Daria Parkhomenko

Portrait Daria Parkhomenko

Curator and founding director of LABORATORIA Art & Science Foundation (2008) – the first exhibition and research center in Russia focused on constructing platforms of interdisciplinary interaction between contemporary art and science. In 2019, launched a new space of LABORATORIA Art & Science in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. The author of the Know-How Methodology of integrating artists and scientists into each other’s fields.

Studied: sociology, art history (MA) and cultural management at Lomonosov Moscow State University and Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences and Manchester University. 

Curated more than 30 exhibitions, including: »New Elements«, group exh. (co-curated with Dietmar Offenhuber) (New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, 2021-2022), »May the Other Live in Me«, group exh. (New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, 2021), »Daemons in the Machine« group exh. (ММОМА, Moscow, 2018), »Quantum Entanglement 2.0« group exh. (Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, 2016), »Quantum Entanglement« (co-curated with Tom Higham, FutureEverything) group exh. (LABORATORIA, Moscow, 2015), »Superconduction« group exh. (Riga, 2015), »Ice Laboratory«, group exh. (LABORATORIA, Moscow, 2013), »Frontier«, group exh. (LABORATORIA, Moscow, 2013),  International symposium »Brainstorms. The Artist in the Context of Neuroscience« (Polytechnic Museum, Moscow, 2012), »Dust«, group exh. (LABORATORIA, Moscow, 2012), »Neuroscientific experiment 1. Measuring the Magic of Mutual Gaze«, Marina Abramovic (Garage, Moscow, 2011), »Infusion«, group exh. (LABORATORIA, Moscow, 2011), »Tele-Present Wind«, David Bowen (LABORATORIA, 2010), »The Egg of Columbus«, group exh. (LABORATORIA, Moscow, 2010), LABORATORIA. Experience 1, group exh. (LABORATORIA / 2008)

Presented at numerous international conferences and symposia including: Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria; ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany; CAFA, Beijing, China; ‘FutureEverything Festival, Manchester, UK; Antarctopia Pavilion, Venice Biennale of Contemporary Arts, Italy; Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art; Auslandskulturtagung 2013, Vienna,Watermill Centre for Performance, USA; CIAM, Montréal, Canada; Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain.  

Author of publications, including: Plasma — Interplanetary Art and Science Magazine. No. 4. 2018, The Art Magazine, Moscow, 2013; ZKM, Germany, 2012; Arts Santa Monica, Spain, 2012; CyberArts 2011, Germany: Ars Electronica and etc.

Teacher of the course »The Methodologies and Practices of Science-Art« at the Higher British School of Design (Moscow) and the School of Contemporary Art, MMOMA (Moscow), at ITMO (St. Petersburg). 

Served as a jury member for: Prix Ars Electronica; Crespo Foundation for ‘ArtNature/NatureArt’ residency; »Innovation« an award in the field of contemporary art in Russia.