Scenographer / fashion designer and founder of the Aloe fashion label (Moscow) and Pikled Pikchers theatre lab (London).
2005 – MA (Master of Arts) in Scenography, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK.
2003 – BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Fashion Design. Diploma with distinction. Moscow State Textile University, Moscow, Russia.
2007 - Present time – Lecturer, British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow, Russia.
2006 – Guest lecturer, Institute of European Design, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2004 – Founder and co-director, Pikled Pikchers Theatre Lab, London, UK.
2001 - 2004 – Fashion Designer and Principle Stylist Sparta Sportswear, St Petersburg, Russia.
2001 – Co-founder and principle designer, Aloe Fashion, Moscow, Russia.
- Future Cinema Art Festival, London, UK, consultant, with responsibilities for art direction, set design and choreography (2005);
- Theatre Na Strastnom, Moscow, Russia, stage/costume designer for adaptation of Victor Pelevin’s ‘Helmet of Fear’ (2005);
- Meyerhold Theatre Centre, Moscow, Russia, Stage/costume designer for the play “Paraziti” (2002).
Aloe Fashion projects
- ‘Urbanale’, Fashion and Art project presented at Royal College of Art (London, UK) with the collaboration of Sristi Bajaj and Liat Chien (2005-2006);
- ‘Color Rebel’, spring/summer collections presented on catwalks at Café De Paris (London, May 2005, London), Art Gallery 291 (London, April 2005) and Fabric (`Moscow, November 2003);
- ‘Audi Collection’, presentation and design of a collection of 10 models (Moscow, UK, May 2004);
- ‘Grand Accessory’, Sculpture/Installation presented in James (March 2004, Moscow);
- ‘Paraziten’, spring/summer collection presented on catwalks at Mados Infekcija Fashion Week (Vilnius, 2003), Russian Fashion Week (Moscow, November 2002);
- ‘Muppet Show’, Autumn-Winter collection (2002).
Pikled Pikchers Theatre Lab projects
- ‘Tunnel’, multimedia installation, doubling up as an amble through old cinema classics. Presented at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (August 2006), Ashton Court (June 2006), SE1 club (June 2006) and Stella Artois Live cinematic festival (July 2006);
- ‘Freakville, performance installation taking its inspiration from Victorian travelling shows of oddities. Performed at Stella Artois Live (London, July 2006);
- ‘Swan Lake’, walkabout performance at Stella Artois Live (London, July 2006) and at Dive In Movies at Tooting Lido (London, July 2006);
- ‘Preserved’, an art installation, combining animation video and projection media. Presented at Stella Artois Live (London, July 2006); SE1 and Ashton Court (London, June 2006);
- ‘Monster Hunting’ & ‘Sunken Persephone’, interactive performance / installation premiered at Future Cinema, SE1 club (London, June 2006);
- ‘Clean Cuts’, video projections, plastic, water, polyester, hair and sound (SE1 club, London, June 2006);
- ‘Swimming Beauties’, interactive Video Performance performed at BFI event, London Film Festival (London, November 2005) and Ashdon Court (London, June 2006);
- ‘Dancing Wall’, twisted cabaret of body parts performed at BFI event, London Film Festival (London, November 2005) and SE1 club (London, June 2006);
- ‘Yalta’, style, stage decoration and costume for Brodsky play at Moscow\\\\\\\'s Central House of Actors (Moscow, September 2003).
- British Council Chevening Scholarship 2004;
- Winner of “Best collection” at 2003 “New Russia. United World” International Fashion Awards;
- Distinction award in 1999 Mosshoes International Shoe and Accessory Design Competition.
Exhibited at Back Hill Studios London, Gallery 291 (London, 2005), Cochrane Theatre (London, 2005), Central Saint Martins Gallery (London, 2005).
Participation in Net Theatre Festival (Moscow, 2005), Periferike Festival (Bilbao, 2005), London Film Festival (2005), Modus Infekciya (Vilnius, 2003).
- ‘Moscow Style’ (Thames & Hudson, London, 2004)
- Domovoi (October 2004),
- Shtab-Kvartira (February 2004),
- Vesch (November 2003),
- Russian Harpers Bazaar (October 2003),
- Wallpaper UK (September, 2003),
- OM (May 2003),
- L’Officiel Russia (March 2003; April 2003),
- Jalouse Russia (August 2002).