Dmitry Bulatov (b.1968, Kaliningrad, Russia) ::: Article
Artist, curator. His research activities focus on different aspects of interdisciplinary art media (visual, lingua-acoustic, sci-art, biological, etc.). Author of several articles on contemporary art issues published in Russia and abroad, also of such books and anthologies as "Experimental poetry. Selected articles" (Malbork, 1996), "Point of View" (Olsztyn, 1998), "Homo Sonorus" (Kaliningrad, 2001). His artworks were shown at more than 100 exhibitions, among them are such as the International Art Fair "Art Manege'99 Eurasian Zone" (Moscow, 1999), "Bunker Poetico" (49 Venice Biennial, Venice, 2001), "Davaj! Russian Art Now" (Berlin-Vienna, 2002), "Pound-Project" (Berlin, 2003), and others. Participated in such fest-programs as the International Multimedia Art Festival (Odzaci, 1998), H2O-Festival (Oslo, 1999), First Aix Art Contemporary Festival (Aix, 1999), "Pro&Contra" (Москва, 2000), Polypoetry International (Maastricht, 2001), ХХIII International Film Festival (Moscow, 2001), "Contemporary Art in the Traditional Museum" (St. Petersburg, 2002), "New Tendencies in Literature and Art" (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2003) and others. Joined international conferences on the issues of contemporary literature and art, delivered courses of lectures at various universities in Russia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Hong Kong. Laureate of the professional reward "Recognition" (1998), Booker prize diploma-winner for literature (short-list, 2000), scholarship holder of the Russian Professional Literary Men Union (2001). Organizer and curator of more than 20 international art projects. Since 1998 has been curator at the Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Art.