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In 1987 three Moscow born artists Tatiana Arzamasova (1955), Lev Evzovich (1958) and Evgeny Svyatsky (1957) formed a group and named it AES – a combination of the artists’ initials. Photographer Vladimir Fridkes (1956) joined the group in 1995, and the name of the group had been changed to AES+F.

Artists live and work in Moscow. AES+F group focuses on photograph, photo- and computer-based art, and video art, as well as using other traditional media such as drawing, painting and sculpture. Works of AES/AES+F were widely shown on many biennials (Venice, Lyon, Sydney, Moscow and etc.) and big number of important group and solo shows worldwide. Their works are in collection of main Russian national museums, museums in Europe such as The State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), The State Russian Museum (St.-Petersburg), Multimedia Art Center (Moscow), Moderna Museet (Stockholm), MEP (Paris), les Abattoirs (Toulouse), FNAC (Paris), Tate Modern (London), Center Pompidou (Paris), Museum of Contemporary Art (Belgrade) etc.

There was a series of big solo shows of AES+F in museums and galleries over the world: State Russian Museum (St.-Petersburg, 2007), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (Moscow, 2007), Passage de Retz (Paris, 2007), Station Museum of Contemporary Art (Houston, 2007), MACRO Future (Rome, 2008), Max Gandolph Memorial Library, Ruzicska Gallery, (Salzburg, 2008), Arario Beijing Gallery (Beijing, 2008), festival lille3000 «Europe XXL» (Lille, 2009), «Garage» CCC (Moscow 2010).