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IMPERMANENT EXPOSITION, 2019

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Installation – reconstruction.
By using archival photo material and video footage, a nostalgic walk through Moscow city centre is being reconstructed. These sites exist only in the memory as the city is being constantly altered and rebuilt. The “exposition” continues to grow as the memories of Moscow’s past keep on layering up the streets.

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BAVARIA(tion), 2018

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A photo series casts Oktoberfest’s women in a tragicomic new light. Published in SLEEK magazine, in collaboration with fashion stylist Marie Godt.

STILL(LIVE), 2019

“Still(live) is a visual essay rooting from a research into Facetime communication. Being fascinated by the question of how real is the person on the “other side” Elizaveta Federmesser explores the physicality of one’s presence under the smooth surface of a retina screen.”

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LIFE STREAM, 2018

  • VR game (play here) and installation, mixed media: 10 portraits on textile; 1 black glass bench with etchings; 1 black mirror; 1 post card; 1 photo print; 1 text print. 

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PSEVDO TRAVELLING, 2018

360 fashion film explores the virtual intimacy of young couples in long distance relationships. When the realness of video calls is doubtful, one’s clothing may become a new point of reference.

DUNE, 2018

Editorial shoot for A March Issue- a project by Sonia Oet and Line Arngaard.

MUSE, 2017

This project premiered as a part of The One Minutes program “Witches” curated by Juliette Lizotte at Fabulous Futures, Amsterdam.
The film has an accompanying poem: 

PLAY#1, 2017

Short film PLAY#1 is an open letter about social awkwardness and mistranslation. This is a short film exploring weak points of human’s interactions and common difficulties of false expectations. It premiered at the EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam in February 2017.

PROCRASTINATION, 2015

PROCRASTINATION aka Quality time-spending. Spam presentation.
Presented at “Procrastination” a group show, special project of the V Moscow International Biennale for Young Art “Deep inside”.

Exhibitions

2020
State of Emergency” group show at Triumph gallery, Moscow
Witches” group show at Fabulous Futures, Amsterdam

2019
Library” group show at Triumph gallery, Moscow
“Absurd Beings on Skin” group show at Kunstkapel, Amsterdam “Morph” group show at Milan Design Week

2018
“Groundwork” screening at Gerrit Rietveld Academie Museumnacht
“Transit” screening at MESH HOUR: Screening & Artist Talk, PACT Zollverein
“Transit” fashion performance at OH! event, Cultureel Cen- trum’t Fijnhout Amstredam SAUCE Magazine launch and group exhibition.

2017
“INTER-mission” personal photo exhibition at Eight Cubic Meters Gallery, Amsterdam
“Moral Retreat Centre” screening and installation at EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam as a part of EYE Lab. Neuro Power program

2016
“The time is the power in which we burn” group-show at SSBA salon, Amsterdam
Procrastination” a group show, special project of the V Moscow International Biennale for Young Art “Deep inside”
“Tower to the power of one” performed on the opening of the Uncut in Amsterdam

2014
“Framing the Ego” group show at the Bookstore, Amsterdam