Dara Friedman

Dara Friedman
Bim Bam, 1999
16mm film installation with two slot-loading projectors, metal armature, CD player, and speakers
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Spiderman), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Sandra), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Rivkins), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Loren), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Effy), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Barbie), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
Dancer (Afua), 2011
Super 16mm film transferred to HD video, black and white, sound
Dara Friedman
PLAY (part one) (Sandy), 2013
super 8 and high definition video
Dara Friedman
PLAY (part one) (Nana), 2013
super 8 and high definition video
Dara Friedman
PLAY (part one) (Jacob and Chelsey), 2013
super 8 and high definition video
Dara Friedman
PLAY (part one) (Fernando and Nana), 2013
super 8 and high definition video
Dara Friedman
PLAY (part one) (Constance), 2013
super 8 and high definition video
Dara Friedman
Mother Drum, 2017

Bio

Born 1968, Bad Kreuznach, DE

Lives and works in Miami and Bad Kreuznach, DE

Education

The Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London, UK

University of Miami, School of Motion Pictures, MFA, Miami, US

Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, DE

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Mother Drum, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, US (forthcoming)

Mother Drum, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, US (forthcoming)

2014

Play, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, US

Play, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

Projecting: Films from Dara Friedman, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, US

2013

Dancer, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL Play, Art Unlimited Basel, Basel, CH

Hammer Projects: Dara Friedman, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

Play, Art Unlimited Basel, Basel, CH

Damage Control: Art and Destruction since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, US

2012

Government Cut Freestyle, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum, DE

Dancer, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, US

Dancer, Miami Art Museum, Miami, US

2011

Dancer, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

2009

Shooting Gallery, Number Three: Here and Now, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, DE

Musical, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

2008

Musical, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

2007

Musical, Public Art Fund, New York, US

Tigertail, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

2005

Sunset Island, The Kitchen, New York 2004 The Wrong Gallery, New York, US

2002

Dara Friedman, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

Dara Friedman, Kunstmuseum Thun, CH

Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, IT

Lemon Sky: Projects & Editions, Los Angeles, US

Dara Friedman, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

2001

Miami Art Museum, Miami Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, US

2000

Dara Friedman, Gavin Brown's enterprise

1998

Dara Friedman, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US

Total, Miami Art Museum, Miami, US

Dara Friedman with Mark Handforth Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, US

1997

Government Cut freestyle, Miami Arts Project, Miami International Airport, Miami, US

1996

She is stupid, I am worried, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, US

1992

Maxilla Axilla: Films by Dara Friedman, London Film-makers co-op, London, UK

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2015

Tequesta Ghost, Fringe Projects, Miami, US

2014

People's Biennial, Co-curated by Jens Hoffmann and Harrell Fletcher, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, US

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, MUDAM, curated by Kerry Brougher and Russell Ferguson, Luxembourg, DE

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, AT

Le Mouvement - Performing the City, Kunsthaus Centre PasquArt,Curated by Gianni Jetzer and Chris Sharp, Biel-Bienne, CH

Le Mouvement - The City Performed, Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt, Biel, CH

Sacré 101 – An Exhibition Based on The Rite of Spring, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH

Dancer, ScreenDance Miami, Inkub8, Miami, US

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, US

2013

CITYDANCE: An Evening of Outdoor Screenings, As part of City of Outdoor Screenings, CCA Wattis Insititue for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US

A New View: Contemporary Art. St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, US

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, US

Play, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, CH

Rhythm in it - On rhythm in contemporary art, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, CH

2012

Dara Friedman, Wesleyan University, Contemporary Art Center, US

Untied Tastes of America: Artist's Films and Video selected by David Gryn, Double-bill screening: Musical and Dancer, 28th Hamburg International Short Film Festival,Hamburg, DE

2011

I Hate Karl Marx, Merry Christmas, Espacio1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico, US

I Hate Karl Marx, Merry Christmas, Espacio1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico, US

At Capacity, MoCA NoMi, Miami, US

2010

How Soon Now, Rubell Family Collection/ Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, US

Off the Wall: Part 1 – Thirty Performative Actions, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

Greater New York: 5 year review, P.S.1, Long Island City, US

2009

Underwater, Western Bridge, Seattle, US

Playing the City, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, DE

2008

Multiplex, Western Bridge, Seattle, US

Number One: Destroy, She Said, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düssledorf, DE

2005

Ange Leccia, Anselm Reyle, Dara Friedman, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, FR

2004

Hysterical, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf, DE

Never Never Landscape, Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Berlin, DE

Impakt Film Festival, Utrecht, NL

Brand New and Retro, Up Projects, London, UK

2003

As Heavy as the Heavens- Transformation of Gravity, Graz 2003 – Cultural City of Europe, Graz, AT

Reg Vardy Galley, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK

2002

Inter. Play, The Moore building, Miami, US

Videodrome ll, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, US

There is no accounting for other people’s relationships, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Ireland, IR

Aquaria, Landesgalerie, Linz, AT

2001

The Americans New Art, Barbican Gallery, London, UK

Dara Friedman, American Academy in Rome, IT

Gravità Zero, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT

2000

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

Institute, Oakland, US

Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Art Film & Video, Palm, Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

1999

Heads Up, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, US

Déjà vu, Art Miami, US

Leftover Festivities, Nature Morte, New Delhi, IN

1998

New Art South Florida, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, US

Independing Loop, Swiss Institute, New York, US

1997

Celluloid Cave, Thread Waxing Space, New York, US

1994

Filmic Self-Portraits, Galerie Voges & Deisen, Frankfurt, DE

1993

One week's Public Teaching in Search of the Essence of Film, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, AT