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Plug-in Fountain

Andrey Ustinov

Lives and works at Cologne / Germany

Born 28/01/1975

Curriculum

Website: http://andreyustinov.com Phone: +(49) 17622824682 E-Mail: sir@andreyustinov.com 1975 born in Luga, Leningrad region (former USSR) 1997-98 Art debut, member of art group „Zapasnoy Vykhod (Emergency Exit)“, Pushkin / Russia 2001 - 03 „Young Artists School“ at the ProArte Foundation, St. Petersburg / Russia seit 2002 Exhibitions worldwide 2003 moved to Germany 2005 - 2008 undergraduate at the School of Arts and Design, Kassel / Germany, Prof. Bjorn Melhus 2008 - 2011 graduate at Academy of Media Arts Cologne Diploma Prof. Marcel Odenbach, Julia Scher, Mischa Kuball, Cologne / Germany seit 2008 living and working in Cologne / Germany Awards / Scholarships: August 2011 Festival LINOLEUM. OPEN MIND 2011, 3d place for the work „THE HEART DANCE“, Central House of Journalists, Moscow / Russia 2010 - 2011 Scholarship from Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation (Germany). June 2009 Comic Festival KOMMISSIA, the Best Project on Social Theme Award for the comic book “Freedom Is a Paradise”, Moscow / Russia May 2007 International Digital Film Festival IZOLENTA 2007, Special mention of the jury, for the film „Say A“, St. Petersburg / Russia February 2006 TROMANALE Free Film Festival Grand-Prize for the Best Video Performance „Expulsion from Paradise“, Tacheles, Berlin / Germany 2005, December nominated by National Centre for Contemporary Art by the Russian State Award in the nomination „NEW GENERATION“, NCCA (Moscow / Russia) May 2004 EXTRA SHORT FILMS Festival Grand-Prize for the Best Video Film „Expulsion from Paradise“, Novosibirsk / Russia April 2003 Festival of Student‘s Films BEGINNING The Best Etude Award for the film „Narcussus“, St. Petersburg / Russia Selected exhibitions, biennales, art fairs: 2016 OPEN POWER, Socket #1, Cologne / Germany. 2015 Andrey Ustinov, Solo Exhibition, DE:FORMAL online-gallery, New York / USA Echo, 10qm, Cologne / Germany. 2015 Zugzwang, former freight station Ehrenfeld, Cologne / Germany 2014 (e)merge art fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington DC / USA 2013 Pictures, letters, notes LXXX: 25 artists from home and abroad, Authors Gallery 1, Munich /Germany Global Revolt. Flaherty NYC at Anthology Film Archives, New York / USA CUTLOG VIDEO PROGRAM, EUROPE, Paris / France NOISE METER -Live Crowdfunding-Aktion, Art Fair Pulheim / Germany CUTLOG NY VIDEO PROGRAM, CSV Center New York / USA Beyond the line, Zverev Center of Modern Arts, Moscow / Russia 2012 Hypothese Zur Entstehung, Beck & Eggeling Gallery, Dusseldorf / Germany 2011 THE STREET FURNITURE ART, Cologne / Germany ART COLOGNE (Exhibition Hall of Academy of Media Arts), Cologne / Germany PLAY OF THE ART (Warenhaus, Thomas Zander Gallery , Cologne / Germany 2010 Sence of Wonder (Dortmunder U, Dortmund / Germany QUI VIVE? The 2nd Moscow Biennale for Young Arts, Moscow / Russia CYBERLAND SUMMER Screening Dam, New York / USA EFA Project Space, New York / USA ECHORAUM. Art Hall of Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn / Germany NIGHTMARE, RAUMKALK Gallery, Cologne / Germany 2009 The Use of Video In a WC, Bookshop Cafe Gato Vadio, Porto / Portugal ALONG THE RHEIN, KIT, Duesseldorf / Germany VIEWS Exhibition, The Center for Contemporary Arts, Kiev / Ukraine 2008 QUI VIVE? The 1st Moscow Biennale for Young Arts, Moscow / Russia Rendez-Vous Exhibition, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon / France 2007 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow / Russia POLITICAMENTE (IN)CORRECTO, OFF LIMITS, Madrid / Spain Loyal Rooftops 2007 Video Program, LOYAL Gallery, Kassel / Germany Performance MEDIUM, ELECTROBOUTIQUE Gallery, Moscow / Russia 2005 OBSERVATORI-05 Exhibition, Valencia / Spain 2004 BEYOND THE RED HORIZON, Warsaw / Poland NEW RUSSIAN VIDEO CAM, Cheisea Art Museum, New York / USA 2003 The 1st Prague Biennale, National Gallery, Prague / Czechia ART MOSCOW Atelie, Moscow / Russia LABORATORY OF HAPPINESS, St. Petersburg / Russia 2002 POP/ART Exhibition, Zverev Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia Exibition DAVAJ! Museum of Applied Art MAC, Vienna / Austria 2001 Performance MEDIUM, ART POLYGON Gallery, St. Petersburg / Russia ART MOSCOW 2001 FAIR, Moscow / Russia ART MEDIA FORUM, St. Petersburg / Russia 1999 SAVING SURVIVORS, ART POLYGON Gallery, St. Petersburg / Russia Selected festivals: 2013 ARBATFEST 2013, Almaty / Kasakhstan 2010 CYBERFEST, Video Program “Domestic Cockroaches”, (St. Petersburg / Russia) 2009 International Comics Festival KOMMISSIA, (Moscow / Russia) 2008 „Begehungen“ Art Festival (Chemnitz / Germany) 2007 The 50th International Leipzig DocFest (Leipzig / Germany) “Alter Arte“ Art Festival (Murcia / Spain) „Begehungen“ Art Festival (Chemnitz / Germany) International ShortFilm Festival (San Paulo / Brasil) PRODUCT 2007, Festival of Contemporary Art Some Are Watching (Varna / Bulgaria) MEDIA FORUM in the frame of MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Moscow / Russia) International Digital Film Festival IZOLENTA, (St. Petersburg / Russia) 2006 TROMANALE Free Film Festival, Tacheles (Berlin / Germany) QUI VIVE? Festival for Young Artists (Moscow / Russia) Film Festival „The End“ (St. Petersburg / Russia) 2005 BLIECKE AUS RUHRGEBIET Short Film Festival, (Bochum / Germany) The 51st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Oberhausen / Germany) Festival of Pure Art „Wash“ (St. Petersburg / Russia) QUI VIVE? Festival for Young Artists (Moscow / Russia) 2004 Extra Short Film Festival (Novosibirsk / Russia) SKIF Festival of Contemporary Music, (St. Petersburg / Russia) 2003 Festival of Student‘s Films BEGINNING, (St. Petersburg / Russia) 2nd International Kansk Video Festival (Kansk / Russia) International Net_Art Competition NETIZENS_WEBPRIZE (Rome / Italy) Festival of GIF Animated Films GIF - LOOP GAG New Media Art Festival MACHINISTA (Perm / Russia) Festival of Social Video WATCH! (Rostov na Donu / Russia) 2002 QUI VIVE? Festival for Young Artists (Moscow / Russia) Festival of Street Performance, Project by LETO Group (Moscow / Russia) 2001 EXTRA SHORT FILM Festival (Novosibirsk / Russia) 2000 Festival of Contemporary Art UNOFFICIAL CAPITAL, (St. Petersburg / Russia) Publications: Disruptive Film: Everyday Resistance to Power, Vol. 1 DVD, curated by Ernest Larsen & Sherry Millner, Studio FACETS, 2016 Andrey Ustinov: Art belongs to vandals! Online-Lecture on lektorium.tv, Febrary 7, 2013 off topic #2: beschweren Magazine for media arts, 2010, Cologne / Germany Digital media & press: „If your phone‘s battery is empty“ by Jan Heikrodt, RTL-West TV Germany, May 9, 2016 Project „Open Power“: artist shows hundred free outlets in Cologne Kölnische Rundschau, May 9, 2016 Project „Open Power“: Andrey Ustinov shows 100 sockets in public space by Alexandra Spuerk, Koelner Stadt-Anzeiger, May 6, 2016 Interview with Andrey Ustinov DE:FORMAL Online-Gallery NY, September 24, 2015 „(e)merge art fair at the Capitol Skyline Hotel“ by Michael O’Sullivan, “The Washington Post”, October 2, 2014 Andrey Ustinov: How to become an “european” artist: a walkthrough Interview by Anna Matveeva, Artguide magazine, Juny 2, 2014 Labyrinth for Dummies and different street furniture by Lars Beuse for Koeln Nachrichten of July 18, 2011 References: „I highly appreciate Andrey’s artistic projects, in which he always tries to reflect contemporary society (especially the technocratic aspects), its vices and virtues, his successful attempts to involve the spectator into his creative process as much as possible. In fact, his artworks only exist when they are seen and interacted by the viewers, and always receive vivid public response. His ironic attitude always draws people’s attention, and the specific public places he chooses for his performances makes them conspicuous and successful. „ Dr. Daria Pyrkina Head of „New Generation“ Program, Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) Moscow / Russland, Curator of “Qui Vive?” - Moscow International Biennale for Young Art “…Insgesamt also durchaus überzeugende und spannende Arbeiten, die die Skulptur aus ihrer repräsentativen Statik befreien, und dabei stets den vorgefundenen und neu entstehenden Kontext betonen. Ein zufallsdeterminiertes Konzept der “Kunst der Zerstörung” ebenfalls integrieren, damit in einen Dialog mit der Öffentlichkeit einsteigen. Diese Position beinhaltet aber auch die Frage nach Besitz – nach Verteilung öffentlicher Ressourcen, denn das “Labyrinth für Dummies” markiert einen öffentlichen Raum, und entreisst ihn gleichzeitig der Öffentlichkeit, indem es einen scheinbar privaten Raum ausweist, besetzt, in Besitz nimmt…” Lars Beuse free journalist „Köln Nachrichten“, Online Newsmagazine „Andrey Ustinovs künstlerische Arbeiten befassen sind mit neuen Medien-techniken und deren kulturellen Kontexten und damit zugleich mit einem eminent gesellschaftspolitischen Thema. Ustinovs Werke sind in ihrer Präzision und Schärfe erstens ein ausgezeichnetes Beispiel für künstlerische Forschung, die zu Thesen gesellschaftlicher und medienkultureller Relevanz führen. Seine Kunst kann etwas zeigen, auf etwas aufmerksam machen, etwas entwickeln, das mit wissenschaftlichen Mitteln nicht ausgedrückt werden kann. Die Wissenschaft ist, das bringen Ustinovs Werke wieder ins Bewusstsein, immer an das Medium der Sprache und an äußerst ausdifferenzierte Regeln und Formate des Betriebssystems geknüpft. Die Kunst hingegen, kann - gerade in der Gegenwart - mit vielfältigsten Formen und Verfahren artikulieren und ist viel eher noch als die Wissenschaft experimentellen Verfahrensweisen verbunden. Zudem ist es ihr - das zeigen Ustinovs Werke sehr schön - möglich, die technischen Medien, die kulturellen Praktiken im Umgang mit diesen neuen Techniken und die Formen und Formate der Medien im Experiment mit ihnen selbst vorzuführen. Anders ausgedrückt: Die Arbeiten bringen keine Darstellung oder Erzählung ihrer Thesen in den neuen Medientechniken fremden Medien vor, sie zwängen sich nicht in die Linearität einer mündlichen Rede oder in die Form eines schriftlichen Essays, sondern reflektieren mit den neuen Medientechniken selbst die Dispositive dieser Techniken.“ Univ.-Prof. Dr.phil. Anne von der Heiden Prof. of Art History and Theory of Arts Art University Linz / Austria

Statement

Secondary Art is art that goes unnoticed at first sight. More specifically, it’s an art of observing the process of it’s perceiving. To make the perception visible and/or hearable, I assemble image or sound-reproduction constructions out of context-specific components. These constructions become technical extensions of the natural senses. A heartbeat becomes a drum (Heart Dance), a mouth becomes a loudspeaker (Medium), ears become a TV antenna (The Mobile Séance). Secondary Art is a recycling of overproduction. Each piece of art can be socially useful when it is made a public utility: an old telephone box transforms into a lantern (The Luminous Box), a broken solar fountain becomes a public outlet (Plug-in Fountain) and an artist’s piss becomes a movie screen (Narcissus). Secondary Art is not inventive, it’s just a repetition of all the things artists do: performances, sculptures, short films, drawings, photographs, video installations and site-specific projects. Manifesto: http://andreyustinov.com/manifesto/

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