Tania Volkova

 TaniaamsterTatiana Volkova (Moscow) completed a Masters of Arts at the Academy of National Economy, Moscow (1995-2000); residency on the Jubiee Fellowship CEC Artslink, International Studios & Curatorial Program, New York (2004).

Tatiana has held curatorial positions at the Tsaritsino Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Reflex Gallery, the Garage and ZHIR project, Moscow. She was curatorial team member of a number of large exhibitions including: IV Biennial of Contemporary Art in Cetinjie, Montenegro (2002); “Viewing Pad” at the Moscow Central House of Artist (2003), “Russian Pop-art” (2005) and “Sots-Art. Political art in Russia” at the Moscow State Tretyakov Gallery (2007), “Russian Utopias” at the Garage, Moscow (2010).

Since 2009 Tatiana has been dedicated to research and promotion of Russian activist art. Tatiana curated a serious of exhibitions of the young Russian activist artists at ZHIR project, Moscow (Winzavod Art Centre, 2009 – 2010); “Silence=Death” exhibition (Artplay Centre, 2012, Moscow) . Since 2011 Tatiana has been initiator and moderator of MediaImpact Festival of Activist Art.

Tatiana has been written for exhibition catalogues, given a course of lectures on Russian activist art and moderated a discussion club.

– Member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics).

– Nominee of Innovation Award (2010), laureate of Kariatida Award (2012)

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