ASYA MARAKULINA (*1988) lives and works in Saint Petersburg. In 2014-16 Asya took part in the artists collective «Sever-7». Asya is a fellowship holder of the program to support young Russian artists by the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in 2015-2016; winner of the Credit Suisse Award for Young Russian artists at the Cosmoscow International Fair in 2018. In 2019 she received a special prize at the Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award for the project «A room to rest» from the Institut Français. In addition, the project «A room to rest» was included in the long list of the Kandinsky Prize in the nomination «Young Artist. Project of the Year» in 2019. In 2020 she became a laureate of the Frants Art Foundation grant program for the artists of St. Petersburg. Asya works in various media: graphics, textiles, sculpture, animation, installation – and also constantly tries new ones.
2015 – School of Young Artist, PRO ARTE Fund
2015 – St. Petersburg State University, degree as an Animated film designer
Solo exhibitions
«Never again», Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia

«Nook», FFTN gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«French lessons», studio in the residence Cite internationale des Arts, Paris, France
«Iron overtones», Marina Gisich Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«The senses trap», Marina Shtager Gallery, London, UK
«Insight», the artist’s studio, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«A room to rest», Centre of Urban Culture, Perm, Russia
«Defense», V. Nobokov’s Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«Diary», Sigmund Freud’s Museum of Dreams, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«Hidden seams», NAME Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«Working hours», shop window of the local library №1 at Vyborgsky district, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«WE. DRAWING. ABSTRACT.», Library of book graphics, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«Burrs», Brewhouse exhibition project, Moscow region, Mytischi, Russia

«Fighting the urge to stay at home», Nepokorenniye 17 studio, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«Cloth-paper-scissors», the space «Intimate place», Saint Petersburg, Russia

«Once upon a map», PRO ARTE Fund, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Group exhibitions
«Welcome, Stranger, to this place», Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
«Thirty year olds», Russian Museum, Marble Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«It's not me», Kerka gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2nd Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, GARAGE museum, Moscow, Russia
«Nemoskva», «Manege» Central Exhibition Hall, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«The whole world was not accessible to my gaze», Carillon Gallery, Fort-Worth, Texas, USA
«Contemporary Art in the Traditional Museum» festival, The Arctic and Antarctic Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«Progr in BOGA», conservatory of the Bern Botanical Garden, Bern, Switzerland
«Tekstile Perspektiver», Sami center for Сontemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway and Terminal B, Kirkenes, Norway

«Bonne mine», VI Baltic Biennale, Novy Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«River name», PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
«VDNKh», Marina Gisich Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«Arctic hysteria», Nonconformist Art Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«Topology of a phantom city», New Holland, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«Nepokorennye Prospect», Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

«The shape of the unseen», Hall of the Red, Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
«5 rooms», Loft-project ETAGI, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«FLOWER BUDS», Liljevalchs Hubb, Stockholm, Sweden
«Brural: crossroads of equality and irregularity», Temporary storage gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

«Complex issues», S.Dyaghilev Museum of Modern Art, the “Contemporary Art in the Traditional Museum” festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia
«The shape of the unseen», PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
«Cabinet of Curiosities», Corner Space gallery, Helsinki, Finland
«Star city», graduation exhibition project at the «Young artist school» by the PRO ARTE Fund, Novy museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

«Last discoveries», special project of the IV Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Contemporary Art Center Sokol, Moscow, Russia
«Not a museum. *Laboratory of aesthetic suspicions», Parallel program of the European Biennial of Contemporary Art Manifesta 10, Art Space «New Industry», Saint Petersburg, Russia
Exhibition project «Signal», Contour loft, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Residences and educational programs
2020 – Shishim hill residence, Yekaterinburg, Russia
2019-2020 – Cité internationale des Arts residence, Paris, France
2019 – PROGR residence, Bern, Switzerland
2018 – Open Siberia residence, Tobolsk, Russia
2017 – Residence of the Air Barents program together with Svalbard Gallery, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
2014 – Russian-Finish educational project «Cabinet of Curiosities 2014», Helsinki, Finland - Saint Petersburg, Russia
2014 – Residence in the GLO’ART Centre, Lanaken, Belgium
2013 – Practice in the studio of printed graphics Grafica di Via Sette Dolori, Matera, Italy
Credit Suisse Bank Collection
Russian State Museum
PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art
Sergey Kuriokhin Museum
«New Collection» Fund
GARAGE Museum Library
Private collections