Kristina Irobalieva

Education:

2009 Experimentation and research center for contemporary ceramics, Geneva
http://www.hesge.ch/head/en/cercco
2008 PHD painting, Geneva University of Art and Design
http://head.hesge.ch/?lang=en#IMG/jpg/jpeg.jpg
2006 MFA/DNSEP Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts Villa Arson, Nice
http://www.villa-arson.org/
2005 Erasmus HfBK Städelschule, prof. Simon Starling, Frankfort am Main
http://www.staedelschule.de/
2001 BA National School for Fine Arts «Ilia Petrov», Sofia

Exhibitions:

2016
RUN, RUN, RUN, Le centre national d’art contemporain Villa Arson, Nice
https://www.villa-arson.org
MANIFESTA 11, Biennale européenne d’art contemporain, Zurich
http://m11.manifesta.org/fr/art-artistes/cabaret-der-kunstler-zunfthaus-voltaire-0
IRON PALM, Galerie Vincent Sator, Paris (solo)
http://www.galeriesator.com/exhibition/52/kristina-irobalieva-iron-palm

2015
Silent Movies, Cavendish Square 2015, London, cur.V.Balogh & C. Christie http://www.artlyst.com/articles/cavendish-square-underground-art-event-pops-up-for-frieze-week
2015 Tropical Interzone, Tart Gallery, Zurich, cur. A. Brand Galvez http://tartart.ch/
2015 Baza Award for Contemporary Art 2015, Institute for Contemporary Art, Sofia http://ica-sofia.org/en/awards/baza-award
2015 ”Aujourd’hui était hier était aujourd’hui II” projet des bannières et des
drapeaux sur Le Pont du Mont Blanc, Genève, cur. P. Terrapon
2015 Caution: Wet paint, City art gallery, Sofia
http://www.sghg.bg/en/?page=izbrana_izlojba&exhibition=2015.06.11-2015.08.30
2015 Always and forever, Kunstraum Perla-Mode, Zurich, cur. Friction ttps://www.friction.ch
2015 Collecting time, Dohjidai Gallery of Art, Kyoto, cur. I. Oyama & A. Monod Art for change, Galerie Nationale de la Ville de Sofia, cur. M. Vassileva

2014 Guest project, Partcologne, Cologne, cur. M. Precht
2014 Cycle des histoires sans fin - séquence automne-hiver 2014-2015,
Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Genève, cur. C. Bernard
2014 Volumes, Independent Publishing Fair, Zürich, cur. S. Peter
2014 Carnet de Bal - 20 ans du MAMCO, Fondrie Kugler, Genève cur. C. Bernard
2014 "Aujourd’hui était hier était aujourd’hui” public space art project for the bicentenary
of Geneva's entry into the Swiss Confederation cur. P. Terrapon
http://www.ge200.ch/fr/programme/29-aujourdhui-etait-hier-etait-aujourdhui
2014 Utopie Picturale, Fonderie Kugler, Geneva, project by E. Winarto
2014 Macumba night club editions, Eva Vautier Gallery, Nice, project by D. Ancelin
http://davidancelin.free.fr/
2014 Flat monuments, LABO art space, Geneva
http://espacelabo.net

2013 Multiples, Sonnenstube, Lugano http://diesonnenstube.ch/wp/exhibitions/
2013 Pantone K 2013, Fonderie Kugler, Genève
http://www.usinekugler.ch/accueil/federation-fak/news-federation-fak/253-pantone-k-2013
2013 Cité internationale des arts, Paris
http://citedesarts.pagesperso-orange.fr/Expos/002013/exposition-macumba.htm
2013 Neverending story, Galerie Rakursi, Sofia
http://www.rakursi.com/exhibitions/past11-2013_en.html
2013 Vue sur le Rhone, Centre d’art en Île - Halle Nord, Geneva
http://www.halle-nord.ch/event/vue-sur-le-rhône

2012 CHANCES,CHOICES,CHANCES, National palace of culture, Sofia
cur. Marina Galvani
2012 La victoire commence ici, Vincent Sator Gallery, Paris (solo show)
http://galeriesator.com/exhibition/23/kristina-irobalieva-la-victoire-commence-ici-
2012 Most, Vivacom art hall, Sofia
http://most.modernartgallery-bg.com/
2012 Ins Blickfeld gerückt, Galerie des Multiples, Paris
project by Gaëlle Boucand et Francisca Würz
http://www.gaelleboucand.com/pages/indexwork.html
2012 So close, so far, National palace of culture, Sofia
cur. Nia Tabakova & Mila Stareyshinska
http://www.europost.bg/article?id=5493
2012 Macumba night club Gallery, Nice
a project by David Ancelin
http://davidancelin.free.fr/

2011 Elephanthiasis, Standard/Deluxe Art space, Lausanne
avec Maxime Bondu et Benoit Billotte
http://www.standard-deluxe.ch/archive.php?expo=111111_elephantiasis
2011 INCIPIT, Vincent Sator Gallery, Paris
http://galeriesator.com/exhibition/17/incipit
2011 Ryhmänäyttely, Macumba night club Gallery, Nice
cur. David Ancelin

2011 Murs Exquis, Art Center Halle Nord, Geneva
cur. Karine Tissot
http://www.halle-nord.ch/event/mur-exquis
2011 MAC 2011 (Biennial manifestation of contemporary art),
Ex Werner art space, Geneva
http://www.ville-ge.ch/culture/mac11/
2011 Grant Jean Chevalier, Olivier Houg Gallery, Lyon
2011 Jeune Création 2011, Le CENTQUATRE, Paris
http://www.jeunecreation.org/jeune-creation-2011-2/
2011 Capital Violence, Contempo 4, Varna
cur. Yovo Panchev

2010 Bourses des Fonds Berthoud, Lissignol-Chevalier et Galland pour la `
jeune création contemporaine, Centre d’art Contemporain, Geneva
2010 World Paper Art, Artbygenève, Geneva
2010 Shortlist, Gaudenz B. Ruf Grant, Galerie Rayko Aleksiev, Sofia
2010 The stage that wasn’t there, Københavns Musikteater, Copenhagen
2010 Panorama de la jeune création, 5e biennale d’art contemporain de Bourges
2010 L’ordre des faits, Art space Kugler, Geneva
avec Francisca Wüez
2010 Ins Blickfeld gerückt, French Institute of Berlin, Berlin
2010 Granichna Situazia, Dauhaus, Sofia

2009 Panic, Art space Arlaud, Lausanne
cur. Visarte
2009 REAL 2009, Art center Villa Dutoit, Geneva
cur. Christian Gonzenbach
2009 XIV Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Skopje
2009 Swiss Art Awards, Art Basel
2009 L’Excavation de la pierre de la folie, Arcade WECA, Geneva
2009 Folklore, Art center Villa Dutoit, Geneva
2009 KIT invites, Insitu project-KiT, Paris

2008 CERCCO, Geneva University of Art and Design
2008 1/4 Heure Americain, Le Trente et un Gallery, Oyonnax
2008 Multiply, Diligence, Art space Sous Station Leblon, Nice

2007 Regards sur la HEAD, XII Biennial of image and mouvement, Geneva
2007 Final, Geneva University of Art and Design

2006 Génération 06, La Marine, Nice
2006 Liste 09, Galerie Expérimentale, Nice
2005 Rundgang, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main

Artist Residencies:
2015-2016 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2009 L’Age d’or, Berlin, Germany
2005 Cove park, Cove, Scotland

Publications:
2015 Exhibition catalogue ”Aujourd’hui était hier était aujourd’hui ... ”
2015 Exhibition catalogue Caution: Wet paint, Sofia City Art Gallery,
2015 Exhibition catalogue Art for Change, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia
2014 Exhibition catalogue Artefact - Satigny, The Artistic Itinerary, Switzerland 2014 Article, Le Courrier newspaper, November 1, 2014
2014 Article, Tribune de Genève newspaper, September 8, 2014
2013 Art Room, Neverending story, Galerie Rakursi, Sofia
http://artroom.bg/en/11050/gallery-rakursi-presents-the-exhibition-the-neverending-story-6-young-authors/
2012 Catalogue of the exhibition CHANCES,CHOICES,CHANCES,
National palace of culture, World bank Washington
2012 Catalogue of the exhibition So close, so far, Sofia
2011 Catalogue of the exhibition Jeune Création 2011, Paris
2010 Catalogue of the exhibition Shortlist, Gaudenz B. Ruf 2010, Sofia
2010 Catalogue of the V biennial for contemporary art, Bourges
2010 Magazine Issue # 10, CERCCO, Geneva University of Art and Design
http://head.hesge.ch/IMG/pdf/CERCCO-ISSUE-WEB.pdf
2009 Catalogue of the XIV Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the
Mediterranean
2007 Le dessein Intelligent, artists book, Geneva
2006 Semaine no.1, French Contemporary art magazine

Grants/Fellowships:

2012 Nominated for Most Grant, Modern art gallery, Sofia
2011 Nominated for the Jean Chevalier Grant, Lyon
2010 Nominated for Bourses des Fonds Berthoud, Lissignol-Chevalier et Galland, Geneva
2010 Nominated for the Gaudenz B. Ruf Grant, Sofia
2009 Nominated for Swiss Art Awards, Basel
2008-07 Swiss Confederation fellowship
2007 Nominated for the Jessica Scale Grant, Les Apt
2005 Rundgang Grant at Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main