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Ed Osborn / MATRIX 193

Ed Osborn: Biography / Bibliography

Ed Osborn was born in 1964 in Helsinki, Finland. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut in 1987. He then attended Mills College in Oakland, California, and earned a Master of Fine Arts in 1992. Osborn lives and works in Oakland.



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2001
singuhr-hörgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Klangturm, St. Pölten, Austria

1999
Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Thompson Art Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1998
Galerie DARE-DARE, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

1997
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996
Museum of Applied Arts, Helsinki, Finland
Kästrich, Mainz, Germany
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
LACE, Los Angeles, CA

1995
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA



Selected Public Projects

2001
"SoundGarden Project," San Francisco, CA

1999
"Cascade," Otira, New Zealand

1998
"Walkway," North Adams, MA



Selected Group Exhibitions

2001
"Resonance International Sound Art Festival," Seoul Metropolitan Museum, Seoul, Korea
"Zeppelin Sound Art Festival," Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain

2000
"Bay Area Connections," Virgin Atlantic Terminal, SFO, San Francisco, CA
"send + receive festival," Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
"Tectonic," Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
"Aural Sex," Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Inventionen 2000," Berlin, Germany
"Sounds and Files," Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
"Net Work," New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

1999
"En Red O Soundscapes," Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain
"Situaciones," Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain
"Inaugural Exhibition," Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
"Sound Box 2," Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
"SoundCulture 99," Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
"Musique en Scène: Collage Jukebox," Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France

1998
"Brisbane Festival," Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
"EarMarks," Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
"Resonance FM," Meltdown Festival, South Bank Centre, London, U.K.
"Sound Box," Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland 1996
"Sonambiente Festival," Berlin, Germany
"Techne," San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995
ISEA 95, Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts, Montréal, Québec, Canada



Selected Bibliography

Helfand, Glen. "Sonic Boom: 2000 Is The Year Of Sound Art," SF Gate, October 12, 2000, http://www.sfgate.com.

_____. "Aural Sex," The San Francisco Bay Guardian, September 6, 2000, p. 84.

Hunt, David. "Pause and Reflect: Sound Art from the Bay Area," Merge, Fall 1998, no. 2, pp. 40-42.

_____. Interiors, exhibition catalogue, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1998.

Kahn, Douglas. "Squirming and Recoiling," catalogue essay, Artspace, Sydney, Australia, 1999.

Lemarche, Bernard. "Symphonie Ludique," Le Devoir, January 31, 1998, p. D9.

Marquez, Susan. "Interiors," World Sculpture News, Winter 1999, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-61.

The MATRIX Program at the UC Berkeley Art Museum is made possible by the generous endowment gift of Phyllis Wattis.

Additional donors to the MATRIX Program include the UAM Council MATRIX Endowment, Ann M. Hatch, Eric McDougall, and the California Arts Council.

Vanishing Point was developed in part with support from the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Oakland Cultural Affairs Commission.

The museum also wishes to thank Earlene and John Taylor for their support of Ed Osborn / MATRIX 193 Vanishing Point.