Kirill Savchenkov (b. 1987, Moscow) works with various media including mediated sculpture, installation, performance and sound. His artistic practice investigates the questions of hidden power and violence formations, new traumas acquired within production, experience, power and culture. The works highlight the metabolism of technology, informational autocracy and media weaponisation.
In 2018 Vadim Sidur Museum held his solo show Ch(k)ris(tin). Close Air Support. In 2017, his solo exhibition Office of Sensitive Activities/ Applications Group (supported by V-A-C Foundation) was shown at Moscow Museum of Modern Art. In 2016, Savchenkov presented Museum of Skateboarding as part of the Power and Architecture program at Calvert22, London.
He took part in the exhibition Time, Forward! (V-A-C Zattere, Venice) in 2019. He participated in the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art (2019, 2017) and in the 12th Gwangju Biennale (2018). He received the Innovation Prize (New Generation, Russia, 2018) and the grant program of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art (2017). He has been teaching at Rodchenko Art School since 2013.
Last update 22nd October 2020