Valeria Abendroth (b. 1984, Nizhnevartovsk) – artist and sculptor, finalist of Nova Art Contest 2019. Lives and works in Kassel, Germany.
In 1991 Valeria emigrated to Germany with her family. She finished secondary school there and completed a training program as a dental technician. For 6 years, Valeria worked within this specialty in Kassel. In 2012 to 2018, she studied fine art at the Kunsthochschule in Kassel, and graduated as Master of Arts. She participated in many projects and exhibitions in Europe and Russia. The key artistic motif of the artist’s creative work is exploring the influence of culture, society and technological progress on personal development. The artist wonders how people change physically and psychologically in the course of civilization development.
2019 Laboratorium Suggerere, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany 2018 Devushki, Galery Coucou, Kassel, Germany 2018 Мне Нравится, Gallery of Industrial History, Petrozavodsk, Russia 2017 Мне нравится, Stellwerk, Kassel, Germany 2015 Da Wo Die Wurzeln Sind, Frankfurter straße 88, Kassel, Germany 2012 Vernissage, Gallery Melhior, Kassel, Germany
2019 Techno Scapes, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany 2019 This Is Just the Beginning, or Virtual Genius, New Holland Island Pavilion, St. Petersburg, Russia 2018 Devushki, Documenta Halle, Kassel, Germany 2018 Мне нравится, Bogorodskaja galeria, German-Russian foundation, Moscow 2018 Сostruzioni del Corpo, Kunstverein Bobingen, Bobingen, Germany 2017 Other People Have a Nationality, Fringe Art Bath Festival, Bath, UK 2017 UPK Artprize, Kassel, Germany 2017 Zu Gast Im Präsidium #6, Presidium of the University of Kassel, Germany 2016 Hanging instructions, Fringe Art Bath Festival, Bath, UK 2016 Confidencias Mudas, Fundation Maria Forcada, Tudela, Spain 2016 Echos, Sepulkral Museum, Kassel, Germany 2015 Innenwelten und Schatzkammer, Chrämihuus, Langenthal, Switzerland 2013 Siemens Zukunftsdialog, Frankfurt am Main 2013 Dok Fest 13, Kassel, Germany