POLINA BAKHTINA

is a Moscow-based artist, scenographer and lllustrator ///

 

Mainly works in theatre design on projects which focus on performances of experimental forms (director Yuri Kvyatkovsky, Ivan Vyrypaev, Volker Schmidt), including the cult hip-hoppera Cops on Fire.  Also engaged in the creation of site-specific and interdisciplinary multimedia projects.

 

Creator of the State pavilion at the XIII International Exhibition Prague Quadrennial 2015 (with Yan Kalnberzin). 

Gold medal of the XIII International Exhibition Prague Quadrennial 2015 for the comix Meyerhold's Dream as The Best PQ 2015 Publication.

 

Winner of the "Breakthrough" awards in the nomination The best young artist of dramatic theater, Saint-Petesburg, Russia. 

 

Сurator of scenography course in British Higher School of Design in Moscow.

She regularly holds workshops and lectures on contemporary theatre design and art.