BRADLEY EROS

born in Fairfield, Illinois 1952
lives in Brooklyn, New York


Education
Communications Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, MA
Intermedia, University of Illinois, Champaign- Urbana, BA


Selected Solo Exhibitions & Screenings
Bradley Eros, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, April 2014 
Eros.ion, Mass Collage of Art, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Light Theory, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK, 2009
Cinema Povera, no.w.here, London, UK, 2009
Black Screen, The Stone, New York, NY, 2008
Myriad Media, FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007


Selected Group Exhibitions, Screenings, & Performances

2014
BEING: The Gameshow, ESP TV#54, Storefront for Art & Architecture, New York, NY

2013
Naked Eye Cinema Night, New Museum, New York, NY
TRIPLE BLIND: Bradley Eros, Jeanne Liotta, Kenny Curwood, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Essential Repertoire: John Cage & Lejaren Hiller, HPSCHD, Eyebeam, New York, NY
Kenneth Zoran Curwood, Bradley Eros & Rachael Guma, Sight Unseen, Baltimore, MD

2012
Under My Skin, video program, NADA Miami, Miami Beach, FL
New From Old: Practices of Appropriation, feat. Bradley Eros, Coleen Fitzgibbon, & Martha Colburn, New School, New York, NY
Decompose the Universe: videos by Mike Kelley, Bradley Eros & Tim Geraghty, Alexander Kluge & Ant Farm, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY
Catalysts: Dervish Machine exegesis, w/ Jeanne Liotta, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
We Are Cinema, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Looking at Music #3 – The Atom & Eve of Destruction, MoMA, New York, NY
Optipus: Spectrum, Séance, The Owl of Minerva, The Kitchen, New York, NY
a lab is a lab is a lab, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2011
Optipus: The Death of Kodachrome, Participant Inc, New York, NY
TransTrans: digital video, Rotterdam Film Festival, The Netherlands
Kodachroma, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens NY
Independence Returns, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
What Tornado, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2010
Independence, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Arcane Project: Chinese Nightingale, MONO NO AWARE, Lumenhouse Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Selected Exhibitions, Screenings, and Performances (previous years)
Migrating Forms Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, 2009
fff!!! (Futurist Film Funeral), for Performa09, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY, 2009
Darmstadt, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY, 2009
VOID for Film: imageless cinema, Anthology Film Archives, New York NY 2007
a lab is a lab is a lab, The Kitchen, New York, NY 2006
OptoSonic Tea: Musique Plastique, Diapason Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
Voom HD Lab – Rite of the Black Sun: digital video, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, 2006
Aerodynamics of the Hovering Hummingbird, Millennium Film Workshop, New York, NY 2005
Ocula: trilogy of paracinema works, Whitney Biennial, New York, NY 2004
Scanner, New York Video Festival, New York, NY 2004
Aurora Borealis, Osmosis: films, London Film Festival, London UK 2002
Views of the Avant-Garde, New York Film Festival, New York, NY 2002
Robert Beck Memorial Cinema & Ocularis Presents, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA 2001
American Century, The Whitney Museum, New York, NY 2000
torqued ellipsis: film & video, found & made, Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, CA,1999
Big as Life : A History of 8mm Film, MoMA, New York, NY 1996


Selected Publications
Millennium Film Journal #56. Essay & artist pages. 2012
Sequence, no.w.here London. Artist page. 2012
Performa09. Catalog. Photograph documents & description. 2009
“Elastic Film, Mercurial Cinema”.Whitney Biennial 2006 catalog. Essay. 2006
“There will be projections in all directions.” Millennium Film Journal #43/44. Essay. 2005
CAPTURED: A Lower Eastside Film and Video History. Ed. Clayton Patterson. Interview & Essay. 2005
Whitney Biennial 2004 catalog, Poster. 2004
Big As Life: A History of 8mm Film. MoMA catalog. Aphorisms. 1998
San Francisco Cinematheque Journal. Cut-up text. 1995
New Observations journal. Cut-up text. 1994
The Act – Performance art journal. Essay.1987


Selected Press & Bibliography
“Triple Blind: Bradley Eros, Jeanne Liotta y Kenneth Curwood,” by Albert Alcoz, Visionary Film, Barcelona, ES, 2013
“Le New York de Jean-Stephane Suavaire.” Le Monde Magazine, Paris, France. May 10, 2013
“An Intentional Spectacle: ‘HPSCHD’ at Eyebeam” by Steve Smith, New York Times. May 5, 2013
“The Gentrification of Creation.” Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination
  Sarah Schulman. University of California Press. Berkeley & Los Angeles, CA. p. 89. 2012
“Repertory Film: Mixing and Maximizing” by Steve Dollar, Wall Street Journal. Sept. 8, 2011
“Short Circuit: The Best of the Migrating Forms Film Festival” by R. Emmett Sweeney, The Rumpus. May 3, 2009
“Migrating Forms” by Michael Joshua Rowin, L Magazine. April 15, 2009
“Bruce Conner Tribute at Light Industry” by Bosko Blagojevik, ArtCat, Oct 13, 2008
“On Flux Films & Bradley Eros.” More Milk Yvette, Oct 21, 2008
“Keeping Time: on Collecting Film & Video Art in the Museum,” by Chrissie Isle & Henriette Huldisch. Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art. 1st & 2nd ed. Ed. Bruce Altshuler. Princeton University Press. Princeton, NJ.  p81. 2005 & 2007 
“Loisaida Talking Pictures.”On Edge: Performance at the End of the 20th Century (Revised Edition), Cynthia Carr. Wesleyen University Press, Middletown, CT. p. 79. 2007
“Vision Quest: Get Your Avant Garde Cinema On,” by Ed Halter. The Village Voice. Feb. 28, 2006
Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology by Jackie Hattfield & Steven Littman. John Libby Pub, Eastleigh, UK, distributed in the US by Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN. p.172. 2006
“HARKNESS A/V at MONKEY TOWN features Bradley Eros, Ray Sweeten, Zach Layton & Chika”, Mark Cooley, Rhizome. December 2005
“I Just Pass My Hand Over the Surface of Things: On and Off the Screen, circa 2003.” A Line of  Sight; American Avant Garde Film Since 1965. Arthur Paul. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.  p. 164-5. 2005
“Getting Over; Going Underground,” by Amy Taubin. The Village Voice. March 7, 2000
“Balancing the Audio and Visual,” by Kyle Gann. The Village Voice, Sept. 7, 1999


Selected Grants
New York Foundation of the Arts (NYFA) 1989, 2007
New York State Arts Council (NYSCA) 1998
Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, 1993
Experimental Television Center (ETC) 1985, 1986, 1987

 


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