Andrey Syaylev

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Andrey Syaylev was born in 1982 in Samara. He graduated from Samara Art College and studied at Samara Pedagogical University. Become one of founders of festival “Art chaos” (collaborative with Vladimir Logutov). Andrey worked in the cinema and video-art department of the Government centre of contemporary art in Moscow. He appeared as a curator of “One work gallery” (Samara). Became a participant of art group “Laboratory” (which take place in 2010-2011). Art director of festival “VolgaFest” in 2016.His works includes graphics, paintings, sculptures and street art projects. Participant of numerous video art festivals in Russia, Ukraine and Italy. He won the gran-prix of regional contest called “Open City” (Samara) in 2015, in 2008 he won the gran-prix of video art festival “NET festival” (Chelyabinsk). Participant of the parallel program of the V and the VI Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, he also attended the parallel program of the festival MANIFESTA-10 (2014). His solo exhibitions were held in The Marat Guelman Gallery (2009), in the “Globus” gallery (2010). Lives and work in Samara.

Solo exhibitions:

2011 — Reading/Drawing, Samara Art Museum (Samara)
2010 — Synchronisms, Globus Gallery, Project “Floors” (Saint-Petersburg)
2009: Wagonage, Gelman Gallery (Moscow)
Selected group exhibitions:
2016 — The City in Personal Time, Fragment Gallery (Moscow)
2015 — Remember Tomorrow, Street Art Museum (Saint-Petersburg)
2014 — Quarantine, Kiel (Germany)
2010 — Plan of Actions, Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (France)
2009 — Video format [linearity], NCCA (Moscow)
2008 — Non Stop Media (Kharkov, Ukraine)
2006 — Tower Kronprince, Second Advent, NCCA Baltic branch (Kaliningrad)
2005 — Italy-Russia 6:6, Amnesiac Arts Gallery (Potenza, Italy)


2017 — First Triennial Of Russian Contemporary Art, Garage Museum of Contemporary Ar (Moscow)
2015 — Have No Time – 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Winzavod (Moscow)
2014 — Not a Museum – European Biennale of Contemporary Art “Manifesta 10”, Art space «New Industry” (Saint-Petersburg)
2013 — Nothing of The Kind – 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Moscow (Moscow)
2009 — The Larvae of the Future. Art «After the End» or Art «Before the Beginning»? Program “1/6 plus” – Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (Zurab Gallery, Moscow)
2008 — 1st Moscow International Biennale for Young Art “Stop! Who’s coming!?”, Era Foundation, CCA Mars (Moscow)

Festivals and Prizes:

2015-2016 — Art-Director of the Festival “VolgaFest” (Samara)
2008-2009 — Grand Prix for the Work “27 Abstractions” – Chelyabinsk “NO-Festival” of video art (Chelyabinsk)
2006 — The Festival of Contemporary Art “Shargorod” (Ukraine)
2005 — Grand Prix in nomination “Art Project” – The exhibition-Competition “Open City” (Samara)
2003 — Grand Prix for the Film “The Tent” – The Festival of the Spontaneous Video (Samara)


Structure 4, 2015
Metal, tiles, cardboard paper, readymades, color print, white glue

Series “Train”, 2008-2009
Canvas, acryl

Series “Train”, 2008-2009
Canvas, acryl

Series “Train”, 2008-2009
Canvas, acryl