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Vikenti Komitski (m)
Artist in Residence

Herkunftsland: Bulgarien
KKA-Residency: 2019
Webseite: http:// www.vikentikomitski.com

Portraitfoto Vikenti Komitski
Portraitfoto Vikenti Komitski
©Angelika Seppi
Lebenslauf:
Vikenti Komitski (*1983, Sofia ) graduated in Sculpture at the National Academy of Art in Sofia. He works in a vast variety of media including installation, viedo and photography.
Some of his solo shows are “Nevermind The Gap” in Joey Ramone Gallery, Rotterdam., “Update” in Krinzinger gallery, Vienna (2015) and “New Poor” at ICA Sofia (2013). Among the group shows he took part in “Balkon zum Balkan” at Kunsthalle Baden Baden (2014), “Is It Free?” at NutureArt Gallery, New York (2012), “Entrepot” at Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna (2011), “Beyond Credit” at Antrepo 5, Istanbul (2010). He was a resident artist at Quartier 21, Museums Quartier, Vienna in 2014, and ISCP, New York in 2012, and Futura, Prague in 2011. 2011 he was a BAZA Award for Contamporary Art Winner. He lives and works in Berlin.

EDUCATION:
2006: BA in Sculpture from The National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia
2001: Fine Art Gymnasium, Sofia
2000: Exchange program at Bath School of Arts and Design, UK

AWARDS:
2011: BAZA Award for Contemporary Art Winner, YVAA, ICA Sofia and The Foundation For A Civil Society, New York
2009/11: Gaudenz B. Ruf Award Nominee

RESIDENCIES:
2017: FACE, Kiev
2016: Arts Danube, Cetate
2014:
Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
Quartier 21, Museumsquartier, Vienna
2012: ISCP, New York
2011: Futura, Prague
2009: SIM, Reykjavik

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2018: Nichts Geht Verloren / Goete-Institut, Sofia (in collaboration with Francisco Montoya Cazarez)
2017:
Nevermind The Gap / Joey Ramone Gallery, Rotterdam
Basic and the Beast / Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv
2015:
Update / Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna
Lucid / La Musery, Vienna
2014: Commodities Unplugged / Sariev Project Space, Plovdiv
2013:
New Poor / The Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia
I Am You Are Me / Bulart gallery, Varna
2011: Subjective Geography / Sariev gallery, Plovdiv
2010:
1:200 / 0gms gallery, Sofia
No Image Available / The Fridge, Sofia
2009: #1 / Vaska Emanuilova gallery, Sofia

GROUP EXIBITIONS:
2017:
Forms of Coexistence / Structure Gallery, Sofia
Revolving Truth / National Museum, Warsaw
Shifting Layers / Sofia City Art Gallery
Amazing Perplexities / Lavra City Gallery, Kiev
SEX APPEAL. / One Night Stand, Sofia
Volatile Truths / Rainbow Unicorn, Berlin
Capri By Night / Schauspiel Köln
2016:
I Don't Wanna Curate Anymore, I Just Wanna Accumulate Content / Chalton Gallery, London
Lifestyles and Still Life / Lubomirov Angus-Hughes, London
World at a Crossroads-Open Call, Wake Up Call / National Gallery of Iceland
Seeing in The Dark / CINEMATEK, Brussels
Look At Me, I Am Made for You / Projektraum LS43, Berlin
2015:
Art Metamedia 10.0 / Kreuzberg Pavilion, Berlin
Imago Mundi. Mappa dell’arte nuova / Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice
Openhouse / Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin
Vario Focus Bulgaria, Viennacntemporary, Vienna
Curated by Vienna, Verkauf in Nebenräumen / Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna
Contemporary Icons; the Art of Specale / 3rd Danube Biennial, Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava
Tuesday Night / Baba Vasa Cellar, Shabla
2014:
Bulgarian-Romanian Union-a Retrospective / Salonul De Proiecte, Bucharest
Last Splash / Pistolet gallery, Sofia
Balkon zum Balkan / Kunsthalle Baden Baden
Bulgarische Arbeit / Geh8 Kunstraum, Dresden
Content of Form / In der Kubatur des Kabinetts, Fluc, Vienna
Places of Transition / Freiraum, Museumsquartier, Vienna
2013: All I Can Do is Art / Czech Center, Prague
2012:
Is It Free...? / NURTUREart Non-Profit, Brooklyn, New York
Go West! / Muzeon Art Park, Moscow (special project for Moscow Young Art Biennial)
Sofia Contemporary 2012 / Sofia Contemporary, Sofia
Overlapping Biennial / 5th Edition of The Biennial of Young Artists, Bukarest
Changing Perceptions / EBRD, London
Isolation / Senatsreservenspeicher, Berlin
Together Again / Radiator gallery, New York (exhibition co-organized by;)
Group Show / 0GMS gallery, Sofia

TALKS AND PERFORMANCES:
2018: Making a Point / Nakrissos Gallery Bologna
2017:
Monochrome Chess / performance at National Gallery, Warsaw, (in collaboration with Bozidar Katic)
Mistakes in Art / talk at Kosmo-Kultur Kiosk Das Kapital, Berlin
2015:
Siesta or Get Lazy, Save The World / talk in collaboration with Angelika Seppi at GT22, Maribor
White Noise / performance in collaboration with Angelika Seppi, Sofia Underground Festival

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