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David Rokeby : Current Shows


Very Nervous System, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. (to May 9, 2015)
Dark Matter, A Play in Three Acts, Beall Centre For Art + Technology, UC Irvine, Irvine, California, USA. (to May 23 2015)
Schooling (2013) and Current (2014) (collaborations with Michael Awad), Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto, Canada (permanent)
Pixel Cube (2009) (collaboration with Michael Awad), Telus House, 25 York Street, Toronto, Canada (permanent)
Cloud (2007), Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada (permanent)

Recent Shows


2015
Very Nervous System, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
Dark Matter, Beall Centre For Art + Technology, UC Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.
2014
Very Nervous System, Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario.
Very Nervous System, Kelowna At Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.
2013
In the Offing, A Noble Line, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada.
Plot Against Time, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Canada.
The Giver of Names, Cyber Insecurities, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C., USA.
Hand-held, Realidad Elástica, Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijòn, Spain.
2012
Hand-held, at Panorama 14, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Shrouded, Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
The Giver of Names, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
Plot Against Time #1, #2, #3, #4 and Watch, ARTablet, 130 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Canada
Hand-held, Panorama 14, Le Fresnoy studio national des arts contemporains (until end of July 2012)
Minimal Object (with time on your hands), MACHines, Centre des arts, Enghien-les-bains, France (until end of June 2012)
2011
Jim Campbell and David Rokeby, , Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Canada)
Machine For Taking Time (boul St-Laurent) and others, Art and Drinks, Toronto, Canada
Dark Matter, "RAM", The Museum, Kitchener, Canada
San Marco Flow, BEHOLD: Sight in New Media, Atlantic Wharf, Boston, USA
Through the Vanishing Point, Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
Strategic Arts Initiative 2.0, We Are All Crew, InterAccess (Toronto) and V2 (Rotterdam)
Through the Vanishing Point, Next Festival, MaRS, Toronto, Canada
Through the Vanishing Point, McLuhan Salon, Canadian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Sorting Daemons, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
Plot Against Time #1, Kenderdine Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
2010
Plot Against Time #2 "Flurry", inbetween, Doris McCarthy Gallery, UTSC, Scarborough, Canada
Very Nervous System, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Seen, The Earth is Blue Like an Orange, Museé des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Liquid Language, Electrohype 2010, Ystads Art Museum, Ystads, Sweden
Dark Matter, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
David Rokeby: Recent Works at Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto
Sorting Daemons, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
CODE Live, Cultural Olympiad for Vancouver 2010, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, Canada
2009
Mois de la Photo, Maison de la culture du Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montréal, Canada
eARTS BEYOND, Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai, China
See This Sound, Lentos Museum, Linz, Austria
long wave at LuminaTO, Alan Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place, Toronto The Lining of Forgetting, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, USA
2008
Mirrored States, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
Synthetic Time, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Plots Against Time, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
The Lining of Forgetting, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, U.S.A.
Plotting Against Time, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada (solo)

2007
e-art, Museé des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Very Nervous System, cafka, Kitchener, Canada
Silicon Remembers Carbon: a retrospective, CCA, Glasgow, UK
Cheap Imitation, Zone_V2: unstable media, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan
Taken, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York, USA
Machine for Taking Time,Outlook Express(ed), Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
Silicon Remembers Carbon: a retrospective, FACT, Liverpool, UK
Taken, Centro Cultural Pontificia Catolica Del Peru, Lima, Peru
n-cha(n)t, "Feedback", LABoral, Esturias, Spain
Taken, Transmediale Festival, Academie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany

2006

Gathering, "Sublime Embrace", Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada
Machine For Taking Time, "Timeless", York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Canada
n-cha(n)t, "Say It Now!, Voorhuit, Ghent, Belgium
San Marco Flow, "ARCO 06", Madrid, Spain.

2005

Taken, "Interaction '05", Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada
"Time and Place", Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Taken, "Mois Multi", Avatar, Quebec City, Canada

2004

n-cha(n)t, DEAF, Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Giver of Names, "Database Imaginary", Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, Canada
The Giver of Names, "Algorithmische Revolution", ZKM, Karlesruhe, Germany
Very Nervous System, "Invisibile", Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
Gathering, "Bienal de São Paulo", São Paulo, Brazil
n-cha(n)t, "Villette Numerique", Paris, France
"David Rokeby" retrospective, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada

2003

Sorting Daemon, New Forms Festival, Roundhouse, Vancouver, Canada
Sorting Daemon, Goethe Insitut Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Taken, Mary Sesnon Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, USA.
The Giver of Names, "Art In Output", Technical University Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

2002
Cheap Imitation, Taken and Shock Absorber, Art Gallery Of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada
Seen and Channel (w/Eve Egoyan), Next Memory City, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
n-cha(n)t, Ars Electronica 2002, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz Austria
The Giver of Names, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Inter / face, "Digifest", The Design Exchange, Toronto, Ontario.

2001
Machine for Taking Time, "Earthly Delights/Deep Gardening", Gairloch Gallery, Oakville, Canada
n-Cha(n)t, "Computer Voices/Speaking Machines", Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
The Giver of Names, "Beyond the Diagram", White Box, New York City, USA
Guardian Angel, "Wide", Images Festival, InterAccess Media Arts Centre, Toronto, Canada
Shock Absorber, Justina Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Canada
Watch and The Giver of Names, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

2000
The Giver of Names, "Medi@Terra 2000", Athens, Greece.
Measure,S.O.S.: Scenes of Sound, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.
Silicon Remembers Carbon, Lowry Centre, Salford Quays, UK (permanent)
Watched and Measured, London Science Museum, London, UK (permanent)
Very Nervous System, Technopolis, Brussels, Belgium (permanent)
Passages, real-time video processing for mutli-media jazz opera, Guelph Jazz Festival
The Giver of Names, "Engaging the Virtual", Halifax, Canada
The Giver of Names, Agnes Hetherington Art Gallery, Kingston, Canada
The Giver of Names, "Alien Intelligence", Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland


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