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1981
Geboren in Sibiu, Rumänien | born in Sibiu, Romania
Lebt und arbeitet in Rumänien | lives and works in Romania

Studium an | studied at
Art University, Cluj-Napoca, Rumänien | Romania
University of Fine Arts, Cuenca, Spanien | Spain
University of Huddersfield, Grossbritannien | UK


Einzelausstellungen | Solo Exhibitions

2016
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

2013
Each thought's an instant ruin with a new disease, Sabot Gallery, Cluj

2012
What is the reality of never? IASPIS, Lucie Fontaine Studio, Stockholm

2011
Times own insult, The Glass Factory La, Boda
Pending Works & Scotopolitic object, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Action is guilt – Method to Rourke, performed at Spazio Vault, Prato
Spending time in relations to usage, Barbara Seiler Gallery, Zurich

2010
Critique on How Temples Move Faster Than Their Shadows, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
Some kill their love when they are young, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

2009
Manifest of Flaw, Sabot Gallery, Cluj

2008
Leave Gordon Brown Alone, performed at East Street Arts, Leeds; DuveGallery, Berlin; Independants Biennial 08, Liverpool

2007
Anatomision, performed at Cum2Cut Film Festival, Berlin

2004
24h Donation of Sperm, performed at the Gallery of Fine Arts University, Cuenca

2003
Boys First Time, performed at International Festival of French Theatre, Sibiu
Sorrows of Reconstruction, performed at Tranzit House, Cluj
Missing Song, performed at Festival of the Architect, Cluj
Gym to Muscle Lethargy, performed at Gong Theatre, Sibiu
Atrocity Exhibition, performed at Museum of 1989 Revolution, Timisoara

2002
Marriage or Calling for Water, Tranzit House, Cluj
Chemical Relaxing, performed at British Council, Cluj-Napoca
Atrocity Exhibition, performed at The Slaughter House, Sibiu,The Old Casino, Cluj


Gruppenausstellungen | Group Exhibitions

2016
I'm the Invisible Man, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest
Few Were Happy with their Condition, Gallery 400 ,University of Illinois, Chicago

2015
Appearance and Essence, Art Encounters Biennial, Timco Halls, Timisoara
Few were happy with their condition, Motorenhallen, Dresden
Inventing the Truth, on Fiction and Reality, Biennale von Venedig | Venice Biennial, Romanian Institute for Culture and Research in Humanities, Venice
Few Were Happy with their Condition, Kunsthalle, Winterthur

2014
A few grams of red, yellow, blue, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 2012
European Travellers, Art from Cluj Today, Műcsarnok - Kunsthalle, Budapest
A brand new baby carriage standing there on the porch, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich
Play dice would be nice, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
Works and Interview Through Sculpture, Spazio Vault, Prato
Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest
Rearview Mirror, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton

2011
Time's own insult, The Glass Factory Lab, Boda
Rearview Mirror, The Power Plant, Toronto
Pulse within the veil, Tranzit House, Cluj
Beyond the liminal experience, Spazio Vault, Prato
Object-Orientation: Bodies and/as Things, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

2010
Self-portraits, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava
II Caos #2; Le Migrazzioni, Venice
Art Cologne, Cologne
Art 41, Basel
Academia di Romania, Rome
INDEPENDENT, New York
Ars Homo Erotica, National Museum, Warsaw
[FAT] Toronto Alternative Fashion Week, Toronto
Remains of the East, Festival Tanz Theater Performance, WUK, Vienna

2009
Ping Pong for VIP’s, performed in Temps d’Images Festival, Sabot Gallery, Cluj
Exploring the return of repression, Pavilion, Centre for Contemporary Art and Culture, Bucharest
Message in a bottle: selected artists, The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds Lumen Evolution Festival
From the Periphery, Dom Omladine, Belgrad
Magmart International Video Art Festival, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples

2008
Optica, International Festival of Video Art , Cervantès Institute, Paris, FNAC, Madrid, Gijon
GayWiseFest, McKenzie Pavilion Gallery, London
Sex in Transition, Kucevo
What is White?, Ada Street Gallery, Piera Ravnikar, London

2007
The Shipwrecked Sailor, Laurence Batley Theatre, directed by John Britton, Huddersfield
The eye of the beholder, Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
A show that took the place of a star, Showroom Ottakring, Vienna
No Hope No Fear, Balanta Warehouse, Sibiu

2006
The Art of Sin, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis

2004
Desire in the making, University of Fine Arts, Cuenca

2002
Head_Start, Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu


Stipendien, Preise | scolarships, awards

2016
Delfina Foundation, London

2015
Art Encounters, Timisoara

2014
IASPIS Konstnärsnämnden, Stockholm

2011
The Glass Factory Lab, Boda, Sweden
Ze Dos Bois, Lisbon  

2010
Eira33, Lisbon 

2009
ColectivA, Cluj

2008
Best Independent Artist Award, Optica - International Video Art Festival, Paris, Madrid

2007
1st Prize for photography/ Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Romania

2005
2nd Prize for photography/ Robert Bosch Foundation, Romania


Performance | Performances

2015
The Finnish Method, Venice Biennial, Palazzo Correr, Venice

2014
Scotopolitic objects#2 for five performers and electroacoustic impromptu (mit Elias Merino), Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw

2013
Scotopolitic objects#2 for one performer, Sabot Gallery, Cluj
Improvisation 0 (mit Gergo NAGY, Paul Devens, Joris Strijbos), Roodkapje, Rotterdam
Camp festival, Tranzit House, Cluj

2012
Five moments of silence for Pending Work #7, IASPIS – Lucie Fontaine Studio, Stockholm
Interview through sculpture (mit Razvan Sadean), Spazio Vault, Prato

2011
Action is guilt – Method to Rourke, Studio Corte17, Prato
History is nothing but muscles in action (mit Razvan Sadean), ZDB, Lisbon

2010
Critique on how temples move faster than their shadows, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
When love melted cavalries in our hearts, Eira 33, Lisbon
Feeding the horses of all heroes, Romanian Academy, Rome
Remains of the East (mit Alina Serban, Angelique Lehman), WUK Theatre, Vienna

2009
Ping pong for VIP’s (mit Alexandra Pirici), Temps d’Images Festival, Sabot Gallery, Cluj 2008Leave Gordon Brown alone, East Street Arts, Leeds; Duve Gallery, Berlin; Independents Biennial 08, Liverpool

2007
The shipwrecked sailor, Laurence Batley Theatre, director: John Britton, HuddersfieldAnatomission, Cum2Cut Film Festival, Berlin

2004
24h donation of sperm, Gallery of Fine Arts University, Cuenca

2003
Boys first time, International Festival of French Theatre, Sibiu
Sorrows of reconstruction, Tranzit House, Cluj
Missing song, Festival of the Architect, Cluj
Gym to muscle lethargy, Gong Theatre, Sibiu
Atrocity exhibition, Museum of 1989 Revolution, Timisoara

2002
Chemical relaxing (mit Anca Falamas), British Council, Cluj
Atrocity exhibition, The Slaughter House, Sibiu, Old Casino, Cluj


Publikationen | Publications

Alex Mirutziu is not your personal art tailor, Interview with George Robescu, All Hollow, Winter Issue 2012, p. 92-104
Rerview Mirror, Christopher Eamon, 2012
Muresan Ciprian, Paintbrush Factory: A snapshot, IDEA / Art + Society, #36 -37, 2011, p.62
Martens, Anne, Alex Mirutziu – Mihai Nicodim/review/Flash Art, March-April 2011
Spending time in relation to usage, January 2011 (Katalog)
Pisano Libero, Claudio, 'Il Corpo Racconta. O tace', Gli Altri magazine, August 20, 2010
Gavarro, Raffaele, 'Il Caos # 2 – Le Migrazioni', exhibtion catalog, 2010
Pervain, Daria D. & Janco, Marcel, 'Controversial Customs' NY Arts Magazine online, August 2010
Ars Homo Erotica, (ed.) National Museum of Warsaw, p.24, exhibtion catalog,2010
Gärtner, Barbara ‘Watchlist’, Monopol, April 2010, p. 29
Pschak, Evelyn, ‘Schmerzballett und Historienwut’, ArtNet, March 3, 2010
Tanase, Oana, ‘Some kill their love when they are young’, 24Fun, February 25, 2010
‘Selbstinszenierung’, Prinz, February, 2010
Unwin, Richard, City Report: Cluj, Frieze, January 3, 2010Manifest of Flaw, October 2009
TICKETOHELL, No.1, autumn 2009
Exploring the return of repression, 2009
Pavilion #13, 2009
20×20 magazine, Issue 2, June 2009
From the Periphery, exhibition catalogue, 2009
What is White? exhibition catalogue, 2008
Blankpages, Issue 4, 2008
DikFagazine No 7, SSN 1764-4727 18 PLN 2008
Impulsive Random Platform IRP 8, limited edition of 80, 2008
Pisszine No 4, 2008
So No 8, May 6-12, 2003

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Alex Mirutziu

There is no fit memorial for our love, 2009
2 plates (digital chrome photograph on vitrified caolino and aluminium silicate plates), placed on wooden table
99.6 x 80.2 x 50 cm
Unique

Alex Mirutziu

Runway spill #1, 2009
HD Video (continuous loop) transferred on video DVD
Edition 1/5 + 2 AP

Alex Mirutziu

Painting # 2 for bank vault, 2009
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm

Alex Mirutziu

Unforgotten if unpunished
(self portrait with medical sock, lycra panty hose, ball gag), 2010 
C-Print 
20 x 20 cm 
Edition 2/5 + 1 AP

Alex Mirutziu

Sock face, 2010
Stiplex lightbox
44.50 x 59.40 x 10 cm
Edition 3/3 + 1 AP

Alex Mirutziu

Painting # 5 for bank vault, 2009
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm

Alex Mirutziu

Untitled, 2014
Mixed media on photograph
45 x 30.5 cm
Unique

Alex Mirutziu

Untitled, 2014
Mixed media on photograph
21 x 15 cm
Unique

Alex Mirutziu

Wildt case #1, 2016
Pencil on paper
28.3 x 21 cm

Alex Mirutziu

Wildt case #4, 2016
Pencil on paper
28.3 x 21 cm

Alex Mirutziu

Wildt case #13, 2016
Pencil on paper
28.3 x 21 cm

Alex Mirutziu

Case #5, 2016
Ink on paper
19.3 x 29.7 cm
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