Daniel Baker

Daniel Baker ist Künstler und Kurator. Er promovierte am Royal College of Art, London, zum Thema Roma-Ästhetik. Seine Arbeiten waren auf der documenta 15 und der Manifesta 14 zu sehen, und er nahm an mehreren Ausgaben der Biennale von Venedig teil, sowohl als Künstler (2007, 2011, 2022) als auch als Kurator (FUTUROMA, 2019). In seiner Arbeit untersucht Baker die Rolle der künstlerischen Praxis bei der Umsetzung sozialer Handlungsfähigkeit durch die Neukonfiguration von Aspekten der Zigeunervisualität. Seine Arbeiten werden international ausgestellt und sind in Sammlungen auf der ganzen Welt zu finden. Zu seinen Veröffentlichungen gehören WE ROMA: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art, Ex Libris, FUTUROMA und GRT LGBTQ+ Spoken History Archive. Lebt und arbeitet in London.

Daniel Baker . Einzelausstellungen

2022

Reflector, LRRH_ AERIAL, Dusseldorf, Germany

2017

Daniel Baker, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow: Scotland

2015

100 thousand blows, Gallery8, Budapest, Hungary

Makeshifting: structires of mobility, Art Central, Barry, Wales


Makeshifting: structires of mobility, Cardiff Story Museum, Cardiff, Wales

Dark Glass, Galerie Kai Dikhas, Berlin, Germany

2013

Shine, Welsh assembly, Ty Hywel Building, Cardiff Bay, Wales

Shine, The Riverfront, Newport, Wales

2011

R-in-R, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, NL

2010

STORE, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2009

Suspect, FEINKOST Gallery, Berlin, Germany

New Work, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2008

The New Gilt, FEINKOST Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Interfere, Aufenthalt im Zentrum für Zeichnungsprojektraum, WCA, UAL, London, UK

2006

Lookinglass, Novas Gallery, London, UK

2005

No Travellers, Victoria Hall, Oakham, Rutland, UK

2003

Bodies, Corn Exchange Gallery, Newbury, UK

2000

Romani Jivapen Jinapen, im Auftrag von BAMS, British Museum, London, UK

Daniel Baker . Gruppenausstellungen

2024

Gypsy Makers, Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham, UK

2022

Art Cologne, LRRH_ at Art Cologne 2022, Cologne, Germany

Roma Rajni, Manifesta 14, National Library of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo (upcoming)

One Day We We Shall Celebrate Again: RomaMoMA at documenta fifteen, documenta fifteen, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

The Influencing Machine: Ujazdowski Castle. Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

Getaway: Venice Biennale, Italy

2021

VULNERABLE ARCHIVES. On Silenced Archives and Dissenting Views, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Queer Constellations, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, UK

Roma Resistance and Resiliance, European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture, Berlin, Germany

ORDER AND DREAMS, OFF-Biennale, Budapest, Hungary

2020

Actually, the Dead are not Dead. Una forma de ser, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

2019

58th Venice Biennale: Curator of FUTUROMA

2018

Shiftwork, g39, Cardiff, Wales

2016

The Travellers, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland​

Frei Sein!, Galerie Kai Dikhas, Kunstraum Dikhas Dur und DokuZ Sinti und Roma, Berlin, Germany

TITLE, film

Sites of Repressed Remembrance, Hungarian Scientific Academy, Budapest, Hungary

Sites of Repressed Remembrance, Hungarian Scientific Academy, Budapest, Hungary

(Re)conceptualizing Roma Resistance, Hellerau – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste, Dresden, Germany and Goethe Institut, Prag, Tschechische Republik

2015

Under Erasure – Aspects of Romani/Gypsy/Traveller Life in Europe, Gerlesborgsskolan Bohuslan, Gerlesborg, Sweden

When that Oil Runs Out, People Will Need Horses, Rivington Place, London, UK

Performing Romani Identities: Strategy and Critique (PRISaC), OFF-Biennale Budapest

2014

Stopping Places IV, Galerie Kai Dikhas, Berlin, Germany

Performance Matters: Strategy, Critique and the Politics of Romani Representation in the UK and Beyond, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA

Houses as Silver as Tents, The Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, Poland

2013

Houses as Silver as Tents, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

FORMER WEST: Documents, Constellations, Prospects, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

The Legend of the Shelves, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany

ROMAISM – Constructing Roma Cultural History, Gallery8, Budapest, Hungary

Black Butterflies, New School House Gallery, York, UK

2012

Art on Fire, Camberwell Space, London

Elective Affinities. Imaginings of the nomadic in contemporary art, Museum für Völkerkunde, Hamburg, Germany

2011

Reconsidering Rroma – Aspects of Rroma and Sinti life in Contemporary Art, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Stopping Places, Galerie Kai Dikhas, Berlin, Germany

Expansive Mood, Mansion House, London, UK

54th Venice Biennale; contributor and advisor to Call the Witness; 2nd Roma Pavilion

What the Folk Say, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK

2010

FEINKOST Triennale, (FEINKOST, Berlin)

During Office Hours, VGF Verband Geschlossene Fonds e.V, Berlin, Germany

Sovereign European Art Prize, Barbican, London, UK

Videodrome, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany

Destination X, Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden

Off the Shelf, Slade, UCL. London

The Atrocity Exhibition, (FEINKOST, Berlin)

Art Rotterdam, (FEINKOST, Berlin)

2009

Sleeper, FEINKOST at Brown, London, UK

Reality Sandwiches, Art News Projects, Berlin, Germany

Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium (Feinkost)

Living Together, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria – Gasteiz, Spain touring to MARCO, Vigo, Spain

Ventriloquist, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (kuratiert von Emma Dexter)

Hannah beyond the mirror, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

More love hours than could ever be repaid, FEINKOST Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2008

The Forgotten Europeans, Museum der Stadt Köln, Cologne, Germany

Deleted Scenes, FEINKOST Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Artissima, Turin (FEINKOST, Berlin)

Volta 4, Basel (FEINKOST, Berlin)

Volta 4, Basel (Steinle Contemporary, Munich)

Paint Lab, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Paradise Lost, Kampa Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

Paradise Lost, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Brussels, Belgium

Acts & Actions, Café Gallery, London, UK

Viennafair, Vienna (FEINKOST, Berlin)

Kairos, Alfred Topfer Stiftung FVS, Hamburg, Germany

Travellers, Gallery Steinle, Munich, Germany

2007

Artissima, Turin (FEINKOST, Berlin)

CHAVI, Novas Gallery, London, UK

Nature and Society, Ethnographisches Museum, Dubrovnik and Glyptotheque, Croation

Academy of Science and Art, Zagreb, Croatia

52. Biennale Venedig; Mitarbeiter und Berater bei Paradise Lost; 1. Roma-Pavillon

Prague Biennale, Refusing Exclusion

Productive Matter, Café Gallery, Southwark Park, London, UK

No Gorgios, Co-Kurator in der Novas Gallery, London, UK

Paranoia, Freud Museum, London, UK

What are Feelings for?, Centre for Drawing, WCA, UAL, London, UK

Contemporary Gypsy, Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood, Kent, UK

2006

Paranoia, Leeds City Art Gallery & Focal Point, Southend, Kent, UK

Second Site, Stephen Lawrence Gallery London, Appleby and Stowmarket, UK

When in Rome V, Third Floor Gallery, Southampton, UK

2005

When in Rome IV, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, UK

2004

When in Rome III, Castlefields Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

When in Rome II at Homeland, Spacex Gallery und an gleichzeitigen Veranstaltungsorten in Exeter, UK

Passing Places, Ausstellung der Gypsy Culture, Hertford Museum, Hertford, UK

2003

When in Rome I, Art House Gallery, London, UK

1999

Paintings, Beardsmore Gallery, London, UK

1997

Oriel Mostyn offene Ausstellung, Llandudno, Wales

Offene Ausstellung der Royal Over-Seas League, London, UK and Edinburgh, Scotland

1996

DROM, eine Multimedia-Zusammenarbeit zur Erforschung von Queer-Romani-Identitäten, finanziert vom London Arts Board, aufgeführt im The Place Theatre, London, UK

1995

Toynbee Hall, London, UK

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