Born in 1981 in Dumaguete City, Philippines
Lives and works in Manila, Philippines



-  LUX Associate Artists Programme, London

-  MFA in Art Practice, Goldsmiths, University of London

-  BFA in Sculpture, The University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts

solo shows

OUTBOUND, a series of site-specific projects commissioned by National Gallery Singapore [forthcoming]

-  carlier | gebauer, Berlin

-  West Bund Art & Design (with Perrotin), Shanghai
-  Ibid. Projects, Los Angeles
-  Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
-  Silverlens, Manila

-  Perrotin, Hong Kong
-  Ibid. Projects, London

-  carlier | gebauer, Berlin

-  Silverlens, Singapore and Manila

Art Statements, Art Basel 44 (with Silverlens), Basel

Untitled (Celestial Motors), Silverlens, Manila

Echo Studies, Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center, University of the Philippines, Manila

Y’a le feu au lac ("There’s Fire on the Lake"), curated by Adeena Mey, Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Place d’Armes / Rue de l’Indépendance, Cully, Switzerland

Grave Findings: A Reclamation Project by Maria Taniguchi, curated by Joselina Cruz, Lopez Museum and Library, Manila

group shows

-  The 5th Dhaka Art Summit | Seismic Movements | Spatial Movements, curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt, Ruxmini Reckvana Q Choudhury and Teresa Albor, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
-  Construction of Truths, curated by Joselina Cruz, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila

-  La última de las tribus ("The Last of the Tribes"), curated by Viviana Kuri, Museo de Arte de Zapopan (MAZ), Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
-  Tomorrow, Selections from The Permanent Collection, Live Forever Foundation, Taichung, Taiwan
-  SPECTROSYNTHESIS IIExposure of Tolerance: LGBTQ in Southeast Asia, curated by Chatvichai Promadhattavedi, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok (in collaboration with Sunpride Foundation)
-  The 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Xiaoyu Weng, Ural Optical and Mechanical Plant, Ekaterinburg, Russia
-  Who Writes?, curated by Jo Ying Peng, Galería OMR, Mexico City
-  The Empathy Lab, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
Survived!, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
-  Blood and Soil: Dark Arts for Dark Times, curated by Anders Kreuger and Julija Fomina, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
-  Primary Drives, Silverlens, Manila

-  The 15th Visayas Islands Visual Arts Exhibition and Conference (VIVA EXCON 2018) | Bisan tubig di magbalon ("Don't Even Bring Water"), curatorial direction by Green Papaya Art Projects, Civic Center, Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines
-  The 12th Gwangju Biennale | Imagined Borders | Imagined Nations / Modern Utopias, curated by Clara Kim, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, Gwangju, South Korea
In Search of Southeast Asia through the M+ Collections, curated by Pauline J. Yao and Shirley Surya, M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong
These Painter’s Painters, ROH Projects, Jakarta
-  joségarcía, mx hosting Taka Ishii Gallery, Condo Mexico, Mexico City
-  Art Patrons, Qiao Space and Tank Shanghai Project Space, Shanghai
-  The 21st Biennale of Sydney | SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement, curated by Mami Kataoka, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Choruses, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong (in collaboration with Silverlens)
Richard Mosse | Maria Taniguchi, The Museum of Modern Art Gunma, Gunma, Japan
Anarchéologie, curated by Marcella Lista, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Marching in Circles, curated by Robin Peckham, Long March Space, Beijing
Almost There, curated by Patrick D. Flores and Kyongfa Che, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, Manila (in collaboration with The Japan Foundation Asia Center)
Damage Control, Ibid. Projects, Los Angeles
Translación, curated by Gary-Ross Pastrana, Silverlens, Manila

Afterwork, curated by Freya Chou, Cosmin Costinas, Inti Guerrero, and Qinyi Lim, in dialogue with Rahel Joseph and Azzad Diah, ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (in collaboration with Para Site)
-  The 44th Salón Nacional de Artistas, curated by Víctor Albarracín, Inti Guerrero and Guillermo Vanegas, Pereira, Colombia
Sriwhana Spong and Maria Taniguchi: Oceanic Feeling, curated by Susan Gibb, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Singapore, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
AMP, ROH Projects, Jakarta
Judea, curated by Arin Runjang, West Den Haag, The Haag
Apeirophobia / Aporia, curated by Sohrab Mohebbi and Miljohn Ruperto, Human Resources, Los Angeles
Business as Usual (The Day After Ground Zero), Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
Histories of a Vanishing Present: A Prologue, curated by Cesar Garcia with Kris Kuramitsu, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles
Afterwork, curated by Freya Chou, Cosmin Costinas, Inti Guerrero, and Qinyi Lim, Para Site, Hong Kong
With Institutions Like These..., curated by Victor Wang and Alex Meurice, Averard Hotel, London
RIVIERA Prologo Bookshop, curated by Dallas and Caterina Riva, Istituto Svizzero, Milan
GLOBALE: New Sensorium | Exiting from Failures of Modernization, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

-  The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8), Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
-  The 2nd HUGO BOSS ASIA ART | Award for Emerging Asian Artists, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
The Vexed Contemporary, curated by Joselina Cruz, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila
TOWER, Ibid. Projects, London
Reverence and Reproach: Modernist Legacies in Contemporary Film and Video, Tate Britain (screening)
Missing Links: Video, Moving Images and Time-based Works from Southeast Asia, curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok
Sights and Sounds: Global Film and VideoPhilippines, The Jewish Museum, New York

Michael Van den Abeele, Fora Hauser, Maria Taniguchi, Ibid. Projects, London
Stick Up ,Don’t Move, Smile (Reinventing Black, 1957 to Today), curated by Nilo Ilarde, Finale Art File, Manila
Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art After Identity Politics, curated by Anders Kreuger and Nav Haq, Museum of Contemporary Art (M HKA), Antwerp
Market Forces—Erasure: From Conceptualism to Abstraction, curated by Charles Mereweather, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong (in collaboration with School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong)
The Bold Sopranos, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong (in collaboration with Silverlens)
Material Memory, curated by Valentina Suma, Fluxia, Milan

HIWAR | Conversations in Amman, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Darat al Funun—The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan
The Midnight Marriage, Silverlens, Manila
The Philippine Contemporary: To Scale the Past and the Possible, curated by Patrick D. Flores, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila

Without a Murmur, curated by Joselina Cruz, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila
A Reader of Materials and a Writer of Forms, curated by Lucy MacDonald, MOT International, Brussels
The Porous Border, curated by Gary-Ross Pastrana, Art Gallery g23, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok
Ley Hunting, Silverlens, Manila
Adam Avikainen | Maria Taniguchi: Rambler's Association, Artspace Aotearoa, Auckland
DETROIT, LUX Associate Artists Program, London (screening)

Young London, curated by Adam Thomas and Tara Cranswick, V22 Collection, London
+Pyramid: Bea Camacho | Maria Taniguchi, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila
Performing Pinoy. Video e identidad cultural en Filipinas: 1999–2009, curated by Juan Guardiola, CaixaForum, Barcelona (screening)
Complete and Unabridged: A Survey of Philippine Conceptualism, Part II, curated by Ringo Bunoan, Isabel Ching and Gary-Ross Pastrana, Osage Gallery (Kwun Tong), Hong Kong
JUMP CUT: Dialectic Dream, curated by Caterina Riva, The Barber Shop, Lisbon
Roving Eye: Film and Video Works from Southeast Asia, curated by Joselina Cruz, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

SLIP Sensor (Part II): Laura Buckley | Maria Taniguchi | Adam Thompson, Cell Project Space, London
Material/Parallel: Bea Camacho | Maria Taniguchi, Galleria Duemila, Manila
Pyramid: Bea Camacho | Maria Taniguchi, curated by David Chan, Osage Gallery (Soho), Hong Kong
Latitudes—Encounters with the Philippines, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan
Homestay, curated by David Chan, Osage Gallery, Shanghai
No Soul for Sale: A Festival of Independents, Tate Modern, London (with Green Papaya Art Projects) 

Lost in Your Eyes / Foreign Correspondent: Aoife Collins, Maria Taniguchi and Signals, curated by Caterina Riva, FormContent, London
Flexible Aura (with Supercream), curated by Byeon Hyun-joo and Christine Takengny, Brain Factory, Seoul
Hangover Square: Maria Taniguchi | Lena Cobangbang, Mag:net Gallery (Ayala), Manila
-  Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show, University of London
Uncommon Sense (trauma, interrupted, too), curated by Flaudette May Datuin, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Manila
boyleANDshaw Art Salon Project 4, curated by Elea Himmelsbach, Artprojx Space, London
3 Young Contemporaries, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

FUTURAMANILA, Osage Gallery, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, and Singapore
Galleon Trade: Bay Area Now 5, curated by Jenifer Wofford, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Happy Endings, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila

The Sedimentation of the Mind is a Jumbled Museum, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, Manila
Conflict Resolutions, Future Prospects Art Space, Manila

SENI Singapore 2004: Art & the Contemporary | Home Fronts (with Big Sky Mind), curated by Ahmad Mashadi, Singapore Art Museum
Cancelled Metaphors Part I, The Art Center, Manila
Configured Drawings, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Manila

Biennial Sculpture Symposium + Exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
Under Construction, Big Sky Mind, Manila

public collections

-  The Burger Collection, Hong Kong
-  K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai
-  Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco and Paris
-  M+ Museum, Hong Kong
-  Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
-  Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
-  Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing
-  Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
-  Taguchi Art Collection, Tokyo


-  The 2nd Hugo Boss Asia Art Award for Emerging Asian Artists, Shanghai

-  Ateneo Art Awards, Manila

-  Ateneo Art Awards, Manila


-  Khalid Shoman Foundation, Darat Al Funun, Amman, Jordan

-  Artspace Aotearoa, Auckland

-  Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore

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