Sergey Filatov - artist, musician.
d.o.b. in 1977, lives and works in Moscow (Russia).
He is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia and the International Association of Fine Arts – AIAP UNESCO. Resident of the Russian sound art community.
Got art education at the Kuban State University (Faculty Art and Graphics). Got technical education at the St. Petersburg Naval Institute (Faculty of Diesel Power Plants).
Practices working with spatial sound performances and installations, explores sound architecture. Filatov's sound sculptures consistently embody the principle of continuous variability characteristic of natural phenomena. Presented as a total sound installation, they reorganize sound in space embodying the idea of acoustic awareness.
Participant of the II Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2020), 58th Venice Biennale (as part of Tarek Atui's project in the 2019).
Winner in the category «Best Media Object» of the International Prize in Contemporary Art named after S. Kuryokhina (2017). Winner of the main award of the VII International Prize in Contemporary Art «Premio COMEL», Italy (2018). Finalist of the International Pow Solo Award for Sound Art, Spain (2020).
Personal exhibitions include: «Two dots on a smooth black surface», Triumph Gallery, Moscow (2020), «Garden of Escaping Sonors», State Art Museum, Novosibirsk (2020), «SeedShaker: Waiting for a Favorable Environment and the Right Time», State Gallery «Na Solyanka», Moscow (2019), «SonoContour: Sound Architecture», Erarta Museum, St. Petersburg (2019), «SonoContour», COMEL Gallery of Contemporary Art, Italy and Leine Contemporary Art Gallery, Germany (2019), «Shimmering Superstructures», Gallery of Sound Art and Electromuseum, Moscow (2019).
Participant of group exhibitions - Electronic Arts Festival, New York, 2019; CTM Vorspiel, Berlin (2020), display of sound sculptures as part of the intellectual marathon of the International Cultural Forum, General Headquarters of the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg (2017), Train Arrival, National Center for Contemporary Art and the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow (2018), «Imya Rek», PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art (2018), Performative Sound Sculptures, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden (2018), «Laboratory of the Future. Kinetic Art of Russia», Central Exhibition Hall «Manege», St. Petersburg, and the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (2020).
His works are in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM (Russia), Museum of Nonconformist Art (St. Petersburg), St. Petersburg Museum of Sound, Center for Contemporary Art named after Sergey Kuryokhin, LEINE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Germany and COMEL Gallery of Contemporary Art,Italy, as well as in private and corporate collections in Russia, Canada, USA, India, China, Great Britain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland.