ARSENY ZHILYAEV

Arseny Zhilyaev (born 1984 in Voronezh, Russia) is an artist who lives and works in Moscow and Voronezh. Using artistic, political, scientific, and museological histories to uncover and propose potential futures, Zhilyaev explores a productive space between fiction and non-fiction. Within his recent projects, the artist casts a revisionist lens on the heritage of soviet museology and meaning of museum in Russian Cosmism. Zhilyaev is an editor of Avant-Garde Museology, V-a-c Press with E-flux and Minnesota Press, 2015. Since 2011, artist has also been a member of the editorial board of the Moscow Art Magazine. He is a contributor of E-flux Journal and others. Zhilyaev graduated from Voronezh State University, Philosophical Faculty (2006); Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art (2008); and MA International Programs, Valand School of Fine Arts, Goteborg, Sweden (2010). Recent accolades include Russian awards in the sphere of contemporary art, and a nomination for the Visible Award in 2013.

date of birth: 26.06.1984 (Voronezh)

lives in Moscow and Voronezh
e-mail: zhilaev@gmail.com

education

2008-2010 MA International Programs, Valand School of Fine Arts. Goteborg, Sweden
2006 -2007 The Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow

Awards and grants

Arseny Zhilyaev is the winner of the "Innovation VI" russian state award in the sphere of contemporary art, the special prize of Stella Art Foundation in 2010, the russian award "Soratnik 2010" and "Soratnik 2012" ("Companion-in-Arms"). The artist was nominated for the international Visible Award 2013 and Absolute Award 2015. In 2013-2014 Zhilyaev was awarded a scholarship within the program of Contemporary Art Museum “Garage” (Moscow) to support young Russian artist .

personal exhibitions

2016

- "Life of Future Age" (with Dmitri Khvorostov), Smena, Kazan, Russia

2015

- "Cradle of Humankind-3", Kunstverein, Leipzig, Germany
- "Future Histories" (with Mark Dion), Casa dei Tre Oci, V-a-c Foundation, Venice, Italy

2014

- "R.C.C. Y.H.V. "Memorial Exhibition", VCCA, Voronezh, Russia
- "Yerevan Museum of Future History" (in collaboration with collective of the project), Art-Laboratory, Yerevan, Armenia
- "M.I.R.: Polite Guests from the Future", Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA
- "M.I.R.: New Paths to the Objects", Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France

2013

- "Save the Light", RND gallery, Moscow

2012

- "Museum of Proletarian Culture. The Industrialization of Bohemia", Tretyakov State Gallery, Moscow
- "Pedagogical Poem. Archive of the Future Museum of History", Presnya museum, V-a-c Foundation, Moscow

2011

- "Radio "October", Project Fabric, Moscow

2010

- "Rational Egoism", Regina gallery, Moscow
- "Words", Art-Propaganda, Samara, Russia

2009

- "New Museum of Revolution", HLAM, Voronezh, Russia


group exhibitions (selected)

2016

- "Local Resourse: Community Exhibition", California College of Arts, San Franscisco, USA
- "The Eighth Climate (What does art do?)", 11th edition of Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
- "VII Permanent Collection Display: Interaction", MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
- "In Glory City Voronezh", Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
- "Social Contract", Izolyatsia, Kyiv, Ukraine
- 9th edition of Liverpool Biennial, UK
- "Beyond the Globe", 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art – U3, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
- "Unmotivated rejection", Pro Arte Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia
- "Untitled (two takes on crisis)", de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- "Museum On/Off", Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2015

- "La vie Moderne", 13th edition of the Biennale de Lyon, France
- "The Worker and Kolkhoz Woman. Personal Case", Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Museum, Moscow, Russia
- "...YAY! Sculpture!", Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
- "Really, Socialism?", Momenta Art, New York, USA
- "Modern Art Museum: The Department of Labour and Employment", Fine Art Museum of Ekaterinburg, in framework of 3d Ural Industrial Biennale, Ekaterinburg, Russia
- "Expanding Space. Artistic Practice in the Urban Environment", V-a-c Foundation, Moscow, Russia
- "Russland vs. Russland. Kulturkonflikte", Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
- "Rare Earth", TBA 21, Vienna, Austria
- "Specters of Communism", e-flux and James Gallery, New York, USA

2014

- "Truth Searcher", Victoria Gallery, Samara, Russia
- "Last Weekend on The Voronezh Sea", Don Foundation, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
- "IK 00: The Spaces of Confinement", Casa dei Tre Oci, V-a-c Foundation, Venice, Italy
- "Short History of Voronezh Art", Parallel Program of Vienna Art Fair, Vienna, Austria
- "Detective", MMOMA, Moscow

2013

- "Dreaming Russia", Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
- "Museum of Modern Art. Department of Work and Employment", Tretyakov State Gallery, Moscow
- "Re-Aligned", Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromso, Norway
- "From Here to Afternoon", Laura Lee Blanton Gallery, Houston, USA
- "Under the Sign «PI»", VCCA, Voronezh, Russia
- "Disobedience Archive (The Republic)", Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
- "Living as Form. Nomadic Version", Fabric, Moscow, Russia

2012

- "Kandinsky Prize", Udarnik, Moscow
- "The Way of Enthusiasts", Casa dei Tre Oci, V-a-c Foundation, Venice, Italy
- "Under a Tinsel Sun", main project of Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow
- "Génération P", Festival RussenKo, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

2011

- "Once Upon a Present", Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia
- "Nuts", Regina gallery, London
- "In search of an alternative", East by South West, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna
- "Practice everyday life", Calvert 22, London
- "Phantom monuments", Art Centre Garage, Moscow

2010

- "History Lesson", Palais de Tokio, Paris
- "Interpolare", KJDT, Vienna, Austria
- "Prigov: point of construction", NCCA, Moscow
- "Vis a vis", Ecole nationale des beaux-arts de Lyon, France
- "Modernikon. Contemporary Art from Russia", Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo with V-a-c Foundation, Turin, Italy
- "Archstoyanie", Nikola-Lenivetc, Russia
- "FQ-Test", GMG, Moscow
- "Russian Utopias", Art Centre Garage, Moscow
- "Open doors day", MMOMA, Moscow

2009

- "New sculpture: structure and chaos", Solyanka gallery, Moscow
- "Labors movement", Special Project of 3d Moscow Biennale, Project Fabrika
- "40 Lives of One Space", Special Project of 3d Moscow Biennale, Red October, Moscow
- "Really?", Parallel program of 3d Moscow Biennale, Art Play, Moscow
- "Sopromat", NCCA, Ekaterinburg
- "Care", Divnogorie, Voronezh
- "Machine and Natasha", Project Fabrika, Moscow
- "We'll Take Action from Now On", Voronezh Centre of Contemporary Arts, Voronezh, Russia

2008

- "Russian Art: paradoxes of history", National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
- "Intervention. Cognitive capitalism and space of mobility", University of Gothenburg, Sweden
- "Me, Nature" in the framework of "Moscow Young Art Biennale", Modern City Foundation, Moscow
- "Politic on the streets. 68.08", Fabric, Moscow
- "Digital Media 1.0", La Nau, Valencia, Spain.
- "Documenting Possibilities". Valand School of Fine Arts. Goteborg, Sweden.

Selected publications

- "Future Histories: Mark Dion and Arseny Zhilyaev", Mousse Publishing, V-a-c Press, 2016
- "Avant-Garde Museology", E-flux, V-a-c Press, Minnesota Press, 2015
- "Pedagogical poem. Archive of the future museum of history” with Iliya Budraitskis, Marsilio Publishers, V-a-c Press, 2014
- "Museum of Proletarian Culture. The Industrialization of Bohemia”, Marsilio Publishers, V-a-c Press, 2013

Selected bibliography
- V. Morisset "Red Room: The Future’s Pop Religiosity According to Arseniy Zhilyaev", Esse magazine #83 12/2014
- R. Khazam "Arseniy Zhilyaev – M.I.R.: New paths to the objects", Springerin, 3/2014
- N. Musteata "M.I.R.: New paths to the object", Artforum, March 2014, Critic-picks http://artforum.com/archive/id=45628
- A. Shental "Discursive Interventions into Russian Art", Frieze blog, 01.31.2013 http://blog.frieze.com/discursive-interventions-into-russian-art/
- S. Franceschini "Artists at Work: Arseniy Zhilyaev", Afterall, 21.11.2012, http://www.afterall.org/online/artists-at-work-arseniy-zhilyaev
- V. Diaconov "III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art", Frieze, 10.2012 http://www.frieze.com/issue/review/iii-moscow-international-biennale-for-young-art/
- "My beatiful venetian launderette", The Art newspaper, 31.07.2012 http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/My+Beautiful+Venetian+Launderette/26983
- "Klassenkämpfer: Arseni Schiljajew", art Das Kunstmagazin, 12.2012.
- J. Neumeyer "Russian Twist", ARTnews, 10.2013
- L. McLean-Ferris "A practice of everyday life: Young Artists from Russia", The Independent, 30.03.2011
- E. Degot "A new order", Artforum, November 2010
- "La machine de l'eches", Rue Descartes, ?69
- Irene Calderoni "Quando la forma sovversiva L'arte russa un carrarmato", l'Unita, 23.09.2010
- Sara Arvidsson "3 avgngsutst llningar frn Valand", Konsten.net, http://konsten.net/?p=3308
- "Labors movement at operating factory", Television channel "Culture", from 08.10.09 http://www.tvkultura.ru/news.html? id=378368&cid=46
- M.Chehonadskih "To Practise speech in uncompromising perihelia", "Moscow Art magazine" #71/72, 05.09
- E.Antufev "The Monologue of the practising anarchist?", magazine "Hooligan" #01 (91)

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Арсений Жиляев

Арсений Жиляев (1984, Воронеж) – художник, живет и работает в Воронеже и Москве. В своих проектах Жиляев переосмысляет наследие советской музеологии и значение музея в философии русского космизма. Участник многочисленных выставок в России и за ее пределами. С 2011 года член редакционного совета московского «Художественного журнала». Публикуется в E-flux Journal и др. Редактор-составитель антологии "Авангардная музеология", V-a-c Press, E-flux classics, Minnesota Press, 2015. Окончил факультет философии и психологии Воронежского государственного университета (2006) и Московский Институт проблем современного искусства (2008); получил степень магистра в шведской школе изящных искусств Valand School of Fine Arts в Гетеборге (2010). Лауреат российских премий в области современного искусства, номинант международной премии Visible Award-2013.

родился: 26.06.1984 (Воронеж)
проживает: Москва и Воронеж

образование

2008-2010 Валанд Школа Изящных Искусств, Гетеборг, Швеция
2006-2007 Институт Проблем Современного Искусства (Москва)

Лауреат VI Ежегодной Всероссийской премии в области современного искусства «Инновация» 2010 в номинации «Новая генерация». Лауреат российской профессиональной премии в области современного искусства «Соратник» 2010 и 2012. Номинант международной премии Visible Award-2013.

персональные выставки

2015

- "Cradle of Humankind-3", Kunstverein, Leipzig, Germany
- "Future Histories" (with Mark Dion), Casa dei Tre Oci, V-a-c Foundation, Venice, Italy

2014

- "Yerevan Museum of Future History" (in collaboration with collective of the project), Art-Laboratory, Yerevan, Armenia
- "M.I.R.: Polite Guests from the Future", Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA
- "M.I.R.: New paths to the objects", Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France

2013

- "Спаси свет!", RND gallery, Москва

2012

- "Музей пролетарской культруры. Индустриализация богемы", Государственная Третьяковская Галерея, Москва
- "Педагогическая поэма", Музей "Пресня", Москва

2011

- "Радио "Октябрь", Проект Фабрика, Москва

2010

- "Разумный эгоизм", Regina gallery, Москва, Россия
- "Слова", Арт-Пропаганда, Самара, Россия

2009

- "Новый музей революции", H.L.A.M, Воронеж

коллективные выставки

2016

- "The Eighth Climate (What does art do?)", 11я биеннале в Кванжо, Южная Корея
- "Social Contract", Izolyatsia, Киев, Украина
- "Monument from the Future", 9я биеннале в Ливерпуле, Великобритания
- "Beyond the Globe", 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art – U3, Moderna Galerija, Любляна, Словения
- "Untitled (two takes on crisis)", de Appel, Амстердам, Недерладны
- "Museum On/Off", Центр Помпиду, Париж, Франция

2015

- "La vie Moderne", 13th edition of the Biennale de Lyon, Лион, Франция
- "Рабочий и Колхозница. Личное дело", МВЦ Манеж, РиК, Москва, Россия
- "Ура! Скульптура", Винзавод, Москва, Россия
- "Really, Socialism?", Momenta Art, Нью Йорк, США
- "Музей современного искусства: Департамент труда и занятости", Екатеринбургский музей изобразительных искусств, в рамках 3й Уральской Индустриальной Биеннале, Екатеринбург, Россия
- "Расширяя пространство. Искусство в городском пространстве", V-a-c Foundation, Москва, Россия
- "Russland vs. Russland. Kulturkonflikte", Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Берлин, Германия
- "Rare Earth", TBA 21, Вена, Австрия
- "Specters of Communism", e-flux and James Gallery, Нью Йорк, США


2014

- "Short History on The Voronezh Art", Parallel Program of Vienna Art Fair, Vienna, Austria
- "IK 00: The spaces of confinement", Casa dei Tre Oci, V-a-c Foundation, Venice, Italy
- "Детектив", ММСИ, Москва

2013

- "Dreaming Russia", Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
- "Музей современного искусства: департамент труда и занятости", Государственная Третьяковская Галерея, Москва
- "Re-Aligned", Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromso, Norway
- "From here to afternoon», Laura Lee Blanton Gallery, Houston, USA
- "Под знаком «PI»", ВЦСИ, Воронеж, Россия
- "Disobedience Archive" (The Republic)», Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
- "Жизнь как форма", Фабрика, Москва

2012

- "Премия Кандинского", Ударник, Москва
- "Шоссе энтузиастов", Три-очи V-a-c Foundation, Венеция, Италия
- "Под солнцем из мишуры", главный проект Москвоского биеннале молодого искустсва, ЦДХ
- "Generatuion P", фестиваль российской культуры, Кремлин-Бессет, Париж, Франция

2011

- "Once Upon a Present", Gallery SC, Загреб, Хорватия
- "Nuts", Regina gallery, Лонон
- "В поисках альтернатив", East by South West, Galerie Grita Insam, Вена, Австрия
- "Practice everyday life", Calvert 22, Лондон, Англия
- "Фантомные монументы", ЦСИ "Гараж", Москва

2010

- "Модерникон", Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Турин, Италия
- "Vis-a-vis", ГЦСИ, Москва
- "Урок истории", Пале-де-Токио, Париж
- "FQ-Test", GMG
- "Русские утопии", ЦСИ "Гараж", Москва
- "День открытых дверей", ММСИ, Москва

2009

- "Новая скульптура: хаос и структура", Галерея на Солянке, Москва
- "Рабочее движение", Специальный проект 3й Московской Биеннале, Проект Фабрика, Москва
- "40 жизней одного пространства", Специальный проект 3й Московской Биеннале, Красный Октябрь, Москва
- "Really?", Параллельная программа 3й Московской Биеннале, Art Play, Москва
- "Забота", Дивногорье, Воронеж
- "Сопромат", ГЦСИ, Екатеринбург
- "Машина и Наташа", Фабрика, Москва
- "Дальше действовать будем мы!", Воронежский Центр Современного Искусства, Воронеж

2008

- "Российское искусство: парадоксы истории", Национальная академия искусств, София, Болгария
- "Интервенция. Когнитивный капитализм пространства мобильности", Валанд Школа Изящных Искусств, Гетеборг, Швеция
- "Политика на улицах. 68.08", проект Фабрика, Москва
- "Digital Media 1.0", La Nau, Валенсия, Испания
- "Documenting Possibilities", Валанд Школа Изящных Искусств, Гетеборг, Швеция

Публикации

- "Future Histories: Mark Dion and Arseny Zhilyaev", Mousse Publishing, V-a-c Press, 2016
- "Avant-Garde Museology", E-flux, V-a-c Press, Minnesota Press, 2015
- "Pedagogical poem. Archive of the future museum of history” with Iliya Budraitskis, Marsilio Publishers, V-a-c Foundation, 2014
- "Museum of Proletarian Culture. The Industrialization of Bohemia”, Marsilio Publishers, V-a-c Foundation, 2013

библиография

V. Morisset "Red Room: The Future’s Pop Religiosity According to Arseniy Zhilyaev", Esse magazine #83 12/2014
R. Khazam "Arseniy Zhilyaev – M.I.R.: New paths to the objects", Springerin, 3/2014
N. Musteata "M.I.R.: New paths to the object", Artforum, March 2014, Critic-picks http://artforum.com/archive/id=45628
A. Shental "Discursive Interventions into Russian Art", Frieze blog, 01.31.2013, http://blog.frieze.com/discursive-interventions-into-russian-art/
S. Franceschini "Artists at Work: Arseniy Zhilyaev", Afterall, 21.11.2012, http://www.afterall.org/online/artists-at-work-arseniy-zhilyaev
V.Diaconov "III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art", Frieze, 10.2012 http://www.frieze.com/issue/review/iii-moscow-international-biennale-for-young-art/
"My beatiful venetian launderette", The Art newspaper, 31.07.2012 http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/My+Beautiful+Venetian+Launderette/26983
"Klassenkämpfer: Arseni Schiljajew", art Das Kunstmagazin, 12.2012.
J. Neumeyer "Russian Twist", ARTnews, 10.2013
L. McLean-Ferris "A practice of everyday life: Young Artists from Russia", The Independent, 30.03.2011
E. Degot "A new order", Artforum, November 2010
Хаим Сокол “На руинах великой идеи”, “Время новостей” №194 от 21.10.2009
«Рабочее движение» на действующей фабрике, Телеканал «Культура», от 08.10.09 http://www.tvkultura.ru/news.html?id=378368&cid=46
В. Дьяконов “Труд делает культурным”, “Коммерсант” №133 от 24.07.09
М. Чехонадских “Практиковать речь в бескомпромиссной парресии”. “Художественный журнал” №71/72 05.09
Е. Антуфьев «Монолог практикующего анархиста», журнал «Хулиган» №01(91)