ALINA ET JEFF BLUMIS

 

Alina Blumis, née en 1972 

Jeff Blumis, né en 1958

 

EXPOSITIONS PERSONNELLES (sélection)

2014     
Thank You Paintings Exchange
, Denny Gallery, New York, USA
Casual Conversations, The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery, New York, USA

2013     
Casual Conversations
, The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery, New York, USA
Which country is the best to move to?, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
A Painting For A Family Dinner / Lecce, Italy
A Painting For A Family Dinner / Beijing, China

2012     
Cultural Tips Takeaway, Toomer Labzda Gallery, New York, New York
Language Barrier and Other Obstacles, Peacock Visual Arts, Center For Contemporary Art, Aberdeen, UK
A Painting For A Family Dinner / Bronx, NY, Public Art Project, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, USA
Casual Conversations, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, USA
2011    
Cultural Tips For New Americans, Lower Manhattan, Public Art Project, New York, USA
Global Reach Inc., Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, USA
2010     
Cultural Tips For New Americans, Stanislas Bourgain Galerie, Paris, France
2009     
Casual Conversations in Brooklyn, Black and White Project Space, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2008     
Dam Lines, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, USA (catalog)
Language Barrier / Lower Manhattan, Public Art Project, New York, USA
Language Barrier–Yellow Pages, Stanislas Bourgain Galerie, Paris, France
Hello, USA? Contemporary City Foundation, Moscow, Russia (catalog)
Language Barrier, Pulse, New York, USA
2005    
Cloning Factory, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria
2004    
Pink and Pong, Kvadrat Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2003    
Videolog, National Center of Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia

 

 

 

EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES (sélection)

 

2012    
Shadow of Time, State Museum, Tsaritsyno, Russia
Summer Solstice, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, USA
This Side of Paradise, NoLongerEmpty, Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, New York, USA
Foreign Bodies, Barbur, Jerusalem, Israel
Generation One and a Half, Abrazo Interno Gallery, New York, USA
Civil Disobedience Festival, De Balie Centre for Culture and Politics, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Foreign Bodies, Set Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2011    
Media Impact. International Festival Of Activist Art, 4th Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia (catalog)
About Face, NoLongerEmpty, Festival of Ideas for a New City, New Museum New York, USA
Electrica, Instituto Cervantes, New York, US
2010    
New Acquisition, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Artistes russes: Un art au superlatif, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac, France
Now We Are Six, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, USA
2009    
American Dream / Be Happy, Pulse Miami Installation Program, USA
Frozen Reality, Holster Projects, London, UK
No Longer Empty, Chelsea Hotel, New York, USA
The Situation, the Third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (catalog)
Ultra-New Materiality, the Third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (catalog)
2008    
Moby Hosting, Bat-Yam Museum, Bat-Yam, Israel (catalog)
Off The Wall: Artists At Work, Jewish Museum, New York, USA
Moscow - New York = Parallel Play, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, USA
New York–Mexico–Paris, Estacion Indianilla Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
2007    
MOCA Mix film, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA
Left Pop, the Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (catalog)
Media Image and Unconscious, the Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Victory Over The Sun, National Center of Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia (catalog)
Double Take–Remake, National Center of Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia
2006    
Making Love to My Ego, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, England
Refuge, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea (catalog)
Out Of Paint, Kuhn Gallery, Ohio State University, Marion, USA
Unauthorized Access, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Aesthetics of Resistance, Assab One, Milan, Italy (catalog)
Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, USA
Korperchen, Veranstalter Medienwerkstatt, Vienna, Austria
2005    
Russia Redux #1, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, USA
Aesthetics of Resistance, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (catalog)
Post-Diasporas: Voyages and Missions, First Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2004    
Symbols of The Big Bang, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, USA
2003    
St. Petersburg, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
RAP, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Femininity’s Redress, Angel Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts, New York, USA

 


RESIDENCES

 


2009
Black and White Project Space, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2005
Quartier 21, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria
2005
Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy / professor Alfredo Jaar

Grants, Fellowships and Awards
2011
Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, USA
2011
Blue Print Fellowship, New York, USA
2010
Franklin Furnace Fund, New York, USA (2010-2011)
2009
Trust for Mutual Understanding, New York, USA
2008
Art in Public Spaces Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA
2008
Strategic Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA
2008
Puffin Foundation Grant, Teaneck, USA
2007
Six Points Fellowship, New York, USA (Alina Bliumis, 2007-2009)
2005
Trust for Mutual Understanding, New York, USA

Jeff Bliumis
born in 1958, Kishinev, Moldova, lives and works in New York since 1973.
Education:
1977-81 BA, Columbia University, New York
1982-83 University of California, Berkeley, California

Alina Bliumis
born in 1972, Minsk, Belarus, lives and works in New York since 1994.
Education:
1996-99 BFA, The School of Visual Arts, New York
2005 Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy / Professor Alfredo Jaar

Started working as a team in 2000.

Selected Publications:
EmergencyIndex 2013, Ugly Duckling Presse
Tanyanika Samuels, Artist team offers a painting in exchange for invite to family dinner in the Bronx, the Daily News, April 12, 2012
Rachel Corbett, Artist Couple: Will Work for Food, Artnet Magazine, March 27, 2012
Shazia Khan, Brooklyn Artists Become Unexpected Dinner Guests, NY1 News, May 6, 2012
New York artists offer BX families art in exchange for dinner, NEWS 12 The Bronx, April 9, 2012
Victoria Kupchinetsky, Art in Exchange for Food in NY, in Russian, Voice of America, May 30, 2012
EmergencyIndex 2012, Ugly Duckling Presse
Media Impact. International Festival Of Activist Art, ZKM Institute for Visual Media, 2012
Mariuccia Casadio, Out of Place, Vogue Italia, January 2011
Jill Conner, Movable Aura: The Blurred Realities of Alina and Jeff Bliumis, PAJ Journal of Performance and Art, MIT, September 2010
R. Klanten, M. HŸbner, A. Bieber, P. Alonzo, G. Jansen, Art & Agenda, Political Art and Activism, published by Gestalten, 2011
Alina and Jeff Bliumis Cultural Tips For New Americans, artist book, 2011
Caroline Bourgeois, Ultra-New Materiality, exhibition catalog, 2010
Jill Conner, Interview with Alina and Jeff Bliumis, Whitehot Magazine, May 2009
Benjamin Sutton, Wicked Artsy: Picturing Cultural Memory, The L Magazine, March 24 2009
Meghan Dailey, Shape Of Things To Come: New Sculpture, the Saatchi Gallery, 2008, published by Rizzoli
Elizabeth M. Grady, Alina and Jeff Bliumis Dam Lines, exhibition catalog, published by Andrea Meislin Gallery, 2008
Milana Gitzin-Adiram and Leah Abir, Moby Hosting, exhibition catalog, Bat Yam Museum, 2007
Janet Koplos, Pulse review, Art in America, May 2008
Adam Kleinman, Alina and Jeff Bliumis Receiving the Stranger, published by CheckOffArtPress, 2007
Emily Newman, Second Moscow Biennale Review, Artforum 2007
Yulia Tikhonova, A Conversation with Alina and Jeff Bliumis, Sculpture Magazine July/August 2007
Roberto Pinto and Anna Daneri, The Aesthetics of Resistance, catalog, 2006
Beatrice Bosiger, Cloning Factory: Alina Bliumis, Fiber Magazine December 2005
Nina Schedlmayer, Rosa Hasen am laufenhden Band, MQ Site Magazine December 2005
Elisa Tjin and Sylvia Borda, Geometric Geography, Digital Visions 2005, University of British Columbia
Isabelle Dupuis, Russia Redux /Schroeder Romero Gallery, NY Arts, November 2005
John Kelsey, Russian Front: The Moscow Biennale, Artforum, April 2005
Holland Cotter, Enemy Image, New York Times, October 7, 2005