Mariana Vassileva

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'Selfmade', 2011, mixed media

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1964
born in Bulgaria

1994 – 2000
Universität der Künste / Berlin, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Balance, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia
Walk the Line, Neue Wege der Zeichnungm, Kunstmuseum Wolfburg, Wolfburg

2013
Mariana Vassileva: Ein Video im Schaufenster des Kunstvereins, Kunstverein Ruhr e.V., Essen
Fold & Break, DNA, Berlin

2012
Solo video 2002 – 2012, Kunstverein Augsburg e.V., Augsburg
The gentle brutality of simultanity, Starkwhite, Aucland
Mariana Vassileva, Goethe Institut, Lyon

2011
Die sanfte Brutalität der Gleichzeitigkeit, DNA Gallery, Berlin, Germany
M O M E N T U M – Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien / Berlin
When a painting moves…something must be rotten – Stenersenmuseet / Oslo, Norway
Artes Visuais – A carta da Jamaica, Oi Futuro / Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2010
Mariana Vassileva, Dominik Mersch Gallery / Sydney, Australia
Momentum, TAiK / Berlin, Germany
Still Moving, The Israel Museum / Jerusalem, Israel
Transitland, Moscow Museum of Modern Art / Moscow, Russia
17th Biennale of Sydney: The Beauty of Distance. Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age / Sydney, Australia
Remote Vision. The Best of LOOP: New Video Art from Europe and the Americas, Arts Santa Mònica / Barcelona, Spain
Reflection, DNA / Berlin, Germany

2009
Just a Play, DNA / Berlin, Germany
Mariana Vassileva Videos, Starkwhite Gallery / Auckland, New Zealand
Mariana Vassileva, Olga Korper Gallery / Toronto, Canada
Index Glass, Galleri Image / Aarhus, Denmark

2008
Mariana Vassileva, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal / Montréal, Canada
New Works, DNA / Berlin, Germany
New Works, DNA / Berlin, Germany
Revolutions, San Diego State University Art Gallery / San Diego, USA

2007
Mariana Vassileva, Blackbox Art Foundation / San Juan, Puerto Rico
Speedformel, DNA / Berlin, Germany
Reflections: Videoprojektion, Städtische Galerie im Buntentor / Bremen, Germany

2006
Mariana Vassileva, Gallery Art & Food / Gijón, Spain
Mirrorlight, Goethe-Institut Sofia / Sofia, Bulgaria

2005
Rasender Stillstand, DNA/ Berlin, Germany
Spiegel/Licht, DNA / Berlin, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Remeber Lidice, Edition Block, Berlin

2014
Fluchten, Fotografien und Videos, GEDOK Berlin, Berlin
Komm und sieh, Sammlung von Kelterborn – Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
Busan Biennale 2014, Inhabiting the World, The Busan Biennale, Busan
Domenik Mersch Gallery, Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin
What is the smell of an exhibition? LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gíjon
The Collection. New Acquisitions 2012-2013, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
Topological Constellation – Art and Architecture I, DNA, Berlin
Human Landscape, Dominik Mersch Gallery

2013
I see you, Kunsthalle Detroit, Detroit
In Process: The Momentum – TRAFO Residency Exchange, Momentum, Berlin
Trienal no Alentejo, Trienal no Alentejo, Lisbon
Momentum Collection, Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
Inner Journeys, Maison Particulière, Bruxelles
Painting and Contemporary Media, Paco das Artes, Sao Paulo
Designed To Fail, Graffit Gallery, Varna
Res(v)olution, DNA, Berlin

2012
Beyond Time – International Video Art Today, Stockholm Kulturhuset, Stockholm
Good Night, The Israel Museum
East is west, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
Hors-pistes 2012, un autre mouvement des images, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Berliner Zimmer, Pavilljon Cvljeta Zuzoric, Belgrade

2011
Berliner Zimmer, Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzgowina
Alchemy, Microwave International New Media Festival, Hong Kong
4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Moscow
Drawing in relation, DNA, Berlin
XVIII. Rohkunstbau, Rohkunstbau, Berlin
Lichtsicht, 3. Projektions-Biennale Bad Rothenfelde, Germany
Everything changes, DNA , Berlin
Kunst aus Australien Tradition und Moderne, Alison & Peter Klein Eberdigen-Nussdor, Germany
Berliner Zimmer, MMCA, Thessaloniki
Espiritu de epoca, Ofelia Martin y Javier Nunez – (MIAC), Arrecife
Smell colour. chemestry, art and education, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona
Menos Tiempo que Lugar, MNBA Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago
Artes Visuais – A carta da Jamaica, Oi Futuro, Belo Horizonte
Alles wandelt sich,  DNA, Berlin
M O M E N T U M, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin
When a painting moves…something must be rotten, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo

2010
What surrounds me, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
Weniger Zeit als Raum, Die Kunst der Unabhängigkeit, Goethe Institut, Lima
August in Art Biennial Varna 2010, Varna
Picnic Festival, Fundacion Marcellino Botin, Santander
Menos Tiempo que lugar, Museo National de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile, Museu de Arte Contemporanea do Parana, Curitiba, Palacio Nacional de las artes – Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires
Menos tiempo que lugar – el arte de la Indipendencia, Centro municipal de Exposiciones, Subte, Montevideo
Momentum, TAiK, Berlin
Still Moving, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Der Brief aus Jamaika, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro
Transitland, Space (former galeria Priestor for contemporary arts), Bratislava
Transitland, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Transitland. Videoarte de Europa Central y Oriental 1989-2009, El cuadro inquieto, Fundacion Francisco Godia, Barcelona
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
17th Biennale of Sydney: The Beauty of Distance. Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Sydney                         Remote Vision. The Best of LOOP: New Video Art from Europe and the Americas, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona
Spain
Reflection, DNA, Berlin

2009
The Best of LOOP. Remote Viewing, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
BAC! 09 Festival of Contemporary Art, CCCB, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
¡Cuando una pintura se mueve… algo debe estar podrido!…, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), Santurce
Bienal Vento Sul, Curitiba
Transmediale. Transitland Destination Berlin (TCP), Collegium Hungaricum , Berlin
Vidéos Europa, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing
Instants Video, Festival of Video and Performance , France, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Brazil
Hängung #4, Querschnitt, Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen                                                               Impressions: Contemporary Art from Berlin, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje
Portrait Berlin, Palacio Nacional de las Artes Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires
Transitland, The Red House, Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia
Expanded Drawing, DNA, Berlin
Some Politics of Appropriation, Laznia, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk

2008
Video Performance, Methoden der Selbstbetrachtung,Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössischer Kunst, Münster
MEDIATIONSBIENNALE, Poznan
Brilliant Noise. Late at Tate, Tate Britain, London
Hermandades Escultoricas, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Ateneo de Yucatan, Merida
Collection Videos & Films Jean Conrad & Isabelle Lemaître, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
Beyond Stereotypes, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Revolution, San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego
Portrait Berlin, Goethe Instirut Krakow, Krakow
The canvas is the screen, CaixaForum, Palma de Mallorca
Videosalon3, Curatorial Rebound Project, Galerija 10m2, Sarajevo

2007
The Canvas is the Screen, Caixa Forum, Barcelona
Martes de Galería, Martes de Videoarte, BlackBoxArt Foundation, San Juan
Garten Eden. Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
Cine y Casi Cine, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid
BAC! 07, Barcelona International Contemporary Art Festival, Barcelona
Bulgaria? …Oh, yes, Bucharest!, Week of Contemporary Art 2007,Centre for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
Video Killed The Painting Star, DA2 Salamanca, Salamanca
Wunder der Prärie, zeitraum_ex!t, Büro für Kunst Mannheim, Mannheim
leibhaftig, Städtische Galerie, Ravensburg
leibhaftig, Kunstverein Konstanz, Konstanz
FACCIA LEI, Spazio Thetis , Venice
Visual Immortality VI, M54 Projektraum, Basel
Mariana Vassileva, Asli Sungu, zeitraumexit e.V., Mannheim
1a Bienal del Fin del Mundo, Ushuaia
VISÕES BERLINENSES, Paço das Artes, São Paulo
Portrait: Berlin, The Moving Gallery, Nebraska Art Association, Omaha; Goethe-Institut, Washington DC
Nuovo Polo Natatorio, Triest

2006
VIDEOART UNA VISIÓ ACTUAL, Sala d’Art CAIXA DE MANLLEU, Vic
Vokuhila – Fragen der Form, DECK Gallery, Stuttgart
II Festival Internacional de Videopoesia 2006, Buenos Aires
Optica Festival, Gijon
Babylons Shade, ARTos foundation, Nikosia
Paradise: A Step to the Left, tactileBOSCH, More Front Studio, Cardiff
2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Shumen
People and spaces, Riga Congress Center, Riga
Das kommt davon, Backfabrik, Berlin
LOOP, Barcelona

2005
VideoNow!, White Trash Contemporary, Hamburg
In Absentia, Exhibiton at the HOUSE Project, Chapter Art Center, Cardiff
Open Space, curated by Iara Boubnova, Vienna

2004
LOOP, Barcelona
all about…SKULPTUR IN BERLIN, whiteBOX, Kultfabrik, Munich
Neither In the Sky, Nor On the Earth, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje

2003
ZEITGENÖSSISCH! Kunst in Berlin, KPM, Berlin, Germany
KEUMSAN Gallery, Seoul
Up and Coming, ARCO, curated by Rosa Martinez, Madrid

2002
INSIDEOUT 5. Festival of Contemporary Art UNDABDIEPOST2002, Berlin
Blaue Nacht, Kunst Bunker, Nürnberg

2001
Fünf Sterne – Fluchtwege, Galerie Weißer Elefant, Berlin

2000
Festival of Vision, curated by Johann Nowak , Hong Kong

The Israel Museum / Israel
Civic Museum Pamplona / Spain
Museum for Contemporary Art Skopje / Macedonia
Caja de Ahorros de El Monte y Fundación el Monte / Spain
Collection Isabelle & Jean-Conrad Lemaître / France and Great Britain
Collection Jean Mairet / France
Kunsthalle in Emden / Germany

2010
'Selfmade', 2011, mixed media
'In between', 2011, mixed media
'Communication', 2010, Plaster, neon tubes, 100 x 40 cm
'Treasure is Everywhere', 2009, Fabric, metal, synthetic material, wood,2 light bulbs, 200 x 120 x 50 cm
'Just a Game', 2009, material lead, aluminium, 150 x 60 cm
'Pendulum', 2009, hair, lead, mixed media, 700 cm
'The Milkmaid', 2006, 03:00 minute video looped, PAL, edition of 5 and 2 artist's proofs
'U.T.', Scooter, mixed media
'Broken Man / Mirror Work', Still 3, 2009, installation
'Broken Man / Mirror Work', Still 2, 2009, installation
'Shanghai 1', 2010, C-print, 60 x 33 cm
'Shanghai 2', 2010, C-print, 60 x 33 cm
'Shanghai 3', 2010, C-print, 60 x 33 cm
'Baum mit Wiege', 2010, water color on paper, 30 x 40 cm
'Love', 2010, water color on paper, 30 x 40 cm
'Die Geliebte', 2010, water color on paper, 30 x 40 cm
‘Light house’, 2009, 3:59 minute video loop, edition of 5 + 2 a.p.
‘Morning mood’, 2010, 4:55 minute video loop, edition of 5 + 2 a.p.