Nikolay Oleynikov

Nikolay Oleynikov (b. 1976)

Nikolay Oleynikov is a Moscow based artist and activist. He has developed a unique practice of collective “learning murals” and graphic works in the tradition of the Soviet monumental school, comics and surrealist imaginary with roots in punk culture. He is a member of Chto Delat?/What is To Be Done?, editor of the Chto Delat? newspaper, on the editorial board of Moscow Art Magazine (2011), co-founder of the Learning Film Group and the May Congress of Creative Workers, as well as a member of the Arkady Kots band.

Oleynikov is represented worldwide through his solo projects as well as with number of collectives. He has had numerous international shows.