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  • Aristarkh Chernyshev
  • Aristarkh Chernyshev
    tel.: +7 910 405 33 58
    e-mail: aristarkhchernyshev@gmail.com

    born in Voroshilovgrad(Lugansk), USSR, in 1968. Graduated from The Moscow State Technical University in 1991. He has been working in-between new media and contemporary art since early 90s. From 1996 to 2005 he has produced several interactive installations together with Vladislav Efimov. From 2000 to 2004 he was running Media Lab at the National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow. Aristarkh has participated in numerous exhibitions and festivals both in Russia and internationally. In 2004 he has co-founded Electroboutique gallery in Moscow. His works appear on major International art fairs. Aristarkh Chernyshev lives and works in Moscow.



    Main solo exhibitions and projects:

    2018
    Toxic assets. Museum of Moscow. Moscow

    2017
    Archive of the present. Electromuseum. Moscow.

    2015
    Art for the people. Perm museum for contemporary art PermM. Perm.

    2012
    Electroboutique to the Norwegian Telecom Museum. Oslo

    2011
    Electroboutique pop up at Science Museum London. 23.11.2011 - 14.02.2012
    Bug With Us XL gallery Moscow, 4th Syromiatnichesky lane, 1

    2009
    Art that Cares Trondheim, Norway at Fjordgata 11. TSSK and TEKS

    2008
    CRITI-POP Moscow Museum of Modern Art 19 - October 19, 2008 Moscow, Ermolaevsky lane, 17

    2007
    Urgently. Electroboutique Gallery, Moscow, Russia

    2006

    Teleskin. Electroboutique Gallery, Moscow, Russia
    Data Leak / Utechka dannykh. XL Gallery, Moscow

    2005

    Poetical economy. Electroboutique Gallery, Moscow, Russia
    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 Artists, 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


    Selected joint projects and exhibitions:

    2017
    Electronic Superhighway (2016 1966). Museum Art Architecture Technology. Lisboa. 08 Nov 2017 - 19 Mar 2018
    "TECHNE. " .
    Virtual pavilion Hybrid body | The Wrong Biennale 2017/18.
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    "Icons" Dukley Art Gallery. Montenegro
    Digital Decade. London

    2016
    Electronic Superhighway (2016 1966). Whitechapel Gallery London.
    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal University of Denver

    2015
    Jesus Touch in Motorenhalle at Digital // Analog: Indifferenz Dresden

    2014
    ETERNAL SEPTEMBER The rise of amateur culture Curated by Valentina Tanni Shkuc Gallery Stari trg 21, Ljubljana
    Quantm Entanglement Laboratoria Art-and-Science Space
    Playing the Circus. MMOMA. Moscow, Petrovka str. 25
    Reconstruction2. The EKATERINA Cultural Foundation, Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture and XL Projects. January 24 - March 23, 2014
    ArteFiera 2014. Bologna

    2013
    Voice of the Forest at Archstoyanie
    Design of the Neo-Liberal Regime Triumph gallery at Artmoscow
    SAVE AS Riga
    Creative City International Fair Madrid CentroCentro
    ARTOMAT.pro in Ekaterinburg.New Aesthetics. Internal
    Consistency Principle.

    2012
    Electroboutique at Milan Design Week. BE OPEN exhibition Verge, curated by Elena Selina.
    Iconman in Perm

    2011
    4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, main project. ArtPlay center, Moscow
    GESCHMACK der gute, der schlechte und der wirklich teure - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
    Twente Biennale. Creatieve Fabriek, Hengelo, Netherlands

    2010
    Beyond Credit.Contemporary Art and Mutual Trust - Sanat Limani, Istanbul
    History of Russian Video Art. Volume 3 - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
    Funware _playing with software art - MU, Eindhoven
    Futurologia - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow

    2009

    ENTER ACTION - Digital Art Now 07 February 2009 - 26 April 2009
    ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark.
    Kiosk, Artifacts of a Post-digital Age, STRP festival, Eindhoven.
    Enter Festival, DOX, Prague
    Liquid Frontiers Lille 3000



    2008

    Transmediale 2008 (Berlin, Germany)
    Synthetic Times - Media Art China 2008. National Art Museum of China, Beijing
    Art Basel 2008. XL Gallery. Basel, Switzerland
    Holy Fire. The Art of the Digital Age. IMAL, Brussels, Belgium
    Anna Kournikova deleted by Memeright trusted System. Kunst und Copyright im Digitalen Zeitalter. HMKV at PHOENIX Halle, Dortmund, Germany
    Territories and Resources". Cinema City, Novi Sad, Serbia
    Turn and Widen - Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul The 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale. Seoul, South Korea
    Frieze Art Fair 2008. XL Gallery. Regent's Park, London, UK
    (Im) Material Art ConcentArt e.V.A Space for Projects and Exhibitions in Berlin Kreuzberg


    2007

    Art Digital. Mars gallery, Moscow, Russia
    I Believe. special project of the 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
    White Night 2007 (BALTA NAKTS 2007). Andrejsalas infocentr. Riga, Latvia
    Art Basel 2007. XL Gallery. Basel, Switzerland
    Graz-Moscow. Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
    Moskau Sputnik. Gallery Hilger contemporary, Vienna, Austria
    Frieze Art Fair 2007. XL Gallery. Regent's Park, London, UK
    Candinsky Prize 2007. Moscow, Vinzavod

    2006

    Art Basel Miami Beach. XL Gallery. Miami Beach Florida, USA
    The Mirror. (In the framework of a ProArte Institute project Things). ProArte Institute Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Frieze Art Fair 2006. XL Gallery. London, UK
    Art Basel 2006. XL Gallery. Basel, Switzerland
    3d Moscow International Salon of 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, Russia
    Innovation. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

    2005

    Story Rooms. Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester
    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. Bargehouse. London, UK
    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. Marat 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 Artists, 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. Marat Guelman Gallery project. Special project of the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Central House of Artists, 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 Artists, 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 Artists, 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 Armory, 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 Artists, 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 Artists, 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 Artists, 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 Marat 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 Artists, 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, USSR


    Festivals And Prizes:

    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