- Dmitriy Ozerkov Dr Dimitri Ozerkov, Director of the Contemporary art department at the State Hermitage Museum "Hermitage XX/XXI"
Art-critic and curator, lives and works in Moscow.
Her professional experience includes lectures on the history of contemporary art at the Moscow State University, the work of a researcher at the State Tretyakov Gallery.
Kikodze led management of the workshops of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), worked as the art director of the fund "Modern City", “Guelman” art gallery director, the curator of the Art Residence "ShargorodRafinad" in Ukraine.
She is currently the art director of the Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin.
She is a widely published author of articles and essays on contemporary art.
Over the past 15 years, Evgenia Kikodze curated more than 30 exhibitions in Russia and abroad, such as "Mad twin. Idiocy as a strategy in contemporary art", Moscow, and Castle Uaron, France (1999-2000); "Pole of Cold. Russian art of the 1990s», ENSBA, Paris (2000),"The First Festival of Contemporary Art Art-Klyazma", Moscow (2002); "The new count. Digital Russia ", Moscow (2003), «Modus R. Russian Formalism Today», The Newton Building, Miami Design District (December, 2006)," Urban Formalism ", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2007; "Alain Kirtsova: Substance", Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2010), "Workers and philosophers" (with A. Fo), Moscow School of Management Skolkovo (2010), "Maximum / concrete. New canon "(with M. Guelman) PERMM (2010),"Yuri Zlotnikov’s Space", Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2011),"Saturnalia", Open Society Institute Tbilisi and Batumi, Georgia (2012).
1989-1990 - Researcher in WMO "The State Tretyakov Gallery".
1990-1994 - Research Fellow, Department of the latest trends of the Museum-Reserve "Tsaritsyno".
In 1993 she did a month internship at the Paris National Gallery «Jeu de Paume» in the framework of the program «Courant d'Est».
1994-1998 - Post-graduate student of the Department of History of Foreign Art at the History Faculty of Moscow State University.
1998-2001 - Employee of the magazine "Art", Moscow.
2001-2002 - The head of creative workshops in the National Centre for Contemporary Art in Moscow.
2002-2004 – Art-director of the Guelman gallery, Moscow.
2005-2006 - Curator in the Contemporary City Foundation, Moscow.
2008-2009 – Art-director of the “Guelman Projects” gallery on Malaya Polyanka. Since 2008 - Curator of Art Residence Shargorod (along with Antonio Dzheuza).
In 1993 she was accepted as a member of the AIS (Association of Art Critics of Russia).
Since 1996 - member of AICA (International Association of Contemporary Art). She teaches the course "Basic artistic strategies in contemporary art” in the School of Rodchenko.
- Kathrin Becker
Curator and critic Dr Olesya Turkina co-created Russia’s first feminist exhibitions after 1989.
She has worked on numerous exhibitions, including MIR: Made in the XX Century at the Russian Pavilion at the 48th Venice Biennale, 1999, and contributed to numerous publications such as ICE CREAM. 10 contemporary curators. 100 contemporary artists. 10 source artists (2007) and Gendered Art History in the Post-Soviet Space (2010). She is a Senior Research fellow at the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg and teaches at the Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St Petersburg State University.
Sergey Bratkov (born in 1960, Kharkov, USSR) - Ukrainian artist and photographer.
Education: 1968-1978 Repin Art School, Kharkov, Ukraine.
1978-1983 Polytechnic Academy, Kharkov, Ukraine.
Sergey Bratkov is one of the founders of the artistic group Fast Reaction Group with Boris Mikhailov and Sergey Solonsky.
From 1993 to 1997, Bratkov opened a gallery "Apdaun" in his studio in Kharkov.
Since 2000, he lives and works in Moscow. In Moscow, his first exhibitions «Kids», «My Moscow" and "Seven", shown in the gallery "Regina", aroused the interest of the public and critics.
Sergey Bratkov participated in the Venice Biennale (2005, 2007), Sao Paulo (2002), Manifesta (2004).
In 2007, he represented Ukraine at the Venice Biennale.
In 2008, a retrospective exhibition was held in Winterthur Fotomuseum (Switzerland). Member of the Biruchiy International Symposium of Contemporary Art.
In 2010, he won the main prize of the Fifth Annual All-Russian prize for contemporary art "Innovation" for his video installation "Balaclava courage" shown in the gallery "Regina".
MUHKA Museum of Contemporary Art. Antwerp, Belgium
Museum of Contemporary Art. Zagreb, Croatia
Museum of Photography. Boston, USA
Zimmerli Art Museum. New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art. Milwaukee, USA
S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art. Ghent, Belgium
MARTa Herford Museum of Contemporary Art. Herford, Germany
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea. Galicia, Spain
Pinchuk Art Centre. Kiev, Ukraine
Fund "Catherine". Moscow, Russia
FRAC. Paris, France
Fotomuseum Winterthur. Winterthur, Switzerland
2011 - «Collecti @ n Sergey Bratkov». Artplay, photohub_Manometr, Gallery "Regina", Moscow
2010 - «Glory Days». Deichtor Hallen. Aktuelle Kunst Haus der Photographie. Hamburg, Germany
2010 - "Ukraine". Pinchuk Art Centre. Kiev, Ukraine
2009 - "Balaclava courage." Gallery "Regina". Moscow, Russia
2009 - «GLORY DAYS». Canal de Isabel II. Madrid, Spain
2008 - «GLORY DAYS». Winterthur Photomuseum. Winterthur, Switzerland
2008 - "In search of the horizon." Gallery "Regina". Moscow, Russia
2008 - "Seven." Gallery "Regina". Moscow, Russia
2000 - "Children". Gallery "Regina". Moscow, Russia
1999 - "Alien". Department of Culture and Press of the German Embassy. Kiev, Ukraine
1998 - Performance in the exhibition "A Day in the Life / Crimean project - 1". Central Tennis Courts. Kiev, Ukraine.
1998 - "Untitled". American Home. Kharkiv, Ukraine.
1997 - "The Diary of Chicatilo." Gallery Brotfabrik. Berlin, Germany.
1996 - "Paradise does not exist." Gallery “MIXt”. Kiev, Ukraine.
1996 - "Paradise does not exist." Gallery “Up / Down”. Kharkiv, Ukraine.
1996 - "The Diary of Chicatilo." Medical office of Prof. Dmitry Pirogov, Kharkiv Medical Association. Kharkiv, Ukraine.
1995 - "Frozen landscape: photo-share". Soros Center for Contemporary Art. Kiev, Ukraine.
1995 - "In the stacks." Gallery Brotfabrik. Berlin, Germany.
1994 - "Frozen Landscape". Gallery Up / Down. Kharkiv, Ukraine.
1992 - «Forum Stadtpark». Graz, Austria.
1990 - "Untitled". House of Cinema. Moscow, Russia.
1990 - "Untitled". Museum of Contemporary Art. Tel Aviv, Israel.
1990 - "Untitled". Gallery «F-4." Cheb, Czech Republic.
1987 - "Untitled". Art Institute. Kharkiv, Ukraine.