Chronologie

1975
Born in Los Angeles, California
1997
Bryn Mawr College, BA (Fine Arts/East Asian Studies)
1997
The Fabric Workshop and Museum Apprentice Training Program, Post-Graduate Apprentice
1997
Barbara Rubin Prize
2003
Columbia University, School of the Arts, MFA
lives in New York, New York

Expositions

2009
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (Forthcoming) (solo)
2009
SECOND LOOK (AT THE SURFACE) Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz
2009
Tajima, Jarman, Holstad, Flavin, Debord, Kunstler X New York
2008 – 2009
ME(N)TAL ILEANA TOUNTA Athen
2008
Deal or No Deal, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
2008
Artissima 15, Torino, Italy (solo)
2008
Mika Tajima: Broken Plaid/Holding Your Breath (taking the long way), RISD Museum, Providence, RI (solo)
2008
The Double, The Kitchen, New York, NY (solo)
2008
The Double, COMA, Berlin (solo)
2008
Some Thing Else, curated by Simone Subal, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2008
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Sympathy for the Devil, curated by Dominic Molon, MCA, Chicago, IL, traveling to Miami Art Museum (catalogue)
2007
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
2007
A Roll of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance, curated by Bob Nickas, Ballroom Martha, TX
2007
Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2007
Uncertain States of America, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
2007
Mika Tajima, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
2007
New Humans: Disassociate, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York (solo)
2006
Bunch, Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH)
2006
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Blaffer Art Gallery, Houston, TX
2006
Uncertain States of America, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006
Music is a Better Noise, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
2006
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Asia Society, New York, NY
2005
Video in Person, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2005
Uncertain States of America curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
2004
Solo Project, video installation, United Bamboo Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2004
I’d rather jack, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
2003
Container Exhibition, Tokyo Design Week, Tokyo, Japan
2003
25 Hrs, The Video Art Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
2002
Mondo Cane, Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Foreign Body, White Columns, New York, NY
1998
Rrose Selavy, Jefferson Bank Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1997
I Enjoy Being a Girl: Investigating Femininity in Women and Men, Nexus: Center for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA