hunt kastner

born 1976 in Sušice, Czech Republic

Education:

1998 - 2004

Academy of Fine Arts, studios of Jiří David and Vacláv Stratil, Prague, CZ

since 2014

Prague Academy of Fine Arts, assistant professor in the Conceptual art studio of Tomáš Vaněk

2010

ISCP – International Studio and Curatorial Program residency, N.Y., New York, USA

2009

Jindřich Chalupecky Award for Young Artists, Prague

2006

Residency in Bucharest, Rumania, as a part of the project How to Do Things? – In the Middle of (No)where…organized by uqbar-Gesellschaft für Repräsentationsforschung, Berlin, DE
Art in General, artist residency program, N.Y., New York, USA

2004

Quartier 21, artist residency program, Muzeum Quartier, Vienna, AT

2003

Palais de Tokyo, post-graduate program, Paris, FR

Member of PAS – production of contemporary activities, together with Tomáš Vaněk and Vit Havranek, established in Prague in 2000

Co-curator and founder of etc. galerie in Prague

Curator of I’m History, exhibition and publication of the works of Vacláv Stratil, Tranzit, 2005

Artist Book: Jiří Skála: One Family of Objects, JRP Ringier, 2011. A poetic take on serious topics such as new labor conditions, economics in the new Europe and globalization, published as part of the series “Tranzit,” edited by Vit Havranek, focusing on Central and Eastern European artists.

artist blog project: http://thirdfamilyofobjects.blogspot.com/ – THIRD FAMILY OF OBJECTS

Solo exhibitions:

2017

Genres of Everydayness, curated by Tereza Velíková Entrance, Prague

 

2016

Jiří Skála, Playground: Documents of leisure activities, unpaid jobs, vacation rest and idleness, curated by Markéta Vingerlová and Radim Langer, etc gallery, Prague

We Can, But We Don’t Know How, Pas – produkce aktivit současnosti (Jiří Skála, Vit Havranek & Tomáš Vaněk), Karlin Studios, Prague

2015

Get on with your work, Jirka!, Měsíc ve dne Gallery, České Budějovice, CZ
Between Agora and Arena (in collaboration with Tomáš Uhnák), INI Gallery , Prague, CZ
I Love Things, Silent Comrades (in collaboration with Barbora Kleinhamplová and Tereza Stejskalová), INI Gallery, Prague, CZ

2014

Jabberwocky, curated by Michal Jachula, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, PL

2013

Jiří Skála and Aleš Čermak, Center for Contemporary Arts – galerie Jeleni, Prague

Monument of Coercion, SubUrban Video Lounge, Rotterdam, NL

2012

Third Family of Objects and Confrontational Readings, hunt kastner, Prague

2011

Guide (with Aleš Čermák and Filip Jakš), Topičův Salon, Prague
My Favorite Flag, a public project, Gallery SPZ, Prague
Augur no.1 and Third Family of Objects, Gallery 207, Prague

2010

Messages in an Emergency, Czech Center New York, N.Y., USA

You are the Object, I am the Pronoun, Václav Spála Gallery, Prague

2007

Two Families of Objects, hunt kastner, Prague

2006

Exchange of Handwriting, Prazak Palace (Atrium), The Moravian Gallery, Brno
Exchange of Handwriting, Art in General, New York, USA

2005

The Pacific Has No Memory, Galerie Eskort, Brno

2004

Local Stigma, FUTURA, Prague

DOS, Labour Union House, public art project on a billboard, Prague-Žižkov

2002

Hygiena, Galerie Display, Prague

2001

The Japan Crossing, a public project (with Mark Ther), Prague
Microfiltration, (with Mark Ther), Galerie Jelení, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague

Group exhibitions:

2017

what is not visible in not invisible, the performance series, National Museum of Singapore

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

 

2016

Manifesta 11, historical section curated by Christian Jankowski and Francesa Gavin, Zurich, CH

Neighborhood Boogie-woogie 2016, curated by Jan Vitek, Pracovna, Prague

Plain Text, curated by Jen Kratochvil, galerie Fotograf, Prague

2015

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people, Studio Gallery, Budapest, HU
Families of Objects, Random Institute, Zurich, CH
Unblinkingly, Futura Gallery, Prague
Silver Lining – 25th anniversary of The Jindrich Chalupecký Award, National Gallery, Veletrzni Palace, Prague

Families of Objects, Abrons Arts Center, New York, USA
Kdo na moje místo, Plato Ostrava, CZ

2014

Litany of Precariat, Physical Exercises With Digital Images, Berlínskej model, Prague
The Sky is Blue in Some Other Way: A Diagram of a Possible Misreading, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, ES
Goodbye Sadness, Desire, Lassitude, Appetite, Pleasure, La Galerie, Centre d’art contemporain, Ville de Noisy-le-Sec, Paris, FR

About the Chair, curated by Aleksandra Vajd, Karina Kottova and Hynek Alt, 9th International Biennial of Photography and Visaul Arts, Liege, BE

2013

The Earth Turns and All Things Slip Away, curated by Edith Jeřabková and Jiří Kovanda, hunt kastner, Prague

Things and People, Galerie Arsenal, Białystok, PL
The Beginning of The Century, Galerie výtvarného umění, Ostrava

2012

Ça & là (This & There), curated by Claude Closky, Fondation d´entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR
Family Talk, curated by Marco Antonini, Futura, Prague
Beginning of the Century, curated by Pavlina Morganová, Pilsen, Regional Gallery, Pilsen
Between the First and Second Modernity, 1985-2012, curated by Jiří Ševčík, Edith Jeřábková and Jana Ševčíková, National Gallery in Prague, Veletřžní Palace, Prague
A Plea for Tenderness, curated by David Raymond Conroy, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK
The Eleventh Hour, curated by Michal Novotny, Futura, Prague
Uchronie 2, Saline Royal, Arc-et-Senans, FR

2011

Young Visual Artist Awards, curated by Rita Kalman, Tijana Stepanovic and Lucia Gavulová, Slovak National Galerie, Bratislava, SK
Mistrust of the Intelligencia, curated by Pavel Sterec and Tereza Stejskalová, Open Gallery at the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, SK
12 POINT: Petr Babák, Petr Bosák, Robert Jansa, Jiří Kovanda, Jan Nalevka, Radim Pesko, Jiří Skála, Jan Šerých, curated by Adela Svobodova, 35m2, Prague
Les amis des mes amis sont mes amis, Homage a Ján Mančuška, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, FR
VI NEW ZLIN SALON, Zlin Regional Art Gallery, Zlin
Sculpture in the Street II, curated by Karel Cisar, organized by DUMB: Brno House of Arts, streets and public spaces in Brno
The Other Tradition, curated by Elena Filipovic, Wiels, Brussels, BE

2010

U bUdU tU bUdU, curated by Viktor Čech, Skolska 28, Prague
Jindřich Chalupecký Award Winners – 20 Years, Dox Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
Image at Work, curated by Helena Holmberg, a project initiated by Xposeptember, Romanian Culture Institute, Stockholm, SE
There has been no Future, There will be no Past, ISCP, New York, N.Y., USA
A Map Bigger than its Surface, Rotor Gallery, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, SE
Space Demonstration, curated by Ladví, Street for Art Festival, BLOX Docasne centrum umeni by TOUAX, Prague
After Velvet, curated by Sandra Baborovská, Prague City Gallery, House of the Golden Ring, Prague
Gaspard of the Night, curated by Vaclav Magid, Futura, Prague, CZ
Oral Fixations, Jiří Skála and Radím Labuda, gumSTUDIO, Carrara, IT

2009

Chalupecký Award finalists exhibition, DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
The Situation, 3rd Moscow Bienale of Contemporary Art, curated by Elizabeth Grady, Solyanka Gallery, Moscow, RU
SKUTR II, Biennale of Young Artists, Kopplova Villa, Trnava, Slovakia

Psychologie budoucností, A.M.180, Prague

2008

2008 Jindřich Chalupecký Award Finalists Exhibition, House of the Lords of Kunštát, House of Arts, Brno
X+X 2008: 10 plus 10 artists from the Pilsen and Oberfalz region, curated by Jurgen Huber and Edith Jerabková, Galerie Klatovy / Klenová, Klatovy
ARS TELEFONICA, site-specific interventions in phone booths, Centre for Visual Introspection, Bucharest, RO
6th Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Karel Císář, Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague
Die Gehilfe, Galerie Klatovy / Klenová, Klatovy
Monument to Transformation, Fragment # 6: Labour Day, (with Gintaras Makarevicius & Ciprian Muresan), LABOR,Budapest, HU

2007

25 Years Later: Welcome to Art in General, UBS Art Gallery, New York, N.Y. , USA
FORM FOLLOWS… RISK, curated by Jana and Jiri Švečík, Karlín Studios and FUTURA, Pragueů Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
Gross Domestic Product, curated by Kryštof Kintera, Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague
Festival of Regions 2007, Exits and Dead-ends, region of Kirchdorf-Krems, AT
Autovision, (with Ondrej Brody, Viktor Freso & Evzen Simera), Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague

2006

tranzit: Auditorium, Stage, Backstage – An Exposure in 32 Acts, curated by Vít Havránek, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE
ACNE, Contemporary Czech Painting from the Richard Adam Collection, Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague
I Invited Some Friends to Come and Watch, curated by David Kulhánek, Galerija M. Kraljevic + Galerija Nova, Zagreb, HR
I, an exhibition in 3 acts, curated by Vit Havranek-Tranzit CZ, Futura, Prague; Galerie Grafisches Kabinett, Vienna, AT
Slepí muži přeměřují slona / Blind Men Measuring an Elephant, curated by Rafani, Gallery C2C, Prague
How to Do Things? – In the Middle of (No)where…, International Center for Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania, and Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Office Art, curated by Zuzana Štefková, Gallery C2C, Prague

2005

1811197604122005, organized by Galerie Display, Plan B, Cluj, RO
Narrow Focus, Tranzit Workshops, Bratislava, SK
Definition of Everyday, Prague Biennale 2, curated by Vít Havránek and Karel Císář, Karlín Hall, Prague
5th Biennial of Young Artists, curated by Karel Císář, Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague, CZ
The Need to Document, curated by Vít Havránek, Kunsthalle Baselland, Basel, CH
Markéta Vaňková, (with Ondřej Brody, Viktor Frešo, Evžen Šimera, Marek Ther), Galerie NoD, Prague, CZ

2004

2004 Jindřich Chalupecký Award Finalists, Brno House of Arts, Brno
Take it Personally, A.M.180, Prague

The 3rd Seoul International Media Art Bienale, Seoul, Korea

2003

Incomprehension, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
GNS, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Art Klazma, Moscow, RU
Imagética, Curitiba, BR

2002

Lift, public art project, Ripská street, Prague
00. Exhibition Which Grows from the Middle, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR

2001

1st Tirana Biennale, Tirana, AL
Glued Intimacy, curated by Vít Havránek, Galerie Jelení, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague
Casino, Galerie NoD, Prague

2000

Source of New Style, Prague Castle Riding Hall, Prague
Enclave, Kamenická Street, Prague
Spring Wankers, Myslíkova Street, Prague
Autumn Sleeper, Myslíkova Street, Prague