5TH URAL INDUSTRIAL BIENNALE OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Xiaoyu Weng

Curator of the Main Project of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. In 2015, Ms. Weng was appointed to co-head The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative. Previously she served as the founding director of the Kadist Art Foundation’s Asia Programs, Paris and San Francisco. She launched the Kadist Curatorial Collaboration, which organizes exhibitions that stimulate cultural exchange, and she oversaw artist residencies and the building of the contemporary Asian art collection. From 2009 to 2010, she worked as a curator at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts at the California College of the Arts (CCA). Her other recent projects include  Soft Crash at Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy (2016); Robert Zhao Renhui: Flies Prefer Yellow at Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco (2014–15); Landscape: the virtual, the actual, the possible? at Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2014); Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, the second CAFAM International Biennial at Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing (2014); and Ming Wong: Making Chinatown at Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco (2013).

Weng is the recipient of the 2017 Visionary Awards, which are presented by Art in General, New York, to highlight work that champions the transformative power of art and that nurtures and supports diverse artistic talents. Weng was selected for her innovative leadership and singular contributions to the field. She was also the winner of the eighth edition of Premio Lorenzo Bonald per L’Arte Enterprize for international curators in 2015.

Alisa Prudnikova

Director of the Ural Branch NCCA (2005-2016), director of “New Art” – a regional public foundation for support and development of contemporary arts (2013-2016). Ms. Prudnikova has lectured at the Department of Art History and Cultural Studies at the Ural Federal University, curated numerous exhibitions in Russia and widely abroad. From 2002 to 2008 she was the editor-in-chief of “ZA ART – arts and culture”, a magazine  devoted to putting local cultural and art scenes in the international analytical context. She served as an expert (2006-2008, 2011-2013, 2018) and a juror (2009) of “Innovation”, the first Russian national award in contemporary arts. She is a winner of the Silver Archer Ural (2014, 2015) and Caryatid (2013) Awards, a laureate of the “Innovation” in 2015 and 2018. Ms. Prudnikova has worked to promote strategies for regional development through contemporary art practices in the framework of the national project of the Houses of New Culture, the Advisory Board for the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation (2013-2016). Ms. Prudnikova is a board member of the International Biennial Association (IBA).

Anna Pyankova

Executive director of the 5th Ural industrial biennial of contemporary art.

Alexey Glazyrin

Executive producer of the 5th Ural industrial biennial of contemporary art

Dmitrii Bezouglov

Curator of Intellectual platform of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art 

Translator and writer. His translations were featured in Logos, NLO and Jellyfish Jam; his essays on art, literature and fashion — in Strelka Mag, The Village, Gorky, The Calvert Journal

Kristina Gorlanova

Curator of the Artist-in-Residence Program of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Kristina is the head of the Museum of Photography “Metenkov’s House” at Yekaterinburg History Museum. She is co-founder and a curator of the art residency program “New Stories of Yekaterinburg”, the program for artists working with the photography medium. 

She completed her specialist degree in project management at Ural State Technical University in 2008 and Bachelor of Arts in photography at the University of the Arts London in 2013. 

Kristina continues her practice as an artist, and currently lives and works in Yekaterinburg.

Vladimir Seleznyev
Daria Malikova

Curator of educational projects of the Ural branch of the State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSIZO and of the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Psychologist, art historian, expert in the field of museum education. Curator of educational projects of the Ural branch of the State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO. Since 2015, she has been curating the mediation program of the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, which has been longlisted for the Innovation-2017 Award. Daria designs lecture courses, workshops, tours and other formats of educational events. She has been a member of the research group and co-author of the publication “Something New and Unexpected: Research of the Audience of Contemporary Art in Russia” (2017–2018).

Nastya Elizarieva
Uliana Yakovleva
Svetlana Usoltseva
Anastasia Perfilyeva
Alexander Kostylev
Lilia Sabirova
Alexander Ogluzdin
Alisa Sycheva
Alexey Bocharov
Julia Tyusheva
Kevin Wu
Ksenia Smirnova
Vyacheslav Pavlovich
Mariia Litvinova

Commissioner assistant of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Artyom Antipin

Production coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Program of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Nadya Striga
Agnia Sterlingova
Veronika Nakrokhina
Tatyana Nemirivskaya
Pavel Luzhin
Valentina Anufrieva

Coordinator of the Intellectual Platform of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Inga Miroshnikova
Elena Golub
Elizaveta Yuzhakova
Tatiana Pustelnikova
Alyona Pasechnik
Anna Akimova
Daria Pozmogova
Natalia Ryzhkova
Prokhor Rudko
Danila Matrosov
Elena Krysenko
Anastasia Kandoba

Project coordinator of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Mariia Domracheva

General Coordinator of the Main Project of the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Anna Litovskikh

Coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Program of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Irina Korotich
Xiaoyu Weng

Curator of the Main Project of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art

Alisa Prudnikova

Commissioner and Artistic director of the Biennial

Anna Pyankova

Executive director of the Biennial

Alexey Glazyrin

Executive producer of the Biennial

Dmitrii Bezouglov

Curator of Intellectual platform of the Biennial

Kristina Gorlanova

Curator of the Artist-in-Residence Program of the Biennial

Vladimir Seleznyev

Curator of the Special Projects

Daria Malikova

Curator of the Mediation and Public Program

Nastya Elizarieva

Curator of the Research Project

Uliana Yakovleva

Curator of the Research Project

Svetlana Usoltseva

Curator of the Special Project

Anastasia Perfilyeva

PR-Director in Ekaterinburg

Alexander Kostylev

Technical Director of the Main Project

Lilia Sabirova

Architectural Assistant

Alexander Ogluzdin

Technical Director of the Biennial venues

Alisa Sycheva

Coordinator of the Special Projects

Alexey Bocharov

Production Manager of the Main Project

Julia Tyusheva

Opening Week Coordinator

Kevin Wu

Assistant to the Curator of the Main Project

Ksenia Smirnova

PR-Manager

Vyacheslav Pavlovich

Video and Audio Installation Manager of the Main Project

Mariia Litvinova

Assistant to Commissioner

Artyom Antipin

Production coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Program

Nadya Striga

Coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Program

Agnia Sterlingova

Architect of the biennial

Veronika Nakrokhina

PR-Manager

Tatyana Nemirivskaya
Pavel Luzhin

Installation Manager of the Main Project

Valentina Anufrieva

Coordinator of the Intellectual Program

Inga Miroshnikova

Office Manager

Elena Golub

Coordinator of the Main Project

Elizaveta Yuzhakova

Editor of Publications and Curator of Archive

Tatiana Pustelnikova

Accounting Assistant

Alyona Pasechnik

Assistant to the Executive Director

Anna Akimova

Сurator of the Laboratory of Industriality, Coordinator of Tour Program

Daria Pozmogova

Economist

Natalia Ryzhkova

Assistant to Executive Director

Prokhor Rudko

Technical Manager

Danila Matrosov

Technical Manager

Elena Krysenko

Accounter

Anastasia Kandoba

Project coordinator of the Biennial

Mariia Domracheva

General Coordinator of the Main Project of the Biennial

Anna Litovskikh

Coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Program

Irina Korotich

Art Director, Visual Identity Designer