Silvan Kälin
Born 1981 in Lucerne. Lives in Recife.
silvan.kaelin@gmail.com
www.amarelo.ch

2002 Studies at school for arts and media KHM, Cologne
2003 - 2006 Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel
2007/ 2008 Civil service in Brazil, Lagoa do Ouro; developing the project O Mundo Cultura e Natureza em Lagoa do Ouro as well as the documentary video work "Lagoa do Ouro Novela".

Since february 2008, resident at the artist community A Casa Como Convém, Recife.

Together with Priscila Gonzaga runs the Editora—Aplicação.

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Lagoa do Ouro, Restaurante Céu e Terra, Recife.
2011 One Man System, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel.
One Man System, Galeria Mariana Moura, Recife.

Group Exhibitions

2013 Triangulações, Brasilia, Recife, Salvador
2012 Microclima at Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich
2011 Arte Pará, Belem
2010 Dienstgebäude, catch of the year, Zürich.
Ateliê 397, Rec - Gru, São Paulo.
Galeria Mariana Moura A Casa Como Convém, Recife.
St. Mortiz Artmaster Samposium, Cinema Scala, St. Moritz.
2008 Regionale9, Kunsthalle Basel.
Kunstkreditausstellung, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel.
A Casa Como Convém, Recife.
2007 Plattform 07, EWZ Halle Zürich.
2006 Regionale 7, Kunsthalle Basel.
HGK Diplomausstellung, Messe Basel.
2005 Regionale 6, Kunsthaus Baselland.
Ich & Du, Schalter, Basel.

Projects in public space

2010 Einwortviertel, with Philip Matesic, Zurich
2009 Volume Base, with Jonathas de Andrade & Cristiano Lenhardt, SPA das Artes, Recife
2007/08 O Mundo Cultura e Natureza em Lagoa do Ouro, Lagoa do Ouro

Scholarship/ prizes and purchases
2008 Art prize from art council Basel-Stadt.
2005 purchase from art credit Baselland.