The artists and designers included in the exhibition are Thora Dolven Balke, Massimo Bartolini, Hernan Bas, Guillaume Bijl, Maurizio Cattelan, Elmgreen & Dragset, Pepe Espaliú, Tom of Finland, Simon Fujiwara, Han & Him, Laura Horelli, Martin Jacobson, William E. Jones, Terence Koh, Jani Leinonen, Klara Lidén, Jonathan Monk, Nico Muhly, Norway Says, Henrik Olesen, Nina Saunders, Vibeke Slyngstad, Sturtevant and Wolfgang Tillmans.

Other features Fredrik Sjöberg's Fly Collection, Massimo De Carlo's Porcelain Collection, Collected Etnographica, Real Estate Agents performed by Helen Statman & Trevor Stuart.

William E. Jones
born in Canton, Ohio, USA in 1962
lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

The Fall of Communism as Seen in Gay Pornography, 1998

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Education / Awards / Grants
2006, J. Paul Getty Trust Fund Fellowship, California Community Foundation
2004, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department (COLA) Grant
1999, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1997, Best Experimental/Independent Film, Los Angeles Film Critics Association
1990, M. F. A. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
1985, B. A. Yale University, New Haven, Conneticut

Selected Solo Shows
2008, Filmforum, Los Angeles
2007, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
2007, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
2007, Extracted: Recent Films by William Jones, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
2006, Is It Really So Strange?, Beursschouwburg, Brussels
2006, There should be a new word for happiness, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
2005, Tate Modern, London
2004, Is It Really So Strange?, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
1998, Scratch Projections, Cinéma L’Entrepôt, Paris
1997, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

Selected Group Shows
2008, Records Played Backwards, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
2008, Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2008, Figures, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
2007, BodyPolitcX, Witte de With, Rotterdam
2007, Good Morning, Midnight, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
2007, The Backroom, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
2007, The California Files: re-viewing side effects of cultural memory, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
2006, Having Been Described in Words, Orchard, New York
2001, Urban Pornography, Artists Space, New York

Selected Bibliography
2008, William E, Jones, Selections from The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton, Los Angeles 2nd Cannons Publications
2008, Danto, Arthur C.; “Unlovable”, The Nation, May 26, 2008 pp. 35-36
2008, Jones, William E. “Fred Halsted Rather Late Yet Interesting Interview with Dead Porno Artist”, BUTT, Spring 2008, pp.24-28
2008, Jones, William E. Tearoom, Los Angeles, 2nd Cannons Publications
2008, Hainley, Bruce: “This Necrophilic Strategy Entails Some Risk”, Bidoun, Winter 2008, pp.109-111
2007, Sicinski, Michael: “Original Pirate Material: Twelve Rounds with William E. Jones”, Cinema Scope, issue 31 (Summer 2007) pp. 29-35
2007, Hainley, Bruce, “This Charming Man”, Artforum, vol. XLV no. 5 (Jan. 2007) pp. 67-68
2006, Jones, William E. "Is It Really So Strange?", Los Angeles, David Kordansky Gallery
2006, Möller, Olaf: “The Maximal Minimalist!, Film Comment, March/April 2006, pp. 19-21