Image of Jason Jaworski by Luis Mendoza

BIO

Jason Jaworski (b. 1987) is a writer, photographer and artist best known for his intimate portraits, sprawling textworks, large scale performance projects, and deeply personal artist books, all of which have been published and shown in numerous exhibitions around the world, along with having been performed privately to persons as wide ranging as Ringo Starr and Werner Herzog. His 2015 solo exhibition, Thinking Of You, was nominated for an ICP Infinity Award in the arts category, while an artist book he created to accompany the exhibition was chosen as one of the top ten photobooks of the year by 10x10 Photobooks. Recently, his artist book Inshallah was nominated for the 2017 MACK First Book Award. He also runs SSK Press.

CONTACT / SCHEDULE

studio@jason-jaworski.com

LOS ANGELES: January 1 - January 29
NEW YORK: January 29 - February 5
LOS ANGELES: February - Late March
SAN DIEGO: March 16 - March 21
SAN FRANCISCO: March 23 - March 26
TANZANIA (Eyasi Region): April - May
LOS ANGELES: June - Mid September
NEW YORK: September 20 - October 7
SOUTHWEST / NAVAJO NATION: October 17 - October 28
NEW YORK: October 30 - November 12
BALI / TAIWAN: November 13 - November 26
NEW YORK: November 27 - Mid December
NY to LA (DRIVE): December

Selected Press

2016 – PHOT(O)LIA – Two Winters Long By Jason Jaworski
2016 – Collector Daily – Jason Jaworski, Two Winters Long (Photobook Review)
2016 – Notes On Doing – Audio Interview: Jason Jaworski, Photographer, Writer, Artist
2016 – LPV Show – Audio Interview / Feature: Season 3, Episode 25 - Jason Jaworski
2016 – Lamono Magazine – Interview / Feature: Jason Jaworski, Awakening Unexpected Encounters
2015 – Mana Contemporary – Video: Mana Spotlight - Jason Jaworski & bookdummypress
2015 – VICE Media – Our Favorite Photos of 2015
2015 – VICE Magazine – Vol. 22, Issue 12 – Cover
2015 – VICE Magazine – Vol. 22, Issue 12 – Full Bleed: Labyrinth
2015 – Juxtapoz Magazine – Jason Jaworski's Thinking Of You @ Mana Contemporary
2014 – Opening Ceremony – Interview: A Zine Master’s Travels

CV

Honors
2017 – MACK First Book Award Nominee
2016 – ICP Infinity Award Nominee – Art
2015 – Top 10 Photobooks of 2015 – 10X10Photobooks / Photobookstore.co.uk

Selected Solo / Group Exhibitions
2017
Being Modern: MoMA in Paris (Participation in The Newsstand), Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
Focus Photography, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
Hamburger Eyes: Some Things I Left Behind, Super Deluxe, Los Angeles

2016
Focus Photography, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
The Newsstand @ La Rosa Social Club, Alldayeveryday Project Space, Los Angeles
Hamburger Eyes: The Continuing Story Of Life On Earth, Kunstverein München, Munich
Working Tables: ADWAZ, Bookdummypress Gallery, New York
SAK PASÉ, Bookdummypress Gallery, New York

2015
Focus Photography, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
Bibliagora, The Farmstand Gallery, San Francisco
Thinking Of You, The Bookdummypress Gallery at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City
Mysticism, Root Studios, New York
Ocean of Images: New Photography (Participation in The Newsstand), MoMA, New York
What A Time To Be Alive, Sunday Gallery, Los Angeles
Hamburger Eyes: Cybernetics, Slow Culture, Los Angeles

2014
Artist Books & Cookies, Ooga Twooga & 356 S. Mission, Los Angeles
Even my mum can make a book, Apartment Project, Istanbul

2013
1000 Miles - Installation, MacArthur Park, Los Angeles
Rome Alone - Installation, Ruifeng Night Market, Kaohsiung
Sea - Installation, Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City

2012
Light Leaves light leaves - Installation, Seward Park, New York
I Miss My Mother - Installation, The Junction at Narwhal Projects, Toronto
An Old Living Room - Installation, Art & Council at The Barker Hangar, Los Angeles

2011
Die Junge Die Young, Noise Pop Culture Club, San Francisco
Oniomania, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles

Selected Lectures (L) / Workshops (W) / Signings (S)
2017 – Haine & Ishoko, MoMA PS1 (S)
2017 – Inshallah, Focus Photography, MOCA, Los Angeles (S)
2016 – Adwaz, Lidè Foundation, Haiti (W)
2016 – Thinking Of You, Focus Photography, MOCA, Los Angeles (S)
2015 – Circles & Squares, Tiny Toones NGO, Phnom Penh (W)
2015 – Thinking Of You, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City (L / S)
2015 – Labyrinth, MoMA PS1, New York (S)
2015 – Each Mind Matters, SLO Mental Health Clinic, San Luis Obispo (L / W)

Selected Artist Books
2017 – HAINE
2017 – ISHOKO
2017 – MNI WICONI
2017 – N'AP BOULE
2017 – Inshallah - إن شاء الله
2016 – SAK PASÉ
2016 – ADWAZ
2016 – Two Winters Long
2015 – Thinking Of You
2015 – Labyrinth
2014 – SEA
2013 – Rome Alone
2013 – 1000 MILES
2012 – Between Me & You
2011 – Never Come Morning
2010 – A Thousand Words (Vol. VII-X)
2009 – A Thousand Words (Vol. IV-VI)
2008 – A Thousand Words (Vol. I-III)
2007 – From Here To There
2006 – Changra & Sundii

Collections
Blank Paper Escuela Library – Madrid
Franklin Furnace Archive – New York
Fundación Alumnos47 Artist Book Collection – Mexico City
International Center of Photography Library – New York
Kasseler Fotografie Festival gUG – Kassel
La Bibliothèque de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles – Arles
MOCA Library – Los Angeles
MoMA Library – New York
School of Visual Arts Library – New York
University of the Arts – London