Satka joins other cities to hold art residences of the 6th Ural Industrial Biennale in 2021.

Seven cities and two villages of the Sverdlovsk Oblast and Chelyabinsk Oblast will participate in the project where local communities will create contemporary art works.

Asbest, Nizhny Tagil, Polevskoy, Sysert and Chernoistochinsk in the Sverdlovsk Oblast, Kyshtym, Satka, Chelyabinsk and Sokol in the Chelyabinsk Oblast are holding the Ural Industrial Biennale in 2021. Within six months Russian and foreign artists come to meet urban communities, Ural Industrial heritage and manufacture process of operating enterprises. Site-specific work creation in the space of the host city or enterprise is concluding the visit to the residence. As part of the Biennale routes visitors will be able to immerse in the same historical and industrial background, as well as to see the work created by the artists.

Andrey Olenev, an artist from Nizhny Novgorod, is working at the 6th Biennale. Andrey is one of the key representatives of the Nizhny Novgorod art scene in the 2010s. The decade that witnessed the rise and development of Nizhny Novgorod street art, a local trend that combined street art practices with a unique visual language, as well as interaction strategies with the local historical and cultural background. A member of Muddlehood, the informal artist association, and a co-founder of TOLK Gallery, he has been supporting street artists of Nizhny Novgorod since 2014. He works in various techniques (painting, pyrography, object, installation, artist’s book). He is famous for monumental murals on facades of old houses in Nizhny Novgorod historical center. The artist also creates multicomponent wooden objects that completely or partially disguise the graphic images and provide tactile interaction.

Based on the information of https://uralbiennial.ru/

Photo from the Andrey Olenev official website.