Liza Morozova


Personal Exhibitions| Main Group Exhibitions |Performances, installations, objectes|Selected bibliography

1973- born in Moscow.

1990-1995- Moscow Teachers State University.

1994-2000- International School of the Theater of Synthesis and Animation INTERSTUDIO, branch of the Saint-Peterburgian State Academy of Theatrical Arts (Tsarskoye Selo).

Since 1995- member of Emergency Exit Group ( Jury Sobolev Art School)

Since 1996- member of International Society A-ß, probationer of Workshop of Paratheatrical Forms, INTERSTUDIO.

Since 1997- Curator School (Center of Contemporary Art, S-Petersburg), senior teacher in INTERSTUDIO, aspirant of Psychological Institute (Educational Academy of Russia, Moscow),"Psychology of artistic anti-behavior" thematic, curator of Emergency Exit Group.

1999- student of the course "New Art Strategies", (Institute of Contemporary Art, Soros Foundation, Moscow).

2000-2007 - the member of ESCAPE program together with V. Ayzenberg, Bogdan Mamonov and Anton Litvin.

Since 2000 - editor of Moscow Art Magazin.

Since 2001 - member of "Leto" group.

Since 2004 – the leader of “Performance ArtStudio” (social project set up by Liza Morozova)

2005 – PhD “Psychology of artistic anti-behavior" thematic, Educational Academy of Russia, Moscow;

Since 2008 – columnist www.openspace.ru ”Performance Around Us”;

Took part in more than 140 exhibitions in 17 countries.

Lives in Moscow.

Biennale:

2010 — South Russian Biennale of Contemporary art, Rostov on Don;
         — 1 Yakut Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Art Museum, Yakutsk;
2009 — IX Biennale of contemporary art "Dialogues", Small Manege, S-Peterburg;
         — 3 Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow;
2007 — 2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Central Artist’s House
         (together with ESCAPE program);
2005 — 51 Venice Biennale, Russian pavilion (together with ESCAPE program);
         — 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art;
2003 — Praquebiennale 1, National Gallery;
2002 — IV Biennale in Cetina, Montenegro (together with ESCAPE program);
1996 — IV International Biennial SPATIA NOVA, Saint-Petersburg;

Art-Fairs:

2009 — Universam Art Fair, Moscow;
         — The “Kandinsky Prize”-2008 nominees’ exhibition, Frieze ArtFair,
         Louise Blouin Foundation, London;
2007 — Fountain Art Fair, Winwood, Miami, USA;
         — The UnFair 07, ArtHaus, Miami Beach, USA;
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008 — Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;
2002 — 14 International Fair "Art-Frankfurt (together with ESCAPE program);
         — International Fair "ARCO", Madrid (together with ESCAPE program);
1997, 2000 — Art-Manege Fair, Manege, Moscow;

Awards:

2004 — won in competition of projects in Arsenal, Kremlin, NÑÑA, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
         (together with ESCAPE program);
2003 — award for the best project at the post-feminist exhibition of East Europe Art;
         — Award "For achievements in the field of present-day art", Workshops "Art Moscow-2003"
         (together with ESCAPE program);


Personal Exhibitions:

2009

"Dream catchers", "ArtStrelka projects" gallery, ArtStrelka Cultural Center, Moscow

2008

"Dream Catchers, or UMTTN", Freud's Dreams Museum, Institute for Psychoanalysis, S-Petersburg;

"Knots", photo. Ru.litvin gallery, ArtStrelka, Moscow;

2007

"Nexus", Performance Art Festival "Kortch", The Art Museum of Yaroslavl,Yaroslavl, Russia;

2006

Drama-masquerade, performance, installation, objects. “Belka&Strelka”
gallery St.Petersburg;

2005

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

2004

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

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

"Dizziness" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. "Metaphysics of hope" exhibition, Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhniy Novgorod;


2003

"Win/Lose", ESCAPE gallery, Moscow;


2002

"XI.IX", performance (together with ESCAPE group);


Main Group Exhibitions:

2010

South Russian Biennale of Contemporary art, Rostov on Don;

1 Yakut Biennale of Contemporary Art "Art-Search-2010", National Art Museum, Yakutsk;

“Revision of Lessons Un-learnt”, Spider&Mouse Art Space, Moscow;

"P.S. Distress" dedicated to the 65th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War (World War II), Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk;

"100 years of Performance" curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Center For Contemporary Culture Garage, Moscow;

International Performance Festival, Center For Contemporary Culture Garage, Moscow;

"Svobodi!", flat exhibition, Moscow;

"ZEN d’ÀÐÒ.The Gender History of Art in the Post-Soviet Space: 1989–2009",Moscow Museum of Modern Art at 25 Petrovka Street; Moscow;

2009

The “Kandinsky Prize”-2008 nominees’ exhibition, Frieze ArtFair, Louise Blouin Foundation, London;

"Videnie. Video art exhibition", Perm. Museum of contemporary art;

Universam Art Fair, Moscow;

"Gold for People", IX Biennale of contemporary art "Dialogues", Small Manege, S-Peterburg;

"Not toys", 3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow;

"Workshop of Feminine Creation. History of Feminine Culture in the Post-Soviet Space. 1989-2009"

3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, MMOMA, Moscow;

"Capitalism as Religion", 3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art, The State Central Museum for Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow;

"The Soup Made of a Stone", "Atelje#2" gallery,Winzavod, Moscow;


2008

The “Kandinsky Prize”-2008 nominees’ exhibition, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

«About mortality in Art», M-Gallery, Rostov-on-Don;

The Laboratory of Art, “Capitalism as Religion” conference, NCCA, Moscow

Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

2007

Chehov's Festival, Elverket, Drama Theater, Stockholm;

Fountain Art Fair, Winwood, Miami, USA;

The UnFair 07, ArtHaus, Miami Beach, USA;

"Video Exhibition: between Europe and Asia. Videoart programm", The State University of Samara, Samara;

 International Video Festival "Out Video" in Public Spaces, Ekaterinburg;

 VI Outdoor festival of video art "Pusto-2", Moscow;

Workshop of Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

"Artist's Diary" exhibition , Central House of Artists, Moscow;

2006

Exhibition "Voices of Silence", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel;

14th International Performance Art Festival “Castle of Imagination”, Schloss Broellin, Germany/OFFicyna Gallery, Szczecin, Poland;

International Video Festival "Out Video" in Public Spaces, Ekaterinburg, Moscow;

Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist’s House, Ravenscourt Galleries,Moscow;

Exhibition of “Black Square” Reward laureates, "Na Brestskoj" ñlub, Moscow;

2005

"Portret of a face" exhibition, MARS gallery, Moscow;

"Europalia" festival, Brussel;

"Pusto" video festival, Moscow, Ekaterinburg;

"Ours in Venice" party, Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod;

Exhibition "We", Forum of Art Initiatives, New Manege, Moscow;

Exhibition dedicated to Jury.Sobolev, "Platforma" club, S-Petersburg;

51 Venice Biennale, Russian pavilion, Gardini, Venice;

Exhibition "The Trinity", Russian Gallery, Òallinn, Estonia;

Exhibition "Sharp Technologies", Taimyr Cactus Festival, Museum of history and developing of Taimyr Region, Norilsk;

Exhibition "Beyond the red horizon. New art from Poland and Russia". National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow

Exhibition "Gender Trouble". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow;

Exhibition "Accomplices. Collective and Interactive Works in Russian Art of the 1960s-2000s", The State Tretyakov Gallery, 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

Exhibition "Human project". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

Exhibition "Hope-stop". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Zverevsky Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

International Fair "ARCO", Madrid, Spain;

2004

Exhibition "Beyond the red horizon. New art from Poland and Russia". Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland;

ArtKlyazma festival, Bay of Joy;

"Silence Day", Gallery "Rotonda", Moscow;

Åxhibition "Íà êóðîðò! Russische kunst heute", Staatliche Kunsthalle. Baden-Baden, Germany;

Videoart program "Electric Visions", "Na Brestskoj" Club, Moscow;

Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

Exhibition "OK, America!". Curator: Peter Noever. Gallery "APEX", New-York;

"Mimicry" exhibition, Kolomyagi, T. Nazarenko studio, S-Petersburg;

Forum of Art Initiatives, New Manege, Moscow;

"Metaphysics of hope" exhibition, Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhniy Novgorod;



2003

"Halt! Who is it?" festival, Zoo, Moscow;

"Landscape" exhibition, DOM Cultural Center, Moscow; "Pusto" videofestival, Moscow;

Videoart program "Electric Visions", Cinema House, S-Petersburg;

"Art-Constitution" exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow;

International Fair "Art-Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow;

Workshop of Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow; ArtKlyazma festival, Bay of Joy;

Exhibition "Paradise in bunker", bunker under Alexanderplatz, Berlin;

Praguebiennale1, videoinstallation, National Gallery/Veletrizni Palaz, Prague;

"Viewing pad" exhibition. "Central House of Artists", Moscow;


2002

"Halt! Who is that?", Festival of Young Art, NCCA, Moscow;

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

"100% sight", Rigina Gallery, Moscow;

"Melioration", Festival of contemporary art, Bay of Joy:

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

"Davaj! New Russian Art ", project by Berliner Festspiele & ÌÀÊ (Vienna), Postfuramt, Berlin;

"XI.IX", L-gallery, Moscow;

"FAIR" exhibition, Royal College of Art , London;

Art-Moscow Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

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

Workshop of Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

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

"Davaj! New Russian Art ", project by Berliner Festspiele & ÌÀÊ (Vienna), ÌÀÊ, Vienna, Austria;

"EURO" exhibition, Saharovsky Center, Moscow;

2001

"Amateur Photography", Escape Gallery, Moscow;

The First Festival of Performance Art dedicated to K. Malevitch, Culture Center "DOM", Moscow;

"Art Business Consulting"(ABC), " Î.G.I. Street" gallery, Moscow;

"Art-Moscow", the Central House of Artists, Moscow;

"Our tender animal" (dedicated to Oleg Kulik's birthday),

"Dolly in WonderLand", Institut of problem of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

"re>>MIR!"( Russian-German project "NextFiles.exe"), Borey Gallery, S-Petersburg;

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

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

"Festival of City Performance "Collection of LETO";

International Exhibition of turagencies (cultural program), Uralexpocenter, Ekaterinburg;


2000

"Art-Moscow", the Central House of Artists, Moscow (photo & videodocumentation);

"Media Art Fest-2000", Manezh, S-Petersburg;

III International Festival of Experimental Arts & Performance Art, Manezh, S-Petersburg;

International Art Fair "Art-Manezh", Moscow (non-profit program);

"Quality of Cold" together with Gates art-group and Walcheturm Gallery (Zurich), 21 Gallery, S-Petersburg;



1999

"Last generation", "Spider&Mouse" gallery, Moscow, (curator & expositioner - O.Kulik);

International Exhibition-Seminar of Contemporary Art for young artists, Minsk, Byelorussia;

"Was born, walked, married" (dedicated to Pushkin), Zverevskij center of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

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

"Reserved ways", Reserved Palace, Tzarskoe Selo;

"Vinyl bones", XL-gallery, Moscow;

"Between Earth and Sky", Kunstcentrum Zalzau, Germany;

"The Dead and the Alive", "Escape" Gallery, Moscow;


1998

"Petersburg-1997", Manezh, S-Petersburg;

ARTGENTA (videodocumentation), Stockholm, Sweden;

International Workshop "Russia + Switzerland", Reserve Palace, Tsarskoye Selo;

II International Festival of Experimental Arts & Performance Art, Manezh, S-Petersburg;

"Instead of the Jubilee", Reserve Palace,Tsarskoye Selo;

"Emergency Exit in Art-Collegium", "Art-Collegium" Gallery, S-Petersburg;

"Portfolio" (fotodocumentation), "Hotel" gallery, Zurich, Switzerland;


1997

"Let me be a beginner!", Reserve Palace, Tsarskoye Selo;

ITS BETTER WORLD - (videoprogramme), Vienna, Austria; Merano, Italy;

International Art Fair "Art-Manezh", Moscow;


1996

"Emergency Exit", Reserve Palace, Tsarskoye Selo;

IV International Biennial SPATIA NOVA, Saint-Petersburg;

"Ready-made in design", workshop by Christian Herrmann (Germany), Reserve Palace, Tsarskoye Selo;

"Emergency Exit", TV-gallery, Moscow;


1995

"Boundaries", "Spider & Mouse" Gallery, Moscow.


Performances, installations, objectes:

2010

"The Nurse's Diary", installation;

"Caution, Carrot!", installation;

"An Attempt to Overcome Glamour", performance;

"For the sake of soap", video installation;

2009

"Dedicated to the Memory of the Carriers Who Passed Away", objects

"Dream catchers-2", objects;

"Dream catchers", installation

2008

“For the sake of soap” , performance;

"The Lady with the Dog ", action

2007

"Thread - Needle", performance;

"The Absolute Success", "The Scheme", actions. Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

"The Knot of the Matter-3", performance, installation

"The Knot of the Matter-2", performance, installation;

"The Knot of the Matter", performance, installation;

"Salon des Refuses" (together with ESCAPE program), project;

"Triangle" (together with ESCAPE program), video installation;

2006

"Quartett" (together with ESCAPE program), video installation;

"Slow way-4", performance;

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE program), multimedia project;

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE group) multimedia project;

2005


"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal);

"Flat art" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal);

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video;

"Too long to escape" (together with ESCAPE group) Interactive slide installation;

"Identification", performance;

"ESCAPE Travel Agency-5", performance (together with ESCAPE group), installation.

"Dizziness-1" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation;

"Attension-1" (together with ESCAPE group), photo installation;

"Blindness-1" (together with ESCAPE group), light boxes;


2004

"Signs of Distinction", installation;

"4/4-1" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation.

"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project.

"Blindness" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project.

"Fingers" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project.

"Salute!" (together with ESCAPE group), project.

"Quartette-3" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation.

"Dizziness" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation.

"Monstruation-1" (together with ESCAPE group), installation.

"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), video.

"Quartette" (together with ESCAPE group), video.

"Attension" (together with ESCAPE group), photo installation.

"The Artist, perished because of explosion on the eve of the vernisage" (together with ESCAPE group), total installation.

"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), installation.


2003

"Two Zoos", performance;

"In Remembrance of Yuri Sobolev";

"Quartett", video (together with ESCAPE group).

"Quartett", video (together with ESCAPE group).

"Pirates", photo (together with ESCAPE group).

"Pirates" (together with ESCAPE group), performance & installation;

"Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group), videoinstallation;

"Where the wind blows", performance;

"A Quadroon Woman" (together with ESCAPE group), installation;


2002

"The Past and the Past", performance;

"Secular talks", performance;

"High and Low", installation;

"Four elements of LETO" - four actions;

"Milky Way"( (together with ESCAPE group), videoinstallation;

"Agoraphobia", performance, installation;

"Motherland exchange", performance, installation (together with ESCAPE group);

"Know and like", installation (together with ESCAPE group);

"Beauty free", installation (together with ESCAPE group);

"XI.IX", performance (together with ESCAPE group);

"Traces of middle class", installation (together with ESCAPE group);

"ESCAPE Travel Agency", installation (together with ESCAPE group);

"Eurovision", audioproject (together with ESCAPE group);


2001

"Testing", performance, installation;

"My shopping", performance;

"Gold rain. Curtain t", installation;

"Models of relationships", installations;

"Boutik ESCAPE", installation (together with ESCAPE group);

"The path of Art-Woman" Performance

"Beware of being popular, or Overlighted artistes";

2000

"Untuchable reserve", performance, installation (together with V. Bystrov);

"Liza and the dead - 1" (together with ESCAPE group);

"Liza and the dead - 2" (together with ESCAPE group);

"Slow way-2", performance;

"Near and Around", performance;

1999

"No new messages"(dedicated to Elvis Presli);

"Space modem (dedicated to Breygel)";

"Slow way-1", performance;

"Vanity bag", videoinstallation;

"4/4", installation;

"No new messages"(dedicated to A.S. Pushkin), installation;

"Slow way", performance;

"Museification-3", installation;


1998

“Museification-3”, Photo installation

"Museumization-2", performance;

"Dedication to Marina Abramovich and Iosef Bois", performance, installation;

"Cradle-song", performance, installation;


1997

"Museumization -1", performance;

"Dedication to the things";


1996

"From shadow's life", performance, installation;

"Kiryalnik", object;

"Performance's place", performance;


1995

"Denotation of a body", performance;

Selected bibliography:

“Noodles squared”, S.Khachaturov, News Time, 28; 16 February 2007

"Russian Front: The Moscow Biennale", John Kelsey, "Artforum", 03.04. 2005.

"Workshop by Jury Sobolev "Emergency Exit", TV-gallery and "Spider&Mouse" gallery, article by Irina Baldano. "Moscow Art Magazine" #16, 1997, p. 87-88.

"Workshop by Jury Sobolev "Emergency Exit", TV-gallery, "Spider&Mouse" gallery, article by Oleg Kireev, "Moscow Art Magazine" #16, 1997, p.89-90.

"Dreams about something more", article by Sergey Seriogin. "Evening Petersburg" (newspaper) #171 (21122), 1997.p.3.

"Workshops. Russia and Switzerland Festival", article by Andrey Fomenko. "World of design" (magazine) #3, S-Petersburg, 1998. p. 70-71.

"Kukart-4, Tsarskoe Selo", article by Bogdan Mamonov. "Moscow Art Magazine" #26-27, 1999 p.79-82

"They are not dangerous for society", article by Feodor Romer, "Power" (magazine), 25.09.2001, Moscow, p.34-36

"Liza Morozova, performance "Slow way", publication by Victor Smolny, "New Russian Word" (newspaper), New York, 7-8.04.2001 p. 30.

"Where do artist run spaces run?", article by Marian Zhunin, "Moscow Art Magazine" #40. 2001, p. 87-89.

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