V–A–C Foundation and M HKA engage in a longer-term collaboration by supporting the work of contemporary Russian artists in a variety of way. V–A–C wants to enhance the presence of leading Russian artists, of different generations, in selected European museum collections. M HKA exhibits and collects works by artists from Russia and other countries of the former USSR. The museum focuses on ‘Eurasia’, thereby contributing to the geographic diversity of collecting and programming.

Evgeny Granilshchikov

Granilshchikov photo 2
Born in Moscow, RU
Lives in Moscow, RU
Lives in Bangkok, TH

Evgeny Granilshchikov explores the application of creative strategies onto local publics, while testing the limits of what constitutes ‘the everyday’. Recognized with the 2013 Kandinsky Prize for Young Artist, Project of the Year, Granilshchikov has participated in multiple editions of the Moscow Biennale and the Moscow International Biennale for Young Art and has had films screened at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow, the Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, and the Hayward Gallery in London.