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Michail Michailov





Born in 1978 in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Living and working in Vienna

Education

2007 Sommerakademie “Situation and Spectacle” at the Paul Klee Centre ( lecturer: Cerith Wyn Evans), Switzerland, Bern
2006-2009 Cooperation with the Artist Group Gelitin (Several projects)
2002-2007 Studies of Art History at the University of Vienna, Austria, Vienna
1999-2004 Studies in Fine Arts at the Faculty of Visual Arts, Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo

Grants

2017-
Residency Paris
2015
artist in residence arlberg1800RESORT, Arlberg
34. Austrian graphic award/ lower austria
2013
School of Happiness Award, Viennafair
Video Spot Competition "20 SECONDS FOR ART", KÖR/Infoscreen
Red Carpet Award
External of BKA, France, Paris
2011
MTL Award for Bulgarian Contemporary Art (nominated)
Walter Koschatzky Preis (nominated)
2010
External of BKA, Italy, Rome

Solo exhibitions and selected projects


2019
DRAWING LAB, Paris
2016
Solo - viennacontemporary, projektraum viktor bucher, Vienna
The Chicken Thief, Sotheby's, Vienna
2015
"dust to dust", RCShowroom, Vienna
2014
"Take off your shoes II", Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna
2013
Videopresentation "Just keep on going", Viennafair, Vienna
"The Rabbit", Red Carpet Award, Viennafair, Vienna
"20 SECONDS FOR ART", KÖR/Infoscreen, screens in the subway stations and buses / trams,
Vienna
Videopresentation curated by Jan Middelbos, la Générale en manufacture, Paris
2012
"Mischo.ng", Das weisse haus, Austria Vienna
"Gerngross", curated by Eva Blut, Pop-up Eva Blut, Vienna
2010
Video presentation, curated by Jennifer Lacey, Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, Paris
"You want me, but . . .", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Austria, Vienna
2009/10
Project space/"Ich fergebe dir", Das weisse Haus, Vienna
2008
Video presentation belonging to the exhibition "Seems to be. ", Kunstpavilion, Innsbruck
2007
"Shavings from Swiss Franc Banknotes become Butterflies", Paul Klee Centre, Switzerland,
Bern
2006
"The Cube", Free Space, Quartier 21, Museumsquartier, Vienna

Selected group exhibitions

2019
Room for Failure, Piero Atchgurry Gallery, Miami, USA
BEST OF 20 YEARS_projektraum viktor bucher, Vienna
2018
PARALLEL VIENNA 2018, projektraum viktor bucher, Vienna
"Vivre", ICI Gallery, Paris
"Schilling, Mark, Dollar, Euro und ... Geld in der Kunst", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg
Drawing Now Paris_Vienna, projektraum viktor bucher, Vienna
DRAWING NOW PARIS, Le Salon Du Dessin Contemporain, projektraum viktor bucher, Paris
2017
Images in Language and the Language of Images, Dom Museum, Wien
don´t call it off-space!, Kunstverein das weisse haus, Wien
„Let them draw II“ (drawing and withdrawing), Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
„Bilder der Sprache und Sprache der Bilder“, Dommuseum, Wien
PARÉIDOLIE – Salon International Du Dessin Contemporain, Marseile
ABBILD::REALITÄT, projektraum viktor bucher, Vienna
2016
„The Observatory“, Nizhny Arkhyz, Rep. Karatschai-Tscherkessie, RU
"Social dimensions", City Art Gallery Rafael Mihaylov, Veliko Tarnovo
34. Austrian graphic award, South Tyrol Institute of Culture, Bozen
"Drawing and intermedia", Gallery "Raiko Alexiev", Sofia
2015
"Chasing Max Mustermann", Art in public space Graz, Graz
34. Austrian graphic award, Gallery in Taxispalais, Innsbruck
"Urbanauts", part of "Destination Wien Extended"- Kunsthalle Wien, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna
Super Edition#3, Kunstraum Super/Selecto Planta Baja, Vienna/Los Angeles
2014
"A question of value", Kubator, fluc, Vienna
"Lichtblick", Paviljon Nob, Slovenia, Trzic
"The Dignity of Man …", The Brno Haus of Arts, Czech Republic, Brno
"Hans im Glück", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
"The Dignity of Man …", Art gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
"das weisse ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau#3", das weisse haus, Vienna
"Dance with us", Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna
"The Dignity of Man …", MUSA, Vienna
"Grau-Wi Sa So", National Academy of Arts, Sofia
"…Versus…Wiener Szene (1952-2014)", Viertelneun Gallery, Vienna
"Grau-Wi Sa So", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg
2013
"Principium Privatum-Projizierte Sexualitaeten", mo.e, Vienna
"Grau-Wi Sa So", Haus Wittgenstein, Bulgarian Institute of Culture, Austria, Vienna
"Bulgarian Artists in Vienna. Contemporary Practices at the Beginning of the 21st Century", Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia
"das weisse ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau#2", das weisse haus, Vienna
2012
"The Keyhole of Mr. Wittgenstein", Haus Wittgenstein, Bulgarian Institute of Culture, Vienna
"Magnet and Antimagnet", ICA-Sofia Gallery, Sofia
"Urban Dreams", Center of contemporary art, Bulgaria, Plovdiv
"(No) standing anytime", Art in public space, Graz
"Spaces and faces", DIEAusstellungsstrasse, Vienna
"Time Geometry-practices in public environment", Plovdiv History Museum and Department for Contemporary History, Bulgaria, Plovdiv
"das weisse ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau", das weisse haus, Vienna
"Common History and Its Private Stories.", Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia
"Exit order - new situation", Glockengasse 9, Vienna
2011
"Absolut Vienna", Wien Museum, Vienna
"Unlimited“, Mtel Award For Bulgarian Contemporary Art, BenchMarkBusiness Center, Sofia
"living on the edge of a silver future", 5020 Galerie, Salzburg
"Dvd Project", Loop Festival, Barcelona
"Walter Koschatzky Preis", exhibition of all nominated works, MuMoK, Vienna
2010
"You won't make a (nation) state with us", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
"Twisted", Flat 1, Vienna
"Dvd Project", 3e Festival International de Videoarte, Madrid
"Video art from Bulgaria", 3H+K Gallery, Finland, Pori
"Transltion is a mode", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
"Blickwechsel. Österreichische Fotografie Heute", Westlicht, Vienna
"Welcome home", Apartment draschan, Vienna
2009
"Imagineering", Forum Stadtpark, Graz
"Queer Lisboa", film festival, Lisbon
"Value point", Hilger Contemporary, Vienna
"KunstKunst", 5020 Galerie, Saltzburg
"Common History and Its Private Stories.", MUSA,Vienna
"Queer Performativities", Identities, film festival, Vienna
2008
"Austria contemporary", Essl Museum, Austria, Klosterneuburg
"Queerelanti", Galleria Neon, Italy, Bologna
"Seems to be.", Kunstpavillon, Austria, Innsbruck
"Rush Hour", periscope: project: space, Austria, Salzburg
2007
"Situation and Spectacle", Paul Klee Centre, Switzerland, Bern
2006
1.Vienna Biennale, artunited, Vienna

Publications

2016
"Chasing Max Mustermann", Art in public space Graz, Graz
2015
"Hans im Glück", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
2014
"Public Art Vienna Kunst im öffentlichen Raum 2010-2013", KÖR, Vienna
"Public Art. Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Steiermark 2012-2013", Graz
"24Artists to watch", Modern Painters, New York
"The Dignity of Man …", MUSA, Vienna
Michail Michailov 2010-2013, "Grau-Wi Sa So", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg
2013
"Bulgarian Artists in Vienna. Contemporary Practices at the Beginning oft he 21st Century", Sofia
"The Keyhole of Mr. Wittgenstein", Vienna
2012
"(No) standing anytime", Zweieintopf, Graz
"Time Geometry-practices in public environment", Bulgaria, Plovdiv
"Unlimited", Mtel Award For Bulgarian Contemporary Art, Sofia
2011
"The don't you dare issue", Parabol Art Magazine#6, section.a, Vienna
Content | Form | Im-material, CON3XT.NET, Vienna
"Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, dit le géographe", bétonsalon, Paris
2010
"You won't make a
(nation)state with us", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
"Art in public space Styria", Springer Wien/New York
"Translation is a mode", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
"„Blichwechsel. Österreichische Fotografie Heute“, Westlicht, Vienna
2009
"Imagineering", Forum Stadtpark, Graz
"Common History and Its Private Stories", MUSA,Vienna
"Value point", Hilger Contemporary, Vienna
"The value issue", Parabol Art Magazine#4, section.a, Austria, Vienna
2008
"Austria contemporary", Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg
"La Journal" for the exhibition "La Louvre - Paris" of Gelitin in Musée D´art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris
2007
"Fields of Transfer – Migrants in Cultural Work", IG Kultur, Vienna

Public art purchases

2016
Dom Museum
2014
Wien Museum
2013
Arbeiterkammer Wien
MA7 Stadt Wien
2010
Wien Museum
bm:ukk
Siemens_artLab Collection
2009
Association of Friends of fine art
2008
MA 7, Stadt Wien






"dust to dust #10", Color pencil on Paper, 2016. 64 x 46 cm