Yuri Leiderman  (Ukrainian, 1963) 


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Yuri Leiderman Biography
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
Selected 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)
Selected 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
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