Participant Profile

Olesya Ilyenok


Olesya Ilyenok is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores the urban environment using analog and digital tools. Her practice encompases generative graphics and sound, dynamic light, clay sculpture, photography, collage, stencil graffiti, and video. Her intervention He Said, “We’re There!” was nominated for the Sergey Kuryokhin Award for Best Public Art Project, and her video art project AF:CFFiIV won the Art of Neuroscience 2019 competetion in the Netherlands.

Olesya’s work has been shown at the 5th Ural Biennial of Contemporary Art as well as in group shows at the National Center for Contemporary Arts, the Ural Branch, the Electromuseum, the Zarya Center for Contemporary Art, and Artservatory. In 2020, she received her master’s in Digital Art from the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok.