hunt kastner

born 1972, Prague, ČSSR

 

professional activities

since 2014

Prague Academy of Fine Arts (AVU), Assistant professor in the studio of Painting under Vladimir Skrepl

studies and stipends

1992 - 1999

AVU / Academy of Fine Arts, Prague (studios of Jiří Lindovský, Michal Bielický and Vladimír Skrepl)

2005

Residency stipend at PROGR, Bern, Switzerland, CH

2008

Residency stipend at ISCP Program, N.Y., New York, USA

1996 - 2002

Member of the group BJ (Bezhlavy Jezdec / Headless Rider) with Jan Mancuska, Josef Bolf and Tomáš Vanek, active from 1996-2001.

solo exhibitions:

2018

Cokoli II, Galerie Luxfer, Česká Skalice

2017

Y/N, Městská galerie Týn nad Vltavou, Týn nad Vltavou

2016

LIMBO, hunt kastner, Prague

Qwerty I, Sokolská 26 Gallery, Ostrava

Maketa (Mock-up), Cube x Cube Gallery, Liberec

2014

Theory of Relativity I, Soda, Bratislava, SK
Pustina (Desert), Berlínskej model, Prague
Čtvrt na jedenáct (Quarter Past Ten), Set Gallery, Liberec
Wysiwyg, Plato: City Gallery in Ostrava

2013

Jan Šerých, video-room, Regional Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlín
Tma (Darkness), Bistro 8, Prague
Cokoli (Whatever), Kabinet T. Gallery, Zlín
!sey ,lleH, Jelení Gallery, Prague

2012

Tisíciúhelník (Chiliagon; with Alena Kotzmannová), Fait Gallery, Brno

2011

Lies and Layers (with Esther Stocker), hunt kastner, Prague

Dnes / Today, 8. 9 2011 19:00, ETC galerie, Prague

2010

Making the Best of a Bad Situation, Blansko City Gallery, Blansko

2009

Beep Beep, Labor, Budapest, Hungary, HU
Paramnesia, Galerie Caesar, Olomouc
Ano / Yes, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague
Jan Šerých, Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT

2008

Last Frame, Josef Sudek Atelier, Prague
Jan Serych and Vasil Artamonov, NoD Gallery, Prague
The Architecture of Chance, ISCP, New York, USA

2007

The Year 2006 / Roku 2006, Galerie 36, Olomouc
Icing (The Forbidden Release), Jan Šerých / Michal Škoda, Wannieck Gallery, Brno
Take Me Home, hunt kastner, Prague

Neexistuju když mě nevidíš (I Don‘t Exist When You Don‘t See Me), FUTURA, Prague

2006

Jednoho krasneho ra….., Galerie die Aktualitat des Schonen, Liberec
GOTOHELL, Galerie na Bidylku, Brno
Remember Me / Is All I Ask / And If Remembered / Forget It All, PROGR, Bern, Switzerland, CH

2005

Double Feature Picture Show (with J. Bolf), Galerie České pojišťovny, Prague
Abbey Road 2:45, Atrium of the Pražák Palace, Moravian Gallery, Brno

2004

From Books, Antikvariát Ouky douky, Prague
A je to!, Galerie A.M.180, Prague

2003

Look Who’s Talking, House of Art, České Budějovice
bla, Galerie 761, Ostrava
Galerie Na bidýlku, Brno
10 Ways to Look Good During Sex, DUMB: Brno House of Arts at the House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno

2002

Placebo, Vacláv Špalá Gallery, Prague

Jan Šerých, Laboratoř, Prague National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague

2000

Ozzy, Galerie Černý Pavouk, Ostrava
Head in the Clouds, České Budějovice

1999

Dial, National Gallery, Veletržní palác, Prague

group exhibitions:

2019

Orient 2, Kunsthalle Bratislava, SK
Kuna carries Nanuk: The Art of Reading Art,
8SMIČKA, Humpolec, CZ
Moving Image Department #10: based on real facts, curated by Adam Budak, Prague National Gallery, Trade Fair Palac
Monolog kominíka ve městě bez komínů, Nevan Contempo, Prague

ZA PRAVDU…, Galerie Jaroslava Fragnera, Prague

Quodlibet, curated by Karel Císař, hunt kastner, Prague

2018

Conditions of Impossibility I/VII: Alogorrhea, curated by Václav Magid, Cursor Gallery, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
Who is the Victor?, curated by Yvona Ferencová, Galerie výtvarného umění in Ostrava

Civilization at the Crossroad: Engineers of Scientific-Technical Revolution, Display, Prague

 

2017

New Black Romanticism, curated by Christoph Tannert, Muzeul National de Arta al Romaniei, Bucharest, RO; Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, DE & Kuensterhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

Absolute Beginners, curated by Jaromír Novotný & Pavel Švec SVIT, Prague

Conditions of Impossibility, Loss of Time I/II, curated by Václav Magid, Cursor Gallery, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague

2016

Ten dům sem nepatří (That Building Doesn’t Belong Here), Karlin Studios, Prague

Jazky | Language, curated by Marek Meduna & Martina Johnová, Galerie Hraničář, Ústí nad Labem

2015

Exakta, NoD, Prague
Sign, Letter, Code, NTK Gallery, Prague
Supple Mentalities, NoD, Prague
Česká malba generace 90. let 20. století, Adam Gallery, Brno

2014

Prostory narace (Spaces of Narration), NoD, Prague
Svět práce (Live in Your Head), Galerie U Dobrého pastýře, Brno
Čtení (Reading), TIC Gallery, Brno

2013

Pro mnohé uši (For Many Different Ears), Fait Gallery, Brno
Lapidarium, Jaroslav Fragner Gallery, Prague
Blind Spot, curated by Milan Mikuláštík, NTK Gallery, Prague National Technical Library, Prague
Um Pretérito Imperfeito, Galerie Presenca, Porto, PT

2012

Ř! Czech National Identity in Contemporary Art, University of Applied Arts Gallery, Prague
Na houby / For John Cage, Bludný kámen, Opava
4 + 4 Days in Motion – 17th performing arts festival, Casino, Prague
Homo Mathematicus, NTK Gallery, Prague
Islands of Resistance: Between the First and Second Modern 1985–2012, curated by Jiří and Jana Ševčik and Edith Jeřabková, Trade-Fair Palace, National Gallery in Prague

2011

12 POINT: Petr Babak, Petr Bosak, Robert Jansa, Jiří Kovanda, Jan Nalevka, Radim Pesko, Jiří Skála, Jan Šerých, curated by Adela Svobodová, 35m2, Prague
Les Amis de mes amis sont mes amis, Hommage a Ján Mančuška, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, FR
Sculpture in the Street III, curated by Karel Císář, organized by DUMB: Brno House of Arts, steets and public spaces in Brno
Czech Painting from the 1990s Generation, curated by Richard Adams, DUMB: Brno House of Arts, Brno
VI NEW ZLÍN SALON, Zlýn Regional Art Gallery, Zlín
Turned Down, Wannieck Gallery, Brno
Casual – Formal – Playful / Tomáš Vaněk – Jan Šerých – Eva Koťátková, curated by huntkastner, Czech Center New York, NYC, USA

2010

U bUdU tU bUdU, curated by Viktor Čech, Školska28, Prague
Collected Reflections, curated by Edita Jeřabková, Entrance Gallery, Karlin Studios, Prague
The Economics of Unwanted Amity, curated by Marketa Stará, Karlin Studios, Prague
One Day You Will Loose it All, curated by Kryštof Kintera and Denisa Vaclavová, 4 Days in Motion Festival, ULUV, Národní 36, Prague
Ears Like Loops, curated by Edita Jeřabková, Zona sztuki aktualnej, Lodz, Poland, PL
On Altruism, curated by Vít Havránek, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, DE
Fenomén Hra (The Phenomenon of the Game), curated by Milan Mikulášek, Galerie NTK, National Technical Library, Prague
Horká linka (Hotline), Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
Gaspard of the Night, curated by Václav Magid, FUTURA, Prague

2009

Prague Biennale 4, Bílý papír černá nevěsta / White Paper Black Bride, curated by Edita Jeřabková and Jiří Kovanda, Karlin Hall, Praha / Prague
Intertext, Galéria Jána Koniarka / Ján Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia, SK

2008

Czech Sources: Contemporary Czech Art of 3 Generations, curated by Lenka Lindauerová, Prague House, Brussels, Belgium BE
Reflecting Words, curated by Zdeněk Freisleben, Summer Star Palace, Prague
New Aquisitions, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague
TXT – JAN NALEVKA / JAN ŠERÝCH / IVAN VOSECKY, Galerie Šternberk, Šternberk, CZ
Die Gehilfin (The Aides), Galerie Klenová / Klatovy, Klatovy
6th Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Karel Cisář, Prague City Gallery at the House of the Stone Bell, Prague
I Don’t Exist if You Don’t See Me, curated by Jiří Ptáček, FUTURA, Prague
They Stood and Waited Until He Appeared, NoD Gallery, Prague
Současný český kubismus (Contemporary Czech Cubism), curated by Václav Magid, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague
Intro 518 teď 69 teď* teď 180 Bonus Q Track!, Karlín Studios, Prague
Bad Moon Rising Special, ISCP, NY, New York, USA

2007

The Collectors: LIVE RE-EDIT, from the Marek Art Collection, curated by Jiří Ptáček, Brno House of Arts, Brno
Gross Domestic Product, curated by Kryštof Kintera, Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague
Punctum, FUTURA, curated by Vacláv Magid, Prague
Indexy slasti (Indexes of Delight — festival M@narchia), CDCH, Moscow, Russia, RU
Still — Another Exhibition of Painting, FUTURA, Prague

2006

ACNE, Contemporary Czech Painting from the Richard Adam Collection, Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague

I Invited Some Friends to Come and Watch, Galerijam M. Kraljevic + Galerija Nova, curated by David Kulhánek, Zagreb, Croatia, HR
Slepí muží přeměřují slon (Blind Men Measuring an Elephant), curated by Rafani, Gallery C2C, Prague
Frisbee, Brno House of Art, Brno

2005

Frisbee, MNAC, Bucharest, Romania, RO
5th Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Karel Cisar, Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague
Definition of Everyday, curated by Vít Havránek and Jan Mančuška, Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague
Finalists of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library, Prague
1811197604122005, Galerie Plan B, curated by galerie Display, Cluj, Romania, RO

2004

Like Beads on an Abacus Designed to Calculate Infinity, Rockwell, London, UK
Check the Art, Galerie Kai Hilgeman, Berlin, Germany, DE
Neutral, organized by galerie Display Gallery, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany, DE

2003

Československo, Slovak National Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia, SK
The Youngest, Prague National Gallery in the Veletržní Palace, Prague
Survey ’03, curated by Karel Cisar, FUTURA, Prague
To the Letter, Czech Center in New York, USA
Kompression, Kolonie Wedding, Berlin, Germany, DE
Finalists of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Futura, Prague
Perfect Tense (Painting Today), Prague Castle Riding Hall, curated by Olga Mala and Karel Srp, Prague

2002

4th Biennale of the Young, (Forum of Independent Galleries), Prague City Gallery, House of the Golden Ring, Prague
Fair (Glued Intimacy), project of PAS, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Hédonistická abstrakce, Atrium of the Pražák Palace, Moravian Gallery in Brno
Sláva kosmonautů zapadá prachem, exhibition of the group BJ, Galerie Šternberk
War – Love – Peace, Galerie Eskort, Brno

From Prague, La Chaufferie, Strasbourg, France, FR
D’un printemps l’autre, Ecole d’Art Gérard Jacot, Belfort, France, FR

2001

Art Moskva, Dom Chudožnikov, (with the BJ), organized by Umělec art journal, Moscow, Russia, RU
Criss/Cross: Praha – Stuttgart- Wroclaw, exhibition organized by the Foundation and Center of Contemporary Arts-Prague at the Broumov Brewery, Broumov
Sleva 20%, Dům umění, České Budějovice

2000

Bezhlavý jezdec, galerie Jelení, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague & galerie NoD, Prague
Women Come and Go, Only We, Writers of Sci-Fi, Remain, (with the group BJ), Galerie 761, Ostrava

1999

Metro, Černý pavouk, Ostrava
Cargo (the studios of Vaclav Skrepl and Jiří Sopko), Dresden, Germany, DE
Unplanned Connections – Foundation Jelenik stipend winners, galerie Mánes, Prague
Studio of Vaclav Skrepl, Galerie MXM, Prague
Graduates of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts, Karolinum, Prague
About Love, curated by the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague, Richter Villa, Prague Castle, Prague
No Sex until Marriage, Holečkova Street, Prague
Open House, (with the group BJ), organized by the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague, Čimelice castle, Čimelice
99CZ , curated by Jiří David, Wencelas Square, Prague

1998

Down in the Bunker, Bunkr, Prague
City, Bořivojova Street 26, Prague

1997

s…s…, Bunkr, Prague
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
Fruits From Prague, Czech Center in Berlin, Germany, DE