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VADIM FIŠKIN (FISHKIN)
Born in Penza 1965 (USSR)
Lives and works in Ljubljana.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023
Batteries not included, Loom Gallery, Milan, Italy
Dark Times, Božidar Jakac Art Museum, Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia.
2022
“The Island of the Day Before”, Franz Josefs Kai 3, 1010 Vienna, Austria
“Light Weight”, DUM project space, Ljubljana
2021
“There is no magic. There is always a story”, (with Nika Radić), WHW, Galerija Nova, Zagreb
2020
“Dark Times”, DUM project space, Ljubljana
2019
“Collisions and Missing Parts” (with Attila Csörgő), Hollybush Gardens, London
2018
“A Little Big Bang”, DUM project space, Ljubljana
“Collisions and Missing Parts” (with Attila Csörgő) Associazione Barriera, Turin
“A Little Big Bang”, LOOM GALLERY, Milan
2017
“Light Solidarity”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
“Vadim Fishkin”, One night stand gallery, Musiz Foundation, Sofia, Varna
2016
“The time when we wanted to be astronauts”, LOOM GALLERY, Milan
“Scientific Bricolage”, KRANK Art Gallery, Istanbul
2015
“NO MAGIC”, MSUM / Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
2014
“Vadim Fishkin”, VARTAI Gallery, Vilnius
2013
“Light matters 4”, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana
2012
“Light matters 2”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin / Ljubljana
2011
“Light Matters”, KiBela, Maribor
2009
“tour en l’air”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
“Vadim Fishkin”, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim
“Vadim Fishkin”, Amanei, Santa Marina Salina
“The cave of the day before”, Impronte Contemporary Art, Milan
2008
“Sorry-Out of Order”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana
2007
“Moving Star”, Georg Kargel Box, Vienna
“Magic Button”, City Museum, Ljubljana
2005
“Twins Paradox”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana
“Another Speedy Day”, Padiglione sloveno, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
“Vadim Fishkin”, Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz
2004
“count down, count up”, Galleri Konstepidemin, Gothenburg
2002
“Dictionary of Imaginary Places” (together with Guia Rigvava), Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
2000
“Ognegraf”, Museum of Modern art, Zagreb (in Apartment of Vlasta Delimar and Vlado Martek)
“SnowShow” (project CrossCurrents, together with Mary Lucier), TV gallery, Moscow
1998
“dedicated”, Gallery Knoll, Vienna, Gallery Kapelica, Ljubljana
“Children’s Museum”, Sezam, Ljubljana
1997
“Children’s Museum”, “Self-portrait”, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
1995
“ Reason is Something…..” (in collaboration with E.Asse and D.Gutov), Padiglione della Russia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
“One-man show”, Mala galerija / Moderna galleria, Ljubljana
1994
“Proektika”, Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
“Exchanged heads”, Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
1993
“Darkness Orbit”, Gallery Shkola, venues: Gallery Gelman, Gallery Dar, Gallery 1.0, Gallery Shkola, Contemporary Art Center, Moscow

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024
Expocollective: Saint-Ex, Culture numérique, Reims
Extended vision, Cukrarna, Ljubljana
2023
“Solar Breath”, ERES Stiftung, Munich, Germany
“Humans and Demons”, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
“Superluminal”, LAM light art museum, Budapest
2022
“Growing Out? Growing Up? Contemporary Art Collecting in the Baltics”, Zuzeum Art Centre, Riga
“Emergency Exit”, MSUM / Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
2021
“The Wonderfulness Of Memory”, Cukrarna, Ljubljana
“Expo Enclosed”, TESEUM , Tongeren
“EKO 8”, International ART Triennial, UGM museum, Maribor
2020
“PARANOIA-TV”, steirischer herbst, Graz
“Collection of Contemporary Art: Marino Cettina”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Umag
“Supernature”, Saint-Ex, digital culture, Reims
“Light After Darkness”, MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
“Viral Self-Portraits”, MSUM / Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
2019
The Great Globe, AQB Art Quarter, Budapest
2018
“Intelligent observer”, pixxelpoint, Nova Gorica
“No Looking Back, Okay?”, UGM Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor
“Black Mirror”, MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna
“Middle Gate II, The story of Dymphna”, Saint Dymphna Church, Geel
“The Marvellous Cacophony”, Oktober Salon, Belgrade Biennial, Belgrade
“Places: One After Another”, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow
“Black Mirror”, MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
“Fairytales? Sounds good!”, Lewben Art Foundation, Art Vilnius 2018, Vilnius
“Pluses and Minuses”, On Bialystok Power Station, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
“Vadim Fishkin / Yerbossyn Meldibekov. The Relationship of Coinciding”, Aspan Gallery, Almaty
2017
“Symptoms of Society”, Zheijang Art Museum, Zheijang
“tech x space”, Galerija ŠKUC, Ljubljana
“Working Drawings and Other Visible Things…. (After Bochner)”, Conceptual Art Centre, Bukovje / Landskrona
“VIVA ARTE VIVA”, 57th Venice Biennale – La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
“Symptoms of Society”,  Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong
2016
“Three rooms (and a corridor)”, SKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
“The Centres of Printmaking: At The Intersection Of Knowledge, Learning And Cooperation”, MGLC, Ljubljana
“Cold Front from the Balkans”, Pera Museum, Istanbul
“Rotterdam Cultural Histories #9, MANIFESTA 1 REVISITED”, Witte de With, Rotterdam
“Low-Budget Utopias”, MSUM / Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
“Beyond The Globe” | 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art – U3, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
2015
“Now, at the latest”, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
“The Human Condition”, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
“Performing the Museum”, Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec
“l’avantgoût Mécatronique”, Saint-Ex – Culture numérique, Reims
“Demonstrating Minds. Disagreements”, Kiasma Art Museum, Helsinki
“Lexus Hybrid Art 2015”, Rossiya Theatre, Moscow
“Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed as Art (After Bochner)” CAC Bukovje / Landskrona for Kilometre of Sculpture, Võru
“Übermorgenkünstler”, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
“Minimal Forms of Reality”, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow
“Art Festival Watou 2015”, Watou
“111 Artists in One Office”, Kunsthalle Mainz , Mainz
“Substantial influence”, Bayer Kulturhaus, Leverkusen
“Grammar of Freedom / Five Lessons: Works from the Arteast 2000+ Collection”, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
2014
“Manifesta 10”, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
“Disconsent”, Art Today Association, Center for Contemporary Art – The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv
“Beyond Zero”, Calvert 22 Gallery, London
“September Show”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
“Coffee & Ink”, Casas Riegner Gallery, Bogota
“Cosmos”, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana
2013
“The things I want to express are so beautiful and pure”, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
“NO questions”, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
“Materiality In The Portal”, KIBLA, Maribor
“Rules of Attraction”, insitu, Berlin
“Planet of Man”, ERES-Stiftung Foundation, Munich
“Summertime readings”, CAC, Vilnius
“Summertime readings”, Cesis art festival, Cesis
“Amuse me”, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana
2012
“The Present and Presence”, MSUM / Museum of Contemporay Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
“The Present and Presence – Repetition 2”, MSUM / Museum of Contemporay Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
“9th Shanghai Biennale” – Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
“Offen Auf AEG”, Nürnberg
“Von Sinnen. Wahrnehmung in der zeitgenössischen Kunst”, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
“It doesn’t always have to be beautiful, unless it’s beautiful”, Pristina, Art Gallery of Kosovo, Kosovo
2011
“European Triennial of Small Sculpture”, Galerija Murska Sobota, Murska Sobota
“Laboratory of the Future”, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
“Merz World” CABARET VOLTAIRE, Dada Zurich, Zurich
“Impossible Community”, MMOMA / The State Museum of Contemporary Art , Moscow
“Dada Moscow”, Artplay Design Center, Moscow
“Möglichkeitsraster / possibility grid”, ESC im LABOR, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
“Eyes Looping for a Head to Inhabit”, Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, Lodz
2010
“Drawing Spaces”, Impronte Contemporary Art, Milan
“Space Inventions”, Der künstliche Raum, Künstlerhaus, Vienna
“U3 – 6th Triennial of Contemporary Art in Slovenia”, Moderna galerija , Ljubljana
“Contemporary Art and Mutual Trust”, Sanat Limanı, Istanbul
“Ellipse / Eclipse – Part II”, Galerie Schleicher + Lange, Paris
“Sweet Nowhere”, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana
2009
“Accelerated Living”, Impakt Festival, Utrecht
“New Old Cold War, Post-Socialist Countries Experience”, 3rd Moscow Biennial for Contemporary Art, special project, Moscow
“Confines/ VISIONS OF THE FRONTIER” , IVAM-Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Vaelncia
“Azioni molto semplici senza uno scopo preciso”, Galleria Artra, Milano
“Liquid frontier” lille3000, Lille
2008
“Vom Schnee”, Museum Kitzbühel, Kitzbühl
“L’Homme Merveilleux”, Château de Malbrouck, Manderen
“Eurasia. Geographic cross-overs in art”, Mart, Rovereto
“Museum in the Street”, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
2007
“Like to Like“, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
“Résidents”, Espace EDF Electra, Paris
“27th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Art Poster Project, 3500 cm2”, Ljubljana
“Everyday Stories”, HAU – Hellenic American Union Gallery, Athens
“Acting in Utopia “, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
“Speed 3”, IVAM-Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia
“From Text To Machine”, Rael Artel Gallery, Tartu
2006
“Uchronies” 49 Nord 6 Est, Fonds regional d’art contemporain de Lorraine, Metz
“Common Destination”, Drawing Center, New York
“This Is Not America”, Braverman ByArtProjects, Tel Aviv
“Zerstörte Welten und die Utopie der Rekonstruktion”, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn
“Ødelagte Verdener – og rekonstruktionens utopi Arhus Kunstbygning”, Center for Contemporary Art, Århus
“Approaching Reality’s Borders. Art, Science and Technology”, ARCOS-Museum of Contemporary Art Sannio, Benevento
“SpacePlace: Art in the Age of Orbitization”, net-curating, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
2005
“JOY”, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg
“TERRITORIES, IDENTITIES, NETS”, Slovene Art 1995 – 2005, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
“EVN Collection”, MUMOK, Vienna
“Overtures”, Artcircolo Kunstprojekt, Munchen
“ArtStars”, ON25, Luxembourg
“MIR Dreams of Space”, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
2004
“Traveling bullet”, Artists Space, New York
”Seven sins”, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
“System of coordinate”, Museum of Modern Art, Zagreb
“Mediterraneans. Arte Contemporanea”, MACRO Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome
“On Air”, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
“Venture”, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana
“Free entrance” BAWAG Foundation, Vienna
“Imagine Limerick”, eva+, Limerick
“FLIPSIDE”, Artists Space, New York
2003
“Modesty” Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana, Mala galerija / Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
“Imagining Prometheus”, Palazzo della Ragione , Milan
“MIR 2003 Campaign”, zero gravity, Star City
“Station Utopia”, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
“Fade in, Fade out”, Gallery Kapelica, Ljubljana
“Berlin – Moscow / Moscow – Berlin”, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
“Poesis”, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest
“MIR, Art in Variable Gravity”, Cornerhouse gallery, Manchester
“Impark1 “, Olympia Park, Munchen
“ParasiteParadise”, Leidsche Rijn
2002
“collection 2000+ “, ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
“Iconoclash”, ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
“September horse”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
“Centre of Atraction”, 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius
2001
“Parasite”, Stichting SKOR, Amsterdam
“Water proof”, Stichting Fort Asperen, Acquoy
“communication between the arts”, The 1st Valencia Biennial, Valencia
“Trbu dell’arte”, Galleria Comunale di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
“Body and the east”, Exit Art Gallery, New York
“VULGATA”, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana / Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
2000
“collection 2000+ “, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
“…incommensurabilis…”, Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
“Projet, Utopie, Construction”, L’autre moitie de l’Europe, Jeu de Paume, Paris
1999
“Reality and fiction”, Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover
“After the Wall”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
1998
“Body and the east”, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
1997
“Its a better world”, Wiener Secession, Vienna
1996
“Interpol”, Stockholm
“Manifesta 1”, European Biennial of contemporary art, Rotterdam
“For the Museum of Contemporary Art Saraevo 2000”, Moderna galeria Ljubljana / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
“Fernbedienung-does television inform the way art is made?”, Grazer Kunstverein, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
1995
“ARS 95”, Nykytaiteen Museo, Helsinki
“Kräftemessen”, Künstlerwerkstatt, Munchen
“Contemporary Moscow Photography”, NBK, Berlin
1994
“The Hamburg Project”, Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
“Europe 94”, Junge Europäische Kunst in München, Munchen
1993
“Europäer”, Grazer Stadtmuseum, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
“Monumental Propaganda”, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Courtyard Gallery of The World Financial Center, New York

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy
Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris, France
Sammlung EVN, Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
National Center for Contemporary Art – Moscow Branch, Moscow, Russia
Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
MS museum Sztuki w Łodzi , Poland
Center Pompidou, Paris, France