Dan Mihaltianu


Born 1954 in Bucharest, Romania 

Studies at Institute of Fine Arts, Bucharest, 1975-1983
Member of Romanian Artists Union since 1981
Cofounder of artists group subREAL, Bucharest, 1990
Professor at Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway, 2001-2007
Artiste / Professeur invité, École des arts visuels et médiatiques, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 2008-2009
Lives and works between Bucharest, Berlin and Bergen

Solo Shows (selection)
NR Prejects, Berlin, 2015
Galeria Plan B, Berlin, 2013
Gallerie Renate Kammer, Hamburg, 2011
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2010
IKM Gallery, Oslo, 2009

Group Shows (selection)
Michael Jackson on the Wall, National Portrait Gallery, London; Grand Palais, Paris; Bundeskunsthale, Bonn,  EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland 2018, 2019
Collection Collective, tranzit.sk, Bratislava, 2017
Art Encounters, Timisoara, 2017
A Matter of Contemplation and Discontent, Vargas Museum, Manila, 2016
Vienna Biennale, MAK Vienna, 2015
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaite lyrique, Paris, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2014, 2015

Windows Bucharest-Berlin

silkscreen, UV resistant ink on archival paper
176 X120 cm
edition of 50

The work consists in video-stills from personal surveillance videos recorded by the artist in different public and private spaces from Bucharest and Berlin between 1994-2000.

It was produced for the project “Denkzeichen 4. November 1989” (Memory Marker to the 4th of November 1989), Alexanderplatz, Berlin and shown in an illuminated billboard (City-Light) in the middle of Alexanderplatz, Berlin for 3 months in 2000.

It was included in the show “CTRL [SPACE] Rhetorics of Surveillance from Bentham to Big Brother” at ZKM / Museum for Contemporary Arts Karlsruhe, 2001.


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