Festival Printemps De Septembre
September 17 - October 17, 2021
Public art project
, Semmering, Austria
August 27, 2021
(rus) Daria Kalugina on the exhibition Re-locatios
of the musical about a closed military town near Moscow, written and directed by Natalia Zaitseva, Arina Boyko, Dmitry Vlasik, Mikhail Tolmachev. At Yermolova’s Theatre, Moscow.
February 11, 2021
AIR at Q21
, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art and the Vadim Sidur Museum
October 14 –– November 29, 2020
The first issue of
published by V-A-C Press is now out Contribution “The Museum of the Local History Society. Solovki labour camp 1925–1937”
It contains the results of research conducted under the grant program of the Center for Experimental Museology. Turning to the historical and theoretical aspects of museology, the program aims to study the Museum as an institutional and artistic agent of the development of art and it's transformations
June 12, 2020.
The City of Tomorrow
Panorama of disappearance
in collaboration with Daniel Falb
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
December 19, 2019 –– January 20, 2020
Gandy Gallery, Bratislava
December 11, 2018 –– February 22, 2019
Moscow Museum of Modern Art
April 26 –– September 16, 2018
Migration of Energies
Gandy gallery Bratislava
March 15 –– 11 May, 2018
discussion and workshop
Red Star Over Russia
November 25, 2017
7th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
The State Tretyakov Gallery Moscow
19 September 2017 — January 18, 2018
States of Control
HIAP Gallery Augusta Helsinki
17 August — October 1, 2017
The Agency Of Lack: Mikhail Tolmachev on his installation at the Moscow Gulag Museum
A conversation with Sven Spieker for ARTMargins Online
Space Force Construction
Palazzo delle Zattere Venice
The exhibition brings together more than 100 works from the 1920s and ‘30s along with major reconstructions of spaces, sculptures and functional objects by key Soviet artists. These recreations and historical art works are brought into dialogue with new commissions and recent works by contemporary visual and performing artists.
May 13 — 25 August, 2017
Pact of Silence
Process. Case Studies at the Museum
The State Museum of GULAG History Moscow
Historian Irina Roldugina, artist Mikhail Tolmachev, and curator Katerina Chuchalina will discuss
the representation and interpretation of historical artefacts, the inaccessibility of the archives and the subject of the Unknown, as well as politics of memory and the performativity of the photographic album.
October 16, 2016
A Visit from Ghosts
Visual Culture Research Center Kiev
The exhibition A Visit from Ghosts not only poses a question of what we are to remember, but also of the ways of telling history with visual or other artistic means.
October 1 — October 30, 2016
Ausstellungsraum Klingeltal Basel
October 2 — November 6, 2016
Pact of Silence
The State Museum of GULAG History Moscow
Process. Case Studies at the Museum opens with a new work by Mikhail Tolmachev, Pact of Silence, a research project based on a photoalbum of images taken at the Solovki prison camp. Tolmachev looks at how we can engage with this photoalbum today, in the absence of witnesses and the personal story of the album's photographer, and with its new status as a museum object.
September 23 — November 6, 2016
The Empire Strikes Back?
A traveling academy will explore the post-Soviet cityscape (in Chisinău, Kiev, Minsk, Moscow, Tbilisi and Yerevan)
Armed Forces Museum Moscow
September 15, 2016
5th Moscow Curatorial Summer School
Beyond Visual Range: Images of war in the Armed Forces Museum Moscow
August 3 — 4, 2016
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig
The exhibition Sentsov’s Camera tells of how conflicts become inscribed in spaces, and how
the inhabitants of these spaces suddenly feel that they are prisoners.
July 15 — October 30, 2016
Time of Reasonable Doubts
National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow
The exhibition evolves from the dialogue of Silvia Franceschini and Valeria Mancinelli on the politics of knowledge production and the potentialities of artistic research in to draft counter-narratives to established historiography.
June 30 — July 30, 2016
The School of Prosperity
The School of Prosperity at MUSA addresses important political issues and frames outlooks on an egalitarian and alternative future beyond crisis, war and corruption within the counterworlds of art.
March 12 — 19, 2016
Klasse Karlsruhe. Lektorin: Alexandra Exter,
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
The exhibition will highlight the intertwined nature of the European art scene at the beginning of the 20th century, presenting a group show centred around Kyiv artist Alexandra Exter (1882–1949), while primarily showing contemporary works to illuminate the relevance of Exter for our time.
October 2 — December 6, 2015
The school of Kyiv, Kyiv Biennial
National Academy Of Fine Arts Ukraine
The exhibition The School Of Landscape reflects on illusionary realm of landscape as a mechanism of collective constructions of identity.
September 8 — November 1, 2015
Best evidence rule
The exhibition puts in question national and international border conflicts with subversive means of art, and stands opposite to the hard facts argued by means of media and politicians.
July 1 — 25, 2015
Beyond Visual Range
MZIN book shop Leipzig
June 25, 2015
Beyond Visual Range / Außer Sichtweite
Eds. Katerina Chuchalina and Mikhail Tolmachev
With texts by Iwona Blazwick, Katerina Chuchalina, Martin Schmidl, Matthew S. Witkovsky (en/de/rus)
Berlin/Leipzig: MMKoehn 2015
Sources go dark
The exhibition springs for a vision of political reality as an intricate system of agents and agencies where information, events and narratives intersect and function, often eluding our efforts to understand them.
April 2 — March 10, 2015
Object is meditation and poetry
Grassi Museum Leipzig
April 2 — June 28, 2015