Irina Gabiani

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Irina Gabiani: Curriculum vitae

Born 1971, Tbilisi (Georgia), lives and works in Luxembourg

Education:

Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art, Amsterdam (Jewellery Department) 1996-1997
Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art, Amsterdam (Free Direction Department) 1994-1996
Academy of Art of Tbilisi (Painting and Drawing Department) 1990-1994
School of Art of Tbilisi (Painting and Drawing Department) 1986-1990

Exhibitions

Selected Group exhibitions

2011
Nudi su tele, curated by Willy Darko (Upcoming)
Fragments, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira (New York), USA, curated by Michael Chang and Marty McCutcheon (Upcoming)

2010
Video Dia Loghi 2010, Velan Centre for Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy, curated by Willy Darko and Giovanni Cordero
Sguardi Sonori 2010-2011, Infinite Spaces, Palazzo Orsini, Bomarzo (Viterbo), Italy
Delhi International Arts Festival, Cologne Off VI, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, India
Sguardi Sonori 2010-2011, Infinite Spaces, Museo della Civiltà Romana, Roma, Italy
Artisterium 2010, 3rd Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Imagine the future, Georgian National Museum - Tbilisi History Museum “Karvasla”, Tbilisi, Georgia
Simultan Festival, Timisoara, Romania
Madame 2 (Women about women), Gallery 9, Tbilisi, Georgia
Busho, Budapest International Short Film Festival, Vörösmarty, Budapest, Hungary
Cologne Off VI - 6th Cologne International Videoart Festival, Cologne, Germany
Video Performances, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
Carmen, Variations on the theme of Carmen, Gallery 9, Tbilisi, Georgia, curated by Khatuna Mzarelua
Visual Ensemble, Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, India, curated by Rohini Iyengar
HEP - Finland, Culture Center Laaksola, Toijala, Finland, curated by Pekka Ruuska
Faces, Gonçalves Sapinho Cultural Center, Benedita Alcobaça, Portugal, curated by Alberto Guerreiro
Art Beijing 2010, Contemporary Art Fair, Artist Cinema, Beijing, China
HEP - Switzerland, Ivazion, Geneva, Switzerland, curated by Pekka Ruuska
HEP - China (Beijing), AFA - Beijing Contemporary Art Centre, Beijing, China, curated by Jose Drummond

2009
Video Dia Loghi 2009, The Vitruvian Woman Video-installation, Museo del Cinema - Cinema Massimo, Torino, Italy, curated by Michael Chang
Video Dia Loghi 2009, The Vitruvian Woman Video-installation, Velan Centre for Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy, curated by Michael Chang and Willy Darko
HEP – Macao, AFA, Macao, China, curated by Jose Drummond
Sguardi Sonori 2009, Festival of Media and Time based Art, Hep, Rocca dei Rettori, Benevento, Italy, curated by Carlo Fatigoni (Faticart)
HEP - Portugal, Malhoa Museum, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, curated by Alberto Guerreiro
Optica Festival Madrid 2009, Festival Internacional de Videoarte, Espacio Espora, Madrid, Spain
Out of range, Castello di Frontone, Pesaro, Italy, curated by Carlo Fatigoni (Faticart)
Artisterium 09, 2nd Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition, The manifest of changes and an inner experience, Georgian National Museum - Tbilisi History Museum “Karvasla”, Tbilisi, Georgia, curated by Magda Guruli, Lika Mamatsashvili and Iliko Zautashvili
Sguardi Sonori 2009, Festival of Media and Time based Art, Hep, Scuderie Aldobrandini, Roma, Italy, curated by Carlo Fatigoni (Faticart)
Optica Festival Paris 2009, Festival International d’art vidéo, Collège d’Espagne, Paris, France
Optica Festival Cordoba 2009, Festival Internacional de Videoarte, Filmoteca de Andalucia, Cordoba, Spain
Fest i nova, International Festival of Contemporary Art – Garikula 09, Hep – Georgia, Art Villa Garikula, Akhalkalaki, Georgia, curated by Karaman Kutateladze
Sguardi Sonori 2009, Festival of Media and Time based Art, Hep, Villa d’Este, Tivoli, Roma, Italy, curated by Carlo Fatigoni (Faticart)
13eme Rencontre d’Art Contemporain - L’Art Contemporain de Géorgie, Chateau de Saint Auvent, Saint Auvent, France, curated by Shalva Khakhanashvili
Stop waiting Georgia, Georgian National Museum - Tbilisi History Museum “Karvasla”, Tbilisi, Georgia, curated by Alexandra Matsatso Gabunia and Nino Gujabidze
Collettiva Vincitori Premio Nazionale Città di Novara, Museo Civico del Broletto, Salone Arengo, Novara, Italy
HEP - Portugal, Museu de Ceramica, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, curated by Alberto Guerreiro
Tbilissi Underground, Cosmopolis - Espace International de la Ville de Nantes, Nantes, France, curated by Shalva Khakhanashvili and Arnaud Contreras
HEP – Italy - Roma (2nd Rome screening), Brancaleone, Roma, Italy, curated by Carlo Fatigoni (Faticart)
HEP – Spain, La Sala, Valladolid, Spain, curated by Debbie Douez
The Vitruvian Woman Video Project, Formverk Art Space, Eskilstuna, Sweden, curated by Michael Chang
HEP - Italy - Roma, Brancaleone, Roma, Italy, curated by Carlo Fatigoni (Faticart)
On CDOs and Double Clubs, London East Festival, August Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom, co-curated by Giacomo Picca
Human Emotion Project (HEP - Australia), Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, curated by Alison Williams

2008
Minividfest 2, Total Kunst Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Video Dia Loghi 2008, Velan Centre for Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy, curated by Willy Darko and Olga Gambari
Dipinti e grafiche di 40 artisti contemporanei, Martinarte, Torino, Italy, curated by Willy Darko
8° Premio Nazionale d’Arte Città di Novara, Finalist Artists Exhibition, Video Section, Museo Civico del Broletto, Salone Arengo, Novara, Italy, curated by Willy Darko
Third International Art Prize Arte Laguna, Finalist Artists Exhibition, Sculpture – Installation Section, Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche - Spazi Bomben per la Cultura, Treviso, Italy, curated by Igor Zanti
Minividfest, Edinburgh Art Festival 2008, Total Kunst Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Perezagruzka 3 – New Georgian Art Festival, Teatr.doc, Moscow, Russia, curated by Maya Mamaladze
Arte tra i piedi, Wannabee Gallery and La Posteria, Milano, Italy, curated by Igor Zanti

2007
Not closed, Galerie Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Otto donne ed un mistero, Zaion Gallery, Biella, Italy, curated by Igor Zanti

2003
Collettiva, Galleria Giancarlo Salzano, Torino, Italy

2000
Group Exhibition, National Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

1999
157a Esposizione Arti Figurative, Società Promotrice Belle Arti, Torino, Italy

1997
Rietveld Academy Jewellery Department in Porvoo, Porvoon Taidetehdas Konstfabriken, Porvoo, Finland
Millenium II, International Jewellery Art Exhibition, Rotermann’s Art Centre, Tallin, Estonia, organised by Estonian Academy of Arts
Uit Antwerpen–uit Amsterdam, Der workshop Unter dem Kometen, Gallery Ademloos, Den Haag, The Netherlands

1996
Schuttingtaal, Open air exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, organised by Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art

1995
Group Exhibition, Karvasla - Tbilisi History Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia

1993
Young Georgian Artists, Chateau de la Bourbansais, Pleugueneuc, France

1992
Group Exhibition, White Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

Solo exhibitions / performances

2010
Irina Gabiani: Reflections, Video Performances & Video Art, The National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2009
Unknown reality, Fest i nova, International Festival of Contemporary Art, Art Villa Garikula, Akhalkalaki, Georgia, curated by Karaman Kutateladze

2007
Video Dia Loghi 2007, Videoinstallazioni: I. Gabiani / G. Cugno, Unione Culturale Franco Antonicelli, Torino, Italy, curated by Willy Darko and Olga Gambari
Looking at the world vice versa, Rustaveli Georgian National Theatre, Tbilisi, Georgia
Samaia or Triamazikamno, live performance, Rustaveli Georgian National Theatre, Tbilisi, Georgia
Samaia or Triamazikamno, live performance, Georgian State Pantomime Theatre, Tbilisi, Georgia

2006
When I look at myself, Art Gallery at the Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia
The Slaves of the system, live performance, Art Gallery at the Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia
The Slaves of the system, live performance, Georgian State Pantomime Theatre, Tbilisi, Georgia

2005
Drawings, Georgian Cultural Centre Mziuri, Moscow, Russia

1997
Performance at the Millenium II Symposium, Academy of Art, Tallin, Estonia
Performance for the Academy’s Open day, Rietveld Academy of Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995
Public Library of Barn, Barn, The Netherlands

1994
Gvelis Perangi, White Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

Public collections

Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milano Italy
Rustaveli Georgian National Theatre, Tbilisi Georgia
Georgian State Pantomime Theatre, Tbilisi Georgia
La Iglesia de los Angeles, El Milagro Argentina
The National Parliamentary Library of Georgia Tbilisi Georgia

Awards

2008 Third International Art Prize Arte Laguna Sculpture Best foreign artist
2008 Third International Art Prize Arte Laguna Sculpture Virtual Jury Prize
2008 8° Premio Nazionale d’Arte Città di Novara Video III prize

External Links

Following

  1. Vaso Gabunia
  2. ExCorpse Project
  3. Maria Korporal
  4. David Djindjikhachvili