Rosa Barba

Rosa Barba
1972 born in Sicily, Italy
Lives in Amsterdam And Cologne, Germany

2003-2004 Two Year Residency Programme; Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
1995-2000 Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Germany
1993-1995 Studies of Theatre and Filmscience in Erlangen, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Outwardly, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
2008 Vertiginous Mapping, a web project, Dia Art Foundation, New York (
2008 Villa Romana, Florence, Italy, curated by Angelika Stepken
2008 Handed Over (with David Maljkovic), Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam

2007 Outwardly, Bildmuseet Umea, Sweden, curated by Jan-Erik Lundstrm
2007 Handed Over (with David Maljkovic), Project Art Center, Dublin, curated by Tessa Giblin
2007 They Shine, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, curated by Jelle Bouwhuis
2007 Present Future, Artissima, Turin, curated by Cecilia Alemani
2007 Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin
2007 With a hidden noise, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz curated by Sandro Droschl
2007 Western round table, Koje Medienturm, Museumsquartier, Vienna

2006 Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden
2006 Who can tell if I am inventing? Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe curated by Angelika Stepken
2006 Its gonna happen Croynielsen, Berlin (with David Maljkovic)
2006 Open Space, Art Cologne
2006 Schaufenster, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund curated by Inke Arns

2005 Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
2005 Kasseler Kunstverein, Fridericianium, Kassel
2005 A tangible accomplishment, Galerie Vera Gliem, Cologne

2004 Buckle and Jitter, Argos, Brussels, curated by Paul Willemsen

2003 Compilation1 with Jeanne Faust and Jennifer Nelson, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
2003 Kunststiftung Baden Württemberg, Stuttgart curated by Ulrike Groos and Peter Gorschlter

2002 Sala d arte contemporaneo, Lima, Peru curated by Jose-Carlos Mariategui
2002 Pirate Spaces, c/o Peter Gorschlter, Galerie Meyer-Riegger, Karlsruhe
2002 Navigator, Ancient Gallery, Cinematexas, Austin, USA
2002 Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz

2000 artothek, Cologne
2000 Moltkerei Werkstatt, Cologne

Group Exhibitions

2009 Making Worlds, 53rd Venice Biennale,
2009 Solaris, Gió Marconi Gallery, Italy, curated by Cecilia Alemani
2009 Simon Preston Gallery, New York
2009 Images Festival, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto
2009 Fantasies of the Tropics, CCS Bard, Hessel Museum, New York
2009 Six Tuesdays After Film as a Critical Practice, The Lux 28, London

2008 Rooms look back and Inserts with Ursula Mayer and Margret Salmon, Kunsthalle Basel, curated by Simone Neuenschwander and Annette Amberg
2008 Italics, Palazzo Grassi, Venice curated by Francesco Bonami
2008 Torino Triennale, curated by Daniel Birnbaum
2008 Affective Landscapes, Sculpture Center, New York City, curated by Sarina Basta
2008 Visible Cinema, CCA, Glasgow, curated by Isla Leaver-Yap
2008 We want to thank the curators, Seventeen Gallery, London curated by Vincent Honor

2007 52nd Venice Biennale, Slovenian Pavilion, filmprogram curated by Francesco Manacorda
2007 Heterotopias, 1st Thessaloniki Biennale of contemporary art, Greece curated by Jan-Erik Lundstrm
2007 12th Biennial of Moving Images, Geneva, Switzerland
2007 Loop, centro cultural valentina, Barcelona
2007 Project Arts Centre, Dublin curated by Tessa Giblin
2007 Dissecting the ear, Sign Gallery, Groningen, Netherlands curated by Bojan Faifric
2007 Turtle Saloon, Slade Woburn Studios, London curated by Michael Shamberg
2007 Nederclips, Stedelijk Museum, Hertogenbosch curated by Bart Rutten

2006 Gouda Lichtjaren, Bathhouse, Gouda curated by Theo Thegelaers
2006 Last Lives in the Universe, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam curated by Tessa 2006 Giblin and Chiara Sartori
2006 Revisie, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
2006 Almost Cinema, Kunstcentrum Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium

2005 Gravity in Art, de appel, Amsterdam curated by Theo Thegelaers
2005 Image and Sound, Senef Filmfestival, Seoul, Corea
2005 Noise Cabin, Five days Off, Melkweg, Amsterdam
2005 Horror, Science Fiction and Porn, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada curated by Philip Monk
2005 Murmur, Tent, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam curated by Edwin Carels

2004 A Molecular History of Everything, Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
2004 Doku/Fiction, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf curated by Mouse on Mars and Peter Gorschlter
2004 Pole Position, Mannheimer Kunstverein
2004 Feel the New, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
2004 The Ex, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2004 Club Transmediale 04, Club Maria, Berlin
2004 Duo Track, Nederlands Cultuurhuis, Brussels
2004 Kunst macht Schule, Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken und Cave Sainte Croix, Metz
2004 Travelling without moving, W139, Amsterdam curated by Ann Demeester
2004 Kunst macht Schule, Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken
2004 Born to be a star, Künstlerhaus, Vienna

2003 Streams of Encounter, Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2002 Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico curated by Guillermo Santamarina
2002 Vision, Muscarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest curated by Miklos Peternak

2001 Köln-Kunst 6, Josef-Haubricht Kunsthalle, Cologne
2001 See you Hear, Akademie der Künste, Berlin curated by Siegfrid Zielinski
2001 Kunstraum Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne

2000 Media Model, Muescarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest
2000 Wie man sieht, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2000 Insensatezza, Fondazione Teseco, Pisa

1999 Copy and Paste, Kunstraum Innsbruck
1999 Masterclass, Montevideo, Amsterdam