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Nomadaptation by Daniel Djamo


NOMADAPTATION. Considering the Integration of Migration-Related Topics in Contemporary Art Practices
An artist talk by Romanian artist and filmmaker DANIEL DJAMO, including screening of excerpts from his documentary films

Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 1:15PM
Auberge Internationale de Québec, Room C
19 Rue Sainte-Ursule, Québec, QC G1R 4E1, Canada
www.transculturalexchange.org
At the 6th Edition of the TransCultural Exchange's International Conference “Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons”, the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York proudly presents:

NOMADAPTATION. Considering the Integration of Migration-Related Topics in Contemporary Art Practices
An artist talk by Romanian artist and filmmaker DANIEL DJAMO, including screening of excerpts from his documentary films

Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 1:15PM
Auberge Internationale de Québec, Room C
19 Rue Sainte-Ursule, Québec, QC G1R 4E1, Canada
www.transculturalexchange.org

Daniel Djamo (b.1987, Bucharest) is a young Romanian artist and film director, interested in personal and group histories and stories and in themes such as national identity. He combines film with video art and installation with photography in order to evoke the past and to underline “the now.”

He has received multiple awards and recognitions, including: 2014 Grand Prize for Romanian film, Très Courts International Film Festival, French Institute - Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Winner of the 2013 ESSL award CEE (offered by the ESSL Museum, Klosterneuburg - Vienna, Austria); 2013 Henkel Art Award. Young Artist Prize CEE (from Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien and KulturKontakt – Vienna, Austria); 2011 Startpoint Prize Romania (awarded by Arbor Vitae Foundation and the Czech Ministry of Culture): 2011 Grand Prize of the National University of Arts - Bucharest. In 2015 he won “Premio Combat” - Video Art Award at Museo Giovanni Fattori, in Livorno, Italy, and the Special Award for Documentary Film, given by the Romanian Filmmakers’ Union. He was also nominated for the 2015 Best Debut for a feature film (Opera Prima Award) by the Romanian Filmmakers’ Union and for the 2015 Arte Laguna Prize, in Video Art section.

Djamo had solo shows in Dortmund (Künstlerhaus, 2017), Maribor, (Galerija K18, 2017), Glasgow (Briggait, 2014), Leipzig (KKW / KunstKraftWerk, 2015), Kassel (Tokonoma, 2012), Torino (Artissima Art Fair, with Anca Poterasu Gallery, 2014), Vienna (Schleifmuhlgasse 12-14 Gallery, 2014), Bucharest (Anca Poterasu Gallery, 2014 and 2015; Victoria Art Gallery, 2013 and 2015), Timisoara (Calina Gallery, 2012), and Kuala Lumpur (WOLO and Wei-Ling Gallery, 2015). He participated in numerous group exhibitions, biennials and art fairs at: The Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), the National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC) - Bucharest, l’Arsenale di Venezia, the Museum of Moscow, Paris - La Gaîté Lirique (Les Rencontres Internationales 2014), Kunsthaus Dresden, the ESSL Museum from Vienna, OSTRALE Centre for Contemporary Art Dresden, Jinling Art Museum (Nanjing, China), Museum of Aveiro, Constanta Museum of Art, Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori etc. His videos were screened in many video art and film festivals and won several awards.

Daniel Djamo holds a BA and an MA from the National University of Arts – Bucharest, Department of Photography and Video. He is currently a PhD candidate in Art History and Theory at the same university.
More information at: http://djamo.weebly.com/.

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