Young Moscow-based artist Antonina Baever discusses video art and various aspects of her artistic career with Andrey Kovalev.
Antonina Baever (b. 1989) is a Russian artist and curator. She is a graduate of the Moscow State Art and Cultural University and the Rodchenko Art School, and a winner of the ESF Extra Short Film Festival in (Video, 2013).
With photography, video, and installation among her preferred media, Baever works in a post-conceptual interdisciplinary space, and pushes genre boundaries to offer an original perspective on some of our society’s most urgent problems.
Baever’s work has been shown at several film and video festivals. Solo exhibitions include: Golden Words, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2015); Time Shall Be No More, Moscow Manege (2014); Socialism in a Dream, Muzeon Art Park, Moscow (2014); and Getting There Together, Triumph Gallery (2013). As a curator, she has taken part in the parallel program for Manifesta 10 (2014), the exhibitions Implantation, Ground Khodynka Gallery (2014) and Moscow Baroque. 2014, the 3rd Moscow Biennale of Young Art (2014). She has taught the history of video art at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Multimedia Art Museum and Open Workshops School at Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art.