Krassimir Terziev was born in Dobrich in 1969. He was awarded a PhD degree in Cultural Anthropology at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (2012). He graduated painting in 1997 from the National Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia. He is a Member of ICA.
His solo exhibitions include: The Look Objects Give Us Looking Back Through Us, Yuzina Art Gallery, 2016; Between the Past Which is about to Happen and the Future Which has Already Been, National Gallery, Sofia / Art Gallery, Dobrich (2015); Cosmopolis, ICA, Sofia (2013); Background Action, Würtembergischer Kunstverein-Stuttgart, Stuttgart; Background Action Sofia City Art Gallery (2008-07); Making Movies, Galeria Noua, Bucharest, (2007).
Some of his participations in international exhibitions include: Grammar of Freedom / Five Lessons. Works from the Arteast 2000+ Collection, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow; Art for Change. 1985-2015, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia (2015); Mythologies, 3rd Mardin Biennial, Mardin, Turkey (2015); Disconsent, 2014, Center for Contemporary Art, The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv; (2014); Rencontres Internationales, Cineteca of Madrid; Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2012); Scramble for the Past, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul (2010); Extras & Actors, Argos Centre for Art & Media, Brussels (2009); The Projection Project, MuHKA, Antwerp; Mucsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (2006); Cinema like never before, Generali Foundation, Vienna (2006-07); New Video, New Europe, TATE Modern, London, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Renaissance Society, Chicago, The Kitchen, New York (2003-05).
His works are part of the public collections of the Centre Pompidou / MNAM; Arteast 2000+ Collection, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana; Sofia City Art Gallery; Kunstsammlung Hypovereinsbank; Art Project depot.