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Artem Filatov

Born in 1991 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Artem Filatov – artist and curator. His practice is closely connected to Nizhny Novgorod history and it's cultural landscape, involving objects, installations and artistic projects. Curator of public art festival “New City: Ancient” (2014-2016) and exhibition “Back home” (2017) in former Museum of Nizhny Novgorod Intelligentsia. Together with Alexey Korsi opened a long-term project “Name garden” (2019) in local private crematorium. Winner of a grant for emerging artists from Garage Museum of Contemporary Art (2016), prize winner of Credit Suisse bank and Cosmoscow contemporary art fair for young artists (2017) and winner of award for contemporary arts “Innovation” in nomination “Best regional project” (2018) and “New generation” (2020). Author of a book “Brief history of Nizhny Novgorod street-art” (2019), written together with curator Alisa Savitskaja and published by Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. Lives and works in Nizhny Novgorod. Filatov opened a collective artists studio “Silent” (Тихая) with other 7 residents in 2015 and planing an opening of an artist-run space in Nizhny Novgorod in second half of 2021. 

State Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod



2015 Tabula
    Artwin Gallery, Moscow, Russia



2017 Fresh Layer
    NCCA Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2017 Living Alive
     NCCA, Moscow, Russia

2016 Vertograds of Michael Schwarzman
    Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2015 High Hopes Museum
    NCCA Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2014 Artmossfera Biennale of Street Art
    Artplay, Moscow, Russia

2014 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art
    Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia

2014 Optimistic Studies
    Manifesta 10, First Cadets Corps, St.Petersburg, Russia

2010 Crosspoint
    Nizhny Novgorod state exhibition center, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia



2019 Garden of the name. Together with Alexei Corsi
    Crematorium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2015 Conference: “Creative Practices as Social Agents: recent artistic, curatorial and design projectsthat foster social change”
     St.Petersburg, Russia

2013 Black Circle IV festival
    Sheshory, Ukraine

2011 The Wall Project
    Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia


2017 Back Home
    The Museum of Nizhegorodian intelligence, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2016 Evident
    Futuro gallery, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2015 - New City: Ancient
2016    Street Art Festival, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2016 Living ofLive
    Part of the special programme of the 5th Moscow International Bienalle for Young Art, NCCA Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia



2017 Cosmoscow contemporary art fair, Moscow



2020 Innovation, New Generation nomination, shortlisted

2018 Innovation, Regional Project nomination, laureate

2017 Credit Suisse bank premium and Cosmoscow art fair for young artists, laureate

2017 Innovation, Curator of the year nomination, shortlisted

2016 Garage Grant programme for emerging artists, winner

2015 Kandinsky Prize, Young artist. Project of theyear Nomination, longlisted

2014 Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award, Art inpublic space Nomination, shortlisted