With the support of:

Elena Kovylina

Elena Kovylina

1971, Moscow

In 1988-1991 studied at the Moscow State Academic Art School, painting and pedagogical faculty.

In 1993-1995 studied at the Moscow State Art Institute.

In 1996-1998 studied at F F School for Art and Media Design Zurich (installation, performance, video, object).

In 1999 graduated from the course "New Artistic Strategies" of The Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow.

In 2003 received a diploma from the faculty of media art at the University of the Arts of Berlin (Udk Berlin), where she studied with the classics of German art, Professor Rebecca Horn.

In 2014 received a Master of Arts degree from the Russian State University of Humanities (direction "Visual Communications", the theme of the thesis "Specificity of the image in the art of performance of the 21st century").

In 2012, , Elena organized the first performance school PYRFYR in Moscow together with the artist and director of the State Gallery Solyanka Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich, becoming its artistic director.

Since 2015 Kovylina has been conducting independent author's workshops on performance and personal development.

Lives and works in Moscow.

Personal site: http://www.kovylina.com/

Selected Exhibitions

1999 — Visiting a fairy tale. 21 Gallery. St. Petersburg, Russia

2000 — Heroines from the East. Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2005 — XL-Projects. Moscow, Russia

2007 — Elena Kovylina - Pari Nadimi Gallery. Toronto, USA

2008 — Equality. Contemporary City foundation. Moscow, Russia

2009 — Elena Kovylina ou Le Malentendu - Analix Forever. Geneva, Switzerland

2014 — Rituals. Moscow fine art gallery. Moscow, Russia

2015 — 125 grammi. VIDEOINSIGHT FOUNDATION. Turin, Italy

2015 — Eternal time. Galery Ekaterina Iraqui. Moscow, Russia


2002 — Academy Schloss Solitude. Stutgart, Germany

2004 — Kuenstler Haus Boswil. Switzerland

2004 — Kuenstler Haus Schoeppingen. Germany

2005 — MAK Schindler House Art and Architecture Residence Program. Los Angeles, USA

2006 — Kuenstler Haus Schlieren. Zurich, Switzerland

2007 — Centre International des Recollets in Paris. France

2007 — Russian state award “Innovation”

2007 — Cite International des arts. Paris, France

2009 — Summer Residency. Analix Forever Gallery. Geneva, Switzerkand

2014 — Award of Russian Art Academia