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Aurora Zhukovskaya — artist.

Aurora was born on 17th February 1991 in Minusinsk, Krasnoyarskiy kray, Siberia, Russia.

Education: Novosibirsk State Art School (NGHU), Master of Fine Arts, 2014

Since 2018 Aurora lives and works in Saint-Petersburg.

 

One Person Exhibitions

2023 – “TRAMVAYI NOSTALJI”, artistic residency “Dom Radio”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2020 – “In the Rose Garden”, Slava Polunin's creative laboratory “Moulin Jaune”, France.

2018 – “Fool and Heel”, art space “Art El'”, Novosibirsk, Russia.

2017 – “Balsamino”, “La Pushkin theatre” in the “Shed of Arts”, Central Park, Novosibirsk, Russia.

2015 – “Orpheus”, loft-project “Trava”, Novosibirsk, Russia.

 

Group Exhibitions

2017 – “Year 17”, City Center for Fine Arts (CC19), Novosibirsk, Russia.

2016 – "Eight”, City Center for Fine Arts (CC19), Novosibirsk, Russia.

2008 – “When you are under 18”, Minusinsk Martyanov Museum, Minusinsk, Russia.

 

Curriculum Vitae

| Minusinsk Period (2001 – 2008)

2001 - 2006 – attends children's School of Art. Aurora studies petrolyths of the Okunev culture (XXVI-XVII centuries BC).

2006 – Aurora meets her first teacher - painter Sergey Vasilyevich Bondin (1955-2021). Sergey Vasilyevich was a creator of the “earth painting” technique, student of painter Andrey Pozdeev from Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Aurora gets an introduction to art and establishes her artistic position.

2008 – starts her studies at the Art School of V.I. Surikov, majoring as artist-painter (Krasnoyarsk, Russia).

2009 – moves to Novosibirsk, Russia.

 

| Novosibirsk Period (2009 – 2018)

2009 - 2014 – attends the Novosibirsk State Art School (NGHU), graduating as “artist-painter; teacher”. Advisers: Chirva Vasily Pavlovich (drawing, composition) and Bertollo Elena Stanislavovna (media as artistic technique).

2014 - 2018 –  theatrical period. Aurora meets artist Oleg Zhukovsky (theater “La Pushkin”). She develops spatial intelligence, overcomes the plane vision, embraces the image in action and engages in plastic theater and scenography.

2018 – moves to Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

 

| Saint-Petersburg Period (2018 - present)

Since 2019 Aurora collaborates with cultural and educational artistic residency “Dom Radio”. She creates posters, installations and exhibitions, designs logo and font. In her artwork Aurora regards musical composition as a birth source of the artistic image.

2019, 2020 – participates in the project “Gloria Transit” (theatrical improvisations, in cooperation with the Engineering Theater “AKHE”) as an artist-painter and as a performer.

2020 - 2022 – creates art objects' costumes for the ritual burning acts at Maslenitsa: The “Burning bridges”; the “Vaccination”; the “Tower of Babel” (the art park “Nikola-Lenivets”, Kaluga region, Russia).

2020, 2022 - participates in the creation of objects for the exhibition “Slava Polunin's Castles in the Air. Complete set of adventures” (Central Exhibition Hall “Manege”, Moscow, Russia, 2022).

2023 - creates author's works, works with private orders. Collaborates with the cultural and educational space "Dom Radio".