Konstantin Bogomolov is a theatrical director. Winner of the Oleg Tabakov Award for “Original rendition of domestic classics” (2012), the Oleg Yankovsky Award in the Creative Discovery nomination (2013), and the Critics’ Prize of the Golden Mask Award for The Ideal Husband. Comedy (2014). At various times, Bogomolov collaborated with the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater, the Vladimir Mayakovsky Moscow Academic Theater, Theater.doc, the Gogol Center, The State Theater of Nations, the Lenkom Theater, the Oleg Tabakov Theater Studio, the Moscow Gogol Theater of Drama, the National Theater in Warsaw, etc. He lives and works in Moscow.
Ilya Shagalov is a video artist and director. After university graduation, he enrolled in the director’s group of Kirill Serebrennikov’s studio at the School-Studio of the Moscow Chekhov Art Theater, which later became known as The Seventh Studio. Shagalov’s works as a director include the theatrical essay Dominus Morfius (part of the Theater Almanac project); Funny Dream, based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short story “Dream of a Ridiculous Man” (at the Platforma project); the opera Minotaur’s Dreams (at the State Theater of Nations); a production at Schaubuhne (Berlin, Germany); and Freedom #7 (at the Gogol Center). As a video artist, he worked on Kirill Serebrennikov’s productions, including Kizhe (at the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater); Okolonolya (at the Oleg Tabakov Theater Studio); Woyzeck (at the Latvian National Theater); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Hunting of the Snark (at the Seventh Studio). He lives and works in Moscow.
Anton Belov has been Director of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art since 2010. Prior to this, he founded the nonprofit Project Gallery White, designed to engage young artists and help them develop new projects. In 2009, he started publishing the bilingual magazine and online resource ARTGUIDE, dedicated to the coverage of contemporary art in Moscow, which has since become the leading publication of its kind. Belov was a member of the Public Council of the Russian Ministry of Culture from 2012 to 2013. He is a graduate of the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (NITU “MISA”) with a degree in physics and chemistry.