Vladimir Abikh was born in 1987 in Ekaterinburg. He got the education in the field of contemporary art (Foundation PRO ARTE) and film directing (Siberian video school). He took part in the main programs of the Ural Industrial Biennale, Krasnoyarsk Biennale and the Biennale of street art «Artmosphere». The winner of the international contest of portraits «Portrait now!». Three-time nominee of the Kuryokhin Award in the category of «Art in public space». The artist works at the intersection of different media and styles: street art, intervention, installation, video, photography. He often involves the viewers into active engagement with the art work. In his works, the artist speaks on the topic of urbanism, social injustice, man’s place in the information space, and also explores the impact of virtual on the reality. The artist’s creative method is based on the reinterpretation of the street art’s heritage, on working with text and language phenomena. Special attention in works is paid to the symbiosis of semantic content and method of submission. The artist analyzes and reveals the inner mechanisms of functioning of socio-cultural phenomena in concise and ironic forms.
Works are in the collections of Museum of Street Art (St. Petersburg), Krasnoyarsk Museum Center and Erofeev’s Museum (Kolomna).