CV
Ania Shestakova
1990 Born in Moscow, Russia.
Lives and works in Moscow, Russia.
aniashestakova@gmail.com

2006-2008 Higher School of Graphic Design, Moscow, Russia
2007-2009 Graduate of Rodchenko School of Photography and New Media Arts, Moscow, Russia
New Media faculty organised by Alexei Shulgin and Aristarkh Chernyshev (Electroboutique) and Conceptual Photography with Vladimir Kupriyanov.
2010-2018 Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria (Class of Textual Sculpture with Professor Heimo Zobernig, Performative Sculpture and Public Space with Monica Bonvicini, Object Sculpture with Julian Goethe, Figurative Painting with Amelie von Wulffen and Silke Otto Knapp, Post Conceptual Art Practice with Marina Grzinic)
Solo Exhibitions
2020
Raspberry Rave, UGOL, Moscow, Russia The Village
2016
Shifting Expectations, Peresvetov Gallery, Moscow, Russia (Winner of Summer Ateliers Prize for Young Artist commissioned by Department of Culture and Moscow Centre of Museum Development together with Moscow City Galleries Network) Timeout, Colta, Cultobzor,, Artuzel, The Village
2015
Unpredictable Rise of Self-Esteem, curated by Antonina Baever at ISSMAG Gallery, NII DAR, Moscow, Russia
Duo Exhibitions
2012
Enjoy Your German, with Julian Goethe invited by Lucie Stahl, Lotion Licker, Vienna, Austria
Group Exhibitions (Selection)
2020
Blazar Fair for Young Contemporary Art special project of the VII Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, satellite of Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia Christies Russia ig, VOGUE, ARTOBSTREL, BLUEPRINT
Archive, Peresvetov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2019
Close Call, Kunstscenen, Copenhagen, Danmark
Vaginale - International Feminist Art Festival, Vienna, Austria
MISS READ: Berlin Art Book Festival, House of World Cultures, Berlin
INVITED BY, Solyanka Gallery, Moscow, Russia artvesti
Paper Taste, Moscow Art Book Festival, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2018
Living Together, Savina Gallery, Russian Art and Antique Fair, Manezh, Moscow, Russia
Imago Mundi, Fondazione Benetton at Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy
Nezhen, Benjamin Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2017
MAD COW, SCAG Сontemporary, Vienna, Austria video gallery walk
Diet Mountain Dew, Wiener Kammeroper, Vienna, Austria
Tiefe Kirschen, Lisa Kandlhofer Gallery, Vienna, Austria parnass, pw,
Dollhouse of a Poem, Praterstrasse 32, Vienna, Austria (with Clegg & Guttmann, Franz West, Heimo Zobernig, Daniel Richter, Kerstin von Gabain, Alex Ruthner, Nino Sakandelidze and others.) ig hashtag, video
Do You Do, Praterstrasse 25a, Vienna, Austria
Preparatory Portrait of a Young Girl, Plato OSTRAVA, Ostrava, Czech Republic Tzum, press, artycok.tv
2016
Gelitin, Gelitin Karaoke Machine, Donaufestival, Krems am Donau, Austria performance video, perrotin,
Ohne Titel (Projektraum/Plattform) invited by Heimo Zobernig, Austrian Sculpture Park, Graz, Austria
Off the Coast of Me, Neustiftgasse 73-75 organised by Julian Goethe, Anne Speier, Michael Part, Barbara Rudiger, Vienna, Austria
BALKANIZATION, Friday Exit, Vienna, Austria

2015
#0,10 tribute to The Last Futurist Exhibition of Paintings 0,10 with Novitskova Katja and others, Marsovo Pole, St. Petersburg
Worker and Kolkhoz Woman. Personal Case, Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia (with Vera Mukhina, Boris Iofan, Dmitry Gutov, Valery Koshlyakov, Aleksander Kosolapov, Alexandra Paperno, Vladimir Dubossarsky & Alexander Vinogradov, Yuri Avvakumov, Boris Orlov, Dmitry Prigov, Arseny Zhilyaev, Alexander Povzner, Stanislav Shuripa, Leonid Tishkov) Timeout, The Art Newspaper,, m24, artterritory, manege video, Коммерсант, PORT, RUSSIANARTARCHIVE, Газета, ТАСС, Artuzel, BFM
The Slump curated by Rainer Ganahl, Decatur Studios, New York
Infinite Swirl-Down curated by Nina Kettinger, The Intimate Project, Berlin, Germany *curated ig profile
CAFÉ FLESH at Parallel Vienna, curated by Michal Novotný, Alte Post, Vienna, Austria
TRENDS curated by Antonina Baever and Roman Minaev, Moscow Biennial, Gogol House, Moscow, Russia
(with Jonathan Meese, Erwin Wurm, Roee Rosen, Wim Delvoyve, Eva Würdinger, Christian Jankowski, Anna Jermolaewa, San Keller, Boryana Rossa, Deimantas Narkevicius) Glossy,, Timeout, Artuzel, Colta, video walk in
2014
SOFT NEPOTISM, curated by Rainer Ganahal, Bar Du Bois, Vienna, Austria
Size Matters collateral event of 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, GROUND, Moscow, Russia
1:0, Parallel program of Manifesta X, Praktika Theatre, Moscow, Russia
Strange Teaching, curated by Rainer Ganahal, Künstlerhaus HELD, Leipzig, Germany
Art and Shadow, The Czech Centre and NOD Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic CZ, Publication,
2013
Still Live, Bar Du Bois, Vienna, Austria esel
Video Video, Rooftop Projectspace 71-13, London, United Kingdom
Kunst @ Retreat festival, Tragarden, Stockholm, Sweden
The Workers Club, Dream Industries, Moscow, Russia
Look at you!, Gallery Victoria, Samara, Russia Volga.news, sgpress, Новая Самара, Новая газета, Самара ГИС
2012
Rundgang, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Slide invited by Barbara Rüdiger, Alexander Wissel, Josip Novosel, Roland Mathias Gaberz, INSIDE BAR and Ve.Sch, Vienna, Austria
V=ABC, Katarsis Project Space, Tallinn, Estonia
GO WEST! special project of III Moscow Biennale of Young Art, MUZEON PARK OF ARTS, Moscow, Russia SKREW, Smotrim.ru, Диалог Искусств, Артхроника, Газета
Systems Of Order, Gum Studio, Turin, Italy
New Woman Feminist Performance Festival, MUZEON PARK OF ARTS, Moscow, Russia Yakimanka
Various Artists, HHDM, Vienna, Austria
2011
Rundgang, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
PANEL, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
2009
Watch Out, Akadmija Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
Beginners, Graduation show at Rodchenko School of Photography and New Media Arts, Artplay,
Moscow, Russia
RemoteControlledArtProduction, Atelier Nord, Oslo, Norway
13th Art Moscow Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2008
CRITI/POP invited by Electroboutique, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia Artforum, Wired
50 50 2008 ↓ ↑ Touch My Body, Seventeen Gallery, London The Bad Vibes Club
The General Location, Photobiennale 7th International Month of Photography in Moscow, Rodchenko School of Photography and New Media Arts, Moscow, Russia

Residencies / Grants
2019 Kultur in Bewegung, Goethe Institute Moscow
2019 Gender Awareness Program, Heinrich Boll Foundation Moscow
2015 Strange Teaching New York, Academy Of Fine Arts Vienna (PARSE journal, The New Yorker, Publication)
2009 Art-O-Thlon, the first in the world reality show focused on contemporary artists aired on Lithuanian national TV, Vilnius European Capital of Culture 2009, Lithuania (promo, week two promo, concept, clip, best of me)

Prizes
2016 Winner of Summer Ateliers Prize by Department of Culture and Centre of Museum Development, Moscow, Russia
2008 Nominee of Silver Camera Award, Moscow, Russia

Works in Collections
Worker And Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia
Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria
Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, Treviso, Italy
Private collections in Russia, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Denmark.

Talks and Lectures

2019-2020 Guest Lecturer at National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
2020 From Traditional Approach to Learning from Nature, Art FootPrint Conference, Online, Interwebnonstop
2018 Artist and Tech. Areas of Influence and Platform for Discovery, Nekrasovka Library, Moscow, Russia
2017 On Spirituality and Blockchain, Petrovski Blvrd 17, Moscow, Russia
2016 New Russian Rave, Dance and Politics, The Waag, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 On Unity and Core Countries Theory and How it Plays Out in Arts, NII x Alpbau, Moscow, Russia
2015 Artist Talk, Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia


CV
Ania Shestakova
1990 Born in Moscow, Russia.
Lives and works in Moscow, Russia.
aniashestakova@gmail.com

2006-2008 Higher School of Graphic Design, Moscow, Russia
2007-2009 Graduate of Rodchenko School of Photography and New Media Arts, Moscow, Russia
New Media faculty organised by Alexei Shulgin and Aristarkh Chernyshev (Electroboutique) and Conceptual Photography with Vladimir Kupriyanov.
2010-2018 Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria (Class of Textual Sculpture with Professor Heimo Zobernig, Performative Sculpture and Public Space with Monica Bonvicini, Object Sculpture with Julian Goethe, Figurative Painting with Amelie von Wulffen and Silke Otto Knapp, Post Conceptual Art Practice with Marina Grzinic)
Solo Exhibitions
2020
Raspberry Rave, UGOL, Moscow, Russia The Village
2016
Shifting Expectations, Peresvetov Gallery, Moscow, Russia (Winner of Summer Ateliers Prize for Young Artist commissioned by Department of Culture and Moscow Centre of Museum Development together with Moscow City Galleries Network) Timeout, Colta, Cultobzor,, Artuzel, The Village
2015
Unpredictable Rise of Self-Esteem, curated by Antonina Baever at ISSMAG Gallery, NII DAR, Moscow, Russia
Duo Exhibitions
2012
Enjoy Your German, with Julian Goethe invited by Lucie Stahl, Lotion Licker, Vienna, Austria
Group Exhibitions (Selection)
2020
Blazar Fair for Young Contemporary Art special project of the VII Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, satellite of Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia Christies Russia ig, VOGUE,ARTOBSTREL, BLUEPRINT
Archive, Peresvetov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2019
Close Call, Kunstscenen, Copenhagen, Danmark
Vaginale - International Feminist Art Festival, Vienna, Austria
MISS READ: Berlin Art Book Festival, House of World Cultures, Berlin
INVITED BY, Solyanka Gallery, Moscow, Russia artvesti
Paper Taste, Moscow Art Book Festival, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2018
Living Together, Savina Gallery, Russian Art and Antique Fair, Manezh, Moscow, Russia
Imago Mundi, Fondazione Benetton at Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy
Nezhen, Benjamin Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2017
MAD COW, SCAG Сontemporary, Vienna, Austria video gallery walk
Diet Mountain Dew, Wiener Kammeroper, Vienna, Austria
Tiefe Kirschen, Lisa Kandlhofer Gallery, Vienna, Austria parnass, pw,
Dollhouse of a Poem, Praterstrasse 32, Vienna, Austria (with Clegg & Guttmann, Franz West, Heimo Zobernig, Daniel Richter, Kerstin von Gabain, Alex Ruthner, Nino Sakandelidze and others.) ig hashtag, video
Do You Do, Praterstrasse 25a, Vienna, Austria
Preparatory Portrait of a Young Girl, Plato OSTRAVA, Ostrava, Czech Republic Tzum, press, artycok.tv
2016
Gelitin, Gelitin Karaoke Machine, Donaufestival, Krems am Donau, Austria performance video, perrotin,
Ohne Titel (Projektraum/Plattform) invited by Heimo Zobernig, Austrian Sculpture Park, Graz, Austria
Off the Coast of Me, Neustiftgasse 73-75 organised by Julian Goethe, Anne Speier, Michael Part, Barbara Rudiger, Vienna, Austria
BALKANIZATION, Friday Exit, Vienna, Austria

2015
#0,10 tribute to The Last Futurist Exhibition of Paintings 0,10 with Novitskova Katja and others, Marsovo Pole, St. Petersburg
Worker and Kolkhoz Woman. Personal Case, Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia (with Vera Mukhina, Boris Iofan, Dmitry Gutov, Valery Koshlyakov, Aleksander Kosolapov, Alexandra Paperno, Vladimir Dubossarsky & Alexander Vinogradov, Yuri Avvakumov, Boris Orlov, Dmitry Prigov, Arseny Zhilyaev, Alexander Povzner, Stanislav Shuripa, Leonid Tishkov) Timeout, The Art Newspaper,, m24, artterritory, manege video, Коммерсант, PORT, RUSSIANARTARCHIVE, Газета, ТАСС, Artuzel, BFM
The Slump curated by Rainer Ganahl, Decatur Studios, New York
Infinite Swirl-Down curated by Nina Kettinger, The Intimate Project, Berlin, Germany *curated ig profile
CAFÉ FLESH at Parallel Vienna, curated by Michal Novotný, Alte Post, Vienna, Austria
TRENDS curated by Antonina Baever and Roman Minaev, Moscow Biennial, Gogol House, Moscow, Russia
(with Jonathan Meese, Erwin Wurm, Roee Rosen, Wim Delvoyve, Eva Würdinger, Christian Jankowski, Anna Jermolaewa, San Keller, Boryana Rossa, Deimantas Narkevicius) Glossy,, Timeout, Artuzel, Colta, video walk in
2014
SOFT NEPOTISM, curated by Rainer Ganahal, Bar Du Bois, Vienna, Austria
Size Matters collateral event of 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, GROUND, Moscow, Russia
1:0, Parallel program of Manifesta X, Praktika Theatre, Moscow, Russia
Strange Teaching, curated by Rainer Ganahal, Künstlerhaus HELD, Leipzig, Germany
Art and Shadow, The Czech Centre and NOD Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic CZ, Publication
2013
Still Live, Bar Du Bois, Vienna, Austria esel
Video Video, Rooftop Projectspace 71-13, London, United Kingdom
Kunst @ Retreat festival, Tragarden, Stockholm, Sweden
The Workers Club, Dream Industries, Moscow, Russia
Look at you!, Gallery Victoria, Samara, Russia Volga.news, sgpress, Новая Самара, Новая газета, Самара ГИС
2012
Rundgang, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Slide invited by Barbara Rüdiger, Alexander Wissel, Josip Novosel, Roland Mathias Gaberz, INSIDE BAR and Ve.Sch, Vienna, Austria
V=ABC, Katarsis Project Space, Tallinn, Estonia
GO WEST! special project of III Moscow Biennale of Young Art, MUZEON PARK OF ARTS, Moscow, Russia SKREW, Smotrim.ru, Диалог Искусств, Артхроника, Газета
Systems Of Order, Gum Studio, Turin, Italy
New Woman Feminist Performance Festival, MUZEON PARK OF ARTS, Moscow, Russia Yakimanka
Various Artists, HHDM, Vienna, Austria
2011
Rundgang, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
PANEL, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
2009
Watch Out, Akadmija Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
Beginners, Graduation show at Rodchenko School of Photography and New Media Arts, Artplay,
Moscow, Russia
RemoteControlledArtProduction, Atelier Nord, Oslo, Norway
13th Art Moscow Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2008
CRITI/POP invited by Electroboutique, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia Artforum, Wired
50 50 2008 ↓ ↑ Touch My Body, Seventeen Gallery, London The Bad Vibes Club
The General Location, Photobiennale 7th International Month of Photography in Moscow, Rodchenko School of Photography and New Media Arts, Moscow, Russia

Residencies / Grants
2019 Kultur in Bewegung, Goethe Institute Moscow
2019 Gender Awareness Program, Heinrich Boll Foundation Moscow
2015 Strange Teaching New York, Academy Of Fine Arts Vienna PARSE journal, The New Yorker, Publication
2009 Art-O-Thlon, the first in the world reality show focused on contemporary artists aired on Lithuanian national TV, Vilnius European Capital of Culture 2009, Lithuania promo, week two promo, concept, clip, best of me
Prizes
2016 Winner of Summer Ateliers Prize by Department of Culture and Centre of Museum Development, Moscow, Russia
2008 Nominee of Silver Camera Award, Moscow, Russia

Works in Collections
Worker And Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia
Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria
Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, Treviso, Italy
Private collections in Russia, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Denmark.

Talks and Lectures
2019-2020 Guest Lecturer at National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
2020 From Traditional Approach to Learning from Nature, Art FootPrint Conference, Online, Interwebnonstop
2018 Artist and Tech. Areas of Influence and Platform for Discovery, Nekrasovka Library, Moscow, Russia
2017 On Spirituality and Blockchain, Petrovski Blvrd 17, Moscow, Russia
2016 New Russian Rave, Dance and Politics, The Waag, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 On Unity and Core Countries Theory and How it Plays Out in Arts, NII x Alpbau, Moscow, Russia
2015 Artist Talk, Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia
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