Timeline

1962
Born in Moscow
1981–1986
Graduated at the Moscow Cinema Academy, Moscow
1994–1995
Grant from the Prins Bernhard Fonds, Amsterdam
1994–1996
Graduated at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
1996–1997
Grant from the Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
1998
Grant from the Kulturkontakt, Vienna
2000
Grant from the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Lives and works in Moscow

Exhibitions

2013–2014
On Duty / Windows, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013
Person protected By Drawing, DIEHL, Berlin, Germany
2013
Compossibilities (Cat. published by Hatje Canz), Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
2013
Windows and On Duty, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2013
National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2010–2011
Etats de l'Artifice, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
2010–2011
MODERNIKON, Contemporary Art from Russia, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
2010–2011
Contrepoint Russe, Louvre, Paris, France
2010
Artes Mundi4, Arts of the World, National Museum Wales, Cardiff, UK
2010
Olga Chernysheva, Calvert22, London, UK (solo)
2010
FUTUROLOGIA, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
2010
International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2010
6th Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2009
Réalités Urbaines, FRAC Bretagne (Fonds Régional
d'Art
Contemporain
Bretagne), Lannion, France
2009
Russian Dreams, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
2009
A Letter Concerning Enthusiasm, AR-GE Kunst, Galerie Museum, Bozen, Italy
2009
The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, St Louis, USA
2009
Frontiers of Time. Wrinkles in time - Imagines unconfined, IVAM (Institut Valencia d´Art Modern), Valencia, Spain
2009
Everything, then, passes between us, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
2009
Europe XXL, Lille 3000, Lille, France
2009
Inner Dialog, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2009
Present Past, 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2009
Adventure Istiklal, Istanbul Biennial, Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (solo)
2009
Caesauras, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin / Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2009
An Evening with Olga Chernysheva, ICA, Institute for Contemporary Art, London, England (solo)
2009
Acquaintances, White Space Gallery, London, England (solo)
2009
MoskvApolis, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
2009
3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Architeture Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow, Russia
2009
11th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
2009
International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, USA
2008
Emergency Drawings (with Michael Alshibaya) Metis_NL Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland (solo)
2008
New Works, Foxy Production, New York, USA (solo)
2008
Solo Screening, MoMA, New York, USA (solo)
2008
After Eisenstein with Boris Mikhailov, Lunds Konsthall, Lunds, Sweden (solo)
2008
Anonymous episode 1 & March , 5th annual San Diego Women Film Festival, October 4-7, 2007, Museum of Photographic Arts and Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, USA
2008
Russian Dreams, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
2008
After Eisenstein, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
2007
I Believe. Moscow Art Center Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia
2007
On Duty. II Biennale of contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2007
Progressive Nostalgia. Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci. Prato, Italy
2007
Moscopolis, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
2007
The Future Depends on You, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia
2007
Time of the Storytellers. Kiasma, Helsinki, Sweden
2007
Don´t Worry Be Curious! 4th Ars Baltica Triennal of photographic Art, KUMU, Tallin, Estland
2007
Isle of Sparks. Foxy Production, New York, USA (solo)
2007
Involutions. Catherine Bastide Gallery Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2007
Dialogues, Le Quartier, Quimper, France
2007
Zeitgenössische russische Fotografie und Videokunst, Galerie J. J. Heckenhauer, Berlin
2007
Galerie J. J. Heckenhauer, Berlin (solo)
2006
Caspar David Friedrich – die Erfindung der Romantik, Museum Folkwang, Essen / Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
2006
Spivaks Generation, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne
2006
Panorama, Stella Art Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2006
Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art, Russia Redux 2, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York, USA
2006
Caspar David Friedrich – die Erfindung der Romantik, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2006
Spivaks Generation, Kewenig Galerie, Colonne, Germany
2006
Soleil Noir. Depression and Society, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria, 47th OctoberR Salon, Belgrad, Serbia
2006
Panorama, Stella Art Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2006
Sites, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (solo)
2005
The Happines Zone, Stella Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2005
Fields, Moscow Multimedia Complex for Contemporary Arts (solo)
2005
Sites, Moscow Multimedia Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2005
Emerging Figures, White Space Gallery, London, England (solo)
2005
Arbeit, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, USA
2005
Katharina Prospekt, MoMu, Antwerpen, Holland
2005
Moscow Emerging Figures, White Space Gallery, London (solo)
2005
Fields, Moscow Multimedia Complex for Contemporary Arts (Moscow House of Photography) (solo)
2005
The Zone of Happiness, Stella Art Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2005
Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art. Russia Redux 2, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York
2005
Russia!, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2005
Russian Pop-art, State Tretjakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2005
Arbeit, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2005
Comedy, Central House of artists, Moscow
2005
P.S. Beyond the Red Horizon, National Center for Contemporary Arts, Warsaw, CCA, Moscow, Russia
2005
Craving Your Indulgence, TGU, London, England
2005
Peripheral Vision, Chapter, Cardiff, England
2005
Sites, Moscow Multimedia Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow (solo)
2004
The Happiness Zone, The State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia (solo)
2004
Berlin-Moskau/ Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, State Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia
2004
Photobiennale 2004, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2004
The Zone of Happiness, Galerie J.J. Heckenhauer, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2004
Watch out! Art from Moscow and St. Petersburg, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
2004
System of Coordinates. Russian Art Today, Zeitgenössisches Museum, Zagreb, Serbia
2004
Controlled Democracy, White Space Gallery, London
2004
Privatisierungen, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany
2004
Mobile, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2004
Zone of Happiness, Heckenhauer Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2003
Berlin-Moskau/ Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2003
Olga Chernysheva, Moscow House of photography, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2003
Body Memory, Volkskundemuseum, Vienna, Austria
2003
Protection, National Center for Contemporary Arts, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2002
Contributions from Venice Biennial 2001, Charlottenburg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
2002
Moscow: Paradise, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
2002
Contemporary Russian painting 1992-2002, 'New Manege' Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia
2001
Olga Chernysheva. Second Life, La Biennale di Venezia, Russian Pavillion, Venice (solo)
2001
Life/ Style, Novaya Kollektsiya Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2001
Body Memory, Central Exhibition Hall, Nizhny Novgorod / Central House of Artists, Moscow / The Museum Centre on Strelka, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
2001
Milano-Europe 2000, Palazzo Triennale, Milan, Italy
2001
View from here, Tretjakov State Gallery Moscow, Russia
2001
Witness, Moscow Photo Biennale, Central Artist Hall Moscow
2001
Life/Style, Novaya Kollektsiya Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2001
Second Life, La 49 Biennale di Venezia, Russisches Pavillon, Venice, Italy (solo)
2001
Contributions from Venice Biennale 2001, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Kopenhagen, Denmark
2000
Serials, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia
2000
Light is Coming, XL Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2000
Die, der, das Fremde, Christine Koenig Galerie, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2000
Portrait d'un ami (curated by Remy Zaugg, Collection Jungo), Musèe des Beaux Arts Lausanne
2000
Artist in town museum, Botanical Garden St. Petersburg
2000
Dynamical Pairs, Marat Guelman Gallery at Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moskau; Russisches Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2000
Intelligenz der Hand (curated by Peter Weiermair), Graphische Sammlung Rupertinum Salzburg
2000
Contemporanea Center Milan
2000
Body memory, Petropavlovskiji Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
2000
Light is Coming, XL-Gallery Moscow, Russia (solo)
2000
DerDieDas FREMDE (with Johanna Kandl, Kara Walker), Galerie Christine König Vienna (solo)
1999
Drawings, Center of Contemporary Art/Soros Foundation Moscow, Russia
1999
Der kleine Hans, Galerie Christine König & Franziska Lettner Vienna
1999
Projection, National Gallery of Contemporary Art Ulan-Bator
1999
Light breath, Moscow Museum of Photography Moscow
1999
Silver Camera, Moscow Museum of Photography Moscow
1999
Inspiration of the lightness, Moscow Center of Arts Moscow
1999
Relations, Moscow Fine Art Gallery, Moscow (solo)
1999
Relations, Moscow Fine Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
1998–1999
Fauna, New Manege State Exhibition Hall, Moskau; Zacheta National Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Check Republic
1998
Medialization, Estonia Art Museum, Tallin, Estland
1998
Olga Chernysheva. Andrey Khlobystin, Christine Koenig & Franziska Lettner Galerie, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1998
After the orgy, Smart Project Space Amsterdam
1998
II International Photobiennal, Central Exhibition Hall Moscow
1998
Russian Chocolates or Natural Antidepressants (with Andrej Khlobystin), Galerie Christine König & Franziska Lettner Vienna
1998
Aufbruch - Die neue russische Fotographie, Kulturabteilung Bayer-Leverkusen
1998
Lengte, breedte en diepte, De Gele Rijder Arnhem
1997
Nouveaux Mythes Nouvelle Realité, BASE Le Vallois
1997
Single Works, Galerie Singel 74 Amsterdam, Holland (solo)
1997
Zonen der Verstörung, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
1996
Since 1992 I don't have enough space, Rurn Malmö, Sweden
1996
More of/than chocolate (with Stephan Shanabrook), L-Gallery Moscow, Germany (solo)
1996
Ad Oculus (with Anton Olshwang), Theater Institut Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland (solo)
1996
Mäßig und gefräßig, Museum für Angewandte Kunst Vienna, Austria
1995
Kräftemessen - Contending Forces, Künstlerwerkstatt Munich
1995
Pro portsii, The Russian State Museum Petersburg
1995
Pro-portions, Russisches Museum, St Petersburg, Germany (solo)
1995
Kunst im Verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Russland 1957-1995, Contemporary Art Collection of Tsaritsyno Museum, Moskau; Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen; Documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau Museum, Altenburg, Germany
1994
Krings-Ernst Galerie (with Anton Olshwang), Cologne
1994
Watt, Witte de Witt Rotterdam
1993
Untitled (with Anton Olshwang), Filmmuseum Moscow
1993
prospect 93, Kunstverein Frankfurt Frankfurt
1993
Olga Chernysheva, Krings-Ernst Galerie, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1992
Black-and-white Exhibition (with Anton Olshvang), Cinema Museum, Moscow, Russia (solo)
1992
Olga Chernysheva, Gallery 1.0, Moscow New Works (with Anton Olshvang), Storm Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland (solo)