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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2018 ISO 6346: ineluctable immigrant, solo exhibition, Spertus Institute, Chicago
2018 Material Turn, Milieux Institute of Arts, Culture and Technology, Concordia University
2017  Annual, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago
2017 Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant Garde; Museum der Moderne, Salzberg, Austria
2016 Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant Garde; The Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York City;
2016 The Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois
2016 CARPA, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon
2015 elsetime, solo exhibition, Sector 2337, Chicago, Illinois
2015 REMOTE WEST, Institute 4 Labor and Generosity Workers + Uniforms, Long Beach, California
2015 Traces in the Dark: Imaginary Archive, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2014 REMOTE CENTRAL, Future Force Geo Speculators, Audible Gallery, The Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago
2014 Imaginary Archive, Visual Culture Research Center, Kiev, Ukraine
2013 Time + Motion: Redefining Working Life, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, England
2013 Measures of Saving the World: Imaginary Archive, rotor Center for Contemporary Art, Graz, Austria
2012 Shaping Community: Poetics and Politics of the Eruv, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
2012 Chelen Amenca ( Dance With Us,) Contemporary Art Gallery of the Brunkenthal National Museum, Astra
2012 National Museum Complex, Sibiu, Romania
2012 Dublin Biennial International Exhibition, Sol Art Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2012 Field Static, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, Illinois
2012 Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California
2011 Imaginary Archive, Tulca Festival of Visual Arts, Galway, Ireland

2008-11
Experimental Geography, curated by Nato Thompson and Independent Curators International NYC;
Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Indiana; Rochester Art Center, Rochester,
Minnesota; The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colby College Museum of Art,
Waterville, Maine; Museum of London, London, Ontario, Canada; James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center,
New York City, NY; Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

2010 Hide and Seek, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois,
2010 Constellations, Solo Exhibition, Schalter, Berlin, Germany
2010 Imaginary Archive, Wellington Collaboratorium: Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2010 Unraveling Tradition, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2009 Fast Forward, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University
2008 Public Address, PHAIZ, Chicago, Illinois
2008 Mapping the Self, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
2008 HereThereEverywhere, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

2007 Frame-Up, Artists and Their Kids, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
2007 Consuming War, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
2007 Stealth, solo exhibition, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois
2007 Labor Trade Show, Mess Hall, Chicago, Illinois
2007 Sabbatical Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2005 East of Eden, LandKunstLeben, Steinhöfel, Germany
2004 After Images, Art and Social Memory, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
2004 Holocaust as Subject, The Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota
2001 The Anne Frank Project, solo exhibition, Gallery 312, Chicago, Illinois
2001 Con/textual, Art and Text in Chicago, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
2000 Beautiful Youth, solo exhibition, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2000 Searching the Criminal Body, University Art Museum, State University of NY, Albany, NY
1999 Gathering Information, Photography and the Media, The Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
1999 Telling Histories, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1997 No Small Feat and Hurry, Hurry!, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1997 Portraits, from the collection, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Massachusetts
1996 Difference, Kent Gallery, NYC, New York
1995 After Auschwitz, Royal Festival Hall, London; Manchester City Art Gallery, Machester; City Gallery Sunderland;
1995 City Arts Center, Edinburgh, England
1994 Burnt Whole, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.
1994 Burnt Whole, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
1994 Conditions for Growth, solo exhibition, Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
1994 Partial Index and A Probability..., solo exhibition, Portland Museum of Art, Maine
1994 The Label Show: Contemporary Art and the Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1994 Milena Dopitova in Context, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
1994 Partial Index and selections from A Probability..., solo exhibition, Kent Gallery, NYC
1994 Impossible Evidence, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Pennsylvania
1993 Partial Index and A Probability..., solo exhibition, University Art Museum, UCSB, California
1993 A Probability…, solo exhibition, The Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Massachusetts
1992 Three Choices, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1992 The Object is Bound, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California
1991 Boston Now, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
1991 Center Margins, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1990 Installation and Place, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1989 Reproductions, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1989 Speak! solo exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts
1989 Allusion Dimension, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
1989 Explorations in Handmade Paper, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
1988 Boston Now, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts

PUBLIC PROJECTS, PERFORMANCES:

2017 Screening with Daniel Eisenberg, Kino Arsenal, Berlin
2016 Future Past, Arts Bank, Le People Qui Manque, The Regime of Historicity, Chicago
2014 Distance and Proximities, UNA GALERIA, The National University for the Arts, Bucharest
2013 Craft Advanced Research Project, Adaptive Craft Execution Office, 29 Palms, CA
2012 Chelen Amenca ( Dance With Us), cultural exchange, Brunkenthal National Museum, Astra National Museum, Sibiu, Romania
2011-12 Chicago Torture Justice Memorials, Opening the Black Box: the Charge Is Torture, The Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art
2011-12 Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2010 Chicago-Bucharest, A Conversation on Publics, Art, and Collaboration, with Delia Popa, National Museum for Contemporary Art,
Bucharest, Romania
2010 LOOP: D-Ride, 516 Arts and ABQ Ride, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2009 Reading Landscape(s), The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2008 Reading from the Factory floor, performance-reading, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
2007 Shadow Screens, permanent installation, Chicago Transit Authority and Chicago Department of Public Art
2007 Soapbox, performance “RE–DO representing bodies in performance,” SAIC, Chicago, Illinois
2005 East, public installation, LandKunstLeben, Steinhöfel, Germany
2004 The Invisible Garden, Art in The Garden, public commission, Office of Cultural Affairs and Chicago Park District
2002 Something More than Night, collaborative installation, with Terri Kapsalis and John Corbett, Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago
2002 Park District and The Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, Illinois
2002 Stealth Landscapes, performance-lecture, with Cindi Katz, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico; San Francisco State
University, California
1997 Hurry, Hurry!, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1996 Industry Not Servitude!, permanent commission, National Historical Park, National Endowment for the Arts, Department of the
Interior, National Park, Lowell, Massachusetts
1995 An American Garden, public installation, Sculpture Chicago, “Re-inventing the Garden City,” Chicago, Illinois
1993 HELLO TRAITOR!, performance, Festival Giannozzo, Berlin, Germany
1992 Industry Not Servitude, permanent installation, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park, Lowell, Massachusetts
1988 Subway Rebus, performance, Artstops Program, Boston, Massachusetts
1988 Common Sense, performance, Cityplace, Boston, Massachusetts

EXHIBITION PUBLICATIONS:

2018 Shadowed!, writing by Simone Forti, Hannah B. Higgins, Shawn Michelle Smith, Caroline Picard, and Jeffrey Skoller,
Green Lantern Press
2018 ISO 6346: ineluctable immigrant, interview by Ionit Behar, essay Bettina Klein
2012 Shaping Community: Poetics and Politics of the Eruv, Yale University
2012 Field Static, essays by João Florêncio, Lin Hixson, Robert Jackson, Lily Robert-Foley, Peter O’Leary, Devin King and Caroline
Picard, Holon Press
2010 LAND/ART, essays by Lucy Lippard, William L. Fox, Nancy Marie Mithlo and Malin Wilson, Radius Press
2009 Experimental Geography, essays by Nato Thompson and Trevor Paglen, Independent Curators International, NYC
2008 Public Address, independent publication, PHAIZ exhibition
2007 Stealth, essay by Shannon Stratton, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago
2004 After Images, essays by James Young, Harald Welzer, Guido Boulbouille, Peter Friese, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen,
Germany
2004 24 Artists 24 Gardens, Chicago Office of Cultural Affairs and Chicago Park District
2001 Con/textual, essay by Buzz Spector, The Chicago Cultural Center and Whitewalls
2001 The Anne Frank Project, essay by Marguerite Feitlowitz, Gallery 312, Chicago
2000 Searching the Criminal Body, essay by Susan Erony, University Art Museum, SUNY Albany
1999 Telling Histories, essay by Mary Drach McInnes, Boston University Art Gallery, University of Washington Press
1995 After Auschwitz, essay by Monica Bohm-Duchen, Northern Center for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
1994 Burnt Whole, essay by Karen Holtzman, Washington Project for the Arts
1994 Impossible Evidence, essays by Andrea Liss and Jill Snyder, Freedman Gallery Albright College, Pennsylvania
1994 Ellen Rothenberg, essays by Whitney Chadwick, Lynne Cooke, Dan Eisenberg, Cindi Katz
1994 Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University, Massachusetts
1993 Reading The Anne Frank Project, essay by Elizabeth Brown, University Art Museum, UCSB, California
1993 A Probability Bordering on Certainty, essay by Whitney Chadwick, Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Massachusetts
1989 Allusion Dimension, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Massachusetts
1989 SPEAK!, essays by Dan Eisenberg and Johanna Branson, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

2017-19 Inaugural Faculty Research Fellow, Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice,
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2018 Individual Artist Project Grant, Illinois Arts Council
2016 Individual Artists Program (IAP) Grant, City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
2016 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2013 ArtsLink Project Award, CECArtsLink
2013 Crossroads Fund, Project Grant: Chicago Torture Justice Memorial, Crossroads Fund
2013 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2012 Project Grant: Chicago Torture Justice Memorial, Crossroads Fund
2012 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2011 Propeller Fund Grant, Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project; 3 Walls + Gallery 400, Warhol Foundation
2009 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008 Grainger Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2007 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2002 Illinois Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship
2000 Illinois Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship
1999 Illinois Arts Council, Project Completion Grant
1998 Community Arts Assistance Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
1998 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997 Illinois Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship
1993 National Endowment for the Arts, New Forms, Artists Projects, Regional Fellowship
1993 National Endowment for the Arts, Regional Fellowship, Sculpture
1993 The Charles W. Engelhard Foundation Grant
1992 LEF Foundation Grant
1192 Bunting Fellow, Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Massachusetts
1991 Project Grant, Tides Foundation
1989 National Endowment for the Arts, New England Regional Fellowship
1987 Interarts Fellowship, Massachusetts Artists Foundation
1986 Fusion Fission Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, and Real Art Ways
1986 New Works Grant, Massachusetts Council for the Arts and Humanities and Mobius
1986 Artstops Grant, Cambridge Arts Council and Metropolitan Transit Authority
1986 Public Arts Residency, Connecticut Commission on the Arts and Real Art Ways
1985 Interarts Artists Residency, National Endowment for the Arts and The Boston Film and Video Foundation
1983 Artists Fellowship New Genre, Massachusetts Artists Foundation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
 - “The Personal is Political: Ellen Rothenberg at Sector 2337,” Artslant, May 2015
 - “Ellen Rothenberg at Sector 2337,” RECOMMENDED by Chris Reeves, New City, June 13, 2015
 - “REMOTE CENTRAL: Future Force Geo Speculators,” Textile: the Journal of Cloth & Culture,” Volume 13 Issue 1 spring 2015
 - ”Objets et fabrication du genre” Clio: Femmes, Genre, Histoire: issue 40, 2014
 - “Art Against the Law,” editor Rebecca Zorach, series editor Mary Jane Jacob, University of Chicago Press, 2014
 - “Immersive Life,” editor Daniel Tucker, series editor Mary Jane Jacob, University of Chicago Press, 2014
 - “Architecture, Glass, Art - ‘Franz Mayer of Munch,’” Hermer Verlag and University of Chicago Press, 2013
 - “Alternative Public Art,” editors: Twylene Moyer and Glenn, Harper, International Sculpture Center, 2013
 - “Anne Frank Unbound,” Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Jeffrey Shandler, Indiana University Press, 2013
 - Art: 21 Blog, “How to Stretch an Arm Through a Gap” interview with Caroline Picard, January 2011
 - “Visualizing the Holocaust: Documents, Aesthetics, Memory,” 2008
 David Bathrick, Brad Prager, and M.D. Richardson, Camden House, NY
 - TimeOut Chicago, “Ellen Rothenberg,” July 26 - August 1, 2007
 - WSQ, “Activisms,” volume 35, Fall/Winter, 2007, cover
 - WSQ, “The Global and The Intimate,” volume 34, Spring/Summer 2006, cover
 - taz, 30 juli, 2004, “Tater des Alltags Ein Nach Bild: Ellen Rothenberg’s ”Beautiful Youth,”
 - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, September14, 2004, ”Autos verkeilen scih zum Hakenkreuz”
 - “Experience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust,” 2003,
 Elizabeth Baer and Myrna Goldenberg, Wayne State University Press
 - Chicago Tribune, June 2002, “Music underlines ‘Night’ show,” Alan Artner
 - SOCIAL TEXT, “Cultural Citizenship,” volume 69, back cover
 - Art Journal, Spring 2001, volume 60, “Restless Mobility,” artists project
 - dialogue, May - June 2001, “Ellen Rothenberg,” John Brunetti
 - temaceleste, Spring 2001, “Ellen Rothenberg,” Linda Weintraub
 - Chicago Tribune, 3/4/01, “Beyond Anne Frank,” Achy Obejas
 - Chicago Sun Times, 3/2/01, “Repainting the Past,” Margaret Hawkins
 - New Art Examiner, June 2000, “Extended Review”, Jeffrey Skoller
 - Whitewalls, Fall - Winter Issue, “Crafting History,” 1999, artists project
 - “Jewish American Artists and the Holocaust,” 1997, Matthew Baigell, Rutgers University Press
 - New Art Examiner, Fall 1996, “Staking a common ground,” Audrey Mandelbaum
 - Frieze, September-October Issue, “Sculpture Chicago 95/96,” Laurie Palmer
 - The Chicago Tribune, 6/23/96, “...Park Place,” Alan Artner
 - The New Art Examiner, April 1995, ”Order out of chaos,” Martha McWilliams
 - The Washington Post, 10/30/94, “The Holocaust Obliquely,” Paul Richard
 - Art New England, Aug./Sept. 1994, Spotlight: “Doubtful Histories,” Miles Unger
 - Art News, 3/94, “Ellen Rothenberg,” Mary Haus
 - The Boston Globe, 3/94, “Dissecting the organization of evil,” Nancy Stapen
 - The Village Voice, 1/18/94, “Voice Choices,” Kim Levin
 - Santa Barbara News Press, “The Best of 1993,” 12/31/93, Michael Darling
 - Boston Globe, 6/23/93,”A vital re-viewing of Anne Frank’s Life,” Christine Temin
 - San Francisco Examiner, 4/24/92, “Conceptual Art by the book,” David Bonetti
 - Boston Globe, 5/29/91, “Boston Now 10 unites potent works,” Christine Temin

PROFESSIONAL:
2003-18 Adjunct Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2001-14 Artist Teacher, Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Program, Visual Arts
2001-03 Adjunct Associate Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2000 Faculty, Vermont College, MFA Program in the Visual Arts
1999-01 Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1996-98 Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sculpture
1995-96 Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Performance
1991-93 Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, MFA Program
1989-90 Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, BFA Program

LECTURES AND CONFERENCES:
2014 Distance and Proximities, American Academy Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2014 Disruptive Geographies, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
2013 3 Geographies, Maryland Institute College of Art, Interdisciplinary Sculpture + Fiber Departments, Baltimore, MD
2013 Propositions, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Performance Department, Chicago, IL
2013 3 Geographies, Yale School of Art, Department of Sculpture, Yale University
2013 The Politics and Poetics of the Eruv, Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2012 3 Geographies, The Colloquium, UCSB Department of Art and College of Creative Studies, Santa Barbara
2012 Man on the Street: Dress, Politics + Publics, Cal State Los Angeles
2012 Life on the Land: reimagining public space, Salon Series, 3 Walls, Chicago
2012 Material Matters: the politics of making, Textile Society of America’s 13th Biennial Symposium, Washington D.C.
2011 Sites/Traces/Manifestations of Jewish Pasts, Presents, and Futures, The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, The Chicago
2011 Center for Contemporary Theory, The Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago
2011 Writing in Space, Interdisciplinary Arts Conference, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
2006 RE–DO IT representing bodies in performance, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2006 The Altered Page, College Art Association Conference, Boston
2001 The Impossible Subject: historical experience and its transformations into the art of cultural memory, School of the Art
2001 Institute of Chicago, Consulate General of the Netherlands, Columbia College, Chicago
2000 Questioning Order/New Taxonomies, School of Art and Design, Alfred University
1999 The Ladies Room: Gendered Spaces and Social Identity, Vermont College
1995 Articulations of History: Issues in Holocaust Representation, Photographic Resource Center, Boston
1995 Voices lecture series, University of Illinois, Chicago
1995 Drawing on Shadows, Contemporary Artists on the Holocaust, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
1994 Language, Image, Metaphor and the Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
1991 Rosemarie Trockel and German Feminism, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
1990 Beyond the Object: Working with Living Artists, New England Museum Association, Mystic CT
1990 The Work of Sophie Calle, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

VISITING ARTIST:
2018 Department of Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montreal
2014 Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
2013 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  Yale School of Art, Department of Sculpture, Yale University, New Haven CT
2012 University of California, Santa Barbara CA
California State University, Los Angeles CA
2005 LandKunstLeben, Steinhöfel, Germany
2002 Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe NM
San Francisco State University, San Francisco CA
2000 California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco CA
SUNY at Alfred, Center for Electronic Media, Alfred NY
1999 Vermont College, MFA Program in the Visual Arts, Montpelier VT
Andy Warhol Preserve, Visual Arts Program, Montauk NY
1997 Brandeis University, Waltham MA
1996 Hunter College, New York City NY
  Northwestern University, Evanston IL
1994 School of the Art Institute, Chicago IL
  University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth MA
1993 University of California, Santa Barbara CA
  San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
1992 Yale School of Art and Architecture, New Haven CT
1991 Künstlerhaus Bethanian, Berlin, Germany