Bogdan Mamonov


Biography

Born 1964. Studied at Moscow University of Polygraph. Artist, curator, art critic. Creative field: painting, installation, performance, slaid-filmes and illustrations.

Main collection: Oklahoma Modern Art Museum, private collections of Russia, Germany, Switzerland, France. Has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Russia and abroad since 1988 including "Glasnost" in Udendorf, Alten Closter Gallery, Cologne, 1989; "Young Art from USSR", Kassel, 1990; "Nostalgia", American Trade Center, Moscow, 1993. Solo exhibitions include "Conformists" (in co-operation with Alexander Brener), TV-Gallery, Moscow, 1994, and "Ďop Sambo", Sakharov Museum, Moscow 1999. Since 1999 has worked collaboratively with Escape. Lives in Moscow.


Solo exhibitions:

1992
"Fundamental infantilism", Gelman gallery, Moscow

"Six unknown persons", Gelman gallery, Moscow

1994
"Conformists" (in co-operation with Alexander Brener), Í─Ň, ╠ţ˝ŕÔÓ

1998
"Tranquilization of memory", TV-gallery, Moscow;

"Caligula", TV-gallery, Moscow;

"Caligula", Cinema Museum, Moscow;

1999
"Top Sambo", Sakharov Museum, Moscow;

2000
"Zverev and Chirik", Zverevsky Center, Moscow;

"Presents", Fine Art Gallery, Moscow;

2002
"1270919", ESCAPE gallery, Moscow;

"History of Arts", ESCAPE gallery, Moscow


Main group exhibitions:

1988
"Eidos", Youth Center, Moscow;

"Till 33", Youth Center, Moscow;

1989
"Glasnost' in Undorf", Alten Closter Gallery, Colon;

1990
"Young art in USSR", Kassel, Germany;

1991
"5+1", Alten Closter Gallery, Cologne;

1992
"Triad", Grassi Museum, Leipzig;

1993
"Dedicated to 7 People's Deputy Congress", Central House of Artists, Moscow;

"Conversion", Central House of Artists, Moscow;

"New territories of art", Art Museum, Krasnoyarsk;

"Art Messe", Hamburg, Germany;

"Nostalgia", American Trade Center;

1999
"Moskvichka, ESCAPE gallery, Moscow;

"Tranquilization of memory", Reserved Palace, Tsarskoe Selo;

2000
"Dead & alive", Escape Gallery, Moscow;

"Wall newspaper", Sakharov Museum, Moscow;

"Liza&the Dead" " (together with Escape program), Maneg, Moscow;

2001
"Worhall week in Moscow, "L-gallery, Moscow;

"Amateur Photography", Escape Gallery, Moscow;

"Boutique ┼scape" (together with Escape program), "Art-Moscow", the Central House of Artists, Moscow;

International Festival "KUKart - V", Reserved Palace, Tzarskoe Selo;

"Escape" Traveling Agency (together with Escape program), "Forum of Art Initiative", New Manege, Moscow;

2002
"Escape" Traveling Agency (together with Escape program), "Davaj! New Russian Art ", project by Berliner Festspiele & ╠└╩ (Vienna), Postfuramt, Berlin;

"XI.IX"(together with Escape program), L-gallery, Moscow;

"Beauty Free" (together with Escape program), "FAIR" exhibition, Royal College of Art , London;

"Know&like", Middle Class", Art-Moscow Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

"Instead of art", exhibition of nonspectacular art, Zverevsky Center of Contemporary art, Moscow;

"Motherland Exchange", 14 International Fair "Art-Frankfurt", Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany;

"Escape" Traveling Agency (together with Escape program), "Davaj! New Russian Art ", project by Berliner Festspiele & ╠└╩ (Vienna), ╠└╩, Vienna, Austria;

"Milky Way" "Forum of Art Initiative", New Maneg, Moscow;

"Invisible man", "100% sight", Regina Gallery, Moscow;

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

2003

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

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

"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;


2004

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

"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 Artistĺs House, Moscow;

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

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

"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), video. Exhibition "Mimicry". Kolomyagi, T. Nazarenkoĺs studio, St-Petersburg;

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

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

"Quartette-3" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition öOrient innö. Pala˝ň Pesaro Papafava, Venice, Italy;

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

"Fingers" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Art-Moscow Workshop. Central Artistĺs House, Moscow;

"Blindness" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Gallery "Ruarts", ╠oscow;

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

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


2005

"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;

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

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

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

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

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video. Exhibition "We", Forum of Art Initiatives, New Manege, Moscow;

"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;



Main performances:

1994
"Dedicated to Mao (together with "Untitled group"), State Universal Shop, Moscow;

"Tongues" (together with "Untitled group ), Mc Donald's, Moscow;

"Plagiarism" (together with "Untitled group ), State Pushkin Museum, Moscow;

1998
"Aunt Fanya", Kukart Festival, Reserved Palace, Tsarskoe Selo;

2000
"Disappearing" (together with V. Ayzenberg), Kukart Festival, Reserved Palace, Tsarskoe Selo;

"Statue of Liberty", ESCAPE gallery, Moscow;

2001
"Interview" (together with Escape program), Art-Manezh, Moscow;

"Boutique ┼scape" (together with Escape program), "Art-Moscow", the Central House of Artists, Moscow;

2002
"Beauty Free" (together with Escape program), "FAIR" exhibition, Royal College of Art , London;

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