1 March 2017

Kamen Stoyanov joins the gallery's list of represented artists


SARIEV Contemporary is glad to announce that Kamen Stoyanov is joining the list of represented artists of the gallery. His upcoming first solo show Ask the Artist at the gallery will mark the occasion.
The SARIEV Contemporary team would like to offer a warm welcome to Kamen! 



Kamen Stoyanov was born in 1977 in Rousse, Bulgaria. He studied from 1996 to 2003 at the National Academy for Fine Arts in Sofia and from 2000 to 2005 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He now lives and works in Vienna and Sofia. Over the past few years, his actions, videos, installations, photographic works and performances have been shown, among others, at the following exhibitions: WRO Biennale (WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, 2017); Ask the Artist, MANIFESTA 11 (Zurich, Switzerland, 2016); Material and Culture (MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles,2012) ;17th Biennale of Sydney (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney,2010); Aichi Triennial (Nagoya, Japan, 2010); At Arm's` Length, MUMOK (Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 2008, solo); MANIFESTA 7, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art (Trentino, Italy, 2008). He was awarded, among others, with the following prizes: The Sovereign European Art Prize (2011), Otto Mauer Prize (2011), Alexander Resnikov Award (2010), Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft, (Galerie für Zeitgenoessische Kunst Leipzig, 2008) MUMOK Prize for the Zone1 at the VIENNAFAIR (2007), Prize for Visual Arts of the City of Vienna (2007) and with the MAK Schindler Artists and Architects-in-Residence Program in Los Angeles (2012)­. His works are part of public collections (Lentos, Austria; MAK MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts; MUMOK, Austria; MUSA, Austria, Public Collection of the Austrian Government; Sofia City Art Gallery, Bulgaria) and private collections (ESSL MUSEUM, Austria; EVN Collection, Austria; DOM MUSSEUM, Austria).