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11 January - 21 March 2015 Solo Exhibition at the Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston. Curated by Janet Phelps and produced by Claudia Schmuckli.
14 July 2014 Screening of Airs Above the Ground, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
7:00 pm
Thursday, 3 April 2014
Lecture by Janet Biggs at School of Visual Arts, NYC
SVA Amphitheater, 209 E 23rd, Street, 3rd Floor
5 Jan - 8 June 2014 Beyond Earth Art, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
21 Feb - 20 April 2014 Vanishing Point included in MOTOPOÉTIQUE, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, France 
7 Feb - 7 April 2014 Multi channel video installation of A Step On the Sun, included in the  International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena, Columbia, curated by Berta Sichel
19 Jan - 6 Apr 2014 Fade to White, included in Thaw, curated by Jill Conner, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
25 Nov - Dec 13 2013 Fade to White, included in Crosstalk,at The Contemporary Arts Galleries, The University of Connecticut
23 Nov 2013 Screening with Hanna Schaich, microscope gallery, Brooklyn, NY
12 Oct 12 - 16 Nov 2013 A Step On the Sun, video project room at Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL
17-20 October 2013 Premier of ‘Taklamakan" at Moving Image Art Fair, London
 October 5-6 2013 The Arctic Trilogy, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
October 2013 - November 2013 La Napoule Art Foundation Riviera Residency, Château de La Napoule in La Napoule, France
September 6-29 2013 blinkvideo presents a selection for ikonoTV which will include ‘Airs Above the Ground’, Germany
July 27-28 2013 Artprojx presents the poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things, Verbier, Switzerland
July 17 2013 Nitehawk’s ARTIST FILM CLUB presents… Grrls on Girls,

Screening, Airs above the Ground, Vanishing Point

May 7 2013 Erik Schmidt in conversation with Janet Biggs, Goethe-Institut, Wyoming Building, NYC
May-June 2013 ‘Far From Now’, Outpost Artists Resources, NYC
March 2013 NY Premier of ‘A Step on the Sun’, Solo Screening at the The Armory Show, Piers 92 & 94, NYC followed by Talk with Kathleen Forde
March 22nd - April 29th 2013 Oslo Screen Festival at Oslo Central Station, Norway
March 13 - April 24 2013 ‘from here to there: parallel trajectories’, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey
March 17 - May 5, 2012 Kawah Ijen at Conner Contemporary, Washington, DC.
March 15, 8:00 pm Artist Talk at the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC

March 23 - April 1, 2012 Part of Video 2012 Exhibition at Momenta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Panel discussion moderated by Edward Winkleman on Sunday, April 1 at 5 pm.

January 2012 Review by Cathy Byrd of No Limits: Janet Biggs at the Tampa Museum of Art



8 October, 2011 - 8 January 2012


No Limits: Janet Biggs. Mid-career survey show of Biggs' video works.

2 November  2011 "Wetness Visible" - review of Wet Exit Performance. Artnet Magazine.
3 December 2011 - 26 February 2012 "Videonale:Dialog in Contemporary Video Art", at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts(NTMoFA) from Dec 3, 2011~Feb 26,2012, curated by Georg Elbern and Jun-Jeih Wang.

8:30 p.m.and 10:00 p.m.

WET EXIT - multi media performance with live musicians, synchronized kayaks, and projected video at the Waterfront Amphitheater in the Brooklyn Bridge Park, entrance at Main and Plymouth Street.
Saturday 6 August 2011 Rubell Family + Conner Contemporary present
EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO (6) : Slippery Slope curated by Janet Biggs

at the Capital Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC

Artists in the program: Katja Aglert, Janine Antoni, Coble/Riley Projects, Maria Friberg, and Martin Kersels

25 June - 30 October 2011 Biggs included in MACRO (Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Roma) video exhibition She Devil,
19-21 May 2011 Biggs work was on display at Loop Art Fair, Barcelona
May 2011 Art in America review of show at Winkleman gallery
14 April - 29 May 2011 Biggs included in Videonale #13 - Europe's major video exhibition, presented at Kunst Museum Bonn.
17 February 2011 Charlie Finch reviews Janet Biggs show at Winkleman Gallery on artnet.com
18 February 2011 Janet Biggs "Arctic Trilogy" reviewed in the New York Times by Holland Cotter.
11 February to
12 March, 2011
The Arctic Trilogy. Janet Biggs One Person Exhibition at Winkleman Gallery, 621 W 27th Street, Chelsea, New York.


January 2011 Interview: Janet Biggs at Winkleman - grumpyvisualartist.com
26 January 2011 Review of show at Mint Museum, Charlotte
2-5 December 2010 Miami Art Fairs - Janet Biggs' work will be presented at Pulse, Seven Miami, and PULSE Play at the 2010 Miami Art Fairs
10 January 2011 Artlog - Review of In the Cold Edge at Conner Contemporary.
5 November 2010 - 20 May 2011 The Mint Museum, Charlotte NC presents Janet Biggs' videos, including her new video DUET.
Biggs will give a lecture discussing the inspiration behind her work on Thursday, 4 November at 7:00 p.m. at the Mint Museum Uptown.
November 2010 Janet Biggs show at Conner Contemporary Gallery reviewed in November  2010 ARTnews
October 2010 Janet Biggs show at Conner Contemporary Gallery reviewed in October 2010 ArtForum
July 2010 Janet Biggs receives Art Matters grant to support travel to Spitsbergen in the Artic to create a new video exploring gender roles in polar exploration.
15 May - 3 July, 2010 Nobody Rides for Free: Solo exhibition, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington DC.

Fade to White, new video filmed in the Arctic, will premiere. Opening reception: 6 to 8pm, Saturday, May 15.
13 May -
July 18,
Vanishing Point shown at the McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas.
15 June 2010 Janet Biggs interviewed on Fauxrator.com
SAATCHI ONLINE January 2010 Doug McClemont (Saatchi Online New York Correspondent) picks Janet Biggs' Vanishing Point as one of ten best shows in 2009.
28 September 2009 -
22 October 2009
The Arctic Circle 2009: Janet Biggs travelled aboard an ice-class sailing vessel into the high arctic. Follow her on her blog.

Biggs' project description
Press release from Scope Foundation.

19 August - 18 October 2009 Anana Dream presented at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts Screen Space, Australia.
Apraxia Single Channel Video by Janet Biggs Sunday, 19 July 2009, 6-9pm Apraxia included in The Rubell Family Collection + Conner Contemporary Art's presentation of Experimental Video and Synchroswim at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC.
July 14, 2009
900pm - 1030pm
2009 River to River Festival. Janet Biggs' video Vanishing Point screened at the World Financial Center Winter Garden as part of the 2009 River to River festival. 
10 July 2009 Janet Biggs receives Film & Media / New Tech Production NYSCA grant through the Experimental Television Center a Film & Media / New Tech Production
March/April 2009 Janet Biggs image on cover of FIM - Official magazine of Fédération internationale de motocyclisme (FIM)
8 - 14 March 2009 Miami International Film Festival. Included in “Cutting the Edge” category. Miami, Florida.
January 2009 Press on Vanishing Point:
bullet New Yorker, 22 February 2009
bullet Artforum Diary
bullet Art Qwips
bullet Fototherapy
bullet This Week In New York
bullet Moto Art (from drivelikeawoman.com)


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