Kristian KOŽUL

Biography

Kristian Kožul has graduated from the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany. His works have been exhibited in various group exhibitions, the more recent being the International Program (PS1, New York, USA, 2005), Criss-Cross (Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia, 2007), Boys Craft, (Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel, 2008), Summer Camp, (Exile, Berlin, Germany, 2010), Bandits, Pirates & Outlaws, (Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, USA, 2010), B-B-B-BAD, (Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, USA, 2011). His latest works have also been exhibited in solo shows in institutions such as Lauba House, Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb, Croatia), Art Salon (Celje, Slovenia), Kibla Gallery (Maribor, Slovenia), Minoriten Galerien (Graz, Austria), TZR Gallery (Duesseldorf, Germany), Anhava Gallery (Helsinki, Finland), Goff+Rosenthal and Pablo’s Birthday (New York, USA). He started collaborating with Damir Žižić in 2013. They exhibited in solo exhibitions in Gallery Karas and in Lauba House in Zagreb, Croatia (2014). They won the third T-HT@MSU.HR award, Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb, Croatia, 2014). Kristian Kožul is a member of the Croatian Association of Artists. He lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia.

Exhibitions
Solo

Solo shows

1996. – 2003.
– Gallery Matica Hrvatske, Zagreb
– Raum für Kunst, Graz
– Gallery TZR / Kai Brueckner, Duesseldorf
– Gallery “Vladimir Nazor”, Zagreb
– “Cornucopia”, Gallery “Miroslav Kraljević”, Zagreb
2004. – 2007.
– Gallery TZR / Kai Brueckner, Duesseldorf
– Gallery Anhava, Helsinki
– “Asylum”, Gallery PM, HDLU, Zagreb
– “Morality Zone”, Museum Mimara/Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
– Gallery Goff + Rosenthal, New York
2008. – 2012.
– „Edle Zier, Stiller Schauder“, Minoriten Gallery, Priesterseminar, Graz
– Likovni Salon, Celje
– Gallery Anhava, Helsinki
– Gallery TZR / Kai Brueckner, Duesseldorf
– KIBLA, Maribor
– Gallery Kranjcar, Zagreb
– Gallery SLAG, New York
– Gallery Pablo’s Birthday, New York
– “Misinterpretations”,Lauba, Zagreb
2013. –
– “Spektar”, NO Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “Untitled”, Lauba, Zagreb, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “0,50”, Gallery Karas, HDLU, Zagreb, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “Wonderful Things Will Happen”, Mali Salon, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “Temporary Landscapes”, Gallery Koprivnica, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “Inflatable Realities”, permanent installation in front of Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “Recurring Landscapes”, Gallery MKC, Split, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– Kabinet,​ Gallery Waldinger, Osijek
– “Forensic perpetuality”, Gallery Galzenica, Velika Gorica
– “Forensic Folklore: The Archipelago”, Gallery “Bacva”, HDLU, Zagreb
– SintArt 11: Kristian Kožul Sisyphus exalted. Exercising repetitions, Collection Richter, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

Group

Group shows
1996. – 2003.
– Videonale 7, Bonn
– Salon mladih umjetnika, Zagreb
– Crossing over, festival & workshop, Sofia
– Impakt festival, Utrecht
– SGG festival, Geneve
– Tokyo video festival, Tokyo
– ZKM, International Video Prize, ZKM, Karlsruhe
– Biennial of Young Artists, Rome
– International Video + Media Prize, ZKM, Karlsruhe
– Update 2.0 – aktuelle Auswahl eines Medienpakets für das ZKM + Goethe Instituts
– „Gast-art-beit“, Gallery Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb
– “Camp Craft”, Rijeka, Gallery Kortil
– Triennial of Croatian Sculpture, Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb

2004. – 2007.
– “Nuspojave”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Beograd; Gallery Nova, Zagreb
– “Queer” festival, “Image Haddad” boutique, site specific installation, Zagreb
– Künstlervereinigung MAERZ, Linz
– Beijing Biennial of contemporary art
– ISCP residency, New York
– PS 1, international projects, New York
– 1st Biennial of Quadrilateral – Relativism, MMSU, Rijeka
– “Criss-Cross”, MSU, Zagreb
-“The Sanctuary and the Scrum“, Black&White Gallery, New York
– “BoysCraft”, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel

2008. – 2013.
– “imMaterial”, Black&White Gallery, New York
– Pulse Art Fair, single artist presentation
– “Turn On”, SLAG gallery, New York
– “Summer group show”, Samuel Freeman gallery, Santa Monica
– “Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities”, Big Medium, Austin
– “Summer Camp”, Gallery Exile, Berlin
– “Bandits, Pirates, & Outlaws”, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg
– 53. Porečko Annale, Poreč, tandem Žižić/Kožul

2014. –
– Collection Filip Trade, Kuća Lauba, Zagreb
– Biennial of Industrial Art, Labin Art Express XXI, Labin, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– T-HT@MSU.HR, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– “Da nam živi živi rad”, Pogon Jedinstvo, Zagreb
– “I am here to please you”, Kuća Lauba, Zagreb
– “Apokalypse / Rohkunstbau”, Schloss Roskow, Potsdam, organizacija i poziv: HDLU, tandem Žižić/Kožul
– Impakt Festival, predavanje i prezentacija rada u sklopu panel diskusije “Authenticity?”, Utrecht
– Jeju Biennial, “Tourism”, Jeju, Korea

Awards

Awards

– 2nd award at the Triennial of Croatian Sculpture, 2003.
– “Filip Trade” Award, 2004.
– „Josip Racic“ Award, 2007.
– 2nd Award T-HT at Museum of Contemporary Art, 2014
– The award for the best show of the year, HDLU, Zagreb, 2018

Archipelago

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Archipelago

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Sysiphus Exalted (remake)

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The Balkan Bells

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From the series Discoware
Wheelchair

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Crutch

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A Riot Cop

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A Skull

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From the series Tease
Golden high heels

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