About the Artist
Xenia Obukhovskaya lives and works in Moscow. Received her first education at Moscow State University at the Faculty of Journalism in the departments "New Media" and "History foreign literature", where she did a research on situationist writing practices. Since 2020 a student at Rodchenko Art School, studying "Interactive New Media" and "Moving image". In 2021 it became a finalist of the All-Russian competition of projects of young artists Nova Art 8.
Working with experimental CGI formats, hybrid sculpture and installation, the artist addresses issues related to ethics of interactions and relationships with non-human agencies, as well as questions of identity and sexuality, focusing on their transformation into the post-digital future. In particular, she is interested in simulations in video games, borderline mental states, media violence and the impact of digital technologies on mental health and corporeality.