Nibiru Lera

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Biography

LERA NIBIRU (b. 1981, Leningrad). Painter, graphic artist, creates objects, videos, installations. Since 2009 Lera takes nick-name Nibiru and focuses on graphic art and mixed media objects. Inheriting the tradition of Moscow conceptual school Nibiru creates total installations which include puppets and monumental frescos, as well as delicate works on paper or narrative albums of small format. Following the concept of psychodelic realism suggested by Pavel Pepperstein, works of Lera Nibiru can remind childish dreams but at the same time reproduce images from deep sensual phantasms. She interested of the borderline and transition phenomenon, the ecstasy states, cosmogenic theories.

Lera also works on author`s animation and documentary films, music videos.

Primary solo exhibitions

2019

  • "Kromkhels Journey to the Seventh Heaven" film. The State Russian Museum (Ludwig Museum in Marble Palace).

2018

  • "The Journey to the Inhabited Worlds". Freud's Dream Museum. St-Petersburg.
  • "Kromkhels Journey to the Seventh Heaven". Installation and film presentation. GRAUND Hodynka Gallery. Moscow.

2017

  • "Nibiru+Gab: Param-para". "0+" space. St-Petersburg.
  • "50 Days of Easter" in Bell Tower of Chernigovsky Courtyard. Moscow.

2016

  • "Roundelay". Galerie Iragui. Moscow.
  • "Kromkhel's Journey to the Seventh Haeven". Freud's Dream Museum. St-Petersburg.

2015

  • "Exaltation Zone". Galerie Iragui. Moscow.
  • "Lightning". Villa Gaia. Toscana.

2013

  • "CORPUS. The Body: Inside and Outside". Marina Gisich Gallery. St-Petersburg.

2012

  • "Dragon Blossom". Performance in collaboration with S.Medvedev. Bangkok Young Professionals'12. Bangkok.

2011

  • "Collages". Shalyapin's House. Moscow.
  • "Windless". Galerie Iragui. Moscow.
  • "Dreaming". "ArtMost" Gallery. London

2010

  • "Sisters in Mind". Marina Gisich Gallery. St-Petersburg.
  • "Electrodream". Galerie Iragui . Moscow.

2009

  • "Shakespeare; Portraits of Heroes". "Doma" club. St-Petersburg
  • "Cranberry Syrup". Galerie Iragui. Moscow

2008

  • "Fairy Winter". Anna Nova Gallery. St-Petersburg.

2007

  • "Soul or Mask". The Central Theatre Museum. Within the 5th International Photo Festival «Fashion and Style in Photography».Moscow.
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Public exhibitions

2018

  • "Women at Work". White Space Gallery. London.
  • "Grotesque in Art: radical fluidity". Museum of St.Petersburgs Art of XX-XXI century, St.Petersburg.

2017

  • "Future is near". New Exibition Hall of Museum of the City Sculpture. St-Petersburg. Catalog.
  • "Scary Tales". GROUND Gallery. Moscow. Catalog.

2015

  • "Art in motion", Galerie nomade d'Alexandra De Viveiros, Paris

2014

  • "Art Space Event" festival. Gogol-center. Moscow.
  • "Integration". Art-center Nevky-8. St-Petersburg.
  • "Three Generations of Russian Postconceptual Drawing" NUNC Contemporary Gallery. Antverpen
  • "Children's Discourse". UralVision Gallery. Ekatherinburg

2013

  • "The Joy of Discovery". Skorohod gallery. St-Petersburg.
  • "Ark". Red Oktober gallery. Moscow
  • "The Meeting of the Emperor". "MosChaos" space. Moscow.
  • "Magpies". "MosChaos" space. Moscow.
  • "Salo". Salon of erotic art. Paris.
  • "Donation Florence and Daniel Guerlain" in Centre Pompidou. Paris
  • "The team we can't live without". "Regina" gallery. Moscow..

2012

  • "Montage/Colorcorrection". Galerie Iragui. Moscow.
  • "Reload". "Red Oktober" gallery. Moscow
  • "First Moscow Saturnalies". "MosChaos" space. Moscow.

2011

  • "Let’s take!" Regina Berloga Gallery. Winzavod. Moscow
  • "15 Minutes of Fame". ART4ru Museum. Moscow.

2010

  • Kandinsky Prize 4. Central House of Artists. Moscow.
  • "New Year is walking through the Europe". New Exhibition Hall of Museum of the City Sculpture. St-Petersburg.

2009

  • "Childish Conceptualism of St. Petersburg". "100 Theirs" Gallery. St.Petersburg
  • Kandinsky Prize 2. Pushkin-house. London.

2008

  • 16 International Festival "Master Class". The Russian Museum of Ethnography. St-Petersburg.
  • «Everything for Sale». Loft Project Etagy. «Formula» Gallery. St-Petersburg.
  • Kandinsky Prize 2/ Central House of Artists. Moscow
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Collections

  • Private collections in Russia and Europe
  • The Centre Pompidou
  • Guerlien Foundation, France
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Education

2003

  • Saint-Petersburg State University of Film and Television
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