*1986 in Sofia, People's Republic of Bulgaria.
1990 emigration to Berlin, German Democratic Republic.

I experiment with my CV a bit.

Education
2016 - 2020 Media Art and Photography. Prof. Clemens von Wedemeyer and Prof. Tina Bara. Hochschule fuer Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB Academy of Fine Arts). Leipzig, DE
2015 - 2015 Media Art. Prof. Hito Steyerl. Guest listener. Universitaet der Kuenste (University of the Arts). Berlin, DE
2014 - 2016 Fine Arts. Bauhaus-Universitaet. Weimar, DE
2013 - 2014 Fine Arts. Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten Den Haag (Royal Academy of Art). The Hague, NL

Further entrance exams, selection
2016 Fine Arts. Successful entrance exam. Gerrit Rietveld Acadmie. Amsterdam, NL
2011 Fine Arts. Successful entrance exam. Kunsthochschule Kassel. Kassel, DE
2011 Fine Arts. Failed entrance exam. University of the Arts. Berlin, DE
2011 Sculpture department. Failed entrance exam. Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee. DE
2010 Fashion Design. Failed entrance exam. Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle. Halle, DE

Awards and scholarships
2019 Neue Gesellschaft fuer bildende Kunst Berlin nGbK. Up in Arms/Art in the Underground competition (Up in Arms/Kunst im Untergrund)
2018 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Scholarship program 'Go East'
2017 Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. Studienpreis-Award. (2nd/3rd place). catalogue

Screenings and festival nominations, selection
2020
28th Artifact Small Film Format Festival. Calgary, CA Postponed to a later date due to pandemic.
TBA
2019
12th this human world - International Human Rights Film Festival. Nominated: exp:an:ded shorts. Vienna, AT
1st 1 666 Film Festival. Nominated: Competitive section. Sao Paolo/Rio de Janeiro, BR
18th Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival. Nominated: Experimental short film competition. Lausanne, CH
20th dresdner schmalfilmtage (Small Format Film Festival Dresden) Nominated: International Competition Super 8/16. Dresden, DE
Stadtgesichter II. Moabiter Filmkultur. Berlin, DE
2018
feldfuenf. Night Screenings. Berlin, DE
34th Internationales Kurzfilmfestival interfilm (International Shortfilm Festival interfilm). Berlin, DE
35th Kasseler Dokfest (Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival). Kassel, DE
C.Rockefeller Center for Contemporary Art. Dresden, DE
PACT Zollverein. Screening & Artist Talks with class of expanded cinema. Essen, DE
2016
10th Video Art Miden. Kalamata, GR
Mux: Asheville Video Art Festival. NC, USA

Group and solo exhibitions, selection G/S
2020
Forthcoming Die Vertraute Welt. Artist in Residence at Zona D for Gegenwarten / Presences. Chemnitz, DE G
2019
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien. Neue Gesellschaft fuer bildende Kunst Berlin nGbK. Up in Arms. Berlin, DE publication G
Neue Gesellschaft fuer bildende Kunst Berlin nGbK. Kunst im Untergrund (Art in the Underground). Berlin, DE S, G
MdbK[mobil] Liebeszauber. Museum der bildenden Kuenste Leipzig (Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig). Leipzig/Thallwitz, DE G
2018
Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. Cultural Memory in the Present. Leipzig, DE G
2017
Glogau Air. Zona Dynamic-Voice Of Doxa. Berlin, DE G
Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. Studienpreis-Award. Leipzig, DE catalogue G
2016
Het Wilde Weten. Art Improvement Agency (with Lars Preisser). Event. Rotterdam, NL S
Spinner und Weber. Art Improvement Agency (with Lars Preisser). Event. Berlin, DE S
Spinner und Weber. Bone sweet Bone. Berlin, DE S
2015
Kiosk.6. Transit Zwischenstopp. Weimar, DE G
Spinner und Weber. Erzgebirgisches LaserAtomKraftwerk mit Pigmentfenster. Berlin, DE G
2014
Ori Berlin. Semantic Shift Parlor. Berlin, DE 2016 Spinner und Weber. Art Improvement Agency (with Lars Preisser). Event. Berlin, DE S
Salone del Mobile Milano. Backstage onstage. Milan, IT G

Curatorial
2015 Spinner und Weber. Group show. Erzgebirgisches LaserAtomKraftwerk mit Pigmentfenster. Berlin, DE

Panels and talks
2019
Zukunftsforschung Stadt. Kulturpark 3000 e.V. Galerie Zwitschermaschine. Berlin, DE
MdbK[mobil] Liebeszauber. Studio Sessions. Leipzig/Thallwitz, DE
2002
Rights Conference. Panel about children's rights. Delegate of K.R.Ä.T.Z.Ä. Berlin/Tokyo, DE/JP
Tokyo Shure. Discussion about children's rights. Delegate of K.R.Ä.T.Z.Ä. Berlin/Tokyo, DE/JP

Artist residencies
2020 Die Vertraute Welt. Artist Residency by Zona D for Gegenwarten / Presences. Chemnitz, DE
2017 Titanik Gallery. Turku, FI publication
2016 Het Wilde Weten. Rotterdam, NL

Publications and press
2019
Up in Arms. Neue Gesellschaft fuer bildende Kunst Berlin nGbK. Berlin, DE
Berlin Art Week Magazine. Draft image for Art in the Underground/Kunst im Untergrund 2019. Berlin, DE
MdbK[mobil] Liebeszauber. Full-page illustrations in local gazette 'Gemeindeblick' from April - October 2019. Commissioned by Museum der bildenden Kuenste Leipzig (Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig). Leipzig/Thallwitz, DE
Not here, not Now - Infected Memories. With members of expanded cinema. Academy of Fine Arts. Leipzig, DE
2018
Studienpreis-Award 2017. Academy of Fine Arts. Leipzig, DE
2017
Leipziger Volkszeitung, 16.11.2017, report about Studienpreis 2017. Leipzig, DE
Titanik 2017. Annual preview publication. Titanik Galleria. Turku, FI
2012
Sergeant Sparrow magazine. Cover and interview. US
2002
Unter Zeitdruck (interviews I held with social workers and disadvantaged youth). Student publications edition No 1. Stadt als Schule/City as School. Berlin, DE
kratzig. Art magazine. K.R.AE.T.Z.AE. Berlin, DE

Commissions
2019 MdbK[mobil] Liebeszauber. Full-page illustrations in local gazette 'Gemeindeblick' from April - October 2019. Museum der bildenden Kuenste Leipzig (Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig). Leipzig/Thallwitz, DE
2010 - 2013 custom-designed jewellery for individual customers. Berlin, DE

Other
2017 Art Improvement Agency (with Lars Preisser). Named partner of DeLight Art Festival. Berlin, DE

Film set experience
2019 forthcoming: The Invisible Cloth, Paula Abalos (D), Pedro Carnicer (C). Co-timing assistant and co-director`s assistant. Leipzig, DE
2002 Tatort Kind: Gewalt die aus der Kaelte kommt. TV documentary. Bernd Dost (D), produced by Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), 2003. Co-editing assistant and performer. Munich, DE

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