Chronologie

1969
Born in Kortrijk, Belgium
2007
Will-Grohmann-Preis der Akademie der Künste Berlin, Germany
Studied at Koninklijke Akademie voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium and at the Reichsakademie für Bildende Künste Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lives and works in Antwerp and Berlin

Expositions

2014
L’image suivante ..., MAC’s, Hornu, Belgium
2014
The Illusion of Light, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
2014
Bad Thoughts-Collectie Martijn en Jeannette Sanders, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014
Days of Endless Time, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
2014
Projects for a Monument to the Anthropocene, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
2014
Dialogue (with John Gerrard), MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2014
De Zee – salut d’honneur Jan Hoet, MU.ZEE, Oostende, Belgium
2014
Datascapes, Laboral Centre de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon, Spain
2014
Grijs I Grey, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2014
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2014
still (not) moving, Eigen + Art Lab, Berlin, Germany
2014
43rd International Film Festival: Spectrum Shorts, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2014
Igal Ahouvi Art Collection: The Towering Inferno (The Babylon Trilogy, Part 1), The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Isreal
2014
Propaganda für die Wirklichkeit, Museum Morsbroich, Morsbroich, Germany
2014
El Hotel Electrico, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2014
Variations of the Moon, Nam June Paik Art Center, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
2014
PIXELS OF PARADISE/Image and Belief, edition of the International Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts BIP2014, BAL, Liège, Belgium
2014
Early Works, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2014
19 Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire, Sydney, Australia
2013
Interfuit, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
2013
More Light, 5th Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia
2013
Every Day Matters, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013
Baza(a)r Belg(i)e, Centrale for contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
2013
The Red Queen, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania
2013
Dinard, l'Amour Atomique, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard, France
2013
Collection XXXIII – The Collection as a Character, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2013
De collectie, SMAK, Gent, Belgium
2013
Rythm in it – Vom Rythmus in der Gegenwartskunst, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Germany
2013
Datascapes, Foundation Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey
2013
Happy Birthday Dear Academie!, MAS Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp, Belgium
2013
ArtInternational, Istanbul, Turkey
2013
Pièces Montrées-La Collection impossible, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, France
2013
Performing Still Images: Matthew Buckingham and David Claerbout, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbo, USA
2013
The Tolerant Home – 400 Years of Liberal Culture in Amsterdam, Chambres des Canaux /several locations in the city of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013
Musée d’Art moderne et Contemporain, permanent collection, Strasbourg, France
2013
Slow: Marking Time in recent Photography and Film, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville
2013
Sharjah Biennal II, Sharjah Art Foundation, Schardscha
2013
Constable, Delacroix, Friedrich und Goya -Die Erschütterung der Sinne, Galerie Neue Meister Staatliche Gemäldegalerie Dresden
2013
David Claerbout, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz (solo)
2012
The time that remains, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (solo)
2012
The time that remains, Parasol Unit, London (solo)
2012
Diese Sonne strahlt immer, Secession, Vienna (solo)
2012
Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren (solo)
2012
MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto (solo)
2012
Equal Dialougue, West China International Art Biennal, Yinchuan Chin
2012
The Undercurrent of Boredom, Lothringer13/Halle für internationale Gegenwartskunst, München
2012
Kalte Rinden – Seltene Erden, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
2012
Static Movement, Museum Folkwang, Essen
2012
Klang und Stille – Synästhetische Aspekte von Film und Video, Sammlung Goetz im Haus der Kunst, München
2012
Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
2012
Sin-Jan, St. Baafs Kathedrale, Gent
2012
Found Footage: Cinema Exposed, Eye film instituut nederland, Amsterdam
2012
Museum Brandhorst, München
2012
Contour On Tour, De Loketten in the Flemish Parliament, Brussels
2012
Le Grand Atelier, MAC’s Grand Hornu, Grand Hornu
2012
Istanbul Modern, 'La La La Human Steps / contemporary surreal drawings from the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen', Istanbul
2012
Disappearances, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina/CAN
2012
7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale (Media City Seoul 2012) Spell on you, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2012
GEOZAVOD Building, 'MIKSER 2012, Sarvala, Belgrad, Serbia
2012
De pleuranten Lief en leed, Memling in Sint-Jan Hospitaalmuseum, Bruges, Belgium
2011
The Time That Remains, Wiels, Brussels (solo)
2011
Serious Games. Krieg – Medien – Kunst, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt (solo)
2011
David Claerbout: Architecture of Narrative, SFMoma, San Francisco (solo)
2011
Aschemünder, Sammlung Goetz im Haus der Kunst, HdK, München
2011
The Un-bearable Lightness of Being, Yvon Lambert, New York
2011
Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo Metropolitain Museum of Photography, Tokyo 2011
2011
Out-Of-Sync. The Paradoxe of Time, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
2011
Serious Games. Krieg-Medien-Kunst, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
2011
Sunrise (project room), De Pont museum for contemporary art, Tilburg
2010
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (solo)
2010
Gl Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark (solo)
2010
Uncertain eye, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (solo)
2010
Photoespana, Madrid
2010
Next Generation, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen
2010
Sao Paolo Biennale, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2009
MNAC – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon (solo)
2009
Castello di Rivoli, Italy (solo)
2009
The Shape of Time, De Pont museum voor hedendaagse kunst/museum of contemporary art, Tilburg (solo)
2009
Hauser & Wirth, London (solo)
2009
venue pompidou show, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (solo)
2009
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (solo)
2009
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
2008 – 2009
La vidéo, un art, une histoire, Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France
2008
After the Quiet, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Pompidou venue, National Museum of Contemporary Art at Athens Conservatory, Athens (solo)
2008
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008
Then Came This, Yvon Lambert, New York (solo)
2008
Photographers gallery London, September - December 2008 (solo)
2008
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, May - July 2008 (solo)
2008
MIT LIST Visual Arts Center, Boston, january - end of March 2008 (solo)
2008
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, october – december 2008 (solo)
2008
Endless Sphere, Center for Contemporary Art, Kiew, Ukraine
2008
PhotoEspana, Circullo de Bellas Artes, Lissabon
2008
Monet and Venice, Beyeler Fondation, Basel
2008
Rêver l'horizon, autour de Paysage (1840) de Turner, Beffroi du Louvre, Lens à Bruay-la-Buissière (Pas-de-Calais), France
2008
Stutter and Twitch, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto
2008
Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, The Morning After. Videoworks from the Goetz Collection, Bremen
2008
Sichtbarwerden, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2008
Car Culture, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA
2008
The Subversion of Standstill / Die Subversion des Stillstandes, Halle 14, Universal Cube, Leipzig / ACC Gallery, Weimar
2008
Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield CT
2008
Doing it my way - Perspectives on Belgium Art, Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst
2008
The Morning After. Videoworks from the Goetz Collection, Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
2007
David Claerbout, Centre Georges Pompidou, espace 315, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, USA (solo)
2007
Belkin Galleries at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
2007
De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands (solo)
2007
Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (solo)
2007
David Claerbout. 3 Works, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
2007
GOING STAYING. Movement, Body, Place in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany
2007
Beyond the country. Perspectives of the land in historic and contemporary art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University of Cork, Cork, Ireland
2007
12e Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement – Culture hors-sol, Bac Bâtiment d'art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
2007
Arena, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen, Belgium (solo)
2007
Nationalgalerie Prag, Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
2007
Perspektive - Neuerwerbungen, Schenkungen und Wünsche der Sammlung für Gegenwartskunst im Lenbachhaus, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
2007
Varios Artistas Idilio 1, Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
2007
The Leading Thread, CAB Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
2007
In the Eye of the Storm, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
2007
Herzlija Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Isreal
2007
Stutter and Twitch, Bard College center for curatorial studies, Annandale-on-Hudson NY, USA
2007
Other than film, Filmfestival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2007
Imagination Becomes Reality (works from the Goetz collection), ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
2007
Mois de la photo, Montreal, Canada
2007
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Flash Cube, Seoul, Korea
2007
Intocable. El ideal de la transparencia, Patio Herreriano Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Valladoid, Spain
2007
Love Addiction: practices in video art from '67 to the present', Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea, Montefalcone, Italy
2007
Anachronism, Argos, Brussels, Belgium
2007
Portrait de l'autre. L'hospitalité. Le rejet, Musée d'Ixelles, Ixelles, Belgium
2006
Curator's Eye – Vol. 1 David Claerbout, Nichido Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2006
Art Unlimited, Art Basel 37, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2006
The Sublime is Now! Das Erhabene in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf/ Bern, Switzerland
2006
Anagramme, MAC's Grand Hornu - Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu, Belgium
2006
Click Doubleclick – das dokumentarische Moment, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Paleis vor schoone Kunsten, Brussels
2006
Message personnel, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2006
Review: Collection Pierre Huber, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
2006
Something more than feeling, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, USA
2006
Slow Motion, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2006
Idylle, Pheonix Werke, Hamburg; DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, National Gallery, Prague
2006
On/Off, Frac Lorraine, Metz, France
2006
Nr. 14 Light Play, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
2006
Intouchable, Villa Arson, Nice, France
2006
Brighton Photo Biennial, Argus Building, Brighton, UK
2006
Image in Motion, Dumont-Wyckhuyse, Roeselare, Belgium
2005 – 2006
Fast Nichts – Minimalistische Werke aus der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
2005
Gezeiten Background Time, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2005
Galerie Yvon Lambert, New York, USA (solo)
2005
Van Abbe Museum Eindhoven, Netherlands (with Robert Kusmirowski) (solo)
2005
Akademie der Künste, 'Background Time – Gezeiten', Berlin, Germany (solo)
2005
Dundee Contemporary Arts, 'David Claerbout', Dundee, Scottland (solo)
2005
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (solo)
2005
Double Vision, Biennale Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
2005
Miniature from eighteenth century until today, Fondazione Torino Musei, Torino, Italy
2005
Private View 1998-2000. Collection Pierre Huber, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
2005
Manchmal weiss ich nicht, ob ich etwas wirklich erlebt oder ob ich es in einem Film gesehen habe. Von Olaf Breuning bis Sam Tayler-Wood. 33 Videoarbeiten aus der Sammlung Goetz in München, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Germany
2005
Double Vision, Prague Biennale 2 - Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
2005
Monopolis, Witte de With Centre for contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2005
Realit-:t. 30 Videoarbeiten aus der Sammlung Goetz, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland
2005
Private View – Collection Pierre Huber, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
2005
La Miniatura dal '700 al Contemporaneo, GAM, Fondazione Torino Musei, Turin, Italy
2005
Belgique Visionnaire. C'est arrivé près de chez vous, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
2005
Fast forward. Avance ràpido. Media Art de la Collecciòn Goetz, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain
2005
Lisboa Photo 2005, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisboa (cur. Sergio Mah, Raymond Bellour), Portugal
2005
Belgique Visionnaire, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles (cur. Harald Szeemann), Belgium
2005
Slow Art, Gemäldegalerie Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005
Le Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France
2005
Voisins Officiel, Musée d'art moderne de Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
2005
Shadow Play. Shadow and Light in Contemporary Art – An Hommage to Hans Christian Andersen, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, , Odense (travels to Kunsthalle Kiel 2005; Landesgalerie Linz 2006), Denmark
2005
What's New, Pussycat?, Museum für Moderne Kunst MMK, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2005
Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
2005
Le Magasin, Musée Dauphinois, Grenoble, France (solo)
2005
Visible Time, Galerie Yvon Lambert, New York, USA (solo)
2004
Kunstbau im Lehnbachhaus, Munich, Germany (solo)
2004
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada (solo)
2004
Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, Great Britiain (solo)
2004
Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich (solo)
2004
Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
2004
Do You Believe in Reality?,Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan
2004
94-04. Zehn Jahre Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst in Dresden' Galerie Neue Meister, Dresden, Germany
2004
Channel Zero, Montevideo,Amsterdam, Netherlands
2004
Working Ethics. An Exhibition from a certain Flanders, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Ausria
2004
Non-Sect Radical: Contemporary Photography III,Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
2004
Ralentir vite, Le Plateau, Paris, France
2004
Jeu de Paume/Inauguration: Eblouissement et Guy Bourdin, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
2004
Green Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
2004
Working Ethics, Objectif_exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium
2004
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, USA
2004
Lenbachhaus Kunstbau, Munich, Germany (solo)
2004
Works I told you about, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2004
Don’t Think About Me, I’m Alright. Julie Becker, David Claerbout, Ei Arakawa. Green Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
2004
DVD Lounge Incidents / De Nachten, deSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2003
Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2003
Wings of Art – Motiv Flugzeug, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
2003
War (What is it Good for?), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2003
Attack! Kunst und Krieg in den Zeiten der Medien, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
2003
Body Matters, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
2003
Under ground, Galerie Neue Meister, Dresden, Germany
2003
Outlook International Art Exhibition 2003, Outlook International Art Exhibition, Athens, Greece
2003
Gelijk het leven is. Belgische kunst uit de collectie van het SMAK, SMAK Stedelijk Museum Voor Aktuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
2003
Fast forward: Media Art Sammlung Goetz, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
2003
Guided by Heroes, Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium
2003
... lautloses irren, ways of worldmaking, too..., Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2003
Still/Move, Caermersklooster, Ghent, Belgium
2003
Contre/Temps. Thierry Kuntzel. David Claerbout, CRAC Centre de Recherche et d'Action Culturelle, Valence, Spain
2003
Once upon a time..., MUHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
2003
Under Ground, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen,Dresden, Germany
2003
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2003
Galleri K, Oslo, Norway (solo)
2003
David Claerbout / Candida Höfer, Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (solo)
2003
CGAC Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago di Compostela, Spain (solo)
2003
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2002
Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany (solo)
2002
Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2002
Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2002
Malerei ohne Malerei, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig,Ggermany
2002
31st International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2002
Haunted by Detail, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2002
Teaser, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2002
L'Herbier et le Nuage, Musée des arts contemporains MAC's Grand-Hornu, Hornu, Belgium
2002
Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
2002
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2002
Group Exhibition, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
2002
Das Museum, die Sammlung, der Direktor und seine Liebschaften, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2001
Berlin Biennale 2, Berlin, Germany
2001
La Vertité est Ailleurs, Centre Pour L’Image Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
2001
Unreal Time Video, Korean Art Foundation, Seoul, Korea
2001
Aubette, Museum Dhondt-Daenens, Deurle, Belgium
2001
Winter Exhibition: Tiong Ang, Serhiy Bratkov, David Claerbout, José Antonio Hernandez-Diez, INOVA Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
2001
Videoserie in der Black Box, 6 Künstler – 6 Positionen, Sammlung Goetz, München, Germany
2001
Touch me..., Cultural Centers Strombeek, Sint-Niklaas, Roeselare, Belgium
2001
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (solo)
2001
Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2000
Project for the Internet: Present, DIA Center for the Arts, New York, USA (solo)
2000
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2000
Untitled [Single channel projection]/Retrospection, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2000
Reflexive Figuration, Galerie Ferdinand van Dieten, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2000
Huis aan de Werf, Utrecht, Netherlands (solo)
2000
L’opera, Un Chant d’Etoiles, La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
2000
Le Grand Hornu, Mons, Belgium
2000
Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
2000
18th World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1999
Collection Flemish Community, Hallen, Bruges, Belgium
1999
Trouble Spot, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
1999
Nuevos Caminos, Vigo, Spain
1999
FRI ART Centre for Contemporary Art, Freiburg, Germany
1999
Dis-Location, hARTware, Dortmund, Germany
1999
Reflexive Figuration, Galerie Ferdinant Van Dieten, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1999
Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
1999
Caryatids [Permanent Sound-Installation commissioned by Christian Kieckens, Architects], Hallen, Kortrijk, Belgium (solo)
1999
De Vereniging, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium (solo)
1998
Etablissement d'en Face, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
1998
Not strictly private, Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld
1998
Intimate Strangers, Gallery by Night, Budapest, Hungary
1998
Beelden buiten 1998, Tielt, Belgium
1998
Grown in frozen time, Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld, Germany
1998
I never promised you a rose garden, Beelden Buiten, Tielt, Belgium
1997
Watertoren, CHK Vlissingen, Netherlands
1997
Pica en Flandes, Barcelona, Spain
1997
Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
1997
Montevideo Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
1997
Argos, Kanal 20, Brussels, Belgium (solo)