Biographical Statement

Serj Tubash is an interdisciplinary artist, earned his master’s degree after graduating from Moscow State Institute of Radiotechnics, Electronics and Automations in Moscow. In addition to technical education, studied at Institute of Contemporary Art (New Art Strategies), British Higher School of Art and Design (Theatre Stage Design) and HSE Art and Design School (Illustration). Participated in the exchange program for artists at Goldsmith’s University of London.

The subject of interest of the artist is a city as a stratum of cultural, historical, visual and social layers, with its nonlinearity, ambiguity, and boundaries.

Works in the following media: installations, performance, costume design, graphics, tours, etc. Interested in site-specific project.

Education

  • 2018 British Higher School of Art and Design, Graphic Design
  • 2018 HSE Art and Design School, Illustration
  • 2017 British Higher School of Art and Design, Theatre Stage Design (Scenography)
  • 2015/16 The ICA Moscow Summer School, Academic cottages. Vyshny Volochyok, Russia
  • 2015/16 The Exchange Program for artists at Goldsmiths University of London. London, UK
  • 2015/16 Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art
  • 2003 Moscow State Institute of Radiotechnics, Electronics and Automation, System Engineer, MSC

Residencies

  • 2019 "Perceiving Academy 648". E.KA.TE, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 2018 "Perceiving Academy". Participants of PERCEIVING ACADEMY, CYPRUS walk a 2.5km loop in Nicosia, Cyprus. The loop moves through two checkpoints in the UN occupied buffer zone, connecting both sides of the divided city. E.KA.TE, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 2014 "The Haptic City Moscow". Act of reading a city map into a sensorial experience designed by the public through tactile exploration and sound. Moscow, Russia
  • 2014 "Culture Shift Russia: Digital Emulsion" workshop of British Council, FutureEverything and Nikola-Lenivets art park. Nikola-Lenivets, Russia
  • 2014 Zachary Lieberman — "Connecting Light" workshop at Nikola-Lenivets art park altered visitors’ perceptions of the night landscape and led them on a journey across several miles of glades, forest and valley. Nikola-Lenivets, Russia

Expeditions

  • 2020 "Quaranteam". The involuntary study of the neighborhood. Vykhino, Moscow, Russia
  • 2019 "Perceiving Academy 648". E.KA.TE, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 2018 "Chaising after Elusive Landscapes" by Moscow-based curator Yana Malinovskaya. Kaliningrad region, Russia
  • 2016 "Danilovsky district: maps and walks". A series of walks which were devoted to the restructuring of attention from the movement from one point to another to the area itself and the interaction with it at different levels — visual, auditory, tactile — and recording of this interaction in various media. Moscow, Russia
  • 2014 "The Haptic City Moscow". Research of the city for the presence of emotionally significant elements for their further interpretation into a stitching design. Moscow, Russia

Selected exhibitions

  • 2020 Art Likhoradka vol. 4, "WETHEBUTTON" project. BORSCH Gallery, 2020
  • 2019 “Dis’’ Group Art Exhibition”. E.KA.TE, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 2018 Attraction Co-Construction. Larnaca, Cyprus
  • 2018 “Imago Mundi”
  • 2017 “What ants say”. Gorky park, Moscow, Russia
  • 2017 “Borderline Conditions”. Meres Space, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 2017 “Something went wrong”. Solyanka Gallery, Moscow
  • 2016 “Between the Lines”. Grad Gallery, London, UK
  • 2015 “Rituals of Sincerity”. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 2015 “Event Horizons”. The Moscow State Vadim Sidur Museum, Moscow, Russia
  • 2015 “Artistic communities of Moscow”. Museum of Moscow, Moscow
  • 2015 “Art Technique Exchange”. Ilya Kabakov studio, Moscow, Russia
  • 2014 “The Night of New Media” Festival. Nikola-Lenivets, Russia
  • 2014 “Culture shift Russia. Digital emulsion”. Nikola-Lenivets, Russia
  • 2014 “Typomania” festival, awarded. Moscow, Russia

Volunteering

  • 2018 “Typomania” Moscow International Festival. Moscow, Russia
  • 2015 “The Venice Biennale”. Venice, Italy
  • 2015 “Resonate” annual festival for art and digital culture. Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2014 “The Night of New Media” Festival. Nikola-Lenivets art park, Russia