Ian Cheng

Born 1984, Los Angeles
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION
2009 MFA Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York NY.
2006 BA Cognitive Science, BA Art Practice, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Ian Cheng, curated by Filipa Ramos, organized by Edoardo Bonaspetti, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy.
2013 BABY FEAT. BALI, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway.
2013 Frieze Frame, Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club, Frieze Art Fair, London.
2013 ENTROPY WRANGLER, Off Vendome, Dusseldorf, Germany.
2013 TOO HUMANS ALL TOO HUMANS, The Vanity, Los Angeles, CA.
2011 This Papaya Tastes Perfect, Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club, Miami Beach, FL.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 The Time Machine, Cura, Rome.
2013 12th Lyon Biennial: Meanwhile...Suddenly and Then, curated by Gunnar Kvaran, Lyon, France.
2013 Love of Technology, Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, Miami, FL.
2013 Freak Out, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York.
2013 ProBio, curated by Josh Kline, EXPO 1, MoMA PS1, New York.
2013 HMV, curated by Alexander Shulan, Foxy Production, New York.
2013 EIN HAMMER AUF DEN KOPF KANN DIE SEELE VERLETZEN, Volker Bradtke, Dusseldorf, Germany.
2012 A Disagreeable Object, curated by Ruba Katrib, Sculpture Center, New York, NY.
2012 A Programming Language, organized by Kari Rittenbach, Primary Work Surface, London.
2012 How To Download a Boyfriend, curated by Badlands Unlimited, Apple iTunes.
2012 You Told Me The Other Night, West Street Gallery, New York NY.
2011 December: Organized by Howie Chen, Mitchell-Innes and Nash, New York NY.
2009 Columbia University MFA Thesis Show, Fisher Landau Center for Arts, New York NY.

COMMISSIONS
2013 Future Fictions, Frieze Issue 156
2013 3D Models looking for work, DIS Magazine, with Preston Chaunsumlit
2012 Liars "Brats" music video

SCREENINGS
2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam.
2013 Migrating Forms, BAM, New York.
2013 Off The Air, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network.
2013 New Director's Showcase, Cannes Lion.
2012 BUG, British Film Institute, Southbank, London.

RELEASES
2013 DIS IMAGES -- 3D Models, published by DIS
2012 TPTP TONES, custom iPhone ringtone set, published by SIM (Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja, Natasha Isaacs and Petros Moris)
2012 This Papaya Tastes Perfect, limited edition catalog, published by Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club.
2012 Forest Hills Literary Journal, April edition.
2011 Spring Break, published by Badlands Unlimited.

AWARDS
2013 New Director's Showcase, Cannes Lion
2012 Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Visual Arts Grantee
2008 Ninah and Michael Lynne Fellowship
2006 Eisner Award for Film and Video, Berkeley Pacific Film Archive
2005 Townsend Center Fellowship for Art and Science, UC Berkeley

PRESS
2013 ArtForum, The Time Machine, Cura, http://artforum.com/archive/id=44534
2013 ArtForum, Migrating Forms http://artforum.com/film/id=44333
2013 Film Comment, Migrating forms http://www.filmcomment.com/entry/festivals-migrating-forms-2013
2013 Modern Weekly, curated by Dis
2013 Bomblog interview, with Dylan Kerr http://bombsite.com/articles/7380
2013 Opening Ceremony interview http://www.openingceremony.us/entry.asp?pid=8740
2013 Dis Magazine interview, with Jeppe Ugelvig http://dismagazine.com/blog/52917/frieze-london-interview-with-ian-cheng/
2013 Creators Project Interview
2013 Frieze Magazine Interview with Kari Rittenbach
2013 Leap Stephanie Bailey Entropy Wrangler at Off Vendome
2013 GalleristNY Expo1, MoMA PS1
2013 GalleristNY HMV at Foxy Production
2012 Antville Best Animated Video 2012, Liars Brats
2012 Mousse Magazine Dec2012 Interview with Ruba Katrib
2012 Modern Painters Dec2012 Artists To Watch
2012 Walker Art + Latitudes Interview with Badlands Unlimited
2012 Dazed Digital http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/14856/1/liars-selects-ian-cheng
2012 Luke Egan NYPOP http://nypop-art.tumblr.com/post/33598613515/andro-wekua-and-ian-cheng
2012 John Haber http://www.haberarts.com/2012/11/agree-to-disagree/
2012 ArtInfo http://blogs.artinfo.com/modernpaintersdaily/2012/09/17/a-disagreeable-object/
2012 A.E. Benenson @ Rhizome http://rhizome.org/editorial/2012/aug/14/i-iv-alex-benenson/
2012 GalleristNY http://galleristny.com/2012/07/badlands-director-ian-cheng-makes-liars-video/
2012 CartoonBrew http://www.cartoonbrew.com/music-videos/brats-by-ian-cheng-67255.html
2012 Rhizome http://rhizome.org/editorial/2012/jun/18/new-e-books/
2012 Brooklyn Rail http://brooklynrail.org/2012/02/artseen/december-organized-by-howie-chen
2011 Art Fag City http://www.artfagcity.com/2011/12/16/five-shows/
2011 CartoonBrew http://www.cartoonbrew.com/cgi/this-papaya-tastes-perfect-by-ian-cheng.html
2011 Triangulation Blog http://www.triangulationblog.com/2011/09/this-papaya-tastes-perfect-by-ian-cheng.html
2011 Animated Review http://animated-review.blogspot.com/2011/09/ian-cheng-this-papaya-tastes-perfect.html


ALSO
co-director Badlands Unlimited http://badlandsunlimited.com