Biography

Born 1973 Luxembourg

Lives and works in Luxembourg and Berlin

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017-2018

Between eggs, stones and floating balls, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (upcoming)

Nested, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2017

A Certain Lightness, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece

Elegy, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2016

Moony Tunes, Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015

one thousand and one dreams behind us ..., Peter Blum Gallery, New York

2014

faded and the space between, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

 

… et à l’horizon il y avait l’orage, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Château des Adhémar, Montélimar, France

2012

The Source, Project One, Eslite bookstore, Hong Kong, China

2011

Distant Voices, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

 

Lapses of Time, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece

 

Implicit Sound ESPAI 13/ FUNDACIÓ MIRÓ, Barcelona, Spain

2010

Stille Disco Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2009

Words and Memories, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, NY

 

Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco: Prize for Contemporary Art, Monaco

 

VARIATIONEN, Galerie Serge Le Borgne, Paris, France

 

Solo exhibition, Prix International d’Art Contemporain Fondation Prince Pierre, Monaco

 

Su-Mei Tse:Floating Memories, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

 

Su-Mei Tse, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan

2008

East Wind, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1000

words for snow, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg

 

Bird Cage, public art project, Kirchberg, Luxembourg

2007

DUOLOGUE, Su-Mei Tse and Lee Mingwei, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

 

Su-Mei Tse, Media Test Wall, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, MA

 

Su-Mei Tse, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, Greece

2006

Su-Mei Tse, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

 

Proposition de detour, Peter Blum Gallery Chelsea, New York, NY

 

The ICH Manifestation, Noctour by Contour Video Festival, Mechelen, Belgium

 

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

 

Albion Gallery, London, United Kingdom

 

... ... , Casino, Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg

2005

Su-Mei Tse - Video works, Franklin Artworks, Minneapolis, USA

 

The Ich-Manifestation, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

 

Su-Mei Tse SOLO, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark

2004

Recent Works, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, USA

 

Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

 

The First of Moderna Su-Mei Tse, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

 

JETZT, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, Greece

2003

air conditioned (Luxembourg pavilion / Golden Lion for the best national participation), 50th International

 

Art Exhibition, Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2002

Rien à voir, video projection, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, France

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Listen Hear: The Art of Sound, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

2016

Premier Regard 15 ans / 2001-2016, Bastille Design Center, Paris, France

GIGANTESQUE, EXPÉRIENCE POMMERY #13, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France

Not Early Not Late, Pace Gallery, Beijing, China

Setouchi Triennial, Honjima. Japan

What is not Visible is Not Unvisible, National Museum of Singapore

Boom Bang III, NN, contemporary art space, Northampton, UK

People Like US, USNW, touring Exhibition, 2016-2019, Australia

2015-2016

About Trees, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

2015-2016

Là où commence le jour, lille3000 Renaissance in Villeneuve, LaM - Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut , Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France

2015

Taking Time, The French Academy in Rome - Villa Medici, Rome

 

Conversation Piece, Part 1, Fondazione Memmo Arte Contemporanea, Rome

2014 - 2015

Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art's Truly a World Treasure: Selected Works from the YAGEO Foundation Collection, THe National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, June 20 - August 24, 2014; Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan, September 6 - October 26, 2014; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan, December 20, 2014 - March 8, 2015; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan, March 31 - May 3, 2015

2014

Days of Endless Time, Hirschorn Museum, Washington, DC

 

Mythos Wald? Historische und zeitgenössische Interpretation zum Thema Wald und Bäume, Neu Galerie im Haus Beda, Bitburg, Germany

 

Les Recontres International, Gaîté Lyrique et Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

 

NY-LUX, Edward Steichen Award, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2013

Rhythm in it: The rhythm in contemporary art, Aargau Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

 

St. Moritz Art Masters, St. Mortitz, Switerland

 

Little Water, Dojima River Biennale, Osaka, Japan

2012

10 Jahre in Zuoz, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

 

Atelier Luxembourg, The Venice Biennale Projects 1988 – 2011, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand Duc Jean, Luxemburg

 

4 Films, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

 

Passing Time, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, De Pauw University, Greencastle IN

 

Passing Time, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

 

The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

 

John Cage, KUAD Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

 

A House Full of Music, Strategien in Musik und Kunst, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany

 

Neon who’s afraid of red yellow and blue?, Maison rouge, Paris, France

2011

ANICROCHES, Variations, choral and fugue, The Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

 

Incongru. Quand l’art fait rire, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Thirty Years Peter Blum Edition, Peter Blum Gallery Soho, New York

 

Pour une République des Rêves, curated by Gilles A. Tiberghien, CRAC Alsace, France

 

Silent Echo (Collection I + II), 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

 

The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, ICA Boston, Massachusetts, curated by Trevor Schoonmaker

 

Quiet Attentions: Departure from Women, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan

 

Echoes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France

 

Passing Time, Kranert Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

 

Walking Through …, MUDAM Collection, MUDAM, Luxembourg

 

HELP ! exhibition to benefit the victims of the Japan earthquake, Galerie Premier Regard, Paris, France

2010

Signs of Life, Kunstmuseum Luzern Museum of Art, Lucerne, Switzerland curated by Peter Fischer und Brigitt Bürgi

 

The Yvonne Rainer Project, screening program, BFI Southbank, United Kingdom

 

The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, Nasher Museum of Museum of Art at

 

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, curated by Trevor Schoonmaker

 

New Sense of Order, Su-Mei Tse and Yves Netzhammer

 

Lebenszeichen, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland, curated by Peter Fischer and Brigitt Bürgi

 

BRAVE NEW WORLD, from the perspective of MUDAM Collection, Mudam, Luxembourg

 

CUE: Artists’ Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (group)

2009

ARTLV_09 - The Tel Aviv Bienial, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

Reflection: The World Through Art, Dojima River Biennale, Osaka, Japan

 

The Invasion of Sound, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

 

Tenants at ReMap2, parallel project to the 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece

 

Far and Near: Nature in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

 

Contemporary Art Collection, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

 

Biennale Cuvée, World Selection of Contemporary Art, OK, Linz, Austria

2008

Some Magical Clangs, Su-Mei Tse & Virginie Yassef, CRAC Alsace, France

 

WONDER, Singapore Biennale 2008, curated by Fumio Nanjo, Singapore

2007

Merveilleux, Chateau de Malbrook, Manderen, France

 

Kunstpreis Robert Schumann - Best of, Trier, Germany

 

Lieux Communs, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil (Paris), France

 

A L'Horizon de Shangri-La, Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain de Lorraine, Metz, France

 

Une Collection Pour Une Région, Chemins de Traversés GR FRAC Lorraine: 550 km, Musée de la Lutherie et de L’Archèterie Française, Mircourt, France

 

Body As Spectacle: Collections sans Frontières VII, Contemporary Art from the collections of Frac du Grand Est (Curated by Branko Franceschi), Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

 

Listening Awry (Curated by Jim Drobnick), McMaster Museum of Art, Ontario, Canada

 

In Midair, Sound Works Hong Kong 2007, Tokwawan, Hong Kong

 

Habit Forming: Contemporary Art from Portland Collections (Curated by Joel Leib), Feldman Gallery + Project Space, Portland, Oregon

 

SAMLING´07, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark

 

in midair_soundworks, Hong Kong, China

 

Listening Awry (curated by Jim Drobnick), McMaster Museum of Art, Ontario, Canada

2006

Tell me / raconte – moi, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg

 

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal 2006, Japan

 

Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

 

Dans les Alpes-Panorama, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland

 

Women of Europe, Saint Tropez, France

2005

i-Dentity, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of i-D Magazine, London, United Kingdom

 

raconte-moi / tell me, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec, Canada

 

Variations Xanadu, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

 

Dis_appearance, Fri-Art, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Fribourg, Switzerland

 

AURAL CULTURES, Walter Philips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada

 

Radiodays, Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Nouvelles Vagues, collections of the Musée National d’Art Moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, Shanghai, Canton,

 

Beijing, China Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Fransisco, USA

2004

18e Rencontres Parallèles, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France

 

26th São Paulo Biennial, São Paolo, Brazil

 

Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art – 18 Solo Exhibitions, Kinmen, Taiwan

 

InVisible Silence, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, USA

 

Fiction Love, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

 

Emotion 1, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2003

Montagna arte scienza mito, MART, Rovereto, Italy

 

Affinités sélectives - Wahlverwandtschaften, Metz, France

 

Réalités_Collections sans frontières II, Galerie Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland

 

Scale 1:1, beaumontpublic + koenigbloc, Luxembourg

 

Mursollaici, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France

 

Selected Bibliography

2014

‘“Days of Endless Time” at the Hirshhorn Delivers an Antidote to Information Overload’, The Huffington Post, November 6, 2014

 

“Exhibits at Hirshhorn, Kreeger museums offer a break from the bustle,” The Washington Post, September 6, 2014.

 

Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure: Selected Works from the YAGEO Foundation Collection. Tokyo: The National Museum of Modern Art, 2014.

 

NY-LUX Edward Steichen Award 2004-2014, publié par Mudam Luxembourg & Edward Steichen Award Luxembourg a.s.b.l., February 2014

2013

Rhythm in it, Vom Rhythmus in der Gegenwartskunst, On Rhythm in Contemporary Art, published by Madeleine Schuppli & Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

2012

Neon, Le néon dans l’art des années 1940 à nos jours, published by La Maison Rouge, 2012

 

A House Full of Music. Strategien in Musik und Kunst, Edited by Ralf Beil, Peter Kraut, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Hatje Cantz, 2012.

 

Kunstbulletin Gisela Kuoni, Su-Mei Tse, ‹Distant Voices›, 3/2012 page 82-83

 

Johnson, Ken. “4 Films” The New York Times, 8 June. Section C pg. 26

 

Zimmer, Lori. "Passage of Time, Fragility of Memory," ArtSlant, May 13

2010

Schmerler, Sarah. "Su-Mei Tse - Exhibition Reviews" Art in America,March 2010, pg 151

 

Sennewald, J. Emil. "Su-Mei Tse - Klang im Blick" Kunst Bulletin, 1-2/2010 pg. 14

2009

Bergeron, Chris. "Su-Mei Tse," The MetroWest Daily (online), September 10, 2009

 

Banai, Nate. "Su-Mei Tse," Artforum, October 2009

 

Biennale Cuvée 2009, World Selection of Contemporary Art, OK books, exhibition catalogue, p. 21

 

"Su-Mei Tse" Exhibition Catalogue, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Feb 7 - May 10, 2009

2008

Francblin, Su-Mei Tse & Virginie Yassef, CRAC Alsace, art press n 350, Novembre 2008, p. 100

 

Farr, Shelia. "Su-Mei Tse's multimedia installation lives up to demanding setting of Seattle Asian Art Museum," The Seattle Times, July 2008

 

Graves, Jen. "Sound and Fury," The Stranger, April 2008

2006

Wei, Lilly. "Su-Mei Tse," ARTnews, December 2006.

 

LeMieux-Rutbal, Bruno. "Su-Mei Tse," Lapiz, no. 227, November 2006.

 

Gopnik, Blake, ‘Breathing Room Amid Chelsea’s Mega-Galleries’, The Washington Post, October 17th, 2006

 

Stringfield, Anne, ‘Goings On About Town’, The New Yorker, October 16th, 2006

 

Morton, Julia, ‘Walk the Line’, New York Press, October 18th, 2006

 

Koplos, Janet, ‘Su-Mei Tse at Franklin Art Works’, Art in America, October 2006

 

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal 2006, Japan raconte-moi / tell me, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg

 

“Dentity”, published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of i-D Magazine, London

 

raconte-moi/tell me, Musée des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec, Canada; Casino Luxembourg - Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg (exhib. cat.)

 

“Variations Xanadu”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan (exhib. cat.)

2005

Chang, Chris. "The Hills Are Alive" FilmComment, The Film Society of Lincoln Center (ed.), March/April 2005, vol. 41/no. 2, p. 16

 

McKinnon, John. "Su-mei Tse, The Ich-Manifestation," The Student News Publication at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Summer 2005.

 

“Art Unlimited”, Art 36 Basel, 2005

 

Van den Bergh, Jos, “Su-Mei Tse, Tim Van Laere Gallery,” Artforum, February 2005, p. 185

 

“Irreducible”, Contemporary Short Form Video 1995-2005, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Fransisco, 2005 (exhib. cat.)

 

Morton, Julia. "Su-Mei-Tse: Recent Works," New York Press, January 12-18, 2005.

 

"Su-Mei Tse," New York Magazine, January 3, 2005.

 

"Su-Mei Tse," The New Yorker, January 3, 2005.

2004

“Territorio libre”, 26th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo (exhib. cat.)

 

Niru Ratnam, i-D magazine, The Studio issue, n° 2, March 2004, p. 200

 

“Aural Cultures”, Jim Drobnick (ed.), Toronto and Banff: YYZ Books and Walter Phillips Gallery Editions, 2004

 

Beaud, Marie-Claude, “Jetzt=Jetzt, Su-Mei Tse,” art press, no. 306, November 2004, p. 38

 

“InVisible Silence”, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, 2004 (exhib. cat.)

 

“Passport, ” Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art - 8 Solo Exhibitions, Kinmen, Taiwan, 2004, (exhib. Cat)

2003

“Dreams and conflicts. The dictatorship of the viewer”, 50th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennial, Marsilio (ed.), Florence, 2003 (exhib. cat.)

 

Miles, Christopher. "Art, pure and simple," Los Angeles Times, July 2003.

 

“Su-Mei Tse « air conditioned » ”, published on the occasion of the 50th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennial (Luxembourg pavilion), Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (ed.), Luxembourg, 2003

 

“Réalités_Collections sans frontières II”, Galerie Zacheta, Warsaw, 2003 (exhib. cat.)

 

“It’s oh so quiet,” i-D Magazine, The Studio Issue, n° 241, September 2003, p. 200

 

“Su-Mei Tse, Luxemburg: Wo bin ich?,” du, no. 735, April 2003, p. 30

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Coppel Collection, Mexico

Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France

Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France

FRAC - Lorraine, Metz, France

Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg

Musée d’Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Museet for Samtidskunst, Museum for Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

UBS Art Collection, UBS (Luxembourg) S.A., Luxembourg

YAGEO Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

Yeh Rong Jai Culture & Art Foundation, Taiwan

 

SELECTED GRANTS, AWARDS, & COMMISSIONS

2014 - 2015

Artist Residency, Académie de France à Rome, Villa Médicis, Rome, Italy

2009

International Contemporary Art Award, Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco Prize

 

for Contemporary Art, Monaco

2008

Artist Residency and Project, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, USA

 

Artist Residency, MIT, Cambridge, USA

2007

Artist Residency, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA

 

Artist residency and lecture, Acadia Summer Art Program, Bar Harbor, USA

2006

SR-Medienkunstpreis, Saarlandischer Rundfunk, Saarbrucken, Germany

 

International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, USA

2005

Edward Steichen Award, Luxembourg (scholarship and artist residency in New York in 2006)

2003

Golden Lion for best national participation, 50th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2001

Prix d’Art Robert Schuman - Interrégional SaarLorLux Award


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