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Alexandra Kuznetsova

  • Alexandra Kuznetsova has been at HSE University since 2013.


  • 2012

    Wordshop Academy of Communications

  • 2002

    Moscow State Pedagogical University

solo exhibitions
• The more we contemplate the less we live, CCI Fabrika, 01–02.2020
• Comrades of the Light, HSE ArtGallery, 06–08.2019
• Aporias [Paradoxes], personal exhibition, Moscow Museum of Modern Art
(mmoma, Konencov Museum), 2013, curator: Daria Kamyshnikova

select group exhibitions
• On our own. Ecological exhibition of local importance, Peresvetova Lane
Gallery, 02–03.2020, curator: Alexandra Kiseleva
• «Nothing Worse Than «I don`t care», Masterclass Galery, 09–10.2019
curators: Datia Tikhomirova, Kristina Cian
• New slogans, HSE ArtGallery, 2018, curator: Alexandr Shaburov
• III Street Art Biennale Artmossphere, Winzavod, 2018, curator: Sabina Chagina
• III Kampala Art Biennale, 2018, curator/librettist: Simon Njami
• Borders, Ilya Kabakov`s Worskshop, 2017, curator: Datia Tikhomirova
• Landscape Re-Worked, Tretyakov Galery, 2017, curators: Louse Morin, Irina
• Workshop 2017. Over There, Where No One Dreams: From Sacred Geography
To Non-Place, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (mmoma), 2017, chief curators:
Daria Kamyshnikova, Vladislav Efimov
• Calculation, Alta-Gallery, Malmö, Sweden 2017, curators: Valentina Makarova-
Sekisova, Kirstine Skov Hansen
• Ground zin. Books that are, Ground Peschanya gallery, 2017, curator: Ekaterina
• Street Art Biennale Artmossphere, MMEA Manege, 2016, curators: Sabina
Chagina, Julia Vasilenko
• 19/92/ At First, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (mmoma), 2016, curator:
Darja Kamyshnikova
• 13 Mediaforum as a part of Moscow International Film Festival, Ekaterina
Foundation, Moscow, 2012
• Student Art Prom Exhibition, The Program of performances Energy in
operation, Artplay, Moscow, 2012, curator: Elena Kovylina
• Extra Short Film Festival (esf), 2012
• Art and Design Exhibition Salmon Effect – curator and participant, 2010
• Modern Art Festival Stop! Who is going? The National Center for
Contemporary Art (ncca), 2006, curator: Daria Pyrkina
• Power, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (mmoma), 2006
curator: Daria Kamyshnikova
• The Fourth Performance Festival named Kazimir Malevich, DOM gallery, 2004
• Modern Art Festival Stop! Who is going? The National Center for
Contemporary Art (ncca), 2002, curator: Daria Pyrkina
• Masterskaya, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (mmoma), 2001, 2002

Curatorial practice


ADCR Awards Gold, Magazine Design, 2011, 2012, 2013
ADCR Awards Silver, Magazine Design, 20122013
D&AD (Design and Art Direction Award), in Book, Magazine and Newspaper Design (Magazine Sections), 2010
International Design Festival COW Design Diploma, 2010
National Festival of Advertising Idia, II place (with BBDO Russia), 2010

•    One Minute Festival, Brazil, 2013
•    The premier prize of  Extra Short Film Festival (ESF) Moscow, 2012

•    Aerogroup, 05.13–08.14, position: Art director, Imperial Magazine
•    British Higher School of Art and Design 2010–2015, lectures, workshops, participation in jury
•    Snob Media Publishing House, Snob Magazine, 09.08–06.12, position: Designer
•    SportAkademReklama Ltd., publishing house, advertising agency, 11.02–09.08, position: Art director (2004–2008), Designer (2002–2004)

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

•    Course "Architecture through etching" with Alexandr Brodsky, 2020–2021
•    Kampala art residence, 2018
•    Institute of Contemporary Art, 2017–2019
•    Summer Academy of Fine Arts Salzburg, «Painting, photo and film» with Hubert Scheibl, 2013
•    British Higher School of Art and Design, Visual Communications (highest grade diploma), 2008–2010

Postgraduate Studies

2nd year of study
Approved topic of thesis: Installation as a space of visual signs: object/subject and "the politics of spectatorship"
Academic Supervisor: Sakhno, Irina

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2020, 2019, 2014

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Timetable for today

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HSE Art and Design School  End-of-Year Exhibition Opens at MMOMA

At the end of each academic year, students of the HSE Art and Design School present an exhibition of their works. On June 30, the opening ceremony of this year’s exhibition, titled ‘Telling Stories. Big Data’, took place at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA). The exhibition unites students, graduates, and teachers of the HSE University Art and Design School and the Faculty of Creative Industries.

HSE Art and Design School Announces Competition Results, Explores the Art of Photography, and Opens New Exhibition

The HSE Art and Design School held three important events in the run-up to the New Year’s holidays: announcing the winners of the second season of the international HSE Creative Open competition, hosting the final lecture of the October–December open lecture season, and launching the Diploma22 graduation project exhibition at the HSE Art Gallery.

HSE Art and Design School Accepts Projects for Contemporary Art Competition

The first season of the new competition for prospective applicants of HSE Art and Design School has started. The competition aims to unite promising young artists on one platform. The winners will receive tuition discounts of up to 100% for the HSE Bachelor's Programme in Contemporary Art.

‘Humans Are No Longer at the Top of the Hierarchy’

In June, the HSE ART GALLERY opened the final exhibition under the general curatorial theme ‘In a Land Faraway’. The exhibition displays the best works by students, graduates, and lecturers of the HSE Art and Design School created over the past year. Thousands of artists applied to participate in the exhibition.

Tired People: A New Exhibition at HSE ART GALLERY

From October 8 to November 14, 2021, the HSE ART GALLERY is hosting an annual exhibition of works by students and teachers at the HSE Art and Design School. Curated by Alexandra Kuznetsova, Yulia Yusma, and Diana Machulina, the exhibition’s theme is fatigue, which has become a way of life for people.  The artists offer viewers a multidisciplinary study of the current state of humanity and society. The HSE News Service visited the exhibition to learn more about the artists.  

HSE Student Designs Packaging for Toothpaste

Packaging of the World, a popular online resource for designers and marketing professions, has published a packaging design for Smilex12+ toothpaste developed by Anna Kosheleva, a third year student at HSE’s Art and Design School. Her work was overseen by Alexandra Kuznetsova, the school’s Academic Supervisor of Bachelor's programme in Design.

56 seconds

is the length of the animated film ‘Möbius and Eight’ by Alexandra Kuznetsova, an instructor at the HSE. The film was the winner in the B&W and Free Theme categories at the 1 Minuto film festival in Brazil.