ARTISTS > Daniela Comani

Daniela Comani


  • Paris Photo Los Angeles 2015
  • My Film History – Daniela Comani’s Top 100 Films
    Curated by Charlie James
  • artMRKT San Francisco 2014
  • Dallas Art Fair 2013
  • Miami Project 2012
  • Art Toronto 2012
  • artMRKT San Francisco 2012
  • PULSE Miami 2011
  • Art Toronto 2011
  • PULSE Los Angeles 2011
  • Art Aspen 2011
  • 366 Days, 52 Bookcovers and 1 Happy Couple
  • artMRKT San Francisco 2011
  • Pulse Miami 2010

  • Artist's Resume (pdf, 104.96 Kb)

    Artist's Catalog (pdf, 1.68 Mb)

    Artist's Website


    Daniela Comani’s multimedia art works engage in a dialog about history, language, identity, alienation and gender. Her series focuses on media images and text, which she manipulates through photography and video, and combines in her installations. Her work has been shown internationally and is included in the collections of Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem; Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; Kupferstichkabinett-Staatliche Museen, Berlin and Musée Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France.

    1965 born in Bologna, Italy; lives and works in Berlin, Germany

    Selected Exhibitions
    2016: “Dall’oggi al domani. 24 ore nell’arte contemporanea“, MACRO-Museo d’arte Contemporanea, Roma; “…und eine Welt noch” Kunsthaus, Hamburg; 2015: Protected Zone, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem; “The Self: Portraits of Artists in their Absence”, National Academy Museum, New York; 2014: “Ich war’s. Tagebuch 1900-1999”, dkw – Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus (solo); “Liebe”, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum Ludwigshafen am Rhein; 2013: “Autoritratti”, MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; “She Says”, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia; 2012: “Le Printemps de Septembre: History is Mine!” Musée Les Abattoirs, Toulouse; 2011: “Doublespeak”, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah; “Lascia un segno”, Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna; “54th Venice Biennale, San Marino Pavilion, Venice; 2010: “Überblendungen”, Shedhalle, Zürich; “Courier”, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York; “C’était moi. Journal 1900-1999”, Centre d’Art Passerelle, Brest (solo); “Press Art – Die Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel”, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg; 2009: “Zeigen – Eine Audiotour durch Berlin”, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin; “Kaléidoscope d’Italie”, Centre national de l’audiovisuel, Dudelange, Luxemburg; 2008: “Transmediale08 – conspire!”, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; “HeartQuake”, Museo on the Seam, Jerusalem; “Focus on Contemporary Italian Art”, MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; “Bildpolitiken”, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg; 2007: “History will repeat itself”, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund und KW-Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; “Ich war’s – In 32 Tagen um den Alexanderplatz. 1805-2007”, NGBK – Alexanderplatz Station, Berlin (solo); 2006: “Das Achte Feld”, Museum Ludwig, Köln.

    Selected Bibliography

    2016: “Sunsets”, Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich; 2014: “A Happy Marriage”, Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich; 2013: “My Film History – Daniela Comani’s Top 100 Films”, Revolver Publishing, Berlin; 2009 “Neuerscheinungen hrsg. von Daniela Comani”, Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich; 2007: “It Was Me – Diary 1900-1999”, Maurizio Corraini s.r.l., Mantova; 2006: “comanicasino”, Revolver, Frankfurt am Main; 2005: “Ich war’s. Tagebuch 1900-1999”, Revolver, Frankfurt am Main; 2000: “Double Drawings”, Vice Versa Verlag, Berlin.


Daniela Comani


Daniela Comani's "Top 100 Films" Feature for the Los Angeles Times

Daniela Comani's Top 100 Films Reviewed in SFAQ

Christopher Knight Reviews Daniela Comani's "Top 100 Films" for the Los Angeles Times

Daniela Comani is participating in the group show "SELF: Portraits of Artists in Their Absence" Opening January 29th at National Academy Museum

Catherine Wagley discusses Daniela Comani's Top 100 Films in the LA Weekly

Daniela Comani in Group Show, Love, at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Opening March 21

Daniela Comani in Group Show "Cumuli" in Berlin, Opening April 27

Daniela Comani in 3-person group show in Charlottesville, VA opening January 4

Daniela Comani and Erika Rothenberg featured in HyperAllergic Roundup of Miami Project

Daniela Comani's "It Was Me - Diary" Now An App Available for iPhone and iPad

Daniela Comani reviewed in the Dallas Morning News

Daniela Comani "History, Film and Dynamite" Opening in Dallas June 16

Daniela Comani: New Publications in Magenta Magazine

'Daniela Comani's Top 100 Films' Opening in Berlin June 1

Daniela Comani in Group Show "The Cross Shown" in Milan, Italy

Daniela Comani in "I Just Want To Be Loved" at the Center for Contemporary Art in Florence

Daniela Comani and Steve Lambert in 'Capital Offense' Group Show at Beacon Arts

Houston Press reviews "Book Report" featuring Daniela Comani

Daniela Comani in Doublespeak @ Salt Lake Art Center

Daniela Comani's "It Was Me" a Pulse Project at PULSE LA 2011

Daniela Comani in "Book Report" in Houston

Daniela Comani in Group Show in Vienna

Glasstire on Daniela Comani @ Kirk Hopper Fine Art

Daniela Comani reviewed on the Huffington Post

LA Times Books on Daniela Comani

Daily Serving on Daniela Comani

Daniela Comani reviewed in the LA Times

Daniela Comani in Art Review