Alice Kern

Alice Kern

Alice Kern

Alice Kern (born in 1988) lives and works in Moscow.

Alice Kern works across a range of media and techniques, including sculpture, performance, installation and sound. The artist's practice is characterized by the creation of "gadgets for the invisible". The objects she creates are utilitarian in a way, serving as devices for constructing models of thinking.


2014 – 2016   Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).
2015   The exchange program of the Goldsmiths University of London
2016   Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Art.

Solo Shows

2018   ‘Normalization Operations’, curated by Stanislav Shuripa. Center for Creative Industries (CCI) Fabrika, Moscow.
2018   ‘Voice Cooling Tests’, curated by Alexandra Shestakova. Anna Nova Gallery, St.Petersburg.

Selected Group Shows

2015   ‘Event Horizons’, curated by Stanislav Shuripa, The Moscow State Vadim Sidur Museum, parallel program of Moscow 6th Biennale, Russia.
2015   ‘Rituals of Sincerity’, curated by Marina Russkih, former Dutch church, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2016   ‘Between the Lines’, curated by Stanislav Shuripa, GRAD (Gallery for Russian Art and Design), London, UK.
2016   ‘PRIVATE’, curated by Noah Sneider, ‘The Economist’ magazine editorial office, Moscow, Russia.
2016   ‘When Sculptures Walk Out’ final show in Hohensalzburg Fortress, curated by Nora Schultz, Salzburg, Austria.
2017   ‘Something Has Gone Wrong’ final show of ICA studies, curated by Ilya Budraitskis, Solyanka VPA, Moscow, Russia.
2018   "General Rehearsal", V-A-C Foundation, MMOMA Petrovka, Moscow.


2015   Grant for Summer School in Vyshniy Volochok, collaborative program between ICA Moscow and Goldsmiths University
2016   Sculptural course by Nora Schultz ‘When Sculptures Walk Out’ at Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Austria
2017   Free student at ICA Summer School, API Chekhov, Moscow region

Сuratorial projects

2016   ‘Facade Under Construction’ – intervention to a construction area of the residential house on the 20th floor; international project with 25 participating artists (from India, Ireland, Russia, UK, USA), Moscow, Russia.

Works in collections

Museum of Moscow (since 2016);
ICA Moscow (since 2016)


2017   Winner of the VI contest “New projects for Anna Nova Gallery), , Saint-Petersburg (jury: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Valentin Dyakonov, Joanna De Vos, Dmitry Ozerkov, Ekaterina Chuchalina, Vladimir Logutov, Olesya Turkina)