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CIAN DAYRIT


Cian Dayrit (b. 1989, Manila) is an artist working in painting, sculpture, and installation, based in Rizal, Philippines. In 2017–18 he participated in the New Museum Triennial “Songs for Sabotage” in New York and Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh, as well as in group exhibitions at ParaSite, Hong Kong, Hammer Museum, L.A., IFAN Museum of African Arts in Dakar, and the Metropolitan Museum of Manila.

Dayrit recently completed a residency at Gasworks, London. He is a member of SAKA, Artist Alliance for Land Reform and Rural Development, Philippines.  

Biography

2011 Cum Laude BFA Major in Painting, University of the Philippines (PH)


Recognition, Exhibitions, projects (2008 to present, selection )

2019
BEYOND THE GOD’S EYE, Nome Gmbh, Berlin (DE) (solo)
Artist-in-residence at Gasworks, London
WINNING BY LOSING, Centrocentro, Madrid
MOTIONS OF THIS KIND, Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, London (group)
Artist-in-residence at Aurora Artist FRFesidency Program and Space (AARPS) at Aurora province


2018
CCP Thirteen Artists Award, recipient (PH)
THIRTEEN ARTISTS AWARDS EXHIBITION, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila (PH)
Artist-in-residence at La Trobe Art Institute, Bendigo
ALLEGORIES OF NATION-BUILDING Kaida Gallery, Quezon City (PH)(solo)
NEW.S.FEED Tam-awan Gallery, Baguio City (PH)
END ENDO Bulwagan ng Dangal, UP Diliman, Quezon City (PH)
NO MAN'S LAND Tin-aw Gallery, Makati City (PH)
IMAGINING MEMORY: BETWEEN ANAESTHESIA AND AMNESIA 1335 Mabini, Makati (PH)

2017
BUSIS IBAT HA KANAYUNAN (VOICES FROM THE HINTERLANDS) Bellas Artes Outpost (PH)
Artist-in-residence at Bellas Artes Projects, Bataan (PH)
Ateneo Art Awards, recipient (PH)
SONGS FOR SABOTAGE New Museum, New York
A BEAST, A GOD, AND A LINE Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka; ParaSite, Hong Kong; (HK)
TS1, Yangon; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
STORIES OF ALMOST EVERYONE Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles
BUILD BUILD BUILD Tam-Awan Gallery, Baguio City(PH)
KALASAG Kaida Gallery, Quezon City (PH)
INHABIT District Gallery, Quezon City (PH)
PARALYZED BY PARADISE Artery Art Space, Quezon City (PH)
SEASCAPES: TRANQUILITY AND AGITATION Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila (PH) ALMOST THERE Vargas Museum, UPD, Quezon City (PH)


2016
ATLAS OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH Kaida Gallery, Quezon City PASYON Art Informal, Mandaluyong (PH)(solo)
HIDLAW Tin-aw Gallery, Makati City (PH)
EXPOSITION Lopez Memorial Museum, Pasig City (PH)
THE PHILIPPINE CONTEMPORARY: TO SCALE THE PAST AND THE POSSIBLE Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila (PH)

2015
POPULAR EXOTICA Kaida Gallery, Quezon City (PH)(solo)
SPECTACLES OF THE THIRD WORLD Tin-aw Gallery, Makati City (PH)(solo)
NAKED IN ALIEN TERRITORY J Studio, Taguig City (PH)
TRANSFORMING PERSPECTIVES Vargas Museum, UPD, Quezon City (PH)
ORDER OF OBJECTS AFTER ARRIVAL Project Space Pilipinas, Lucban (PH)

2014
Ateneo Art Awards, shortlisted (PH)
POLYCEPHALOUS Art Informal, Mandaluyong (PH)(solo)
ON IMMANENCE Project Space Pilipinas, Lucban (PH)
DESTROY 3000 YEARS OF CULTURE Post Gallery, Quezon City (PH)

2013
THE BLA-BLA ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX Vargas Museum, UPD, Quezon City (PH)(solo)
THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE Vargas Museum, UPD, Quezon City
APPLIED SAVAGERY NOW Gallery, Makati City

2012
OFF-ROAD SPECIAL Tam-Awan Village Gallery, Baguio City
STAR CRUISER SOPAS COLLISION NOW Gallery, Makati City
MARCH 32 Cafe 1951, Manila

2011
Outstanding Thesis Award, College of Fine Arts, UP Diliman (PH)
SEEDS OF DECEIT Kaida Contemporary, Quezon City
DAILY DIGEST Ishmael BernalGallery, UPD, Quezon City
SIGNS OF THE TIMES Vargas Museum, UPD, Quezon City
XING E. JACINTO Tin-aw Gallery, Makati City
SURVIVALISM Light and Space Gallery, Quezon City
NATIONALISTIC: ANIMALISTIC FC, UPD, Quezon City
PETIT FORMAT CCP, Manila

2010
TUTOK: ANO BAYANI? CCP, Manila
(3D) Mag:net, Quezon City
THE UNNAMABLE Manila Contemporary, Makati City
KRITKAT: MA(H)AWA KA Sambalikhaan Grounds, Quezon City

2009
KALIPUNAN 2009 Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila
BLAME THE SAVAGES NCCA Gallery, Manila
FIGURATION NOW Paseo Gallery, Mandaluyong City
IMAGINATION IS AN OVERUSED CLICHÉ Paseo Gallery, Mandaluyong City
BAYAN NI NANDING VERSUS THE POST MODERN WORLD Manila Contemporary, Makati City

2008
ETHEREAL CONTINGENCIES West Gallery, Quezon City
FACT SHEET Ishmael Bernal Gallery, UPD, Quezon City
UNA: SUPERMARKET OF IDEALS FC, UPD,Quezon City