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“Emotions go to Work”, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent Belgium
“Les Émotions vont au Travail” Villa Méditerranée in conjunction with the FID Festival Marseilles
Emotions Go to Work (Les émotions vont au travail) Bourse du travail, Valence, France

“The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff” Momenta Art, Brooklyn

“A World Redrawn: Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood” James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
“Glass House” PrintRoom Rotterdam
“Glass House” L'école supérieure d'arts & médias de Caen/Cherbourg, France

"The Days of the Commune" Participant Gallery, New York

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“Dreamland: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and the Blackpool Chapter” The Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool England
“The Days of the Commune” Slought Foundation, Philadelphia
“The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff” Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

“A History of Dreams Remains to be Written…” The Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972” Espai Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona
“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972” Espacio para el Arte Caja Madrid, Aranjuez Spain
“The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff”, M HKA Museum, Antwerp
“Adventures of a Dreamer”, Freud’s Dream Museum, St. Petersburg Russia

 “The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff” Site Gallery, Sheffield
“Freud’s Droomland” Het Dolhuys: national museum van de psychiatrie, Haarlem The Netherlands
“The Somnambulists” The Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles

“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972” Kiosk, Gent Belgium
“Adventures of a Dreamer” Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London

“DREAMLAND: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle 1926-1972”, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY

“The Somnambulists” Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
“The Somnambulists” Arcite Gallery, Windsor Ontario

“The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C” Bellwether, New York
“The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C” Siena Heights University Art Gallery, Michigan.
“The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C” Gallery TPW, Toronto

“The Influencing Machine of Miss Natalija A.” Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh


“The Idea of the Avant Garde” NeMe, Limassol, Cyprus
“Babel Book Space” Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

“Benjamin and Brecht. Thinking in Extremes” Akademie der Künste, Berlin
“Ruse: the artfulness of deceit” The Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art, UK

“Signals 24/7” International Film Festival Rotterdam
“Welcome to the Future” iMAL (interactive Media Art Laboratory) Brussels
“The City Rises” Bid Project Gallery, Milan
“The Experimental Television Center: A History, Etc . . ., Hunter College Art Gallery, New York City.
Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-15

“Marvelosa: Art inspired by the National Fairground Archive”, National Fairground Archive, Sheffield UK

“Zero Hours” Art Sheffield 2013, Graves Gallery Sheffield England
“More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness” The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
" 30X30 – Artcite30th anniversary show pt 1 ”, Windsor Ontario
“Imaginary Friends” Interstate Projects, Brooklyn

“Pulsion(s) art et déraison” Musée Félicien Rops, Namur Belgium
“More Real: Art in the Age of Truthiness” Site Santa Fe, New Mexico

Inconscinet! Les Artistes et la Psychanalyse. Galerie Alfa, Paris 
 “Beloff/Maddin/AMVK – Learning to Dream” Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum,

“Magic Show” a touring exhibition organized by the Hayward Gallery London, venues: Quad, Derby, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, Chapter, Cardiff, Pump House Gallery, London
Shift Festival der Elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
“Heaven” 2009 Athens Biennale, Greece
“Hysteria: Past yet Present” Paul Robson Gallery, Rutgers University New Jersey

“Now You See It” Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York State
Artefact Festival, Stuk Art Center, Leuven, Belgium
"The Air Loom and other dangerous influencing machines” The Prinzhorn Collection, Heidelberg, Germany
 “Wolfgang von Kempelen.Mensch-[in der]-Maschine” Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

“The Golden Hour” Gigantic Art Space (GAS), New York City

Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
“Trifecta” Bellwether Gallery New York

“The Disembodied Spirit” Bowdoin College Museum of Art traveling to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas, Austin Museum of Art Texas

Future Cinema, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Nam June Paik Award 02, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Some Assembly Required: Collage in Post-War America” Everson Museum of Art Syracuse traveling to Madison Art Center Wisconsin and the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
 Le Fresnoy Studio National des arts contemporains, Tourcoring, France
The Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, New York

Center for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
“International Distinguished Artist Symposium & Exhibition”, Joseloff Gallery at Hartford University, Hartford, Connecticut
 “World Without End” Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia

“Alien Intelligence”, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
“Lo Spazio Sospeso - usi e riusi di aree industriali dismesse” Turino Italy
“Les Mondes Inventés” Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes
Microwave festival 2000, Hong Kong

Videoformes 99 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Digital Code/Cultural Patterns, University of Texas at Dallas
“Zonas de Contacto el arte en CD-ROM”, Mexico City
Tramvideo, Lyon France
Videoformes 99 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Word Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck
Impakt Festival, Utrecht

“Biennale de l’Image,” Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris, France
“Les Mondes Inventes, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
Galerie VOX, Montreal
Cyber 98, Lisbon Portugal
Panaemonium Festival: London Electronic Arts

“Selected Memories”, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
“Staging Surrealism” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
The Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, New York


Union Docs, Brooklyn
Metrograph Cinema, NYC
Moscow International Experimental Film Festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Velaslavasay Panorama
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley
Queens World Film Festival
International Film Festival, Rotterdam

KASK cinema, Ghent Belgium
Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey
Essay Film Festival, Birkback College, London
Museum of the Moving Image, New York
South Side Projections, Chicago
Le Bal, Paris

EFA project Space, NYC
Freud’s Dream Museum, St. Petersburg
Pravo Ljudski Film Festival Sarajevo
Viennale Festival, Vienna
RIDM Montreal Festival (“A Model Family in a Model Home” in competition)
Centre Pompidou, Paris
FID Marseilles Film Festival (“A Model Family in a Model Home” in competition)
BFI Film Festival, London
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Anthology Film Archives, New York

Cinema Café des Images, Hérouville Saint-Clair, France
BFI Film Festival, London
Adelaide Film Festival, Australia
Brighton Film Festival, UK

Freud Museum, Vienna
Image-Movement, Berlin

Center for Contemporary Art , Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Birkbeck College, London
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, May 4

Museum der Unerhörten Dinge, Berlin
Venus and Apoll, Dusseldorf
Freud’s Museum of Dreams, St Petersburg, Russia

S8 Mostra de Cinema Periférico, A Coruña, Spain
La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Festival Ambulante, Mexico City
21ème Festival International du Documentaire de Marseille

Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley
Rotterdam Film Festival
Art Cinema Off Off, Gent, Belgium
Museum of Modern Art, New York

Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, Los Angles

North West Film Forum, Seattle
Festival Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal
Freud Dream Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
CIANT International Center for Art and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic

The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley
MadCat Film Festival, San Francisco
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo
The Images Festival of Independent Film & Video, Toronto

Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival @ American Museum of Natural History, New York

PICA – Portland Institute for Contemporary Arts TBA Festival
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley

The Images Festival of Independent Film & Video, Toronto
Anthology Film Archives, New York

London International Film Festival
American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of the Moving Image
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Society for Psychical Research, London

San Francisco Cinematheque

Melbourne Film Festival Australia

Kaaitheater Brussels
Film Forum Los Angeles
Rotterdam Film Festival

Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival
Museum of Modern Art New York
The Video Festival of Navarre, Spain

Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley

Film/performance( collaboration with John Cale) The Arts at St Ann's Brooklyn

London Film Festival
New York Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Seattle Film Festival
AFI Film Festival, Los Angles
Collective for Living Cinema, New York
Sundance Film Festival
Berlin Film Festival


Fellowships: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (2015), The Radcliffe Institute Harvard  (2013), Guggenheim Foundation (2003), The Foundation for Contemporary Arts (1997) and NYFA (1997, 2001)

Individual Artists grants from NYSCA (1997, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2018), CEC Arts Link (2012), The Jerome Foundation (1992, 1998, 2000), Experimental Television Center Finishing Funds Award (2009, 2007, 2004, 2002, 1997). RF CUNY Research Awards ( 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2018) The Media Arts Assistance Fund for Artists (2010 ,2015)

Residences: Harvestworks Digital Media Arts New York (1996, 2000), Hallwalls Buffalo (2004), Tesla Berlin (2007) Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht  (2018)



Between Worlds: an asylum seeker in America (limited edition of 100 signed books printed at the Charles Nypels Lab, Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht) 2018

Emotions Go To Work Minor Compositions, Colchester/ New York/ Port Watson 2018 (reprinted from Les Émotions vont au Travail see below)

“A Model Family in a Model Home or a Tale of Fictitious Capital” in Tom Kuhn and David Barnett editors, Recycling Brecht: The Brecht Yearbook 42, Camden House 2018

“Parades des alten Neuen” in Erdmut Wizisla editor, Benjamin und Brecht Denken in Extremen, Suhrkamp Berlin 2017

“Édouard Manet’s Civil War (Guerre Civil)” in The Artist Project: What artists see when they look at art The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Phaidon 2017

“Un monde redessiné” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 101, spring 2017

Zoe Beloff editor A World Redrawn:Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood Christine Burgin 2016 (included one essay and two screenplays by Zoe Beloff)

"The Days of the Commune: Notes and Reflections" in Pascal Gielen and Niels Van Tomme editors Aesthetic Justice: Intersecting Artistic and Moral Perspectives, Valiz/Antennae Series 2015

“Staging the Unconscious” in Joanna Ebenstein and Colin Dickey editors The Morbid Anatomy Anthology: The Morbid Anatomy Press, New York 2014 reprinted from Trafic issue 69 – see below)

“A Drive-In Dreamland” in WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly 40: 3 & 4 Fall/Winter 2012

“Le Reve Infernal de Mutt et Jeff” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 82, summer 2012

“Plastic Reconstruction of a Face (1918)” in Michael Sappol editor Hidden Treasures: The National Library of Medicine: Blast books 2012

Adventures of a Dreamer by Albert Grass, Christine Burgin 2010

“The Dreamer, or, the Adventures of a Luftmensch” in Cabinet issue 36, spring 2010

Zoe Beloff editor The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and their Circle Christine Burgin 2009 (included two essays by Zoe Beloff)

“Mettre en scène I’inconscient” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 69, spring 2009

Zoe Beloff editor The Somnambulists: a compendium of sources Christine Burgin 2008

 “Mental Images: the dramatization of psychological disturbance” in Karen Beckman and Jean Ma editors Still Moving: between Cinema and Photography Durham: Duke University Press 2008

“Towards a Spectral Cinema” in Eric Kluitenberg, editor Book of Imaginary Media: excavating the dream of the ultimate communication medium, Rotterdam Nai Publishers, 2006

“The Influencing Machine of Miss Natalija A.” in Thomas Röske and Bettina Brand-Clausen, editors, The Air Loom and other dangerous influencing machines, Sammlung Prinzhorn 2006

“Natalija A. and Eva C.” in Louis Armand, editor, Mind Factory, Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, 2005

 “Deux femmes visionaries” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 44, winter 2002,

“An Ersatz of Life” in Martin Rieser and Andrea Zapp, editors, New Screen Media: Cinema/Art/Narrative London: BFI London in collaboration with ZKM Karlsruhe, 2002

“La vie rêvée de la technologie,” in Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 30, summer 1999 pp 84-91


“Zoe Beloff on Manet’s Civil War (Guerre Civile)” The Artists Project Metropolitan Museum of Art December 2015

Fellows at 30: Zoe Beloff NYFA Current October 2015

Tatiana Istomina The Days of the Commune: A conversation with Zoe Beloff Temporary Art Review 21 July 2014

Jennie Hirsh Days of the Commune: An Interview with Zoe Beloff Art in America (online) May5, 2013

Jonathan Kahana Zoe Beloff in Conversation with Jonathan Kahana:
Mongrel Media and Contemporary Currency --A Conversation on Brecht, The Days of the Commune, and Occupy Wall Street
The Journal of e-Media Studies, Volume 3, Issue 1 (2013)

Thom Donovan Five Questions for Contemporary Practice with Zoe BeloffPBS Art:21 Blog July 2, 2012

Jessica Lee and Kathryn Sonnabend French Lessons Triple Canopy, May 16 2012

Jussi Parikka, With each project I find myself reimagining what cinema might be": An Interview with Zoe Beloff. Electronic Book Review October 24, 2011

Isabelle De Baets “Coney Island Gedroomd”, (H)art: On contemporary art in Belgium and its surroundings No. 73 November, 2010

“Dreamland: The Intimate Politics of Desire Zoe Beloff in conversation with Niels Van TommeArt Papers July/August 2010

Alex Callender Hallucinations and Hysteria: An Interview with Zoe Beloff NY Art Beat September 24, 2008

Heather Hendershot “Of Ghosts and Machines: An Interview with Zoe Beloff” Cinema Journal vol. 45:3 Spring 2006

Karen Beckman “Impossible Spaces and Philosophical Toys: An Interview with Zoe Beloff” Grey Room vol. 22 winter 2006

Chris Gehman “Zoe Beloff’s Mechanical Medium ” in Cinemascope, issue 6, Winter 2001

Willem van Weelden Catalog of the15th World Wide Video Festival,Stedelijk Museum. September 1997


Barry Didcock The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond Of Matches, Exile, The Heiresses Herald June 30, 2018

Christina Schmid A World Redrawn:Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood Recycling Brecht: The Brecht Yearbook 42, Camden House pp 265-267

Stuart Liebman The Chaplin Machine, A World Redrawnl Cineaste Vol XLII, No.2

Michael Joshua Rowin Blowing Up the Dream Factory: Two pioneering radicals in development hell Film Comment September – October 2016

Shannon Mattern Animated Aberrations, Rebellious Objects, Volume no. 49 (September 2016).

Carey Dunne A Fictive Psychoanalytic Society Set in 1930s Coney Island Hyperallergic September 8, 2016

Alice Leroy et Romain Lefebvre FID Marseille 2016 Débordements: critique et Recherche August 11, 2016

Michael Pattison Ghost pictures: five phantom finds at FID Marseille 2016 BFI, July 22, 2016

Hannah Bacon Zoe Beloff’s Infernal Dream: Interview with Curator Kaegan Sparks Hyperallergic March 12, 2016

Ken Johnson Zoe Beloff The Infernal Dream of Mutt and Jeff New York Times March 11, 2016

Blake Gopnik, artnet news ZoeBeloff: Labor Organizer for Cartoon Characters Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Yin Ho “Zoe Beloff, Momenta Art.” Critics Picks Artforum.com February 2016

Blake Gopnik, artnet news At CUNY, Zoe Beloff Looks at America Through Brechtian Eyes Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Anastasiya Osipova Occupying the Dream Factory: Zoe Beloff’s A World Redrawn:Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood  The Brooklyn Rail, November 5, 2015

Martha Schwendener Zoe Beloff Delves Into Eisenstein and Brecht New York Times October 29, 2015

Ann Landi  Telling Stories in Three Dimensions ARTnews, January 2015

Chelsea Haines – “Zoe Beloff, Participant Inc.” Critics Picks Artforum.com August 2014

Ian Soutar Tales from the Paris Commune, Sheffield Telegraph October 17, 2013

Jason Livingston, The Communards of Wall Street: On Zoe Beloff’s The Days of the Commune The Brooklyn Rail May 2013

Aaron H. Esman Book Review: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society and its Circle Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 2013 61: 416

Raymond Bellour La Querelle des Dispositifs  2012 pp 66-68, 96, 97

Iris Dankemeyer Dreamteam: Die Kunstlerin Zoe Beloff traumt von der Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society Konkret August 2012 p 50-51

Jussi Parikka What is Media Archeology, Polity Press 2012 pp 12, 28, 52-5, 61, 62, 107, 137, 139, 141, 144, 157

Paul Mason “Does Occupy signal the death of Contemporary Art?” BBC Newsnight 30 April 2012

Ulrich Meurer “ Traume, Tiere, Translationen: Die Filme der Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society” in Ulrich Meurer (Hg.) and Maria Oikonomou editors Ubersetzung and Film: Das Kino als Translationsmedium, Verlag Bielefeld 2012 pp 175-202

Anna van Leeuwen Zoe Beloff Focus: Voer voor Freud, Kunstbeeld, February 2012 p 82

Rebecca Rothbaum  “A Slow-Motion Drama About the Occupiers of 1871”, Wall Street Journal March 30, 2012

Anna van Leeuwen Freud’s Droomland, Kunstbeeld, September 2011

Caroline Chik L’Image Paradoxale: fixité et mouvement  Presses Universitaires Septentrion 2011

Ed Halter “Top Ten”, Art Forum, October 2010 p 113

Morgan Falconer “Zoe Beloff: Coney Island Museum” Art in America, December 2009
p 135

John Strausbaugh “The Case of Sigmund F. and Coney I.” New York Times, July 26, 2009, page AR21

Annie Buckley “Mad World” Artforum.com April 26, 2009

T.J. Carlin "Zoe Beloff, The Somnambulists", Art Review, December 2008

Darren Tofts “Keep Your Virtual Hands Off Me!Paranoia, Affect and Influencing Machines” rhizomes17 winter 2008

Colby Chamberlain “Zoe Beloff, Bellwether” Critics Picks Artforum.com September 2008

John Harvey Photography and Spirit London: Reaktion Books 2007 pp 49, 155

Oliver Grau “Remember the Phantasmagoria! Illusion Politics of the Eighteenth Century and its Multimedial Afterlife” in Oliver Grau, editor, Media Art Histories Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press 2007 pp 137-141

Joe Milutis Ether: the nothing that connects everything Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006 pp105-107

Nancy Princenthal “Willing Spirits: the Art of the Paranormal” Art in America, February 2006

Jeffrey Skoller Shadows Specters Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005 2005 pp 188-192

Emily Hall “Zoe Beloff, Bellwether”, Art Forum, May 2005

Karen Beckman  “Ectoplasmic Cinema: The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C.” This essay accompanies the exhibition Zoe Beloff: The Ideoplastic Materializations of Eva C. Toronto: Gallery TPW, April 05

Timothy Druckery “Zoe Beloff”, Catalog for Nam June Paik Award 2002, Hatje Cantz Ostfiden-Ruit Germany, 2002

Leslie Mcleave “Film Medium: Zoe Beloff’s Uncanny Resurrections “, Res Magazine Vol.5 No.3

David Kilpatrick  “Catching up with Gertrude: Stein’s Faustus and the Wooster Group”, Contemporary Drama in English Vol. 7 2000

Pascal Beausse. “After-Images”, Art Press, May 1998 pp 43- 47

Mike Leggett. “Beyond the Millenniums”,World Art, issue 18, 1998 p 76

Steve Shaviro. “Future Past: Zoe Beloff's Beyond”, ARTBYTE, Vol.1, No.3, 1998 pp 17-18

Steven Tomasula, “An Image and Narrative Round UpElectronic Book Review, September 1998

Steven Ball. “Up the Snakes and Down the Ladders”, Mesh, issue 12, 1998


BA/MA 1980 Edinburgh University/ College of Art – joint degree in Painting and Art History.
MFA 1983 Columbia University. Film Production.
1985-86 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program.