ART ENCOUNTERS | Appearance & Essence | 3-31 OCTOBER 2015 TIMISOARA | ARAD
Daniel Djamo is a young Romanian artist and film director, interested in personal and group histories and stories and in themes such as the national identity. He combines film with video art and installation with photography in order to evoke the past and to underline “the now.”
Winner of the ESSL award, Henkel Art.Award. Young artist prize CEE, Startpoint Prize Romania and the Grand Prize of the National University of Fine Arts from Bucharest, and of some film festivals in Romania and abroad.
Daniel benefited from residencies in Paris, Kassel, Chemnitz, Bruxelles, Vienna, Kuala Lumpur, Liège and Köln.
He exhibited at the National Museum of Contemporary Art from Bucharest, Museum of Moscow, Kunsthaus Dresden, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) and the ESSL museum from Vienna. Daniel had solo exhibitions in Glasgow, Kassel, Torino, Viena and Leipzig, while presenting his works in group exhibitions in the Czech Republic, USA,Germany, Poland, France, Italy, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Algeria, The Phillipines, Greece, Iran, Ucraine, Wales, Estonia etc.
His video artworks have been screened in numerous video art and film festivals.
He is a PhD candidate at the National University of Fine Arts from Bucharest.