ART ENCOUNTERS | Appearance & Essence | 3-31 OCTOBER 2015 TIMISOARA | ARAD
Dan Perjovschi is a cartoonist, illustrator, writer, journalist and author of Romanian performance. His works of art are a combination of drawings, cartoons, raw art and graffiti and are temporarily exhibited on museum walls or on the walls of other contemporary places in the world.
Perjovschi addresses current social themes in his works and had an important role in the Romanian culture, as illustrator and author of articles for the 22 Magazine (Revista 22) in Bucharest. His solo exhibitions include “Pression, Liberte, Expression” at Magasin Grenoble in 2015, Unframed at Kiasma Helsinki 2013, News from the Island at Reykjavik Art Museum in 2012, Not over at MACRO Rome in 2011, Late News at Royal Ontario Museum Toronto in 2010, What Happen to US? at MoMA New York and I am not Exotic I am Exhausted at Kunsthalle Basel in 2007, The Room Drawing at Tate Modern London, On the Other Hand at Portikus Frankfurt and First of May at Moderna Museet Stockholm in 2006 and Naked Drawings at Ludwig Museum Cologne in 2005.
He participates at group shows like Sao Paolo Biennial 2014, Paris Triennial 2012, Dublin Contemporary in 2011, Lyon Biennial in 2009, the Sydney Biennial and Fifth Floor at Tate Liverpool in 2008, The Magelanic Cloud at Pompidou Paris, the 52nd Venice Biennial and the Moscow Biennial in 2007 and the 9th Istanbul Biennial in 2005.
Perjovschi received George Maciunas Prize in 2004 and ECF Princess Margriet Award in 2013 (with Lia Perjovschi)