Vivian Bondy
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Vivian Bondy
Danish/Hungarian
sculptor & painter
Copenhagen Denmark

Lille Strandvej 18G 1th
DK-2900 Hellerup
+45 39 29 51 44
+45 27 12 51 44
vivian.bondy@mail.dk
www.vivianbondy.dk





Background
Previous career as professional ballet dancer. Performed at the Danish
Royal Theatre, the Pantomime Theatre at Tivoli, Copenhagen and various
other theatres in classical and modern repertoire, musicals, TV and mime.
Qualified choreologist (ballet notation) from the Benesh Institute of
Choreology, London. Authorised translator and interpreter – English.

Art studies
Spektrum (painting 3 years), Slade School of Arts, London (sculpture).
Courses: bronze and iron casting, metal, plaster, moulds, ceramics, glass,
installation (11) at Holbæk Kunsthøjskole and postgraduate courses (7) at
the Royal Academy of Arts, Copenhagen. 

Member of
The Danish Arts Foundation (Billedkunstnernes Forbund - Bkf)
Danish Sculptors Society (Dansk Billedhuggersamfund) www.skulptur.dk
CAVAC (Center of Visual Arts for Global Understanding) - Mexico
VAK - Artists workshop, Jyderup
Kunstnerforeningen 18 November, Copenhagen

Exhibitions
2012
Cirklen, Helligåndshuset, Copenhagen
Hyldespjældet, Albertslund (juni)

2011
Portalen Greve
Pakhuset Nykøbing Sjælland
Festival Turku, Finland (August). 7 international artists invited
to each creating a sculpture at the Halinen Riverside. Theme "Boat" (solo)
Ebeltoft. Danish Sculptors Society (May)
Cirklen, Helligåndshuset (January)

2010
Galleri Bastillen, København

2009
Galleri Jenzen, Aalborg (solo)

2008
Syria - Palmyra & Damascus
Sculpture Biennale 2008, Kongens Have, Copenhagen
The Finnish National Opera, Ballet Gala, Helsinki (solo)

2007
Pand Paulus Gallery, Schiedam, Holland, "Identity"
Roskilde Palæfløj  (Sculpture Biennale)
Rundetaarn, Copenhagen, EUMAN
The Cable Factory, Helsinki, EUMAN  "The Third Culture"

2006
Galleri Jenzen, Aalborg (solo)

2005
Rundetaarn, Cph. Danish Sculptors Society "100 Years"    
Gallery Ur, Malmø

2004
Sculpture Biennale 2004, Kongens Have, Cph. "Dialogue"

2003
Galleri Fonseca, Copenhagen
 Art Hall Porvoo, Finland "exo-art"

2002
The Royal Library, Copenhagen (solo)
Odense Congress Centre (solo)
Galleri Ravn, Copenhagen (solo)
Art Dealers Fair, Frederiksberg
Paszkowka Palace, Cracow, Poland

2001
Atelier Holbergsgade 16 (solo)
St. Petersburg, Russia "Dialogue"
Gallery M-Art, Vienna, Austria "outside of the inside"

2000
Danish Royal Theatre (solo)
Kunst i Kommandocentralen (contributor and co-arranger) of
exhibition in 740 sq.metre underground World War II German
Command Centre, Copenhagen
Atelier Holbergsgade 16 (solo)

1999
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) (solo)

1998
Galleri Blidah, Copenhagen (solo)
Galleri Gammel Strand (solo)
 
Residency, scholarships
Barcelona, Can Serrat
Andalucia, Valparaiso, Mojájar, Spain
Danish Institute of Damascus
Cultural Fund for Denmark and Finland

Works sold to
Institutions, art societies and private collections in Denmark, England,
France, Germany, Mexico and Spain.

Description of works
The bronze sculptures of dancers are created out of my personal feeling
as a dancer for the special body language of classical and modern ballet
and my fascination with line, balance and rhythm of movement. The
sculptures are cast by the cire perdue method.

The paintings are reflections - over nearness and remoteness, mirages in
air and water. They are inspired by cities, humans and impressions from
the many countries I have visited.

 

Photos:  Ole Winther