ILYA FEDOTOV-FEDOROV

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Born in 1988. Lives and works at Moscow. Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov studied genetics (bioengineering) and philology in Moscow. Since his academic studies Ilya has been interested in art and actively worked with sketches and ideas for his future works. Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov working with the topic of nature and culture interactions. He understands nature as an universal language that everyone can understand. Nevertheless, in each culture there is a small proportion of unique aspects that are connected with nature or with peculiar biological species. These issues form the exact subject of artist’s professional interest. Ilya makes installations examining biological processes and using such biological materials as images of ants and anthills, entomological collections and cell structures.

Festivals and Biennale:

2014 – Special Project «The Boundaries of Action» – Biennale of Young Art, MMOMA (Moscow);
2014 – Isolated Posts – Photobiennale, MMOMA (Moscow).

Solo exhibitions:

2016 – Closed Systems or Nothing to do with Tardigrades, 11.12 Gallery (Moscow);
2016 – Collection of the Pink Book, Museum ART4 (Moscow);
2015 – Umbracle the City of Arts and Sciences by Santiago Calatrava – «Metamorphosis» (Spain, Valencia);
2015 – Homo Sapiens Lonely – Homo Sapiens Solitarius, MMOMA (Moscow);
2014 – Social Experiment, Gallery WEART (Moscow).

Selected group exhibitions:

2016 – The City in Personal Time, Fragment Gallery (Moscow);
2016 – New Malachite Box, Ural branch of the National Center for Contemporary Arts (Yekaterinburg);
2016 – Non-official Language Only, Winzavod (Moscow);
2016 – Heritage. Nature, Gallery Victoria (Samara);
2016 – Reflect, Museum of Moscow (Moscow);
2016 – View, АnnaNova Gallery and Veranda (St. Petersburg)
2015 – Science.Art Week, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (Moscow);
2015 – Military Museum, MMOMA (Moscow);
2015 – Holiday, The Krasnoyarsk Museum Center (Krasnoyarsk);
2015 – Art Logistics, Gallery Change (Kazan);
2015 – Development of Freedom, CSI Factory (Moscow);
2015 – Sub Observationem, MMOMA (Moscow);
2015 – Do Better, Gallery A3 (Moscow);
2014 – Research Institute, Gallery on Solyanka (Moscow);
2014 – Media Poetry, MMOMA (Moscow);
2014 – The New Wave, Gallery MSK Eastside Gallery (Moscow);
2014 – Fake, Gallery Random (Moscow);
2014 – Fake, Gallery A3 (Moscow);
2013 – Entre, Gallery Open Stage (Moscow)

Works

Series of works “Mutabor”, 2016
Glass, clay, organic objects, stones
20х20×20


Series of works “Mutabor”, 2016
Glass, clay, organic objects, stones
10х10×10


Series of works “Enviroment”, 2016
Glass, clay, organic objects, stones
30х45х15

No1, 2016
Glass, epoxy, organic objects, stones
50,5х30х2,5


Body, 2013
Print, glass
70х70


Untitled, 2016
Wood, stones, acrylic, watercolor
45х75


Series of works “Mutabor”, 2016
Glass, clay, organic objects, stones
15х15×15


Series of works “Invisible translation scheme”, 2017
Canvas, acrylic, stones, watercolour
30х50


Series of works “Enviroment”, 2016
Glass, clay, organic objects, stones
30х45х15


Series of works “Field Testing Methods”, 2016
Glass, acrylic, gypsum, seeds
30х50


Gull, 2014
Print, glass
100х100


View from the window, 2016
Paper, stones, organic objects
30х20