Jon Rafman, born in 1981 in Montreal, Canada, studied Philosophy and Literature at McGill University in Montreal and received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, incorporating the rich vocabulary of virtual worlds to create poetic narratives that critically engage with the present. Rafman has had solo exhibitions at Sprüth Magers Berlin (2017), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2016), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (2016), and The Zabludowicz Collection, London (2015). His works have been featured in prominent international group exhibitions, including “Suspended Animation”, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse (2017), Sharjah Biennial (2017), Berlin Biennial 9 (2016), and Manifesta Biennial for European Art 11 (2016). He recently created video for a production of Albert Ginastera’s opera “Bomarzo” at the Teatro Real, Madrid (2017).
As of December 2017