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, Center for Creative Industries (CCI) Fabrika, Moscow, Russia 
2018   Voice Cooling Tests, Anna Nova Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia

Selected Group Shows

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


2015   Grant for Summer School in Vyshniy Volochok, collaborative program between ICA Moscow and Goldsmiths University, Russia
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, Russia

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)