Artist Statement
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Curriculum Vitae of Krištof Kintera - 09/20/1973 – Prague





Studies:
1992–99 Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Rep.
2003–04 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten - Amsterdam, Netherland
Lives and works in Prague.


Solo exhibitions:
2009 Holy Spirit Opened”, D?m um?ní, Ostrava, Czech Rep.
2008

“Holy Spirit Opened”, Galerie Brno, Brno, Czech Rep.
“Believe it or not”, Východo?eská galerie, Pardubice, Czech Rep.
“One or two or crowd”, Dominik Art Project, Krakow, Poland
“Miracle”, Fundament Fundation, Tilburg, Netherland
“Rituals”, V.M. 21 arte contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Volta NY, New York, USA
“It and bicycle”, Prost?jovské muzeum um?ní, Prost?jov, Czech. Rep.
2007

“Problems on top of problems”, Galerie Schleicher+Lange, Paris, France
“The weather is changing”, A.M. 180, Prague, Czech Republic
2006 “Revolution”, Galeria Potocka, Krakow, Poland
“Carry on as if Everything Was Alright”, Galerie Schleicher und Lange, Paris, France
“I am sick of it all”, Moravská galerie, Brno, Czech Rep.
“Hrubý Domácí Produkt”, Galerie Štenberk, Czech Rep.
2005 “Power-Play”, Galerie Mázhaus, Pardubice, Czech Rep.
2004 „Super Natural Special Real“, Ji?í Švestka gallery, Prague, Czech Rep.
“We´ve got the power!”, One man show – art fair Brusel, Belgium
2002 “Can you show me what´s in your bag?” Gallery Open, Bratislava, Slovak Rep.
“Privat Revolution”, Galerie v Kapli, Bruntál, Czech Rep.
2001 Gallery 761, Ostrava, Czech Republic
“Are you all right?” Czech center Munich, Germany
“Are you all right?”, La Chaufferie, Strasbourg, France
“It won´t be better!”, Gallery Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Lepší už to nebude !”, Gallery Behémot, Czech Republic
2000 Gallery of E.Filla, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
1999 “Talkmen”, Gallery of the City of Prague, Prague, Czech Rep.
“Painting is watching you”, Sternmberský palac, National Gallery Prague, Czech rep.
1997 Gallery U kamene, Cheb, Czech Republic
1996 Gallery Ruce, Prague, Czech Republic
1995 “Plumba?”, Gallery Mladých, Brno, Czech Republic
1994 Gallery Ruce, Prague, Czech Republic

Group exhibitions:
2009

“Open Office”, Aircraft gallery, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
“Let Us Be US”, Emil Fila Gallery, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
2008

“Domestic Appliance”, Flowers East, London, U.K.
“Don´t worry be curious”, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
“Uprising”, Raw Space Galleries, Sydney, Australia
“Socha a objekt”, Galerie Kressing, Bratislava, Slovakia
“La Foule – 0-infinity”, Espace D´art Contemporain La Tolerie, Clermont-Ferrand, France
“Ad Absurdum”, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
“Where is the mistake? - visuality vs. reality”, Povážská galeria Žilina, Slovakia
2007

“Going, Staying”, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
“Pay Attention please”, 26 cc, Rome, Italy
“Big Store”, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
“Constellations” Artissima 14, Torino, Italy
“Czech Point”, Arsenal Gallery, Pozna?, Poland
“Socha a Objekt”, Slovenská Národní Galerie, Bratislava, Slovakia
2006

“Ten, ta, to,” City Gallery Prague, Prague
“Shadows of Humor”, Mars Gallery, Moscow, Russia
“Czech Point”, Universal NoD, Praque, Czech Rep.
“Cinq milliards d´années / Five Milliards Years”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
“Shift”, Galerie Grita Insam, Wienna, Austria
“Volta 02”, Basel, Switzerland
„Tina B“, Veletržní palác, Prague, Czech Rep.
„Pragse Tuin“, Gouverneurstuin te Assen, Netherland
„Local Global“, Mikkelin, Taidemuseo, Mikkeli, Finland
„Art Rock“, Rockeffeller Plaza, New York, USA
„Odlet – Low Cost Generation“, ?eské centrum, Prague, Czech Rep.
„Shadows of Humor“, BWA Awangarda, Wroclaw, Poland
„Ferne Nahe“, Lilienfeld, Austria
2005 “Yes Yes Yes Yes – Difference and Repetition in Pictures of the Olbricht Collection”, Leverkusen, Germany
“Positioning, In the New Reality of Europe”, The National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporarz Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
“Czech Photography of the 20th Century”, City Gallery Prague, CZ
“Living Together”, Odapark Venray, Netherland
“Low tech”, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherland
“Aller-Retour“, Galerie Schleicher & Lange, Paris, France
„Prague Biennale II, Praha, CZ
2004 „Insiders“, D?m pán? z Kunštátu, Brno, Czech rep.
„Open Studios“, Rijskakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherland
„Werre und co.“, galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Koln, Germany
„Free entrance“, Bawag Fundation, Wien, Austria
“Breakthrough”, Grote Kerk, Den Haag, Netherland
„Metro“, Gallery Priestor, Bratislava, Slovakia
“Eastern Alliance”, Ort: Lichtturm, Berlin OberbaumCity, Germany
“EU-positiv”, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
„+ 5“ Deiska, Amsterdam, Netherland
„Ipermercati dell´arte“, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy



Other Projects:
2007 Curating group exhibition: “Gross Domestic Product” at Prague City Gallery
Designing media campaign and interior design for Prague Quadrennial 2007
2005 Designing promo boot for Prague Quadrennial 2007
2 sculptures for National Museum, exhibition Golden Age of Media
creating media campaign and Tv spot for “One World” – international documentary film festival
2004 working as graphic designer for several art institutuions like Goethe Institut Prague, Prague Quadriennale, Prague City Gallery etc.

Stipendiums, scholarships, support
:
Ohio State University, 1995, Columbus Ohio , USA
Germinations X, 1997, Birmingham , England
Willa Waldberta, 2001, Germany
Jana und Milan Jelinek Stiftung
Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam, 2003-4, Netherland

In collection of:
National gallery Prague, Prague City gallery, Rubell Family Art Collection - Miami, Fogg Art Museum, Boston, Galerie Behémot, Museum der Moderne -Salzburg, Jerry I. Speyer, New York, Thomas Olbricht, Thomas Newbold, Europaisches Patentamt - Munchen and other private collections

Prizes:
Honour prize of Soros centrum of Contemporary Art, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 1996
Prague Biennale II, 2005,

Selected bibliography:

Amiel Grumberg, Beaux Arts-magazine, april 2004 issue, Paris
Jana Chytilová, interwiew, Tiime-in magazine, b?ezen 2005, Prague
Sylvie Petráková, “Performance domácích spot?ebi??”, Lidové noviny, 28.2.2005, Prague
Petr Šourek, „Kinterovi roboti ožili a mají se k sv?tu, Respekt, b?ezen 2005
Lenka Nejezchlebová, Lidové Noviny, magazín Pátek, 25.3. 2005
Flash Art, vol. 1, Czech and Slovak Edition, interview with Erik Binder
Time IN, kv?ten 2007, interview with Marek Gregor
Art & Antiques, ?erven 2007, interview with Karolina Jirkalová
Magazin Tyden, 24/2007, interview with Karolina Vránková
MF Dnes, 11.08. 2007, interview with Vladimira Šumberová
Volker Adoplhs, catalogue “Going, staying”, Kunstumuseum Bonn, 2007

Contact:
Krištof Kintera
Krymská – 6, Praha 10, 101 00, Czech Republic
tel. : +420 608 213 285

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