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Lyubov Matyunina, born June 1st, 1985 in Kaliningrad, Russia Federation
Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 


Education


2010  - 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Gerrit Rietveld Academy
2006  “World politics” course, Gotland University, Sweden
2004 World politics” lecture “International politics” course  International State University Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Moscow
2002-2007 Russian State University name of I.Kant, Master of Journalism


 

Founder of the initiative 

UKROP moving art platform

www.ukrop.nl


Prizes 


2014 - TENT public choice award 2014, with the film "Who can be happy and free?"
2014  - Nominee in the category Fine Arts Gerrit Rietveld Academy Award 
2008 - First place in “Moving Baltic Sea festival” with group video “Try to be a God”

 


Solo exhibition

 

2019 - I am a tool of gentrification. West,  LAB111, LIMA, Amsterdam

2019 - I am a tool of gentrification. Noord,  PlanB,  Amsterdam

2017 - Carpetologia, W139 Polar room, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2011 - WTF? , Bloc23, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Group exhibitions 

2019     Social Capital. I am a tool of gentrification, TAAK & LIMA, Amsterdam

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2018     Prospects & Concepts ART Rotterdam. present - Carpetologia. Film carpet.

               Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam

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2017     Duo exhibition by JLDianthus & Lyubov Matyunina - FAIRITALING at Neverneverland, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2017     Alternative Truth at Expoplu, Nijmegen, Netherlands
2017     Degrees of Freedom: human, Robot and The Medium of Automation 
at Designhuis, Eindhoven
2017     “Post Peace” at the Nest, den Haag, Netherlands
2017     “Post Peace” at Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany

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2016     "Roundelay" screening at Cracking the Frames festival, Butcher Tears,                              Amsterdam
2016      "Reflections and Movements", K2 Contemporary Art Center Izmir, Turkey                        (March 18th – 31st)

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2015      Monthly payment project. Apartment exhibition, Amsterdam 
2015      “Imaginary Friends”, Het Veem Theater Amsterdam
2015      Portrait of Inge Meijer. Prospects and Concepts. Mondriaan Fund.
                Art Rotterdam

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2014      Selected. Gerrit Rietveld Award Show. Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam
2014      “Wish master carpet” installation, screening of the film

                “Who can be happy and free?” and performance – installation “Make peace                     carpet” at Komentatorki / Women Commentators, Warsaw

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2013      Birch, 2013, Documentation of performance, 2 screen video installation, 
                3'38'' "No lands man" exhibition, Petersburg building, De Punt, Amsterdam
2013      Documentary “One Look” was presented at 5th Moscow Biennale of                                  Contemporary Art, “Playing Nature” CCA Sokol 
2013      "Window to the Europe" at the Hermitage Amsterdam

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2012      Installation. Don't wake me up for the end of the world, 
                unless it has very good special effects. deSERVICEGARAGE. Amsterdam 
2012      "White cube" UKROP group performance at Kunstvlaai "IN exactly this". Sint                  Nicolaas Lyceum, Amsterdam
2012      "Static electricity" UKROP group exhibition. de Slang, Amsterdam 
2012      "Game" performance at Holland Festival "Dancing with the alphabet".                                Frascati, Amsterdam 
2012      "Control" at the "Mixtape" screening at OT301, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012      Participation in the group exhibition at Open Atelier Jordaan, Amsterdam

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2011       Storage Space Exhibition #4, Heesterveld, Amsterdam
2011       "Limitation within Opportunity", UKROP group exhibition № 3,                                                Hembrugstraat 11, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2011       “Identity”, Ukrop exhibition, Skalvija Cinema Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011       “Kombinacje”, Ukrop exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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2009      “I am protesting”, installation "Zombing", Kaliningrad, Russia


Film screenings

"I am a tool of gentrification" (2018-2019)

CityLeaks Urban Art Festival in Cologne - "I am a tool of gentrification. City Center" & "I am a tool of gentrification. Noord

Vondelbunker. Empowerment Film Festival - De Stad In! Actie! -  "I am a tool of gentrification. West"

LAB111, LIMA, Amsterdam - "I am a tool of gentrification. City Center" & "I am a tool of gentrification. Noord" & "I am a tool of gentrification. West"

Vorioscoop 2.3 - "I am a tool of gentrification. Noord"

4bit gallery - "I am a tool of gentrification. Noord"

Plan B Amsterdam - "I am a tool of gentrification. Noord"

AT5 - Rietveld TV "I am a tool of gentrification. City Center"


“Post Fairy tale” (2016)
2016 part of the LIMA collection

“Who can be happy and free?” (2014)
2017 West Wednesdays, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 Kassel DocFest
2016 32 Internationales Kurz Film Festival Hamburg
2016 KörberForum, Hamburg, Germany
2015 Message to Man, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2015 SCREENS #2 SSBA Salon, Amsterdam
2015 Galeri Nasional Indonesia – Jakarta
2015 31 International Short Film Festival Hamburg
2015 Medienhaus Hannover 
2015 European Media Art Festival Osnabruck
2015 International Film Festival Rotterdam
2014 Luksuz film festival, Krško, Slovenia
2014 KOROCHE film festival, Kaliningrad, Russia
2014 TENT Rotterdam

“One look” (2013)
2013 Special program of 5th Moscow Biennale
of Contemporary Art, “Playing Nature” CCA Sokol 
2013 Shortcutz Amsterdam. Canvas op 7e

“Hobson’s choice” (2012) 
2012 "Welcome back, Putin!" Festival activist art
in de Balie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
 


Grants

2019 - Wilhelmina E.Jansen Fonds supported project "Portable homelands"

2018 – Development Budget AFK
2018 - Founds Kwadraat supported the production of the experimental documentary "I am a tool of gentrification. City Center"
2018 - Dommering Foundation supported the production of the experimental documentary "I am a tool of gentrification. City Center"
2017 - Wilhelmina E. Jansen Fonds supported post-production
of “Carpetologia. Film-carpet”
2017 - Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst grant for the Fairytaling duo show 

01/01/ 2017 - 31/12/2017 supported by Mondriaan Fond, Stipendium Emerging Artists. (Werkbijdrage Jong Talent)
2016 - Wilhelmina E. Jansen Fonds supported post-production of “Post Fairy tale”


 

 

Facilitator & teacher

2019 - Carpetologia workshop. Ateliers'89, Aruba

from 2012 until present:
UNICEF and the One Minutes Foundation (Sandberg Instituut) organized workshops all over the globe
to give youngsters between the ages of 12 - 21 a chance to create their own one-minute videos.
www.theoneminutesjr.org
Countries visited, filmed and worked in between 2012 - 2017:
The Netherlands, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo
2012 & 2014 & 2015 November – One Minutess Jr + IDFA master class, Amsterdam

 


Curatorial work

 

2012 "Static electricity" UKROP group exhibition. de Slang, Amsterdam 
2010 “Synthesis”, noise festival, at Ukrop art- territory Kaliningrad, Russia
2009 “Life” festival at Ukrop art- territory Kaliningrad, Russia
2009 Minimal art festival at Ukrop art- territory Kaliningrad, Russia
2009 “Amber Chamber” art & music festival, Ukrop art- territory Kaliningrad, Russia
2009 “World day of cotton wool”, CS Alternative, Kaliningrad, Russia
2009 “I am protesting”, CS Alternative, Kaliningrad, Russia

 


Residency


2018 Nida Art Colony/ work retreat 
2017-2018 Cassis Art Residency

 


Commissioned jobs 

2018 Into the Great Wide Open ART. Filming and editing.

2017 IFFR 2017 Impression. Filming and editing.

2016 "Practicing Procedures of Killing" by Basir Mahmood, editing two-channel video. Screened at Rijksacademie Open.
2016 Video documentation of the art installations and performances
during the Into The Great Wide Open festival. Editing.
2016 IFFR 2016 Impression. Filming and editing. Screened
at the EYE Museum 9 of April.

2015 Editing “Murmur” film by Gabriel Lester. Exhibited at de Appel arts center.
2015 Sound assistant during the filming of movie "Centaur".
Kyrgyzfilm & Volya films production. 
2015 Video documentation of Performance by
Driewleler Collectief. Filming and editing. 
2015 Ecological and environmental video “Forest restoration in Ghana”-  Editing/script developing; series of 3 min videos “Commons in India” - 
Editing/script developing for ecologist Patrick Augenstein
2015 Promotional video for You Enter application. http://www.you-enter.nl

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