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Alisa Prudnikova
Alisa Prudnikova is an art critic, curator, director of regional development of ROSIZO-NCCA, commissioner and artistic director of the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art. One of the leading experts in Russia in regional art and art industries. From 2005 to 2016 she headed the Ural Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, and during this time Yekaterinburg became one of the most important centers of contemporary art in Russia and entered into many Russian and foreign ratings as one of the most creative cities in Russia. In 2016 Prudnikova became a member of the board of the International Biennial Association (IBA), which includes world's leading biennials. She is a member of ICOM and AICA associations. She is two-time winner of "Innovation", national award in the field of contemporary art.
Kevin B. Lee
Kevin B. Lee is a US-born, Germany-based filmmaker, artist and critic. Over the last ten years, he has produced over 360 video essays exploring film and media. His award-winning "desktop documentary" Transformers: The Premake played in several festivals, including the Berlin Film Festival Critics Week. In 2017 he was the first-ever Artist in Residence of the Harun Farocki Institut in Berlin. He is Professor of Crossmedia Publishing at the Merz Akademie, Stuttgart. His video work can be found at https://www.alsolikelife.com.
Ekaterina Lazareva
She was born in Moscow, graduated from Russian State University for Humanities, faculty of art history and Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. Artist, curator, PhD in history of art. Specialist in Italian futurism, senior researcher at the State Institute of Art. She taught at Rodchenko School, Russian State University for Humanities, Higher School of Economics in Moscow. As an independent curator, she established Moscow Mayakovsky Festival, supervised Russian section of the First Prague Biennale, exhibitions Zones of Visibility, Photo of the future and the others. She is currently the curator of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art.
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