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B3 – ON DESIRE

With the key topic ON DESIRE, B3 will in fall 2017 reflect on the latest trends relating to the moving image in art and media from a political, technological and aesthetic perspective.  Desire as yearning, wish, lust or hope and its translation into moving images will be explored in an artistic, social, political, sociopolitical and historical perspective and critically examined. . . .

VIDEONALE.16 Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts 2017

The 16th Videonale - Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts, this year took place under the title PERFORM! The exhibitions at the Kunstmuseum Bonn featured recent works by a total of 43 international artists

KINO DER KUNST 2017

a worldwide unique combination of film festival and art exhibition, held its third edition in April 2017. Movie theatres and museums all over Munich presented an International Competition as well as special focuses, artists talks, smposions and multi-channel installations.

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Artemovendo – in collaboration with Goethe Institut Porto Alegre

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"Ajonjolí y otros moles"
Chance, Observation and a Poetics of the Personal

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Stiftung imai – inter media art institute

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Mihai Grecu

Works


Galleries

Hengesbach Gallery
Rolf Hengesbach
Vogelsangstr. 20
42109 Wuppertal
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)202 - 753532
E-Mail: info@hengesbach-gallery.de




Statement

Recurring topics such as distress, cloning, hallucination, city life and war articulate the whole of Mihai Grecu´s exploration of mysterious and subconscious beginnings. These visual and poetic trips, mix several techniques and styles and may be seen as propositions for a new dream oriented technology.


Biography

born 1981 in Sebes (RO)
lives and works in Paris and Roubaix (F)

Education

2004-2006 Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg (F)
2006-2008 Le Fresnoy - Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Tourcoing (F)

Solo-exhibitions

2011
"We´ll become oil", Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin

2010
«coagulate », solo show, Slash Gallery, Cluj Napoca, Romania
«coagulate», solo show, Rolf Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin, Germany
«coagulate», solo show, Centre d’Art La Panera, Lleida, Spain

2008
«Unlith/coagulate» solo exhibition, gallery Art Claims Impulse, Berlin

2006
"Labyrinth of my mind", Le Cube, Issy-les-Moulineaux (F)

2005
« Labyrinth of my mind », Le Cube, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Group-exhibitions

2014
“Loop art faire”, Barcelona, Spain

2013
Licht Sicht Biennale, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany
“Z-Land” and “Bildfrost” exhibitions, Rolf Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“Moving Image”, New York, USA

2012
”Catastrophology” Arko Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

2011
« Southern Panoramas/ Videobrasil », Sao Paulo, Brasil
«WRO media art biennale», Wroclav, Poland

2010
«Mois de la Photographie», Paris, France, curated by Jean Luc Monterosso
« Invisible Shadows », Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany

2009
« Maquias de Sonhar» Museum of Contemporary Art Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2008
« Dans la nuit, des images », Grand Palais, Paris, France
« The Dream Machine », Passage de Retz, Paris, curated by Jean-Luc Monterosso
« Panorama 8-9-10 », Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, curated by Bernard Blistène
« Studio », Galerie Les filles du calvaire, Paris, curated by Madeleine van Doren

2007
« Sous influences » ADN Galeria, Barcelona + Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris

2006
« Orcaille », collaboration with the Orpaille collective, Maison Rouge, Paris

2005
« Speedforce » at the ZKMax, Munich, Germany

Festivals and awards (selected) :

2014
“Quality Award” for “We'll become oil”, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Paris, France
2013
Best Experimental Film Award, Message2man Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
MQ Residency Award for “Exland”, Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna
2012
”Best Sound Award”, Sapporo International Film Festival, Sapporo, Japan
”Arte Creative Award”, Cote Court Festival, Paris, France
Best Aniation Award«Tampere International Film Festival », Tampere, Finland
2012/2009
« Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival », Clermont-Ferrand, France
2010
SCAM award for the best digital art work, Paris, France
Explora Award for Best Experimental Work, Curtocircuito, Santiago de Compostella, Spain
2009
« Vidéoformes », Clermont-Ferrand, France, special mention for «coagulate»
January 2012/2010/2009
« International Film Festival Rotterdam », The Netherlands
2008
« Festival du Nouveau Cinéma », Montréal, Canada
« Oslo Screen Festival », Oslo, Norway, best video award for «coagulate»
« Film Festival Rotterdam », The Netherlands, honourable mention for «UNLITh»
2007
« Locarno International Film Festival », Locarno, Switzerland
September 2007/2005
« Videobrasil festival», Sao Paulo, Brasil
April 2008/2005
« European Media Art Festival », Osnabrück, Germany
March 2008/2005
« Vidéoformes », Clermont-Ferrand, France, first prize for «UNLITh»
2005
« International Media Award for Science and Art », ZKM/SWR, Karlsruhe, Germany
« Filmfest Dresden », Germany

Bibliography

2010 MARTa Herford (Ed.): Unsichtbare Schatten. Bilder der Verunsicherung, 2010. (Exhibition cat.)
2009 Georg Elben, Videonale (Ed.): Videonale 12, 2009. (Exhibition cat.)

Mihai Grecu
born 1981 in Sebes (RO) lives and works in Paris and Roubaix (F) Education 2004-2006 Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg (F) 2006-2008 Le Fresnoy - Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Tourcoing (F) Solo-exhibitions 2011 We´ll become oil, Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin 2010 «coagulate », solo show, Slash Gallery, Cluj Napoca, Romania «coagulate», solo show, Rolf Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin, Germany «coagulate», solo show, Centre d’Art La Panera, Lleida, Spain 2008 «Unlith/coagulate» solo exhibition, gallery Art Claims Impulse, Berlin 2006 Labyrinth of my mind, Le Cube, Issy-les-Moulineaux (F) 2005 « Labyrinth of my mind », Le Cube, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France Group-exhibitions 2014 “Loop art faire”, Barcelona, Spain 2013 Licht Sicht Biennale, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany “Z-Land” and “Bildfrost” exhibitions, Rolf Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin, Germany “Moving Image”, New York, USA 2012 ”Catastrophology” Arko Art Center, Seoul, South Korea 2011 « Southern Panoramas/ Videobrasil », Sao Paulo, Brasil «WRO media art biennale», Wroclav, Poland 2010 «Mois de la Photographie», Paris, France, curated by Jean Luc Monterosso « Invisible Shadows », Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany 2009 « Maquias de Sonhar» Museum of Contemporary Art Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 2008 « Dans la nuit, des images », Grand Palais, Paris, France « The Dream Machine », Passage de Retz, Paris, curated by Jean-Luc Monterosso « Panorama 8-9-10 », Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, curated by Bernard Blistène « Studio », Galerie Les filles du calvaire, Paris, curated by Madeleine van Doren 2007 « Sous influences » ADN Galeria, Barcelona + Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris 2006 « Orcaille », collaboration with the Orpaille collective, Maison Rouge, Paris 2005 « Speedforce » at the ZKMax, Munich, Germany Festivals and awards (selected) : 2014 “Quality Award” for “We'll become oil”, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Paris, France 2013 Best Experimental Film Award, Message2man Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia MQ Residency Award for “Exland”, Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna 2012 ”Best Sound Award”, Sapporo International Film Festival, Sapporo, Japan ”Arte Creative Award”, Cote Court Festival, Paris, France Best Aniation Award«Tampere International Film Festival », Tampere, Finland 2012/2009 « Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival », Clermont-Ferrand, France 2010 SCAM award for the best digital art work, Paris, France Explora Award for Best Experimental Work, Curtocircuito, Santiago de Compostella, Spain 2009 « Vidéoformes », Clermont-Ferrand, France, special mention for «coagulate» January 2012/2010/2009 « International Film Festival Rotterdam », The Netherlands 2008 « Festival du Nouveau Cinéma », Montréal, Canada « Oslo Screen Festival », Oslo, Norway, best video award for «coagulate» « Film Festival Rotterdam », The Netherlands, honourable mention for «UNLITh» 2007 « Locarno International Film Festival », Locarno, Switzerland September 2007/2005 « Videobrasil festival», Sao Paulo, Brasil April 2008/2005 « European Media Art Festival », Osnabrück, Germany March 2008/2005 « Vidéoformes », Clermont-Ferrand, France, first prize for «UNLITh» 2005 « International Media Award for Science and Art », ZKM/SWR, Karlsruhe, Germany « Filmfest Dresden », Germany Bibliography 2010 MARTa Herford (Ed.): Unsichtbare Schatten. Bilder der Verunsicherung, 2010. (Exhibition cat.) 2009 Georg Elben, Videonale (Ed.): Videonale 12, 2009. (Exhibition cat.)

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