Ayzenberg Valeriy


Was born in 1947 (Ukraine)

1981 - First time take part in exhibition.

Since 1988 - member of Moscow Artist Union.

1993-1996 - lived in New-York.

Now is living in Moscow, New-York and Jaffa.

Had made more than 60 solo exhibition projects, took part in 90.

Creative field: painting, installation, photography, video, performance and writing.

In 1999 founded ESCAPE program (former ESPACE program, 1998-1999).

Selected projects (since 1991)

Îne person shows

1991/1993
- Project "Continuous installation 12+0", thirteen exhibitions during thirteen months with opening every 13th. Moscow.


1992
- "Songs of Innocence and Experience", installations. Central House of Artist, Moscow.

1993
- "Bud-1", Municipal Exhibition Hall in Taganka area. Moscow.

- "Rheingold", installation. Kunstler House SELK, Deutscland.

- "Pushkin, cannons and fluffs", installation, Velta gallery, Moscow.

- "Bud-2", Spaces gallery, Cleveland, USA.

1994
- "Conservation", loft, Water Front Area, New-York.

1995
- "Bud-1", Municipal Exhibition Hall "Tvorchestvo", Moscow.

- "Rheingold", installation. Kunstler House SELK, Deutscland.

- "Pushkin, cannons and fluffs", installation, Velta gallery, Moscow.

- "Bud-2", Spaces gallery, Cleveland, USA.

1995/ 1996
- Nineteen performances "Visual manipulation". Steavans Institute of Technology, 8 floor gallery, cafe ANYWAY, artist's studio. New-York.


1996
- "Bud-3". 8 floor gallery, New-York.

- "Video installation", Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow.

1997
- "Robotics of consolation". Slide/video show, ArtManege-97, Moscow.

- Three performances. Festival "Kukart" (Tzarskoe Selo), SpiderMouse Gallery, "Artmanege-97"(Moscow).

1998
- Performances "Visual manipulation 22-25", "Misunderstanding", "Night butterfly and Wagner". Kunstlerhaus Eckernforde, Germany.

- "I look back and saw nothing…", installation and video "Svans". Program ESPACE (ESCAPE), Moscow.

- "Rain", video part of installation N. Turnova "Splash of the happiness". ESPACE (ESCAPE), Moscow.


1999
- Documentary exhibition (performance "Visual manipulation #21) gallery ESCAPE, Moscow.


2000
- "Yellow butterfly", installation and performance "Night butterfly and Wagner", gallery ESCAPE, Moscow.


Selected group exhibitions

1991
- "Modern artists for Malevich. State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow.

- "Kunst, Europe", Travel exhibition, Kunstverains (Germany).

- "Night guard", nonprofit project. Center for Contemporary Art, ArtMif-2, Moscow.


1991, 1992
- "Grosse Kunstausstellung", Kunst Palace, Dusseldorf.

- "Diaspora". Central House of Artists, Moscow.

- "Moscow romanticism. Central House of Artists, Moscow.

- "Stilelife, end of 20th century". Architecture Institute, Moscow.


1993
- "Local time". Festival, Petrovski blvrd. 12, Moscow.

- "Postmodernism and national tradition". State Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow.

- "Bospor Forum-1". Kerch, Ukraine.

- "Faithful pupils of Great Artist". Trechprudny line, Moscow.

- "Art belongs to people" (1st part). Moscow street Big Boards.

1993/ 1997
- "Monumental propaganda and transformation of monuments for future". WFC - New York, ICA - Moscow, Smithsonian institution - Washington DC, Danlop gallery - Canada, museums in USA, Finland, Estonian, Slovenia.


1993
- "Expert testimony", OIA, New York.

- "Off the mainstream", Ukrainian House, New York.

- "Art belongs to people" (2nd part). Store windows, Moscow.

1994
- "Inverted perspective". 8 floor gallery, New York.


1998
- "Step". Gallery "Dar", Moscow.

- "Exhibition of stipendiats". Heimat Stadt Museum, Eckernforde, Germany.

- "I looked back and saw nothing…". Installation and video film "Svans", program Escape (Espace), Moscow.

- "Rain", video part of installation of N. Turnova "Splash of Happiness, ESCAPE (ESPACE), Moscow.

- "Three camera men on the roof". In collaboration with N. Turnova and A. Panov, ESCAPE (ESPACE), Moscow.

- Documentation (video, performances, photo pictures). program ESCAPE (ESPACE), ArtManege-98, Moscow.


1999
- "Great atrophy", HiArt, Giumri, Armenia.

- "Plener-1". Holocost Museum, Lohamei ha Geta'ot, Israel.

- "Plener-2". Museum of Russian Art, Ramat-gan, Israel.

- "Moscvichka". Gallery ESCAPE, Festival "Unofficial Moscow".

- Collection of G. Osetsimskaia. ArtManege-99, Moscow.

- "Vertep". Gelman gallery, Moscow.

- "Children's fear". Center for Contemporary ART, Yerevan, Armenia.

2000
- "Christ is a good man". Zverev Museum, Moscow.

- "Newest Russian alphabet". "Dar" gallery, Moscow.

- "Collection of G. Osetsimskaia", Neglinka st., Moscow.


2001
- "Amateur photos". gallery ESCAPE, Moscow.

- "Boutique", program ESCAPE, Art-Moscow 01.

- "Adaptation". Sakharov Museum, Moscow.

- "Russian abstraction, 20th century", Russian Museum, Snkt. Petersburg.

2002
- "Traveling Agency", ESCAPE program. Postfuramt, Berlin/MAK, Vienna.

- "Contrevolution". Museum of Decorative Art, Moscow.


ESCAPE (ESPACE)- program projects:

1998/1999

- Seven actions of ESPACE Program.

1999/2002
- Seventeen actions of ESCAPE Gallery.

1999
- "Live and the dead", Escape, Moscow.

2000
- "Liza and the dead - 1", installation. ESCAPE Gallery, Moscow.

- "Disappearance", performance. Tsarskoie Selo, Russia.

- "Liza and the dead -2", installation-performance. Art Manege Fair, Moscow.

2001
- "ESCAPE boutique", installation-performance. Art Moscow Fair, Moscow.

- "ESCAPE Travel Agency", installation-performance. Moscow International Forum of Art Initiatives, New Manege, Moscow.

- "ESCAPE Travel Agency". UralTourismSport, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

2002
- "ESCAPE Travel Agency, installation-performance. Postfuramt, Berlin / MAK, Vienna.

- "Beauty Free", installation. FAIR Project, Royal Academy of Art, London.


2003
- "Pirates" (together with ESCAPE group), International Fair "Art-Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow;

- "Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group), Workshop of Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow;

- "Where the wind blows" (together with ESCAPE group), performance, ArtKlyazma festival, Bay of Joy;

- "Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group). Exhibition "Paradise in bunker", bunker under Alexanderplatz, Berlin;

- "Quartett" (together with ESCAPE group), videoinstallation, Praguebiennale1, National Gallery/Veletrizni Palaz, Prague;

- "A Quadroon Woman"(together with ESCAPE group), installation. "Viewing pad" exhibition, curators A. Erofeev, T. Volkova". Central House of Artists", Moscow;

- "Quartett", video (together with ESCAPE group). "Pusto" videofestival, Moscow;

- "Quartett", video (together with ESCAPE group). Videoart program "Electric Visions", Cinema House, S-Petersburg;

- "Pirates", photo (together with ESCAPE group). "Art-Constitution" exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow;


2004
"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), installation. Exhibition "Na kurort! Russian art now". Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany;

"The Artist, perished because of explosion on the eve of the vernisage" (together with ESCAPE group), total installation. Non-profit program. Art-Moscow Fair. Central Artist’s House, Moscow;

"Attension" (together with ESCAPE group), photo installation. Exhibition "OK, America!" Gallery "APEXart", New-York, USA;

"Quartette" (together with ESCAPE group), video. "Electric Visions". Recent video art of Russia and the Nordic Countries festival. "Na Brestskoj" ńlub, Moscow;

"Monstruation" (together with ESCAPE group), video. Exhibition "Mimicry". Kolomyagi, T. Nazarenko’s studio, St-Petersburg;

"Monstruation-1" (together with ESCAPE group), installation. Exhibition "Paradise". Forum of Art Initiatives. New Manege, Moscow;

"Dizziness" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition "Slipping/Vertigo". Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhnó Novgorod;

"Quartette-3" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition ”Orient inn”. Palańĺ Pesaro Papafava, Venice, Italy;

"Salute!" (together with ESCAPE group), project. One Work Gallery, Moscow;

"Fingers" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Art-Moscow Workshop. Central Artist’s House, Moscow;

"Blindness" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. Gallery "Ruarts", Ěoscow;

"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group), multimedia project. National Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow;

"4/4-1" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition "7 sins". The Museum of Modern Art/Moderna galerija, Lublyana, Slovenia;


2005
"ESCAPE Travel Agency-5" (together with ESCAPE group), performance, installation. Exhibition "Accomplices. Collective and Interactive Works in Russian Art of the 1960s-2000s", The State Tretyakov Gallery, 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

"Dizziness-1" (together with ESCAPE group), video installation. Exhibition "Human project". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Central Artist's House, Moscow;

"Attension-1" (together with ESCAPE group), photo installation. Exhibition "Hope-stop". 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Zverevsky Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

"Blindness-1" (together with ESCAPE group), light boxes. International Fair "ARCO", Madrid, Spain;

"Too long to escape" (together with ESCAPE group). Interactive slide installation. 51 Venice Biennale, Russian pavilion, Gardini, Venice;

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video. Exhibition "We", Forum of Art Initiatives, New Manege, Moscow;

"4/4" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal). "The face portret" ehxibition, MARS gallery, Moscow;

"Flat art" (together with ESCAPE group) objects (polystirol, arocal). "Collector's Club" Gallery, Art-Strelka, Moscow;

"ESCAPE Travel agency" video. Exhibition on www.tank.tv, London;

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video. "Europalia" festival, Brussel;

"Chorus" (together with ESCAPE group) video. "Pusto" video festival, Moscow, Ekaterinburg;

"Too long to escape" (together with ESCAPE group) interactive slide installation. "Ours in Venice" party, Arsenal, Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod;

2006

"Quartette" (together with ESCAPE group) video installation.Exhibition "Voices of Silence", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel;

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE group) video; International Video Festival "Out Video" in Public Spaces, Ekaterinburg, Moscow;

"Stem by stem" (together with ESCAPE group) multimedia project. Art-Moscow Fair, Central Artist’s House, Ravenscourt Galleries,Moscow;

"Fingers" (together with ESCAPE group) multimedia project.Exhibition of “Black Square” Reward laureates, "Na Brestskoj" ńlub, Moscow;

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