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K a l a s   L i e b f r i e d 

*1989 in Svishtov, Bulgaria, works and lives in Munich.

education
2014-2019: Sculpture and Time Based Media, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
2010-2016: Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

curatorial work
from 2020: co-organiser and curator, PARA, international non-label organisation
from 2020: co-organiser and curator, Rosa Stern, art space, Munich @space.rosastern
2015-2018: curator, Jour Fixe, lecture and workshop series, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

prizes and grands
Project grand, Stiftung Kunstfonds, 2020
Erste Jahre der Professionalität, BBK, Munich 2020/2021
Imagining Ecological Futures, residency and grand, organised by Goethe-Institut Brussels and KIKK-Festival, Namur, Belgium, 2020
Project grand, Erwin und Gisela von Steiner-Foundation, Munich 2020
Perspektiven 2020, Prize of the Kunstclub 13 Association Munich 2020
Kulturpreis Bayern, Munich 2019
Diploma Prize of the Erwin und Gisela von Steiner-Foundation, Munch 2019

selected exhibitions and projects
upcoming in 2021:
Group show, Fructa, Munich (JAN)
HABITAT AND BIOSPHERE, solo show, Goethe-Institut, Sofia (MAR)
Erste Jahre der Professionalität, Galerie der Künstler, Munich (MAI)
„Ambient du Passage“, solo show, Goethe-Institut Paris (JUN)

2020:
FALSE GROUND CARRIER, group show, IDEAL, Leipzig (SEP)
BAZA Award, group show of the prize nominees, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia
RADIO-AKTIVITÄT, group show, Lenbachhaus, Munich
Tacker, group show, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
ART START, group show, Credo Bonum Gallery / Goethe-Institut, Sofia, BG
MOVEMENT 1920-2020, festival, Onassis Stegi, Athens, GR

2019:
AMBIENT FOR A SILENT FOREST, sound installation in resonance to Joseph Beuys, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
BLACK MESA, in: Debütanten 2019, group show, Haus der Kunst, Munich
SELECTED AMBIENT WORKS 85-92, solo show, curated by Domenico de Chirico, Nir Altman Galerie, Munich
IN D, diploma show, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

2018:
JAHRESGABEN, group show, Kunstverein München, Munich
CORPS-À-CORPS feat. MC NANCY, listening session, Kunstverein München, Munich 
RADIO, LIVE TRANSMISSION, solo show, Hinterconti, Hamburg (2018)
Imaginary Display(s), group show, BNKR, Munich
Public Art Munich, curated by Joanna Warsza, Munich

2017:
JAHRESGABEN, group show, Kunstverein München, Munich
ZIMMER FREI, group show, Hotel Mariandl, Munich 
ADD FX, Sluice Biennial 2017, London, GB (two person, with Paul Valentin)
REPLICA REPLICA, lecture performance, Sofia Underground Performance Festival, Sofia, BG
BLIND CARBON COPY, Akademie-Galerie, Munich (two person, with Paul Valentin)
P.OSTEUROPA, group show, Kunstarkaden, Munich
FULLSCREEN #6, screening, Nir Altman Galerie, Munich

2016:
NOISES, group show, Fire Proof, Brooklyn, New York, USA 
Karl&Faber Prize-Exhibition, group show, Luitpoltblock, Munich 
THERE WILL BE BLOOD, group show, Ludwigskirche, Munich 
UNBOXING PANDORA, group show, Kunstpavillon, Munich

lectures and talks
Hyle, lecture and listening session, Athens, 2020
Pinakothek der Moderne, talk with Corinna Thierolf (Head of Post War Art Department) Munich 2019

Public Art Munich, talk with Alexander Kluge and Students of the Academy of fine Art Munich, 2018
Nir Altman Gallery, screening and talk, Munich, 2017

press reviews and interviews
Goethe-Institut Belgium: Interview
porcile.org: review by Magda Wisniowska 
gallerytalk.net: Interview with Felicia F. Leu
Passe Avant: Questionnaire and playlist 

Whitehot Magazine: Review, Various Others 2019 
Süddeutsche Zeitung: Review „Ambient for a Silent Forest“ at Pinakothek der Moderne
KubaParis: Review „Selected Ambient Works 85-92“ at Nir Altman 
Art Viewer: Review „Selected Ambient Works 85-92“ at Nir Altman
Tzvetnik: Review „Selected Ambient Works 85-92“ at Nir Altman
This Orient: Review „Selected Ambient Works 85-92“ at Nir Altman

contact
kalas.liebfried(at)gmail.com