ISTVÁN CSÁKÁNY

 

 
 

BIO

Born 1978 in Sepsiszentgyörgy [RO]
Lives and works in Düsseldorf [D]

Education

1999 – 2006 Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, in Dóra Maurer class  

Awards & Residencies

2014
Artist-in-residence at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart [RO]

2011
Artist-in-residence in Petőmihályfa - Krinzinger Gallery, Petőmihályfa [H] 

2010
AICA Award (Association Internacionale des Critiques d'Arts) for Bernsteinzimmer exhibited in Sience of Imagination in Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Winner of BREUER IN PÉCS / BACK and FORTH - public art competition in memory of Marcel Breuer, Pécs [H] 
Artist-in-residence at Atelier Frankfurt, Frankfurt [D] 

2009
nomination for "Aviva Art Award 2009", Budapest
Artist-in-residence at Meetfactory, Prague, [CZ] 

2008
Prize for Best Young Artist 2007, Studio of Young Artists Association [FKSE], Budapest

2007
Artist-in-residence at Stanica Zilina-Zariecie, Zilina, [SK]

2006
project leader of „Space definitions” workshop, Public building department, University of Technology and Economics, Budapest

2004
Erasmus grant, Academy of Fine Arts, Macerata [I]

Public collections

Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht [NL]
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean Museum, Luxemburg [L]
Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
ICA-D, Institute for Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros [H]
Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich [CH]

exhibitions

Selected solo exhibitions

2017
A Mirror Dimly, Glassyard gallery, Budapest

2015
Speakers' Corner, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart [D]
Doubleplusgood, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest

2014
Do you hear what I hear? Do you see what I see?, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna [A]
Diorama, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
Beating Around the Bush, Episode #1, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht [NL]

2010
Sok sikert! (Good luck!) with Beatrix Szörényi, Budapest Galéria Kiállítóháza, Budapest
Bernsteinzimmer, make up gallery – Kasárne Kulturpark, Kosice [SK]

2009
It was an experience to be here! open studio, Meetfactory, Prague [CZ]

2008
50' exhibition series, Budapest
Province Models, Stanica Gallery, Zilina-Zariecie [SK]

2006
Province Model, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, lobby (diploma work), Budapest

2005
Munka cím, Stúdió Gallery, Budapest

2001
Gyöngykép, ART WINDOW Gallery, Budapest

2000
Klón, Foyer of Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Works from the collection, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht [NL]

2017
Life a User's Manual - Art Encounters (Contemporary Art Biennale) Timisoara, [RO]
The throw of the dice will never abolish chance, La Borie, Solignac [FR]

2016
Cassini Cruise IV, Vrijthof 21, Maastricht [NL]
Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi [IN]

2015
Isolator, Off-Biennal Budapest
Adam, Eve and the Devil, Marres – House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht [NL]
donumenta: "14 x 14 – Vermessung des Donauraumes. – Momentaufnahmen", Pécsi Galéria, Pécs [H]

2014
Invisible Viloence, ARTIUM – Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz [ES]
Bernsteinzimmer, MUDAM Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg [LU]
Invisible Violence, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade [SRB]
donumenta: "14 x 14 – Vermessung des Donauraumes. – Momentaufnahmen" Fotografische Positionen. Edwin Scharff Museum, Neu-Ulm [B]

2013
Just what it is that makes today's homes so familiar, so uneasy? LIAF 2013 Lofoten Art Festival, Lotofen [N]
Hidden Visions, Csepelművek, Budapest

2012
The Other Half of the Sky, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
AIR HUNGARY 2011/12, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna [A]
donumenta: "14 x 14 – Vermessung des Donauraumes. – Momentaufnahmen", Forum, Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg [D]
dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel [D]
Exhibition of Derkovits fellowship awardees 2011, Ernst Museum, Budapest
Haunting Monumentality, Plan B, Berlin [D]
Nahe Ferne, CHB, Berlin [D]

2011
Agriculture, Institute for Contemporary Art–Dunaújváros [H]
GrafiTri – XXV. Miskolc Graphics Triennial, Gallery of Miskolc Museum, Miskolc [H]
Lost Stories, BWA SOKÓL Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nowy Sacz [PL]

2010
Simpla Dupla, Künstlerhaus Dortmund [D]
Exhibition of Derkovits fellowship awardees 2009, Ernst Museum, Budapest
The Sience of Imagination, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Unmistakable Sentences. The Collection Revised, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
EASTgoesEast I., Oupost Gallery, Norwich [GB]
Joy and Disaster. Notes on the Economy, Hausgalerie – Künstlerhaus, Vienna [A]
EASTgoesEast II., Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow [PL]
Donumenta 2010 UNGARN, Stadtische Galerie Regensburg [D]

2009
Aviva Art Award 2009, Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest
Vaccumnoise, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
Iconoclasm, Atelier of L. Saloun, Prague [CZ]

2008
Exhibition of the 2007 Studio Prize winners, Stúdió Gallery, Budapest
The Mechanics of the Canvas, Ernst Museum, Budapest

2007
Dear painter, paint me.. with heart and mind, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
Kapitalistische Freundschaft, CHB, Berlin [D]
II. Biennale of Prague, Prague [CZ]

2006
eats=food, Közelítés Gallery, Pécs [H]

2005
Portable Museum of Intermediate Spaces, travelling exhibition and mobile exhibition space

2004
Plus 190, Kunstpunkte, Düsseldorf [D]
100 years Rudolf Arnheim, Macerata, Italy [I]
Ludwig Grant exhibition, Barcsay Hall, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

2003
The Robbery of Europe, Millenary Center, Budapest

2002
Maybe, Sepsiszentgyörgy [RO]
Friss – Budapest Art Expo, Art Mill, Szentendre [H]
Tömérdek, Trafó – House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest

 

publications

Mihály Demeczky