Biography

The works of Maria Agureeva cover a wide range of media ranging from installations, performance and object art to videos and photographs, but they all unite the major topic of the female body and its cultural as well as social perception.


CV

2014 – 2015
ICA ( Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow)
2003 – 2009
Saint-Petersburg State University of Technology and Design (Department of Graphic Design)
1985
born in Russia
Currently lives and works in Los Angeles (CA), USA

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2019
Passing, Cosmoscow, Ruinart art patronat, Moscow
 
Dust, Coaxial Arts Foundation, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2018
It will always be not enough, Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
 
The dust of Pearl will settle down on soft skinn covering all the cracks, Atrium gallery, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles (CA), USA
 
It's possible to imagine what will remain after, Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
 
Dust, Electrozavod gallery, Moscow, Russia
2015
Binary promises, Parallel program of the 6-th Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2014
Gardens of compromises, Museum Erarta, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2013
Those Females Who Can Wreck the Infinite, Parallel program of the 5-th Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012
Excavations. Ground 0, GridchinHall, Moscow, Russia
 
Citius, altius, fortius! Commodification, Project Fabrika together with GridchinHall, Moscow, Russia
2011
Formotsvet (Form and Color) series, Kadieff Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2009
Formotsvet (Form and Color) series, AL Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2019
MMOMA 99/19, 20th anniversary exhibition, MMOMA, Moscow
 
Recycle or die, Gum Red line, Moscow
 
The Regenerates, The Nook gallery, Los Angeles
2017
Just cause, Black Ball Projects, New York, United States of America
2016
Unofficial laguage, WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Parallel program of the V Moscow International Biennale For Young Art, Moscow, Russia
 
All eyes on me, WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia
 
Nominibus Trivialibus, Sinonimis Selectis, Moscow State University's Botanic Garden (the "Apothecary Garden"), Parallel program of the V Moscow International Biennale For Young Art, Moscow, Russia
2015
Mirrors, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
 
One within the other. Art of new and old media in the age of high-speed internet, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
 
Developing of freedom, Project Fabrika, Moscow, Russia
2013
I would have not been painting now, Parallel program of the 5-th Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Agency Art.Ru, Moscow, Russia
 
State order, WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia
2012
Project Cena (Price), Parallel program of the III Moscow International Biennale For Young Art, Agency Art.Ru, Moscow, Russia
2011
Art in Mind, The Brick Lane Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2010
Contemporary art festival Psikhonavtika, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
 
Resume, All Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Prizes and Awards

2019
Ruinart Art Patronat grant
2018
18th street arts centre Los Angeles (from August to September)
 
Grant from TRUST FOR MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING
 
Winner of the Arte Laguna Prize (special prize)
2017
Residence Unlimited New York (from February to April)
2013
Nominee of the Kandinsky Prize