Pavel Braila was born in 1971. Lives in Chisinau and Berlin. In 2002 his film “Shoes for Europe” was shown at the documenta11 in Kassel. In 2003 he was selected by Phaidon in the list of 100 best artist in the world (Cream 3). In 2004 Braila initiated in Moldova the unique project “Alte Arte” – a TV Magazine on Contemporary Art, that was produced by artists and broadcasted on Moldovan national TV. In 2007, being an artist in residency of DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm, Pavel Braila presented his monumental installation “Barons’Hill” in Neue Nationalgalerie. During one month, 24 hours around, his six channel video was taking advantage of the transparency of Mies van der Rohe’s architecture and made the work visually and audibly accessible to visitors outside the building. His film “Definitively Unfinished” was awarded in 2009 at the Oberhausen International Film Festival. In 2014 a series of performances by Braila were presented in Public Program of Manifesta10 in Saint Petersburg. In the film “The Hottest Summer in The Winter Palace” (2015) Braila tells the story of Kasper Konig and his team of Manifesta10 in st. Petersburg. In 2015 Pavel Braila’s concept was selected to represent the first ever pavilion of Republic of Moldova at the World Expo in Milano. The artistic concept of the Moldovan pavilion was nominated in the category “Best Public Architecture” at the contest Top-Ideas 2015 in Shenzhen (China). In 2017 Pavel Braila was part of documenta 14. in Athens he presented The Golden Snow of Sochi Olympics 2014 and in Kassel he presented his newest piece, a moving public sculpture “The Ship”.