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Kirill Savchenkov

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Kirill  Savchenkov (b. 1987) works with various media including performance, installation, video and photography. His artistic practice appeal to the relationship between education, cultural conflicts, social space, construction of identity and knowledge in marginal communities and subcultures. Savchenkov lives and works in Moscow.

In 2016 Savchenkov has participated in «Power and Architecture» program of Calvert 22, London, with solo show «Museum of Skateboarding». In 2015 he has realized project Horizon Community Workshop in space of Agency of Singular Investigations (ASI) in CCI Fabrika, presented the «Museum of Skateboarding» project within the program «Expanding Space. Artistic practice in the urban environment» (V-A-C Foundation). Savchenkov has participated in «Metageography» (The State Tretyakov Gallery, 2015), Parallel Program of Manifesta 10 (Saint Petersburg, 2014), «Semiconductors» (Stella Art Foundation, 2014).

Selected solo and duo exhibitions

2016 Museum of Skateboarding. Calvert22, London
2015 Horizon Community Workshop. Agency of Singular Investigations, CCI Fabrika, Moscow 2014 Avalanche. FotoDepartament, Saint-Petersburg
2013 Anabasis. Culture center «Vdohnovenie», Moscow
2012 «The frenzied urge to struggle» / w. Sasha Kurmaz. Paperworks gallery, Moscow

Selected group exhibitions

2016 Young blood. CCA Winzavod, Moscow
2015 Programme «Expanding Space. Artistic practice in the urban environment». V-A-C Foundation, GES-2, Moscow
2015 Metageography. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2014 Truth-seekers. Victoria gallery, Samara
2014 Semiconductors. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
2014 Angelic conversation. Electromuseum, Moscow
2014 Parallel Program Manifesta 10. St. Petersburg
2014 Look into it. Zamoskvorechie gallery / Grinberg gallery, Moscow
2013 Dali. CCI Fabrika, Moscow
2013 Stability. Ghosts. Curator- Alexander Evangely. Random Gallery, Moscow, 2011 Young photography’11, «Margin». FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg
2011 Performing archive. E.K. Artbureau gallery, Moscow
2010 Silver camera. Central Exhibition Hall «Maneg», Moscow
2010 Young photography’10, «Time». FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg


2014 Shortlist MACK First Book Award
2011 «Silver camera». Grand Prize in the nomination «Architecture».

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2015 Atlas, Selfpublish
2014 Iceberg, Selfpublish
2011 SPBN – Self Publish, Be Naughty, Self Publish, Be Happy

Selected publications

2016 Flaneur, issue 06
2015 British Journal of Photography, february 2015
2014 A sha magazine No.372
2014 The Guardian, june 2014
2013 Artchronika magazine, march/april 2013
2012 A sha magazine No.319
2011 Photo.Art, October 11.
2011 Ojodepez, When We Were Young, Editor Bruno Ceschel, Spain

Online publications

2016 i-D, august 2016
2016 032c, august 2016
2015 Svilova, april 2015 (screening exhibition in artist-run online platform) 2014 032c, november 2014
2014 Calvert journal, august 2014
2014 Dazed digital, june 2014
2014 A sha mag, june 2014
2014 Calvert journal, may 2014
2014 Calvert journal, april 2014
2013 Around art, november 2013
2012 W-O-S, october 2012
2012 Prism Photo Magazine #03, january 2012
2011 Satellite voices, april 2011


2012 The Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia
2009 Moscow Technical University of Communication and Computer science

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