RUSENG

 @fullmoongraffiti     
Lara works with photography, video, objects, sound, and installation, choosing the most precise combination of tools from searching for oldest photographic techniques to turning new technologies and working with neural networks.
The sphere of her interest comprises the questions about communications changings between persons and their environment, also social, psychological and other issue of human perception formation.
    Analog processes for obtaining photographic images are of particular interest to her. By rethought and revising these slow "outdated" technologies give incredible opportunities to the artist and are therefore relevant. They temporality differs from high speeds nowadays, so allows the nature of human and the world around to manifest themself in a new way.
    In January 2018 I won «TAKE OFF» competition and presented the personal exhibition ‘Retina’ at VDNKh (All-Russia Exhibition Centre), Moscow. Curator Olga Shishko says about the exhibition: «Larisa Fedotova continues experimenting with the definition of the boarders of the inner and the outer and explores a ‘new vision’. The vision is no longer perceived as a geometrical projection of the visible world’s reflection; instead, it shifts into the internal body sensations, such as tactility and kinaesthetics. Besides attempting to go beyond perception of reality, which is what can be observed physically, Larisa seeks to transform the mere act of seeing into an experience of intellect. ‘Retina’ showcases a gap between reality, perception and image.»
    In 2015 my work ‘Paper boats’ was selected for participate in VI Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, parallel program ‘Event horizons’. In 2018 I re-implemented wide-scale my work ‘Behind the event horizon’ in The State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. This work was based on happenings involving many random people near canals banks in Saint-Petersburg, then wide-scale interactive installation was realized in The General Staff Building of The Hermitage.


Solo shows:
2023 ‘Sublime landscapes’, PENNlab gallery, Contemporary Art Center Winzavod, Moscow
2023 “The Salty Moon Curly Blows in Branches”, the XV Krasnoyarsk Biennale of Contemporary Art, special project of the parallel program: moongrams of the Yenisei river
2018 ‘Retina’ at VDNKh (All-Russia Exhibition Centre), Moscow
2017 'Orange day', Polosa Shafrana Studio, Moscow
Selected group exhibitions:
2024 “Art on Expedition: Explorer and Artist”, Zaryadye, Moscow
2023 "The Salty Moon Curly Blows in Branches" Cultural Foundation "Ekaterina", Moscow
2022 "H2O" gallery Tunnel MGHPA im.Stroganov
2022 "Red Gate. Against the current" MHA Kuznetsky most 11, Moscow
2021 Exhibition from the shortlist of winners of the DUMMY PHOTOBOOK AWARD, Winzavod, Moscow
2020 The Moscow Art Prize, Zaryadye media centre, Moscow
2020 Remote intimacy Vol.3 Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantine Sorokin
2020 «Actual Russia: art of memory», Zaryadye media centre, Moscow
2019-2020 "Pro&Contra" at project "Artstudio XXI", Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Vladimir, Toliatti, Stavropol
2019 ‘New semiotics of River M.’, Belgrade Photo Month
2018 ‘Interventions. Act by the rules and without’, The General Staff Building of The State Hermitage
          Museum, Saint-Petersburg
2018 International festival of contemporary art ‘Art-subject’, Vladimir
2017 ‘Unstable equilibrium’ public art project in International University of Moscow
2016 ‘It can exist’, Moscow Manege Association, ‘Rabochiy and Kolkhoznitsa’
2016 ‘Kosmos.love’ Artplay gallery, Moscow
2016 ‘Kosmos.love’ Artplay gallery, Moscow
2015 ‘Event horizons’, VI Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, parallel program
2015 The Central House of Cinema ‘The world that was saved’ Moscow, Russia
2014-2015 FOUNDART held in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg- Russia, Minsk- Belarus