Kamen Stoyanov

Kamen Stoyanov
Born in 1977 in Rousse, Bulgaria
Works and live is Vienna

Portfolio

Education

2005
Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2003
Graduated from the National Art Academy Sofia, Bulgaria

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Ask the Artist, SARIEV Contemporary, Plovdiv

2016
Will I be happy?, Inda Gallery, Budapest
Restless, das weisse haus, Vienna
Operantium, Projektraum LS43, Berlin

2014
We own this Shit, solo project at the Viennafair, booth of Inda Gallery, Budapest

2013
Something from Nothing, Rousse Art Gallery, Rousse, Bulgaria
Stoyanov´s Tomato Products, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia
IT IS NOT SO HARD TO MAKE SOME ART, Inda Gallery, Budapest

2011
Impossible Stories, Jesuiten Foyer, Vienna
Fun and Struggle, Love, Vienna
Out there, 1646, Den Haag, Netherland

2010
Bringing Cultura, Ex-garaza, Maribor, Slovenia
A small story about Cultura, 0gms Drawer Gallery, Sofia
Plaster Me, Lokal_30, Warsaw

2009
Looking for an Art Piece, Kunstverein Salzburg, Salzburg
Chinese Rap and other Stories, Inda Gallery, Budapest

2008
At Arm's` Length, MUMOK, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien
Forget it, we can not afford this, Studio Galeria, Budapest
Just a photo, Galerie Dana Charkasi, Vienna

2007
Places where the world breaks away, Let´s go to Giurgiu, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia

2006
Less Politics, Plattform, Raum für Kunst, Vienna
2005 Bingo Topology, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt
We are late, Webster University, Vienna

2004
Modality, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia

Group Exhibitions

2017
BIENNALE WRO 2017 DRAFT SYSTEMS, Wrozslaw, Poland
STOPOVER - WAYS OF TEMPORARY EXCHANGE, Freiraum, Museums Quartier, Vienna
MIGRATION OF FEAR, The Ancient Bath, Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Do or Die, Lokal_30 Gallery, Warsaw
Von (Nicht-)Orten und zufälligen Begegnungen, 5020, Salzburg
Fantastic Capitalism, GPLcontemporary, Vienna
The Frame that blind us, A.P.A.Gallery, Budapest
(IM)PERSONAL, curated by Boris Kostadinov, LLLLLL, Viennat

2016
Abbild – Realitaet, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna
Winter Sale, waterside contemporary, London
So close, so far, National Palace of Culture, Sofia
Look at me! I am made for you!, Projektraum LS43, Berlin
Let them draw, Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Vienna on the move, Lightbox Studio Aoyama, Tokiyo
Buchstabenfest, Bad Radkersburg, Austria
Perform Painthink, ART for ART Theaterwerkstaetten, Arsenal Objekt 19, Vienna
die weisse ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau #5, das weisse haus, Vienna

2015
+45+55+95+, Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest
Focus Bulgaria at viennacontemporary, Vienna
Mature and Angry, The Ancient Bath, Center for contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Art in Resistance, SPIELART Festival 2015, Munich, Germany
Vienna for Art’s Sake!, Winterpalais Prinz Eugen / Belvedere, Vienna
URBANAUTS, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna
die weisse ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau #4, das weisse haus, Vienna
Sofia Underground, National Palace of Culture, Sofia

2014
TWEET KIM IL-SUNG!, IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
Die Glorreiche 7, In der Kubatur des Kabinets, Fluc, Vienna
Measures of saving the world_part 5, Association for Contemporary Art, Graz
Vom Aussenraum zum Innenrau, Kunstverein Kunsthaus Potsdam e.V., Germany
ARTSLAB, The Territorial Complex, GPL Contemporary, Vienna
Near, Closer, Togheter, SOFIA CONTEMPORARY, Sofia
Past future-future past, transmediale 2014, Supermarkt, Berlin
Dance with Us, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna

2013
Unexpected Encountrers, Camera Austria, Graz, Austria
Places and Protests, Elias Canetti Association, Rousse, Bulgaria
Bulgarian Artists in Vienna. Contemporary Practices at the Beginning of the 21st Century, Sofia
Art Gallery, Sofia
Collecting Makes Friends, Le Quartier, the art center of Quimper, Bretagne, France
Phantoms & Ghosts, Das Weisse Haus, Vienna
Near, Closer, Togheter, SOFIA CONTEMPORARY, Sofia
On the suspense or how to hide a bomb under the table, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia
The intransigent ticket- the artist as a filter, Csula Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles
New Opening.New Beginning, Lokal_30, Warsaw
The First Ten Years Of The Lentos, Kunstmuseum Lentos, Linz, Austria

2012
AiR Ungarn 2011-2012, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
The Keyhole of Mister Wittgenstein, Wittgenstein Haus, Vienna
Urban Dreams, Art Today Association, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Material and Culture, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles
Reactions, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia
It isn´t in the can, Open Space, Vienna
I´d like to walk on the moon, Gallery Enrico Astuni-Bologna
Remember to remember, Arco, Madrid
Common History and Its Private Stories, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
Enduring Value?, Cooperation springerin, Kunshaus Bregenz, Austria

2011
Common Identity, Space Gallery, Bratislava
METAmART. Kunst und Kapital. Der Ausstellungsparcours, Künstlerhaus, Vienna
The 2011 Sovereign European Art Prize Finalist´s Exhibition, Haskoy Yun Iplik Fabrikasi, Istanbul
The Bulgarian Pavillion, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia
Unlimited, BenchMark Business Center, Sofia
New York, Rio, Tokyo, Inda Gallery, Budapest
Space Odyssey, Maerz, Linz, Austria
Meet everyone at once, start an artist run space, 0gms Projects, Sofia
Museums, Galleries, Homes and Other Stories, Galeria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
Zonen_prekaer, Kunstsaele Berlin
Neo SI, Schattendorf, Austria
Glocal Gestures, Schmiede, Hallein, Austria

2010
17th Biennale of Sydney, Songs of survival in a precarious age, Sydney
Aichi Triennale, Nagoya, Japan
August in Art Biennal, Varna, Bulgaria
Who is your audience, Galeria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
Over the Counter. The Phenomena of Post-socialist Economy in Contemporary Art , Kunsthalle
Budapest
Tanzimat, Augarten Contemporary, Vienna
Blickwechsel, Austrian Photography Today, Westlicht, Vienna
0gms, Whitespace gallery, Bangkok, Taiwan
Best before end, Inda Gallery, Budapest
Fluorescent Adolescent, Schunck, Heerlen, Netherland
Long time no seen - The Brno House of Art - Central Building, Brno
Persona, Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia
Swallow it, dog, Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney

2009
Mifan, Aniart Gallery, Beijing
Scetches for a project, lokal_30_warszawa_london_projects, London
The center of attention. Art as sociotopia, VIENNA ART WEEK 09, Radetzkystrasse 23, Vienna
ATLANTIS I, Hidden Histories – New Identities. Twenty Years After The Fall of The Berlin Wall,
REFLECTION OF TOMORROW, Art Today Association, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv,
Ancient Bath, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Feedback 1989 – 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall , Exhibition at Hotel Dajti, Tirana
Common History and Its Private Stories. Geschichte und Geschichten, Museum auf Abruf, Vienna
FERNE NÄHE, Zyklus 4.0, Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Mitteleuropa, Stift Lilienfeld, Austria
After Ego, Art Today Association, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Ancient Bath, Plovdiv,
Bulgaria
BAZA Award for Contemporary Art: Exhibition of the Nominee Artists, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
Landscape, contemporary, Haus der Fotografie - Dr. Robert-Gerlich-Museum, Burghausen,
Germany
Flavors of Austria, Taf- the Art Foundation, Athens

2008
MANIFESTA 7, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Trentino, Italy
Gyumri 6th International Biennial of Contemporary Art 2008, GCCA - Gyumri Centre of
Contemporary Art, Armenia
Neo-SI, Galerie Tristesse, Berlin
Am Sprung, OK, Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
Stay, Stay, Stay, Central Bathhouse, 1 Banski Square, Sofia
Transfert, La BF15, Lyon
Where the east ends, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
OPEN SKY. Räume jenseits ihrer Praxis, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Vienna
For a happier tomorrow, Gallery Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Manual CC – Instructions for Beginners and Advanced Players , Uqbar, Berlin
Trespassing, Inda Galerie, Budapest
In Passing 1, Kuenstlerhauspassage, Vienna

2007
Nightcomers Videoscreening, International Istanbul Biennale
Lange nicht gesehen. Begegnungen mit dem Museum auf Abruf, MUSA, Vienna
Multiplicities, ARC Projects, Sofia
Between Welcome and Goodbye, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia
In Search Of Lost Time, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
Shrinking cities, Dauhaus, Sofia

2006
Last minute, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig
Shrinking cities, Rousse Art Gallery, Rousse, Bulgaria
Every Day, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
WAZZUP, Fotogalerie, Vienna
Visual immortality, 2nd International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Shumen, Bulgaria
Heute kein Evidenzproblem, Westlicht, Vienna

2005
Play Sofia, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
I can see clearly now, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
colectionwise, Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Update, Künstlerhaus, Vienna

2004
Kunst als Fotografie, Fotografie als Kunst, Semperdepot, Vienna
Art Position, Ottakringerbrauerei, Vienna
Line/Spot, Black Dragon Society, Vienna
Reproduction without alternative, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia
The globalisation and the human, Theaterworkshops, Sofia

2003
Blut & Honig, Zukunft ist am Balkan, Essel Collection, Vienna
Mutual fields, Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Wo steht der Baum der uns trennte, off space, Vienna

2002
The Portrait, Irida gallery, Sofia
Endlich sechs und 20, Westlicht, Vienna
KUHnst, Maskfoundation, Vienna
Border Crossing Reconsidered - Beyond Hybridity, Fringe Club, Hong Kong

2001
Cartridge box, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia
Looming Up, Aspekte Galerie der Münchner Volkshochschule, Munich/ Kunsthalle
Exnergasse, Vienna
Trendification, <rotor> Association for Contemporary Art, Graz
Real Presence, Belgrade

Works in the following public collections

Lentos, Linz, Austria
MAK MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna
MUMOK, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien
MUSA, Museum auf Abruf, Vienna
Public Collection of the Austrian Government
Sofia City Art Gallery, Bulgaria

Works in the following private collections

ESSL MUSEUM for Contemporary Art, Klosterneuburg, Austria
EVN Collection, Austria
DOM MUSEUM, Vienna, Austria

Awards, Scholarships, Residence

2016
Artists in Residence Program Gleis70, Zurich, Switzerland - BKA - Austrian Federal Ministry, Scholarship, Istanbul

2012
MAK Schindler Artists and Architects in Residence Program in Los Angeles

2011
The Sovereign European Art Prize
Otto Mauer Prize
Walter Koschatzky Art Award

2010
Alexander Resnikov Award

2009
BMUKK – Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture Scholarship, Beijing

2008
JAK (Attila Jozsef Circle), Scholarship, Budapest
Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft, Galerie für Zeitgenoessische Kunst Leipzig

2007
Prize for Visual Arts of the City of Vienna
MUMOK Prize for the Zone1 at VIENNAFAIR
Cité Internationale des Arts, Artist in Residence Program, Paris

2006
BMUKK – Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture Scholarship, Rome

2005
Prize of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna