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Natalia Grezina

Natalia Grezina was born in 1987 in Sevastopol, Crimea. She graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Moscow State University (Sevastopol branch) with a degree in Geography & social ecology, and the School of Contemporary Art MMOMA.

2010—2016 worked as an illustrator and graphic designer. Now lives and works in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Natalia creates soft sculptures, objects, installations, graphics and photography using embroidery, sewing and various artificial and natural materials. Her main topics are post memory and the influence of historical heritage on personality, the relationships between human culture and the natural environment.

In her works Natalia often refers to the allegorical language of fairy tales and myths, as well as to archetypal cultural images.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

2021: 'THE WATER SEEMED SMOOTH', ADH Studio, Moscow, Russia


2020: 'Sunken Garden' Chrysalid gallery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


2019: ‘Gift’ MMOMA, Moscow, Russia


2019: ‘Under the Mountain’ CCI Fabrika, Moscow, Russia


2019: ‘The Black Sea Always Turns Red’ RAW Streetphoto Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands


2018: ‘Fame’ Elektrozavod gallery, Moscow, Russia

SELECTED
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022: 'COUNTERBODIES', De Achtertuin, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2022: BIG ART, Bajeskwartier, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2022: 'ON TOP OF THE CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN', Excelsior Studios, London, UK

2021: 'Counterbodies' De Achtertuin, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2021: 'The Fifth Wave' Schusev’s Museum of Architecture, Moscow, Russia
2021: 'What do mermaids sing about' Artetage, Vladivostok, Russia

2020: 'Masks of Time' Ural Vision gallery, Yekaterinburg, Russia
2020: 'Radical Cleansing' Park gallery, Moscow, Russia

2019: 'Blood in the Corner of the Eye' The Others Art Fair, Turin, Italy
2019: 'Technogenic' Hiedanrannan Kartano, Tampere, Finland
2019: 'Will you be a witness? 2007/19' CCI Fabrika, Moscow, Russia
2019: 'Sans (T)reve et Sans Merci' Cube Moscow, Russia

2018: 'Workshop’18: Systems of Secret Symbols' MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
2018: ‘Convenient Art' MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
2018: 'U.A... ' XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2017—2018: ‘MMXVII*’ Elektrozavod Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2017: 'Workshop’17: There, Where No One Has Dreams: From Sacred Geography To No-Place', MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

2016: ‘Cultural code. Non-random generation’ Museum of Tauris, Simferopol, Crimea

2014: ‘Power of light’ Kroshitsky Museum of Arts, Sevastopol, Crimea

2012: ‘Reconstruction of Idleness’ Faina Gallery, Sevastopol, Crimea

2010: International festival ‘Balaklava Odyssey’ Mikhailovsky Ravelin, Sevastopol, Crimea

ART RESIDENCIES

2021: Salzburg International Summer Academy
of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria (course ‘Making spatial stories’
by Rossella Biscotti)


2016, 2014: Bereg art residency,
Nikolayevka, Crimea

COLLECTIONS

Private collections in 

- the Netherlands

- UK

- Russia

- Italy

- Germany

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