Igor Zaidel

international artist based in Berlin

2017

  • Shishaki Fest 2017 "Magic Realism and Household Mysticism", Peresvetov Pereulok Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • Boys meet girls, Paquita Escofet Miro project art space, Paris
  • No Brain, No Pain, Galerie Uhrwerk, Berlin, Germany
  • Self made selfie, Galerie Pomost, Lublin, Poland, solo

2016

  • Curator and Artist at MitOst Festival Tbilisi, Project Golden Flees, Artarea Galerie, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Curator of "City Mythologem: participatory art project in public spaces of six cities", Kremenchug, Ostrog, Neteshin, Slavutich, Kramatorsk, Slavynsk, Ukraine
  • Project presentation and exhibition "I'm not from Kronstadt", gallery "Art League", Art Center Pushkinskaya 10, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Group project Freierfest 2016, Tea-packing factory, Odessa, Ukraine
  • “Bipolar” by the international artist-run initiative Leise Jenius, Kolonie Wedding, Galerie „Urwerk“, Berlin
  • "FAIR ART - Eingewanderte Kunst", Tapetenwerk, Leipzig, Germany
  • Group Show «Freiera», Galerie „Lavra“, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Galerie weekend at Lemoart, Berlin, solo with Anna Grau
  • „Tidbit / Ласий Шматок“, Participative project by Igor Zaidel, Art Center Closer, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Reports show from Beruchiy, fall 2015, Club Atlas, Kiev, Ukraine
  • „Convergence. BelarussianRussianArt“, Projektraum "art.endart", Kolonie Wedding, Berlin, Germany

2015

  • „Istanbul Coffee Festival“, part in Artistic programm of Festival, Haidar Pasha Gari, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Russian Contemporary Art Week, LemoArt and Ballery Gallery, Berlin
  • Fair Art, Pöge Haus, Leipzig, Germany
  • „The Coffee Art Project“, The Old Truman Brewery, London
  • „Lost in Balkans“, Gallery Alexander (Project Space by Ludmila Belova), Rose/ Herzeg Novi, Montenegro, solo with Y. Kazakowa
  • „Hors d’œuvre - The Secondary Concern #2“, tête Project Space, Berlin
  • “Berlin for Ukraine”, Charity Art auction, Rathaus Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin

2014

  • „Hors d’œuvre - The Secondary Concern“, tête Project Space, Berlin
  • „Gossip“, TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art in Szczecin, Poland.
  • „Le charme indiscret de la bourgeoisie compradore“, Paqui (Project Space by Paquita Escofet Miro), Paris, solo
  • „Lost in Balkans“, programm of Kulturfestival Wedding-Moabit, Berlin, solo with Y. Kazakowa
  • „Istanbul Coffee Festival“, part in Artistic programm of Festival, Galata Rum İlkokulu, Istanbul, Turkey

2013

  • “SubStance”, HWK Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  • “Kampagne für faires Handeln”, Media City, Leipzig, Germany
  • Christmass Show in Gemeinnützige Kunststiftung Starke im Löwenpalais, Berlin

2012

"Kosmos as presence", Gallery InteriorDAsein, Berlin

2011

"STATE OF THE UNION", Freies Museum Berlin, catalog

2010

"Bier", Westwendischer Kunstverein Gartow, Gartow, Germany

2009

  • "Artbooks", Galerie GAD, Berlin, solo with S. Luskind
  • "Bier", Galerie Raab, Berlin, catalog

2004

"Das Kulturschwein", Kunst Portal Berlin in "www im kiez", Berlin, solo

1995

  • „Die Jahre vor Utopia“, NGBK, Berlin
  • „Moskau-Berlin“, Neuer Marstall, Berlin, catalog

1994

"Wort und Bild", Galerie Kai Hilgelmann, Berlin, solo with Peter Rønsholdt

1993

  • Group Show in Gallery Mutzek, Berlin, catalog
  • Happening „Knochengeld-Experiment – Künstler machen Geld, die Galerie als Bank, die Wechselstube“ in Berlins District Prenzlauer Berg, Under the patronage of Gallery O 2 and Bernd Papenfuss
  • Group Show in Avantgarde Gallery, Berlin
  • "The secret live of Jews", Samariter Kirche, Berlin, solo

1992

  • Group Show in "Russisches Haus der Wissenschaft und Kultur", Berlin
  • "Flying Flüchtling", Galerie "O Zwei", Berlin, solo

1991

  • "Roma - Mosca", Artisti giovani a confronto, Galeria Sprovieri, Rome, catalog
  • "Moscou-Leningrad-Tbilissi", Nouveau théâtre d'Angers, Angers, France, catalog 
  • Fiac, stand Galerie Polaris, Paris
  • Galerie Lichtblick, Koeln, solo

1990

  • "Free Art, Art of Books", Gallery Caroline Corre, Paris
  • "Green Show", Gallery Exit Art, New York, catalog
  • "Champions of the World", Espace Transit, Strasbourg, France
  • "Moscow Alps", Galerie Mars, Moscow, catalog
  • "Young Artist from Eastern Europe", Rotterdam, catalog
  • "Wind from East, Wind from West", Nouvelle Ecole de Montparnasse, Paris
  • "Artist from Furmanny Line", Salzmann Kulturfabrik, Kassel venue Rathaus Limberg, Germany
  • "Russia is white Africa", Galerie Polaris, Paris, solo with V. Fishkin

1989

  • „Before 33“, Palace of Youth, Moscow, Russia
  • "The new Russian Art", Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany, catalog
  • "Raushenberg for us, we are for Rushenberg", First Gallery, Moscow
  • "Chempions of the World", Exhibition hall of Plekhanov Institut, Moscow
  • "Furmanny Zaulek", Dawna Fabryka Norblina/ Polish Modern Art Foundation, Warsaw. Poland , catalog
  • "Les ateliers de la rue Furmann", le Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Swiss, catalog
  • "Les Champions du Monde", Galerie Bernard Felli, Paris, catalog

1988

  • "Labyrinth", Moscow Palace of Youth; venue in Warsaw, Poland; Hamburg, Germany, catalog
  • "XVIII exhibition of young Moscow artists" Central Exhibition Hall "Manezh", Moscow
  • „Moscow collage“, Exhibition hall of society "Hermitage" Profsoyuznaya 100, Moscow
  • „Nature and Human“, Exhibition hall of society "Hermitage" Profsoyuznaya 100, Moscow
  • "Eidos", Moscow Palace of Youth, Russia

1987

Artists I.Zaidel and V.Fishkin, the Central House of Architects, Moscow, Russia

1986

"The Artist and his childhoud works", Exhibition hall of the Moscow Union of Artists on Kuznetsky Most, Russia

2016

  • National Centre for Contemporary Arts, North-Western Branch, St Petersburg, Russia

2015

  • Dukley Europian Art Community, Budva, Montenegro
  • Helicon Art Center, Izmit, Turkey
  • Biruchiy Contemporary Art Project, Ukraine

My works are presented in:

  • Migros Museum, Zurich, Swiss
  • German Istorical Museum (DIM), Berlin
  • in several privat collections in Paris, Berlin, New York, Moscow, Kiew, Warsaw, Milano, Szczecin, Zürich, Lublin

2011-2017

  • Freelance artist / Guest teacher for children and adults in School of Fine Arts and Design (SBKG), Berlin
  • Intercultural youth and family center in Club Dialog, Berlin

2009-2011

Art director and photograph at Grebennikov Verlag GmbH, Berlin

2006-2007

Graphic designer at Directmedia Publishing GmbH, Berlin

2005

Freelance artist Berlin

2004

Graphic designer at Pfefferwerk City Culture gGmbH in Berlin

2002 - 2003

Graphic designer at Zukunftsbau gGmbH in Berlin

2000 - 2001

Graphic designer at Brocard perfume GmbH in Berlin

1989 - 1995

Freelance artist Paris/ Berlin

1986 - 1988

Draftsman at the Institute of Archaeology RAS in Moscow

CE Studies:

2001 - 2002 Training for web designers at the Academy for CE studies Cimdata.de in Berlin

Studies:

  • 1995 - 2000 studied visual communication at the University of Arts (UdK) in Berlin, main emphasis photography
  • 1982 - 1986 studied architecture at the Moscow Institute of Architecture (State academy)

Military Service:

1983 - 1984 Compulsory military service, Military school for Anti Aircraft warfare sergeants in Belgorod, Russia

Education:

1972 - 1982 School No. 120 in Moscow

Member of :

  • Septette on Sheets Live Painting-Happening perfomance group, Berlin
  • The Other Society, International Artist Collective, International
  • BBK Berlin/ Artist Union of Germany, Berlin Department
  • Leise Jenius, art group, Berlin
  • Former member of The Champions of the World, Moscow