Lives in New York (United States), lives in Amsterdam (Netherlands).
Jill Magid was born in 1973. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In 2001-2002 she was a resident at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. She studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Masters of Science in Visual Studies (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1998-2000) and at Cornell University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Ithaca, New York, 1991-1995).
Her solo exhibitions include: A Reasonable Man In A Box, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2010); Objects To Be Handed Over or Destroyed, Yvon Lambert, New York (2009); The Thicker the Glass, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (2009); Authority to Remove, Tate Modern, London (2009); Article 12, Stroom and The AVID (The Secret Service of the Netherlands), The Hague, Netherlands (2008); With Full Consent, Gagosian Gallery, New York (2007); Thin Blue Lines, Centre D'Arte Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain (2007).
>'I Can Burn Your Face', neon, transformers, 2005 @Stroom, Den Haag, 2008
>intallation view with 'I Can Burn Your Face', neon, transformers, 2005 @Stroom, Den Haag, 2008
>Shot from 'the Capitol Steps' (A work in progress)
>Jill Magid, One Cycle of Memory in the City of L, 2004.Book, ink, paper, 21 x 14.5 cm, 100 p, language: English, publisher: South Korea: Jill Magid/Icheon Women Artists' Biennale, Self-Publishing, ISBN: N/A.
>Jill Magid, Lincoln Ocean Victor Eddy, 2007.Book, ink, paper, Copy, with permission by the artist, of the book that is out of print, 54 p., language : English, colophon on the back side.
>Jill Magid, Lincoln Ocean Victor Eddy, 2007.Book, ink, paper, 21 x 14.6 cm, 64 p, language: English, publisher: Self-Published, ISBN: N/A.
>Jill Magid, Becoming Tarden, 2010.Book, ink, paper, 20.8 x 13.4 cm, 181 p, language: English, publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota: Print Craft, ISBN: N/A.
>Jill Magid, Failed States, 2012.Book, ink, paper, 20.6 x 14.5 cm, 129 p, language: English, publisher: Hasselt/Los Angeles/Bucharest/Stockholm: Z33/Honor Fraser Gallery/Bucharest Biennial 5/Romanian Cultural Institute of Stockholm, ISBN: 9781935662044.
> Exhibition: Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up Bookstore). 28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.
> Exhibition: THE BOOK LOVERS - A Project about Artist Novels. 25 January 2013 - 09 March 2013.
> Exhibition: The Preparation of the Novel (Book Lovers 5.0). 18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.
> Exhibition: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE ARTWORK BECOMES A NOVEL?. 07 December 2012 - 21 April 2013.
> Ensemble: The Book Lovers.