Lost fragments-1 video HD, 1min 27”
An attempt of reconstruction. The plots of video remind classical sculptures. Choreographer restores the memories of the past by the analytical method. The work is made in a creative tandem with choreographer Maya Popova
Victoria Ilyushkina - artist, curator, born in Leningrad, based in St. Petersburg.
In 2001, she graduated from Russian Academy of Art (Ilya Repin State Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture) in St. Petersburg; in 2005, she completed the program "New Technologies in Contemporary Art" at the St. Petersburg Art and Culture Foundation, PRO ARTE.
Her works exhibited at The State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia); Hermitage Youth Education Centre, Anna Akhmatova Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia); Art reFlex gallery (St. Petersburg, Russia); Al gallery (St. Petersburg, Russia); Iragi Gallery (Moscow), Gislaved Kunsthalle (Sweeden).
Participated: St. University Ca’ Foscari (parallel program to the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy), Manifesta10 Parallel Program “The Other Home”, (St. Petersburg, Russia), “Russia contemporary exhibition”, Galerie Gmurzynska, (Switzerland), “Another capital”- NCCA St-Petersburg brunch, (Moscow), “Urbi et Orbi” exhibition, the 6th Moscow Biennale Special Project, Museum Centre of RGGU (Moscow).
Mayya Popova is a choreographer and a dance teacher, lives and works in St.-Petersburg. In 2001-2014, she taught Contemporary Dance at the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. In 1999, she graduated from the Department of Ballet Production at the N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory. 2001 - 2014 taught in Vaganova Ballet Academy / Performing Department Contemporary Dance Technique, St.-Petersburg. 1994-1999 - winner of prizes at the several competitions of young choreographers in St.- Petersburg and Petrozavodsk, Russia. As a choreographer, she participated in staging of shows and projects at drama and music theaters in St. Petersburg