Biography

Maxim Svishёv, born on 31.05.1982 in Leningrad city.
Maxim Svishёv is an artist from Saint-Petersburg, Russia, whose creative activity is related with computer graphic and animation. The works are kind of gameplay with space that turns out to be a window into a new reality created by mix of video content, volume and sound. Maxim finds his own patterns and icons and uses creative technologies to implement his ideas. His artworks were presented in different exhibition projects all over the world: New York, Blois, Torino, Sao-Paulo, Berlin, Seoul, Venice, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kiev and Perm. He is the winner of Sergey Kuryokhin's prize, the nominated artist for "Innovation" prize award and owns a special prize of the French Embassy - the "Innovation" award.
Maxim Svishiov meda artist, sculptor
Maxim Svishiov meda artist, sculptor, curator

Education
2000 - Artistic and professional lyceum in "jeweler", St. Petersburg,
2005 - Faculty of Fine Arts RSPU. AI Herzen, St. Petersburg.

Grants & Awards
2011 - Sergei Kuryokhin art prize award, Prise in the nomination "The best work of visual art"
2011 - Nominee "Innovation" in the nomination "New Generation"
2011 - Special prize of the French Embassy in the Russian competition "Innovation" in the "New Generation"
2017 - Short list in Sergei Kuriokhin art prize award, nomination "Media object"

Residences
2011 - Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2016 - Quartariata, Petergof

Personal Exhibitions
2008 - "Our Masha" in the gallery "Anna Nova", St. Petersburg
2010 - "Lounge" Gallery "XL", Moscow
2014 - "Insects" in the gallery "Anna Nova", St. Petersburg

Exhibitions & Festivals
2008
"Fields memory" in "Loft Project ETAGI" Cultural center, Saint-Petersburg
"The power of water" in the State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg
"Object Salon" in "White space" gallery, London
"The first-ever International Video art Festival", Orebro, Sweden
"INVASION : EVASION" factory "Red October", Moscow
2009
XIV Biennial of young artists from Europe and the Mediterranean "Skopje biennial 2009", Macedonia
"Vision", Perm, museum of modern art PERMM
2010
Russian video showing in New York under the "VIDEO SERENADE", EFA Project Space, NY
"The Fountain of Bakhchisarai" Bloa, France
"Parratissima", Turin, Italy
"Kai and a blind spot" in "Т" gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011
"Art Edition 2011", Seoul, Korea
"Light" French Institute in St. Petersburg. Factory "Red banner"
2012
"Apocalypse and the revival of" the chocolate house, in a parallel program ARSENALE 2012, the first Kiev International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
Festival of video art - "Monumental projection in the Industrial area" Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Changing Landscapes-1" premiered at the Capital of Nowhere exhibtion at Università Ca 'Foscari in Venice, Italy, as a as a side event of the "55th Biennale of Contemporary Art", Venice, Italy.
2013
"CUTLOG" NY VIDEO PROGRAM ,NY
"CYBERFEST", Berlin
2014
"VISÕES NA COLEÇÃO LUDWIG" "Visions of the Ludvig Collection". CENTRO CULTURAL BANCO DO BRASIL- SP,Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Manifesta 10", parallel program, the Arena Cadet Corps, Saint Petersburg
"Rigor and beauty", Ural Vision Gallery, Ekaterinburg
2015
Audio-visual exhibition "Life zone" in Art Center "Mars" in Moscow. The exhibition runs from 02.27.15
Audio-visual exhibition "The fifth dimension/ singularity"in Art Center "Mars" in Moscow. The exhibition runs from 06.27.15
"Mutual story", Ural Vision Gallery, Ekaterinburg
2016
"Video forma", Kuryokhin center, Saint-Petersburg
"Carrousel", "Zdes" gallery on Taganka, Moscow
"The longest night in the year", French Institute in Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg
"1st (not) International Art Conference without money", residency of art and technology "Quartariata", Peterghof, Saint-Petersburg
2017
"Brighter Days are Coming" Street Art Museum, Saint-Petersburg


Other activity
2012
Video for concert composer Karavaychuk "My end is my beginning. Antifonia" Center for contemporary culture "Garage"
Video making of the Ballet "Pas de Deux" with music by Karavaichuk, Center for contemporary culture "Garage" Moscow.
2013
Video making of the award ceremony of "Prize Sergey Kuryokhin 2012" in St. Petersburg
2014
Video making of the award ceremony of "Prize Sergey Kuryokhin 2013" in St. Petersburg
Since 2014 - one of the founders and directors of the audiovisual art school "Mediaculture" in St. Petersburg http://mediacult.pro/
2015
Co-curator and organizer of the audio-visual Art Center "Mars" in Moscow. http://centermars.com/

Co-curator of the audio-visual exhibition "Life zone" in Art Center "Mars" in Moscow https://vimeo.com/128473641
Co-curator of the audio-visual exhibition "The fifth dimension/ singularity" in Art Center "Mars" in Moscow
https://vimeo.com/132725807
Co-curator and organizer of the audio-visual festival "HPL Media Street Event" in St. Petersburg
https://vimeo.com/143662799
2017
Curator of media art direction on "Brighter Days are Coming" exhibition in Street Art Museum, Saint-Petersburg



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