Anastasia Bogomolova — CV. Anastasia Bogomolova | Artist

Anastasia Bogomolova — multi-discipline artist, lecturer, photobook collector. Works with installations, performance, photography, and sculpture. Art projects are connected with images of separation, studies of the flexible nature of memory and oblivion applied to traumas, mythical archetypes, as well as images of traces and mimicry.

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1985 Kostanay, Kazakhstan

Lives and works in 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” (curator Svetlana Shlyapnikova), Chelyabinsk Museum of Fine Arts, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2018 Under the dome” (curator Svetlana Shlyapnikova), contemporary art gallery “OkNo”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2017 “Lookbook”, Museum of Soviet Life, Ufa, Russia

2016 “Landscape” (curator Svetlana Shlyapnikova), contemporary art gallery “OkNo”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2016 “Lookbook”, Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Tagil, Russia

2016 “Bakal” (curator Svetlana Shlyapnikova), contemporary art gallery “OkNo”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2015 “Lookbook”, Cultural Transit Foundation, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2014 “Datcha/Garden” (curator Ekaterina Inozemtseva), the main program of the 10th Photobiennale, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia



SELECTED BIENNIAL AND FESTIVALS

2019 Undark Festival, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2019 The Ideal Exhibition” (curator Svetlana Usoltseva), Special project of The 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, public space interventions, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2019 “documenta”, a performance exhibition (within Eurotour project), Kassel village, Chelyabinsk region, Russia

2018 Undark Festival, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2017 “Museum: Participant Observation” (сurators Daria Kostina, Irina Kudryavtseva), parallel program of the 4th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2017 Work Never Stops” (curator Svetlana Usoltseva), 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”, Filter Photo Festival, Filter Space, Chicago, USA

2015 “B. U. Kashkin Tribute” (curator Vladimir Seleznyov), parallel program of The 3d Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Museum of Soviet naive, Perm, Russia

2015 “We-ll-timed”, the main program of the 9th Moscow International Biennale “Fashion and Style in Photography” (curator Nadya Sheremetova), Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2014 “Young photography”, Polar Photo Fest, Norilsk, Russia

2014 “Look into It” (curator Nadya Sheremetova), parallel program of the 10th Photobiennale, Zamoskvorechye gallery, Moscow, Russia

2014 “We-ll-timed” (curator Nadya Sheremetova), “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” (curator Thomas Kellner), 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


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 NEMOSKVA (More than Moscow; curator Svetlana Usoltseva), Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2018 “The beginning, the end and almost everything in between. To the 100th anniversary of Ingmar Bergman” (curator Svetlana Usoltseva), National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, Russia

2018 The Fabric of Felicity” (curators Valentin Diaconov, Ekaterina Lazareva, and Iaroslav Volovod), Garage Museum, Moscow, Russia

2018 Taming the void. 50 years of Ural contemporary art” (curator Vladimir Seleznyov), The Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2018The Exhibition”, contemporary art gallery “OkNo”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2018 Taming the void. 50 years of Ural contemporary art” (curator Vladimir Seleznyov), Arsenal, Volga-Vyatka branch of NCCA, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2017 Taming the void. 50 years of Ural contemporary art” (curator Vladimir Seleznyov), National Center for contemporary arts, Moscow, Russia

2017Relapse 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” (curator Vladimir Seleznyov), National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, 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

2015Pair skating. Contemporary art of the Ural” (curator Svetlana Usoltseva), National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, Russia

2015 “Experiences of Brownian motion” (curator Nadya Sheremetova), The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow, Russia

2015 “B. U. Kashkin Tribute” (curator Vladimir Seleznev), National Center for contemporary arts (Ural branch), Yekaterinburg, Russia

2014 “The life of others” (curator Vladimir Seleznev, Ilya Shipilovskikh), Museum of Soviet naive, Perm, Russia

2014 “De la Memoria y el Olvido”, Metro Coyoacán, Mexico

2014 “We-ll-timed” (curator Nadya Sheremetova), FotoDepartament, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2014 Self Publish Riga Exhibition, Riga, Latvia

2013 “Young photography” (curator Nadya Sheremetova), World Ocean Museum, Kaliningrad, 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


AWARDS & PARTICIPATION

2018 Winner: Garage Museum’s Grant Program for Emerging Artists

2018 Nominee: The Sergey Kuryokhin Award 2017 in the category “Best visual art project”

2017 Winner: Garage Museum’s Grant Program for Emerging Artists

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


RESIDENCIES

2021 MMCA Residency Changdong, Seoul, South Korea

2020 Shishimskaya Gorka, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2019 PROGR Artist in Residence program (supported by Pro Helvetia), Bern, Switzerland


ARTIST & PUBLIC TALKS

2019 Immer Am Achten #43. History repeating, Schwobhaus, Bern, Switzerland

2019 Dreiviertel, Bern, Switzerland 

2019 PROGR Artist in Residence program, Bern, Switzerland

2018 Chelyabinsk Museum of Fine Arts, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2018 Contemporary art gallery “OkNo”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2017 Museum of Soviet Life, Ufa, Russia

2016 Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Tagil, Russia

2016 Contemporary art gallery “OkNo”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2015 Cultural Transit Foundation, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2014 Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2013 Center “DNK Pervouralsk”, Pervouralsk, Russia


PHOTOBOOKS & CATALOGUES

2018 “Under the dome”: catalogue; in cooperation with contemporary art gallery “OkNo”

2016 “Lookbook”: photobook; first edition, 90 signed and numbered copies, self-published

2013 “Recall”: photobook; 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.ru, Fotografia Magazine, The Blueprint, Bleek Magazine, Bird in Flight, IKONA, Russia Beyond the Headlines, Kiosk der demokratie, Phosmag, Josef Chladek Virtual Bookshelf, Les Branches, ASSAI magazine, YET magazine, Edge 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 Book Market (Amsterdam, Netherlands), ViennaPhotoBookFestival (Vienna, Austria), Gazebook: Sicily Photobook Festival (Italy), Polycopies (Paris, France), LA Art Book Fair (Los Angeles, USA), Printed Matter (New York, USA), Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Garage Art Book fair etc.


CURATING

2019 Jana Romanova. “(Beside)Yourself”, Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2018 Fyodor Telkov. “36 views”, Metenkov’s House Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia

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


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

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