Vika Begalskaya


Was born in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.
Graduated State Academy for Design and Art in Kharkov.
Lives and works in Moscow.


Art projects


2014 – Founded Teresa Creative Union of sex-workers and artists, in partnership with Alexandr Vilkin and Diana Portlend, St. Petersburg

2013 – Founded the FEMINIST KITCHEN an art platform integrating artistic and social projects aimed against social injustice and the subordinate role of the woman in the society, in partnership with Oksana Sarkisyan and Vlad Chizhenkov, Moscow


One-man shows


2017 – INBOX: Victoria Begalskaya together with Teresa Creative Union. Mu HA. Antwerp, Belgium

In cooperation with Alexandr Vilkin
Light Cube Art Gallery, Ronse, Belgium

2016 – Rafflesianism. Marina Gisich Gallery, St. Petersburg
Those who have a stomach. In cooperation with Alexandr Vilkin. pop/off/art Gallery, Moscow

2015 – Gertrude. In cooperation with Alexandr Vilkin. pop/off/art Gallery, Moscow

2013 – Podes and Antipodes, Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney
Be Deadly, Alaska Project, Sydney
From Valia with Love, Vanishing Point, Contemporary Visual Art Space, Sydney

2012 – Zigy. pop/off/art, Moscow

2011 – Shame. Gridchinhal. Dmitrovskoe village, Moscow

2009 – Luquid Sky. Parallel project in frames of the 3 Moscow Bienniale of Contemporary Art ПROEKT FAБRИKA, Moscow
Every Girl Has Her Own Paranoia. Arsenal Gallery, Kiev

2008 – The Only Ones. Era Art Foundation, Moscow

2004 – I would like to dig you. Guelman Gallery, Kiev


Group Exhibitions


2017 – IT’S TIME FOR ME TO DECAY AND YOU TO BLOSSOM.. Marina Gisich Gallery, St. Petersburg


2016 – Mir, Trud, Maj. Ostend, Belgium

Trans-people. The state of insecurity. Eyrmilov Centre. Kharkov, Ukraine.

2015 – Army Boots Crave Tenderness. Puppet show, Lyuda Gallery, St. Petersburg

Exhibition of the nominees for INNOVATION 2014, NCCA, Moscow

2014 – Aphrodite's Girdle. Puppet show, Lyuda Gallery, St. Petersburg
Painting E[pansion, Moscow Museum, Moscow

2013 – Pussy Riot and the Russian Tradition of Art Rebellion, Meet Factory, Internotional Center of Contemporary Art, Prague

2012 – In an Absolute Disorder. Russian Сontemporary Art. Kandinsky Prize (2007 – 2012), Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

2011 – Kandinsky Prize 2010, The Central House of Artist, Moscow
Free Spaces. Special Project in Frame of the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow

2010 – Parallel Films – Remakes, Sequels and Prequels of Cinema and TV Products. Кnoll Gallerie, Wien

2009 – History of Russian Video Art. Volume 2. Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Ermolayevskiy, Moscow

2008 – A(rt) R(ussia) T(oday) – Index. The Latvian National Art Museum, Riga

2007 – Photoquai. World Visual Arts Biennale, Paris

From Russia With Love. Kunst Meran, Merano, Italy

2006 – Postorang. Kunsthalle Karlplatz, Vein, Austria.
Zone of Risk. Transition. III Bishkek Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Bishkek, Kirghizstan

Revolution. Transit Art Space, Stavanger, Norway

2005 – Vooruit. Gent, Belgium
Brussia. Europalia 2005, Brussels, Belgium

And She Was. Transit Gallery, Mechelen, Belgium

Gender Troubles. Special Project in Frame of the 1st Moscow Bienniale of Contemporary Art,
Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Ermolayevskiy, Moscow, Russia

2004 – The Seven Sins. The Museum of Moderm Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia




2015 – ROST AIR, Lofoten, Norway
The Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantine Sorokin, Moscow
Zarya, Vladivostok

2013 – Olympic Park, Sydney




MUKHA, Antwerp, Belgium
NCCA, Moscow
Zarya, Vladivostok
MMOMA, Moscow
Era Foundation, Moscow