Represented by Carl Kostyál in Sweden, Jon Rafman (b.1981, Montreal) explores the relationship between technology and identity in the contemporary age.
Jon Rafman lives and works in Montreal, Canada. Rafman’s work has been the subject of numerous solo presentation in major institutions, including recent exhibitions at: Centraal Museum, Utrech (2020); Kunstverein Hannover, Germany (2020); Fri Art Kunsthalle, Fribourg (2020); Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, Italy (2019); Carl Kostyál Gallery, Stockholm (2016); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2016); Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany (2016); Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal (2015); and The Zabludowicz Collection, London (2015). His works have been featured in prominent international group exhibitions, including: ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’, 58th Venice Biennial (2019); ‘Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989–Today’, ICA Boston, (2018); ‘Burger Collection Exhibition’, Langen Foundation, Dusseldorf; ‘I Was Raised on The Internet’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2018); Manifesta, Zurich (2017); the 9th Berlin Biennale (2017); Manifesta Biennial for European Art 11 (2016); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2015).
Public collections include: the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal; Musée des beaux‐arts de Montréal; Dallas Art Museum; DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette J.; Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles; MACRO|Museo d’arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Zabludowicz Collection, London; Saatchi Collection, London; Burger Collection, Hong Kong.
Carl Kostyál will present a solo exhibition of Rafman’s painting, sculpture and video in March 2022, Stockholm.