Alexey Martins

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Alexey Martins was born in Krasnoyarsk in 1989. He graduated from the Faculty of Painting of the Krasnoyarsk Art School and the Free Workshops Contemporary Art School of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Working with a broad range of media from graphic art to installations, Martins studies social interaction and collective thinking as well as the role of art in the construction of society and their influence on each other. In 2015, Martins got onto the short list of the Kandinsky Prize in the nomination “Young Artist. Project of the Year” for his joint performance with the artist Igor Lazarev How to Talk about Art to the Siberian City. Martins’ portfolio includes over 20 group exhibitions and three solo shows. He has participated in the 3rd Moscow Biennale of Young Art, the Main Project of the 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art, and the 12th International Festival of Landscape Objects. His works are found at the Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre and in private collections.

Solo exhibitions:

2017 Mental firewood, Fragment Gallery (Moscow)
2016 Garden should grow up, Otdel Gallery (Krasnoyarsk)
2015 Mental firewood, Otdel Gallery (Krasnoyarsk)
2010 Space combat, Secach Gallery (Krasnoyarsk)

Festivals and Biennale:

2017 The Main project of the 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art. Curator: Yuko Hasegawa, New Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)
2017 12th international festival of landscape objects Archstoyanie (Nikola-Lenivets)
2015 The practice of touch, 11 Krasnoyarsk museum biennale (Krasnoyarsk)
2014 Biennale of science art (Novosibirsk)
2013 Love of space, 10 Krasnoyarsk museum biennale (Krasnoyarsk)
2013 May!, Festival of Contemporary Art (Krasnodar)
2012 Liquid Life. The special project of 3th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (Moscow)

Prizes:

2015 Kandinsky award. Nominee “Young Artist”

Selected group exhibitions:

2017 Recycling landscape, State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)
2016 Artbat FEST, Almaty, Kazakhstan
2014 The town where you can, KRYAKK 2014 (Krasnoyarsk)
2012 New conditions, National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Ekaterinburg)
2012 Rejected reality, ARTPLAY (Moscow)
2012 Time to change, Secach Gallery (Krasnoyarsk)
2012 Art-Session 2012, Museum centre (Krasnoyarsk)
2012 Архваренье, Architectural Festival (Krasnoyarsk)
2011 In depth, 9 Krasnoyarsk museum biennale (Krasnoyarsk)
2011 Art-Session 2011, Museum centre (Krasnoyarsk)
2011 First on Mars, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Ural (Ekaterinburg)
2011 Art from the machine (Nazarovo)
2011 World Of Siberia (Shushenskoye)
2010 I am responsible for his father, Museum centre (Krasnoyarsk)
2010 Art Search, Yakut Biennale of Young Art (Yakutsk)
2010 Red carpet, Video Festival of Kansk (Kansk)
2010 The beginning of the way, Mix-Max (Krasnoyarsk)
2010 17. Seriosly, Museum centre (Krasnoyarsk)

Curatorial projects:

2015 Celebration, Exhibition of Young Artists (Krasnoyarsk)
2014 …. Bystrovka, Gallery of Sudden Art (Krasnoyarsk)
2012 Rodina-Smorodina, Exhibition Picnic (Krasnoyarsk)
2012 THE END Ontology End, Exhibition of Young Artists (Krasnoyarsk)

Works


Untitled, 2015
Wood, metall
160 х 40 х 23


Untitled, 2016
Wood, metall
26 х 58 х 38


Untitled, 2016
Wood, acrylic
9 х 8 х 25,5 (2 items)


Untitled, 2016
Wood, acrylic
9 х 8 х 25,5 (2 items)


Untitled, 2016
Paper, graphite
70 x 100


Untitled, 2015
Wood, metall
135 х 20 х 35


Untitled, 2016
Wood, acrylic
9 х 8 х 25,5 (5 items)


Untitled, 2016
Wood, acrylic
9 х 8 х 25,5 (3 items)


Untitled, 2016
Wood, acrylic
9 х 8 х 25,5 (3 items)


Untitled, 2016
Paper, graphite
70 x 100