Curriculum Vitae

Gil / 1968 Born in Rishon Lezion, Israel Moti / 1971 Born in Ramat Gan, Israel
Work and live together since 1994, since 1998 based in Rotterdam

Education

1998-2000 Master of Fine Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam / Plymouth University, UK
1993-1997 Bachelor of Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, IL, Graduate with Excellence (Moti)
1990- 1994 Bachelor of Fine Art , Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, IL, Graduate with Excellence (Gil)
1996 School of Visual Art, New York, USA (Moti)
1994 The Slade School of Art, U.C.L, London, UK (Gil)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 MG&M Collective: Home Is Where You Fit, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Give Me More, Pedrami Gallery, under the program: Antwerp Queer Arts Festival, Belgium
  Chickens, Dogs and Artists Tale, Pedrami Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
2016 The Dutch Volunteers, The Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014 Cleaning With Love, Galerie Thiele, Linz, Austria
2013 Future Line Tours, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel
  The Gil & Moti Wedding Project, Kers Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Available for You, Curator: Nina Kirsch, under the program: "new wave''-outside the wall, Palais de Tokyo, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris, France
2012 Totally Devoted to You, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
2011 Totally Devoted to You, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Norway
  Totally Devoted to You, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
  Totally Devoted to You, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany
  Totally Devoted to You, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 In the Future Everyone Should Love Everyone, Metis_nl, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Time Out, TETEM kunstruimte/ Medialab, Enschede, The Netherlands
2009 Piece of Ground, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris, France
  Available for You, TENT in 't Gemaal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008 We Hope You Like It the Way We Do, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
  Available for You, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 Golden Dream, De Praktijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 Love Grows Free, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris, France
  Love Stories, De Praktijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Dating Gil & Moti, Mucsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
2005 Sleeping With the Enemy, Jack the Pelican Presents, New York, USA
2004 Laylah the Creature Beyond Dreams (performance), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
  Wide Open, 7x11, Artoteek Den Haag, The Netherlands
  Dating Gil & Moti, Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands
2002 Fresh Feelings & Boyzone Pavilion, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
2001 Gil + Moti Kijk x Shop, Artis, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
  The Gil & Moti Wedding Project, Cityhall, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Fresh Feelings & Boyzone Pavilion, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Optic Mountaineering, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2015 Regionale16: Visual Politics, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland
  Residents 2015, Atelier Mondial, Basel, Switzerland
  Blackout Basel, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland
  Turku Biennial: The Unexpected Guest, Museum of History and Contemporary Art, Turku, Finland
  MK Award, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  Identity and the Self, Ram Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014 The Value of Nothing, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013 Wonderkamers, Gemeente Museum, Den- Haag, The Netherlands
  Narcissistic Tendencies, NEST, Den- Haag, The Netherlands
2012 The Naked Man, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
  Now I Lay Me Down To Eat, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim,The Netherlands
2011 A Piece Of Cake, Zaritsky Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Double Take Triple Give, Museums of Bat Yam, Israel
2009 Tel Aviv Time, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
2008 Promenades insomniaques, Dormir/ Rêver dans l’art contemporain, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
  Combined, Vishal, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  Gastarbeider, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007 Paulo Post Futurum, Breda's Museum, The Netherlands
  Love Is Like Oxygen, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 Arteast Collection 2000+23, Moderna galerija, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  Academy. Learning from the Museum, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2005 SuperStars, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
  HOME at TENT, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2004 Para-site, MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
2003 The Claim of Images ... Jewish Perspectives in Modern Art, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany
  The 2nd International Triennale for Installation Art, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
  The Wandering Library, 50th Venice Biennale, Jewish Museum, Venice, Italy

Prizes, nominations and Grants

2016 O&O Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam, project subsidy, The Netherlands
 
Mondriaan Fonds, Werkbijdrage Bewezen Talent, The Netherlands
2015 Winners MK Award 2015, The Netherlands
2013 Mondriaan Fonds and O&O Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam, project subsidy, The Netherlands
2012 Mondriaan Fonds, Basisstipendium, The Netherlands
  St. Leopold Peace Prize 2012, finals nominees, Klosterneuburg Monastery, Austria
2011 The Mondriaan Foundation, support for exhibition in tour Totally Devoted to You, The Netherlands
2010 Fonds BKVB, project subsidy for Totally Devoted to You, The Netherlands
2009 Fonds BKVB, project subsidy for Available for You, The Netherlands
2008 Fonds BKVB, Basisstipendium, The Netherlands
2006 The Mondriaan Foundation, support for exhibitions in Budapest, The Netherlands
2003 Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam, project subssidy, Dating Gil & Moti, The Netherlands
  Fonds BKVB, Basisstipendium, The Netherlands
1998 Award for a Young artist, Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel
  Painting Grant Award, Cultural Grant America – Israel
1997 Prize for excelling graduates, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Israel
1995 Award for a Young artist, Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel
1994 Prize for excelling graduates, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Israel
  Sculpture Grant Award, Cultural Grant America- Israel, Israel

Residencies

2017 Capacete – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mondriaan Fund International Artist in Residency Grant
2015 Atelier Mondial, Basel, Switzerland, Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam Grant
2013 Cabri Prints, Etching workshop, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel
2011 Iaspis, Stockholm, Sweden
  DIVA- The Danish International Visiting Artists Program, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Cabri Prints, Etching workshop, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel
2009 The Artists’ Residence Herzelia, Israel
2008 CPH AIR, The City of Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 7x11, Artoteek Den Haag, The Netherlands

Selected Academic activity and Artist talks

2017 Artist talk, Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jury member, MK Award 2017, The Netherlands
Workshop: Curious Autonomy, Willem de Kooning Academie and CBK, Rotterdam
2016 Guest tutors, Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands
Guest tutors, ArtEz, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Artist talk, Vrijdag, Groningen, The Netherlands
2015 Guest tutors, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland
Artist talk, Postgraduate Programme in Curating, Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland
Artist talk, ANGE(SE)HEN, Basler Münster, Switzerland
Panel discussion together with curator Hielde de bruin, De kring, Amsterdam
2014 Guest tutors, Linz, University of Arts and Industrial Design, Linz, Austria
Educatieve Meet & Greet KABK, Den Haag
Workshop Rotterdam, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland
2013 Artist talk, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam
Exploratory workshop, wassenaar, University of Amsterdam, Dept. of Theatre Studies
2012 Lectures, University of Arts and Industrial Design, Linz, Austria

Selected Publications

2016 De Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2015 PROTOCOLLUM's 2nd issue- 2015/16, Dickersbach Kunstverlag, Berlin, Germany. pp.136-139
  European Journal of Humour Research on “Humour in Art and Activism, UVA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  De Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender 2016, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  Het 25-jarig bestaan, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim,The Netherlands
  The Unexpected Guest, Turku Biennial catalogue, Museum of History and Contemporary Art, Turku, Finland
  Onderzoek & Ontwikkeling, CBK Rotterdam, The Netherlands, pp.57-59
2013 Printmaking off the Beaten Track, Richard Noyce, Bloomsbury, London, England
  New Wave, Palais de Tokyo”, Paris, France, pp.302-305
  Attraction of the Opposites, Kiki Petratou, Nadorst, The Netherlands, pp.172-177
2012 Der Nackte Mann, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Kunst Nürnberg, Austria, p.7, 22, 141, 321
2011 Totally Devoted to You, monograph, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Tensta Konsthall, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Germany
  Double Take Triple Give, Chen Tamir, Bat Yam Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel, pp.16-18, pp.73-75, p.80
2010 Kitchen Secrets, Gal On Art Space, solo exhibition catalogue, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 Future Line Tours, The Artists’ Residence gallery solo exhibition catalogue, Herzelia, Israel
  Available for You, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen and TENT, Rotterdam solo project publication, The Netherlands
  Tel Aviv Time, Tel Aviv Museum of Art exhibition catalogue, Israel, pp.58-59, p.139
2008 Migratory Settings, Thamyris Intersecting no.19, publication, Rodopi, Amsterdam- New York, pp.57-76
  What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up ?, Art center, Haifa Museum of Art solo exhibition brochure, Israel
  Non Provocative , Gal On Art Space, solo exhibition catalogue, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Promenades insomniaques, Dormir/ Rêver dans l’art contemporain, Passage de Retz exhibition catalogue, Paris, France,
2007 Boys Craft, Haifa Museum of Art exhibition catalogue, Israel, pp.122-124, p.174
2005 SuperStars, Kunsthalle Wien exhibition catalogue, Vienna, Austria, p.138
  Home at TENT, Gil & Moti Homegallery publication, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2003 Territorial Invasions of the Public and Private, Piet Zwart Institute publication, The Netherlands, pp.111-129.
  Madam, I_m Adam/ the Organisation of private life, Piet Zwart Institute publication, pp96-97.
  The Claim of Images ... Jewish Perspectives in Modern Art, Kunstmuseum Bochum exhibition catalogue, Germany
  The Wandering Library, 50th Venice Biennale, Jewish Museum, Venice, Italy
2002 Road to a Dream, Tal Esther Gallery and Kav 16 Gallery solo exhibition catalogue, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Bodycase, Gil & Moti Homegallery publication, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Selected Reviews

2017 Outside/Inside; MG&M Collective, Interview, with Eva Visser, Puntkomma, #13, The Netherlands
Chickens, Dogs and Artists Tale, review by Rathsaran Sireekan, Art Asia Pacific, 28.4 Hart Magazine, review by Natalie Braine, April, Belgium
Religie opdringen is fout, review by Frank Heirman, Gazet van Antwerpen Metropool Stad,12.4, Belgium
2016

Art-everyday-life/Truth is Stranger Than Fiction, review, mistermotley.nl, 19.12,The Netherlands
Rijnmond Staat Stil met Gil&Moti, Radio Rijmond interview, 4.11, The Netherlands
Interview
, with Franciska de Beer, Groninger Gezinsbode, 3.2., The Netherlands

2015 Interview with Pia Parkkinen, Turun Sanomat, 3.6.2015, Finland
The Value of Nothing
, review, Hugo Bongers, Puntkomma, #6, The Netherlands
2014 Fabelhafte neue Bildwelten des Künstlerpaars Gil & Moti, review, Irene Gunnesch, OONachrichte, 29.1, Austria
2013 Narcistische hulp aan een graffitikunstenaar, review, Jeanne Prisser, de Volkskrant, 25.10, The Netherlands
2012 Gil & Moti im Lentos, review, Sieglinde Preidl, OberÖsterreicherin, July/August, Austria
  Originell freundlich, review, Wiltrud Hackl, Der Standard, 20.6, Austria
  Gil & Moti, cover and review, Valerie Himmelbauer, Tips, 30.5, Austria
  Neue Wege zwischen alten Feinden, review, Neues Volksblatt, 25.5, Austria
  Einfach zu Gil & Moti…, review, Irene Gunnesch, OONachrichte, 25.5, Austria
  Hochzeit im Museum, review Johanna Hofleitner, Die Presse, 4.5, Austria
2011 Het leven als artistiek project, Mariette Dölle in Socialisme & Democratie no.4, The Netherlands, pp.32-43
  Kunstverdenenes Dupond & Dupond, interview Sara Maria Glanowski in IBEN/POLITIKEN, 11.2.2011, Denmark
  Nya vagar till kommunikation, interview Emma Thornkvist in Sydsvenskan, 11.2.2011, Sweden
  Doppel-Scherz, review Clemens Bomsdorf in Art Das Kunstmagazin, 16.3.2011, Germany
  Mater sitt publikum, review Eli Naesheim in Stavanger Aftenblad, 10.9.2011, Norway
  Gil & Moti, Marie-Louise Hansel, Blink, #1, Germany.
2010 2x Amsterdam: tolerantie en ketchuphartjes, review Jarin Dürst Britt in Metroplis M, 15.12.2011, The Netherlands
2009 Gil & Moti, Beeldende Kunst selectie, NRC Hanelsblad, 27.3.2009, The Netherlands
  Gil & Moti, review Wim van der Beek in Kunstbeeld no.2, 2009, The Netherlands
2007 De beste geëngageerde kunst is persoonlijk, review Manon Braat, NRC Hanelsblad, 8.9.2007, The Netherlands
  Kunstbeeld 100, review, Kunstbeeld nr.5, 2007, The Netherlands
2006 Warme huiskamer in grimmige wereld, review Marina de Vries, de VolksKrant, 22.3.2006, The Netherlands
2005 Public Display of Affection, review Rodrigo Tisi, NY ARTS Magazine, Sep- Oct issue, USA
2004 Heidi & Geissenpeter/ Gil & Moti, review Wolfgang Paterno, Falter, nr.45/04, Austria
  Wespennest im white cube, review Von Almuth Spiegler, Die Presse, 16.10.2004, Austria
2001 Gil & Moti spelen zich in de kijkerd, review Mark van de Voort, Brabants Dagblad, 29.10.200, The Netherlands
  Huwelijk blijkt een consumptieartikel, NRC Hanelsblad, 28.6.2009, The Netherlands
1999 Gil & Moti Liefste jongens van Rotterdam, review Sacha Bronwasser, de Volkskrant, 8.9.1999, The Netherlands

Collections

Works are in public and private collections, among others: Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel // Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel // Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany // Haifa Museum of Art, Israel, //MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Austria // Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art , Israel // Fink, The Netherlands // Krinzinger, Austria // Dupont, France // Schocken, Israel // Alter, Israel // Lenel, France // Villa, Italy //Swagemakers, The Netherlands // Pot, Amsterdam // Greif, Linz, Austria