Ian Cheng

IAN CHENG

Exhibition Catalogues and Monographs


2017

Envision 2116 Shanghai Project, Chapter 2. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Project, 2017.


2016

Ian Cheng: Forking at Perfection. Zurich, Switzerland: Migros Museum Für Gegenwartskunst and  JPR|Ringer, 2016.

Iles, Chrissie, Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016. New York City, United States: Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press, 2016.

Take Me (I’m Yours). New York City, New York: Jewish Museum, 2016.

Julia Stoschek Collection: Welt am Draht. Berlin, Germany: Julia Stoschek Foundation, 2016.

Stranger. Cleveland, United States: Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland,  2016.


2015

Live Simulations. Düsseldorf, Germany: Kunsthalle Dusseldorf and Spector Books, 2015.

Kaunas Biennial NETWORKED. Kaunas, Lithuania: NGO Kaunas Biennial, 2015.

Taipei Biennial 2014: The Great Acceleration. Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2015.

Screen Play: Life in an Animated World. Buffalo, New York and London: Albright Knox Art Gallery in association with D Giles Limited, 2015.


2013

12th Lyon Biennale – Meanwhile... Suddenly and Then. Dijon, France: Les presses du reel, 2013.

Selected Articles and Reviews


2017

Wong, Mimi. “Ian Cheng: Emissaries at MOMA PS1,” Art Asia Pacific, July/August 2017.

Keats, Jonathan. “Discover How Video Games Predict Global Catastrophes at This Innovative MoMA PS1 Exhibit,” Forbes Magazine,14 August 2017.

Pepi, Mike. “Your mind is not a computer: on Ian Cheng at MoMA PS1,” The Art Newspaper,15 June 2017.

Vickers, Ben. “Virtual Reality: Dreaming Awake at the End of Time,” Spike Magazine, Summer 2017.

Wu, Danielle. “Confronting our Existential Dilemmas in a Live-Simulated Fantasy World,”Hyperallergic, May 2017.

Lau, Charlene K. “Ian Cheng: Emissaries,” The Brooklyn Rail, May 2017.

Clayton, Jace. “One Take: Ian Cheng’s Emissaries,” Frieze Magazine, May 2017.

Scott, Andrea. “Watching the Absorbing and Tedious Simulations of Ian Cheng,” The New Yorker, 16 May 2017.

Scott, Andrea. “Ian Cheng’s Alternative Realities at MoMA PS1,” The New Yorker, 15 May 2017.

Halter, Ed. “Ian Cheng: Welcome to the Sentient Atoll: the artist brings his cyber-      biological worlds to MoMa PS1,” 4 columns, 26 April 2017.

“Espace Louis Vuitton München – Ian Cheng: EMISSARY FORKS featuring THOUSAND ISLANDS,” E-flux, 18 April 2017.

Scott, Andrea. “Spring Art Preview”, The New Yorker, 13 March 2017.

Greenberger, Alex. “MOMA names recent acquisitions: James Turrell’s ‘Meeting,’ a 12-foot-long Mark Bradford painting, K8 Hardy video and more,” Art News, 20 January 2017.

Schrock, Roddy. “Understanding the Building Blocks of Our Machine World with Art.” Hyperallergic, January 2017.


2016

Meyers, Todd. “Critics’ Picks: Overpop,” Artforum, September 2016.

Archey, Karen. “Ian Cheng: Forking at Perfection,” Artreview, September 2016.

Mellin, Haley. “Creatures of Narrative: Ian Cheng in conversation with Haley Mellin,” Garage Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016.

Wilk, Elvia. “Ian Cheng,” Cura 23, Fall 2016.

Fite-Wassilak, Chris. “Liverpool Biennial 2016,” Frieze Magazine, October 2016.

Kerr, Dylan. “Artificial Ecology: Ian Cheng on the Strange Art of Simulating Life, and the Conceptual Merits of Pokémon Go,” Artspace, August 2016.

Obrist, Hans Ulrich. “Future Without Humans,” Numéro, Summer 2016.

Farokhmanesh, Megan. “The Museum of Modern Art is currently streaming a game that plays itself on Twitch,”The Verge, 7 June 2017.

Vermeulen, Thomotheus. “The Altergorithm,” Frieze Magazine, 27 April 2016.

Rosenmeyer, Aoife. “Critic’s Guide: Zurich,” Frieze Magazine, 5 April 2016.

Jetzer, Gianni. “Portrait Ian Cheng,” Spike Art Quarterly, April 2016.

Vickers, Ben. “Hermetic Engineering,” Artforum, March 2016.

Greenberger, Alex. “The Cyborg Anthropologist: Ian Cheng on his Sentient Artworks,” Art News, March 2016.

Provan, Alexander. “The Last Platform,” Frieze Magazine, March 2016.

Taylor, Phil. “Reviews: Ian Cheng Pilar Corrias Gallerym” Artforum, February 2016.

Herbert, Martin. “Previews: Suspended Animation,” Artforum, January 2016.

Godfrey Larmon, Annie. “Previews: Ian Cheng,” Artforum, January 2016.

Farago, Jason. “Interview: Ian Cheng,” Even Art, Summer 2016.

 


2015

“Ian Cheng”, Interview Magazine, 2 December 2015.

Bier, Arielle. “Review: Ian Cheng at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin,” Frieze Magazine, November/December 2015.

Sansom, Anna. “Ian Cheng: If the simulation game never ends,” Modern Weekly, 28 November 2015.

McLean, Matthew. “Ian Cheng’s “Emissary Forks at Perfection,” Art Agenda,17 November 2015.

Sansom, Anna. “Ian Cheng: Emissary Forks at Perfection,” DAMN°, November 2015.

Steer, Emily. “Play, Pause, Repeat?: Video at FIAC,” Elephant Magazine, October 2015.

Bailey, Stephanie. “Ian Cheng: Entropy Wrangler,” Leap Magazine, September/October 2015.

“Neighbourhood watch,” British Vogue, October 2015.

Gratza, Agnieszka. “Critics’ Picks: Ian Cheng,” Artforum, June 2015.

Obrist, Hans Ulrich. “Ohne Ende,” Das Magazin, May 2015.

Tinari, Philip. “The Gwangju Biennale and the Taipei Biennial,” Artforum, January 2015.


2014

McClean-Ferris, Laura. “The Great Acceleration: Art in the Anthropocene,” art agenda, 15 September 2014.

Fite-Wassilak, Chris. “Review: Three Summer Shows,” Frieze Magazine, September 2014.

Casavecchia, Barbara. “Milan Round Up,” art agenda, 31 March 2014.

Shannon, Thor. “Interview: Ian Cheng,” Out of Order Magazine, August 2014.


2013

Pancotto, Pier Paolo. “Critics’ Picks: The Time Machine (The Survivors),” Artforum, December 2013.

Pinkerton, Nick. “Film: In Rare Form,” Artforum, December 2013.

Kerr, Dylan. “Ian Cheng,” Bomb Magazine, 10 October 2013.

Rittenbach, Kari. “Focus Interview: Ian Cheng,” Frieze Magazine, May 2013.


2012

Katrib, Ruba. “Info Touch”, Mousse Magazine, December 2012.

“24 Artists to Watch,” Modern Painters, December 2012.

 

Writings by the Artist


2017

Cheng, Ian. Portal_Ranch.txt, Art in America, April 2017.

Cheng, Ian and Adam Thirwell, CRASH AND a habit


2015

Cheng, Ian. “Forking at Perfection”, Mousse MagazineSummer 2015.

Cheng, Ian. “Infinite Game of Thrones”, The Machine Stops, edited by Erik Wysocan.


2014

Cheng, Ian. “Infinite Game of Thrones”, Mousse Magazine, November 2014.

Cheng, Ian. “Ian Cheng”, Artforum, Summer 2014.

Cheng, Ian. “Art Inside Us”, Cura, No.16, 2014.


2013

Cheng, Ian. “Future Fictions”, Frieze Magazine, June/August 2013.

Artist’s Books


2011

Ian Cheng: This Papaya Tastes Perfect. Miami, United States: Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club, 2011, edition of 75, 48 pages.