Leonard Müllner
Country: Austria
Leonard Müllner was born in 1987 in Graz (Austria). He studied visual and media art at UFG Linz (Austria), at HGB Leipzig (Germany) and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna (Austria). His practice includes many areas: from public art to video art. Participant of many international exhibitions, including Impakt Utrecht, WRO Media Biennal 2019, Notgalerie Vienna, etc.
Together with his colleague, Robin Klengel, he received several awards and jury mentions (Vimeo Staff Pick Award - Best Austrian Film Award, Vienna Short Film Festival - Best Documentary Film, Sriganganagar International Film Festival - Urban View Award, "Shortwaves Festival" in Poznan, Poland), etc. Lives and works in Vienna.

Marianne Wijnvoord
Country: Netherlands
Marianne Wijnvoord was born in 1966 in Westershuven, the Netherlands. She studied painting at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam. After several years of teaching painting in the United States at Alfred University, New York, in 1997 she returned to Europe, moving from Paris to Berlin, where she now works and lives. Among the selected exhibitions are the 2017 Acade Macht Neu, Berlin (2015), Galerie Susan Nielsen, Paris (2011), La Vitrine, Paris (2010). Author of several publications on painting. "At Sea", Marian Wijnvoord, Cube Art Editions (2016), "Marian Wijnvoord, Living Room Project Berlin 2016" "Marian Wijnvoord, Living Room Project Berlin 2015".

Taya Sharafutdinova
Country: Russia
Taya Sharafutdinova was born in 1990 in Leningrad, received a higher education in the specialty marine engineer. She studied at the faculty of photo correspondents. Yu.Halperin and in the Photo Dept. Currently a student at the School of Young Artists of the PRO ARTE Foundation. For several years working with photos and text.
During her work at the Art Residence, the artist will try to understand how the feeling of life on the island changes, how the territory changes from an isolated one into an accessible one. She plans to work with texts, memories of people who remember the time when there were few cars in Kronstadt, when it was more difficult to get to the mainland than it is now.
Anastasia Kolesnik
Country: Russia
Anastasia Kolesnik (1995), student at Stieglitz Academy, Artistic Textiles Department, graduate of the School of Young Artist PRO ARTE.
In their works, whether they are associated with objects (real, fantasy or media) or this objectless art, for the artist you need to reflect your own habitat in the usual forms for human life. Adapt your thought into space, give it volume through installation, or form into a photo or video. Creating a new object, Anastasia invites the viewer inside herself each time, to be incorporeal inside her world of this or that reflection, to transform into images or thoughts.
In the Art Residence, Anastasia will work on her UNDERWATER project, in which she explores and immerses everything in water bodies. Represent the whole of Kronstadt under the sea abyss in a completely different environment.
Jozef Ibarr
Country: Mexico
Joseph Ibarr (1981) was born in Mexico and raised in the United States. After receiving a bachelor's degree in physics, he studied French and photography in Paris. Joseph lived in Bilbao (Spain), Helsinki (Finland), Morocco (Africa) and in Berlin (Germany). Joseph is involved in documentary photography and conceptual portraits. His work focuses on the identity and essence of man, encompassing people, traditions, places and history. Joseph's projects are the result of interacting with people and studying what makes them a society: what unites them, or Who or What makes them what they are.
Mikhail Ptitsyn
Country: Russia
Mikhail Ptitsyn (1980) was born in the city of Arzamas, Nizhny Novgorod region. Currently lives in Moscow. Engaged in interdisciplinary artistic practices: sculpture, pinhole photography, graphics, poetry performances. Mikhail's works participated in exhibitions in St. Petersburg and Moscow: "Stolen Art" (Zverev Center, Moscow), "Rehearsal of Pleasures and Other States" (Regina Gallery, Moscow), "Richterfest" (Science and Art, Moscow), III Photo Biennale modern photography (Russian Museum, St. Petersburg), "Gaidar's Black Soap" (Writer, St. Petersburg), etc.

Ksenia Galkina
Country: Russia
Ksenia Galkina (1988) was born in Krasnoyarsk, graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Federal Siberian University, in 2016 she graduated from Rodchenko school. The artist works with the theme of the possible immaterial human existence, with which, among other things, connects zeroing of space and action. Turning to the medium of video and the form of interactive installations, the artist exposes herself and others into a hologram, into a set of intangible ray points, casting doubt on the need for a mediated existence for knowledge. Among selected exhibitions: the 5th International Youth Biennale (Moscow), a special program of the International Cannes Video Festival (Moscow), the Screen and Media Arts Festival (Krasnoyarsk), the 6th Moscow Biennale (Moscow), Takeoff (VDNH, Moscow), The Wrong International Festival of Digital Art, Video Format (St. Petersburg), Cyberfest11 (New York, St. Petersburg), Tate Exchange (London).
Yevgeny Glushen
Country: Belarus
Evgeny Glushen (born in 1988) is a photographer from Minsk. Studies alternative photo processes and experiments with them. Evgeny has been working with analog photography since 2007, he completed a full course of photography at ZAO Vilia (Minsk, Belarus) and a course on studio photography at Studio 67 (Minsk, Belarus).
The works of the photographer were exhibited at many international exhibitions of pinhole photography: "PINHOLEKON" (Russia, St. Petersburg); "JUST PINHOLE" at the Center for Contemporary Arts (Minsk, Belarus); "GAME IN THE CLASSIC"
(Minsk - Grodno - Vilnius, Belarus - Lithuania).
The choice in favor of analog manual processes, among which work not only with a film, but also with glass plates, in many respects reveals the author's attitude to photography and his artistic view: through alchemy of photographic processes, Evgeny Glushen captures not only light, but also the moment.
Donato Piccolo
Country: Italy
Donato Piccolo (1976), a multimedia artist, lives and works in Rome. Participant of the 52nd and 54th Venice Biennale, exhibited in important museums in Italy, Europe and the USA: MACRO, Rome / Giorgio Cheni Foundation, Venice (Italy) / Luciano Benetton Collection, Torino (Italy) / Charity Organization in Senlis (France) / Galleria Civica, Modena (Italy) / Museum in Brussels (Boghossian Foundation) (Belgium) / Beyond Museum, Seoul / George Kolbe Museum, Berlin (Germany) / ISCP, New York (USA) / SMart, Shanghai (China).
In his work, the artist transforms physical phenomena into a work of art, offering the viewer a new emotional experience of nature as an object of art. With the help of high-tech tools, he combines graphics, painting, kinetics, physics, optics and programming in large-scale installations. Donato analyzes the cognitive abilities and insightful aspects of the natural world.
Works from the residence will be part of the educational program, under which the artist will give a master class "Thinking about the Unthinkable". The exhibition and master class will be held in the Youth Educational Center of the State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg) and will be devoted to the relationship between art and science.

Alina and Artyom Kiselyovs
Country: Russia
Alina Kiselyova (b.1986) is an artist and photographer, born in the Urals city of Magnitogorsk, Russia. Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design of Magnitogorsk State University. Currently engaged in painting, graphics, photography, sculpture. Participant of different national and international festivals of photography: Baltic biennale of photography Photomania (2013, 2015), 1st International Photo Contest in Tyumen, Russia Fixage 2014.FIAP (Special 1st degree prize for black and white photography), Third Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography (State Russian Museum, Marble Palace, St.Petersburg, Russia, 2014-2015), International Photo Awards (IPA) in CIS (Silver prize for "Fine Art: Landscape", 2016), etc. Website:
Artem Kiselyov (b.1989) - artist. Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design Magnitogorsk State University. Active in painting, sculpture, installation.
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