Sasha Puchkova was born in 1989 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Lives and works in Moscow. An interdisciplinary artist, working with graphics, ceramics, digital collage, VR, creating objects and installations. A member of the Digital object Alliance and “ШШШ”. Graduated as a graphic designer (2012) and studied at St. Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design, Department of Art History and Theory (2012-2014), British Higher School of Art and Design in Moscow in the programme “Media Design” (2015-2016), The Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia in the “Interactive and Communication Media” workshop (2016-2019), received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Manchester (UK) at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences (2022). Participant of the the 6th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art in Yekaterinburg (2021). Resident of the Garage Studios (2022-2023) and the 9th season of Open Studios at Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art (2023) in Moscow. The works reside in the collections of Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow and “Micricollection” (Italy).
Selected solo exhibitions:
2023 There’s something wrong with this kingdom, SISTEMA GALLERY, Moscow;
2022 Misanthrope, Most Wanted Gallery, Cube, Moscow;
2022 Hurricane Lily, Gallery 19, Moscow;
2021 Look, there is a place for ___, within the framework of the performative program of the 6th Ural Biennale of Contemporary Art, UOMZ, Yekaterinburg, Russia;
2021, unfortunately, nothing is clear from your letter, within the framework of a special project of the 6th Ural Biennale of Contemporary Art, Sinara Gallery, Yekaterinburg, Russia;
2019 Sasha Puchkova's Speculative Consultation "Linking to the Skin", Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow;
2019 Capture Map, personal project and Performative Mediation, Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow;
2019 Media Addiction, project "Start" (Pop-up format), CSI "Vinzavod", Moscow.
Selected group exhibitions:
2020 "Ruins of the stream. Digital object in the artistic field", an experiment in the format of an educational course on the platform "Closer" (Cosmoscow foundation), online;
2020 "Feast", together with the SHSH group, Cube, Moscow;
2019 Festival "Otherwise" from Institute H0, Zurich, Switzerland;
2019 Body Cyber Text Party, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow;
2019 "Blind Spot", diploma exhibition of the Rodchenko School, Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow;
2018 Becoming Unconscious / Trembling / With Eyes Open / I See You / Give Up, HSE Gallery, Moscow;
2018 "The Matter of Horror", Ground Solyanka, Moscow.