Alexey Martins

bio   works

Alexey Martins was born in 1989 in Krasnoyarsk. He got degrees from Krasnoyarsk Art School named after Vasily Surikov (Faculty of easel painting, 2010), and now he studies at the School of Contemporary Art “Free Workshops” at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. As a subject matter Martins working with different forms of art has chosen social issues in terms of social interactions and collective conscious.The role of art in the life of modern society and it’s mutual influence become another theme for Martins’s ongoing research.

In 2015 Alexey Martins in collaboration with Igor Lazarev was included in Kandinsky award short-list in a nominee “Young Artist” for the performance “How to talk about art to the Siberian city”. Alexey’s portfolio contains more than twenty group and three personal exhibitions, as well as participation in the 3rd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art. Alexey Martins’ works are in the Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre collection 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:

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, special project 3 Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Moscow

Prizes:

2015 Kandinsky award – nominee “Young Artist”

Selected group exhibitions:

2014 – The town where you can, KRYAKK 2014, Krasnoyarsk
2012 – New conditions, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Ural, Ekaterinburg
2012 – Rejected reality, ARTPLAY, Moscow
2012 – Time to change, Secach Gallery, Krasnoyarsk
2012 – Art-Session 2012, Museum centre, Krasnoyarsk
2011 – In depth, 9 Krasnoyarsk museum biennale, Krasnoyarsk
2011 – First on Mars, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Ural, Ekaterinburg
2011 – Art from the machine, Nazarovo
2010 – I am responsible for his father, Museum centre, Krasnoyarsk
2010 – Art Search, Yakut Biennale of Young Art, Yakutsk

Curated/co-curated project:

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