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Born in in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts


National Technical Institute for the Deaf

New England College

Oxford University

Lives and works in Chicago 
Solo Exhibitions (selection)

Air de Paris, Paris

Serpentine Pavilion, Blueberry Surprise, Park Nights 2017, London

Galería Gracía, ReiteractiónMadrid


Marian Goodman Gallery, The Gregory Battcock Archive, London

Kunstverein Hamburg, The Gregory Battcock Archive, Hamburg

Galerie Francesca Pia, Even if You Can't Hear,  Zurich

2015Grazer Kunstverein, The Members Library, The Gregory Battcock Archive, Graz
2014Cleve Carney Art Gallery, Amy Vogel: A Paraperspective. A collaboration with Joseph Grigely, Glen Ellyn

Alderman Exhibitions, Joseph Grigely and Amy Vogel: Inside the Outside, Chicago 


Air de Paris, Remains, Paris

2010PS1, The Architectural Association at the New York Art Book Fair, The Information Economy, New York

Rowley Kennerk gallery, The Gregory Battcock Archive, Chicago

Douglas Hyde Gallery, The Paradise (32), Dublin


The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore

College, Saratoga Springs/ Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Joseph Grigely: St. Cecilia, Saratoga Springs/Chicago

2007Baltimore Contemporary Museum, traveling to Orange County Museum of Art, St. Cecilia, Baltimore/Orange County, CA
2006Cohan and Leslie, Different Things about the same Thing, New York

Nadine Gandy Gallery, Remembering is a Difficult Job, But Somebody Has to Do It, Prague

Air de Paris, It's Everywhere, Paris


Bluberry Surprise,The Suburban, Chicago

Nadine Gandy Gallery, Remembering is a difficult job, but somebody has to do it, Prague

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Ten Years of Conversations, San Fancisco


Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Blueberry Surprise, Tokyo

Cohan Leslie and Browne, Vox Populi, New York

Galerie Francesca Pia, Comes from Living in Jersey, Bern

fa projects, Lost in Jersey City (collaboration with Ellen Cantor), London


Air de Paris, Paris

Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York

Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington


Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Foundation Joan Miró, Barcelona

Nadine Gandy Gallery, Prague


Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York

Index, Stockholm

Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz

Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Tokyo

Galerie Air de Paris, Fireside Talk, Paris

Wadsworth Atheneum, The Pleasure of Conversing, Hartford

Cranbrook Museum of Art, Publications and Publication Projects, 1994–1999, Bloomfield Hills, MI


Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Conversations and Portraits, Dublin

Galerie Francesca Pia, I am such a petite thing, Bern

The Barbican Center, Barbican Conversations (in collaboration with the Public Art Development Trust), London

Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Tokyo

Center for Contemporary Art, Pretty Paper, Kitakyushu, Japan


Air de Paris, Little Piglet, Paris

Revolution Gallery, Conversations, Detroit

Galerie Arndt & Partner, Does It Give Away the Story?, Berlin


Anthony d’Offay Gallery, The Pleasure of Conversing, London

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC, Migrateurs, Paris

AC Project Room, Portraits, New York

FRAC-Limousin, Conversations and Portraits, Limoges

MIT List Center for the Visual Arts, Ordinary Conversations, Cambridge, Mass

1995AC Project Room, Figures of Speech, New York

White Columns, Conversations with the Hearing, New York

Washington Project for the Arts, Body Signs: Deviance, Difference, and Eugenics, Washington

Group Exhibitions (selection)

LUMA Westbau, It's urgent! - Part II, Zurich


Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Language, Dresden


FRAC Lorraine Metz, Metz / Fundación Marco Vigo, Spain / Sogn Og
Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Fjorde, Norway, The Translator’s Voice (La voix
du traducteur)


Sector 2337, The New (New) Corpse, Chicago

The Bluecoat, Dadafest: Art of the Lived Experiment, Liverpool

Mu ZEE, La Mer, Salut d’honneur Jan Hoet, Ostende, Belgium
MoMA, New York / The Exhibition Research Centre, Liverpool, Pleae Come
to the Show Invitations and Event Flyers from the MoMA Library

MacAninch Arts Center, Joseph Grigely, Amy Vogel: A Paraperspective, Chicago

Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Biennial, New York

Goss Michael Foundation, Dallas Biennial, Dallas

FRAC Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Symphonie plastique, Paris

CEAAC, Rose, Strasbourg

Art Center of La Panacée, Art by Telephone Recalled, Montpellier

FRAC Aquitaine, Lumière Noire, Bordeaux


Palais de Tokyo, Le principe Galapagos, Paris
Flag Art Foundation, Personal, Political, Mysterious, New York
FRAC Ile-de-France, Théâtre de la Colline, En quatre temps, trois
mouvements, Paris

Galerie Francesca Pia, X-Mas show, Zurich

Air de Paris, Paginations and Machinations, Paris

Tensta Konsthall, Zak Kyes Working With ..., Stockholm

Swiss Architecture Museum, The Alphabet for the Land Workshop, Basel


Architectural Association, Zak Kyes Working With..., London, travelling to the Graham Foundation, Chicago

Vleeshal, When Joseph meets Nico and Jean-Baptiste, Middelburg

Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, What can a body do?, Haverford

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Microarchives, Antwerp

Flag Art Foundation, Funny, New York

Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Gebärde Zeichen Kunst, Berlin


Tate Liverpool, Alice im Wonderland, London

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Zak Kyes working with..., Leipzig

Centre Pompidou, ERRE, Metz

Le Plateau, FRAC, Nul si découvert / Void if removed, Île-de-France, Paris

CAPC, Evento 2011, Bordeaux

Center for Book and Paper Arts / Columbia College, The World as Text, Chicago


Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Je mehr ich zeichne. Zeichnung als Weltentwurf, Siegen

Galerie Francesca Pia, Die Grosse Inventur, Zurich

Beurs van Berlage, Niet Normaal. What is normal and who decides?, Amsterdam

Galerie Francesca Pia, „per form“, Zurich

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, A Torrent of Words: Contemporary Art & Language, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

The Tang Museum, The Jewel Thief, Skidmore College

The Artist’s Institute, Robert Filliou, New York
Villa Arson, Double Blind / Arretez d’essayer de me comprendre!, Nice


Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, FAX, Winnipeg

Le Quartier, Centre d’Art contemporain de Quimper, Wake up, please, Quimper

SMAK, GAGARIN the Artists in their Own Words - The first Decade, Gent


Albright-Knox Art Gallery, WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Buffalo

e-flux, Unbuilt Roads, New York


STUK, Pick-up (cur. Guillaume Désanges), Leuven

Galerie du jour Agnès b., Histoires de point d’ironie, Paris

CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Wizard of Oz , San Francisco

Musee des Beaux Arts, Collections, Permanent/Provisoire 2, Tourcoing


Galerie Delphine Pastor, Airs de Paris, Monaco

CAPC, Ici et Là, Bordeaux

Henry Art Gallery, Mouth Open, Teeth Showing: Works from the True Collection, Washington

Newlyn Art Gallery, Social Systems, Newlyn

Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Open & Shut, Chicago

St. Ives International, Tate St. Ives

Contemporary Arts Center, Talk to Me, Cincinnati

Museion, Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, MAGIC LINE, Bozen


Ella Fontanals Cisneros, Classification: Alternative Forms of Knowledge in Contemporary Art, Foundation, Miami

Western Front Exhibitions, Between Your Hand and My Head, Vancouver

Tulane University, Breathing Time, New Orleans

Château de Chareil-Cintrat, Les visiteurs, Chareil-Cintrat

Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Romance, Lissabon

Museo del Territorio di Biella, Art in the Age of Anxiety, Biella

Institut Mathildenhöfe, Remembrance as Future, Darmstadt

Villa Arson, Glass, Nice

Hyde Park Art Center, Home of the Free, cur. Jens Hoffmann, Chicago

Nuit Blanche, cur. Nicolas Bourriaud, Paris

Bancroft Museum, University of California, The Blind at the Museum, Berkeley

Cohan Leslie and Browne, Much madness is divinest sense, New York

Museum Moderner Kunst, Nach Rokytník: Die Sammlung der EVN, Vienna

Galerie Christophe Daviet-Thery, CCA Artist's Book Show, Paris

The Drawing Room, Sounds Like Drawing, London

Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Romance, Lisbon

New Canvas 2005, Rotterdam

Van Abbemuseum, EindhovenIstanbul, Eindhoven

Chicago Cultural Center, Centrally Located, Chicago

Nadine Gandy Gallery, Clouding Europe, Bratislava

Numark Gallery, Found Sound, Washington DC

White Columns, The Early Show, New York

Sculpture Center, Treble, cur. Regine Bashe, New York 

Espace Paul Ricard, Glassfab (org. Matali Crasset), Paris

Guggenheim Museum, Speaking with Hands: Photographs from the Buhl Collection, New York

International Centre of Graphic Arts, Point d'ironie, Ljubljana

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Why not live for Art?, Tokyo

Museo d'Arte Contempreanea di Villa Croce, Aménager la maison, Habiter le musée, Genova

Cohan Lesilie and Browne, Summer Show, New York

Musée de Design et d'Arts Appliqués/Contemporains, Lausanne

Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Marie-Ange Guilleminot/Joseph Grigely/Teresita Fernández/Tomoko Maezawa/Toshinari Sato, Tokyo

Tri postal (Collection Frac Nord-Pas de Calais), Trafic d'influences: Art & Design, Lille

Kunsthaus München, Utopia Station, Munich

National Museum of Modern Art, Vollevox, Brussels

Public, Pick-up, cur. Guillaume Désanges, Paris

Revolution Gallery, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Detroit


2003 Venice Biennial, Utopia Station (cur. Molly Nesbit, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Rirkrit Tiravanija), Venice

Hausler Galerie, Private and Public (org. Rainer Ganahl), Munich

Nadine Gandy Gallery, Glass fab, Prague

Volume, Reading : Material, New York

Casey Kaplan Gallery, Exhibitions of An Exhibition, cur. Jens Hoffmann, New York

Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Tokyo

Neuva Film Festival (org. David Levine), Tokyo


Kunstmuseum, Zeitmaschine, Bern

Haus der Kunst, Stories, Munich

Caldic Collection, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Imagine, you are standing here in front of me, Rotterdam

The Wright's Exhibition Space, Seattle

CCAC Wattis Institute, To Whom It May Concern, cur. Matthew Higgs, San Francisco

San Francisco Art Institute, Touch: Relational Aesthetics in the 1990s, cur. Nicolas Bourriaud, San Francisco

The Pond, Ideal Avalanche, cur. Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam, Chicago

Interactive online version on, Do It (home version), cur. Hans Ulrich Obrist

Revolution Gallery, Pas de Deux, Detroit

Anciennes Pompes Funèbres de la Ville de Paris, Plus qu’une Image, cur. Caroline Bourgeois, Paris

Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain-Alsace, le manuscrit trouvé dans une bouteille, cur. Hilde Teerlinck, Altkirch

Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Just What It Says, Chicago


Centre Georges Pompidou, Azerty, Paris

Berlin Biennale, Berlin

IASPIS, exhibition2, Stockholm

Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama

Fonds Régional d’art Contemporain Champagne-Ardenne, Alchimie de la Rencontre, Reims

École Supérieure d’art de Perpignan, Language is a Virus, Perpignan

University of California Berkeley Art Museum (travels to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York), A Passion for Art, Berkeley/Chicago/New York

Parrish Museum of Art, About the Bayberry Bush, Southampton, New York

Institut d’Art Contemporain, Dévoler, Villeurbanne


Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Kunsthalle Fribourg, Contacts (cur. Nicholas Bourriaud), Fribourg   

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Voilà, Paris

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Some Secrets (cur. Dorothea Strauss), St. Gallen

Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain MAMCO, Le Jeu des 7 familles, Geneva

The Wellcome Institute and Kettle’s Yard, Noise: the Digital and the Discrete (cur. Adam Lowe), London/Cambridge

Kunstmuseum Bern, Eiszeit, Bern

The Suburban, Chicago

Cranbrook Museum of Art, The Portrait in Contemporary Photography: Work from Local Collections, Bloomfield Hills

Tang Museum, Skidmore College, S.O.S.: Scenes of Sounds, Saratoga Springs


Académie de France à Rome, La Ville, le Jardin, la Mémoire, Rome

Sir John Soane’s Museum, Retrace Your Steps: Remember Tomorrow (cur. Hans-Ulrich Obrist), London

Museé d’Art Moderne de Lille Métropole, Changement d’air: Quelques expériences contemporaines, Lille

Ikon Gallery, Babel, cur. Claire Doherty, UK (travels)

Côté Rue – Galerie Yvon Lambert, Events, Paris

New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Time of Our Lives, New York

Centre D’Art Contemporain, Paris at Meymac, Meymac

Laboratorium, Antwerp

Barbara Gross Galerie, True Stories, Munich

FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Une historire parmi d’autres: Collection Michel Poitevin, Dunkerque

Kunstraum der Universität Lüneberg, Interarchiv, Lüneberg


Matthew Marks Gallery, The Tree-Trimming Party, New York

National Touring Exhibition organized by the Hayward Gallery, Voiceover: Sound and Vision in Recent Art, London

Art Transpennine 98, The Manchester Storybooks, Printemps de Cahors, Cahors

Sydney Biennial, Sydney

Kunsthaus Zürich, An Unrestricted View of the Mediterranean, Zurich

University of California at Irvine, Play Mode, Irvine

FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Recent Acquisitions, Dunkerque

Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Maria Eichhorn, Naofumi Maruyama, Joseph Grigely, Tokyo

Wiensowski & Harbord, Imitating Christmas, cur. Jens Hoffmann, Berlin

Air de Paris, Bonne Année!, Paris


Kunsthalle Wien, Angel, Angel, Vienna

De Appel, Blueprint, Amsterdam

École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Transit: Oeuvres du Fonds national d’art contemporain, Paris

Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

Palo Alto Cultural Center, Cranbrook Art Museum and 25 other venues in the US, Canada, Latin America, and South America, Do It, cur. Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Istanbul

Air de Paris, Smooth, Paris

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Recovering Lost Fictions (with Kathleen Gilje), Cambridge, Mass


Portikus, Semikolon, Frankfurt

Museum of Contemporary Art, The Power of Suggestion: Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing, Los Angeles

Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, de Rode Poort, Ghent

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, NowHere, Denmark

Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Manifesta 1, Rotterdam

Printed Matter, The Materialization of Life, New York

Deitch Projects, Shopping, cur. Jérôme Sans, New York

AC Project Room, Drawings from the MAB Library, New York

Galerie Mot & Van den Boogaard, Perfect, Brussels

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC, La Belle et la Bête: Art contemporain américain, Paris

XLVI Venice Biennale, TransCulture, Venice

Santa Monica Museum of Art, Action Station, Santa Monica CA

Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, Linking Worlds (org. Jeff Koons), New York

Roger Merians Gallery, Smells Like Vinyl, cur. Sarah Seager & Thaddeus Strode, New York 

1994AC Project Room, The Natural World, New York