island.
2013 - Taylor, Zin. Palms of the Fog. Milan: Mousse Publishing.
2012 -  Taylor, Zin. Cane, Ring, Bracelet, Finger, Cup. Brussels: Galerie VidalCuglietta / Supportico Lopez / Jessica Bradley.
2011 - Taylor, Zin. Growth. Berlin: Sternberg Press/Ursula Blickle Stiftung.
2010 -  Taylor, Zin. Plants Do Things. Toronto: Bywater Bros. Editions.
2010 - Taylor, Zin. The Nine Fingers of Malakoff. Paris: Pavilion Projects.
2008 -  Taylor, Zin. The Crystal Ship. Toronto: Bywater Bros. Editions.
2007 -  Taylor, Zin. Nook. Vancouver: Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver and Toronto: YYZ Artists? Outlet.
2005 ? Shier, Reid. Dedicated to you but you weren?t listening. Toronto: The Power Plant.
2003 -  Fischer, Barbara. Soundtracks: Re-Play. Edmonton Art Gallery
2003 - Moppett, Damian. Flower Called Nowhere. Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: Artspace.


Professional

2019 -  Artist Talk + Drawing workshop - Parsons Paris, Paris, France
2019 -  Artist Talk - York University, Toronto, Canada
2019 -  Artist Talk - University of Lethbridge,Lethbridge, Canada
2019 -  Presentation on New age music and abstraction with Dieter Roelstraete - Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
2019 -  Visiting Lecturer - École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
2018 - Residency ? Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch ? Heiligenberg, Germany
2018 -
Artist talk ? Western University ? London, Canada

2017 - Artist talk ? Westfalischer Kunstverein ? Munster, Germany
2017 - Residency ? Cité Internationale des Arts ? Paris, France
2016 - Residency ? Cité Internationale des Arts ? Paris, France
2016 - Artist talk ? University of Guelph ? Guelph, Ontario, Canada
2016 - Artist talk ? York University ? Toronto, Ontario,  Canada
2016 - Artist talk ? Sheridan College ? Oakville, Ontario
2015 - Artist talk ? Stadelschule ? Frankfurt, Germany
2016 - Artist talk ? Witte de With ? Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014 - Artist talk ? Background Night ? 1646 ? The Hague, The Netherlands
2014 -Conversation with Severin Duensler and Nicolaus Schafhausen ? Kunsthalle Wien ? Vienna, Austria
2014 - Seminar: Why I am not a painter ? Officin ? Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 - Artist talk ? Artist Lecture Series Vienna ? Vienna, Austria
2014 - Residency ? 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
2013 - Conversation with Nicolaus Schafhausen ? Kunsthalle Wien ? Vienna, Austria
2013- Panel discussion ? Art Brussels ? Brussels, Belgium
2013- Artist talk ? Education Lecture ? Glasshaus ? Vienna, Austria
2012- Panel discussion ? Centre PasquArt ? Biel, Switzerland
2012- Artist talk ? University of Lethbridge ? Lethbridge, Canada
2012- rtist residency ? Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island, Canada
2011- Artist talk ? Witte de With ? Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2011- Artist talk ? KIOSK ? Gent, Belgium
2011- Artist talk ? The Model ? Sligo, Ireland
2011- Residency ? The Model ? Sligo, Ireland
2010- Board of Directors ? Etablissement d?en face projects, Brussels, Belgium (2010 -)
2010- Artist talk ? Apent Forum ? Oslo Art Academy ? Norway
2010- Residency ? Fogo Island Arts ? Fogo Island, Canada
2009- Programming Board ? Etablissement d?en face projects, Brussels, Belgium (2009 -)
2009- Visiting lecturer ? Hogeschool Sint-Lukas ? Brussel, Belgium
2008- Visiting lecturer ? History of Photographic Media, University of Guelph ? Guelph, Canada
2008- Artist talk ? Power Plant Contemporary Art Centre ? Toronto, Canada
2007- Artist talk ? University of Toronto?, Canada
2007- Residency ? Scottish Sculpture Workshop ? Lumsden, Scotland?
2007 -Panel discussion ? Power Plant Contemporary Art Centre ? Toronto, Canada ?
2007 - Visiting lecturer ? History of Photographic Media, University of Guelph ? Guelph, Canada?
2007 - Jury member ? Undergraduate Art Awards and Exhibition, Hart House, University of Toronto ? Toronto, Canada
2005 -  Visiting lecturer ? Special Topics in Sculpture, University of Guelph ? Guelph, Canada Panel discussion ? Power Plant Contemporary Art Centre ? Toronto, Canada
2005 - Artist talk ? Power Plant Contemporary Art Centre ? Toronto, Canada
2005 - Speakerlab Workshop ? Contemporary Art Gallery ? Vancouver, Canada
2004 - Visiting lecturer ? Dundas Valley School of Art ? Dundas, Canada?
2004 - Technician for Media Convergences ? University of Guelph ? Guelph, Canada
2003 -Workshop ? Catch da Flave Community Radio Station, Regent Park ? Toronto, Canada
2003 - Workshop ? Interaccess Artist-run Centre ? Toronto, Canada?
2003 - Technician for Media Convergences ? University of Guelph ? Guelph, Canada
2003 - Artist talk ? Artspace ? Peterborough, Canada
2003 - Artist talk ? Edmonton Art Gallery ? Edmonton, Canada
2003 - Workshop ? Art Metropole ? Toronto, Canada


Teaching

2021 - Instructor - Paris College of Art, Paris, France - MFA Studio Seminar - Drawing and Education
2020 - Instructor - Paris College of Art, Paris, France - MFA Drawing Studio - In-situ
2020 - Instructor - Paris College of Art, Paris, France - MFA Seminar - Educational Principle
2017 - Instructor ? Masters Lecturer in Contemporary Art ? Graduate level ? La Cambre, Brussels, Belgium
2008 - Instructor ? Collage ? 3rd and 4th year Undergraduate studio course, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
2006 - Instructor ? Special Topics in Sculpture, 4th year Undergraduate studio course, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2006 -Instructor ? Extended Media 1, 2nd and 3rd year Undergraduate studio course, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2005 - Instructor ? Media Convergences, 2nd and 3rd year Undergraduate studio course, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2004 - Instructor ? Media Convergences, 2nd and 3rd year Undergraduate studio course, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada


Awrads

2014 - Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2011 - Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2009 - Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2008 - Canada Council Artist Travel Grant
2007 - OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant Canada Council Artisi Travel Grant
2006 - TAC Emerging Artist Grant
2005 - OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant
2003 - Steamwhistle Contemporary Art Award
2001 - Canada Council Artist Travel Grant

 

Collections

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, France
FRAC Le Plateau, Paris, France
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
RBC, Royal Bank of Canada Collection, Toronto, Canada
Shorefast Foundation, Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island, Canada