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Olga Chernysheva is an artist who works in film, photography, graphics, and object-based media.

She often focuses on marginal spaces and personalities in quotidian Russian life and culture, while capturing the flow of time. Recent exhibitions include: Olga Chernysheva, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, 2013; 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, 2012; Wunder. Kunst, Wissenschaft und Religion vom 4. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, 2011–2012; Clippings, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, 2011; In the Middle of Things, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, 2011; L’avant-Garde, Louvre Museum, Paris, 2011; Modernikon: Contemporary Art from Russia, La Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice, 2011; Ostalgia, New Museum, New York, 2011; Olga Chernysheva, Calvert 22, London, 2010; Present Past, 3rd Moscow Biennale, Moscow, 2009; An Evening with Olga Chernysheva, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2008; and New Works, Foxy Production, New York, 2008. Chernysheva lives and works in Moscow.