Dani Gal
Portfolio of Dani Gal
Exhibitions with Kadel Willborn:
2017 Hegemon
2013 Failed to Bind
2010 Dauder I Gal
1975 born in Jerusalem, IL, lives and works in Berlin, Germany

from 1997 till 1998 Avni Institute, Tel Aviv, IL
from 1998 till 2000 Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem, IL
from 2000 till 2005 Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2005 Cooper Union for the Advancment of Science and Art, New York City, US

Awards:
2012
Hans-Purrmann-Preis der Stadt Speyer für Bildende Kunst, DE
2009
Ars Viva, Kunstpreis Kulturkreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft, DE
Künstlerstätte Schloss Bleckede, Lüneburg, DE
2008
Villa Romana Kunstpreis / Fellowship, Florence, IT
2007
Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, DE
Künstlerhaus Worpswede, Residency, Worpswede, DE

Institutional Collections:
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, CH
National Gallery of Canada, CA
Kunstsammlung Bielefeld, DE
Kunsthaus Zürich, CH
Bundessammlung für zeitgenössische Kunst, Bonn, DE
Louis Vuitton Collection, Paris, FR
Jewish Museum, New York, US
Hasselberger Collection
Solo exhibitions
2018 Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US
"12x12", IBB-Videoraum, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, DE
2017 "Hegemon", Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
2015 Videoart at Midnight, Babylon, Berlin, DE
Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zürich, CH
2014 Night and Fog/As from Afar, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, IL
As from Afar, The Jewish Museum, New York, US
Kunstraum Innsbruck, AT
2013 Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
Performa 13 Biennial, New York, US
Kunsthalle St. Gallen, CH
Nacht und Nebel, Turku Art Museum, FIN
2012 Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zurich, CH
2010 Chanting Down Babylon, w139 Arts Centre, Amsterdam, NL
Dumitrescu's Dream, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE
2009 Project Room, Pecci Museum Prato, IT
The Shooting of Officers, Freymond-Guth & Co. Fine Arts, Zurich, CH
The Shooting of Officers, Freymond-Guth & Co. Fine Arts, Zurich, CH
2007 Voiceoverhead, INSA Art Space, Korea, KR
La Battaglia, Freymond-Guth & Co. Fine Arts, Zürich, CH
2004 let my vinyl lick your finger (with Shannon Bool), Pavillion am Main, Frankfurt, DE
Hold up, The Or Gallery, Vancouver B.C., CA
Group exhibitions
2018 Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival 2018, Florence, IT
FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US
"Power to the People", Schirn, Frankfurt, DE
"Connective Videos: Berlin - Hong Kong 3/6", Black Box Studio, Goethe Institute Hong Kong, CN
2017 "Lives Between", Kadist, San Francisco, US
"The History Show", Kunstverein in Hamburg, DE
"Kult! Legenden, Stars und Bildikonen", Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen, DE
documenta 14 with the Radio Program "Every Time A Ear di Soun", Athens, GR
2016 "Heart of Noise", Innsbruck, AT
"Private Offices", Nancy Rosen, NY, US
"Collection on Display: Momentary Monuments", Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
2015 "The Future of Memory", Kunsthalle Wien, AT
"History is a Warm Gun", n.b.k. Berlin, DE
"EUROPA. Die Zukunft der Geschichte", Kunsthaus Zürich, CH
2014 INPUT/OUTPUT - Schnittpunkt Worpswede, Museen Worpswede, DE
Kongress der Artikulation, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2012 Bremer Kunstpreis, Bremen, DE
Demonstrations. Making Normative Orders, (Dani Gal & Achim Lengerer), cur. Sabine Witt, Britta Peters, Fanti Baum, Frankfurter Kunstverein, DE
Weighted Words, cur. Ellen Mara de Wachter, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Israel Now- Reinventing the Future, cur. Micol Di Veroli, MACRO Museum, Rome, IT
Schlagwörter und Sprachgewalten, cur. Nadja Schneider, Kunsthaus Baselland, CH
When Attitudes Became Form, Become Attitudes, cur. Jens Hoffmann, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US
Nacht und Nebel, Stowaways Series, New Museum, NY, US
2011 12. Istanbul Biennale, TR
History Lessons, MUMOC, Vienna, AT
54. Biennale di Venezia, IT
The Secret Garden, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zurich, CH
6 conversation pieces and a didactic poem, COCO, Vienna, AT
Tracing Shadows in the Dark, Holy Trinity Church, London, UK
Forum Expanded, Berlinale, Berlin, DE
2010 All the memory of the world, GAM- Galleria Civica d’ Arte Moderna; Contemporanea, Turin, IT
History / Ars Viva Price, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
History / Ars Viva Price, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
Try different keywords, Galeria Estrany- de la Mota, Barcelona, ES
Indefinite Destinations, DEPOT, Istanbul TR, The Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Sofia, BG
Street and Studio. From Basquiat to Séripop., cur. by Cathérine Hug, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT
Dani Gal / Patricia Dauder, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe, DE
2009 Dorothea von Stetten art price, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
Come in, friends, the house is yours! Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, DE, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, DE
2008 L’éducation sentimentale, Freymond-Guth & Co., Fine Arts, Zurich, CH
Voiceoverhead (Dani Gal & Achim Lengerer), Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, NL
Freisteller / Villa Romana Preisträger 2008, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, DE
Rubble Rouser, Berlin, DE
Walking On Thin Ice, Artnews Projects, Berlin, DE
2007 Port D Suisse, with Freymond-Guth & Co, Zürich, Villa Lautengarten Basel, CH
Role MoDl, The John Institute, Zürich, CH
The Lost Moment, Kunstfabrik, Berlin, DE
The film as a page of victor hugo rewritten in the style of nerval, JET, Berlin, DE
2006 If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller, Freymond-Guth & Co. Fine Arts Zürich, CH
Cooling out Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, DE
Cooling out Lewis Glucksman Gallery Cork, IR
Cooling out Kunsthaus Baselland, CH
TV as a Fireplace Kunsthalle Wien, Ursula Blicke videolounge, Wien, A
blows into microphone...it is all right Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien, A
2005 Transmitted fictions in collaboration with Achim Lengerer, Ausland, Berlin, DE
No big Dal, Kunstverein Gelsenkirchen, DE
Publications
2014
“INPUT / OUTPUT. Schnittpunkt Worpswede“, catalogue, Worpswede die Museen, p 34.
“Schenkungen. Neuerwerbungen. Das Pandora Projekt. Lust und Last des Sammelns“, catalogue, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, p 76.

2013
“Villa Romana. Gegenwart eines Künstlerhauses“, catalogue, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn.

2012
Zakia Uddin: „Cross Platform: Sound in other media“, WIRE Magazine, Issue No. 342, August 2012, p 14.
Theo Reeves-Evison: „An Action, Event or Other Thing that Occurs or Happens Again“, frieze, March 2012, p 171.
Matthias Michalka: „Historical Fiktion“, catalogue Kunstpreis der Bötcherstrasse in Bremen 2012, p 32-37.

2011
Emily Warner: „The 54th Venice Biennale“, The Brooklyn Rail, Jul-Aug 2011.
Gerhard Mack: „Abenddämmerung: Die renommierte Schweizer Kuratorin Bice Curiger setzt in der Kunstbiennale Venedig auf leise Töne“, NZZ am Sonntag, 5. June 2011.
Laura Cumming: „The 54th Venice Biennale - review“, The Observer, 5. June 2011.
Jens Hoffmann: „Interview of Jens Hoffmann, co-curator 12. Istanbul Biennale, 2011“, catalogue „The Companion“ for Isimsiz (12. Istanbul Bienali), 2011, p 180-183.

2010
Elena Volpato: „How History Sounds“, Kaleidoscope, p 40-45.
„Ars Viva 09/10. Geschichte/History: Mariana Castillo Deball, Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda, Dani Gal“, Hatje Cantz Verlag.
Urs Steiner: „Abschied vom „Löwenbräu“: Das Migros-Museum präsentiert Ars-Viva-Preisträger und Werke aus der Sammlung“, NZZ, 3. July 2010.

2009
„Chanting Down Babylon“, catalogue, Argobooks, Berlin.
Daniel Morgenthaler: „Dani Gal: The Shooting of Officers“, Kunstbulletin 9/2009, p 10-11.
„Seasonal Unrest: Dani Gal im Luigi Pecci Centre of Contemporary Art“, Deutsche Bank Art Mag.
Nicole Büsing and Heiko Klaas: „Der Reggae-Papst im Pilgerort“, Kunstmarkt, 20. April 2009.

2008
Tim Ackermann: „Dani Gal: Gesampelte Geschichte“, Deutsche Bank Art Mag, 2008/03.

2007
Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith: „Review: Cooling Out“, frieze.

2006
Cherry Smyth: „Cooling Out: On The Paradox Of Feminism“, Art Revew, December 06, p. 151.














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