Watch live on sgt.gr the performance-lecture of Dan Perjovschi, on Monday 10 March at 19:00, in Greek
Dan Perjovschi (b. 1961) was academically trained as a painter during the Communism system. He used drawing to brake free of the strict education. After the collapse of Dictatorship he gradually moved from drawing on paper to drawing directly on the walls of the art institution. After The project
at Venice Biennial 1999 when his art become world known he developed a practice of time specific drawing installations in solo projects at Moma New York, Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Moderna Museet, Macro Roma, Ludwig Museum Cologne and participated at Venice, Istanbul, Lyon, Sydney and Moscow Biennial. His migratory, temporary and radical practice filled the walls of art institutions for more than a decade. After 2011 he become interested in activist movements across the world and found Social media as one space to get close and support such movements. In 2013 with the occasion of ecological mass demonstrations in Romania his drawings were downloaded by people who went protest with them in Bucharest and in big capitals and cities across the world.
The talk will show the path from still life to protest drawing and the stations in between.
Dan Perjovschi lives and works in Bucharest and Sibiu, Romania. His solo exhibitions include Unframed
at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Helsinki, 2013), News from the Island
at Reykjavik Art Museum (2012), Not over
at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome - MACRO (2011), Late News
at Royal Ontario Museum Toronto (2010), What Happened to US?
at MoMA New York and I am not Exotic I am Exhausted
at Kunsthalle Basel (2007), The Room Drawing
at Tate Modern London (2006), On the Other Hand
at Portikus Frankfurt (2006) and First of May
at Moderna Museet Stockholm (2006) and Naked Drawings
at Ludwig Museum Cologne (2005).
He participates at group shows like Aichi Triennale in 2013, Paris Triennial in 2012, Dublin Contemporary in 2011, Freedom of Speech
at Nbk Berlin and Hamburg Kunstverein in 2010, Lyon Biennial in 2009, the Sydney Biennial and Fifth Floor
at Tate Liverpool in 2008, The Magelanic Cloud
at Pompidou Center Paris, the 52nd Venice Biennial and the Moscow Biennial in 2007, New Europe at Generali Foundation Vienna and the 9th Istanbul Biennial in 2005.
Perjovschi received George Maciunas Prize in 2004 and ECF Princess Margriet Award in 2013 (with Lia Perjovschi).
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