Vadim Fishkin, A Speedy Day, 2003. Light design: A. J. Weissbard
Photo: Studio Rémi Villaggi, courtesy Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana/Berlin
and Association DUM, Ljubljana
Born 1965 in Penza, USSR
Lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Vadim Fishkin graduated from the Moscow Architecture Institute in 1986. In 1992 he became a member of the Moscow-based art collective Champions of the World. The year 1993 saw his first solo exhibition in Moscow. In 1996 he moved to Slovenia and settled in Ljubljana. He is currently a professor at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Center for Art and Media) in Karlsruhe, Germany. The artist’s works have been included in many international exhibitions, including the third Istanbul Biennial (1992), the Venice Biennale (1995, 2003, 2005), Moscow–Berlin, Berlin–Moscow (2003), and Manifesta 1, Rotterdam (1994).