Sofia Gavrilova

Sofia Gavrilova is an artist and curator. She was born in 1987 in Moscow. She mainly works with photography and installation. In 2009 Gavrilova graduated from the Geography Department of the Moscow State University, where later on she completed a doctoral degree. In 2013 she graduated from the Rodchenko Art School (Vladislav Efimov’s studio). Sofia Gavrilova took part in numerous group exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Her works are featured in the collection of Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow). Sofia Gavrilova is a laureate of the Silver Camera photography competition (2011). In 2012, 2013 Gavrilova was featured twice on the longlists for the Kandinsky Prize and the Innovation Prize competitions, the latter of which saw her win an award from the Stella Art Foundation. Currently she is working on her PhD thesis at the University of Oxford.

solo exhibitions:



Not a mainland Special project, The VII Moscow Biennale of Contempoarary Art, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia



Forest, Flood plain, Human Büro für kulturelle Übersetzuge “Бükü”, Lepzig, Germany



Imaginary territories Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow, Russia



The formation of the system Muzeon Park of Arts, Moscow, Russia

To whom belongs the shadow of an parasol? (in cooperation with Alexey Korsi), EKArtburo, Moscow, Russia



The Siege of Leningrad Gallery BrownStripe, Moscow, Russia


group shows:



Man like a bird. Travel images Special project, 57  La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Soranzo, Venice, Italy



Own land, uncooperative terrain Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow, Russia

Embodied Places: Observation and Notations Exhibition Holman Arts & Media Center, Sierra Nevada, USA



12 reflective photographers Parallel program, Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg, Russia

Great expectations Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow, Russia

The photography of the future Hamburg Museum fur Kunst and Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany



IceLab Laboratoria Art&Science, Moscow, Russia

Rehearsal Time Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia





Finalist of the Kandinsky Art Prize

Award nomination for the Innovation Prize

Laureate of the Special Stella Art Foundation Prize for Young Artists of the Innovation Prize

Laureate of the Silver Camera Prize

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