Asya Marakulina
Saint Petersburg
Born in 1988 in Perm, Russia. In 2006 graduated from a Professional College in Perm with a diploma in Computer Graphics. In 2015 graduated from the Faculty of Arts at Saint Petersburg State University, majoring in Production and Design of Animated Films and from «The School for Young Artist», PRO ARTE Foundation for Culture and Arts, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Participated in group exhibitions in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Perm, Helsinki, New York, Kaliningrad. Participant of the artists group «North-7» in 2014–2015.

Asya is the recipient of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art program in support of emerging Russian artists in 2015–2016; the winner of the Credit Suisse Cosmoscow Prize for Young Artist (2018). Special prize of the Institute Français in St. Petersburg at the Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award (2018). Lives and works in St. Petersburg.

Going through her own personal experience and at the same time watching the world go by, Asya finds visual and poetic parallels, which are embodied in some universal schemes, lyrical mapping. She uses different tools and techniques: drawing, textile, installation, painting, animation.