Born in Kyzyl, Tuva (Russia) in 1986, he lives and works in Moscow. In 2008, he became a student of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). In 2009 he became the winner of the “Kandinsky Prize” in the nomination “The young artist. Project of the Year”.
2018 When art became part of the landscape: part 3, Moscow Museum of Modern Art and Artwin Gallery, Moscow, RU (upcoming) When art became part of the landscape: part 2, Memorial museum ‘Artistic studio of S.T. Konenkov’, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, RU When art became part of the landscape: Chapter I, Museo Salinas, Manifesta 12, Palermo, Italy 2017 With a copper mask in one hand and a vase full of secrets in the other, my body will rest in a saracophagus, guarded by twelve specially trained monsters, Emalin, London, UK Organic resistance: body and knife – crossing the border, MOSTYN, Wales UK
Solo project, Focus section, Frieze London, Emalin Gallery Immortality Forever: «Anna Pavlova and Leo Tolstoy room», MUHKA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium Eternal Garden, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy 2016 Fragile Things, Pechersky Gallery, Winzawod, Russia Cabaret Kultura With V-A-C Live, Performance at Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (September 16th, 2016) Eternal garden, Manifesta 11, June-September 2016, Zurich, Switzerland 2015 Fusion and Absorption, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy Seven underground kings or a brief story of the shadow, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia Twelve, wood, dolphin, knife, bowl, mask, crystal, bones and marble – fusion. Exploring materials, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (Moma), Moscow, Russia 2014 Twelve, wood, dolphin, knife, bowl, mask, crystal, bones and marble – fusion. Exploring materials, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia 2013 Twelve, wood, dolphin, knife, bowl, mask, crystal, bones and marble – fusion. Exploring materials, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy 2012 Exploring the Material: Absorption, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia 2011 Shining (with Ivan Oyuon), Gallery White. Moscow, Russia 2010 Bones. Gallery White. Moscow, Russia Objets Protecteurs. L’Aleatoire. Paris, France Wings of horror. Navicula Artis Gallery. St. Petersburg, Russia 2009 Myths of My Childhood. Globus Gallery. Storeys Loft-Project. St. Petersburg, Russia 2008 Objects of protection, The «START» space at the «Winzavod» Center for Contemporary Art. Moscow, Russia
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 About a Vase. Archetipo ceramico nell’arte contemporanea, Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy 13th Baltic Triennal, The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius 2017 Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia CONDO, Emalin gallery and Galerie Gregor Staiger, London, UK 2014 Contemporary locus 8, Monastero del Carmine, Bergamo, Italy 2012 Garden of Eden, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France 2011 Ostalgia. New Museum. New York, USA 2010 Horror. Art Bureau Gallery. Moscow, Russia 2009 Needle work. Proun Gallery. Moscow, Russia