Liza Morozova

 1973 - born in Moscow.

1994-2000- International School of the Theater of Synthesis and Animation INTERSTUDIO, workshop of Paratheatrical Forms, branch of the Saint-Peterburgian State Academy of Theatrical Arts (Tsarskoye Selo).

1999 - student of the course "New Art Strategies" (Institute of Contemporary Art, Soros Foundation, Moscow).

1995 -2000 - member of Emergency Exit Group (Jury Sobolev Art School)

2000-2008 - the member of program ESCAPE together with V. Ayzenberg, Bogdan Mamonov and Anton Litvin.

Since 2004 – the leader of “Performance ArtStudio” (social project set up by Liza Morozova)

2005 – PhD “Psychology of artistic anti-behavior" thematic, Educational Academy of Russia, Moscow;

since 2008 – columnist www.openspace.ru ”Performance Around Us”;

Took part in about 150 exhibitions in 17 countries, the author of 50 performances.

Lives in Moscow.

Biennale:

2010 – South Russian Biennale of Contemporary art, Rostov on Don;

1 Yakut Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Art Museum, Yakutsk;

2009  IX Biennale of contemporary art "Dialogues", Small Manege, S-Peterburg;

3 Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow;

2007 -  2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Central Artist’s House (together with ESCAPE program);

2005 - 51 Venice Biennale, Russian pavilion (together with ESCAPE program);

1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art;

2003 - Praquebiennale 1, National Gallery;

 

2002 -  Royal College of Art, London (together with ESCAPE program);


2002 - IV Biennale in Cetina, Montenegro (together with ESCAPE program);

1996 IV International Biennial SPATIA NOVA, Saint-Petersburg;

Art-Fairs:

 

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008 - Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

1997, 2000 Art-Manege Fair, Manege, Moscow;

 

2009

Universam Art Fair, Moscow;

The “Kandinsky Prize”-2008 nominees’ exhibition, Frieze ArtFair,  Louise Blouin Foundation, London;

2007

Fountain Art Fair, Winwood, Miami, USA;

The UnFair 07, ArtHaus, Miami Beach, USA;

2002 - 14 International Fair "Art-Frankfurt (together with ESCAPE program);

International Fair "ARCO", Madrid (together with ESCAPE program);

 

Awards:

 

2003 – award for the best project at the  post-feminist exhibition of East Europe Art;

 

award "For achievements in the field of present-day art",  Workshops "Art Moscow-2003" (together with ESCAPE program);

 

2004  – won in competition of projects in Arsenal, Kremlin, NССA, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (together with ESCAPE program);

 

2011 – award from Spider&Mouse Art Space(Moscow) for the “Actual art project”-2010

 

Personal Exhibitions:

2008

"Dream Catchers", installation, objects, ArtStrelka projects gallery, Moscow;

"Dream Catchers, or UMTTN", Freud's Dreams Museum, Institute for Psychoanalysis, S-Petersburg;

"Knots", photo. Ru.litvin gallery, ArtStrelka, Moscow;

2007

"Nexus", Performance Art Festival "Kortch", The Art Museum of Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl, Russia;

2007

"The Knot of the Matter", performance, installation; Workshop of Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

2006

"Drama-masquerade", performance, installation, objects. “Belka&Strelka”
gallery, St.Petersburg;

2005

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist’s House, Ravenscourt Galleries, Moscow;

Exhibition of “Black Square” Reward laureates (together with ESCAPE group), "Na Brestskoj" сlub, Moscow;

"Too long to escape" Interactive slide installation (together with ESCAPE group), 51 Venice Biennale, Russian pavilion, Gardini, Venice;

"Flat art" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal). "Collector's Club" Gallery, Art-Strelka, Moscow;

2004

"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. National Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow;

"Salute!" (together with ESCAPE group), project. One Work Gallery, Moscow;

"Dizziness" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. "Metaphysics of hope" exhibition, Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhniy Novgorod;


2003

"Win/Lose", multimedia project,  ESCAPE gallery, Moscow;

2002

"XI.IX", multimedia project (together with ESCAPE group), L-gallery, Moscow;

2000

"Liza and the Dead" (together with ESCAPE group), ESCAPE gallery, Moscow.

Main Group Exhibitions:

2010

 “Revision of lessons un-learnt”, Spider&Mouse Art Space,Moscow;

"P.S. Distress" dedicated to the 65th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War (World War II), Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk;

2009

Videnie. Video art exhibition", Perm. Museum of contemporary art;

Universam Art Fair, Moscow;

"Workshop of Feminine Creation. History of Feminine Culture in the Post-Soviet Space. 1989-2009"

3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, MMOMA, Moscow;

"Capitalism as Religion", 3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art, The State Central Museum for Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow;

"The Soup Made of a Stone", "Atelje#2" gallery,Winzavod, Moscow;


2008

«About mortality in Art», M-Gallery, Rostov-on-Don;

The Laboratory of Art, “Capitalism as Religion” conference, NCCA, Moscow

Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

2007

Chehov's Festival, Elverket, Drama Theater, Stockholm;

Fountain Art Fair, Winwood, Miami, USA;

The UnFair 07, ArtHaus, Miami Beach, USA;

Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

"Artist's Diary" exhibition , Central House of Artists, Moscow;

2006

Exhibition "Voices of Silence", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel;

14th International Performance Art Festival “Castle of Imagination”, Schloss Broellin, Germany/OFFicyna Gallery, Szczecin, Poland;

2005

"Europalia" festival, Brussel;

Exhibition "The Trinity", Russian Gallery, Тallinn, Estonia;

Exhibition "Gender Trouble". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow;

Exhibition "Accomplices. Collective and Interactive Works in Russian Art of the 1960s-2000s", The State Tretyakov Gallery, 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

2004

APEXART gallery, New York (together with ESCAPE program);

Exhibition "Beyond the red horizon. New art from Poland and Russia". Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland;

Еxhibition "На курорт! Russische kunst heute", Staatliche Kunsthalle. Baden-Baden, Germany;


2003

"Art-Constitution" exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow;

International Fair "Art-Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow;

Exhibition "Paradise in bunker", bunker under Alexanderplatz, Berlin;

"Viewing pad" exhibition. "Central House of Artists", Moscow;


2002

 

2002  - "Davaj! New Russian Art ", Postfuramt, Berlin;  МАК, Vienna, Austria (together with ESCAPE program);

"100% sight", Regina Gallery, Moscow;

"Forum of Art Initiative", New Maneg, Moscow;

2001

The First Festival of Performance Art dedicated to K. Malevitch, Culture Center "DOM", Moscow;

"Forum of Art Initiative", New Maneg, Moscow;

"Festival of City Performance "Collection of LETO";


2000

"Media Art Fest-2000", Manezh, S-Petersburg;


1999

International Exhibition-Seminar of Contemporary Art for young artists, Minsk, Byelorussia;

International Festival "KUKart - IV", Reserved Palace, Tzarskoe Selo;

"Vinyl bones", XL-gallery, Moscow;

"Between Earth and Sky", Kunstcentrum Zalzau, Germany;


1998

ARTGENTA (videodocumentation), Stockholm, Sweden;

II International Festival of Experimental Arts & Performance Art, Manezh, S-Petersburg;

"Portfolio" (fotodocumentation), "Hotel" gallery, Zurich, Switzerland;


1997

ITS BETTER WORLD - (videoprogramme), Vienna, Austria; Merano, Italy;

International Art Fair "Art-Manezh", Moscow;


1996

IV International Biennial SPATIA NOVA, Saint-Petersburg

Photos

Under the Blanket, ex-military camp
Under the Blanket, ex-military camp
Under the Blanket, ex-military camp
Under the Blanket, ex-military camp

Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011 Biennale de Lyon