CRITICAL REVIEW


BIOGRAPHY

(București, 1954)

Academic Studies:
1975-1983 - Institute of Fine Arts, Bucharest;

Professional activity:
1990 - Co-founder of subREAL, cooperation until 1993;
2001-2007 - Professor at Bergen National Academy of the Arts
Based in Bucharest / Berlin / Bergen.
 


PROJECTS

Solo Exhibitions (selection):
1990 -
Galateea Gallery, Bucharest;
1994 -
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin;
1995 -
Bahnwärterhaus, Esslingen;
1996 -
Art in General, New York;
2001 -
USF, Bergen;
2005 -
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest;
2008 - Stiftelsen 3,14, Hordaland International Art Gallery, Bergen;
2010 - Labor Berlin 1: Dan Mihălțianu – Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin;
2011 - Dan Mihălțianu – Renate Kammer Gallery, Hamburg;
2013 - Dan Mihălțianu – Les Enfants de Ceaușescu et de George Soros, Galeria Plan B, Berlin;
 
Group Exhibitions (selection):
1990 - (subREAL)
 Points East, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow;
1992 - Art Biennial, Istanbul;
1993 - (subREAL) 
Erste Schritte, ifa-Galerie, Stuttgart, Bonn, Berlin;
         - (subREAL)
Ostranenie, International Video Festival, Bauhaus, Dessau;
         - Aperto, La Biennale di Venezia;
         - Fontanelle, Kunstspeicher, Potsdam; 

1994 - Imaginary Hotel, IGBK, Buntgarnwerke, Leipzig;  

         - Europa - Europa, Kunst - und Ausstellungshalle, Bonn; 

1995 - INTER(n), Art Museum Arad, Romania;
1996 - Eperiment in Romanian Art since 1960, ICCA, Bucharest; 

        - Balt-Orient-Express, IfA-Galerie Berlin, National Museum of Art, Bucharest, WUK, Vienna;
1997 - Ad Hoc, Museum of Contemporary Art - Ludwig Museum, Budapest;

         - ...In der Zeit, Schloß Plüschow, Germany;
1998 - La Biennale di Venezia;
         - Claims 2, ART IG, Hannover; 

         - Video Cult/ures, ZKM / Museum for Contemporary Arts Karlsruhe;

         - Andernorts, Grosse Kunstschau, Worpswede;
1999 - Trasitionland, National Museum of Art, Bucharest; 

         - Transferatu, ifa-Galerie, Berlin;
2000 - Periferic 4, Iasi;
2001 - CTRL [SPACE], ZKM, Karlsruhe;

        - Transcafé, Galeria Noua, Bucharest;

        -
Context, Romanian Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia;

2002 -
Ostensiv,  Positionen zeithenossischer Kunst aus Osteuropa, Berlin;
         -
Overtures – Über Wasser, Gelsenkirchen;
         - (subREAL) 
Art and Autenticity, Glenfiddich Gallery, Dufftown;
2003 -
Blut & Honig, Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg / Vienna;
        -
In Progress, Kalinderu Medialab, Bucharest;
        -
Zeitgenössisch Kunst  in Berlin, KPM, Berlin;
       -
Artificial Life, Tou Scene, Stavanger;
2004 - Not on the Sky & not on the Earth, Museum of Modern Art, Skopje;
2004-2006 -
New Video New Europe, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis; Tate Modern, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; The Kitchen, New York, 2004-2006;
2004 -
Other Neighborhood, Art Hall, Tallinn;
2005 -
Tracing Space, Kunsthall, Bergen;
2006 -
Liquid Matter, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin;
2007 -
3 Prague Biennale;
2009 - Where to go? Notizen zu den Transformationen nach 1989 – Rotor – association for contemporary art, Graz;
         - Transmediale – Transitland Destination Berlin (TCP) – Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin;
         - Transitland – The Red House – Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia;
2010 - Social Cooking Romania, The National Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu;
         - Transitland in Treste , Studio Tommaseo,  Instituto per la documentazione e diffusione delle Arti, Trieste;
         - When History Comes Knocking, Plan B Gallery Berlin;
2011 - Berliner Zimmer, MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki;
         - Berliner Zimmer, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest;
         - Berliner Zimmer, Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo;
2012 - Memoirs form a Cold Utopia, Tallinna Kunstihoone / Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn;
        - Berliner Zimmer, Paviljon Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade;
        - Summer Salon, Plan B Gallery, Cluj;
        - Berliner Zimmer, HDLU – Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb;

Video art:
1987-1988 - Waterfall, VHS PAL, stereo, 6 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
1994 - Nineteen Fifty-Four, VHS PAL, stereo, 5.40 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
1995-1999 - Great Distillations, 1995-1999, Hi8 PAL, stereo, 30 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
1999-2002 - Liquid Cities, 1999-2002, DV PAL, stereo, 30 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
1999 - La révolution dans le boudoir, 1999, DV PAL, 22 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
2002 - 2002: An iODYSSEY, 2002, DV PAL, stereo, 5.24 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
2002 - Degree 0, 2002, DV PAL, 30 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu
2007 - Divided Files, 2007, DV-PAL, stereo, 30 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
2009 - New Working Class Heroes, 2009, Full HDV, 30 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu
1994 - Celluloids, 1994-2013, 8 mm film transfer on Full HDV., 30 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu 
2013 - Divided Cities, 2013, 8 mm film transfer on Full HDV, 3.44 min, camera / edit: Dan Mihaltianu

Residencies, Fellowships (selection):
1990 -
Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Scotland.
1993 -
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany;
1995 -
Bahnwärterhaus, Esslingen, Germany;
1996 -
Frontiers, Canterbury, England;
         -
Arts Link, New York, USA;
         -
Arbeitsstipendium, Berlin, Germany;
         -
Schloss Plüschow, Germany;
1997 -
KulturKontakt, Vienna, Austria;
1998 -
Barkenhoff, Worpswede, Germany;
2001 -
Künstlerhaus Eckernförde, Germany;
         -
Kulturhuset USF, Bergen, Norway;
2002 - Glenfiddich, Dufftown, Scotland;

Published texts:Texte publicate:
2002 - Liquid Matter, Bergen National Academy of the Arts;
2007 - Divided Files, Bergen National Academy of the Arts;
2007 - Social Cooking Romania, NGBK, Berlin;
2010 - Plaques Tournantes, Labor Berlin 1, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin;


BIBLIOGRAPHY


http://www.stiftelsen314.com/Dan.bio.htm
http://www.artfacts.net/en/artist/dan-mihaltianu-23013/profile.html