hunt kastner

1975 born in Bratislava, SK

2011 died in Prague, CZ

 

 

 

education

1986-1990

Secondary School of Applied Arts, Prague

1991-1998

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

Grants, Awards, Fellowships

2005

Residency Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

2004

Chalupecky Prize

2003

Residency ISCP, New York City, US

2001

Residency Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, AT

2000

Residency Rotterdam, NL

Solo shows

2020

A Gap, Hunt Kastner, Prague, CZ

2019

ACQUISITIONS 2018 GVUO: (CON)TEXTS of Ján Mančuška, GVUO, Ostrava, CZ

2017

Oppression Born of an Initial Figment, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

Ján Mančuška. Me, the Double, and the Other, Centre Vox, Montreal, CA

2016

Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ

Museum Sztuki, Lodz, PL

2015

Firs Retrospective, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava, SL

First Retrospective, City Gallery Prague, Prague, CZ

The Big Mirror, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE

2013

The Missing Room, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, US and Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

2010

Against Interpretation, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, DE

Everything that really is, but has been forgotten, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

This is how it really happened, Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, AT

2009

Tisen z nejdrive vymysleneho / Bange vor dem zuerst Ausgedachten, Karin Guenther Gallery, Hamburg, DE

2008

He: “Have you been there?” She: “He said after a while…”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, US

Southwest pillar and its shadow at the beginning of the novel, tranzitdisplay, Prague, CZ

Only those wild species that appeal to people will survive, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH

Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39, Basel, CH

2007

The Invisible -Acting in Sequences, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, DE

Sorry for Being so Late, West London Projects, London, UK

A Gap, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE

2006

The First Minute of the Rest of a Movie (with Jonas Dahlberg), Kunstverein Bonn, DE and Neue Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, CH

Killer without a Cause, Art Unlimited, Art Basel 37, Basel, CH

2005

Home Alone, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

True Story, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, USTime in Sequences, City Gallery Bratislava, Palffy Palace, Bratislava, SK

2004

Ján Mančuška, Marc Foxx (West Gallery), Los Angeles, US

Read it…, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, US

2003

Next Year in Marienbad (with Marketa Othova), Czech Centre, New York City, US

Jan Ondreicka Boris Mančuška(with Boris Ondreicka), Centre for Contemporary Art and NoD –universalspace, Prague, CZ

Conceptual, Gallery Raketa, Usti nad Labem, CZ

2002

with Jiri Kovanda, gallery Na bidylku, Brno, CZLove (with B. Ondreicka and J. Alvaer), Open Gallery, Bratislava, SK

Prague 13, Gallery V. Spala, Prague, CZ

2001

Me, gallery MXM, Prague, CZ

I Don’t like To Go to the Bathroom Anywhere Else but Here, House of Art, Ceske Budejovice, CZ

2000

Liberated Household, Gallery Na bidylku, Brno, CZ

Things around, as a part of Gallery Tentprogram, Rotterdam, NL

 

Group shows

2019

Im Licht der Nacht. Vom Leben im Halbdunkel, Marta Herford, Herford, DE

Come together, Meyer Riegger, Berlin

DESIGNAL The Story of (Post-) conceptual art in Slovakia, The Ludwig Museum, Budapest

8smicka, Humplec, CZ

2018

Germany is not an island. Acquisitions 2012–2016, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, DE

2017

And Then ThereWere None, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE

La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, FR

Medium Figure, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, Prague, CZ

2016

Last Year in Marienbad, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ

Hermann tritt schüchtern herein, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

2015

One More Time -The Exhibition of our exhibitions, Mamco, Geneve, CH

Reality Czech: The Czech Avant-Garde Now (screening), Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK Silver Lining -25th Anniversary of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, TradeFair Palace, CZ

Nach dem Frühen Tod, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, DE

2014

Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York City, US

The Beginning of the Century, Galerie výtvarného umění v Ostravě, Ostrava, CZ

Rekonstrukce, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem, CZ

2013

1966-79, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Vielleurbanne, Rhone-Alpes, FR

Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, CIC Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, EG

2012

Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, Tate Project Space, London, UK

The Beginning of Century, Západočeská Galerie v Plzni, Pilzen, CZ

Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central & Eastern Europe Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, CA

For You, Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz, PL

Never odd or even -a text spaced exhibition Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of ContemporaryArt, Roskilde, DK

Formes brèves, autres, 25-49 NORD 6 EST –Frac Lorraine, Metz, FR

Kunstverein Salzburg, Salzburg, AT

How to Make –Ideen, Notationen, Materialisierungen, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, DE

2011

Power to the People –Contemporary Conceptualism and the Object in Art, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, AU

SALONS DE LECTURE, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, FR

Life Stories, MOCAD, Detroit, US

Alice in Wonderland, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Turku, FL

.so schön? / .so beautiful?, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, DE

…a nezapomente na kvetiny/ And Don’t Forget the Flowers, Moravian Gallery, Brno, Brno, CZ

2010

At Home / Not at Home, CCS Bard, Bard College, US Photo I, Photo You, Calvert 22, London, UK

2009

Bange vor dem zuerst Ausgedachten, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, DE

Po sametu / After Velvet, New Permanent Exposition of Contemporary Czech Art, City Gallery Prague, Prague, CZ

Je est un autre, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

Die Welt als Bühne, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE4+4 Days in Motion, 14th International theatre festival, Prague, CZ

The Matrix: An Unstable Reality, 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SI

Compass In Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, US

2008

Zvon 2008, Prague City Gallery, Prague, CZ

Other than Yourself. An Investigation between Inner and Outer Space, Thyssen –Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT

Scene missing, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, DE

Schwarze Galle, Roter Saft -Aspekte des Melancholischen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, b-05 Kunst-und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur, DE

In the Beginning, University Art Gallery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, US

Doron Sebbag Art Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, IL

2007

Pratiquesdu (Non) Visible, FRAC Lorain, Metz, FR

Against time, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, SE

The word in art, Research and the avant-garde in the 20th century,Mart -Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, IT

There is no border…, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, AT

Made in Germany, Überblicksschau zur jüngeren Gegenwartskunst in Deutschland,Sprengel MuseumHannover, kestnergesellschaft and Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, DE

Zwischen zwei toden / between two deaths, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, DE

Some Time Waiting, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, FR

Tricky, Galeria Estrany-dela Mota,Barcelona, ES

2006

THIS IS NOT FOR YOU:Sculptural Discourses, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary,Vienna, AT

tranzit: Auditorium, Stage,Backstage. An Exposure in 32 Acts, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, DE

Riss/Lücke/Scharnier A, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, AT

This is Not for You, Discurse der Skulptur, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT

I/Ich, Performative Onthology, Secession,Vienna, AT

Yes Bruce Nauman, Zwirner&Wirth, New York City, US

Sammlung Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT

Galerie Nächst St.Stephan, Vienna, AT

Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, FR

Undo Redo, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE

Of Miceand Men, 4thBerlinBiennale, Berlin, DE

Kontakt, MUMOK Vienna and tranzit studios, Bratislava, SK

2005

Model of Word –Quadrophonia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venezia, IT

51. Esposizione Internationale dell’ Arte, Czech and Slovak Pavilion, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, IT

The Last Generation (cur.by Max Henry), Apex Art, New York City, US

William Horner, Ján Mančuška, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

Labyrinth” (cur.by Vesela Sretenovic), David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, US

Temporary Imports (cur.by Susanne Titz), ArtForum Berlin 2005, Berlin, DE

Wall Pieces, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels, BE

Déjà vu, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, AT

Narrow Focus, tranzit studios, Bratislava, SK

Gustav Kluge, Ján Mančuška and Clemens von Wedemeyer, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE

Cultural Domestication, Instinctual Desire, (cur.by Debra Davis), CVA Gallery, University of Toledo, Ohio, US

Sutton Lane in Paris, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot c/o Sutton Lane Gallery, Paris, FR

Zvon 2005, Biennial of Young Art, City Gallery, Prague, CZ

2004

Passage d’Europe, Musée d’Art Moderne, St. Etienne, FR

The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, DE

Time and Again, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

Open (cur.by Richard Torcia), Arcadia University Art Gallery, Pennsylvania, US

Like Beads on an Abacus designed to Calculate Infinity(cur.by Andrew Hunt), Rockwell Gallery, London, UK

Hot Destination –Marginal Destiny, House of Art, Brno, CZ

Observatory, Palais Des Arts, Dresden, DE

2003

Peter Coffin, Brett Milspaw, Ján Mančuška, Ara Peterson and Elif Uras, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, US

Things you don ́t know, K&S Galerie, Berlin, DE

Survey 03, Futura, Prague, CZ

Prague Biennale 1, National Gallery, Veletrzni Palac, Prague, CZ

Balkan Consulat, < rotor > association, Graz, AT

2002

Artchitektura, Galerie J. Fragnera, Prague, CZ

Centre of Attraction, 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius, LT

Pass me the Butterfly, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Centre, New York City, US

Stuttgarter Kunstverein e. V., Stuttgart, DE

Manifesta 4, Frankfurt/Main, DE

Fourth Biennial of Young Artists, City Gallery Prague, Prague, CZ

2001

Make-Shift Intimacy, Gallery of Foundation and Center of Contemporary Art, Prague, CZ

2000

Laboratory of Contemporary Tendencies, National Gallery, Veletrzni Palac, Prague, CZ

Überlebenskunst, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE

Women Come and Go, Only We sci-fi Writers Remain (withBJ), gallery 706, Ostrava, CZ

1999

Distant Similarities, Something Better then Cosmetics, NationalGallery, Veletrzni palac, Prague, CZ