hunt kastner

Born 1966 in Počátky, Czech Republic. Lives and works in Prague

 

Education:

1990 –1997

1990 –7 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (studios of Jiří Sopko and Vladimír Kokolia)

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

since 2014

head of the Intermedia – conceptual experimentation atelier

since 2015

Rector of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts

Stipends:

2006

ISCP Studio Residency, New York, N.Y., USA

2004

Camden Arts Centre, Delfina Studio, London, UK

2003

Museums Quartier 21, artist in residence, Tranzit, Vienna, AT
Her und Hin, Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, Schloss Solitude Stuttgart, Berlin, DE

2002

Residency stipend – Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA

2001

Jindřich Chalupecký Award for Young Artists

Solo exhibitions:

2016

Tomáš Vaněk PARTICIP č. 197, Kabinet T. Gallery, Zlín, CZ

We Can, But We Don´t Know How, PAS – produkce aktivit současnosti (Vit Havránek, Jiří Skála, Tomáš Vaněk), Karlin Studios, Prague

Particip 193, Galerie Měsíc ve dne, České Budějovice, CZ

Kaše Kašeová, Hidden Gallery, Tachovské nám., Prague

2015

Particip 187, Galerie Kaple, Valašské Meziříčí

2014

Particip 178, curated by Marek Pokorný, Plato Platforma, Trojhalí Karolina, Ostrava

2011

Particip 123, Present-action, hunt kastner, Prague

OFF Biennale Budapest, Gallery Urányi, Budapest, HU

2010

Particip No. 39, Minikino Gallery, Ostrava
The Lost Highway (with Alena Kotzmannová), hunt kastner, Villa Reykjavik, Reykjavik, IS
Particip 102, commissioned work for the façade of an apartment building, m.odla gallery, Antoninska 6, Prague 7

2009

Before Particips / Particip No. 93, Kabinet T Gallery, Zlín
Particip No. 92, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Dům umění České Budějovice
Shared Surfaces, Particip No. 90, Gallery 207 Gallery, Academy of Applied Arts, Prague

2008

Listening Comprehension, with Marlene Haring, Czech Cultural Center, Vienna, AT
Shared Surfaces, Gallery 207, Academy of Applied Arts, Prague

2007

Particip No. 71, what happened, is happening now… , Galerie Na bydýlku, Brno
Particip No. 70, Moravian Gallery, Brno Particips, Bastart galerie, Bratislava, SK
Synonyms, Index Foundation, Stockholm, SE

2006

Particip No. 56, Galerie 36, Olomouc
Live Score, live sampling performance, together with Tomáš Dvořák aka FLOEX, Alfréd ve dvoře Theatre, Prague and Theatre 29 in Pardubice
When Watching TV, I Do Not Think, hunt kastner, Prague

2005

Particip No. 46, Think Round, Act Square, ETC Gallery, Prague
Particip No. 45, Take Airways and Breath Freely, Galerie AM180, Prague

2004

Particip No. 39, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Particip No. 15/4, Swiss Cottage Central Library, London, UK
Particip No. 15/3, Kunstbibliothek, Matthäikirchplatz 8, 10785, Berlin, DE

2003

Particip No. 31, Dean’s boardroom at FAMU (commissioned work by the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague

2002

A Škoda is Not a Lada, Particip No. 18, Gallery Display, Prague Art Museum of Mills College in Oakland, California (commissioned work), USA

2001

Particip No. 15, Library of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

2000

Idea – Stencil – Shift – Spray, Na bydýlku Gallery, Brno

1999

Monokiny, Druhá Modrá Gallery, Brno

1998

Barvy Laky (Paints and Varnishes), U bílého jednorožce Gallery in Klatovy

Lov (The Hunt), Černý pavouk Gallery, Ostrava

Group exhibitions:

2016

up for grabs! laureates of the jindřich chalupecký award from the magnus art collection, curated by ondřej chrobák and karina kottová, Moravia Gallery in Brno

Intervence č. 3 (Eva Koťátková, Dominik Lang, Tomáš Vaněk), GAVU – Cheb Museum of Fines Arts, Cheb

Vanity Fair, curated by Otto Urban, AVU Graduates exhibition, Veletržní palác, Prague National Gallery

2015

Silver Lining, 25 Years of the Jindřich Chlaupecký Award, Veletržní palác, Prague National Gallery

2014

Who is the Director?, 4 + 4 Days in Motion, Palác U Stýblů, Prague

VII. New Zlín Salon, Regional Gallery of Art, Zlín

2011

The Height of Fashion, curated by Radek Wohlmut, Egon Schiele Art Center, Český Krumlov
Turned Down, Wannieck Gallery, Brno
Casual – Formal – Playful / Tomáš Vaněk – Jan Šerých – Eva Koťátková, Czech Center New York, USA
Czech Painting from the 1990s, curated by Richard Adams, DUMB: Brno House of Arts, Brno

2010

Jindřich Chalupecky Award – 20 Years, Dox Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, CZ
Residents IV, curated by Dušan Zahorbensky, MeetFactory, Prague, CZ
Manisfesta 8, curated by Tranzit.org, Particip 116, Demonstration of Think Round, Act Square, Murcea & Cartagena, SP
Erased Walls, Mediations Biennale, Poznan, PL & Galerie Space, Bratislava, SK
From the Liberty Square to the Independance Square, Lodz Biennale, Lodz, PL
It is written, a projec t by Adam Vackar, Pompidou Metz, FR
1, 2, 3 / Particip No. 105, site specific sound installation, GASK – Gallery of Central Bohemia, Kutná Hora, CZ
Apartment Adventure Tour, PLACC Festival – Art That Takes You By Surprise, Pécs, Hungary, HU
Collectors, The Czecho-slovak Pavilion, curated by Lucia Drdová & Martin Mazanec, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, AT
Space Demonstration, curated by Ladví, Street for Art Festival, Blox Doucasne centrum umen i TOUX, Prague, CZ

2009

After Velvet, curated by Sandra Baborovská, Prague City Gallery, House of the Golden Ring, Prague, CZ
Visual Illusion Traps, Recent Forms of Trompe l’Oeil, Nitranská Galéria, Nitra, SK
Historical Work, curated by Edita Jeřabkova, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague, CZ
Sleepwalking, with Marlene Haring, curated by Amer Abbas, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, DE
Erased Walls, Contemporary Art in Central and Eastern Europe, curated by Juraj Cierny, Freis Museum, Berlin, DE
City Dreamers, Galerie Emil Filla, Usti nad Labem, CZ
Entry, with Stano Masar, Galerie SPACE, Bratislava, SK
Something of Myself, h u n t k a s t n e r , Prague, CZ
From Plaster to Gum – artistic techniques and strategies, curated by Barbora Gerzová, Nítrianská Galéria, Nitra, SK
White Paper and Black Bride, curated by Edita Jeřabková & Jiří Kovanda, Prague Biennale IV, Karlín Hall, Prague, CZ
New Millenium, Minor Sensations – The Jindřich Chalupecký Award, curated by Jiří Ptáček, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, South Korea, KR
Sculpture in the Street, Brno Art Open 09, organized by DUMB: Brno House of Arts and the City of Brno, CZ
Particip No. 97, Institute of Light Design, Designblok 09, Superstudio A, Holešovice, Prague, CZ
Particip No. 96, Offcity Festival, Pardubice, CZ
Particip No. 78, Centre for Contemporary Art – DOX Prague CZ
Particip No. 81, Experimental venue Roxy/NoD Prague, CZ

2008

Spoken Words, curated by Mathieu Copeland, Tranzitdisplay, Prague, CZ
Manual CC, uqbar projects space, Berlin, DE
Reflecting Words, curated Zdeněk Freisleben, Summer Star Palace atthe White Mountain, Prague, CZ

2007

STILL: Another Exhibition of Painting, FUTURA, Prague, CZ
The Collectors: LIVE RE-EDIT, from the Marek art collection, Brno, CZ
House of Arts, Brno My Thing, Which Might Not Be Mine, Bastart Contemporary, Bratislava, SK
LISTE: The Young Art Fair in Basel (with Josef Bolf), presented by hunt ka s tner a rtworks, Basel, CH
Invisible Things, curated by Vjera Borozan, Trafo House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest, HU
Particip No. 58: Monument to Transformation, Societe Anonyme, Le Plateau-Frac Ile-de-France, Paris, FR
Economy of Purpose, curated by Galerie Display at Galerie Eskort, Brno, CZ

2006

Hotel Chalupecký *****, Motoren Halle, Dresden DE
tranzit: Auditorium, Stage, Backstage – An Exposure in 32 Acts, curated by Vít Havránek, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE
GRAND 1ST: CULT MEDIA, Galeria BASTART, Bratislava, SK
I Invited Some Friends to Come and Watch, curated by David Kulhánek, Galerija M. Kraljevic + Galerija Nova, Zagreb, HR
Spoken Words, Gallery Blow De La Barra, London, UK
COMIC festival, OTAs club, Bucharest, RO
Indikace, a selection of Czech conceptual artists, 4 Days in Motion Festival, Prague, CZ
Ideal Identity, (with Vacláv Stratil and Jasper Alvaers), Czech Cultural Center, New York, USA
Office Art, curated by Zuzana Štefková, Gallery C2C, Prague, CZ

2005

1811197604122005, Plan B, Cluj, RO
Prague Biennale 2, Definition of Everyday, curated by Vít Havránek, Karlin Hall, Prague, CZ
More than Meets the Eye, University Gallery, University of Essex in Colchester, UK
ABS Story, guest of Jiří Černický, Gallery Jiří Švestka, Prague, CZ
Every Bone Broken, together with Alice Nikitinová, Gallery Doubner, Prague
Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Karel Císář, Prague, CZ
City Gallery at the House of the Stone Bell, Prague, CZ
Insiders, curated by Pavlina Morganová, Brno House of Art, House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno and Futura, Prague, CZ

2004

Neutral, organized by Display Gallery in Prague, Motorenhalle, Dresden, DE
Challenge, Jána Koniarka Gallery, Synagogue, Trnava, SK
Metro, Priestor Gallery, Bratislava, SK
Space Camp, Na Příkopě 7, Prague, CZ
Like Beads on an Abacus to Calculate Infinity, Rockwell, London, UK
Things You Don’t Know, Gallery K und S, Berlin, DE

2003

Instant Fusion, collaborative project with gallery Priestor (Bratislava), SK
Museums Quartier 21, Vienna, AU
ARTKLIAZMA, Moscow, RU
Bunky, Public space in Prague Československo, curated by Jiří & Jana Ševčik, Slovak National Museum, Bratislava, SK
Artcubicle, Gallery HOME in Prague; Galerie und Projekte Mathias Kampl in Berlin, DE
Particip No. 36, web gallery Holec

2002

From Prague, Strasbourg, FR
Slimvolume, Poster publication, Slimvolume in London, UK
Art dans la ville, Musee de L’art Modern, Saint Etienne, FR
D’un printemps l’autre, Ecole d’Art Gérard Jacot, Belfort, FR
FAIR, project of PAS, Royal College in London, UK

2001

Finalists of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Veletržní Palace, National Gallery in Prague, CZ
20%, Discount, House of Arts in České Budějovice, CZ Probably is Here, Sýpka Gallery, Vlkov-Osová Bitýska, CZ Glued Intimacy, Gallery Jelení at the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague Art Moskva, Dom Chudožnikov, (with the BJ), organized by Umělec art journal, Moscow, RU

2000

Konfrontace, Czech Cultural Center in London, UK
BJ, 267 Gallery, Ostrava, CZ
Nests of Games, project of the artist Petr Nikl, Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ
“recycled” exhibition Idea – Stencil – Displacement – Spray for Jiří David´s exhibition, Krajiny, Na bydýlku Gallery in Brno, CZ
Bezhlavý jezdec, Jelení Gallery of the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague and galerie NoD, Prague, CZ
Salon of Young Artists, with BJ, Zlín, CZ
Targets, BJ concept, Center for Contemporary Arts Public Art Project, Prague Cottagers, alternative space, Římská Street, Prague, CZ

1999

Distant Similarity – Something more than Cosmetics, Veletržní Palace, National Gallery in Prague, CZ
Maxisklad, Mánes gallery, Prague Perplex, Vaclav Spala Gallery, Prague, CZ
Malamut, Ostrava, CZ
Open House, (with the group BJ), organized by the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague, Čimelice castle, Čimelice, CZ
Colony, (with Jan Merta), Jelení Gallery at the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague, CZ
C:R:A:N:E:, (with Ján Mančuška), international symposium, Quincerot, FR
No Sex until Marriage, Holečkova Street, Prague, CZ
Metro, Černý pavouk Gallery, Ostrava, CZ
Pipe Dreams, NoD Gallery, Prague, CZ
New Zlín Salon, Zlín, CZ

1998

Bistro, with Ján Mančuška, as a part of V. Kokolia´s exhibition, Mánes Gallery, Prague, CZ
Elektroaspik, with Pavel Šmíd, Pecka Gallery, Prague, CZ
Megavision, with P. Šmíd and M. Nedvěd, alternative space in Jungmanova St., Prague Down in the Bunker, Bunkr, Prague, CZ

1997

Artwork in Public Space, organized by the Foundation and Center of Contemporary Arts, (with the group BJ), Prague National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague, CZ
Graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Strahov Monastery, Prague, CZ
Fruit from Prague, Czech Cultural Center in Berlin, DE

1996

BJ, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Prague, CZ

1995

Recommended Paintings, Béhemót Gallery, Prague, CZ
Students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Mánes Gallery, Prague, CZ
Haus am See, Gallery in Hannover, DE