Kosta Tonev (*1980) received a BA from the National Academy of Art in Sofia and an MA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. His recent solo exhibitions include This Land Is Your Land at CU29 in Plovdiv (2019) and EXPO at Kluckyland in Vienna (2018). Amongst others, he has participated in Red Vienna at the Wien Museum MUSA in Vienna (2019), So Far, So Right: A Study of Reforms and Transitions Across Borders at Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts in Taipei (2018), Black Quarry at Corner College in Zurich (2017), I and the Others at Museum der Moderne Salzburg in Salzburg (2014), the 5th Biennial of Young Artists in Bucharest (2012), Contemporary Icons at the Webster University in St. Louis (2012) and Why Duchamp? at the Museum for Contemporary Art in Sofia (2012). Tonev lives and works in Vienna.