INTERVIEW

2008

 

EXHIBITIONS

LOCATION

SHOW

1969

Stadtiches Museum
Leverkusen, Germany

Concept Art

Dwan Gallery
New York City, NY

Language III

Raytheon
Bedford, MA

Experiments in Art and Technology Show

Hayden Gallery
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

The Moon Show

Seattle Art Museum
Seattle, WA

557087

Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

995000

Kunsthalle Berne
Berne, Switzerland

Art from Plans

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Photo Show

Paula Cooper Gallery
New York City, NY

Group Show

Bennett College
Millbrook, NY

One Man Exhibition

 

1970

The Jewish Museum
New York City, NY

Software

Museum of Modern Art
New York City, NY

Information

N.Y. Academy of Sciences
New York City, NY

The Third Conference on Planetology and Space Mission Planning

Allen Memorial Art Museum
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Art in the Mind

New York Cultural Center
New York City, NY

Conceptual Art and Conceptual Aspects

Stadtische Kunsthalle
Dusseldorf, Germany

Between 5

Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA

“Art Ideas for the Year 4000”

Kunsthaus
Hamburg, Germany

Art from Plans

1971

Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA

Earth, Air, Fire, Water

Centro de Arte y Comunicacion
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Art Systems

Schuring Galerie
Krefeld, Germany

“Context Completion Ideas”

Galerie Lambert
Milan, Italy

Eight Proposals

Institute of Contemporary Art
London, England

Unlikely Photography

City of Salem
Salem, MA

Hello Day
City-wide Event

1972

SS Statendam
Steamliner

The Conference on the Total Environment and the Future of Civilization

Sonnabend Gallery
Paris, France

The Observer is Observed

Rutgers: The State University
New Brunswick, NJ

One Man Exhibition

Leeds University
Yorkshire, England

Document Exhibition

III Bienal
Medellin, Columbia

Art Systems

Tokiwa Gallery
Chuo-Ku, Japan

Kuni Masa Kuriyama
Star Exhibition

Summerthing
Boston, MA

Park Street Subway Station Sculpture

Centro de Arte y Comunicacion
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Art Systems II

1973

California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

One Man Exhibition

Moore College of Art
Philadelphia, PA

Artists Books

Centro de Arte y Comunicacion
Buenos Aires, Argentin

“This Page Is”

Project Inc.
Cambridge, MA

One Man Exhibition

1974

Kunstverein
Cologne, Germany

Circuit: A Video Invitational

The Imaginary Space Research Center
Nagano-Ken, Japan

The World Uprising III

University of Maryland
Riverdale, MD

The Third Annual Conference of Interdisciplinary Aspects of Systems Theory

Carpenter Center
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Short Circuit

Milton Academy
Milton, MA

One Man Exhibition

Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA

Interactions with Landscape

Sonnabend Gallery
New York City, NY

Group Show

 

1975

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Language and Structure in North America

WGBH-TV
Boston, MA

New Television Workshop
Visiting Artist

Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna
Ferrara, Italy

Calendar Alteration Project
“Observation Idea”

Long Beach Museum
Long Beach, CA

Video / Landscape

Centro de Arte y Comunicacion
Buenos Aires, Argentina

International Open Encounter on Video

Espace Pierre Cardin
Paris, France

Recontre Internationale
Ouverte de Video

Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA

Lecture

Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston, MA

Video Week

1976

Whitney Museum of American Art
New York City, NY

Art <––> World

Galeria Labirynt
Lubin, Poland

“Everything - Nothing” Video

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

Faculty Exhibition
“Holly”

WGBH-TV
Boston, MA

New Television Workshop
Artist in Residence

Coevolution Quarterly
Sausalito, CA

“Evolution Completion Idea”

The Intelligencer:
San Francisco Regional Mensa Newsletter

“Evolution Completion Idea”

1977

Los Angeles Institute
of Contemporary Art

Artwords and Bookworks

WGBH-TV
Boston, MA

Artist’s Showcase
“Food Observation Idea”

Museo de Arte Contemporano
Caracas, Venezuela

International Open Encounter on Video

International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations
Bradford College
Bradford, MA

.

Institute of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL

Words at Liberty

R. Mutt Galleries
Northridge, CA

The Great California Drought of ’77 Exhibition

Museu de Arte Contemporanea
Da Universidade de Sao Paulo
San Paulo, Brazil

Decada de 70
“Composition of Fruit”

Fundacio Joan Miro
Center d’Estudis d’Art Contemporani
Barcelona, Spain

International Open Encounter on Video

Fylkingen Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden

Video Arts Festival

1978

Museu de Arte Contemporanea
Universidade de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Decada de 70

California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

Visiting Artist

Thomas Lewellen Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

One Man Show of Video

Helen Schlein Gallery
Boston, MA

Narrator in Harris Barron’s Einstein’s Vanishing Point

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MN

Notebook Excerpts Video

Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston, MA

Artist's Store
“Time Exchange #2”

International Open Encounter on Video
Tokyo, Japan

.

Atlantic Gallery
Boston, MA

Huebler / Burgy
Two Man Show

WBAI Radio
New York City, NY

Sound Art
“Notebook Excerpts”

WGBH
Boston, MA

Artist’s Showcase
“Contexts”
“One-Many”

Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA

“Art of the Future” 
Performance

Artist’s Space
New York City, NY

Audio Works

1979

Franklin Furnace
New York City, NY

“The Observer is the Observed”

University of Colorado
Boulder, CO

Traveling Correspondence Art Show

Boston Film and Video Foundation
Boston, MA

WGBH Retrospective

Tyler School of Art
Philadelphia, PA

Mail Etc. Art

Digital Equipment Corporation
Maynard, MA

Visiting Artist

 

1980

Music America Program
WGBH Radio
Boston, MA

Name Idea #3

Il Centro Documentazione
Arti Visive / Archivio
Castel San Giorgio, Italy

Mail Art Exhibition
“Prepared Paper for Future Artists”

The Next Whole Earth Catalog

“Evolution Completion Idea”

Helen Schlein Gallery
Boston, MA

Performance

Galleria Images 70
Padova, Italy

The Mythical Image
“Giotto” Audio Recording

Art Access / Networking
Bath, England

Teleconferencing Network Project

The International Mail Operation
Milan, Italy

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Readers Digestible #2
Artniks Press
Providence, RI

My Artist’s Manifesto

American Video in the 70’s
DeCordova Museum
Lincoln, MA

“Contexts”
“Food Observation Idea”

Lower Cape Arts and Humanities Council
Provincetown Art Association
Provincetown, MA

Fall Arts Festival 1980

Studio for Interrelated Media
Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

“Conversation”

The First International Mail Art
Badge, Patch and Button Show
Forte Dei Marmi, Italy

“Gallaxy”

The International Center of the Future
Arc et Senans, France

“The Farther Light Travels...”

1981

DeCordova Museum
Lincoln, MA

Big Video

La Galleria Apollinaire
Milano, Italy

Mail Art:
The Mythical Image

Centre de Documentacio
D’Art Actual
Barcelona, Spain

Llibres d’Artista
“This Page Is”

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Sky Art Conference
“Context Completion Ideas”

Lesley College
Cambridge, MA

Colloquium on the Expressive Therapies

Grove Street Gallery
Worcester, MA

Rubber Stamp and Mail Art

Boston Film and Video Foundation
Boston, MA

First Night
“Food Observation Idea”

Boston Center for the Arts
Boston, MA

Vernal Equinox Celebration

Creative Arts Center
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

Agreements

1982

Post Office Square Park
Post Office Square
Boston, MA

Sculpture and Park Redesign
City-Life, Boston

Mason Gross School of the Arts
Rutgers: The State University
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers MFA
20th Anniversary Exhibition

New Jersey State Museum
Trenton, NJ

Rutgers MFA
20th Anniversary Exhibition

Assembling Press
Brooklyn, NY

Eleventh Assembling

Universita Di Pavia
Collegio Cairoli
Pavia, Italy

Mail Art: The Mythical Image

San Vito Dei Normanni
Palazzo Comunale
Provincia Di Brindisi, Italy

Mail Art

1983

Van Buren, Brazelton, Cutting Gallery
Cambridge, MA

Antique Store of the 20th Century
“20th Century Art Cards”

Children’s Museum
Boston, MA

Vernal Equinox Celebration

International Impact Art Festival ’83
Kyoto City Museum
Kyoto, Japan

.

National Contemporary Art Museum
Seoul, Korea

.

C.A.G.E. Gallery
Boston, MA

“History”

First Night
Hynes Auditorium
Boston, MA

Disasters Video

1984

Latin American Literary Review Press
Pittsburgh, PA

Brujas y Algo Mas
By Margorie Agosin
Book Cover Design

Metropolitan Artists and Poets
Assembly Press
Boston, MA

Book and Lecture

 

1985

International Impact Art Festival ’85
Kyoto International Art Center
Kyoto, Japan

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1986

Boston College Art Gallery
Boston College
Newton, MA

Artwords and Bookworks

Stadt Museum
Linz, Austria

Imagining Antarctica
“Imagining Future Antarcticas”

Carpenter Center
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Portraits: Research Fellowship Report

Center for Advanced Visual Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Sky Art
“The Large Scale Structure of Space”

Studio for Interrelated Media
Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

The Origins of Art
Lecture to benefit Eventworks

Assembling 12
Brooklyn, NY

“The Base of the Portland Vase”

1987

Museum of Modern Art
Paris, France

Sky Art

International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations Conference
Ohio University
Athens, OH

“Storyknives” Lecture

International Impact Art Festival ’87
Kyoto, Japan

“Cascades”

Ethical Culture Society
New York City, NY

Synthesis: Art, Science and Philosophy in a Planetary Culture
“The Aether”

Reflux
New York City, NY

The Search for Accidental Significance for Brian Buczak
“Cascades”

Mobius Artists Space
Boston, MA

Science Projects
“Helen and the Portland Vase”

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

Artists' Book Symposium and Book Show
“Art Ideas for the Year 4000”

1988

International Impact Art Festival ’88
Kyoto, Japan

Map and Chronology of Earliest Human Images

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

The Big SIM Show
“Gravitation and Acceleration”

1989

Alternative Museum
New York City, NY

The Theater of the Object

Herning Kunstmuseum
Herning, Denmark

KEGLE, KVAERN, LYS

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

The Paleoshow

 

1990

Mobius Artists Space
Boston, MA

Art Rages

The Alchemic Gallery
Boston, MA

Read the Sky for Signs of Snow
“20th Century Art Cards”

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

“Helen Burgy”
Video and Performance

Mobius Artists Space
Boston, MA

Art Rages: 13th Birthday
“Three Kisses”

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

Mass Miracle
“Light”

1991

Digital Equipment Corporation
Bedford, MA

Artist in Residence

Center for Advanced Visual Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Art Transition

Mobius Artists Space
Boston, MA

Art Rages Again
“Down on the Street” Performance

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Waltham, MA

Currituck Video Narration

1992

Tozzer Library
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Reading of Integration of Vision

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Paleolithic Art
Lecture

1993

Habitat Institute for the Environment
Belmont, MA

Nature and Inquiry Performance:
Human Figurines of the Paleolithic

Carpenter Center
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Arthur Loeb 70th Birthday Celebration

Abuse Magazine #3
Allston, MA

Remembering “Flash”

1994

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Cambridge, MA

Nature and Inquiry Performance:
Human Figurines of the Paleolithic

Impulse Dance
Boston, MA

Voice Over

Anthology Film Archives
New York City, NY

World’s First Digital Arts Festival

Bristol Art Museum
Bristol, RI

Let There Be Light

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

Faculty Show
“20th Century Art Cards”

Armenian International Women’s Association Conference
Church House Westminster
London, England

Documentary Video

 

1995

Fricke Gallery
Dusseldorf, Germany

The Context of Art
The Art of Context

Tufts University Art Gallery
Medford, MA

In Light of Our Reflection
“Reflecting Together on the Earliest Human Images”

1996

Kunst & Museum Journal
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Context of Art / The Art of Context
Artist’s Statement

Art Press Numero 17, 1996
Paris, France

Documentation of Mental and Physical Characteristics of Donald Burgy

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, MA

The 1996 Conference on Human Evolution, Extraterrestrials, and the Arts

Lectures:
• Did Extraterrestrials Visit Earth During the Last Ice Age?
• Is Faster Than Light Speed Communication Across the Galaxy Possible?

Mobius Artists Space
Boston, MA

“Three Toasts” Performance

1997

Concord Lafayette Hotel
Paris, France

Armenian International Women’s Association
Conference Video

Higgins Art Gallery
Cape Cod Community College
West Barnstable, MA

Art of Correspondences

1998

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Boston, MA

Somakatoligon: Art and Mind Physics Symposium

Syracuse University Press
Syracuse, NY

“Scattered Like Seeds”
Book by Shaw Dallal
Book Jacket Design by Donald Burgy and Biz Stone

1999

Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston, MA

Friezes
Lecture/Performance

 

2000

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Information and Visual Language Lecture

Abbott Memorial Theater
Waltham, MA

Voice Over
“How I Learned to Drive”
A Play by Paulo Vogel

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Creative New Media and the World Wide Web Symposium
Information and Visual Language Lecture

First Night International
14th Annual Conference
Weston Hotel
Boston, MA

Founders Panel
Statement and Event

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

Art and Science
“Connection Idea”

2001

List Arts Center
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Five Ideas
Live Event, Website and Mailings

Three Abreast Sitcom
World Wide Web

Performance of Character: “Mr. Gerrity”

The International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations
Rutgers University
Newark, NJ

“The Foresight of 25 Francis Road”

Hendricks Farm
Cape Breton Island, Canada

Geoffrey Hendricks’ 70th Birthday
“Prepositions”

2002

Camden Arts Center
London, England

Statement About Douglas Huebler’s Basketball Piece
Variable Piece #46, 1971

Empty Set Gallery
Pittsfield, MA

The Paper Show: Five Drawings
“The Three, The Tree, and The Well”

2003

Comparative Civilizations Review
No. 48, Spring 2003

Review of Paper:
Nikolai Roerich: East Meets West in a Landscape Painter

Copley Society Gallery
Boston, MA

The Cyber Arts Festival
“Invisible Ideas” Series
Collaboration with Nature and Inquiry
“Vision Beyond the Horizon”
A Walk Down Commonwealth Avenue
PDA/GPS Event/Website

Mobius Artists Space
Boston, MA

Mobius 25
“A Collection of Images to Consider a Question”
Performance and Drawing Collection Hand-out

University of Massachusetts
Boston, MA

“Vision Beyond the Horizon”
Lecture

Smart Worlds
Cambridge, MA

Voice Over for Promo Video

Smith College
Northampton, MA

Review of Course for Commonwealth:
“Teaching of Art”
Cathy Topal, Instructor

2004

Art Interactive
Cambridge, MA

Participatory Democracy
Narrator/Host Video

Comparative Civilizations Review
No. 51, Fall 2004

Article:
“Reading Europe’s Paleolithic Writing”

 

2005

Empty Set Gallery
Pittsfield, MA

The Paper Show 2: Connection Idea

Comparative Civilizations Review
No. 53, Fall 2005

Article:
“Reading Europe’s Paleolithic Writing”

2006

Ravi Jain
Internet Blog

Drive Time
Played Role of “Dr. B”

Axiom Gallery
Cambridge, MA

Symbiosis
“Reading Homo Erectus Engraving”

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA

Harris Barron Birthday T-shirt/Invitation:
Available online prior to the event so participants could wear T-shirt to the event

2007

Comparative Civilizations Review
No. 56, Spring 2007

Article:
“Reading Europe’s Paleolithic Writing”

The Getty Research Institute
Los Angeles, CA

“Sound Drawings”
Douglas Huebler and Donald Burgy
Sound Recording for Internet Radio

Editions Mix, Publisher
Paris, France

Art Conceptuel:
Une Entologie de la Litterature
11 pieces published from “Art Ideas for the Year 4000”
Book by Donald Burgy

2008

Axiom Gallery
Boston, MA

Collision 13 Exhibit Critic

Commission by Dr. W. Michael Bryant
Sarasota, FL

Watercolor:
“The Fires of Aurignacia 32,000 Years B.C.”

Sainsbury Center for the Visual Arts
University of East Anglia
Norwich, England

“On Location”
Order Idea, Rock #5

 

2010

Comparative Civilizations Review
No. 62, Spring 2010

Article:
“A Symbol in the Ceiling Mural in the Cave of Altamira”

artscience.org

“Orders of Magnitude”

2011

GLIMPSE Issue #7, Text
glimpsejournal.com

Article:
“Reading Europe’s Paleolithic Writing”

Provincetown Conservation Trust
Provincetown, MA

Appearances:
Provincetown Green Arts Festival

artscience.org

“A Pair of Connected Galaxies”

saint-lucy.com (view)

“Death Blowing Bubbles”

2012

Churner & Churner
New York City, NY

“Project Inc., Revisited”

2013

Hunter College Art Galleries
New York City, NY

“Open Work in Latin America, New York & Beyond: Conceptualism Reconsidered, 1967-1978”

Eco-Arts Festival
Provincetown, MA

Appearances 2013

Democracy Center
Cambridge, MA

Evolver - HiveMind

Museum of Science
Boston, MA

Lecture

Brian George Salon
Roxbury, MA

.

2014

Centre de Culture Contemporaine
Montpellier, France

“Last News From the Ether”

Eco-Arts Festival
Provincetown, MA

Appearances 2014

Brian George Salon
Roxbury, MA

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Les Presses du réel (Livre)
Paris, France

“Une Traduction d’une Langue en une Autre”
by Sébastien Pluot

 

2015

Eco-Arts Festival
Provincetown, MA

Appearances 2015

Brian George Salon
Roxbury, MA

Lecture

Noguchi Museum
Long Island City, NY

“Museum of Stones”

The Art Guys
Houston, TX

“Please Disbelieve”
Performance

Aporeia
Arnhem, Netherlands

“Name Idea #1”

2016

Eco-Arts Festival
Provincetown, MA

Appearances 2016
“Biophoton Space”

Brian George Salon
Roxbury, MA

Invisible Art