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Daniel Jacoby

Born in 1985 in Lima, Perú
Lives and works in Asmterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Daniel Jacoby studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona and is currently attending the class of Simon Starling at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. His works set up abstract and fragmented narratives with various media including video, installation, performance, photography and text.

Some of these projects have been carried out during residencies in Luxembourg (Casino Luxembourg), The Netherlands (ARE) and Japan (Tokyo Wonder Site). In other cases, he has received grants from institutions such as Cajasol (Sevilla) and Fundació Guasch Coranty (Barcelona), and awards in contests like Premio José García Jiménez (Murcia), the Premi Miquel Casablancas (Barcelona) and the Premi GAC for the best gallery exhibition in 2011 (Barcelona).

He has also published art books with publishers like Mousse Publishing (Milano), Save As… Publications (Barcelona) and Cru (Barcelona). Additionally, Daniel is co-editor of Texto (, an artist-run project dedicated to artist’s writings in Spanish.

Solo Exhibitions
2012 – A Mount-Rushmore-Resembling Piece of Cheddar Cheese Melted to a Perfectly Flat Squared Slice – 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands
2012 – Latsempoar – Casino Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Luxemburg
2012 – Oh! And Erik Was a Violin Maker – Solo Projects ARCO, Madrid, Spain
2010 – La lógica del ornitorrinco – Galeria Toni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain

Group Exhibitions
2013 – (untitled) – Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany
2013 – Rundgang Städelschule – HfBK Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 – The Suspicion of Suspense – Trafó Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2012 – S1 Salon – S1 Artspace, Sheffield, England
2011 – Les Rencontres Internationales – Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
2011 – XI Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador
2011 – Alrededor es imposible – La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
2011 – La qüestió del paradigme – Centre d’Art La Panera, Lérida, Spain
2010 – Julio #5 – Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2010 – Vic Cambrils Barcelona… A Library Project – Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, United States
2010 – Antes que todo – Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Madrid, Spain

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