Single frame animation made of graphic prints in the art of dry point engraving, as well as drawings made in pencil and
charcoal. Film is made of CA 1000 prints and drawings.
Information overload swallows you up like unconscious experience. Natural purity can pull you out, but people keep searching for a new experience to drown in. Civilization attracts and lures. Soul screams, accumulated inner stench and horror erupting out. By turning back to pristine purity person could find something giant and beautiful.
He graduated from the faculty of graphic design at MIEM NRU Higher school of Economics.
In 2010 he started developing in different techniques of printed graphics. Later, this developed to experimenting and searching for His own graphic language in the combination of engraving and animation techniques.
Participated in different Russian and International exhibitions:
“XI Graphic Art Biennial, Dry Point, Uzice”. Uzice. Serbia. 2013.
Triennial of printed graphic arts “Ural Print Triennial”. Bashkortostan. Russia. 2013.
Art point “Kunstpunkte”, W57, Dusseldorf. Germany. 2015.
“Fresh Legs exhibition”, Galeri Heike Arndt. Berlin. Germany. 2018.
“2nd International Triennial of Contemporary Graphics”. Novosibirsk. Russia. 2018.
“2nd International Print Biennale Yerevan”. Yerevan. Armenia. 2019.
“4th International Printmaking Triennial”. Belgrade. Serbia. 2020.
Participant of International film festivals:
VOID International Animation Festival. Copenhagen. Denmark. 2018. Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival. Hong Kong. 2019.
Verona International Film Festival. Verona. Italy. 2019.
Amsterdam Independent Film Festival. Amsterdam. Netherlands. 2019. Toronto Arthouse Film Festival. Toronto. Canada. 2019.
Brussels Independent Film Festival. Brussel. Belgium. 2020. Personal exhibitions:
“Inside/Outside”. “A3” gallery, (with Rustam Sherifzyanov). Moscow. Russia. 2014.
“Path”. “Kovcheg” gallery, (with Rustam Sherifzyanov). Moscow. Russia. 2016.
“Ash”. “Kosgallery”. (with Rustam Sherifzyanov). Kostroma. Russia. 2017. “Temptation”. “CCI Fabrika”. Moscow. Russia. 2019.
“Dancing with the stone”. Shangyuan Art Museum. Beijing. China. 2019.
Since 2014, member of the Moscow Union of artists.
Ivan lives and works in Moscow.