Evgeny Antufiev (Kyzyl, Tuva, Russia, 1986) lives and works in Moscow.
After the studies at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Moscow, in 2009 and 2019 he won the Kandinsky Prize in the category “The young artist. Project of the Year”.
Amongst his recent projects: Dead Nations: Golden Age Version (2019, Church of San Giuseppe delle Scalze, Naples, It); When Art became part of the Landscape. Chapter I (Salinas Museum, Manifesta 12 Collateral Event, Palermo, It); When art became part of the landscape: part 2 at the Konekov Museum of Moscow and When art became part of the landscape: part 3 at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow.
In 2019 he has been invited by Fondation Cartier to take part to the group show Jeunes artistes en Europe – Les metamorphoses.
In 2017 he had solo shows at MHKA – Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp, who acquired his works; at MOSTYN Museum, in partnership with Collezione Maramotti and z2o Sara Zanin Gallery; and took part to the Garage Triennale of Contemporary Art at Garage Museum in Moscow.
In 2016 he has been invited to Manifesta 11 with a special project and in the same year two of his works have been sold by Phillips London. In September 2016 he did a performance at the Whitechapel Gallery in London with Cabaret Kultura with V-A-C Live. His work was also featured at Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (2014), at Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (2013) and in prestigious group exhibitions at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012) and at the New Museum, New York (2011).
His works are in important collections, both private and public: Credit Suisse Collection; International Kiasma Museum, Helsinki; TATE Modern, London, UK; Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy; MHKA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium; De Iorio Collection, Trento, Italy; Jean-Pierre Rammant Collection, Belgium; Vittorio Gaddi Collection, Lucca, Italy; Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy.