Veneta Androva (born in Sofia) is a visual artist who obtained a degree in History of art and Philosophy from Humboldt University Berlin and also graduated in sculpture/fine arts from Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin. With her background in experimental documentary film making and photography, in her recent work she is combining diverse medias and sources such as archive and documentary material with paintings, all related through animation in simulated environments. She took part in numerous shows in Germany and Bulgaria, as well as Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Poland, Czech Republic and in Israel, where she did part of her study at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2016-2017. Androva is also the recipient of several scholarships, such as Mart Stam Scholarship (2015), Artist Scholarship from Cusanuswerk (2016) and was nominated in 2019 for BAZA Award for contemporary art in Bulgaria. Her films have been selected to screen at numerous international film festivals, including: International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Germany, MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival, Portugal, FILE Electronic Language International Festival, Brazil, European Media Art Festival (EMAF), Germany, Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany. She is currently based in Berlin.





2009-2014 Art history and philosophy (BA) at the Humboldt University, Berlin

2016/2017 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem, Israel

2012-2018 weißensee academy of art berlin, Sculpture/Fine Arts (MA/Diploma)

2018-2019 Master class (postgraduate program) with prof. Else Gabriel at weißensee academy of art berlin


2015-2016 Mart Stam Scholarship / Deutschlandstipendium

2016-2019 Artist Scholarschip from Cusanuswerk

2019 Nominee for BAZA Award for Contemporary Art, Bulgaria

2019 Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art - Competition "FINALE" 2019

Solo exhibitions:

2018 The Good Fight is on the Gaming Floor, Display, Berlin

Group exhibitions:

2012 I LIKE IT RAW, Freies Ausstellungskollektiv F.A.K. Berlin in Epicentro Artspace
2013 FACTUM, Uhrwerk Gallery, Berlin
2014 WEIßENSEE TRIENNALE, Berlin-Warszawa-Express
2014 CYBERALTAR - a networked performance on translocal identities, TRASLACION #3, Berlin/Buenos Aires
2014 WhAT thE fAk / I LIKE IT RAW, F.A.K. in Neurotitan, Berlin
2015 Rien ne va plus, Süddeutscher Kunstverein, Ammerbuch Reusten/Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
2015 WEIßENSEE TRIENNALE, Ordnungsamt Berlin-Mitte
2015 Kunst im Labor, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin

2016 DEMO:POLIS - Das Recht auf Öffentlichen Raum, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2016 KUNSTHOCH46 - 25. Auswahlausstellung des Cusanuswerks, Burg Galerie, Halle  

2016 "In'ei raisan" in Japanese-German Center Berlin

2017 שמשקרנית in 2000 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

2017 So amazing - Veneta Androva/Josephin Hanke, at Möbelhaus vom A-Z, Berlin

2018 Wunderblock 2018, Eichwalde

2018 Shock and Horror, Goethe-Institute Bulgaria, Sofia

2018 DEFYING CURRENTS, The Shelf, Berlin

2019 Art Start 2019, Tomorrow never dies, Goethe-Institute Bulgaria & Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia

2019 Perfekte Zustände, X LANE, Berlin

2019 ANIMA +, part of FILE 2019 Electronic Language International Festival at SESI Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brazil

2019 Exhibition of the BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees, Sofia City Art Gallery, Bulgaria

2019 FINALE/Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for contemporary art, Structura Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2019 I ENGINEER - 12. Absolventenausstellung der Künstlerförderung des Cusanuswerks, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei / WERKSCHAU Halle 12, Leipzig

2019 Monitoring, 36th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany

2019 Startpoint Prize 2019, Prague, Czech Republic

2020 Everything is just fine (wth us) presented by Bulgarian Fund for Women, hosted by Institut for Contemporary Art (ICA) Sofia, DOZA Gallery, Credo Bonum Gallery, Bulgaria


Sacred Spring (De/Bg), 2014, 7'46'', color, sound
Ignazhden (De/Bg), 2015, 5'51'', color, sound
teacher's day (De), 2015, 2'5'', b/w, sound
HAVRA (De/Bg), 2016, 14'48'', color, sound
Oasis (De), 2018, 15'27'', color, sound
From my desert (De), 2019, 14'18'', color, sound
AIVA (De/Bg), 2020, 13', color, sound


2015 Art Visuals & Poerty Filmfestival, Vienna, Austria
2018 27. European Film Festival dokumentART films&future, Neubrandenburg, Germany
2018 61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Leipzig, Germany
2019 18th MONSTRA, Lisbon Animated Film Festival, Portugal
2019 EMAF 32. European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany (Nominated for the EMAF Media Art Award of the German Film Critics Association (VDFK)
2019 FILE Electronic Language International Festival, Anima+, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2019 62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Official Selection, German Competition Short Film, Germany
2019 Monitoring, 36th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany