SIMONA SHARAFUDINOV
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Simona Sharafudinov was born in Lithuania, adopted by the UK at an early age she takes photography and personal experience as points of departure to trace displaced identity and the sentience of being through performance and image-making. She lives and works in London.

She received her MA in Contemporary Photography from Central Saint Martins in 2017 and was the recipient of the 2017 Tiffany & Co. x Outset Studiomakers Award.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 October, Palingenesis, SET Lewisham, London
2017 December, SPLEEN, Burlington Camden, London
2016 December, There are no borders in dreams, Laboratoire BX, Bordeaux


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
KINESIS, NEON Gallery, London [performance]

2018
Whitechapel Gallery Presents 02, Whitechapel Gallery, London _Denial_[performance] 
AROUND/HERE, ASTRA Spoleto, Italy
Space-Honey, Safehouse 1, London
One Not Be A Chamber, EXPOSED ARTS PROJECTS, London

2017
Studiomakers, The Vinyl Factory, London
SURVIVE!, L’agence en Residence, Bordeaux
COME: Show One, Central Saint Martins, London
Being in two places at the same time, GAM - Galeria de Arte Mexico, Mexico City
#flowspiral, The Saturday Museum, London
CSM Art Auction, The Lethaby Gallery, London 
thisisanartshow.jpg, HTH Art Centre, London

2016
Our Laughter Will Drown Your Sorrows, The Laundry, London

2015
New Genes: Dark Matter, Studio 74, London
Art Gemini Prize 2015, The Menier Gallery, London


RESIDENCIES
2018 ASTRA, Spoleto, Italy
2016 L’Agence en Residence, Bordeaux, France

PRESS
Harpers Bazaar, November 2017, Women In Arts: “Lease of Life”
Another Magazine, September 2017, “Introducing the Most Exciting Emerging Artists in London Nowlink
The Telegraph, September 2017, “Tiffany & Co announces winners of the Studiomakers Prizelink
Hey woman!, September 2017, “Tiffany & Co. x Outset Studiomakers Prize 2017link
WWD, September 2017, “Tiffany Aims to Help Young Artists with London Studio Spacelink
Artsthread, May 2017, “CSM17 Degree Show Onelink
Central Saint Martins, May 2017 “Take Five: Simona Sharafudinov” link



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