Daria Parkhomenko

A woman's portrait

Curator and founding director of LABORATORIA Art&Science Space (2008) – the first exhibition and research centre in Russia focused on constructing platforms of interdisciplinary interaction between contemporary art and science.

She studied sociology, art history and cultural management at Lomonosov Moscow State University and Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences. 

Selected curatorial projects: »Daemons in the machine« group exh. (ММОМА, Moscow, 2018), »Quantum Entanglement 2.0« group exh. (Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, 2016), »Quantum Entanglement« (together 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)

Author of publications in Russia and abroad, among them publishers: The Art Magazine, Moscow, 2013; ZKM, Germany, 2012; Arts Santa Monica, Spain, 2012; CyberArts 2011, Germany: Ars Electronica and etc.

She teaches an author’s course »Methodology and Practice of Science-Art« at the Higher British School of Design and the School of Contemporary Art »Free workshops« MMOMA (Moscow), at Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information, Technologies, Mechanics and optics (ITMO, St. Petersburg). 

2011 – a jury member at Ars Electronica Festival, Hybrid art nomination, Linz, Austria

2014 – a laureate of the Public Prize »Cariatida« (Russia)

2013, 2015 – a member of the expert board of the All-Russian competition for the award in the field of contemporary visual art »Innovation«