antisocially-engaged art

Résumé - Anastasia Artemeva

Higher Education
- Aalto University, Master's Degree in Visual Culture and Contemporary Art, 2016
- Limerick School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Sculpture and Combined Media, 2012

Additional Education
- Diversity Agent Course, Culture for All Service, Globe Art Point, Center for Culture Policy Research Cupore, Helsinki, 2019
- Introductory Course on Human Rights,
International School of Human Rights and Civic Action, Sakharov Center, Moscow, 2016
- Certificate in Criminal Law,
Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick, 2013


2015 - ongoing Prison Outside artistic research project
2018-2020 Free Translation, Exhibitions and workshops
2017 Poikkeustila:Martial Law, Maunula, Helsinki
2017 Idässä Versoo with writer Lauri Niskanen and Cultural Center Stoa and groups in Eastern Helsinki
2015-2017 Dear You with Arlene Tucker and various schools in Helsinki and abroad
2015 Invisible Neighbours with Annika Niskanen, Esitystaiteen Keskus Performance Art Centre, and Helsinki prison
2014 - 2015 Katiska & The map service of Kalasatama urban participation workshop, building a playground in the wasteland with a community of residents Working groups: Artemeva-Bergström-Niskanen & Niemistö-Niskanen Artemeva, Esitystaiteen Keskus, Kattilahalli and Kalasatama residents

Curatorial work 

2020 #Burn_ Festival, Pixelache Festival 2021, Oodi Library, Helsinki
2016 World Village Festival Maailma Kylässä & Catalysti Association of Transcultural Artists ry
2015 Gaming the System, with Pixelache Festival and Taidelinja HKL Helsinki, Finland
2013 TomCat, urban festival in collaboration with artists and local businesses, Limerick

Personal and collaborative exhibitions & events

2017 Mökki/Дача with Liisa Ahlfors, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2017 Sentences, Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki
2017 Birthday, solo performance by Mikkö Niemistö. Sound design by Johannes Vartola
2017 Leviathan with Steve Maher, Galleria OK11, Helsinki
2016 Invisible in Seven Days, with Annika Niskanen, Kallio Kunstahalle, Helsinki
2015 Nocturne, Third Space, Helsinki

Selected group exhibitions & events

2020 Quantum Critic, Myymälä 2, Helsinki &  Art School Masters, St. Petersburg, curated by Natalia Alekseeva, Ramiro Camelo, Timo Tuhkanen
2019 Performance Night, Museum of Impossible Forms, Helsinki
2018 Joutokumpu, Finlayson Area, Tampere, curated by Annika Niskanen
2017 Dear You: A Live Act, Helsinki, Finland. 3 day program at Ilmifestivaali, which included a school workshop, non-stop workshop, and interactive performance. Teatteri ILMI Ö. 13-14.10.2017.
2017 Fabric book making workshops, Venäjän tiede- ja kuttuurikeskus, Helsinki
2017 Pixelache Festival, Suvilahti, Helsinki.
2016 3rd International Casablanca Biennale of Contemporary Art, Morocco.
2015 Performanssifiesta, Hirvitalo & Mahdollisuuksien tila, Tampere, Finland
2015 Urban Fishing, Elävä Pori Toimisto, Pori, Finland
2015 Current State, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
2015 The Plane Invasion, the Church Gallery, Limerick, Ireland
2015 Frozen Species, Hakaniemi and Esitytaiteen Keskus Performance Art Centre, Helsinki
2015 LUX Helsinki Light Festival, Topelia, Helsinki
2014 Hospital Shop Window Festival, Hospital, Ireland
2014 The Last Lingonberry, Kivinokka, Helsinki
2014 DARK MATTER or Optimism as a Strategy, with Ormston House at Supermarket, Stockholm
2014 LUX Helsinki Light Festival, Hesperian Puisto, Helsinki
2013 Lorg Presents, curated by Alicia Lydon, the Shed, Galway, Ireland
2012 Gracelands. Circling the Square, curated by Vaari Claffey, EVA International Biennial of Visual Art, curated by Annie Fletcher, Limerick, Ireland
2012 The Future is Now, Graduate Show, Limerick School of Art and Design, Ireland
2012 CatDig, curated by Lotte Bender, Limerick, Ireland
2012 LSAD Open Drawing Awards, curated by Siobhan Piercy, LSAD Church Gallery, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Anti Racism Network, the Back Loft, La Cathedral studios, Dublin, Ireland
2011 Living Place, Faber studios, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Unlikely Event, Like studios, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Art in the Making: The thin line between art and documentary,
The Guest House, Cork, Ireland
2011 The Double Life of Catherine Street, CatDig, with Tracy Fahey and LSAD students, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Millipede , Occupy Space, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Vitiate, Old Franciscan Church, Limerick, Ireland
2011 DRY, the Loft, Limerick, Ireland
2011 My Limerick, Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland
2010 Mamuska Le Cat Salons, the Loft, Dublin, Ireland
2010 Table of Contents, LSAD Gallery, Limerick. Ireland
2010 Student Art Awards, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland
2010 Confused, the Stix, Limerick, Ireland
2010 The Grey Cabinet, LSAD Gallery, Limerick, Ireland


2017 M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Faber Studios Residency Award, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Like Studio, Limerick, Ireland


These Animals Goes Limerick,
Chris Hayes, Limerick Leader, December 27, 2015
After the Future 2012- Eva International Biennial Catalogue, May 2013
Great Expectations, Mary Conlon, Gerry Walker,  Irish Arts Review, Autumn 2012
Exit Limerick Review Special, Pippa Little and Paul Sullivan, EVA International Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick Leader, Saturday June 16, 2012
The Future Is Now, Catalogue 2012

Presentations & Lectures

2020 VI Abramkin Prison Conference, Center for Prison Reform, May 21, 2020, Moscow, Russia
2020 Artist in Society course, guest speaker, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2019 16th ETMU Conference, University of Tampere Finland
2019 Free Translation art exchange methods, State institution of the Moscow region
“Electrostal Social and rehabilitation center for minors “Confidence”, Electrostal, Russia
2019 Free Translation art exchange methods Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
2018 Prison Outside #2 Conference, PUBLICS, Helsinki, 21. November 2018
2018 Free Translation art exchange methods Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
2018 Free Translation art exchange methods Kaluga Regional Government Hall, Kaluga, Russia
2018 Taidekoulu MAA, MAA Kulma, Helsinki Art Museum HAM
2018 Practice and Power, Create and the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP), June 21.-23.2018, Dublin, Ireland.
2017 Matroshka Dating, CulturaFest, K-13, Helsinki
2016 Teatterikesä Festival, Teatteri Telakka, Tampere, Finland
2016 Nordic Summer University, Circle 7: Practicing Communities, Orivesi, Finland
2012 Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland


Artemeva A., Cowan, M., Orlov I., ed., Shy Plumber: A Journal of Art and Anti-Art. Helsinki, Berlin, 2020 (ISSN 2736-8203)
Artemeva A., Tucker, A: Dear You: Shared Spheres in Creative Spaces, Abstract, SPECIAL ISSUE InSEA Congress 2018: Scientific and Social Interventions in Art Education
Artemeva, Anastasia and Arlene Tucker 2019. “Process as the medium for socially engaged art.” In: IMAG#7, ed. Ângela Saldanha, Bernadette Thomas and Teresa Torres de Eça. InSEA: International Society for Education through Art, pp. 4-10.
Deep Inside Moscow, Visual Artists News sheet, September 2016.
Artemeva A. Prisons and Presence. Process-based artistic research. Master’s thesis, Aalto University, Department of Art anf Design. 2016.
This Page is About to Expire, Particular Future Scenarios, the Speculative Society #1, Autumn 2012
Entitled, Paper Visual Art Limerick Edition, Summer 2012
Страсть, 21 Proposals for the Turbine Hall, Road Books, 2011
Stir It Up LSAD Magazine, May 2011