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Natalia Grezina was born in 1987 in Sevastopol, Crimea. She graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Moscow State University (Sevastopol branch) with a degree in Geography & social ecology, and the School of Contemporary Art MMOMA. 2010—2016 worked as an illustrator and graphic designer. Now lives and works in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Natalia creates soft sculptures, objects, installations, graphics and photography using embroidery, sewing and various artificial and natural materials. Her main topics are post memory and the influence of historical heritage on personality, the relationships between human culture and the natural environment. In her works Natalia often refers to the allegorical language of fairy tales and myths, as well as to archetypal cultural images.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

THE WATER SEEMED SMOOTH, 2021

ADH Studio, Moscow, Russia

SUNKEN GARDEN, 2020

Chrysalid gallery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

GIFT, 2019

MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

UNDER THE MOUNTAIN, 2019

CCI Fabrika, Moscow, Russia

THE BLACK SEA ALWAYS TURNS RED, 2019

RAW street photo gallery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

FAME, 2018

Elektrozavod gallery, Moscow, Russia

SELECTED
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

COUNTERBODIES, 2022

De Achtertuin, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

BIG ART, 2022

Bajeskwartier, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

ON TOP OF THE CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, 2022

Excelsior Studios, London, UK

COUNTERBODIES, 2021

De Achtertuin, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

THE FIFTH WAVE, 2021

Schusev’s Museum of Architecture, Moscow, Russia

WHAT DO MERMAIDS SING ABOUT, 2021

Artetage, Vladivostok, Russia

MASKS OF TIME, 2020

Ural Vision gallery, Yekaterinburg, Russia

RADICAL CLEANSING, 2020

Park gallery, Moscow, Russia

BLOOD IN THE CORNER OF THE EYE, 2019

The Others art fair, Turin, Italy

TECHNOGENIC, 2019

Hiedanrannan Kartano, Tampere, Finland

WILL YOU BE A WITNESS? 2007/19, 2019

CCI Fabrika, Moscow, Russia

SANS (T)REVE ET SANS MERCI, 2019

Cube Moscow, Russia

WORKSHOP’18:
SYSTEMS OF SECRET SYMBOLS, 2018

MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

CONVENIENT ART, 2018

MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

U.A..., 2018

XL gallery, Moscow, Russia

MMXVII*, 2017—2018

Elektrozavod gallery, Moscow, Russia

WORKSHOP’17: THERE WHERE NO ONE DREAMS ABOUT: FROM SACRED GEOGRAPHY TO NO PLACE, 2017

MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

CILTURAL CODE. NON-RANDOM GENERATION, 2016

Museum of Tauris, Simferopol, Crimea

COLLABORATIONS

TO THOSE WHO HAVE NO TIME TO PLAY, 2022
SOLO EXHIBITION OF GLUKLYA

Framer Framed, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

ART RESIDENCIES

SALZBURG INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

Salzburg, Austria (course ‘Making special stories’ by Rossella Biscotti), 2021

'BEREG' ART RESIDENCY

Nikolayevka, Crimea, 2014, 2016

AWARDS