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Sascha Alexandra Zaitseva

Born 1981 in Gusev, RU
Lives and works in Vienna.

Since September 2020: head of Ceramics Studio at the University of Applied Arts Vienna

Education
2000 – 2004 Academy of fine arts / Prof. Bruno Gironcoli / Vienna
2004 – 2005 Diploma / Academy of fine arts / Prof. Manfred Pernice / Vienna
2004 – 2007 University of Vienna / Slavonic Studies

Scholarships / Residencies
2019 – scholarship – Arbeitsstipendium (Innovative Film) – BKA (Austrian Federal Ministry of Art and Culture)
2019 St. Petersburg Art Residency (Pushkinskaya 10)
2011/2012 Artist in residence Cesky Krumlov (Bm:ukk Austrian Federal Ministry of Art and Culture) / CZ
2010 Artist in residence Budapest (in cooperation with The City of Vienna)

Exhibitions
2021 – Very Real Estate, Vienna Art Week, Veronika Dirnhofer / Cristina Fiorenza / Anna Khodorkovskaya / Stefanie Koemeda / Sascha Alexandra Zaitseva, Vienna, AT
2021 – The Portal, BKÖ Members Exhibition, Vienna, AT
2021 – Real Estate, VBKÖ, Veronika Dirnhofer / Cristina Fiorenza / Anna Khodorkovskaya / Stefanie Koemeda / Sascha Alexandra Zaitseva, Vienna, AT
2021 – Urban Biodiversity – curated by Katerina Dimitrova – Seestadt Tower, Vienna, AT
2021 – Ungeheuerliche, Maria Bussmann / Sascha Alexandra Zaitseva / Marlene Lahmer – Galerie Frewein-Kazakbaev. Vienna, AT
2020 – Parallel Vienna, Austria
2020 – Transposition III, online exhibition of the St. Petersburg Art Residency, RU
2020 – International Art Festival, Back to Athens 2020, Athens, Greece
2020 – Arno Lehmann Preis für Keramik 2020, Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria
2020 – Causa Formalis – Miriam Laussegger / Alexandra Zaitseva – Raumstation, Vienna
2019 – Parallel Vienna, Austria
2019 – Навикула Артис / St. Petersburg, Russia
2019 – 18 + – 2,04 gallery (Pushkinskaya 10) / St. Petersburg, RU
2019 – Water is a human right – Millerntor Gallery #9 / Hamburg, Germany
2019 – Read my lips – Nazim Ünal Yilmaz, Alexandra Zaitseva, Ulrike Johannsen / Vienna
2019 – Sans Souci – Sascha Alexandra Zaitseva, Ulrike Johannsen – Size Matters / Vienna
2019 – Kind – Kunst – Frust ? – KunstImKeller / Vienna
2018 – 10 min shift II – WUK / Vienna
2018 – Q202-Rundgang Wien – KunstImKeller / Vienna
2017 – Apolitischer Mundgeruch – Kunstraum Weißgerberstraße 11 / Vienna
2012 – Common history and its private stories – Sofia Art Gallery / Sofia / BG
2011 – Galerie Karenina / Art Moskau / Moskau
2010 – Klauzal Ter – Galerie Karenina / Vienna
2009 – Common history and its private stories – MUSA / Vienna
2007 – Kleinplastik – NÖ DOK für Moderne Kunst / St. Pölten / AT
2006 – Ramaschka – Artothek Galerie / Musa / Vienna
2004 – Schwanenhals und Goldkrepine – Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien / Vienna
2002 – Raum 8 – Meisterschule Bruno Gironcoli / Vienna

Press / interviews
2021 – Wo ist die Innen*stadt? / Skug Musikkultur
2019 – Neue Keramik / Das Europäische Keramikmagazin / artist portrait
2019 – Augustin #474 / art.ist.in / Kunst ist ein Versuchsfeld
2018 – Telepolis / Festival der Demokratie / Die Ausschreitungen rund um den Hamburger G20 Gipfel
2018 – Malmoe #82 / Wadde Hadde Dudde da?
2018 – Plastic Bomb / Neus aus der Welt der Kunst
2018 – ak Nr. 636 / Gemeinsam gegen G20

Teaching / lectures / artist talks
2020 ongoing:
Feminist philosophy and ceramics in action (teamteaching with Dr. Maria Bussmann) – University of Applied Arts Vienna
Ceramics I / Ceramics II – University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2020 Werklabor lecture matereology ceramics, University of Applied Arts Vienna
2019 Artist talk: Unframed festival / Berlin / Germany
2018
Lecture: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna / masterclass Dorit Margreiter
Panel discussion/artist talk: annual press reception / Neues Deutschland / Berlin / Germany
Artist talks: Filmcasino, Wien / Kino 3001, Hamburg / Studio Kino, Hamburg / Rote Flora, Hamburg / Kino Brotfabrik, Berlin / fsk Kino, Berlin

Collections
Artothek / Art Collection of The City of Vienna
Private Collection of Christian Filla
Private Collection of Яков Кальменс

Screenings 2018/2021
Shortfilm
Perestroika:
official selection PornFilmFestival Vienna 2021
Satyrs and Maenads, the Athens porn film festival 2021

Shortfilm The great masturbatrass:
official selection PornFilmFestival Vienna 2020
Satyrs and Maenads, the Athens porn film festival 2020

Shortfilm Utopia:
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
3001- Hamburg
Studio Kino – Hamburg
G20 Retrospektive / Rote Flora – Hamburg
Werkstatt Kino – München

Documentary Festival of Democracy:
Abaton – Hamburg, Citykino Wedding – Berlin, Union Friedrichshagen – Berlin, Brotfabrik – Berlin, fsk – Berlin, 3001 – Hamburg, Rex – Köln, Kino in der Reitschule – Bern, Pumpe – Kiel, Endstation – Bochum, Luru – Leipzig, Sputnik – Berlin, Ladenkino – Berlin, Monopol – München, Arsenal – Tübingen, Zebra – Konstanz, Rote Flora – Hamburg, Weltecho – Chemnitz, Walzenlager – Oberhausen, Kino am Raschplatz – Hannover, Kino am Markt – Jena, Cineding – Leipzig, Kommunales Kino mon ami – Weimar, Universum – Braunschweig, Bambi – Düsseldorf, Kunstbauerkino – Großhennersdorf, Universum – Braunschweig, Peter Weiss Haus – Rostock, Filmforum – Duisburg, Kinohotel Mayer – Harsefeld, Filmcasino – Wien, Schauburg – Vechta, Lumimere – Göttingen, Kunstverein Nürnberg – Nürnberg, Freiland – Potsdam, Walzenlager – Oberhausen, Kino am Raschplatz – Hannover, Kino am Markt – Jena, Cineding – Leipzig, Kommunales Kino mon ami – Weimar, Universum – Braunschweig, Bambi – Düsseldorf, Kunstbauerkino – Großhennersdorf, Universum – Braunschweig, Peter Weiss Haus – Rostock, Filmforum – Duisburg, Kinohotel Mayer – Harsefeld, Filmcasino – Wien, Schauburg – Vechta, Lumimere – Göttingen, Kunstverein Nürnberg – Nürnberg, Freiland – Potsda

Nominations
Arno Lehmann Prize for Ceramics, 2020