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 respectively in the category The Young Artist and Project of the Year.
In 2021 Antufiev will be among the invited artists at the fifth edition of the New Museum Triennial Soft Water Hard Stone, curated by Margot Norton, Allen and Lola Goldring (Curators at the New Museum), and Jamillah James (Senior Curator, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles).
In 2019 he has been invited at the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art and he took part to the group showJeunes artistes en Europe - Les métamorphoses at Cartier Foundation in Paris. In the same year I had his special project Dead Nations. Golden Age Version, curated by Marina Dacci at Chiesa di San Giuseppe delle Scalze in Naples.
In 2018 he took part at Manifesta 12 in Palermo with a special project at Museo Salinas, When art became part of the landscape. Chapter I, curated by Marina Dacci and Giusi Diana. In the same year he had his solo show When art became part of the landscape: part 3, at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow and a dual show at the Konekov Museum in Moscow. In 2017 he had solo shows at MHKA – Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp – and at MOSTYN Museum in Wales and he took part to the Garage Triennale of Contemporary Art at Garage Museum in Moscow. In 2016 he has been invited by Christian Jankowski at Manifesta 11 with a special project and in September 2016 he did a performance at the Whitechapel Gallery in London with Cabaret Kultura with V-A-C Live. Among his solo shows: MMOMA in Moscow (2015), Multimedia Art Museum di Mosca (2014), Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia (2013) and among the group shows: New Museum, New York (2011) and Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012).
His works are included in the most important collections of international Museums and Institutions: Credit Suisse Collection; International Kiasma Museum, Helsinki; TATE Modern, London; Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia; MHKA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow; Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow.