David Maljkovic. In Low Resolution, 2014. Slides, projector, screen. Dimensions variable.
Born in 1973 in Rijeka, Croatia, David Maljkovic is known for his elegant film installations, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages, which draw on former Yugoslavia’s rich modernist legacy. With two major upcoming exhibitions at the Secession Vienna and SculptureCenter New York, the Zagreb-based artist’s past one-person exhibitions include: “Out of Projection,” Art Unlimited, Basel (2010); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2009-2010); Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany (2008); “Almost Here,” Kunstverein Hamburg (2007); MoMA PS1 (2007); “Scene for New Heritage Trilogy,” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2007); “Days Below Memory,” CAPC, Musee D’art Contemporain, Bordeaux (2007); and “Scene for New Heritage,” Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2005).
Maljkovic has participated in group shows such as: “New Festival,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2011); “Rearview Mirror,” Power Plant, Toronto (2011); “Che cosa sono le nuvole? Artworks from the Enea Righi Collection,” MUSEION Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy (2010); “Rehabilitation,” WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels (2010); “Mondernologies: Contemporary Artists Researching Modernity and Modernism,” MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona; and “When Things Cast No Shadow,” 5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin.
"Sources in the Air," published by JRP|Ringier, accompanies David Maljkovic’s three-part survey exhibition of the same name at the Van Abbemusem, Eindhoven; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead and GAMeC, Bergamo. Edited by Nick Aikens with text by Charles Esche, Annie Flechter, Anselm Franke, Alessandro Rabottini and Alessandro Vicentelli.