“Bashful Strokes” – it is an attempt to visualize stable turn of phrase “touch to the miracle.” It means, that verify the existence of of something we can only by touching. Thus, art becomes the only authentic reality, which is available and elusive at the same time.
Evgeniy Bugaev was born in 1984 in Kuybyshev, now Samara. Graduated from the Institute of Art Education, Samara State Pedagogical University. Since 2007 has been working as a press photographer in several Samara magazines. Active in the fields of photography, video and sound art.
He is well known for «Pharma Concert» project nominated in 2011 for the KandinskyPrize. Participated in exhibitions and festivals in Russia and abroad, including: International Video Festival “Now & Then” (Moscow, MMSI), the exhibition “History ofRussian Video Art», (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy), “GhostsReturn”, (the Hong Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan).