David Cristina


Née en 1979, vit et travaille à Bucarest, Roumanie


Formation : 

2005-2007 – MFA from the Art Academy Of Bergen, Norway

2000-2004 – BFA Photo-Video Department, National University of Arts Bucharest, Romania

1998-2000 –  Faculty of Mathematics, University of  Bucharest, Romania


Expositions personnelles :

2016Between the total of facts in my life and the sum of my works doesn’t exist a bijective function, Ivan Gallery (Bucharest)

2014 14.53% of the Story I never Tell, amt_gallery (Bratislava)

2013 – The Quarter of the Story I never Tell, Futura Gallery (Prague), curator: Michal Novotny

2012 – Third of the Story I never Tell, Ivan Gallery (Bucharest)

2010 – Half the Story I Never Tell, Kurant Gallery (Tromsø), curator: Kåre Grundvåg; The Wrong Version of the Story, Kulturamt (Dusseldorf), curator: Michael Voets

2007 – Tingvoll Kunsthall (Tingvoll), curator: Paolo Manfredi

2003 – Size Doesn’t Matter, Atelier 35 (Bucharest), curator: Alina Serban


Sélection d’expositions collectives :

2016 – Few Were Happy with their Condition, Gallery 400, Chicago, curator Olga Stefan

2015 – The School of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennial 2015, curators: Hedwig Saxenhuber and Georg Schollhammer; Few Were Happy with their Condition: Video and Photography in Romania, Kunsthalle Winterthur, curator: Olga Stefan

2014 – SenzArt, The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest); What about (y)our Memory?, The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest) curator: Irina Cios; Revolution without Movement, one day collective action Hit Gallery& tranzit.sk (Bratislava)

2013 – 1813. Siege, fire and reconstruction of San Sebastian, San Telmo Museum and Donostia San Sebastian (San Sebastian), curator: Pedro G. Romero/ Archivo F.X.; Good Girls. Memory, Desire, Power., The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest), curator: Bojana Pejic; Involuntary Memory, The University of California Irvine University Art Galley/Room (UAG/R), curators: Allyson Unzicker (Los Angeles)

2012  – Plug to Nature, The National Library (Bucharest), curator: Alina Serban; Cage100: Opening Spaces for Action, Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst Leipzig, curator: Franciska Zolyom; Global without Globalization: From Mathematics to China, Salonul de proiecte (Bucharest) curators: Alexandra Croitoru, Magda Radu; Objects and Disintegration, Gdanska Galeria Miejska 2 (Gdansk) curator: Patrycja Rylko; Eleventh Hour, Futura gallery (Prague) curator: Michal Novotn; The Discovery of Slowness, Tabaka (Kosice) curators: Dorota Kenderova, Jaro Varga

2011 – Dump Time. For a Practice of Horizontality, Shedhalle (Zurich) curators: Anke Hoffmann, Yvonne Volkart; No One Should Call You a Dreamer, Gallery F15 (Moss) curator: Kjersti Solbakken

2010 – Manifesta8, Contemporary Art Biennial (Murcia, Cartagena) curators: tranzit.org; Monument to Transformation, Montehermoso Art Space (Vitoria) curators: Vit Havranek, Zbynek Baladrán; Video Biennial (Tel Aviv)

2009 – Good times/ Bad times, Futura Gallery (Prague)

2008 – Norwegianess, Nils Aas Kunstverksted (Straumen) curator: NOR group; Arrivals/ Departures, KMR (Molde) curator: Paolo Manfredi; Vestlandsutstillingen08 (main cites of the West coast of Norway) curator: Oestein Hauge

2007 – Points de vue, ICR (Paris) curator: Alina Serban; Artism, MA exhibition, Kunsthall (Bergen)

2006 – Blind Date, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art of Finland (Helsinki); The Great Fall, Nod Gallery (Prague) curator: Members Club

2005 – Motion Parade, Fotogaleriet Wien (Wien) curator: Alina Serban; Necc Kogard Gallery (Budapest)

2004 – AoRTa Gallery (Chisinau); Speak up!, workshop initiated by Mika Hannula (Zagreb)

2003 – Portofolios Review, Galeria Noua / The New Gallery (Bucharest)

2001 – The studio of Contemporary Art, TOACA (Bucharest)


Sélection de projections de vidéos :

2007 – Pocket Revolutions, video program initiated by the Romanian Cultural Institute (Poland)

2006 – Regarding Others, side prog. Momentum 2006, Contemporary Biennial of Norway

2003 – Periferic, Romanian Contemporary Art Biennial, side program (Iasi)


Sélection de résidences et de récompenses :

2015 – Artists as agents of institutional exchange, The joint initiative of two institutions, one from Romania (tranzit.ro) and one from Iceland (Skaftfell), to create a collective platform with the purpose of better understanding and developing institutional mechanics with the help of artists. Artists: Cristina DAVID (RO) in Seydisfjordur, Iceland: 10 – 29.10.2015 | Ásdís Sif GUNNARSDÓTTIR (IS) in Iasi, Romania: 01.2016

2014 – 3 months full residency in Vienna, awarded by Federal Ministry of Education, the Arts and Culture in cooperation with KulturKontakt Austria (October- December); 2 months full residency at tranzit.ro/Iasi contemporary art organization (Iasi)

2012  – 2 months full residency at 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, California

2011 – amongst the five FINALISTS nominated for the Henkel Art Award 2011; Winner of Henkel Art Award, Romania; Artist in residency in MoKS, the Center for Arts and Social Practice in Mooste, Estonia; Collaborative project with Matthias Neumann, architect& artist (based in NY); Residency in HIT gallery from Bratislava, Slovakia


2009 – Sinaia, The European Cultural Center, full residency 1 month

2008 – STIPENDIATUM OF KULTURREFERAT, full residency 4 months in Villa Waldberta, Feldafing

2007 – ALTERNATIVE FILM/ VIDEO 2006 (Belgrade), First Prize: one month residency at AFC

2006 – UNESCO- ASCHBERG full residency 2 months at Projecto/ Bienal de Cerveira, Portugal; Winner of BKH stipend for MFA students in Norway

2005 – FULL SCHOLARSHIP for 2 years Master at the Art Academy of Bergen; TERMINAL00 BALKAN ART FESTIVAL (Ljubljana), Second prize



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