JAVIER TÉLLEZ

1969 Born in Valencia, Venezuela Lives and works in New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014

Shadow Play, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Games are forbidden in the labyrinth, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

Games are forbidden in the labyrinth, REDCAT Gallery co-produced with Kadist Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA,

2013

Praise of Folly, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium

The Conquest of Mexico, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2012

Ungesehen und unerhört II: Javier Téllez, Museum Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg, Germany

Rotations, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Switzerland, Zurich

2011

Letter on the Blind for the Use of Those Who See, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, US

O Rinoceronte de Dürer, Fruits, Flowers, and Clouds, MAK, Vienna, Austria

Letter on the Blind for the Use of Those Who See, Moca Cleveland, Cleveland, US

O Rinoceronte de Dürer, Galerie Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany

2010

Vasco Araújo/Javier Téllez - Larger than Life, Marco, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain, cur. Isabel Carlos

Vasco Araujo/Javier Téllez - Larger than Life, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal 2009 4 1⁄2, curated by Hilke Wagner, Kunstverein Braunschweig

Mind The Gap, curated by Sabine Schaschl, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel

Javier Téllez: International Artist in Residence, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, cur. Mercedes Vicente, New Plymouth

Caligari und der Schlafwandler, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne

Javier Téllez. Letter on the Blind for the Use of those who See, Musée d’Art de Joliette, Canada

2008

Der Brief über die Blinden zum Gebrauch für die Sehenden, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich

2007

Production-in-Residence-program, Baltic Art Centre, Visby

Oedipus Marshal, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne 2006 Oedipus Marshal, Aspen Art Museum, USA

The Battle of Mexico, Galerie Arratia, Beer, Berlin

La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc (Rozelle Hospital), Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zürich

2005

La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc (Rozelle Hospital), The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Toronto

Stereoview, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York 2004 A Hunger Artist, Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City

2002

Alpha 60 (The Mind-Body Problem), White Box, New York A Hunger Artist, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

2001

Bedlam, Sala 7, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City Aire de México, La Panadería. Mexico City

2000

Bounced, Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zürich

1999

I am Happy Because Everyone Loves Me, Gasworks Gallery, London

1997

The Ship of Fools, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

1996

Penalty, Silverstein Gallery, New York

The Cure of Folla, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas and Museo Arturo Michelena,Valencia

Jonac 2001 mg, Silverstein Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014

Artlovers - Histoires d’Art dans la Collection Pinault, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Monaco 

Here and Elsewhere, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais Collection, Espacio Promoción del Arte– Tabacalera, Madrid, Spain

The Torches of Prometheus, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Under The Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA 

acting-out: the institution denied, Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014, Colechuch House, London, UK

High Horizon: Bruegelland early 21th century, Stedelijk Museum, Lier, Belgium

inSite: Cuatro ensayos de lo público, sobre otro escenario, La Tallera, Cuernavaca Mexico

Recycling Memory: Recapturing the Lost City, IX Biennial of Visual Arts of Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua

2nd CAFAM Biennale: Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

El Hotel Electrico, M HKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

The Marvelous Real. Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Art from The MUSAC Collection”,
MOT Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

We are living on a star, Henie Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden Norway

2013

Infra-Mince, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Ils sont nous et nous sommes eux!, Collection FRAC Nord / Pas de Calais, Centre Arc en Ciel, Liévin, France

À Triple Tour, Pinault Colleciton, Conciergerie, Paris, France, cur. Caroline Bourgeois

Au-delà de cette limite votre ticket nʼest plus valable, Pavillon Vendôme, Vichy, France

Pataphysics: A Theoretical Exhibition, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US

Disabled by Normality, DOX CCA, Prague, Czech Republic

What To Do, Fundació “la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection, Caixa Forum Barcelona, Spain

Changing Scenes: Points of View in Contemporary Media Art, The Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia, US,

2012

Garden of Learning, Busan Bienniale 2012, Busan, Korea, cur. Roger M. Buergel Voice of Images, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

Niet Normaal – Differences on Display, The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK, cur. Ina Gevers & Garry Robson

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany, cur. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria, cur. Verena Konrad

Aire de Lyon, Victoria Northoorn, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Wunder, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria, cur. Praxis für Ausstellung und Theorie

Track, SMAK, Gent, Belgium & Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, cur. Philippe Van Cauteren & Mirjam Varadinis

2011

3 Expositions + 1 Film, Monaco National Musée Nouveau, Villa Paloma, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Miracles, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, cur. Praxis für Ausstellung und Theorie

A terrible Beauty is born, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Vitctoria Noorthoorn, Thierry Raspail, Thierry Prat, Lyon

Dublin Contemporary 2011, St Stephans Green House, Dublin, Ireland

A Slowdown at the Museum, Extra City Kunsthal Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Universo vídeo. Fleeting Stories, Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain

El grito, Musac Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain, cur. María Inés Rodriguez & Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

Too late, too little, and (how to) fail gracefully, Kunstfort Asperen, Asperen, Netherlands, cur. Nathalie Hartjes

Unter Helden, Vor-Bilder in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nurnberg, Germany

Yes we don’t, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France, cur. Nathalie Ergino & Joëlle Benzakin

Tracing the unseen border, LaMaMa La Galleria, New York, NY, USA, cur. Ian Cofre & Omar Lopez-Chahoud

Crisiss. América Latina, arte y confrontacion 1919-2010, Palacio de Bellas Artes, X-Teresa, cur.
Gerardo Mosquera Mexico City, Mexico

Daydream Believer!!, Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Metropolitan

Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, cur. Hiroko Tasaka

2010

Die Nase des Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich, Switzerland

Epílogo (Epilogue), Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico, cur. Cristián Silva

Sem Fronteiras, Museu Bispo de Rosário Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, cur. Wilson Lazaro

De Frente al Sol (Facing the Sun), Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, cur. Patrick Charpenel

Alienator: Le Retour, Museum Murten, Murten, Switzerland, cur. Esther Jungo/Charlatan

Model Kits, Musac Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Castilla y León, León, Spain, cur. María Inés Rodríguez

Adaptation, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada, cur. Helena Reckitt

11. Tiennale Fellbach Kleinplastik 2010, Stadt Fellbach Kulturamt, Fellbach, Germany 

Substitute Teacher, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, US, cur. Regine Basha

2009

Périfériks, CAN Centre d’Art, cur. Kader Attia, Neuchâtel

Acciones Disolventes: Videoarte Latinoamericano, Centro Cultural Chacao, cur. Carlos Palacios, Caracas

Exposition of Mythology, Electronic Technology, Nam June Paik Center, cur. Chung Chul Lee, Gyeonggi

Alienator on Tour, Marks Blond Project, cur. Esther Jungo, Bern

Islands + Ghettos, Stadtmuseum Graz, cur. Johan Holten

Alienator on Tour, Ancienne Gare, cur. Esther Jungo, Fribourg

For You / Para Usted. Videos aus der Daros-Latinamerica Sammlung, Daros Exhibitions, Zürich

Acting Out, ICA, cur. Jen Mergel / Nicolas Baume, Boston

Islands + Ghettos, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst e.V., cur. Johan Holten, Berlin

2008

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York

Rational/Irrational, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2007

Between two deaths, curated by Ellen Blumstein and Felix Esslin, ZKM, Karlsruhe

Jump-Cuts: Venezuelan Contemporary Art from the Colección Mercantil, cur. Jesús Fuenmayor, Tahía Rivero and Lorena Gonzales, cifo, Miami

Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle Collection of Latin American Art, The Museum of Fine Artys, Houston

Visiones del paraíso: utopías/distopías/heterotopías, espacio 1414, San Juan

2006

postEr, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, Hydra School Project, Hydra

On Mobility (final sequence), curated by Saskia Bos, De Appel, Amsterdam

Die Kunst erlöst uns von gar nichts, curated by Paz Aburto Guevara a.o., ACC Weimar

Capital Culture, curated by Marco Scottini, prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano

Dark Places, curated by Joshua Decter, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles

When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York

T1 Pantagruel Syndrome, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’ Arte Contemporanea, Turin

InSite_05, curated by Carmen Cuenca/ Michael Krichmann, San Diego/Tijuana

Prague Biennale 2, curated by Marco Scotini, Section “Accion Directa”, Prague

Jump Cuts – Venezuelan Contemporary Art, Americas Society, New York

The Here and Now, The Renaissance Society, Chicago

2004

On Reason and Emotion, Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Emotion eins, curated by Nikolaus Schaffhausen, Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main

Settlements, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, St. Etienne

2003

Utopia Station, 50 Venice Biennale, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist a.o., Venice

Living in a Cloud, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2nd Valencia Biennale, Valencia

Prague Biennale 1, Pheripheries become the center, Prague

Dreamspaces/Entresuenos, Lobby Gallery of Deutsche Bank, New York

Forbidden, Gana Art Center, Seoul

Etnografia: Instrucciones de uso, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens

2002

Fotofest, Houston Community College, Houston Bienal Iberoamericana de Lima, Lima

Thinking Local: Gonzalo Lebrija, Cristian Silva & Javier Téllez, Sicardi Gallery, Houston

TABU - Mavericks und heisse Eisen, curated by Sabine Schaschl-Cooper, Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland

2001

Plateau of Humankind, curated by Harald Szeemann, 49 Venice Biennale, Venice

Yokohama Triennale, Tokyo

Ideal House, NICC, Antwerp

Hieronymus Bosch, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam

Loop: Alles auf Anfang, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich

2000

Gwangju Biennale, cur. Kwang-su Oh, South Korea

Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S.1/MOMA, Long Island City

SOS: Scenes of Sounds, Tang Museum, Saratoga

False Start, curated By Cecilia Brunson, Center for curatorial studies, Bard College,Annandele on Hudson

The End, Exit Art, New York

Demonstrationsräume: A, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada and Gallery 400, University of
Illinois, Chicago

1998

III Bienal Barro de América, Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo

X Premio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza, Caracas 

Longitud de Onda: Videos-Fotografía, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas

1997

Así Está la Cosa, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City

Primera Bienal de Artes Visuales MercoSur, Porto Alegre

Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art Today, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa

1996

Video Faz, Art & Idea, Mexico City and Museo de Guadalajara

1995

Imaginary Beings, Exit Art, New York

Una Visión del Arte Venezolano, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas 1994 Insane Asylum, I.S.P. P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City

The Art of the next generation, Cristinerose Gallery, New York Courage, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

Let the Artists Live, Exit Art, New York

Projects, Franklin Furnace Archive, New York

 

Bibliography

2012

Parallelwelt Zirkus, Verena Konrad a.o., Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, pp. 22-42, 264-267, ex. cat.

dOCUMENTA (13) Una crueldad tolerable, Angela Molina, El Pais, Madrid, June 25

Art on Tracks at dOCUMENTA, Gregory Volk, Art in America, New York, June 20

Documenta 13, Ana Teixeira Pino, Art Agenda, New York, June 10

Javier Téllez, Aoife Rosenmeyer, Art in America, New York, April 5

Ent-Art, Daniel Morgenthaler, Züritipp, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, Feb. 16

2011

Wunder, Daniel Tyradellis, Beate Hentschel, Dirk Luckow, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, p. 204, ex.cat

A terrible Beauty is born, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Vitctoria Noorthoorn, Thierry Raspail, Thierry Prat, Lyon, pp. 216, 340, ex.cat

Daydream Believer!, Yebishu Intern. Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Tokyo, pp. 66-67, ex.cat

EXPosition of mythology – Electronic technology”, Manu Park, Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyeonggi-do (Korea), Youngbin Kwon, pp. 116-117, ex. cat

11th Biennale de Lyon, Elisabeth Lebovici, Artforum, New York, December, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 242-243

Lyon Biennale, Art Review, London, Issue 55, December, pp. 131+132

11th Biennale de Lyon, Christy Lange, Frieze, London, No. 143, Nov./Dec., p. 144

Ausstellungen Monopol, Berlin, No. 11, p. 144

Wundert euch!, Ulrich Schnabel, Die Zeit, Hamburg, No. 41, 6.10.2011

Letter on the Blind, For the Use of Those Who See, S.E. Smith, Pastelegram Review, July 15

Modern-day parable: Artist’s film expands upon Indian tale about blind men who encoun-ter an elephant, Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, The Austin American Statesman, July 13

Bertarelli streicht die Segel, Herr Wichtig bellt und Netzer lächelt, Andrea Fopp, Basler Zeitung, Basel, June 15, p. 34

Javier Téllez’s O Rinoceronte de Dürer at Arratia, Beer, Berlin, Ana Teixeira Pinto,
www.art-agenda.com, New York, Feb.

2010

Erdkunde, Klaus Biesenbach, Monopol, Berlin, No. 4, April, p. 16

Javier Téllez, Pedro Reyes (int.), Bomb, New York, No. 110, March, pp. 80-87

2009

One Day Sculpture, Frieze, London, June, July, August, p.193

Art prowls at theatre, Laird Harper, South Taranaki Star, Taranaki, March 26

Ferocious fundraisers a roaring success for everybody”, Harriet Palmer, Taranaki Daily News, Taranaki, March 23

The ultimate cinematic experience”, Govett Art Gallery, Media Release, New Plymouth, March 10

2009

Auf Caligaris Stern, Maria Becker, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, June 6, p. 42

Jeanne d’Arc in der Psychiatrie, Ingeborg Ströle, Basellandschaftl. Zeitung, Liestal, May 8, p. 29

Verrückte Welten, Karen N. Gerig, Basler Zeitung, Basel, Apr. 27

Imaginäre Welten, Basler Zeitung, Basel, Apr. 24

Javier Téllez, 41/2 und Mind The Gap, Anne-Kathrin Auel, Kunst-Bulletin, Zurich, June, pp. 70-71

For You / Para Usted. Videos aus der Daros-Latinamerica Sammlung, Javier Téllez, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, Apr. 24, pp. 34-35, ex. mag.

Bis zum Tod – Videokunst aus Lateinamerika bei Daros, Philipp Meier, Neue Zürcher Zeitung,
Zürich, No. 129, June 8, p. 28

Die verrrückten Welten des Javier Téllez, Christoph Doswald, Tages-Anzeiger, Zürich, May 13,p.4

Von einem anderen Stern, Georg Imdahl, Kölner Stadt–Anzeiger, Cologne, No. 60, March 12

Das Innen und Aussen des Traums, Melanie Weidemüller, Stadtrevue, Das KölnmagazinCologne, March

2008

Des Schlafwandlers Wissen, Katrin Bettina Müller, TAZ Die Tageszeitung, Berlin, Nov. 21

Javier Téllez. Invisible populations; animals, sight, translation and interpretation, Steven Stern, Frieze, London, No. 116, June / July / Aug., pp. 210 - 211

Afterall, ed. Charles Esche / Thomas Lawson / Mark Lewis / Dieter Roelstraete, text by Michèle Faguet , Museum van Hedendaagse, Antwerp, pp.45 - 54

Diary: Performance Anxiety. Political currents at the Whitney Biennial, RoseLee Goldberg, Modern Painters, New York, pp. 42 - 45

Comelo, lamelo, roncalo, jodelo, Adrian Searle, El Cultural, Madrid, April 3-9, pp. 36-38

Whitney Biennial 2008, Andrzej Lawn, Flash Art, Milan, No. 260, May-June, pp. 79/ 84

Whitney Biennial 2008, Steven Stern, Frieze, London, May

Whitney Biennial 2008, ed. Henriette Huldich / Shamin M. Momin, text by Trinie Dalton, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York / Yale University Press, New Heaven and London, pp. 238 - 239, ex. cat.

Mimétisme. Extracity, Antwerp, Eva Wittocx, Flash Art, Milano, No. 259, March – April, p. 82

2007

Residentes. 2003-2007 Paris, Philippe Roller, Paris, pp. 216 - 219

Was war, Review: “Between to Deaths” in Karlsruhe, Daniel Völzke, Monopol, Berlin,
No.7, July, p. 121

Footnotes on Geopolitics, Market, and Amnesia, 2 moscow biennale of contemporary art, Mos
cow, Mar. 1 – Apr. 1, p. 168-169, ex. cat.

100 Latin American Artists, Rosa Olivares, Exit Publications, Madrid, pp. 410-413, 452, cat.

Between two deaths, Ellen Blumenstein, Ensslin Felix, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Hatje Cantz, Ostifildern,
pp. 28, 55, 58, 232-235, 303, ex. cat

Bloss keine Diskurs-Kacke. Karlsruhe: „Zwischenn zwei Toden im ZKM“, Dorothee Baer-Bogen
schütz,
Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, No. 129, May, p. 15

Entrückte Anmut: ‘Oedipus Marshal’ von Javier Téllez in Köln, Catrin Lorch, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main, Apr. 7, p. 50

Ärger im 21. Stockwerk. Die zweite Moskau-Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, Samuel Herzog,
NZZ Online,
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zürich, March 14

2006

On Mobility, van Weelden, Dirk, De Appel, Amsterdam, ex.cat., pp. 72-73

Javier Téllez bei Peter Kilchmann, Von Burg, Dominique, Kunst-Bulletin, Lucerne,No.5,May, p. 64

Biennals/Survey Shows, Bradley, Will, Frieze, London, Issue 96, Jan/Feb.

Un Nuevo y Bravo Mundo, El Perro, Costa, Jordi a.o., Sala Alcalá, Madrid, ex.cat.,pp. 32, 91-101

2004

Report from Sydney, South by Southeast, Wei, Lilly, Art in America, New York, No. 11, Dec., pp. 63-65

Biennale of Sydney, Ward, Ossian, Frieze, London, No. 86, Oct., p.169

On Emotion and Reason: The 14th Biennale of Sydney, Wei, Lilly, Art Asia Pacific, New York, No. 42, Fall, pp. 24-25

14th Biennale of Sydney, Doherty, Claire, Art Monthly, London, Vol.43/No.3,July/Aug.,pp. 29-30

2003

Dis(lo)cation, Gonzales, Julieta. Prague Biennale 1, ex.cat.

2002

Javier Tellez, Alpha 60 (The mind-body problem), Cotter, Holand, The New York Times,NY,18 Oct.

Javier Téllez: Institutionalized Aesthetics, Flash Art International, Milan, July/Sept. Crazy World, Klaasmeyer, Kelly, Houston Press, Vol.14/No. 31, 1-7 Aug.

Los Viajes Imaginarios de la Locura, El Nacional, Papel Literario, Caracas, 1 June Una Bienal del Sur, El Ojo Breve. Reforma, Mexico City, 8 May

2001

Videodrome, Hoptman, Laura, Flash Art International, July-September

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Lewisohn, Cedar, Flash Art International, Jul./Sept. Mexico on My Mind: Javier Téllez, Iwasaki, Hitomi, Fine Arts, Tokyo, No. 43

El Encierro (lo) cura, Cuauhtémoc, Medina, El Ojo Breve. Reforma, Mexico City, 19 Apr. Javier Téllez, Loop: Alles auf Anfang, Harris, Larissa, Kunstwerke, Berlin, ex.cat.

Javier Téllez, Arriata, Euridice, Tema Celeste, Milan, Summer

Learning from Spiders, Brett, Guy, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy, ex.cat.

2000

Inside and Out: Playful Wit Reigns at Skidmore’s New Museum, The New York Times,NY, 22 Dec. Javier Téllez, Kent, Sarah, TimeOut, New York, #1529, London, 8-15 Dec.

Greater New York, Siegel, Katy, Artforum International, May

Plato’s Cave, Alberti’s Window and Benthams Panopticum: Notes on Javier Téllez’s I am

Happy Because Everyone Loves Me, Zamudio, Raúcl, NY Arts, New York, Vol. 5, May New York

Contemporary, Defined 150 Ways, The New York Times, New York, 6 Marc Exotica Incognita, Kim, Yu Yeon, Man + Space, Kwangju Biennale, Korea, ex.cat. 

1999

Javier Téllez in Gasworks, Negrotti, Rosanna, What’s On in London, 8 Dec.

1998

Sobre las estrategias de exhibición, Papel Literario, El Nacional, Caracas, 29 Nov.

Mi arte es un virus que vive en las grietas, Lebon, Manuel, El Universal, Caracas, 9 Sept.

Javier Téllez: Licantropía, Mendoza, Ana, El Globo, Caracas, 7 Sept.

1ere Biennale do Mercosud, Jouannais, Jean Ives, Art Press, Paris, No. 232, Feb.

Bienal Mercosul, Sichel, Berta, Flash Art International, Milan, Vol.XXXI, No.198., Jan./Feb.

First Mercosur Biennial, Haber, Alicia, Art Nexus, Miami, No. 27, Jan./March

El artista trickster o de como el hospital se metió dentro del museo, Hernández,Carmen, Arte y Locura: Espacios de Creación, Serie Reflexiones en el Museo, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, No. 3. Penalty, Estilo, Añ’96o 9/No.33

Los palimpsestos de la identidad, Estilo, No. 34

IX Salón Mendoza, Fajardo-Hill, Cecilia, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, ex.cat.

Longuitud de Onda, Fuenmayor, Jesús, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, ex.cat.

1997

Así está la cosa: Nada más latinoamericano que temer parecerlo, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, ex.cat.

La Nave de los Locos, Gallo, Rubéen, Fundación Mendoza, Caracas, ex.cat.

Primera Bienal de Artes Visuales Mercosur, Morais, Federico, Guevara, Roberto, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Javier Téllez, Gallo, Rubén, Poliester, Fall

Del Alma y el Arte, Krebs, Victor, Serie Reflexiones en el Museo, No. 2. Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas 50

Obras del Salón Michelena, Palenzuela, J. C., Colección El Tiempo Derramado, Tierra de Gracia Editores, Caracas

Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art Today, Tuchman, Phyllis and Duque, Philbrook Museum, Tulsa

1996

Javier Téllez at Silverstein Gallery, Costa, Eduardo, Art in America, Nov.

Pistas para descubrir el itinerario mental de un artista, Pomenta, Allison., Economia Hoy,
Caracas, 9 Oct.

Javier Téllez at Silverstein Gallery, Art Nexus, Milan, Sept.

Exhibit Turns Museum in Madhouse, Maddicks, Russell, The Daily Journal, 28 Sept.

Cada quien busca su propia locura, Wisotzki, Rubén, El Nacional, Caracas, 28 Sept.

Art Short List, Levin, Kim, The Village Voice, New York, 26 April

Javier Téllez: Arqueólogo Trickster, Hernández, Carmen, Estilo, Caracas, Dec.

Video Faz, Art & Idea, Ciudad de México Arco Latino, Sichel, Berta, Madrid

La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Hernández, Carmen, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

De un Hospital dentro del Museo, La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

Javier Téllez: Arqueólogo Trickster, Hernández, Carmen, Estilo, Caracas, Dec.

Video Faz, Art & Idea, Ciudad de México Arco Latino, Sichel, Berta, Madrid

La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Hernández, Carmen, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

De un Hospital dentro del Museo, La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

1995

Javier Téllez, Udé, Iké, Arude, No.1. Spring

II Salón Pirelli, Cárdenas, M. L., Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas Una Visión del Arte

Venezolano, Duque, Luis Angel y Cárdenas, María Luz, Colección Ignacio y Valentina Oberto, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas, ex.cat.

1994

International Studio Program, Avgikos, Jean, P.S.1 Museum, New York

Gallery or Madhouse, Lipson, Karin, New York Newsday, New York, 19 Oct.

Cuando la obra de arte es el propio artista, Vicente, Mercedes, La Vanguardia, Spain, 22 Oct

 

Grants and Awards

2010

DAAD Residency in Berlin, Germany

2009

Artist-in-Residency, Massey University of Creative Art, School of Fine Arts, Litmus Reseach Initiative,

New Plymouth, New Zealand 2007 Baltic Art Centre, Visby, Sweden 2006 Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA

Artist-in-Residency, Recollets, Paris, France

2002

Artist-in-Residency, Art in General, New York, USA

2000 Rema Hort Foundation, New York, USA

1999

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, New York, USA

Gasworks Studio Program, London, UK

1997

Whitney Independent Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

1994

Van Lier Fellowship, Artist-in-residence, Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center, New York,  USA