Current

“Lynn Hershman Leeson is the inaugural portraitist of the information age— a supremely astute observer of the protocols and institutions that at once consolidate, mediate and invert the interests of contemporary identity.”
—Dr. Pamela Lee
Below is a frequently updated list of current and recent exhibitions and screenings.

West by Midwest

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
November 17, 2018 – January 27, 2019
mcachicago.org

Artificial Paradise? Immersion in Space and Time

Künstlerhause Halle für Kunst and Medien
Graz, Austria
September 23 – November 29, 2018
km-k.at

DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics

Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre
London, England
August 22 – October 14, 2018
southbankcentre.co.uk

Art in Motion. 100 Masterpieces with and through Media

ZKM
Karlsruhe, Germany
July 14, 2018 – February 24, 2019
zkm.de

Screening of Conceiving Ada & VertiGhost at Art Basel

Art Basel Film Programme
Presented by Shanghart Gallery, Brussels & Gallery Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
Basel, Switzerland
June 14, 2018
artbasel.com

Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art

Riga, Latvia
June 2 – October 28, 2018
rigabiennial.com

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Anti-Bodies

House of Electronic Arts Basel (HeK Basel)
Basel, Switzerland
June 2 -August 5, 2018
hek.ch

Objects Like Us

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Berlin, Germany
May 20, 2017 – January 13, 2019
aldrichart.org

Artist Talk With Lutz Roewer (Forensic) and Anna Gritz (Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art)

KW on Location
Berlin, Germany
June 17, 2018
kw-berlin.de

First Person Plural

Presented by KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Berlin, Germany
May 19 – July 15, 2018
kw-berlin.de

The Novalis Hotel

Presented by KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Berlin, Germany
May 19 – June 17, 2018
kw-berlin.de

A Manual for Automatons, Bionic Beings and Cyborgs, 1962-1982

Anglim Gilbert Gallery
San Francisco, California
April 26 – May 26, 2018
anglimgilbertgallery.com

Flashes of the Future

Ludwig Forum
Aachen, Germany
April 20 – August 19, 2018
ludwidforum.de

Cellular World

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art
Gallery of Modern Art
Glasgow, Scotland
April 19 – October 7, 2018
galleryofmodernart.com

Solo Exhibition

Paul van Esch and Partners at SHOWROOM
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
April 20 – August 19, 2018
paulvanesch.com

Screening of Tania Libre at EPOS Art Film Festival

Tel-Aviv Museum of Art
Tel-Aviv, Israel
March 2018
filmart.co.il

ADAA Art Fair

Presented by Anglim Gilbert Gallery
New York, New York
February 28 – March 4, 2018
artdealers.org

WCA Lifetime Achievement Award

Women’s Caucus for Art
Los Angeles, California
February 24, 2018
nationalwca.org

CAA Distinguished Feminist Award – Visual Artist

College Art Association
Los Angeles, California
February 21, 2018
collegeart.org

Artist Talk: Lynn Hershman Leeson

The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
February 8, 2018
harvard.edu

Art in the Age of the Internet

ICA Boston
Boston, Massachusetts
February 7 – May 20, 2018
icaboston.org

Untitled Art Fair

Presented by Anglim Gilbert Gallery
San Francisco, California
January 12-18, 2018
untitledartfairs.com

How to Haunt a Ghost: A Conversation with Lynn Hershman Leeson

FOG Design + Art Fair
San Francisco, California
January 11, 2018
fogfair.com

VertiGhost

Legion of Honor
San Francisco, California
December 16, 2017 – March 25, 2018
legionofhonor.org
vertighost.net

Screening of Tania Libre at DART Film Festival

Girona & Zumzeig Cinemas
Barcelona, Spain
November 27 – December 4, 2017
dart-festival.com

Affect Me – Social Media Images In Art

Kai 10 | Arthena Foundation
Düsseldorf, Germany
November 11, 2017 – March 10, 2018
kaistrasse10.de

Lynn Hershman Leeson Solo Booth at FIAC

FIAC 2017 International Contemporary Art Fair
Booth presented by Waldburger Wouters Gallery
Paris, France
October 19 – 22, 2017
fiac.com

Screening of Tania Libre at CAST

Cornubian Arts & Science Trust
Helston, Cornwall, UK
October 20, 2017
c-a-s-t.org.uk

Being Modern: MoMA in Paris

Fondation Louis Vuitton
Paris, France
October 11, 2017 – March 5, 2018
fondationlouisvuitton.fr

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1965-1985)

Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
University of the Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 9 – December 8, 2017
parts.edu

Exhibition of Infinity Engine at Future Shock

SITE Santa Fe
Santa Fe, New Mexico
October 7, 2017 – April 29, 2018
sitesantafe.org

The Policeman’s Beard Is Half Constructed: Art In The Age of Artificial Intelligence

Bonner Kunstverein and Artothek
Bonn, Germany
September 22, 2017 – November 19, 2018
bonner-kunstverein.de

Screenings of Tania Libre in Canada

Art Gallery of Ontario
Toronto, Canada
June 14 & 16, 2017
ago.ca

Screening of Tania Libre at SF DocFest

The Vogue Theater
San Francisco, California
June 9, 2017
sfindie.com

Screening of Tania Libre in Los Angeles

Laemmle’s Royal Theater
Los Angeles, California
June 2-8, 2017
laemmle.com

Screening of Conceiving Ada at SIWFF

Seoul International Women’s Film Festival
Seoul, South Korea
June 2, 2017
siwff.or.kr

Screenings of Tania Libre at MoMA

Museum of Modern Art
New York, New York
Special introduction by director Lynn Hershman Leeson and Robyn Hullihan of the Trust for Trauma Journalism on May 18th
May 18-24, 2017
moma.org

Civic Radar Book Discussion and Signing

In conjunction with Civc Radar
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, California
April 19, 2017
ybca.org

West Coast Premier of Tania Libre

San Francisco International Film Festival
San Francisco, California
April 11, 2017
sffs.org

ARTSpeak: Lynn Hershman Leeson

Fashion Institute of Technology
ARTSpeak Lecture Series
New York, New York
April 6, 2017
fitnyc.edu

Screening of Teknolust with Director Q&A

Fashion Institute of Technology
Film + Media Screening Series
New York, New York
April 4, 2017
fitnyc.edu

US Premier of Tania Libre at MoMA

Modern Mondays
Museum of Modern Art
New York, New York
February 27, 2017
moma.org

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Secrets From The Crypt

Anglim Gilbert Gallery
San Francisco, California
February 22 – April 1, 2017
anglimgilbertgalllery.com

World Premier of Tania Libre at Berlinale

Berlin International Film Festival
Panorama Category
Berlin, Germany
February 14, 2017
berlinale.de

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, California
February 10 – May 21, 2017
ybca.org

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Remote Controls

Bridget Donahue
New York, New York
January 27 – March 12, 2017
bridgetdonahue.nyc

Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016

Whitney Museum
New York, New York
October 28, 2016 – February 5, 2017
whitney.org

Lynn Hershman Leeson

Moss Art Center at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia
October 20 – December 10, 2016, with keynote presentation on October 21st
artscenter.vt.edu

Lynn Hershman: Body Collage

Armory Gallery, School of the Visual Arts at Virgnia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia
October 18 – November 8, 2016
gallery.vt.edu

Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic

Haus der Kunst
Munich, Germany
October 10, 2016 – March 16, 2017
hausderkunst.de

Trans Genesis: Evaporations and Mutations

Vilma Gold
London, UK
October 4 – 29, 2016
vilmagold.com

Transitions

Zuckerman Museum of Art Galleries
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
September 10 – December 4, 2016
zuckerman.kennesaw.edu

Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool

Gladstone Gallery
Brussels, Belgium
September 9 – 24, 2016
gladstonegallery.com

The Politics of Portraiture

Jessica Silverman Gallery
San Francisco, CA
June 24 – August 27, 2016
jessicasilvermangallery.com

Art Basel

Galerie Waldburger Wouters
Basel, Switzerland
June 16 – 19, 2016
artbasel.com

Tania Bruguera: A State of Vulnerability (Rough Cut Screening)

Tate Modern
London, UK
June 8, 2016
tate.org.uk

Shapeshifters

Shulamit Nazarian
Los Angeles, California
June 4 – July 9, 2016
shulamitnazarian.com

Caméra(Auto)Contrôle

Centre de la photographie, Genéve
Geneva, Switzerland
June 1 – July 31, 2016
centrephotogeneve.ch

Constellated

Anglim Gilbert Gallery
San Francisco, CA
June 1 – July 16, 2016
anglimgilbertgallery.com

The Campaign for Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, California
May 14 – September 18, 2016
sfmoma.org

Dead Ends

Long Island City, New York
May 8 – 15, 2016
primaryworksurface.org.uk

!Women Art Revolution (Screening)

NW Film Center, Portland Art Museum
Portland, Oregon
April 15 – June 6, 2016
nwfilm.org

Flavr Savr

The Pit
Glendale, California
April 10 – May 22, 2016
the-pit.la

Lynn Turning into Roberta

Vilma Gold Gallery
London, UK
March 19 – April 16, 2016
vilmagold.com

Cyborgs and Self-Promotion

Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, Ohio
March 10 – 29, 2016
clevelandart.org

Real Fine Arts Presents, New York

New York, New York
March 2 – 6, 2016
realfinearts.com

Liquid Identities

Lehmbruck Museum
Duisburg, Germany
February 27 – June 5, 2016
lehmbruckmuseum.de

Concept, Performance, Documentation, Language

Mitchell Algus Gallery
New York, New York
February 20 – April 17, 2016
mitchellalgusgallery.com

The Imitation Game

Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester, United Kingdom
February 13 – June 5, 2016
manchesterartgallery.org

Electronic Superhighway

Whitechapel Gallery
London, UK
January 29 – May 15, 2016
whitechapelgallery.org

MOMMY

Yale Union
Portland, Oregon
October 10 – December 20, 2015
yaleunion.org

The Transformation Marathon

The Magazine
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
London, UK
10am – 10pm, October 15, 2015
serpentinegalleries.org

Teknolust (Screening)

B3 Biennial of the Moving Image – Expanded Senses
Frankfurt, Germany
October 7 – 11, 2015
b3biennale.com

In My Absence

Gallery Jocelyn Wolff
Paris, France
July 4 – August 1, 2015
galeriewolff.com

Out of Place

FADfest, Disseny Hub
Barcelona, Spain
June 30 – October 31, 2015
fadfest.cat

Civic Radar: Lynn Hershman Leeson – The Retrospective

Deichtorhallen
Hamburg, Germany
June 14, 2015 – January 17, 2016
deichtorhallen.de