Timeline

1963
Born in Odessa
1987
Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Chemical Technology named after D. Mendeleyev
1987
Founder of the group Medical Hermeneutics with Serge Anufriev and Pavel Pepperstein (eft group in 1990)
since–2001
Founder and curator (with Vadim Fishkin) of the Hotelit project
2005
Awarded Andrei Belyi literature prize
Lives and works in Moscow, Russia

Exhibitions

2011
Local geography, Jewish museum, Berlin, Germany
2011
Impossible community, Museum of contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2010
Die Visionen des hans castorp, Gregor Podnar Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2010
No more daughters and heroes (cur. Jung Me, Eunjung Kim), group show, Goyand Aramnuri Aram Art Gallery, South Korea
2010
Contrepoint russe, de l’icône au musée en passant par l’avant-garde, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
2010
Factories, plants (cur. Aleksandra Daniova, Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich), Fabrika, Moscow, Russia
2010
Ground Floor America, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
2010
Die Ehre huet von Jugend auf, RWE tower in collaboration with Folkwang Museum (solo)
2009
RWE tower in collaboration with Folkwang Museum (solo)
2009
Corpus Extreme (Life +), Exit Art, New York, Russia
2009
European Atelier, CHA, Moscow
2009
8th Krasnojarsk Biennale, Krasnojarsk, Russia
2008
Worpswelten, Kunstverein Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
2008
Third Millennium, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008
Yuri Leiderman, Centre d'art contemporain de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2007
Geopoetika, galerie Traversée, Munich, Germany (solo)
2007
Here comes the Swiss captain home and sees: there is a round box on the table, (Geopoetics-5), Moscow Museum of modern art (solo)
2007
Birmingham Pattern, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (solo)
2007
Tanzen, Sehen, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
2007
2ND Moscow Biennale, Moscow
2007
Like to Like, Galerie Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany
2007
Portraits, galerie Michel Rein, Paris, France
2007
The collection in focus, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
2006
Trajectory1 "The sun on the wall", Exhibition hall "Arsenal", Riga
2006
Voices of silence, Herzliya Art Museum, Israel
2006
Common Destination, The drawing Center New York, NY
2006
The sun on the wall/Steirischer Herbst, Steirischer Herbst Graz
2006
On shore. The dances of killed Trojans, KU galerii, Tallinn (solo)
2005
Kolumbarienmaschinen, Elisabeth Kaufmann Zürich (solo)
2005
Rapport geopoetique, MAC, Marseille (solo)
2005
works on the edge; a new selection of the collection of Ludwig Museum, Budapest
2005
One/and Another/ About, City Art Museum Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005
Future for Cities, Site Alstom, Nancy
2005
MIR exhibitions, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
2005
Reflections, NCCA, Moscow
2004
Flipside, Artists space, New York
2004
7 sins, Moderma Galerija, Ljubljana
2004
Kefir grains are going onto the flight, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Kranj, Slovenia (solo)
2004
Les performances de Dima Blein, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris (solo)
2003
Le Quartier, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Quimper (solo)
2003
Bare Buttocks Bremen flower, NCCA, Moscou (solo)
2003
Art in variable gravity, Cornerhouse, Manchester
2003
Berlin/ Moskau, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2003
Histoires contemporaines, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne
2003
Individual Systems, 50ème Biennale de Venise
2003
Incidence, Art Moscow
2003
Introducing Sites 2, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
2003
By the way..., Moderna Galerija, Zagreb
2002
September Horse, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2002
Armpits of a duck’s wing, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Allemagne (solo)
2002
To give names to kefir grains, Herzliya Art Museum, Israë (solo)
2002
Géologues : Nord contre Sud, Le Creux de l’Enfer, Thiers, France (solo)
2002
Broadcasting, Technical Museum, Zagreb
2001
Home Made, Stichting V/H de Gemeente, Leeuwarden, Pays-Bas
2001
Konverzacija, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
2001
Never stop the action, rotor, Graz
2001
Nouvelles acquisitions, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
2001
What, how & for whom, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienne
2001
Small Talk, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje
2001
Iskusstwo 2000, Kunsverein Rosenheim
2000
La frontière récit d’expériences, Maison du Livre/IAC, Villeurbanne
2000
Cooperativ, Stadthaus, Ulm
2000
Yuri Leiderman/Bill Beirne, TV gallery, Moscou (solo)
2000
Electrons’ names, «La Pièce», galerie Michel Rein, Paris (solo)
2000
Odysseus and Diomedes, galerie Suluj, Belgrade (solo)
2000
ARTEAST 2000 + international collection, Modern gallery,
2000
What, how & for whom, Dom hdlu, Zagreb
2000
Peripheral 4, Lasi (Roumanie)
2000
L’Autre moitié de l’Europe, galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris (cat.)
2000
Very delicate, sweet taste, University Library, Varsovie
1998–2000
General Reminder, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (solo)
1998–2000
General Reminder, galerie Wyspa, Gdansk (solo)
1998–2000
Apprendre l’histoire de l’Europe à un chat et mesurer le bonheur en petits chiens, galerie Michel Rein, Tours (solo)
1998–2000
Circles and Lumps, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana (cat.) (solo)
1998–2000
General Reminder, galerie Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb (solo)
1998–2000
General Reminder, TV gallery, Moscou (solo)

Public Collections

Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseille, France
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris, France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne, France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
Russian National Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia
Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
New Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany
Center of Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

Literature

2004
Ensemblement, exhibition catalogue, with texts by Ch. Domino and A. Monastyrski, Le Quartier, Quimper, France
2001
Yuri Leiderman , Docteurs-Pêcheurs et partis du bonheur général, Art 3, le Creux de l’enfer, Thiers, 2001
1996
V. Misiano «Russian Reality», Flash Art int, summer
1995
Yuri Leiderman, La route Jura-Paris, galerie Michel Rein - CCC, Tours, 1995
1994
S. Anufriev, Ju. Leiderman, P. Pepperstein, Ideotechnique and Recreation, M., 1994
1991
B Groys “Zeitgenossische kunst aus Moscow », Müchen, Germany
1990
E. Comi A poem by Y.Leiderman, Spazio Umano (human space), Milano
1990
S. Anufriev, Y. Leiderman, P. Pepperstein, « Auf sechs Bûchern », Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 1990