Anatoly Osmolovsky is an artist, curator and teacher based in Moscow. He began his career as a writer, and was a member of the literary group Vertep before 1989. Between 1990 and 1992, he was the leader of the ETI (Art Territory Expropriation) movement, and participated in a series of street performances / provocations. In 1995, Osmolovsky founded Radek Magazine, which sought to create a space for radical politics under the current atmosphere of official suppression. In the 1990s, he was know as an active member of the Moscow Actionism movement. In 2011, together with Svetlana Baskova, he founded the BAZA Institute - a research and education platform for artists and art-critics.
Credits (c)photo: Ivan Erofeev, Courtesy of Moscow Biennale and M HKA, 2015