Born 1985 in Irkutsk, Russia
Lives and works in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

mail@ivanmurzin.com

Education
2013-2019
Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main
Meisterschüler of professor Judith Hopf

2010-2013
The Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia, Moscow
Professor Roman Minaev (2012, 2013)
Professor Vladimir Kupriyanov (2010, 2011)

2002-2007
Irkutsk State Technical University, Cybernetics faculty, Irkutsk


Prizes, Grants & Scholarships
2018/19•The Heinz und Gisela Friederichs Stiftung project stipend
2018/19•BFF Förderpreis 2019
2018•Albig-Stiftung working grant
2016•DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of foreign students studying at German universities


Exhibitions
2019
•«Air conditioned» – Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
•«In actu. In potentia» – Project-space «fffriedrich», Frankfurt am Main
•«A world without latitude and longitude» – Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt am Main
•«Plat(t)form 2019» – Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

2018
•«Grey is the new pink» – Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main
•«A new reality – in search of the island» – Kunstraum in Churfranken, Gallery Löw-Haus, Klingenberg (solo)
•«Youth uniforms of Moscow» – Museum of Moscow, Moscow
•«Nexus» – RAY Festival, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
•«The Game» – Festival der jungen Talente, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
•«Eduard Teachev: retrospective and new works» – Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim– (solo)
•«Junge Kunst mit Zukunft» – Auktion, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
•«Prima Vista» – RheinMain CongressCenter, Wiesbaden
•«Lichthalle» – Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt am Main

2017
•«Where can I study the glass bead game?» – Project-space «Ceresbyen1A», Aarhus, Denmark– (solo)
•«A journey to the center of the Earth» – Artplay, Moscow
•«Collecting the island» – Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt am Main
•«It´s a good day to have a good day» – MEET/N/WORK, Frankfurt am Main
•«Chambers. a user's manual. chapter II» – curated by Passe-avant, Frankfurt am Main

2016
•«The Real Kiss» – Project-space «Johan», Frankfurt am Main
•«Monpti» – Kurzbauergasse Oida, Vienna
•«Throwing balls in the air» – Youth Art Biennale «Academiae», Franzensfeste/Fortezza, South Tyrol, Italy
•«Chambers. A user's manual. chapter I» – curated by Passe-avant, Frankfurt am Main
•«Before» – Project-space «After the Butcher», Berlin
•«Eduard Teachev» – Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt am Main

2015
•«Wolkenkuckucksheim» – Heterotopien project, Frankfurt am Main
•«To tell fortunes by cotton mouth» – Project-space «Husslehof», Frankfurt am Main – (two artists show)
•«Trench Life» – Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt am Main
•«Borders» – Gallery «platform Sarai», Frankfurt am Main – (solo)

2014
•«Heaven» – Museum and Exhibition Center «Worker and Kolkhoz Woman», Moscow
•«What are you drawing?» – Project-space «Primus», Irkutsk – (solo)
•Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt am Main

2013
•«Inevitable and optional inconsistencies» – Exhibition hall of The Rodchenko School
of Photography and Multimedia, Moscow

2012
•«Closed for reconstruction. Internal works» – Artplay, Main exhibition hall, Moscow
•«Anti-hero» – Artplay, Gallery «Office», Moscow

2011
•«Battle for Moscow» – Museum of the World War II, Moscow – (in collaboration with Vladimir Kupriyanov)
•«Olkhon. Transformation» – Exhibition hall of cultural and recreational center of Khuzhir, Baikal – (solo)
•«Photo-census of the village Prislonikha» – Center for Folk Culture, Ulyanovsk
•«Karmanov – Murzin» – Project space «Studio on Voennaya street» Novosibirsk. – (two artists show)

2010
•«The monastic way of life» – Museum of Moscow State Regional University, Moscow
•«The monastic way of life» – Holy Vvedensky  Monastery, Vyazniki
•«Samara Province. Hills. Steppe. Volga» – Gallery «New space», Samara


Art-Books, Catalogs
2019
•«Air conditioned» – catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition «Air conditioned»

2018
•«Nexus» – catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition «Nexus»

2017
•«Chambers. an exhibition trilogy» – catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition «Chambers. a user's manual. chapter II»
•«A journey to the center of the Earth» – catalogue of the exhibition.


2016
•«Women's Art» A book of Art and Families – project publication of the class of Prof. Judith Hopf
•«Throwing balls in the air» – catalogue of the Youth Art Biennale «Academiae»
•«Chambers. a user's manual. a notebook» – catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition «Chambers. a user's manual. chapter I»

2015
•«Borders» – catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition «Borders. Ivan Murzin»

2011
•«Lean to Prislonikha» – catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition «Photo-census of the village Prislonikha»


Works held in private collections in Russia, Germany, Luxemburg