Participants of the micro-art-group “Gorod Ustinov” were born in 1986 when the city of Izhevsk was called Ustinov. They live and work in Izhevsk.  They take part in exhibitions since 2006, but together under the name “Gorod Ustinov” since 2010. Their names are not known to the public.


Selected exhibitions


2015 “Micromuseum Gent”, Museum of Fine Arts (MSK), Gent, Belgium

2014 “Micromuseum”, The National Center for Contemporary Arts (Volga region branch), Nizhny Novgorod

2013 “Moments-monuments”, apartment of Tanya Gorbunova and Andrei Nosov, Nizhny Novgorod

2012 “Microterritory”, “Factory of Free Time: Microstreetart”, Festival «StartArt. Cultural Alliance “, the Perm Art residence, Perm – KICA, Krasnodar



2017 ‘Geruchlos’, Kunstraum ‘Dreiviertel’, Bern, Switzerland

2017 ‘Manufactories of caring space-time’, Museum of Fine Arts (MSK), Ghent, Belgium

2017 1st Triennal of russian contemporary art, “Garage” museum, Moscow

2016 “The dance of death”, Verein Totentanz, Basel, Switzerland

2016 “Contemporary Udmurtia”, The National Center for Contemporary Arts (Volga region branch), Nizhny

2015 “Festival of minimal actions”, Paris, France

2015 “House of artist”, Kotor, Montenegro

2015 “ART-PROSPECT 2015” public art festival, CEC ArtsLink, St. Petersburg

2015 “PRIVATE”, Pavel Aksenov studio, Izhevsk

2015 “Art Saraj”, space of Zoya Lebedeva, Buranovo village

2015 “A promise of landscape”, Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM, Perm

2014 “General’s house: back to the future”, Museum of Izhevsk, Izhevsk

2014  “True story of life, death and resurrection of pharmacist Kraft”, THiAM, Tula

2014 “Nizhe Nizhnego”, Kazan, Kirov, Izhevsk, Cheboksary

2013 “More light”, Main project of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, CEH “Manege”, Moscow

2013 “Park of Contemporary Art”, festival “Izhevsk intervention”, Izhevsk

2013 “Just today,” gallery “Pit”, Pjatihatki, Anapa

2013 “The area of joint action,” art center “Makaronka”, Rostov-on-Don

2013 “Art against geography”, PERMM museum of contemporary art, Perm

2012 «iZhevsk», «Cultural alliance. The project of Marat Guelman», Moscow

2011 «Start-art», EPC of Udmurt republic Ministry of Culture, Izhevsk

2011 “Space: open,” SRM, Ekaterinburg

2010 “21 above sea level”, TC “City”, Izhevsk

2010 “Art Incubator” VKIU, Perm

2008 – 2009 “Bridges”, “Calendar”, “Heart”, “Mirror”, “Egg”, Humanities Lyceum, Izhevsk

2008 “Empty sign”, I Moscow International Biennale for Young Art “Stop! Who goes there?”, M’ARS, Moscow

2008 “Green Art” Summer School “Green Art” at the Green City “, Nizhny Novgorod

2007 “Izhevsk Arsenal. All of the wood”, Central square, Izhevsk


Other activities:

2017 Workshop “Micromuseum”, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain

2017 Workshop “Micromuseum”, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France

2016-2017 “Root system: the laboratory of fine art museum” (curating),  URMII, Izhevsk



2016 Residency of PROGR cultural center, Bern, Switzerland