Exhibitions and Publications



Exhibitions & Publications

2024 :: Bienal de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil

MKG127, Toronto

2023 :: Foreman Art Gallery, Bishops University, Lennoxville, Quebec

2022 :: Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada

2021 :: MKG127, Toronto

2020 :: Biblioteca La Lechuza, Chajari, Argentina

2019 ::  MacKenzie Art Gallery, (permanent installation of Bird Radio), Regina, Canada 

Atelier Amden, Amden Utopian Colony, Amden, Switzerland

2018 ::  Atelier Amden, Amden Utopian Colony, Amden, Switzerland

2017 :: MKG127, Toronto

2016 :: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Wavelength – Resonance Radio, London, England

2015 :: Bienal de Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay

2014 :: Hippolyte, Centre for Photographic Research, Helsinki, Finland

2013 :: MKG 127, Toronto

Biennale de St Etienne, St Etienne, France

2012 :: Davis Museum, Barcelona, Spain

Mulherin + Pollard, New York

Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

C4 Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2011 :: Mendes-Wood Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Klondike Institute for the Arts, Dawson City, Yukon

2010 :: Fundacion Cristina Enea, San Sebastian, Spain

MKG 127, Toronto, Canada

Quebec City Biennial, Quebec, Quebec

2009 :: Kunsthalle KBH, Krabbesholm, Art, Architecture and Design, Skive, Denmark

Doris McCarthy Art Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto

AM Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York

2008 Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

MKG 127, Toronto, Canada

2007 :: KW – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Main Art Gallery, California State University – Fullerton, Los Angeles

2006 ::  Atelier Amden,  Amden Utopian Colony, Amden Switzerland

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia

2005 :: Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto

2020 – 2021 :: Borderlines Biennial, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada

2018 :: Bienal de Curitiba, Memorial de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil

2016 :: The Art Museum, University of Toronto, Toronto,

2015 :: Rich Mix, London, England

Galerie Yoko Uhouda, Liege, Belgium with C. Daviet-Thery, Paris

2014 : Bienal of the Moving Image, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2012 :: MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass, USA

Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg Carl von Ossietzky,

Hamburg, Germany

2011 :: Arnolfini, Bristol, England

Kunstraum d21, Leipzig, Germany

Biblioteca Aguilar, New York

2010 :: Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Tensta Konsthall, Spanga – Stockholm, Sweden

Zentral Bibliothek, Zurich, Switzerland

Fuglsang Kunstmuseum, Fuglsang, Denmark

2009 :: Kunsthallen Brandts Odense, Denmark

Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark

Andreas Grimm Galerie, Munich, Germany

2008 :: Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles

AKI, Enschede, The Netherlands

2007 :: El Basilisco, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Orchard 47, New York

The Reading Room at the Olin Library, Washington University, Washington, USA

The Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design, USA

2006 :: Safe: Design Takes on Risk, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2015 :: Canada Council Paris Studio – Cite des Arts, Paris

2013 :: Canada Council for the Arts, Long-Term Grant

2012 :: Saari Artist-In-Residence, Kone Foundation, Helsinki, Finland

2011 :: Canada House Arts Trust Grant, London, England

Ontario Arts Council, Established Arts Grant

2009 :: MacDowell AIR Fellowship, Peterborough, New Hampshire

2009 :: Leon Levy Foundation Grant, New York

2008 :: Danish International Visiting Artist Award, (DIVA) Danish Arts Agency, Copenhagen

2007 :: Minister of Culture Travel Award, Government of Argentina

2005 :: Alcuin Award for Book Design, to Zab Design for Safety Gear for Small Animals, (conception Bill Burns) Vancouver

2004 :: Best Media Arts Award, (for Machine Guts in collaboration with Christina Zeidler), Images Festival, Toronto, Canada

2005 :: MacDowell AIR Fellowship, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 2005

2002 :: Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, New York

2002 :: Wellcome Trust Commission, London, England

2020 :: The Goat, The Salt, The Honey, The Country Singer, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada

2018 :: Fine Art Film Festival Official Selection, ICA, Venice, California

2016 :: The Great Chorus, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

THE CLASSROOM at the LA Art Book Fair, Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles

2014 Bird Songs for Afghanistan, Biennial of the Moving Image, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013 :: Bird Songs for Toronto, Festival of Films About Art, Montreal

2013 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes, LIPAC Art Lab, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Children’s Choir, 100 Voice Concert, Tasmania, Australia

2012 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Children’s Choir, Lord Lansdowne Public School, Toronto, Canada

2011 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Children’s Choir, Big Pond Small Fish, Nuit Blanche, Toronto

2009 :: My Life in the Art World, Titus Auditorium, a reading, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2008 :: Bird Songs for Afghanistan, ICA, London, England

Bird Radio for Banff, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada

O-800.0FAUNA0FLORA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

2007 :: Bird Radio/Vogelradio for Berlin, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2018 :: A Book About the Power 100, Mark Pezinger Verlag, Vienna, Austria

2016 :: Hans Ulrich Obrist Hear Us, YYZ BOOKS, Toronto and Black Dog Publishing, London

2012 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Children’s Choir, 33rpm vinyl LP,

Big Pond Small Fish Productions, Toronto

2011 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes told in the form of Ivan the Terrible, red version, Space Poetry, Copenhagen

2011 :: Three Books and a Record about Plants, Animals and War, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, Germany

2010 :: Two Boiler Suits and a Play List for Primates, YYZ, Toronto

2008 :: The Flora and Fauna Information Service: 0.800.0FAUNA0FLORA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

2008 :: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes (bound postcard book), MKG127, Toronto

2007 :: Bird Radio, KW ICA, Berlin, Germany, KWAG, Kitchener, Ontario and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, Germany

2006 :: Five Books about Safety and Animals, boxed edition of books, Five Books about Safety and Animals, Published by Pug-In, Winnipeg, Neutral Ground Regina, William English Editions, London, and 303 Gallery New York

The Great Goat Milking and the Great Chorus, anthology entry in Outdoor School, Amish Morell , Diane Borsato, editors and contributors,  Douglas and McIntyre and Banff Centre, Vancouver, 2021

On Observant Artists and Their Keepers, a review and  Ger Zielinski, Topia Journal, University of Toronto, Toronto, 2019

Flickering Memoirs and Surveys: An Interview with Bill Burns, Caroline Picard, Art21 Magazine, New York, March, 2017

Brownnoser series, Kunstlicht Journal of Visual Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands, no4, vol 36, 2016

Veblen Goods series, Kunstlicht Journal of Visual Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands, no3, vol 36, 2015

Dogs and Boats and Airplanes (Ivan the Terrible Version), Esopus, New York, Winter, 2012

My Life in the Artworld, Border Crossings, Winnipeg, Winter, 2011

Bird Radio and the Eames Chair Lounge for Afghanistan, C-Magazine, Toronto, October, 2010

Dogs and Boats and Airplanes, photo work, Prefix Photo, Toronto, 2010

Two Prison Plans and a Playlist for Primates, Topia – Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, Toronto, 2010

The Last Book, contribution to anthology edited by Luis Camnitzer, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, 2008

The Story of the Museum of Safety Gear for Small Animals, Alphabet City, MIT PRESS, Cambridge, USA, 2002

Painkiller Mines, OKAY Behaviour, 303 Gallery, New York, 1993

In the line of Fire, Publicsfear Magazine, New York, 1993

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