Jon Rafman

<p>Jon Rafman is an artist and filmmaker whose work, often in a melancholic and/or humorous tone, examines the paradoxes of modernity, the tension between indifferent technological devices and the strong inclination to interpret one’s experiences through them. Most recently his work has explored isolation, behaviors and environments of solitude which facilitate intimate experiences between a person and their machine.<br> <br>Recent solo exhibitions include Basement Roma, Rome; Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Dream Journal ’16-’17, Sprueth Magers, Berlin; I Have Ten Thousand Compound Eyes and Each is Named Suffering, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Jon Rafman at The Zabludowicz Collection, London; The end of the end of the end, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, MO; The Nine Eyes of Google Streetview, Saatchi Gallery, London; Remember Carthage, New Online Art, New Museum, NY; and Palais de Tokyo, Paris. His work has recently been featured in group exhibitions including Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah; How to See [What Isn’t There], Burger Collection Hong Kong; I was Raised on the Internet, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art, Haus der Kunst, Munich; and Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.</p>