Artists: Lyudmila Baronina
Place of Birth: Poland
Education: 2007 – 2013 – Art and Industry Academy of Krasnodar State University of Culture and Arts (the Department of Easel Graphics). 2013 – 2015 – Master’s program of the Department of Arts and Graphics of Kuban State University. 2017 – Dukley Summer School, Kotor, Montenegro
Lives and works in Moscow. She focuses on contemporary mythology creating alternative models of societies, spaces and environments. In her graphics the author relates the concepts of a New Man, architecture for ‘reptiles’ and fairytales with human vices as characters. She taps into the topic of ‘haven,’ attempts to construct or imagine what alternative ways humans may have and how the laws of today’s society may transform and mutate in an alternative social and economic environment.
2015 – Solo show ‘Be Merry or Die’ at the Cultural Centre ‘Typography’, Krasnodar
2016 – Solo show ‘News from Nowhere’ at the Cultural Centre ‘Typography’, Krasnodar
2017 – ‘Shelter’ at the Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin, Moscow
2018 – ‘Let Me In. I’m Here’ at the Exhibition Hall ZDES na Taganke, as a part of the parallel program of the 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow
2019 - ‘’ Ebipt. From rearrangement of places of terms, the amount does not change ’’, ART4 Museum, Moscow
2019 - “To paint a mountain, take a stone”, Triumph Gallery, Moscow
Selected group exhibitions:
2014 – ‘Warm. Getting Warmer’ at Makaronka (Rostov on Don)
2014 – Exhibition of the finalists of the project STARTinART, Art Gallery K-35. Moscow.
2015 – Group exhibition Friends, Cultural Center Typography.
2015 – Group show ‘Dialogues with the Classics. Collective Conscious’ at Winzavod (red workshop) (Moscow)
2016 – Exploratory show ‘Green Hamlet’ from the ‘Reconciliation’ project series, the Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin, the Cultural Centre ‘Typography’
2017 – ‘Next To the Celestials’ at ARTIS Gallery, Winzavod (Moscow)
2017 – ‘Reconciliation here’ at the Exhibition Hall ZDES na Taganke, the Association of Moscow Exhibition Halls
2018 – Highlights, SAMPLE x Gorky Park Museum, (Moscow)
2018 – I Feel Warm and Scared, OVCHARENKO Gallery, Winzavod, Moscow
2019 – Library, Triumph Gallery
2019 – Rub the Nose of the Bronze Dog, MMOMA, Moscow.
2019 – Special project of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art After Us, NCCA Ural
2019 – Russian Witches, Centrepoint Basel, Switzerland.
2019 – GROUND Zine Fest. Extension, GROUND Solyanka, Moscow.
2019 – Let the Happy Star Shine Above, GUM-RED-LINE, Moscow.
2020 – Man of Bones, Flesh, and Blood, the Museum of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow.