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Katya Isaeva

Born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Lives & works in Moscow, Russia

 

Education ​

 

2019-2020 School of curators at Free Workshops MMOMA

2013 -2015 Institute of Contemporary Art, ICA Moscow

2013-2014 Laboratory of Media Poetry

2010-2012 University of the Arts, London College of Communication, Graphic design and Art
2002-2007 Goethe Institut Moskau. German language and German contemporary Literature

1997-2002 Moscow Institute of the Humanities. MA in linguistics and intercultural communication
 

Solo exhibition 

Syncopation/Off-beat, CCI Fabrika, video installation, Moscow, 2017

Collaborations

PER FORMA 0.2, New Space of Theatre of Nations, 40 minutes performance Instagram. Stories,
collaboration with Nikita Chumakov, Moscow, 2018

Project for Royal Park Foundation, design project in collaboration with Matin O'Dea Totem Poles for Hyde Park, London, 2011

 

Grants

Grant for a course Hunting and collecting (postcolonial discourse)  at Internationale Sommerakademie
für Bildende Kunst Salzburg, 2019

Grant for Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Summer School. Earth and writing: a study of the anthropocene,2019

 

Selected exhibitions, projects, festivals

2019

Escape the room, The Wrong biennale 19/20, gif-animation series, www

http://escapetheroom.online/

Art Hobby Center, co-curator, co-artist, CCI Fabrika, Moscow

101. mediapoetry festival. Invisible networks, video, Saint Petersburg

 

Artificial pollination, The Old Fund Greenhouse of N.V. Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden (RAS), co-curator and co-artist, site-specific installation, Moscow

 

2018

Ideal Age, MMOMA, Special project of the 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, instagram-based project #instadancerkatya, Moscow

 

Neighbourhood, gallery Nagornaya, parallel program of MMOMA for the 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, photobook/research, web project MMOMA Simferopolsky, Moscow

 

Art Lobster Tart, Gallery А3, Parallell program of the the 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art,
play for 6 fax machines, installation, Moscow

Media Poetry Festival 101, web- project https://katyaisaeva.wixsite.com/chronic-lateness, Saint Petersburg
 

Ork Kota Platform 2018 One-Minute Dance Films, #instadancerkatya video, Hungary

Darkness has fallen VOS - Virtual Open Space, Departments of owl web-based project, Austria

 

2017
Die Grenze/Border, international exhibition project, supported by Goethe Institut, installation "100 of pialas", Moscow-Saint-Petersburg-Krasnojarsk-Kiew-Minsk-Yekateringurg-Almaty-Dortmund-Tbilisi

 

The Cancan competitions, Gallery LemoArt, video #instadancer, Berlin


Boderline conditions, installation Karsilamas, Nicosia, Cyprus

 

2016
Mirrors, Project of the Andrei Tarkovsky International Film Festival, MMOMA - video "Eye test", Moscow

 

Danube Videoart Festival, video "Eye test", Austria

 

Media poetry Festival, 101 Memory formatting,installation "Memory of the machines",  Saint-Petersburg


.txt, New Wing of Gogol House, media installation "A morning of a man of business", Moscow

 

Procrastination, MMOMA, media installation " The Lawnmower Man", Moscow

 

Starting point, Center for Creative industries FABRIKA, site specific installation "The Sims. Tempus family", Moscow

 

Free Wifi/Gratis WLAN, Eigen und Art Lab, videos #instadancerkatya, Berlin

2015

Crosscontact, Festival of the new City Culture in public libraries, series of videos, Moscow

 

War museum, MMOMA, installations "Arms race", "Schemes", "War. Freeze", Moscow

 

Workshop 2015 Sub Observationem, MMOMA  - object "Medical record", Moscow

 

International Tarkovsky Film Festival "ZERKALO", video "Eye test" in a video art program by MMOMA 6 Moscow Biennale Special programs

 

The East. Deconstruction, 13th pavilion at VDNKH, video installation "Strings and arrows", installation/research/performance "100 of teabowls" (Innovation special award by NСCA), Moscow

 

Imaginary future art, a project http://imaginaryfutureart.com/3015, Moscow

 

Transcription of noise, State Darwin Museum- performative installation "Tactile palyndrome", Moscow

2014
Perception transfer, Centre for contemporary Art, Sokol, video “Private Correspondence”, Moscow

POLITECH, International science festival, VDNKH, site specific light installations, Moscow


white and White, parallel program of Yourn Art Biennalle video installation “Cry of Yaroslavna”, Moscow

Inventing everyday life, Parallel program of Manifesta 14, video "Personal correspondence", Saint Petersburg


Field Work, Muzeon Park, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, site specific installation "Sevastopol stories", Moscow 


Freedom is freedom, gallery Belyaevo, video installtion "Cry of Yaroslavna", Moscow


Space of no exception,  gallery SOKOL, installation "It's ok. We are also afraid of the darkness", Moscow

2013
Media Poetry Lab, installations, video, performance, Moscow


Festival “Collected works”, Russian State Library, installation “Cancelled Constellations”, Moscow

 

2011

Wide open, LCC, mixed media installation, London

 

2010
Whatever next, LCC, silkscreen prints, London