Curriculum Vitae


1974 Born in Kemerovo, Siberia, Russia.

1995 Exiled from Russia and granted political asylum in the US, moved to New York City.

2004 Together with Brian Kenny formed SUPERM, a collaborative multimedia art team.

2011 Became a US citizen.




AMORESUPERM, La Fresh Gallery, Madrid.

SUPERM FRUIT, Please Do Not Enter, Los Angeles.

De Rusia con Amor (From Russia with Love), Galeria casaBrandon, Buenos Aires, Argentina; presented by Asterisco Festival.


In the Name of Love, iMOCA, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art; curated by Karla Romero.

Intimate Portraits, The Impossible Project, NYC (with Maripol).
Take Five, Lomography Gallery Store, NYC.


Beauty and Hell, envoy enterprises, NYC (SUPERM).


Suddenly Last Summer, AS IF Gallery, NYC; curated by Diego Cortez.

Interpenetration, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada (SUPERM).


Lost Boys, La Fresh Gallery, Madrid (traveling exhibition).


Food Chain, envoy enterprises, NYC.

Lost Boys, Galeria Pauza, Krakow, Poland; and Galerie Terre Rouge, Kulturfabrik, Esch, Luxembourg (traveling exhibition).


White Is Dirty When Ugly, envoy enterprises, NYC (SUPERM).

SPUTNIK 3, Galleri S.E, Bergen, Norway (SUPERM + Gio Black Peter).


Slava Mogutin and Justin Beal, Bortolami Gallery, NYC.

But Her Majesty’s Roastbeef Curtains Wouldn’t Open For Him, Blow de la Barra Gallery, London (SUPERM).


Slava Mogutin: Photography and Video, Allmänna Galleriet 925, Stockholm.


Wiggers in Berlin, Galerie Deschler, Berlin (SUPERM).

Белый Негр (Wigger), Regina Gallery, Moscow (SUPERM).


No Love, Rare Gallery, NYC.


Lost Boys, Rare Gallery, NYC.




Yesterday We Wanted To Be The Sky, Kamarade, Stockholm, Sweden; curated by C-Print Journal.

Identalterity, The 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki Municipal Hall, Greece; curated by Syrago Tsiara and Theodore Markoglou.  

Interface: Queer Artist Forming Communities through Social Media, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, NY; curated by Walt Cessna (catalog).

FACELESS, De Markten, Brussels, Belgium; curated by Bogomir Doringer (traveling exhibition).

A Corps Perdus, Galerie Gourvennec Ogor, Marseille, France; curated by Marc Donnadieu.


Prague Pride: East Side Story, Karlin Studios, Prague; curated by Michal Novotný, Serena Fanara, Giulia Gueci.

Queer Biennial l: LA/NY and parts in between, Coagula Curatorial, LA; curated by Ruben Esparza (catalog).

Guest List, The Impossible Project Barcelona, Espai Tactel, Valencia, and Mundano, Oporto, Spain; curated by Paco y Manolo (traveling exhibition, catalog).

Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague; curated by Michal Nanoru (catalog).

Faceless: Seduction, Surveillance, Privacy, Mediamatic Fabriek, Amsterdam; curated by Bogomir Doringer (traveling exhibition).

That's How a Man Smells, Bitch! düo galerie, Paris; curated by CONGRATS! Magazine.


L'ère vulgaire passera, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris; curated by Patrik Schedler (catalog).

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: To Russia with Love. And to Lou Reed, Egbert Baqué Contemporary Art, Berlin.

Faceless part 1, freiraum quartier21 International, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna; curated by Bogomir Doringer.

Corps et Histoire, Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France.

Making Waves, Daniel Cooney Fine Arts, NYC.

Boy! Oh, boy! Casa de Costa, NYC; curated by Jason Costa and Josh McNey.

I See Rainbows, -kunstplass 5, Oslo, Norway; curated by Bjørn Hatterud (catalog).

Queerussia: the hidden (p)art, Galerie MooiMan, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Polari, True Love Gallery, Seattle, WA; curated by Steven Miller.


Up Against It, Munch Gallery, NYC; curated by Billy Miller.

Portrait of a Genration, The Hole, NYC; curated by Kathy Grayson (catalog).

For Personal Use, The Impossible Project, NYC; curated by East Village Boys (SUPERM).

Androméstico, La Fresh Gallery, Madrid; curated by Guillermo Espinosa.

FG.Ft – Fad Gadget, Frank Tovey; envoy enterprises, NYC; curated by Jimi Dams (catalog).


View of Outer Space from an Aquarium, Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Billy Miller.

Act Like You're Fine: A Study on Obsession, Vacant Gallery, Tokyo; curated by iO Tillett Wright.

Qeering Sex, Human Resources, LA; curated by Kathryn Garcia and Sarvia Jasso.

Surveying the Immigrant Experience, The LGBT Community Center, NYC; curated by Chris Hanway.

My Spring Fling Turned Into My Summer Dream, Splatterpool Art Space, Brooklyn, NY; curated by j. morrison.

For Love Not Money, The 15th Tallinn Print Triennial, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia; curated by Eve Kask, Eha Komissarov, and Simon Rees (catalog).


Altered Statehood (as SUPERM), Artists' Television Access, San Francisco; programmed by Billy Miller.

POSTERMAT, The Hole, NYC; curated by Kathy Grayson.

Una Gran Familia, La Fresh Gallery, Madrid.

The Infidels, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada; curated by Guy Berube.

Streeple, Monat der Fotografie, Kunstraum Richard Sorge, Berlin; curated by Paulus Fugers (catalog).

Your Last Chance, The New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY; curated by Billy Miller.

50 Ways To Keep Your Lover, Galleri S.E, Bergen, Norway.

T MINUS 20, Christopher Henry Gallery, NYC; curated by Jason LeBlond and Ves Pitts.

Because We Are, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas; curated by Tim Gonzalez (catalog).


Summer Drunk Tank, City Art Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand; curated by Young Sun Han.

MAD Paperball, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC.

Love For Sale, The New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY; curated by Billy Miller.  

Lyst (Lust), Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen; curated by Tomas Lagermand Lundme and Mathias Kryger.

Don’t Worry It’s Only Money, City Art Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand; curated by Young Sun Han.

Turn On, Slag Gallery, NYC; curated by Özkan Cangüven.

Screwball Asses, The Company Gallery, Los Angeles; curated by Hedi El Kholti and David Jones.

Get a Rope, CTRL Gallery, Houston, Texas; curated by Kathy Grayson.

History of Violence, The Haifa Museum of Art, Israel; curated by Hadas Maor (SUPERM, catalog).


It Ain’t Fair, O.H.W.O.W., The Art Basel Miami satellite group show curated by Tim Barber, Kathy Grayson, Andreas Melas, Dan Nadel, Pablo de la Barra, Nicola Vassell, and Terence Koh.

Ossuary: Works on paper collected by Alex Rose, The Black Mariah, Cork, Ireland.

I Want a Little Sugar In My Bowl, ASS (Asia Song Society), NYC; curated by Anat Ebgi, Terence Koh, and Jenny Schlenzka (catalog).

Homoccult & Other Esoterotica, Collective Unconscious, NYC; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; curated by Daniel McKernan and Richie Rennt (SUPERM).

The Left Hand of Darkness, The Project, NYC; curated by Sarvia Jasso and Yasmine Dubois.


BodyPoliticX, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; curated by Florian Waldvogel (catalog).

Love Addiction: Practices in Video Art from ’61 to the Present, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy; curated by Andrea Bruciati (catalog).

The Male Gaze, The powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Nicholas Weist.

The Brotherhood, Neon Parc, Melbourne, and Australian Centre for Photography (ACP), Sydney; curated by Shannon Michael Cane.


No Sleep ’til Brooklyn: A powerHouse Hip Hop Retrospective, The powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Sara Rosen.

Globos Sonda/Trial Balloons, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León, Spain; curated by Octavio Zaya, Yuko Hasegawa, and Agustín Pérez Rubio (SUPERM, catalog).

Retro, Angell Gallery, Toronto; curated by Jamie Angell.


With Us Against Reality, or Against Us! Willy Wonka Inc., Oslo, and Galleri S.E, Bergen, Norway; curated by Ida Ekblad and Anders Nordby (catalog).

Log Cabin, Artists Space, NYC; curated by Jeffrey Uslip (SUPERM).

Post-Diaspora­­­: Voyages and Missions, 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art; curated by Olga Kopenkina (catalog).


Phiiliip: Divided by Lightning, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY; curated by John Connelly.

BlackBook: 25 Artists Interpret Fashion, Deitch Projects, NYC; curated by BlackBook Magazine.

Sublime Audacity – The Stroller’s Experience, Galeria Luis Serpa Projectos, Lisbon, and Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal (catalog).

PREMAculTURE, PS1 School, Hydra Island, Greece; curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis (catalog).

The Collector’s Cabinet, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles; curated by Simon Watson/Scenic.

The Hunt For Your Family, V-1, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Odd Number, Stockholm, Sweden; curated by Loyal Magazine.

Sexy Beasts: An Exploration of Sex and Sexuality in Art from 1964 – Present, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, NYC; curated by Robert Knafo.


Kult 48 Klubhouse, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Scott Hug.

Snapshot Now, Angell Gallery, Toronto; curated by Randy Gladman.

Kult 48, FIAC, Paris Expo; curated by Scott Hug.

What About New York? A New New York Scene, Galerie du Jour agnès b., Paris; curated by Scott Hug.

Corporate Profits Vs. Labor Costs, Now Playing, D'Amelio Terras, NYC; curated by John Connelly.

Fox and His Friends: New Millennium Post-Gay Photography (With Fangs), Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh; curated by Edgar Um Bucholtz.

Angst, Rare Gallery, NYC; curated by Peter Surace.


K48 Teenage Rebel – The Bedroom Show, John Connelly Presents, NYC; curated by Scott Hug

The Armory Photography Show, Javits Center, NYC.

Small Works, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, NYC; curated by Christine Sperber.


The Muses, Leslie-Lohman Gallery, NYC; curated by Reed Massengill.


Other Works, Regina Gallery, Moscow.

3rd Moscow Photo Biennale, Central House of Artists, Moscow; curated by Olga Sviblova (catalog).




SUPERM Body Painting (with Brian Kenny, Hugo Bo Chanel, Krishna Istha, Hermes Pittakos, Sanuye Shoteka and Torgeir Sagdahl). Presented by Fringe! Film & Arts Festival, Dalston Superstore, London.


The New Modern Hair (with Silvia Prada), Pacific Design Center, LA; curated by Joakim Andreasson (catalog).


BRUCE(X)PLOITATION (with Bruce LaBruce, Kembra Pfahler, Gio Black Peter, Brian Kenny, and Carter Harrington), The Hole, NYC.


24 Days of Matter Printed, Printed Matter, Inc., NYC; curated by j. morrison.


Vaginal Davis is Speaking From the Diaphragm (with Vaginal Davis), PS 122, NYC.

The Happening of Blind Sculpture (with Gelitin), Greene Naftali Gallery, NYC.


Manpurse IV: Assembly Line, organized by j. morrison (with Scott Hug, Michael Magnan, Dave Ortega, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Dave Ulrich, and Grant Worth), The NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY.

Pornography Project (with Michael Magnan), BUTT IN ASS, A.S.S. (Asia Song Society), curated by BUTT Magazine.

Hygiene: A Piece of Instant Theater (with Brian Kenny), directed by Fedor Pavlov-Andreevich, produced by Maria Baibakova, Deitch Projects, NYC.


Shaking Angles (with Andrey Bartenev and Brian Kenny), The National Arts Club, NYC.


assume vivid astro focus VII (with assume vivid astro focus), Deitch Projects, NYC.

Anarchist Wrestling (with Bruce LaBruce), The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA.


The Ladder of Red (with Andrey Bartenev and Christopher Knowles), The Red Night: 9th Annual Watermill Benefit, Robert Wilson's Watermill Center, Southampton, Long Island, NY.


Kabul Olympics (with Sergey Bratkov), Passage Gallery, Moscow.




HELL, envoy enterprises, NYC (SUPERM).


Burning the Cadle at Both Ends, web gallery for Visual AIDS.


SUPERM Salon, Sundown Salon series, Fritz Haeg's studio, LA.