Nikolay Oleynikov

assorted artworks {since 2010 'till present}


Nikolay OLEYNIKOV (1976) is a Moscow based artist and activist, member of Chto Delat?, editor for Chto Delat? newspaper, member of editorial board of Moscow Art Magazine (2011), co-founder of the Learning Film Group, and May Congress of Creative Workers, member of the Arkady Kots band. Since 2013 Oleynikov is proud to be a tutor at The School of Rose (School of Engaged Art Chto Delat) and to get engaged to the board of ROSA’S House of  Culture, a multidisciplinary hub for new practices of engaged culture in St.-Petersburg (since 2015).

Known for his didactic murals and graphic works within the tradition of the Soviet monumental school, comics, surrealist-like imaginary and punk culture. Represented worldwide by his solo projects as well as with number of collective activities, Oleynikov has had numerous international shows including Fargfabriken, Stockholm; Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – MAM/ARC, Paris; Serralves Museum, Porto; Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella; Museo dell Arte Contemporaneo Luiggi Pecci, Prato; Ammirato Culture House, Lecce; Lungomare, Bolzano; KOMPLOT, Bruxelles; X BALTIC TRIENNALE in Vilnius; KIBLA, Maribor; <rotor>, Graz; Welling School, London; Galerija NOVA Zagreb; and MMOMA, State Tretyakov Gallery and Paperworks Gallery in Moscow.

Oleynikov is an author of a book SEX of the OPPRESSED, FreeMarxistPress, Moscow, 2013-14, and PS-Guelph, 2016

2 comments on “bio

  1. art_leaks
    November 18, 2012

    Great stuff, congrats! Nice to see all your works in one place – Corina

    • nikolayoleynikov
      November 18, 2012

      thanks corina, thanks everyone, who helped during all the period

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