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Grigory Yushchenko

 

1986 Born in Novosibirsk. “As a child I wanted to become a rock-star but then I changed my mind”.

2008 Graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University, the department of history. “Thanks to the education received at the history of art department of Saint Petersburg University, I acquired a strong disgust for the majority of ways of human self-expression”.

2005 – 2006 Participated in the art group Gallery “Parasite”.

April 2006 Together with Igor Mezheritsky and Alexander Vilkin founded the art group “PROSTHESIS”. The group organised more than twenty exhibitions and actions and shot several films.

Yushchenko is twice the nominee (2007 and 2010) and once the finalist (2008) of the Kandinsky Prize; participant of the festival “Live Perm” (2009, 2010); Moscow Biennale for Young Art “Stop! Who’s Coming?” (2008, 2010); International exhibition “Nordic Art Today” in Saint Petersburg (2011) and numerous group shows.

Since 2010 – ideologue and producer of the music project “Albina Sexova”.

Lives and works in Saint Petersburg.

Solo Exhibitions:

2008 – “Drug Advertisement”, Saint Petersburg, “Navicula Artis” Gallery
2009 – “Insect Bites”, Saint Petersburg, “Luda” Gallery
2009 – “The World of Crime” (curatorial project), Saint Petersburg, “Ruskomplekt”
2010 – “Magical Psychedelic Police”, Perm, “PERMM”.
2011 – “Skull scabies”, Saint Petersburg, “D-37” Gallery
2012 – “Golden Hits” (together with Igor Mezheritsky), Pori, Finland, “3h+k” Gallery
2012 – “RUSSIAN IMPS”. Open Gallery, Moscow
2013 – “Prodrotov's Sentence”. Zverev's center of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Exhibitions of the art group “PRSOTHESIS”:

2006 – “Motherfucker, I don’t know Kung Fu”, Saint Petersburg, Borey Art Gallery
2006 – “Muzzle Upgrade”, Saint Petersburg, “Navicula Artis” Gallery
2007 – “Life is Shit”, Saint Petersburg, locksmith workshops of the MDT
2007 – “SEX-commands of Petrov”, Saint Petersburg, “ASA-art” Gallery
2009 – “Nine Names of Russia”, Moscow, Zverev Centre for Contemporary Art
2009 – “Porno-holocaust”, Moscow, M&J Guelman Gallery

Actions of the art group “PRSOTHESIS”:

2006 – “In Memory of Krug”
2006 – “Liquidation of the Custom Seized Property”
2006 – “We Came to Paunch”
2006 – “Presents for Suckers and Impotents”
2006 – “300 Arrested Uzbeks”
2006 – “The Motherfucking Doctors have Cut Half of the Body”
2007 – “Sale of Voice”
2007 – “Leaden Silence” (curatorial provocation)
2008 – “Fucking Great a Russian”
2009 – “Backstein’s Dog” (quasi-lecture)

From the series “History of an eye”. Oil on canvas, 90 × 120

From the series “History of an eye”. Oil on canvas, 90 × 120

From the series “History of an eye”. Oil on canvas, 90 × 120

From the series “History of an eye”. Oil on canvas, 90 × 120