Archive of Works

Everything is Gonna Be Fine / Los Angeles, 2018

1) Just embrace singularity, 2) Marry a drone, 3) Dissolve yourself in a global blockchain. Mixed-media one-night pop-up exhibition @ Social Club Creative space, Arts District, Los Angeles, California. Project page This exhibition is kindly supported by artist’s local community: Oxana Bondarenko, Natalia Bryantseva, Kirill Bulatsev, Dima Dewinn, Dima Evgrafov, Ika Gagua, Vadim Gershman, Dmitry Jakovlev, Dima Kavka, Anna Kulachek, Alena Lebedeva, Evgeny Mandelshtam, Andrey Manirko, Philipp Petrenko, Egor Piskunov, Sergey Poydo, Oleg Stavitsky, Dmitri Ustinov, Julia Yousma, Alexander Zhuravlev Description… Read more

Whiteboard Schemes №1–6

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Relations 1–6

Video, 1920×1080, Sound, 5’50”, 2018. Text excerpt: “Inner School of Open Studies: Textbook”, narrator: Alice Read more

080218LA

Digital drawing, 30×40 cm, 2018 Read more

Mapping emptiness. Studies

Video, 1920×1080, 5’20”, 2018.Work is a part of “Horror Vacui” group show curated by Christy Woody. “Aperto Raum” gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2018     Example #01 — The Block   Example #02 — The Disk (inverted)     Example #03 — The Scrunchy  Read more

Dust on Black

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Exhibition in the Apartment #68 / Moscow, 2017

Mixed–media: video, drawing on paper, print on paper, software, printed cards, books. Curated by Yulia Yusma, Oleg Borodin. Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building, Moscow, Russia, 2017 Read more

Having Coffee Making Calculations / Amsterdam, 2017

Mixed–media: video, drawing on paper, print on paper, software, printed cards, books. Project is a part of First Person group exhibition. Curated by Daria Kravchuk and Robbie Schweiger Amsterdam Art weekend, Magazijn art gallery. 24—26 November 2017 Description Описание The moment of the infinite expansion of the Universe because of “Big Bang” is no more an enigma for the modern science. One of results of this event became unwinding of the vacuum filled with particles which possibly are the primal and principal… Read more

Screendust: Capture One

Screendust is an online interface for observation of behaviour of stardust particles. Coding by Zakhar Day • Try Software at screendust.proteytemen.com     Screendust is an online interface for observation of behaviour of stardust particles. Taking into account an ambiguous nature thereof, the simulation will be based on a contingence algorithm. The screen imaging the particles has a discrete structure and is divided into segments. Each millisecond recalculation of values occurs. Each of observers is able to send the… Read more

Dust Black Oval

Black powder print, semi-opaque paper 100 g/m², transparent film, golden frame, 30×40 cm, 2017 (Series of 9 pieces, each unique)  Read more

Knowledge Of (Chapter B) • Знание о (Глава В)

Internet Project: video, text, static images • The Quickest Via pavilion, The Wrong biennale, World Wide Web, 2017. Curator: Susana G Romanos. View project online Description “Let’s establish connections that are generally assumed not possible and show them. The Pythagorean theorem only works on two-dimensional surfaces; mathematicians refer to such surfaces as Euclidean geometry (named for Euclid, the 3rd-century B.C. Greek mathematician). The theorem fails for non-Euclidean geometries, such as spheres and more complex geometries like saddles. Indeed, all… Read more

Particles of Me Particles of You: Video Explanation

Video, 1920×1080, no sound, 3 min loop, 2017           Read more

Particles of Me Particles of You. 12 Schemes

«Частицы тебя частицы меня» /  High quality 100% cotton, machine embroidery, felt insert, 30×40 cm, 12 pieces, 2017.   Read more

Knowledge Of: Static Image

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Random ABC Grid / Произвольная сетка АВС

ABC letters, machine-based shuffle algorithm, ink operator (Marius Jopen), skin, 18 minutes process (30 seconds for each letter), camera operator Lucas Gutierrez.Timestamp: 15:00, Saturday, 26th August, 2017. Aperto Raum gallery, Berlin, Germany. BCB—BAA—BBC—ACB AAC—ACB—ABA—CBC CAB—BAC—CAC—BAB Read more

Knowledge Of / Berlin, 2017

Mixed–media: video, canvas, old book, book display copy. With Lucas Gutierrez. Aperto Raum, Berlin, 2017 Description An exhibition & dialogue exploring the term “knowledge” and the manner in which self-studies are structured within contemporary artistic approach. The structure of the show is based on the use of three mediums for each artist: an evolving time-based medium (a video); a flat and static medium (a towel and a canvas); and a 3D–object (a sculpture and a book) as… Read more

Knowledge Of: Principal Scheme

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Wood Formula

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Head Schemes

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Body Schemes

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Development of Ideas About the Structure of the Universe / Развитие представлений о строении вселенной

Video, 1280×720, sound, 5 min, 2017 Read more

Atlas Grid Frames

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Horse

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Collage

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Oval Shapes Forms

Plain paper (pre-printed), 80 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2017. Read more

Grid Curves

Plain paper (pre-printed), 80 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2017. Read more

Blob Organic

High quality watercolor paper 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 2017.   Read more

Grey Cloud Particles, Part 1

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Parametric ABC

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Atlas: Part III / Атлас: Третья часть

High quality watercolor paper 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017   Read more

Gray Cloud Particles, Part 2

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Shapes Grids Traces

High quality watercolor paper 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 90×80 cm, 2017. Read more

Shape Study

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Scheme Spiral Trace

Plain paper (pre-printed), 80 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2017. Read more

Shapes Triangles

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Traces Paths

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Oval Process

High quality watercolor paper 200 g/m², watercolor, gel ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Tunnels Traces

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Oval System

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Circle Border

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Father Dry Sky

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Grid Shapes Large

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Vertical Scheme

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Principles of Aesthetic Pluralism

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Hand Particles Gold

Golden particles created for SPACE ATLAS by Natalia Bryantseva, AVGVST. Color photography, 30×40 cm, 2017. Read more

Atlas: Part II / Атлас: Вторая часть

Watercolor paper, 200g/m2, gel ink, 30×40cm, 2017 Read more

Grid, Shapes / Сетка, формы

Plain paper, 80 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2017. Read more

Atlas: Moss / Атлас, Мох

Handmade paper, 200g/m2, gel ink, 30×40cm, 2017 Read more

Neverending Formula / Бесконечная формула

Randomizer algorithm, video, Full HD, 1 minute excerpt, 2016—2017   • «Бесконечная формула» — генератор бесконечной последовательности, используемой для прямого отображения проекций суперфигур. Демонстрируется в виде зацикленного видео произвольной длины (~30 минут), 2016—2017. Публичной демонстрации не происходило. •   Read more

Drawing Studies / Уроки рисунка

Video, 1920×1080, sound, 13 min, 2017   Read more

Processes and Interactions / Moscow, 2016

Mixed media, canvas, wooden panels, paper, ink, acrylic, 2016. Art4 Museum, Moscow Описание Внутренняя школа открытых исследований (Inner School of Open Studies) — рамочная концепция нескольких циклов работ, произведенных в 2015—2016 годах, как совмещение форматов искусства с наблюдениями из практики преподавания. Отобранная для выставки серия работ объединяет образы «знания».  В качестве строительного материала художник использовал общедоступные учебные пособия, объяснения на салфетках и прочие презентационные практики точных и чувственных наук. Через пластическое перемножение этих слоев Протей… Read more

Particle Studies

16mm film, 5 seconds loop, no sound, 2016. Ground Gallery, Moscow.  «Поведение частиц», научный фильм, наглядно демонстрирующий поведение мельчайших частиц в замедленном приближении. Длина 5 секунд, 16–мм пленка. Производство: Александр Зенин, первая демонстрация: галерея «Граунд. Ходынка», 2016—2017. Куратор: Екатерина Бочавар Read more

Space Dust Particles 2

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Lecture: Basics

«Лекция: База» / Video, 1920×1080, 2 min, 2016 Read more

Space Dust Particles 1

Canvas, black primer, white acrylic ink, 30×40 cm, 2016. Read more

Systems

«Системы» / 3 Canvases, 80×60 cm each, ink, 2016     Read more

Fluxo 1984 Scheme

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Drawing System Big

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Light Molecule Composition

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Ruler Attention

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Trace Particle

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Particles Space Float

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Comet Note

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Light Molecules

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Hand Dots

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Light Physics / Moscow, 2016

Mixed media, clay, wire, found books, drawings, size may vary, 2016. Alternative History of Evolution, Darwin’s Moscow Museum, Russia, Moscow. Curator: Vlada Trubacheva   RELATED WORKS Read more

Light Particles Space

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Body Evolution

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016. Read more

How Moscow Works

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Animal Tail Fire

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Shapes Grid Float

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016. Read more

Pure Data / Чистые данные

300 Hand-drawn cards, 8.5×5.5cm each, plastic holders, LaserJet print, 2016. Read more

Pure Data: Video Cards

Video, 1920×1080, sound, 1.4 min, 2017             Read more

Blob Composition Shapes

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Body Stick Hairs

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2016. Read more

Stars Light Space

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2016.   Read more

Ant Hill

High quality watercolor paper 200 g/m², acrylic ink, 30×42 cm, 2016. Read more

Scribble Animals

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Atlas: Part I / Атлас: Первая часть

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016.   Read more

Spaceman Portrait

High quality watercolor paper 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2016.   Read more

Black Alchemic

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2016. Read more

Organic Shapes

Calque, gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016. Read more

Block Decay

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016. Read more

Architecture Schemes

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2016. Read more

Array Particles Dust

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016.   Read more

Potion

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2016. Read more

Archeology Stone

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 30×40 cm, 2016. Read more

Once Ant Climbed Into Astronaut’s Ear (Performance) / Moscow, 2016

Mixed media sound and performance installation, 2016. Перформативное чтение дневников капитанов погибших кораблей. Звуковое сопровождение «Звуки машинного отделения космолета» — Дмитрий Устинов. Production by Laboratory ABC RELATED WORKS Read more

Ant: Video / Муравей: Видео

Video, 1 minute loop, sound, 1920×1080, 2016 Read more

Universe, Carpet / Вселенная, ковер

Drawing scan, InkJet print, canvas, 120×120cm, 2016 Read more

Pig, Drawing / Свинья, рисунок

Plastic pig readymade, white glossy paint, felt pen, 80×40×40cm, 2015 Read more

Tsarapina: Scratch by the Sound. Process cards

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Once Ant Climbed Into Astronauts Ear / Moscow, 2016

Mixed media installation, 5 framed ink drawings, 100 LaserJet print images 21x30cm, 100 LaserJet print images 30×42 cm, video 5″ loop HD mono sound, wood, black paint, black torned cloth, ropes, 2016. Curator: Kirill Preobrazhensky. Production by Laboratory ABC, photos by Sasha Vepr Описание «Как Протей залез вам в ухо? На протяжении последнего десятилетия Протей Темен маниакально скрывает свою подлинную сущность, он ловко жонглирует актуальными идентичностями: модного персонажа, клубного фрика, студента ИПСИ, дизайнера, арт-директора, медиа-художника, преподавателя ВШЭ. Его социальный статус принципиально размыт и ускользает от жестких… Read more

Shapes Sticks

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Shapes Ovals Black Stones

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Oval Border Scheme

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Visual Karaoke / Moscow, 2016

1000 paper sheets, 30×40cm each, stamp, video loop, felt pen, 2015–2016 RELATED WORKS Read more

Untitled Corridor / New York, 2016

Untitled Corridor: A chance installation on the edge of the island.This work celebrates the probability of chance, adventures, and borderlesness. With Vadim Gershman, curator Kara Brooks. New York, USA, January 2017 RELATED WORKS Read more

Subjects of Interest

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Easier To Do Then To Know

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Potato Animal Legs

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Lines Scribble Texture

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Stones Hairs

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Noise Objects Array

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Scribble Stones Dust

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Stones Noise Found Wood

Found wooden plates with black laminated finishing, white acrylic ink, 50×30 cm, 2015. Read more

Stones Scratches

High quality watercolor paper (pre-printed) 200 g/m², gel ink, india ink, 21×30 cm, 2015. Read more

Kosmos Mysika Box

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Finger / Палец

Color photography, InkJet print, 30×40cm, 2015 Read more

Hands, Symbols / Руки, символы

Color photography, InkJet print, 30×40cm, 2015   Read more

Interface / Интерфейс

Grey light paper, 60g/m2, ink 21×30cm, 2015 Read more

Ovals Grid Stones Dada

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Bizzare Domestic Drama

Black and white photography, 30×40 cm, 2014—2016.   Read more

Special Room / Moscow, 2015

Acrylic paint, ink, size may vary, 2015. Mask Festival, Moscow. Read more

Passion: Live

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Stars Symbols

Canvas, black primer, white acrylic ink, 30×40 cm, 2014. Read more

Hand Black Spot Laquer

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Black Spot Deer

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Lines Spikes

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Dar / Moscow, 2014

Acrylic paint, ink, canvas, various sizes, 2014. Curator Julia Yusma, Komnata gallery, Moscow. RELATED WORKS Read more

Hands Black Spot

Found pre-printed paper 200 g/m², acrylic ink, 60×60 cm, 2014. Read more

Black Spot Brick Wall

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Museum Timeline / Moscow, 2014

Found materials, paper, ink, felt pen, 21×30cm, framed artworks 100×70cm, 2014. Curator Alexey Maslyaev, Moscow Museum of Modern Art.   RELATED WORKS Read more

Envelope

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Capsule Collection

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Timeline Scheme Small

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Tsarapina: Collective painting

200 Participants, 200 cardboard cards with unique symbols, 2 assistants, 6 canvases, 100×100 cm each, black felt pen, 300×200 cm, 2014. Read more

Spring Small

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Lines Head

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Cave of generosity / Moscow, 2014

Mixed media installation: video, sound, paintings, drawings, objects, artifacts, 2014. Curators: Julia Yousma, Natalia Protassenia, Moscow Museum of Modern Art. RELATED WORKS Read more

Pool, White Shirt / Бассейн, белая рубашка

Video, 1 minute loop, sound, 1920×1080, 2014 Read more

Obelisk / Moscow, 2014

 Lightbox, felt pen, sand, 100×30×20cm, 2014. “Hotel Antalia” group exhibition, CAC Sokol, 2014. Curators: Alina Glazoun, Alexander Zhuravlev   Read more

Hand Jewelry

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Balloon Face

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Skin Face

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Potatoes

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Wooden Comet / Moscow, 2014

2 Video-projections, object, sound, 2013. Production: Troyka Multispace, curator: Marina Gluhova. Бесконечность навсегда останется сосудом для мистификаций и манипуляций. При неограниченности решений, фокус внимания наблюдающего переходит из отдыха в усилие. Отверженные варианты не уничтожаются, а лишь постепенно увеличивают импульс, с которым они вращаются по пространству. Так растущая система из отклоненных возможностей копит силы. Насытившись в достаточной мере, она молниеносно выкидывает один из таких вариантов, целясь уже точно в темя отказавшегося, с такой силой, что его траекторию… Read more

Moss / Мох

Found synthetic moss, glass sphere, composition and size may vary, 20×15×15 cm, 2013 Read more

Linguistic Studies / Лингвистическое исследование

Video, 30 seconds excerpt, sound, 1920×1080, 2013 Read more

Explosions / Взрывы

Acrylic plastic, laser cut, clay, 10×10cm, 2012 Read more

Corals / Кораллы

Acrylic plastic, laser cut, clay, 10×10cm, 2012 Read more

Rabbit, Black spot / Заяц, черное пятно

Модель объемного пятна, закрепленного на зайце. Found rabbit sculpture, papier-mâché, black paint, 2012 Read more

Don’t cross the line when you are dancing at the seashore / Lyublyana, 2013

Ink Jet print, 100×70cm, 200×110cm, 2013. Curator “Emzin Magazine”, NLB Gallery Avla, Lyublyana. Read more

Mountains Wave

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Shape Environment / Moscow, 2010

Mixed media installation: paintings, drawings, light-box, synthetic hair, objects, 2010. Production support Andrey Sosedov, Cuttercut. Read more

Solovki: Orb / Соловецкая сфера

  Соловецкая сфера. Видео, полученное после экспедиции на Соловецкие острова, визуализирующее пульсацию ритма пространства.  Продолжительность: 1 минута, 2010. Первая публичная демонстрация на выставке «Пещера щедрости», Московский музей современного искусства, 2014. Кураторы: Наталья Протасеня, продюсеры: Юлия Юсма, Алексей Трегубов. Video, 1 minute loop, sound, 1920×1080, 2014   = Read more