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Evgeny Antufiev

Born in 1986, Kyzyl, Russia

Lives and works in Moscow, Russia

Overview

Evgeny Antufiev (b. 1986 in Kyzyl, Russia) lives and works in Moscow, Russia. Antufiev grew up in the Siberian republic of Tuva, a remote region which maintains active practices of alchemy, oral folklore and shamanism to this day. It serves as a point of departure for the artist’s engagement with real but mythical space – one where bodies of knowledge are able to accumulate and hybridise across time and place. The artist carves wood, boils bones and embroiders traditional fabrics with recurring ...Read more