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Curriculum Vitae

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MAXI COHEN

Born: Vineland, New Jersey
Lives and works in New York City

Education

M. A., New York University, New York City

B. A., New York University, New York City

Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Museum Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Paley Center for Media, New York

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Recent Multimedia & Video Installation Exhibitions

2020 Luminous Sunrise, The Sagamore Hotel South Beach, Miami, FL

2019 God/Ego – Who’s Speaking?, Every Women Biennial, New York, NY

2019 Opalescence, The Assemblage, New York

2019 Specimens from the Amazon, The Assemblage, New York

2018 God/Ego – Who’s Speaking?, The Assemblage, New York

2015 Experiential Immersion, Prelude, Lightbox

2014 Mating Season, The Lodge, New York

2013 Aurora’s Ring, 13 Indigenous Grandmothers Council, Stockholm

2012 Amazon Rainforest: Paradise Paradox, Westwood Gallery New York

2011 Water, Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, Brasilia Shamanic Illuminations: Mystery School, ACA Gallery, New York

2010 Southern New Jersey Artists Redux, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden Amazonia, Westwood Gallery, New York

1991 My Bubi, My Zada, West Virginia Art Museum, Morgantown

1982 My Bubi, My Zada, The Jewish Museum, New York

Recent Selected Photographic Exhibitions

2019 Water, ARTRA Gallery Exhibit, New York, NY

2018 Ladies Rooms Around the World (Solo Show), Apalazzo Gallery, Bresca, Italy

2017 1 Future: Not Yet Free at Andrew Freedman Home, NY

2017 Whitney Houston Biennial

2016 Water: Nassau County Art Museum

2016 “Interiors” at the Gold Coast Art Center, NY

2015 Les Rencontres d’Arles for La Nuit de l’Année

2015 Ladies Rooms Around the World, Paris Photo Fair, LA

2014 Ladies Rooms Around the World (Solo Exhibition), Galeria Lume, Sao Paulo

2014 Photoville, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn Bridge Park

2014 Secrets & Lies, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge University

2014 4th Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery 110, Seattle

2013 31st Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston

2011 Art of Love, Milk Gallery, New York

2010 Soma Gallery at the Red Dot Fair, New York

2010 Voyeur, Miami Art Basel, Miami

2008 Ladies Rooms Around the World, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Miami

2008 Lille-NYC, Galerie d’art contemporain, Lille

2008 Re: Form, Cheim & Read, New York

2008 Open to Interpretation, A.I.R., New York

2008 Water Works (Solo Exhibition), T-Salon, New York

2007 Water Works (Solo Exhibition), Soma Gallery, Cape May

2006 Ladies Rooms Around the World, Water Works, Scope, Hamptons

2004 Season 1, Red Box Gallery, Barjols Province

2004 Ladies Rooms Around the World, Maximus, New York

2004 Ultra Chrome, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles

2003 Reading Terminal (Solo Exhibition), First Person Festival, Philadelphia

2003 The Trespassers, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York

2003 Celestial, Work Space, New York

2003 Selected Works, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Miami Art Basel, Miami

2002 Waves, The Work Space, New York

2002 Contemporary Photography, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, New York

1998 TV Nightscapes (Solo Exhibition), Sandroni Rey Gallery Venice Beach

1990 From the Receiver to Remote Control: The TV Set, The New Museum, New York

1986 Television’s Impact on Contemporary Art, Queens Museum, New York

1984 TV Landscapes (Solo Exhibition), The Kitchen, New York

1980 TV Nightscapes (Solo Exhibition), OK Harris Gallery, New York

Selected Film and Video Screenings and Installations

2019 Seven Women – Seven Sins, The Cinematheque, Vancouver, BC

2019 Ladies Rooms’ Around the World, Every Woman Biennial, New York, NY

2019 Seven Women – Seven Sins, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

2019 Seven Women – Seven Sins, Quad Cinema, New York

2019 Seven Women – Seven Sins, NeueHouse, New York, NY

2018 Joe and Maxi, Northwest Film Forum

2018 Joe and Maxi, Barbican London

2018 Joe and Maxi, UnionDocs

2014 Ladies Rooms Around the World Installation, São Paulo Bienial, São Paulo, Brazil

2014 The Holy Give Me, São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil

2007 Joe and Maxi, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2005 Joe and Maxi, New Jersey Film Festival, Cape May

2002 My Bubi, My Zada, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2000 Seven Women – Seven Sins: ANGER, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2000 My Bubi, My Zada, The Jewish Museum, New York

2000 Open Ends: Video Time, Happy Birthday America, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2000 Open Ends: Video Time, Cape May: End of Season, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Feature Films

2019 From Shock to Awe, documentary, Executive Producer, digitally released in 2020, theatrical release in 2019; World Ayahuasca Conference, Girona, Spain 2019; Watch Docs, Human Rights in Film, Warsaw, Poland 2019; Illuminate Film Festival, Winner Mangurama Award Conscious Documentary Storytelling, 2018; Psychedelic Film Festival – NYC, Winner Best Documentary, 2018; Spirit Film Festival, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv, Israel 2018

1994 South Central Los Angeles: Inside Voices, documentary, Director; ZDF, Germany, 1994; ARTE, France, 1994; Huairou Cinema, Beijing, 1995; Moscow Film Festival, Moscow, 1995; SBS Australia, Australia, 1996; San Francisco Film Festival, San Francisco, 1996; Showtime, USA 1996; PRIZES: New Orleans Urban Film and Video Festival, Best Documentary, 1998, Silver Apple Award, National Education Media Network, 1996, Certificate of Merit, San Francisco International Film Festival, 1998

1986 Seven Women, Seven Sins, fiction/experimental documentary, Anger, Director; theatrical release, distributor: Women Make Movies; Montreal Festival of New Cinema, Montreal. 1986; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1986, NuArt Theater, Los Angeles, 1987; Toronto Film Festival, Toronto, 1988; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1989

1978 Joe And Maxi, documentary, Director; theatrical release, distributor: First Run Features; screened: Greenwich Theater, New York, 1980; Berlin Film Festival, Berlin 1978, Nu Art Theater, Los Angeles, 1978; German television, 1982; Israeli Television, 1982; Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1983; The Flicks, Boise, 1989; Austin Film Society, Austin, 1990; 3/SAT, ZDF, Germany, 1994; Planete, France, 1997; Frances 2, France, 1997; New Jersey Film Festival, Cape May, 2005; Museum of Modern Art (Restored 35mm print) Women’s Film Preservation Fund, Collection MoMA Film Archive, New York; PRIZES: Blue Ribbon, American Film Festival; First Prize, John Muir Medical Film Festival, 1980

Selected Articles

2019 Ladies Rooms Around the World: October Issue #41, Suddeutsche Zeitung Magazin

2018 Seven Women – Seven Sins: ANGER, Screen Slate

2015 Cohen, Maxi. “Ladies Rooms Around the World.” 1814 Magazine.

2007 Cohen, Maxi. “Pocket Pendulum”, Andrews McNeil Publishing

2003 Cohen, Maxi. “The Art of the Pendulum”, Andrews McNeil Publishing

2001 Invadir La Intimidad”, Vogue Espana, Spain

2000 ”Toilet Humor”,Independent’s Sunday Reality Magazine, London, September,“Flush Life”, Vanity Fair

1999 Cohen, Maxi. “Women of Courage”, New World Library

1998 “Broadcast Hues”, Los Angeles Time Sunday Magazine, November, 1998 Publications

1996 Seger, Linda. “When Women Call the Shots”, Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd.

1994 Pierson, John. “Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes”, The New York Times Company

Selected Prizes and Awards

2010 Epic Award Nominee: White House Project, LADIES ROOMS AROUND THE WORLD 1996

Silver Apple Award: National Education Media Network, South Central Los Angeles: Inside Voices

1998 Golden Gate Award, Certificate of Merit: 36th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival, South Central Los Angeles: Inside Voices

1998 Best Documentary: The New Orleans Urban Film and Video Festival, South Central Los Angeles: Inside Voices

Recent Selected Grants

2014 The Nathan Cummings Foundation

2007 New York State Council on the Arts

2005 New Jersey State Film Festival

2004 Women in Film Preservation Fund