hunt kastner

Born 1974, Prague, ČSSR

 

education

2009 - 2014

PhD., Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Education (Visual Arts)

1992 - 1998

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague (studios of Adéla Matasová and Pavel Štecha)

1988–92

Václav Hollar School of Fine Arts, Prague

Stipends and residencies

2015

Frontiers of Solitude, Finmark, NO

2012

Faculdade de Ciemnccias Sociais e Humanas | Universidade Nova de Lisboa, PT

2009

Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa, PT

2007

Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, MX

2005

Egon Schiele Art Center, Český Krumlov, CZ

2004

International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York City, USA

2000

Heart Project, Helsinki, Finland

1998

Germinations X, Delphi, Greece

1997

Norwich School of Art and Design, Great Britain

Awards

2009, 2005

short listed for Jindřich Chalupecký Award for Young Artists

Solo exhibitions

2016

Silent Game, Czech Center in Sofia, Bulgaria

Králík a královna / Rabbit and the Queen, Prague City Gallery, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, Prague

2014

Ship, Ship, Slip and Drip (with William Hunt), hunt kastner, Prague

2013

DDMMYY, Gallery Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, Portugal, PT

2012

Shore Patrol, Fotograf festival: Off Limits / Photography in a Public Space, Verdikt, Prague

Chiliagon (with Jan Šerých), Fait Gallery, Mem, Brno

2011

Whale Has Heart Big as Size of a Car (with David Böhm), Fotograf Gallery, Prague

2010

Fish People, Josef Sudek Studio, Prague

2009

Next Time, House of Art, České Budějovice

2008

Eye-Glasses (with guest Martin Vančát), Galerie 35M2, Prague

Somewhere Else, (with guest David Böhm), Josef Sudek Studio, Prague

Olive in a Martini (with guest Lenka Vítková), hunt kastner, Prague

2007

Classic, Šternberk City Gallery, Šternberk

2006

It’s Starting Again, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague

Underway, Czech Center, New York City, USA

2005

Diamond Valley, Gallery G99, Brno

2004

Cyclone, Gallery Jelení, Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague

AK Photographs, Gallery XXL, Louny

2002

“Die Station Sehnsucht” (with Michal Pechouček), Gallery Unsichtbar, Stuttgart, DE

2001

The Film’s End, Gallery 761, Ostrava & Gallery Fiducia, Ostrava

Trip to the Hook, Gallery Malá Špálovka, Prague

Kyjev / Kiev, (with Jiří David), MXM Gallery, Prague

2000

House No.9 / Heart Project, Prague-Helsinki 2000, (with Marja Kanervo), Mankkaa, Finland & Palackého náměstí – subway station; Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague

1999

Temporary Person II, Palais Jalta, Frankfurt am Main, DE

1998

Temporary Person I., Križanke, Ljubljana, SL

Temporary Person, Theatre Archa, Prague

Group exhibitions (selection)

2017

Soulful Interiours, curated by Michal Koleček and Marcela Štýbrová, West Bohemian Gallery in Pilsen, CZ

2016

Na pomezí Samoty | Frontiers of Solitude, galerie Fotograf and galerie Školska 28, Prague; Vysočiny Regional Gallery, Jihlava; Gallery Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

Reflexe / Jam Session of Pavel Baňka and His Guests, Dům umění – Univerzitní umělecké centrum / Fakulta umění a designu UJEP v Ústí nad Labem
Teorie chlupatého míče | Theory of the Furry Ball, galerie Klenovy – Klatová, curated by Adéla Matasová, Klatovy

Aparát utopického obrazu, curated by Pavela Sceranková and Dušan Zahoranský, galerie EFA, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA
Nevratný posun, Brno House of Arts, Dům Pánů z Kunštátu, curated by Jen Kratochvíl, concept Adéla MAtasová Brno

Krajina na konci času /Landscape at the End of Time, National Gallery Perla, Vrané nad Vltavou

Galerie SPZ, (vlajka|Flag), Prague

Nezávislý výzkum subjektivity, 4+4 dny v pohybu, U radnice 5, Prague

2015

Teseract, Gallery AMU, Prague

How Not to Want Anything, 4+4 Days in Motion, Desfours Palace, Prague

I Exist… (Selfportrait in the Contemporary Czech Fine Arts – Sample), Gallery 35m2, Prague

Distant Observers, The Gallery of Modern Art in Roudnice nad Labem

2014

Variable Collection, National Gallery Perla, Vrané nad Vltavou

In a Skirt  – Sometimes / Art of the 1990s, Prague City Gallery, The Golden Ring, Prague

The Charm of the Still-Life, Josef Sudek Studio, Prague

Call Me on Sunday, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria, AT

In a Skirt  – Sometimes, The Moravian Gallery in Brno

7th New Zlín Salon, The Regional Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlín

Zone in Motion, DOX, Prague

About the Chair, 9th International Biennial Of Photography And Visual Arts, Liege, Belgium, BE

2013

The Beginning of the Century 2000-2010, Ostravian gallery, Ostrava, CZ

The Sea! Why is not here! Regional Gallery of Vysočina in Jihlava, CZ

Their Photographs, Gallery 5th floor, Prague, CZ

The Earth Turns And All Things Slip Away, curated by Edith Jeřabková, hunt kastner, Prague, CZ

2012

Ř/ Czech National Identity in Contemporary Art, Gallery AAAD, Prague, CZ

Film. Directed by Artists / Film in Contemporary Art, Gallery Nitra, SK

My Place/the Space of Intertext, Gallery Trafačka, Prague, CZ

The Beginning of the Century, West Bohemian Gallery, Masné krámy, Pilsen, CZ

Between the First and Second Modernity (1985-2012), NG, Veletržní Palace, Prague, CZ

Hidden Publics, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem; Motorenhalle, Dresden, DE

2011

Scenario Strategies, MeetFactory Gallery, Prague

Just so Stories, Revolutionary Art Project, Europe House, Tbilisi, Georgia

Turned Down, Wannieck Gallery, Brno, CZ

The Sea Through Which We All Sail, Gallery Chodovská tvrz, Prague, CZ

Circulo de Bellas Artes de Tenerife, Canary Island

Mutating Medium, Photography in Czech Art 1990–2010, Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ

NY / PRAGUE 6, Czech Center, New York City, USA

2010

Collected Reflections, Entrance, Karlín Studios, Prague, CZ

… and Don’t Forget the Flowers, Moravian Gallery in Brno, Pražák Palace, Brno, CZ

The Lost Highway, (with Tomáš Vaněk), hunt kastner at Villa Reykjavik, Iceland

Collectors: The Czech–Slovak Pavilion, Hilger Brot Kunst Halle, Vienna, AT

2009

Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Final 09, DOX, Prague, CZ

What Lies Beneath, House of Sweden, Washington DC, USA

After Velvet, Prague City Gallery, House of the Golden Ring, Prague, CZ

White Paper, Black Bride, Prague Biennale 4, Karlín Hall, Prague, CZ

Formats of Transformation 89–09, Seven views of new Czech and Slovak identity, Brno House of Arts; MUSA, Museum auf Abruf, Vienna, AT

Behind the Velvet Curtain: Contemporary Art from the Czech Republic, Katzen Arts Center, American

University Museum, Washington DC, USA

Czech Photography of 20th Century, Kunst- und Austellungshalle der Bundesrepublic Deutschland,

Bonn, DE

Month of Photography, Aktualizacja I., Krakow, PL

2008

The Deep Mystique of TAO, Lidice Gallery, CZ

When I was a Little Boy I used to Play with Girls, Gallery at the White Unicorn, Klatovy, CZ

Contemporary Czech Cubism, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague, CZ

In / Visible, Gallery U Mloka, Olomouc, CZ

2007

If You Don’t See Me, I Don’t Exist, FUTURA, Prague

Glocal Girls: Young Czech and Slovak Women Photographers, Prague Biennale 3, Karlín Hall, Prague, CZ

Sklerotische Nachbar/i /n, Fluss-NÖ, Initiative für Foto und Medienkunst, Wolkersdorf, Austria

Gross Domestic Product, Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague; MARS Gallery, Moscow, RU

Facelift: 3 Contemporary Czech and Slovak Artists (with Kateřina Šedá and Lucie Nimcová), A.I.R., Gallery, New York City, USA

Punctum, Futura, Prague, CZ

INTERCITY Berlin-Prague /07 Fotographie, Kunst- und Medienzentrum Adlershof, Berlin, DE

2006

UFO, The Images of The Invisible Phenomenon, Photo Forum Pasquart, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland

Placing Sense, MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2005

Jindřich Chalupecký Award Finalists, Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague, CZ

Cultural Domestication – Instinctual Desire, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA

Imprese, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ

INTERCITY Berlin-Prague / 07 Fotographie, Gallery Mánes, Prague, CZ

Czech Photography of 20th Century, Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague, CZ

Insiders, DUMB, House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno, CZ; Futura, Prague, CZ

2004

Certain Traces: Dialogue Prague-Los Angeles, Šípkárna, Prague; Gallery S.C.A.P.E, Los Angeles, USA

Photography ??, Gallery at the White Unicorn, Klatovy; DUMB, House of Lords of Kunštát, Brno, CZ

Interkosmos 2004, Gallery Raster, Warsaw, PL

Jaromír Funke Award Finalists, Prague House of Photography, Prague, CZ

2003

Compression, Kolonie Wedding International & Gallery Amanda Deva, Berlin, DE

Pal Fiction, Gallery Art Factory, Prague, CZ

INOUT, International Festival of the Digital Image, Prague-Bratislava-Budapest

Survey’03, Futura, Prague, CZ

Temporary Spaces, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Elektrobot, Home Gallery, Prague, CZ

2002

It Happened One Night…, Municipal Gallery of Pilsen, Pilsen, CZ

Politik-Um / New Engagement, Theresian Wing, Prague Castle, Prague, CZ

4th Biennial of Young Artists, Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague, CZ

2001

Vintage and Contemporary Czech Photography, SK Josefsberg Gallery, Portland; Benham Gallery,

Seattle, USA

Femme Fatale, Felix Jenewein Gallery, Kutná Hora

FOTOK, MEO, Budapest, Hungary

No Flash!, Center for Contemporary Arts, Kiev, Ukraine

2000

Story, Gallery NoD, Prague, CZ

Videofashion, Gallery Eskort, Brno, CZ

The Second Zlín Salon of Young Artists, City Gallery of Zlín, CZ

On a Free Theme But to the Point, Vacláv Špála Gallery, Prague, CZ

ÜberlebensKunst, NBK, Berlin; Castle Plassenburg, Kulmbach, DE

Transglobe, Gallery Mánes, Prague, CZ

1999

99 CZ, Václavské náměstí 15, Prague, CZ

Germinations X, European Projects for Young Artists, Kultur-Elzenfeld, Antwerpen, Belgium

Crossings, Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ

Ordinary Fairy-Tales, Gallery at the White Unicorn, Klatovy, CZ

Perplex, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague, CZ

Vidiny, Gallery NoD, Prague, CZ

1998

Germinations X, European Projects for Young Artists, Gallery Factory, Athens, Greece

Body and Photography, First Photographic Festival FOTO Praha – Kolín, Kolín, CZ

Artwork in Public Spaces, organized by the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague, CZ

1997

Forum 2000, Theatre Archa, Prague, CZ

Contacts, The 2nd International Open Air Symposium, Gallery Sýpka, Klenová, CZ

1994

New Names, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague, CZ

Istroprojekt, 2nd International Student Biennial of Academies of Fine Arts, House of Culture,

Bratislava, Slovakia, SK

Moon Faces, Modes Robes, Prague, CZ