Lisi Raskin


Born in Miami, Florida, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Providence, RI


Master of Fine Arts, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Arts: Fine Arts, High Honors, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Prizes and Awards 

Kunstdepot Göschenen Artist Residency, Göschenen, Switzerland
Creative Time Global Residency 
Quimby Foundation Grant with ICA at the Maine College of Art 
Artists’ Fellowship, Inc. 
Mayer Foundation Fellowship 
Artist in Residence, CCS Bard College
Artist in Residence, IASPIS, Stockholm, Svezia
Guna S. Mundheim Berlin Prize, The American Academy in Berlin
American Austrian Foundation Hayward Prize

Solo Exhibitions

Every Yours, Unfolding, MMAC, JUAN SORIANO, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
Leaden Hearts, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
Tight and White, This Friday or Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY
Recuperative Tactics, Art in General, New York, NY 
Mutual Immanence, Churner and Churner, New York, NY 
MOTORPARK (in collaborazione con Kim Charles Kay) , ICA Maine College of Art, Portland, ME (cat.)
Shots in the Dark, Churner and Churner, New York, NY
Kriegswichtig, Reception, Berlin, Germania
Mt. Disappointment, The Company, Los Angeles, CA
Warning Warum, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
Sunday Punch II (Barbarossa Style), Art Berlin Contemporary with Milliken Gallery, Berlino
Launch on Tactical Warning, Riccardo Crespi, Milano
Armada, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin
Sculpture Park, Volta with Galleria Riccardo Crespi, New York, NY
Mobile Observation (Transmitting and Receiving) Station, Hessel Museum/Center for Curatorial Studies Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Topside, Milliken Gallery, Stoccolma
Switchyard, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
Project Esrange, Signal Galeri, Malmoe, Svezia
Project Esrange (and other research), Gavle Konstcentrum, Gavle, Svezia
High Positive Void Coefficient, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
Jack Shack, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
(Remote Location) Observation Station, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Parallel Telegram, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germania

Group Exhibitions

Painting Now 2, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
My Vicious Throbbing Heart, FRANKLIN STREET WORKS, Stamford, CT, USA
The Stand, P !, New York City, USA 
Person, Place, or Thing, Fleisher Ollman, Philadelphia, USA
Anthropocene, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
10. Group Show 2006-2016, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano
The Future Will Never Arrive, Hessel Museum of Art, New York
Life’s a Beach, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, USA
Minimal Forms Of Reality, Galeria Bunkier Sztuki, Polonia
Food, Shelter, Clothing, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, USA
LENIN: ICEBREAKER REVISITED, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York (catalog)
Monument for Cold War Victory, Cooper Union, New York, NY (catalog)
Subjective Views: Cauleen Smith, Emre Hüner, and Lisi Raskin, Saat Saath Arts Foundation, Delhi, India
Momentum 7, The Nordic Biennale for Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway (catalog)
Radical Terrain, The Rubin Museum of Art, New York (catalog)
Estate, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
(Anti)Subject, FAB Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia.
Drawn to Disaster, ICA Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Open House, 3rd Singapore Biennial, Old Kallang Airport, Singapore (catalog)
Time Machine in the Atomic War Command, Konjic, Bosnia (catalog)
Catch Me! Grasping Speed, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (catalog)
CLAP, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
NapTime, as part of Object of Study/Subject of Learning, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin
On From Here, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
100 Years, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Do They Love Their Children Too?, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
What Keeps Mankind Alive, The 11th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey (catalog) 
The Red Thread, Tanas Gallery, Berlin, Germany Curators: WHW
Heaven, The 2nd International Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece (catalog) 
The Stars in the Sky are Still Boss, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati, OH 
Project Esrange (and other research), 3-person show at The Company, Los Angeles, CA
Command and Control, ADAA Fair, New York, NY
Katastrophenalarm, NKBK (Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst), Berlin, Germany (catalog)
Self-Storage, The Hardware Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
Through the Glass Darkly, Redline Art Center, Denver, CO (catalog) 
Who’s Afraid of the New Now?, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg (catalog) 
The Possibility of an Island, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL (catalog) 
Green Dreams, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany (catalog) 
Formalities, IASPIS Project Space, Stockholm, Sweden (catalog) 
What Remains, Lambretto, Milan, Italy. 
The Line of Time + The Plane of Now, Wallspace and Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY
Pensée Sauvage - von Freiheit, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany and Ursula Blickle Stiftung (catalog)
Jardins D'amis, Immenance, Paris, France 
Shared Women, LACE, Los Angeles, CA 
Emergency Room, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY 
Written in Light, Bloomberg HQ/Art in General, New York, NY. 
Spring Loaded Amalgam, Art Forum Berlin, Germany
Video 2005 Part II: No Convenient Subway Stops, Art in General, New York, NY
Atomica, Lombard Fried, New York, NY
Hunch and Flail, Artists Space, New York, NY
Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY (catalog) 
Who’s the Protagonist, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY 
Salad Days, Artists Space, New York, NY 
Skull Turner, Year Project, Brooklyn, NY 
Free Radio HDTS, High Desert Test Sites 4, Joshua Tree, CA; Strange Animals at L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, CA
Field, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY Curator: 
Art in the Office, Global Consulting Group, New York, NY 
Research Station, High Desert Test Sites3, Joshua Tree, CA 24/7, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania (catalog)
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Columbia University, New York 
High Desert Test Sites, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA (as part of Artists on Tour)
Procession, Columbia University, New York

Talks and Symposia

23 Oct. Momenta Art, Concrete Utopia: Raskin and Cufer in conversation, Brooklyn, NY
School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Joe’s Pub/Creative Time, Reports from the Field, New York, NY
Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
School of the Art Institute Chicago, IL
The Artist’s Institute, New York, NY
College Art Association, Gender in the Workplace, The Next Generation, New York, NY
Creative Time, New York, NY
Harvard University, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Cambridge, MA
Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Marianne Boesky as part of the Salon organized by Lucie Fontaine, New York, NY
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Art in General, New York, NY
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
EUFRAD, workshop on artistic research, Stockholm, Sweden
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome, Italy Country Club Gallery, Buck House, Los Angeles, CA
Performance Workshop, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, TX
New York University, New York, NY
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
Jan van Eych Academy, Maastrich, The Netherlands
Valand School of Art, Goteborg, Sweden 
Institute of American Universities, Aix-en-Provence, France
IASPIS, Marabouparken, Sweden
New York University, New York, NY
Universitaet der Kuenste, Berlin, Germany
American Academy in Berlin, Germany
The New School, New York, NY
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
16 Beaver as part of “Women Don’t Lie” Speaker Series, New York, NY
Living with the Genie Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA


American Academy in Berlin, Germany
Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
LA Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA


Clements, Julia, “Not Just Another Student in the Band,” Fourteenth Street, March 3, 2016.
Kang, Kang, “Yishu Journal of Chinese Art,” Really, Socialism?!,” March, 2016.

Nasher, Anna, “Damn Dad, I Have No Idea.” An Interview with Lisi Raskin,” Szum, September 19,
Katz, Marisa Mazria, “Going Off Script: Engaging Youth in Creative Practice,” Creative Time Reports,
August 5, 2015.
Keel, Eli, “KMAC’s ‘Food Shelter Clothing’ exhibit is interactive, engaging and approachable,” Inside
Louisville, June 1, 2015.
Kramer, Elizabeth, “Visual Arts Picks for week of May 24: Food Shelter Clothing,” The Courier Journal, May 24, 2015.
McClure, Faith, “Q&A: New curator Daniel Fuller on his art history, goals for ACAC and the dilemma
of accessibility,” Arts ATL, February 17, 2015.
Russeth, Andrew, “New York’s Churner & Churner Gallery Will Close,” ArtNews, November 3, 2014.
Frank, Peter, “Get Your Quick And Dirty Arts Education With Haiku Reviews,” Huffington Post,
September 6, 2014.
Goldstein, Andrew M and Hindle, Patton, “After the Boys of Summer are Gone,” Artspace, July 22,
Artspace Editors, “6 Artworks to Invest in this August,” Artspace, July 30, 2014.
Markus, David, “Crafting Community, Caressing Form: An Interview with Lisi Raskin,” Hyperallergic,
June 22, 2014.
Helmke, Juliet. “Lisi Raskin Recuperative Tactics,” The Brooklyn Rail, June 5, 2014.
Bracco, Tara. “Invisible Labor in the Art World,” Invisible Labor, May 18, 2014.
Insogna, Liz. “Lisi Raskin’s Mutual Immanence,” Huffington Post, May 13, 2014.
“Tegene Kunbi: Making Colors Speak.” Lobster and Canary, May 11, 2014.
Kessler, Charles. “Chelsea Round-up, May 2014,” Left Bank Art Blog, May 10, 2014.
“New York Updates: da Lisi Raskin a Ghada Amer. Ecco i nostri videoreportage dalle super galleries del distretto di Chelsea: volume uno…,” Artribune, May 10, 2014.
Grunthaner, Jeffrey. “New York Gallery Beat: 6 Critics Review 18 Shows,” Artnet, May 7, 2014. “Exhibitions: The Lookout,” Art in America, April 24, 2014.
Wallace, Ian. “10 of the Most Influential MFA Programs in the World,” Artspace Magazine, April 24,
Johnson, Paddy and Kimball, Whitney. “This Week’s Must See Events: A Room Full of Petroleum Gel,” Art Fag City, April 14, 2014.
Bryant, Eric, “Creative Time Rethinks the Artist Residency for the Global Art World,” Artspace, December 13, 2013.
Ekholm, Rikard, “ ‘Momentum 7’ i Moss,” Konsten, September 5, 2013.
Ekholm, Rikard, “Nordisk biennal. Motstridiga budskap i Moss,” Dagens Nyheter, September 5, 2013. Pg. 11.
Rouges, Lunettes, “Dans le bunker de la Biennale de Bosnie, Tito est de retour,” Le Monde, May 6, 2013.
Feidelson, Lizzie, “National Treasures,” Triple Canopy, October, 4 2012.
Marcus, Rose. “Legit Admin: Conversations with Sheila Pepe and Lisi Raskin” DIS Magazine, May 25, 2012.
Lombardi, D. Dominick. “Lisi Raskin: Shots in the Dark,” Mana Fine Arts, March 22, 2012.
Steadman, Ryan. “Shots in the Dark: 2005-2012,” Critical Mob, March 14, 2012.
Frere-Jones, Sasha, “Triple Canopy: ‘Slowing Down the Internet,’ The New Yorker, January 17, 2012
Santiago, Katrina Stewart. “Art Space (Un)Defined.” GMA News, March 16, 2011.
Ee, Elaine. “Singapore Biennale: The Bluffers Guide.” CNN International, March 22, 2011.
Lin, Brian, “Moving Displays,” The Star Online, March 20, 2011.
Droitcour, Brian, “Scene and Heard: Cool Factor,”, March 20, 2011.
Pomonis, Mary Anna. “Lisi Raskin, The Company, Los Angeles.”
Flash Art International (October 2010): 119.
Morris, Matt. “Pictures and Statues: Country Club affirms the relevance of the handmade.”
City Beat, July 7, 2010.
Ekroth, Power, “What Keeps Mankind Alive? The 11th Istanbul Biennial.”Flash Art International (November/December 2009): 30.
Moss, Ceci, “Lisi Raskin's "Warning Warum" on Dia's Artists' Web Projects.”
Rhizome, November 16, 2009.
Bailey, Stephanie. “Heaven 2nd Athens Biennale.” Art Papers (September/October 2009): 40-41.
Fuller, Daniel. “No Nukes.” Art 21 Blog, August 2009.
Green, Kate. “Lisi Raskin: Blanton Museum of Art.” Art Lies, Summer 2009, 85.
Trezzi, Nicola. “Craft: From Commodities to Talismans, Modernity as a Remedy to the Aftermath.”
Flash Art International (July – September 2009). Trinka – Browner, Lia. ‘Chris Jahncke; Lisi Raskin; Julie Orser.” THE Magazine, April 20, 2009.
Raskin, Lisi as told to Lauren O’Neill Butler. “500 Words.”, March 23, 2009.
Voelz Chandler, Mary, “RedLine Shows its Potential,” Rocky Mountain News, October 31, 2008.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Cheeky Hipsters in the Halls of Victorian Brigadiers.”
The New York Times, February 22, 2008.
Yablonsky. Linda. “Best in Show.” February 24, 2008.
Johnson, Paddy. “The ADAA Fair.” Art Fag City, February 25, 2008.
Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: Extra Art at the Armory,” The New York Times, January 11, 2008.
Thiele, Camela. “Eine Minute Niagrafall.” Badische Neue Nachrichten, June 22, 2007
Cruewell, Thiele. “Begugnung mit dem Fremden.” Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung, June 25, 2007.
Collettiva: “Sedici artisti per la mostra-lampo <>,” Corriere della Serra, September 20, 2007.
Hebert, Niels. “Nyfiken American staeller ut raketbas i Gaevle.” Arbetarbladet, August 18, 2007.
Widegren, Bjorn. “Man maste se upp pa Konstcentrum.” Gefle Dagblad, August 18, 2007.
Donelan, Charles, “Sonotube Forms: Contemporary Art and Transport,”
Santa Barbara Independent, July 26, 2007.
Waltenberg, Lillith. “Raketkoll.” Dygnet Runt, May 4 – 10, 2007.
Cotter, Holland. "Lisi Raskin Switchyard." The New York Times, May 11, 2007.
Bryan-Wilson, Julia. "Julia Bryan-Wilson on Lisi Raskin." ArtForum (May, 2007).
Hinrichsen, Jens, “Milchtüten zu Fußmatten,” Der Tages Spiegel, December 31, 2007.
Casavecchia, Barbara . "Lisi Raskin at Riccardo Crespi." Flash Art International (Dec - Jan. 2007)
Casavecchia, Barbara, “Dalle fabbriche alla cultura "Così trasformo il quartiere,”
La Republica, September 18, 2007.
Pesapane, Lucia."Lisi Raskin at Riccardo Crespi." Tema Celeste (December 2006).
Peter, Mick. "Lisi Raskin at Transmission Gallery." C Magazine (March 2006).
Rutter, Ben. "It's Pronounced Nu-cle-ar." NY Arts vol. 10, no. 9 (Sept - Oct, 2005).
Moyer, Carrie. "Not By Design." The Gay City News vol. 75, no. 29 (July 21 - 27, 2005).
Cotter, Holland. "ART REVIEW; Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable."
The New York Times, July 8, 2005.
Reinhardt, Kirsten. "Besuch im Bunker." Berliner Zeitung, January 29, 2005.
Johnson, Ken. "Field: Science, Technology and Nature." The New York Times, July 23, 2004. 
Johnson, Tom. "Field: Science, Technology and Nature." The Brooklyn Rail. September 2004.
Inciuraite, Kristina. "Time and Space Travel: An Interview with Lisi Raskin." 24/7 (exh. cat.). September 12, 2003.

Monographs and Anthologies

Kimberly Kay and Lisi Raskin, MOTORPARK: A Reader, ed. ICA@MeCA, 2013.
Fabrikk, ed. Ekroth, Nielsen, Ellefsen, Audiator, Moss, Norway, 2013.
Lisi Raskin: Mobile Observation, ed. Wolfgang Hauptman./Riccardo Crespi. Milan, Italy, 2009.
Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation, ed. Phaidon. London and New York: Phaidon Press, 2009.
Lisi Raskin, Thought Crimes, ed. Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin, Germany, 2005.
Videos and Vodka: Selections from Video Salon, ed. Eva Respini and Jacob Dyrenforth,
Scranton, J&L Video, 2007.

Published Projects, Criticism & Writings

Raskin, Lisi. “Rumble on the Rails: USA, Russia, and Iran Embrace Each Other,”
Creative Time Reports, May 20, 2013.
Nadyne Byrne, Eva Meyer, Lisi Raskin, Hinrich Sachs, Eran Schaerf and Johanna Zawieja,
It’s Her (Scenes for a Play), OEI Editor, Stockholm, 2012.
Raskin, Lisi, “Redacted Histories of the Space Race,” Creative Time Reports, November 14, 2012.
Raskin, Lisi. “Endgame Tourism.” Triple Canopy, December 2011.
Raskin, Lisi, Able Archer ‘83 (multi-character narrative drama on vinyl),
Country Club/Iconoclast Editions, Cincinnati, OH
Raskin, Lisi. "Thought Crimes." MoMA PS1 Newspaper, June 2006.
Raskin, Lisi. "Introducing Jessica Dickinson." NYFA Current, 2006.
Handelman, Marc and Lisi Raskin, "I'll Let You Be in My Dream if I Can Be in Yours."
North Drive Press, June 2005.
Raskin, Lisi. "Flipside at Artists Space." C Magazine, Spring 2005.
Raskin, Lisi. “An Unknown Play – The Work of Ohad Meromi.” After School Drama. 2004
Raskin, Lisi. “Lee Bontecou at MOMA.” C Magazine, November 2004).
Raskin, Lisi. “Jonah Freeman at Andrew Kreps.” Frieze Magazine, October 2004).
Raskin, Lisi. “Rachel Harrison at Greene Naftali.” C Magazine, (September 2004).
Raskin , Lisi. “Odds and Probabilities.” HTV, (April 2004).
Raskin, Lisi. “E.V. Day at Henry Urbach Architecture.” Frieze Magazine (April 2004).
Raskin, Lisi. “Bill Saylor at Leo Koenig.” Frieze Magazine (October 2003).
Raskin, Lisi. “Transmogrification: Jocelyn Shipley and Michael Mahalchick.” Frieze Magazine (Summer 2003).
Raskin, Lisi. “Noah Purifoy," (November 2002) High Desert Test Sites Catalogue.

Exhibitions Catalogs

The Estate of Lucie Fontaine, ed. Veronica Levitt and Nicola Trezzi, Marianne Boesky, 2013.
Modernist Art From India, ed. Rubin Museum of Art, New York, 2013.
Open, 3rd Singapore Biennale, Singapore, 2011.
11th International Istanbul Biennial, ed. IKSV. Istanbul, Turkey, 2009.
Through the Glass Darkly. ed. Schlenzka/Redline Art Center. Denver, Colorado, 2009.
Soft Manipulation. ed. Casino Luxembourg. Luxembourg, 2008.
Katastrophenalarm, ed. NGBK. Berlin, Germany, 2008.
Green Dreams, ed. Kunstverein Wolfsburg. Wolfsburg, Germany, 2007.
Formalities, ed. IASPIS Foundation. Stockholm, Sweden, 2007.
Pensée Sauvage, ed. Frankfurter Kunstverein/Ursula Blickle Stiftung. Frankfurt, Germany, 2007.
Greater New York Book, ed. PS1 Contemporary Art Center. Long Island City, NY, 2005.
The BMW Book, ed. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius. Vilnius, Lithuania, 2005.