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Igor Baranov

Born in Leningrad in 1983. Since 2020 based in Finland. Graduated from St. Petersburg Fine Arts Academy . Participant of more than 50 exhibitions, 20 of which are personal. Since 2009 teaching course is Repin Institutti, Kotka, Finland. Selected solo exhibitions: 2021 - Safetyness archeology, Sevcabel Port, St.Petersburg, Russia 2020 - Herbarium, Erarta Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia 2019 - Reincarnation of the Past, Baozhen Gallery, Beijing, China 2016 - Herbarium, Galleria Pato, Kouvola, Finland 2014 - Uusikuva Gallery, Kotka, Finland 2011 - Identification of Myth, Square Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia 2010 - Kadieff gallery, Helsinki, Finland 2010 -Totems, Ant Gallery, Helsinki, Finland 2008 - Kalevala - Ethnomechanics, DiDi Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia Residences and grants: 2018 - Resident of"Guanlan printmaking base", Shenzhen, China 2018 - Resident of the Salmela Art Center Mantyharju, Finland 2009 - Resident of the Salmela Art Center Mantyharju, Finland 2003 - practice at the lithographic school,Tidaholm, Sweden. Works kept: State Hermitage Museum (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) National Museum of Karelia (Petrozavodsk, Russia) Salmela Art Center (Mantyharju, Finland) Recently, I’m focused in large scale woodcuts and objects with led light. The theme, that I am working with is “time and collective memory”. I am also interested to discover contrasts as “individual - state” and “human – environment".

Visual arts

Graphic Arts Sculpture Painting Curating Installation Arts pedagogy

Special groups

Youth Multicultural / diversity LGTB Other

Other culture

Environmental art

Two portraits and one art work example


Helsinki Kymenlaakso & Etelä-Karjala Uusimaa (other than capital city area)

Communication language

English Russian

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