Biography

Silva Agostini (* 1979) lives and works in Berlin. She attended the Academy of Arts in 1998 -99 Tirana and the Berlin University of the Arts where she graduated as master student of Profesor Christiane Möbus 2005.

Her works have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Germany and Europe, including: Bazament Tirana, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Basis Frankfurt, Grieder Contemporary Zürich, Macedonian Museum of contemporary art Thessaloniki, the Muzeul National de arta contemporana Bucharest, Gallery Isabella Czarnowska Berlin, Kunstsammlung Gera, the National Gallery Tirana as well as at the Tirana Biennale. She received the Onufri Award in 2014 and has attended the TICA Residency in 2016. She is also a founding member of the project space “TÄT” in Berlin and the project space “Very” in Berlin.

 

1998-99      Akademie der Künste Tirana
1999-04      Universität der Künste Berlin
2004-05      Meisterschülerin bei Christiane Möbus – Universität der Künste Berlin
2005-07      Kunst im Kontext – Universität der Künste Berlin

Förderungen

2018            Arte Polino Residency, Basilicata
2017            Arthouse Residency, Shkodra
2016            TICA Residency, Tirana
2014            Onufri Award, Tirana
2011            Marco Magnani Award and Residency Sassari
2008            Artist-in-residence, City of Gera
2007-08         NaFöG Fellowship

Einzelausstellungen

2018        With open eyes, with eyes closed, Bazament, Tirana
2017        Acts and Practices, (Screening) Moves #162, Image Movement, Berlin
2016        Forms of Presence, Miza Galerie, Tirana
2014        on display, Basis, Frankfurt
2013        Kino der Kunst, Galerie Jo Van de Loo, Munich
2012        Perp Walk, TÄT Berlin
2011        Steady Cadence, Galerie Isabella Czarnowska, Berlin
2009        Am hellichten Tag, Galerie Isabella Czarnowska, Berlin
            Zwischen den Zeilen, Kunstsammlung Gera
2008        Obstacle, TÄT, Berlin

Gruppenausstellungen

2019
Dejuner avec Marubi, Belvedere 21/Museum of Contemporary Art Wien
Moves, Image Movement Programm, Italic, Berlin
As seen in Demi-gross, Kwadrat, Berlin
Artepollino, Matera 19
2018
Ex Gratia, Collezione Giuseppe Iannaccone, Milano
Elymus Repens, Bar Babette, Berlin
Conteso 2018, Edolo
9 hours Away – Screening at Pica, Portland
2016
Davor, (screening) Freilichtkino Weißensee, Berlin
TICA Residency Final Exhibition, Tirana
2015
This is not a Palm Tree, Neurotitan, Berlin
Grieder Contemporary, Zurich
2014
Hausbesetzung, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
je ne sais quoi III, Berlin
Le Ping Le Pong, Gallery Jo van de Loo, Munich
2013
Praise of Doubt, Onufri Award, National Gallery Tirana
Pieces, Kwadrat, Berlin
Save as, science, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
2012
Once Upon, Kunstverein Arnsberg
Berlin Status, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2011
Halleluhwah! Hommage à CAN, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Lo Stupore, Associazione Marco Magnani award, Sassari
Baumann & Fuchs, Anton von Werner Haus, Berlin
Berlin Passage, Macedonian Museum of contemporary art, Thessaloniki
2010
Envos Preis Junge Kunst 2010, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen
Responding Environs, Gallery Isabella Czarnowska, Berlin
2009
Berlin Meets Vienna, Salon Österreich, Vienna
Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin
Tirana Biennale 4, Tirana

Film Festivals

2018   Film Festival Oberhausen, Image Movement Programm Selektion

Projekte

2008-12       Mitbegründerin, project space „TÄT“, Berlin
2018          Mitbegründerin, project space “Very” Berlin