Calin Dan

Artist Born 1955, Arad, Romania Based in Amsterdam and Bucharest MA in Art History & Theory. Initial career as art journalist, free lance curator and cultural manager (with the Soros Foundation, Romania). From 1990 involved in various cross media projects independently and within the art duo subREAL. Developer of multi-media projects with V2 Lab for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam. Creative Director for rich media platforms - Lost Boys Interactive, Amsterdam. Contributions to mainstream and alternative publications on internet related topics. Consultant for the Dutch Fund for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture. Various teaching positions. Lately pursues an independent research on the interplay between citizens and their habitat - the Emotional Architecture.

Exhibitions Solo (selection) 2006 -'sony/wmf/pp. Trip. Sample City. ? Three takes on Emotional Architecture', Stroom Den Haag -Something old , something new, something borrowed, something blue, Galeria Noua, Bucharest 2005 -Lost in Translation, Vaal Gallery, Tallin 2003 -EmotionalArchitecture,NationalMuseumofContemporaryArt/Kalinderu Media Lab, Bucharest 2002 -Interviewing the Cities, IASPIS gallery, Stockholm 2001 -Interviewing the Cities, Fotogalerie, Wien -Interviewing the Cities, Vox Gallery, Montreal 1999 -Serving Art, Venice Biennial, Romanian Pavilion -Happy Doomsday!, ZKM, Karlsruhe Group (selection) 2006 -Europart, various public locations in Vienna -Happy Believers, 7. Werkleitz Biennale -Zones of Contact, Biennale of Sydney 2006, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney -GuestRoom #4: Atelier Rijksbouwmeester, Museum het Domein, Sittard -NowHere Europe - Trans:it. Moving Culture Through Europe, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest -Biennale Cuvée - Weltauswahl der Gegenwartskunst, O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz 2005 -22nd Kassel Documentary Film- & Video Festival, Kassel -We are the Artists, International Biennial of Contenporary Art, Prague -Normalisation, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul -Paradoxos: Incorporar a Cidade / the embodied city - Romanian Artists Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon -Invisible Cité, Grande Bibliothèque, Montreal -Sous les ponts, Casino Luxembourg, Centre d'art contemporain, Luxemburg2004 -Video as Urban Condition, Austrian Cultural Forum, London -Revolutions Reloaded, Loboratorio Romania, Artra Gallery, Milano -Other Neighborhood, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn -Systemstörung, Edith-Russ Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg -Formate/Moving Patterns, Bukarest, Kunsthalle Wien (2005) -Extended Views, Centre Ceramique, Maastricht -Collage Europa, Nai, Rotterdam -Romanian artists (and not only) love the Palace?!, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest 2003 -Personal Places, Galleria A+A / Centro Espositivo Sloveno, Venice (2002) 2002 -Exchange & Transform, Kunstverein, München 2001 -Videonale 9, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn 2000 3, Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam Filmography 2006 2005 2003 2001 2000 1994 1993 Trip (15:00 min., DVD, b/w, color, sound) Pas (de deux) (4:50 min., DVD, color, sound) Jukebox for the late night surfer (21:46 min., DVD, color, sound) Sony/wmf/pp (3:30 min., beta SP, color, stereo) Sample City (11:45 min., DVD, color, sound) Lost Toys (3:30 min., beta SP, color, mono) Ra (57 min., beta SP, color, mono, english subtitles) On Your Left Bank (6:00 min., beta SP, color, mono) Draculaland 3 (with subREAL) (12:40 min., beta SP, color, mono) Awards 2001 Videonale 9, Bonn 2000 New Media Special Award, International Festival of New Film, Split