/ about

Assen Janev, born in Sofia, studied art and media sciences, history and political science at University of Konstanz, currently based in Basel. Assen Janev is a multidisciplinary artist working in a variety of media including photography, collage, drawing and painting. He explores the mechanisms of medial representation and the ambiguity and construction of human identity. The focus is on questions of individual and collective transformations, memory and transience, diversity and migration as well as personal and collective myths.

 

 

 

Current / Upcoming

 

10_2022
Solo exhibition, Arosita Gallery

Sofia, Bulgaria

 

 

 

Recent

 

10_2022 koma #05

Site-specific installation Largo José Saramago

Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

03_2022 _tod und tanz
Solo exhibition, ONE Gallery

Sofia, Bulgaria

 

12_2021/01_2022 LIMITED PRINTS ONLY

Group exhibition, DEPOO

Sofia, Bulgaria

 

11/12_2021 ultraviolet

between black, white and grey
Solo exhibition, ETAGE EIGHT

Sofia, Bulgaria

 

05/06_2021 larvatus prodeo
Solo exhibition, DEPOO

Sofia, Bulgaria

 

10_2020

Site-specific installation

Lisbon, Portugal

(canceled due to Covid-19)

 

03_2020

Site-specific installation

Madrid, Spain

(canceled due to Covid-19)

 

10_2019 hetztier #02

Site-specific installation Sigmund-Freud-Park

Vienna, Austria

 

04_2019 migration of fraud #38

Site-specific installation Circo Massimo

Rome, Italy

 

04_2018 donald #15

Site-specific installation Avinguda del Paral·lel

Barcelona, Spain

 

02_2018 donald #07

Site-specific installation Alameda de Hercules

Seville, Spain

 

10_2017 neglect #13

Site-specific installation Karl-Marx-Alee

Berlin, Germany

 

08_2017 neglect #03

Site-specific installation City Garden

Sofia, Bulgaria


04_2017 migration of fraud #44

Site-specific installation Plaza de los Carros

Madrid, Spain


03_2017 migration of fraud #09

Site-specific installation Giudecca

Venice, Italy


10_2016 migration of fraud / neglect

Site-specific installation Paul-Lincke-Ufer

Berlin, Germany


06_2016 LAS VEGAS, halt

Simultaneous spatial intervention

(with D. Schulz) Alte Zollhalle

ART Basel 2016, Switzerland


01_2016 donald

Solo exhibition, WESTPOL

Basel, Switzerland

      
09_2015 look at my GUTS

Exhibition series WARTE RAUM 6/11 part III
(with M. Leiss), STELLWERK

Basel, Switzerland


05_2015 migration of fraud

Exhibition series WARTE RAUM 6/11 part II
solo, STELLWERK

Basel, Switzerland


03_2015 WARTE RAUM 6/11

Exhibition series WARTE RAUM 6/11 part I
(with V. Mitrev), STELLWERK

Basel, Switzerland

  
11_2014 Kunst_stücke ins Licht getaucht

Group exhibition, DOCK

Basel, Switzerland


06_2014 OUT

2-channel projection for a live dance performance

(with Annapaola Leso), BBAW

Berlin, Germany

      
05_2014 Physik der Schwermut

1-channel projection for the stage reading with the

Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov, STELLWERK

Basel, Switzerland


03_2014 LAS VEGAS, halt

Simultaneous spatial intervention

(with D. Schulz) BOLLAG

Basel, Switzerland


06_2013 me are

Solo exhibition, Walzwerk

Muenchenstein, Switzerland


12_2012 a voice for a play

Sound installation, REGIONALE 13,

Kunsthaus Baselland

Basel, Switzerland

09_2012 me are

Group exhibition, GGG Künstlerhaus

Basel, Switzerland