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DAYA CAHEN

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Amsterdam, 1969

Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

 

art education

2002-2006 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (department of Photography)

 

 

nominations / grants

2012 Longlist Prix Pictet Photography Prize

grant, Mondriaan Fund

Gouden Kalf Competitie, Nederlands Film Festival

2010 grant, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

2009 starters stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

2007 starters stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

2007 Nomination Golden Bear (Short film), Berlin International Film Festival

 

 

solo exhibitions

2012 Lumen/Labor Gallery, Budapest, 'Birth of a Nation',

Curators: Claudia Küssel & Gergely Laszlo

Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, NL, 'Birth of a Nation', Organised by

FOTODOK & Claudia Küssel

2007 outLINE, Amsterdam, 'Doublespeak', Curator: Paul Kooiker and

Christine van den Bergh

 

 

group exhibitions

2016 Galerie Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL. Through the Barricades

with Fernando Sanchez Castillo and Cristina Lucas

Knoll Galerie Wien, AUS. 'The Age of Nation

38CC, Delft, NL. 'What Next? Picture Tomorrow'

Knoll Galeria Budapest, HR. 'The Age of Nation'

Former Prison, Utrecht, 'Hacking Habitat'. Curated by Ine Gevers

Kiscelli Museum, Budapest, HR, Curated by Edit Andras. 'Private Nationalism'.

2015 Budapest Gallery / Lajos Street Gallery, Budapest, HR. Curated by Edit Andras

Laborneunzehn, Berlin, DE,'Beyond the Surface'

Kunsthal Citroen, Amsterdam, NL, 'SCENE Studio Koos Breukel'

Kunstverein Amsterdam, NL, 'Salon Hang'. Curated by Maxine Kopsa.

ZKM, Center for Art And Media, Karlsruhe, DE, 'About Work, About life'

Open Gallery Bratislava, 'Private Nazionalismus'

2014 Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, 'Kalashnikov'

Kunsthalle Kosice, Slovakia, 'Private Nationalism'

M21 Gallery, Pecs, HR, 'Private Nationalism'

Ostrale 14, Dresden, DE

Divus Gallery, Prague, CR, 'Private Nationalism'

2013 'Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home', various Locations, Amsterdam, NL.

Curated by Siebe Tettero

KW14, Den Bosch, NL. 'The glorious Rise and Fall….(and so on)'. Curated by Marjan Teeuwen

Castrum Peregrini, Amterdam, NL. 'Shapeshifting', Curators: Maria Barnas & Danila Cahen

2012 International Festival of Photography, Lodz, PL, 'Picturing the difference'

Curated by Gergely Laszlo and Bill Kouwenhoven

f/stop festival for photography, Leipzig, DE. 'Histories of now', Curated by Katrin Mundt

2011 National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan, 'Videonale'. Curator Georg Elben

Stedelijk Museum ‘s Hertogenbosch, NL. 'VoTH', Curated by Marjan Teeuwen

Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam, NL, 'ANGRY'. Curated by Paradox/Bas Vroege

Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE. 'Videonale', Curated by Georg Elben

Donetsk Art Point, Ukraine. 'Donetsk goes Contemporary', Curated by Steve Schepens

BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, PL, 'Videonale'

Yaroslavl Art Museum, RUSSIA, 'VoTH'

Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, NL. 'You Are All Individuals!', Curated by Nina Folkersma

Esc Art Centre, Lviv, Ukraine. 'Inaugural exhibition', Curated by Steve Schepens

2010 Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 'VoTH'

Eye Film Bienniale Amsterdam, KunstENhuis, NL. 'Film3', Curated by EYE Film Institute

NCCA Jekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre and National Gallery of Art, Kazan, RUSSIA, 'VoTH'

2009 Arsenale Novissimo. Venice, IT, 'Rietveld Arsenale'

MK Galerie, Berlin, DE. 'Archivo', Curated by Willem van Zoetendaal

ACF Amsterdam Center of Photography, Amsterdam, NL, 'Work in Progress'

2008 Kunsthaus Essen, DE, 'New Visions'

De Boterhal, Hoorn, NL. 'Archivo', Curated by Willem van Zoetendaal & Paul Kooiker

20th century on video, Athens, GR

2007 The Hague Photomuseum, The Hague, NL. 'Among Photographers'.

Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, GR, 'Intothepill at Her (his)tory'

2006 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL, 'Final Works

FOAM, Amsterdam, NL, 'Istanbul, Rietveld at FOAM'

PAKT, Amsterdam, NL, 'He took it to do'

 

teaching and assisting

2012-now teacher at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (department of Photograpy)

2012-now research assistant to Dutch artist Aernout Mik

2014-now teacher Fine Arts Department at ArtEZ Art Academy, Arnhem, NL

2004-2005 Assistent to Dutch photographer Koos Breukel (Cosmetic View series)

2005 (May) Photography Assistent to Rineke Dijkstra (Park Series)

 

screenings and lectures

2016 38CC, artist talk, Delft, NL

2015 Pressing Issues in Central European Contemporary Art, Knockdown Center, N

ArtEZ Art Academy, Arnhem, lecture, NL

2014 Latvian Contemporary Art Center, 'The Other'

Motorenhalle, Dresden, DE, ‘Arbeiten von Daya Cahen’

2013 Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid at

Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, NL, 'Photographer talks'

Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, FR, 'M for Manipulation '

La Pagode, Paris, FR, 'Cine-Histoire',

Lecture at Ruhruniversitat Bochum, DE

Hermitage Amsterdam, NL, 'Tell me how you see it'

2012 Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR. Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid at

Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin,‘Satellite Stories’, Transmediale

Reina Sofia National Museum, ES. Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid at

De Balie, Amsterdam, NL, ‘Welcome Back Putin’

2011 Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR. Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid at

Dumbo Arts Center, New York, USA

2010 Wiels, Brussels, BE, 'Communisms Afterlifes'

Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR, ‘La dérive’

2009 Institut Néerlandais, Paris, FR, 'Portraits Russes'

Intermediae, Madrid, ES. 'Indirect Speech', Curator: Kathrin Mundt

SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, NL. 'Performing Evidence', curated by Anke Bangma

2008 De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, NL. 'Distorted Fabric'. Curated by Natasa Petresin-Bachelez

Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, TR, 'Distorted Fabric'

Borderline, Bejing, CHINA, 'Distorted Fabric'

 

film festivals (selection)

2015 Ukraine Documentary Film Festival

2014 Dresdener Schmallfilmtage, Dresden

2013 Shortcutz by Eye Film Institute, Mediamatic, Amsterdam

Hamburg International Short Film Festival, DE

2012 International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL

Dutch Film Festival, Competition Best Dutch Experimental Film, NL

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DE

Bucharest Int. Experimental Film Festival, RO

Festival Signes de Nuits, Paris, FR

Kassel Dokfest, Kassel, DE

Trento Film Festival, Bolzano, IT

Glasgow Film Festival

2011 International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL

CPH-DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, DK

Planete DOC Film Festival, Warsaw, PL

Bosch Art Film, Verkadefabriek Den Bosch, NL

Hamburg International Short Film Festival, DE

Bucharest Int. Experimental Film Festival, RO

Jihlava International Doc Film Festival, Czech Republic

Art Cinema Film Festival, Moscow, Russia

2010 IDFA, International Documentary Filmfestival A’dam, NL

Bucharest Experimental Film Festival, RO

Festival de Cine Europeo de Sevilla, ES

Gdansk Doc Film, Polen, Gdansk, PL

2009 International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DE

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid , FR, ES, DE

Nederlands Filmfestival, Utrecht, NL

Sarajevo International Film Festival, BH

Warsaw International Film Festival, PL

VideoFest, Dallas Video Festival, USA

IndieLisboa, International Independant Film Festival, Lisbon, PT

International Festival of Short Films and New Images, Rome, IT

International Art Documentary Festival, Moscow, Rusia

Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, DE

Festival Internacional de Filmets de Badalona, Barcelona, ES

Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival

Iowa City International Film Festival, USA

Noordelijk Film Festival, Friesland/Media Art Friesland, NL

Tirana International Film Festival, Albania

2008 IDFA, International Documentary Filmfestival A’dam. NL

International Film Festival Teheran, IRAN

ATA Film & Video Festival, San Francisco, USA

2007 Berlin International Film Festival, Short Film Competition, DE

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DE

2006 IDFA, International Documentary Filmfestival A’dam, NL

 

 

selected publications and reviews

2016 De Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender, publication, Trichis Publishing NL

Wenn Nationalhelden knutschen, Der Standard, Christa Benzer, Austria, 19-6-2016

Own identity at the price of other, Lorenzo Pereira, review, Widewalls

Nemzet nemzet hátán, Dunszt.sk kultmag, Csansa Máté, review, dd 10-08-2016

Hacking Habitat, catalogue

2013 The glorious Rise and Fall….(and so on), catalogue

"Tentoonstelling in voormalig onderduikpand", review, Sander Pleij, VN dd 07-06-2013

2012 Lodz Photo Festival, catalogue

"Gedrilde meisjes", review, Sandra Smets, NRC Handelsblad, dd. 28.06.2012

"Haarstrikken en geweren", review, Rosan Hollak, NRC Next, dd 12.06.2012

2011 "You are all individuals", ArtPulse, review, Paco Barragán, 2011

Videonale, catalogue

"Schuldbekentenissen in een duistere kelder", Sandra Smallenburg, NRC dd 19-5-2011

"De macht van de massa. You are all individuals", Metropolis M, 27-05-2011

"We are all fanatics" (video interviews), Goran Baba Ali, Ex Ponto Magazine, dd. 10-06-2011

"Knipoogde daar iemand?", review, Stefan Kuiper, Vrij Nederland, 29-01-2011

2010 VoTH, catalogue KW14 i.s.m. Stedelijk Museum Den Bosch

Met Stip. Startstipendia 2006-2008, Fonds BKVB/ The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

"Film3", interview, from the series Framing Film published by AUP/Eye Film Institute,

"Poetins Kinderen", Anna Abrahams, Eye Film Institute

2009 "Het drillen van de Onzen", interview, Henny de Lange, Trouw, dd 4-7-2009"Rietveld Arsenale", magazine,

published by Gerrit Rietveld Academie

2008 Pauw & Witteman (Television), 26-11-2008

"Het uniform van propaganda", Joanne Dijkman, Mr. Motley, nr 18

"Archivo #2", Johannes Schwartz & Daya Cahen, photomagazine, published by Foundation for

Young Photographers with Gerrit Rietveld Academy

2007 "Among photographers", catalogue, Veenman Publishers, The Hague Photomuseum

Remote Monitoring, catalogue, department of Photography Gerrit Rietveld Academy

"De wereld van Stalins kleinzoon", interview, Marijn v.der Jagt, Vrij Nederland, dd 21-4-2007

NPS Arena (NPS Television), interview, dd. 4-2-2007

2006 "Remote Monitoring", catalogue department of Photography Gerrit Rietveld Academy

"FLYBY", newspaper. Edited by Patrick Healy and Johannes Schwartz

2005 "Statements", magazine. Edited by Rosa Barba

2004 De Groene Amsterdammer, tijdschrift, 2004, # 26, Photographic series on East-Jerusalem