Biography

Marina Fomenko

artist and curator based in Moscow, Russia
graduated from Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics and
Free Workshops School of Contemporary Art 
Founding director of International Video Art Festival Now&After www.now-after.org

Solo exhibitions/ screening (selected)

2017 - Modus Operandi, A3 Gallery, Moscow
2016 - I dreamed sheet lightnings other night, CCI Fabrika, Moscow
2012 - Cafe "Deja Vu", Samara Literature Museum, Samara, Russia
2010 - Observation Station, State Museum of  Contemporary Art of Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow
2007 - Elements of Memory, Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Group shows / Festivals (selected)

2017

- Coming soon: Finite Resource, MGHPA named by Stroganov, 7 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
- Coming soon: Strangloscope Festival, Brasil
- Ecoscope exhibition, Osmosis Festival, Taipei, Taiwan 
- curator of Now&After'17 Video Art Festival 'Flashback'17', CCI Fabrika
- 7th International Platonov Festival of Arts, Look at People, Voronezh, Russia 
- One Shot Festival, Yerevan, Armenia
- curator of 'Ecology without Borders' exhibition of Now&After Festival selected works, Samara, TK Ambar
- Modus Operandi, solo show at A3 Gallery, Moscow
- The Revolution, CCI Fabrika
- Make It New, Artplay Design Center, Moscow

2016

curator of  International Video Art Festival Now&After'16 "Ecology without Borders", The State Darwin Museum (22.10-29.11)
- Sleep of Painting Creates Cinematograph, Gallery Belyaevo and Na Kashirke, Moscow (13.10-13.11)
-  solo show "I dreamed sheet lightnings other night", CCI Fabrika, Moscow
- 1st Worldwide Apartment and Studio Biennale
- The Ecology of Art Space, special project of IX SHIRYAEVO BIENNALE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Samara, Samara Regional History and Local Lore Museum named after P.V. Alabin
- DADA: A Reason to Do without Words, Gallery Belyevo (together with National Centre for Contemporary Art and Mayakovsky Museum)
- Menaces, Polygrafichesky Tcekh, Moscow
- 19/92. At First, Moscow Museum of Modern Art
- Incontro Biennale di Creatori Internazionali, Crema, Italy
- Codes of Abstract Cosmos, NCCA - Samara 
- Temptation of St. Anthony, Polygrafichesky Tcekh, Moscow
- Ecoscope, CCI Fabrika, Moscow

2015

- Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Shenzhen, China
- Shatters of War, Baltic Branch of National Center for Contemporary Art, Kaliningrad
- The Voices, A3 Gallery, Moscow
- Visual Scores project at the GROUND Peschanaya within NCCA festival To See the Sound (special progect of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)
- "Photo as Video, Video as Photo", PhotoVisa, Krasnodar
- Sound Moebius Strip  (Belyaevo Gallery) within the festival of National Centre for Contemporary Art  To See the Sound, Special Progect of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
- Like Me!, Bogorodskoye Gallery, Moscow
- I Colory Della Memoria commemorating the Holocaust Remembrance Day, Milan, Italy
- Videoformes pop-up, «Strelka», Moscow
- Moscow Art Communities, Museum of Moscow
- Walking by the Language Path (On the 75th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Brodsky), gallery "Belyaevo", Moscow
- curator of  International Video Art Festival "Now&After'15" "A Space We Choose", Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow
- CologneOFF X @ 9th The Carnival of e-Creativity (CeC), India
- SWATCH & MMOMA Pop-Up Gallery, Moscow
-  Reminder Function, CCI Fabrica, Moscow
- The Wanderer Above the Mist, Theater of Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece

2014

- TIME is Love.7 - Torrance Art Museum, USA; Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Kharkiv, Ukraine; Pink Gallery, Seoul, Korea; Talmart      Gallery, Paris, France;The Invisible Gallery, London, UK
- Termless Health Survey, Children's sanatorium "October", Moscow Region, Russia
- Photo as Video, Video as Photo, CCI Fabrika, Moscow
- Special project of International Shiryaev Biennale"Burlaks: Between Europe and Asia"
- curator of "Between Image and Personality # 2", Gallery Victoria, Samara, 4-20 April 
- curator of International Video Art Festival "Now&After'14" "Memory Migration" at the GULAG Museum, 2 April - 11 May

2013

- 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, project of Special Program 'Metaphormoses', GULAG Museum 
- Tetramatyka, Museum of Ideas, Lviv, Ukraine
- Eleven Russian Artist in Maglehem, Sweden
- Video Art from Russia, Seika University, Kyoto, Japan 
- 'moving photography one minutes', Theoneminutes Festival, Netherlands, Belgium, China, Spain tour
- International Visual Culture Festival "Vizii", Kiev, Ukraine
- Urban Processes RU, [.BOX], Milan, Italy
- II International Festival of Contemporary Art «Street as a Museum - Museum as a Street», Samara, Russia
- project "100x100=900 (100 videoartists to tell the centure)", Magmart Festival, screenings and exhibitions within the framework of the world tour of "100x100=900"

2012

- "A Walk About Moscow" within Days of Moscow in Delhi, Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, India
VI Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair, The Museum's Night "Simulacrum"
- Moscow Hub, photohub_Manometr, Design Center Artplay, Moscow
- Rejected Reality,design center  Artplay, Moscow 
- The nominees  show of “The One Minutes Awards 2012” ("Portrait of the Shukhov Tower"), Amsterdam, the Netherlands
- January Expo, "Ondarte", Akumal, Mexico

2011

- Nominees’ exhibition for Kandinsky Prize 2011 ("llustration № 32 to the List of Bas Jan Ader" ), Russia
- Video Art Festival Miden, Greece
- 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, State Museum of History of the GULAG

2010
- History of Russian Video Art. Volume 3, Moscow Museum of Modern Art
- Nominees’ exhibition for Kandinsky Prize 2010, Russia (“Observation Station”)
- 1 South Russian Biennale of Contemporary Art, Rostov on Don, Russia
- Swedish Family, Uppsala Artmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

2009:
-  11th Festival des Cinemas Differents de Paris, Paris, France
-  11th International Panorama of Independent Film and Video Makers, Patras city, Greece
-  3 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (special project), Moscow Museum of Modern Art 
-  Oblò Film Festival [OFF], Lausanne, Switzerland
-  13th Media Art Biennale WRO, Wroclaw, Poland

2008:

-  The V th International Festival of Audio-Visual Arts «Videologia», Volgograd, Russia
- 7th Street Videofestival “Pusto”, Moscow, Russia
- One Minute Film & Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland
- 1 Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
-  Media Forum of 30th Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia

2007:
-  The 3rd China Songzhuang Art Festival, Songzhuang - Beijing, China
-  Space, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
-  Genio Fiorentino, Florence, Italy
-  4th  Naoussa  International Short  Film & Video Festival, Naoussa, Greece
-  Adaptation, Center for Contemporary Arts “M’ARS”, Moscow, Russia

2006:

- Dante: Art Gives Birth to Art, Florence, Italy
- 3-d International Video Art Festival in Public Spaces “OUTVIDEO-2006”, Russia
- Power, Moscow Museum  of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
- Non Stop Media, Kharkov City Art Gallery, Kharkov, Ukraine

2005:

- Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ in Russian Culture, Florence, Italy
- Stop! Who is coming?, National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
- Memoria, Moscow Museum of  Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2004

- Between, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

Artist-in-residence

2012 - ONDATRE international artist residency, Akumal, Mexico
2009 -  Upernavik Museum, Greenland

Curatorial projects

Marina Fomenko is  the founding director and curator of International Video Art Festival “Now&After” that takes place annually since 2011.  ww.now-after.org

- 2016 - Ecoscope, CCI Fabrika, Moscow

- 2015 - Reminder Function, CCI Fabrika, Moscow

- 2014 - Photo as Video, Video as Photo, co-curator Andrey Martynov, CCI Fabrika, Moscow; 2015- PhotoVisa Festival, Krasnodar, Russia

- 2013 - Metaphormoses, co-curator Innokenty Sharkov, special project of 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

- 2011 - “Defragmentation of Memory”, co-curator Daria Chapkovskaya, parallel programm of 4 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

- 2010 – “Transit”,  co-curator of the Polish part of the project Malgorsata Sobolewska, (2nd Moscow Biennale of Young Art) ,Moscow, Russia
- 2009 - “Zones of Estrangement”, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia (2010 -LOT gallery, Lexington, USA)