Ola Vasiljeva

Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at De Appel, Amsterdam 2013
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at De Appel, Amsterdam 2013
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at De Appel, Amsterdam 2013
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at De Appel, Amsterdam 2013
Ola Vasiljeva
"Jargot"
Installation view at Art in General, New York 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"Jargot"
Installation view at Art in General, New York 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"Jargot"
Installation view at Art in General, New York 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"Jargot"
Installation view at Art in General, New York 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"Jargot"
Installation view at Art in General, New York 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?”
Installation view at Kunstverein, Karlsrühe 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?”
Installation view at Kunstverein, Karlsrühe 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?”
Installation view at Kunstverein, Karlsrühe 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?”
Installation view at Kunstverein, Karlsrühe 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?”
Installation view at Kunstverein, Karlsrühe 2014
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at BOZAR - Centre for fine arts, Brussels 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at BOZAR - Centre for fine arts, Brussels 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at BOZAR - Centre for fine arts, Brussels 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at BOZAR - Centre for fine arts, Brussels 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"Limp of a Letter"
Installation view at BOZAR - Centre for fine arts, Brussels 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"En Rachâchant"
Installation view at Vleeshal Markt, Middleburg 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"En Rachâchant"
Installation view at Vleeshal Markt, Middleburg 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"En Rachâchant"
Installation view at Vleeshal Markt, Middleburg 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"En Rachâchant"
Installation view at Vleeshal Markt, Middleburg 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"En Rachâchant"
Installation view at Vleeshal Markt, Middleburg 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"En Rachâchant"
Installation view at Vleeshal Markt, Middleburg 2015
Ola Vasiljeva
"You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know",
Installation view at Kunstverein, Munich 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know",
Installation view at Kunstverein, Munich 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know",
Installation view at Kunstverein, Munich 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know",
Installation view at Kunstverein, Munich 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know",
Installation view at Kunstverein, Munich 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"Carpet for a Lord"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, Berlin 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"Carpet for a Lord" Installation view at Supportico Lopez, Berlin 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
"Carpet for a Lord"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, Berlin 2016
Ola Vasiljeva
Sitting With Deep Earth, 2017
Painted steel, rubber, glass, glazed ceramics, cigarettes, found objects
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Sitting With Deep Earth, 2017
Painted steel, rubber, glass, glazed ceramics, cigarettes, found objects
Ola Vasiljeva
Who is Ivan?, 2017
Wool, stuffed puppet, ceramic
120 x 130 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Chez Dédette, 2017
Charcoal and gold spray paint on paper
480 x 200 cm

Green Water, 2017
Plastic
350 x 100 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Ivan the Bears Son, 2017
Wool, stuffed puppet
180 x 70 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Les Pompons, 2017
Ceramics, black mdf, epoxy
Ola Vasiljeva
Untitled,2017
Paper, silicone
40 x 30 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
The Curly Leaf of Memory, 2017
Silkscreen on carpet
Ola Vasiljeva
Tears on the Hero’s Wingtips, 2017
Glass, platinum, gold
60 x 40 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
The Noser, 2017
Painted steel
150 x 275 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Father Magic, 2017
Charcoal on unprimed canvas, ceramics
in 2 parts each: 200 x 250 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Father Magic, 2017
Charcoal on unprimed canvas, ceramics
in 2 parts each: 200 x 250 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Father Magic, 2017
Charcoal on unprimed canvas, ceramics
in 2 parts each: 200 x 250 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
RR, 2017
Mixed media (isorel, wood, steel, blown glass,found objects, silkscreens on paper)
180 x 280 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
RR, 2017
Mixed media (isorel, wood, steel, blown glass,found objects, silkscreens on paper)
180 x 280 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
The Pot of Resin and the Body of Moss, 2017
Wood, paint, textiles, glass, silicone, found objects, silkscreen on paper and plastic
220 x 120 x 70 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
The Pot of Resin and the Body of Moss, 2017
Wood, paint, textiles, glass, silicone, found objects, silkscreen on paper and plastic
220 x 120 x 70 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
The Pot of Resin and the Body of Moss, 2017
Wood, paint, textiles, glass, silicone, found objects, silkscreen on paper and plastic
220 x 120 x 70 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
The Pot of Resin and the Body of Moss, 2017
Wood, paint, textiles, glass, silicone, found objects, silkscreen on paper and plastic
220 x 120 x 70 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Installation view at Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Installation view at Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Installation view at Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Installation view at Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Installation view at Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
"Zefiro Torna"
Installation view at Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest,
© Aurélien Mole, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
Oyster Mushroom, 2017
Glazed ceramics
6 x 48 x 28 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Ivan the Son of Bear, 2017
Wool and wood
101 x 63 x 35 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Horn of Plenty, 2017
Silkscreen on carpets
20 x 230 x 75 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
The Feral Thief, 2017
Charcoal on paper, painted steel, wood, epoxy
150 x 118 x 3 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Alcohol Inky Cap, 2017
Mdf, rubber, textiles, glass, bulb, glazed ceramics, cigarette, paper, found modified objects,
130 x 262 x 100 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Alcohol Inky Cap, 2017
Mdf, rubber, textiles, glass, bulb, glazed ceramics, cigarette, paper, found modified objects,
130 x 262 x 100 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Alcohol Inky Cap, 2017
Mdf, rubber, textiles, glass, bulb, glazed ceramics, cigarette, paper, found modified objects,
130 x 262 x 100 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Alcohol Inky Cap, 2017
Mdf, rubber, textiles, glass, bulb, glazed ceramics, cigarette, paper, found modified objects,
130 x 262 x 100 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Big Prinz, 2017
Chalk on mdf, painted iron, ceramics
260 x 40 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
Big Prinz, 2017
Chalk on mdf, painted iron, ceramics
260 x 40 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Big Prinz, 2017
Chalk on mdf, painted iron, ceramics
260 x 40 cm
Ola Vasiljeva
John Balance, 2017
Silkscreen and pencil on paper
63.5 x 46 cm
Edition 1 of 5 plus I AP
800.00 €
Ola Vasiljeva
The Private Grief of the Owl, 2017
Glass, gold and platinum lustre glaze
60 x 40 cm
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
O' Clock, 2017
Charcoal and watercolor on paper
150 x 150 cm
Memmie Le Blanc at Home in Paris, 2017
Charcoal and spray paint on paper
300 x 200 cm
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva, "Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders"
Installation view at Supportico Lopez, 2017
Ola Vasiljeva
"Mr. Krop is not at home", 2017
ceramic, MDF, epoxy on MDF, gold lustre on glass, lamp, risograph print, textile, shoes, cassette, metal, rubber, silkscreen on paper
160 × 260 × 90 cm
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
"Tempo House", 2017
silkscreen on carpet, silkscreen on PU foam, paper, plastic
dimensions variable
(detail)
Ola Vasiljeva
Tempo House, 2017
silkscreen on carpet, silkscreen on PU foam, paper, plastic
dimensions variable
Ola Vasjlieva, "The Dong with a Luminous Nose"
Installation view at Fons Welters, Amsterdam, 2017
Ola Vasjlieva, "The Dong with a Luminous Nose"
Installation view at Fons Welters, Amsterdam, 2017

 

Bio

Born 1981, Ventspils, LV

Lives and works in The Hague, NL

Education

2008-2009

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

2001-2005

Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht, NL

1999-2000

Croydon College, London, UK

Awards, Grants, & Scholarships

2013

Prix de Rome, finalist

Lo schermo dell'arte, finalist

Residencies

2011

EKWC, Den Bosch, NL

2010

Heden, The Hague, NL

DCR Gueststudios, The Hague, NL

2006

Impakt Works, Utrecht, NL

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2017

The Dong with a Luminous Nose. Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

Gold is The Metal With the Broadest Shoulders, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, DE

Zefiro Torna, Passerelle Centre d'art contemporain, Brest, FR

2016

Coeurtregetour, Antoine Levi, Paris, FR

You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know, Kunstverein München, DE

2015

En Rachâchant, Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL

University, Antoine Levi, Paris, FR

The Limp of A Letter, BOZAR Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, BE

2014

Jargot, Art in General, New York, US

2013

The Limp of A Letter, Prix de Rome, de Appel, Amsterdam, NL

Cinq à sept, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, LV

2012

Komplekts, Whatspace, Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, NL

OAOA Vestibule, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, NL

2011

Francis Ponge, 1646, The Hague, NL

2010

Petit Maitre, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, NL

Salon, Heden Hier, The Hague, NL

2009

Alchimie du Verbe, Ellen de Bruijne projects, Amsterdam, NL

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2017

Baltika, Galerie Antoine Levi, Paris, FR

2016

Carpet for a Lord, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, DE

Kunstnerbøger – Vildt Voksende, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

2015

XII Baltic Triennial of International Art, CAC, Vilnius, LT

University, OAOA, Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL

Le fragole del Baltico, Careof, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, IT

Ruler, SIC, Helsinki, FI

2014

Society Acts - The Moderna exhibition 2, Moderna Museet, Malmö, S

SHIFT, Antoine Levi, Paris, FR

Last Seen Entering the Biltmore, South London Gallery, London, UK

Graphic Design, at FUTURA, Prague, CZ

What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsrühe, DE

Jargot, Art in General, New York, US

2013

Fusiform Gyrus, Lisson Gallery, London, UK

This and That and That, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, NL

Para Curare, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, NL

Free Enterprise, Academiegalerie, Utrecht, NL

Liecinieks, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, LV

2012

Inside & Out, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, LV

Krummes Ding, V8 Platform, Karlsruhe, Germany, DE

Material Information, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, N

Berlin Art Link, Sur la Montagne & Duve Gallery, Berlin, DE

Kids Are Alright, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL

Dinner Theatre, KunstHuis SYB, NL

2011

Say It With Flowers, Deweer Galery, Otegem, BE

Intermissions, Survival Kit Festival, Riga, LV

Parallelograms, Malibu Circa 1990 Gallery, Malibu, US

We Who Saw Signs, Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICAS), Singapore, CN

More Or Less, A Few Pocket Universes, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, FIN

In Between, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, NL

2010

1990, Malibu Circa 1990 Gallery, Malibu, US

Eat Me & Playlist, Postmasters Gallery, New York, US

Witty Lo-fi Works.., NIMK, Amsterdam, NL

Of Facts and Fables, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL

If There Is One Hand, CAC, Vilnius, LV

Zachary Formwalt, Rumiko Hagiwara, Ola Vasiljeva, BillyTown, The Hague, NL

Don't Worry Be Happy, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL

2009

Objects, Furniture and Patterns, Gallery Art Since the Summer of '69, New York, US

Argot, Plan B Projects, Amsterdam, NL

Dissociation, www.clubinternet.org

Drawn, Stairwell Gallery, Providence, US

Saudade, VCC, Ventspils, LV

Dream Sequence, Synchronicity, Los Angeles, US

Pictoplasma, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

In Real Life, www.clubinternet.org

Contemporary Semantics Beta, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL

2008

RijksakademieOPEN, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

White Noise/Black Magic, NOG Gallery, London, UK

The Joyful Bewilderment, Rough Trade, London, UK

Not Quite, Röda Sten, Göteborg, S

I Might Be Wrong, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, AU

Drawing a Conclusion, Peloton Gallery, Sydney, AU

2007

Nederclips'Sm, Stedelijk Museum's Hertogenbosch, Den Bosch, NL

I see the face I see the light, The Whole Gallery, Baltimore, US

TBA Festival, Portland Contemporary Art Institute, Portland, US

Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, US

Utrecht uploaded #2, Expodium, Utrecht, NL

2006

Hopes and Fears, Rael Artel Gallery, Pärnu, EW

2005

Spacequake, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL

Popless, DOM, Moscow, RUS

The Benches, Expodium, Utrecht, NL