hunt kastner

Born 1982, Prague, ČSSR.
Lives and works in Prague ČR.

 

Education

2009 - 2015

Doctoral studies in studio art, VŠUP – Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CZ

2007

Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Vienna, AT

2005 - 2006

San Francisco Art Institute (New Genres Department), CA, USA

2005

International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, AT

2004

Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CZ

2002 - 2007

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, CZ

Awards and Stipends

2017

Atelier Calder Residency, Saché, FR (September – December)

2016

Artist-in-residence 2016 In Flanders Fields Museum

2014

Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis

Project Arts Center Residency, Dublin

2013

Artist residency at RURART centre d’art contemporain, Rouilles, FR

2012

Artist residency, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, AU
Finalist, Future Generation Art Prize
Finalist, Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco – 45th International Contemporary Art Prize, 2012–13

2008

Artist residency; ISCP, N.Y., NY, USA
Artist residency; S.Y.A. Association, Budapest, HU
Artist residency, MuzeumsQuartier, Vienna, AU

2007

Jindřich Chalupecký Award for Young Artists
Josef Hlávka Award

Solo exhibitions

2017

Room for Anxious Objects, 21 Künstlerräume, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, DE

The Diary of a Stomach, Meyer-Riegger, Berlin, DE

Office for eyes, nose, tongue, mouth, hand, heart and mask (that covers it all), Kolumba Art Museum, Cologne, DE

2016

Eva Koťátková & Ketty La Rocca, Unlearning the Body, with Ketty La Rocca, Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, DE

Landscape, Form and Psyche, In Flanders Fields Museum, BE
Eva Koťátková, Cutting the Puppeteer’s Strings with Paper Teeth (brief history of daydreaming and string control), Art Parcours, Art Basel, Basel CH
Eva Koťátková, Mute Bodies (Becoming the Object Again), curated by Catherine Pavlovic, le Parc Saint Leger, FR

Eva Koťátková, Error, curated by Kari Conte, ISCP, New York, NY, USA

Eva Koťátková, A Mouse’s Home is the Snake’s Body, Maccarone, New York, NY, USA

eva koťátková: collection of suppressed voices, migros museum für gegenwartskunst: 20 – an exhibition in three acts
Migros Museum, Zurich
the child as teacher: art and radical pedagogy, curated by jaroslav andel
Kunst Museen Krefeld, Museum Haus Esthers, Krefeld, DE

proposals to surrender, curated by biljana ciric
Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

2015

Out of Sight, curated by Henriette Huldisch, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Hayden Gallery, Cambridge, Mass, USA
Training in Ambexderity, Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, SP
Dvouhlavý životopisec a muzeum představ | Two-headed Biographer and the Museum of Notions, Prádelna Bohnice, Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital, Prague

2014

Experiment for 7 Body Parts, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, DE
Eva Koťátková CZ, Josef Hofer AT, Rahmen und Rahmenbeschränkungen, curated by Tereza Zemanková, Kabinet Zlín
Eva Koťátková: Anatomical Orchestra, Schinkel Pavillion, Berlin, DE
Eva Koťátková and Dominik Lang, Project Arts Centre Dublin, IR
Eva Koťátková and Denisa Lehocká, hunt kastner, Prague
Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, Canada, CA
Report on the Reconstruction of the Past (with Barbora Klímová), Czech Center, New York, USA

2013

A Story Teller´s Inadequacy, MAO – Modern Art Oxford, curated by David Thorp, Oxford, UK
Stages of Sleep, Wroclow Museum of Contemporary Art, Wroclow, PL
Hanging Sleeves, Hiding Hands (with Jiří Kovanda), Krobath Gallery, Vienna, AU
They Are Coming, Meyer-Riegger, Berlin, DE
Theatre of Speaking Objects, Kunstverein Braunschweig, DE
Unlearning Instinct, RURART centre d’art contemporain, Rouilles, FR

2012

Speech, Blansko City Gallery, Blansko
Internal Machine, Tongewolbe T25, Sammlung Wittman, Inglostadt, DE

2011

Two Cases, Brno Gallery of Young Artists, Brno
Unsigned: Eva Koťátková and Gugging, curated by Jiří Ševčik, Austrian Cultural Center, Prague
Parallel Biography, Dům umění / House of Art, České Budějovice

Parallel Biography, Frieze – Frame with hunt kastner, London, UK
Work of Nature, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Educational Model, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, NL

2010

City of Old, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE
Reading Room, Space for One Work, Moravian Gallery, Brno
Controlled Memory Loss, h u n t k a s t n e r , Prague & Art Statements – Art 41 Basel, CH
A House is Not A Home: an installation for viewing, reading, writing, drawing and sitting, Czech Center in New York, NYC, USA
Rozhovor přes stěnu / A Conversation Through the Wall, Galerie Kabinet, Zlín
House Arrest, Conduits Gallery, Milano, IT

2009

Eva Koťátková – Dictation, curated by Luigi Fassi, ARGE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, IT
Eva Koťátková, Je est un autre, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

Eva Koťátková, House Arrest, Conduits Gallery, Milano, IT

2008

Gallery by Night (with Beatrix Szorenyi), S.Y.A. association, Budapest, HU
Eva Koťátková – I do it because they taught me to, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE
Social Game, DUMB – Dům umění města Brna, galerie G99, Brno
Walk to School, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
Stains (with Jiří Kovanda), Futura, Prague
Eva Koťátková and Dafne Boggeri, Studio la Cittá, Verona, IT
Art Education Project, (solo project), Karlín Studios, Prague

2007

Part 2 (Covering/Disappearance), galerie Na Bidýlku, Brno
Part 1 (Cutting Out, Gluing On, Drawing In), Entrance Gallery, Prague

2006

Prostřeno, Gallery Klamovka, Prague
Speak Slower, Please, Preproduction Gallery, Berlin, DE

2005

If this procedure should fail, we shall try the other, (with D. Lang), Alcatraz Gallery, Hallein, AU
School, gallery Na Bidýlku, Brno

2004

Jelenovi pivo neleJ (with Silvina Arismendi), Jelení Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Arts – Prague
Sněz mě / Eat Me, gallery Na Bidýlku, Brno

group exhibitions

2017

The Child as Teacher: Art and Radical Pedagogue, curated by Jaroslav Andel,Kunsthall Stavanger, NO

The Inner Skin – Art and Shame, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, DE

Proposals to Surrender, curated by Biljana Ciric, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Luther and the Avant-guarde, Contemporary Art in Wittenberg, Berlin, and Kassel, organized by the Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur Bonn, Altes Gefängnis, Wittenburg, DE

Den Frie Udstillung, Den Frie – Center for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

Paratoxic Paradoxes, Benaki Museum, Athens, GR

2016

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst: 20 Years, Migros Museum, Zurich, CH
The Magic Circle: Games
People Play, NEST, The Hague, NL
Bedlam: the asylum and beyond,
Wellcome Collection, London, UK
Stosunki, Pracy – Labor Relations
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Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, P
Möglichkeit Mensch Körper | Spären | Apparaturen, Z
eppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen, DE
Histories of Childhood,
MASP – Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, BR

Hermann tritt schüchtern herein, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE
MAPPING THE BODY, The Body in Contemporary Life, Curators:
Julia Brennacher, Lena Nievers, Jürgen Tabor, Taxispalais Galerie des Landes Tirol, AT
Reason and Resistance,
Contemporary Slovak and Czech art from the collection of Milan Dobňák, curator Gabriela Kisová, Košice, Slovakia, SK

Anatomie Automate, organised in cooperation with Mamco – Musee d’art moderne et contemporain Geneve, La Panacee, Centre de Culture Contemporaine, Montpellier, FR

Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy, curated by Jaroslav Anděl, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

De Oculis, Die Sammlung Aichmair im Josephinum, curated by Simon Weber-Unger & Moritz Stipsicz, Josephinum, Collections of the Medical University of Vienna, AU

SONSBEEK ’16, transACTION, curated by the collective ruangrupa, Arnhem Museum, NL

Eva Koťátková: Cutting the Puppeteer’s Strings with Paper Teeth, (A Brief History of Daydreaming and String Control)

Art Parcours | ArtBasel 2016, curated by Samuel Leuenberger, Basel, CH

Cities and (Velo)cities, Summer of Photography 2016, curated by Václav Janoščik, Bozar Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, BE

Quand La Matiere Devient Forme, Collection Sebastien Peyret, Centre d’art contemporaine, Istres, FR

Le Printemps de Septembre,Toulouse, FR
Third Mind.  Jiří Kovanda and the (im)possibilities of cooperation, Prague National Gallery at the Trade Fair Palace
Up for grabs! laureates of the jindřich chalupecký award from the magnus art collection, curated by ondřej chrobák and karina kottová, Moravian Gallery in Brno

2015

The Subjective Female Documentalists, Arsenal Gallery Bialystok, PL
ArtLine Milano, Palazzo Reale, Milan, IT
The Exception and the Rule, Skopje, MK
Anatomie de l’automate, La Panaceé – Centre de culture contemporaine, Montpellier, FR
The Silver Lining: 25 Years of the Jindřich Chalupecky Award
, curated by Adam Budak, Prague National Gallery at the Veletžní Palace, Prague

Avatar und Atavism. Outside the Avant-garde, curated by Veit Loers, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, DE
Festival of Art in Public Spaces OPEN CITY, Centre for Intercultural creative Initiatives Crossroads, Lublin, PL
Tesla revisited, Collateral Event of the 56th International Art Exhibition Venice, Palazzo Nani Mocenigo, Venice, IT
#Catcontent, Kunstpalais, Erlangen, DE
Space Trouble, Galerie Thomas Bernard / Cortex Athletico, Paris, FR
Of the few things we do, the only one we really do is to imagine what we will do, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE
200 Jahre Städel Museum – Festakt, Städlichen Kunstinstitut und der Städtischen Galerie, Frankfurt/Main, DE
Surround Audience, Triennial New Museum, NY, New York, USA

2015 Triennial: Surround Audience, curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin, New Museum, N.Y., New York, USA
All Back in the Skull Together, Maccarone, N.Y., New York, USA
Horizontal Standing, curated by Kati Simon, Off Biennale Budapest, HU

2014

Aufwachen !Besser machen!, Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin, DE
Crossing Media
, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, DE
Fragile Sense of Hope,
Telekom Art Collection, Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, DE
Simples Gestes, Musee du Cristal Saint Louis, Saint-Louis-les-Bitche, FR
Punctum, Bemerkungen zur Photographie, curated by Seamus Kealy, Salzburger Kunstverein, AU
The Sky is Blue in Some Other Way: A Diagram of a Possible Misreading, curated by Adam Budak, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, ES
Silence, A Holocaust Exhibition, curated Katalin Tomar, Ludwig Museum Budapest, HU
Coming to Reality, curated by Fionne Meade, Futura, Prague
Beyond the Process – Werke aus der Sammlung Lenikus, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, AU
Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, curated by Tranzit-CZ, New Museum, New York, USA
Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis 2014 – Czech Republic, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
Museumsquartier and Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, AT
The Dignity of Man, MUSA, Vienna, the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo and Dům Umění Města Brna, Brno
The Future Generation Art Prize @ Venice 2013, Venice, IT
Anxiety Festival, London, UK
Frieze Projects, New York, N.Y., USA

2013

Aufwachen !Besser machen!, Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin, DE
Crossing Media, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, DE

5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, curated by Catherine de Zegher, Manege exhibition hall, Moscow, RU

7 Ways to Overcome the Closed Circuit, curated by Stefanie Bottcher and Una Popovic, Kunstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, DE & the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, RS

School Notes, curated by Vendula Fremlová, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem

Salon der Angst, curated by Catherine Hug and Nicolaus Schafhausen, Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier and Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, AU
Of Natural Materials | z nietrwałych materiałów, curated by Patrycja Ryłko, Gdansk City Gallery, Gdansk, PL
The Encyclopedic Palace, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT
2012 Future Generation Art Prize, curated by Bjorn Geldhof, Venice, IT
Lapidarium, Bethlehem Chapel, Prague
Antibody, Lise Cooley Gallery, NY, New York, USA
From Now On All Things Will be Beautiful, Kisterem Gallery, Budapest, HU
Structures for Reading, curated by Jessica Cochran, Columbia Collage, Chicago, IL, USA
Systems and Accidents, curated by Lýdia Pribišová, bAd contemporary space, Pietrasanta, IT
The Earth Turns and All Things Slip Away, curated by Edith Jeřabková & Jiří Kovanda, hunt kastner, Prague

2012

Eva Koťátková, Ozlem Altin, Esther Klaes, SVIT, Prague
Diagrammatic Representations, Bielefelder Kunstverein, DE
Systems and Accidents, curated by Lýdia Pribišová, Exelettrofonica, Rome, IT
Open: Work from the Marek Contemporary Art Collection, curated by Marika Kupková and Ondřej Chrobák, Moravská Krumlov Chateau, Moravská Krumlov
QUI VIVE?, III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, curated by Katrin Becker, Moscow, RU
18th Biennale of Sydney: All Our Relations, curated by Catherine de Zegher & Gerald McMaster, Sydney, Australia, AU
The Beginning of the Century, curated by Pavlína Morganová, Pilsen Regional Museum, Pilsen
Quarantania, curated by David Thorp, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
Between the First and Second Modernity, 1985–2012, curated by Jiří Ševčík, Edith Jeřábková and Jana Ševčíková, National Gallery in Prague at the Veletřžní Palace, Prague
Schloss Dyck 2012, Sammlung Rheingold, curated by Gregor Jansen, Dusseldorf, DE
Air de Lyon, curated by Victoria Noorthoorn, Fundacion PROA, Buenos Aires, AR
There Is Nothing There, curated by Niels Van Tomme, Czech Center, NYC, NY, USA

2011

Uchronie, curated by Le Bureau (FR), FRAC Franche-Comte, Besancon, Galerie Klatovy / Klenova, Klatovy, Galerie 35 – Institute France, Prague
Prison: A Place for Art, curated by Ondřej Chrobák and Ondřej Horák, DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
Zeichnung?, Kunstverein Nuernberg, DE
Young Visual Artist Awards Exhibition, curated by Rita Kalman, Tijana Stepanovic and Lucia Gavulová, Slovak National Galerie, Bratislava, SK
Expanded Territory, curated by Zdeněk Felix, KAI10, Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf, DE
A Terrible Beauty is Born, curated by Victoria Noorthoorn, 11th Biennale de Lyon, FR
Lost Stories, curated by Barnabas Benscik, Sokol Gallery for Contemporary Art, Nowy Sacz, PL
10X10: Koťátková, Mančuška, Prinz Gholam, curated by Karel Císař, European Cultural Congress, Wroclaw, PL
Les amis de mes amis sont mes amis, Hommage a Ján Mančuška, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, FR
Sense and Sensibility, curated by Hemma Schmutz, Salzburger Kunsterverein, Salzburg, AU
Sculpture in the Street II, curated by Karel Císař, DUMB: BrnonHouse of Arts, public spaces in Brno
Art in General: To Perceive in the Darkness of the Present, curated by Viera Borožon and Mariana Serranová, PRAGUEBIENNALE 5, Prague
Farewell to Longing, curated by Claudia Marion Stemberger, Kunstraum Niederosterreich, Vienna, AU
Instituceum, Modern Institutions and Contemporary Art, Bohunice Psychiatric Hospital, Bohnice, Prague
SKUTR III, Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Vladimír Beskid, Kopplova Vila GJK, Trnava, SK & Eastern Slovak Regional Gallery, Košice, SK
Home Edition, curated by Gabriela Kišová and Ivana Komanická, Eastern Slovak Regional Gallery, Košice, SK & Central Slovak Regional Gallery, Banska Bystricka, SK
Casual – Formal – Playful / Tomáš Vaněk – Jan Šerých – Eva Koťátková, curated by huntkastner, Czech Center New York, N.Y.C., USA
NY/Prague 6, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Czech Center New York, N.Y.C., USA
Starke Emergenz, curated by Veit Loers, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, AU

2010

School days, curated by Matt Packer, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland, IE
20 Years of Jindřich Chalupecký Award Winners, DOX, Prague
And Don’t Forget the Flowers, curated by Yvonna Ferencová, Moravian Gallery, Brno
LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL, International 10: Touched, curated by Peter Gorschluter, Tate Liverpool, UK
Ears Like Loops, curated by Edita Jeřábková, ZONA sztuki aktualnej, Lodz, PL
Where Do We Go From Here?, Secession, Vienna, AT
Unheimlich, Galerie Cypriana Majernika, Zichy Palace, Bratislava, SK
City Dreamers, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem
Forms of Transformation – Identity, MUSA Museum auf Abruf, Wien, AT
Caine and Abel, Kunsterhaus Sootboern, Hamburg, DE

2009

New Millenium, Minor Sensations, curated by Jiří Ptáček, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, South Korea, KR
Theoretical Practice, ISCP, New York, USA
Simple Actions Without a Clear End, Artra Gallery, Milan, IT
Performa 09, Conduits Gallery, Milan, IT
White Paper, Black Bride, curated by Edith Jeřábková & Jiří Kovanda, Prague Biennale 4, Karlín Hall, Prague
Something of Me, hunt kastner, Prague
Je est un autre, Meyer Riegger Berlin, DE
Format of Transformation of Identity, DUMB: Brno House of Arts, Brno
Caine and Abel, Galerie Kritiku, Prague

2008

Spiknuti, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem
The Mechanics of the Canvas, Ernst Museum Budapest, Budapest & Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, HU
6th Biennial of Young Artists, curated by Karel Císař, GHMP: Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague
A portrait by Katie Jane – Who are our Neighbours, Hotel Mariakapel, Hoorn 163m2, Šternberk Municipal Gallery, Šternberk
When I Was Little, I Played with the Girls, curated by Jiří Kovanda, Klenová / Klatovy Regional Gallery, House of the White Unicorn, Klenová
Zerotrack, Boltensterno, Galerie Mayer Kainer, Vienna, AU

2007

Jindřich Chalupecký Award Finalists, Jelení Gallery, Center for Contemporary Arts – Prague
Gross Domestic Product II, curated by William Hollister, Mars Gallery, Moscow, RU
Lower Middle Hygene Level / Hygiena nižší střední třídy, galerie Puda, Jihlava
Simple Living, Contemporary Art Gallery of the Brukenthal Museum, RO
The Collectors: Live Re-Edit, curated by Jiří Ptáček, DUMB: Dům umění města Brna, House of the Lords of Kunštátu, Brn
Form Follows… Risk / Forma následuje… risk, curated by Jana and Jiří Ševčík, Futura, Prague, CZ & The Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
PragueBiennale 3, Glocal Outsiders, curated by Jiří David, Karlín Hall, Prague
(In)visible things, Trafo House for Contemporary Art, Budapest, HU
Gross Domestic Product, curated by Kryštof Kintera, GHMP: Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague
Essl Award 2007, Moderní galerie at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague & Essl Museum, Kunsthaus Klosternburg, AU
Na nazvu jsme se neshodli, gallery NOD, Prague

2006

Účel / Intent, Gallery at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
Marsovo pole, Gallery Mars, Moscow, RU
Večné stavy, Karlín Studios Gallery, Prague
Funciones del Cuerpo (Body Functions), 9th Havana Biennial, Cuba
Indications, 4+4+4 days in motion, Prague

2005

Hill 88 Project, Marin Headlands, San Francisco, CA, USA
5th Biennale of Young Artists, GHMP: Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague
Sister and me, gallery Doubner, Prague