Alexandra Dementieva in Venice and Brussels

Alexandra Dementieva‘s work can be seen in two exhibitions in the upcoming days. The touring exhibition CYFEST-12 will visit Venice on the occassion of the Venice Biennial. The ID. ART:TECH EXHIBITION is dedicated to the ID as a phenomenon with a wide scatter of meanings – from the term in psychoanalysis (id) to the document that certifies one’s identity (ID). The show is situated around what ID represents in the world of people and things, what new meanings come to life when they interact and what this leads to. Alexandra Dementieva contributes with the… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in The Creative Machine

Alexandra Dementieva is showing her installation ‘Breathless‘ in The Creative Machine 2 Exhibition PV in London from 7 November. This exhibition, curated by William Latham, Anna Frants, Elena Gubanova and Frederic Leymarie, explores the twilight world between human and machine creativity. The exhibition shows works by selected artists linked to Goldsmiths and artists from the CYLAND MediaArtLab based in St. Petersburg, Russia. Developed in association with the Youth Education Center at the Hermitage Museum and The Leonardo Journal, the works shown include Virtual Reality Installations, Sculptures, Computer Art Installations, Video Art Installations and Machine Learning… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Permittivity of free space and Interalia Magazine

Alexandra Dementieva currently takes part in the group exhibition ‘Permittivity of free space’, opening tonight in the London APT Gallery and running until August 5th. From APT’s press release: The title of this exhibition refers to the resistance that material has to the flow of electricity and also applies to the vacuum of space. Alternative meanings relating to taking transitory ownership of the space are also relevant. The participating artists intend to develop progressive processes in the gallery space that include migrations of art works as well as the potential for changes… Read More

Blow – Bomans – Dementieva

The BD-artists are busy! Please find an overview of some of their recent activities below. Mike BLOW recently took part in the ‘Image & Sound’ Workshop at the Institut Français in Athens, run by Michael Ackerman, Stéphane Charpentier and Alyssa Moxley. Void edited, printed and bound together with the participants “Almost True”, a limited edition publication with the works produced during the week. “Almost True” comes inside a box, with an installed sound module, 2 prints by Michael Ackerman and Stéphane Charpentier and will be available online soon. On Friday 29 June Mike… Read More

Breathless

Alexandra Dementieva at ADAF 2018 The 14th edition of the Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) explores the unknown future of the Technological Apocalypse through art, science and technology. This year’s theme is ‘Singularity Now’ with singularity being “associated with infinity, the unknown, and the beginning of universes, both physical and conceptual.” The question is how this notion can be linked to art and technology. Within this context Alexandra DEMENTIEVA‘s installation ‘Breathless’ (2012) was selected as an answer to the call “to submit works and achievements which outline, comment, foresee, or determine the upcoming… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva and AnneMarie Maes at Nova XX

  The new forum Nova XX is dedicated to technological, scientific and artistic innovation by women on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution. The first edition takes place in Brussels from 9 till 30 December 2017. At the centre is the exhibition with 9 installations by Brussels and European artists. Bureau Doove is extremely proud that AnneMarie Maes and Alexandra Dementieva were invited to present their installations Sensorial Skin for an Intelligent Beehive and Breathless. Nova XX further presents 7 Brussels start-ups and four thematic conferences that in total will celebrate… Read More

Leroy, Maes, Hulsmans and Ara

Some news about the current activities of some BD artists plus an important teaser at the end. Dominique Leroy at La Méridienne, Lunéville Dominique Leroy is showing his poetic sonic installation Jardin nô at Theatre La Méridienne in Lunéville (near Nancy). First shown at the Galerie RDV in Nantes this installation refers to the traditional Japanese theatre. This kinetic garden is composed of interlacing vegetals and small mechanics on recycled hard disks that rub, scratch and hit to create a sound that reminds of insects. This sculpture is activated by a series… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Studio International

 Alexandra Dementieva, Breathless, 2012 On the occasion of her exhibition 10 Installations at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Natasha Kurchanova conducted a long interview with Alexandra Dementieva for Studio International. You can find the interview here.

Alexandra Dementieva solo at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art

For her upcoming solo exhibition ’10 Installations’ at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Alexandra Dementieva brings together ten interactive installations. Dementieva is both a cinephile and a voracious reader, with her interests ranging from classical prose to philosophical literature, from films by Alfred Hitchock, David Lynch, Roman Polansky, Andrei Tarkovsky to audacious psychological thrillers and unabashed horror films. Taking one of these source works as her starting point, she goes on to develop from it, in a typically-Russian maniacal manner, the key questions that were of such concern to Dostoevsky’s “Russian… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Hybris – Monsters and Hybrids in Contemporary Art

Coinciding with the Venice Biennial Alexandra Dementieva will take part in the group exhibition Hybris – Monsters and Hybrids in Contemporary art, organised by MediaArtLab CYLAND. The project in the exhibition halls of the library at Ca’ Foscari University, will showcase works of 19 artists from Italy, Russia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Belgium and the US. The project’s theme contemplates one of the mechanisms underlying the functioning of culture – the connection of the unconnectable, the problem of the relations between “one’s own” and “someone else’s”, the blurring of the borders between well-established… Read More