Curator: Katerina Chuchalina
The 'Grain' Pavilion, All-Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow 2014
Group show 'ik-00'
Collateral project of the XIV Venice Biennale of Architecture
Casa dei Tre Oci, Judecca 2014
Note. A scientist who recognizes the mundane and the obvious in natural phenomena often turns out to be a charlatan, a wrongheaded researcher. His mistakes become his contribution to science.
Note. The creators of “Star Road” look through the city walls. The pioneers, as they call themselves, have mapped a route across an Italian town Biella in a form of a five-pointed star.
Ist Bergen Assembly 'Monday Begins on Saturday'
Contributors: Anastasia Potemkina, Ekaterina Zavyalova, Alexey Buldakov
Permanenten (Kode 1), Bergen, Norway, 2013
On natural selection in Khoroshevo-Mnevniki district of Moscow. Text from the catalogue of the Ist Bergen Assembly 'Monday Begins on Saturday'.
on the exhibition 'Frontier'
Made by Anastasia Potemkina, Alexey Buldakov
Art&Science Lab, Moscow, 2013
Collective show 'The Way of Enthusiasts'
Collateral project of the XIII Venice Biennale of Architrecture
Contributors: Anastasia Potemkina,
Ekaterina Zavyalova, Alexey Buldakov
Palazzo dei Tre Oci, Judecca, Venice, 2012
Presidium of False Calculations
Contributors: Anastasia Potemkina, Dmitriy
Potemkin, Alexey Buldakov
Museum of Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship, Moscow 2012
The Park of Urban Fauna is dedicated to wild animals for which the city has become a natural habitat.
A sketch of an urban sculpture to be installed in places where pigeons are numerous.
Collateral program of the IV Moscow Biennale
Potemkina, Dmitriy Potemkin, Alexey Buldakov
Art Squat Forum, Mosow 2011
Video by Anastasia Potemkina
A crack in a pavement is a symbol of urban decay. Occupied by the most hardcore urban weed, it reflects the intervention of organic nature in an urban environment. Parasite settles everywhere, it occupies the maximum area. Uncontrolled overgrown nettles are a living boundary between the wildernesses, somehow existing in the city, and cultivated areas. Nettles, like any other plant can be a decoration of the city, a monument to vitality. We should be happy that other species are able to survive in a metropolis created by people.
City nettles are usually considered as weed. On the other hand nettle is a well known healthy nutrition. Also stinging nettles can play a disciplinary role. Thus, saint Benedict of Nursia rushed into nettles to overcome fornication temptation.
We used a trench in a yard of Laboratoria Art&Science gallery in Moscow as a flowerbed to cultivate the weed. A bed of nettles was well fertilized to provide rapid uncontrolled growth over the years. In fact, we have provoked a small ecological catastrophe:
Intervention on the exhibition 'Frontier" Curator: Dasha Parkhomenko
Contributors: Alexey Buldakov, Anastasia Potemkina.
Laboratoria Art&Science, Moscow, 2013