1972 born in Sofia, Bulgaria, lives and works in Berlin, Basel and Sofia

Education

2003–2004 Meisterschüler at Universität der Künste, Berlin
2003 Graduation in Fine Art at Universität der Künste, Berlin
2001 Studies Fine Art at Wimbledon School of Art, London
1997–2003 Studies Fine Art at Universität der Künste, Berlin

Grants, awards etc.

2016 Nomination for the Videoart Award George Papazov, Sofia
2015 Artist talk, „Glocal (Hi)stories“, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
2012 ArtUP! Media Art in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, Project of the Goethe Instituts in Ankara, Athens and Sofia
2012 Artist talk at Webster University Department of Art, St. Louis/USA
2010 Award in the category Media Installation of the 14th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA, Novi Sad/Serbia
2010 Nomination for the Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art, Sofia
2010 Nomination for the 14. Marler Video-Kunst-Preis, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl
2008–2010 Studio-Grant of the Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Berlin
2008 Nomination for the Golden Cube, Monitoring, 25. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel
2008 Artist in Residence at Kulturkontakt, Vienna
2004 NICA Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Art College, Pittsburgh/USA

Selected Exhibitions and Screenings

2017
Mut zur Lüge, Exhibition Expanded Media, 300. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Kunstbezirk, Stuttgart 2016
Contemporary Video, Exhibition of the nominated works for the Videoart Award George Papazov, Contemporary Space, Varna
Scale in the Social, Exhibition halls Raphael Michajlov, Veliko Tarnovo/Bulgaria
Liste Total, Werkraum Warteck, Basel

2015
Home, Kunstfenster, Heinrich von Zügel Haus, Wolkenhof in Murrhardt
Regionale 16, FABRIKculture, Hegenheim
Focus Bulgaria, viennacontemporary, Vienna
Save the Dreams. Contemporary Artists from Bulgaria, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice
Solo Screening „Glocal (Hi)stories“, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
In the Making, Oslo Night 2015, Haus der elektronischen Künste, Basel

2014
Formalno, Aritstat prisastva formalno na Z/zemjata, Art Today Association, Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
nachtflimmern – Projektraum M54, Basel
Und woran glaubst Du?, Electrohaus, Hamburg
Die Krim als Spielplatz der Geschichte, Solo Show, philosophicum im Ackermannshof, Basel
Potrzeba wolności, MOCAK, Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow
Voir et Revoir. Regionale 14, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse/La Filature, Mulhouse

2013
Voir et Revoir. Regionale 14, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse/La Filature, Mulhouse
goddamn! here I am. Regionale 14, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
Home/s. Media Art in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, Benaki Museum, Athens
Potrzeba wolności, MOCAK, Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow
Kritika ja kriisid. Kunst Euroopas alates 1945, Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn
The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945, Palazzo Reale, Milan

2012
Berliner Zimmer. Künstler aus Südosteuropa in Berlin, in Cooperation with Goethe Institut, HDLU, Zagreb
XXX. Europaratsausstellung. Verführung Freiheit. Kunst in Europa seit 1945, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
Research – Wirklichkeit als Material, Galerie im Ratskeller, Berlin
Contemporary Icons. Recent Art from Bulgaria, The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, St. Louis/USA
Salon Sophie Charlotte 2012. Wissen ist Kunst – Kunst ist Wissen, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin

2011
Ich bin ein Berliner, Dezerschauhalle Miami, Florida/USA
Vom Zauber des Seitlich-dran-vorbei-Sehens. Zeitgenössische Videokunst in der DASA, Dortmund
4th Crosstalk Video Art Festival Budapest
Akademie zeigt Farbe, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin
After the Flight, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art Sofia, ICA Gallery, Sofia

2010
14th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA, Novi Sad
23th Instants Video Festival, Marseille/France
Creative cities, artistic towns, and fantastic villages, 4 Tuned Cities, The Kosova Art Gallery, Prishtina
Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art, Rayko Aleksiev Gallery, Sofia/Bulgaria
1st Facade Video Festival, ArtTodayAssociation, Plovdiv
3rd VIDEOHOLICA International Video Festival, Varna
Bulgarian Video Art, 3H+K Gallery, Pori/Finland
14. Marler Video-Kunst-Preis, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl
Themenwechsel, Ausstellung der Atelierstipendiatinnen der Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Forum Factory, Berlin

2009
Time Machine, Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg
The Catch of the Day, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin
Taboo! Taboo?, CologneOFF V, 5th Cologne Online Film Festival, various locations
MICROWAVE – New Media Arts Festival Hongkong
After Ego, Center for Contemporary Art, Banja starinna, Plovdiv
Mehr als man erträgt, Imagecampaign, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Form versus Inhalt, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin

2008
Monitoring, 25. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel
Aaperto-Wilde Hasen, Tape Club, Berlin
Vladimir Mitrev - solo exhibition, Kunstagenten – contemporary art gallery, Berlin
It ist hard to be an artist, Gallery Art Point, Vienna
Video Monologs, Italia 08, Galatina, Lecce/Italy
Red, Video Salon 3, Gallery 10m2, Sarajevo/Bosna-Herzegowina

2007
High Lights, Gallery Mikael Andersen Kopenhagen, Berlin
Dunkenreizen, Gallery Weißer Elefant, Berlin
Athens Video Art Festival, Athens
Viennafair, Kunstagenten – contemporary art gallery, Vienna
European re-Union, Gallery ArtPiont, Vienna

2006
Rio, Artnews Projects, Berlin
10x5x3, National Exhibition Center „Shipka 6“, Sofia
emergency room, Gallery Olaf Stüber, Berlin
(re)view-identities, Kunstagenten – contemporary art gallery, Berlin 2005
watch it, Kunstagenten – contemporary art gallery, Berlin
2. Berliner Kunstsalon 2005, Kunstagenten – contemporary art gallery, Berlin
Video Anagramm Lautgedicht Musik, Kunstsalon Wilde Gans, Berlin
Blue Hall – Marktplatz Europa, Kunsthalle Arnstadt

Public collections ursula blickle videoarchiv, Vienna/Austria