AES+F

AES+F

AES+F is Tatiana Arzamasova (b. 1955), Lev Evzovich (b. 1958), Evgeny Svyatsky (b. 1957) and Vladimir Fridkes (b. 1956). Arzamasova and Evzovich graduated from Moscow Architectural Institute and Svyatsky from Moscow University of Printing. Fridkes trained as a fashion photographer. AES have worked together since 1987, with Vladimir Fridkes joining in 1995. They live and work in Moscow.

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Upcoming exhibitions:

– April 29 – October 9, 2016, MÖGLICHKEIT MENSCH KÖRPER | SPHÄREN | APPARATUREN, Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen, Germany

– March 23 – May 29, 2016, 2050. Breve storia del futuro, Palazzo Reale, Milano, Italy

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Selected exhibitions

2015

– September 11th, 2015 – November 6th, 2015, THE TRILOGY PLUS, Aeroplastics Gallery, Brussels – during BrusselsArtDays. Brussels, Belgium

– November 13th, 2015 – December 23rd, 2015, BALAGAN!!! (by MOMENTUM & NORDWIND Festival), Berlin, Germany

– September 19, 2015 – January 24, 2016, PREMIO PINO PASCALI XVIII, Fondazione Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare, Italy

– September 11th, 2015 – January 24th, 2016, 2050: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FUTURE, The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and the Louvre Museum come together to present a unique and innovative project. Brussels, Belgium

– May 7th – November 22nd, 2015, 001 INVERSO MUNDUS. AES+F, Collateral Event of the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Magazzino del Sale #5 & Vitraria Glass +A Museum, Palazzo Nani Mocenigo

– May 8th – October 31st, 2015, 6th SWISS TRIENNIAL FESTIVAL OF SCULPTURE in Bad Ragaz and Vaduz, Switzerland

– June 6th, 2015 – October 4th, 2015, NORDART 2015, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany

– June 19th, 2015 – September 12th, 2015, SCREEN PLAY: LIFE IN AN ANIMATED WORLD, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

– February 20th – May 10th, DEATH AND BEAUTY. THE CONTEMPORARY GOTHIC IN ART AND VISUAL CULTURE, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2013

– “Trilogy. Final Cut”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
– AES+F: Mise-en-scene, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
– AES+F: 1-channel video “Allegoria Sacra”, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia

2012

– “Trilogy”, Manege, Moscow, Russia
– “Vladimir Fridkes. 10 Days Before”, MultimediaArt Museum, Moscow, Russia
– AES+F: Trilogy, Kicik QalArt, Baku, Azerbaijan
– AES+F: Trilogy, Martin-Groppius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
– AES+F: Allegoria Sacra, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2011

– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, PERMM Contemporary Art Museum, Perm, Russia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Art Statements, Tokio, Japan
– “Allegoria Sacra”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “Allegoria Sacra” (premiere), curated by Olga Sviblova, MultimediaArt Museum, Moscow, Russia
– “Angels-Demons”, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, Australia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Le Royal Monceau, Paris, France
– “Heroines”, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
– “Last Riot” and “The Feast of Trimalchio”, ESc, Lviv, Ukraine

2010

– “AES+F. The Revolution Starts Now”, UQ Art Museum, Brisben, Australia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Garage CCC, Moscow, Russia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, New Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Crossing Centre, Paco das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brasil
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, FutureEverything, Manchester, UK

2009

– “Defile”, Knoll gallery, Vienna, Austria
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Gare Saint-Saveur, Lille, France

2008

– “Last Riot”, Ormeau Baths gallery, Belfast, Ireland
– “Last Riot”, Max Gandolph Bibliothek, Salzburg, Austria
– “Last Riot”, RS &A Ltd gallery, London, UK
– “AES +F”, Arario gallery, Beijing, China
– “Last Riot”, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
– “Last Riot”, City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
– “Last Riot”, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
– “AES. AES+F”, II Paradiso Verde, MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, Rome, Italy

2007

– «Le vert paradis…», curated by Olga Sviblova, Passage de Retz, Paris, France

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Selected group exhibitions

2013

– 55th International Art Exhibition, Giardini and Arsenale, Venice, Italy
– “Russia XXI. Contemporary Russian Sculpture”, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Hague, Netherlands
– “Happy End?”, Helsinki Art Museum Tennis Palace, Helsinki, Finland
– SOPROMAT, ARTPLAY, Moscow, Russia

2012

– AES+F: Beholder, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Lichtsicht Biennale, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany
– “The Global Contemporary: Art Worlds after 1989”, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
– ARCO Madrid 2012, Feria de Madrid, Spain

2011

– Donetsk Goes Contemporary, SCM and Art Point Donetsk, Donetsk, Ukraine
– “Commercial Break», a Garage CCC project for 54th Venice biennale, Venice, Italy
– New Media and Film Interdisciplinary Research, Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts New Media, Sichuan, China
– “Allegoria Sacra”, Art Moscow, Triumph gallery stand, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “inSPIRACJE”, Szczecin, Poland
– “From Russia with Love”, Sant'Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy
– “Last Riot”, Vancouver biennale, Richmond Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2010

– “Transformation”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
– “Contrepoint”, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Melbourne Festival, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, Art Moscow, Triumph gallery stand, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “Playing in the City”, Shirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
– Kandinsky Prize 2010, nominees exhibition, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “Fast Forward 2: The Power of Motion”, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
– “Ryssen kommer!” Havremagasinet, Boden, Finland
– “The Lesson of History”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
– “Dorm”, The Model, Sligo, Ireland
– Asian Art Biennal, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, China
– “The Feast of Trimalchio”, 17th biennial of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia

2009

– “Morality”, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
– “Against Exclusion”, 3rd Moscow biennale for contemporary art, Garage CCC, Moscow, Russia
– Fotofestival, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
– Art Moscow, Triumph gallery stand, Moscow, Russia
– “Castles of the Land of Bari”, Barletta Castle, Italy
– “Unconditional Love”, 53th Venice biennale, collateral programme, Venice, Italy
– “Angels and Demons”, a commission for “Europe XXL”, Lille, France
– “Aesthetics of Violence”, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
– Donau Festival, Krems, Austria
– “Play cultures”, Dom Umenia, Bratislava, Slovakia
– “The History of Russia Videoart, vol 2”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
– Havana Biennial, Cuba
– Art Dubai, Triumph gallery stand, Dubai, UAE
– “Another Mythilogy”, National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
– “21 Russia”, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
– “Russian Dreams”, Bass museum of Art, Miami, USA
– “Dead Moroz Lives”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia

2008

– “Aurum”, Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
– 5th Seoul Media Art Biennale, Seoul, South Korea
– “Mockba!”, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany
– Kandinsky Prize 2008, Palazzo Italia, Berlin, Germany
– AES +F nominated for Sovereign European Art Prize
– “Neo-Future”, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
– “Kick the Carbon Habit”, Te Papa Tongarewa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
– “Depletion”, Tel Aviv Art Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
– Kandinsky Prize, nominees exhibition, Riga, Latvia

2007

– “Nature to Advantage Dressed (Late at Tate)”, Tate Britain, London, UK
– Kandinsky Prize exhibition, CCA Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
– “War of Buttons”, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
– “War of Buttons”, Aarhus Center for Contemporary Art, Aarhus, Denmark
– Istanbul Biennale for Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
– Gothenburg Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
– Russian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale for Contemporary Art, Venice, Italy
– “Heroes! Like us?”, Palazzo delle Arti, Naples, Italy
– Bitmap, LOOP, Seoul, South Korea
– “A Brave New World”, CoBra Museum of Contemporary Art, Amstelfin, Netherlands
– 2nd Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art (“Marat’s Choice” at the Contemporary History Museum, “Woe from Wit” at the State Literary Museum, “Artist’s Diary” at the Central House of Artists, “I Believe” at CCA Winzavod), Moscow, Russia

2006

– “Krieg der Knöpfe – Kinder und die Welt des Krieges”, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
– “Mutations 1”, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; Maison Europeene de la Photographie, Paris, France; Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
– ARS 06, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

2005

– Brave New World, Sala Alcala 31, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
– “Sweet Taboos”, 4th Tirana Biennial of Contemporary Art, Albania
– “Baroque and Neobaroque. The Hell of the Beautiful”, Domus Artium 2002 (DA2), Salamanca, Spain
– “Sculptura”, Max Gandolph Bibliothek, Salzburg, Austria
– From the Collection of Les Abattoirs, Fine Art Institute of Chongqing, China
– Mixed-up Childhood, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
– “Just Do It!”, Lentos Museum, Linz, Austria
– 1st Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art (“Starz” at Moscow Museum of Modern Art and “Invasion” at Multimedia Complex for Actual Arts), Moscow, Russia

2004

– Arles Rencontres de la Photographie, France
– 14th Biennial of Sydney, Australia
– Trans Photographiques, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
– Photo Biennial, MMOMA / MAMM, Moscow, Russia
– “Moscow-Berlin / Berlin-Moscow”, State Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia
– “Veil”, Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2003

– “Moscow-Berlin / Berlin-Moscow”, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
– “Global > Detail. Noordelicht X”, USVA Noorderlicht Photogallery, Groningen, Netherlands
– Neue Ansätze/Zeitgenossische Kunst aus Moskau, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
– “Veil”, Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), The New Gallery, Walsall, UK
– “Veil”, Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool and Modern Art Oxford, UK

2002

– Festival Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
– 4th Gwangju Biennial of Contemporary Art, South Korea

2001

– Noorderlicht International Photo Festival, USVA Noorderlicht Photogallery, Groningen, Netherlands

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Recent publications
“AES+F: INVERSO MUNDUS” (Triumph Gallery, Moscow, 2015, catalogue for the special project of VI Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)
“AES+F: 001 INVERSO MUNDUS” (catalogue for the collateral project of 56th Venice Biennale, 2015)
“AES+F: The Liminal Space Trilogy” (Triumph gallery, Moscow, 2012)
“AES+F. The Revolution Starts Now” (UK Art Museum, Брисбен, 2010)
“The Feast of Trimalchio” (Triumph gallery, Moscow, 2010)
“AES. AES+F” (Palace Editions, Saint Petersburg, 2007)
Zeldovich, Alexander “Half-dead, Half-live” (Nazraeli Press, Portland, 2007)
Koppenwaller, Anna Maria “A Contemporary Position of Sculpture – Statues of Lost Childhood” (Agey Tomesh, Moscow, 2006)

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