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Shana Moulton

Born in Oakhurst (US) 1976
Lives and works in Santa Barbara (US)


1999 University of California, Berkeley (US)
2004 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (US)
2004 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan (US)
2006 De Ateliers, Amsterdam (NL)

Solo shows

2020 Crèvecœur, Marseille (FR)
Fresno City College, Fresno (US)
2019 Zabludowicz Collection, London (GB)
2018 Whispering Pines ∞, Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich (CH)
The Feeling Good Handbook: Heidi Hahn, Shana Moulton, Upfor, Portland, OR (US)
Whispering Pines 10: Phase I, Canada, New York (US)
2017 The Undiscovered Drawer, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta (US)
Outhouse Portal, NICC, Brussels (BE)
2016 Mood swings, Crèvecœur, Paris (FR)
Every Cell is a Bell, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland (CH)
Every now and then I fall apart, The Green Parrot, Barcelona (ES)
Journeys out of the Body, Museum of Fine Arts, St.Petersburg (FL)
Every Angle is an Angel, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
Gund Commons, MOCA, Cleveland (US)
2015 My life as an INFJ, Julius Caesar, Chicago (US)
Picture Puzzle Pattern Door, The Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, San Francisco (US)
The Rippled Self I know, Galerie Gregor Staiger, ZurichArts, San Francisco (US)
2014 Shana Moulton, Selected videos and performances, La Loge, Brussels (BE)
Mindplace Thoughtstream, 1646, Den Haag (NL)
Episodes From Whispering Pines, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (NL)
2013 The Undiscovered Drawer, FIAC, Secteur Lafayette, with Crèvecœur, Paris (FR)
Morphing Essence Syndrome, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn (US)
Hybrid Naples: L’ordine delle idee deve procedere secondo l’ordine delle cose, Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples (IT)
A Unique Boutique, Crèvecœur, Paris (FR)
2012 Shana Moulton, Allcott Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok (PL)
Liste 17, with Gregor Staiger, Basel (CH)
Prevention, Gimpel Fils, London (GB)
2011 Decorations of the Mind II, Gregor Staiger, Zurich (CH)
Whispering Pines 6, 7, 8, The Box at The Wexner Center for the Arts, Cleveland (US)
Whispering Pines 4, David Castillo Gallery, Miami (US)
2010 Whispering Pines 10, The New Museum Theater, New York (US)
The Castle of Secrets, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (NL)
Puzzle Saga, Gimpel Fils, London (GB)
Whispering Pines 6, 7, 8, The Box at The Wexner Center for the Arts, Cleveland (US)
Whispering Pines 4, David Castillo Gallery, Miami (US)
2009 Deterioration, they said, Migros Museum, Zurich, (CH)
Erratic Anthropologies, Art in General, New York (US)
Whispering Pines by Shana Moulton, Broadcast Gallery, Dublin (GB)
Subjective Projections, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld (DE)
4 x 4, The Bluecoat, Liverpool (GB)
2008 Repetitive Stress Injuries, Pianissimo, Milan (IT)
Whispering Pines, Contemporary Museum of Art, Uppsala (SU)
Sand Saga, Broadway 1602, New York (US)
2007 Whispering Pines, Gimpel Fils, London (GB)
Whispering Pines, Project Room, Bellwether, New York (US)

Group shows

2020 Mythologies – The Beginning and End of Civilizations, cur. by Jakob Vengberg Sevel, ARoS, Aarhus (DK)
Brainwashed, Sammlung Goetz in Haus der Kunst, Munich (DE)
All of Them Witches, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles (US)
2019 Extraordinary Ordinary, 38CC, Delft (NL)
Nuit Blanche, Paris (FR)
FIAC Hors les Murs, Paris (FR)
Là où les eaux se mêlent, 15e Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon (FR)
REMAKE, Frac Normandie Rouen, Rouen (FR)
Producing Futures—An Exhibition on Post-Cyber-Feminisms, Migros Museum, Zurich (CH)
Mysteries and the Ordinary’, Castell, Zuoz (CH)
All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding, Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn (GB)
BelVedere, mars, Milan (IT)
Your Voice Matters, Museum Arnhem (NL)
2018 Anti, Athens Biennale (GR)
Group Therapy, Frye Art Museum, Seattle (US)
Fashion Drive, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich (DE)
Adverbios Temporales, CentroCentro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadanía, Madrid (ES)
Breaking Shells, The Koppel Project Baker Street & The Koppel Project Hive, London (GB)
Broadcasting: EAI at ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (US)
Some Things Hidden, Framer Framed, Amsterdam (NL)
Remedial Works, PICA, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth (AU)
2017 beyond future is past, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster (DE)
Ways of Seeing, Villa Empain – Fondation Boghossian, Brussels (BE)
Ways of Seeing, ARTER, Istanbul (TU)
Dreamers Awake, White Cube Bermondsey, London (GB)
Physical Mind Restless Hands, organized by Benedicte Gyldenstierne Sehested, Micky Schubert, Berlin (DE)
Through the Things We Make, Göteborg Konsthall (SU)
The Act of Magic, STUK Kunstencentrum vzw, Leuven (BE)
Observatories, The Center for the Arts, Jackson (US)
Collection Show, California College of the Arts Gallery PLAySPACE, San Francisco (US)
Good Vibrations, SIC, Helsinki, Finland (FI)
Some Hidden Things, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam (NL)
Love, Memory, Curiosity, Polana Institute @ the Warsaw Geological Museum, Warsaw (PL)
Remedial Works, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth (AU)
Health as Metaphor, El Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan, México (MX)
General Audition, Galerie l’elac, Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Lausanne (CH)
She Devil, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome (IT)
INFRA - Inside the Outside World, Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo (JP)
Condo, Galerie Gregor Staiger in collaboration with Emalin, London (GB)
Culture Industry, Mills College Gallery, Oakland (US)
Artefact: The Act of Magic, STUK Kunstcentrum, Lueven (BE)
Physical Mind Restless Hands, Micky Schubert, Berlin (DE)
Through the Things We Make, Åsa Norberg & Jennie Sundén, Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg (SU)
Cinema Arcane, The Front, New Orleans (US)
Being Well: In Search of Utopia?, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn (US)
3 Decades of Change, Artspace, New Have (US)
The Fiction of the Fix, Tenderpixel, London (GB
Paysages en scène, Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (FR)
2016 The People’s Cinema, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (AU)
New-Self-Portrait-Paradox, MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial, Residencies Ludlow 38*, New York (US)
Your Memories are our Future, Palais de Tokyo / ACRUSH, Zurich (CH)
Plein_Ecran, La Station, Nice (FR)
Group Show, Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich (CH)
5 Years at Heddon Street, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (GB)
Playstation, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (NL)
Ein Schelm, wer Böses dabei denkt, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen (DE)
Neo-Pagan Bitch-Witch, Evelyn Yard, London (GB)
MAXIMUM MINIMUM IN UNUM, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (US)
Low-Grade Euphoria, SVA MA Curatorial Practice, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn (US)
The Portent of Light, MeetFactory Gallery, Prague (CZ)
Soap, Cream, Knife, apes&castles, Brussels, (BE)
2015 The Averty Show, Le confort Moderne, Poitiers (FR)
Axis Mundi Art as a healing tool, -1, Paris (FR)
Hybridize or Disappear, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon (PT)
Tchotchke: mass-produced sentimental objects in contemporary art, The Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Ohio (US)
2014 A Public Fiction at the Hammer Museum, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US)
Nothing Twice, Cricoteka Museum, Krakow (PL)
Shana Moulton and Lucy Stein, Gimpel Fils, London (GB)
There is nothing personal of yours to exhibit, Crèvecoeur, Paris (FR)
The aesthetics of a disenchanted world, Abbaye St André Centre d’art contemporain, Meymac (FR)
Rift, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne
Monkeytown 4, MCA Denver, Denver (US)
A Drop of Golden Sun, with Zachary Wollard, La Mama Galleria, New York (US)
2013 Oracular Vernacular, MAMO, Marseille (FR)
As real as walking down the street and going to the grocery store, Rowing Projects, London (GB)
Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism in Contemporary Art, Indiana State University Art Gallery, Terre Haute (US)
Monkeytown 3, Eyebeam, New York (US)
2012 The Best of Times, Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich (CH)
Technicolour Yawn, Import Porjects, Berlin (DE)
Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media, SFMOMA, San Francisco (US)
Soundworks, ICA London (GB)
The Great Outdoors, Pace Digital Gallery, Pace University, New York (US)
Myopia Sparkles, MOCA London, London (GB)
2011 The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana (SI)
Shift, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou (CH)
Coming Soon: Keren Cytter, Stanya Kahn, Dafna Maimon, and Shana Moulton, Future Gallery, Berlin (DE)
Invincible Summer Within, Ayuntamiento, Jesus Pobre (ES)
Looped, Salt Lake City Art Center, Salt Lake City (US)
The Promise, Crèvecoeur, Paris (FR)
Future Present: Five Artists, Five Weeks, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin (US)
(Re)move (Re)frame, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (US)
Le Slurm, Haute Ecole d’Art et Design, Geneva (CH)
Moving Image Fair, with Galerie Gregor Staiger, New York (US)
2010 New Panorama, Pianissimo, Milan (IT)
No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern, London (GB)
LIVING IN ORANGE!!! (easyjetsetters), Forgotten Bar, Berlin (DE)
Great New York Cinema, MoMA PS1, Long Island City (US)
Chained to a Creature of a Different Kingdom, David Castillo Gallery, Miami (US)
Grotesque & Arabesque - New American Video, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (NO)
Inaugural Group Show, Broadway 1602, New York (US)
2009 45 Years of Performance Video from EAI, MoMA PS1, Long Island City (US)
Temple, Ring Gallery, HDLU, Trgžrtava fašizma bb, Zagreb (HR)
Supergirl, NEXUS, Philadelphia (US)
Mermaids and Unicorns, I-20 Gallery, New York (US)
Arnhem Mode Biënnale - La Maison de Poupée, Historisch Museum Arnhem, Arnhem (NL)
2008 Extasi, Extano, Frieze Art Fair, Broadway 1602 booth E16, London (GB)
Funny Not Funny, Bellwether Gallery, New York (US)
Squaring the Circle, Suite 405, Brooklyn (US)
NEXT: The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Country Club booth, Chicago (US)
2007 Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York (US)
Modern Solitude, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (NL)
PLAN S, Pianissimo, Milan (IT)
Star Systems: Bjorn Kjelltoft and Shana Moulton, Fordham Lincoln Center Gallery, New York (US)
2006 Action Adventure, Canada, New York (US)
Wendy House, NewYorkRioTokyo, Berlin (DE)
Offspring, De Ateliers, Amsterdam (NL)
EAI at the Armory Show, Electronic Arts Intermix, New York (US)
2005 Launch: EAI Projects, Electronic Arts Intermix, New York (US)
Precious Moments, Joymore, Brooklyn (US)
Decorations of the Soul, joint show with Lucy Stein, Aurora, Edinburgh (GB)
2004 Corin Hewitt/Shana Moulton, Livingroom-D-Lyx, Malmo (SE)
2003 Visceral, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens (GR)


2019 Past x Present x Future = Spirit, Zabludowicz Collection, London (GB)
2018 This organ wants this, that organ wants that, Athens Biennale, Athens (GR)
fundament foundation, Tilburg (NL)
This organ wants this, that organ wants that, Atalante, Göteborg (SE)
This organ wants this, that organ wants that, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster (DE)
This organ wants this, that organ wants that, Performing Entities, Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg (DE)
Foundation Ricard, Paris (FR)
Art Basel, Parcours Night, Basel (CH)
Cure Park, Amsterdam (NL)
Outhouse Portal, NICC, Brussels (BE)
Shana Moulton: Whispering Pines!, Jundt Art Museum, Spokane (US)
2015 An Evening with Shana Moulton, Modern Mondays, MoMA, New York (US)
A Public Fiction, at the Hammer Museum, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US)
Friday Flights at the Getty, The Getty, Los Angeles (US)
SPF 2014, Outpost, Norwich (GB)
SPF 2014, Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, Cambridge (GB)
Moonlight Lounge at Kule, Berlin (DE)
2014 Morphing Essence Syndrome, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn (US)
Can Objects Perform?, Performa 2013, New York (US)
Western Front, Vancouver (CA)
SPF 2012, Royal College of Art, London (GB)
Whispering Pines 10, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (US)
You Have to see this church, F.A.K., Muenster (DE)
2012 SPF 2012, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
Whispering Pines 10, SFMOMA, San Francisco (US)
Questions, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, Poland (PL)
SPF 2012, Pleasure Dome, Toronto (CA)
Questions, R4, Paris (FR)
2011 Whispering Pines 10, New Museum, New York (US)
I lost something in the hills, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara (US)
Future Has Two Faces, Triple Canopy, Brooklyn (US)
Whispering Pines 10, TBA Festival, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland (US)
I lost something in the hills, OSLO 10, Basel (CH)
SPF 2012, Physical Center, London (GB)
A fun evening with Shana Moulton + Jacob Ciocci + Maya HayGB, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn (US)
2010 Performance in London as part of : Physical Center, Guest Projects, London (GB)
Whispering Pines 10, The Kitchen, New York (US)
Thirty Days NY, New York (US)
HARDCORPS Movement Research Festival, Brooklyn (US)
Waterpod, Exit Art, New York (US)
Chateau Du Chic, Monkeytown, Brooklyn (US)
2009 The Undiscovered Antique, Performa, New York (US)
Body ÷ Mind + 7 = Spirit , Migros Museum, Zurich (CH)
Body ÷ Mind + 7 = Spirit , The Bluecoat, Liverpool (GB)
Body ÷ Mind + 7 = Spirit , Cote Court Film Festival, Pantin (FR)
2008 Rhizome Benefit Show, Participant, Inc., New York (US)
An Evening with Shana Moulton, Portland Documentary and experimental Film Festival, Portland (US)
Media Archeology, Aurora Picture Show, Diverseworks, Houston (US)
Cynthia’s Moment, Onion City Experimental Film Festival, The Nightingale, Chicago (US)
Sand Saga, Broadway 1602, New York (US)
Funny Not Funny, Bellwether Gallery, New York (US)
Frieze Art Fair, Broadway 1602, booth E16, London (GB)
Repetitive Stress Injuries, Pianissimo, Milan (IT)
2007 Body ÷ Mind + 7 = Spirit, Electronic Arts Intermix, New York (US)
Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City (US)
Maison Du Chic, Glasslands, Brooklyn (US)
2006 Menu-Action, De Appel, Amsterdam (NL)
Liefde in De Stad, Paradiso, Amsterdam (NL)
Romancing the Unknown, public performance, Amsterdam (NL)
2005 Dear John the Divine, De Ateliers, Amsterdam (NL)
2004 Flowers Observed, Flowers Transformed, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (US)
Decorations of the Mind, Regina Miller Gouger Gallery, Pittsburgh (US)
AMP, Brew House, Pittsburgh (US)

Works in Public and
Institutional Collections

FRAC Normandie Caen (FR)
Kunsthaus Glarus (CH)
FRAC Aquitaine (FR)
Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples (IT)
Zabludowizc Collection, London (GB)

Awards & Residencies

2011 Sommerakademie, Zentrum Paul Klee, Berne (CH)
Zimmer for FAB, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag (NL)
2010/11 LMCC Work Space, New York (US)
2010 Van Lier Fellowship, Havestworks, New York (US)
2009 Emergency Grant, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York (US)
Finishing Funds, Experimental Television Center, New York (US)
2008 Swing Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York (US)
New Works Residency, Harvestworks, New York (US)
2004/06 Dutch Ministry Grant to attend De Ateliers, Amsterdam (NL)
2004 Skowhegan Fellowship to attend Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan (US)
2003 GUSH Grant, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (US)