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Nataliya Kamenetskaya

Nataliya Kamenetskaya

Nataliya Kamenetskaya is the multidisciplinary artist, researcher and curator of numbersof international and regional art projects.

Her artistic focus lies in the field of mixed senses and techniques, on split ideas, philosophical, fantastic and social subjects.

Her academic and curatorial interests mainly focus on shifting paradigms of scientific, philosophical and sacred texts, on gender and ethnocultural issues in visual culture.

Born in USSR.

Since 2017 lives in Israel



“Performing Gender: Cultural Studies, Literary Theory, and Visual Arts in CEE/FSU”, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 1997.

Department of Fine & Applied Arts, Moscow Textile Institute. Degree granted June 16, 1981.



  • 1996–2018   Founder and Director, the non-profit cultural organization “INO Creative Lab”.

  • 1994–2015   Researcher and professor, the Gender Studies Department of The Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU, RSUH), curator of the RSUH Museum Centre funds.

  • 1989–1996   Founder, IDIOMA Feminist Cultural Laboratory for Creative   Research.

  • 2023 –          Co-founder, Chair of the INEMEA group, Israel.



  • 13th Yeosu International Art Festival, The Sea, What we think What we show. Yeosu, Republic of Korea, 2023.

  • 5-nations artplatform, Art & Environment = Crossing, exhibition. Gwangju, Republic of Korea, 2022.

  • 5-nations

  • Artplatform: National identity and Contemporary Art exhibition on-line. Gwangju, Republic of Korea, 2021.

  • The Eye, Museum of Dezire project, Present Continuous exhibition, Garage Museum, Moscow, February-June 2021.

  • Sages: Angels of Gwangju series, Miro Center Residency exhibition; 313, Curated exhibition, Miro Center, Gwangju, Republic of Korea, 2019.

  • White Dance art project’ s exhibition series, Moscow. 2017 – 2019.

  • Frame of Reference of the Artist: The Number & the Digit, International multimedia art exhibition, RSUH Museum Center, Moscow – 2018.

  • From Non-Conformism to Feminisms: TMORA, Minneapolis (USA). 2018.

  • Kunst auf Rezept - art on prescription – art sur ordonnance, Via Garibaldi Fondamenta San Gioachin 490a, Venice, 2017; Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris, 2018.

  • Frame of Reference, International multimedia art exhibition, RSUH Museum Centre, Moscow.

  • 2016.

  • The Phenomenon of Human Memory. Solo invitational exhibition, Thinking Box gallery,  Gwangju, Republic of Korea. 2016. 

  • Social Messages of Women Art. 2016, International Women’s Art Festival, Gwangju Folk Museum,  Republic of Korea. Sept. 2016.

  • Urbi et Orbi.  International exhibition presented in a special program for the 7th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. RSUH Museum Centre, Moscow. 2015.

  • Garden of Flame, 2014 International Women’ s Arts Festival, International exhibition. Gwangju Folk Museum Exhibition Hall, Republic of Korea. 2014.

  • Migrants, exhibition presented in a special programme for the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. RSUH Museum Centre. September 17~October 12 , 2013.

  • New times of biopolitics. Exhibition presented in a special program for the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Artplay Design Сenter, Moscow. Sept. 17~Oct. 5, 2013.

  • International Women Arts Exhibition “Lights of women”, Gwangju, Republic of Korea. September 7~September  26, 2012.

  • The Outer Space State of Transcendental Upheavels. Russia/UK exhibition presented in a special programme for the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Proekt_Fabrika, Moscow. 2011.

  • Women’s Nano. International exhibition presented in a special programme for the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. RSUH Museum Centre, RusNano, INO, Moscow. 2011.

  • Anthropologizing the Future. International exhibition presented in a special programme for the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. The Contemporary Art Centre M’ARS, Moscow. 2011.


  • ŽEN d’ART. The Gender History of Art in the Post-Soviet Space: 1989~2009. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow. 2010.    

  • Vulnerability. International women art exhibition presented in a special programme for the 3th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. RSUH Museum Centre. 2009.        

  • Chaos – C0smos. Aircraft Galery, Bratislava. 2009.

  • The Origin of Darvin. State Darwin Museum, Russian Federation of Artists, Moscow. 2008−2009.

  • Annamukhamed  Zaripov and his Collection. Marble Palace, The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, 2008.

  • From Non-Conformism to Feminisms: Russian Women Artists from the Kolodzei Art Foundation.
Chelsea Art Museum, NY, 2007.

  • The Katoptron (The gaze and the mirror). International exhibition presented in a special programme for the 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, RGGU Museum Centre, Moscow. 2007.

  • Egalitarianism. Exhibition for the project “Gender Aspects of the Visual Arts of Northern and Central Russia: Tradition and Innovation”, presented in a special programme for the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, RSUH Museum Centre, Moscow. 2005.

  • Body, Culture, and Optical Phantoms. Exhibition within the conference “Body and Culture”, RSUH Museum Centre, Moscow. 2004.

  • Danger, Religion. Sakharov Centre, Moscow. 2003.

  • International Festival of New Technologies in Contemporary Art (in honour of St. Petersburg’s Tricentennial). Saint Petersburg Centre for the Visual Arts, Saint Petersburg. 2003.

  • Travel Moscow – Berlin. German Embassy, Moscow. 2003.

  • Femme Art (Women's Painting in Russia XV-XX centuries). State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. 2002.

  • Self-Portrait of the Woman Artist. Museum Centre, RGGU Moscow. 2001.

  • Women in Art, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ. 2000.

  • Gender Boundaries. Cyber-Femin-Club, Saint Petersburg. 1999.

  • Anamnesis Lapsus Memoriae. RSUH Museum Centre, Moscow.

  • Moscow International Forum of Art Initiatives. Author project for Museum of Time, Malyi Manezh, Moscow. 1998.

  • Woman & Art. McArthur Foundation, Moscow. 1998.

  • Girlfriends. Phoenix Gallery, Moscow. 1997.

  • Second Point. Phoenix Gallery, Moscow. 1997.

  • Apocalypse, exhibition for the international conference "Apocalypse: Self-Awareness of Culture on the Brink of the 20th Century”, RSUH Museum Centre, Moscow. 1995

  • Colloquium: The Swedish-Russian Artistic Experience of Cultural Anthropology. Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow. 1995.

  • 0 Arcane. Women art exhibit for the international conference "Russian Culture and Subculture”, Central House of Artists, Moscow. 1992.

  • Hindelopa (Obstacle Race). Russian-Swedish women art exhibition Tomelilla, Sweden. 1991.

  • Femininity & Power. Central Club for Art Workers, Moscow. 1990.

  • ŽEN. Exhibit as part of the international project “Women as Subject and Object in Art”, Sadovniky Gallery, Moscow. 1990.

  • Russian & Contemporary Soviet Art, Rome and Finland. 1990.

  • Labyrinth. Hamburg, Germany. 1989.



  • 2022. Recognition as a "Particularly outstanding" artist. Awarded by the Creative commission in the field of plastic arts, Israel.

  • 2019. Curated by Guangju, Gungdong Miro Residence, Gwangju, Republic of Korea. Granted by Gungdong Miro Residence.

  • 2018. Recognition of the status of Repatriate scientist, Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, Israel.

  • 2016. Grant of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation for merits in the field of artistic culture, 2016. Agreement № 054-10-2018-134.

  • 2014. Silver medal of Merit in the culture. *Award from Russian Federation of Artists.

  • 2011. “Innovation", the 6th  All-Russian Contemporary Visual Art Competition Award 2010. Nominee in the nomination “Art theory and criticism”.

  • 2011. Bronze Medal of Merit in the culture.

  • Award from Russian Federation of Artists.

  • 1997. Residency Apocalypso, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada.

  • Awarded grant from Banff Centre for the Arts.

  • 1996. Summer University, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.

  • Awarded grant from the CEU, Soros Foundation.

  • 1996.Yaddo Residency for Artists, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

  • *Awarded grant from the Yaddo Residence, Trust for Mutual Understanding.

  • 1995. Award from RSUH for the “Apocalypse” exhibition.​

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