Loosen Up

Video Artist: Tanya Akhmetgalieva
Country: Year: Duration: 3 min 45 sec


In collaboration with Daria Pisareva

Music: Plane

Obstacles in life
make one stronger if one finds opportunity to surmount them. A broken leg 
brought dancer Daria Pisareva to a
 form a new existence with a different rhythm and tempo. Pisareva finds a 
new interpretation of dance by losing 
possibility to move as she once did.

Tanya Akhmetgalieva

Born in Kemerovo. Studied at The Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy by Stieglitz and Institute PRO ARTE. Lives and works in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Works in the genres of painting, installation, make objects, video, likes to combine media. Her works were exhibited at the Russian Museum, at the Winzavod (Moscow, Russia), Moscow Museum of modern art, in London Calvert 22 Foundation, Galerie Forsblom (Helsinki), at Marina Gisich Gallery (St. Petersburg), Triumph gallery (Moscow). In 2010, her project “pupal stage” reached the final of the Kandinsky Prize 2010 in the category “Young Artist of the Year”.

In 2015 project “Allergy to dust” won the first prize of Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award in the category “The best project of visual art”. Works are presented in collections of such museums as the Moscow museum of modern art (Moscow), Kiasma (Helsinki), EMMA (Finland), Pori Art Museum (Finland), as well as in private collections in Russia and Europe. Works with Galerie Forsblom.