Was born in Kharkov, Ukraine.
Graduated from the State Academy for Design and Art in Kharkov. Lives and works in Moscow.
2014 — founded Teresa Creative Union of sex-workers and artists, in partnership with Alexandr Vilkin and Diana Portlend, St. Petersburg.
2013 — founded the FEMINIST KITCHEN an art platform integrating artistic and social projects aimed against social injustice and the subordinate role of the woman in the society, in partnership with Oksana Sarkisyan, Moscow.

ALEXANDER VILKIN
1982 — was born in Snezhinsk, Russia.
2003 — graduated from Chelyabinsk Art College.
2005-2010 — studied at Northwestern Institute of Printing Arts, St. Petersburg.
Since 2014 — studied at “Base” Institute, Moscow.
2014 — founded a creative art group of artists and sex-workers “Teresa” in cooperation with Vika Begalska and Diana Portland, St. Petersburg.
2006 — founded an art-group “Prosthetics” in cooperation with Mezheritskiy and Ushenko, St. Petersburg.
2006 — participation in the creative alliance “Parasite”, St. Petersburg.

PRIMARY SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2016

  • “Rafflesianism”, Marina Gisich Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2015

  • “Pilgrim”. Red Centre, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “Gertruda”. In cooperation with Vka Begalska. Pop/off/art Gallery, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)

2014

  • “Fridge”. Book Graphics Library, St. Petersburg, Russia (Vilkin)

2013

  • “Podes and Antipodes”. Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney, Australia (Begalska)
  • “Be Deadly”. Alaska Project, Sydney, Australia (Begalska)
  • “From Valia with Love, Vanishing Point”. Contemporary Visual Art Space, Sydney, Australia (Begalska)

2013

  • “Extended-day group for a deer”. Graphic Art Hall, Manege, St. Petersburg, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “Zoochurch”. Be in Art, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “ZooWar”. Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary art (KICA), Russia (Vilkin)

2012

  • “Double surprise”. Ruskomplekt, St. Petersburg, Russia (Vilkin)

2009

  • “Luquid Sky”. Parallel project in frames of the 3 Moscow Bienniale of Contemporary Art ПROEKT FAБRИKA, Moscow, Russia (Begalska)

2008

  • “The Only Ones”. Era Art Foundation, Moscow, Russia (Begalska)

2004

  • “I would like to dig you”. Guelman Gallery, Kiev, Ukrane (Begalska)

PRIMARY GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2016

  • “Mir, Trud, Maj”. Oostende, Belgium
  • “Trans- people. The state of insecurity”, Eyrmilov Centre, Kharkov (Vilkin)

2015

  • Exhibition of the nominees for INNOVATION X, NCCA, Moscow, Russia
  • Army Boots Crave Tenderness “. Puppet show, Lyuda Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “Ura, Sculpture! “. Winzavod, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “Artist for city. City for artist “. Moscow City Museum, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “ROST AIR “. Residence, Lofoten, Norway (Vilkin)
  • “To do medium “. Moscow City Museum, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)

2014

  • “PAINTING EXPANSION”. Moscow Museum, Moscow, Russia (Begalska)
  • “Aphrodite’s Girdle “. Puppet Show, creative union Teresa, Luda Gallery, St.
  • Petersburg, Russia
  • “Naivizm “. Wolfsen Gallery, Aalborg, Denmark (Vilkin)
  • Final Exhibition. The Foundations of Smirnov and Sorokin, Moscow, Russia (Vilkin)
  • “Russian Summer “. Street-Art Project in cooperation with Denis Serenko, Berlin, Germany (Vilkin)

 

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