Norbert Costin

NORBERT COSTIN was born in 1984 and is active as an artist and researcher, working between Cluj and Stockholm.

This website is conceived as a time based artwork containing information; for any further inquiries, insight or proposals please write to: norbertcostin [at] gmail.com

Education

2013 - Master of Fine Arts, The Royal Institute of Art / Kungliga Konsthögskolan (KKH), Stockholm, Sweden

Upcoming and ongoing projects

2018 - Truth Lies Not Only in a Dream, But in Many Dreams, Eastwards Prospectus, Bucharest, Romania, October 5th - November 24th, group show curated by Tevž Logar

Selected solo exhibitions

2018 - Reconstruction (with Marika Troili), Skånes konstförening, Malmö, Sweden (curated by Sebastian Dahlqvist and Louise Waite)

2017 - 2018 - Glacier (Equilibrium Line Altitude), Galeria Plan B, Cluj, Romania (curated by Ciprian Mureşan)

2017 - ibid. (with Marika Troili), Black Framed Glass Cube Gallery at Galeriile Luxor, Târgu Mureş, Romania

2016 - glove — the making exist/the doing of making — of a sculpture, insert, IDEA arts+society #49

2016 - Ellipsis Ellipse (with Miriam Sturzenegger), Réunion, Zürich, Switzerland (curated by Andreas Wagner)

2015 - We did not have the glasses to be able to look at the sun. (with Miriam Sturzenegger), Black Framed Glass Cube Gallery at Galeriile Luxor, Târgu Mureş, Romania

2014 - Words Written in Your Mental Space, Black Framed Glass Cube Gallery at The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts / Kungl. Akademien för de fria konsterna, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 - Cutting All the Safety Lines (thesis exhibition), Galleri Mejan, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 - Black Mirror | s Archive | s, Hus 28, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 - The Storm, Mellanrummet, KKH, Stockholm, Sweden

Selected group exhibitions

2017 - Life a User’s Manual, Art Encounters Biennial, Timișoara and Arad, Romania (curated by Ami Barak and Diana Marincu)

2017 - Narrating Images / Imagining Stories, Domino / Galeria Plan B, Cluj, Romania (curated by Diana Marincu)

2016 - I'm the Invisible Man, MNAC / National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania (curated by Diana Marincu & Anca Mihuleţ)

2014 - The Liberated Page, Bâtiment d'art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (curated by Izet Sheshivari)

2013 - Stockholm Music and Arts, Stockholm, Sweden (curated by Maria Lind)

2013 - 24 Spaces, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden (curated by Jacob Fabricius)

2013 - Kungl. Konsthögskolans Vårutställning 2013 (graduation exhibition), Konradsberg, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 - Emerging Nordic Printmaking - (Sweden, Norway, Finland), T-gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2011 - An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Cabinet New York & MASS MoCA, USA

2010 - Instructions for Initial Conditions, Drift Station Gallery and Parallax Space, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

2009 - Labyrint 09, Botkyrka Konsthall, Botkyrka, Sweden

2008 - Biennale de Montreux 2008, Montreux, Switzerland

Boards, panels and workshops

2011 - 2012 Member of the Board of Artistic Research and Artistic Development Work / Konstnärlig forskning och konstnärligt utvecklingsarbete (KoFU) at The Royal Institute of Art

2012 - Member of the Admission Board for PhD candidates at The Royal Institute of Art

2012 - Member of the Selection Panel for Artistic Development Work Project Funding / Projektmedel för konstnärligt utvecklingsarbete (KU) at The Royal Institute of Art

2011 - 2013 Member of the Royal Institute of Arts' internal selection panel for institutionally hosted applications to the National Swedish Research Council's Committee for Artistic Research and Development / Vetenskapsrådets konstnärlig forskning och utveckling projektbidrag

2012 - Time (as Constraint, Challenge and Potential), workshop / exhibition, Musashino Art University, Tokyo & KKH, Stockholm

Publications, artist books and articles

2017 - Viaţa - mod de întrebuinţare / Life a Users Manual, Art Encounters Biennial, catalog, pp. 37, 248-249

2017 - The manageability of sample narratives, exhibition review in Revista Arta (by Cosmina Moroşan)

2015 - Istoria nu se repetă, de fapt, niciodată / History, in fact, never repeats itself, IDEA arts+society #48, pp. 94-99

2015 - We did not have the glasses to be able to look at the sun. artist book realized with Miriam Sturzenegger, published on the occasion of the homonymous exhibition at Black Framed Glass Cube Gallery, same-same press, Târgu Mureş, Romania

2014 - Words Written in Your Mental Space, interpreted by Katharina Sand, audiobook

2014 - Black Mirror Print Vol. 1, artist book, unique

2014 - Black Mirror Print Vol. 2, artist book, unique

2013 - Where Did She Go? / Vart Tog Hon Vägen?, booklet published by Tensta Konsthall

2013 - Concurrences / Samtidigheter, fanzine for contemporary art, editor Hans Carlsson

2013 - Kungl. Konsthögskolan Examensutställing Master 2013, ISBN 91-860116-43-1, catalog

2012 - ongoing - Untitled (Words Written in Your Mental Space), artist book, unique

2011 - An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, ISBN 978-1-932698-52-7, catalog published by Cabinet Books & MASS MoCA, USA

2010 - Instructions for Initial Conditions, catalog published by Drift Station Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

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