*1980 born in Moscow, Russia
1998 immigration to Germany
since 2004 lives and works in Vienna

Education
2009 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria, performative art and sculpture class of Prof. Monica Bonvicini, diploma by Prof. Manfred Pernice
2005–2006 University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria, sculpture and multimedia class of Prof. Erwin Wurm
2004 Berlin University of the Arts (UDK), Germany, class of Prof. Katharina Sieverding
1999–2004 Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg, Germany, painting and object art class of Prof. Rolf-Gunter Dienst, honour as “Meisterschülerin”
2003 International Summer Academy Salzburg, Austria, videoart class by Ellen Cantor
2001 International Summer Academy Salzburg, Austria, installation class by Ilya & Emilia Kabakov and Boris Groys

Grants and Awards
2018 Staatsstipendium BKA (Austrian State Grant)
2017 Prize of the City of Innsbruck, 35th Austrian Graphic Arts Competition, TAXISPALAIS – Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck
2017 Theodor Körner Prize, category Fine arts and Photography
2015 Winner of the Chimera Art Award, Budapest
2014 Residency in Istanbul, supported by the Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture Austria
2014 Annual grant of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New-York
2013 Scholarship of the Anni and Heinrich Sussmann Foundation, Vienna
2012 Residency in Budapest, supported by the city of Vienna and the city of Budapest
2011–2012 Gyeonggi Creation Center, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2010 Start-Award of the Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture
2009 Appreciation prize of the Federal Ministry for Science and Research, Austria
2009 Appreciation prize ot the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)
2018 Anschluss, with Hannes Zebedin, Ve.Sch, Vienna
2016 Double Bind, Ani Molnár Gallery, Budapest
2015 Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair and Anu Vahtru, Chimera Project Gallery, Budapest (C)
2015 Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair and Belinda Kazeem, Friedl Kubelka Fotoschule at the Parallel Vienna, Alte Post, Vienna
2013 Free Collection Vienna #5, them and us, Ve.Sch, Vienna
2012 Talk to the Driver, so that he does not Fall Asleep!, Gallery 5020, Salzburg
2012 us and them, Ve.Sch, Vienna
2011 Parallel Actions 1, Gallery na Vspolnom, Moscow
2010 Salon systémique, Start Gallery in MUSA – Museum on Demand, Vienna
2008 Mental Rotations, together with Wolfgang Obermair, SWINGR, Vienna 

Group Exhibitions (Selected)
2018
NOTHING LESS! 100 Years of Women's Suffrage, VBKÖ – The Austrian Association of Women Artists, Vienna
Re-Appropriating History, FLUC, Vienna

2017
Comrade. Jew. We only wanted Paradise on Earth, Jewish Museum Vienna, Vienna
Birobidzhan: an artistic study of the Russian Federation’s Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Birobidzhan Regional Philharmonic, Birobidzhan
35th Austrian Graphic Arts Competition, TAXISPALAIS – Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck (C)
Silly Symphony, hoast, Vienna
The Five Moons : Return of the Nameless and Unknown, PyeongChang Biennale, PyeongChang, South Korea (C)

2016
Nocturno, curated by Ivica Capan, Schneiderei, Vienna
Memory Storage, GCC Creation Center, Gyeonggi-do / South Korea
Nylon Discotheque, Budapest Project Gallery, curated by Gábor Rieder in the frame of Gallery Weekend Budapest ed.3., Budapest
J'arrive, curated by Abdul Sharif Baruwa, SUPER, Vienna
Between the Volga and the Danube, Radishchev Art Museum, Saratov, Russia
4. Internationaler Evard-Preis, kunsthalle messmer, Riegel am Kaiserstuhl, Germany

2015
Mission W – Sculpture in Wienerwald, curated by Eva Engelbert and Katrin Hornek, Vienna
Beyond the Obvious – Contemporary Women Artists from CEE, curated by Sárvári Zita, Deák Erika Galéria, Budapest
Silk Road Love, curated by Ivica Capan, Kunstsalon Seidenstrasse, Vienna
Canvas, GPLcontemporary, curated by Christian Stock, Vienna
Tales of Two Cities, curated by Simon Mraz, Astird Peterle and Natalia Petrova, Jewish Museum Judenplatz, Vienna (C)

2014
Electronic Relationships, curated by Ivica Capan, Parallel Vienna, Altes Zollamt
FLUXUS – An Exhibition as Performance, curated by Lukas Pusch, Vienna Contemporary
Tales of Two Cities, curated by Simon Mraz, Astird Peterle and Natalia Petrova, Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Gogolevsky boulevard, Moscow(C)
Urban View, curated by Bärbel Hartje, periscope, Salzburg
[silence] – A Holocaust Exhibition, curated by Katalin Timár, Ludwig Múzeum Budapest, Budapest(C)
GOD IS NOT ENOUGH, curated by Catherine Heistinger, Theater Drachengasse, Vienna
SAY IT. RU> vol.1, curated by Anna Khodorkovskaya and  Anastasiya Yarovenko, Hans Knoll Project Space, Vienna
Anton Faistauer Preis 2014 Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg (C)

2013
Free Collection Vienna, Ve.Sch, Vienna
DIS-PLAY-PRATER-STERN – How we like to live, curated by Ursula-Maria Probst, Fluc, public space on Praterstern, Vienna
last time bevor Sommer break…, curated by Martin Vesely, Ve.Sch, Vienna

The Eschaton Reviewed: Tomorrow is Another Day, curated by Markus Proschek, BLACKBRIDGE OFFSPACE, Beijing
An enlarged social horizon will bring advantages, Schneiderei, Vienna

2012

Critical Alliances,  curated by Wolfgang Obermair, Markus Proschek and Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair, Croatian Association of Visual Artists (HDLU), Zagreb
Predicting Memories, curated by Ursula-Maria Probst and Robert Punkenhofer in the frame of Vienna Art Week, Former K. K. Telegraph office, Vienna
Sculpture Garden Strombad Kritzendorf, curated by Veronika Hauer and Magda Tothova, Kritzendorf, Austria
Black Beauty, curated by Gerhard Himmer, Apartment Draschan, Wien 
The Art on your Wall, artclub1563, Seoul, South Korea
re turn, curated by Sebastian Hein, Andreas Oehlert und Ladislav Zajac, Halle 20 Auf AEG, Nuremberg
Burnning with Passion, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Gyeonggi-do / South Korea

2011
32. Austrian Graphic Arts Competition, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck (C)
Dienstag Abend edition release, Ve.Sch, Vienna
Future Garden, kunstbunker – forum für zeitgenössische kunst, Nuremberg
NeoSI: neue Situationistische Inter…nationale, curated by Amer Abbas, Kunstverein Schattendorf, Schattendorf / Austria
Antidepressiva, curated by Christian Stock, gallery Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna
in effigie, together with Oliver Laric, Anja Manfredi and Markus Proschek, Seidlgasse 14, Vienna
Die Fotografie in Referenz…, curated by Martin Vesely, Fotohof, Salzburg
The Days of This Society Are Numbered, a contribution to Hugo Canoilas project Mural Newspaper, Abrons Arts Center NY, NYC

2010
Appartment Exhibition. Vienna Entourage, ArtRaum, Moscow
Where do we go from here?, curated by Elisabeth Bettina Spörr, Secession, Vienna (C)
Aquarellhappening 2000–2009, Tyrolean State Museum, Innsbruck
The Merger – by following this 1 easy rule…, curated by Markus Hahn and Anna Zwingl, Venue Display, Chicago
Double Volley, Gallery Area 53, Vienna
BEETHOVEN:·KK4+5·GIL. and others, together with Wolfgang Obermair, curated by Ludwig Kittinger & Fernando Mesquita, Ve.Sch, Vienna 
Kardiologische Vergehen, together with Wolfgang Obermair, performance, street theater festival “Herzstück”, Insbruck 
Wolokolamsker Chaussee X, as a member of a group KJDT, performance, Project Fabrika, Moscow 
Visual Mini Bar, together with Wolfgang Obermair, intervention in the exhibition “Polygrades” by Kathi Hofer, Ve.Sch, Vienna 

2009
Exhibition 6, Bäckerstraße4 – platform for young art, Vienna
Villa Sovietica, curated by Alexandra Schüßler, MEG – Musée d‘ethnographie de Genève, Geneva
10. Aquarellhappening, Tux, Tyrolea
Soviet objects. Corpus Delicti, diploma exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Never Odd or Evil, together with Wolfgang Obermair and Markus Sulzbacher, Fenster C, Vienna (C)
Paperworks, Gallery Area 53, Vienna

2008
Neo-SI?, curated by Amer Abbas, Gallery Tristesse deluxe, Berlin
Oh, du lieber Augustin…, Georgien and Russian artists, Radovan-Halle, Vienna
boss-eyed god, together with Tamas St.Auby, N&n gallery, Budapest
Archive in Residence, Gallery UNA, Bucharest (C)
Archive in Residence, VBKÖ – The Austrian Association of Women Artists, Vienna
4:33 GG’, together with Tamas Wolfgang Obermair and St.Auby, performance, symposium dedicated to the exhibition “Fluxus East”, LUMU Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art Budapest, Budapest

2007
If Chemicals Enter The Eyes, Wash Thoroughly With Clear Running Water, 5th Novosibirsk Graphic Art Biennal, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Novosibirsk (C)
Interfest, Contemporary Art Festival, Chernyakhovsk (former Insterburg) / Russia
Minenfeld der russischen Avantgarde, performative lecture, Café Anzengruber, Vienna

2006
4:33 Generation Generali, together with Wolfgang Obermair and Tamas St.Auby, action in the exhibition “…Concept Has Never Meant Hourse”, Generali Foundation, Vienna

Curatorial Projects
since 2017 together with Wolfgang Obermair she runs the artist space hoast in Vienna

2011–2013
Soviet Modernism. Unknown Stories 1955–1981, in collaboration with Katharina Ritter and Alexandra Wachter, The Austrian Museum of Architecture (Az W Architekturzentrum Wien), Vienna

in collaboration with Wolfgang Obermair
2010
Initiation and organisation of the exchange project between alternative exhibition spaces in Moscow and in Vienna, curation of the exhibition with Russian artist “Interpolare”, Ve.Sch, Vienna

2008
Exhibition series …gelegentlich DJ (…occasionally DJ) with Patrick Anthofer, Kathi Hoffer, Michel Kral und Anna Ceeh/Franz Pomassl, kunstbunker – forum für zeitgenössische kunst, Nuremberg

2007
If Chemicals Enter Your Eyes, Wash Thoroughly With Clear Running Water, Austrian part of the 5th Graphic Art Biennale Novosibirsk, 5th Novosibirsk Graphic Art Biennal, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Novosibirsk (C)
Menschen im Bunker, exhibition of Sergey Bratkov, kunstbunker – forum für zeitgenössische kunst, Nuremberg

 

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