Participant Profile

Igor Ponosov


Igor Ponosov was born in 1980 in Nizhnevartovsk, Russia. He began his artistic career in 1999 as a graffiti artist in Kiev. In 2003 Ponosov relocated to Moscow, where he continued his work in street art, and in 2004 he wrote a book about Russian street art. Later he published three more books. From 2010 to 2013 Ponosov curated the project Stena (Wall) at the Vinzavod Contemporary Art Center. He has worked as an activist, artist and independent curator of multi-disciplinary projects, focusing on the social environment of the city and its transformation through the arts.