Ivan Moudov

Ivan Moudov New Hope 2006 Ivan Moudov New Hope 2006 courtesy the artist

Born in 1975 in Sofia

Lives and works in Sofia
2002 – MA, National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Department of Mural Painting
1995 – Graduated the High School of Applied Arts in Sofia

"Performing time", Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano
"The Glory Hole", Galerie Alberta Pane, Paris

"%", W139, Amsterdam
"Solo Show" Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv
"One Square Meter", Hilger Contemporary, Vienna

"Creation of a Museum of Contemporary Art in Bulgaria", History Museum, Plovdiv
"Wine for Openings" Cabaret Voltaire", Zurich
"Ivan Moudov", Binz 39, Zurich

"Romanian Trick", Artericambi, Verona

"Wine for Openings", Stacion Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Kosovo
"Trick Or Treat", Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig
"Welcome", prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milan, curated by Katia Anguelova
"Ivan Moudov", The 1st at Moderna, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, curated by Ulf Eriksson

"Already Made", Siemens ArtLab, Vienna, curated by Iara Boubnova

"MUSIZ", Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, curated by Maria Vassileva
"Guide" (with Sibin Vasilev), Centre for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
"New Hope", Goethe Institut, Sofia
Hörner/Antlfinger and Ivan Moudov, Jet, Berlin
"Reloaded", Warszawski Aktyw Artystow, Warsaw
Ivan Moudov, Quartier 21, Temporary Home Gallery, Vienna
Rauber + Gendarmen, Kunstlerische Ermittlungen, Weimar, Germany
MUSIZ, Poduyane Station, Sofia
"Fragments", ATA Center / Institute of Contemporary Art
"4x4", Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Sofia
"Still Life", Remont Gallery, Belgrade
"Still Life", ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia
The 2000 Syndrome, together with Dessislava Dimova, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia

"With Criminal Energy- Art and Crime in the 21st Century", Halle14, Leipzig
"Doppio Gioco- Double Game The Ambiguity of the Photographic Image", Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
"Contemporary Icons- Recent Art from Bulgaria", Hunt Gallery, St. Louis, USA
"Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central & Eastern Europe", Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
"Site Inspection – The Museum on the Museum", Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Budapest
"The Choice, 43 art historians- 43 artworks, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
"Akto 6 – (Never Work)", Akto Festival for Contemporary Arts, Bitola, Macedonia
"Beziehungsarbeit – Kunst und Institution", Kunstlerhaus k/haus Wien, Vienna
"Rearview Mirror" The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
"After the Flight" ICA – Sofia, Sofia
"curated by: iara boubnova – EAST by SOUTHWEST – An Elusive Object of Art", Galerie Dana Charkasi, Vienna
"Hidden Publics", Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
"NON", Alberta Pane, Paris
„Einraumhaus c/o Mannheim", Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim,

"Museum Souvenirs", ICA- Sofia Gallery, Sofia
"Aquarium", Alma Mather Gallery, Sofia
"Transitland in Trieste" Studio Tommaseo, Trieste
"2nd International Antakya Biennial", Antakya
"Gaudenz B. Ruf Award – Shortlist 2010", Rayko Aleksiev Gallery, Sofia
"Word for Word, Without Words", Mestna Galerija/ City Museum Ljubljana, Ljubljana
"Transitland in Trieste", Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy
„Einraumhaus / Einraumhaus c/o" Mannheim, Mannheim
"Watchmen, Liars, Dreamers (Edition concrete)" FRAC – Ile- de- France Le Plateau, Paris
"Dwelling In Travel" Art Today Association- Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
"Playing the City II", Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
"Hidden Publics", Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland
"August in Art" City Gallery-Varna, Varna
"The Other Side of the Coin", Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
"Persona", ICA- Sofia Gallery, Sofia
"Contemporary art and Mutual Trust", Sanat Limani, Istanbul
" Our 20 Years in Contemporary Art", ICA- Sofia Gallery, Sofia
„0_gms", Whitespace gallery, Bangkok, Taiwan
"Transitland, Space, Bratislava
"Curated by: Walter Seidl – Physikallat in Sport und Beruf", Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna
"Languages and Experimentations- Young Artists in a Contemporary Collection, MART, Rovereto, Italy
"Studies and Theory", Kwadrat, Berlin
"Electrified 02- Hacking Public Space, SMAK, Gent
"Transitland", Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia MNCARS, Madrid
"Monumento A La Transformation" Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz
"Monument to Transformation", Galerija Miroslav Krejevic, Zagreb

"History, Memory, Identity: contemporary photography from Eastern Europe", Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena
"Working Title. Tytuł Roboczy", CSW Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej / Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warschau
"Reflection of tomorrow", Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
"Harburger Berge", Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg
"Transitland", Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Sofia
"Transmediale- Transitland Destination Berlin (TCP)", Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
"28th Biennial of Graphic Arts", Ljubljana, curated by Alenka Gregoric and Bozidar Zrinski
:After Ego" ATA Centre for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Plovdiv, curated by Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva
"Collection Dubai", SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Curated by November Payner
"Techniques" ICA- Sofia Gallery, Sofia, curated by Maria Vassileva and Iara Boubnova
"Monument to Transformation", City Gallery Prague, Prague, curated by Vit Havranek and Zdenek Baladrin
10 Years of <rotor>, <rotor> Association for Contemporary Art, Graz
"Performing the East", Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

"Römer VI – Kommunikologie" Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Sttutgart
"Zero Gravity. The Architecture of Social Space" as part of 14th Week of Contemporary Art, Ancient Baths CCA, Plovdiv, curated by Vessela Nozharova and Bettina Steinbruegge
"On a clear day you can see forever", Hilger Contemporary, Vienna
"Contemporary Art of Europe", Chateau Pommery, Reims, curated by Fabrice Bausteau and Barbara Soyer
"La nuova Estetica Continuo e discontinuo", Accademia di Belle Arti, Bari
"Rondpoint (Roundabout)", La BF15, Lyon
"VideoSalon 3", galerija10m2, Sarajevo, curated by Nadia Timova
"moleculART", Raiko Alexiev Gallery, Sofia, curated by Boris Kostadinov
"New Acquisitions", Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia, curated by Maria Vassileva

"A Place You Have Never Been Before", 52nd Venice Biennial, Bulgarian Pavilion, curated by Vessela Nozharova
"Multiplicities", ARC Projects, Sofia, curated by Chris Byrne & Iliyana Nedkova
"Residents", Espace EDF Electra, Paris, curated by Nathalie Viot
"Lifting. Art and Theft", Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, curated by Atopia Projects
"Gaudenz B. Ruf Award – Shortlist 2007", Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
"Everyday Life", Hellenic American Union, Athens, curated by Artemis Potamianou
"In Search of Lost Time", Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia, curated by Vyara Mlevevska and Svetlana Kyumdjieva)
"The Collection", Trafo Gallery, Budapest, curated by Nikolett Eross
" Le Souvenir", ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar, Germany, curated by Frank Motz and Knut Birkholz
"Small Objects, Short Video", Corridor Gallery, Plovdiv
"European re-Union", Galerie ArtPoint, Vienna, curated by Maria Vassileva

"Neither a White Cube, Nor a Black Box. History in the Present Tense", Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia, curated by Maria Vassileva and Iara Boubnova
"Art is Always Somewhere Else/AWOL", 2nd Young Artists' Biennial, Bucharest, curated by Jenny Brownrigg, Branko Franceschi, Irina Grabovan, Simona Nastac, Oana Tanase
"I (ICH) An exhibition in three acts, Performative Ontology", Secession, Vienna, curated by Vit Havranek
"Hoerner/Antlfinger and Ivan Moudov", Jet, Berlin, curated by Annette Weisser
"You Won't Feel A Thing: On Panic, Obsession, Rituality And Anesthesia", Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, curated by Aneta Szylak
"Polish year in Madagascar", Atlas Gallery, Lodz, curated by Janek Simon
"Wild Capital", Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
"JA / I, FUTURA" – space for contemporary art, Prague, curated by Vit Havranek
"Video works from Bulgarian Artists", Miller Weitzel Gallery, Detroit
"On Difference #2", Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, curated by Galia Dimitrova
Serial Cases, Forum Stadtpark, Graz,
Location Shots, Galerie Erna Hecey, Brussels
Play Sofia, Kunsthalle Wien, Project Space Karlsplatz, Vienna
Hot Testing, Ecit, Peja, Kosovo
Musiz, Podujane Railway Station, Sofia
Dialectics of Hope, 1 Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Traslation Alternatives, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Wien, Aula & Ausstellungsraume, Vienna
Strange, Familiar and Unforgotten, Galerie Erna Hecey, Brussels
Tatorte und Phantombilder, Schiller Festival, Der Utopiebaustelle, Weimar
Freeze, Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Love it or leave it, 5th C etinje Biennale, Cetinje / Montenegro, Dubrovnik / Croatia, Tirana / Albania
Untitled (As yet), VI Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Vrsac, Serbia (curators Sinisa Mitrovic, Ana Nikitovic, Jelena Vesic)
Privatizations. Contemporary Art from Eastern Europe (The Post-communist Condition). Within Luchezar Boyadjiev's „Freedom (is) for beginners”. Kunstwerke – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
The Sneeze, Gazon Rouge Gallery, Athens
Junge Akademie, Akademie Der Kunste, Berlin
Borderline cases, SCC, Belgrade
Revolution is Not What it Used to Be, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
Video Screening 04, Galerie Martin Janda / Raum Aktueller Kunst, Vienna
Superformances, Musee d'asrt Moderne et Contemporain, Strasburg, France
In the Gorges of the Balkans, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Blood & Honey, The Essl Collection, Vienna
Hybrid – Liquid, Casino Luxemburg, Luxemburg
Windows Licking, Galerie Olivier Houg, Lyon, France
Export-Import, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
Reconstructions, 4th Cetinje Biennial, Montenegro
Manifesta 4 Video Program, Frankfurt/Main
In Search of Balkania, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
Circulation, Zoo Gallery, Nantes, France
Double Bind, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia
Trieste Conteporanea European Video Art Presentation, Trieste, Italy
Looming Up, Aspekte Galerie der Munchner Volkshochschule, Munich, Germany
Looming Up, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Trendification, <rotor> Association for Contemporary Art, Graz, Austria
Never Stop the Action, Three Days Actionist Art in the City of Graz, <rotor> Association for Contemporary Art, Graz, Austria
Nadezda Petrovic Memorial, Nadezda Petrovic Art Gallery, Cacak, Serbia
What, How and for Whom, Zagreb and Vienna
Paranoia Style, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia
Turning the Page, exhibition in the Apollonia Art Festival, Sozopol, Bulgaria
VideoArcheology, video festival, Sofia


BINZ 39, Zurich
KulturKontakt, Vienna
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

Recollets, Paris

Post Diplome, Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Lyon


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