Biography

 

MIHUȚ BOȘCU KAFCHIN

Born in 1986, lives and works in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

EDUCATION

2005-2010
B.A.& M.A., University of Art & Design, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

SOLO SHOWS

2014
Mihai Nicodim, Los Angeles

2013
Immortals have fun, Crystal gallery, Stockholm
II Clouds, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris

2011
A prologue to vanity and self-adoration, SABOT, Cluj-Napoca

2010
How is made, LAIKA artspace, Cluj-Napoca

2009
Long Gone Future, curated by Bogdan Iacob, National Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca

 

GROUP SHOWS

2015
La chose, curated by Anne Bonnin, Synagogue de Delme, Delme

2014
Haunting Monumentality II, Club Electroputere, Craiova
A few grams of Red, Yellow, Blue, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module [Museum as Hub], New Museum, New York
Sentimental Scientists, Rotwand gallery, Zürich
1989, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, NL
Fragile Sense of Hope – Art Collection Telekom, curated by Nathalie Hoyos and Rainald Schumacher, Me Collectors Room/Olbricht Foundation, Berlin

2013
Scènes Roumaines, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris
Prague Biennale 6, Expanded Painting, curated by Helena Kontova, Giancarlo Politi, Nicola Trezzi, Prague
Yellowing the Lunar Consciousness, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Massimo de Luca & Palazzo Bonvicini, Venice
Grey Zone, curated by Zita Sárvári, Krokus gallery, Bratislava
It’s compulsory that we have a title (a selection made by artist Ciprian Mureșan), Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest

2012
Overlapping Biennial (The Biennial of Young Artists), Molecular Gastronomy, section curated by Ami Barak, Bucharest
ORIGINAL/COPY III, Peles Empire, Cluj-Napoca
ORIGINAL/COPY II, Peles Empire, London
La Triennale | Intense Proximity, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
European Travellers – Art from Cluj today, curated by Judit Angel, Műcsarnok | Kunsthalle Budapest
Play dice would be nice, Gaudel de Stampa gallery, Paris
New Nomenclature, Pies gallery, Poznan

2011
Walter Koschatzky Art Award 2011, (exhibition and award event), MuMoK, Vienna
BERLIN SHOW #3: Glimpse, Plan B gallery, Berlin

2009
Students’ Sculpture Biennial, Poznan

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Antawan I. Byrd, Reid Shier, Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes, Phaidon Press, 2013
Soft Nucleus, interview by Nicola Trezzi in The Room magazine, issue 17, pp. 136-147, 2013
Collector From Space, 16 pages insert, IDEA art+society magazine #41, Cluj-Napoca, 2012
Intense Proximity [An Anthology of the Near and the Far], edited by Okwui Enwezor with Mélanie Bouteloup, Abdellah Karroum, Émilie Renard and Claire Staebler (catalogue of La Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012)
DEJEAN Gallien, Visit [Play dice would be nice/ Sabot at Gaudel de Stampa], Kaleidoscope blog (May 28)
MUREȘAN Ciprian, The Paintbrush Factory: Snapshot. Diapositives from One Year of Existence, IDEA magazine #36-37, Cluj-Napoca, 2010
IACOB, Bogdan, Offline (critical texts), pp. 125-129/ LIMES, Cluj-Napoca, 2010