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Krassimir Terziev

Krassimir Terziev Everything seems to be alright 3 tapes video installation 1999 Krassimir Terziev Everything seems to be alright 3 tapes video installation 1999 courtesy the artist

Born, 8 December 1969. Lives and works in Sofia, BG.

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2012 - PhD, Cultural Anthropology, Sofia University
1997 - MA, Painting, National Academy of Arts Sofia, Bulgaria


2013 - Cosmopolis, ICA-Sofia, Sofia

2008 - Missing Scenes, Eibank Gallery, Sofia
- Background Action, Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart *

2007 - Making Movies, Galeria Noua, Bucharest
- Background Action, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia *

2006 - Terziev, Serapionov, Suljevic, Beton Salon, MQ, Vienna

2005 - Remote Resemblances, Goethe-Institut Sofia, Sofia

2004 - Excuse me, which City is this?, ATA Center /Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia;
Intervention in public space, Sofia *

2002 - On the BG Track, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade

2001 - Reality Pixels, Irida Gallery, Sofia

1999 - Everything seems to be all right, The Kitchen, NYC

1997 - Let's Dance. Clothes for Collective Life, XXL Gallery, Sofia



2013 - New Acquisitions in the Black Box. Argos Centre for Art & Media, Brussels
- A Possible History. Bulgarian art through the Sofia City Gallery collection, Sofia

2012 - Scramble for the Past. Video Program, Walk-in Cinema, SALT Beyoğlu
- Why Dushamp? From object to museum and back (125 years), Sofia Arsenal Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia; curator: Maria Vassileva
- MuzTempo, Contemporary Art and Photography Collection of the Sofia Art Gallery, Graphite Gallery, Varna
- Group Show, 0GMS Gallery-Drawer, Sofia, Bulgaria, Curators: Vladiya Mihaylova, Ivan Moudov

2011 - Unlimited – Award for Contemporary Bulgarian Art, Sofia *
- Spare Time. Utopias on the verge of the Commonness, National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia; curator: Boris Danailov *
- After the Flight, ICA-Sofia, Sofia; curator: Iara Boubnova *
- The Big Bang, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia; curator: Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva

2010 - Museum Souvenirs, ICA-Sofia, Sofia *
- The Big Wave, Varna City Art Gallery, Varna; curator: Maria Vassileva *
- Beyond Credit. Contemporary Art and Mutual Trust, Sanat Limanı, Antrepo, Istanbul; curators: Iara Boubnova, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Maria Vassileva *
- Theritories of the (in)Human, Wuertembergischer Kunstverein - Stuttgart;
curators: Iris Dressler, Hans D. Christ *
- Grenzenloss, Artpoint Gallery, Vienna; curator: Hedwig Saxenhuber
- Breaking Walls - Building Networks, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki; curators: Iara Boubnova, Lydia Chatziiakovou, Christos Savvidis, Thalea Stefanidou *
- Wale und Aale, Ve.Sch, Vienna; curator: Lazar Lyutakov
- Transitland. Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009, SPACE Gallery, Bratislava

2009 - Extras & Actors, Argos vzw Centre for Art and Media, Brussels *
- Technics, ICA-Sofia Gallery, Sofia; curators: Iara Boubnova, Maria Vassileva *
- Liquid Frontiers, Lille 3000, Lille; curator: Iara Boubnova *
- Atlantis I. Hidden Histories – New Identities. Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall; Curator: Emil Mirazchiev, co-curator: Jakob Racek

2008 - Zero Gravity, Contemporary Art Centre "Ancient Bath", Plovdiv; curators: Bettina Steinbruegge, Vessela Nojarova
- Transfert/ Lyon Septembre de la Photographie, IUFM/Confluences, Lyon *
Stay, Stay, Stay, Central Bath, Sofia
- Primary Ingredients, Threshold artspace , Perth, UK; curator Iliyana Nedkova

2007 - Shortlist 07, Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia *
- The Projection Project. Budapest Episode, Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest;
curator Mark Kremer *
- Reale Sensationen, HVB Kunstpalais, Munich, DE; curator Lóránd Hegyi
- Something Common. Something Personal, Art Vienna, ICA-Sofia booth, Vienna
- Searching for an Ideal Urbanity, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart;
curators: Fabrizio Galanti, Jean-Baptiste Joly
- Kino wie noch nie, Akademie der Künste, Berlin; curators: Antje Ehmann, Harun Farocki *
- Suitcase Illuminated #5. On Parallel Economy. P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana;
Musee d'art Contemporain du Val de Marne, Paris; curators Katia Anguelova, Alessandra Poggianti *
- We Love Cinema, Hessel Museum of Art /Center for Curatorial Studies,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; curator Ozkan Canguven
- Odysseus in Search of Europe, Online project by Goethe-Institut Network
- 10 Years Video Art in Bulgaria, travelling exhibition, Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna ...

2006 - The Projection Project, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA);
curators Mark Kremer, Edwin Carels, Dieter Roelstraete *
- Wildes Kapital II, Kunsthaus Dresden; curators Cristiane Menicke, Torsten Birne,
Sophie Goltz *
- Kino wie noch nie, Generali Foundation, Vienna; curators: Antje Ehmann, Harun Farocki *
- New Video New Europe, The Kitchen, NYC

2005 - Play Sofia, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; curator Hedwig Saxenhuber *
- Central. New Art form New Europe, BA-CA Kunstforum, Vienna *
- New Video New Europe. A Survey of Eastern European Video, Stedelijk Museum,
Amsterdam; Museum of Art, Grand Forks

2004 - New Video New Europe. A Survey of Eastern European Video, TATE Modern, London; Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis; The Renaissance Society, Chicago;
curator Hamza Walker *
- Extended Views, Centre Céramique, Maastricht; curators Bart van den Boom, Jan Schuijren

2003 -  9th. Cairo Biennial - The Bulgarian participation, Ehnaton Art Center, Cairo;
curator Galina Dimitrova *
- Blood Lines & Connections, Contemporary Art Museum, Denver; curator Sydney Payton
- Video Screening 04, travelling program, Galerie Martin Janda Raum für Aktuelle
Kunst, Vienna; VTO, London; Zero, Piacenza; Kurimanzutto, Mexico City; ICA,
Sofia; curator of the Bulgarian program Iara Boubnova
- The Last East-European Show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade;
curators Stevan Vukovic/Dragan Todorovic *
- Export-Import. Contemporary Art From Bulgaria, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofa;
curator Maria Vassileva *


2012 - Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Cineteca of Madrid, Madrid
- Vidéographies21, festival des images expérimentales et numériques, Liege

2011 - Rencontres Internationales Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paris
- Floating Spaces | Art Films Screenings Program, Teatro Paravento, Locarno;
curated by la rada (Locarno), Andrea Cinel (Argos, Brussels), Mike Sperlinger (LUX , London)

2010 - Stories with Monuments, The Red House, Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, screening and disscussion with the authors
- Videospritz. Transitland. Video arte dell'europa centro orientale 1989-2009, Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste

2009 - Transitland - Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989 – 2009, The Red House Sofia, Sofia
- Transitland. - Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989 – 2009,Transmediale, Berlin
- Conversation Pieces. CEPA Gallery, Buffallo, curators: Mariam Ghani, Sean Donaher

2007 -  Cine y Casi Cine, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
- 14th. New York Underground Film Festival, NYC

2006 - 2-nd International Filmfestival Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main
- 28e Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen, Montpellier *
- Scanners: The 2006 New York Video Festival, NYC
- Visions Du Reel, Nyon Documentary Film Festival, Nyon *
- Politics of Space, in On Difference #2, Württembergischer Kunsverein, Stuttgart;
curators Iris Dressler, Hans D. Christ
- Telling Time, Sophiensaele, Berlin; curator Thomas Frank
- 100 Dessus Dessous, Cité des Sciences de Paris la Vilette, Paris
- 10th. Sofia International Film Festival, Sofia *
- 34th. Festival International Du Film De La Rochelle, La Rochelle, FR

2005 - Belluard Bollwerk International, Fribourg *
- Plateaux Festival, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main

2004 - Impakt Festival for experimental film, video and new media, Utrecht

1996 -  Library Paranoia / Krassi's Apologies / Negative TV, P.A.R.K.4DTV, Amsterdam


2005 XFILMfestival for experimental film, video and new media

2003 – Media Art Mini Festival (C)

2001 VIDEO ART PROGRAMME in Sofia Music Film Fest 2001, March 22 – 24, Sofia, Bulgaria– co-curator of the program, (C)

1999 PROJECT END - International Media Art Forum, Sofia, BG - (CD-Rom)



2011 - Unlimited, Award for Contemporary Bulgarian Art, special award

2007 - Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art *

2005-07 - Fellowship, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

2004 - Fellowship, Visual Seminar, ICA-Sofia & CAS Sofia

2002 - KulturKontakt Guest Studio Program, Vienna

2001 - Annual Award, Irida Gallery, Sofia

1998 - Artist in Residence, ARTS LINK, Thundergulch New Media Art Center, NYC
- Artist in Residence, De Fabriek Gallery, Eindhoven


2006 - Akademie Schloss Solitude Artist-in-Residence, Stuttgardt, DE

2005 - co-director of xfilm festival for experimental film, video and new media

1998/2004 - co-founder & chair of the board of interSpace Media Art Center, Sofia

2004 - Fellowship Program – Visual Seminar, ICA-Sofia & CAS Sofia

2002 - KulturKontakt Guest Studio Program, Vienna, Austria

2002 - Production Residency for URBAN CYCLES II Project, Manchester, UK

1998 - ARTS LINK PROGRAM Artist residency Thundergulch New Media Art Center, NY, NY, USA

1998 - Residency Period in De Fabriek Gallery, Eindhoven, NL

1997 - Syndicate Net.Shop - Ars Electronica Festival Linz, Austria Internet Workshop

1996 - P.A.R.K. 4DTV-SOROS Centre for the Arts Sofia, Bulgaria Video Art Workshop

Since 2007 Member of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia