Info

Contact

florawiegmann@gmail.com
Born 1976 Lincoln, Nebraska
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education

University of California, Los Angeles, M.F.A. Dept. of Art and Architecture

Columbia College, Chicago, B.A. in Dance

Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, London

Select Live Performance

Scores for Diagrams, 2017, El Segundo Museum of Art
Quartet for the End of Time, 2017, Factory Place, Los Angeles                                                                                          Antoine Meditations 1-4, 2017, MonkeyTown, Los Angeles
Following Beatrix, 2016, Occidental College, Los Angeles                                                                                                    Halo of Consciousness, 2016, Union Station, Seattle
Magnetic Between, 2016, Aspen Museum, Aspen
Till You Drop, 2014, Greystone Mansion, Los Angeles
Dyslexicon, 2014, C. Nichols Project, Los Angeles
Allay Alight (three), 2014, Camden Arts Centre, London
3 sets, 2013, Public Fiction, Los Angeles
Allay Alight (with undertow), 2013, 356 Mission, Los Angeles
Fly, 2013, LA><ART, Los Angeles
Swimming Laps, 2013, homeLA, Los Angeles
Soccer Field, 2012, University of California, Bakersfield
Performa11, Ginger Island Exhibition, New York City
Allay Alight, 2011, Berkeley
After M+G (Backbone Trails) and (London), 2010, London
MiSHA + GIRLS, 2010, Los Angeles
Wandering (still) and (detail), performance/film 2010, 2011, 2012 Various Locations
Innocence in Extremis, 2009, New York
Work, 2009, Banff, Canada
Alan Kaprow’s 18 Happenings in Six Parts, 2008, Los Angeles
Lacma Alpha Bcam, 2008, performance/video, Los Angeles
ARE WE NOT DRAWN ONWARD, WE FEW, DRAWN ONWARD TO NEW ERA?, 2008, New York
Room for Irma Vep, 2008, performance and video, Newport Beach, CA
Plieades, 2008, Los Angeles
American Bald Eagle—Animal Scores, 2008, New York
Ballos/Granat/Wiegmann, 2008, New York and St. Louis
All Day Dance, 2007, six hours, New York
Adaptive Lines, 2007, 3 minutes, 16mm to digital
Nugget Rodeny, 2006, site-specific work, Salt Flats in Wonder Valley, CA
De-Installation, 2004, site-specific work, Grenoble, France
De-installation Series, 2004, 9 works in 9 months, New York

Selected Exhibitions

2017

NOEMA
El Segundo Museum of Art, El Segundo, CA

Exchange Value
LAND, Los Angeles, CA

Movable Lab
18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA

Drawing Performance: Abstraction from Germany and the US, Los Angeles
Inga Kodeyne Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2016

Seattle Art Fair
Union Station, Seattle WA

Magnetic Between (with Anna Sew Hoy)
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

2015

Sur: Biennial
(under CUBO collective)
Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos, CA

Bordering
Irontron Gallery, Denver, CO

Play: in Three Acts
Beal Center for Art and Technology, Irvine, CA

2014

UNGALA, (With Thomas Lawson and Nina Waisman)
Greystone Mansion, Los Angeles, CA

Over/Under
Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

Dyslexicon (solo show)
C. Nichols Project, Los Angeles, CA

The Artists Theater Program
EMPAC, Troy NY

OnSet
Marxhausen Gallery, Concordia University, Seward, NE

Monday or Tuesday
Camden Arts Centre, London

2013

Multisport, Écrans Variables Ciné Tambour 
Université Rennes, France

The Stand In (or a glass of milk) curated by Alexandra Gaty and Lauren Mackler

2012

Zero:1 Biennial, Body Envelope
Montalvo Arts Center, Los Gatos, CA

Sunday @ 4
Todd Madigan Gallery, UC Bakersfield

Split Moment
UAM, Cal State Long Beach

The Artist’s Ball (with Jedediah Caesar)
Greystone Mansion, Los Angeles, CA

2011

Performa 11, Ginger Island (with Amy Granat)
Emily Harvey Foundation, New York City, NY

Jacob Kassay Selects (with Drew Heitzler)
London ICA, London, UK

Matrix Live
Berkeley Art Museum and PAC, Berkeley, CA

Cinema Zero
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY

2010

The Miami Set, Outpost NYC DCG
NADA Art Fair, Miami, FL

SASIC 9, Tracing Chaos: Aesthetics in the Surf Zone
Scripps Oceanographic Institute, La Jolla, CA

Dance With Camera
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ

California Biennial
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport CA

More Pricks than Kicks (with Amy Granat)
David Roberts Foundation, London UK

Dance With Camera
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston TX

Perform! Now! (with Amy Granat and JMY Leary)
Pepin Moore Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2009
Performa 09 (with Amy Granat and Felicia Ballos)
Emily Harvey Foundation, New York City, NY

Dance With Camera
Philadelphia ICA, Philadelphia, PA

Standing Anywhere in a Relaxed Position (with Silke Otto-Knapp)
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada

Forum Lounge (with Mark Verabioff)
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2008
Machine Project @ LACMA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Champion Zero (with Felicia Ballos)
Rental, New York City, NY

California Biennial (CB08) (with Anna Sew Hoy)
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Plieades
Highways Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA

Black Noise (with Drew Heitzler)
CNEAI, Paris, FR

Anatomy Riot #24
The Open Space, Los Angeles, CA

Bendover/Hangover
White Flags Projects, St. Louis, MO

Reinterpretation of Alan Kaprow’s 18 Happenings in Six Parts
L.A.C.E, Los Angeles, CA

Animal Scores, Animal Estates, Whitney Biennial
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

An Evening with Cinema Zero
The Kitchen, New York, NY

2007
Smock Shop (a project by Andrea Zittel)
Susan Inglett Gallery, New York City, NY

Carte Blanche
Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Black Noise (with Drew Heitzler)
Mamco, Geneva, CH

Container
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

World’s Largest Walkie Talkie Network
LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA

Dancing 9 to 5
Whitney Museum of American Art, Altria, New York, NY

2006
High Desert Test Sites
Wonder Valley, CA

Dance videovideo Dance
MonkeyTown, New York, NY

Anatomy Riot #5
Los Angeles, CA

Frisbee
Art Basel, Miami, FL

When Artists Say We (with Drew Heitzler)
Artists Space, New York, NY

2005
Lesser New York
Fia Backström Project, Brooklyn, NY

Black Noise (with Drew Heitzler)
Gallerie Ecart at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Visual Noise
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

Champion Fine Art: 2003-2005 (with Drew Heitzler)
Art2102, Los Angeles, CA

Invisible Hands and the Common Good (with Drew Heitzler)
Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Aux Frontieres du Degree Zero
Le 102, Grenoble, France

Connect the Dots (with Drew Heitzler)
LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

Residencies

2017
El Segundo Museum of Art, El Segundo, CA

2016
Kelman-Visser Temple/Residence, Brussels, Belgium

Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

2009
Banff Centre for Creativity, Banff, Canada

Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2004
Le 102, Grenoble, France

Curatorial and Other Projects

2017
A x S Festival Committee
Pasadena, CA

2015-Present
Founding Member, Laboratory for Embodied Intelligences
Research, workshops and think tank with NASA and SETI scientists, artists and dancers

2011-2013
Triple A, (with Justin Beal, Francois Ghebaly, Emma Gray, Drew Heitzler and Al Moran)
Los Angeles, CA

2008
Curator, Zero, Rental Gallery
New York City, NY

Selection Committee Member, Art2102
Los Angeles, CA

Board Member, Genesis Project
Los Angeles, CA

Pleiades: Seven days and Seven Dancers, Highways Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Sundown Salon: Dancing Convention (co-curated with Fritz Haeg)
Los Angeles, CA

2003-2005
Champion Fine Art
Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA

Panels/Presentations

Free Radicals: Evolving Perspectives on the Convergence of Art & Science, Pasadena, 2017

Laboratory for Embodied Intelligences, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, 2017

Shifting Space, Shifting Place, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, 2013

Activism, Performance and the Ephemeral, Orange County Museum of Art, 2011

Standing Anywhere in the Space in a Relaxed Position, Banff Centre for Creativity, Banff, Canada, 2009

Action and Site-Specificity, Headlands Center for the Arts, 2009

State of the Independents: Roving Spaces, Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles, 2006

Sunshine Quoi? Temporary Contemporaries, Art2102, Los Angeles, 2005

Books and Catalogs

The Stand In (or a glass of milk), Public Fiction Publication, 2015                                                                          California Biennial Catalog, Sarah C. Bancroft, Del Monico Books, 2010
Dance With Camera, Edwin Denby, Shirley Clark, and Janelle Porter, ICA University of Philadelphia Pub., 2010
Sundown Salon Unfolding Archive, Fritz Haeg, Evil Twin Pub., 2009
Chapion Zero, Andrew Heitzler and Flora Wiegmann, 2nd Cannons Pub., 2008
Black Noise, John Armleder, Amy Granat, and Mai-Thu Perret, Ecart Publications, 2007

Articles/Reviews

Carolina Miranda, Los Angeles Times, Jun. 15, 2017                                                                                                     Trinie Dalton, Artforum diary, Aug. 12, 2016                                                                                                                 Courtney Malick, Beverly Hills Gets Weirder, V Magazine, Oct. 15, 2014
Carol Cheh, Review of Dyslexicon, Another Righteous Transfer, May 2014
Obscene City, Flaunt, Feb. 2012
Carol Cheh, Sh*t Performance Artists Do, LA Weekly, Feb. 3 2012
Kevin McGarry, Out There/Mystery Theater, T Magazine, Feb. 1, 2012
Carol Cheh, Ball of Artists Crashes Greystone Mansion, LA Weekly blog, Jan 30, 2012
Artists clown around in LA Mansion, Phaidon, Jan. 2012
Kate Mattingly, Review of Silke Otto-Knapp at the BAM, The Berkeley Graduate, Oct. 3, 2011
Carol Cheh, Not the Same Old Song and Dance, Another Righteous Transfer, Feb. 17, 2011
Becky Hunter, Philadelphia Dance with Camera, MAP Magazine, Winter 2009, pg.81
Catherine Wood, Best of 2009, Artforum International, December 2009, pg. 185
Eduard Sozanski, Art: Camera Alters, Enhances Dance, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 20, 2009
Brian Droitcour, Camera Ready, Rhizome.org, Sept 10, 2009
Tim Christison, Dancing Watercolours, Fast Forward Weekly, Aug. 6, 2009
Silke Otto Knapp: the Dancer and the Dance, Canadian Art, Aug 27, 2009
Andrew Bernadini, Black Market, Artforum.com, July 18, 2009
Catherine Wagley, The Best Kind of Boring:2008 California Biennial, DailyServing.com, December 1, 2008
Carly Berwick, The Facebook Biennial, New York Magazine, Feb. 29, 2008
Cathreine Taft, Just Desert, Artforum.com, July 11, 2006
Jennifer Dunning, Dance In Review: Shimmering, Sensous, and Brainy Too, New York Times, March 19, 2002

(for curatorial and other projects)

Catherine Wagley, Best Highbrow Public Art 2012, LA Weekly, Sept 2012
Andrea Scott, The best (and worst) of 2006, Time Out New York, December 28, 2006
Rachel Kushner, On The Ground Los Angeles, Artforum, December, 2006
Bruce Hainley, artquake, The New York Times Magazine, October 1, 2006
Holland Cotter, Where the Focus Is Sharp But the Categories Blurry, The New York Times, August 16, 2006
David Grosz, Haunted By Ghosts, And By the Art World, The New York Sun, August 3, 2006
Amra Brooks, Must See Art, LA Weekly, July 28 々 August 3, 2006
Christopher Knight, Disconcerting World Views, The Los Angeles Times, July 21, 2006
William Pym, Independents’ Day, artforum.com, July 7, 2006

(for Champion Fine Art):
Lauri Firstenberg, The Backroom, Frieze, January, 2006
Matt Keegan, Top Ten, Artforum, February, 2006
Linda Yablonsky, Naked or Rude, artforum.com, June, 2005
Michael Ned Holte, Carter Mull (review), artforum.com, September, 2005
Maika Pollack, #13: Pictures With People, Flash Art, October, 2004
Jutta Koether, Ich Will Eine Stadtkünstlerin Sein, Texte Zur Kunst, June, 2004