Zabo Chabiland

Born in 1968 in France.

1987 / 1989 - Studied at the International Center of Photography

and at the International Sculpture Center of New York.

1986 / 2003 -  Lived and worked in New York

2003 / 2005 - Paris

Since 2005 - Berlin

Solo Shows

“Now what tour” Wstbnd (with Kevin Morrison) Ida Schmid Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A. 2016

Wasteband (with Kevin Morrison) Stattberlin, Berlin, Germany. 2012

“Void Haus” (6 months residencie) Haus1, Berlin, Germany. 2011

Panorama Galerie Berlin, Germany. 2006

Aqua Galerie (with A.J. Gailla) Berlin, Germany. 2007

Art Week Antwerpen, Belgium. 2005

Martha Schneider Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A. 1998

Paris Photo Galerie Esther Woerdehoff Paris, France.1997

Galerie Esther Woerdehoff Paris, France. 1993

South East Museum of Photography, Florida, U.S.A. 1992

Group Shows

MMXIX El Rapto d’Europa (APte) TKP Barcelona, Spain. 2019

Moon Light Mer  Cabanoun (Frédérique Blanc-Règne) Marseille France. 2019

La Cabane Georgina (Elena Costelian) Marseille, France. 2017

"Ungemütlich IV" (Frederic Krauke) L’Oriel Marseille, France 2017

Manhattan... I could only dream it! The Secret Studio New York, NY, U.S.A. 2016

Painted Lives Anti Matter Quick Check, Berlin, Germany. 2016

"               Beware of the holy whore" Ida Schmid (Jen DeNike) New York, NY, U.S.A. 2016

                "Exhibit" Glogauair (Delphine Marinier) Berlin, Germany. 2015

"Die Sünde der Wissenschaft" 500 years Anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius

(Dominique Brancher) Basel University Library, Switzerland. 2014

International Festival of Photography Photo Visa, Krasnodar, Russia. 2014

                 Face off, Taichung City, Taiwan. 2013

                 Mystic Art Festival Magdeburg, Germany. 2013

                 “Siga o cuelho branco” Centro Cultural Germanico, Icarai Brazil. 2013

                 "Traum vetter" Balhaus Pankow, Berlin, Germany. 2012

                 Forgoten Bar Project Berlin, Germany. 2010

Kabinettschrank des Doktor W. Bar 25 Berlin (Hannes Gruber) Germany. 2010

DMY International Design festival Berlin, Germany. 2010

Illiterate, Denver, U.S.A. 2010

BHC Kollektiv, Berlin, Germany. 2010

GDK Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 2008

Wallywoods Galerie (Paul Woods) Berlin, Germany. 2007

Circus of books, Los Angeles, U.S.A. 2007

"Corpo e Identidade” Encontros da Imagem, Braga (Rui Prata) Portugal. 2006

L'épicerie (Gaité Lyrique hors les murs) Paris, France. 2004

"Human form" Gallery Sink, Denver, U.S.A. 2001

Mode bus "time scan", Vienna, Austria. 1999

Encontros da Imagem Praga (Rui Prata) Portugal. 1998

Barbara Brathen Gallery New York (Maynard Monroe) U.S.A. 1995

"Presence" The Photographers Gallery (David Chandler) London, G.B. 1993

Illivisibility A.B. Galerie, Paris, France. 1992

Eigen + Art Gallery (with Ozzi Ozwald) New York, U.S.A. 1991

Nikon Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland. 1988

Final exhibition, ICP, New York, U.S.A. 1988





El Rapto del suenos de Europa (Live) XV Jornada International de Performances,TKP, Barcelona, Spain. 2019

Elbow in Sea (Live) Moon Light Mer Cabanoun La  Busquae, Sormiou, Marseille France.2019

DDR DPRK Tragheit (Live) "Ungemütlich VI" (Frederic Krauke) Forum Factory , Berlin, Germany. 2019

Elbow in C (Live) Mess festival, Berlin, Germany. 2019.

Brazilian Nightmare (Live) Fiftypercent magazine, Sameheads, Berlin, Germany. 2019

Brazilian Nightmare (Live) Forum Factory (Mina Buker) Berlin, Germany. 2018

Piano Stripes for 36 hands Launching of Mots Slow #5 (Jerome Carsenti) Gru_nd Berlin.2018

Sleeping Odyssey (Live) Piano Stripes for 32 hands (Live) Jeune Création (Elena Costelian) Beaux Arts de Paris, France. 2018

Sleeping Odyssey (Live) Noiselab festival (Pit Ruge) Teufelsberg, Berlin, Germany 2018.

Sleeping Odyssey (Live) Hotel Kosmos (Nicolas Moulin) Hochparterre Berlin Germany. 2017

Piano Stripes for 32 hands "Ungemütlich V" (Frederic Krauke) Wilner Brauerei Berlin Germany. 2017

Wasteband (Live) "Burdel" (Jemek Jemowit) Sameheads Berlin Germany. 2017

Elbow in C  "The spectacular fest" Urban Spree( Berlin, Germany. 2017

World Wide Waste (A night of extravaganza organised by Wasteband) Gru_nd, Berlin Germany. 2017

Piano Strike (Video) & Elbow in C (Live)  Blago Bung 11 (Patrice Lerochereuil) Emily Harvey Foundation New York, U.S.A.  2016

Nothing else mattress (with Nicolas Puyjalon) Ida Schmid Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A. 2016

Piano Strike (Video) Ungemütlich, L’embobineuse, Marseille, France 2016

Nothing else mattress (with Nicolas Puyjalon) Performance Festival Interval 8 Cologne, 2016

Piano Strike (Video) DAF Festival, Geneva, Switzerland. 2016

Elbow in C (Live) MAD Maison Rouge, Paris, France 2015

Nothing else mattress (with Nicolas Puyjalon) Month of Performance Berlin, 2015

Voiding performance (with Kevin Morrison and Pauline Payen) “Exhibit” (Delphine Marinier) Glogauair, Berlin, Germany. 2015

Elbow in C (Live) Atelier KSR  Nicolas Puyjalon) Berlin, Germany. 2014

Elbow in C (Live) Atonal Festival Berlin, Germany. 2013

Piano Strike ( Live) Ungemütlich III (Frederic Krauke) Shift, Berlin, Germany. 2013

Voiding Performance with Kevin Morrison, Duve Gallery, Berlin, 2013

1X1 (Video) Blago Bung 8 (Patrice Lerochereuil) Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, U.S.A.  2013

                 Elbow in C (Live) Balhaus Pankow, Berlin, Germany. 2012

                 Piano Wrist (Video) Materia Prima,  Naherholung Sternchen Berlin, Germany. 2012

                 Elbow in C ( Live) White Lodge Berlin, Germany. 2012

Elbow in C ( Live) Butt and Better Festival Berlin, Grünau, Germany. 2012

Piano Sleep  Hunger International Performance Festival (Open space) Berlin, Germany. 2011

Piano Sleep Occulto Fest, Loophole, Berlin, Germany. 2011

Diverse Universe International Performance (Open space) Festival Berlin, Germany. 2010

Piano Sleep  Kranhalle, Berlin, Germany. 2010

Elbow in C (Video) Forgotten Bar Project Berlin (Hannes Gruber) Germany. 2010

Scream OM loud! Something Happened on the Way to... (Hannes Gruber) Berlin, Germany. 2009

Elbow in C (Live) Wallywoods (Paul Woods) Galerie, Berlin, Germany. 2008

Wasteband (with Kevin Morrison) La Generale, Paris, France. 2005

Wasteband (with Kevin Morrison) Cave Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A. 1998

Wasteband (with Kevin Morrison) Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A. 1998


              “Watewah” Sleeping Odyssey, Sunatra space division of Grautag records. 2019


Mot Slow (Jerome Karsenti) 2018 / Kiosk N°82 (with Kevin Morrison) 2016 / Mot Slow (Jerome Karsenti) 2014

Omen mag #9 (Marcus Leatherdale) 2012 / Playboy Magazine 2004 / Vogue 2003 /  WE Magazine 2003 / Encontros da Imagem 1998

Paris Photo 1997 / “Sleep” by Robert Peacock 2000 / “Presence” The Photographer’s Gallery London (David Chandler) 1993.

Art news. Nov 1993 / Opus Magazine. Jan 1990






Smart Museum of the University of Chicago, U.S.A.

Museo da Imagems, Braga, Portugal.

Private Collections in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, USA, Australia and China.