Anastasia Bogomolova | CV — Anastasia Bogomolova

Anastasia Bogomolova — artist, curator, lecturer, photobook collector and researcher, editor in the first Russian language blog about photobooks «This is a photobook». Works with installations, performance, sculpture and photography. Art projects are connected with studies of the flexible nature of memory and oblivion, boundaries of a documentary, reflection and creation of personal mythology.

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1985 Kostanay, Kazakhstan

Lives and works in Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg, Ural, Russia.

EDUCATION

2017 Martha Rosler's workshop, public program «Field Research: Weekend Faculty», Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2014 Workshop «The Mask: What Is Standing Behind Photography?» with Jaap Scheeren, Dutch Photography Experience project, St. Petersburg, Russia

2013—2014 Educational program «Photography Post-graduate», FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg, Russia

2013 Workshop «Off the Wall» by Anouk Kruithof, Dutch Photography Experience project, St. Petersburg, Russia

2012 Educational program «Photography as a research», FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg, Russia

2011 Workshop «Experience life through photography» by Arja Hyytiainen, The Nordic Photography Experience project, St. Petersburg, Russia

2007 Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia


PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

2018 «Lookbook», Chelyabinsk Museum of Fine Arts, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2017 «Lookbook», Museum of Soviet Life, Ufa, Russia

2016 «Landscape», contemporary art gallery «OkNo», Chelyabinsk, Russia

2016 «Lookbook», Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Tagil, Russia

2016 «Bakal», contemporary art gallery «OkNo», Chelyabinsk, Russia

2015 «Lookbook», Cultural Transit Foundation, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2014 «Datcha/Garden», the main program of the 10th Photobiennale, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia


BIENNIAL AND FESTIVALS

2017 «Museum: Participant Observation», parallel program of the 4th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2017 «Russian book sales-exhibition», Tallinn Photomonth, Tallinn, Estonia

2017 «Work Never Stops», Special project of The 4th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Tyumen Museum and Education Association, Tyumen, Russia

2017 Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, Garage Museum, Moscow, Russia

2017 «Autobiography as Memory», Focus Photography Festival, Mumbai, India

2016 «On the Shelf» (curated by Kelli Connell), Filter Photo Festival, Filter Space, Chicago, USA

2015 «B. U. Kashkin Tribute», parallel program of The 3d Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Museum of Soviet naive, Perm, Russia

2015 «Construction. Photography in search of approach», «Photoparade festival», Uglich, Russia

2015 «We-ll-timed», the main program of the 9th Moscow International Biennale «Fashion and Style in Photography», Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2014 «Young photography», Polar Photo Fest, Norilsk, Russia

2014 «Look into It», parallel program of the 10th Photobiennale, Zamoskvorechye gallery, Moscow, Russia

2014 «We-ll-timed», «Month of Photography in Minsk», Minsk, Belarus

2014 «Fab 30», Bitume Photofest, Lecce, Italy

2014 Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase, Obscura festival, Georgetown, Malaysia

2013 «Relations: A taste from Russia», the Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2013 «From archive to book», the Savignano Immagini Festival, Savignano, Italy

2013 Contest exhibition of The Baltic Photo Biennale «Photomania», Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia

2012 «Young photographers of Russia 2012», the International Young Photography Festival, Cheboksary, Russia


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 «Taming the void. 50 years of Ural contemporary art», National Center for contemporary arts, Moscow, Russia

2017 «Relapse of private. Photobook: Personal history as a time stamp», National Center for contemporary arts, Moscow, Russia

2017 «Taming the void. 50 years of Ural contemporary art», National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, Russia

2017 «Journey to the center of the Earth», Artplay, Moscow, Russia

2016 «INFOCUS: Juried exhibition of self-published photobooks», Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA

2016 «Human‘s Spaces», International Photoscene, 68elf, Cologne, Germany

2016 «Mythologique», Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2016 Self Publish Riga Exhibition, Riga, Latvia

2015 «Pair skating. Contemporary art of the Ural», National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, Russia

2015 «Experiences of Brownian motion», The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow, Russia

2015 «B. U. Kashkin Tribute», National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, Russia

2014 «The life of others», Museum of Soviet naive, Perm, Russia

2014 «Institute. Production», «Smena art center», Kazan, Russia

2014 «De la Memoria y el Olvido», Metro Coyoacán, Mexico

2014 «We-ll-timed», FotoDepartament, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2014 Self-publish books exhibition «I’mpressed», Taiga space, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2014 Self Publish Riga Exhibition, Riga, Latvia

2014 «Young photography», Academic Photography School, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

2013 «Between us», center «DNK Pervouralsk», Pervouralsk, Russia

2013 Online show «Botanicals», juried by Sharon Beals for The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, USA

2013 «Young photography», World Ocean Museum, Kaliningrad, Russia

2013 «Off the Wall», Taiga space, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2013 «La Photographie du portefeuille», La Conserverie, un lieu d’archives, Metz, France

2012 «Young photography 2012 2/2», Center for Arts and Music, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2007 «Exclusion Zone», contemporary art gallery «OkNo», Chelyabinsk, Russia


CURATING

2017 «Mythologique», contemporary art gallery «OkNo», Chelyabinsk, Russia

2017 «New Spread», I Moscow Photobookfest, The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow, Russia

2017 Julia Borissova. «Running to the Edge», Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2016 «Special Edition. A photobook in Russia», Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2016 «Mythologique», Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia


AWARDS & PARTICIPATION

2017 Winner: Garage Museum's Grant Program for Emerging Artists, Russia

2017 Nominee: Kandinsky Prize in the category «The Young artist. Project of the Year»

2016 Winner: Credit Suisse & Cosmoscow Prize for Young Artists

2016 Short-listed: Self Publish Riga dummy contest, Riga, Latvia

2014 Winner: Krasnoyarsk International Media Art Festival, category «Photo project», Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2014 Short-listed: Self Publish Riga dummy contest, Riga, Latvia

2013 Finalist: The international competition «De la Memoria y el Olvido», Los Ojos del Tiempo Foundation, Guadalajara, Mexico

2013 Winner: The Baltic Photo Biennale «Photomania», category «Monochrome photography», Kaliningrad, Russia


BOOKS

2016 «Lookbook»: first edition, 90 signed and numbered copies, self-published

2013 «Recall»: limited Russian edition, 30 numbered copies, self-published


PUBLICATIONS

Feature Shoot, Urbanautica, Le Journal de la Photographie, Top Photography Films, F-Stop Magazine (# 58, Portfolio Issue 2014, issue «Where I live»), Tonelit (# 2, 4), Russkiy Mir Journal / Russian World Journal (# 5), Fmagazine, Chemodan / チェマダン, Wandering Bears, Revista Madriguera (# 3), Naturae, Photographer.ru, L’Oeil de la Photographie, PRISM (# 15), Lens Culture (EDITORS’ PICKS section), VISIONmagazine (April 2014), UP zine (# 1), Bigpicture.ruFotografia Magazine, The Blueprint, Bleek Magazine, Bird in Flight, IKONA, Russia Beyond the Headlines, Kiosk der demokratie, PhosmagJosef Chladek Virtual Bookshelf, Les Branches, ASSAI magazine, YET magazineEdge of Humanity Magazine.


COLLECTIONS

The Library Project, Dublin, Ireland
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA
Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Tagil, Russia
The Sverdlovsk Regional Universal Scientific Library named V. G. Belinsky, Yekaterinburg, Russia


FAIRS & MARKETS

Cosmos Arles Books (Arles, France), Shifting Focus Photobook Market (Berlin, Germany), Unseen Unseen Book Market (Amsterdam, Netherlands), ViennaPhotoBookFestival (Vienna, Austria), Shifting Focus Photobook Market (Berlin, Germany), Cosmoscow (Moscow, Russia), Gazebook: Sicily Photobook Festival (Italy), Polycopies (Paris, France), LA Art Book Fair (Los Angeles, USA), Printed Matter (New York, USA), Estonian Photographic Art Fair etc.


EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

2016 Workshop «A place for a movement», «Photoparade festival», Uglich, Russia

2015—2016 The course of video lectures «A Photobook: To the origins of the medium»

2015—2016 Educational online program «Mythologique of regions», FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg, Russia

2014 Workshop «Archive scope», Minsk, Belarus


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 Curator of program «Selected works of Chelyabinsk No-festival», special block of the exhibition «History of Russian Video Art. Volume 3», Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2010 Curator of educational video programs of workshops «City celebrity», Chelyabinsk, Russia

2010 Curator of the project «Videodrome» (public demonstrations of classic video art), STUDIO|DIVAN|GALLERY, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2008—2010 Program director of the Chelyabinsk International No-festival of video art and animation, Chelyabinsk, Russia