Vladimir Abikh

Vladimir Abikh (Russia)

Russian Federation

Vladimir Abikh was born in 1987 in Yekaterinburg. He was educated in contemporary art (PRO ART Foundation) and film directing. Participant of the main programs of the Ural industrial Biennale, Krasnoyarsk Biennale and the Biennale of street art «Artmosphere». Winner of the international portrait competition «Portrait now!» Three-time nominee of the Kuryokhin prize in the «art in public space» category. Works at the crossings of various media and trends: street art, intervention, installation, video. In his works, the artist reflects on the place of man in the information space, and also explores the impact of the virtual world on the real world. The artist's creative method is based on rethinking the heritage of street art, working with text and language phenomena. He pays special attention to the symbiosis of semantic content and methods of presentation. Analyzes and reveals the internal mechanisms of functioning of certain socio-cultural phenomena in laconic and often ironic forms.