Bal Umagbe La
Sebastian Bieniek
Curator: Robbie Vafai

13 – 18 July 2018

The exhibition reflects Bieniek's work with the concept of duality as an unity of opposites, that is also described in the statement "Both is the same" of the artist. The exhibition is an overview of the artist’s photographic work from the years 2013 to 2018 and includes a live performance which demonstrates how the artist is transferring his ideas from different artistic mediums into others.

He (born 24 April 1975) is a German conceptual artist, painter, photographer, performer, author and movie director.In 1996 he started to study art at the HbK Braunschweig under the Marina Abramović and John Armleder. 1998 he changed to UdK Berlin and continued to study art in the class of the German photographer Katharina Sieverding, where he made his first short movie "Zero".
2002 he started to study movie directing at the DFFB Berlin. His 2007 made full lengh movie "The Gamblers" was part of the official competition of the 10th Shanghai International Film Festival. His 2008 made movie "Silvester Home Run" was part of the international short-film competition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata and also shown at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Date and Location:
Pejman Foundation: Kandovan
13 – 18 July 2018, 4 – 8 PM
Opening: Friday, 13 July, 4 – 8 PM
Bieniek’s performance will take place on the day of the opening at 5 pm, and his artist talk and Q&A will also take place on the same day at 6 PM.
Photos by Mohammad Rezaee