Educations
2013 - 2015 | MFA in Visual Art | Columbia University, New York - USA
2009 - 2012 | MA in Communication| Université du Québec, Montréal - Canada
2006 - 2009 | BFA in Visual Art and New Media | Université du Québec, Montréal - Canada

Awards
2019 | MASS MoCA | Artist in Residency | Research project (USA) - upcoming -
2018 | CCA | Canada Council for the Art | Art Abroad Residency Program - Research project (Canada/USA)
2018 | New York Art Residency Studio (NARS) Foundation Fellowship | NARS International residency (USA)
2015 | Tropical 9/Lasalle College | Research & travelling | USA - Singapore
2015 | Morty Frank Fellowship | Research & travelling - Artist grant (USA - Italy)
2014 | TOMS fellowship - Columbia University | Visual Arts Scholarships (USA)
2013 | CALQ | Quebec Arts and Letters Council – Vivacité Montréal (Canada)
2013 | SODEC | Société de développement des entreprises culturelles - Production grant (Canada)
2012 | SOMA | Residency grant (Mexico)
2012 | CALQ | Quebec Arts and Letters Council | Travel Grant (Canada/Mexico)
2011 | CALQ | Quebec Arts and Letters Council – Vivacité Montréal (Canada)
2011 | UQAM | Mention of excellence for my master thesis project (Canada)
2011 | FARE - UQAM | Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement (Canada)
2011 | MELJQ | Travel grant for research residency in Europe (Canada/Iceland)
2010 | OQAJ | Travel grant for research residency in Latin America (Canada/Uruguay)
2011 | MELJQ | Stipend and accommodation for research residency in Latin America (Uruguay)

•Exhibitions (selected):
2018 | NARS Foundation - Sixteen Memo curated by Vanessa Kowalski, Brooklyn, NY
2018 | NARS Foundation - Open Studio Fall Resident Artist, Brooklyn, NY
2017 | VIVA! 2017, VIVA! Art Action, Montreal, QC
2016 | Outside Text, CMU Art Center, curated by Ubatsat Sutta, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2016 | Coban’s Challenge III - 2nd fight - October 29, 2016, Coban MUAY THAI CAMP, New York, NY
2016 | Fantastic Art China, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
2015 | Tropical lab 9, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICAS), Singapore, SG
2015 | Floating Point curated by Paddy Johnson, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, NY
2015 | Columbia MFA Thesis show curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York, NY
2015 | Columbia University MFA Open Studio, Prentis Hall, New York, NY
2014 | Columbia Visual Arts 1st Year show curated by Deborah Cullen, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, New York, NY
2014 | Networking Tips for Shy People, 200 Livingston St., Brooklyn, NY
2013 | PRAXIS Art Actuel - Bloc 7 | Performance and Installation | St. Thérèse, Canada
2013 | Art Souterrain – Guy Favreau | Installation (coll.: N. Demers) | Montréal, Canada
2012 | HEXAGRAM Montreal - Arc-PHONO | Sound performance | Montreal, Canada
2012 | SOMA – Open Studio | Kinetic Sculpture Prototype | Mexico city, Mexico
2012 | Espace F - Emerging artists | “Kinetic” Installation | Matane, Canada
2011 | Petaluma Arts Center - Fire & Ice | Curators: B.Micmaker, M.Schwager | Petaluma, USA
2011 | Bakkaskali - Raflost 2011 | Electronic art festival | Reykjavík, Iceland
2010 | Galerie Les Territoires - Lecture de Portefolio | Collective exhibition | Montréal, Canada
2010 | Galerie Art Mûr - Complot 7: Déjà Vu | Collective exhibition (catalogue) | Montréal, Canada
2009 | Chat des Artistes - Du pain et des jeux | Collective exhibition (catalogue) | Montréal, Canada
2009 | Galerie de l’UQÀM - Passage à découvert | Collective exhibition (catalogue) | Montréal, Canada
2008 | Galerie de l’UQÀM - Paramètre 2008 | Collective exhibition | Montréal, Canada

•Lectures and workshops:
2018 | NARS - artist talk | NARS Foundation | Brooklyn, New York
2017 | Train Easy Fight Sleazy – Workshop | Galerie Verticale | Laval, Canada
2012 | Sound archive and visual phonography – lecture | Hexagram UQAM | Montreal, Canada
2012 | R.A.T. Intercambio – workshop | Puerta Mitla 15 | Mexico City, Mexico
2011 | Icelandic Festival of Electronic Arts – lecture | Iceland academy of the arts | Reykjavik, Iceland
2011 | 10e colloque interuniversitaire en communication – lecture | Université du Québec à Montréal | Montréal, Canada

•Residencies and research:
2018 | Fall season | NARS Foundation | Brooklyn, New York | 52 days
2017 | Looking for Son Wu Kong | Research & Exploration | Beijing, China | 14 days
2016 | Coban MTC llc | Preliminary Research & Exploration on Muay Thai | New York, NY | 240 days
2015 | The LAND | Artist Residency | Chiang Mai, Thailand | 11 days
2015 | Tropical 9 - Lasalle College | Artist Residency | Singapore, Malaysia | 15 days
2013 | Bloc 7 - Praxis – Objet transitoire | Artist Residency (coll.: J. Champagne) | St.Thérèse, Canada | 63 days
2012 | SOMA Summer program 2012 | Artist Residency | Mexico City, Mexico | 41 days
2012 | R.A.T. Intercambio | Artist Residency | Mexico City, Mexico | 41 days
2011 | UNESCO Chair of bioethics and human rights | Workshop | Roma, Italia | 3 days
2011 | Gamli Skóli - Old School Arthouse | Artist Residency | Hrísey, Iceland | 32 days
2010 | Universidad Católica del Uruguay | Seminars | Montevideo, Uruguay & Buenos Aires, Argentina | 59 days
2010 | From Tokyo to Saigon | Field Work | Tokyo, Bangkok, Siem Riep, Phnom Penh, Saigon | 52 days

•Press:
2017 | Boivin, Jade | Viva Art Action 2017 - ESSE | http://esse.ca/fr/viva-art-action-2017 | Montreal, Canada
2015 | Neo, Richard | Hour at the Museum - Strait Time | www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/hour-at-the-museum-5 | SG
2014 | Champagne, Julien | Praxis - Bloc 7: Objets transitoires | Bloc 7 - Blog | St-Thérèse, Canada
2014 | Lessard, Denis | Praxis - Bloc 7: Objets transitoires | Bloc 7 | St-Thérèse, Canada
2011 | Andersen, Anna | Wish upon a man wearing Christmas lights | Reykjavik Grapevine | Reykjavik, Islande
2010 | Delgado, Jérôme | Pièges et complots | Le Devoir | Montréal, Canada
2010 | Lhoste, Vincente | “Pique-Nique” | Complot 7: Déjà Vu | Montréal, Canada
2009 | Côté, Mario & Gilbert, Jean-Pierre | Maître Jean-Pierre Mott’s | Passage à découvert 2009 | Montréal, Canada
2008 | Golder, Gabriela (Argentine) | “Jadis...” | DVD_Future_02: 2008 | Montréal, Canada

•Publication:
2013 | Master Thesis | M.A. in Communication - International development | Université of Québec in Montréal
Gingham & Swastika: Essay on the symbolic imaginary of the Khmer Rouge through the case of Brother Duch.

Biography

Jean-Pierre Abdelrohman Mot is a Visual Artist of Cambodian origin born and raised in the French speaking east part of Montreal who is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He is a conceptual artist with an eclectic body of work which often incorporate but is not limited to in-situ creations, found objects, kinetic sculpture, performances, hacking and a distinct affinity for discarded corrugated cardboard. He obtained a BFA from the University of Quebec in Montreal in Visual and Media Art in 2009 and graduated with an MFA in Visual Art in New Genre from Columbia University in New York in 2015. His work has been shown in Montreal, New York, California, Mexico, Iceland, Bangkok and Singapore. As an emerging artist he received many recognition both locally and internationally. Recently, hot of the press, he received a fellowship from the NARS Foundation, will be an artist in residence at MASS MoCA and was the recipient of a grant from the Canada Council for the Art.

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