Anton Litvin


Born in 1967, Moscow

Graduated of Moscow Financial institute (1983-1990)

Graduated from New Art Strategies course, 1999-2000, ICA, SCCA, Moscow

1993-95 - a member of Group without Name

Since 1999 - a member of ESCAPE Program

The Initiator of the Moscow Festival of Urban performances Pyat (Five)

Since 2000 - a member of Leto group

Live in Moscow, Russia


SOLO Exhibitions
The First Signature, Phoenix Gallery, Moscow, 1994

Pressure, The Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 1994

You're Temptation for Me, The Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 1997

"Look out - children! Or Beavis and Butthad are Here Already", Escape Gallery, Moscow, 1999

Everything You Saw, but Couldn't Come to a Halt, Zverevsky Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 2000

I Feel Sick from Your War, Jewish Youth Centre, Moscow, 2001


VIDEO Films

MAZEPA, 1995
FOOD FOR THOUGHT, 1995
PRAISE BE TO GOD FOR 12 X-RAYS AN HOUR, 1996
SAMSON AND DALILA, 1997
BEWARE OF THE CHILDREN, 1999
A MUSCOVITE, 1999 in co-operation with Bogdan Mamonov
PEOPLE'S SQUARE (DEDICATED TO MALEVICH), 2000
AN ARTIST AND A MUSE, 2000
TIME IS A WALL, 2000
REALITY - DREAM, 2000
THE LAST HERO, 2001 in co-operation with Julia Ovchinnikova
BERLIN, U8, 2002 in co-operation with Julia Ovchinnikova and Elena Kovylina


PERFORMANCES
Author and participant more than 30 actions and performances on urban streets

GROUP Exhibitions
A participant of many group exhibitions in Moscow, Berlin, S.- Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Kiev, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod;

"You are temptation for me", catalogue, 1997;

"A game with a visitors", article by Maria Podolian. rosnews.ru, 1/11/2000;

"Faint", artist's project. Komod (magazine) #10, 2001;

"Designed to create a cultural shock', article by Anna Chakovskaya. Russian Journal #6, March, 2001;

"Population next", installation, Manifesta 4, Frankfurt, Germany, 2002
;

"Eurovision", audioproject (together with ESCAPE group), "EURO" exhibition, Saharovsky Center, Moscow, 2002;

"Melioration", Festival of contemporary art, Bay of Joy, 2002;

"Elements of LETO", Festival of Urban Performance, Moscow, 2002;

"100% sight", Regina Gallery, Moscow, 2002;

"Pirates" (together with ESCAPE group), International Fair "Art-Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow, 2003;

"Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group), Workshop of Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, 2003;

"Where the wind blows" (together with ESCAPE group), performance, ArtKlyazma festival, Bay of Joy;

"Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group). Exhibition "Paradise in bunker", bunker under Alexanderplatz, Berlin;

"Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group), videoinstallation, Praguebiennale1, National Gallery/Veletrizni Palaz, Prague;

"A Quadroon Woman" (together with ESCAPE group), installation. "Viewing pad" exhibition, curators A. Erofeev, T. Volkova". Central House of Artists", Moscow;

"Quartett", video (together with ESCAPE group). "Pusto" videofestival, Moscow;

"Quartett", video (together with ESCAPE group). Videoart program "Electric Visions", Cinema House, S-Petersburg;

"Pirates", photo (together with ESCAPE group). "Art-Constitution" exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow;

"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), installation. Exhibition "Na kurort! Russian art now". Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany; 2004

"The Artist, perished because of explosion on the eve of the vernisage" (together with ESCAPE group), total installation. Non-profit program. Art-Moscow Fair. Central Artist’s House, Moscow; 2004

"Attension" (together with ESCAPE group), photo installation. Exhibition "OK, America!" Gallery "APEXart", New-York, USA; 2004

"Quartette" (together with ESCAPE group), video. "Electric Visions". Recent video art of Russia and the Nordic Countries festival. "Na Brestskoj" ñlub, Moscow; 2004

"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), video. Exhibition "Mimicry". Kolomyagi, T. Nazarenko’s studio, St-Petersburg; 2004

"Monstruation-1" (together with ESCAPE group), installation. Exhibition "Paradise". Forum of Art Initiatives. New Manege, Moscow; 2004

"Dizziness" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition "Slipping/Vertigo". Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhnó Novgorod; 2004

"Quartette-3" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition ”Orient inn”. Palañå Pesaro Papafava, Venice, Italy; 2004

"Salute!" (together with ESCAPE group), project. One Work Gallery, Moscow; 2004

"Fingers" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Art-Moscow Workshop. Central Artist’s House, Moscow; 2004

"Blindness" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Gallery "Ruarts", Ìoscow; 2004

"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. National Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow; 2004

"4/4-1" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition "7 sins". The Museum of Modern Art/Moderna galerija, Lublyana, Slovenia; 2004

"ESCAPE Travel Agency-5" (together with ESCAPE group), performance, installation. Exhibition "Accomplices. Collective and Interactive Works in Russian Art of the 1960s-2000s", The State Tretyakov Gallery, 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow; 2005

"Dizziness-1" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition "Human project". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Central Artist's House, Moscow; 2005

"Attension-1" (together with ESCAPE group), photo installation. Exhibition "Hope-stop". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Zverevsky Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow; 2005

"Blindness-1" (together with ESCAPE group), light boxes. International Fair "ARCO", Madrid, Spain;

2005

"Too long to escape" (together with ESCAPE group), Interactive slide installation. 51 Venice Biennale, Russian pavilion, Gardini, Venice;

"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal). "The face portret" exhibition, MARS gallery, Moscow;

"Flat art" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal). "Collector's Club" Gallery, Art-Strelka, Moscow;

"ESCAPE Travel agency" video. Exhibition on www.tank.tv., London;

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video. "Europalia" festival, Brussel;

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video. "Pusto" video festival, Moscow, Ekaterinburg;

"Too long to escape" (together with ESCAPE group) interactive slide installation. "Ours in Venice" party, Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod;

2006

"Quartette" (together with ESCAPE group) video installation.Exhibition "Voices of Silence", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel;

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE group) video; International Video Festival "Out Video" in Public Spaces, Ekaterinburg, Moscow;

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE group) multimedia project. Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist’s House, Ravenscourt Galleries,Moscow;

"Fingers" (together with ESCAPE group) multimedia project.Exhibition of “Black Square” Reward laureates, "Na Brestskoj" ñlub, Moscow;

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