Vikenti Komitski

Vikenti Komitski
Born 1983 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


Portfolio
Press / English
Press / Bulgarian

Education
2002-2006
National Academy of Art, Sofia, Sculpture department

2000
Exchange with Bath College of Arts, UK

1999-2002
The Fine Art School, Sofia


Solo exhibitions

2017
BASIC AND THE BEAST, curated by Vera Mlechevska, SARIEV Contemporary, Plovdiv

2015
Update, curated by Manfred Wiplinger, Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna

2014
Commodities Unplugged, curated by Walter Seidl, SARIEV Project Space, Plovdiv

2013
I Am You Are Me, curated by Margarita Kudrina, Bulart Gallery, Varna
New Poor, ICA, Sofia

2011
Subjective Geography, Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2010
1:200, curated by Vladiya Mihailova, 0gms, Sofia
No Image Available, curated by Vladiya Mihailova, The Fridge, Sofia

2009
#1, curated by Vladiya Mihailova, Vaska Emanuilova Gallery


Selected Group exhibitions
2015
Art Metamedia 10.0, curated by Martina Mezak, Kreuzberg Pavilion, Berlin
Variofocus: ARTISTS Bulgaria, curated by Iara Boubnova and Vessela Nozharova, Focus Bulgaria at Viennacontemporary 2015
Curated by Vienna, Verkauf in Nebenräumen, curated by Harald Falckenberg, Krinzinger Projecte, Vienna
Contemporary Icons; the art of spectacle, 3rd Danube Biennale, curated by Kristina Jarosova, Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava
Tuesday Night, Baba Vasa Celar, Shabla
Krinzinger gallery residency exibition

2014
Bulgarian-Romanian Union - A Retrospective, curated by Vlad Nanca, Salonul De Proiecte, Bucharest
Last Splash, curated by Leda Ekimova, Pistolet gallery, Sofia
Balkon zum Balkan, curated by Ksenija Cocova, Kunsthalle Baden Baden
Българска работа | Bulgarische Arbeit, geh8 Kunstraum & Ateliers e.V., Dresden, Germany
Content of Form, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts, Fluc, Vienna
More Space For Art, Numerous billboards in Sofia
Places of Transition, Freiraum, Museumsquartier, Vienna

2013
All I Can Do is Art, curated by Vera Mlechevska, Czech Center, Prague

2012
Overlapping Biennial-Biennial of Young Artists, curated by Maria Vassileva, Bucharest / virtual
Sofia Contemporary festival, curated by Iara Boubnova
Go West! Muzeon Art Park, Moscow, special project for Moscow Young Art Biennail, curated by Andrey Parshikov
Is It Free?, curated by Marco Antonini, NutureArt gallery, New York
Isolation, curated by Meetropa, Senatsreservenspeicher, Berlin
Toether Again, curated by Daniela Kostova, Radiator gallery, New York
Group Show, curated by Vladiya Mihailova and Ivan Moudov, 0GMS gallery, Sofia

2011
East Of Best, curated by KOLEKTIFF, Roodkapje, Rotterdam
Why Duchamp?, curated by Maria Vasileva, SAMCA, Sofia
4+4 Days in Motion festival, Prague, project curated by Marketa Stara
The End And Beyond, Week of Contemporary Art, curated by Vera Mlechevska, Bania Starinna center for contemporary arts, Plovdiv
Poor But Sexy, Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv
Transgressions, curated by Vera Mlechevska, Credo Bonum gallery, Sofia
Entrepot, curated by Rene Block, Krinzinger gallery, Wien
An Exclusive Object of Art, curated by Iara Boubnova, Dana Charkasi gallery, Wien

2010
Handle with Care, curated by Vyara Mlechevska, Unicredit Studio, Milano
August in Art Biennale, Varna, curated by Maria Vassileva
Beyond Credit, curated by Maria Vassileva, Iara Boubnova, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Antrepo 5, Istanbul
FQ Test, curated by Andrey Parshikov, GMG Gallery, Moscow
Border Situations-Drawing in contemporary art, curated by Yovo Panchev, Industrialna 11 Gallery, Sofia
Photo I Photo you, curated by Iara Boubnova, Calvert 22, London
Breaking Walls, Building Networks, curated by Iara Boubnova, Lydia Chatziiakovou, Christos Savvidis, Thalea Stefanidou, Macedonian museum of contemporary art, Thessaloniki

2009
From Ideology to Economy. Contemporary Bulgarian Art 20 years later, curated by Iara Boubnova and Maria Vassileva, The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow
Gaudenz B. Ruf Award Shortlist, 2009, R.Aleksiev Gallery, Sofia, Nominees of BAZA Award, Sofia City Art Gallery
The Temptation of Chalga, curated by Vessela Nozharova and Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva, Sofia City Art Gallery

2008
Democracy Talks - Konsthall C in Sofia, curated by Vladiya Mihailova, a project of Per Haselberg, Vaska Emanuilova Gallery, Sofia
Reality Blurs, curated by Vladiya Mihailova, Vaska Emanuilova Gallery, Sofia
Bulgaria-actual scene, Ludwig Museum, Koblentz, Germany
Biennale for Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Bari, Italy
Nominees of BAZA Award, Sofia City Art Gallery
No Place Like Home/No Home Like Place, curated by Yovo Panchev, Red House, Sofia

2007
Remember Sofia Underground, Shipka, Sofia, curated by Yovo Panchev And Ruen Ruenov


Other
2014
Road Movies, curator, video art show in traveling buses
White Noise, performance in collaboration with Angelika Seppi, Sofia Underground Festival
Siesta, lecture performance in collaboration with Angelika Seppi, GT22, Maribor

2011
Lecture and workshop on self made tools and music instruments in Karlin Studios, Prague.


Awards
2011
Baza Award Winner

2009/2011
Ruf Award Nominee


Residency
2014
Krinzinger gallery residency, Petömihalyfa
Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
Quartier 21, Museumsquartier, Vienna

2012
ISCP, New York

2011
Futura, Prague

2009
SIM, Reykjavik