Kalup Linzy


Romantic Loner (Screening with Live Vocal Performance), Carpenter Center For Visual Arts Harvard, Cambridge, MA, September 26

Canvas of Characters and Conversations Wit De Churen X:  One Life To Heal, commissioned by Yana Pael, Hong Kong, May 25

Romantic Loner (performance), MoMA PS1 (Long Island City Queens), April 14

Romantic Loner (short), VAEFF, Tribeca Cinemas, New York, NY, Feberuary 7-9th
Romantic Loner (performance), CAMH and Houston Museum of African American Culture, January 26

Romantic Loner (feature), Private Work-In-Progress Screening, Tribeca Cinemas, New York, NY, November 29

A Warhol Caberet, Introducing Kaye:  Romantic Loner (performance), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 
September 14th and 15th

General Hospital, “Kalup Ishmael” (Guest Role), July, 2010, ABC

150 Years of Campari, (with James Franco), May 16, Bowery Hotel, New York, NY

Spring 2009 Events

Electronic Arts Intermix, New York, NY
"Kalup Linzy: Artist Talk + Screening"
Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 6:30pm Free

New Orleans, LA
Closing: January 18, 2009 

Swann Galleries, New York, NY
February 12, 2009, Senator Chuck Allen, III Scholarship Fund

The Kitchen, New York, NY
February 12, 2009. Performance at 8pm. $8-10

Swann Galleries, New York, NY
February 17, 2009. 6pm, Senator Chuck Allen, III Scholarship Fund

Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Sunday, March 15, 2009. 4-7pm Performance

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 
Harvard BYO Panel w/ Tavia Nyongo
March 18, 2009. 7pm

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lecture at 5:30pm, Performance at 8pm
April 7, 2009. 5:30pm

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
May 30, 2009. 6pm. Closing Reception

Past Exhibitions and Performances 2006-2008

The Moore Space, Miami, FL 
"Kalup Linzy (solo exhibition)"
Saturday, May 10 – Tuesday, July 1, 2008, video works will range from 2002-2008

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 
"Modern Mondays: An Evening with Kalup Linzy"
Monday, April 21, 2008

Glasgow International
"An Exhibition featuring Kalup Linzy"
Friday, April 11 - Sunday, April 27 works include Melody Set Me Free, SweetBerry Sonnet and more

London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, British Film Institute Southbank, London, UK
"Kalup Linzy"
Thursday, March 27 – Thursday, April 10, 2008, exact day and time to be announced 

Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA 
"Air Kissing: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art about the Art World"
Tuesday, February 26 – Wednesday, April 30, 2008 showing "As da Artworld Might Turn"

Beurssachowburg, Brussels, Belgium 
"Performing Proximities, curated by Bettina Knaup"
Wednesday, January 30 – Saturday, February 2, 2008

The Hayward (lower galleries), Southbank cenmtre, London, UK 
"Laughing in a Foreign Language, curated by Mami Takaoka,"
Thursday, January 24 – Thursday, April 20, 2008

ARC - Musee d'Art moderne de la ville de Paris
Saturday, October 20, 2007 - Sunday, January 6, 2008, showing 'Lollypop'

Joe's Pub
"WOW and Now: A Celebration of Feminist and Performance Art"
Saturday, November 10, 2007, 11:30pm, performing as Taiwan

Art Basel, Miami
"Kalup Linzy"
Thursday, December 6 - Sunday, December 9, 2007, showing 'Melody Set Me Free', 'That's Wassup', and works on paper

Context Galleries
"Two Person show w/ Wardell Milan"
Saturday, December 15, 2007 -, showing 'Melody Set Me Free'

Taxter and Spengemann Gallery
"Blockbuster Summer"
Thursday, May 31 - Monday, July 30, 2007

Le Petit Versailles
"Variations on a Rainbows"
June 2-30, 2007

Sara Meltzer Gallery
"Ceci n'est pas (This is not...)"
Thursday, June 21 - Friday, August 17, 2007, Opening reception, Wednesday, June 27, 6-8pm plus performance, Tuesday, July 24, 2007, time will be announced

Sean Kelly Gallery
"Role Exchange"
June 29 - August 3, 2007, opening reception Thursday, June 28, 2007, 6-8pm

The Billy Wilder Theatre at the Hammer Museum
"Group Screening"
July 31, 2007, time will be announced

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
August 9, 2007

Moscow Biennial (Russia)
"Uncertain States of America-American Video Art in the 3rd Millennium"
March 2, 2007-April 1, 2007

Galerija SC, Zagreb (Croatia)
"Vocal Verbal" curated by Lala Ras`c` ic'
February 22-April 3, 2007

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA), University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Spotlight Film and Video Series"
March 8-April 12, 2007

Three Walls (Chicago)
"Art World Tapes" curated by Ruba Katrib

The Kitchen (performance)
"Soft Targets"
May 30, 2007

Invade My Dreams (curator)

features works by Derrick Adams, Shaun Leonardo, and Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz

November 18-December 16, 2006

Taxter and Spengemann (New York)

AFI, Film Festival, Hollywood

November 8 and 9, 2006 



November 4, 2006-February 17, 2007

Temple Gallery (Philadelphia)


Revelation 23:7 "His Rod Got Gold In It"

October 14 - November 11, 2007

Taxter and Spengemann (New York)


black alphabet

September 22, 2006 - November 19, 2006

Zacheta National Gallery of Art (Warszawa, Poland)



September 16-October14, 2006

Steve Turner Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)



September 9-October 7, 2006

Okay Mountain (Austin, Texas)

PS1 (New York)
"Shades In Black and White"
June - October 2006
opening reception June 25, 2006

Romo Gallery (Atlanta, GA)
"Kalup Linzy"
July 14-September 9

"All My Churen"
Opens July 8, 2006

Salander - O'Reilly Galleries (New York)
"Mid-Life Crisis"
June 3 - 23, 2006





Past Lectures and Seminars 2007

University of South Florida
Visiting Artist
Thursday, October 13, 2007, 7pm, FAH 290

University of Maryland
Visiting Artist
Thursday, November 8, 2007, time will be announced

Visiting Artist
Wednesday, September 12, 2007, time will be announced

53rd Annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, “South of the Other”
Visiting Artist
June 16-22, 2007, time will be announced

The Art Institute of Chicago
Visiting Artist
March 28, 2007, 6pm

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Visiting Artist
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 12:30pm