Biography 


Veneta Androva (*1985, Sofia) is a Bulgarian artist who, after completing a B.A. in History of Art and Philosophy at Humboldt University, also graduated at weißensee academy of art berlin in Fine Art (MA). With her background in experimental documentary film making, in her recent work she is combining diverse medias and sources such as archive and documentary material with paintings, all related through animation and simulated environments to create an intricate immersive display that confront the viewer with her/his position and reality. She took part in numerous shows in Germany and Bulgaria, as well as Austria, Argentina, Poland and in Jerusalem, where she did part of her study at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2016-2017.

                 

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Education:


2004-2009                Studies at the Institute of Fine Arts at the Fridrich-Wilhelm University, Bonn

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)

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


Scholarships:


2015-2016                Mart Stam Scholarship / Deutschlandstipendium

since 2016                Artist Scholarschip from Cusanuswerk


Solo exhibitions:


04/2011                     REDUZIERT at Uhrwerk Gallery, Berlin
06/2012                     PROCESSUS at Bulgarian Culture Center, Berlin
12/2014                     MEMORY TRANSITION at Rubber Gallery/Point Blank Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

02/2018                     The Good Fight is on the Gaming Floor at Display, Berlin



Group exhibitions:


2011                         CELL BANK, G11 Gallery, Berlin
2012                         Für Hunde in der Zentralgrube, Künstler Salon Murid Bosh, Kunsthalle M13, Berlin
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                         Schock und Schrecken, Goethe-Institut Bulgarien, Sofia

2018                         DEFYING CURRENTS, The Shelf, Berlin


Filmography:


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
Famila ANK (De), 2016, 5'02'', color, sound
Oasis (De), 2018, 15'27'', color, sound
Ear Cleaning (De/Bg), 2018, 18'30'', color, sound

Screenings:

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 Animeted Film, Leipzig, Germany