Mikhail Maksimov, Artist and Independent Video Director.
Graduated at Moscow State Construction University and Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. participant of exhibitions and festivals including 3-th, 4-th, 5-th moscow modern art biennale, New Horizons International Film Festival, Wrozlaw, Poland, 34rd and 36th Moscow International Film Festival (2013, 2014), Manifesta 10, (2014) 12nd and 13th, 14th Kansk Video Festival (2013, 2014, 2015, best russian short winner), International Festival of Cinematographic Debuts “Spirit of fire” (Golden Taiga for the best short film), 71th Locarno Festival, 35th Hamburg Kurz Film Festival
His metaphorical and poetic works use a game engine, 3D graphic, mathematical algorithms and neural networks.
Selected exhibitions: Manifesta 10, Saint Petersburg,2014, Burning News, London, England, Hayward Gallery,2014, The Reasons of Sparking, Triumph Gallery, Moscow 2016, Hosting the Inhuman, Epicircle, V.A.C. Foundation, 2017, International Festival of Cinematographic Debuts “Spirit of fire”, 2018, 71th Locarno Featival, Parti Di Domani, International Competition.