Hosted by: Cluj Cultural Center
Ciprian Mureșan (b. 1977 Dej) lives and works in Cluj, Romania. He graduated Academy of Fine Arts, Cluj-Napoca in 2000. Muresan works with a variety of media, from drawing, video and objects to photography and books. Since 2005, Ciprian Muresan is editor of IDEA art + society magazine, published in Cluj-Napoca. In his works he explores, salvages and re-contextualizes historical, social and cultural (literary and /or artistic) references in order to unveil the complexity of everyday life and the conditions of viewing history.
In 2009, he represented Romania at the 53rd International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. His works have been exhibited in SMAK Ghent, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Venice Biennale; Ludwig Museum, Budapest; Tate Modern, London; Contemporary Art Center, Geneva; n.b.k. - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin; New Museum, New York.
Selected exhibitions: Ciprian Muresan, SMAK Museum, Ghent, BE; L’atelier sans fin, Galerie de l’Atelier Brâncuși, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2019, solo, with Șerban Savu); #1.3 WAYS TO TIE YOUR SHOES: CIPRIAN MUREȘAN, Convent Art Space, Ghent (2017, solo); Viva Arte Viva, 57th Venice Biennale (2017); Your survival is guaranteed by treaty, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (2015, solo); Allegory of the Cave Painting, Extracity Kunsthalle, Museum Middelheim, Antwerp (2014); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2013, solo); Six Lines of Flight: Shifting Geographies in Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), San Francisco (2012); Stage and Twist, Project space, Tate Modern, London (2012, solo, with Anna Molska); Contemporary Art Center, Geneva (2012, solo); Recycled Playground, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims (2011, solo); Les Promesses du passé. Une histoire discontinue de l’art dans l’ex-Europe de l’Est, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2010); The Generational: Younger than Jesus, New Museum, New York (2009).
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