Oleg Lystov

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Visual Arts (curating art, video art)
Europe, Eastern
Russian Federation
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From Nizhny Tagil to Europe

Oleg Lystov is an artist and curator born 1967 in Nizhny Tagil (Russian Federation), where he graduated from the Department of Graphic Art of the Nizhny Tagil Socio-Pedagogic Academy.
As a curator he realised a variety of projects in different cities of Russia and abroad. Currently Lystov works as a senior research officer of the Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts.

Up to now (2007) as a curator Lystov organised or co-organised the following projects:
- International Art Program ?Ecology of Art?: 1 stage (1999) plein-air- symposium ?Living Form? (Chusovoye), 2 stage (2000) project ?Ural ? Tibet?; 3 stage (2001) ?Ural ? Baikal?
- Summary exhibitions of the ?Ecology of Art? (1999-2001) programme were hold in Nizhny Tagil, Yekaterinburg and Moscow;
- International Seminar-plein-air( 2003) ?Ecology of Art in Industrial Landscape?
- International exhibition project ?Eurasia Syndrome?, Yekaterinburg ? Karaganda (2003)
- Exhibition project ?Everyday Camouflage ? Tagil Tray: Contemporary Art in the Technology of Vanishing Painting on Metal?, Nizhny Tagil, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow, Vladivostok, Kaliningrad, Izhevsk (2003-2005);
- International Socio-cultural Project ?Artist and Arms?, Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Tagil, Izhevsk, Kaliningrad, Moscow, Gdansk (2004-2006)
- International Scientific Conference ?Tolerance? within the framework of ?Civilizations of Local Wars: Time-out or Moratorium?, Ural State University, NCCA, Yekaterinburg (2005).
In the majority of these projects Lystov participated also as an artist.
Author: Aleksandra Halicka


Visual arts projects:

Exhibition / Installation,
1992?1999 - ?Nojd?s Garden: Consecution of Ceremony?, Nizhny Tagil 2001 - Land-art Festival ?Arm-hole of Time?, Nizhny Novgorod 2002 - International net-work project ?Art of Tortures and Executions ? Art Against Tortures and Executions?, Kaliningrad 2002 - ?About Love? within the framework of experimental public art festival ?Cultural Capital Nizhnekamsk?, Nizhny Novgorod 2003 - International exhibition project ?Eurasia Syndrome?, Yekaterinburg ? Karaganda 2003 - International public art festival ?Natural Habitat_01?, Yekaterinburg 2003 - Festival ?Long Stories?, Yekaterinburg 2004 - International forum of artistic initiatives ?Paradise?, Moscow 2004 - ?Body of Paradise? (within the framework of the ?New Theatre? Festival), Moscow 2004 - International festival of contemporary art ?Art Klyazma?, Moscow 2005 - Exhibition project ?Novorusskoye? (within the framework of international conference ?New Art Criticism?) Yekaterinburg 2005-2006 - Trans-Russian exhibition project ?9000 km?, Krasnoyarsk, Vladivostok, Nizhny Novgorod, Bishkek, Kurgan, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, St. Petersburg