Serguey Maximishin *Russia

1964 // He spent his childhood in Kerch, the Crimea. Moved to Leningrad in 1982. Served in the Soviet army as a photographer the Soviet Military Force Group on Cuba from 1985 to 1987. Graduated from Leningrad Politechnical Inctitute in 1991 with a B.A. in physics. Worked in the laboratory of scientific and technical expertise in the Hermitage Museum. Graduated from St-Petersburg Faculty of photojournalism in 1998. In 1999-2003 he was a staff photographer for the “Izvestia” newspaper. Since 2003,.

Liu dao *China

2006 // Liu Dao was founded in 2006 by island6 Arts Center under the direction of French curator Thomas Charvériat. Liu Dao is a group composed of multimedia artists, engineers, painters, performers, photographers, curators and writers. Their work explore the effects that “technologies have on our perception and modes of communication” but also on LED art, photography, modern sculpture and paintings.  

Kimiko Yoshida *Japan/France

1963 // The self-portraits of Kimiko Yoshida are ways to sublimate or undo “backwards” a traumatized, childhood marked by abandonment and homelessness. His arrival in France in 1995 is experienced as a renaissance. His world now includes multifaceted people her memories, her little girl dreams and legends of his native country. The brides series, consisting of about sixty self-portraits, is an intimate trip which is defined as the art of the transition and the passage. From his experiences of the.

Xooang Choi *Corea

1975 // Born in Séoul, Corea. 2002 BFA in Sculptur, Séoul National University, Corea. 2005 MFA in Sculptur, Séoul National University, Corea. Xooang Choi began to be recognized from the early 2000’s for his miniature figurative sculptures made of painted polymer clay. Since 2007 his work has been enlarged in its scale, which gave more presence to his sculpture – as if a living object staged in space. Choi’s work is distinguished for its hyper-realistic technique of portraying human bodies and.

‏Almagul Menlibayeva *‏‏Kazakhstan

‏ 1969 //  Born in Kazakhstan. 1992 / Graduated from the National Academy of Arts and Theatre, Almaty, Kazakhstan. ‏Lives and works in Almaty, Amsterdam and Berlin. Menlibayeva graduated from the Theatre and Fine Arts Institute in Almaty in 1992. Her educational background is in the Soviet Russian avant-garde school of Futurism, which is combined with a nomadic aesthetic of post-Soviet, contemporary Kazakhstan. Working across a range of media including painting, graphics, performance, video and installation, Menlibayeva employs a syncretic.