Dani Gal

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Dani Gal is an artist and a filmmaker, born 1975 in Jerusalem, lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Biography[edit]

He studied at Bezalel Academy for Art and Design in Jerusalem, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule in Frankfurt and in Cooper Union in New York. His films and installations have been shown at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011), Istanbul Biennale (2011), New Museum New York (2012), Kunsthalle St. Gallen Switzerland (2013), The Jewish Museum New York (2014), Berlinale Forum Expanded (2014), Kunsthaus Zurich (2015) Kunsthalle Wien (2015), Documenta 14 (2017), Centre Pompidou (2018), Club TransMediale Festival Berlin, Festival Steirischer Herbst, Graz (2020). In 2019 he was artist-in-residence with Blood Mountain Projects and research fellows at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute.

Selected exhibitions[edit]

  • 2020 – Steirisher Herbst (Paranoia TV) Graz
  • 2019 – Weissenhof City, Statdsgallerie Stuttgar
  • 2018 – FRONT International, Cleveland, OH, Screening at Centere Pompidou, Paris
  • 2017 – Documenta 14
  • 2016 – Collection on Display: Momentary Monuments, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich,
  • 2015 – Europa, Die Zukunft der Geschichte, Kunsthaus Zürich
  • 2014 – The Jewish Museum, New York, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Forum expanded – 66th Berlinale, Berlin
  • 2013 – Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Turku Art Museum, FIN, Screening at 2013 – ICA, London
  • 2012 – Stowaways Series, New Museum, New York, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA,
  • 2011 – ILLUMInazioni, 54. Biennale di Venezia, Untitled, 12. Istanbul Biennial

Publications[edit]

Chanting Down Babylon, 2009 Chanting Down Babylon | Anagram Books Contributors: Eva Birkenstock, Hannes Loichinger

Historical Records, 2018 Snoeck Contributor: Marcus Gammel

An Elaborate Gesture of Pastness Current | Blood Mountain Projects Contributors: Sa’ed Atshan, Noit Banai, Sabeth Buchmann, Burcu Dogramaci

I.E, edcat – i.e. Edition No. 43

Awards and residencies[edit]

  • 2020 – Radio Lab CTM
  • 2019 – Residency at Blood Mountain Projects Vienna, Fellowship at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies. Vienna, AT
  • 2012 – Hans Purmann Prize
  • 2009 – Ars Viva Award
  • 2008 – Villa Romana Prize, Florence, IT

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