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Jenna Bliss

*1984, Yonkers, NY, USA
Lives and works in New York City, NY, USA

Media

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Jenna Bliss, FEELERS, 2022 (w. Susan Conte), Installation view, Schiefe Zähne, Berlin

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Jenna Bliss, FEELERS, 2022 (w. Susan Conte), Installation view, Schiefe Zähne, Berlin

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Jenna Bliss, no?, 2022, Super-8-mm-Film transfered to digital video, 3:55 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Jenna Bliss, no?, 2022 (Filmstill), Super-8-mm-Film transfered to digital video, 3:55 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Jenna Bliss, FEELERS, 2022 (w. Susan Conte), Installation view, Schiefe Zähne, Berlin

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Jenna Bliss, Friendship #2, 2022, Plexiglass, UV print of iSight webcam photo, Acrylic paint, 12.7 × 21.6 × 0.952 cm (5.000 × 8.500 × 0.375 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Friendship #7, 2022, Plexiglass, UV print of iSight webcam photo, Acrylic paint, 12.7 × 21.6 × 0.952 cm (5.000 × 8.500 × 0.375 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Friendship #5, 2022, Plexiglass, UV print of iSight webcam photo, Acrylic paint, 12.7 × 21.6 × 0.952 cm (5.000 × 8.500 × 0.375 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Friendship #6, 2022, Plexiglass, UV print of iSight webcam photo, Acrylic paint, 12.7 × 21.6 × 0.952 cm (5.000 × 8.500 × 0.375 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Friendship #4, 2022, Plexiglass, UV print of iSight webcam photo, Acrylic paint, 12.7 × 21.6 × 0.952 cm (5.000 × 8.500 × 0.375 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Friendship #3, 2022, Plexiglass, UV print of iSight webcam photo, Acrylic paint, 12.7 × 21.6 × 0.952 cm (5.000 × 8.500 × 0.375 in)

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Jenna Bliss, HOMING, 2022, Installation view, Ulrik, New York City

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Jenna Bliss, HOMING, 2022, Installation view, Ulrik, New York City

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Jenna Bliss, HOMING, 2022, Installation view, Ulrik, New York City

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Jenna Bliss, no artificial flavors #2, 2022, Silver gelatin print, 20.9 × 26.0 cm (8.228 × 10.236 in) framed, Ed. 1 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, no artificial flavors #3 , 2022, Silver gelatin print, 20.9 × 26.0 cm (8.228 × 10.236 in) framed, Ed. 1 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, no artificial flavors #13 , 2022, Silver gelatin print, 20.9 × 26.0 cm (8.228 × 10.236 in) framed, Ed. 1 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, Drone I, 2021, Silver gelatin print, Ed. 2 + 1 AP, 114,3 × 78,2 cm (45 × 30.8 in), 117,5 × 81,5 cm (46.3 × 32.1 in) (framed)

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Jenna Bliss, Drone II, 2021, Silver gelatin print, Ed. 2 + 1 AP, 114,3 × 78,2 cm (45 × 30.8 in), 117,5 × 81,5 cm (46.3 × 32.1 in) (framed)

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Jenna Bliss, Drone III, 2021, Silver gelatin print, Ed. 2 + 1 AP, 114,3 × 78,2 cm (45 × 30.8 in), 117,5 × 81,5 cm (46.3 × 32.1 in) (framed)

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Jenna Bliss, Panorama I, 2021, Silver gelatin print, Ed. 2 + 1 AP, 55,4 × 152,4 cm (21.8 × 60 in), 58,5 × 155,5 cm (23 × 61.2 in) (framed)

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Jenna Bliss, Panorama II, 2021, Silver gelatin print, Ed. 2 + 1 AP, 55,4 × 152,4 cm (21.8 × 60 in), 58,5 × 155,5 cm (23 × 61.2 in) (framed)

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Jenna Bliss, Now vacant. (remix), 2021, HD Video, Ed. 3 + 1 AP, 3:27 min., looped

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Jenna Bliss, This City Is, 2021, Installation view, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich

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Jenna Bliss, New York, New York, 2019, Super8mm film, transfered to video, 01:38 min. looped, Ed. 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, New York, New York, 2019, Super8mm film, transfered to video, 01:38 min. looped, Ed. 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, New York, New York, 2019, Super8mm film, transfered to video, 01:38 min. looped, Ed. 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, Connecting the dots, 2021, HD Video TRT, Ed. of 3 + 1 AP, 01:52 min. looped
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Now vacant., 2021, Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Spectacle, 2021, SD Video TRT, Ed. of 3 + 1 AP, 01:43 min. looped
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Spectacle, 2021, SD Video, 01:43 min. looped, Ed. of 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, Conspiracy, 2021, SD Video TRT, Ed. of 3 + 1 AP, 01:46 min. looped
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Conspiracy, 2021, SD Video, 01:46 min. looped, Ed. of 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, Professional witnesses., 2021, SD/HD Video, 1:00:33 loop, Ed. of 5 + 2 AP
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Professional witnesses., 2021, SD/HD Video, 1:00:33 loop, Ed. of 5 + 2 AP
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Professional witnesses., 2021, SD/HD Video, 1:00:33 loop, Ed. of 5 + 2 AP
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Professional witnesses., 2021, SD/HD Video, 1:00:33 loop, Ed. of 5 + 2 AP
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, Professional witnesses., 2021, SD/HD Video, 1:00:33 loop, Ed. of 5 + 2 AP
Installation view, Stadtgalerie Bern, CH

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2018, Installation view, Kunstverein München as part of Schaufenster, 2021

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2018, Installation view, Kunstverein München as part of Schaufenster, 2021

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Jenna Bliss, Hélène Fauquet, Jesper List Thomsen, Margherita Raso, A collaborative project hosted by Fanta-MLN, Milan with an intervention by Hans-Christian Lotz and a text by Jason Hirata, Installation view, Fanta-MLN, Milan

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Jenna Bliss, Starbucks DNA, 2019, Light box and decal, ø 34 cm × 10 cm (ø 13.386 × 3.937 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Hélène Fauquet, Jesper List Thomsen, Margherita Raso, A collaborative project hosted by Fanta-MLN, Milan with an intervention by Hans-Christian Lotz and a text by Jason Hirata, Installation view, Fanta-MLN, Milan

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Jenna Bliss, 5 Stock / Gangway (chat), 2017 & 2019, Super 8mm film and video, Ed. 3 + 1 AP, 1:39 min. looped

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Blue Moon, 2020, Light box and UV print, 31,5 × 35,5 cm (12.402 × 13.976 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Ford, 2020, Light box and UV print, ø 38 cm (ø 14.961 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Untitled (Filmstill #11), 2020, Silver gelatin print, metal frame, Ed. 1 + 1 AP, ca. 20 × 25 cm (7.874 × 9.843 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Untitled (Filmstill #1), 2020, Silver gelatin print, metal frame, Ed. 1 + 1 AP, 
ca. 20 × 25 cm (7.874 × 9.843 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Untitled (Filmstill #4), 2020, Silver gelatin print, metal frame, Ed. 1 + 1 AP, 
ca. 20 × 25 cm (7.874 × 9.843 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Untitled (Filmstill #5), 2020, Silver gelatin print, metal frame, Ed. 1 + 1 AP, 
ca. 20 × 25 cm (7.874 × 9.843 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Untitled (Filmstill #6), 2020, Silver gelatin print, metal frame, Ed. 1 + 1 AP, 
ca. 20 × 25 cm (7.874 × 9.843 in)

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, Late Responder, 2020, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Jenna Bliss, BP, 2020, Light box and vinyl, ø 44,5 cm (ø 17.520 in)

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Jenna Bliss
5 Stock/Gangway (chat), 2017 & 2019 & New Delivery/Gangway (chat), 2017 & 2019, Each: Ed. of 3 + 1 AP, Super8mm film and video, 01:39 min. looped
Installation view, Cutting the Stone, Organized by Alex Fleming and Anya Komar, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York City, 2020

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Jenna Bliss, 5 Stock / Gangway (chat), 2017 & 2019, Super 8mm film and video, 1:39 min. looped, Ed. 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, New Delivery/Gangway (chat), 2017 & 2019, Super8mm film and video, 01:39 min. looped, Ed. of 3 + 1 AP

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2019, Film still, Documentary, 56:19 min.

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2019, Film still, Documentary, 56:19 min.

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2019, Film still, Documentary, 56:19 min.

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2019, Film still, Documentary, 56:19 min.

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Jenna Bliss, The People’s Detox, 2019, Film still, Documentary, 56:19 min.

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Jenna Bliss & Gili Tal, Step into Spring, 2017, Installation view, Cell Projects, London

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Jenna Bliss, Gangway, 2017, Super 8 mm and video, 02:02 min., loop

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Jenna Bliss, New Delivery, 2017, Super 8 mm and video, 01:28 min., loop

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Jenna Bliss, Stock, 2017, Super 8 mm and video, 01:20 min., loop

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Jenna Bliss, Carry On, 2017, Super 8 mm and video, 00:48 min., loop

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Jenna Bliss & Gili Tal, Step into Spring, 2017, Installation view, Cell Projects, London

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Jenna Bliss, Poison The Cure, 2017, HD Video, 30 min, Installation view, Raven Row, London

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Jenna Bliss, Poison The Cure, 2017, HD Video, 30 min., Installation view, Raven Row, London

CV

Education

2016-2017
Whitney Independent Study Program - Studio

2013
M.A. (Distinction) Fine Art Media/History and Theory of Art, Slade School of Fine Art, London,UK

2007
B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2004-2005
Modern Culture and Media Department, Brown University, Providence, RI


Solo exhibitions

2022
FEELERS, w. Susan Conte, Schiefe Zähne, Berlin, DE
HOMING, Ulrik, New York City, US

2021
Now vacant., Stadtgalerie Bern, Bern, CH
The People’s Detox, Kunstverein München, Munich, DE
LISTE 2021, w. FELIX GAUDLITZ, Basel, CH

2020
Late Responder, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna, AT
The People’s Detox, Metrograph Theater, New York, NY, USA
Paris Internationale, w. FELIX GAUDLITZ, Paris, FR

2017
Poison The Cure, OUTPOST, Norwich, UK
Day One in Step into Spring, Two Person Show with Gili Tal, Cell Project Space, London, UK

2016
Brain-Sick Visions Cheat Her Tortured Mind, Lisa Cooley Gallery, NY, NY, USA Two Person
Show with Susan Conte, Dotory Korean Eatery, Brooklyn, NY, USA


Group exhibitions

2022
Der Radwechsel, curated by Lukas Posch, Universitätsgalerie im Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna, AT
Only Reliable Narrators, curated by Miles Rufelds, The Plumb, Toronto, CA

2021
This City Is, Francesca Pia, Zurich, CH

2020
Jenna Bliss, Hélène Fauquet, Jesper List Thomsen, Margherita Raso, A collaborative project hosted by Fanta-MLN, Milan with an intervention by Hans-Christian Lotz and a text by Jason Hirata, Fanta- MLN, Milan, IT

2019
Cutting The Stone, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Screening of Poison The Cure and Book Launch Suicide Girls, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Subsets, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
Straying From The Line, Schinkel Pavilion, Berlin, DE

2018
Screening of The People’s Detox, Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY, USA
MULTILOGUE ON THE NOW, tranzitdisplay, Prague, CR
EX VOTO: The Body + The Institution, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, IR

2017
Group Show, 3236RLS, London, UK
Group Show and Video Commission, Poison The Cure for 56 Artillery Lane, Raven Row, London, UK
Event Series Nihilism and Self Care and Screening of Poison The Cure, KW Institute, Berlin, DE
Whitney Independent Study Program Show, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY, USA

2016
Screening Into This Recovery, CAC, Vilnius, LT
Screening Into This Recovery, ICA, London, UK
Into This Recovery, Rough House, Glue Factory, Glasgow International, UK

2015
Screening Into This Recovery, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, CN
Performance Into This Recovery Center, Midway Contemporary, Minnesota, MN, USA
Performance Into This Recovery Center, Acting Out 2015, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Performance Into This Recovery Center, curated by Anna Gritz, South London Gallery, London, UK
Does Not Equal, W139, Amsterdam, NL
Aggro-Culture, curated by Kari Rittenbach, Holiday Cafe, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2014
Performance and Event blackout.lt, with Alex Davidson, CAGE, NY, USA
Screening LETTERS in L before K, Hamburg Short Film Festival, curated by Anna Gritz, Hamburg, DE
Withdrawal in u always know the right thing to say, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Performance let’s make another possible now, AntiKnow, Flat Time House, London, UK


2013
Screening LETTERS, 21st Century: Graduate Screening, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
Performance, don’t believe you have rights, Vilnius, LT


Filmography

2021
Professional witnesses.: Director, Producer, Writer, Editor
SD/HD video with sound
Mockumentary on the aftermaths of 911, commissioned by Stadtgalerie Bern, CH TRT: 56 min

2019
The People’s Detox: Director, Producer, Writer, Editor
Full-length documentary on Lincoln Detox, radical health clinic in NY focusing on the years 1970-79. TRT: 56 min

2017
Poison The Cure: Director, Producer, Writer, Editor
Docu-drama commissioned by Raven Row, London, UK with funding from the Arts Council England.
TRT: 28 min

Day One: Director, Producer, Writer, Editor
Series of 5 short videos, commissioned by Cell Project Space, London, UK with funding from Arts Council England and Cockayne
TRT: approx. 8 min

2014
Now Is Night: Director, Producer, Editor
Funded by Lithuanian Arts Council TRT: 8min Withdrawal: Director, Producer, Writer, Editor Commissioned by Embassy Gallery, Scotland, UK TRT: 9 min

2013
LETTERS: Director, Producer, Writer, Editor Series of 5 short videos
TRT: 20 min


Writing

2020
Press release for Loretta Fahrenholz, Company, New York, NY, USA

2019
Suicide Girls, book with saxpublishers, Vienna, AT

2018
Escape from New York, movie review of Kids for Tube #4
Press release for Loretta Fahrenholz, mumok, Vienna, AT

2017
We’re Still Here, movie review of Strange Days for Tube #3 written with James Duesterberg
Cultural production and the use of Irony, self-published PDF

2014
DIY or DIE: A Pastoral Selfie (w. Elise Duryee-Browner and Damon Sfetsios), #13 MAY revue
#14 Art Licks New York

News

14. 4. – 15. 5. 2022

20. 3. – 8. 5. 2021

Publications

2019
Suicide Girls, book with saxpublishers, Vienna, AT

2017
Cultural production and the use of Irony, self-published PDF

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