Aristarkh Chernyshev
Born in Voroshilovgrad, USSR, in 1968.
Graduated from The Moscow State Technical University (1991). Grant holder at The Academy of Arts, Berlin (1995).
Lives and works in Moscow.
 
MAIN PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS
2006 Data Drain / Utechka dannykh. XL Gallery, ART Strelka, Moscow
2005 Presentation of teleinstallations. Media Centre RICX, Riga, Latvia
CoMutation
. With Vl. Efimov. Parallel program of the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. XL Gallery, Moscow
2004 Echo of Ether. With Vl. Efimov. (In the framework of the ProArte Institute festival "Contemporary Art in the Traditional Museum".) The A.S.Popov Central Museum of Comminications, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Bubbles.
With Vl. Efimov. XL Gallery, Moscow
Screening of videoworks. With Vl. Efimov. ICA, London, UK
Presentation of the project "New Age of Television". ICA, London, UK
2002 I'll be back. With Vl. Efimov. XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Nirvana. With Vl. Efimov. "Ulitsa O.G.I." Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Project of a Monument to A. Schwarzenegger as Terminator T-800. With Vl. Efimov. Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
2001 Genetic Gymnastics 2. With Vl. Efimov. (In the framework of the ProArte Institute festival "Contemporary Art in the Traditional Museum".) Pavlov's Memorial Museum, St.-Petersburg, Russia
2000 Genetic Gymnastics. With Vl. Efimov. "DOM" club, Moscow, Russia
1999 Music of Retorts. A visual musical performance. (In the framework of a musical festival "Ichthyology"). With Vl. Efimov and A. Borisov. The "DOM" Club, Moscow, Russia
Music of Retorts.
A visual musical performance. (In the framework of an annual digital music programme "Electric Future"). With Vl. Efimov and "F.R.U.I.T.S." duo. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
1998 The Shining Prostheses. With Vl. Efimov. TV Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1997

Opus Magnum. With Vl. Efimov. The Art Moscow Fair, TV Gallery, Moscow, Russia
1996
Galvani. With Vl. Efimov, TV Gallery, Moscow, Russia
1993
Victim of Art. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
The Primeval Interior. A3 Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Leonardo da Vinchi. With R. Yegorov. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
1992
The Primeval Medicine. "Sadovniki" Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Memento Mori. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
 
  SELECTED JOINT PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS
2006 3d Moscow International Fine Arts. XL Gallery. Central Exhibition Hall "Manezh", Moscow, Russia
ART Moscow 2006. 10th International Art Fair. XL Gallery. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
Let Video Be! Russian Video Art 1996-2006.
Within "ART Moscow 2006" Art Fair. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
Fotobiennial '06.
Photocenter of the Union of Journalists, Moscow
Innovation
. The exhibition of the art works nominated for 2005 contemporary art award. NCCA,Moscow
2005 Chudo Sveta / Miracle of Light. Exhibition Hall "Novy Manege", Moscow, Russia
Art Basel Miami Beach. XL Gallery. Collins Park at the Beach, Miami Beach Florida, USA
Observatori-05. Mitos - Idolos - Hibridos. Video festival. Organized by La Sala Naranja Gallery, Valencia. Museo Principe Felipe, Valencia, Spain
Moscow Breakthrough. Project by NCCA, Moscow and Academia Rossica, London. Exhibition Centre Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, London, UK
artists of the beginning of the century. videoart. WAM Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Frieze Art Fair 2005
. XL Gallery. Regent's Park, London, UK
FIAC 2005.
XL Gallery. The Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
Portrait of Face.
Guelman Gallery. M'ARS Center, Moscow, Russia
Water Pieces 05. Noass Gallery, Riga, Latvia
Arsenale 2005. Arsenal, Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia
A second side. International Biennial of Contemporary Art - IBCA 2005.
National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czechia
Art Moscow 2005. XL Gallery. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
P.S. Beyond the red horizon.
National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Graz - Moscow.
National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Russia 2.
Guelman Gallery project. Special project of the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
2004
The seven sins. Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Art is an illusion. RuArts Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Beyond the red horizon. New art from Poland and Russia. Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Human-Machine Interface.
Rum46 Gallery. Aarhus, Denmark
Art Moscow 2004.
XL Gallery. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
Moscow Time. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Petrozavodsk, Russia
Faster than History. Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2003
New Countdown. Digital Russia. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
XL Style. An exhibition to the 10th anniversary of the XL Gallery. XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Banks and Cups. Meyerhold Center, Moscow
Last Hero. Rottermann Exhibition Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
Receipts of happiness. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Volgograd- Yaroslavl -Tula, Russia
Projection. (An NCCA, Nizhny Novgorod, project). The Armoury, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
re-cycling und re-design. Cafe "Das Moebel", Vienna, Austria
AiR_port takeOFF 1 . Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
The Typewriter. (In the framework of a ProArte Institute project "Things"). ProArte Institute Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
Studio 2003. (In the framework of the "Art-Moscow 2003" Fair). Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
The 3rd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art. Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany - Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Plueschow, Mecklenburg, Germany - Bergen Kunsthall/Bergens Kunstforening, Bergen, Norway
2002

Structures of a signal. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Transformations. With Vl. Efimov. National Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Art Moscow 2002. "Ulitsa OGI" Gallery. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
Grani / The Facets. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Izhevsk, Russia
Fotobiennial '02. Central Exhibition Hall "Bolshoi Manezh", Moscow, Russia
Snegurochka / Snowgirl. New Art from Russia. National Gallery of Contemporary Art "Zahenta", Warsaw, Poland
Moscow Time. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Siuolaikinio meno centraus, Vilnius, Lithuania - Memorial Museum "Radio Laboratory of Nizhny Novgorod", Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2001
The Ecology of Art. The Fine Arts Museum, Nizhny Tagil, Russia
Baikal. Cultural Colloboration Project. Irkutsk, the Baikal lake, Russia
Kunst aus Russland / Art from Russia. Schloss Graffenegg, Vienna, Austria
Milano Europe - 2000. La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Studio 2001. (In the framework of the "Art Moscow 2001" Fair). Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
8th Cairo Biennial. NCCA. Cairo, Egypt
Grani / The Facets. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Kurgan - Kemerovo - Volgograd - Ulianovsk, Russia
Iskusstvo 2000. Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Germany
2000 Grani / The Facets. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Novossibirsk, Russia
The Series. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Central Exhibition Hall "Bolshoi Manezh", Moscow, Russia
Dynamic Pairs. An art project to the 10th anniversary of the Guelman Gallery. Central Exhibition Hall "Bolshoi Manezh", Moscow - Central House of Architect, Nizhny Novgorod - Russian State Museum. Marble Palace, St.Petersburg, Russia
Between-Active Art. Zverev Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
1999 Projections from Russia. Exhibition of the Contemporary Russian Art. Mongolian Modern Art Gallery, Ulan-Bator, Mongolia
Realitaet und Schein. Kunsthalle "Faust", Hannover, Germany
Fauna. National Gallery of Contemporary Art "Zahenta", Warsaw, Poland
ACT'99. Galerie "Maerz", Linz, Austria - TV Gallery, Moscow, Russia
The 2nd International Show of Art in CD-ROM. Media Centre of Art and Design and the School of Design (MECAD/ ESDI), Sabadell - Barcelona, Spain
Total Recall. TV Gallery, Moscow, Russia
1998 Fauna. "Maly Manezh" Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia
Art Manezh '98. Central Exhibition Hall "Bolshoi Manezh", Moscow, Russia
Berliner Art Messe. TV Gallery, Berlin, Germany
The Ship of the Present. (An NCCA, Moscow, project.) Yaroslavl, Tver, Nizhny Novgorod, Kostroma, Russia
Fotobiennial '98. Central Exhibition Hall "Bolshoi Manezh", Moscow, Russia
1997

Ostranenie. Dessau, Germany
Art Moscow '97. TV Gallery. Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia

1995 Art Belongs to People. Part II: works of art in the shop windows. Myasnitskaya Street, Moscow, Russia
Ergebnis. Galerie am Marstall, Berlin, Germany
1994 Bronya's Birthday. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
Art Belongs to People. Part I: works of art at the city advertising boards. Moscow, Russia
1993 Local Time. Festival of non-profitable projects. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
Post Modernism and National Traditions. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
The Bospor Forum. Kerch, the island of Tuzla, Crimea, Ukraine
A Shop. "Konstantin" store, Moscow, Russia
1992 The Day of Territory. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
1991
Agaspher. Minsk - Riga - Moscow, the USSR
 
  FESTIVALS AND PRIZES
2005 Observatori-05. Mitos - Idolos - Hibridos. Video festival. Organized by La Sala Naranja Gallery, Valencia. Museo Principe Felipe, Valencia, Spain
2004 Extra Short Film Festival (ESF - 2004). Grand Prix for Animation. With Vl. Efimov. Novossibirsk, Russia
2003 Electric visions. The 1st festival of Russian and Scandinavian videoart. Russia - Finland - Scandinavia
Pusto / Empty. The 2nd street videoart festival. Moscow, Russia
2002 Kansk-2002. The 1st International Kansk Video Festival. With Vl. Efimov. Short-list. Kansk, Russia
2001 Extra Short Film Festival (ESF - 2001). Grand Prix for Video. With Vl. Efimov. Novossibirsk, Russia
Kino. Video. Tele. Film Festival. Graz, Austria
   
 

CURATOR PROJECTS

2004
"Voinushka" / "War Game". Collective project by ProArte students. With Vl. Efimov. (In the framework of the ProArte Institute festival "Contemporary Art in the Traditional Museum".) The Historical Military Museum of Artillery, Engineer Troops and Signal Troops, St.-Petersburg, Russia
1995
Art Belongs to People. Part II: works of art in the shop windows. With R. Jegorov and A. Panova. Myasnitskaya Street, Moscow, Russia
1994
Art Belongs to People. Part I: works of art at the city advertising boards. With R. Jegorov and A. Panova. Moscow, Russia
1993 Local Time. Festival of non-profitable projects. With R. Jegorov and A. Panova. Petrovsky Boulevard 12, Moscow, Russia
   
 
CONFERENCES
2001
Contemporary Art: Ecology of Art in the Industrial Landscape. Seminar - Simposium. Nizhny Tagil, Russia
2000
Search for the Future. Art Conference. Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
1999 EVA'99. Electronic Images & Visual Arts. International Conference. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
   
 
TEACHING
2004
ProArte Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
2003
Institute for Contemporary Art Problems, Moscow, Russia
Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI), Moscow, Russia
   
  CD-ROMs (design&programming)
2004 5 Hours of the Contemporary Art. 23 actual Moscow artists in a NCCA, Moscow, media project.
2003 Ivan Leonidov. About outstanding Russian architect Ivan Leonidov.
2000 Total Recall. An interactive e-catalogue of the exhibition of the same name.
1997/99 Chernyshev & Efimov. An interactive e-catalogue of Vladislav Efimov & Aristarkh Chernyshev art works.