Karl Gietl

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Exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

2015
A table avec Karl Gietl! Brasserie du Dôme, Montpellier, France

2013
Un Autre Monde, chapelle du quartier haut, Sète, France

2011
Somewhere over the rainbow, Afronova Gallery, Johannesbrug, South Africa

2009
Sète, girls & rock’n’roll, galerie Dock Sud, Sète, France
A Series of Travels, Afronova Gallery, Johannesbrug, South Africa

2008
One for the road, Afronova Gallery, Johannesbrug, South Africa

2007
Myths and memories, Villa Arcadia, Johannesburg, South Africa

2006
A search for Paradise, Afronova Gallery, Johannesbrug, South Africa

2005
City people mythologies, touring exhibition, Johannesburg, South Africa – Mbabane, Swaziland – Maputo, Mozambique – Cape Town, South Africa

2003
Bringing it All Back, Joao Ferreira fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa

2002
You can get There from Here, Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
I Lost my Heart in Troyeville, Spaza art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2001
There is no Place like Home, Sterkwerk gallery, Tilburg, Holland
Neither Here nor There, Gallery Doreen Dierckx, Antwerp, Belgium

2000
Body and Soul, Moba art gallery, Brussels, Belgium

1999
It’s a Small World after All, Joao Ferreira Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa

GROUP SHOWS

2014
Pêche à la Sirène, serigraphies, Dock Sud, Sète, France

2007
Afronism, Afronova Gallery, Johannesbrug, South Africa
Double 007, Polokwane art museum, Polokwane, South Africa

2004
Identity, Circus Theater, Bildenburg, Holland

2003
The Fun Never Sets, two man show with Wayne Barker, Everard Read contemporary, Johannesburg, South Africa
Twenty Four Seven, residence Project, Johannesburg art gallery, South Africa

2000
Hanging Around, Kunstcentrum, Sittard, Holland
Dress Code, Gallery 1646, Den Haag, Holland

1999
Artol: Labor 6, Bedburg-Hau/Kleve, Germany

1998
A Day in the Life, Absa L’Atelier award, first prize, Polokwane art museum, South Africa

1996
One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety Six, installation piece, Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Marchons!, French Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Unplugged, Rembrandt van Rijn gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1995
FIG Again, Famous international gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Rooms, The Johannesburg civic gallery, South Africa
Spring Time in Chile, Contemporary Museum of Modern Art, Santiago, Chile
Brown and Green, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa

BIENNALES

1997
Safe Passage, solo fringe exhibition, 2nd Johannesburg biennale, South Africa

Publications

Sans titre
ONE FOR THE ROAD
100 pages, 27×21.5cm, softcover
English
Published by Afronova
2008
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THE FRED DE VRIES INTERVIEWS
336 pages, 20x13cm, Paperback
English
Published by Wits University Press
2008
afronism
AFRONISM
88 pages, 27×21.5cm, softcover
English
Published by Afronova
2007

Films

all washed up, oil on canvas, 100x100cm, 2011
ALL WASHED UP

All washed up, a forthcoming attraction with Billy!

Confined to his hotel room and « washed up » on the shores of his mind, Billy makes an extraordinary journey…

Written and Directed by Karl Gietl
Music by Rodolphe « Rotopo » Beauchamp
Produced by Karl Gietl
2011

no man is an island, oil on canvas, 71x96cm, 2006
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND (1/3)

Introducing Billy. The anti Hero. After a series of hedonistic misadventures, Billy decides to escape from the endless filthy city and tries to find that tropical island paradise…

Written and Directed by Karl Gietl
Music by Jeremy Franklin, Chengetai ‘ZimBlue’ and Rodolphe « Rotopo »  Beauchamp
Produced by Total Eclipse in association with Jollywood pictures
2005

'Paris by Night' (100x81cm) oil on canvas 2013
PARIS BY NIGHT (2/3)

The anti hero Billy follows a post card invitation to a party in Paris.

Written and Directed by Karl Gietl
Music by Rodolphe « Rotopo » Beauchamp
Produced by Dancing Crab in association with Mad Pigeon
2006

the way things were, oil on canvas, 80x100cm, 2010
THE ADVENTURES OF SENOR PABLO

In the early 1900’s a Spanish artist named Senor Pablo embarks on a trip to Africa to obtain artifacts that will change the future of art…

Written and Directed by Karl Gietl
Music by Cyril Dillard and Jeremy Franklin and the New World Radio
Produced by Karl Gietl
2006

a search for paradise, oil on canvas, 71x96cm, 2007
A SEARCH FOR PARADISE

The very first in a series of short travel films. Search for Paradise goes through the streets and bars of Johannesburg to the beaches of Maputo and Cape town. music by  » courtesy Jeremy Franklin.

Written and Directed by Karl Gietl
Music by Philemon Zulu and the Jeremy Franklin Band
Produced by Total Eclipse
2005