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Johannes Girardoni (born Austria, 1967) is an American sculptor and installation artist. Girardoni’s work is driven by his interest in perception, and how natural and artificial phenomena can be organized to create responsive environments that shift our experience and understanding of site and space. His physical sculptures and environments are often overlaid with digital interfaces that collect data and create artificial sensory mechanisms that merge with our own human perception, a primary example of which is converting light to sound with algorithmic processes the artist calls SpectroSonic Refrequencing. Girardoni’s diverse works in sculpture, photography and installations range from small, organic objects to large-scale interactive light installations that are in play with their site, with architecture, or with technology. His projects regularly lead him to diverse collaborations with architects, artists, scientists, and software engineers.

Girardoni’s art has been shown in galleries and museums worldwide, including in the 54th Venice Biennale, Italy, the Ludwig Museum, Germany, The Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, The Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, as well as at TED2014:The Next Chapter, Vancouver, British Columbia. Girardoni has been the subject of features and reviews both nationally, and internationally, including in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, ArtNews, Art in America, and Sculpture, among others. Girardoni is the recipient of the 2019 Fancis J. Greenburger Award.




Johannes Girardoni Studio
3635 Eastham Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90232
studio@girardoni.com
+1 646 321 4513




Lévy Gorvy
New York
909 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10021
USA
+1 212 772 2004
levygorvy.com




Lévy Gorvy
London
22 Old Bond Street
London, W1S 4PY
United Kingdom
+44 203 696 5910
levygorvy.com




PDX Contemporary
925 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209
USA
+1 503 222 0063

info@pdxcontemporaryart.com

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Selected Exhibition & Installation Projects

2018-2019
Sensing Singularity, Lévy Gorvy, London, UK (i)
Lord Duveen, My Pictures Never Looked So Marvellous As When You are Here, Lévy Gorvy, London, UK (iii)
Rhapsody in Blue, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, The Netherlands (iii)
Wild Blue Yon­der, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, City of Los Angeles,
     Dept. of Cultural Affairs / LAX, CA (iii)
Chromasonic-Fluid State, Original Thinkers, Telluride, CO (i)
Johannes Girardoni, Telluride Gallery, Telluride, CO (i)
The Edge of Light, Huntington Beach Art Center, curated by Peter Blake,
    Huntington Beach, CA (iii)
Spectral Bridge, Los Angeles, CA (i)

2017
Resonance, PDX Contemporary, Portland, OR (i)
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA (iii)
ChromaSonic, SNAP, Lyon, France (i)
SpectroSonic Bridge, Los Angeles, CA (i)

2014–15
Metaspace at TED, TED2014:The Next Chap­ter
     Vancouver, BC, Canada (i)
Best of 1995–2015, Lukas Feichtner Gallery, Vienna, Austria (iii)
Fréquences & Forms, SNAP, Lyon, France (iii)
Redacted, PDX Contemporary, Portland, OR (i)
Horizon, Newport Beach, CA (i)
Chromasonic Field: Colorimetry, MOAH, Lancaster, CA (i)
Johannes Girardoni, PDX Contemporary, Portland, OR (i)

2013
Off and On, Nye + Brown, Los Angeles, CA (i)
The Infinite Room, Pieso Poagen, Washington State (i)
Neo Povera, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA (iii)
Range, PDX Contemporary, Portland, OR (iii)
Troublesome, Quint Contem­po­rary, San Diego, CA (iii)

2012
Lost-and-Found, Tom­lin­son Kong Con­tem­po­rary, New York, NY (i)
Leven met kunst, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Nether­lands (iii)
Sum­mer 2012, Nye+Brown, Los Ange­les, CA (iii)
Light, PDX Con­tem­po­rary, Port­land, OR (iii)
The Armory Show, TKC, New York, NY (iii)
Art Los Ange­les Con­tem­po­rary, Quint Con­tem­po­rary, Los Ange­les, CA (iii)

2011
Per­sonal Struc­tures, 54th Bien­nale di Venezia, Italy (i)
Light Mat­ters, PDX Con­tem­po­rary, Port­land, Ore­gon (i)
Con­tem­po­rary Works from the Cleve Car­ney Col­lec­tion,
      Elmhurst Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (iii)
Thirty Years of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Cal­i­for­nia Cen­ter for the Arts,
      Escon­dido, CA (iii)
Min­i­mal Struc­tures, Galerie Roger Katwjjk,
      Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)
Pulse New York, Galerie Lukas Feicht­ner, New York, NY (iii)

2009
Undis­closed, Quint Con­tem­po­rary, San Diego, CA (i)
The Pas­sage Room, Cre­ative Migra­tion, Aus­trian Cul­tural Forum,
      New York, NY (i)(iii)
Con­tem­po­rary Works from the Cleve Car­ney Col­lec­tion,
      Elmhurst Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Thirty Years of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Cal­i­for­nia Cen­ter for the Arts,
      Escon­dido, CA
Min­i­mal Struc­tures, Galerie Roger Katwjjk, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands
Pulse New York, Galerie Lukas Feicht­ner, New York, NY

2008
Nulla Dies Sine Linea, Marc De Puechre­don, Basel, Switzer­land (ii)
Peek­skill Project, curated by Livia Straus, Hud­son Val­ley Cen­ter (i)(iii)
      for Con­tem­po­rary Art, Peek­skill, NY (iii)
Show Down, Quint Con­tem­po­rary, San Diego, CA (iii)
Art Cologne, Galerie Lukas Feicht­ner, Cologne, Ger­many (iii)

2007
Johannes Girar­doni, Stephen Haller Gallery, Chelsea, New York (i)
Johannes Girar­doni, Galerie Lukas Feicht­ner, Vienna, Aus­tria (i)
Johannes Girardoni/Paul Raguenes, Galerie Roger Katwijk,
      Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (ii)
Johannes Girar­doni, Gebert Con­tem­po­rary, Santa Fe, New Mex­ico (i)
Tiny, Whit­ney Art Cen­ter, Port­land, ME (Curated by
      Bruce Brown/emeritus Cen­ter for Maine Con­tem­po­rary Art) (iii)
Color, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York (iii)

2006
Recent Work, Stephen Haller Gallery, Chelsea, New York (i)
Galerie Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida (iii)
Com­pendium, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York (iii)
Per­sonal Struc­tures, Galerie Lukas Feicht­ner, Vienna, Aus­tria (iii)
Galerie Le Bes­set, St. Jeure dʼAn­daure, France (iii)

2005
Per­sonal Struc­tures, Lud­wig Museum, Koblenz, Ger­many (iii)
White Cube, Kyoto, Japan (iii)
Stephen Haller Gallery, Chelsea, New York (iii)
Galerie Vad­nai, Budapest, Hun­gary (iii)

2004
Johannes Girar­doni, Stephen Haller Gallery, Chelsea, New York (i)
Per­sonal Struc­tures, Galerie Laus­berg, Düs­sel­dorf, Ger­many (iii)
Con­stant Aes­thetic 2004, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York
Galerie Arti Capelli, Het­on­gen­bosch, The Nether­lands (iii)
Red, Galerie Pimm van der Donk, Ham­burg, Ger­many (iii)

2003
Johannes Girar­doni, Gallery Nanky de Vreeze, Ams­ter­dam,
      The Nether­lands (i)
Small Sculp­tures, Cervini-Haas Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (i)
Recent Work, Stephen Haller Gallery, Chelsea, New York (i)
Nar­ra­tive Abstrac­tion, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York (iii)
Coda, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York (iii)
Con­stant Aes­thetic 2003, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York (iii)

2002
Gallery Artists — Inau­gural Exhi­bi­tion, Stephen Haller Gallery,
      Chelsea, New York (iii)
Inau­gural Exhi­bi­tion, Galerie Le Bes­set, St. Jeure dʼAn­daure, France (iii)
Art Paris, Galerie Nanky de Vreeze, Inter­na­tional Art Expo­si­tion,
      Paris, France (iii)
Kun­stRai Ams­ter­dam, Ams­ter­dam Art Fair, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)

2001
Johannes Girar­doni, Gallery Nanky de Vreeze, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (i)
Louise Bour­geois, Johannes Girar­doni, Janis Kounel­lis, Art Rot­ter­dam,
      Rot­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)
John OʼCar­roll, Johannes Girar­doni, Her­bert Nouwens, Galerie Pimm
      van der Donk, Ham­burg, Ger­many (ii)
The Art of Encaus­tic Paint­ing, Cervini Haas Gallery,
      Scotts­dale, Ari­zona (iii)
Art Paris, Inter­na­tional Art Expo­si­tion, Paris, France (iii)
Kun­stRai Ams­ter­dam. Ams­ter­dam Art Fair, Ams­ter­dam,
      The Nether­lands (iii)
Gallery Artists, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (iii)
Inau­gural Exhi­bi­tion, Liv­ing Stone Gallery,
      The Hague, The Nether­lands (iii)

2000
Johannes Girar­doni, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (i)
Group Show, Chiaroscuro, Santa Fe, New Mex­ico (iii)
Con­stant Aes­thetic, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (iii)
Kun­stRai Ams­ter­dam, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)

1999
Kun­stRai Ams­ter­dam, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)
Group Show, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (iii)

1998
Johannes Girar­doni, Gallery Nanky de Vreeze, Ams­ter­dam,
      The Nether­lands (i)
Bou­quet Dʼété, Gallery Nanky de Vreeze, Liv­ing Stone Gallery,
      The Nether­lands (iii)

1997
Recent Work, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (i)
Kun­stRai Ams­ter­dam, Ams­ter­dam Art Fair, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)

1996
Recent Work, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (i)
Sug­ges­tions of Spir­i­tu­al­ity with Echoes of Today, Gallery Nanky de Vreeze, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands (iii)
Ges­tural Min­i­mal­ism II, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (iii)
Vir­tu­os­ity, Inter­na­tional Art Fair, The Armory, New York (iii)

1995
ACI Inter­net Gallery Launch, Aus­trian Cul­tural Insti­tute at Guggen­heim Museum, Soho, New York (iii)

1994
Group Show, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (iii)

1993
Recent Con­struc­tions, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (i)
The Empty Space, Stephen Haller Fine Art, New York, NY (iii)

1992
Johannes Girar­doni, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY (i)
Spirit Mark­ers, Stephen Haller Fine Art, New York, NY (iii)
Apoc­a­lypse and Res­ur­rec­tion, The Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY (iii)
Group Show, Margulies-Taplin Gallery, Bay Har­bor Island, Florida (iii)

1991
Par­al­lels, Mon­treal Inter­na­tional Art­Expo, Mon­treal, Canada (ii)
Johannes Girar­doni, Stephen Haller Fine Art, New York, NY (i)
Johannes Girar­doni, Margulies-Taplin Gallery, Bay Har­bor Island, Florida (i)
Par­al­lels (two-person show), Entrée Libre a lʼart Con­tem­po­rain, Mon­treal, Canada (ii)
Div­ina­tions: Tran­scen­dent Images from Africa, N. and S. Amer­ica,
      Buck­nell Uni­ver­sity Museum. Lewis­berg, PA (iii)
Altered States, Stephen Haller Fine Art, New York, NY (iii)

1990
Idols, Icons, Effi­gies & Incan­ta­tions, Fair­field Uni­ver­sity Museum, Fair­field, Con­necti­cut (iii)

1989
Invi­ta­tional Exhi­bi­tion, Cen­ter for Maine Con­tem­po­rary Art, Rock­port, Maine (iii)

(i) solo exhi­bi­tion or instal­la­tion project
(ii) two-person exhi­bi­tion
(iii) group exhibition


Selected Bibliography

Stathaki, Elli, “Art and architecture collide at Spectral Bridge House in California”, Wallpaper, May 2019
Selvin, Claire, “Art Omi Names Winners of 2019 Francis J. Greenburger Award”, Art News, March 2019
Webb, Michael, “Spectral Bridge House: Blending Art and Architecture”, LA Times,
    Design LA Magazine, Spring 2019
“Top London Art Shows This Week: Franz West to Johannes Girardoni”, Blouin Art, Juy 23, 2018
Sar­dar, Zahid, “Design­ing a Home with­out Dis­rupt­ing the Land’s Heal­ing Energy”,
    The New York Times, Sep­tem­ber 29, 2017
Speer, Richard, “Res­o­nance”, Visual Art Source, Feb­ru­ary, 2017
Whit­ney, Kath­leen,
     “Johannes Girar­doni”, Sculp­ture Mag­a­zine, March, 2014
Frank, Peter,
     “Col­orime­try”, Artillery Mag, March 4, 2014
Wagley, Cather­ine,
     “Five Artsy Things to Do in L.A.”, LA Weekly, July 3, 2013
Pla­gens, Peter. “Lost–and–Found”,
      The Wall Street Jour­nal, March 2, 2012
Radon, Lisa. “Johannes Girar­doni: Light Mat­ters”,
      Art Ltd Mag­a­zine, July/August 2011
De Jongh, Kar­lyn. “Per­sonal Struc­tures — Johannes Girar­doni”,
      La Bien­nale di Venezia, Exhi­bi­tion Cat­a­log Essay, Venice, 2011
Mot­ley, John. “Johannes Girar­doniʼs Light Mat­ters, at the Junc­tion
      of Image and Real­ity” The Ore­gon­ian, May 12, 2011
Lake, Eva. “Johannes Girar­doni”, Visual Art Source, May 2011
Lom­bardi, John. “Surface-enhanced Raman Spec­troscopy
      of Indan­throne and Fla­van­throne”, Jour­nal of Raman Spec­troscopy,
      2009, 40, 1557–1563
Röell, Japp. “Inside-Out and Back­wards”, Het Finan­cieele Dag­blad
      (Finan­cial Times), The Nether­lands, Nov 28, 2009
Genoc­chio, Ben­jamin. “In Peek­skill, 2 Shows of Raw Works”,
      The New York Times, Sept 26, 2008
Feßler, Anne Katrin. “Duf­ten­der Min­i­mal­is­mus”,
      Der Stan­dard, Nov. 11, 2007
Steininger, Flo­rian, “Johannes Girar­doni”, Vienna, Aus­tria:
      Feicht­ner Edi­tions, 116pp., 2007
Loder­meyer, Peter. “Per­sonal Struc­tures”, Junge Kunst,
      Nr. 69, Jan/Mar 2007
Fogg Art Museum/Harvard Univ. Art Muse­ums, Build­ing our Future,
      Vol. VI, No. 3, Sum­mer 2006
Mullarkey, Mau­reen. “A Sum­mer Sam­pler of Refined Abstrac­tion”,
      The New York Sun, July 13, 2006
Loder­meyer, Peter. “Johannes Girar­doni and Nelleke Belt­jens”,
      Sculp­ture Mag­a­zine, July/August 2006
Fehr, Michael; Girar­doni, Johannes; Hon­nef, Klaus; Loder­meyer, Peter;
      Pihl, Thomas; Reifen­scheid, Beate; Rieger, Peter; Riet­meyer, René.
      “Per­sonal Struc­tures Sym­po­sium, Lud­wig Museum”,
      Cor­ner­house Books/GAA Pub­lish­ing, 2006
Gre­gori, Daniela. Min­i­mal: “Per­sonal Struc­tures” in Wien,
      Frak­furter Allege­meine Zeitung, Feb. 2, 2006
Stima, Klara, Szabadulj meg a godolataid­tol, Art Mag­a­zin, Budapest,
      Hun­gary, May 2005
Hum­mer, Tracey. Art in Amer­ica, April 2005
Puch­ner, Willly, Wiener Zeitung, “Johannes Girar­doni”, May 20, 2005
Sauer-Kaulbach, Lieselotte. “Ein ein­deutiges Ja zu Sub­jek­tiv­ität
      und Sinnlichkeit”, Rhein-Zeitung, Apr 18. 2005
Loder­meyer, Peter. “Per­sonal Struc­tures,” Cor­ner­house Books/
      GAA Pub­lish­ing 2004
Glueck, Grace. “Art in Review, Johannes Girar­doni,”
      The New York Times, Feb­ru­ary 28, 2003
Voer, Jan. “Beeldende Kunst,” Keuze, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands,
      April 12, 2001
Mat­tera, Joanne. “Encaus­tic Paint­ing: Con­tem­po­rary Expres­sion
      in the Ancient Medium of Pig­mented Wax,” Watson-Guptill, 2001
Korotkin, Joyce. “Johannes Girar­doni,” NYARTS Mag­a­zine,
      Novem­ber 2000
Tabios, Eileen. “Johannes Girar­doni — New Work,” ReviewNY,
      Novem­ber 2000
Korotkin, Joyce. “Johannes Girar­doni,” Cat­a­logue Essay, Fall 2000
“Exhi­bi­tion Review,” The Tele­graph, Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands,
      Octo­ber 1996
Brock, Hovey. “Exhi­bi­tion Review,” ART­news, Feb­ru­ary 1994
Miller, Judith. “Exhi­bi­tion Review,” Artist­Writer, Decem­ber 1993
Sev­era, Kathi. “Johannes Girar­doni,” Aus­tria Kul­tur, Jan/Feb 1993
Bax, Marty. “A Silent Moment,” Exhi­bi­tion Cat­a­logue, 1992
Faust, Gretchen. “Exhi­bi­tion Review,” Arts Mag­a­zine, Sum­mer 1991
McGov­ern, Adam. “Exhi­bi­tion Review,” Cover Mag­a­zine, April 1991
Met­zger, Josef. “Spir­ituelles aus Holz und Nägel,” Die Presse
      Mag­a­zin, Aus­tria, April 1991


Selected Public Collections

Akzo Nobel Art Foun­da­tion, Arn­hem, Hol­land
The Agnes Bourne Col­lec­tion, San Fran­cisco, CA
The Aus­trian Cul­tural Forum, New York, NY
      (com­mis­sion for Cre­ative Migra­tion)
CALDIC Col­lec­tion, Rot­ter­dam, Hol­land
The Har­vard Art Museum, Cam­bridge, Mass­a­chu­setts
The Cather­ine Lee Col­lec­tion, TX
Mayer-Rieckh Col­lec­tion, Graz, Aus­tria
MGM GRAND, Las Vegas, USA
The Mar­gulies Col­lec­tion, Miami, FL
The Pro­gres­sive Art Col­lec­tion, Cleve­land, Ohio
SANDERS Col­lec­tion, Schiedam, Holland


Lectures, Awards & Symposia

Francis J Greenburger Award, Art OMI, presented at The New Museum, New York, NY, 2019
Art + Architecture Symposium - Johannes Girardoni, Takashi Yanai (EYRC), Joseph Becker (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA 2019
Neurosensei Symposium at wHY Architecture with Johannes Giradoni, Marcos Lutyens, Mithu Sen, Los Angeles, 2017
Cre­ative Col­lab­o­ra­tion | Big Art, AIA NY Cen­ter for Archi­tec­ture, New York, NY, 2016
Art & Tech­nol­ogy Inter­face, Northrop Grum­man Aero­space, Los Ange­les, CA, 2016
SCI-Arc, Los Ange­les, CA, 2014
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, 2014
Sens­ing Sin­gu­lar­ity, Nye + Brown, Los Ange­les, CA, 2013
Per­sonal Struc­tures, Lud­wig Museum, Ger­many, 2008


Education

Bow­doin Col­lege, Brunswick, Maine
M.I.T. Media Lab, Cam­bridge, Massachusetts