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"Umwelt Belt: Transit"
Michael Joaquin Grey, 2012 - 2014
100 object essay
prosthetic fossil record
computational cinema
(low resolution recording from live stream)

Teaser for the Short Attention Span

Longer version:


"Spatial Libretto for the Solar System"
Michael Joaquin Grey, 2012

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"The Sanctuary Orrery": Mayan Calendar Edition -
exponential cycles 2-16 (acceleration to 2/16th power: 65,536x speed),
Michael Joaquin Grey, 2012
Computational film

"Between Simonetta",
Michael Joaquin Grey, 2011
Generative portrait,
27 x 35 in / 68 x 89 cm,
(short recorded clip)



ZOOB Pedagogy Demonstration Video, Discussion with Inventor Michael Joaquin Grey, click here



Red : Red
Reinventing Kindergarten (sections from 'Gifts and Occupations 2.0')
Re-education, Re-design, 1990-2016
Michael Joaquin Grey, Wall installation, 184.5" x 117"
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Selected Publications
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"The Child as Teacher:
Art and Radical Pedagogy"
Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway
Jan 26, 2017 - March 12, 2017

"Looking at one thing and thinking of something else: An Exhibition in Four Parts"
Carroll/Fletcher Gallery, London
11 November 2016 – 29 April 2017
Part One: Dialogues with Art History
11-26 November 2016
Part Four: Disrupt / Disorder / Display
17 March - 29 April 2017


Technology and Its Discontents"
NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery ,UAE
Sept 22, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

"Botticelli Reimagined"
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
March 5, 2016 - July 3, 2016

Photographs and Video Art
from the DeWoody Collection"
Curator: Beth DeWoody
Norton Museum of Art,
West Palm Beach, Florida
Feb 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016

"Back to the Sandbox:
Art and Radical Pedagogy"
Curator: Jaroslav Andel
Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
Jan 15, 2016 - Apr 10, 2016


"The Botticelli Renaissance"
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
National Museum, Germany
Sept 24, 2015 - Jan 24, 2016

"My Lagerstätte"
Solo exhibit
Chronus Art Center, Shanghai
curated by Zhang Ga
April 2 - May 2, 2015


International Triennial
New Media Art
National Art Museum of China, Beijing
curated by Zhang Ga
June 10 - July17, 2014
Catalogue published

"Look At Me: Portraiture from Manet
to the Present"
Leila Heller Gallery 57th St.
curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody
and Paul Morris
May 6 - Aug 29, 2014
Catalogue published


"Transposition: Motion is Action"
National Art Museumof China, Beijing
50th Anniversary Exhibition
curated by Zhang Ga
April 19 - May 15, 2013

Art Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
Exhibitor : Carroll / Fletcher Gallery
April 18 -21, 2013

"Spring/ Break Art Show"
New York, NY
Curator: Kyle de Woody
March 5 - March 10, 2013

"NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star"
New Museum, NY
Jan 16, 2013 - April 21, 2013

ZERO 1: Michael Joaquin Grey
San Jose, CA
Feb 6, 2013 - March 23, 2013

Art Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Exhibitor : Carroll / Fletcher Gallery
Feb 5 - 10, 2013

"Michael Joaquin Grey: Orange between orange and Orange"
Carroll/ Fletcher Gallery, London, UK
Jan 11, 2013- Feb 16, 2013


"Cartographies of Hope:
Change Narratives
DOX Center for Contemporary Art,
Curator: Jaroslav Andel "Expanded N
Nov 22, 2012 - Feb 21, 2013

"Expanded Drawing"
Fundació Palma Espai d'Art
Casal Soilleric, Mallorca, Spain
curated by Pilar Ribal
September 20, 2012 - January 6, 2013

"Century of the Child:
Growing by Design, 1900-2000"
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Curator: Juliet Kinchin
July 29, 2012- Nov 5, 2012

LOOP Fair 2012
Barcelona, Spain
Exhibitor: Senda Gallery, Spain
May 31, 2012- June 2, 2012

"(Un)folding Patterns"
Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Curator: Ombretta Agro Andruff
May 20, 2012- July 22, 2012

Botticelli I Grey,
2nd Installation
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
National Museum, Germany
April 27, 2012 - Aug 18, 2012
Catalogue Publisher Walther König

"Experimental Films Now and Then"
Czech Center, NY
Curator: Jaroslav Andel
March, 2012

The Armory Show, NY
Exhibitor: Senda Gallery, Spain
March, 2012


Botticelli I Grey
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
National Museum, Germany
September 2011 - September 2012
Catalogue Publisher Walther König

Gund Gallery Inaugural
Graham Gund Gallery
Kenyon College, OH
Curator / Director: Natalie Marsh
October 2011 - March 2012

"At Fifty: Krannert Art Museum 1961-2011"  
Kannert Art Museum, IL
Curator: Michael Rush
August 2011 - October 2012

"Standard Deviations: 
Types and Families in
Contemporary Design"
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Curator: Paola Antonelli 
March 2011- January 2012

Curators: Steven and William Ladd
The Invisible Dog Art Center
Brooklyn NY
May 2011 - July 2011

"Fundamentally Human:
Visual Art and Neuroscience"
Curated by Suzanne Anker
Pera Museum, Istanbul
April 6, 2011 - July 3, 2011

"Midnight Party"
Curated by Joan Ruthfuss
Walker Art Center
March 19, 2011 - February 23, 2014

The Armory Show NYC 2011
Galeria Senda, Barcelona
Recapitulate: Retrace, Erase, Repeat, 2007
March 3-6, 2011

"The Digital Any-Space-Whatever"
Curated by Claudia Hart
CAA, 99th Annual Conference
New York, NY
February 9-12, 2011

"Albedo Oroborus"
Edition 1500
Publisher: Dietl International

"Painting and Sculpture:
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Benefit Exhibition"
Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY
Dec 9 2010 - January 9, 2011


"Horizon Over Time"
Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berln
November 12, 2010 - February 29, 2011

"Greater New York"
MoMA/ P.S.1 Rotating Gallery Series
Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple
Michael Joaquin Grey, Andrew Gbur,
Ryan Sullivan
Sept 11 - Oct 17, 2010

"Plus One"
Curated by Dan Cameron
Perry Rubenstein Gallery, NY
Sept 10 - 18, 2010

"Matters of Media III"
New Art Trust
SFMoMA Sept 8-9, 2010

Art/Basel/Salon Program
 "Contemporary Art and
New Media: Towards a Hybrid
Discourse", Nicolas Bourriaud,
Michael Joaquin Grey, Peter Weibel
with Edward Shanken
June 19, 2010

Brainwave Series 2010
artist Michael Joaquin Grey &
astrobiologist Chris Impey
Rubin Museum of Art, NY
April 10, 2010

"Remote Viewing"
Curated by Paul Young
Arts Santa Monica,
Loop Festival
Barcelona, May 2010
"Remote Viewing"
Curated by Paul Young
Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
Feb 2010

"A  Man is Not a Tree"
Michael Joaquin Grey, Gonkar Gyatso,
Anna Malagrida, Mark Melvin
Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berlin
Feb 13, 2010 

Works of Michael Joaquin Grey,
Sundance Film Festival 2010
New Frontier, Park City UT
Feb 2010


ZOOB PLAY SYSTEM acquired for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, NY.

Solo show at MoMA/P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, curated by Klaus Biesenbach.

"Spazialismo", artists included: Mel Bochner, R. Luke Dubois, Yael Kanarek, Matthew Ritchie, Bitforms, NYC.

"Art & Electronic Media", curated by Edward Shanken, Bitforms, NYC.

"Illiterature", Travelling exhibit, Arena 1 Gallery , Santa Monica.

Loop Festival, recipient of Premier Selection Award, Barcelona, Spain.