MOSTYN, Wales UK is pleased to announce the first UK solo exhibition by Russian born artist, Evgeny Antufiev.
The exhibition Organic resistance: body and knife -
International Archives 2nd half of 2017
Exhibition November 19, 2017 -
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Evgeny Antufiev, Organic resistance: body and knife -
Inspired by the traces of shamanic practice in the Siberian region of Tuva, where he was raised, Antufiev slowly crafts his own mythologies through a semi-
MOSTYN's location in North Wales, famous for its rural and mountain landscapes, functions as a fitting backdrop to the artefacts, myths and objects upon which Antufiev's work focuses. These elements of the exhibition could have originated in this geographical area which has been occupied, farmed and exploited for minerals since the Bronze Age.
The exhibition is organised in partnership with Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia (Italy), where the artist had a major survey of his work in 2013 – the first one in Italy. The Maramotti Collection has continued to follow the research of the artist by acquiring new works over the last few years.