KIR SHAMANOV

Kirill Romanov

Artist, Curator, Art critic, Writer, Media Activist from St. Petersburg, Russia 

 

 

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: March 20, 1975, St. Petersburg, Russia

E-mail: shamanovkirill@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION:

2002-2003. “Theory and practice of Media-art” programm. Workshop of Alexei Shulgin. (Certificate. PRO ARTE Institute, St. Petersburg) 

1998-2002. Program “Art of the 20th century. Names and streams.” (Certificate. PRO ARTE Institute, St. Petersburg) Reviewer Alexander Borovsky (Department of Contemporary Art, Russian Museum) 

 

COURSES AND WORKSHOPS:

1998-2003. Workshops by Ekaterina Dyogot, Lev Manovich, Tapio Makela, Alexey Shulgin, Olga Kiselyova, Vadim Fishkin, Yara Bubnova, Barbara London, Sergey Bugaev-Africa, Olesya Turkinа, Timur Novikov, Andrey Velikanov, Alexander Borovsky, Ekaterina Andreeva... (PRO ARTE Institute, St. Petersburg)


GRANTS & RESIDENCES:

2016, March. Sergey Kurekhin Prize nominant in a category "Best Visual Art". Short-list. (Saint Petersburg)

2015, March. "Russian National Bestseller" Literature Award nominant, book "Bad Kids of Perestroika" (Saint Petersburg)

2011, December. Residency. (Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm)

2010, May. Tajiks-art project «Top 50 Sobaka.ru. Most famous people of Saint-Petersburg» awardee. (St. Petersburg)

2006, December. One of “Black Square Prize” nominants. (Moscow, The Central House Of Artists)

2005, October. Nordic Council of Ministers. NIFCA. Russian-finnish project «Contact in time» (Anna Akhmatova Museum, St.Petersburg, Phototriennale «BACK LIGHT», Tampere, Finland)

2005, September. PRO ARTE Institute and Ford Foundation (St.-Petersburg, Russia). Exhibition «Zero Rubles» (Coincidentia oppositorum) “Contemporary Art in Traditional Museum Festival” (Peter and Paul Fortress, St-Petersburg)
2003, September-October. Nordic Council of Ministers. NIFCA. Konstepidemin. (Göteborg, Sweden)
2002. PRO ARTE Institute and Ford Foundation: the Higher Education Grant. (St.-Petersburg, Russia) 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS: 

Russian Museum's collection of numismatics (St. Petersburg, Russia),

Russian museum's department of contemporary art collection (St. Petersburg, Russia),

Museum of the City "Peter and Paul Fortress" (St. Petersburg, Russia), 

Sigmund Freud Museum of Dreams (St. Petersburg, Russia),

Museum of Money (Moscow, Russia),

Museum of parliamentarism of CIS "Tauride Palace" (St. Petersburg, Russia),

National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Moscow, Russia),

Perm Art Museum (Perm, Russia),

Andrei Agishev' collection (Perm, Russia),

Evgeny Lebedev' collection (London, United Kingdom),

Yevgeny Samoilov' collection (Rostov-on-Don, Russia),

Anton Belov' collection (Moscow, Russia),

Sergey Minaev' collection (Moscow, Russia),

Margarita Augustin' collection (Freiburg, Germany)...


CURATOR’S PROJECTS:

2016, April. Sergey Kurekhin Prize exhibition. (Sergey Kurekhin Centre, St. Petersburg)

2016, February. To the centenary of the Black Square. Performance "Tajiks Art draws better - Black Square" (Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow).

2014, July-... Curator of educational programme at the Street Art Museum, St. Petersburg.

2014, June. Tajiks Art group. Alcohol distilled from the the blood of Russians and Ukrainians "Extractum Hominus: My blood is your wine - Russian-Ukrainian cocktail" whithin the exhibition Casus Pacis whithin Manifesta10, Street Art Museum. (Saint Petersburg)

2012, August. Exhibition «Gop-art». Street art Festival «Spaghetti Fabric». (Rostov-on-Don)

2012, June. Exhibition «Gop-art: from my heart», (Art-centre «FAKEL», St.Petersburg)

2011, September. Tajiks-art group performance: Tajiks Art and guest workers will create copies of works that were made by renowned Russian politicians and were successfully sold at charity auctions. Non-commercial programme Moscow Art Fair 2011. (The Central House Of Artists, Moscow)

2010, September. Tajiks-art group, performance in cooperation with «Dakhabrakha» Theatre. GOGOLFest (Ukrainian multidisciplinary international festival of contemporary art). (Kiev, Ukraine) 

2010, June. Hooliguys. Exhibition «Gop-art in Zhivayaperm», «Zhivayaperm» festival. (Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm)

2010, February. Tajiks-art group exhibition. «Tajiks-art draws better», ST. PETERSBURG BIENNIAL, (MANEGE Central Exhibition Hall of St.Petersburg)

2009, September. Tajiks-art group, 5-days performance «All masterieces are ours and much cheaper!», art-alcohol from Migrant workers blood. Non-commercial programme Moscow Art Fair, 2009. (The Central House Of Artists, Moscow)

2009, June. Tajiks-art group, performance «Paid people». (Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow)

2009, May. Tajiks-art group, performance «Balkan Baroque». («Solyanka» club, Moscow)

2008, June. “Hooliguys. The First Gop-art exhibition”. (The First Moscow International Biennale of Young Art, Moscow)

2007, July. International project “Contact in time”. (Israel culture center, St-Petersburg)

2005, October. International project “Contact in time”. (Museum of Anna Ahmatova, St-Petersburg; Photo-triennial “BACK LIGHT”, Tampere, Finland)

2004-2006. Curator and compiler of the Internet video bank of Rambler Company. Project “Rambler-Vision”, video-art section (Moscow)

2003, January. Curator of Festival of Social video “Watch” (Cinema theatre “Burevestnik”, Rostov-on-Don)

 

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2013, March. “Pictures of Happiness and Supremathematics”. (Zverevskiy Art Center, Moscow)

2009, September. Tajiks-art group, 5-days performance «All masterieces are ours and much cheaper!», art-alcohol from Migrant workers blood. Non-commercial programme Moscow Art Fair.(The Central House Of Artists, Moscow)

2009, June. Tajiks-art group, performance «Paid people». (Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow)

2009, May. Tajiks-art group, performance «Balkan Baroque». («Solyanka» club, Moscow)

2007, February. “Y.E. - Uniform currency of the CIS”. Museum of Parliamentary at Assembly of the CIS (The Taurian Palace, St.-Petersburg)

2006, December. “Y.E. - Uniform currency of the CIS” (XL projects/ Electro boutique, Moscow)

2005, September “Zero Rubles” .“Contemporary Art in Traditional Museum Festival” (Peter and Paul Fortress, St-Petersburg, supported by PRO ARTE Institute) 

2002, May “EASY-ART” Project (Saint-Petersburg, Internet Center ”QUO VADIS?”)

2002, December “EASY-ART” Project (“Tunnel” club St.-Petersburg)

2002, September. Festival of Young Art “Stop! Who is coming!?” ,“EASY-ART” Project. (Moscow, National Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA),”Fly” gallery). 

 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016, January-February. "Obogaschenie Realnosti" (Augmented Reality) KVC Tenisheva, Smolensk.

2015, December. In the footsteps of "Pop-Mechanics"-2. Sergey Kuryokhin Centre for contemporary art, Saint Petersbugr. 

2015, Июнь. Обогащение реальности. МВЗ "Галерея А3", Москва.

2014, July. Installation «CASUS PACIS or One second prior to the peace» within the exhibition CASUS PACIS within Manifesta10, Street Art Museum, St. Petersburg.

2014, June. Tajiks Art group. Alcohol distilled from the the blood of Russians and Ukrainians "Extractum Hominus: My blood is your wine - Russian-Ukrainian cocktail" whithin the exhibition Casus Pacis whithin Manifesta10, Street Art Museum. (Saint Petersburg)

2014, May. Exhibition "Art-Money-Art", project "Monetization", (Perm Art Museum, Perm)

2014, January. Exhibition "Pleasure principle"(Prinzip Udovolstviya). (Exhibition center "Permskaya Yarmarka", Perm)

2013, July. Exhibition "Pleasure principle"(Prinzip Udovolstviya), Ural branch of the National Center for Contemporary Arts, Ekaterinburg.

2013, April. Exhibition "Monthly Payment", Vita Buivid's studio, Moscow.

2013, March, “Paris Art Fair”, “0 franks” coin, Grand Palais, Paris.

2012, August. Exhibition «Gop-art». Street art Festival «Spaghetti Fabric». (Rostov-on-Don)

2012, June. Exhibition «Gop-art: from my heart», (Art-centre «FAKEL», St.Petersburg)

2012, January. Exhibition «Nine in the tenth degree», «Supremathematics» project. (Pori, Finland)

2010, June. Hooliguys. Exhibition «Gop-art in Zhivayaperm», «Zhivayaperm» festival. (Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm)
2008, Desember. Exhibition “Small”. Project “0 rubles” (Guelman’s Art Gallery, Moscow)

2008, June. «Hooliguys. The First Gop-art exhibition». (The First Moscow International Biennale of Young Art, Moscow)
2007, March. Art-Moscow Workshops, Black Square. “Monetization” (Central House of Artists, Moscow)

2004, November. Extrashort Film's Festival. “Software for every case” (Novosibirsk, Russia)

2004, April. Exhibition “Thoughts about homeland”. Project “Index of the ideal president” (Museum of Anna Ahmatova, St-Petersburg)

2004, February. Festival “Mashinasta”. Internet-project “Multiperson” (Glasgow - Perm)

2003, December. Exhibition “Digital Russia”. « PUBLIC HTML»
project. (The Central Art House, Moscow)

2003, December. Participant of the “Art-Constitution” project. “Soft ware for the President of Russia” (Moscow, National Museum for Contemporary Art)

2003, October. “ROHTO” – Cure for Society. Internet-project “Multiperson” (Manege, St-Petersburg)
2003,April. Exhibition “Make it better”. Curator Dmitriy Velenskiy. ”Software for all cases of life” (St-Petersburg, Peter and Paul Fortress) 

2003, April. Exhibition “Laboratory of happiness”. Curator Ekaterina Dyogot. ”The City-Museum” project. (St-Petersburg, Peter and Paul Fortress)

2002, June “Contemporary Art in Traditional Museum” Festival Project “Station “DRIFT”. Virtual man on digital ace.”(PRO ARTE Institute, Museum of Arctic and Antarctica, St.- Petersburg) 


PAPERS AND LECTURES:

2014, July-... Curator of educational programme at the Street Art Museum, St. Petersburg.

2009-2012: «Hacking and cracking of information society»  (St.Petersburg, Moscow, Rostov-on-Don, Perm, Kiev...)

2008, November. “Media-art. Becoming an artist” (Lectures for young artists in studio “Nepokorennye, 17”, St-Petersburg)

2007, June. “Zero Rubles” (NCCA, Moscow)
2006, November. “The future of communication” (Conferences for the 10’s Anniversary of the “Rambler” Company, Press-center of “Izvestia News”, Moscow)

2005, “Media-art & returning of a thing” (Media-forum, Moscow)

2005, “Hacking and cracking of information society” (Conference “Next Day Media”, St-Petersburg State university)

2005, April. “Media-art as it is”. Festival of actual art “Subjective” (Philosophical faculty, St.-Petersburg State University)

2004,May. “Media-art & media-activism” (Christian University, St-Petersburg)

2004, May. “Media-art & media-activism” (Israel culture center, St-Petersburg)

2004, March. “Russian video-art” (Israel culture center, St-Petersburg)
2004, February. «PRO ARTE Institute» (St.-Petersburg, Peter and Paul Fortress) 

2003, December. Lecture and vide oshow. «The Russian Video Art in 80-90» (The Israeli Culture Center, St-Petersburg) 
2003, October. “Blood in history and blood history” conference. (Greifswald, Germany)

2002, May. Lecture “Video Art and Video Clip”. Seminar “Clip as a Mainstream Language of Mass Communication”
(Philosophy faculty, State University, St-Petersburg) 


PRESS:

on various projects over 2000 articles in the Russian and foreign press, in particular:

2012, May. "Sobaka.ru" magazine cover

2008, "ZAART" magazine cover(Novosibirsk)

2005, September. "Kommersant" newspaper cover

2003, October. "Komsomolskaya Pravda" newspaper cover. 

 

TV REPORTS:

2008-2013, "Tajiks-Art": Rossiya channel (VESTI Saint-Petersburg), NTV (federal news), Al Jazeera, 1 channel (Poland)

2008-2012, "GOP-ART": Russia Today, Rossiya (VESTI Moscow), Rossiya (VESTI federal), O2TV, Stolitza (Moscow), Rossia (VESTI Rostov on Don)
2006, "Y.E. - "The Uniform Currency of the CIS": Rossiya (VESTI Moscow), Rossiya (VESTI federal), Stolitza (Moscow)

2005-2006, "Zero Rubles": 5th channel, Rossiya (VESTI Saint-Petersburg), 100TV, Euronews, "Svoboda" radio, "Mayak" radio

Kirill Shamanov
Kirill Shamanov

Artist, Curator, Art critic, Writer, Media-activist from St. Petersburg, Russia

PRO ARTE Diploma
PRO ARTE Diploma

to Kirill Shamanov (Romanov) The St. Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation for Culture and Arts

PRO ARTE Diploma
PRO ARTE Diploma

to Kirill Shamanov (Romanov) The St. Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation for Culture and Arts