Elena Artemenko
(b. 1988 in Krasnodar, Russia)
e-mail e.artmnko@gmail.com


2023 - Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main, Germany
2010 - 2013 The Rodchenko Moscow school of Photography and Multimedia, Media art department
2005 - 2010 Kuban State University


2022 Arte Laguna Art Prize (finalist)
2021 Zverev Art Prize (shortlist)
2017 The Grand Prix of Transmission Video Art Festival, Karlsruhe - Warsaw – Kassel
2016 Best Russian Video // International Video Art Festival "Now&After", Moscow
2016 The Grand Prix of Brewhouse Art Prize, Moscow
2016 1st prize Foresight Filmfestival, Halle, Germany
2014 Special prize International Video Art Festival "Now&After" (honorable jury mention)

Residences & Grants

2023 Neubad, Luzern, Switzerland (supported by Pro Helvetia)
2023 Fundaziun Nairs, Scuol, Switzerland
2020 Vyksa AIR, Russia
2019 Gastatelier im Kunsthaus L6, Kulturamt, Freiburg, Germany
2019 "The rituals of the contemporary" residence, UNIDEE – University of ideas, Italy
2017 Artista x Artista residence, Havana, Cuba
2016-2018 Salzburg Summer Academy of Fine arts (education grant, course "Working with stone")
2016 NCCA Art Residence in Kronstadt, Russia
2015 Migrating Art Academies laboratory (MigAA) "Serendipity: Thinking Against Logic", Nida Art Colony, Lithuania
2015 A-i-R Barents residency program, Nordland / Troms, Norway
2015 Kooshk Artist Residency Award, Tehran, Iran
2014 The Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) Production Program grant, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Solo exhibitions

2023 Red Bath, Neubad, Luzern, Switzerland
2023 Hide and seek, Nairs Fundaziun, Switzerland
2022 Background noise, Elektrozavod gallery, Moscow
2020 Temporary landscape, Elektrozavod gallery, Moscow
2020 The pull, AZOT gallery, Cube.Moscow
2018 Fountain, Elektrozavod gallery, Moscow
2017 Alienated body, Fragment gallery, Moscow
2017 Weak spine, Red Center, Moscow
2013 Vicious circle, Random Gallery, Moscow
2012 Artomat, Triumph gallery, Moscow

Group exhibitions & festivals

2022 Named Vasari. Revival, Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod
2022 The great void, Ruarts Foundation, Moscow
2021 Living Matter, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2021 Andy Warhol and Russian Art, Sevkabel Port, St. Petersburg
2021 Liebe und Zuneigung, Künstlerhaus Karlsruhe BBK, Germany
2021 After Hope: Videos of Resistance, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
2021 A Shadow of the Soul but Slightly Sharper, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
2020 5 Minute Break, All-Russian Museum of Decorative Art, Moscow
2020 Slipping line, AZOT gallery, Cube.Moscow
2019 V Ural Industrial biennale of contemporary art, Yekaterinburg
2019 Crossroads 10, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2019 Collective is near, International Video Art Festival Now&After, CCI Fabrika, Moscow
2019 Digital art festival Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2018 CYFEST-12: ID – The International Media Art Festival, Made in NY Media Center, USA
2018 I feel warm and scared, Ovcharenko gallery, Moscow
2018 Here and Now! Manezh central exhibition hall, Moscow
2018 Abracadabra / Main project of the 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art
2018 Miden International Video Art Festival, Greece
2018 International Video Art Festival "Now&After", Artplay, Moscow
2018 H.X., XL gallery, Moscow
2017 V International Video Art Festival Videoformes, St. Petersburg
2017 Mega-Lo-Polis, WRO Art Center, Poland
2017 XVI International Kansk Video Festival, Russia
2017 Transmission Video Art Festival, Karlsruhe - Warsaw – Kassel
2017 Flashback’17, CCA Fabrika, Moscow
2017 WRO Media Art Biennale, Poland
2017 Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award, St. Petersburg, Russia
2017 European Media Art Festival // EMAF, Osnabrück, Germany
2016 Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrad, Serbia
2016 International Video Art Festival "Now&After", Moscow.
2016 Brewhouse Art Prize, Moscow, Russia
2016 In the Network of Form // Parallel program of V Moscow International biennale for Young art
2016 Foresight Filmfestival, Halle, Germany
2015 TADAEX’05 // Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition, Iran.
2015 1st Kooshk Artist Residency Award (exhibition of the winners), Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2015 Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Germany.
2014 SOUS SURVEILLANCE, Goethe Institut Paris, France.
2014 Kandinsky prize (‘Young Artist. Project of the year’ nomination), Moscow.
2014 European Media Art Festival // EMAF, Osnabrück, Germany.
2014 Russian Tradition of Art Resistance, Boden Art Center, Sweden.
2014 International Video Art Festival "Now&After", The State Museum of GULAG History, Moscow.
2014 Oslo Screen Festival, Filmens Hus, Norway.
2014 ESFF / EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
2013 Kandinsky prize (‘Young Artist. Project of the year’ nomination), Udarnik, Moscow
2013 СHERNUKHA, RuArts Gallery, Moscow.
2013 VII Andrei Tarkovsky International film festival “ZERKALO”, Ivanovo.
2013 The Happy End, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
2013 Code of Time/ Zeitgeist festival, The All-Russian Museum of Applied and Folk Art, Moscow.
2013 What is behind that curtain?, RANDOM Gallery, Moscow .
2012 Kandinsky prize (‘Project of the year’ nomination), Udarnik, Moscow
2012 Rejected reality, ARTPLAY, Moscow.
2011 Insight & Foresight, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow.
2011 Pop-up (in collaboration with Electroboutique), Science Museum, London
2010 2nd Moscow biennale for young art “Que vive?”, ARTPLAY, Moscow, Russia

Works are in Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow, AZ Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art and private collections.
Lives and works in Germany.