Dan Perjovschi (b. 1961) lives and works in Bucharest and Sibiu, Romania. His performative, often site-specific drawings blend cartoons, graffiti, and commentary on current political, social, and cultural issues. Perjovschi has played an active role in the development of the civil society in Romania and has stimulated exchange between the Romanian and international contemporary art scenes.
His solo exhibitions include Unframed at Kiasma Helsinki 2013, News from the Island at Reykjavik Art Museum in 2012, Not over at MACRO Rome in 2011, Late News at Royal Ontario Museum Toronto in 2010, What Happen to US? at MoMA New York and I am not Exotic I am Exhausted at Kunsthalle Basel in 2007, The Room Drawing at Tate Modern London, On the Other Hand at Portikus Frankfurt and First of May at Moderna Museet Stockholm in 2006 and Naked Drawings at Ludwig Museum Cologne in 2005.
He has participated in group shows such as Sao Paolo Biennial 2014, Paris Triennial 2012, Dublin Contemporary in 2011, Lyon Biennial in 2009, the Sydney Biennial and Fifth Floor at Tate Liverpool in 2008, The Magelanic Cloud at Pompidou Paris, the 52nd Venice Biennial and the Moscow Biennial in 2007 and the 9th Istanbul Biennial in 2005.
Perjovschi is the recipient of the George Maciunas Prize in 2004, the ECF Princess Margriet Award in 2013 (with Lia Perjovschi), and the 2016 Rosa Schapire Art Prize.