her artistic works draw on her background as a geographer. Recently, she was a participant of the www.gulagmaps.org project (Oxford University and Memorial, Moscow) dedicated to exploring the penitentiary system in Russia and Soviet Union.
Sofia Gavrilova (Paris/Moscow), born 1987 in Moscow graduated from the geographical department of Moscow State University, completed her PhD in geography (cartography) and worked there as a researcher. In 2012 she graduated from Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia named after A.Rodchenko (Class of Art Photography).
Gavrilova’s interests, both scientific and artistic, are focussed on post-Soviet spaces and landscapes. She was a participant of the www.gulagmaps.org project, a collaboration between Oxford University and Memorial Moscow dedicated to exploring the penitentiary system in Russia and Soviet Union.
Gavrilova has been in residency at the School of Visual Art in New York (Summer 2012) and is currently at the Cité internationale des arts Paris.
To whom belongs the shadow of the parasol? (with Alex Korsi) – EKArtburo, Moscow, 2013
The seidge of the Leningrad – BrownStripe gallery, Moscow, 2011
The time fro repetitions – Triumph gallery, Москва, 2013
The photography of the future – NCCA, Moscow, 2013
Barbars – special project of the Biennale of Young Art, Fabrica, Moscow, 2012
No exceptions – the diploma exhibition of the Rodchenko School, МАММ, 2012
Show and tell – ЕКArtburo, Moscow, 2012
Indivisual – special project of 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, MAMM, Moscow, 2011
Media Impact – special project of 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Artplay, Moscow, 2011
MediaAct – gallery Zhir, Vinzavod, Moscow, 2010
The nominee for Kandinskyi art prize 2012
The nominee for Innovation art prize 2012
The laureate of Silver Camera prize 2011
Works in MAMM and private collections
Lives and works in Moscow