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.

Milana Pestereva

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°1997
Lives in Vladivostok, RU
Born in Vladivostok, RU

Education: Vladivostok art school (graduated in 2016), Vladivostok School of contemporary art (VSCA, since 2017). Member of the art group DVR since 2019. The approach and style is characterized by plasticity in skills and techniques of work: from graphics and tattoos to sewing concert oostumes and playing on drums. 

The visual language is characterized by the creation of ita own symbols that express global phenomena through bright colors and natural/ oosmic metaphors. The main idea of creativity is to transfer the codes of reality into the concentrated being.