Elena Elagina

1949 was born in Moscow
1964-1976 worked with Ernst Unknown
1967-1972 studied with Alice Poret
1972-1975 studied at the Orekhovo-Zuevsky State Pedagogical Institute
since 1979 member of the collective action group
since 1987 member of the Avant-Garde Club (KlAva)
2000 co-founder and chairman of the board of the Art Projects Foundation, Moscow
  Lives and works in Moscow
Selected solo exhibitions
1996 Laboratory of Great Work. Gallery "Obscuri Viri", Moscow
2009 In situ (together with Igor Makarevich). Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Selected group exhibitions
1987 Creative atmosphere and art process. 1st exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District on Vostochnaya St., Moscow
  Retrospection of the work of Moscow artists. 1957-1987. The Hermitage Amateur Society, Exhibition Hall on Profsoyuznaya 100, Moscow
1990 Towards the facility. Gardeners Gallery (exhibition hall of the Krasnogvardeisky district), Moscow
  Worker. Exhibition Hall on October 26, Moscow
  In de USSR en Erbuiten. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1990-1991 Between Spring and Summer: Soviet Conceptual Art in the Era of Late Communism. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, United States
1991 MANI Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler. Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt, Germany
  Private lessons. Exhibition Hall "On Solyanka", Moscow
1991-1993 Perspectives of Conceptualism. The University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu; The Clocktower Gallery, P. S. 1, New York; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, United States
1992 Hearts of four. Officers Club Academy T. Frunze, Moscow
1995 Kunst im verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Russland 1957-1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; Documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow
1996 KlAva-96. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetovoy Lane, Moscow
1997 Collective Actions. Exit Art, New York, USA
1999 The boundaries of gender. Gallery of the Free Culture Partnership, St. Petersburg
2001 V International Festival of Arts KUKART. Tsarskoye Selo, Leningrad Region, Russia
2002 Feminine art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2003 Caution, Religion! Museum and Community Center A. Sakharova, Moscow
2004 Esotericum. Tarot cards. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
2008 That Obscure Object of Art. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
2011 Snowstorm. Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod
  Empty Zones. Andrei Monastyrski and Collective Actions. La 54 Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Russo, Venice, Italy