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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010
Still moving, The Israel Museum / Jerusalem, Israel
Der Brief aus Jamaika, Oi Futuro / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Transitland. Moscow Museum of Modern Art / Moscow, Russia
Transitland. Videoarte de Europa Central y del Este 1989-2009, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte
Reina Sofia / Madrid, Spain
17th Biennale of Sydney: The Beauty of Distance. Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age / Sydney,
Australia
Remote Viewing. LOOP Barcelona (2003-2009), Arts Santa Mònica / Barcelona, Spain
Reflection, DNA / Berlin, Germany

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

2008
Video Performance, Methoden der Selbstbetrachtung, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössischer Kunst / Münster, Germany
Mediationsbiennale / Poznan, Poland
Brillian Noise. Late at Tate, Tate Britain / London, Great Britain
Hermandades Escultóricas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Ateneo de Yucatán / Mérida, Mexico
Beyond Stereotypes, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein / Aachen, Germany
Collection Videos & Films Jean Conrad & Isabelle Lemaitre, Kunsthalle zu Kiel / Kiel, Germany
Revolutions, San Diego State University Art Gallery / San Diego, USA
Portrait Berlin, Goethe-Institut / Krakow, Poland
The canvas is the screen, CaixaForum / Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Videosalon3, Curatorial Rebound Project, Galerija 10m2 / Sarajevo, Bosnia

2007
The Canvas is the Screen, CaixaForum / Barcelona, Spain
Martes de Galería, Martes de Videoarte, BlackBoxArt Foundation / San Juan, Puerto Rico
Garten Eden. Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Kunsthalle in Emden / Emden, Germany
Cine y Casi Cine, curated by Berta Sichel, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía / Madrid, Spain
BAC! 07, Barcelona International Contemporary Art Festival / Barcelona, Spain
Bulgaria? …Oh, yes, Bucharest!, Week of Contemporary Art
2007, Centre for Contemporary Art / Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Video Killed The Painting Star, DA2 / Salamanca, Spain
Wunder der Prärie, Zeitraum_ex!t, Büro für Kunst / Mannheim, Germany
Leibhaftig, Städtische Galerie / Ravensburg, Germany
Leibhaftig, Kunstverein Konstanz / Konstanz, Germany
Faccia Lei, Spazio Thetis / Venice, Italy
Visual Immortality VI, M54 Projektraum / Basel, Switzerland
Mariana Vassileva, Asli Sungu, Zeitraum_ex!t, Büro für Kunst / Mannheim, Germany
1era. Bienal del Fin del Mundo / Ushuaia, Argentinia
Visiões Berlinenses, Museum Paço das Artes / São Paulo, Brazil
Porträt: Berlin, The Moving Gallery, Nebraska Art Association / Omaha, USA
Porträt Berlin, Goethe-Institut / Washington D.C., USA
Porträt Berlin, Nuovo Polo Natatorio / Trieste, Italy

2006
Videoart. Una visió actual, Sala d´art Caixa de Manlleu / Spain
Vokuhila – Fragen der Form, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, Galerie DECK / Stuttgart, Germany
II Festival Internacional de Videopoesía
2006 / Buenos Aires, Argentinia
Óptica Festival / Gijón, Spain
Babylonia´s Shade, ARTos foundation / Nicosia, Cyprus
Paradise: A Step to the Left, tactileBOSCH, More Front Studio / Cardiff, Great Britain
2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art / Shumen, Bulgaria
People and Spaces, curated by Matthias Harder / Riga, Latvia
LOOP Video Art Festival / Barcelona, Spain

2005
VideoNow!, White Trash Contemporary / Hamburg, Germany
In Absenti, House Project, Chapter Art Center / Cardiff, Great Britain
Open Space, curated by Iara Boubnova / Vienna, Austria

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

2003
Zeitgenössisch! Kunst in Berlin, KPM / Berlin, Germany and KEUMSAN Gallery / Seoul, South Korea
Up and Coming, ARCO, curated by Rosa Martínez / Madrid, Spain

2002
INSIDEOUT, Fünftes Festival der Neuen Kunst, curated by Johann Nowak and Eva Scharrer / Berlin, Germany
Blaue Nacht, Kunst Bunker / Nuremberg, Germany

2001
Fünf Sterne – Fluchtwege, Galerie Weißer Elefant / Berlin, Germany

2000
Festival of Vision, Goethe Institut / Hong Kong, China

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.