Born in Barcelona, Spain, 1977
Lives and works between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil

Steegmann Mangrané practice covers various media and oscillates between subtle, poetic but however raw experimentations that question the relationship between language and world. His practice covers various media and oscillates between subtle, poetic but however crude experimentations that question the relationship between world and language. Although mainly conceptually informed, his installations engage the imagination of the spectator and display a strong concern with the existence and features of concrete objects: Steegmann activates the abstract language as a thought-generating principle and articulating unstable meaning. The works thus articulate a sense of space and time, building up a structure as the constellation of elements enter into play.

Selected solo exhibitions include: “Another point in the same line and three points that don´t belong to the same line”, Múrias Centeno, Lisboa, Portugal (2015); “Spiral Forest (Kingdom of all the animals and all the beasts is my name)”, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany (2015); “Animal que no existeix”, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France (2015); “Fólego”, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico (2014); “Phasmides”, Mendes Wood, São Paulo, Brazil (2013); “/ (- “, Galeria Nuno Centeno, Porto, Portugal (2013); “A Certain Lack of Coherence”, Porto, Portugal (2013)

Selected group exhibitions include: “Canibalia”, Kadist Foundation, Paris (2015); The Generational Triennial, The New Museum, New York (2015); “Ir para volver”, 12th Biennal de Cuena, Ecuador (2014); “Anti-Narcissus”, CRAC Centre Rhénan d’Art Contemporain, Alsace, Altkirch (2014); Weather Permitting 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre (2013); “Suicide Narcissus”, Renaissance Society, Chicago (2013); “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space”, 33° Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (2013); “Utopien Vermeiden”, Werkleitz Biennale 2013, Halle (2013); “Tropicalia Negra”, Museo Experimental el Eco, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico DF (2013); The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo (2012).

He received grants and prizes from MUSAC, Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Ciutat d’Olot, CoNCA, ABC Prize, Miquel Casablancas, José García Jiménez Foundation, Akademie der Kunste.

Besides his artistic practice Daniel Steegmann Mangrané is one of the organizers of the experimental school Universidade de Verão at Capacete, Rio de Janeiro.

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born in Barcelona, Spain, 1977
lives and works between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
“did not want to have human form, human flesh or human matter”, The Green Parrot, Barcelona, Spain

2015
“Another point in the same line and three points that don´t belong to the same line”, Múrias Centeno, Lisboa, Portugal
Esther Schipper, Berlin
Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Casa Modernista, São Paulo
“Reino de todos os animais e de todos os bichos é o meu nome”, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo
Fused Space, San Francisco
16 MM, Hub Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, France

2014
Proyectos Monclova, México D.F.
CRAC Alsace, Altkirch

2013
Cipó, Taioba, Yví. Casa França Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
“Phasmides”, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo
/ (- , Galeria Nuno Centeno, Porto
“Bicho de Nariz Delicado”, A Certain Lack of Coherence, Porto
Akademie der Kunste, Berlin

2011
“Dunas de la economía / maqueta sin calidad”, Halfhouse, Barcelona
FOUR WALLS, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

2010
“Teque-teque”, Teatro Municipal Sergio Porto, Rio de Janeiro

2008
“Equal / Cut”, Ateliê 397, São Paulo
Fundació La Caixa (com Renata Lucas), Lleida

2007
Apresentação, Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
“Le Monde ou Rien – O Mundo ou Nada”, Pavilhão de Exposição da Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
“La Lliço De Diógenes”, Centre Cultural Metropolitá Tecla Santa, Barcelona, Spain

2015
“Kiti Ka Aeté”, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK
“Daniel Steegmann Mangrané & Philippe Van Snick”, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro/Casa Modernista de São Paulo, Brazil
“Momentum 8ª Bienal Nórdica de Arte Contemporânea – Tunnel Vision”, Moss, Norway
“United States of Latin America”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, USA
“Axolotism”, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid, Spain

2015
New Museum Triennial, New York
“Construire une Collection”, Noveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco
MACBA, Barcelona
Hessel Museum, Bard College, Anandale and Hudson, New York
CaixaForum, Barcelona
Momentum Biennial, Oslo

2014
Una pausa… MUSAC, Leão
Family, IMO Projects, Copenhagen
“Within the sound of your voice”, Marrakesch Biennale, Marraquexe
“Anti Narcissus”, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch
First lines… Bortolami Gallery, New York
“Ir para volver…”,  Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca
Treasure of Lima, Thyssen Bornemisza Art Academy, Coco’s Island, Costa Rica
“Carne da minha perna”, Hemmanuel Hervé, París
“A transparent leaf instead of the mouth”, 11 columbia, Monaco
Premio PIPA, MAM Rio, Rio de Janeiro
“El Contrato”, Bulegoa, Alhondiga, Bilbau
“Ouro”, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
“Inhotim”, Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte

2013
“Blind Field”, Krannert Art Museum, Illinois University, Champanhe
“Correspondências”, Instituto Tomie Othake, São Paulo
“Kultur:Stadt”, Akademie der Kunste, Berlim
“Ambiguações”, Sala A contemporânea, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
“Seance of Geometry”, Maddox Arts, London
“Out of the Blue”, Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Madrid
“Concrete Remains”, Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York
“Blind Field”, Broad Art Museum, Michigan University, East Lansing
“Tropicalia Negra”, Museo Experimental el Eco, Mexico City
“Fisicismos”, Universidade Torquato di Tella, Buenos Aires
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de San José, San José
“Escampar els fems”, Bienal de Jafre, Jafre, Spain
“Mutatis Mutandis”, Largo da Artes, Rio de Janeiro
Kunsthalle Athena, Greece
“If the weather…”, 9ª Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre
“Suicide Narcissus”, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
“Formas da continuidade no espaço”, 33ª Panorama da Arte Brasileira, MAM São Paulo
Colección VIII, Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Madrid
“Utopien Vermeiden”, Werkleitz Biennale 2013, Halle
Panoramas do Sul, VideoBrasil, São Paulo
Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlim
Zacheta National Art Gallery, Varsóvia

2012
Gymnasia Herzlia, Tel-Aviv
“Pindorama Suit”, Rongwrong, Amsterdam
“Aparelho óptico, o Filme”, Paço das Artes, São Paulo
30ª Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo
Diana Stitger & Mendes Wood DM, Amsterdam / São Paulo

2011
Museo ABC, Madrid
Belvedere, Estrany de la Mota, Barcelona
5×5 International Art Prize, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, EACC, Castelló

2010
Galerie mi Riegerungsviertel / Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
Echo… Galerie KoraAlberg, Antuérpia
Colección OTR, Madrid
Fundación José García Jiménez, Murcia
angelsbarcelona, Barcelona
Miragem (Sempre à vista) Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

2009
Exposição de Verão, Box4 e Silvia Cintra, Rio de Janeiro
Entes, Barcelona
HÜTTENDONG, After-the-Butcher, Berlin
Short Time, Halfhouse, Barcelona

2008
Urban Jealousy, Tehran Biennial, Teerã
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Santiago de Chile, Santiago
Centro de Arte de Rosario, Rosario
Centro Cultural de España, Buenos Aires
Centro Cultural de España, Montevidéu

2007
Abre alas, galería A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro
Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo

Awards and Grants

2012
Beca de residencia Junge Akademie, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

2011
Beca de Recerca i Creació, CoNCA, Generalitat de Cataluña, Spain
Premi Miquel Casablancas, Barcelona, Spain
Premio ABC de Arte, Madrid, Spain

2010
Beca Ciutat d’Olot d’Arts Visuals, Olot, Spain
Beca Musac, León, Mexico
Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid, Spain
Premio Fundación José García Jiménez, Murcia, Spain

2009
Sic-Aecid, Madrid, Spain
Beca CoNCA de la Generalitat de Cataluña, Spain

2007
Muestra Injuve de Arte Joven, Madrid, Spain
Premio Programa Exposições Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil

2001
Selección generación 2001. Obra Social Caja Madrid, Spain

 

Curatorship and Projects

2012
Universidade de Verão, Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2007
Trilhas na mata digital, Video contemporâneo espanhol, Museu de Arte contemporânea de Niterói, Brazil

 

Conferences

2011
Presentação de investigações recentes, COMO Clube, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2009
Projeto Portfolio, Ateliê Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2007
Escola Eina d’Art i disseny, Barcelona, Brazil

 

COLLECTIONS

Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Castelo di Rivoli d’Arte Contemporaneo, Rivoli
Centre de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid
Instituto Inhotim, Brumadinho
Tate Modern, Londres
Nouveau Musée Nationao de Mónaco, Monaco
Coleção Serralves, Porto
MAM – RJ, Rio de Janeiro
Pinault Collection, Veneza

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  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    Paisage de posibilidades (solo show)

    MAMM – Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín
    Medellín, Colombia
    28/09 – 20/11/2016

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    Le Monde ou Rien – O Mundo ou Nada (group show)

    Pavilhão de Exposições Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto
    30/09/2016 – 29/10/2016

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÈ

    group show: La Lliço De Diógenes

    Centre Cultural Metropolitá Tecla Santa, Barcelona, Spain
    18/02/2016 – 05/06/2016

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÈ

    solo show: did not want to have human form, human flesh or human matter

    The Green Parrot, Barcelona, Spain
    With the collaboration of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies
    17/02/2016-18/03/2016

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: 16MM

    Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, FR
    02/12/2015 – 19/12/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: REINO DE TODOS OS ANIMAIS E TODOS OS BICHOS É MEU NOME

    Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, BR
    26/11/2015 – 26/04/2016

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show : United States of Latin America

    MOCAD, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, USA
    Curated by Jens Hoffmann and Pablo León de la Barra
    18/09/2015 – 3/1/2016

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ / PHILIPPE VAN SNICK

    duo show: Daniel Steegmann Mangrané / Philippe Van Snick

    Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Curated by Marta Mestre
    05/09/2015 – 01/11/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: Tunnel Vision

    Momentum 8 – Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
    13/06/2015 – 29/09/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: Beauty Codes (order/disorder/chaos)

    ACT I
    Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
    A project conceived and curated by CURA. Rome, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, and Kunsthalle Lissabon
    22/05/2015 – 17/07/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: Axolotlism

    Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid, Spain
    Curated by Sabel Gavaldon
    23/05/2015 – 25/07/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: Spiral Forest (Kingdom of all the animals and all the beasts is my name)

    Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
    1/05/2015 –  13/06/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: 2015 Triennial – Surround Audience

    New Museum, New York, USA
    25/02/2015 – 24/05/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: Museu dançante

    MAM – Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, Brazil
    27/01/2015 – 20/03/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: Construire une collection

    Noveau Musée National de Mónaco – Villa Paloma
    22/01/2015 – 07/06/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: “Ouro – Um fio que costura a arte do Brasil”

    Centro Cultural Banco Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    12/10/2014 – 05/01/2015

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: “Animal que no existeix”

    CRAC ALSACE, France
    Curated by Elfi Turpin
    19/10/2014 – 18/01/2015

     

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: “Mimetismo”

    Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Opening: 15 September 2014, 8am-6pm
    15/09/2014 – 21/10/2014

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: Finalistas PIPA 2014

    MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    06/09/2014 – 16/11/2014

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    review: ART AGENDA | July 31, 2014 | by Ana Teixeira Pinto

    Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s “_/_____/_/__/________”
    PROYECTOS MONCLOVA, Mexico City, Mexico
    26/06/2014 – 30/08/2014

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: “Blind Field”

    Broad Art Museum, Chicago, USA
    07/06/2013 – 08/09/2013

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: “Sin motivo aparente”

    Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
    Curated by: Javier Hontoria
    10/05/2013 – 29/09/2013

     

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    group show: “Concrete Remains: Postwar and Contemporary Art from Brazil”

    Tierney Gardarin, New York, USA
    Curated by Jacopo Crivelli
    09/05/2013 – 22/06/2013

     

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo show: “Bicho de nariz delicado”

    Uma Certa Falta de Coerência, Porto, Portugal
    20/04/2013 – 20/05/2013

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    award: Winner of Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo

    Heineken Prize, Madrid with the video:
    “Phasmides”, 2012
    16mm transferred to video, 22’41”

  • DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ

    solo project: 30th São Paulo Biennial “The imminence of Poetics”

    30th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil
    Curated by Luis Pérez-Oramas
    07/09/2012 – 09/12/2012

  • Daniel Steegmann Mangrané at Uma Certa Falta de Coerência

    Pedro de Llano in Texte zu Kunst (September 2013)
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  • Tentativas y búsquedas

    Frederic Montornes in EXIT Express, nº 52 (may 2010), Madrid, pp. 34-35
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  • Animal That Doesn´t Exist, 2015

    With essays by Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Filipa Ramos, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Elfi Turpin, Pedro Cesarino and Jimena Canales English, 190 x 250 mm, 240 pages, 160 pages with color illustrations, 80 pages in b/w, hardcover, ISBN 978-3-943514-44-5, Designed by Studio Manuel Raeder and edited by Rivet

    Animal That Doesn’t Exist is the first monograph of Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s work spanning his entire work to-date. The book is a visual walkthrough thanks to large color reproductions and it is modeled on the glossary format, featuring precise short-form essays by art critics Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Filipa Ramos, and Ana Teixeira Pinto, curator Elfi Turpin, anthropologist Pedro Cesarino, and historian of science Jimena Canales. The conceptual backbone of the book is a list of 25 keywords defined by the artist together with curatorial office Rivet, which also edited the overall contents.The book also contains a section of reprinted existing literary texts as well as an extensive list of key terms that form the backbone of the entire book. This publication has a unique permutational structure designed by Studio Manuel Raeder.

    Animal That Doesn’t Exist is available at BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE.

  • Lichtzwang, 2012

    172 mm × 245 mm, 512 pages, 256 color illustrations, softcover, ISBN 978-3-943514-08-7

    Started in 1998, the Lichtzwang series consists today of more than 300 watercolors, all on 15 x 21 cm sheets of graph paper.
    Most works in the series are made up of groups of several watercolors wherein each successive work is a variation of the previous, showing a transformation. The last watercolor usually matches the first one, so that each group forms a loop that could be installed in any order.
    The process of realization is, however, guided by simple rules (play with the grid on the sheet, each item that appears in the watercolor lasts for three sheets), rules that bind while allowing improvisation and the introduction of a certain randomness in the process.
    These watercolors have the generic title Lichtzwang (lightduress or lightconstraint) which in turn is the title of a book of poems by Paul Celan. Between 2000 and 2003 Daniel dedicated himself exclusively to this work, and it was at this time and through these watercolors that many of the interests and issues later explored in other media came to the fore, such as: color; space; time; structure; movement; modularity; variation; permutation; narrative; language; the loop …
    This publication comprises a selection of 256 watercolours made between 1998 and 2012 and was typed with the new Lichtzwang typeface and is published on the occasion of the presentation of the work at the 2012 São Paulo Biennial The Imminence of Poetics.

    30 copies include an original drawing signed and numbered by the artist available at Mendes Wood gallery who through their generous support made this publication possible.

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